December 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Traditional holiday tale brought to life

Ever since “A Christmas Carol” was first published in 1843, the timeless tale of holiday spirit has captivated audiences, including those assembled Saturday evening in the Suzanne von Liebig Theatre in the Halbritter Center for the Perfor More...

Hunter located alive in Carbon Township

An educated hunter and unseasonably warm weather is being attributed to the successful location of a lost Wood Township hunter in the Kenrock area of Carbon Township early Sunday morning.  More...

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Police Log

Aggravated assault   TODD TWP. More...

Scenes from this weekend’s events

Visitors perused the seasonal displays during the 21st annual Festival of Trees and Wreaths at the Mount Union Presbyterian Church Saturday afternoon. More...

Students support United Way

Students from New Day Charter School in Smithfield Township participated in the Huntingdon County Day of Caring, but weren’t able to go out and complete their projects until Nov. 4. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 14 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Habitat for Humanity p Habitat for Humanity will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Local Sports

’Cats 6th at King of the Mountain

Trojans 5-0, Rockets 0-5 in dual tournaments

King of the Mountain Tournament   More...

Wildcats rally to beat Juniata 65-53 for title

Doc Greene Tournament:

A dominating performance over the final 20 minutes brought Randolph College back from a 34-20 halftime deficit and gave the Wildcats a 65-53 victory over Juniata and earned them the title in the annual Doc Greene Tournament Saturday in Memorial Gym.& More...

Tussey clobbered at Tyrone

Girls’ Basketball:

Tyrone presented some matchup problems for Tussey Mountain Saturday night. The Golden Eagles possess many weapons and took care of business with a 70-41 home decision.  The Eagles had nine different players score points. More...

People/Pastimes

Tackle healthy habits one step at a time

If getting a fresh start on a new year seems daunting, try tackling your get-healthy goals one step at a time. There is no easy path to transforming your lifestyle, but this is one time you should be able to see the results of your hard work.  More...

Swap salt for herbs and spices

Making a New Year’s resolution? Don’t forget salt. Most Americans consume about a 1,000 milligrams of sodium over the amount recommended by nutrition and health experts. More...

Announce marriages 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...

Hints from Heloise

Getting a better grip

Dear Readers: Here’s this week’s SOUND OFF, about slick containers:  “I am a cancer survivor, and one of the side effects of chemotherapy is neuropathy. More...

Special Sections

Overwhelming aid seen

Less than hours of a tragic fire that destroyed the Huntingdon County Salvation Army’s church on Shadyside Avenue, Huntingdon, and the donated toys and clothing within, the community began to rally to aid the agency committed to aiding others.& More...

High temp records broken across area

Official and unofficial temperature records were broken in the state, thanks to a weather pattern that ushered in mild temperatures in the county Sunday.  Temperature records were broken Sunday at the two official climate sites of the National More...

National Bill of Rights Day to be observed

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 15, marks National Bill of Rights Day.  More...

State  Free Access 

Lawmakers prepare for new fight in budget showdown

HARRISBURG (AP) — The House of Representatives began leaving its imprint on the Senate’s expansive package of budget related legislation Sunday night, signaling the start of a contentious new week and another new showdown over how to end More...

Volunteers flock to help during holidays, then disappear

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This is the time of year when Laura Wall can send lots of help to the city’s hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.  More...

Third man on plane that crashed at resort dies

FARMINGTON (AP) — The third man aboard a small plane that crashed shortly after takeoff at a posh resort in southwestern Pennsylvania died at a hospital where he was taken for treatment, authorities said.  More...

General News

Trump’s idea of a Muslim ban has legal experts divided

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing so.  More...

‘Accidental fur’: Boston company turns roadkill into fashion

BOSTON (AP) — Pamela Paquin’s source for fashion is either “tres chic” or will make you shriek.  She creates neck muffs, leg warmers, hats, purses and more from roadkill, or “accidental fur,” as she prefers to More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Moorhead new OC at Penn State

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Steelers get ‘must-win’ in Cincy

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton’s right thumb hurt a bit as he came to the sideline. He gripped a football to gauge how much he had hurt his passing hand while making a tackle. One painful squeeze told him something was badly wrong. More...

Derrick Henry wins Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Hand it to Derrick Henry.  Alabama’s bulldozer of a tailback with the super-sized workload won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night after carrying the Crimson Tide offense for most of the season.  “I’ More...

Annie's Mailbox

Criticism can erode the bonds of marriage

Dear Annie: I am in a painful position with my mother-in-law. I was pretty sure my husband was talking poorly about me to her, so I asked him whether he had bad mouthed me to his mother. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015: More...

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