February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Cath lab exceeds many expectations

Ahead of Heart Health Month in February, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is celebrating the success of the heart catheterization lab, which has helped serve those with heart issues in Huntingdon County for the past eight months.  More...

Striation exhibit to open at Art Space Friday

A new exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon will feature two artists from outside of the county who have never met, but their work will complement one other.  “Striation,” the newest exhibit, will open at noon Friday, Feb. More...

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Local News

Lewistown man sentenced on theft charges

Despite hearing personal remarks from both the defendant and his defense attorney, Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz sentenced a Lewistown man to 23 months of confinement on theft charges.  More...

Defendants waive cases in central court

Nearly half of the cases waived in central court Wednesday involved DUI charges, a common trend among criminal cases so far this year.  Magisterial district judge Lisa Covert presided over the cases, waiving them to the higher court.  More...

Equine donations sought for PSP mounted patrol

After three years, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are “on a horse-hunt” for equine donations to include in their 26-horse mounted patrol unit.  The PSP relies on donations from the community to maintain their mounted unit ranks, More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Michigan State rallies to be beat Penn State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tom Izzo sat Cassius Winston at the beginning of the second half, benching his point guard to send a message.  It seemed to work.  More...

Caps come back to beat Flyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chandler Stephenson, Andre Burakovsky and T.J. Oshie ended lengthy goal droughts to help the Washington Capitals rally past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 Wednesday night.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Virginia holds off Louisville 74-64

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 22 points and No. 2 Virginia held off hot-shooting Louisville to win its 13th straight, 74-64 on Wednesday night.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Huge overspending on defense is the American way, Jan. 22   More...

Letters to the Editor

Accurately identify facts  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: When did the State of the Union address make its broadcast debut?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Huntingdon Horsemen members receive awards at annual banquet

Huntingdon Horsemen Inc. held its annual awards banquet Dec. 9, 2017, at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  More...

Free Ag E&S workshops open to farmers

Is any part of your farm missing an agricultural erosion and sedimentation plan (ag E&S) or conservation plan?  Has your crop rotation intensified since your farm’s plan was written?  More...

Trough Creek officers elected

Trough Creek 4-H Club members elected officers for the new membership year. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suggest boyfriend read ‘5 Love Languages’

Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for three years. Everything is going well between us, and he’s a sweet and thoughtful guy in general. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Feb. 2, 2018:  More...

Marijuana use linked to issues

As legalization and discussion of legalization of marijuana for both recreational and medicinal use takes place across the country, medical care providers are observing increased use among pregnant women.  More...

New owners sought for speedway

After a three-year stint under new ownership, Hesston Speedway in Penn Township is once again for sale.  Current owners Jon and Lois Claycomb and Sam Britz recently announced the news on the track’s Facebook page, but said they made their More...

Snowfall may create slick spots in county

Just in time for Groundhog Day, the county will see another storm come through the area tonight into Friday morning, but don’t expect a whole lot in the way of snow.  More...

General News

Patients are their best advocates when diagnosing an illness

Dear Doctor: I’m a 63-yearold female, and for the last four months, I’ve had tingling sensations in my arms, legs, eyes and other parts of the body. These are followed by muscle spasms. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 1   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Dual Tournament:

Bishop McCort ousts Mount Union

In a battle where the two teams were never more than 10 points apart, 12th seeded Bishop McCort eliminated fifth-seeded Mount Union from the District 6-AA Duals with a 34-31 victory Wednesday evening at Morrisdale.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Juniata reverses River Hawks 75-66

The Juniata men’s basketball team defeated Susquehanna 75-66 Wednesday evening at Memorial Gym.  Marcus Lee had 15 points, seven rebounds and three blocks, Seth Brewer had 14 points and six assists while Brandon Martinazzi had 13 points an More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Trojans pull away to beat Rockets

The Mount Union girls’ basketball used a full court press in the early quarters of the game against Southern Huntingdon Wednesday evening and it caused the Rockets turnover issues. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Terry Matthew Carowick 105 Liverpool St., Mount Union, and Sarah Louise Colyer, 19106 Shepherd St., Orbisonia.  Dylan James Gutshall, 2952 Oak St., James Creek, and Liza Jo Parks, also of James Creek.   More...

Two area students win first place in essay contests

Two Huntingdon County students received first place in Department of Pennsylvania VFW District 17 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests, and they were honored at a banquet at the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union Jan. More...

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