December 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Device purchase to aid text-to-911

Members of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board have proclaimed that texting to 911 is going well and approved a measure to allow dispatchers to help use the 911 system more efficiently to accommodate text to 911 at the monthly meeting Thursday mor More...

It Can Wait contest deadline extended

The deadline for the essay contest for the It Can Wait campaign from AT&T in partnership with the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association has been extended.  The purpose of the essay contest is to help people, especially young people, become awar More...

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Local News

Inmate’s motions hearing continued

Three months ago, chairs were pushed aside and the defense table was cleared for the sentencing of an SCI Dallas inmate undoubtedly known for his disruptive behavior in the courtroom.  More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

Alexandria Library

It is that hectic time a year as Christmas draws near, and you know how good it feels to grab a second cup of coffee and settle down with a book for a few minutes. There are some new books to choose from to enjoy …  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Osweiler wins in relief for Denver

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler played like a relaxed reliever on Thursday.  He couldn’t have picked a better time.  More...

Steelers know answer to get Brady

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The answer to getting to Tom Brady is right there in vivid high definition.  The Pittsburgh Steelers have watched it on video repeatedly over the past 11 months since Brady and the New England Patriots turned the AFC cham More...

Things changed without Elliott

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Now that Ezekiel Elliott is near the end of a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, Dak Prescott doesn’t mind acknowledging that things changed for the Dallas Cowboys.  More...

Press Club

Calvary students balance school, jobs

High school can be hard, but having a part-time job on top of it can add an extra challenge. During these key years, some high schoolers not only learn math, but also how to balance their study with a part-time job. More...

HCA students perform at local playhouse

Have you ever been scared to try something new? Many people have those moments in life where they would love to try a new experience, but are paralyzed by the fear of the unknown. More...

Juniata Valley students, staff enjoy hunting tradition

As opening day of rifle season came and went, Juniata Valley continued their tradition of giving students and staff the day off for the first and second day of the season. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

From cake mix comes cookies

Dear Heloise: You have a recipe for COOKIES FROM CAKE MIXES that I’ve always loved. Sadly, when we moved to a new house, I must have lost the recipe. Could you reprint it for me? More...

Special Sections

Discussing development

Friends of Raystown Lake learn about proposed plan

Members of the Friends of Raystown Lake, as well as business and political leaders, gathered to hear more about the proposed development of Terrace Mountain Lodge and Hawn’s Bridge Recreation Area at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House Thursday More...

State senator hosts public workshop

The concept of the creation of a limited constitutional convention was explored Thursday in a workshop led by state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. on the campus of Penn State Altoona. More...

Photographer makes stop in Huntingdon

On man’s cross-continental train journey brought him to Huntingdon Thursday as he works to collect stories and images from everyday people of all walks of life. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Christmas music program held in MUAHS auditorium

75 Years Ago  A total of $28,875 in war bonds was sold last night at the Pearl Harbor Anniversary War Bond Dinner held in the VFW Home, Huntingdon, attended by several “guests of honor” and 140 people of Huntingdon County.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 15   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Strong start helps Titans beat Tigers

Tussey Mountain’s Maddie Garner posted a game-high 22 points Thursday evening and the Titans (2-0) used a strong first-quarter effort and a 15-point lead to deal Fannett- Metal a 55-44 ICC South/ Sideling Hill League setback in Willow Hill.&nbs More...

High School Wrestling:

Trojans pin Warriors 60-17 in Everett

For the second time this week, the Mount Union wrestling team built a huge early lead on the way to a victory. Last night, Trojans had five pins and received two forfeits on the way to a 42-0 lead at Everett. More...

Tussey takes care of Hyndman 54-21

Tussey Mountain won the head to head matches on the scoreboard with visiting HOPE for Hyndman Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Gifts that give hope

Hope is a gift on every child’s wish list, especially those in parts of the world ravaged by natural disasters and poverty. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

Happy birthday wishes go out to William B. Scalia, who will celebrate his 100th birthday Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. More...

Special Occasions

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Newspapers in Education

NIE initiatives benefit students at all levels

Now in its third year, the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program is reaching more students in more ways.  From studying current events to the structure of a story, teachers are introducing the newspaper to even the youngest students in ways never More...

Partners rally behind area students

Community and business partners who support The Daily News Newspaper In Education (NIE) program represent a wide array of backgrounds and industries, including many which are independently owned and operated.  More...

Youth learn about their communities

Teachers from area school districts participated in a survey to determine how The Daily News is being used in the classrooms and what sections of the newspaper students are reading.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wasn’t looking at you

Dear Annie: I was told recently by a neighbor that the neighbors next door to me call me Mrs. Kravitz, a reference to the nosy neighbor on “Bewitched.” I am bewildered and hurt.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017:  More...

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