December 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

District attorney discusses past cases and looks ahead to future

When 2016 rolls around, Huntingdon County  District Attorney Dave Smith will begin his first full four-year term as the county’s top prosecutor.  Appointed to the position in January 2014 when former DA George Zanic was sworn in as th More...

Local News

Warriors Mark man injured in pedestrian/vehicle accident

A Warriors Mark man suffered moderate injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while walking along the road in Warriors Mark Township around 5 p.m. Christmas Day.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Census count shows increase in US population

75 Years Ago  The gaily decorated Christmas package of Little Briarcliff, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec. 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Falcons hand Panthers first loss, 20-13

ATLANTA (AP) — Carolina’s bid for an undefeated season ended Sunday when Julio Jones’ dramatic 70-yard touchdown reception powered the Atlanta Falcons to a 20-13 victory over Cam Newton and the Panthers.  More...

Manning denies report

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Ravens slow Steeler offensive juggernaut

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens fully expected to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers — even if few others gave them a chance of pulling off the upset.  In a season of defeats and injuries, the Ravens added a memorable chapter to this More...

Annie's Mailbox

Back away from this drama

Dear Annie: Our oldest daughter is married to a nice man and they have a sweet 2-year-old daughter. My son-in-law makes good money and my daughter can afford to stay home, but they never seem to have enough to get ahead. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Leo if born before 1:58 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015: More...

Winter weather expected in area

After having some of the warmest temperatures on record for December this past weekend, a cold front will usher in the first winter storm of the season to end the month.  The National Weather Service has put the county under a winter weather adv More...

Search continues for YFC resident

Volunteers from the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. were called out shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday to assist state police with a search at the Youth Forestry Camp (YFC) No. 3 in Todd Township.  More...

‘Dear Champ’ campaign open to public

As they prepare for their second annual dance-a-thon, student organizers with CHAMP (Creating Hoping and Making Progress) are opening up the fundraiser to the public at large by inviting the community to nominate local families in need of assistance. More...

State  Free Access 

Police searching for inmate who escaped from jail

WAYNESBURG (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a western Pennsylvania jail.  Greene County Prison Warden Harry Gillispie says 27-year-old Waylon Hodge Hanlan fled from the Waynesburg facility just before 8 p.m. More...

General News

Large storm brings twisters, floods — and it’s not over yet

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — As residents of North Texas surveyed the destruction from deadly weekend tornadoes, the storm system that spawned the twisters brought winter storm woes to the Midwest on Monday and amplified flooding that’s blamed f More...

Holiday spending up 8 percent; online sales surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans spent more on items like furniture during the holidays this year, with online shopping in particular seeing a big spike, according to a report released Monday. More...

Widow of ex-Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton dies

SCRANTON (AP) — The widow of former Pennsylvania governor and presidential candidate William Warren Scranton has died. More...

People/Pastimes

Organization tips to clean your home room by room

While resolving to lose weight or quit smoking are popular New Year’s resolutions, many people decide the dawn of a new year is a great time to get organized.  More...

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...

Hints from Heloise

Are these guests nuts?

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about guests picking through a bowl of mixed nuts:  “We entertain quite a lot, and besides the various appetizers, we offer, together with the pre-dinner drinks, a bowl of mixed nuts.  More...

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