December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday isn’t day of rest for all

Sitting down at the table with family on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day is a special treat for professionals who sometimes have to spend the holidays at work. More...

Christmas

Enjoying a tradition of holiday togetherness

Holiday traditions in my family tend to range from run-ofthe mill to unique practices which have evolved over 20 years of marriage to my husband, Scott, and 18 years of parenting our children, Rachel and Sam.  More...

Generations of family carry on Christmas card tradition

For as long as I can remember, pictures for Christmas greeting cards have been one of the most important family traditions.  More...

Daily News staffers share Christmas favorites

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General News

News of Yesteryear

No white Christmas forecasted locally

75 Years Ago  Rotarians of Mount Union enjoyed a real Christmas party as they met in their regular luncheon meeting. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

December 15, 2014  Glen A. Young, grantor, to Douglas Alvin Young and Michael Abram Young, property in Shirley Township, $1.  Gerald R. Miller (Prothonotary) and Huntingdon County Prothonotary (Miller), grantors, to Kimberly A. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 24   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball:

Spartans hold off Rockets 55-49

Missed layups and coming up short at the foul line gave visiting McConnellsburg the edge it needed to earn a 55-49 Inter County Conference South/Sideling Hill League win over Southern Huntingdon Tuesday night.  More...

H.S. Wrestling:

Mount Union works to beat Tyrone 51-19

Mount Union had to work on the mat against visiting Tyrone Tuesday. Several bouts reach the third period but the Trojans were in control all the way to a 51-19 win.  The Trojans (4-1) won by fall in five matches and received a pair of forfeits. More...

Girls’ Basketball:

McConnellsburg tops Southern

Southern Huntingdon came out running on all cylinders during Tuesday evening’s ICC South/Sideling Hill League contest at McConnellsburg and built a double-digit lead by the end of the first period. More...

People/Pastimes

Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital

J.C. Blair anesthesia staff members and J.C. Blair president and CEO accepted a check from the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital for the purchase of new anesthesia equipment. More...

Pork: The meat for the modern holiday

Today, some holiday celebrations might look and feel a little more modern and a little less traditional — maybe you’re getting together on the day everyone can make it; maybe you’re celebrating Christmas more than once; you might be More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Joy (Querry) Moore, formerly of Calvin, who will celebrate her birthday Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. She is a 1962 graduate of Saltillo High School. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents should be first in line

Dear Annie: I am a concerned uncle at an impasse. I have a young adult nephew who seems perfectly content not to go anywhere in life. “Peter” wasn’t the smartest kid in school, but he managed to graduate. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:07 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014:  More...

County proceeds with credit line

County solicitor Peter McManamon told the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their Tuesday meeting he will move forward with a $700,00 line of credit. More...

Movies compete for coveted Christmas Day release date

While Christmas Day historically has been set aside for hearth and home, going out to see a movie after all the hustle and bustle has died down is quickly becoming something of a tradition.  More...

Obituaries

Local News

Wood Twp. supervisors approve budget

The Wood Township Supervisors met recently in Robertsdale to adopt the municipality’s 2015 budget. More...

Subscribers donate to food banks

A big thank you goes out to the many Daily News subscribers who donated food items to the local food banks in Mount Union, Orbisonia and Huntingdon during a special campaign in November. More...

JV kindergartners donate books

As an alternative to giving their kindergarten teacher Kristin Joivell Christmas gifts, Juniata Valley kindergartners gave over 50 children’s books to the pediatric wing at J.C. More...

World  Free Access 

Rings given to Salvation Army fetch $21K for toys

BOSTON (AP) — Not even J.R.R. More...

NORAD tracking Santa Claus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. More...

US economy accelerates and helps lift Dow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5 percent annual rate last quarter, the fastest since 2003, fueled by consumer and business spending. The surge confirmed that the U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Marshall rolls to 52-23 win in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Rakeem Cato capped a recordsetting career by tying an NCAA mark for touchdown passes and throwing for three scores to help Marshall beat Northern Illinois 52-23 Tuesday night in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl.  More...

Pens lose 4-3; Flyers win 5-2

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Bell: Steelers’ MVP

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense has been dominated by three players all season, but one stood above the rest.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Shopping skills test

Dear Readers: It’s Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2014, and many of you are settled in, maybe opening a present or two, enjoying family. Some are preparing to cook.  More...

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