January 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Conservation leaders reorganize

Members of the Huntingdon County Conservation District board of directors gathered Thursday morning to reorganize and prepare for another busy year.  More...

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Correction

An article from the Mount Union Borough Council meeting, published in the Jan. More...

EZ Pay Winner

Connie and Wayne Kelsey of Huntingdon were the grand prize winners of a $200 grocery gift card from The Daily News EZ Pay promotion, which offered subscribers chances to win up to $500 in groceries o More...

First Art Space exhibit of year opens

A Brooklyn, New York, resident and frequent visitor to Huntingdon will soon have his first exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon beginning today, Friday, Jan. 6.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 5   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

UCLA defeats Cal, Gonzaga handles USF

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Alford scored 16 of his 24 points in a dominant first half, TJ Leaf had a double-double, and No. 4 UCLA defeated California 81-71 on Thursday night.  More...

Capitals shut down Blue Jackets’ streak 5-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Columbus delivered a clunker in its try for a historic win.  The Blue Jackets lost 5-0 to the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, ending their winning streak at 16 games, one shy of the NHL record.  More...

Nene free throws earn Rockets win over Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 26 points and Nene made two free throws with 0.7 seconds remaining to lift the Houston Rockets to their sixth straight win, 118- 116 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.  Houston overcame Rus More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: My school PRINTER can accommodate a large amount of paper, which I’m not used to. I was constantly checking the tray to see if I needed to add more. More...

Readers’ Choice starts tomorrow

It’s time for readers to vote for their favorites in The Daily News’ Readers’ Choice Awards.  The contest is readers’ chance to select their favorite pizza, chicken, ice cream, restaurant, retail shop and other food, plac More...

Gas prices up from last year

Gas prices were raised at every pump at the start of the new year as part of Act 89, an initiative to fund infrastructure repair and maintenance across the commonwealth, and folks are finding themselves paying nearly one-half dollar more per gallon o More...

Residents urged to watch for scams

Every year people across the country are victim to scams that work to steal their money or personal information.  Typically, phone scammers will try to sell a person something they hadn’t planned to buy and will pressure them to give up p More...

World  Free Access 

Federal waters open to fish farming

HONOLULU (AP) — As traditional commercial fishing is threatening fish populations worldwide, U.S. officials are working on a plan to expand fish farming into federal waters around the Pacific Ocean. More...

General News

Western snowstorm leaves deadly conditions

DENVER (AP) — Skiers in the West are flocking to the mountains after a powerful storm dropped a deep layer of snow during a week that has proven to be both joyous and deadly.  At Deer Valley in Utah, Emily Summers said her boss kicked her More...

News of Yesteryear

Defense Department calls for draft

75 years ago  More...

Coast Guard: Fire extinguished on platform in Gulf of Mexico

A pre-dawn fire has been extinguished on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, and there is no sign of pollution in the area, authorities said Thursday.  The blaze was reported about 2:30 a.m. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Trojans top Hornets, Rockets and Titans lose

Mount Union 49, Juniata Valley 24   Despite giving up 24 points in forfeits in its match with visiting Juniata Valley, the Mount Union wrestling team collected two forfeits and recorded five falls on the way to a 49-24 win over the Hornets.  More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Everett blitzes Rockets

The Southern Huntingdon boys ran into a very solid Everett squad Thursday night in Orbisonia. More...

Titans get past Panthers 41-38

Tussey Mountain got a bounce back win at backyard rival Northern Bedford Thursday. Ashley Clark scored 13 points and free throws down the stretch from Lexie Weimert helped the Titans to a 41-38 decision over the Black Panthers.  More...

People/Pastimes

How to turn a hobby into a full-time career

The end of the year tends to be a time to reflect on the previous 12 months. Many people are inspired to find a new career at the dawn of a new year. More...

Special Occasions

Jan. 6, 2016   Happy birthday wishes go out to Bonnie Haverstock of Hesston who celebrates her birthday today, Friday, Jan. 6, 2016. Happy birthday, Bonnie!   More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Special French toast Want to make French toast special? Try this trick. Instead of using regular milk in your egg mix, use flavored liquid coffee creamer instead. Just that little bit of flavor makes a big difference. Chemical-free fabric softener More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wading through endless emails

Dear Annie: As of this writing, I have 6,972 unread emails.  A lot of them are promotions from stores I shopped at once. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017:  More...

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