January 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Register/recorder seeking re-election

Huntingdon County recorder of deeds, register of wills and clerk of the orphans’ court Virginia “Jinny” Cooper announced today she will seek the Republican nomination for re-election in the Tuesday, May 19, primary.  She is th More...

Local News

Correction

A photo published in the Jan. More...

Assault and disorderly conduct cases appear before judge

An Alexandria woman was placed on probation in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday for two incidents in which she assaulted someone.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Ian Honorat  Date of Birth: Sept. 22, 1982  Age: 32 years old  Height: 5 feet, 9 inches  Weight: 155 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 17 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. 18 More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball: Tyrone downs Trojans 67-48

The Mount Union boy’s basketball team has had a tough week coming off only their second loss of the season Thursday night to Williamsburg. More...

Boys’ Basketball: Titans roll over Southern 70-41

Tussey Mountain was able to run the floor and do some scoring inside against visiting Southern Huntingdon Friday. More...

Girls’ Basketball: Hornet start leads to win at Branch

West Branch finished with a sizable advantage in rebounds during Friday evening’s Inter- County Conference North Division game at Juniata Valley. More...

People/Pastimes

Getting the lowdown on loans

Borrowing money can help you manage your way out of a tight spot, but doing so without knowing all the facts can make your finances even tighter in the long run.  More...

Local students named provost scholars at IUP

The following students have been recognized as provost scholars at Indiana University of Pennsylvania:  — Mason Varner of Alexandria, who is pursuing a bachelor of science degree in accounting.  — Nathan Shope of Huntingdon, who More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hayden Christopher Dell who turns 8 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. His proud parents are Reed and Tyler Dell of Huntingdon. Hayden has a younger brother, Nevin. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try to meet men at church

Dear Annie: I am a 29-yearold woman with a medium build and long, thick black hair that’s never been cut. I am also a virgin.  More...

Doctor K

Infant formula or breast milk provides necessary vitamins

DEAR DOCTOR K: The other day I saw a vitamin and mineral supplement for infants. Should I be giving this to my baby?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 19, 2015:  More...

Commissioners’ races heating up

With each of the Huntingdon County Commissioners’ terms expiring at the end of 2015, voters will head to the polls Tuesday, May 19, to select nominees for the general election in November.  More...

Pinnacle to expand services in plaza

In September, The Daily News reported the Lake Raystown Plaza in Smithfield Township was fully leased, and one of those spots belonged to PinnacleHealth.  More recently, Pyramid Construction Services Inc. More...

Number of respiratory virus cases average in county, at hospital

The state Department of Heath has noted an increase in the number of cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) over the course of the past month, but, locally, the number of cases remain typical for the time of year.  More...

State  Free Access 

Students happy that Penn State, Paterno getting wins back

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State students and its home town expressed satisfaction Friday with the NCAA’s agreement to restore 112 of their beloved football team’s victories, saying the late Joe Paterno didn’t deserve to lose h More...

World  Free Access 

Nominations add intrigue if not diversity to Oscar race

The Oscar nominations added intrigue if not diversity to an Academy Awards race by favoring one late-season release (“American Sniper”) over another (”Selma”). More...

Moving swiftly, US eases travel and trade rules on Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) — Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in Ame More...

Smithsonian offers close look at Spirit of St. Louis plane

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis, one of the most treasured aircraft at the National Air and Space Museum, has been lowered to the floor for its first conservation treatment in 22 years. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nerlin Noel sparks 76ers 96-81 victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have a catchy anthem they play at every home game, a feel-good song with a lyric that implores fans to, “Stomp your feet, everybody.”  The fans may as well dedicate that tune to Nerlens Noel.  More...

Packers at Seahawks matchups

Matchups for the NFC championship game Sunday between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field:  WHEN THE PACKERS (13-4) HAVE THE BALL:  More...

Colts at Patriots matchups

Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium:  WHEN THE COLTS (13-5) HAVE THE BALL:  More...

Religion News

Owner of website for faith questions faces discipline

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A lifelong Mormon well-known for running a website that provides a forum for church members questioning their faith said Thursday he is set to be kicked out of the religion.  More...

Area group to attend March for Life

Crossroads Pregnancy Center will host a bus trip to the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Jan. 22, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision.  More...

Supporters of fired Atlanta fire chief rally in state Capitol

ATLANTA (AP) — Supporters of fired Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran packed Georgia’s Capitol Rotunda to protest what they consider unjust persecution he has suffered for expressing his religious beliefs.  Mayor Kasim Reed (kah- SEEM More...

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