February 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

US rep. starts campaign in county

After having to cancel his visit to kick off his campaign for re-election due to the federal government shutdown in January, U.S. Rep. More...

TMSB members fail to hire football coach

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening failed to pass a motion to hire incumbent head football coach Josh Smith The topic was among several agenda matters acted on during the board’s monthly session in the high school administrative co More...

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Local News

Latest Marvel blockbuster breaks records  Free Access 

Black Panther, the latest in the Marvel Studios’ blockbuster lineup of superhero epics broke records across the nation this weekend as well as bringing in impressive numbers at Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5. More...

Police Log

Missing persons found   THRE SPRINGS BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report a 16-year-old male and 15-year-old female reported missing Feb. 14 were located and returned home to 8319 Railroad St. Feb. 16.   More...

News of Yesteryear

Lions hear presentation on library’s importance

75 Years Ago  Draft Board No. 1, located at Mount Union, today released the list of 19-year-old registrants for January. These youths will be given order numbers according to their birthdays, regardless of the date of registration.  More...

General News

Advice on teething devices and portion control

Hello again, dear readers! How is 2018 treating you so far? Thank you, as ever, for your emails and letters. More...

Rhode Island GOP state senator faces charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in the Rhode Island Senate page program.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Marchand scores winner in OT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday.  After a turnover by defenseman TJ Brodie deep in the Flames end, Riley Nash sprung Ma More...

Baseball imposes stricter limits on mound visits

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.  After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Basebal More...

Women’s Basketball:

Wallace leads Baylor over Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kristy Wallace scored 23 points and had seven assists as No. 3 Baylor won its eighth consecutive Big 12 championship Monday night with a 93-87 win over No. 6 Texas.  More...

Chatter Box

Changing weather is topic of discussion

I’ve seen a lot of memes making fun of Pennsylvania weather lately, but seriously, where else can you go that it’s 70 degrees one day and 40 the next? Yes, the weather has been quite the topic of discussion lately.  More...

Healthy Living

Help for tired soles

Did someone suggest you consult a podiatrist about your knee problems, and you’re wondering how a foot specialist can help? Do you have a foot infection and want to know if a podiatrist is the right expert to turn to? More...

(NAPSI)-If you’re like most people, you take 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day. Here are 12 more steps you can take to keep your feet in good shape, especially during the warmer months:  More...

If you’re living with back or knee pain, having your feet examined by a podiatrist may be the first step toward relief. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom’s house of horrors

Dear Annie: I am a stay-at-home mom with three children under the age of 6. They currently go to their grandmother’s (my mother’s) daycare one day a week to give me a chance to run errands and do extra housework. More...

Special Sections

Police expose pot operation

A search warrant executed Monday afternoon led to the arrest of a 70-year-old man in what was one of the county’s most elaborate marijuana grow operation. More...

Clay twp. home destroyed by fire

A blazing inferno is the only way to describe a Clay Township fire area firefighters faced shortly before 1 a.m. today. More...

River conditions change quickly below dam

The spillway at the Raystown Dam was a popular spot Monday afternoon as motorists stopped to view the temporary waterfall created by the discharge of excess water from Raystown Lake. More...

State  Free Access 

At museum, current and ex-inmates create art and futures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a child, Russell Craig spent time in the 1990s locked up at Philadelphia’s Youth Study Center for truancy. More...

Cities pitching diversity in effort to lure businesses

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. More...

Johnstown couple loses home in mudslide

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple has lost their home in a mudslide, and they say their insurance company likely won’t cover the damage.  Lynn Eash says she was inside her Johnstown home Friday when she heard a loud cracking noi More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 20   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...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Quit treating voters like mushrooms  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 Feb. 16.  House  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Special day to celebrate all that love is, Feb. 14   Love covers a lot of ground.  There is the love between a parent and a child. More...

People/Pastimes

Service Personnel News

Mount Union native serves aboard Navy’s largest amphibious warship

A 2015 Mount Union Area High School graduate and Mount Union native is currently serving aboard the largest amphibious warship in the Navy.  Petty Officer 3rd Class Kianne Aponte is a personnel specialist serving aboard USS Boxer, based in San D More...

Boy Scout Troop 4471

Boy Scout Troop 4471 of Saxton, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post No. 4129 of Saxton, presented an Advancement Award at their regular Troop Meeting Feb. More...

Frontier Patriots chapter to hold local meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be held at noon Saturday, March 10, at Perkins Restaurant, 3300 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.  More...

School News

Local students named to dean’s list

More than 750 students from Saint Francis University made one of the Fall 2017 Honor’s Lists, provost’s or dean’s. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018:  More...

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