January 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sessions provide overview of contest

Prospective Huntingdon  County entrepreneurs took part in two informational sessions Monday to learn more about the  application process for the upcoming Downtown Opportunity Business Pitch Competition.   More...

Man enters guilty plea before case faces jury

The Huntingdon man slated to go to trial today on charges of sexually assaulting a woman in September 2014 entered a plea in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

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Local News

MU Council hears report on Whobilation

A post-event report on the inaugural Bricktown Whobiliation was delivered to Mount Union Borough Council during its first meeting of the year by one of the organizers who says plans are underway for next season’s celebration.  More...

Conservation district officials look for changes

Looking ahead in 2016, retiring Huntingdon County Conservation District manager Andy Patterson reported the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and conservation districts will be putting a much larger emphasis on agriculture monitoring More...

Police Log

Drugs found   SHIRLEY TWP. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gutsy play helps Alabama win 10th national championship

College Football Championship:

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last step toward making Alabama’s run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college football history was the toughest.  More...

Alabama-Clemson joins list of epic title games

GLENDALE, Ariz. More...

Canucks end Panthers’ streak 3-2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the night on a power play at 2:21 of overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks stopped the Florida Panthers’ 12-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Monday.  More...

People/Pastimes

VFW Auxiliary announces kick-off of annual Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest

The VFW Auxiliary No. 5754 is excited to announce the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Josiah S. Horton who turned 6 years old Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. His proud parents are Stacy and Josh Horton of Wooster. Ohio. More...

Captain Jack Lions Club welcomes new members

The Captain Jack Lions Club, Mill Creek, welcomed four new members during their November and December meetings. More...

School News

Local student accepted to LVC

Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce its exclusive cohort of students accepted for admission for fall 2016 through the early decision program at The Valley. More...

Todd resident named to dean’s list

Cole Ramsey of Todd has been named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Mansfield University.  To be named to the dean’s list, a student must attend the university full time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

People tend to be self-absorbed

Dear Annie: In October, I visited my family in France. Three weeks after I returned home, the terrorist attacks occurred. My husband was out of town and I was all alone. My family in France, thankfully, was safe.  More...

Doctor K

Avoid aortic aneurysm by following heart advice

DEAR DOCTOR K: I had pain in my abdomen, so my doctor did an ultrasound to check for gallstones. It turns out I have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. What is that?  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 1/12/2016 3:08 PM

Child seat safety checks  Free Access 

Child safety seat checks offered  HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Borough Police will conduct a child seat safety check from noon to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the borough police station.   More...

HASD getting $5.9M in funds

Before the Christmas holiday, it looked as if the Huntingdon Area School District would be searching for a $6 million loan to help keep the district afloat while the battle over a state budget continued. More...

US rep. announces bid for re-election

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA 9) announced he will seek re-election to his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  More...

TMSB members pass preliminary budget

The Tussey Mountain School Board, meeting in its first workshop session of the new year Monday night, passed a “very” preliminary budget for 2016-17, although still very much in the dark about the total amount of funding it will get from More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Uptown Sheetz remodel to include espresso bar

75 Years Ago  Local Draft Board No. 2, with headquarters in the Huntingdon County Court House, posted on the bulletin board in the courthouse lobby a list of the young men from Area No. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 12 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

Local Sports

’Cat girls top Altoona, boys lose

High School Swimming:

Freshmen Allison and Haley Goldstone earned a pair of firstplace finishes to help the Huntingdon girls swim team to 10 victories in its 11 events during Monday evening’s meet at Altoona and the Bearcat girls (7-2-1) bounced back from Friday&rsq More...

Hornets win; Bearcats, Trojans and Rockets fall

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon   The Huntingdon boys basketball team traveled to the western side of District Six for a nonleague encounter with Forest Hills in Sidman.  In a game that saw the teams combine for 29 three-point field goals, the Rangers got the o More...

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball Mt. Nittany Middle School 48 Huntingdon 45 More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Coo-coo

While it probably comes as no surprise to my loyal readers and the spineless critics who love me in the Opinion Line, I occasionally take a break from my sophomoric ramblings (they are really fresh-mantic) and indulge in the ingestion of an alcoholic More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Jan. 8

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area House members voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 8. The Senate conducted no record votes last week.  House  More...

Our Readers Write

Meaning of the Second Amendment  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor  More...

Chatter Box

Farm Show recollections

I can tell it’s January. The month just has a certain quietness about it. Take for example, this column. More...

Healthy Living

Ten tips for an organized medicine cabinet

There are probably not many people who can claim to have no expired medications in their homes. In fact, if we’re honest with ourselves, most of us would probably have to admit that our medicine cabinets are a complete and utter mess. More...

My pills are expired. Now what?

It happens every day. You have a headache or another ailment and go to the medicine cabinet to find relief. More...

Are expired medications still safe?

It is 2 a.m. and that cough and stuffy nose you have been battling is still keeping you up. You reach for the nighttime cold relief medicine only to find it expired a few months ago. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016:  More...

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