February 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready for Mardi Gras

Mimi’s Restaurant & Martini Bar staff member Christy Steidle put the finishing touches on vibrant decorations at the establishment on Penn Street in Huntingdon Monday afternoon in preparati More...

Municipal leaders OK shared police services

Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday evening to accept terms of an agreement with the Liberty Township Supervisors that continues shared police services between the two municipalities.  More...

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Local News

Police Log

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Saxton Community Library

A relaxation workshop, “Chill Out,” will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. There are still a few spots left, call and pre-register at 635- 3533.  New Books  More...

Local Sports

Rockets lose 46-32 game to So. Fulton

Girls’ Basketball:

Southern Huntingdon got off to a good start against visiting Southern Fulton in Monday evening’s ICC South/ Sideling Hill League finale. But, turnovers, fouls and an injury put the Rockets into a 14-point hole at the intermission.  More...

Streaking Hornets top Blue Pirates

H.S. Girls’ Basketball:

Juniata Valley wrapped up the regular season in stellar fashion at Williamsburg Monday. Maddie Mattas led a balanced scoring attack with 20 points as the Green Hornets dropped the Blue Pirates 65-30.  More...

Bubblers sink Trojans

PIAA Class AA Dual Tournament Pigtail:

A common theme for Mount Union wrestling coach Corey Wertz this year, and any year, has been bonus points. He is continually emphasizing that his team must work for and score bonus points while preventing an opponent from doing so.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Deep rooted misconceptions  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Groundhog Day is over — time for reality

Op-Ed

Bill: The caucuses in Iowa have little resemblance to elections all across the country, so I’m not sure we can use it as a barometer for the way the political winds are blowing. That will not stop me from commenting about the results.  More...

What others are saying

The Sanders sensation

When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sanders speak. More...

Chatter Box

Light at the end of winter’s tunnel

We’re only in the middle of February, but even with snow in the forecast, this is the time I start to think about seeing the light at the end of winter’s tunnel.  More...

Raystown Lake receives field trip grant

Raystown Lake is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks. More...

School News

Local students make dean’s list at Susquehanna University

Several local students were named to Susquehanna University’s dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. More...

HCA Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Christian Academy has released its honor roll for the second marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  Second grade “A” Honor Roll: April Duvall, Hannah Lloyd, Jacob McCarty, Henry Morningstar, Emily Peachey, Zachary Sna More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try talking to each sibling individually

Dear Annie: I am the youngest sister of 10 siblings. Over the years, five siblings have died. You’d think we would try to be closer after such awful losses. So when does the bullying stop?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Joint hearing held on budget

Local state Sen. John Eichelberger (R-PA 30) took part in a joint hearing of the Senate appropriations and finance committees Monday.  The hearing focused on Gov. More...

HASD audit report clean

The Huntingdon Area School Board received its audit for the 2014-15 school year from John Huber of Young, Oakes, Brown and Co. P.C. of Hollidaysburg during its monthly workshop Monday night.  More...

Tussey SRO grant approved

Tussey Mountain School District superintendent Mark Bollman updated members of the school board Monday night about a number of grant approvals, including a $57,000 allowance to implement a school resource officer (SRO) position at the junior-senior h More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union fire leaves 16 homeless

75 Years Ago  The temperature dropped 13 degrees in 12 hours when it fell from 31 degrees above zero at 6 p.m. last evening to 18 degrees above at 6 this morning.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 9 AA Meeting 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 

Cavs pound Kings 120-100

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his 40th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 120-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.  Kyrie Irving matched his season hig More...

Penguins skate past Anaheim Ducks 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their surge with a 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday nig More...

UConn tops South Carolina 66-54

Women’s Basketball:

COLUMBIA, S.C. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Brittney Miller of McVeytown and John Peters Jr. of Wildwood, New Jersey, are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Amanda Jury and Kent Leonard of McVeytown are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tammy and Fred Jury of Newton Hamilton. More...

Scouts participate in Klondike Derby

The 45th Juniata Valley Council Klondike Derby was held over the weekend. More...

Healthy Living

Great tips for a healthy heart

Did you know that one Canadian dies every seven minutes from heart disease or stroke? February is Heart Month, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be taking this opportunity to encourage you to take care of your heart. How? More...

Keep your heart running strong into your golden years

Heart health should be a concern for people of all ages, but especially so for men and women over 50. More...

Heart-healthy foods for the year ahead

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, heart disease is the leading causing of death in both men and women. More...

Doctor K

Hypnotherapy can be useful for pain treatment

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am in near constant pain because of arthritis. My doctor suggested that I try hypnotherapy. My first reaction was that it sounds like hokum, but now I’m wondering if it could help. What do you think? More...

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