January 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JVSB members authorize audit

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board approved the financial audit from the 2015- 16 school year at their monthly board meeting Wednesday evening.  More...

Snowfest to continue, despite temperatures

Despite the chance of snow being very slim this weekend, Greenwood Furnace State Park will still be hosting its third annual Snowfest Saturday, Jan. 14, with many of the events still available to park visitors.  More...

Local News

Veterans make donation in memory of slain trooper

With donations coming in and fundraisers being held for the wife of state police Trooper Landon Weaver officials of the Watson & Black American Legion Post 126 wished to show veterans also care not only about Trooper Weaver’s wife, Macy, bu More...

Police Log

Naloxone administered   More...

How to show support for local police

Police officers put their lives on the line every day they show up for work. But in spite of the sacrifices officers routinely make, their contributions often go unnoticed. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 12   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Boys’ Basketball:

Everett pulls away from Valley

Juniata Valley worked hard to stay in the game during the first half with visiting Everett Wednesday, down 31-27 at halftime. A 13-0 run by the Warriors in the third quarter put them in control and they went on to win 76-55.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Hot-shooting Eagles beat Goucher 75-61

Juniata shot a season-best 66 percent from the floor and used a late second half run to pull away from Goucher and win 75-61 Wednesday night. More...

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata puts away Gophers 79-60

A 10-1 run in the final four minutes of the opening quarter got Juniata over the hump against visiting Goucher and the Eagles went on to win 79-60 for the first Landmark Conference victory of the young season.  The Eagles are now 9-5 overall and More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Iran moves on after death of Rafsanjani, Jan. 11 More...

Letters to the Editor

Seek ways to keep prisons open Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

You Should Know

Q: What are some of the most memorable inauguration days, and why?  More...

People/Pastimes

Serve a steakhouse-style meal at home

Bring the delicious tastes of a traditional steakhouse to your own dining room with simple steps that make it easier than you might expect to please a room full of hungry guests.  More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

School News

Student News

Huntingdon woman named to dean’s list   Lebanon Valley College has announced its dean’s list recipients for the fall 2016 semester. 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

Doctor moves practice

Robert Lamey joins J.C. Blair Primary Care Center

After 20 years of practicing medicine in the village of Smithfield, Dr. Robert Lamey has joined the physician staff at the J.C. More...

New year has new look for Juniata

A new year at Juniata College will begin with a new look, with a series of events planned to introduce community members and students to what has been described as “a more effective way to tell Juniata’s story.”  More...

ORJMA leaders retained, projects progress

Orbisonia-Rockhill Join Municipal Authority used its first meeting of 2017 Wednesday night to reorganize, but also move forward with some current projects.  Don Rothermel was retained as board chair, Sandy McClain was elected as vice chair and S More...

State  Free Access 

Maverick GOP senator enters race for governor

MANCHESTER (AP) — Scott Wagner, the maverick York County state senator who made millions in the trashhauling industry, said Wednesday he will run for Pennsylvania’s Republican nomination for governor, casting himself as a hard-charging bu More...

Attorney General settles with firm over email review bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office said Wednesday that it settled a dispute with a Washington, D.C., law firm over its bill for reviewing explicit and objectionable emails on state-owned computers.  More...

Chief defends officer after arrest is questioned

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The city’s acting police chief is defending an officer who arrested Steelers coach Joey Porter outside a bar after the independent Citizens Police Review Board confirmed it’s investigating the incident.  More...

General News

Feds to announce consent decree for Baltimore police

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nearly two years after the death of a young black man in Baltimore police custody exposed systemic failures within the department that included excessive force, racial discrimination and illegal arrests, city and federal offici More...

Church members join relatives in grief, anger at gunman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Family members of the nine people Dylann Roof killed in a Charleston, South Carolina, church weren’t the only ones who suffered. More...

An abusive streak?

Dear Annie: I have a friend I’ve known for at least 15 years. A month ago, I invited her and her husband for dinner. When both of my kids told me they didn’t want her over, I couldn’t believe it. I asked why.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s Basketball:

Jones scores 42 in Maryland win

COLLEGE PARK, Md. More...

Men’s Basketball:

No. 8 Creighton downs No. 12 Butler 75-54

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maurice Watson Jr. scored 21 points and No. 8 Creighton matched its best start in program history with a 75-64 victory over No. More...

Chargers’ deadline extended

NEW YORK (AP) — The deadline for the San Diego Chargers to exercise their option to relocate to Los Angeles was extended for two days, although a media report surfaced that the team plans to move.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Congressmen hear ag concerns at Farm Show

Congressman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson held an agriculture listening session at the Farm Show this week to hear the concerns and ideas of the agriculture community.  More...

Area Youth Exhibit at Farm Show

At the left, Mikara Anderson, 16, daughter of Gerald and Holly Anderson of Three Springs, won her age division in the sheep skillathon at the Farm Show Jan. 7. More...

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