January 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Trial moves ahead after short day one

Pretrial motions and scheduling conflicts with witnesses prevented the commonwealth from moving forward Monday on the first day of a two-day trial for a Todd man charged with rape.  Both sides were set to reconvene in the case of Kirk Daniel Hag More...

TDN Opinion Line may open Wednesday

Due to technical difficulties, there was no Opinion Line Jan. 23.  More...

Local News

CRNAs provide safe, effective anesthesia care

In recognition of the exceptional care provided by the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at J.C. More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

General News

Tariff could sideswipe US automobile industry

DETROIT (AP) — The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the industry into disarray, analysts say, forcing some uncomfortable choices: Raise car prices or swallow the cost. More...

Group files lawsuit against president

NEW YORK (AP) — To fight what it called a “grave threat” to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from More...

Thousands of bird deaths draw focus on toxic pit

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woods returning to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the PGA Tour after a 15-month absence. More...

Waiters’ three gives Heat 105-102 win over Warriors

MIAMI (AP) — Dion Waiters’ 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left capped his 33-point effort, and the Miami Heat beat Golden State 105- 102 on Monday night to end the Warriors’ seven-game winning streak.  More...

Marleau gets four in third for Sharks

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Marleau scored four goals in the third period and the San Jose Sharks beat the last-place Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Addisyn Lynn Adams who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017. Addisyn’s proud mommy and daddy are Michaela Knable and Tyler Adams of Mount Union. More...

Captain Jack Lions Club

The members of the Captain Jack Lions Club welcomed two new members at their Jan. 12 meeting. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Remington Levi Reeder, who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. His proud parents are Danny and Chanda Reeder of Mount Union. More...

Special Sections

Woman to lead Shirley Home

A new administrator has taken the helm at the Shirley Home for the Aged Inc. in Shirleysburg.  Tracy Byers, a longtime resident of Shirleysburg, began in the position Dec. More...

HCBI members hear legislative news

Board members of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) heard several updates regarding elected officials and legislation during their monthly meeting Monday.  More...

Number of flu cases higher than last year

According to information from the state Department of Health, the flu season has been slightly higher than last year’s flu season, but peak season hasn’t arrived yet.  More...

Applicants sought to fill board vacancy

Applications are being sought to fill a vacancy left on the board of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission.  The seat in question was vacated by Ginny Gill at the close of 2016, with one year left on the term. More...

State  Free Access 

Closing prisons is ‘new normal,’ not politics, senators told

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania corrections officials on Monday tried to battle back suggestions from state senators that a move to close two prisons is designed to squeeze more money out of a Republican-controlled Legislature that has resisted More...

Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary history

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap betwe More...

Police responding to burglary kill homeowner, not intruder

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police officers responding to a burglar alarm fatally shot a homeowner, who had grabbed a gun when he spotted an intruder, after shots were fired in their direction as they arrived at his house.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets top Damsels; Rockets, Trojans, Titans lose

Juniata Valley 61, Moshannon Valley 25   Juniata Valley’s girls got off to a fast start against visiting Moshannon Valley Monday evening, then didn’t give any ground the rest of the night. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans take care of Glendale 73-42

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team took care of business in the early going of an Inter-County Conference North matchup with visiting Glendale Monday night. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Bearcats and Hornets beaten

Altoona 74 Huntingdon 42   Huntingdon took on Class 6A Altoona Monday and it was just one of those games where nothing went the team’s way. More...

Editorial

What others are saying

Obamacare repeal and replacement: The case for moving quickly

President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly promised voters he will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now he and his congressional allies have an obligation to fulfill that promise.  More...

State budget solution No. 1: Corrections reform

As state budget season begins, Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders have signaled their desire to streamline government as an alternative to broad-based tax hikes. More...

Letters to the Editor

Renewed strength, optimism for future

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   The Bedford County Campus of Allegany College of Maryland opens a spring semester with renewed strength and optimism for the future. More...

Chatter Box

A much different January

Temperatures in the 40s sure help January pass quickly, don’t they? More...

Healthy Living

Foot infections: the main culprits

Skin rashes and painful toenails are two of the many signs that your feet might be sick. What illnesses can affect feet? Read up on the most common foot infections to find out.   More...

Know who can care for your feet

If you’re having problems with your feet and don’t know where to turn, read on to discover the role played by different foot care specialists.   More...

Solutions for your pain

Learning to take better care of our feet is the goal of Foot Care Week, when orthotists and prosthetists will be educating the public about the kind of foot problems which, if ignored, can cause serious health problems. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Surprise party too expensive to stay

Dear Annie: My husband and I were recently invited to a surprise birthday party for his 30-year-old daughter, “Marcy.” We received the “invitation” by text three days before the party via the son-in-law’s mother, and it More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017:  More...

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