December 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local food drives aid pantries’ yield

As local residents, civic organizations and religious groups reach out to those in need during the holiday season, many times that outreach includes food drives to benefit local food pantries.  Food pantry directors in the county are always than More...

Experts share tips to keep pets warm

Winter is getting closer and dog owners going on their morning walks can meet many hazards to dogs and care should be taken to ensure their well-being.  Although some dogs are tolerant of the cold, this tolerance varies greatly among breeds and More...

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Local News

Messy commute as snow, freezing rain, rain move eastward

MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

Daily News to publish lucky hunter photos

Lucky hunters are invited to share photos of their deer for publication in The Daily News. There are a few guidelines which must be followed in order to submit photos. More...

Chipotle burrito chain founder now sole CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday named founder Steve Ells as the sole CEO of the burrito chain as it fights to recover from a series of food scares.  Its shares rose 1.5 percent in morning trading.  More...

General News

Ex-Pennsylvania congressman awaits racketeering sentence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia Democrat who spent two decades in Congress could spend that long in prison if federal prosecutors get their way at his sentencing Monday. Former Rep. More...

Fearing Trump crackdown, ‘dreamers’ advised to end travel

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants who were brought to the U.S. More...

After health care repeal vote, some in GOP fear a cliff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are eagerly planning initial votes next month on dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a cherished GOP goal. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jackson wins Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed down nobody could catch him.  The sensational sophomore quarterback became the first Louisville player to wi More...

Bell rushes for 236 yards

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. More...

Penn State blanks Binghamton

College Wrestling:

The Penn State wrestling team (4-0, 0-0 B1G) shut-out visiting Binghamton (1-2, 1-1 EIWA) in sold out Rec Hall. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the boxes given out at Christmastime to fill for needy children. More...

Special Sections

Hunters report average season

The state Game Commission (PGC) speculates the 2016 deer rifle hunting season, which ended Saturday, was on par with the previous year’s hunting seasons and hunters reported seeing a lot of deer.  More...

Wood Twp. home destroyed by fire

The cause of a fire that left a Robertsdale, Wood Township, mother of two young children homeless Dec. 10 is under investigation by a state police fire marshal. More...

Christmas comes to Mount Union

Cathy Wilson, left, showed Annette Brodbeck and Abbey Brodbeck, right, one of the many trees on display at the 22nd annual Festival of Trees and Wreaths at the Mount Union Presbyterian Church Saturda More...

State  Free Access 

Law insuring one million people in state faces uncertain future

HARRISBURG (AP) — About 1 million people in Pennsylvania are receiving government-subsidized health insurance under Democrats’ 2010 health care law that is facing an uncertain future as Republican President-elect Donald Trump takes office More...

Pennsylvania electors showing no signs of flipping

HARRISBURG (AP) — Anyone hoping Pennsylvania’s 20 “unbound” Electoral College members might turn against Republican president-elect Donald Trump is almost certainly going to be disappointed.  More...

Man wanted in driver’s death arrested in Georgia

YEADON (AP) — A man wanted in the shooting death of a delivery truck driver near Philadelphia last year has been arrested in Georgia, federal and local authorities said.  Rodney Shelton II, 38, was found Friday in a woman’s apartment More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Dec 12 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Habitat for Huma nity o Habitat for Humanity will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Trojans are second, Rockets finish fourth

Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament:

The Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament wound down Saturday night with the Indians of Juniata High School facing the Trojans of Mount Union in the championship tilt. More...

Tussey wins 35-31 over Huntingdon

Girls’ Basketball:

With the third quarter winding down in Saturday evening’s contest in Saxton, Tussey Mountain had built a 30-17 lead over visiting Huntingdon and still led by 13 early in the final period. More...

Bearcats top Titans 86-51

Huntingdon took charge of the season opener at Tussey Mountain Saturday right from the start and never let go. The Titans couldn’t slow the pace down and a huge double-double by Nick Rigby led the Bearcats to an 86-51 win. More...

People/Pastimes

Simplify last-minute holiday gift shopping

Few things elicit panic like getting caught shopping for gifts at the last minute with the holidays just around the corner. If you’ve waited until the last few weeks before Christmas to get started, you’re not alone. More...

Five tips for easy holiday shipping

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and holiday gift-giving and receiving is at the top of everyone’s to-do list. More...

Service Personnel

HAHS graduate completes basic military training

United States Air Force Airman 1st Class Derek M. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Other Side of the Law

Dear Annie: I bet you’re surprised right now, and I don’t blame you. I know it is not an everyday type of thing to receive mail from an inmate. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

Note: Bigar’s Stars is based on the degree of your sun at birth. The sign name is simply a label astrologers put on a set of degrees for convenience. For best results, readers should refer to the dates following each sign. More...

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