January 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Legislation to aid in lead notification

U.S. Sen. Robert Casey Jr. announced Thursday he is cosponsoring new legislation that will help aid in notifying residents of potentially dangerous levels of lead in drinking water.  More...

Temperatures expected to be milder next week

The skiff of snow county residents saw when they woke up this morning will be the extent of the winter weather that will invade the county this weekend.  Earlier in the week, meteorologists were talking about the possibility of another big winte More...

Local News

Correction

Incorrect budgetary figures for the state Department of Corrections were reported in a story about DOC funding in Thursday’s edition of The Daily News.  More...

Penn Township man arraigned in court

The Penn Township man who set fire to his mobile home during the early morning hours of Nov. 28, 2015, was arraigned in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Trio arraigned on robbery charges

Two of the three men accused of robbing a convenience store in the southern end of the county were arraigned in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

South Carolina beats Mississippi 81-62

Women’s Basketball:

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had another double-double and No. 2 South Carolina used its inside game to move to 20-0 for a second straight season, pounding Mississippi 81-62 on Thursday night.  More...

Brown gets around Torrey Pins South

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Brown and Phil Mickelson both had reason to believe it could be a long day on the South Course at Torrey Pines. It turned out just fine Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, especially for Brown.  More...

Raptors top Knicks 103-93

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had 26 points and 10 assists, DeMar DeRozan also scored 26 points and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 10th consecutive victory, 103-93 over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.  Jonas Valan More...

Press Club

SHC twirlers ready to compete

“A squad? More like sisters. We work hard and when it comes down to competition, the friendships and bonds help us perform something amazing.”  More...

New librarian hired at J Valley

At the Juniata Valley School District, it seems like things are constantly changing. Half way through the school year, things are finally seeming to slow down and stay constant. One change students had to get used to this year was a new librarian. More...

Meteorologist visits MUAHS

We all have that one person, usually a celebrity, whom we admire. Rarely do we actually get to meet that person face-toface. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

No pain on plane

Dear Heloise: I have a BAD BACK and do a lot of flying for work. I have tried several types of items to add lumbar support to the airplane seat.  More...

Plans underway for FCI building

A new company may soon begin to occupy the former FCI USA Inc. More...

Mandated reporter training expanded

Changes to the Child Protective Services Law (CPSL), signed into law July 1, 2015, greatly expanded the definition of a mandated reporter, leaving many questions and confusion as to the responsibilities that entails.  More...

Area school bus safety enforced proactively

School has been back in session for months, but motorists are reminded of the importance of abiding by the rules of the road alongside school buses.  More...

World  Free Access 

Changes for world’s most scrutinized body

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie’s got a brand new bod.  Mattel, the maker of the iconic plastic doll, said it will begin selling Barbie with three new bodies — curvy, tall, and petite. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HAHS to host state band festival

75 Years Ago  The Broad Top area was hardest hit by the snowstorm which swept over the district. Snow to the depth of 18 inches was measured near Broad Top City by state highways department workers.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 29 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Junior High Results

Girls’ Basketball  Mount Union 32 Moshannon Valley 6   Mount Union jumped out to a 10-point lead at the quarter mark and went on to a 32-6 victory over visiting Moshannon Valley Thursday afternoon.  More...

Ridge races past Rockets for 65-9 win

H.S. Wrestling:

Last night the Southern Huntingdon wrestling team knew they faced a daunting task as the hosted Chestnut Ridge. The Lions were second in the state in the team duals last season and are currently ranked fourth according to Intermat Rankings.  More...

Rockets hold off Titans 47-45

High School Girls’ Basketball:

With just 10 seconds gone from the fourth quarter clock, Southern Huntingdon’s McKenzie Yohn dropped in a short jumper and capped a seven-point run for the Rockets to give them a 13-point advantage during Thursday evening’s ICC South/ Sid More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to McKenzie Mumau who will turn 6 years old today, Jan. 29, 2016. Her proud parents are Jeremy and Katie (McCloskey) Mumau of Commodore. More...

Local woman wins National Casting Award

A local woman, Nancy Mosser, left, of Nancy Mosser Casting in Pittsburgh and her assistant, Katie Shenot, right, won best Feature Film Studio or Independent Comedy for their casting work in the Sunda More...

Happy anniversary

Entriken couple celebrates 73 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to William “Bill” and Vivian (Edwards) Ford of Entriken who celebrate 73 years of marriage today, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.  More...

School News

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Mount Union Area Junior High School Honor Rolls

Amy Smith, Mount Union Area Junior High School principal, has announced the following list of honor roll students for the second marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade 7  Distinguished Honor Roll  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cold air barriers   I use the air bags that come in shipping boxes like from Amazon to put in the bottom of my windows in between the storm window and the inside window. It cuts down on drafts.  Granite counter cleaner   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Gambling, drinking are addictions

Dear Annie: My fiance and I became engaged a year ago. He has many good qualities: He is really sweet most of the time, and he is a good provider. He takes me on nice trips and buys me lovely presents. He even rubs my feet and cooks for me. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCPOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:50 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016:  More...

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