December 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN begins search for 2015 first baby

Reindeer may have just completed their rounds through the area, but eyes are now fixed on the skies hoping to spy another legendary flying creature — a stork bringing the first baby of 2015 to the region.  More...

Hospital department meets state standards

The Behavioral Health Services Department at J.C. More...

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Area brief

he Stone Creek Valley Lions Club will hold its monthly hootenanny from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road More...

Council members vote to change street name

During a recent regular monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council, it was unanimously approved to rescind an ordinance enacted at the Sept. More...

Judge, DA have light day in central court

It was a short day for Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo and District Attorney Dave Smith Tuesday morning in Huntingdon County Central Court.  With only two hearings, four continuances and a waiver, the proceedings lasted just over an hour.& More...

World  Free Access 

On Christmas, Obama marks end of Afghan combat

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America’s military, telling troops on Christmas Day that their sacrifices have allowed for a more peacefu More...

Vt. senator to decide on presidential run by March

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he’ll seek the Democratic nomination. More...

Company loses bid for rights to Marvel superheroes

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado company lost its latest fight against Disney over the rights to Marvel’s iconic comic book characters Tuesday when a federal appeals court ruled it could not claim ownership to certain superheroes such as Spider-M More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Random Thoughts and other stuff

One season is ending...   The college football season is slowing coming to an end with the playing of way too many bowl games.  More...

Bahamas Bowl:

Miracle falls short for Chippewas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A miracle comeback for Central Michigan on a record-setting day by quarterback Cooper Rush fell just short at the inaugural Bahamas Bowl.  More...

Hawaii Bowl:

Rice romps over Fresno St.

HONOLULU (AP) — Driphus Jackson had his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday night in the Hawaii Bowl.  The Owls More...

School News

Lebanon Valley College announces fall dean’s list

Lebanon Valley College has announced its dean’s list recipients for the fall 2014 semester. Dean’s list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0. Of the 699 students who made the list, local honorees include:  More...

Huntingdon man performs in Wheaton College festival

Wheaton College student Caleb Acker recently performed in “Love’s Pure Light,” the 2014 Christmas Festival presented by the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.  Acker, a sophomore from Huntingdon, performed with the Men&rsqu More...

Annie's Mailbox

Outbursts may be caused by medical condition

Dear Annie: My 50-something sister, “Denise,” has turned into a hostile, critical person. I visit my family four times a year and have witnessed her angry outbursts firsthand. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Addressing a postal issue

Dear Heloise: When getting ready to go on a trip during which I plan to mail postcards, I make computer-generated ADDRESS LABELS for them at home. It saves me time on the trip. More...

Bank buildings get new owners

After sitting vacant for nearly two months, former Clearfield Bank & Trust buildings in Saxton and Three Springs have been sold.  According to the Bedford County Register & Recorder’s office, the transfer of the Saxton property was More...

Lake levels reduced for maintenance

The shorelines of Raystown Lake look a little different these days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently lowered the pool level by six and one-half feet to complete routine maintenance.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Schools are rethinking what learning looks like

LANCASTER (AP) — Picture a school.  Are you envisioning sterile, locker-filled hallways and classrooms with desks arranged neatly in rows?  That’s a classic 20th-century school, and its design may prevent the current generation More...

Corbett leaves governorship with unsettled legacy

HARRISBURG (AP) — The most notable elements of Gov. More...

Officer who shot, paralyzed man goes on desk duty

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The white officer who shot and paralyzed a black man during a struggle in a traffic stop two years ago has been placed on desk duty while federal officials investigate, the Pittsburgh police chief said.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire damages Three Springs business

75 Years Ago  Christmas day passed quietly in Huntingdon. No accidents or fires were reported. It was, to a great extent, a day for family celebration, of reunion with children home from schools and colleges for the holidays.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 26   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

The Huntingdon Knights of Columbus crowned six champions

  The Huntingdon Knights of Columbus crowned six champions in its annual free throw contest held Dec. 20 in the Huntingdon Area Middle School gym. More...

People/Pastimes

A healthy new addition to your diet

Sprouted grains have been popular among health food junkies for years, but they’ve only recently hit the mainstream, popping up everywhere from breads and cereals to restaurant menus. More...

Share news about your student in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Births

Josh Ruiz and Kristen Moore of Alexandria are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kolton Anthony Ruiz, at 6:27 p.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Kolton weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches in length.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY For Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014:  More...

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