January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline extended in small games law

Local nonprofit organizations and charities that use small games of chances as a means to help raise funds have been given a one-year reprieve, as the deadline for filing annual and semi-annual reports under Act 2, the Small Games of Chance Act, has More...

Kistler auction delayed

The pending auction of a piece of Kistler Borough property will likely be delayed until the end of this month or early February.  More...

Local News

New alarm system would help water facility operations

Huntingdon Borough engineer Ray Myers of CET/GHD told the water and sewer committee of borough council, during its Jan. More...

Correction

The article about Brooke Slick’s struggle with Multiple Sclerosis published in the Dec. 26 edition of The Daily News incorrectly listed her blog address. To learn more about Slick’s journey, visit www.msslick.com. More...

Police Log

Thefts   HOPEWELL TWP. — Brandon Amick, Hopewell, reported to state police at Bedford that an XBox 360 and Acer laptop computer was stolen from his residence Jan. 7. More...

World  Free Access 

Police: Colorado shooting suspect planned massacre

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — As officials this week laid out the most detailed portrait yet of last year’s Aurora movie theater massacre, they also mapped sometimes paradoxical behavior by the man accused of the rampage, James Holmes.  More...

US seared during hottest year on record by far

WASHINGTON (AP) — America set an off-the-charts heat record in 2012.  A brutal combination of a widespread drought and a mostly absent winter pushed the average annual U.S. More...

Thirty to 50 reported injured as boat strikes NYC dock

NEW YORK (AP) — Police and fire officials say 30 to 50 people were injured when a ferry from New Jersey struck a dock during rush hour in lower Manhattan.  News reports say the Seastreak Wall Street catamaran ferry from Atlantic Highlands, More...

Local Sports

Hornets top Everett; Bearcats and Titans lose

High School Boys’ Basketball:

It was a defensive affair in Alexandria Tuesday night as the Green Hornets slowed down the Everett Warriors. Sophomore point guard Kordell Collins scored a career-high 23 points in the 53-43 win for Juniata Valley.  More...

Bearcats, Trojans win; Rockets, Hornets Titans fall

High School Wrestling:

Wrestling its first dual meet in three weeks, Huntingdon got off to a slow start against Bellefonte Tuesday evening, but finished strong in front of the home crowd and pulled off a 43-25 victory.  The Bearcats are now 2-1 for the season and agai More...

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball  Huntingdon 50 Philipsburg 21   Huntingdon’s junior high boys’ basketball team won its fourth straight, taking a 50-21 decision from host Philipsburg Tuesday.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 10:54 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013:  More...

MU Chamber may dissolve

After approximately four years of struggling to serve its members, the Mount Union Area Chamber of Commerce has informed its members it is considering dissolving.  “They are recommending their members join the Huntingdon County Chamber of More...

Warm temps in forecast for region

With snowstorms and cold temperatures the past few weeks, the county will be getting a reprieve and residents will get an opportunity to take care of some needed outside chores this week into this weekend, with the highest temperatures reaching the a More...

Bryan Street vacancy question unanswered

Whether Huntingdon Borough still owns Bryan Street or it has vacated it in order for J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

State to close two prisons, open new one

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state Department of Corrections is planning to close Greensburg and Cresson state prisons in western Pennsylvania and open a newly built facility near State College that has remained vacant since it was completed a year ag More...

Spanier asks court to allow contact with trustees

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier wants a judge to modify his bail condition barring contact with current or former members of the university’s board of trustees — in part because he’s neighbors with More...

Lawyer: Gossip doesn’t make pastor guilty

STROUDSBURG (AP) — A prosecutor suggested Tuesday that a philandering Pennsylvania pastor killed both of his wives because he was unhappy with his sex life, but the former clergyman’s attorney said that his client’s adultery doesn&r More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

First baby arrives a week into new year

75 Years Ago  The Salvation Army of Huntingdon will launch its first fundraising campaign in two years on Jan. 17, it was announced by Mr. W.C. Vernon who has been specially assigned to Huntingdon to conduct the campaign.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Dec. 13, 2012  Craig H. Van Pelt, and Belinda K. Van Pelt, grantors, to Donna L. Moyer and Bret M. Garretson, property in Marklesburg Borough, $155,000.  Gerald D. Wiser, grantor, to Marshall D. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 9   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cowher may come back ... some day

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cowher has added a bit of intrigue to the NFL coaching carousel, telling Newsday he probably will return to the sideline at some point.  The 55-year-old Cowher coached the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1992-2006, winning a More...

Judgment day for Bonds, Clemens, Sosa

Baseball Hall of Fame:

NEW YORK (AP) — Judgment day has arrived for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa to find out their Hall of Fame fates.  With the cloud of steroids shrouding many candidacies, baseball writers may fail for the only the second time in More...

Pistons hand Heat 102-92 setback

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held Miami to a season-low point total in an 87-77 win over the Heat on Tuesday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Potty training tips for parents

Learning to use the potty is a big deal for little kids — and their parents. More...

Licensed to Wed

Keith Sheldon Jones, 521 Bonsall Ave., Yeadon, and Melinda Leigh Henry, 50 E. Market St., Mount Union.  Jason Michael Kidd, 16 Cohenour Road, Mount Union, Jessica Lynn Gardner, also of Mount Union.   More...

Organization works to benefit veterans

The Col. Crowther Camp No. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It would help for you to set boundaries

Dear Annie: Two years ago, I caught my husband having an emotional affair with a friend of ours. Even though we went through counseling and he told me he was no longer in contact with her, he lied. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

What’s the rule on spices

Dear Heloise: I read your column every day in The (Fredericksburg, Va.) Free Lance-Star. My question is about how long you should keep SPICES. More...

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