March 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Don’t forget to change batteries in detectors

This advice for our readers comes twice a year; change batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors at the same time clocks are being changed for daylight saving time. More...

Man heading to SCI for dealing heroin

An accused heroin dealer will spend three and one-half to seven years in state prison for a series of drug sales to an undercover narcotics agent.  “Given the severity of the charges and his prior record, this is a good resolution,” More...

Daily News website serves as portal

A newspaper is a reflection of the people, places and happenings it covers, and The Daily News is now able to reach readers whose locale is no longer local and resident readers alike who want to stay connected to their community under the huge umbrel More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. memorial concert planned for Davy Jones

BEAVERTOWN (AP) — The tiny Pennsylvania town where Monkees singer Davy Jones got away from it all is about to host a celebration of his memory. Beavertown, Snyder County will host a jam session concert Saturday to honor the late 60s teen idol. More...

Photo ID bill splits AG hopefuls along party lines

HARRISBURG (AP) Pennsylvania’s candidates — for state attorney general are divided along party lines over a hotly debated bill to require voters to show photo identification before they may cast election ballots.  More...

Lawyer: Prosecute Rush Limbaugh for defamation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. More...

General News

Ohio: Gas-drilling injection well led to earthquakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A dozen earthquakes in northeastern Ohio were almost certainly induced by injection of gas-drilling wastewater into the earth, state regulators said Friday as they announced a series of tough new rules for drillers. More...

NASA to launch five rockets quickly to track winds

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Skywatchers along the East Coast may be able to see a NASA experiment that will launch a series of rockets to learn more about the little-understood jet stream winds that circle the Earth at the edge of space. More...

Meeting at HCC

Spring programs registrations begin

The Huntingdon Community Center has many programs and events just looming over the horizon. More...

Local Sports

Forest Hills ends Tussey’s playoff run

Tussey Mountain faced another team that plays like itself, an upbeat tempo on offense and good pressure defense Friday Night at Richland High School in suburban Johnstown. More...

JC softball wins finale in Florida

Softball  Juniata 6, Johnson St. 1  More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday to Isabella Chadwick, who celebrated her 3rd birthday yesterday, Friday, March 9, 2012. She is the daughter of Jon and Jennifer (Heaster) Chadwick of Mount Holly Springs. More...

Happy Birthday

IT’S TRUE, SHE’S 2! Happy birthday to Elyse Jean McCrum who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 11, 2012. Her proud parents are Tim and Krista McCrum of Alexandria. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Scorpio until 11:53 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 12, 2012: More...

Top 10 stories to be featured

Beginning tomorrow and every Sunday, The Daily News website will feature the Top 10 stories from the past week. More...

Worker killed at Hesston track

A tragic accident Friday morning at the Hesston Speedway took the life of a McConnellstown area man. Huntingdon County coroner Paul Sharum identified the victim as Ronald Strait, 40.  More...

Daylight saving, a matter of time for Juniata College

Daylight saving time begins Sunday at 2 a.m. and, as in previous years, the third shift custodian, who punches in at midnight, will be responsible for setting the clock that adorns Juniata’s College Founders Hall ahead one hour.  More...

Folks making plans for sunny days ahead

Spring has sprung. Although not officially until March 20, warmer weather is clearly on its way.  Crocuses are blooming, robins are singing and the sun is shining. More...

Local News

Gerholt murder trial scheduled for August

A former Mount Union man charged with the shotgun murder of his wife, Karen, Nov. 9, 2008, in Bedford County, will face trial in August.  Bedford County Judge Daniel Howsare has set Friday Aug. More...

Police Log

Identity theft   PORTER TWP. — The Juniata Valley Regional Police have filed charges of theft, receiving stolen property, forgery, bad checks, access device fraud and identity theft against Crystal Frederick. More...

JC softball wins finale in Florida

Spring Sports:

Softball  Juniata 6, Johnson St. 1  More...

World  Free Access 

Greek bailout gives Europe time to build defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greece got the rescue. More...

Lawmakers push bill on handling terrorist suspects

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a plea for protecting Americans’ constitutional rights, two Democrats pushed ahead Thursday with legislation to ensure access to U.S. courts for terrorist suspects captured on American soil. More...

Summer travel planning in winter? Not so crazy

NEW YORK (AP) — Hoping to get a good deal on summer travel? Start planning now. The official start to spring is still two weeks away, but airfares for summer are rising fast. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 10   AA Meeting p 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 

Upsets few and far between in semis

PIAA Wrestling:

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Kiski Area sophomore Shane Kuhn finished off an upset so exciting he got a bear hug from his coach after the referee raised his arm in victory at the PIAA Wrestling Championships.  More...

Pens win eighth in row

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Florida goalie Jose Theodore thought he had a pretty good read on Evgeni Malkin’s rolodex of shootout moves.  Then the Pittsburgh star threw a new one at him.  More...

Syracuse can’t escape Cincy

 Cincinnati 71, Syracuse 68 More...

Religion News

Lenten Services

Aughwick-Germany Valley   More...

Special events, services

Special services   More...

High Tea at St. John’s

Eleanor Ash of Huntingdon, left, and Tammy Ash of Smithfield enjoy High Tea at St. John’s Episcopal Church, located on Penn Street in Huntingdon, March 3 in the church’s social room. More...

Annie's Mailbox

He needs to understand the level of your unhappiness! ANNIE

Dear Annie: “John” and I have been married for 15 years. He is a wonderful person and a great father to our two young girls.  More...

Doctor K

Evidence is mixed, but avoid BPS if you can

DEAR DOCTOR K: Is the chemical BPA just another health scare? Or is it really something I should be worried about?  DEAR READER: BPA stands for bisphenol A. It is used to make a plastic known as polycarbonate.  More...

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