January 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Planner presents program on PEP

Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy shared the history of the county’s Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) with members of Huntingdon County Business and Industry during the agency’s monthly meeting at the Huntingdon Coun More...

Voting will continue for Readers’ Choice

Readers have three additional opportunities to vote for their favorites in The Daily News’ Readers’ Choice Awards.  The contest is readers’ chance to select their favorite pizza, chicken, ice cream, restaurant, retail shop and More...

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World  Free Access 

Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation’s capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting closer to their normal routines.  More...

Twitter parts with four key execs in latest sign of turmoil

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of Twitter’s key executives are leaving the company in an exodus that has escalated the uncertainty facing the messaging service as it struggles to broaden its audience and lure back disillusioned investors.  More...

Local Sports

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball  Huntingdon 41 Tyrone 36   Huntingdon’s junior high boys improved to 13-2 for the season with a 41-36 victory at Tyrone Monday. The Bearcats beat the Eagles by a 41-37 margin back on Dec. 16.  More...

Calvary teams sweep Clearfield

The Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon basketball teams made the most of their makeup games with visiting Clearfield Alliance Monday. The girls won a 37-23 verdict and the boys topped Clearfield 56-30.  More...

Valley rolls to 59-30 win over Damsels

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley used a strong defensive effort and balanced scoring to build a 23-point halftime lead during Monday evening’s Inter-County Conference North Division contest in Houtzdale. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Public posturing always preferred by some  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Thanks for this chance to discuss some recent political remarks by two prominent Huntingdon County Republican leaders — state Rep. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Jan. 22

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area senators voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 22. The House was in recess.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Chatter Box

Stuck in the sweetest place on Earth

Hopefully folks are dug out of the snow by the time they’re reading this. I know as of Monday, some folks were still shoveling sidewalks and parking spaces, as well as mailboxes and Daily News boxes.  More...

Healthy Living

DERMATOLOGISTS:

much more than skin specialists

Acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer — dermatologists are doctors that specialize in the skin and all the various conditions that can affect it. More...

Discover the joys of ZUMBA

Are you looking for a fun way to work all your muscles? Zumba, which is a mix of Latin dancing and aerobics, has conquered the world in recent years. So, what are you waiting for?  More...

SEVEN TIPS

for better stress management

Are you constantly stressed? Did you know that chronic stress has a negative impact on both your physical and emotional health? More...

Annie's Mailbox

We think this is not your business

Dear Annie: I’d like to know if this is considered spousal abuse. A young couple become born-again Christians. The husband decides he wants to go back to school to become a minister. More...

Doctor K

Children are at risk from old, peeling paint

DEAR DOCTOR K: A friend’s daughter got lead poisoning from paint in her house. What can I do to protect my kids? DEAR READER: Lead is poison. More...

Special Sections

PennDOT crews lauded for work

The weekend’s snowstorm may be history, but PennDOT’s work in the county is far from over.  Days after the storm, the county’s PennDOT crews continue to keep state roads clear of snow and ice.  County maintenance manager M More...

Local stores busy after snowstorm

If area stores weren’t busy before the weekend’s snowstorm, they certainly are busy now with customers picking up items to aid them in cleanup efforts.  At Ace Hardware in Smithfield Township, business is steady, but assistant manage More...

Orbisonia woman appears on Animal Planet

Fans of Animal Planet’s “Pit Bulls and Parolees” may have noticed a familiar face on the Jan. More...

State  Free Access 

Visitors to Gettysburg are getting older in recent years

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Adams County’s tourists are getting older.  It’s a concern that Katie Lawhon, a spokeswoman for Gettysburg National Military Park, admits she has heard uttered several times in recent years.  More...

Ex-officer gets house arrest, probation in civil rights case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania police officer has been sentenced to house arrest and probation for violating the civil rights of a man he threw to the ground and slugged.  Norman Howard III, 43, was ordered by a federal judge in P More...

Convicted child rapist pleads guilty to child pornography

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man already serving 15 to 30 years in state prison for repeatedly raping two teenage girls pleaded guilty to related federal child pornography charges.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Work continues on Route 453 truck lane project

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County had its second, three-inch snow in eight days. Snow started to fall in Huntingdon at 6:30 a.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 26   AA Meeting p 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Warriors rout Spurs to show they still rule the west

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 37 points and hit six 3-pointers in three quarters as the reigning champion Golden State Warriors showed they still rule the West by routing the San Antonio Spurs 120-90 on Monday night.  More...

Ohio State coach pushes right buttons over PSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed a couple of buttons to help the Buckeyes beat Penn State 66-46 on Monday night and snap a two-game losing streak.  The first came two days before the game, when he sat down Keita Bat More...

Rangers post eighth straight win

NEW YORK (AP) — Redhot J.T. Miller scored from in close after the Rangers squandered a two-goal third-period lead and New York came back to beat Buffalo 6-3 Monday night for its eighth straight win over the Sabres.  More...

People/Pastimes

Add a healthy twist to your favorite foods

If you are like most Americans, you might have lapsed a little on your New Year's resolution to eat healthier. More...

Advice to fight cold and flu

Even a mild case of the flu or a powerful cold can leave you feeling run down and out of sorts for days or even weeks. While many ailments must simply run their course, there are many steps you can take to fight your way back to good health.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Melinda Fouse and Mark Nicholas of James Creek are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Leo if born before 4:50 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016:  More...

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