December 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stove maintenance prevents fires

With the sudden drop in temperatures, many residents may want to kick their wood burning stoves into high gear. However, the risk of fire rises significantly from improper use or lack of necessary maintenance.  More...

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ORJMA officials report on loan progress

The board of the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) held a brief meeting at the borough building last week.  An agreement with Cromwell Township for control of the sewer system is almost finalized and still waiting on the appro More...

Volunteering to ring bells

Saxton police officer Ben Redmond, right, was one of several area residents who contributed to the Salvation Army of Bedford County’s Red Kettle Campaign by making a contribution while Saxton r More...

Attorney withdraws PCRA petition

Some changes in counsel brought about the reappearance of a defendant who pleaded guilty to incest in May.  John Robert Roddy, 31, Mount Union was sentenced to pay court costs and a $1,000 fine, serve one to years in jail with credit for time se More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Dec. 20   AA Meeting o 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 

Oilers top Blues 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored 2:55 into overtime, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the St. More...

Hawks overcome Westbrook to win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul Millsap hit the goahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook’s 46 points to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-108 on Monday night.  More...

AP Class A All-State Football:

Clairton’s Wade is Player of the Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 71

Members of Cub Scout Pack 271 and Boy Scout Troop 71 participated in the annual Scouting for Food drive. More...

Local cheerleader performs in Varsity Spirit Spectacular

Lauren Heane from Mount Union Area High School was one of more than 800 high school cheerleaders from across the country who represented the camp brands of Varsity Spirit in the Varsity Spirit Spectacular at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, More...

Celebrate anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Endangered gratitude

Dear Annie: I am writing about common courtesy. Does it exist anymore?  I have a large family, with grown grandchildren, and I still work part time, although I am close to 80. 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...

Opiate deaths spike in tri-county

The opiate epidemic that has cut a path through the state, leaving death and devastation in its wake, has not spared Huntingdon County. More...

HCBI director to be declared

Member and participating organizations of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) heard an update regarding the executive director position at their monthly board meeting Monday. More...

CareerLink offers access to UE help

As the closure of nearest unemployment center in Altoona became effective Monday, Huntingdon County CareerLink has been facilitating connections with the appropriate resources.  More...

General News

140 years late, Nevada veteran lauded with US Medal of Honor

A Nevada Army veteran who died without knowing he won the nation’s highest medal of bravery received the honor he’s been owed for nearly 140 years in a ceremony on Monday.  Nevada Rep. More...

News of Yesteryear

Santa Claus, elves make visit

75 years ago  Hundreds of patriotic Pennsylvanians in the state’s reserve defense corps faced possible loss of their civilian jobs today — the first serious problem confronting Gov. Arthur H. More...

Meds may help overcome seasickness

Dear Doctor: I’m going sailing with friends soon. Since I tend to get motion sickness in cars and airplanes, I’m worried that means I’ll get seasick as well. Are there any natural remedies?  More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball:

Moshannon pulls away to beat Hornets 71-28

The Juniata Valley boys’ basketball team didn’t shoot well, rebound or take good care of the ball in Monday evening’s Inter-County Conference matchup against visiting Moshannon Valley. More...

Girls’ Basketball:

Mount Union tops Glendale

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team worked much better as a team Monday night in an Inter-County Conference North contest with visiting Glendale. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Eagles rebound with 74-72 win at Pitt-Bradford

A Seth Brewer steal with three seconds left prevented a potential Pitt-Bradford gamewinning basket as Juniata defeated the Panthers 74-72 Monday evening. The win gives Juniata a record of 6-3 while the Panthers fall to 3-5 overall.  More...

Editorial

Around the state

Bad signs on the state budget horizon   As its name indicates, Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office is supposed to be a nonpartisan agency.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Families, businesses expect more

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Chatter Box

Tis the season for sharing

In my Daily News morning newsletter last week, I asked readers to share the temperature with me on those very cold days. The coldest temperature I received as 16.3 degrees at 8:08 a.m. from Nancy Cox, who lives off Route 655 in Hares Valley. More...

Healthy Living

Put a stop to the battle of the holiday bulge

The holiday season is dominated by parties, family gatherings and festive foods. More...

Homemade hummus with truly unique taste

Hummus provides a delicious and healthy alternative to less nutritional dips. Versatile and available in various .avors, hummus can be whipped up at home for those who prefer to make their own dips.  More...

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