December 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dudley fire displaces family

The use of smoke detectors is being credited for saving the lives of a Dudley Borough man and his two small children as fire broke out at their two-story residence at 3:15 a.m. More...

Local News

Police Log

Thefts   CROMWELL TWP. — An iPod belonging to a 14-year-old female was stolen from the Southern Huntingdon County High School during a school dance Nov. 9, report state police at Huntingdon.  More...

HAHS students participate in Mentor Day

“What do want to be when you grow up?” That can certainly be a daunting question, especially for high school students as they prepare for life after graduation. More...

Area briefs

Geisinger and Lewistown Hospital sign non-binding letter of intent   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley School Board elects Glenn Metz president

75 Years Ago  A new barrage of proposals for encouragement of business and persistent opposition to crop control hindered the attempts of congressional leaders to complete the most complex and controversial farm bill in legislative history. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 10   LEGION AUXILIARY  . Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria.  AA MEETING  More...

Local Sports

Juniata rolls to 81-61 title win

Doc Greene Tournament:

The Juniata men’s basketball team battled even with Farmingdale State for 13 minutes of Saturday’s championship game of the 12th annual Doc Greene Tournament in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center.  More...

Myers leads Hornets to Glendale crown

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Haley Myers poured in a game-high 18 points and Abbie Zinobile followed with 13 to help Juniata Valley to a 54-33 victory in the championship game of the Glendale Tip-Off Tournament Saturday evening in Flinton.  More...

Rockets can’t hold lead in 46-33 loss to Juniata

Faced with a much more relaxed atmosphere than the day before, Southern Huntingdon shook off any ill effects Friday’s season opener may have had and built a 10-point advantage at the end of the first quarter against Juniata (1-1) during Saturda More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

King-Heidel

Richelle Ann Heidel and Shawn Michael King were united in marriage Sept. 22, 2012, in a candlelight ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church, 601 Walnut St., Hollidaysburg. The Rev. Charles Monts presided over the 4 p.m. ceremony. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Megan Noel Roles, who will celebrate her 16th birthday today, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. She is the daughter of Rebecca Carlin of Mount Union. Megan is the granddaughter of Charles and Darlene Roles of McVeytown. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:22 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012:  More...

Oil spill blamed on copper theft

The theft of copper pipes in a fire ravaged Todd Township structure led to a fuel spill over the weekend that contaminated the Great Trough Creek stream with an estimated 165-200 gallons of fuel oil. More...

Huntingdon budget revised

When Huntingdon Borough Council gathers for its monthly meeting Tuesday, Dec. 18, it will be looking at approving its tentative 2013 budget. However, they are still working on balancing the numbers. More...

Christmas festivities continue

Visitors mill around the Mount Union Presbyterian Church Saturday during the 18th annual Festival of Trees and Wreaths organized by the Mount Union Historical Society and Mount Union Chamber of Comme More...

State  Free Access 

State PSU to make first fine payment Dec. 20

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State University will make the first payment later this month on the $60 million fine issued by the National Collegiate Athletic Association over its response to the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football c More...

Lottery’s holiday ad gets new makeover

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — “Happy holidays, Rita!”  If you’ve lived in Pennsylvania during the past 20 years, chances are you recognize that line from the Pennsylvania Lottery’s television commercial — a nostalgicall More...

Corbett speaks at Pennsylvania Society in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett says he will soon present his plans for dealing with pension costs, liquor privatization and the state’s transportation system.  More...

World  Free Access 

Minnesota blizzard causes hundreds of crashes

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A slow-moving storm has dumped snow on parts of the Midwest, blanketing the Twin Cities, making roads treacherous or impassable, and leading to at least one fatal crash.  More...

Mexican music world mourns singer presumed dead in plane crash

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s music world mourned Jenni Rivera, the U.S.- born singer presumed killed in a plane crash whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles had made her a Mexican American superstar.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Redskins surprise Ravens 31-28 in overtime

LANDOVER, Md. More...

Manziel wins Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Football just got himself a way cooler nickname: Johnny Heisman.  Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, taking college football’s top individual prize Sa More...

Chargers shock Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s sprained right shoulder appears to be OK. More...

Senior Spotlight

Understanding your risk for sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a debilitating and lifeshortening ailment that affects millions of people across the globe, many of whom do not know they have this potentially dangerous condition. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We suggest that you back off a bit

Dear Annie: My family recently went on vacation, and my 17-year-old son was an absolute pain. He refused to go swimming with us at the pool, saying it would be too boring.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How am I? Let me tell you...

Dear Readers: Wow! A lot of you wrote in regarding a SOUND OFF that was printed about cashiers asking “How are you?” Here is what some of you said:  More...

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