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Stove malfunction cause of Todd garage fire

A malfunctioning wood burning stove is being listed as the cause of a fast-moving fire that completely consumed a 24-foot by 30-foot wooden garage and its contents. The blaze broke out at 11:20 a.m. More...

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Rockhill Borough appoints new board member

Rockhill Borough Council recently voted to appoint borough resident Justin Robinson to fill a vacant seat formerly held by Larry Grubb. Grubb submitted his resignation last month due to moving from the borough.  More...

Area briefs

SHCSD to hold kindergarten registration   SOUTHERN HUNTINGDON CO. — Kindergarten registration for the Southern Huntingdon County School District will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26, through Thursday, Feb. More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Shoemaker in Ohio tries to find a better way

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sometimes you need to be busy doing your own thing to notice that the world around you is changing.  Alisha Budkie is a cordwainer. She makes shoes from the ground up. More...

Local Sports

Bermudian ousts Trojans

The dual meet portion of the Mount Union wrestling season came to a quick end at Bermudian Springs Monday evening.  More...

’Cats sweep Cambria Hts.

The Huntingdon boys’ swim team finished with a trio of swimmers who had a hand in a combined eight victories during Monday evening’s home “Senior Night” meet with visiting Cambria Heights. More...

Hornets and Titans win

Juniata Valley 51 Mount Union 42   Juniata Valley and Mount Union played a fast-paced game in Alexandria Monday. In the end, it was another excellent defensive effort by the Green Hornets that carried them to a 51-42 win.  More...

Editorial

We need your help

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Political party selection

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Look at the history and facts

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Charlie Bierbach wrote Jan. More...

Chatter Box

Spring’s not far away

The area sure had its share of weather combinations last week. During my morning commute, I experienced everything from snow and ice to wind and rain, all in one week. More...

Healthy Living

TREAT SLEEPLESSNESS WITH VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS

Millions of people around the world battle insomnia. Sleeplessness may be a byproduct of different conditions, and treatment may depend on the underlying cause of the insomnia. More...

CAN DIET SODA CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN?

For decades, people have turned to diet soft drinks as a healthier alternative to regular soft drinks. However, consuming diet soda on a regular basis may have some serious health rami.cations, including weight gain.   More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 9:55 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013:  More...

Chamber to aid MU businesses

Members of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce learned during their monthly meeting Monday at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center that members of the Mount Union Area Chamber of Commerce voted during a Jan. More...

Penelec reports estimated readings common in winter

Some Penelec customers may have noticed their recent bills have been based on estimated totals rather than actual meter readings over the past few months. Most of the reasons for this are weather related.  More...

Liberty board takes steps to collect taxes

Not happy with the growing number of property owners delinquent in paying their street light taxes, the Liberty Township supervisors Monday evening agreed to take steps to collect the taxes.  More...

State  Free Access 

State AG taps ex-prosecutor to lead Sandusky probe

HARRISBURG (AP) — Keeping a campaign promise, Pennsylvania’s new attorney general appointed a special deputy Monday to investigate Gov. More...

Panel OKs tentative university faculty pact

HARRISBURG (AP) — A negotiating committee for the union representing faculty at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities unanimously approved a tentative contract agreement on Monday, a key step toward ending a labor dispute that’s l More...

Philadelphia drug kingpin goes on trial in arson deaths

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia drug kingpin sat stone-faced Monday as prosecutors told jurors he ordered a 2004 firebombing that killed six relatives of a suspected informant.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 5   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions surge to 69-61 win

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Maggie Lucas swaggered and shimmied at midcourt after hitting a jumper at the elbow during No. More...

Orange snap skid with 63-47 win over Irish

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — C.J. Fair had 18 points and 10 rebounds, freshman Jerami Grant scored a season-high 14 points, and No. 9 Syracuse beat No. More...

Pacers beat short-handed Bulls

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David West scored 29 points and Paul George had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, leading Indiana past short-handed Chicago 111-101 on Monday night for a share of the Central Division lead.  The Pacers have won t More...

People/Pastimes

TMHS graduate completes basic military training

Air Force Airman Taylor S. More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 5, 2013  Marie McEwen celebrates her birthday today, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Happy birthday, Marie!   More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

School News

Lebanon Valley College announces dean’s list

The following students were named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Lebanon Valley College. Dean’s list students must maintain a 3.4 average out of a possible 4.0:  — Olivia A. More...

Shippensburg names scholars on honor roll

Shippensburg University has released the fall 2012 semester dean’s list. The dean’s list is an honor roll of students who have achieved academic excellence as evidenced by earning a semester quality point average of 3.50 or better. More...

Area woman recognized on fall semester dean’s list

Emily Carbaugh of Orbisonia was named to the dean’s list at Huntington University for the fall semester of the 2012-13 school year.  Carbaugh is a junior biology/ pre-med major.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a legitimate issue

Dear Annie: After two months, I am still upset with my father-in-law. My two daughters recently married, and the weddings were six weeks apart. My in-laws gave us a nice sum of money to help us with the weddings. More...

Doctor K

Natural remedies for hot flashes have not been well studied

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m having menopausal hot flashes, but I don’t want to take hormone therapy. Can you tell me about natural remedies? DEAR READER: Natural remedies can help for hot flashes, but hormone therapy is helpful more often. More...

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