December 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Remembering friends, leaders lost in 2014

For many, 2014 was a year marked by the loss of loved ones who made great contributions to the Huntingdon County communities in which they lived.  Shortly after the year began, members of the emergency services and scouting communities were sadd More...

First baby celebrates a year of milestones

Less than three hours after folks marked the arrival of 2014, one local family celebrated the birth of Piper Naomi-Jean Huntsman at 2:48 a.m. Jan. 1, 2014, the winner of The Daily News 2014 First Baby Contest.  More...

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Local News

A Look Back

An early spring journey along pioneer trails

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

The Daily News recalls events of 2014

2014 in review

The Daily News’ year-end chronology first ran Jan. 1, 1946, with the headline, “Dates of 1945 — Most Eventful Year in History.”  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Stone Creek Road man named Oneida fire chief

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon Borough Council, at an adjourned session held in council chambers in the municipal building, concluded the business for the fiscal year of 1939. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

December 22, 2014  Paul J. Hultzapple and Dorothy I. Hultzapple, grantors, to Charles A. Williams and Shirley M. Williams, property in Dublin Township, $105,000.  Robert D. Hanks and Sandra Hanks, grantors, to Harry G. More...

Local Sports

Windber Tournament:

Hornets drop consy tilt to Shade

Juniata Valley wrapped up its second tournament in less than a week at Windber against Shade in the consolation game Tuesday. The Green Hornets just didn’t have the energy needed to play their game and the Panthers won 61-36.  More...

High School Wrestling:

Trojans dominate Claysburg

Mount Union got back into dual meet action last night and won 11 of 14 bouts at Claysburg on the way to a 57-11 victory over the Bulldogs.  The Trojans have won two straight and are now 5-1 on the season, while Claysburg falls to 3-2.  More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans romp over Panthers

A relentless defense with trapping causing turnovers is how the Mount Union boys basketball team played from the opening tip off all the way to a 74-41 win over visiting Northern Bedford Tuesday.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

2015 is almost here!

Dear Readers: It’s NEW YEAR’S EVE 2014, and we are about to say “Hello” to a new year. I love the sound of “Twenty-fifteen”! If you are going out and about, please be safe and have a wonderful time. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 1/1/2015 12:49 PM

2014 Year in Review of Online Stories

The 2014 top most-read stories of The Daily News online edition is now available by clicking the 2014 Year in Review tab located on the website header. More...

‘Top 10’ stories as selected by TDN staff

No. 1 81st Legislative District race   The political scene in Huntingdon County changed in 2014 when former Huntingdon County Treasurer Rich Irvin beat state Rep. More...

Locals reflect on ’14’s news makers

From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and ISIS internationally to the legalization of marijuana and midterm elections nationally and politics, the economy and drugs locally, 2014 was an important year news wise.  Of all the happenings from thro More...

Fatal highway crashes down by two in 2014

While numbers are down slightly, traffic-related deaths in Huntingdon County still hit double digits in 2014 with 11 deaths, two of which involved pedestrians.  In 2013, 13 deaths occurred as a result of traffic accidents in Huntingdon County.& More...

World  Free Access 

Why the US will power the world economy in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015. More...

Consumer confidence rises in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impressed with an improving economy, American consumers are feeling more confident, a private survey showed.  The Conference Board said Tuesday its consumer confidence index climbed to 92.6 this month from a revised 91 in More...

Home price growth slows for 11th consecutive month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in October at a slightly slower pace, as real estate sales have fallen and affordability has increasingly become a challenge for potential buyers.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 31   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Texas beats Rice; Heels down Albany

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nneka Enemkpali had 14 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 3 Texas beat Rice 77-54 Tuesday night in its final tune-up before Big 12 competition begins on Saturday.  More...

Virginia pulls away from stubborn Davison

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Anderson hit back-toback 3-pointers to fuel a 12-3 run in the second half and No. 3 Virginia pulled away to beat stubborn Davison 83-72 on Tuesday night.  More...

Belk Bowl:

Georgia runs past Louisville

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Georgia running game appears to be in good hands, even with Todd Gurley headed to the NFL.  Freshman Nick Chubb ran for a career-high 266 yards and two touchdowns, and No. More...

People/Pastimes

Shirleysburg pair marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard and Beryl (Peterson) Scott of Shirleysburg who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary tomorrow, New Year’s Day, Thursday, Jan. More...

Mount Union couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Boyd and Phyllis Runk of Mount Union who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Wednesday, Dec. More...

Living smart to protect your heart

When it comes to recognizing and responding to the signs of a heart attack, early action can make the difference between life and death. But action even earlier to improve lifestyle and eating habits can make a big difference, too.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stick to your guns

Dear Annie: I have relatives coming to visit later this month. A week ago, I received a list of necessities for their visit. Some seem reasonable for young children: cribs, high chairs and childproof cabinets.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Taurus if born before 12:36 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015:  More...

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