January 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents firing up heating sources in cold

The cold, wintry weather has settled into the area and, as a result, folks have fired up their furnaces.  Some of those furnaces are burning wood and Polly Jo Williams, office manager at Brumbaugh Lumber LLC in Shirleysburg, said despite a late More...

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Broad Top area residents digging out

After all the fret and fuss over the winter storm that struck the region over the weekend was over, the big question being asked all over including the Broad Top area, was “how much did you get?”  In general, the Broad Top area seeme More...

Fair named best in Zone 3

Representatives of the Huntingdon County Fair attended the 104th Annual Pennsylvania Fairs and Showmen Convention in Hershey Wednesday through Saturday. More...

Giant alerts customers to voluntary recall of Dole packaged salad items

Following a recall by Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced it removed from sale select Dole packaged salad items that were processed at the Dole facility in Springfield, Ohio, due to the potent More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 25   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Winter Storm Jonas spread havoc throughout the Middle Atlantic States over the weekend, but as the cleanup process gets into full swing, area high schools seem, for the most part, to be unaffected.  More...

People/Pastimes

Personal loans 101

Choosing the right tools to meet your financial goals

If you happen to find yourself in a tight spot, borrowing money can help set you back on the right path. However, doing so without a full understanding of the facts can hinder your finances in the future. More...

Home Nursing Agency seeks volunteers for hospice

Home Nursing Agency is now seeking individuals who have a desire to help others to serve as volunteers in the hospice program. Home Nursing Agency Hospice cares for patients with life-limiting illnesses and supports their caregivers.  More...

Celebrate birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016: More...

Point in time count to help homeless

To better serve the homeless, the Center for Community Action (CCA), in coordination with Huntingdon House, is requesting assistance from local residents, agencies and churches as they conduct a point in time count Wednesday, Jan. 27.  More...

Soccer stadium to benefit community

The announcement of plans for a soccer stadium as part of the planned Winton Hill Athletic Complex and the addition of three new varsity sports at Juniata College is welcome news to those working to attract new businesses, residents and visitors to t More...

Vultures in region late to migrate for winter

Vultures, an oft-derided bird, one very few bird watchers flock to see, have been quite visible in recent months as warmer temperatures postponed their typical migration south.  More...

State  Free Access 

Turnpike section where hundreds stranded back open

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Pittsburgh where hundreds of vehicles were stranded during the massive winter storm reopened in both directions Sunday, officials said. More...

GOP eyes Trump, Cruz effect on Toomey’s chances

HARRISBURG (AP) — Long optimistic about U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey winning a second term in Pennsylvania, Republicans now have something to worry about — and it is not necessarily a strong Democratic Party challenger. More...

Closing arguments set in ex-girlfriend’s death

MEDIA (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled Monday in the suburban Philadelphia trial of a man charged in the strangulation death of his former girlfriend.  More...

General News

State of 2016 play: Iowa caucuses will provide answers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Only a week remains before the Iowa caucuses, the first contest in a tumultuous presidential campaign that has challenged long-held political assumptions. More...

Law enforcement officers and agencies play various roles

The first call many people make during an emergency is to their local police department. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Broncos scramble into Super Bowl

AFC Championship:

DENVER (AP) — When Peyton Manning was watching games from the locker room a few months ago, none of this seemed possible. Manning back on the field, playing the role of the most decorated game manager in history. More...

First look at Broncos, Panthers Super Bowl

Today’s NFL is all about the quarterbacks, so perhaps it’s fitting that the 50th Super Bowl features a matchup between Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos and Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers. More...

Panthers dominate Cardinals 49-15

NFC Championship:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Superman is bringing his cape and his pen to Super Bowl 50. He’s leaving behind his camera.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Physical activity can help enormously

Dear Annie: A friend of mine has Type 2 diabetes and an eating disorder. Recently, she visited the doctor and her blood pressure and blood sugar levels were extremely high. More...

Hints from Heloise

Purse placement a problem

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about garment hooks in public restrooms. Letty, via email, wrote: “I don’t understand why some public restrooms don’t have garment hooks in the women’s restrooms. More...

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