February 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community chat event scheduled

To improve lines of communication with those they represent, members of Huntingdon Borough Council will begin the first of what they hope will be a series of Community Chats Wednesday evening. Borough residents are invited to attend from 5-8 p.m. More...

Mayfest plans underway, sponsors sought

The advent of spring may yet be weeks away, but preparations for Huntingdon’s 14th annual Mayfest celebration scheduled for Saturday, April 28. More...

General News

Exercise beneficial to mental health

Dear Doctor: I’ve been feeling a bit down lately, and I read that even one hour a week of exercise could reduce depression. How much exercise is optimal to reduce the likelihood of depression?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 6   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 

Grid Kids replace Grid Girls

PARIS (AP) — “Grid kids” are replacing “grid girls” in Formula One as the motorsport series makes changes ahead of the new season.  F1 says youngsters from motorsport clubs, who are already competing in karting, wil More...

Pistons down Trail Blazers 111-91

DETROIT (AP) — Andre Drummond had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-91 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

West Virginia survives 75-73 at Oklahoma

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Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Listen closely  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Before our Harrisburg legislators left for the Christmas holidays, they had a flurry of activity that resulted in 27 pieces of legislation being enacted into law between “Black Frid More...

Op-Ed

Pennsylvania severely lacks necessary resources to grow tourism

Pennsylvania is a hidden gem for tourism. While the state offers rich history, scenic four seasons, resorts and attractions, we struggle to effectively market our assets due to our severe lack of tourism funding.  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  The way forward in Pennsylvania, Jan. More...

Chatter Box

January was temperamental

Not only is the first month of the year behind us, but we’re almost through the first week of February. More...

School News

James Creek man named to fall 2017 semester dean’s list

Jacob Nead of James Creek has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at West Virginia University.  Nead is a sophomore majoring in forensic and investigative science and biology. More...

Southern Huntingdon County High School Honor Roll

Clint Heath, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County Middle/High School, has announced the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 6  Highest Honors  More...

Special Sections

JVBDS in need of administrator

Members of the Joinder Board of Commissioners for Juniata Valley Behavioral and Developmental Services (JVBDS) met at the Bailey Building Monday morning to work out an ongoing issue of hiring a full-time administrator. More...

Experts urge safe winter driving

A necessary evil during the winter months is driving in wintery conditions, which in many cases can lead to accidents brought on by unsafe conditions. More...

SHCSD teacher earns tech-ed certification

After nearly a decade, the Southern Huntingdon County School District is looking to once again utilize the metal and wood shops to fill the objectives in the state’s science and mathematics standards. More...

Local News

Carlisle man sentenced in boating incident

Two defendants were sentenced in court last week, one on charges relating to a boating incident where the victim to fall off and hit his head.  Richard H. More...

Police Log

Endangering welfare   More...

Woman sentenced on drug charges

Before her sentencing, presiding Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic reflected on a Mapleton woman’s substance abuse history, questioning her actions and control over her addiction.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Bellwood reverses Valley 61-55

Juniata Valley trailed visiting Bellwood-Antis by as many as 10 points in the opening period of Monday evening’s Inter-County Conference North Division battle inside the Hornets’ Nest. More...

Molosky scores 20 in 45-36 Tussey win

Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon matched up in a close one Monday, where fouls and foul shooting played a factor. More...

Bearcats punch ticket to Hershey

Beat Greenville 37-33 in pigtail round

After a disappointing performance in a loss to Westmont in the District 6-AA Duals championship match, Huntingdon’s wrestlers turned thing around Monday evening.  Squaring off with Greenville, the District 10 third place finisher, in a PI More...

People/Pastimes

Students receive an educational gift

Third grade students at Southside Elementary School, from the left, Tyler Zauzig, Jaidyn Swanger, Shyanna Brandt and Cole Mosley, received their very own dictionary Jan 31 from members of the Hartslo More...

Vacation home rentals: tips for first-timers

(NAPS)—According to a survey by HomeAway®, the world leader in vacation rentals, more than 90 percent of people say that vacation is very important to them. More...

Shavers Creek Grange members donate food

Shavers Creek Grange No. 353 member Carl Locke recently delivered food collected as a community service project to the Southern Huntingdon County Food Pantry. More...

Healthy Living

Give Kids A Smile

(NAPS)—Here’s information many families may care to sink their teeth into: Although tooth decay is largely preventable, it remains one of the most common chronic diseases of children. The Problem More...

Some things every parent should know about toothpaste

A dentist from Colorado .rst identi.ed .uoride as being helpful for our teeth in 1909.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and every parent should take the opportunity to learn a little more about the many aspects that factor into their child’s oral health.  1. WHAT IS TOOTHPASTE?   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Guilt-ridden gifts

Dear Annie: It was a wonderful Christmas season. However, I’m finding myself more guiltridden than ever. Here’s why:  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018:  More...

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