February 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School to ready kids for kindergarten

Some parents who have children ready to enter kindergarten next year may be a bit lost as to what their child should know before entering school.  This is why the Huntingdon Area School District’s elementary schools have been holding kinde More...

Liberty Twp. project awarded grant money

“It’s great news!” That was the way Liberty Township Board of Supervisors chairman Brian Weaver described the recent announcement that the municipality has been awarded an $11,801.70 matching grant to complete badly needed improveme More...

Local News

Tyrone Regional Health Network CEO resigns

A long-time administrator at Tyrone Regional Health Network, formerly known as Tyrone Hospital, has resigned from his position.  Stephen Gildea has resigned as CEO of Tyrone Regional Health Network after serving the hospital in various capacitie More...

Police Log

Harassment   More...

Area brief

JVSD announces kindergarten registration dates   More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

With the freezing rain in the region this morning, District Six officials have announced that today’s basketball playoff games have been postponed and will be moved to tomorrow (Wednesday).  That means that the Westmont Southern Huntingdon More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Wintering Over-Passing Through   More...

Photo

Juniata Valley’s Chelsea Wagner, a member of the Huntingdon Community Center gymnastics team, snaps a salute to the crowd as teammates look on following her floor exercise routine during a meet More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown seniors hold monthly meeting

The general membership meeting for the Bricktown Seniors was held Feb. 3. There were 34 members in attendance. More...

Personal and creative ways to add order to your home

Although there are hundreds of options for organizing your home, the pieces you make yourself are the ones that truly reflect your personality. More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 16, 2016  Happy birthday wishes to Troy Schmidt of Saltillo who is celebrating his birthday today, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Happy birthday, Troy! More...

Healthy Living

Exercising: no more excuses

Do you know that you should exercise more, but you can easily .nd a thousand excuses to postpone any sort of physical activity? Those days are over; your excuses are no longer going to work, because the most common arguments can easily be refuted. More...

Relieving pain associated with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is a chronic disease that affects the joints (usually the .ngers, knees, hips, neck and back) and that is characterized by abnormal wearing of the cartilage. More...

How to prevent sore muscles

Do you have reduced mobility, pain and discomfort in your muscles after exercising? Don’t let it stop you from participating in your favorite sports. There are some simple ways to prevent or reduce muscle pain after a workout. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t ignore her problems

Dear Annie: For 10 years, I have had an unwritten business partnership with a woman 26 years my senior. It has mostly worked well, until “Doris” crashed her car into a tree two years ago and had her license suspended. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Gemini if born before 2:24 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016:  More...

CHAMP to aid local families

Dancers have doubled their goals heading into this year’s CHAMP dance marathon scheduled to run from 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, to 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Huntingdon Area High School.  More...

Busing changes possible at HASD

In a brief monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board Monday night, district superintendent Fred Foster told the board he is looking to make some bus runs in the district a little more efficient.  More...

Local author writes third novel in series

Retired Juniata Valley High School English teacher and local author Mike Fields recently released the third in a series of suspense novels set against a scenic central Pennsylvania landscape.  “Twin River III: A Death at One Thousand Steps More...

World  Free Access 

Tornados, snow, sleet, record heat affect country

CENTURY, Fla. More...

Mom’s trial highlights cold case challenges

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Nearly 3,000 residents to get new 911 addresses

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 16 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 

Islanders get past Red Wings 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson had a goal and an assist to key a three-goal second period and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Monday.  More...

Panthers beat Pens 2-1 in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. More...

Watson receives O’Brien Award

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Deshaun Watson is on schedule to have his communications degree in hand by this time a year from now, after his junior season.  Clemson’s dual-threat quarterback also hopes to take care of some unfinished bus More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Access community experts as resources  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Feb. 12

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 12  House  More...

Op-Ed

Adult choices

Charlie: I think I’m getting debated out. I tune in with the hope for both entertainment a n d enlightenment, but I am beginning to think I have heard it all before. More...

Chatter Box

Thanks to faithful readers

I’m sure many writers have the same thought from time to time, but sometimes when I’m writing my column or morning newsletter, you wonder if folks are reading. So naturally, I love to know folks are reading.  More...

Doctor K

Premenstrual symptoms can be relieved

DEAR DOCTOR K: I always assumed my premenstrual mood swings were normal. But then I talked to some friends whose emotional symptoms are much less severe than mine. More...

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