March 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Displaced workers face brighter futures through CareerLink

Change is a word we frequently hear and a fact of life we frequently face. More...

Local News

Arts council seeks public input for new mural

This week, the Huntingdon County Arts Council is starting a multifaceted project that involves artists and the community with the goal to mark the 40th anniversary of the Huntingdon County Arts Council.  More...

Area briefs

Local chambers bringing energy savings to communities   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

St. Patrick’s Day flood victims remembered

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 16   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 17   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sports ... in Brief

Howard staying in Orlando   NEW YORK (AP) — Dwight Howard agreed to stay in Orlando on a day plenty of other big men were on the move.  More...

Lions have good first day on NCAA mats

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Defending champion Penn State got two pins each from top seeds David Taylor and Ed Ruth and had the lead over Minnesota after the first two rounds of the NCAA wrestling tournament on Thursday night.  More...

Washington celebrates new deal with win

Wizards 99, Hornets 89  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards won hours after making a multiplayer deal at the NBA trade deadline, 99-89 over the New Orleans Hornets  More...

Press Club

Titans climb ‘Steps 2 Success’

On Feb. 29, over 20 Tussey Mountain High School students, along with students from other schools in Bedford County boarded a bus to the annual Steps 2 Success program held at Bedford Springs Resort.  More...

JV enjoys company of exchange student

From Germany to the United States, 16-year-old Marie Lynn Gittner has traveled a long way to spend the 2011-2012 school year at Juniata Valley High School. Gittner arrived in the U.S. More...

Conquerors stay in shape during off-season

Calvary Christian Academy’s basketball season is over. It is a bittersweet time; the players rejoice in the long break, but miss the sport and the memories. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius if born after 8:11 a.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 17, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

TCV parents air concerns

Several Trough Creek Valley residents with children attending the Trough Creek Valley Elementary School expressed a number of concerns Thursday night to the Southern Huntingdon County School Board. More...

911 system to get upgrades

Fire chiefs and representatives from county emergency services agreed in part to move forward with upgrades to the current county 911 system.  More...

Shirley sends Verizon message

The message from the Shirley Township Board of Supervisors and their attorney, Scott DeBroff of Rhoads and Sinon of Harrisburg, to Verizon was clearly sent Wednesday afternoon, “Meet the schedule and we are good. More...

State  Free Access 

EPA: Water quality OK in gas drilling town

SCRANTON (AP) — Federal environmental regulators said Thursday that well water testing at 11 homes in a northeastern Pennsylvania village where a gas driller was accused of polluting the aquifer failed to show elevated levels of contamination.& More...

Critics pan planned food-stamp asset test

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Corbett administration plan to require an asset test for food-stamp recipients drew sharp criticism Thursday as advocates for the poor, the elderly and food merchants warned it would harm thousands of Pennsylvanians at the m More...

Penn State trustees could weigh board changes

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State trustees plan to weigh proposals that leaders of the embattled board say may alleviate concerns about a perceived lack of transparency.  More...

Local Sports

Trojan Horse

Mount Union’s Ryan Wilson heads mat list

Over the past few years, the wrestling scene in The Daily News coverage area has followed a distinct pattern.  More...

People/Pastimes

Girl Scouts celebrates 100 years

Girl Scouts of the United States of America celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and, in honor of the occasion, Huntingdon Mayor Dee Dee Brown, seated center, signed a proclamation officially d More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday to Dalton Ardrey who turns 6 years old today, Friday, March 16, 2012. He is the son of Carolyn and Troy Ardrey of Huntingdon. His proud grandparents are Barb and Tom Wilson of Huntingdon. More...

Going to ‘beautiful lengths’ to help others

Hannah Deline, 11, a fifth grade student at Trough Creek Elementary School, Cassville, donated eight inches of hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization which supplies wigs to those with can More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some men are notoriously poor communicators! ANNIE

Dear Annie: I live five hours away from my parents and a married younger brother. I work two jobs and can only afford to visit my folks once a month or so.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Power strip hits the road

Hints from Heloise

Dear Heloise: Traveling today with so many rechargeable things — phones, cameras, e-book readers, computers, etc. — I always bring a POWER STRIP along. More...

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