January 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Life jacket wear mandatory in cold temps

As the new year begins and temperatures dip to seasonal levels, boaters are reminded it’s the time of year requiring the mandatory wear of life jackets.  More...

Local News

Still no baby in new year

It’s Monday, Jan. 4, and The Daily News is still waiting for an entry in its 2016 First Baby Contest.  To qualify as the first baby of 2016, the baby’s family must reside in The Daily News circulation area. More...

Correction

In the Jan 2, 2016, edition of The Daily News, Nancy MacNamara was incorrectly identified as Cass Township auditor. MacNamara serves as Todd Township auditor.  Staff writer Jeff Gill regrets the error.   More...

MU woman’s hearing held in absentia

A hearing for Jessica Eason, 34, Mount Union, charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief was held in absentia in Huntingdon Count Central Court last week.  The victim in the case was also not present for the hearing, despite being serv More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan 4   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Vikings take NFC North title from Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. More...

Butler leads Bulls to win over Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — Jimmy Butler broke Michael Jordan’s team record for points in a half, scoring 40 of his 42 after the break to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Toronto Raptors 115- 113 on Sunday.  More...

Jagr scores twice in Panthers’ 2-1 victory

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr scored two goals, including the game-winner in the third period, and Al Montoya made 38 saves as the streaking Florida Panthers beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Sunday.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband uncomfortable with wife’s modeling

Dear Annie: My wife and I are recently married, and we moved to a new town a year ago. Our neighbor is an art professor at a community college. More...

Ear drops not so easy

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about pet medication: “Dear Heloise: I took my dog for a checkup, and she had an infection in both ears. The doctor put her on ear drops, with a follow-up. More...

Looking ahead to second term

Huntingdon County Register and Recorder Virginia “Jinny” Cooper is looking forward to her second term after guiding her office through sweeping changes during her first four years.  More...

County municipalities to reorganize for 2016

Just a few days after being sworn into office, local municipal officials will get to work today as all township supervisors and borough councils will hold annual reorganization meetings.  According to the state Township Code, each board of supe More...

State  Free Access 

Partial budget good news for schools, but maybe not for long

HARRISBURG (AP) — The partial state budget Gov. More...

Hiker finds decomposed body of woman at state park

MEDIA (AP) — State police say a hiker found the badly decomposed body of a young woman in a state park in Media on New Year’s Day.  More...

General News

Consumers won’t know meat origin after US ends labeling law

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.  More...

Obama starts 2016 with a fight over gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is slated Monday to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening the nation’s gun laws, making his first order of business in the new year a clear signal the president in his final year doesn More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy students enjoy Christmas season

Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, students, from the left, Josie Mills, Evan Doyle, Adelyn Painter, Faith Worthy, Ethan Zook, Kenna Scott, Matt Gilliland, Hayden Bair, Macy Book and Carly Clippinger, More...

Celebrate children’s birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Parkinson’s disease: Recognize early onset symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder. Classic motor symptoms, such as tremor, rigidity and extreme slowness of movements and reflexes, called bradykinesia, are typically used to identify Parkinson’s. More...

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