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ER project will begin soon

Expansion work bid awarded to State College company

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Search continues for YFC resident

The search for a 17-year-old resident who walked away from the Youth Forestry Camp (YFC) No. 3 in Todd Township Dec. 27 is now being conducted in Allegheny County, according to state police at Huntingdon.  More...

Art exhibit to feature adult training facility

The excitement was palpable Wednesday afternoon as consumers from IFC Services Inc.’s adult training facility of Mount Union set up their artwork for an exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon.  Approximately 36 artists will be exhibiting More...

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Local News

Wood Twp. Supervisors reorganize for year

Meeting in Robertsdale, the Wood Township Supervisors conducted their annual reorganization Monday night during which incumbent supervisors Kirby Lockard, Bill Black and Tom Love were retained for positions for 2016.  Lockard, Robertsdale, was r More...

Saxton council members continue police coverage talk

Saxton Borough Council will likely know soon if Liberty Township supervisors John Black, Dick McClure and chairman Brian Weaver agree to contribute more toward police services shared by the two municipalities.  The supervisors were to discuss t More...

Liberty Township Supervisors to enact road bonding ordinance

Meeting in its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Liberty Township Supervisors agreed to advertise plans to enact an ordinance next month on roadway bonding in the municipality.  The action was taken following an update on the proposed r More...

World  Free Access 

How tots start learning text is symbolic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrate your child’s scribbles. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 7 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Federer has ‘comfy’ win in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer recalled the celebrations and the festive atmosphere of his 1,000th match victory on tour as soon as he returned to the Brisbane International to fine-tune his preparations for the Australian Open.  More...

Djokovic wins in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Wednesday.  Djokovic captured a 6-2, 6-2 second-round win against Fernando Verdasco, marking his 17th straight victory against a Spanish More...

Last meeting changed Alabama’s course

College Football Championship:

The plan was for a Clemson coming out party.  The Tigers had finished strong in 2007 and entered the 2008 season with a Top 10 ranking. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

This photo originally appeared in “Two Centuries in Huntingdon,” by Nancy Shedd. More...

What others are saying

2016: A look ahead

If we learned anything from 2015, it’s that 2016 will be nothing like what we imagine it will. More...

Our Readers Write

Commissioners have a hard job ahead of them  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Fair queen to compete in state pageant

Hello, 2016! First off, I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I hope 2016 will be a great year for everyone. In about two weeks, I’ll be in Hershey competing for the title of Pennsylvania State Fair Queen. More...

The 100th Farm Show

The commonwealth’s blue ribbon experience

The Pennsylvania Farm Show has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Whether trips with my family, my FFA chapter or during my professional career, I’ve looked forward to the experience every year. More...

New Farm Show shake flavor to be unveiled

PA Dairymen’s Association, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Feeding Pennsylvania will commemorate the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show at a special ceremony at noon Friday, Jan. 8, to open the 2016 Farm Show Food Court.  More...

Doctor K

Choose carefully when buying processed foods

DEAR DOCTOR K: Most nutrition advice starts with “avoid processed foods.” What exactly are processed foods? Are they all bad for you? More...

Breaking News - 1/8/2016 1:29 PM

Freezing Rain Advisory  Free Access 

The National Weather Service in State college has issued a freezing rain advisory from 3 p.m. today until midnight Saturday. More...

Breaking News - 1/7/2016 3:40 PM

Mill Creek woman sentenced  Free Access 

Mill Creek woman Roberta Bolden, 32, has been sentenced to serve six years probation and pay $4,025 in fines and costs on two counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of careless driving in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas for her More...

Salvation Army fire ruled accidental

A state police fire marshal  has ruled the Dec. 12 fire that destroyed the interior portions of the Salvation Army church  on Shadyside Avenue was accidental. More...

Man enters guilty plea in drug overdose death

A former Mifflin County man charged nearly a year ago in the drug overdose death of a local man entered a guilty plea in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas this week.  Gerald Lamont Wilson, 48, whose current address is listed as Mount Unio More...

State  Free Access 

State gets $2B credit line amid budget fight, deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania government is borrowing from the state treasury to tide itself over until spring, officials said Wednesday, as it rushes out billions of dollars held up in an ongoing budget fight between Democratic Gov. More...

Feds charge suspected dealer of laced heroin linked to death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A city man is in jail on federal charges he sold heroin in bags marked “Super,” a label authorities said may have been alltoo accurate in a fatal overdose believed to be linked to the drugs, according to a criminal More...

Lawsuit: Wal-Mart sold ammo used in three killings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Families of three people killed in Pennsylvania last year are suing Wal-Mart, alleging the retail giant sold ammunition used in the slayings to a man who was underage and drunk.  Wal-Mart employees in Easton were neglig More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Nittany Lions presented Orange Bowl trophy

75 Years Ago  Civilian Conservation Corps officials in Pennsylvania do not expect to be able to fill the state’s quota during the present enrollment period, it was learned.  More...

Local Sports

Rams pull away from ’Cats

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Streaky shooting helped Huntingdon overcome some early difficulties against visiting Penns Valley last evening, but in the end turnovers got the better of the Bearcats in a 70-53 Mountain League loss to the Rams.  More...

Bearcat teams split decisions with Tigers

H.S. Swimming:

It all came down to the last two events to determine the winner of the girls’ half of Wednesday evening’s swim meet with visiting Hollidaysburg. More...

Unbeaten Tyrone tops Valley 46-37

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley matched Mountain League frontrunner Tyrone point for point in the first half and even carried a one-point advantage into the intermission during Wednesday evening’s non-league battle in Alexandria.  More...

People/Pastimes

How dentists can help relieve headaches

For millions of people, the pain of frequent headaches is no small matter. In fact, the National Institutes of Health estimates that about 80 million Americans suffer from symptoms which could be described as "headaches."  More...

A simple and satisfying soup for supper

A hearty, flavorful bowl of soup on a chilly night is hard to beat. But if the thought of preparing soup from scratch makes you think "nice idea, but too time consuming," it's time to rethink soup making.  More...

Births

Nathanial Teske and Cierra Kocik of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Carsyn David Clair Teske, Dec. 5, 2015, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Area students graduate from Clarion University

The following students graduated during the Dec. More...

Clarion University announces fall 2015 dean’s list

The following students have been named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boss sounds like a difficult person

Dear Annie: My pay isn’t great, but it’s better than minimum wage. I get no benefits, and my boss refuses to train me for anything more skilled than what I’m doing now, because he needs me for the lowest position. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 10:07 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 8, 2016:  More...

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