January 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Vote for your favorites today  Free Access 

With nearly a foot of the snow on the ground and more coming today, it's a great time to stay indoors, drink hot chocolate, and VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES in The Daily News Readers' Choice Awards. More...

January is time to thank blood donors  Free Access 

To celebrate those who save lives through the act of blood donation, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month to thank current donors and encourage future donors.  The weeks following the holiday season are traditionally a time More...

Local News

Couple names ER nurses’ station for former nurse  Free Access 

Local couple Sandy Cohenour and Delmont Sunderland have chosen to support the J.C. More...

Area brief  Free Access 

Comcast opening Xfinity WiFi hotspots to county residents during storm   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted  Free Access 

Name: Andrew Grozanick  Date of Birth: March 5, 1974  Age: 41 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 235 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Elmora, Huntingdon, St. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear  Free Access 

Group stresses need for MU community center

75 Years Ago  Another construction delay at the vast military cantonment at Indiantown Gap, being prepared for training of 20,000 soldiers, was threatened by protest of a sheet of metal union against use of non-union made sheet metal materials.& More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar  Free Access 

Saturday, Jan. 23 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. Sunday, Jan. 24 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Matchups for Sunday’s AFC and NFC championships  Free Access 

NFL Playoffs:

AFC   Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos: When the Patriots (13-4) have the ball  More...

Brady vs. Manning  Free Access 

among greatest sports rivalries

Tom Brady has more championship rings. Peyton Manning has nearly all the passing records.  Fans will always debate which quarterback is better. More...

Navy’s Reynolds moves to RB for Shrine Game  Free Access 

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Keenan Reynolds has learned to adapt to a lot of different situations while playing football at Navy, so he hardly lacks confidence he can handle his latest challenge.  More...

Religion News

Special service celebrates holiday season  Free Access 

St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Shade Gap was set to surprise those who attended the Christmas Eve service Dec. 24. The driveway and entrance were lit with on-going lights and a nativity scene. More...

‘Sweet Life’ comedy to appear at Oasis of Love  Free Access 

All are invited to attend “Sweet Life! Dessert Comedy Theatre” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at The Oasis of Love Church in Huntingdon. More...

Religion Briefs  Free Access 

Dalai Lama heads to US for checkup   DHARAMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama is headed to the United States for a medical checkup, although the Tibetan Buddhist leader says he has no specific health complaints.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sometimes therapy can help  Free Access 

Dear Annie: I’ve been with a wonderful gentleman for several years. Our biggest issue is that he has no idea how to make love.  More...

Doctor K

Breathing tests are used to diagnose asthma  Free Access 

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor ordered breathing tests to see if I have asthma. He didn’t tell me what it’s like to go through this. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 4:47 PM

Boroughs declare snow emergencies  Free Access 

The Daily News has learned Huntingdon, Mount Union and Rockhill boroughs have declared a state of emergency. Please stay tuned for additional information. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 1:31 PM

Opinion Line accessible now  Free Access 

Opinion Line is now accessible for all online readers to read, comment and vote. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 9:25 AM

Lottery numbers for Friday, Jan. 22  Free Access 

Pennsylvania Lottery Numbers for the evening of Friday, Jan. More...

Project grants, loans available  Free Access 

Those who are looking to do home improvement projects in the county may have an opportunity to get a loan or grant to help pay for those projects.  The USDA Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Repair program, the Section 504 Home Rep More...

Planning director discusses activities  Free Access 

At the regular monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night, county planning director Mark Colussy discussed several upcoming projects and planning efforts.  More...

Area farmers urged to take part in conservation practices survey  Free Access 

Farmers in the county will soon have a chance to show the positive things they’re doing to demonstrate good conservation practices in the form of a survey.  The survey, administered by the Penn State Survey Research Center, will allow farm More...

State  Free Access 

Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier  Free Access 

WASHINGTON (AP) — School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee.  More...

World  Free Access 

Pope changes church rules  Free Access 

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church regulations to explicitly allow women and girls to participate in the Easter Week foot-washing ritual, after having shocked many Catholics by performing the rite on women and Muslims just week More...

Looking for diversity, Hollywood could turn on the TV  Free Access 

NEW YORK (AP) — As Hollywood continues to be battered by a backlash to the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations and in the film industry at large, it doesn’t have to look far for inspiration: Just turn on the TV.  More...

Adele’s ‘Hello’ fastest to reach one billion views on YouTube  Free Access 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sorry, Psy. More...

Local Sports

Games postponed  Free Access 

The impending winter storm conpleted is decemation of weekend scholastic athletic events by mid-afternoon Friday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday  Free Access 

LOOK WHO’S TURNING 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Addisyn Adams who will turn 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Her proud daddy and mommy are Tyler Adams and Michaela Knable of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday  Free Access 

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Earl Jacob Jefferis who is turning 7 years old today, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. Earl’s very proud parents are Brenda and Matthew Jefferis of Alexandria. More...

Power up with a protein-packed breakfast  Free Access 

You may recognize the importance of protein as part of a healthy eating plan, but if you’re like most people, you may not realize that the time of day you consume your protein matters.  More...

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