January 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

911 board members hear updates

Issues surrounding improvements to various parts of the 911 system were the main topics of discussion at the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board meeting Thursday morning.  Sid McConahy of Mission Critical Partners, State College, gave a status up More...

Warm temperatures broke winter records

More snow, sleet and freezing is in the forecast for this weekend, but temperature records were broken in the county Thursday.  More...

Local News

Police Log

Burglary   CROMWELL TWP. — A 48-year-old Cromwell Township woman reported to state police at Huntingdon that several rifles and a shotgun owned by her were removed from her residence between Nov. 24 and Jan. 1. More...

Saxton leaders learn office roof details

Saxton Borough Council breathed a sigh of relief Jan. 9 upon learning the condition of the Broad Top Area Senior Citizens Center/Borough office roof is not as bad as first believed.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 13   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Bearcats top Trojans 54-12

It wasn’t a typical rivalry match when Mount Union visited Huntingdon Thursday evening.  As the Trojans have done most of the season to day, the gave away 30 points in forfeits to put themselves in a big hole. More...

High School Swimming:

’Cats sweep Northern Cambria

The Huntingdon boys swim team (6-0) won all eight individual events during Thursday evening’s home meet with Northern Cambria, while the Bearcat girls (6-1) earned six individual victories. More...

Knights roll roll to 76-6 win at Tussey

Tussey Mountain faced a very good team from Moshannon Valley Tuesday at home with a depleted lineup. The Black Knights easily took a 76-6 victory.  The Knights (10-2) won six bouts by fall, two by technical fall, and collected five forfeits. More...

People/Pastimes

Raystown Wind Orchestra winter concert planned

The Raystown Wind Orchestra will hold its winter band concert at 3 p.m. Sunday Jan., 22, at the Huntingdon Area High School Auditorium.  More...

Facts about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Well respected, honored and appreciated for his civil rights activism, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rightfully earned his place as one of the most influential figures in American and world history. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: On occasion, when I travel with my child, even if I know where I’m going, I’ll ask her to GPS OUR DESTINATION on my cellphone. More...

Local hospice has new name

A program which has assisted many Huntingdon County residents, Home Nursing Agency Hospice, now has a new name, Family Hospice and Palliative Care, and plans for future growth.  More...

Prothonotary seeks sixth term

Huntingdon County prothonotary and clerk of courts Kay Coons announced this week she will seek a sixth term in office.  Coons told The Daily News she will again seek the Republican nomination during the Tuesday, May 16, municipal primary. More...

Stabilizing furniture is important safety step

After several accidents involving unstable dressers falling on children across the nation, some incidents resulting in death, companies like Ikea have recalled several products and offered solutions to this potential hazard.  More...

General News

Trial delayed for Ohio mother accused of suffocating sons

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has delayed the trial of a woman accused of suffocating her three young sons out of jealousy at the attention her husband gave them.  More...

Detroit woman sentenced in county court

A Detroit woman will serve up to 140 months in a state correctional facility for her participation in an intricate scheme to steal more than $18,000.  Monique Yvette Cathey, 44, currently confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, appeared before J More...

Obama adds Alabama civil rights area to Park Service

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rams hire McVay

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, and he appears to be getting some experienced help.  The Rams hired McVay, who turns 31 on Jan. 24. More...

Predators beat Bruins 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored with 2:24 left in the second period, and the Nashville Predators beat Boston 2-1 on Thursday night after Bruins All-Star goalie Tuukka Rask was knocked out of the game.  More...

Chargers moving to LA

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation’s second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades.  More...

Press Club

Students tour HCCTC to explore technical career choices

Most students are unsure of what they would like to be when they “grow up.” During the month of December, eighth and ninth graders were given an opportunity to explore a variety of career choices at the Huntingdon County Career and Techno More...

Trojan NHS members preserve MU tradition

Anyone who visits family and friends in Mount Union on Christmas Eve surely has seen the main streets of the town lit with the classic milk jug and candle luminaries. More...

Juniata Valley students learn about global warming

Science classes were held a little differently at Juniata Valley High School this past Monday. Tara York, the chemistry and physics teacher, welcomed Dr. Sharon Yohn. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Time for thrift shops  January is a great time to visit your local thrift stores. Many people make year-end donations to either get the tax deduction or to clear out before holiday guests arrive. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forget incident, nutture relationship

Dear Annie: I am in my mid-60s. I live in a small town, where I know lots of people but have only one friend I can count on. Another really good friend had to move out of state for her job. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:52 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017:  More...

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