February 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

State’s leaders call for pension reform

In his budget address earlier this week, Gov. More...

Sochi Olympian has ties to area

When speedskater Brittany Bowe hits the track at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next week, she will have her very own cheering section in Huntingdon County.  More...

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National Play Therapy Week celebrated

Licensed mental health professionals throughout the United States are reminding the public of the value of play as a key element of therapy during National Play Therapy Week, Feb. 2-8.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Erin Renee Choice Date of Birth: 5/30/1975 Age: 38 Height: 6 feet Weight: 140 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Black Last known address(es): 7413 Exwick Lane, North Chesterfield, Va. More...

Lunch and Learn features historic fashions

February’s Lunch and Learn presentation will be held at the Huntingdon County Historical Society at noon Monday, Feb. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Feb. 9   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nash returns to lead Lakers over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Steve Nash celebrated his 40th birthday with a vintage performance.  Nash scored a season-high 19 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-98 Friday night.  Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman More...

Sochi Winter Games officially open

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin’s Russia on Friday — a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow that the world has to offer.&n More...

Rangers down Pens 4-3 in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, and the New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Friday night to hand the Penguins a rare loss in the tiebreaker.  Benoit Pouliot scored twice in regulation for the R More...

Religion News

Debate explores origins of universe with both faith and science

PETERSBURG, Ky. More...

Estate representatives want daughter to give up MLK prize

ATLANTA (AP) — Representatives of the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. are asking a judge to force the civil rights icon’s daughter to relinquish her father’s Nobel Peace Prize and “traveling” Bible.  More...

Group appeals lease for mountain statue

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a federal judge’s decision that allowed the U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some teenagers are more difficult

Dear Annie: Our 14-year-old daughter is not a terrible kid — probably just a typical teenage girl. More...

Doctor K

It’s nuts to avoid nuts because of fats

DEAR DOCTOR K: I love to snack on nuts, but they’re high in fat. Do I need to give them up?  DEAR READER: You most certainly do not need to give up your beloved snack. They are a very healthy food if taken in moderation.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 10, 2014:  More...

Local rep. visits with TDN staff

Just hours after launching his Huntingdon County campaign at Miller’s Diner, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson stopped by The Daily News office on Penn Street for some questions and answers with publisher George “Scoop” Sa More...

Farm Bill may bolster ag industry

After a long delay and much maligned debate over agricultural policy, President Barack Obama signed the farm bill Friday after it was passed by both houses of Congress earlier this week.  U.S. Rep. More...

W-2 forms necessary to file taxes

It’s that time of year again, when employers and employees are required by the federal government to complete the W-2 tax forms among a mountain of other tax-related paperwork that must be finished in the coming months as the calendar approache More...

World  Free Access 

Russia kicks off Sochi Games with hope and hubris

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports instead of terrorism, gay rights and coddling More...

General News

Pa. man reflects on death of brother

UNIONTOWN (AP) — It was a snowy Saturday night 41 years ago when Mark Wolfe decided to make a pass by his family’s lumber and trucking businesses in South Union Township.  More...

Philly ‘Monuments Man’ saved invaluable treasures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nothing really prepared sculptor Walter K. Hancock for what he saw in the towns of Europe as Allied forces closed in on Germany in 1945.  Siegen, east of Bonn, was a rubble field.  More...

Woman puts her heart into writing romances

ERIE (AP) — Debby Conrad rises, turns on a bedroom table light and jots down an idea that came to her in a dream or on the cusp of sleep.  Conrad, 60, who, as a teenager growing up in Canton, Ohio, spun romantic fantasies to her sister and More...

Local Sports

Bearcats split, still can medal

Huntingdon’s wrestlers saw their dream of PIAA gold slip away with a 40-15 quarterfinal loss to Reynolds in the championship quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AA Team Dual Tournament in Hershey’s Giant Center Friday afternoon.  More...

Rockets fall short of NBC

The Southern Huntingdon girl’s basketball team just could not get on track against the good outside shooting of Northern Bedford at home Friday night, losing a 57-49 InterCounty Conference South verdict.  More...

Trojans beat Panthers 44-28

Mount Union’s wrestling team hasn’t had a chance to spend any time in the practice room this week, but it has caused too many problems for the Trojans. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Laryssa Alice Dell, who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. More...

Love your heart with lean pork tenderloin

According to Chef Judson Allen, a “Next Food Network Star” finalist and chef who has maintained a 150-pound weight loss, Americans can take care of their hearts without sacrificing their favorite foods.  More...

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