January 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders look to future of downtown

Huntingdon Borough’s downtown business district has been dealt some difficult blows lately, but local leaders believe positive changes may very well be in the future.  More...

Judge drops charges against local woman

After waiting nearly three months for a ruling on her habeas corpus petition, a Huntingdon woman who made threats against the life of a Huntingdon Borough Police (HPD) officer has had all but one of her charges dismissed by Huntingdon County Senior J More...

Local News

Correction

The new address for Fisher Auto Parts was incorrect published in the Jan. 18 edition of The Daily News. The correct address for the new location is 9492 William Penn Highway, Suite 4.  Staff writer Kylie Hawn regrets the error.   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Stephanie A. More...

Central court cases moved to higher court

A controlled buy and unlawful effort to purchase a firearm cases were waived to the higher court Wednesday, with magisterial district judge Lisa Covert presiding over both cases.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 20   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Canadiens down Capitals 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two nights after Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien criticized his team’s effort, the Canadiens made sure that didn’t happen again.  More...

Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors over Spurs

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 21 and the Toronto Raptors beat San Antonio 86-83 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak against the Spurs.  More...

AFC Çhampionship Game:

Lots of intrigue for Jags and Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The week started with a little trash talk from the underdog . More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

CELEBRATING A CENTURY! Happy birthday wishes go out to Phyllis Irene (Wasson) Hanks, who celebrates her 100th birthday today, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. She entered this world on a very snowy day (20 inches) in 1918 in McConnellstown, Walker Township. More...

Elco retirees to meet for monthly breakfast

The first breakfast of the New Year for retired and former Elco employees will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Eighth Street Deli, located behind the Medicine Shoppe, and reservations have been made. More...

Special Occasions

Jan. 20, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Betty Hunter of Mapleton, who celebrates her birthday today, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Happy birthday, Betty!   More...

School News

Local students named to fall 2017 dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for fall semester 2017. More...

Special Sections

Mill Hall man seeks rep. seat

A former employee of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Mill Hall Borough Council member has decided to throw his hat into the ring and seek the Democratic nomination for the 5th U.S. Congressional District.  More...

Senator sounds off against House vote

The inability for the U.S. Senate to gain the 60 votes needed, as of Friday afternoon, to pass a continuing resolution to keep the federal government fully operational prompted a conference call from U.S. Senator Bob Casey Jr. More...

Road salt can wreak havoc on vehicles

Winter conditions can wreak havoc on a vehicle, and the salt that is used to keep the roads clear can become a bigger problem if one don’t take preventative measures to ensure rust doesn’t form. More...

World  Free Access 

Governor took 15 minutes to announce false alert

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii National Guard’s top commander said Friday he told Gov. David Ige that a missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it went out statewide. More...

General News

Four pressing questions ahead of Tuesday’s Oscar nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar nominations balloting might be finished but Hollywood’s “Me Too” moment has kept right on going.  When Academy Awards nominations are announced Tuesday morning, it might be a brief, celebratory repri More...

Guidelines help track hypertension in children

Dear Doctor: How important is it to keep track of a child’s blood pressure? I read that the American Academy of Pediatrics just updated its guidelines for screening and managing high blood pressure in kids. More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Valley’s Collins hits 1,000 points; Trojans, ’Cats win

Juniata Valley A large crowd turned out in Alexandria Friday hoping to see something special take place. They were not disappointed as Cameron Collins scored his 1,000th career point and Juniata Valley rolled past Moshannon Valley 68-38. More...

Girls’ Basketball

Rockets’ offense missing in 54-39 loss to Ridge

Southern Huntingdon continues to struggle offensively and suffered a 54-39 loss to visiting Chestnut Ridge Friday evening.  The loss was the third straight for the Rockets, and the fourth in their last five games. More...

College Wrestling:

Lions rip Purdue

The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (8-0, 4-0 B1G) took care of visiting Purdue (5-4, 0-3 B1G) in its first home dual in over a month. More...

Religion News

Crossroads Pregnancy Center

The board and staff of Crossroads Pregnancy Center welcomed the public to an open house at the Huntingdon office’s new location at 424 Washington St. Jan. 14 for tours of the new facility. More...

Three Springs birthday group holds luncheon

The birthday group of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II Jan. 10. More...

Bishop skips annual rally, takes issue with speaker

A Roman Catholic bishop who has led prayers at Arkansas anti-abortion rallies says he will not take part this year because its featured speaker is a public official who actively pushed for the state’s aggressive execution schedule last year.&nb More...

Annie's Mailbox

You may want to get that checked

Dear Annie: I have been a practicing dermatologist for over 20 years. I love my profession. I am also a mother to two boys and a girl. Recently, my son who’s a senior in college came home for Thanksgiving. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces if born before 1:27 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018:  More...

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