October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

DUI roving patrols out for Halloween

The Huntingdon County DUI Task Force will be conducting roving patrols throughout the region during Halloween to crack down on party goers drinking and driving. More...

Area business ‘kicks cancer to curb’

Though Breast Cancer Awareness Month is coming to an end, there’s one area business that went through a complete branding change in an effort to “kick cancer to the curb” all year long to raise money and awareness for breast cancer More...

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Local News

Area brief

After Hours event to be held at Price Motor Sales newest location HENDERSON TWP. Price Motor Sales Pre-Owned Vehicle Outlet, 11957 William Penn Highway, will host the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event from 5-7 p.m. More...

Trick-or-treat

Residents in several area communities were visited by ghosts, goblins, princesses and super heroes last evening during annual trick-or-treat events. More...

Police Log

Search Volunteers from the Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. and its mutual aid companies were called shortly after 5 a.m. today to assist state police at Bedford More...

World  Free Access 

Erie program heals with horse sense

LAKE CITY (AP) — Koby Weber was not sure about this, at all. As his friends crowded around Oliver, an 11-year-old gelding with a handsome white blaze, Koby, 13, hung back. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (4-5) at Juniata Valley (1-8), 7 p.m. Last Week in Review: Central won 41-15. More...

Juniata Valley

This Week’s Game: Huntingdon (4-5) at Juniata Valley (1-8), 7 p.m. Last Week in Review: Juniata Valley lost 36-28 at West Branch. More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Penns Valley (2-7) at Mount Union (9-0), 7 p.m. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Featured in the March 30, 1972, edition of The Daily News, Cub Scouts of Den 5, Pack 77, Mount Union, presented 14 stuffed animals to the J.C. More...

Our Readers Write

A fun community festival Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Candidate Q&A

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and Huntingdon County Business and Industry encourage everyone to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, election and want voters to be aware of where the candidates stand on issues. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

Members of the Countywide Dairy Beef Community 4-H Club recently completed a community service project at the Shirley Home for the Aged. More...

Trough Creek Community Adventurers

The Trough Creek Community Adventurer 4-H Club toured Barnett Robotic Dairy Farm in Todd Sept. 6. More...

Alexandria Junior Rifle

The Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club members shared their scores for the eighth week, Oct. 22. A team score of 1017-23x was recorded, with individual scores as follows: Ryan Bennett, 307- 3x; Andrew Garman, 353-7x; and Julian Groenendaal, 357-13x. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s important to set a stable example

Dear Annie: My younger sister, “Nora,” is 43 and acts like an 18-year-old brat. She became pregnant nine years ago by a drug addict who is currently in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl. More...

Doctor K

No one theory can explain why we yawn

DEAR DOCTOR K: I get plenty of sleep. So why do I yawn all the time? DEAR READER: We all yawn frequently, more often in the early morning and late evening. Does it mean we’re tired? Bored? Short on oxygen? More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Temperatures are rising

The dynamics of the Chase elimination format are becoming evident as the remaining Sprint Cup playoff races now equal the number of Kim Kardashian marriages. More...

MARTINSVILLE REWIND

Steve Letarte happy with win, OK with lost Chase

Steve Letarte is the crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who failed to make it out of the Chase Contender Round. That pain was washed away when Letarte guided Earnhardt to victory Sunday at Martinsville. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Why isn’t anyone asking? More...

Weekend temps going to be cold

While the early part of the week was met with temperatures near 80 degrees, by the week’s end, there could be a chance of flurries in some of the highest elevations. More...

Saxton house transformed for holiday

Flaming pots, the sound of thunder, Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” — a strange combination, especially in October, but that is what people will experience when they visit “A Black Halloween” this week in Saxton Bo More...

Huntingdon area teen to be charged as adult

A Huntingdon County teen will be charged as an adult in Huntingdon County following rape allegations. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 30 Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State  Free Access 

Unmanned balloon a bust in manhunt

CANADENSIS (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say an unmanned balloon brought in from Ohio has not been helpful in the search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper. More...

Wolf would seek to undo cuts in poverty programs

HARRISBURG (AP) — If elected, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf would try to restore cuts or restrictions imposed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to a couple key poverty programs, his campaign said this week. More...

Ex-student: I didn’t report harassment out of fear

SCRANTON (AP) — A man who accuses a former university administrator of groping him testified Wednesday he didn’t tell anyone about it for several years partly out of fear he’d be perceived as gay. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Smithfield Towne Center work begins

75 Years Ago Juniata College Alumni from all over the country are converging on College Hill for the annual hall homecoming celebration. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

World Series:

Bumgarner and Giants finish off Royals 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A giant, indeed. More...

No Surprise! Bumgarner is MVP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Gasol leads Bulls to opening win

NEW YORK (AP) — Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher’s first game as an NBA coach by beating the New Yor More...

People/Pastimes

Caring for an elderly relative at home

Decisions about providing care for an aging loved one are seldom easy. Various options exist in terms of elder care, including assisted living facilities and nursing homes. More...

How seniors can avoid scams

Con artists masquerading as charities can victimize anyone, but seniors are especially vulnerable to such criminals. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Mason Matthew Quigg who turns 5 years old today, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. His proud parents are Matthew Quigg and Bethany Bickel of Mapleton. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014: More...

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