March 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents ready for PRIDE Telethon

The banner is flying high on Washington Street proclaiming the advent of a deeply ingrained Huntingdon tradition, the annual PRIDE Telethon. More...

The Daily News helps connect communities to the world

The World Wide Web is expansive, and no matter where you go, be it in life or in navigating the limitless pages of the Internet, there is always a way to come back to Huntingdon. More...

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Local News

Balancing opportunity with obligation

Brown leaves, dropped by oak and ash trees last fall, carpeted the trail steadily descending the Allegheny Front. More...

Meeting at HCC

A director’s devotion

After working side by side with Frederick “Ted” Aurand for one tremendous year, I’d like to comment on our devoted director and his unconditional love for our community and those we serve. More...

Saxton Library

The next infant/toddler story time will be held from 11-11:30 a.m. Friday, April 16. It was moved to the third Monday just for the month of April because of the Easter holiday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

House approves 65 mph speed limit

75 Years Ago  Patrolman Ira W. Messersmith yesterday took up his duties as a member of the state highway patrol detail at Huntingdon. He succeeds Patrolman F.L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 17   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lehigh and Norfolk State pull off upsets

No. 15 Lehigh 75, No. 2 Duke 70  GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 30 points and Lehigh upset Duke 75-70 in the South Regional to become the second No. 15 seed to beat a No. 2 during a wild Friday in the NCAA tournament.  More...

pirates top phillies

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

Jason Duffner takes two-shot lead

pGA tour  PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Jason Dufner and Padraig Harrington felt cautious at times for different reasons Friday in the Transitions Championship. More...

Religion News

religion news

Lenten and Holy Week Services

Allenport/Singer’s Gap/Shirleysburg p The Allenport/Singer’s Gap/Shirleysburg United Methodist Churches will be holding a Lenten Bible study series titled “Journey of Hope,” led by Pastor Julia Piper. More...

Singer’s Gap to host Gospel Song Fest

The Singer’s Gap United Methodist Youth are sponsoring a Gospel Song Fest from 1-8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, located on Hill Valley Road. Food and drink will be provided in the social hall. More...

Reminder!

Copy deadline for Church Pages is 11:30 a.m. Thursday, for Saturday publication. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius until 5:05 p.m. (PST), when the Moon moves into Pisces. The Sun moves into Aries at 10:15 p.m.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 19, 2012:  More...

Charges filed in stabbing case

A Huntingdon man has been placed in the Huntingdon County Jail in lieu of $150,000 straight bail on charges of felony attempted homicide and other related charges for the stabbing of Daron Reed, 45, at 3:53 a.m. March 10.  More...

Hearing dog up for national award

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend, but Jennifer Warsing Hampton says that her chocolate Labrador retriever, Hattie, is “not only my ears, she is my best friend, an advocate and a true hero to all those she meets.”  More...

Go green this St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the United States’ favorite festivities, and this year it happens to fall conveniently on the weekend. More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State implements ex-FBI boss’ recommendations

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has started implementing new guidelines borne of recommendations by former FBI director Louis Freeh that it hopes will improve the protocols involved in identifying and reporting child sex abuse.  More...

World  Free Access 

Belfast wagers on Titanic’s unsinkable appeal

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — To most of the world, the name Titanic means tragedy, spiced with romance, sacrifice and luxury. But in Belfast, where it was built, the doomed ship is a triumph of industry, enterprise and engineering. More...

Taos embarks on yearlong celebration of women

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — In the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, at the edge of the Rio Grande Gorge and amid the seemingly endless fields of sage, nature has been a steadfast witness to a remarkable legacy of women and the arts in Taos.  More...

Suspect in Afghan shootings identified

After five days cloaked in military secrecy, the U.S. More...

Local Sports

Frosh Face

MU’s Tynita White is first freshman scoring champ

Just four times over the past 35 years has a sophomore risen above all others to win the area individual scoring title. More...

2012 Area Girls’ Basketball Stats

player G FG Ft FtA pts. Avg. Tynita Whit More...

People/Pastimes

Wilsons celebrate 65 years of marriage

George B. Jr. and Margaret “Margy” (Brooks) Wilson of 110 Calvin Way, Huntingdon, celebrated 65 years of marriage Wednesday, March 14, 2012. They were united in marriage in 1947, in Huntingdon, by the Rev. Edmund L. Manges at the St. More...

Happy Birthday

TWO BIRTHDAYS! Happy birthday to Tama Marie Harris who turns 9 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 18, and to her little sister, Jade Elisabeth Harris, who turned 3 years old Tuesday, March 13, 2012. More...

Licensed to Wed

Stephen Kenneth Frye, 2683 Cambria St., Fallentimber, and Danielle Michelle Gibbons, 5378 Fire Fly Lane, Warriors Mark.  Eric Garwood Myers, 1406 Dry Hollow Road, Warriors Mark, and Roseann Louise Grager, also of Warriors Mark.  Larry Gene More...

Annie's Mailbox

You’d only be setting yourself up for disappointment! ANNIE

Dear Annie: Ten years ago, I fell in love with “Brandon” and had the two happiest years of my life. Then he changed. We broke up, and I found out he had been having sex with another coed. More...

Doctor K

People with hypomania have activity levels off the charts

DEAR DOCTOR K: I like to paint in my free time. Recently I’ve been staying up until 3 or 4 in the morning to work on my paintings. I know I should feel tired, but I don’t. One of my friends said that I might be hypomanic. What is that? More...

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