February 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cold temperatures to arrive tomorrow

After an all-too-short reprieve from the cold that spread through the region Friday, temperatures are predicted to fall even further tomorrow with a predicted high of 10 degrees.  By contrast, tomorrow’s predicted high in Anchorage, Alaska More...

Local News

Giant/Martin’s alerts customers to voluntary recall dog food

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Blueprint Community meeting scheduled for Monday

SHIRLEY TWP. — The Juniata River Blueprint Communities (JRBC) will hold a public meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Joshua Lemin Date of Birth: May 13, 1992 Age: 22 years old Height: 5 feet, 8 inches Weight: 160 pounds Eye color: unknown Hair color: bald   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 14 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Feb. 15 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Miami gets 2017 MLB all-star game

MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made it official Friday — the Miami Marlins will host the 2017 All-Star Game.  More...

Blue Jackets down Flyers in OT

In the most unlikely of comebacks, the Columbus Blue Jackets relied on the most unlikely of goal scorers.  Artem Anisimov, without a goal in his last 21 games, scored 2:17 into overtime to give the Blue Jackets a 4-3 come-frombehind win over the More...

Snedeker, Jones share halfway lead

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Enjoying the best weather Pebble Beach has to offer is one thing. Brandt Snedeker knew he had to take advantage of it with his golf clubs, too.  More...

Religion News

National tour to make stop in Huntingdon

The Oasis of Love Church, located at 10991 Station Road, Huntingdon, will host the “Here For You” tour sponsored by Compassion International at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7. More...

Synagogue’s interfaith service honors King legacy

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — As Norman Rashba, a longtime member of Congregation Mishkan Israel, remembers the early 1960s, “the circumstances in the community were very interesting at that time. More...

Three Springs birthday group meets

The First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Spring Creek Diner Wednesday, Feb. 11, for their monthly birthday lunch. Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led in prayer. Many folks were remembered for illness. The Rev. More...

Special Sections

Gov. halts state death penalty

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People splurge on gifts for loved ones

With gas prices still below $3 and what appears to be an improving economy, folks are ignoring the cold and going all out to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their loved ones today. More...

Income tax refunds offer benefits to recipients and businesses

For a century, American citizens have dutifully completed tax returns, some begrudgingly and others gleeful at the prospect of a refund and the financial cushion the annual cash influx provides.  More...

General News

‘Birth of a Nation’ — 100 years on, debate on film endures

NEW YORK (AP) — One hundred years ago this spring, Hollywood came of age in a blaze of wonder and fury.  More...

As sign-up deadline nears, a new risk for Obama health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people signing up for health insurance this weekend may not realize it, but their coverage under President Barack Obama’s law could be shortlived.  More...

House votes to make expired business tax breaks permanent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Friday to make permanent an expired tax break designed to help small businesses invest in equipment and property, defying a veto threat by the White House.  President Barack Obama objects to the bill becau More...

Local Sports

Area schools advance dozen to championship semis

Day one was good for the Huntingdon County schools at the District 6-AA wrestling championships at the Altoona Field House Friday. All four local teams have at least one competitor in the semifinals.  More...

Altoona pulls away to beat Bearcats 71-55

For the first 14 minutes of last night’s game, Huntingdon played right with visiting Altoona and actually held a 32-28 lead. More...

Rockets knock off Titans

The things that have been plaguing Southern Huntingdon over the last few weeks of the season reared their ugly heads again at times during Friday evening’s Inter-County Conference South Division/Sideling Hill League and regular-season finale in More...

People/Pastimes

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bryce Stephen Smyers who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. His proud parents are Steve and Michelle Smyers of Gettysburg. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jane Bell, formerly of Petersburg, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

‘It was Grandfather’s Birthday’

Dear Readers: Happy Valentine’s Day to one and all, along with our special good wishes to all of our veterans in VA hospitals around the country. More...

Doctor K

Stay in target heart rate range for exercise

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve seen fitness monitors that track heart rate. Is it important to know your heart rate when you’re exercising?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 8:31 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 16, 2015:  More...

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