February 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents discuss congressional maps

As of late Friday afternoon, Gov. More...

Clearing mailboxes keeps carriers safe

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds, is an unofficial motto of the United States Postal Carrier, but is a fairly accurate description of the work that is done in t More...

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Local News

Amtrak to stop service on tracks lacking speed controls

Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don’t have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31 deadline, the railroad’s top executive said Thursday, threatening to disrupt operations across the U.S. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nehemiah Campbell  Date of Birth: April 16, 1999  Age: 19 years old  Height: 5 feet, 10 inches  Weight: 154 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Black  Last known address(es): Youth Forestry Camp, James Cree More...

Facebook posts spur active shooter rumor at MUAHS

Administrators have dispelled rumors that Mount Union Area High School was targeted by an active shooter Friday morning. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Feb. 17   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Freese believes Pirates need sense of urgency

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — David Freese thinks the Pittsburgh Pirates need to have a serious mindset adjustment if they want to compete in the stacked NL Central.  More...

Jimenez shoots 64 to lead Chubb Classic

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez eagled the par-5 third hole and shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Chubb Classic.  More...

Flyers down Blue Jackets 2-1 in OT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers were glad to finally end their long losing streak in Columbus.  Sean Couturier scored 1:52 into overtime to lift the Flyers to a 2-1 victory Friday night, snapping a stretch of 11 consecutive More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m. More...

Religion News

Ancient beard traditions shape face of modern Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of masculinity.  More...

Diocese withdraws nuns from city

The Roman Catholic diocese where two priests were killed earlier this month has withdrawn all nuns from the hyper-violent city of Chilapa in southern Mexico.  The diocese said in a statement that the parents of one of the nuns had been killed an More...

Three Springs birthday group meets

The birthday group of Three Springs met at Spring Creek Diner Feb. 14. More...

Special Sections

Weather shift to bring snow

Mother Nature has been more than a bit mercurial lately, handing out torrential downpours one day and snow and ice the next. More...

State gets failing grades on tobacco

Pennsylvania’s recent report card found within the 2018 American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control can best be summed up as “needs improvement.” In fact, a student receiving similar grades might be in danger of repea More...

Adorable pet contest open for photo entries

Pets are companions, confidants and a comfort to their owners, who are encouraged to enter their furry, finned or feathered friends in The Daily News’ ninth annual Most Adorable Pet Contest. More...

Obituaries

World  Free Access 

London takes center stage in fashion

LONDON (AP) — It’s time for London to enjoy its stint as the center of the fashion world.  London Fashion Week begins Friday with a number of catwalk shows including exhibits by Bora Aksu and Mulberry.  Headliners over the follo More...

General News

African fashion on display at early ‘Black Panther’ shows

The vibrant African fashion of “Black Panther” was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, he More...

Managing lymphedema takes effort and self-care

Dear Doctor: I’m 26 years old and have been diagnosed with lymphedema in all four limbs. I’m 5 feet 8 inches and weigh 193 pounds. I work out for an hour every morning and am physically active. More...

Local Sports

District 6-AA Wrestling Championship:

Area has 10 wrestlers advance to semifinals

Day one of the District 6-AA wrestling championships is a weeding out process, but it also affords the opportunity to assure advancing to regionals. Area teams placed 10 wrestlers into today’s semifinals after Friday’s action.  More...

Photo

Conestoga Valley senior Adalee Broadbent, daughter of Juniata Valley graduates Travis and Kim (Boyer) Broadbent, had signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at Maryland. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Charles McTier Bralley Sr., Cassville, and Lana Starr Briggs, also of Cassville.   More...

Throw a hot-pot dinner party at gathering

Heat up your next get-together by inviting family and friends over to try a DIY trend, the hot-pot party. It can be easy to prep and your guests can enjoy cooking and customizing their own meals.  More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 18, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Reily Schmidt of Mapleton, who celebrates a birthday tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Happy birthday, Reily!   More...

School News

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Roll

Huntingdon Area High School principal Travis Lee has announced the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school years as follows:  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Taking advantage

Dear Annie: I have been married to my husband for 11 years. He has three grown children, all gainfully employed, who live in distant cities. We live in the large house his children grew up in. Two of the children are married with young kids.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 19, 2018:  More...

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