February 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local attorney teaching at Columbia

think it’s about educating young people no matter the institution. I like the personalized education and the one-on-one interaction with the students.”  More...

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Hopewell VFW assists community

Members of the Hopewell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8634 recently presented a $1,000 check to the Hopewell Food Bank program and a $500 check to the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center to assist e More...

Police Log

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General News

Fantasy camp for those who love to fly

ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 9454 (AP) — Eric Mueller’s vacation started when his plane filled with smoke. More...

Live like a copper king in Butte, Montana

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A scandal over the fortune of reclusive mining heiress Huguette Clark has renewed interest in the life of her father, copper magnate William A. More...

Miso: What it is and how to use it

Fermented bean paste? Doesn’t exactly scream party in your mouth.  And yet we happily slurp it in that salty, savory soup doled out every time we sit down for sushi. More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout troop promises exciting spring and summer program

Boy Scout Troop 25 recently held a meeting with scouts and their parents to outline the troop’s upcoming planned activities. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Jonathan Harris, senior patrol leader.  More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Abigail Renee Zook who turns 5 years old today, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Her proud parents are Randy and Tara Zook of Mount Union, and her proud sister is Ellison Zook. More...

Celebrate anniversary milestones in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask him to explain his reasoning!

Dear Annie: In my 22 years, I have had only two serious boyfriends. After both relationships ended in heartbreak, I decided to give myself a breather from men.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus until 7:27 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012:  More...

Archeologists prepare for new Fort Shirley dig

A local archeologist and his students have uncovered three walls of an historic fort and are “closing in on the fourth. More...

Nurse challenging Rep. Bill Shuster

Congressman Bud Shuster and current 9th District Congressman Bill Shuster. All failed to unseat the incumbent member of Congress or his father.  Now a Mercersburg woman is running as an independent in an effort to unseat Bill Shuster.  More...

Medical tattoos offering important health information

tattoo on her left forearm that includes the medical symbol and identifies her as a Type 1 diabetic. More...

State  Free Access 

I-80 completely open after pileup kills three

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Crews cleared wrecked and stranded vehicles from a ninemile stretch of Interstate 80 in western Pennsylvania on Sunday, which reopened a day after sudden whiteout conditions led to chain-reaction crashes involving 50 to 70 veh More...

Paper: Guards use OT to earn more than bosses

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Twenty-one of the 23 highest-paid employees at the State Correctional Institution-Pittsburgh are guards or sergeants who made more than their supervisors last year by earning leave pay, shift differentials and massive amounts More...

Residents of decimated coal town lose appeal

HARRISBURG (AP) — Residents of a central Pennsylvania coal town decimated by a half-century-old mine fire have lost a state court appeal to try to prevent condemnation of their land, but the long-running case will continue in federal court.&nbs More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 27   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

West stars outshine East 152-149

  It nearly wasn’t enough, as the East’s comeback had the crowd filled with entertainers and athletes chanting for defense — never a part of the All-Star game vocabulary — in the final seconds.  More...

Malkin fuels Pens past Jackets 8-3

  The Penguins won their third straight overall behind Thiessen, who earned his first career start in play of usual backup Brent Johnson, who is dealing with an illness. More...

Mahan tops McIlroy in Match Play

as the focus most of the week was on McIlroy’s bid to be No. 1 in the world. All he had to do was win the Match Play Championship, and it when McIlroy won his semifinal match against Lee Westwood — who also could have gone to No. More...

Hints from Heloise

How to wash old china

Hints from Heloise

Dear Heloise: I have a set of OLD CHINA from my grandmother stamped “Made in Occupied Japan.” The pieces are from the World War II era. Would they be able to go into the dishwasher if I decided to use them? More...

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