December 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Juniata College partners in India  Free Access 

A new partnership at Juniata College will aid in the creation of new connections and expansion of recruitment efforts for international students wishing to study in the United States. More...

County’s CDBG plan undergoes alterations

Additional amendments to Huntingdon County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) threeyear project plan were approved during the last regular business meeting of the year for the Huntingdon County Planning Commission.   More...

Local News

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny

The Stone Creek Valley Lions Club will hold its monthly hootenanny from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road. The Lions kitchen will be open at 4:30 p.m. More...

Assault cases heard in central court

Simple assault cases highlighted preliminary hearings during central court earlier this week, the last central court date before the start of the new year.  Magisterial District Judge Douglas Gummo presided over the cases, providing insight and More...

Police Log

Trespassing   PENN TWP. — A 53-year-old man reported to state police at Huntingdon that a 42-year-old man trespassed on his property at 4159 Gable Drive at 4 p.m. Dec. 19. A citation was filed for the incident.  Theft   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s Basketball:

Wilson leads So. Carolina 87-60 rou of Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 28 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks to help No. 4 South Carolina rout Temple 87-60 on Thursday night in a homecoming for Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley.  More...

Michigan State blitzes Long Beach

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges had 17 points and nine rebounds as part of a balanced offense that gave No. More...

Group effort needed to replace AB

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Replacing Antonio Brown won’t be a one-man job for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team’s top wide receiver is out indefinitely with a left calf injury sustained against the New England Patriots. More...

Press Club

Area resident honored by JV Sustainability Club

JV’s Sustainability Club has always been dedicated to promoting environmental awareness, as well as encouraging community involvement, but this year they went above and beyond to achieve their goals.  More...

SHC NHS students help to fill role of Santa

“Dear Santa” is a very popular salutation for the Christmas holiday, but one that children find absolutely necessary. Think back to those days of childhood when writing a letter to Santa was high on the list of priorities.  More...

Captain Jack FFA members have busy fall season

Rocking on the dance floor, rocking around the Christmas tree, and rocking in the New Year is exactly what members of the Captain Jack Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter will have accomplished after some upcoming weeks at Mount Union Area High S More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Light matches without strike strip

Dear Heloise: I live in Alaska, where we have very little daylight about eight months of the year. As a result, I use candles a great deal. More...

Area employees fill truck

PennDOT, hospital make 1-ton donation to food pantry

Food is a common holiday gift, but none is perhaps appreciated as much as the delivery that was made to the Huntingdon Food Pantry Thursday morning.  More...

Holiday travel expected to be busy

People traveling for Christmas should expect busy roads, as well as high gas prices, this weekend.   According to AAA National, there will be a record 107 million people traveling from Saturday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. More...

HASD officials address food policy changes

New school meal policies aim to ensure students are no longer lunch shamed, but could cause a much greater concern in local school districts.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Four county young men earn Penn State degrees

75 Years Ago  The office of price administration announced today that bituminous coal producers whose maximum price for coal delivered by truck is lower than the price for such deliveries in October 1941 will be eligible for price increases to m More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 22   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Huntingdon is only area winner after 51-16 victory

Huntingdon The Huntingdon wrestling team bounced back from Tuesday’s loss at Bald Eagle with a strong effort against visiting Hollidaysburg Thursday. The Bearcats won 10 of the 14 weights and the way to a 51-16 victory. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Trojans and Rockets lose to tough foes

Mount Union Team speed and all-out hustle were key factors in how Tyrone held the Mount Union boys’ basketball team in check for the first three quarters tof Thursday’s non-league game at Mount Union. More...

Brewer’s 27 sparks JC men to win

The Juniata men’s basketball team advanced to the Juniata Holiday Tournament Championship game with a hard-fought 92-69 win over Penn State Abington Thursday evening in Memorial Gymnasium. More...

People/Pastimes

Managing stress in a stress-filled world

I read with interest the article on stress titled “How to tame stress and improve health” that appeared in the Dec. 8 edition of The Daily News. More...

Ideas for making holiday memories

Counting down to Christmas Day means many different things to people across the globe. Although families likely have several different traditions they anticipate each year, it can be fun to incorporate some new merrymakers into the festivities. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Pearl Baker of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 84th birthday Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend ends phone call for another

Dear Annie: I have an old and close friend I’ve known for 50 years. We live far apart, and the only way to talk is by telephone.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 9:42 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017:  More...

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