January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Strangulation trial set to start Friday

Trial will begin at 9 a.m. for a Huntingdon man tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 26, who faces felony II strangulation charges. More...

Area drivers urged to respect school buses

It is not uncommon for motorists traveling in the morning and afternoon during the work week to come upon a bus carrying students to or from school. More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia wants safe injection sites for opioid fight

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. More...

Firm wins right to build mini-casino in eastern county

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Baltimore-based developer that is building a casino in Philadelphia’s stadium district won the right Wednesday to put up a smaller casino clear across Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, in the second auction of licenses More...

Democrat wins special election for state House seat

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Democrat won a special election Tuesday to fill the unexpired term of a Pennsylvania House member who stepped down after pleading guilty to charges related to an illegal gambling machine operation.  Austin Davis defeate More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 25   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child c sare available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Ridge rolls over Titans by 66-3 count

One night after facing Mount Union, the task didn’t get any easier as Tussey Mountain hosted Chestnut Ridge Wednesday. It was all Lions as they took a 66-3 decision.  More...

High School Wrestling:

Huntingdon rallies past PO

After breezing to many wins over the past month, the Huntingdon wrestling team found itself in a slugfest Wednesday at Philipsburg. More...

H.S. Boys’ Basketball:

Bearcats suffer loss at Clearfield

Huntingdon’s winning streak came to an end at Clearfield Wednesday. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:  Paper tariff threatens local newspapers, Jan. More...

Op-Ed

Counties work to improve communities, quality of life

There are countless ways that Pennsylvania residents interact with their county governments every day, probably without even realizing it – everything from services for those with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse is More...

Letter to the Editor

Keep the lines of communication open  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Standing Stone FFA members honored in Harrisburg

Approximately 30 members from the Huntingdon Area High School’s Standing Stone FFA Chapter attended the 102nd Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show’s FFA Midwinter Convention in Harrisburg Jan. More...

Young women encouraged to run for dairy princess crown

Are you a young lady between the ages of 16 and 23 with a connection to the dairy industry in Huntingdon County? We are looking for candidates to become the 2018-2019 Huntingdon County Dairy Princess!  More...

Fair queen competes for state title

Last weekend, Jan. 18-20, I competed in the state fair queen pageant in Hershey. This was definitely one of the most exciting experiences of my life. I had so much fun meeting all of my fellow fair queens and competing for the title. More...

Special Sections

Donations to aid pool additions

Summer may seem a world away, but members of the Huntingdon Borough Parks & Recreation Commission recently received a generous donation that will help them go the distance toward completing projects to add to the fun at the Isett Community Swimmi More...

Bidding processes explained locally

In light of recent controversy with McKissick Associates in the Altoona Area School District and concerns regarding the ethnicity of its study introduction, Huntingdon Area School District business manager Faith Swanson highlighted the bidding proces More...

Vet isn’t concerned by canine influenza

Cases of canine influenza have some pet owners concerned about the safety of their dogs, but there is likely little cause for concern.  Cases of the H3N2 virus, simply referred to as “dog flu,” have been reported across the country i More...

Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Defendants waive, continue central court cases

Magisterial district judge Rufus Brenneman continued and waived a variety of cases Wednesday during central court, adjusting to his new role as a district judge.  More...

Police Log

Animal cruelty   DUBLIN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone shot a dog at 24968 Locke Road at 3:50 p.m. Jan. 21. The actor then reportedly fled the scene traveling north on Locke Road.  More...

General News

Recent bacterial outbreak linked to pet store puppies

Dear Doctor: We just got a new puppy, but I’m almost afraid to let my child play with it. I read a news story that said puppies have been linked to some sort of bacterial infection. What should I do?  More...

Five tips to save both time and money during tax season

(NAPSI)—Taxes are inevitable, but there are many smart ways to save time and money throughout the process. More...

Purple rose is official flower for year of 2018

(NAPSI)—It’s official: The purple rose is Flower of the Year for 2018. There are many reasons this enchanting bloom is having its moment. Purple Roses: Rising to the Occasion  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected

NEW YORK (AP) — Over 600 home runs. More than 600 saves. More...

Penalty shot gives Leafs 3-2 victory

CHICAGO (AP) — William Nylander scored on a penalty shot 6 seconds into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the sagging Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.  More...

Simmons lead Sixers to 115-101 win over Bulls

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons had 19 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists for his fifth triple-double of the season to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 115-101 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.  Dario Saric added 21 points More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Rylynn Keturah Whitsel, who turns 4 years old today, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Her proud parents are Shawn and Leslie Whitsel of Three Springs. More...

Huntingdon Moose Family Center No. 223

The Huntingdon Moose Family Center No. 223, the “Heart of the Community,” is proud to have donated to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. and the Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Co. More...

United in Marriage

Harry-Bowman

Sierra Bowman of Fort Knox, Kentucky, formerly of Three Springs, and Alexander Harry, also of Fort Knox, Kentucky, formerly of Shade Gap, were united in marriage April 22, 2017, at Union Grove, LLC, Broad Top, with the Rev. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Trying to get a handle on the past

Dear Annie: I am a 32-year-old married man with two children. I am trying to come to terms with my childhood. I grew up in a dysfunctional family, with an alcoholic father and a mother who had numerous affairs.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Taurus if born before 12:40 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2018:  More...

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