January 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

seniors optimistic for funds

The tri-county Citizens Advisory Council for the Area Agency on Aging learned Friday morning Gov. Tom Corbett has introduced a proposal that would provide an additional $50 million for aging services in the fiscal year 2013-14 state budget. More...

Ice blocks arrive for festival

Dave Collins of D.C. Goodman and Sons uses a fork lift to unload blocks of ice provided by Strickler’s Ice for today’s first Huntingdon Ice Sculpture Festival. More...

Local News

Weather-related crashes

At least two people suffered minor to moderate injuries in two separate motor vehicle accidents at 4:08 p.m. Friday on Route 22 in Porter Township in the area of Warriors Oaks. More...

Penn State says Sandusky settlements appear close

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State’s negotiator for civil claims involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said Friday the school has been in talks with 28 people and settlement discussions with some claimants could soon produce More...

FDA won’t regulate birth control machine

SHIPPENSBURG (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration won’t take any regulatory action over a vending machine at a Pennsylvania college that dispenses so-called “morning-after” birth control pills.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 26   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.  More...

Local Sports

Games Postponed

Southern Huntingdon and Huntingdon announced their Friday night postponements earlier enough Friday to make yesterday’s edition of The Daily News. More...

Juniata’s Smith earns honor from NSCA

Over the years, Juniata College athletics has achieved significant success both on and off the field, but few know that behind the scenes are driving forces that provide continual support in many ways to enable the student-athletes to reach those lev More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go to Sierra Pandolfino who will turn 4 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Her proud parents are Frank and Amanda Pandolfino of Huntingdon. More...

Elco retirees to hold Jan. meeting

The start of the new year brings winter weather and the hope of an early spring. Despite the weather, make it a New Year’s resolution to attend the Elco breakfast each month.  More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Gladys Fortson of Mount Union who will turn 90 years old Feb. 3, 2012. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to 11 W. More...

Special Sections

Price of stamps to go up a cent

Those folks in need of stamps better get them today, because the price of a stamp will jump to 46 cents tomorrow.  According the United States Postal Service, the increase in the cost of postage shows a 2.6 percent hike for each classification o More...

Locals want economic boost

President Barack Obama was officially sworn in for his second term in office this week, and while his speech was filled with ambitious plans analysts say will please the progressive contingent of the Democratic Party, many conservatives point out he More...

MDJ seeks re-election

Current Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo is seeking re-election on the Republican and Democratic tickets to once again represent District Court 20-3-01 based out of the office in Alexandria, Porter Township.  He believes he takes a fair, un More...

General News

Meeting at HCC

After-school tutoring returns

Volleyball Next Saturday will be the first day of the 2013 volleyball program. Registration will be held at 9:30 a.m., prior to the first session. The program will run every Saturday through March 2. More...

Visit theaters that are part of the show

That the small prosceniumstyle stage was designed more for movies than for the live show we were there to see didn’t matter. More...

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital names new director of surgical services

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hawks top Celtics in 2 OT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in double overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth straight loss.  More...

Devils edges Caps 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ilya Kovalchuk scored 4:39 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils won their third straight game to start the lockout-shortened season, 3-2 over the winless Washington Capitals on Friday night.  More...

Tiger leads at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods made it look easy on a dreary day at Torrey Pines and wound up in a place he hasn’t been in five years.  He had the 36-hole lead by himself at one of his favorite PGA Tour stops.  More...

Religion News

Climate activism spreads to churches

A fast-spreading movement to persuade universities to rid their endowments of fossil fuel assets is now taking root in America’s churches.  More...

Nonviolence message is vital

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While the nation struggles to agree on how to curb gun violence, followers of a man gunned down nearly 45 years ago think his wisdom offers an answer.  More...

Religion Briefs

Obama, Biden attend multi-faith Cathedral prayer service   WASHINGTON (AP) — Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Sikh clergy prayed for President Barack Obama’s second term in an inaugural service at Washington National Cathedral.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t give up on grandchildren

Dear Annie: I would like to reply to “Arizona Grandparents,” whose daughter won’t allow them to see their grandchild. They asked whether it will ever get better.  More...

Doctor K

Digestive process is engineering marvel

DEAR DOCTOR K: Can you describe how food makes its way through our body, from the mouth to the other end?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Leo if born before 3:27 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 28, 2013:  More...

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