February 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Narcan now stocked in area schools

Almost exactly two years after Gov. Tom Wolf announced a partnership to provide Narcan to the state’s public schools, the life-saving medication is stocked at each of area’s school districts. More...

Local man charged with animal cruelty

Charges have been filed against a Huntingdon man on disturbing allegations of animal cruelty. Kyler Kroecker, 20, was charged with cruelty to animals Jan. More...

Local News

Didgeridoo masters to perform at Juniata College

Juniata College will host Didge Evolution, a musical performance created by two masters of the didgeridoo, a musical instrument originally used by Australian Aborigines. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. More...

Correction

Due to a filing error in court documentation, incorrect information for the sentence of Sean I. Rosenberg, 32, Lewistown, was published in the Feb. 1 edition of The Daily News.  More...

Mapleton man in court for motions hearing

Several state police troopers and constables appeared for the motions hearing of a Mapleton man Thursday who allegedly pulled a gun on two state constables early last year.  Martin B. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Villanova routs Creighton 98-78

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 19 to lead No. 1 Villanova to its eighth straight win, 98-78 over Creighton on Thursday night. More...

Griffin helps Pistons win

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin had 24 points and 10 rebounds in his debut for Detroit, and the Pistons edged the Memphis Grizzlies 104- 102 on Thursday night.  More...

Knights edge Jets in OT for 34th win

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — David Perron scored 3:57 into overtime to lead Vegas past the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night for the Golden Knights’ 34th victory, the most by an NHL expansion team in its debut season.  More...

Press Club

HCCTC students go for gold at SkillsUSA competition

The phrase “practice makes perfect” has a lot of merit. More...

SH teachers, students see value of cursive writing

How do you feel when someone asks you to write in cursive? Timid? Embarrassed? Anxious? Throughout the years, cursive writing instruction has diminished, as well as students’ confidence to read and write cursive. More...

HAHS choir does well at district chorus festival

Eleven students from Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) competed in the District 4 Choir Festival Jan. 25-27.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Virgo if born before 4:47 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018:  More...

State recognizes MUAHS scores

The state Department of Education has named Mount Union Area Senior High School among this year’s Career and Technical Education Excellence Award winners in recognition of students’ assessment performance. More...

County’s library has new director

Huntingdon County Library’s new executive director Lisa Erickson is looking forward to making connections and branching out with programs and services to serve area residents. More...

Business leaders recognized in publication

Each year, Pennsylvania Business Central celebrates the top 100 people who are influential in the business and economic development world who have helped to develop their organizations, as well as their communities. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 2   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Bearcats outlast Trojans in 2 OT

Huntingdon versus Mount Union may not be quite the rivalry or as much of a big deal as it used to be for various reasons, but Thursday’s game between the teams was a classic. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Trojans reverse Claysburg 61-46

Freshman forward Karrigan Woodward had a great night at both ends of the court Thursday, scoring 21 points and pulling down 17 rebounds for the Trojans in a 61-46 Inter-County Conference North victory over visiting Claysburg-Kimmel.  More...

Hornets romp 80-20 at Williamsburg

Led by four players in double figures, including a pair of double-double efforts, Juniata Valley outscored host Williamsburg 59-9 over the last three quarters and rolled to a decisive 80-20 Inter-County Conference North Division victory over the Blue More...

People/Pastimes

District deputy grand master appointed

Family, friends and distinguished guests of the Masonic District 34 gathered at the Mount Union Lodge No. 688 F&AM Jan. More...

Troop 25 Scouts capture first at Klondike Derby

Boy Scouts from Troop 25 Buck Patrol captured first place at the 47th annual Klondike Derby at Seven Mountains Scout Camp. The patrol scored 1138 total points out of a possible 1,200 points. More...

Celebrate birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Overly close with friend

Dear Annie: I am either in a predicament or being overly sensitive, and I trust you to tell me the truth either way.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Turn water off at main when away

Dear Heloise: When you are away from home for a period of time, it’s a good idea to shut off the clothes washer’s WATER FAUCETS. I have experienced water leaks at the stem when you restore the water upon your return. More...

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