November 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas decorating begins in Mapleton

Community members gathered around the triangle at the entrance to Mapleton Borough Saturday evening to decorate the town Christmas tree, sing carols and enjoy the annual treelighting ceremony, follow More...

Local News

Police Log

Lost hunter   Huntingdon County 911 advised Huntingdon County EMA of a possible lost hunter late Sunday afternoon in the Broad Top City area. More...

Judge moves strangulation case to higher court

The preliminary hearing for a Saxton man charged with two felony counts of strangulation was heard in central court Wednesday and was ultimately moved to the higher court.   Harry F. More...

Tyrone man’s aggravated assault case heard in court

Last minute matters were wrapped up in the Huntingdon County Courthouse before the holiday weekend Wednesday, including hearing the aggravated assault case of a Tyrone man.  Andrew J. More...

General News

Army takes a steady, cautious approach to women in infantry

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — The young Army infantry recruits lined up in full combat gear, guns at the ready. At the signal, a soldier in front kicked in the door and they burst into the room, swiveling to check around the walls for threats. More...

CA high court to decide legality of farm worker law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming ruling by California’s highest court in a legal battle between the union launched by labor leader Cesar Chavez and one of the nation’s largest fruit farms could dramatically reduce the power of organ More...

Cyber Monday deals keep people shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — After offering online deals for days, retailers are rolling out even more promotions for Cyber Monday, hoping to keep people buying stuff on their smartphones or computers.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers’ late field goal edges Packers 31-28

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger used the phrase “Hall of Famer.” So did Ramon Foster.  More...

Eagles dominate in lop-sided win over Bears

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Another strong performance by Carson Wentz. Another dominant effort by the defense. Another lopsided win for the Philadelphia Eagles. More...

Rangers beat Canucks 4-3 in shootout

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Vesey scored the tying goal early in the third period and added the winner in the seventh round of a shootout to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 11:30 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017: More...

Family honors murder victims

By the flicker of candlelight, the friends and family of the late Sherry Jo Leonard and Jason Specht gathered Saturday night to pay tribute to the couple through prayer and song on the 10th anniversary of their murder.  To date, the case remains More...

Adoption month celebrates families

The walls of a courtroom hear stories every single day — most with the aim of serving justice — but on some very special occasions those tales are about the creation of a family.  More...

Flu vaccine advised for people of all ages

One quick stick can keep many from getting sick this fall and winter with the advent of flu season and experts are advising residents to get vaccinated.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), influenza (also known as the flu) is a More...

State  Free Access 

That’s amore: Italian bridal serenades alive in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Young couples in south Philadelphia are transforming something old into something new with their take on the Italian wedding serenade. More...

County grapples with parents struggling with opioid use

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Friday afternoon, Pittsburgh Municipal Court hears family crimes, its plastic seats filling up largely with parents accused of endangering their children by injecting themselves with heroin or fentanyl.  More...

Police chief to resign after cop shooting

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania police chief who oversaw the department when a rookie officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop is resigning.  New Kensington Mayor Thomas Guzzo said Sunday Chief Jim Klein discussed his resignatio More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Nov. 27   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

Men top Alvernia; women beat St. Vincent

Unbeaten Juniata went on a 17-1 run to open the second half and run away with a 70-41 victory over visiting Alvernia Sunday afternoon in Memorial Gym. The Eagles have won their first four starts of the season, while Alvernia is now 2-2. More...

People/Pastimes

Local employer honored by Department of Defense

Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today Sandi Dinardi of the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit No. 11 in Mcveytown was honored Nov. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 13! Happy birthday wishes go out to Melina Lynn Shope, who turned 13 years old yesterday, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Her proud parents are Sean and Holly (Morgan) Shope of Three Springs. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Recent scam victim wonders what to do

Dear Annie: I was recently a victim of fraud. It involved a job offer that turned out to be fake and a check that turned out to be bad. My question to you is: Should I report this to the police or someone else? — FEELING FOOLISH  More...

Hints from Heloise

Spouses forget important events

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about spouses who forget important occasions:  More...

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