December 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Family gets some ‘Hope for Holiday’

Daily News Staff Writer  A Mount Union mom and her family will be able to enjoy the holiday season a little bit more thanks to a local radio station, a bank and a sister who wanted to give her younger sibling a boost.  More...

Local News

Carbon Township crash

State police at Huntingdon responded to a twovehicle accident shortly after 4 p.m. Dec. 13 along Broad Top Mountain Road in Carbon Township near Coalmont Borough. More...

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

Associated Press  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot inched toward a U.S. More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Spin-off industries could help county  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

In Congress, deal or no deal?

By DONNA BRAZILE  So Congress might pass a budget. Or it may not. Deja vu all over again, Chicken Little. The sky is falling -- or it may not.  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Meredith Komir and Tyler Heath, both of Baltimore, Md., are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Catherine and Stephen Komir of Huntingdon. More...

Holiday travel steadily increases

According to the American Automobile Association 2012/13 Year- End Holidays Travel Forecast, holiday travel has experienced a steady increase in volume over the last half-decade.  More...

100(+) Women who care

Peg Krolak, right, of the Huntingdon County chapter of 100(+) Women Who Care presented $600 to Cindy Lowery, left, and Kathleen Barlow of Huntingdon House. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This creates unrealistic expectations ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband likes to watch porn. I don’t care to watch it myself, but if my husband asks me to join him in his viewing, I will.  More...

Horoscope

Horposcope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

State legislators saluted by HCBI

Daily News Staff Writer  Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) took a step at its monthly board of directors meeting Monday to thank the state legislators who supported the passage of the recent transportation funding package.  More...

Soccer co-op OK’d by HASB members

Daily News Staff Writer  With little controversy, the Huntingdon Area School Board voted to approve a soccer co-op with the Mount Union Area School District during its monthly school board meeting Monday night.  More...

Residents are reminded of local snow routes

Daily News Staff Writer  While a fresh coating of snow covered county roads this morning, some municipal crews are still working to clear roads and streets after Saturday’s storm.  More...

Alexandria Council member finishes term

Daily News Staff Writer  When the Alexandria Borough Council meets for its reorganizational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, there will be some new members coming on council, but a familiar face will be missing.  More...

State  Free Access 

Sweet land of liberty: Is justice only for those defendants who can pay for it?

For years, I have been reporting on Stephen Bright, this nation’s foremost defender, in and out of court, of Gideon v. More...

The rise of liberal self-delusion

The civil war ripping through the Republican Party is familiar by now. But a similar battle inside the Democratic Party is just starting to emerge. More...

Pastor won’t quit voluntarily over gay wedding

Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A United Methodist pastor vowed Monday to defy a religious order to surrender his credentials for performing a same-sex wedding, saying church officials will have to defrock him if they want him out of More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Eagles overcome slow start

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Hornets roll at Glendale

Juniata Valley put three players in double figures and kept its Inter-County Conference record clean Monday evening after limiting visiting Glendale to just 14 points through the first three quarters en route to a 51-31 victory.  More...

’Cats down Trojans

Assistant Sports Editor  More...

Chatter Box

Countdown is on

I know I said last week that Christmas was two weeks away, but it hit me last night as I was going over lists — Christmas is one week away. More...

Healthy Living

GET THE FACTS ON STOMACH BUGS TO FEEL BETTER FAST

Few things can prove more painful or inconvenient than stomach bugs. Digestive tract illnesses can cause persons to spend many hours of the day running to restrooms while con.ning others to the house for extended periods of time. More...

THESE SNACKS PACK AN ENERGETIC PUNCH

Many adults .nd themselves feeling drowsy in the hours after they eat lunch. Aheavy lunch, a staid of- .ce atmosphere or a combination of the two can make professionals feel sleepy as the workday winds down. More...

Doctor K

Ever present anxiety interferes with life

DEAR DOCTOR K: I worry a lot. Should I be worried that I worry too much?  DEAR READER: I’m a little worried that you’re worrying about worrying. More...

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