November 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents advised to track packages

As Cyber Monday shoppers begin to surf and click for deals, a hidden danger may lurk just outside their home as “porch pirates” lay in wait to claim packages once they are delivered.  A recent incident of porch piracy was foiled in H More...

Signs of the season

Dave Coder, left, and his wife, Brenda, took their turns adding ornaments to the Mapleton community Christmas tree during the tree-lighting ceremony Saturday evening. More...

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Police Log

Harassment   MCVEYTOWN BORO., MIFFLIN CO. — State police at Huntingdon report a 21-year-old Spruce Creek woman and a 26-year-old McVeytown man engaged in a verbal altercation on South Market Street Nov. 26. More...

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area High School principal Deborah Luffy as announced the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school years as follows:  Grade 12  High Honors  More...

Juniata Valley High School Honor Rolls

Mike Estep, principal at Juniata Valley High School, has released the honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2016-17 school years as follows:  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

General News

Cuban-American millennials anticipate role

MIAMI (AP) — Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island’s future. More...

With deals offered early, will shoppers buy on Cyber Monday?

NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title.  More...

Suspect in fatal shooting killed in shootout with deputies

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Authorities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, says a man who fatally shot a woman and ran over two bystanders with his car before crashing into an ambulance died following a shootout with sheriff’s deputies.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Chiefs win in OT; Raiders down Panthers

DENVER (AP) — Cairo Santos’ 34-yard field goal hit the left upright and bounced through as time expired Sunday night to give the Kansas Chiefs a 30-27 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. More...

Cavs surge past Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter, and LeBron James had a triple-double in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 112- 108 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.  More...

Ottawa wins Grey Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Henry Burris threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Jackson in overtime and the Ottawa Redblacks won the Grey Cup on Sunday night, upsetting the Calgary Stampeders 39-33.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Problematic grown stepsons

Dear Annie: As I understood it, your primary job as a spouse is to respect, protect and support your spouse in all things, to always be truthful and never ask the other to do anything that you yourself would not do. More...

Hints from Heloise

No closure for milk

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about evaporated-milk containers. A reader wrote: “We usually keep an open can of evaporated milk in the refrigerator for coffee, cooking, etc. More...

Special Sections

Hunter charity marks 25 years

Hunters Sharing the Harvest (HSH) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this hunting season, and have recently reached a milestone after the one-millionth pound of meat was donated. More...

Holiday shipping season kicks off

The holiday shipping season is underway, and the United States Postal Service (USPS) is expecting a busy season nationally and locally.  “It starts a little earlier each year,” said Tad Kelley, spokesperson for the USPS.   More...

Christmas essay deadline approaches

It’s hard to avoid getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, but in doing so, one risks missing all the wonderful moments the season has to offer.  This year, the 2016 Daily News Christmas Eve edition essay contest asks par More...

State  Free Access 

Laws keep most Pennsylvania police videos out of public view

HARRISBURG (AP) — Dash-cam videos have fueled a national debate on police policies and tactics, but in Pennsylvania those images remain largely out of sight, thanks to state laws that give law enforcement broad power to keep out of public view More...

Couple lead Christmas card for inmates ministry

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP (AP) — It started with one 4-by-6-inch card four years ago. More...

DHS hopes to launch cellphone app next month

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania Department of Human Services officials say the agency expects to launch its soon-to-be-released cellphone app before the end of the year.  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports myCOMPASS PA remains in its final More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Juniata rolls to win over Marymount

The Juniata men’s basketball team got a solid defensive effort and battled hard to score points in a 69-53 victory over Marymound University Sunday afternoon in Memorial Gym. It was the second straight win for the Eagles, now 3-1 on the year. More...

Stolarz stops 29 shots for Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Anthony Stolarz made 29 saves for his first NHL victory in Philadelphia’s win over Calgary. Stolarz also became the first New Jersey native to appear in goal in an NHL game. More...

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People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop and Pack 471

A total of 25 members and guests of Boy Scout Troop and Pack 471 of Saxton, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, Saxton, went on a hike in Carbon Township Nov. 13. More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club enjoyed a presentation Nov. 1 from George Conrad, vice president of the Standing Stone Trail Club, Inc. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016: More...

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