December 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

AAA nervous about funding

With the Democrats and Republicans still at a stalemate over ways to avoid the pending “fiscal cliff” crisis, members of the tri-county Area Agency on Aging’s Citizens Advisory Council Friday morning expressed concerns about the imp More...

DN subscribers give generously to Toys for Tots

A great big “holiday thank you” goes out to the many Daily News subscribers who donated toys to the Toys for Tots program during a special campaign in December. More...

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Local News

Three dead in Geeseytown shootings

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman decorating for a children’s Christmas party at a tiny church hall and killed two men elsewhere in Frankstown Townshiop, Blair County, Friday before he was shot dead in a gunfight with state More...

News of Yesteryear

Mapleton Borough Council to enforce curfew

75 Years Ago  Over 200 poor children from Huntingdon and surrounding areas are expected to attend the Huntingdon Elk’s Christmas Kiddy Party in the lodge home on Penn Street. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Dec. 23   More...

Local Sports

Titans lose shootout at Willow Hill

Uncharacteristic of a Dave Bailey basketball team, Tussey Mountain isn’t playing great defense at this point in the season. It was a shootout in Willow Hill Friday and Fannett-Metal came out on top with a score of 89-80.  More...

Huntingdon wins at Spring Mills

Despite some tense moments through the second half, Huntingdon came out ready to play during Friday evening’s Mountain League contest in Spring Mills and just never looked back as it fought off Penns Valley’s efforts in the last two perio More...

Flat Bearcats lose 49-35

Against visiting Penns Valley Friday, Huntingdon came out totally flat, with no emotion and just couldn’t do anything right for most of the game. John Ott surprised the Bearcats with 23 points and the Rams collected a 49-35 win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Sabrina Rose Sunderland who turns 4 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Her proud parents are Angela and Brad Sunderland of Alexandria. More...

Service Personnel News

Local man completes basic training

Air Force Airman David R. More...

Area couple celebrates golden anniversary

Terrance and Betty Barnhart of Huntingdon celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. The couple was married in 1962 in the Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Md.  Terrance and Betty are the parents of Terry Barnhart Jr. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We heard from hundreds of readers

Dear Annie: I want to reply to “Twice Bitten,” who is being bitten by tiny bugs. I had the same problem. After several visits to the dermatologist and tests with no diagnosis, I tried lavender soap and lotion. More...

Doctor K

Chronic cough has variety of causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been coughing for weeks. Why won’t this cough go away?  DEAR READER: Every human being coughs, beginning from the first moments after birth. In fact, we probably cough when we’re still in the uterus.  More...

Special Sections

Keeping a business alive

Organizations aid in cost of theater’s digital upgrade

Smaller cinemas across the country may go dark next year as Hollywood studios make the transition from traditional 35mm film reels to digital, but the historic Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 won’t be one of them, if owner Dave Peoples has More...

Mental health a hot topic

When a tragedy like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., occur, after the initial shock dissipates, many people are left asking what can be done to prevent something like it from occurring in the future.  More...

Area churches announce Christmas Eve services

15th Street uMC — The 15th Street United Methodist Church, 1500 Moore St., Huntingdon, will host Christmas Eve services Monday, Dec. 24. More...

General News

All we want for Christmas is our gifts on time

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Santa’s sleigh be late?  More...

‘Sandy Claus’ delivers toys to storm-stricken kids

NEW YORK (AP) — From his toy-cluttered Brooklyn apartment, the man in the red suit was making his list and checking it twice. More...

Fox’s ‘The Following’: bloody, ghastly, ill-timed

NEW YORK (AP) — I got a look at the first episode of “The Following,” Fox’s upcoming crime thriller, a few weeks ago. Its level of graphic violence left me disgusted and dismayed. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indiana rolls over Fla. Atlantic 88-52

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. More...

Stanford tops Northwestern by 70-68 count

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Josh Huestis tied a career-high with 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Aaron Bright hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and Stanford came away with a wild 70-68 victory over Northwestern on Friday.  More...

Steelers, Bengals already in playoff mode

PITTSBURGH (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants the league to consider expanding the playoffs.  Consider the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals a litmus test.  More...

Religion News

Advent Reflections

‘Love’

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. More...

Meet the Pastor

Rev. Earnest Walls First Presbyterian Church, Alexandria

Name: Earnest C. Walls Place of Birth: Harlan, Ky. Family:  More...

Three Springs Baptist birthday group meets

The monthly meeting of the birthday group of the First Baptist Church of Three Springs was held at Pizza Star II Dec. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Dec. 24, 2012:  More...

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