February 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Ospreys no longer threatened species

After years of a steady population recovery rate, the state Game Commission has announced the osprey, a bird of prey that feeds primarily on fish, has been removed from the state’s list of threatened species.  More...

TDN program benefits American Heart Assoc.

The American Heart Association is the February beneficiary of The Daily News’s Community Sponsorship Program, in recognition of American Heart Month. More...

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Seawater figure in volcano eruptions

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s remote Bogoslof Island is only 169 acres, a third the size of the average American farm. And its highest “peak” is just 490 feet, half as tall as the Eiffel Tower. More...

News of Yesteryear

Home totally destroyed in structure fire

75 Years Ago  For the second time in less than one year, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Black and three children lost their home and possessions Monday afternoon when fire spread through the building in which they were living. More...

Dakota Access company to get hearing

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Record comeback earns Patriots Super Bowl win

HOUSTON (AP) — They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.  So what? Tom Brady and the New England Patriots shrugged and did what they always seem to do: Win the Super Bowl.  More...

Caps blank Kings 5-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcus Johansson and Brett Connolly each had a goal and an assist, and the Washington Capitals chased shutout king Peter Budaj on their way to a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.  More...

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Senior Spotlight

Am I old yet?

The definition of the word “senior” is the subject of many discussions nowadays. More...

When you lose your appetite

As we make our way through our “golden age”, our tastes alter and sometimes our appetites diminish. More...

Taking notes and other tricks

If your ability to think quickly and to remember things has changed as you age, don’t worry; it is a normal part of growing older. There is no need to be concerned, as long as these changes don’t prevent you from enjoying life. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Gemini if born before 2:03 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017: More...

Area’s US rep. works on goals

Congressman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson has been appointed to many new positions within several committees in the U.S. House of Representatives that will help him work towards many objectives throughout the year. More...

PSP streamlines cadet application

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) recently announced a notable change to the application requirements to be hired as a state police cadet.  Effective immediately, an individual can now submit an employment application without first having obta More...

Interns aid Huntingdon County Foundation

A pair of Juniata College students have partnered with the Huntingdon County Foundation in an effort to increase community awareness about the foundation’s mission.   More...

State  Free Access 

What’s upcoming for the Pennsylvania budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — Consolidating, squeezing and scrimping are apparently the order of the day in Pennsylvania government. On Tuesday, Democratic Gov. More...

Family’s Syrian relatives denied entry expected

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Attorneys for a Pennsylvania family whose six Syrian relatives were denied entry to the United States at Philadelphia International Airport more than a week ago says the relatives are expected to arrive Monday in New York. More...

Three ordered to trial after apparent overdose

DUNMORE (AP) — Three people have been ordered to stand trial in the death of a northeastern Pennsylvania man who authorities allege was strangled with a pair of jumper cables and dumped over an embankment after an apparent overdose. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 6   Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata teams lose to Scranton

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Tussey reverses Rockets 75-59

Boys’ Basketball:

Those in Saxton Saturday saw a competitive, high-scoring game, with 19 three-pointers between Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon. Ryan Leonard’s 32 points trumped the 27 scored by Noah Wilson and the Titans beat the Rockets 75-59. More...

HCA boys split, girls lose two at Hoop Fest

The Huntingdon Christian Academy boys’ basketball team split a pair of games at the Winter Hoop Fest at Cambria County Christian School Saturday, while the HCA girls lost twice.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club funds renovations

Recently John Eastman and Ilona Ballreich of the Huntingdon Rotary Club met with Huntingdon County Library executive director, Tracy Carey, to present a gift from the Rotary Club. More...

B.P.O.E. Lodge 976

The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 976, Huntingdon, sponsored the annual Huntingdon Elks Hoop Shoot Jan. 21 at the Huntingdon Area Middle School. More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines: More...

Annie's Mailbox

Trying to forgive family members

Dear Annie: I am struggling with forgiveness. I am the father of a beautiful 15-year-old girl. On Mother’s Day several years ago, she told me that she had been molested by my nephew, a boy I treated like a son. More...

Hints from Heloise

Downloading apps for special deals

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the mobile apps on phones. More...

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