February 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton area man to fill TMSB seat

John Baughman, Titan Road, Saxton, was sworn in as a new Tussey Mountain School Board member Monday evening, filling the unexpired term of Jeremy Wyles who stepped down from the position last month because of plans to relocate from the district.  More...

Mumps not a concern to area health officials

After three cases of mumps were found on the campus of Penn State University, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials are putting local folks at ease, as no cases have been found locally. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 21   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

District Six 3A Boys Basketball First Round:

Trojans overcome West Shamokin

The District Six 3A playoffs got under way for the Wolves of West Shamokin and the Trojans of Mount Union on the Trojans’ home floor Monday night. More...

District Six 2A Girls’ Basketball First Round:

Rockets easily handle No. Cambria

Southern Huntingdon wanted to quickly set the tone for Monday evening’s District Six Girls’ Class 2A first round game with visiting Northern Cambria and the Rockets did just that after scoring 25 of the contest’s first 27 points. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Awaiting Winter’s End

By WES BOWER   More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Kirk and Linda Peachey of Huntingdon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Peachey, to J.C. Morrison, the son of Greg and Robie Lynn Morrison of Manassas, Virginia. The couple was engaged Sept. 9, 2016.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lauren Palmateer who turns 14 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. She is the daughter of Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Triangle, Virginia. More...

Happy 100th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Dorothy “Dot” McCartney of Huntingdon, who turns 100 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. She was born in 1917. More...

Special Sections

HASB members table vote

Board will present agreement to bus contractors

The Huntingdon Area School Board Monday night told bus contractors it will work with them to establish a working contract, effectively tabling a vote to approve a Request for Proposal (RFP) until a later date.  More...

Hospital admin limits visitation

Due to the number of people who have tested positive for the flu virus at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, there are now visiting restrictions in place.  More...

Precautions advised when shopping online

A proliferation of online marketplaces allow for individuals to buy and sell everything from apparel to appliances, but both buyers and sellers should take precautions to protect themselves. More...

General News

Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy with school district

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. More...

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio’s lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again.  More...

Workers comp for pro athletes debated in Illinois Legislature

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if their athletic careers normally would have ended more than 30 years earlier?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College basketball games to watch as season ends

PHOENIX (AP) — The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada’s miracle comeback against New Mexico. More...

Watson gets O’Brien Award

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading up to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for another once-in-a-lifetime moment.  More...

Nutting says Pirates have talent to rebound

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates missed the playoffs last season for the first time in four years, but that won’t cause chairman Bob Nutting to abandon the team’s steady, build-from-within approach.  More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 17. House More...

What others are saying

Ninth Circuit got it wrong

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court has repeated the mistakes made by the district court judge who stayed President Trump’s executive order (EO) temporarily suspending visas from seven terrorist havens.  More...

Letter to the Editor

An attempt to force an agenda

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

Wonderful weather

Step outside and you’d never know it is February! While the temperatures and sunshine is glorious, you know it’s going to seem so much colder when temperatures return to normal, right? But who has time to think of that now, right? More...

Healthy Living

Household mold and your health

Are your child’s asthma attacks becoming more frequent and serious? Are you continually catching colds? These situations may be the result of exposure to mildew without you even knowing it.   More...

Chew your way to slimness

Chewing our food thoroughly can help us to eat less. This fact has been demonstrated in a recent study showing the influence of oral stimulation on our feelings of satiety and the number of calories ingested.   More...

Walking towards a better quality of life

New technologies have transformed our way of working, but they have also influenced our lifestyles by reducing the amount of physical activity we do. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Respect for time

Dear Annie: I have a sister-in-law who always has spur-of-the-moment birthday parties for her children — usually just giving us all one day’s notice. They are active in school activities and sports.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017:  More...

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