February 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Liquor privatization reaction mixed

While some local beer distributors aren’t excited at the concept of Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to push forward legislation to privatize the state’s liquor system, reactions from area residents seem to be a bit mixed. More...

Super Bowl contest grand prize winner

Edwina Longenecker of Alexandria will be watching the Super Bowl on her new 50-inch LG Plasma HDTV from The Daily News and Park Furniture & Appliance as the grand prize winner of a Super Bowl con More...

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Local News

Over 100 pounds of food

The Stone Creek Valley Lions collected over 100 pounds of food during the months of December and January to be donated to the Huntingdon Food Pantry. More...

Meeting at HCC

Indoor soccer registration begins Monday

Indoor soccer registration will take place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 4-6, at the Huntingdon Community Center. This program is designed for children pre-K through 3rd grade. More...

Shirley Township Elementary launches kindness program

Shirley Township Elementary School is jumping on board a local initiative to deliver more goodwill unto others by recognizing students for their random acts of kindness.  Inspired by Mount Unionbased Planet LoveJoy’s Kindness 360+ project, More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 2   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.  Sunday, Feb. 3   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No. 3 Iowa knocks off No. 1 Penn State

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team dropped its first dual meet of the year, falling 22-16 at Iowa in a sold out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. More...

Mickelson follows up with second-round 65

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson birdied the ninth hole a day too late and missed a chance to break the PGA Tour’s 36-hole scoring record when he finished with a double bogey after driving into the water.  More...

A Super Bowl of firsts, lasts and bests

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The journey to this Super Bowl wound through bounties and replacement refs, eventually bringing the big game back to the Big Easy — with a replacement quarterback, a sibling rivalry and a grand exit for one of the NFL&r More...

Religion News

Evangelical churches refine message on gay issues

The Rev. Robert Jeffress has changed the way he talks about homosexuality from the pulpit.  More...

Murdoch apologizes for ‘offensive’ cartoon

LONDON (AP) — Media baron Rupert Murdoch has apologized for a Sunday Times cartoon depicting Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall using blood-red mortar, an image Jewish leaders said was reminiscent of anti-Semitic propaganda.  More...

Indiana church begins auction of ‘Fire and Rain’

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. More...

Special Sections

It’s time to play TDN bingo!

Bingo! For many, the word alone has a ring to it. It means winning, prizes and fun. Now, The Daily News wants to bring that classic pastime to its readers who can play along from the comfort of home. Beginning Monday, Feb. More...

Beer distributors oppose proposal

While some believe Gov. Tom Corbett’s announcement Wednesday proposing a plan to privatize the state’s liquor system is a good idea, some local beer distributors aren’t exactly thrilled. More...

Breathalyzer ban has no local effect

Issues rising from the accuracy of a breathalyzer machine used by state police across the commonwealth have forced them to temporarily suspend usage of the machine. More...

General News

NASA remembers Columbia

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Schoolchildren joined NASA managers and relatives of the lost crew of space shuttle Columbia on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy and remember the seven astronauts who died.  More...

Creature feature

Who will care for your pets if you can’t?

If you become ill or die, do you know who will take care of your pets?  This subject is one that isn’t easily discussed, but it is an important reality for your pet’s safety, future and well-being.  More...

A winter wonder: the dark-eyed junco

Dark-eyed juncos are impressive birds!  No, not because of their size; juncos are small with bodies only five or six inches long. More...

Local Sports

Rams pull away from ’Cats in second half

The Huntingdon boys’ basketball team played well for most of the first half Friday at Spring Mills, but host Penns Valley got a two-point lead at halftime, then turned up the heat in the second half to pull out a 56-43 Mountain League victory.& More...

Mount Union routs Moshannon 82-33

January was a tough month for the Trojans with players being injured and some others no longer with the team, so visiting Moshannon Valley was just what the doctor ordered Friday as Mount Union took advantage of the winless Black Knights and rolled t More...

Panthers surprise Titans 60-58

Tussey Mountain and Northern Bedford battled down to the final seconds once again in Loysburg Friday night. The Titans had three shots at tying or winning the game before time ran out and the Black Panthers came away with a 60-58 win.  More...

People/Pastimes

MU artist’s work selected for show

Christopher Drobnock of Mount Union, ceramic artist, was one of 67 artists selected to participate in the Baltimore Clay Works 100 Teapots VI juried show held through Saturday, Feb. 23, in Baltimore, Md. More...

Student News

Local graduate named to Del Val fall 2012 dean’s list   Corey Price has been named to the dean’s list at Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, for the fall 2012 semester.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Blake Austin Neuder, who turns 2 years old today, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. His proud parents are Randy and Ashley Neuder of Saltillo. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Insist on counseling

Dear Annie: I am married to an absolute angel. Unfortunately, her mother has been living with us for the past two years. More...

Doctor K

Quick action improves chances of recovery from stroke

DEAR DOCTOR K: My grandfather just had a hemorrhagic stroke and is in pretty bad shape. What is it, and how is it treated?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius if born after 3:45 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013:  More...

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