January 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members agree to SRO deal

A proposed school resource officer program has gained enough support in a second vote by the Mount Union Area School District to move forward.  Present for Monday night’s meeting were eight out of nine board members who split 5-3 on the i More...

Deadline extended for REAL ID issue

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has granted Pennsylvania an extension until June 5 to fix state law to allows for federal REAL ID compliance.  Gov. More...

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Local News

Third robbery suspect in custody

The third suspect in an alleged robbery that took place in the Mount Union Borough Sunday was taken into custody Monday afternoon.  Malakia A. Jackson, 26, Mount Union, who is believed to have had a part in an robbery at 10 E. More...

Garage destroyed by fire in Union Twp.

Area fire crews responded to a garage fire at 13754 Hares Valley Road, Mapleton, in Union Township, at 6:30 p.m. Monday.  The garage and adjacent home belongs to Barry and Belinda Foster.  More...

General News

GOP pushing Cabinet toward Senate OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are muscling more of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees to the cusp of Senate confirmation over Democratic objections, with committees poised to advance his picks to head agencies in the thick of parti More...

Push back by Democratic state attorney generals

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington became the first state to sue the Trump administration with a filing Monday over the president’s executive order restricting refugees and immigration. It likely will not be standing alone for long.  More...

Environmental groups claim plant polluted river

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Super Bowl opening night tamer than usual

HOUSTON (AP) — A man traipsing around Monday’s Super Bowl opening night in a full-length gown declaring himself “The Empress of Austria, Elizabeth I” was the most outrageous guest at what was a rather tame media night compared More...

Women’s Basketball:

Vols knock off Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jaime Nared loves the adrenaline rush coursing through her during big games.  That usually leads to good things for Tennessee.  More...

Mavs beat Cavs 104-97

DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 24 points and the last-place Dallas Mavericks knocked off a title contender for the second straight night, beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-97 on Monday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jocelyn Faith McMahon, who turns 8 years old today, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Her proud parents are Jason and Becky McMahon of Petersburg. More...

Making a donation to help veterans

Members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 976, Huntingdon, donated $1,000 to the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home and $200 to the American Legion Post at the Veterans Home. More...

Births

Tony and Heaven Fortney of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their son, Axel Bram Fortney, Jan. 23, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Axel weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches in length. More...

Special Sections

Voting ends this Friday


During the past several weeks, readers have been voting for their favorites in The Daily News Readers’ Choice Awards. The voting ballot will be published in tomorrow’s edition for the last time. More...

Upholding campus values

Juniata College leaders address immigration legislation

The signing of an executive order on immigration, which targets seven Muslimmajority countries, elicited a strong response from many colleges across the county including Juniata College. More...

Single-stream recycling to begin

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1, Huntingdon Borough residents will see a change in the requirements for preparing recyclable items for curb side collection. “Feb. More...

State  Free Access 

Merging four agencies seen as way to cut red tape

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

One killed in 50-vehicle pileup on Pennsylvania interstate

GLEN ROCK (AP) — A truck driver has died in a 50-vehicle pileup during a snow squall on Interstate 83 in Pennsylvania.  The series of accidents began Monday shortly after 1 p.m. More...

Men in animal costumes raped child repeatedly

WARMINSTER (AP) — A Pennsylvania boy told state prosecutors that he was forced to dress as “Tony the Tiger” at perverse fetish parties in which he was repeatedly sexually abused by men dressed in animal costumes.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 31   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 roll past Trojans 66-22

Juniata Valley put together four quarters of good defense using a relentless full court press in the first quarter to open a lead and didn’t look back in a 66-22 Inter-County Conference North win at Mount Union Monday night.  More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Rockets hold off Indians 47-39

After posting arguably its biggest win of the season at home last Friday night against Everett, Southern Huntingdon kept things rolling in a positive direction Monday evening on its home floor. More...

High School Swimming:

Bison sweep Bearcats

Perennial Mountain League powerhouse Clearfield made its presence felt right from the start of Monday evening’s meet with Huntingdon inside Juniata College’s Binder Natatorium. More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 27.  House  More...

What others are saying

Key facts about refugees to the US

An executive order signed Jan. More...

Op-ed

We the People

By BIL HOOVER and CHARLIE BIERBACH   Bill: Trump has won the election and is now our president in the Oval Office.  Charlie: It is important to remember that he is the president for all of us, including the significant majority that did not More...

Chatter Box

A new month is almost here

Earlier this month I mentioned in one of my columns that it seems January goes faster each year. Well, here we are in the last day of January and I feel like we just celebrated the arrival of the new year a week ago!  More...

Healthy Living

CLEAN OUT THE CLUTTER to stay safe and save time

5 easy steps to reorganize your medicine cabinet

Among those items on our to-do list that we never get around to are cleaning the garage, straightening out the closets and reorganizing the medicine cabinet. Here are a few tips to help you complete the latter easily. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family member refuses to pay damages

Dear Annie: I am finding myself in a predicament. Currently, my sister-in-law baby-sits my 3- and 5-year-old children two days a week while I am at work. Last week, when I went to pick them up, I parked behind her fiance’s truck. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017:  More...

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