December 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners bid farewell to members

Two potential new members attended the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night.  “We actually have two prospective members here tonight,” said Huntingdon County Planning Department director Mark Co More...

Local News

HOME project faces more hurdles

More hurdles need to be crossed before inspectors can begin looking through the homes slated for the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation (HOME) Program in Broad Top City Borough.  More...

Alexandria leaders approve preliminary budget

Members of the Alexandria Borough Council approved advertising their proposed budget for 2017 at the rescheduled monthly meeting Thursday evening.  In the 2017 proposed budget, no tax increases are expected, and the borough is expected to have a More...

Police Log

DUI   BRADY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a DUI incident on Route 22 in the area of the former Miller’s Diner involving a 30-year-old Huntingdon woman at 2:14 a.m. Dec. 3. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Armed robbery reported at Broad Top bank

75 years ago  Huntingdon County’s two chapters of the American Red Cross have already made plans to raise their assigned quotas in the nationwide appeal for a minimum $50,000,000 American war relief fund. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Rockets edge Titans 39-38

Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon went back and forth on the mat all night long Thursday. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Hot shooting Hornets win at West Branch

Juniata Valley turned in a great shooting night at West Branch Thursday. Four players reached double digits as a 30-point first quarter propelled the Green Hornets to an 83-62 win over the Warriors in Allport.  More...

Girls’ Basketball:

Rockets handle Tigers 63-40

Southern Huntingdon’s Maddie Dell knocked down a long three-point bucket at the outset of Thursday evening’s home ICC South and Sideling Hill League contest with Fannett Metal and the Rockets just never looked back, racing to a 63-40 vict More...

People/Pastimes

Cub Scout Pack 471, Saxton

Members of Saxton Cub Scout Pack 471, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, Saxton, held their November Pack Meeting Nov. 22 at the Saxton Community Library. More...

United in Marriage

Leonard-Wyckoff

Samantha Wyckoff and Joshua Leonard, both of Aiken, South Carolina, were united in marriage, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at T & S Farms, Leesville, South Carolina. Robbie Robinson officiated the 3 p.m. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Newspapers in Education

Elementary educators use NIE program

Since kicking off the second year of the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program in September, students in over 140 classrooms in Huntingdon County schools are reading The Daily News Monday through Friday. More...

Learning and growing

Juniata Valley High School students, from the left, Leah Dreibelbis and Damian Walters, engaged in current events studies in Bill Musser’s social studies class by reading The Daily News as part More...

Partners in Education ‘bank’ on students’ future

Many area financial institutions are “banking” on the region’s future by partnering with the The Daily News Newspaper In Education (NIE) program. 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. More...

Special Sections

‘Cancer patient’ gets probation

A Three Springs woman charged with taking money from a local cancer group was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

TDN contest open to county students

Reports indicate that 95 percent of people in the U.S. disapprove of distracted driving, but more than 431,00 vehicle crashes occur each year as a result of it. More...

Annual furnace maintenance recommended

As winter weather and below average temperatures reared their ugly head this week, so did furnace malfunctions and repairs for many residents.  “It’s certainly the time of the year where we get a lot of annual maintenance calls,&rdqu More...

Art Walk organizers search for mascot

Organizers of Art Walk Huntingdon are asking if anyone has seen their mascot, “Artie Walker.” The answer has been no thus far, as no one knows what he looks like — yet.  A contest to design the Art Walk Huntingdon mascot begins More...

Obituaries

World  Free Access 

Man fights tabloid over allegations

ATLANTA (AP) — An American software company manager figured it was a joke at first when he opened an email and saw his picture in a British tabloid, alongside allegations he had groped a woman at a company conference and said he wanted to eat h More...

North Carolina GOP flexes muscles against governor-elect

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Liquor agency, agent removed from student’s lawsuit

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) — A federal judge is removing a state liquor agency and one of its agents from a lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia student after his bloody arrest.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 16   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Carew having transplants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is preparing to receive a new heart and undergo a kidney transplant.  His wife Rhonda confirmed the procedures on Thursday through the American Heart Association News.  More...

Steelers protecting Ben during streak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Ben Roethlisberger returned to the field in Baltimore on Nov. More...

Seahawks rout Rams to claim NFC West crown

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the flaws, the Seattle Seahawks are back where they always expected to be.  In the postseason and as champions of the NFC West.  More...

Press Club

Hornets ‘buzzing’ with holiday spirit

At this time of year, Juniata Valley hosts many events to spread Christmas cheer throughout the school and community. More...

Science in Motion utilized at CCA

At Christian Calvary Academy, the seventh and eighth grade classes gathered in the science lab to learn about air masses with Science in Motion (SIM) teacher Breana Benson Dec. 4.  More...

State FFA officers visit Captain Jack chapter

“Each year the state officer visit is one of my most memorable events that we are able to participate in. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Election arguments

Dear Annie: I’ll try to keep this nonpartisan and just give you the bare essentials. My sister and I are both in our late 50s. She’s only two years younger than I am, and we grew up extremely close. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Readers: Any chance I get, I like to pass on valuable information I receive concerning certain topics I’ve addressed. Such is the case with this letter.  More...

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