January 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Shutdown ceases on DACA promise

The federal government shutdown came to an end Monday as President Donald Trump penned his signature on a continuing resolution that will keep the government open until Friday, Feb. 8, but it was done on a promise from U.S. More...

MU fitness facility to undergo changes

Mount Union area residents will be seeing a “snap” change in fitness centers entering the spring, according to Huntingdon County Building and Industry executive director Bob Reitman.  More...

Local News

HCBI board members reflect on positive start to year

A month into the new year and already big changes have occurred within the county and Huntingdon County Building and Industry (HCBI) board members expect more changes to come as the year progresses.   More...

Rockhill Boro. leaders discuss upcoming work

Rockhill Borough Council held its first regular meeting of 2018 Monday.  Council members discussed work that needs to be completed in the borough. When the weather gets warm, the borough maintenance will take down Christmas decorations. More...

Police Log

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cousins leads Pelicans over Bulls

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes of regulation before the Pelicans pulled out a 13 More...

Avalanche down Maple Leafs 4-2

TORONTO (AP) — Blake Comeau scored the go-ahead goal with 7:43 left and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday night for their 10th straight win.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Earl Jacob Jefferis, who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. His very proud parents are Matthew and Brenda Jefferis. Earl is the big brother of Ethan and Anna Jefferis. More...

Enjoying a chat over the kitchen table

A trio of residents of The Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, from the left, Lois Kyper, Shirley Binari and Mary Lou Forr, enjoyed some time chatting over the kitchen table while enjoying a More...

Engaged to Wed

MUSSER-SPARKS

Heather Sparks and David Musser, both of Huntingdon, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Randy and Crystal Sparks of Woodbury. She is a 2004 graduate of Northern Bedford High School. More...

Special Sections

Hospital leaders to hold meeting

Ahead of the first public town hall meetings to discuss a merger with a larger health entity, J.C. More...

Congressional maps to be redrawn

Thanks to a ruling from the state Supreme Court that the current congressional maps are unconstitutional, who county residents vote for in the upcoming primary election Tuesday, May 15, may change.  More...

Point in time count to help homeless

To better serve the homeless, the Center for Community Action (CCA), is requesting assistance from local residents, agencies and churches as they conduct a point in time count Wednesday, Jan. More...

General News

Cochlear implants can be adjusted to user’s hearing needs

Dear Doctor: I’m contemplating a cochlear implant for my right ear. How do they work, and what is the success rate of such procedures?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 23   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

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Hornets shut down Claysburg

The Juniata Valley girls’ basketball team turned in another dominating performance Monday evening, using smothering defense and a nearly unstoppable transition offense to romp 59-11 over visiting Claysburg.  It was the 12 straight win for More...

H.S. Swimming:

Bearcats sweep away Altoona

While the Huntingdon boys came within two wins from sweeping all 11 events Monday evening in Altoona, the Bearcat girls did just that as both squads bounced back from home losses to Hollidaysburg last Wednesday.  More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon takes down Altoona 80-64

Huntingdon is definitely showing what kind of team it has with another road win against a bigger school. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 19.  House  More...

Op-Ed

In defense of general education: Still relevant and necessary

Warning signs spread across our national landscape like invasive species. The sharp decline in the sense of community. The increasing unwillingness of many individuals to concede gray areas in public policy matters. More...

Letter to the Editor

Modern pig farming is a lot different

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

Columnist appreciates her special readers

Thank you to everyone who reached out with well wishes after my bout with the flu. More...

Healthy Living

Diet tips for a healthy gut

Make sure to include lots of fibre-rich foods in your diet. Your gut will thank you.

The billions of bacteria that populate your gastrointestinal tract are collectively known as your microbiome, or gut .ora. More...

Four misunderstood body parts

We all know that stomachs digest food, lungs let us breathe and hearts pump the blood that keeps us alive. But what about our tonsils, our appendix and our gallbladder, which can all be removed without any long-term ill effects? More...

Ten simple ways to squeeze in some exercise

Looking to get more exercise but can’t seem to .nd the time? Take advantage of every spare moment to get moving. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Money spent on gifts for nieces, nephews

Dear Annie: I read your column daily and always like your tough love and sensible advice. I’m interested in what your advice would be in the following situation. It involves gift giving at Christmas for nieces and nephews. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries if born before 8:39 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018:  More...

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