February 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County to handle borough’s CDBG

Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy, county grants administrator Maureen Safko and county solicitor Peter McManamon paid a visit to Huntingdon Borough Council’s community development committee meeting Thursday to discuss the county More...

Wins one-year subscription

Timothy Henry, Hustontown, was the second winner of a free one-year print subscription to The Daily News from a drawing Jan. 30. More...

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Website Walkthrough

Looking for a car? A job? A house? A bargain? From kittens to kayaks, The Daily News’ classified section can help readers find whatever it is they are seeking. Looking to sell an item, hire a new employee or find something lost? More...

State  Free Access 

Fire destroys 140-year-old western Pennsylvania mill

EMLENTON (AP) — An historic mill that’s a popular western Pennsylvania tourist destination has been destroyed by fire.  Firefighters battled the blaze at the 140-year-old Emlenton Mill in Venango County for more than seven hours Thur More...

Man discussed slayings with family

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — In a jailhouse conversation with his father and brother, Hugo Selenski seemed nonchalant about the slayings of a Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist’s girlfriend, whose bodies had been found buried behind his ho More...

Wolf creates office to find cost savings

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday stamped a new name on the agency in charge of finding cost savings in Pennsylvania’s state government.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Boston pitched to USOC

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made the case for the 2024 Olympics on Thursday night, saying the city has already benefited from the USOC decision to nominate it as the American host.  More...

Blues extend scoring streak to 13

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jake Allen stopped 23 shots and the St. Louis Blues set a franchise record by extending their points streak to 13 games with a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.  More...

Cavs run winning streak to 12

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 23 points, Kevin Love had 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed their winning streak to 12 games Thursday night with an easy 105-94 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, who also lost their composure.  More...

Press Club

JV classroom transformed into coffee shop

Public speaking is a very large part of daily life. Everyone communicates with others. The CEO of a company may have to speak at a board meeting about a new proposal or a kindergarten teacher may read a book aloud to her students. More...

CCA Pep Club keeps fans fed

Two cheeseburgers please! This man needs a taco salad! Can we get another soft pretzel? There seems to be just as much action in the kitchen as on the court at a Calvary Christian Academy basketball game. More...

HCCTC student dons combat boots to follow dream

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt believed this to be true and so does Maddison Wible. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Stained tablecloth   Your favorite colored tablecloth has a stain? Try covering it with a lace tablecloth. The color will shine through, but the stain will not show.  No more dryer sheets   More...

Annie's Mailbox

No one can take advantage without permission

Dear Annie: A few months ago, we hired a lovely young woman to work in our office. “Jen” soon moved into a duplex in the neighborhood and says she loves the area. She has a boyfriend, works full time and goes to school online. More...

Hints from Heloise

Mail delivery on Sunday?

Dear Heloise: I have seen POSTAL TRUCKS driving around on Sundays. I didn’t think mail was delivered on Sundays. What are they doing? — Rachel, via email  More...

Special Sections

Forged currency reports increase

State police at Huntingdon are warning local businesses they’ve seen an increase in the number of reports of counterfeit money being used in Huntingdon County. More...

Shade Gap woman seeks treasurer seat

Susan Harry of Shade Gap has announced her candidacy for Huntingdon County Treasurer in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election, bringing years of business, clerical and customer service and community service experience to the table.  More...

Firefighter grants could be at risk

The deadline for reauthorizing the federal Department of Homeland Security is fast approaching and, without action, local firefighters may be impacted. More...

Local News

American coverlets featured at next Lunch & Learn

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon’s cultural district partnership, 4 and More, will present its next Lunch & Learn event at noon Monday, Feb. 9, at the Art Space, 212 Fourth St.  More...

Three Springs man charged with indecent assault

A Three Springs man is facing four counts of sex abuse related charges.  Robert Wayne Stains, 50, has been charged with two counts of aggravated indecent assault of a complainant less than 13 years old and indecent assault of a person less than More...

Police Log

Theft   PORTER TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a known suspect took several documents belonging to an unnamed individual on Main Street Dec. 2. The theft investigation continues.  Burglary   More...

General News

Coke bets on super milk; more protein, less sugar

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it’s betting people will pay twice as much for it.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 6   AA Meeting p 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

Titans deal Warriors first ICC South loss

Words such as hard-hitting, rough, extremely physical and being compared to wrestling or football are not normally used to describe a basketball game. More...

Trojans rally past ’Cats 75-71 in OT

When the Mount Union boys basketball team and the Huntingdon squad square off, you know it is always going to be a shootout between the two backyard rivals and Thursday night’s meeting left nothing to the imagination.  The two teams combi More...

Hornets rebound, beat Claysburg 51-27

Juniata Valley had a balancedscoring effort during Thursday evening’s home Inter-County Conference North Division contest with Claysburg-Kimmel and shook of last Friday’s loss at Bellwood-Antis with a 51-27 victory over the Bulldogs.  More...

People/Pastimes

Three ways to enjoy lobster this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, everyone is looking for ways to wow their significant other with a special night out. More...

Student News

Juniata College announces fall 2014 dean’s list

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 10:44 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015:  More...

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