January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Possibility of ice jams monitored

The National Weather Service has advised local Emergency Management Agencies in the state of the possibility of ice jams and subsequent flooding as a result.  The prospect is something that will be monitored in Huntingdon County throughout the e More...

SHCSB discusses new tax resolution

The Southern Huntingdon School Board met Wednesday for their monthly workshop meeting. During this meeting, members of the school board discussed agenda items for the regular meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. More...

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News of Yesteryear

Injured Mill Creek boy listed in ‘good condition’

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Number of missing surges to 48

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The number of people missing since mudslides engulfed this wealthy coastal town surged to 48 Thursday as hundreds of rescue workers slogged through knee-deep ooze and used long poles to probe for bodies. More...

Earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A series of eight earthquakes hit the Iran-Iraq border area and rattled Baghdad on Thursday, apparent aftershocks of a temblor that struck the mountainous region in November and killed over 530 people. More...

Another GOP governor seeks exclusion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opposition to the Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling is mounting as Democrats from coastal states accuse President Donald Trump of punishing states with Democratic leaders and a second Republican governor More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Beamer, Brown highlight HOF class

ATLANTA (AP) — Coaches Frank Beamer and Mack Brown were selected Monday for the College Football Hall of Fame, part of a class of 13 that includes former players Ed Reed and Calvin Johnson.  Brown won 244 games in a 30-year head coaching c More...

Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Knicks in two overtimes

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Lauri Markkanen scored a season-high 33 points, Kris Dunn shook off a nightmarish shooting night to make the tiebreaking basket in the second overtime, and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 122-119 on Wednesday n More...

Men’s Basketball:

Villanova gets past Xavier 89-65

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Booth hit five 3s and scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 17 to lead No. More...

People/Pastimes

Helping kids find rewarding hobbies to enjoy

Much like adults can benefit from participating in hobbies, children can reap rewards from engaging in hobbies. According to the Child Development Institute, hobbies give children a chance to express themselves. More...

Tips for dining out with children

Dining out at restaurants can be an enjoyable activity and a break from kitchen duties at home. Many people in both the United States and Canada dine out at least once a week. More...

How youngsters can go green

Children often aspire to emulate their parents. Young boys who see their fathers shaving might reach for dad's shaving cream, while young girls may find their way into mom's closet in an effort to dress up like their mothers.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:04 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 12, 2018:  More...

Governor signs new declaration

In response to the overwhelming opioid crisis, Gov. More...

JVSD presented with clean audit

Members of the Juniata Valley School Board received good news in the form of a clean audit at the monthly board meeting Wednesday evening.  Dave Scott of Young, Oakes, Brown & Co. More...

New exhibit to feature TDN photography

A new exhibit at the Art Space, beginning with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, will feature photography from the newsroom staff at The Daily News.  More...

State  Free Access 

Body of missing college student found in California park

LAKE FOREST, Calif. More...

Penn National sues over casino expansion

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania-based casino owner Penn National Gaming sued Tuesday in a challenge to a central element of the state's aggressive new law expanding casino gambling that Democratic Gov. More...

Cosby references #MeToo movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby referenced the #MeToo movement after a dinner at an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the 80-year-old comedian was dining with a friend and his publicist, and some members More...

Local Sports

High School Girls Basketball:

Hornets and Titans top league rivals

Juniata Valley 63, Williamsburg 22   Juniata Valley used aggressive offense and defense in the first quarter to build a 27-4 lead on visiting Williamsburg. More...

High School Boys Basketball:

Bearcats top Rams 65-60

Huntingdon almost let a game slip away at Penns Valley Wednesday. More...

Juniata women blitz Goucher to go 14-0

The Juniata women’s basketball team stayed unbeaten with a 73-42 win at Goucher, Wednesday evening at the Decker Sports and Recreation Center.  Gracie Stauffer had a season high 22 points, 12 rebounds three steals and four blocks. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Philadelphia must hold Larry Krasner and Rebecca Rhynhart to the change they promised, Jan. 2   More...

You Should Know

Q: Does not wearing a cold jacket on a cold day make you more likely to catch a cold?  More...

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Scenes from 2018 Farm Show

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Area youth wins second prize in baking contest at Farm Show

Madison Shaw of Dauphin County won the 30th annual PA Preferred™ Cookie, Brownie and Bar Contest with her winning recipe for Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars from the Elizabethtown Fair at the state Farm Show.  Shaw was presented with $500 af More...

Two named Farm Show scholarship winners

Katie Anderson of Three Springs, second from the right, received a scholarship award at the Scholarship Foundation Awards ceremony at the 2018 state Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A poem for new drivers

Dear Annie: Your predecessor Ann Landers published a poem called “Dead at Seventeen” to get the attention of new drivers and impress upon them the dangers and responsibilities of driving a car. Might you have that on file somewhere? More...

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