April 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TMSD faces budget deficit

Daily News Staff Writer The Tussey Mountain School Board listened Monday evening during its monthly meeting to an update from board secretary and district business manager Lisa Rankin on the preparation of the 2014-15 budget that appears to be headed More...

Drivers advised to steer clear of responders

Daily News Staff Writer State police and PennDOT are encouraging drivers to “steer clear” when they come to roadside incidents. More...

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State  Free Access 

Prosecutors: Prep school graduates ran drug ring

Associated Press ARDMORE (AP) — Two prep school graduates sought to use their sports connections and business acumen to establish a monopoly on drug sales to high school students in the affluent Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia, authorities sa More...

Fugitive in 1981 death nabbed in Texas

Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 1,300 miles away. More...

Exhibit recreates Warhol’s 1964 World’s Fair mural

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World’s Fair that celebrated “The World of Tomorrow,” Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. More...

Editorial

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Proven experience and leadership

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Wrong and unconstitutional

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Don’t remove history

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: I am disturbed by the comments of Kevin Fluke concerning the removal of the pillars leading to Valley View Cemetery Road in Penn Township, to be done by the Sunoco Gas Co. More...

Chatter Box

Spring is zipping along

We waited so long for the warm weather and now that it’s here, it’s zipping right by us. Here we are in the last full week of April already. More...

Healthy Living

BEST EXERCISES FOR FEMALE WEIGHT LOSS AND TONING

Diet and exercise go hand in hand, but diets are often associated with women while exercise regimens tend to be geared toward men. More...

REDUCE YOUR RISK OF SE V ERE HEARING LOSS

Though it’s dif.cult for many people to imagine living in a world in which their hearing has been compromised, hearing loss is a signi.cant medical issue that affects millions of people across the globe. More...

DID YOU KNOW

The symptoms women feel when suffering a heart attack are often different than those exhibited by men. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Surgery comes with serious risks ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am quite a bit overweight. My 29-year-old daughter is concerned that I might have a heart attack and die on her. Meanwhile, she has been smoking cigarettes since she was 16 years old. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 23, 2014: More...

Spring primary deadlines near

Daily News Staff Writer With the month of May just around the corner, there are some important election deadlines county residents should keep in mind as the Tuesday, May 20, primary election draws nearer. More...

HASB bond refinance OK’d

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Season changes passed by Game Commission

Daily News Staff Writer Changes will be coming to rifle season in Huntingdon County for the 2014-2015 license year. More...

Obituaries

Local News

Abatement bid awarded for TM gym foor project

Daily News Staff Writer The Tussey Mountain School Board unanimously agreed to award a low bid of $34,883 to Power Component Systems Inc. of Harrisburg during its monthly meetings April 21. More...

Area briefs

PennDOT announces one-day road closure PORTER TWP. — PennDOT has announced the Neffs Bridge area of Alexandria Pike (SR 4005), closest to River Road (T618), and Route 305 will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Pro-life speakers to visit Huntingdon

Daily News Staff Writer On Friday, May 2, at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon, members of the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation will be speaking about current issues involving the practice of abortion as well as answering any questions the More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hornets’ rally edges Golden Eagles 7-6

Sports Writer Juniata Valley rallied late against visiting Tyrone Monday, only to see the Eagles go back on top in the seventh. The Green Hornets wouldn’t be denied though and two runs in their final at-bat resulted in a 7-6 victory . More...

Keflezighi, Jeptoo Marathon winners

BOSTON (AP) — “The Star- Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. More...

Trojans win 6-1 makeup at Everett

The Mount Union softball team was back on the road Monday afternoon for a make-up game with Everett in an interdivisional contest rescheduled from last Friday. The Trojans held the Warriors to just four hits and one run to bring home a 6-1 victory. More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild to present quilt show

Spring has arrived and, with it, the entries to the annual Redbud Quilt Guild Challenge. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Harley Lynne Hoffmaster who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Her proud parents are Josh and Jennifer Hoffmaster of Huntingdon. More...

Perfect the art of grilling tender pork chops

A recent survey by the Heart, Patio and Barbecue Association found that seven out of 10 home grillers consider themselves to be “better than average” at grilling. More...

Doctor K

Weigh side effects of drugs to reduce risk of breast cancer

DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother had breast cancer, so I believe I’m at higher risk than are most women. Should I take medication to prevent breast cancer? DEAR READER: Without more details, I can’t give you a personal recommendation. More...