February 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County facilities have new owner

Two area senior care facilities are officially under new ownership as of Feb. More...

SHCHS student wins ‘It Can Wait’ contest

The Daily News partnered with the Pennsylvania News- Media Association in December to encourage students in the county to write an essay to answer the question, “Why is it important to take the It Can Wait pledge from AT&T to keep your eyes More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Anthony Eugene Sheldon  Date of Birth: May 24, 1992  Age: 24 years old  Height: 6 feet  Weight: 195 pounds  Eye color: Hazel  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Burnt Cabins  More...

State police classifying collision as DUI crash

State police at Huntingdon are classifying a head-on collision involving a PennDOT plow vehicle and a car that occurred on Route 45 in Morris Township shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 9 as a DUI crash.  More...

‘It Can Wait’

*Bzz. Bzz.* She looks down, seeing that her friend has texted her.  CRASH!  Sirens wail and help arrives.  A dreaded phone call is made to her parents. “She’s in critical condition and is in the hospital.”  More...

Local Sports

PIAA Team Wrestling Championship:

Bearcats eliminated by two losses

A pair of losses at the Giant Center in Hershey Friday afternoon dropped the curtain on Huntingdon’s dual meet season. More...

College Wrestling:

Penn State hammers No. 11 Illinois 34-7

No. 1 Penn State (12-0, 8-0 B1G) dominated No. 11 Illinois (8-3, 5-3 B1G) in Big Ten dual meet action. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad won eight of ten bouts against the Illini to roll to a 34-7 victory and remain perfect on the year.  More...

Rockets use forfeits to top Glendale 51-24

The Southern Huntingdon wrestling team closed out its regular season at home yesterday evening against Glendale in a makeup match. There were only seven bouts on the evening as the Rockets received six forfeits while the Vikings got one. More...

People/Pastimes

A donation to aid education

First National Bank representative Nancy Zanylo, manager, Huntingdon branches, left, recently presented Roberta Binder Heath of the Huntingdon Area School District Educational Foundation with a Penns More...

Valentine’s Day traditions from around world

Valentine’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Come Valentine’s Day, candy, flowers and other gifts are exchanged between sweethearts in one of the many traditions associated with the holiday.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 3:43 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 13, 2017:  More...

Acting sheriff runs for office

Huntingdon County acting sheriff Jeffrey Leonard, a registered Republican, has announced his plans to file a petition to seek the office of Huntingdon County Sheriff in the spring primary election Tuesday, May 16. More...

Restricted areas of dam emphasized

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Medicines could affect aquatic ecosystems

It may seem that flushing unwanted pharmaceuticals is a better alternative to throwing them in the garbage, in order to keep them out of the illegal drug trade. More...

General News

Foreign workers in Hawaii may be fishing illegally

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities may have been violating their own state laws for years by issuing commercial fishing licenses to thousands of foreign workers who were refused entry into the country, The Associated Press has found.  More...

Hacker in $55M scam to face sentencing in US

NEW YORK (AP) — A prolific Russian-speaking hacker behind cyberattacks that netted an estimated $55 million is facing sentencing by a U.S. More...

Portion of giant panoramic Civil War painting relocated

ATLANTA (AP) — About half of an enormous panoramic painting depicting the Civil War Battle of Atlanta has been moved to a new exhibit hall as workers continued to move the rest of the painting Friday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 11   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wild beats Lightning

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mikko Koivu scored the lone goal in the shootout for Minnesota, and the Wild beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Friday night to avoid losing consecutive home games for the first time this season.  More...

Spieth beats fog to top leaderboard

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth knew the pin position on the ninth hole at Spyglass Hill as much by memory as by sight, which was a good thing considering the fog creeping across the Monterey Peninsula on Friday.  More...

Browne shoots 63 for lead at Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Olin Browne had eight birdies in a nine-hole stretch and shot a 9-under 63 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Champions Tour’s Allianz Championship.  More...

Religion News

Songs of worship: Why we sing to the Lord

This Saturday, Feb. More...

What is the true meaning of mercy?

The world seems to be witnessing increasing levels of violence, fear and hatred that challenge us each day. More...

Hong Kong bishop hints at Vatican deal with China

BEIJING (AP) — The head of the Catholic church in Hong Kong has expressed optimism that the Vatican and Beijing can overcome the controversial issue of bishop appointments lying at the core of a decades-long dispute.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Clothes saver  Unless you get your clothes very dirty (like mud, grease or ground in dirt), you can get them clean by washing them on the ‘gentle’ cycle. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend becomes cold

Dear Annie: My good friend Grace and I met Beth about two years ago at a summer camp. We all became fast friends and ended up spending the rest of the summer together. More...

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