December 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

First baby of 2012 now active toddler

One year ago this weekend, Suzanne Houck of Hesston was content to rest a bit after the Christmas holiday and prepare for the much-anticipated arrival of her baby boy, due Jan. 10. More...

Local News

Daily News events of 2012 recalled

2012 in review The Daily News’ year-end chronology first ran Jan. 1, 1946, with the headline, “Dates of 1945 - Most Eventful Year in History.” More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 31   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon. The public is welcome to call or stop in. Call 641-6408, ext. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Newbill leads Lions to 84-74 home win

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Twenty-three points and 12 rebounds didn’t come without a price for Penn State point guard D.J. Newbill on Saturday.  More...

Richardson wins third title

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Heather Richardson won her third title in three days at the U.S. Long Track Championships, setting a national record in winning the 1,500 meters Sunday. Brian Hansen won the men’s race.  More...

Vols’ women defeat visiting Rutgers 66-47

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 13 Tennessee used a strong defensive performance and balanced scoring to defeat Rutgers 66-47 Sunday.  The victory was the 1,200th in Tennessee’s program history, an NCAA best. More...

Senior Spotlight

How to reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people across the globe. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We recommend that you invest in earplugs

Dear Annie: My husband and I lived with a very dysfunctional situation for several years. His children from a prior marriage were encouraged by their mother to tell falsehoods about our home life. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Flour frustration

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about flour bags: “Why can’t flour manufacturers create a bag or other container that is easy to open AND close again? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Leo if born before 9:35 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013:  More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Virgo  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013:  More...

Farewell to 2012

Year brought many changes for The Daily News

Today marks the end of 2012 and the final edition of The Daily News until the first in 2013 Wednesday, Jan. 2. The last paper of the year is a traditional one that looks back over the year and jogs memories of events from the past 12 months. More...

Residents choose top stories of year

A lot can happen in a year and it’s often hard to decide which story had the most significant impact on the county and on the country. County residents have their own ideas of what news event had the most significant impact in 2012. More...

Number of vehicle fatalities down

While the numbers won’t be official until the spring, Huntingdon County motorists were a little more safer and more conscious of motor vehicle laws in 2012. More...

A snowy ending

Just a week after the official start of winter, the county has received up to a foot of snow in some places due to two storms that swept through the area in the past few days. More...

World  Free Access 

Singer Adele voted AP Entertainer of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Adele didn’t have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she’s still rolling. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Dry summer, economy are year’s top stories

75 Years Ago  William C. More...

Local Sports

Random Some Thoughts

It’s been four months since Terry Bowser walked out of the Sports Department on a Friday and didn’t say “I’ll see you Monday,” but simply said goodbye and hasn’t been back. More...

Juniata dominates King’s

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata’s women’s basketball team shot 40 percent from the field, hit 11 of 12 free throws and wound up dominating King’s College 80-51 in the championship game of the Juniata Holiday Tournament Saturday afternoon in the Kennedy Spo More...

Eagles lose twice at St. John Fisher

Men’s Basketball:

In its first meeting with host St. John Fisher, Juniata men’s basketball dropped its final game of 2012 65-54 at the Woodcliff Hotel & Spa Invitational Sunday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Robertsdale Pack and Troop 494 spreads Christmas cheer

Scouts of Pack and Troop 494 of Robertsdale brought some Christmas cheer to the residents of Kelly Apartments, Saxton, Dec. 19. Several of the residents gathered in the lobby for the occasion. More...

Flavorful and healthy home cooking

All across the country, food lovers are cooking up something wholesome and flavorful. They are making a commitment to eating better on their own terms by making more meals at home. More...

Student News

Area woman named to fall dean’s list   Abby Casner of Alexandria, a senior at Mount Aloysius, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester with a 3.75 GPA.  More...

Doctor K

Treatment of sprained ankle depends on its severity

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently sprained my ankle. I know I twisted it and that it hurts when I walk on it, but what exactly happened to my foot?  More...

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