January 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Wood is popular source of warmth

In an era where very few people have money to burn, many people have turned or returned to heating with wood either entirely or as a supplemental source of warmth.  More...

Back-up heating options plentiful

Plunging temperatures and rising heating costs often send people on a search for ways to supplement their main heating source, but experts advise caution when utilizing any type of space heater.  More...

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Local News

Featured fugitives now in custody

trip to North Carolina this week to pick a fugitive wanted in the county on possession of drug paraphernalia led Huntingdon County Sheriff’s Deputies to find another wanted person.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Joshua Cardenas Date of Birth: 10/31/1991 Age: 22 Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Weight: 225 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): P.O. Box 1042, Mulberry, Fla.  More...

Judge: Remove life support for pregnant woman

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support for a pregnant, brain-dead woman whose family had argued that she would not want to be kept in that condition.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 25   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, West Shirley Street, Mount Union. For additional information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

’Cats top seeded; Trojans third

Even though the temperatures outside are still well below freezing, there are fast-approaching signs — especially in the sports world — the winter is coming to a close  The first of the sports-related indicators is the District Six D More...

Juniata sweeps past Elmira in home opener

The Juniata College men’s volleyball team improved to 3-0 after starting its two-day trimatch with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-19) win over No. 14 Elmira College Friday night in the Kennedy Sports+Recreation Center. More...

NBC holds off Titans 71-59

Tussey Mountain played from behind nearly the whole game but always stayed close to visiting Northern Bedford Friday. The Black Panthers shot the ball too well and dominated the boards to take a 71-59 decision over the Titans.  More...

People/Pastimes

Former Elco employees to meet

Hopefully everyone will be thawed out from the latest arctic freeze and will be able to join in the January breakfast of the retired and former Elco employees at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Tops Diner, Mill Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Miles Bradley Kifer who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2013. More...

Births

Brandon and Meshia Conner of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Scott Ray Conner, Jan. 19, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Scott weighed 7 pounds, 9.6 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Speak up when you issue invitations

Dear Annie: Whenever I invite my siblings over for a family dinner, one sister waits until the very last minute and then brings another person. This isn’t some informal buffet. It’s a sit-down dinner. More...

Doctor K

Late-night snackers are prone to weight gain

DEAR DOCTOR K: Is it true that eating late makes you gain weight?  DEAR READER: I’d heard the same thing for decades, but I wasn’t sure it was true. I had to do some research to answer your question.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Moon in Sagittarius and a Sun in Aquarius if born before 9:36 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 27, 2014:  More...

One in custody for MU robbery

State police at Huntingdon have one person in custody and, as of press time, were looking for another individual after a robbery at Peight’s Country Store along Route 522 in Shirley Township at 5:10 p.m. Friday afternoon.  More...

Juniata grads’ debt compares to others

While studies show students graduating from college today have a higher amount of debt that previous generations, Juniata College is working to keep the amount of debt its students graduate with as low as possible.  Shane Himes, director of stud More...

‘Most wanted’ feature applauded

A feature added to The Daily News in August 2013 was designed to help county law enforcement, particularly the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office and the Huntingdon County Sheriff’s and Probation departments, find those who are More...

World  Free Access 

Nuclear program talks with Iran face dilemma

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vast differences between Iran and the six-nation coalition seeking to dismantle the Islamic republic’s nuclear program may lead to another short-term deal — and that could renew criticism that Iran is stalling and More...

General News

Getting to the bottom of nuke missile ills

WASHINGTON (AP) — It began with his brief mention last fall of “troubling lapses” in the nuclear force. Weeks later Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel turned up the heat a notch by paying a rare visit to a nuclear missile base. More...

US sues contractor in connection with Army work in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is suing Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc., charging that the defense contractor submitted false claims and took kickbacks in connection to a U.S. Army contract in Iraq.  More...

Poverty TV: Hit UK show stirs welfare debate

LONDON (AP) — It’s reality TV for austerity times.  A shoplifter, a recovering drug addict and a young couple barely able to feed their kids are among the stars of “Benefits Street” — a smash hit reality show featur More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jeter thinks Tanaka good add for Yanks

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Raptors beat Sixers 104-95

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 18 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds, and DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points to help the Raptors beat the 76ers 104-95.  DeRozan scored 16 points in the fourth quarter, including seven straight early in the More...

Jagr has two assists in Devils’ 2-1 win

NEWARK, N.J. More...

Religion News

Western Md. church to open doors to dogs

SMITHSBURG, Md. (AP) — When the Rev. Al Deal stands in the pulpit of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church on Jan. 26, he might be preaching to one of the most unique groups of congregants to walk through his doors.  More...

Anti-abortion march includes thousands of Catholic students

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of high school and college students from Catholic schools around the country are in Washington to demonstrate against abortion on this 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.  More...

Obama to meet with Pope Francis in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican as part of a European trip scheduled for March.  The White House says Obama “looks forward to discussing with Pope Francis their shared commitment to More...

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