January 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County law clerk sworn in to state bar

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State’s turnpike fees to increase 6 percent

Travelers of the turnpike will see a toll increase for the new year.  Beginning tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Frankie Ferrell  Date of Birth: July, 16, 1969  Age: 46 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 210 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): Harrisburg and Mount Union  Aliases: Fra More...

Police still searching for Chambersburg man

State police from Huntingdon, Bedford and Blair counties and the Everett and Martinsburg police departments assisted Saxton Borough Police and members of three area volunteer fire companies around 8:30 p.m. Dec. More...

Defiance man charged with shooting Comcast line

A Broad Top Township man is currently in the Bedford County Jail after firing shots into power line to ring in the new year.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Nittany Lions to battle Seminoles in Orange Bowl

75 Years Ago  It was a truly happy New Year for the miners at the Kent No. 2 mine of Rochester & Pittsburgh Coal Co. More...

Local Sports

Eagles fall short 58-51 to CNU

Juniata Holiday Tournament:

The Juniata women’s basketball team hung with Christopher Newport University all through Thursday afternoon’s championship game of the 10th annual Juniata Holiday Tournament.  More...

JC announces 2016 Hall of Fame class

HUNTINGDON, Pa.- The Juniata College Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016 has been announced with four athletes being inducted on January 22. The event will be held in the Ballroom in Ellis Hall on the Juniata campus starting at 6 p.m.  More...

People/Pastimes

Healthy resolutions to make for the new year

The tradition of making New Year’s resolutions can be traced back to the ancient Babylonians, who promised their gods that they would repay their debts and return borrowed items in the new year. More...

Did you know?

Historians believe New Year’s resolutions can be traced back thousands of years to the ancient Babylonians, who lived in a region of Mesopotamia now known as Iraq. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY SWEET 16 to Alyssa Drake who will turn 16 years old Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. She is the daughter of Jane and Doug Drake of East Berlin and is the sister of Kara Drake. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a problem many parents have

Dear Annie: I realize that this is a common issue, but I could still use some advice. When my son first married, his wife was loving and involved with the family. When the babies were born, we continued a warm relationship.  More...

Doctor K

Osteoporosis is a risk for some men

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor says I need to worry about osteoporosis. I’m a man in my 60s. Doesn’t osteoporosis affect mostly women?  More...

Special Sections

Leaders reflect on their service

After four years, the outgoing Huntingdon County Commissioners believe they’ve accomplished a lot, but not without struggles and hardship.  Outgoing board of commissioners’ chair Gary O’Korn said when he took office four years More...

Few changes seen in unemployment

Huntingdon County’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.3 percent for November.  “(The jobless rate) crept up one-tenth of a percent,” said Jeff Newman, business and industry analyst with the state Department of Labor and More...

Ending 2015 with new beginning

The Daily News’ 2016 First Baby search is on, as the stork has not been sighted since 2015 drew to a close. More...

World  Free Access 

List: Ban ‘problematic,’ ‘walk it back,’ ‘secret sauce’

DETROIT (AP) — So a university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use — and there are no plans to walk it back even if the announcement breaks th More...

A cartoon series brings laughs to raging immigration debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Let’s get one thing straight: Donald Trump is not a consultant to “Bordertown.”  To be sure, this new Fox animated comedy does target issues like immigration, the drug war and the embattled American Dream. More...

Weight Watchers stock soars as Oprah ad airs

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers is getting another boost from Oprah Winfrey.  The weight loss company’s shares are soaring as a TV commercial starring Winfrey begins to air.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 1 AA Meeting 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Alabama routs Michigan State

College Football Playoff — Cotton Bowl:

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The loss still stung. More...

TaxSlayer Bowl

Penn State (7-5, Big Ten) vs.  Georgia (9-3, SEC), Noon (ESPN)  Line: Georgia by 6.  Series Record: Penn State leads 1-0.  WHAT’S AT STAKE  More...

Lions and Bulldogs adjust to new coaches

TaxSlayer Bowl Advance:

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Penn State and Georgia don’t expect any major changes in the TaxSlayer Bowl despite some significant changes to their coaching staffs.  More...

Religion News

Former Missouri inmate on path to becoming Kansas pastor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Darryl Burton sits a few feet from his desk where an open laptop waits.  He’s got a research paper to write. At least 10 pages on the doctrine of Scripture and what the words in the Bible mean to him. More...

Christian-Muslim split on religious freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of Christians than for other faith groups, ranking Muslims as the least deserving of the protections, according to a new survey.  More...

Religion Briefs

Clinton fields questions at church   PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has held a town hall meeting in a New Hampshire church, fielding questions about health care and the economy.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 4, 2016:  More...

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