January 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members to talk project plan

Board members will get their first glimpse of the Mount Union Area School District’s five-year capital projects plan next week.  More...

First local MilitaryShare distribution held

The local chapter of the Military- Share program held its very first food distribution Monday in Huntingdon. More...

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Local News

RW&BT firefighters save garage from destruction

A quick response and knockdown of flames by Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) firefighters saved a Broad Top garage from total destruction Saturday.  More...

Who’s your neighbor?: Juniata panel to share stories and experiences  Free Access 

A “Who’s Your Neighbor? Story Listening” panel will be held at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the Ellis Hall Ballroom. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report an asset protection officer from Walmart was able to provide evidence of a retail theft that occurred at 7:13 p.m. Dec. 22.  Theft   More...

Local Sports

Solid defense helps Tussey down Indians

Tussey Mountain overcame a slow start and a bad third quarter against visiting Southern Fulton Monday. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Hornets pull out win over Rams

A close game in Alexandria Monday was broken up by long runs in the second half by each team. In the end Juniata Valley needed its defense to make some big plays, and it did just that to pull out a 56-52 win over Penns Valley.  More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Bellwood rips Mount Union 90-34

The Bellwood-Antis girls’ basketball team put five players in double figures against visiting Mount Union Monday night to log a 90-34 Inter- County Conference North victory over the Trojans.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Plenty of reliable resources survive  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 26.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Drug database critical tool for law enforcement in opioids fight, Jan. More...

Healthy Living

More Americans Have High Blood Pressure—You Could Be One Of Them

(NAPS)—The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology recently announced new blood pressure guidelines that will change how high blood pressure is detected, prevented, managed and treated. More...

Five Myths And Facts About Cholesterol

(NAPS)—High cholesterol is a known risk factor for heart disease and stroke and is estimated to cause nearly 2.6 million deaths annually. More...

Special Sections

Centers facing funding cuts

If Congress doesn’t soon pass legislation to fund community health centers across the U.S., it could dramatically impact all health centers, including the seven under the Broad Top Area Medical Center.  More...

SHCSD chief addresses ranking

Southern Huntingdon County School District was listed as No. 11 on Pennlive.com’s list of the state’s 50 lowest-performing school districts Monday. More...

Eastern mountain lion declared to be extinct

Once one of the region’s apex predators, the eastern cougar, also known as the eastern puma, mountain lion or catamount, has officially been declared extinct by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFW) service.  More...

General News

Teen suspended after anti-bullying video goes viral

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school student’s anti-bullying video has resulted in nearly 600,000 views on YouTube and a suspension for its creator.  More...

Study shows over-the-counter pain meds ease emotional suffering

Dear Doctor: I recently heard a radio report that said Tylenol could ease the pain of hurt feelings. That seems hard to believe. If it’s true, how does it work?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 30   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Trent scores 22 to lead Duke past Notre Dame

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Gary Trent Jr. had 22 points and tied a season high with 10 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke beat Notre Dame 88-66 on Monday night.  Grayson Allen scored 18 points, and Wendell Carter Jr. More...

Super Bowl week opens with media frenzy

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tom Brady wore a black wool stocking cap and a big smile. Bill Belichick sported a full suit.  The guy in the shark costume, well, he was just trying to not wear out his welcome.  More...

Bucks win fourth since Kidd firing

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 18 rebounds, Matthew Dellavedova scored all 10 of his points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 107-85 on Monday night for their fourth straight win More...

People/Pastimes

Moose Family Center No. 223

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

Making meals easier with advance prep

Finding time to cook a healthy dinner for the whole family to enjoy can be a challenge.  With a little planning and advance prep, however, making a family dinner can be a cinch. More...

Homemade mac and cheese for the big game

Hosting a Super Bowl party for friends and family is a big responsibility. Each year, well over 100 million people watch the championship game of the National Football League. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boyfriend always runs to mommy after arguments

Dear Annie: My boyfriend, “Mike,” and I are in our late 20s and have been together for five years. Our issues stem from his calling his mom during every argument we have — whether it’s small or large. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018:  More...

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