January 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Supervisors upset with recycling issue

People sitting recyclables and trash items outside recycling containers at the Smithfield Township Building continues to be an unresolved issue for supervisors and county recycling coordinator Lou Ann Shontz.  Shontz recently visited the Smithfi More...

TDN print subscribers get free online access

Daily News print subscribers can now have access to their hometown news wherever they go.  Beginning today, The Daily News is offering free access to all of its website content to subscribers to its print edition.  More...

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Local News

Correction

The word allegedly was omitted from a Jan. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Shawn Stevenson Date of Birth: June 27,1978 Age: 36 years old Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Weight: 220 pounds Eye color: Black Hair color: Black More...

Conservation District board reorganizes

The board of directors of the seven-member Huntingdon County Conservation District took part in the district’s annual reorganization Thursday morning in the USDA Service Center in Walker Townsh More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 10   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, Jan. 11   More...

Local Sports

Tussey handles Panthers 79-60

Tussey Mountain got back on the court for the first time in 2015 at Northern Bedford Friday. More...

Huntingdon cruises to 71-34 win over PO

Huntingdon started off a little out of synch against visiting Philipsburg-Osceola Friday. More...

Trojans hold off Devils for key 58-57 victory

The Mount Union boy’s basketball team played well in keeping the game under control for the first three quarters against Bellwood-Antis. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Josiah S. Horton, who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. His proud parents are Stacy and Josh Horton of Wooster, Ohio. More...

Area student recognized for achievement

Wheaton College student Caleb Acker of Huntingdon was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. More...

Local woman named to dean’s list at York College

Emily Bilger of Hesston, a senior management major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.  To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sexually abused children could become abusers

Dear Annie: My 16-year-old son, “Freddie,” has always kept to himself. We see Freddie’s uncle about once a year, and I only recently discovered that this same uncle molested Freddie when the boy was 7 years old. I had no clue. More...

Doctor K

Maintain healthy eating habits during menopause

DEAR DOCTOR K: Does menopause cause weight gain?  DEAR READER: In the United States, women typically go through menopause between 47 and 59 years of age. And the average woman gains about one pound per year around the time of menopause. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 12, 2015:  More...

Woman named foundation head

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Donations needed for ice sculptures

Plans are underway for the third annual Winterfest in Huntingdon Borough Saturday, Jan. 31.  Businesses and individuals interested in displaying an ice sculpture should make plans to participate now.  More...

January is National Blood Donor month

January has been designated as National Volunteer Blood Donor Month and has been designated as such since 1970 to encourage people to donate blood at a time when Red Cross blood banks are seeing lower numbers.  More...

State  Free Access 

Missouri leaders sought Ferguson resignation

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Avian flu causes emergency quarantine in Washington

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Agriculture Department declared an emergency quarantine for domestic poultry and eggs in the southeast part of the state to contain the highly contagious avian flu.  More...

World  Free Access 

French security forces kill gunmen

PARIS (AP) — With explosions and gunfire, security forces Friday ended three days of terror around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an accomplice who seized hostages at More...

General News

Artistic license gets an audit in Hollywood’s awards season

NEW YORK (AP) — After Stephen Hawking privately screened “The Theory of Everything,” he judged the affectionate portrait of his life, from student to world-famous theoretical physicist, with a succinct verdict.  “Broadly More...

Government rewriting dietary guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government’s dietary guidelines could include some new advice, too, on sugar, salt, meat and caffeine. More...

Amp up your Super Bowl party with homemade jerky

Sure, you’ll have some guacamole and some chips and some chicken wings. And a plate of nachos isn’t a bad idea, either. But how about something to set your Super Bowl spread apart?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Penn State crushes Indiana 42-3

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 7 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, took care of No. 23 Indiana in front of a sold out Rec Hall crowd on Friday night. More...

OSU women top Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jamie Weisner had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists to lead No. More...

Noel dunk gives Sixers 90-88 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Nerlens Noel dunked with 3 seconds left, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.  Brook Lopez made a tying jumper for Brooklyn with 25 seconds to go. More...

Religion News

Huckabee says faith, not finances, divides America

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the biggest gap among Americans involves faith, not finances.  More...

Angelina Jolie screens ‘Unbroken’ in Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Angelina Jolie has met with rock stars, refugees and royalty.  The actress, director and U.N. More...

Man dies in raucous Roman Catholic parade in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A man died and nearly 1,000 people were hurt in a raucous Roman Catholic procession attracting up to a million Filipinos in the capital Friday in a prelude to a much larger turnout expected during next week’s vi More...

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