December 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Orbisonia fire still being investigated

The couple whose front porch sustained minor damage as a result of arson is offering a $1,000 reward for any information which could lead to an arrest of the person(s) who may have set the fire at their 350 Ridgely St., Orbisonia, home. More...

HRFR holds Operation Santa

Ten-year-old Joshua Faust, son of Jesse and Dena Faust, Huntingdon, visited with Santa Claus during Operation Santa at the Hunti ngdon Regional Fire & Rescue station Sunday. More...

Local News

Mount Union man charged with rape

A Mount Union man is currently free on $50,000 unsecured bail after being arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Mary Jamison Dec. 14 on 14 felony rape charges.  More...

Juniata College makes commitment to Keystone Solar

Juniata College has committed to purchase 50 megawatt hours of Keystone Solar energy certificates annually for the next seven years. More...

Fruit basket distribution

Members of the Broad Top City Church of God youth group assembled Sunday to prepare 30 fruit baskets to be distributed to shut-ins, the elderly and ill residents in the Broad Top City and Wood areas. More...

World  Free Access 

To give on the street? In cities, a daily calculus

During her two decades living in Houston, Caroline Oliver, like any urban dweller, frequently encountered people in the streets asking for money. She struggled with how to respond. She wanted to help, but in a useful way.  More...

Venetian art from 16th century at Ringling Museum

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Artist Paolo Veronese captured 16th century Venice in all of its glory: rich people in sumptuous clothing, stunning architecture and vibrant colors.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Newbill leads Lions past Delaware St.

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — D.J. More...

49ers hold off Patriots for 41-34 victory

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers earned a playoff berth by withstanding a stunning comeback by New England from a 28-point deficit to beat the Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night in the rain.  More...

Arizona, Utah State earn bowl victories

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Matt Scott threw two touchdown passes in the final 46 seconds and college bowl season started with a wild one when Arizona rallied to beat Nevada 49-48 on Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Easy ways to improve memory

Everyone forgets things from time to time. Periodically forgetting where you left your keys is likely not indicative of a bad memory. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There’s not much you can do

Dear Annie: I have been close friends with “Luke” for more than a year. We have a strong bond, but it’s strictly platonic. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

DA: Education not higher fines

Earlier this month, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law a bill that would increase maximum underage drinking fines for first offenses to $300 to $500 and $1,000 for subsequent offenses. The changes will go into effect Christmas Eve. More...

reality Church prepares to open

The new Reality Church of God will open its doors in the Reality Theatre, Robertsdale, with Christmas Eve services scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. The announcement was made today by the Rev. Jeff Musser of Wood.  More...

Juniata adds unique light display

Those traveling near the Juniata College Campus, Moore Street, Huntingdon, may have received an extra boost of holiday cheer thanks to a synchronised musical light display at the Brumbaugh Academic Center created by Nick McBride and the Juniata Colle More...

State  Free Access 

Man charged in attack on Mennonites

LANCASTER (AP) — A 22-year-old man attacked three elderly Mennonite sisters because of their faith, shocking them with a stun gun and vandalizing their home during an hours-long ordeal, police said Sunday.  More...

Judge OKs settlement in ‘kids for cash’

SCRANTON (AP) — A federal judge in northeastern Pennsylvania gave final approval to a settlement that will pay nearly $18 million to juveniles who allege they were wrongly incarcerated by corrupt judges.  More...

Philly casino applicants face scrutiny

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After initial review of the six applications for Philadelphia’s second casino license, the state gaming board has identified more than 50 main players associated with the projects and that number is expected to grow as More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Donald Allison to lead Alexandria Fire Co.   75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 17   AIDS Intervention p The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats second; Glorioso lone champ

Sheetz Wrestling Tournament:

The young Huntingdon wrestling team came up with a bit of a surprise for veteran coach Jon Mykut in the Sheetz Tournament at Penn Cambria High School of the weekend.  Freshman Collin Glorioso won the 106-pound title in his first varsity tourname More...

St. Vincent edges Juniata 66-62

Women’s Basketball:

A perplexing zone press and a opponent that just kept coming back ended a 22-game home winning streak for the Juniata women’s basketball team. The Eagles led by 10 with 1:32 left in the first half, but saw visiting St. More...

Tussey finishes 1-2 at duals

North/South Duals:

Tussey Mountain joined Glendale, West Branch, Everett and Northern Bedford at Moshannon Valley Saturday for the ICC North/South Duals. More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Senior Center hosts Christmas tea

Recently, the Bricktown Senior Center hosted one of their famous teas for 50 fetching ladies, dressed in Christmas fashions and fancy hats. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Brendan Garrett Wissinger who turns 12 years old today, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. His proud parents are Samuel and Mary Lu Wissinger of Mount Union.  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...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A no-win situation

Dear Readers: Here is a response to a SOUND OFF about new customers getting the best deals:  “The Huntsville (Ala.) Times ran a letter (in this column — Heloise) where someone complained about companies giving new customers the best More...

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