December 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth share gift bags with police

Law enforcement officers face many unknowns in their line of work, but some area youth used this holiday season to let them know their work is appreciated.   More...

TDN begins search for first baby

Once the skies are cleared of reindeer, a sleigh full of gifts and a certain jolly old elf, it’s time once again to begin watching for a stork on wing bringing the first baby of 2017.  More...

Honorable mention

A Christmas greeting card submitted by Diana Simpson, a senior at Juniata Valley High School, may not have been selected as a winner for The Daily News Christmas greeting card contest, but judges lov More...

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Christmas

Revisit lesser-known Christmas traditions

Christmas celebrants participate in many different traditions year after year, but some may not fully understand the meaning behind such activities. A Christian holiday, Christmas did not originate with all activities centralized to the church. More...

A season of hope

Hope is a word often thrown about casually over the course of a conversation, sprinkled here thoughtlessly.  In most cases, it’s wasted and the purpose behind the word is lost.  I can think of no better time to consider the meaning of More...

Area rehabilitation centers and nursing homes establish traditions

Christmas cheer is an important part of holiday celebrations for everyone, young and old. More...

General News

Fox News audience stays after election

NEW YORK (AP) — A sharp drop in cable news ratings following a presidential election is as inevitable as snow in Buffalo. Yet in the Age of Trump, so far Fox News Channel is defying that trend. More...

News of Yesteryear

Pennsylvanians flock to enlist in military

75 years ago  The Columbia Broadcasting System today heard the British radio broadcast, that according to a Japanese naval spokesman in Tokyo, there are “probably 20 American submarines at large in the waters around Japan.  More...

Electrical line sparked deadly fire

FRESNO, Calif. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bowl Roundup:

ODU and Louisiana Tech win

Bahamas Bowl   NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — David Washington came to Old Dominion a year before the program started its transition to the Football Bowl Subdivision.  Five years later, he led the Monarchs to a victory in their first bowl ga More...

Pens rebound 4-1 against Devils

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored his NHL-leading 24th goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins bounced back from their worst performance of the season with a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.  More...

Hornets down Bulls 103-91

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at  1 p.m.  Dec. More...

Annie's Mailbox

That wasn’t the deal

Dear Annie: This is not an earthshaking problem, but it concerns me. 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...

Subscriber gift in today’s paper

Christmas is the season of giving and The Daily News wants its subscribers to know just how much their support means.  Inside today’s edition, home-delivery subscribers will the premiere edition of The Daily News Coloring Book featuring lo More...

Home for Christmas

Nine-month-old girl gets break from cancer treatment

Baby’s first Christmas is always a special milestone, but for the Morder family of Mount Union, this holiday is even more special as they will get to celebrate the holiday together.  Liliana Morder, 9 months, the daughter of Terry and Juli More...

No snow in sight for Christmas Day

The Irving Berlin classic “White Christmas” evokes visions of dreaming of a fresh blanket of pure white snow Christmas morning.  Unfortunately, for snow lovers in the county, the only chance of having a white Christmas this year will More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Vincent Leroy Garlock  Date of Birth: May 12, 1987  Age: 29 years old  Height: 5 feet, 8 inches  Weight: 155 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Martinsburg  Wanted for: F More...

‘Treasures for Children’

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital employees presented gifts for over 150 children to the Salvation Army for its 2016 “Treasures for Children” Campaign. More...

Council members OK Broad Top City budget

Broad Top City Borough Council Thursday evening adopted the borough’s 2017 operating budget totaling $56,900 in revenues and $55,700 in expenditures. The borough’s long-standing threemill tax rate will remain the same.  More...

State  Free Access 

Senate eyes fast start on casino issues in 2017

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s casino industry will be under the microscope in 2017, as lawmakers look to extract more money from it for public coffers and casinos ask lawmakers for new avenues to expand.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For additional information, please call 643-0623.  Sunday, Dec. 25   More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball:

Black Knights tough early for 63-44 win

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team was back on the road Friday night in an Inter-County Conference North match up with unbeaten Moshannon Valley. The Trojans got in a hole in the first half and could not climb out in the second half. More...

Junior High Results

Boys’ Basketball  Mount Union 53 Moshannon Valley 24   Mount Union’s junior high boys evened their record at 2-2 for the season with a 53-24 win at Moshannon Valley Friday. The Trojans led 28-5 at halftime.  More...

People/Pastimes

A visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Adalyn Rodgers, 4, and her 9-year-old brother Alex visited with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the couple’s annual visit to the Saxton Fire Hall Dec. More...

Happy Anniversary

Mapleton couple marks 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to E. Dean and Patricia (Fleming) Thomas of Hares Valley, Mapleton, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Monday, Dec. 26, 2016. The couple was married in 1956 in the Church of God, Harrisburg, by the Rev. More...

Keep the holiday season healthy

During the holiday season, many people do not want their thoughts to stray to anything unpleasant. More...

Religion News

In Israel, an oily Hanukkah treat outlasts a health campaign

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis are finding a new campaign by their crusading health minister hard to swallow: in the name of proper nutrition, he has gone on the warpath against the nation’s beloved Hanukkah tradition of gorging on sugar-laden More...

Families gather to celebrate Midnight Mass together

Many families have their own unique holiday traditions, but one tradition that unites millions of Christians all over the world is the celebration of Midnight Mass. In many parishes, Midnight Mass is the first celebration of Christmas Mass. More...

Special events, services

15th Street UMC services   More...

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