January 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Officer suspended from Saxton force

Following a special meeting Thursday evening, Saxton Borough Council agreed to suspend borough police officer Ben Redmond without pay effective immediately. More...

Student vocalists to perform in Mount Union

The top vocalists from a seven-county region are preparing for public concerts scheduled tonight and Saturday morning for the PMEA District 4 Chorus Festival. Performances are at 7 p.m. More...

Website Walkthrough

Website Walkthrough

Highlighting hometown news is a speciality of The Daily News and now, thanks to the online version of TDN, getting the news out about clubs, family happenings or upcoming events is easier than ever.  More...

State  Free Access 

Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi king

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy Thursday to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of King Abdullah, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world.  More...

At Westminster show, two new breeds

NEW YORK (AP) — Over 2,700 dogs are slated to compete in the traditional main event — breed judging — at Westminster’s 139th annual show Feb. 16 and 17.  More...

No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: “Tipping is not necessary.”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Paris wins first career Super G

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Italian skier Dominik Paris won his first career World Cup super-G on Friday, two years after his victory in the classic Hahnenkamm downhill on the same course.  Paris beat Austrians Matthias Mayer by 0.06 second More...

Virginia doubles up Georgia Tech

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 13 points and No. 2 Virginia ran its home winning streak to 21 games with a 57-28 victory against Georgia Tech on Thursday night.  More...

Bulls roll past Spurs

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 22 points and the struggling Chicago Bulls beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night.  The Bulls came away with a much-needed win after dropping six of eight and handed the defending champions t More...

Press Club

Adults find fresh start at HCCTC

What do you know about the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC)? Do you really know what happens there? Now, think about this. More...

JValley seniors bingo benefits fire company

So much thought goes into senior projects at Juniata Valley High School. Seniors Brooke Emery and Easten Kurtz have chosen to give their dedication to the fire company to help the local firefighters by hosting a Tupperware bingo at 2 p.m. More...

HCA students look for school, work balance

Will I get everything accomplished on time? How should I do so? Hundreds of thoughts spiral through any high school student’s mind, especially when there are tasks to be done after school.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 10:26 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015: More...

Authorities ID fatal fire victim

Shortly after The Daily News’ press time Thursday morning, authorities released the name of the man who died in a fatal fire at 106-108 W. Vandevender St., Mount Union, earlier that day.  More...

Warriors Mark ag business to expand

The growth of a Warriors Mark agricultural business and plans for a new warehouse building were a topic of discussion at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night. More...

SCI inmate assaults attorney in courtroom

A mistrial was declared in the case against an SCI Albion inmate after he assaulted his attorney in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas this morning. More...

Local News

Storm could bring 1-3 inches of snow to county

While other parts of the Northeast could see more snowfall from the latest system expected to pass through the area late tonight, into early Saturday morning, the county will be spared from the brunt of the storm.  More...

Broad Top Township Supervisors reorganize for 2015

Meeting recently in the municipal building in Defiance, the Broad Top Township Supervisors conducted their reorganization session which was chaired by temporary chairman Donald Black.  More...

Springfield supervisor elected to lead board

Former Springfield Township vice chairman Larry Grissinger was elected chairman during the township’s reorganizational meeting Jan. 5. Supervisor Kevin Detwiler was elected vice-chairman. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 23 AA Meeting 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

Huntingdon wins, Hornets beaten

Huntingdon 49 Altoona 21   After going through a difficult stretch last week, the Huntingdon wrestling team seems to be heading in the right direction again. More...

Juniata looking for more in 2015

Coming off their most successful season in program history that saw them win 29 matches last season and advance to the NCAA Championship match, the Juniata men’s volleyball team will look to return to the national spotlight in 2015. More...

’Cats, Trojans lose; Hornets and Titans win

Huntingdon got off to a good start during Thursday’s Mountain League contest in Bellefonte. More...

People/Pastimes

Give up gluten, but not all grains

Whether for medical reasons or by choice, consumer interest in gluten-free foods is on the rise. The U.S. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Colton David Carolus who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. His proud parents are David and Jamie Carolus of Alexandria. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get counseling or get a divorce

Dear Annie: I am a 19-yearold full-time college student and I work part-time at a fast food place. I started my job two years ago, and for the most part, I enjoy it and have made several friends. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

New driver has old oil

Dear Heloise: My son recently got his FIRST CAR and is very into learning how to take care of it. He learned how to change his own oil, which is great. I do want to teach him responsibility in other ways. Do you have hints for disposing of old oil? More...

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