December 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Toys for Tots distribution to begin

Volunteers from Huntingdon County Toys for Tots will move in to the Huntingdon Community Center Monday to prepare to distribute toys to area families in need this Christmas season.  More...

Residency policies common for colleges

A recently-announced four-year residency policy enacted at Albright College will bring the institution in line with other similar private liberal arts colleges like Juniata College. More...

World  Free Access 

Sheriff: McKnight shooting was ‘road rage’; defends case

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Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI list

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency’s top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.  Marlon Jones was added to More...

Prosecutors: Dismissal deal done in Manziel’s domestic case

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel has a dismissal agreement with prosecutors that will require the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback to meet conditions for a year before being cleared of a domestic violence charge against him.  Dallas County D More...

Local Sports

HCA girls hold off Clearfield

The Huntingdon Christian Academy girls held off Clearfield Alliance for a 31-28 victory in the semifinal round of the Kim Harven Tournament Friday evening inside the Crile Activity Center.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blocked kick changed Lions’ season

The double thump of foot hitting ball and then ball hitting hand. A perfect bounce. A race for the end zone barely won.  More...

Big Ten Championship:

Chryst and Franklin focus on one more win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Chryst and James Franklin left the outside world behind Friday.  As college football pundits debated whether two Big Ten teams should make the four-team playoff, the two coaches vying for a Big Ten championship Sat More...

MAC Championship:

Western Michigan holds on to win

DETROIT (AP) — Robert Spillane intercepted a pass with 51 seconds remaining, and No. 13 Western Michigan remained undefeated, holding off Ohio 29-23 on Friday night to win its first Mid-American Conference title since 1988.  More...

Religion News

Indonesia blasphemy protest swells to crowd of 200,000

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest in a month against its minority Christian governor who is being prosecuted for alleged blasphemy.  More...

‘Christmas Kept Deep Within’

The Mount Union Presbyterian Church will present a special Christmas program during the morning worship service at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. The speaker will be the Rev. More...

Tree-blessing program focuses on climate change

The Philadelphia chapter of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (PAIPL) was among those who participated in blessing new trees along Germantown Avenue. The event brought together Christian, Jewish, Muslim and other faith communities. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:31 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 5, 2016:  More...

Breaking News - 12/3/2016 11:09 AM

Arrest made in Wildlife Conservation Officer assault

By APRIL FEAGLEYDaily News Staff WriterA Three Springs man was arrested this morning on charges relating an officer assault Nov. More...

Trails closed in rifle season

The Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake are closed during daylight hours as a courtesy for hunters during deer rifle season, but are still available to mountain bikers at night or Sundays. More...

Tree-lighting event held in Huntingdon

An old-fashioned Christmas celebration was ushered in Friday night in Huntingdon Borough with what is hoped will become an annual holiday tradition.  More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: William Francis Holland II  Date of Birth: June 21, 1981  Age: 35 years old  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 195 pounds  Eye color: Green  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Huntingdon  Wanted More...

Mill Creek man to serve state time

A Mill Creek man will serve time in a state correctional institution for his fifth lifetime DUI.  Justin D. More...

Saxton Library

Our holiday hours for Christmas are as follows: Closed Saturday, Dec. 24, and Sunday, Dec. 25, open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, and 2:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27. We will be closed Friday, Dec. 30, Sunday, Jan. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Bells are ringing again

75 years ago  Huntingdon banks paid out $5,211.65 more in Christmas savings his year than the amount paid out in 1940, a checkup revealed today.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 3   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, Dec. 4   More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate savory holiday flavors made simple

A holiday season filled with gatherings and celebrations with friends and family calls for easy dishes that bring exquisite flavor to your festivities. More...

Births

Rebecca Neff and James Knox of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jayden Thomas Knox, Nov. 27, 2016, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Jayden weighed 6 pounds, 8.1 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Holiday soup   Most families have turkey or ham for the holidays. Don’t throw away the bones. Use them to make soup. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wanting a furry friend

Dear Annie: We had to put our dog down after 14 wonderful years. I loved the dog. He would ride in the car with me. We would walk all over, play fetch in the house and just hang out. He was a great companion. More...

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