January 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Saturday edition delivery may be earlier or delayed

In an effort to ensure the safety of our employees and carriers of The Daily News and ATJ Printing during the impending snow storm, the delivery of the Saturday, Jan. More...

Still no finish date set in water project

After a 45-minute executive session Thursday during a special meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council to discuss the ongoing delays at the water treatment plant, council agreed it will meet with engineering firm GHD and contractor HRI Inc. More...

Forum held to discuss senior housing needs

Senior housing was on the minds of a number of “partners” attending a day-long symposium at the Holiday Inn Express in Breezewood Thursday. More...

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Correction

Juniata Valley High School student Claudia Sheetz was incorrectly identified in the story about the EITC program in the district in Thursday’s edition of The Daily News.  Staff writer Kylie Hawn regrets the error.   More...

SHCSB members approve requests

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board approved a number of requests at its monthly meeting Tuesday.  Andy Hull was approved to use the high school/middle school gym from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. More...

Residents asked to keep mailboxes, sidewalks clear

As the area prepares for the first major snowstorm of the winter, residents are being asked to keep their mailboxes clear of any snow or ice.  Tad Kelley, media relations director of the United States Postal Service in Pittsburgh, said residents More...

World  Free Access 

Jillian Michaels takes on farm life, parenting in new show

NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t get Jillian Michaels started on the chickens.  There were supposed to be six but only five showed up when her partner, Heidi Rhoades, cajoled her into collecting them from a loading dock for their farm, where th More...

Seven new breeds, obedience contest at Westminster dog show

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s premier dog show will feature a bumper crop of seven new breeds this year, ranging from a rugged South African watchdog to an Italian trufflesniffing specialist.  Next month’s Westminster Kennel Clu More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Rockets, Titans lose; Hornets win

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Williamsburg 48 Mount Union 39 The Mount Union girls’ basketball team could not get the offense rolling Thursday night at Williamsburg and the Blue Pirates turned the tables on them by winning a 48-39 Inter-County Conference North rematch. More...

Impending storm causes some schedule changes

The impending snow storm has led to a number of schedule changes for tonight and the weekend. At this point, no athletic events have been postponed for today.  More...

Sluggish Rockets lose 72-28 to Warriors

High School Boys’ Basketball:

It was a very tough night for the Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team after coming off a draining loss to Tussey Mountain Wednesday night. More...

People/Pastimes

‘Bete Noire’ now accepting artistic submissions

An area start-up arts journal is now accepting original written and visual submissions through June 1. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes to Ellie and Jenna Mazurowski who will both turn 6 years old today, Jan. 22, 2016. Their proud parents are Phil and Marti Mazurowski of Huntingdon. More...

SweetArts Marketplace and soup sale planned

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital will be sponsoring its SweetArts Marketplace and soup sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in the main lobby of the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

Local man named to dean’s list at Millersville University

Andrew Black of Broad Top has been named to Millersville University of Pennsylvania’s dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. More...

Allegany College of Maryland names students to fall 2015 dean’s list

Allegany College of Maryland has named 284 students to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester, according to Dr. More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Online room rate not so great?

Dear Heloise: My husband books our HOTEL ROOMS using a travel site online. He likes the perks, but here’s the issue we encountered:  More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 12:07 AM

Huntingdon Borough residents affected by boil water notice  Free Access 

A main water line broke in the are of 703 25th Street in Huntingdon Borough this evening and a boil water notice is in effect for residents in that area.   More...

Breaking News - 1/22/2016 3:29 PM

Saturday edition delivery may be earlier or delayed  Free Access 

In an effort to ensure the safety of our employees and carriers of The Daily News and ATJ Printing during the impending snow storm, the delivery of the Saturday, Jan. More...

Readers’ Choice starts tomorrow

Readers have seen the promo ads, and now it’s time for them to vote for their favorites in The Daily News’ Readers’ Choice Awards. More...

Orbisonia business plans reviewed

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission reviewed plans for a new addition to Cromwell Township’s business center at Sandy Ridge Station.  Plans were first discussed at the township level in September to construct a restaurant, More...

Winter road conditions require careful driving

Winter driving can be unpredictable, with sudden snow squalls and mercurial temperatures, but, with caution, drivers can weather the storm.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Justice looks to limit emails being considered in ethics case

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state’s ethics court for judges said Thursday it wants more information about whether it should hold a Supreme Court justice responsible for emails with offensive content that he may not have opened.  More...

AG deputy says she lacked authority to order probe

HARRISBURG (AP) — A top state prosecutor is raising questions about Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s hiring of outside lawyers to investigate a government email scandal and said a judge is looking into whether secrecy laws were broken whe More...

SAT tests canceled in China, Macau over cheating concerns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT has canceled college entrance exams on Saturday in China and Macau, because some students may have already seen copies of the tests.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Research program launched at Saxton nuclear reactor

75 Years Ago  The nip of Old Man Winter was in the air when the mercury shivered down to zero for an all-winter low, Paul R. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 22 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wisconsin tops Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, (AP) — When Greg Gard watches Nigel Hayes, he sees flashes of Brandon Taylor.  More...

Second lawsuit filed

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A second lawsuit has been filed over the Rams’ move to Los Angeles, this time by holders of personal seat licenses who say they should retain their right to seat licenses and season tickets, even in California.  More...

Kucherov’s goal gives Lightning 2-1 win over Blackhawks

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Press Club

SHC clothing bank for those in need

As a way of giving back to the community and helping the students and families in need within the school district, Southern Huntingdon County High School has launched a movement in which those in need can obtain used clothing. More...

Hornet seniors put in service hours

Every year at Juniata Valley High School, the senior class members have to complete a certain amount of community service hours to graduate. More...

Tussey cheer team to compete at states

After placing second at the District Five Competition Nov. 12, the Titan competition cheer squad is now preparing for its biggest challenge yet — state competition Jan. 29-30 at the Giant Center in Hershey.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Dirty plastic toys   When I was little, my mom used to scrub my plastic toys in the bathtub. I found a much easier way. I just run them through my dishwasher. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husbby’s complaints becoming big pain

Dear Annie: Please help me before I pull my hair out. I am 40 and have been married for the last eight years to a man I love more than I thought possible. We have a good relationship. We are open and talk often. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Cancer if born before 2:21 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016:  More...

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