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DOC grant to aid fighting addiction

Last week, Gov. More...

Insurance enrollment up from previous year

A record number of people across the U.S. signed up for health insurance at Healthcare. gov during the first open enrollment period.  Approximately 6.4 million people signed up for health care coverage that begins Sunday, Jan. 1, which U.S. More...

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Local News

Commissioners OK appointments

During their weekly meeting Dec. 20, the Huntingdon County Commissioners appointed two new members and reappointed another longtime member to the Huntingdon County Planning Commission.  More...

Public voices concerns to Huntingdon leaders

Members of Huntingdon Borough Council heard concerns from two county residents at their regular monthly meeting Dec. 20 regarding an recent inquiry from Sunoco Logistics.  More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   More...

General News

Trump stands firm on his immigration plan

PALM BEACH, Fla. More...

Deep divide stops effort to repeal LGBT law

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Area brief

Candlelight services to be held at area churches   HUNTINGDON — Candlelight Christmas services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Mount Zion Lutheran Church located on Stone Creek Ridge, Huntingdon, and at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

AP Class AA All-State Football:

Steel Valley’s Murray is Player of the Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Penn State romps over Morgan State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Tony Carr looked toward the basket, took a step inside and bounced a pass into the hands of Shep Garner, who dropped it neatly in the hoop.  More...

Oilers get 3-2 win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Edmonton’s fourth line combined for seven points, Cam Talbot stopped 28 shots and the Oilers beat the Arizona Coyotes in regulation for the first time in 26 games with a 3-2 victory Wednesday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Ephraim Beiler Allgyer, 7245 College St., Lima, New York, and Lillian Danae Lapp, 9081 Greenwood Road, Petersburg.  Rex Brian Fagan, 4191 SR 103 South, McVeytown, and Ronda Lee Todaro, 14125 Valley View Circle, Mount Union.  Branden Michael More...

Venture Crew completes course

Venture Crew 725 of Mill Creek recently completed a first-aid course taught by Brandt Baer, who recently became a LPN. More...

Cub Scouts celebrate Christmas

Cub Scout Pack 226, McConnellstown, recently held its annual Christmas party and had a visitor in the red suit. More...

Special Sections

JC construction continues

Projects to progress while students leave for break

Although Juniata College students have left campus for winter break, the campus isn’t necessarily quiet.  The college is taking advantage of the students’ absence to begin a new phase of construction on various buildings as part of t More...

Safety urged when walking on ice

Winter time and the weather that comes with it can increase the risk of slips and falls on snow and ice.  Safely navigating the elements in a vehicle is important, but walking on ice is an important skill from which all ages can benefit.  More...

Confirmed flu cases reported in county

The flu season is well underway, and the state Department of Health and J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

ACLU: City ends ‘retaliation’ suit against man who sued cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania city has dropped a lawsuit against a man who unsuccessfully sued the city’s police for allegedly using excessive force during his 2010 drunken-driving arrest, the American Civil Liberties Union sai More...

Gov. won’t seek major tax increase

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he will not ask Pennsylvania’s Republican controlled Legislature to raise taxes on sales or income in his upcoming budget proposal, even as the state faces a yawning deficit.  More...

Transit company, owner charged with fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A school transit company with a $2.4 million contract to provide rides to special needs students in a Pittsburgh-area charter school network has been charged with failing to properly insure some vehicles and hiring drivers wit More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 22   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Girls’ Basketball:

Bearcats top Bald Eagle

While Huntingdon’s offense struggled to get itself going in the early stages of Wednesday evening’s Mountain League contest at Bald Eagle, the Bearcat defense came out strong. More...

H.S. Wrestling:

West Branch downs Titans

The Tussey Mountain wrestling team knew they would be in a battle as they traveled to Morrisdale to take on District VI powerhouse West Branch. The match did not last long as only one bout went the distance. More...

Titans win at McConnellsburg

Both teams geared up for a challenge when McConnellsburg came to Saxton Wednesday. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

No church membership required  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Around the State

The sad reality of depression, Dec. More...

Political Cartoon

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Farm-Home-Garden

Local farm planning workshop to be held

The Huntingdon County Conservation District is hosting a two-session workshop for farmers wishing to learn how to use the online mapping tool PA OneStop. More...

SHC FFA members receive degrees

Southern Huntingdon County FFA members gathered at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House in Huntingdon Nov. 3.  The dinner was to honor those recipients of the Huntingdon County FFA Degree. More...

Don’t forget Santa’s milk and cookies

What is your favorite part of Christmas Eve? When I was younger, it was a tradition to leave out a full plate of cookies, a tall glass of milk and a few carrots for Santa and his reindeer. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It happened again

Dear Annie: I wrote to you earlier this year about my lovely, charming neighbor and friend named “Tara,” who is quite overweight and broke my living room chair. 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...

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