February 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members approve principal

An in-house candidate will fill the principal role at Mount Union Area Junior High School as decided by the school board during Monday night’s special voting session.  More...

Public vote planned on swine operation

Todd Township Supervisors heard public comments from members of the community during their monthly meeting Monday. More...

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Local News

Saxton police chief hired full-time

Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday evening to hire police chief Steve Kagarise on a full-time basis, effective immediately.  Kagarise will receive $17.75 per hour, plus all health benefits as other full-time employees, including a More...

Police seek help in identifying suspect

The Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the person responsible for burglarizing a business within the borough.  The same location, which is not being disclosed by police, was burg More...

Juniata College hosts stargazing event  Free Access 

Those traveling through Huntingdon Wednesday night may notice a red glow in the sky behind Brumbaugh Academic Center at Juniata College, but it’s for stargazing rather than Valentine’s Day. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jazz edge Spurs 101-99

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 25 points, including a goahead pull-up jumper with 39.2 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz extended their leaguebest winning streak to 10 games with a 101-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday ni More...

Oden attempting comeback

NEW YORK (AP) — Former No. More...

British Open will return to St. Andrews

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People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SWEET 16! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kynnedy Rose Miller, who turns 16 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Kynnedy lives in Huntingdon with her parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, her sister, McKynly, and brother, Lincoln. More...

Donating to the American Cancer Society

AristaCare at Huntingdon Park, Huntingdon, presented a check Feb. 8 to Shannon Warburton of the American Cancer Society at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

Engaged to Wed

Heidi Pacheaco and Samuel Singer, both of Huntingdon, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steve Pacheaco of Mount Union and Leah Pacheaco of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mother is a food hoarder

Dear Annie: My mother is 79 years old. She was born during the Depression, and I know that when she was younger, she didn’t get enough to eat. The problem now is that she still hoards food. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018:  More...

Capacity study on hold

HASD superintendent calls for closer look at options

The Huntingdon Area School District Capacity Study will be stepping out of the limelight, as HASD superintendent Fred Foster announced during the monthly school board workshop meeting Monday night the study will be put on hold until April or May.&nbs More...

Petitions mark election season

Though congressional redistricting in the state has delayed the circulation of petitions for the Tuesday, May 15, primary election for U.S. More...

TMSB members hear track project proposal

Meeting briefly in the district administrative conference room Monday night, the Tussey Mountain School Board listened to reports about proposed improvements to the high school track and a proposal to initiate an elementary recycling program.  More...

General News

Time of day may have effect on surgical outcome

Dear Doctor: It seems like doctors always want to schedule surgeries as early as possible. But I recently read that heart surgery survival chances are better in the afternoon. Why would this be? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 13   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...

Local Sports

H.S. Boys’ Basketball:

Huntingdon routs Philipsburg 89-23

Huntingdon did everything right at Philipsburg-Osceola Monday. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Southern romps 71-44 over Northern Bedford

The Southern Huntingdon boys’ basketball team closed its regular season with a Senior Night tribute to the players and cheerleaders who were on the floor for their last time this season. More...

H.S. Girls’ Basketball:

Weimert, defense lead Tussey to 48-20 win

Tussey Mountain the way it likes to at Forbes Road Monday. Defense carried the team in a 48-20 win over the Cardinals.  Alexis Weimert scored 18 points for the Titans (12-8, 11-3 ICC, 12-4 SHL). More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to council, manager and state rep.  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-Eds

State’s women, families deserve a raise

When most Americans think about what they want for their families, they think about things like a brighter future for their kids, putting food on the table, and being home in time to have a family meal. More...

Hope over hopelessness

As people of faith, we cannot ignore the growing heroin and opioid crisis that engulfs our nation. The statistics are sobering. In 2016, Pennsylvania coroners and medical examiners reported more than 4,600 drug-related overdose deaths. More...

Chatter Box

Remembering a beautiful soul

Last week, as I wished her a belated birthday, the world lost a beautiful soul, Cassie Weikert, my aunt, just a day after her 75th birthday.  More...

Healthy Living

Be a part of THE SEARCH FOR A CURE

February 15 is International Childhood Cancer Day. More...

Major Study: Therapy Dogs Can Help Families Of Children With Cancer

(NAPS)—Dogs have long been called Mankind’s best friend, but a major new scienti.c study now indicates that a dog may also be a family’s best friend in times of their greatest need. More...

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