February 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Collapsed barn will be replaced

The owners of a barn in West Township destroyed by high winds Monday continue to express their overwhelming gratitude for the outpouring of support given by the community.  More...

Area businesses boom on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the day where people all over the world celebrate love in its many forms.  Local businesses benefit from the celebration of love every single year, and this year, it seems people are willing to spend more to celebrate.&n More...

Local News

Police Log

Trespassing   More...

Saxton officer hired full time

Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday evening to hire borough police officer Logan Tornatore as a full-time officer, effective immediately.  Tornatore, 28, was hired in November 2016 as a parttime officer to replace former officer Zac More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 14   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

UConn gets 100th consecutive win

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Gabby Williams scored a career-high 26 points and Napheesa Collier added 18 to help top-ranked UConn to its 100th consecutive victory with a 66-55 win over No. 6 South Carolina on Monday night. More...

Nuggets can 24 threes to stun Warriors 132-110

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic got his second career triple-double and the Denver Nuggets tied an NBA record with 24 3-pointers while shocking the Golden State Warriors 132-110 on Monday night. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Kansas rallies to edge West Virginia

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III had 24 points, including two free throws to cap a frantic comeback from 14 down in the final three minutes of regulation, and No. 3 Kansas stunned No. More...

People/Pastimes

‘Wigs for Kids’

Lori Gill of Martinsburg donated a length of her hair to Wigs for Kids with help from stylist Penny Miller at In Style Salon, Huntingdon. More...

HAHS Alumni Association holds meeting

The members of the Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Association met at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon, Jan. 9.  The annual banquet was discussed, which will be held Saturday, June 17, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

Daisy Scout Troop 40248

Members of Daisy Scout Troop No. 40248 of Huntingdon, from the left, Ava Wise, Emily States and Audrey Merrell, took part in an Investiture Ceremony Feb. More...

Healthy Living

No to dropping out of school! Yes to sports!

Statistics about high school drop-out rates are frightening. Different strategies have been developed to keep teenagers in school until they graduate, and one of the best-proven is to encourage young people to take up an extracurricular sport. More...

Sports concentration programs: the best of both worlds

Your son has too much energy and you’d like it to be channeled in a positive way? Your daughter loves sports but she isn’t interested in studying? More...

“A healthy mind in a healthy body”

This adage from the Roman poet and satirist Juvenal was probably referring to adults rather than children, however its relevance for kids today is obvious. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wanting more from relationship

Dear Annie: I will very soon turn 68. I was with my ex-husband for 42 years before we divorced eight years ago. I dated several men in the first four years, but four years ago, I connected with a man I had dated in high school.  More...

Special Sections

Sunoco issued needed permits

Following months of deliberation and public hearings held in August, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued the necessary permits needed for Sunoco Logistic’s Mariner East 2 pipeline project to proceed.  More...

Local cardiac rehab program lauded

Huntingdon County Commissioner Mark Sather paid a visit to J.C. More...

MUASB meetings go paperless route

The Mount Union Area School District took its most recent technology upgrade for a test drive during Monday’s school board workshop by conducting a mock meeting using a new paperless format.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Man who aided in search hired by Erie Police Dept.

75 Years Ago  A concert distinguished for its novelty and for its musical interest is promised then Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson present one of their famous two-piano recitals this week in Holler Hall, Juniata College.  More...

Spending less time in front of screen

Dear Doctor: Our neighbor’s kids, who don’t have access to computers, video games or other technology, spend a lot of time playing together outdoors. How can we wean our own kids from their screens without causing a family rebellion? More...

Local Sports

District Six Basketball:

Six area teams enter new-look playoffs

Things have changed pretty drastically for high school basketball as we prepare to head into the postseason. We now have six classes instead of four and district six will have higher seeded teams playing at home in early rounds. More...

District Six Playoff Pairings

Following are the opening round pairings for Class 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A boys’ and girls’ teams. Listings are in order of brackets and each listing includes seed in parentheses. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans top Hornets; Rocket lose

Mount Union 78, Juniata Valley 75 More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 10.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

Provide your own resources  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   This letter is in reference to the article titled “Eliminating arts would hurt area,” published in Jan. 27 edition of The Daily News.  More...

Americans are moving at historically low rates, due to Millennials staying put

Americans are moving at the lowest rate on record, and recently released Census Bureau data show that a primary reason is that Millennials are moving significantly less than earlier generations of young adults. More...

Chatter Box

A special day

Happy Valentine’s Day! I used to think Valentine’s Day was silly, but as a mom, I think it’s kind of fun. I love being able to shower my boys with a little extra special love. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017:  More...

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