February 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pediatrician celebrates anniversary

In an era where many doctors just entering the field are finding larger health systems to work for rather than opening their own practice, one local pediatrician with a thriving private practice is celebrating a milestone anniversary.  More...

Student campaigns for celebrity prom date

Prom is still a few months away, but one area teen has ambitious plans to catch the attention of his ideal date — actress and singer, Ariana Grande.  More...

Local News

Liberty leaders talk roads

Liberty Township Supervisors devoted some of Monday night’s brief monthly meeting to discussions about snow plowing and other municipal road related matters.  More...

Fire destroys Miller Twp. storage shed

Volunteer firefighters from three counties worked through Monday’s snow to fight a fire that destroyed a Miller Township family’s storage shed and its contents at 2:16 p.m.  According to Stone Creek Valley Fire Co. More...

Police Log

Marijuana   PORTER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon responded to a report at Juniata Valley High School at 8:05 a.m. Jan. 27 for a found bag of marijuana. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thunder stay strong at home with win over Grizzlies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant had 31 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, Serge Ibaka had 21 points and 12 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder continued their home dominance, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 86-77 on Monday night.  More...

Abdelkader’s goals give Red Wings 2-0 victory

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Abdelkader scored early in the second period and again in the final seconds while Jimmy Howard finished off a shutout that Jonas Gustavsson started for the Detroit Red Wings in a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on M More...

Canuck’s coach back from suspension

DETROIT (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella returned from his 15-day suspension against the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night.  Tortorella was punished without pay for his conduct after a brawl in a game against the Calgary Flam More...

Chatter Box

One month closer to spring

The weather is a frequent conversation among folks these days — the below-freezing temperatures, snowfall, road conditions, school closings. More...

Healthy Living

PROS AND CONS TO AIR DUCT CL EANING

Many homeowners consider having the ductwork in their homes cleaned. Mailers often tout the bene.ts of this service and warn of the potential hazards that could be lurking inside uncleaned vents and ducts. More...

HOW TO MAKE F LOSSING EASI ER FOR KIDS

It is well known that a combination of brushing, .ossing and periodic dental checkups are essential to oral health. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your family is incredibly nervy

Dear Annie: Last summer, I gave birth to twins who were several weeks early. Throughout the time they were in the hospital, we had family support.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries if born before 1:47 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 2/4/2014 1:14 PM

Winter Storm Warning  Free Access 

Potential for dangerous accumulations of ice

The Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency has advised that a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 p.m. this evening through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. More...

More storms to hit county

Snow, freezing rain expected with next weather system

After accumulations of 1 to 6 inches of snow blanketed the county Monday and closed schools for the day, another weather system is poised to hit the county late tonight into Wednesday.  According to Accuweather.com, a storm that originated in th More...

Chamber directors approved by board Cromwell leaders look for sewer work to start

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved a slate of new directors joining the board during its monthly meeting Monday afternoon at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center.  More...

Despite the recent winter weather, Cromwell Township Supervisors Buzz Gutshall and Lee Wilson and engineer Todd Banks are hopeful the township’s proposed sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas will still get underway next month More...

State  Free Access 

Hundreds of hunters track wily prey

Times Leader  TUNKHANNOCK (AP) — Jake Ellex said he has seen more coyotes than ever this year.  More...

Credit union sues Target over data breach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania credit union is suing Target Corp. More...

Temple offers $4,000 if students limit job hours

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple University hopes to help students graduate on time by offering grants to low-income students who agree to limit their outside work hours.  More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Republican answer to Obamacare — It’s never too late

Almost four years after it was first proposed, and three years after it was enacted, the “Johnnies Come Lately” in the Republican Party have finally seen fit to craft a response in the form of a counterproposal of their own to the Afforda More...

Elect these old-timers

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  As a longtime sports fan, I was delighted when the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame was created a number of years ago. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Jan. 31

Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 31.  House  More...

People/Pastimes

Hall-Larson

Ronald and Tina Hall of Alexandria are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Adam Hall, to Ginger Larson of Okeechobee, Fla. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Woody and Grace Larson. More...

Kauffman-Cowan

Jamie Cowan of Orbisonia and Andrew Kauffman of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, are pleased to announce their engagement. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Paige Alysabeth Moyer who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Her proud parents are Michael and Rikki (Guyton) Moyer of Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Some pain relievers may cause hearing loss

DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor for some problems with my hearing. Why did she want a detailed list of my medications?  More...

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