January 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN showers first baby of 2016 with gifts

George Hilton Corrie III, the son of Brad and Gina Corrie of Huntingdon, has officially been named the winner of The Daily News 2016 First Baby Contest.  Born at 8:52 a.m. New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. More...

Local News

Huntingdon man pulled from punishment program

A Huntingdon man had his admittance into the county intermediate punishment program revoked in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Dalton Nearhood  Date of Birth: Oct. More...

Fire destroys Robertsdale home

The Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top, Saxton, Six Mile Run and Hustontown fire companies were dispatched to a structure fire at 7:30 p.m. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fair business manager named

75 Years Ago  The Pennsylvania legislature, convening in its 134th session, will consider seven amendments improving the position of employees under the unemployment compensation law and a resolution to institute an investigation of the status o More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 9 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Jan. 10 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Key matchups that may determine a national champion

College Football Championship:

No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama only have one loss between them this season. More...

Struggling Bruins beat banged up Devils 4-1

NEWARK, N.J. More...

Raptors overcome turnovers

WASHINGTON (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 of his season-high 35 points in the second half, Kyle Lowry had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 97-88 on Friday night.  The Raptors overcame a season h More...

Religion News

Group helps bring kosher meals to seniors

DENVER (AP) — The matzo ball soup delivered to 97-year-old Arnie Sherwood was prepared in a kosher kitchen and blessed by a rabbi before it arrived on his doorstep.  Five days each week, Sherwood receives a hefty meal — enough for l More...

Trial to begin against polygamous leaders

PHOENIX (AP) — A trial that begins this month in Phoenix is expected to reveal the inner workings of two secluded towns on the Arizona-Utah line that authorities say were acting as agents of a corrupt polygamist regime.  More...

Vatican OKs loan of relic for meeting

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is loaning a deeply symbolic religious relic to a meeting in Britain discussing the future of the 80 millionstrong Anglican Communion that has been badly divided over issues of female bishops and same-sex marriag More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 11, 2016:  More...

Off to show in Harrisburg

County youth, adults have entries at 100th Farm Show

Today, the 100th state Farm Show opens in Harrisburg and, for many county residents, it’s a day they’ve been preparing for since the Huntingdon County Fair ended in August.  “I love the Farm Show,” said Katie Anderson of More...

HCBI chief reviews ’15, looks ahead

With 2016 firmly underway, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) is reflecting on 2015 and looking forward to the new year.  “The good news is, when I was looking back through our projects for 2015, a number of projects came to mi More...

Filmmaker seeks OK to film in Huntingdon

Independent filmmaker Daniel Laabs has been visiting Huntingdon for several years since his family moved here from Texas and Thursday he told Huntingdon Borough Council’s community development committee he’d like to shoot his next film pr More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania sued over budget fight’s holdup of school aid

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania School Boards Association sued Democratic Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

‘Mein Kampf’ published in Germany for first time since WWII

MUNICH (AP) — An annotated edition of “Mein Kampf,” the first version of Adolf Hitler’s notorious manifesto to be published in Germany since the end of World War II, went on sale Friday — a volume that many hope will hel More...

Anderson Cooper tells mother’s story in HBO film

PASADENA, Calif. More...

Hold the 16-oz. drink, limit salt — government offers guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Better cut down on sugar, especially those 16-ounce drinks, and limit your salt. But you might not need to worry quite as much about eggs.  More...

Local Sports

Tussey earns season sweep of Ridge 43-39

Girls’ Basketball:

Tussey Mountain trailed the whole first half against Chestnut Ridge, but were able to do just enough scoring in the second half to pick up a win. Ashley Clark carried the Titans with 23 points and nine rebounds in a 43-39 win in Saxton Friday.  More...

Games postponed

The threat of freezing rain cause the postponement of nearly all are scholastic sporting event Friday evening.  More...

Penns State rips Purdue 42-3

College Wrestling:

No. 1 Penn State (7-0, 2-0 B1G) dominated home-standing Purdue on Friday, winning nine of ten bouts to roll to a 42-3 Big Ten road victory. Seven of Penn State’s nine wins were for bonus points as the Lions remain unbeaten on the year.  More...

People/Pastimes

Family-friendly outdoor winter adventures

Many people may run indoors when the temperatures outside approach or dip below freezing.  But the truly adventurous see no reason why a little cold weather should keep them cooped up indoors for months at a time.  More...

Ways to live life to the fullest

Time is a precious commodity, which is why many people try to embrace life and live it to the fullest.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Mona Owens of Huntingdon who will celebrate her birthday, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sister has history of making false accusations ANNIE

Dear Annie: I’m a 70-year-old woman, respectable, attractive, welleducated, retired and totally selfsufficient. I owe no one anything and ask for nothing.  More...

Doctor K

Eye exams important for diabetics

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. My doctor says I need to have lots of other doctor appointments as a result, including seeing the eye doctor. Can you explain how diabetes affects vision?  More...

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