January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Clay Twp. bridge plans discussed

Engineers from PennDOT hosted a public meeting and plans display Wednesday night in Clay Township for the replacement of a bridge on state Route 2005, Elliots Run Road, near the Three Springs Borough line.  More...

Snowfest sets stage for winter recreation

Those looking for some winter fun this weekend only have to look in their own back yard and head out to Greenwood Furnace State Park Saturday, Jan. 20, to take part in the fifth annual Snowfest celebration.  More...

Local News

Bedford County couple accused of child abuse

A Bedford County couple is facing child endangerment charges after 9-year-child was allegedly pushed down a flight of steps. Amy L. More...

Police Log

Criminal trespass   More...

News of Yesteryear

Dairy producers honored at 77th state Farm Show

75 Years Ago  U.S. More...

General News

Readers offer advice on headache relief and annual physicals

Hello, dear readers! We hope that you’re settling into 2018. (It still sounds odd to say it!) We love that you’re keeping our inbox full, and, as ever, we remain grateful for your interest and engagement in our columns.  More...

Local Sports

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata rebounds with win over Susquehanna

The Juniata College women’s basketball team, coming off its first loss of the season at Drew Saturday, dominated the first half with visiting Susquehanna and finished strong to win a 65-46 Landmark Conference verdict.  The Eagles are 15-1 More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Bearcats edge Rangers, Rockets win

Huntingdon made a second straight road trip and went down to the wire at Forest Hills Wednesday. The Bearcats pulled out a big win in the final minute, 68-67 over the Rangers. More...

Men’s Basketball:

Hawks rally to beat Eagles 70-68

The Juniata men’s basketball team’s last second three was off the mark as they fell 70-68 at Susquehanna Wednesday evening in Houts Gymnasium.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Jan. 12.  House  More...

Op-Ed

Pennsylvania voters overwhelmingly support Medicaid work requirements

In other states, thousands of Americans previously dependent on government programs have transformed their lives and achieved independence thanks to work requirements. More...

Letter to the Editor

Decide for yourself

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   It’s 2018. Do you know where your Congressman’s brain is?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Area teen sweeps Farm Show’s breeding sheep show

It was a clean sweep of top honors in the wool breed sheep show at the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show for Mikara Anderson of Three Springs with her Natural Colored breed sheep.  Anderson’s fall ram lamb, Good Humor 132, claimed the supreme c More...

Dairy producers have under-appreciated jobs

The transition to a new year often brings many changes. For some, it simply means the turn of a calendar page. For others, however, it brings a move, perhaps a new vehicle, or often, a change in career.  More...

SHC FFA members earn Keystone Degrees

The cold temperatures and threat of pending snow did not stop a crowd of over 3,000 FFA members, advisers, their families and honored guests from attending the 89th FFA Midwinter Convention held at the Farm Show Complex Jan. 8. More...

Special Sections

State rep. seeks senatorial seat

On the heels of the announcement state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. will seek the Republican nomination for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, state Rep. More...

COG members OK sponsorship

After a brief reorganization meeting Wednesday night, members of the Huntingdon County Council of Governments (COG) approved cosponsoring a series of seminars that will benefit local elected officials at their quarterly meeting in Oneida Township.&nb More...

Fisher Auto Parts moves to new location

As of today, Thursday, Jan. 18, Fisher Auto Parts will be located in the building connected to Home Nursing Agency at 10200 William Penn Highway in Smithfield Township. More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. taking steps to expand who gets OT pay

HARRISBURG (AP) — Stymied by Republicans in his effort to pass a law raising the minimum wage, Democratic Gov. More...

Trump to visit state, but don’t call it a campaign trip

President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday to hail the Republican tax cuts he signed last year.  More...

Inmate serving life sentence jumped to his death

CAMP HILL (AP) — Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence for a 1989 murder jumped to his death from the second floor of a housing unit at a Pennsylvania prison.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 18   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Warriors top Bulls 119-112 to extend road win streak

CHICAGO (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 30 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 119-112 on Wednesday night for their franchise record-tying 14th straight road win.  More...

Australian Open Tennis:

Wawrinka and Muguruza are out

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka left it as late as possible before deciding his knee might just be good enough to get him through the Australian Open, site of his Grand Slam breakthrough.  The 2014 champion clearly wasn’t More...

Bruins spoil Julien’s return to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak and Ryan Spooner each scored an early goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 21 shots and the Bruins beat Montreal 4-1 Wednesday night in Canadiens coach Claude Julien’s return to Boston.  The surging Bruins have earn More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Couple celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Lee and Betty Jane (Steele) Beach of Elizabethtown, who celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. More...

Survey finds acne can take ‘self’ out of selfie

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S., affecting up to 50 million Americans annually, and 85 percent of people ages 12 to 24 will experience at least mild acne.1  It’s also one More...

Annie's Mailbox

That’s not grandma’s handwriting

Dear Annie: Over the holidays, my wife’s niece posted a picture of a recipe card on Facebook that was from her grandmother, my wife’s mother. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn until 10:10 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Aquarius. The Moon is in Aquarius until 3:26 p.m. (ET), when it moves into Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 19, 2018:  More...

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