January 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fuel woes increase for some residents

The bitterly cold temperatures settling over the region have many charitable organizations working frantically to provide for the most pressing current local need — heat.  More...

New faces welcomed on Saxton’s council

Saxton Borough Councilman Lester Meck was given the nod for his first term as president of a newly reorganized council while retired Area Agency on Aging director Alan Smith was chosen as vice president during the board’s reorganization meeting More...

Local News

Huntingdon police arrest two in car theft incidents

Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman told The Daily News two Huntingdon area men have been arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles along Mifflin Street.  According to Brenneman, Joseph Yocum, 31, and David Steele, 26, were arres More...

Correction

In an article in the Jan. 4 edition of The Daily News, the article titled “Safety crucial in winter recreation,” the dates during which the law requires boaters to wear a life jackets were erroneously reported. The correct dates are Nov. More...

Fire Log

Barn fire

MENNO TWP. — Emergency crews from Smithfield, Mill Creek and Stone Creek Valley volunteer fire companies were called to assist with a barn fire at 58 Hickory Lane, Menno Township, Mifflin County, at 6:05 a.m. today. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Florida State rallies for 34-31 victory

PASADENA, Calif. More...

FSU ends SEC run of seven championships

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Move over SEC, Florida State is back on top.  Florida State finished No. More...

Final AP Ratings

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People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Lightner-Crownover Lacey Crownover of Water Street, Alexandria, and Taylor Lightner of Huntingdon are pleased to announce their engagement. More...

Three Springs Seniors enjoy visit with Santa Claus

Three Springs Senior Citizens enjoyed two special visitors Dec. 23 when Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped by to share memories and photographs with those in attendance. Everyone was given the opportunity to have their picture taken on Santa’s lap. More...

Births

Wendy and Brock Huntsman of Mapleton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Naomi-Jean Huntsman, at 2:48 a.m. Jan. 1, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Cirrhosis sufferers should try non-drug strategies

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have cirrhosis of the liver. I also get tension headaches. What pain reliever can I take for my tension headaches?  DEAR READER: One of the liver’s many jobs is detoxification — ridding the blood of toxins. More...

Special Sections

Subzero temps invade county

Cold is definitely not a strong enough word to describe the subzero temperatures that invaded Huntingdon County overnight.  While the National Weather Service bureau in State College couldn’t determine if any records were broken in the co More...

Frigid conditions affect firefighters

Volunteer firefighting is treacherous no matter what time of the year it is. More...

Huntingdon Borough has new leadership

There were some shake ups during the reorganization meeting of the Huntingdon Borough Council Monday night.  Before council voted to elect a new president and vice president, four returning members to council who were elected in November were sw More...

Mount Union Council elects a new president

Mount Union Borough Council is heading into 2014 with a new slate of officers elected Monday night during the board’s reorganization meeting.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats battle back to down Hornets

Juniata Valley’s Haley Myers knocked down a trio of threepoint buckets in the second quarter of Monday evening’s non-league home outing to help the Green Hornets build a fourpoint lead over visiting Huntingdon heading into the intermissio More...

Pirates sink Rockets

Turnovers were the name of the game for the Southern Huntingdon Rockets Monday night in an interdivisional contest with Williamsburg. More...

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball  Huntingdon 42 Mifflin County 25   More...

Editorial

Leading us to dangerous situations

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  As a former resident of Huntingdon County, I receive your newspaper electronically to keep up on happenings. More...

Government investment or welfare?

We ended 2013 with Congress briefly coming to its senses by passing a budget. Some things were left out, and there has been further discussion as to what, if anything, should be brought back.  More...

The war on ourselves

When Newtown observed the first anniversary of its tragic 2012 massacre, the locals asked for the media to stay away. For the most part, journalists gave them the space they needed to privately grieve. More...

Chatter Box

A long work week

Heading back into a five-day work week is difficult to get used to after two holiday weeks. It will be even worse for local students, teachers, administrators and staff who have had most or all of the past two weeks off from school.  More...

Healthy Living

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN HEART

Every Valentine’s Day homes and businesses dress up the decor with cupids and hearts to celebrate a day all about love and affection. More...

COMMON SOURCES OF INDOOR AIR POLLUTION

When considering the threat of air pollution, many people immediately note the damage done by excessive emissions from vehicles and factories. However, the air inside a home is susceptible to pollution as well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

People outgrow friendships all the time

Dear Annie: When I was a freshman in high school, I became friends with “Agnes,” who was (like me) something of a social outcast. Agnes still considers me to be her best friend. That was 10 years ago. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aries if born before 6:24 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014: More...

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