February 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners review storm water strategy

A presentation on the subject of Juniata College’s upcoming Winton Hill project and expansive storm water management plan was given to members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission at their monthly meeting Thursday night.  More...

Area man sentenced for medic bag thefts

The owner of a local emergency services company entered a plea in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

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Shirley Twp. teen facing child porn charges

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate an incident involving a 13-yearold female from Topeka, Kansas, and a 17-year-old Shirley Township male on allegations of child pornography.  More...

Unsettled weather to follow Saturday’s warm temps

Folks suffering from cabin fever will be anxious to get outdoors Saturday, as the National Weather Service’s State College bureau is forecasting warmer-than-normal temperatures.  Elyse Hagner, NWS meteorologist, said temperatures will be i More...

Police Log

Theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report William Longwell of Huntingdon, no age provided, took $30 that was misplaced at Giant at 4:14 p.m. Feb. 16.  Resisting arrest   More...

World  Free Access 

For some, desire to work past 65 can be problematic

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 19 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

So. Carolina locks up SEC title

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored 19 points and No. 3 South Carolina wrapped up its third straight Southeastern Conference title with a 61-51 victory over Georgia on Thursday night.  More...

Keuchel gets biggest settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — AL Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel received the steepest increase among the 156 players in salary arbitration this year, according to a study by AP.  More...

Capitals down Islanders 3-2 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Williams scored 4:16 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. More...

Newspapers in Education

NIE partners visit classrooms

Representatives from Newspaper In Education Partners In Education have been able to use the newspaper as a way of educating young people about programs in their communities.  More...

Local businesses continue support

Fifty-nine local businesses have partnered with The Daily News to bring newspapers into classrooms in Huntingdon County school districts through the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program.  Through their partnership, they are supporting education, More...

Area teachers use newspapers in variety of ways

Since kicking off the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program in September, students in over 160 classrooms in Huntingdon County schools are reading The Daily News Monday through Friday.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Return to sender ...

Dear Heloise: After reading many library E-books this past year, I recently made a discovery: After finishing a book, if I touch and hold the title of the book on my bookshelf, I can return the book immediately.  More...

Special Sections

Area historian dies at age 97

Robert “Bob” Cree, wellknown local historian and genealogist, passed away Feb. 17 in Owings, Maryland, at the age of 97.  More...

SHCSB members OK bus cameras

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board approved a $32,970 capital expenditure for a PRO-VISION video system for cameras for the district’s 21 buses during its monthly meeting Thursday.  The meeting was rescheduled from Tuesday night d More...

Preparing for kindergarten

Amy Himes and her husband, DeWitt, helped their daughter, Avery, at a kindergarten readiness event at Southside Elementary School Thursday evening. More...

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Woman charged with arson in deadly boarding house fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman told police that a Pittsburgh boarding house was “filled with demons” before she set it on fire, killing the owner and two other residents, according to a criminal complaint.  More...

Cosby demands money back from accuser

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is demanding that the accuser in his criminal case repay a confidential sex abuse settlement because she cooperated with police who reopened the case and arrested him last year. More...

Hearing delayed for father of man who killed police K-9

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A preliminary hearing has again been postponed for a Pennsylvania man accused of fighting with police before his son fatally stabbed a K-9 and was killed by officers.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Area tragedy to be basis of made-for-TV movie

75 Years Ago  Four Ohio men are patients in the J.C. More...

Local Sports

Tussey’s BradyVilla seeded third

District 5-AA Championship:

A change of venue and a different date are the big changes for the 2016 District 5-AA Wrestling Championship.  More...

District 5-AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the pairings for Saturday’s District 5-AA Tournament at Pitt-Johnstown. Pairing are in order of the brackets. More...

Wildcats’ late rush ousts Hornets

District 6-A Girls’ Quarterfinal:

Juniata Valley put together a run through the first four minutes of the second quarter Thursday evening and carved out a six-point advantage against fifth-seeded Homer- Center in a District Six Girls’ Class A quarterfinal battle inside the Holl More...

People/Pastimes

RSVP: Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association

The Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association, located at 313 Fourth St. More...

Happy anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates golden anniversary

Ron and Barb (Greene) Detwiler celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. The snow started to fall that Saturday afternoon in 1966 at the Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon where the Revs. More...

Send well-wishes to . . .

A get-well card shower is being held for Joseph Crownover for Wednesday, Feb. 24. Joe is a patient at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, and would appreciate some get-well wishes. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Brown sugar bricks   Most kitchens have a brick of brown sugar. Once exposed to air, it’s almost impossible to keep any type of package of brown sugar from turning into a brick. I found a solution. I keep my brown sugar in the freezer. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Put a positive spin on this situation

Dear Annie: My ex-son-in law has temporary custody of my granddaughter, “Cathy,” who is 8. Every time I buy her something, she wants to leave it at my house. I couldn’t understand why so I asked her father. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016:  More...

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