January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

McVeytown man charged in death

A McVeytown man is in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility and charged with delivering the drugs that resulted in the death of a Mount Union man. More...

Cold weather attributed to water line breaks

For the second time in a week, Huntingdon Borough maintenance crews faced another water line break Wednesday, this time in the area of the 700 block of Washington Street. More...

Local News

SHCSB members to review preliminary budget

When it meets for its monthly meeting next week, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board will review its preliminary budget with a significant deficit and the potential for a tax hike.  The fiscal blueprint was discussed during the board&rsq More...

ORJMA members reorganize for year

The Orbisonia-Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) kicked off 2015 with a reorganization during its regular meeting Wednesday.  Don Rothermel was unanimously re-elected as chair of the board and David McGarvey was unanimously elected as vi More...

Police Log

Harassment   UNION TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated an incident at 581 Glendower St. Jan. 6. in which a 37-year-old male and a 41-year-old female, both of Union Township, engaged in a verbal altercation that turned physical. More...

World  Free Access 

Homegrown attacks worry analysts

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Jury selection’s second phase begins in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The second phase of jury selection has begun in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  More...

Local Sports

High School Basketball:

Rocket teams handle Forbes Road

Boys pull away for 57-43 win   The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team came out shooting well in the first quarter, hitting three treys to open a 9-2 lead on a cold shooting Forbes Road squad. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

’Cats battle to win 55-40 at Central

Huntingdon ended up winning at Central by 15 points Wednesday, but it was by no means an easy game. More...

College Basketball:

Late runs help Crusaders sweep

Crusaders answer JC comebacks   The Juniata College men’s basketball team found itself trailing by double figures twice a couple times during last evening’s Landmark Conference match up with Susquehanna in Memorial Gym. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Louise Bard of Huntingdon shared this photo taken by her mother-in-law, Catherine “Kit” (Roberts) Bard, in 1930 of the area known as the cliffs in Huntingdon Borough. At the time, C. More...

More information on Old-Time Photo

Daily News reporter Candy E. Price had several calls about the Old-Time Photo published Jan. 8.  More...

Our Readers Write

We need a ‘heart transplant’  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Local FFA members earn Keystone Degree at Mid-Winter Convention

Pennsylvania FFA members were honored during the youth agricultural organization’s annual convention at the state Farm Show in Harrisburg Jan. More...

Area youth participate in Farm Show

Neveah Gutshall gets one of her Hereford beef cows ready for the junior breeding show at the Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

More scenes from the 2015 state Farm Show

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Doctor K

Asthma action plan will help during an emergency

DEAR DOCTOR K: My son was recently diagnosed with asthma. His doctor wants to put together an asthma “action plan.” What is that?  More...

Special Sections

Assault crimes under reported

The subject of sexual abuse and assault is one difficult to discuss as many would believe it far removed from everyday life.  Recent headlines conveying accounts of those charged with, sentenced or tried on sexual abuse charges bear witness to t More...

JV prelim budget covers tax increase

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board Wednesday night voted to advertise the district’s preliminary budget for the 2015-16 school year that includes a proposed 5.45-mill tax increase.  More...

Area event highlights winter recreation fun

Many outdoor enthusiasts may have put the idea of their favorite activities on hold in hopes of warmer temperatures, but an event planned at Greenwood Furnace State Park may prove just the thing to get folks out to shake off a bit of cabin fever.&nbs More...

State  Free Access 

Investigators seek cause of fire at prison

SUNBURY(AP) — Fire investigators are trying to determine what started a blaze that ripped through a nearly 140- year-old central Pennsylvania prison, prompting the evacuation of more than 200 inmates.  The fire was reported Wednesday after More...

NRA suing on gun laws; mayors vow fight

Armed with a new state law that opponents denounce as a gift to the gun lobby, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances throughout Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-contr More...

Municipal pension plans in more trouble

HARRISBURG (AP) — A continued failure by state lawmakers to act is allowing a growing problem of municipal pension debt in Pennsylvania to get worse, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Wednesday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Aitch man named as head of Marklesburg Fire Co.

75 Years Ago  Four bishops will speak at the Methodist Church Advance meeting for central Pennsylvania at the Fifth Street Methodist Church, Harrisburg, Jan. 24. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 15 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Nova bombs Xavier 88-75

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Arcidiacono had 18 points and six assists, Dylan Ennis finished with 17 points and six rebounds, and No. 5 Villanova made a season-high 15 3-pointers to beat Xavier 88-75 on Wednesday night.  More...

Ducks Mariota entering draft

EUGENE, Ore. More...

Hawks beat Celtics for 10th straight win

BOSTON (AP) — DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlanta Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Seniors hold first meeting

New officers and members of the Bricktown Senior Citizens were sworn in by Connie Brode, executive director of the Huntingdon/Bedford/Fulton Area Agency on Aging during the monthly meeting held Jan. 7 at the Bricktown Senior Center, 18 N. More...

Service News

Local woman finishes nine-week combat course   Army Pvt. Kendra McCartney has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.  More...

Keep up the good work this winter

While the winter may make for a tempting time to curl up on the couch, adapting your routine is essential for yearround well-being, whether you’re a professional athlete or an average person looking to stay on top of your game.  More...

School News

Hesston student named to York College dean’s list

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

Talk to a counselor about how to forgive

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I are in our 60s and have known each other since high school. We reconnected five years ago, and for the past 18 months, we’ve been living together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 1:01 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 16, 2015:  More...

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