February 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Officer reinstated by Saxton council

Following a 90-minute executive session, Saxton Borough Council Monday evening unanimously agreed to reinstate borough police officer Benjamin Redmond to active duty effective immediately.  Redmond’s reinstatement comes with conditions.&nb More...

Giant not expanding delivery to local store

Giant Food Stores announced Monday it will offer online grocery and delivery services to customers in the Harris- burg and York areas, but company officials said Huntingdon County customers shouldn’t expect to see that service — at least More...

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Wood supervisors seek quotes for plant assessment

The Wood Township Supervisors agreed Wednesday evening to seek quotes for conducting a Phase 1 environmental assessment of the former Wood Manufacturing plant. More...

Cromwell Township sewage pump station nearly operational

Cromwell Township Supervisors Buzz Gutshall, Martin Edgin and chairman Barry Welch announced during their monthly meeting Feb. 2 the township’s sewage pump station along Wilson Road is expected to be operation in the near future. More...

Alexandria Borough Council members discuss snow removal

Members of Alexandria Borough Council spent a great deal of time during their monthly meeting Monday talking about residents who haven’t been shoveling their sidewalks and walkways after a storm.  Mayor Scott Glass noted there are places i More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA, 6-A Playoffs:

Trojan boys, Valley girls are seeded fifth

Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and, among a lot of other things, that means there’s still a couple more weeks of scholastic basketball left to be played. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Hornets need overtime to top Bulldogs again

Juniata Valley’s boys came out a little sluggish in the first half and found themselves trailing visiting Claysburg 41-37 at halftime. More...

Girls’ Basketball:

Spartans deal Rockets fifth straight setback

Southern Huntingdon’s shooting problems continued during Monday evening’s home Inter-County Conference South Division/Sideling Hill League contest with McConnellsburg. More...

Editorial

Vaccination vs. elimination

Two pieces of recent news should certainly give us pause for thought, even though some presently in the political forefront have apparently already made up their minds.  More...

Taxpayers, don’t ignore this

Last month, school districts were likely approving their preliminary budgets for the 2015- 16 school year. Yes, that’s true ... next year’s school budgets. More...

Our Readers Write

Candidates for state Appellate Court judge

Editor The Daily NewsDear Editor: The purpose of this letter is to give a brief non-attorney description of the three state appellate courts and to present brief biographies of the Republicans who are candidates to be judges on those courts. More...

Chatter Box

A sure sign spring’s approaching

How do you know spring is approaching? No, it’s not the groundhog or the weather. How about when Salvation Army Auxiliary members start gathering orders for their famous fudge sale.  More...

Healthy Living

TRENDY EXERCISES TO REV UP WORKOUTS

Exercising consistently is a great way to get healthy. For those who .nd their workout routines monotonous, switching up exercises and embracing some of the newer, trendier .tness regimens may be a way to maintain your momentum at the gym. More...

SNACK FOODS THAT PROMOTE BETTER SLEEP

According to the National Sleep Foundation, changes in sleep patterns are a part of the aging process. More...

HOME REMEDIES FOR JOINT PAIN CAN PROVIDE RELIEF

Stiff, painful joints affect a vast number of people. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Girl not limited by heart defects

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week, Saturday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, Feb. More...

Dance fundraiser pitched to HASB

As a student at Penn State University, Jeremy Crouse of Planet LoveJoy participated in the annual THON dance marathon to battle cancer in children. More...

Boating crash charges refiled by DA’s office

The Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office has refiled charges against a York County man charged in the drowning death of a woman at Raystown Lake.  More...

TMSD makeup days push back year’s end

Hoping Punxsutawney Phil was off his mark last week, Tussey Mountain School District superintendent Mark Bollman said Monday evening the last day of school for students has been rescheduled for Friday, June 5.  More...

State  Free Access 

State College officer collapses, dies while on duty

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A police officer in a central Pennsylvania college town died after collapsing while on duty.  State College police say 43-year-old officer Bob Bradley was stricken around 12:30 p.m. More...

World  Free Access 

Free poems from Audible may get you in Valentine’s Day mood

NEW YORK (AP) — With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, what better way to get you in the mood than some of the world’s great love poems read aloud — for free?  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local printing company is making history

75 Years Ago  Chief Burgess George W. Fisher of Huntingdon proclaimed the week beginning Feb. 10 as Boy Scout Week in Huntingdon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 10 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spurs’ Popovich reaches 1,000 win milestone

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs’ huge fourth-quarter rally helped Gregg Popovich reach the 1,000- win milestone Monday night. More...

Oilers power past Devils 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nail Yakupov shook off an early midice collision and scored a gamewinning power-play goal in the second period to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods plans spring events

Accomplishments of the past year and plans for the coming year were the focus of the Feb. 5 meeting of the Friends of the Woods, the auxiliary of the Westminster Woods retirement community.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ryver Andrew Witherington who turned 1 year old Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Ryver lives in Maryland with his very proud parents, George and Karen (Hinchee) Witherington and his big brothers, Ryder and Rydge. More...

Births

Micah and Bethany Spicher Schonberg of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their second son, Daniel Thomas Schonberg, Feb. 2, 2015, at Lewistown Hospital. At birth, Daniel weighed 10 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 23 inches in length. More...

School News

Penn State announces fall dean’s list

The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the fall 2014 semester:  Altoona Campus  — Darren Boyd, Jonathan Johnson, Madeline Lane and Caleb Taylor, all of Alexandria.  — A More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents have given child the reins

Dear Annie: My fiance and I have been together for three years. “Justin” shares custody of his 13-year-old daughter, “Chrissie.”  More...

Doctor K

Arthritic jogger needs softer surface

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 68. I’ve jogged regularly for decades, but I’ve recently developed a touch of arthritis in my knees. More...

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