January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Year was warmest on record

A report from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed 2012 was the hottest year since records started to be kept in 1895, and temperatures in the state and county helped add to those totals.  According to the National More...

Employees eligible for aid

Displaced employees of Delphi Connection Systems U.S. Inc., Mount Union, may have an opportunity to take the next step in a new career.  More...

ORJMA board reviews final plans for upgrade

In addition to reorganizing at Wednesday’s regular meeting of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority, representatives from Uni-Tec Consulting Engineers, State College, presented plans for refurbishing their well facilities and issues More...

Local News

Huntingdon council hears development parking issues

Concerns over on-street parking in a residential area brought one local resident to the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council’s community development committee Tuesday.  More...

County voter registrar updates commissioners on May election

It may be January, but the Huntingdon County Commissioners were already looking ahead to May’s municipal election during their first meeting of the year Tuesday.  More...

Correction

In Monday’s edition of The Daily News, the photo with the article “Local flu cases increase” incorrectly identified nurse Deb Shank as a J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital nurse. More...

World  Free Access 

Investigators looking into high-speed ferry crash

NEW YORK (AP) — A highspeed commuter ferry that crashed into a lower Manhattan dock, injuring dozens of people, had recently undergone a major overhaul that gave it new engines and a new propulsion system, and officials are looking into whether More...

NRA lobbying targets courthouses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association has enjoyed high-profile success over the years in shaping gun-rights legislation in Congress and statehouses, in part by campaigning to defeat lawmakers who defied the group.  More...

New federal rules aim to curb risky mortgages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators for the first time are laying out rules aimed at ensuring that mortgage borrowers can afford to repay the loans they take out.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata upsets Catholic 85-75

Men’s Basketball:

The Juniata men’s basketball team played its best game of the season to upset No. 6 Catholic University 85-75 in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center Wednesday night. More...

Eagles are beaten 70-64 at Catholic

Women’s Basketball:

The Juniata women’s basketball team ran out of steam against No. 13 Catholic University Wednesday night as the Eagles dropped their second Landmark Conference game of the season 70-64. More...

Tussey back on track

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Two teams going in opposite directions met up in Orbisonia Wednesday. Tussey Mountain got itself back on track while Southern Huntingdon continues to have hard times no matter who they are playing. More...

Editorial

Commentary

US tax code longer than Bible

WASHINGTON (AP) — Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club.  At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. More...

Our Readers Write

A simple answer Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: I’m a retired school teacher, having taught for 40 years. I taught both before and after Bible reading and prayer were removed form the school. More...

Op-Ed

Let’s start by cutting spending at the top

I want to start by saying this idea is not new by me. Warren Buffett, among others, has been circulating an idea that says Congress should not get paid if they are not able to reduce the deficit by a certain percentage. More...

School News

Student News

Student with local ties named to Penn State DuBois dean’s list   Tanner Gooden of DuBois has been named to the dean’s list at Penn State University’s DuBois campus for the fall 2012 semester with a 3.51 GPA.  To qualify fo More...

Little Jewels Preschool

Students from Little Jewels Preschool, Pogue, visited Three Springs Estates to sing for the residents. More...

Doctor K

Cognitive behavioral therapy can relieve childhood anxiety

DEAR DOCTOR K: I believe my second-grader suffers from anxiety. How is anxiety treated in children?  More...

Special Sections

Post offices hours reduced

Residents worry for workers

In the villages of Huntingdon County, citizens care more about their post office workers than their post office hours. They are not worried about snail mail’s imminent demise. More...

Broad Top to see few changes

Unlike other post offices across the region, Broad Top City Borough residents learned Wednesday evening they will not see much of a change in the hours of the community’s post office. More...

Radon testing recommended for area homes

An invisible danger may be lurking in area homes. According to statistics tracked by Air Chek, Inc., over half of the homes in Huntingdon County are estimated to have heightened levels of radon. More...

State  Free Access 

State closing prisons as inmate numbers stabilize

HARRISBURG (AP) Gov. More...

Masked gunmen rob State College jewelry store

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Police in State College are searching for three suspects after masked gunman robbed a downtown jewelry store.  More...

Motorists claim PennDOT plowed snow; hit vehicles

GROVE CITY (AP) — Two western Pennsylvania motorists say their vehicles were hit by falling snow and ice that Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plows had pushed off highway overpasses, and one car’s roof, hood and windows reported More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Shuster backs legislation to extend unemployment benefits

75 Years Ago  Auditor General Warren R. More...

Saxton Library

I hope that everyone had a safe and wonderful New Year’s celebration.  We would like to remind our patrons that with the winter weather now here, please call ahead (635-3533) to make sure we are open before heading out to the library.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 10   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Roster changes at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A backup linebacker who didn’t play in 2012 after becoming the first signee with Penn State since the NCAA announced sanctions has left the Nittany Lions.  Coach Bill O’Brien announced on the team’s T More...

Arians out of hospital

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The agent for Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said that his client has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and that they are finalizing details to begin interviewing for head coaching jobs.   More...

Bonds, Clemens and Sosa denied by writers

Baseball Hall of Fame:

NEW YORK (AP) — Steroid tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa were denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame, with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.  More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods meet

The Friends of the Woods, auxiliary to the Westminster Woods Retirement Community, Huntingdon, held its last meeting of 2012 Dec. 6 in the Commons Dining Room. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Josiah Steven Horton, who turns 3 years old today, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2012. His proud parents are Stacy and Josh Horton of Wooster, Ohio. More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You need to let him handle this

Dear Annie: I am a 50-year-old adoptee. About 10 years ago, I was finally able to locate my biological mother. It took me months to work up the nerve to phone her, and the call was a nightmare.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 11, 2013:  More...

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