January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Senator preparing to pursue committee assignments

A new year means new committees, new bills to work on and new projects to pursue for members of the state General Assembly, and state Sen. John Eichelberger of the 30th District is no exception.  More...

Local News

Area briefs

Stone Creek Valley Lions to host hootenanny Jan. 26   More...

Pastor’s preliminary hearing continued in sexual assault case

The preliminary hearing for the former area pastor accused of multiple sex crimes was continued at the request of defense attorney Michael Gingerich of Lewistown Tuesday in Huntingdon County Central Court.  More...

Relay For Life kickoff

The 2013 Huntingdon Relay For Life officially got under way with the kickoff Oct. 18 at the Smithfield Fire Hall. A total of 10 teams were represented. More...

World  Free Access 

Security at Calif. district has high-powered rifles

FONTANA, Calif. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 24   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hoosiers roll over Lions

Men’s Basketball:

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Cody Zeller didn’t get a chance to carry Indiana on Wednesday night.  Victor Oladipo, Yogi Ferrell and the Hoosiers’ defense took care of it.  More...

Rangers win first; Penguins lose first

NEW YORK (AP) — Marian Gaborik scored twice in the first period and then completed his hat trick 27 seconds into overtime as the New York Rangers overcame a pair of blown leads and beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night for their first w More...

Arthur and Conley lead Grizzlies over Lakers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley Senior Citizens hold January meeting

The Juniata Valley Senior Citizens, Inc., board of directors and membership meeting was held Jan. More...

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary plans upcoming spring events

The women’s auxiliary to the Huntingdon County Salvation Army held its first meeting of the year Jan. 9, at the Salvation Army headquarters, Huntingdon.  More...

Births

Jeffrey and Carrie (Peachey) Zook of Belleville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Joy Zook, at 2:13 p.m. Jan. 18, 2013, at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

School News

Student to participate in journalism forum

Hannah Middaugh of Shade Gap, a student at Southern Huntingdon County High School, has been nominated to represent Pennsylvania as a national youth correspondent to the 2013 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.  More...

Pennsylvania Highlands announces fall 2012 dean’s list

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is proud to announce that the following students have made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.  Local students included on the dean’s list are Ashley Z. More...

HAHS graduate named to Juniata College dean’s list

Derek R. Heath of Huntingdon has been named to the dean’s list at Juniata College for the fall 2012 semester.  Heath is the son of Gail and Scott Ulrich and Richard and Robin Heath, all of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are no guarantees

Dear Annie: After 44 years of marriage, I can no longer trust my husband. “Steve” reconnected with a high school flame, and the end result was late-night emails, texts and calls. More...

Doctor K

Combating ear pain

DEAR DOCTOR K: I fly a lot for work and my ears always hurt during landing. Is there any way to prevent this?  DEAR READER: Yes, there is, and you’re not alone. More...

Special Sections

Storm to bring more snowfall

Many area residents woke up to a skiff of snow this morning and Friday evening’s commute could prove to be a bit of a headache for local travelers if the weather has anything to say about it.  More...

State representative is ready to achieve goals in next term

Reflecting on the accomplishments of his most recent term in the house, state Rep. Mike Fleck is anxious to get to work for his constituents in his new term, setting ambitious goals.  More...

Aftercare important for churches in cases of clerical misconduct

There are few positions as trusted as that of a pastor. As the head of the congregation, they are entrusted with the joys and sorrows of their parishioners and charged with helping people to grow in faith and fellowship.  More...

State  Free Access 

PSU names college official as integrity officer

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State University has named an eastern Pennsylvania college administrator to be its first athletics integrity officer.  More...

Gun rights, gun safety rallies come to state Capitol

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two sides of the political debate over guns brought their respective cases to the Pennsylvania Capitol on Wednesday, pressing for support among state lawmakers on an issue that’s always present in Harrisburg but has beco More...

Unions shrink in state in 2012 following US trend

HARRISBURG (AP) — Union membership in Pennsylvania declined sharply last year following a trend that brought the national rate to its lowest level since the 1930s, according to government figures released Wednesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County to reorganize school districts

75 Years Ago  While working with the Huntingdon Borough Street Commission force at the stone quarry located along Fifth Street, Chester A. Louder of Huntingdon sustained a serious injury to his eye. He was taken to the J.C. More...

Local Sports

Eagles hold off Crusaders

College Women’s Basketball:

Juniata College was sitting pretty with a 21-point lead less than seven minutes into the second half. More...

Scholly scores 34 points to pace win

Men’s Basketball:

Four Eagles finished in double figures as the Juniata men’s basketball team defeated Susquehanna University 86-70 in Selinsgrove Wednesday evening. More...

Trojans edge Glendale

High School Boys’ Basketball:

It came down to the wire and the Mount Union boys’ basketball team came on in the second half with Kevin McCallum tipping in a shot off the glass at the buzzer for the Trojans to win a 49-48 Inter-County Conference North decision over visiting More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Time to call a spade a spade

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  In recent months, I have been following Charles A. Bierbach’s op-eds and responses to letters to the editor. More...

Op-Ed

10th and 17th amendments

Bruce Pergament’s Op-Ed in the Jan. 22 edition of The Daily News was both well written and informative. More...

Poll

More than six in 10 say let illegal immigrants stay in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6 in 10 Americans now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, a major increase in support driven by a turnaround in Republicans’ opinions after the 2012 elections.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Extension offers home study courses

UNIVERSITY PARK. — Beef, sheep and meat-goat producers looking for information on how to make their livestock enterprises more profitable can take advantage of three home-study courses offered by Penn State Extension this winter.  More...

Clubs hold monthly meetings

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Food-safety expert: Produce growers should review federal proposal

UNIVERSITY PARK, — Growers should be aware of the Produce Safety Rule proposed Jan. 4 by the U.S. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Leo if born after 6:20 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 25, 2013:  More...

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