January 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon Borough’s town clock in need of repair

For the past 144 years, Huntingdon’s town clock has faithfully kept time for the borough’s residents from high atop the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church, but it’s been inoperable now for several months. More...

Local News

Community members support shirt sale

Richard Dilauri of Calvin, left, purchased a memorial T-shirt from Bree Whitsel, right, and her son, Caleb, at the Smithfield Fire Hall Saturday. More...

Stone Creek Valley firefighters gather for banquet

Members of the Stone Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Jan. 23   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

New England dominates Steelers 36-17

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. More...

Atlanta routs Green Bay 44-21

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. More...

UConn pummels Tulane 100-56

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 32 points and top-ranked UConn extended its record winning streak to 93 games on Sunday with a 100-56 rout of Tulane. More...

Senior Spotlight

Senior Health & Safety Tips

Assistive devices help people remain mobile

Disabilities affect people from all walks of life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 55 million Americans have a disability of some kind. More...

Physical therapy a vital part of treatment and recovery

Illnesses of the musculoskeletal system can result in temporary loss of mobility. But physical therapy can help to prevent those temporary problems from becoming permanent. More...

How older adults can reduce their risk of falls

Falls are one of the biggest contributors to fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors. Such accidents not only threaten safety, but they also can compromise a person’s independence. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Generational divide about dating

Dear Annie: I’m lucky in that I feel as if I can talk to my parents about everything — everything, that is, except my dating life. My parents met in high school and got married while still attending their local state college.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Address this website problem

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about internet sites wanting your email address. Rene wrote: “The internet is my ‘go-to’ source for information. More...

Special Sections

Online voting now available  Free Access 

An issue with the online Readers' Choice survey has been found and fixed. Online users can now vote by visiting www.huntingdondailynews.com/readerschoice2017. Limit one ballot per online subscription account per 24-hour period. More...

Dem. chairman resigns position

After three years, the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee will have a shift in leadership. Gabriel Gould recently resigned his position as committee chairman. More...

Local resident, trail named in magazine

The Standing Stone Trail (SST) and resident Helena Kotala were nominated respectively as best hiking trail and adventurer of the year in the Blue Ridge Outdoors (BRO) magazine in October.  Although the January edition of the magazine did not lis More...

Animal activity increases in mild temps

As temperatures are expected to stay in the 40s for most of this week, humans won’t be the only ones looking to get outside and get moving, as the weather can cause increased activity among animals that wake from a hibernation-like state.  More...

State  Free Access 

Former mayor’s dream heads for courthouse showdown

HARRISBURG (AP) — An obsession with the Wild West compelled then-Mayor Steve Reed to scour the country for artifacts and plan for a museum to house them all in the unlikely location of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  More...

Bridge linking Pennsylvania, New Jersey to remain closed due to fracture

BRISTOL (AP) — A bridge linking Pennsylvania and New Jersey that was closed due to a fracture will remain closed until engineers can come up with a repair plan, transportation officials said Saturday.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Commissioners increase law library appropriations

75 Years Ago  Emory C. Hampton, Blairs Mills area, died in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital yesterday of injuries sustained when he fell from the roof of his house Jan. 17.  More...

Local Sports

Rockets win three, Hornets two

Claysburg-Kimmel Dual Tournament:

A pair of area teams took part in the Claysburg Pizza Dual Meet Wrestling Tournament Saturday as Juniata Valley and Southern Huntingdon were each able to get in five duals meets on the day. More...

Tussey handles Ridge 82-60

Boys’ Basketball:

Tussey Mountain played its second night in a row Saturday at home against Chestnut Ridge and produced another solid team effort. Andrew Bithell had 25 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Titans past the Lions 82-60.  More...

Juniata beats Elmira, loses to Santa Cruz

Men’s Volleyball:

The Juniata men’s volleyball team picked up its first win of the season, and the first for new head coach Glenn DeHaven, as the Eagles defeated Elmira 3-0. It was the second day of the CVC/ UVC Crossover held at Rutgers Newark.  More...

People/Pastimes

Scouts prepare for Klondike Derby

Boy Scouts from Troop 25 in Huntingdon and Webelos Scouts from Pack 226 in McConnellstown recently spent the day outdoors at Martin Gap preparing for the 46th annual Klondike Derby. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Earl Jacob Jefferis, who turns 8 years old today, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. His very proud parents are Matt and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. More...

Have a card shower for your loved one

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? No matter what the occasion, a card always seems to brighten the day. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 5:43 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017: More...

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