February 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

PRIDE headquarters open for donations

Huntingdon County PRIDE (Promoting Rehabilitation, Independence, Dignity and Education) is gearing up for its 44th Telethon Wednesday, March 21, through Saturday, March 24, and has opened this year’s PRIDE auction headquarters. More...

World  Free Access 

Naked passenger forces plane back to Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself in the bathroom, took off all his clothes, and refused to follow crew instructions.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 9   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 Girls’ Basketball:

Trojans, Hornets win; Bearcats, Titans come up short

Mount Union 67, Williamsburg 32   More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Rockets fade in OT loss to Indians

It appeared in the first half of the Southern Huntingdon boys’ game against visiting Southern Fulton Thursday night that the Rockets were going to control the game. More...

PIAA Class AA Duals Tournament:

Huntingdon loses opener 36-25 to Boiling Springs

Huntingdon opened a quick 9-0 lead on District Three champion Boiling Springs in their PIAA Class AA Dual Tournament first round match Thursday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon native recognized for leadership

As Roger L. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalyn Dawn Yoder, who turns 2 years old today, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. She is the daughter of Jason and Alicia Yoder of McVeytown. Adalyn is the granddaughter of Allen Sr. More...

Celebrate children’s birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Doggie treats  There’s no reason to buy expensive dog treats. Just buy a different brand of dried food. They just want something that tastes different and comes from your hand as a treat. There is no need for something expensive. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Taking time to appreciate veterans

Dear Annie: In the past year, the Department of Veterans Affairs has tackled many issues for our veterans, and we are proud to participate in the largest transformation of VA in recent history.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 9:21 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Area CO faces felony charges

A corrections officer from SCI Huntingdon is facing felony charges after allegedly offering to sell cellphones to inmates while on duty. More...

Area 911 leaders talk grant dollars

Discussion of various grants and the status of radio towers for the 911 upgrade were the biggest items for discussion at the monthly Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board Thursday morning. More...

PIDA loan secured for farm land

Thanks to the approval of a loan through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), farmland in Warriors Mark and Franklin townships will be preserved. More...

MUAHS student wins ‘It Can Wait’ contest

The Daily News partnered with the Pennsylvania News- Media Association for the second year in a row to encourage students in the county to write an essay to answer the question, “Why is it important to take the ‘It Can Wait’ pledge More...

Local News

Liberty Township supervisors plan for weight limit ordinance

When the Liberty Township Supervisors gather in March for their monthly meeting, action is expected to be taken on the passage of a new ordinance governing weight limits for two municipal roadways.  More...

Defendants’ cases stayed, pending Supreme Court ruling

Several defendants were entered into the Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) program last week during criminal court, while just as many cases were stayed for the time being, dependent on the ruling of a Supreme Court case.  More...

Saxton mural’s final design plans in place

Plans for the final design of a large mural depicting some of the Broad Top areas history were put into place recently with Hollidaysburg artist Deb Bunnell who has been creating sketches for the proposed mural that will be placed on the side of the More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Winds may delay downhill

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — High winds in the weather forecast could move the Olympic men’s downhill race from its scheduled Sunday slot.  Race director Markus Waldner told team leaders a Monday lunchtime start is the favored backu More...

Men’s Basketball:

North Carolina rallies to beat Duke 82-78

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Joel Berry II scored 21 points and No. 21 North Carolina rallied from 12 down in the first half to beat No. 9 Duke 82-78 on Thursday night.  More...

Tampa Bay beats Canucks 5-2

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Press Club

WHS student’s poetry will soon be published

Ashlie Richardson, an eighth grader from Williamsburg High School, is having her poem, “The Storm at Night,” published in an anthology. She entered a contest by Appelley that mainly focused on poetry. More...

MUAHS recognized for CTE performance

On the importance of learning, Greek philosopher Socrates once noted, “Education is the kindling of a flame—not the filling of a vessel.” The kindling of that very flame is evident in Mount Union Area High School (MUAHS) students en More...

Calvary Christian Academy students attend winter retreat

Though the month of January can seem to drag on for much longer than its allotted 31 days, teens at Calvary can expect their winter retreat to be held at the beginning of February as a reprieve from the winter blues.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tip for plugging in phone

Dear Heloise: I’ve spent a considerable amount of time trying to jam the end of my charging cord the wrong way into my electronic e-reader or my cellphone. More...

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