January 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local group attends March for Life

Crowds will once again fill the streets of Washington, D.C., today to take part in the 44th March for Life held annually on or around the anniversary of the landmark Roe v. More...

American Red Cross in significant need

The American Red Cross is the January beneficiary of The Daily News’s Community Sponsorship Program, which comes at a good time for the organization which is currently in “an emergency situation.”  More...

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Pinterest page launched for educators, parents

The state Department of Education (PDE) has launched a new Pinterest page aimed to help provide educational resources to students, teachers and parents.  More...

O-R fire co. officials seek Shirley donation

The Shirley Township Board of Supervisors heard from representatives of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets and Titans win league games

Juniata Valley 73, Claysburg 39   Juniata Valley kept things rolling along in a positive direction Thursday evening in a Inter-County Conference North Division contest with visiting Claysburg-Kimmel. More...

H.S. Wrestling:

’Cats top Bison; Baney wins 100th

In its final match before the start of the District 6-A Dual Tournament, Huntingdon was looking to keep momentum going its way. The Bearcats got a 40-33 win over the Bison (6-8), but coach Jon Mykut wasn’t all that pleased. More...

Winfield only Rocket winner in loss to Ridge

As Southern Huntingdon wrestling coach Andy Hull put it, his team “ran into a buzz saw” last evening when it made the trip to Fishertown to take on District V juggernaut Chestnut Ridge. More...

Press Club

SHCHS reporters reflect on TDN Press Club

There are piles of homework surrounding you like skyscrapers throughout a city and your article deadline is creeping up. You just got home from practice and are starting to feel the pressure to get the article completed. More...

CHAMP dance marathon to take place at MUAHS

CHAMP stands for Creating Hope and Making Progress. The third annual CHAMP dance marathon will be held from 7 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, to 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Mount Union Area High School. More...

Tussey Mountain alumnus returns as teacher

Tussey Mountain High School recently welcomed Patrick Smith of Saxton. Teaching at Tussey has been a huge change. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Keeping tabs on power cords

Dear Heloise: Each new electronic comes with its own POWER/CHARGING CORD. I generally have them plugged into a power strip under my desk. More...

Eliminating arts would hurt area

Reports surfaced this week that President Donald Trump wants to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and privatize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in an effort to curb government More...

County educator to seek MDJ seat

A southern Huntingdon County educator and Clay Township Supervisor has announced his intention to file his petition to run for the office of Magisterial District Judge for District 20-03-04 in the spring municipal primary election Tuesday, May 16.&nb More...

Optometrists bring attention to glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, designated to bring attention to a condition which is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States.  More...

General News

Miami’s Little Havana gains ‘National treasure’ label

MIAMI (AP) — Historic preservation groups are launching a partnership with city officials to save Miami’s Little Havana, the epicenter of the Cuban diaspora.  More...

News of Yesteryear

$1.5 million requested for Raystown Dam construction

75 Years Ago  Superintendents, assistant superintendents and supervisors of special education of the central counties of Pennsylvania are meeting today in the office of the Huntingdon County Superintendent of Schools, Joseph H. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 27   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thunder handles short-handed Mavs 109-98

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 45 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed Dallas Mavericks 109-98 on Thursday night.  The NBA scoring leader made 16 of 29 shots after being named an All-Star reserve ea More...

Flyers beat Maple Leafs; Pens lose to Bruins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Roman Lyubimov scored late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to their third straight win.  Wayne Simmonds also scored to help the Flyers steady themselves after a rough month that rattled their playoff More...

A history of the NFL football

Skip Horween’s greatgrandmother wanted nothing to do with football.  More...

People/Pastimes

How to tackle wardrobe organization

Cooler weather keeps many people indoors.  Although this may cause a bit of cabin fever, time spent inside gives people a chance to tackle some muchneeded organization projects without the distractions of outdoor activities.  One task to ta More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Richard “Joey” Joseph Harmer, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. His proud parents are Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

An anniversary card shower is being held in honor of Jack and Dorothy Wible, formerly of Huntingdon, who will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Easy shower clean  One way to make shower cleaning easier is to wipe down the walls and doors when through with a shower. I use a chamois cloth I found in the auto parts store. More...

Annie's Mailbox

The fruit of an afffair

Dear Annie: Last month, my wife of 60 years admitted to a five-year affair that occurred 55 years ago. I would call it a tryst — with sex the same time and the same place almost every day in a five-day workweek. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017:  More...

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