March 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rising fuel costs prompt many to use money-saving strategies

$3.65. $3.79. $3.89. $3.95 a gallon. Ring any bells? It isn’t the price of milk, but of gasoline. More...

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Tyrone man killed in Spruce Creek crash

A one-car accident at 9:50 p.m. March 22 claimed the life of a Tyrone man. The fatal crash occurred along Route 45 in Spruce Creek Township, just east of Colrain Road. Calvin Miller III, 32, was pronounced dead at J.C. More...

Coal Miners Historical Society seeking volunteers

The nonprofit Broad Top Area Coal Miners Historical Society is searching for individuals and groups to assist in the future maintenance of the Robertsdale Italian Cemetery. More...

Poll: Corbett’s approval tanks

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s approval rating has tanked, according to a recently released Quinnipiac University Poll. According to the poll, Pennsylvania voters give Corbett a 41-41 percent job approval rating. More...

World  Free Access 

Gospel singer rises to top charts from homelessness

ATLANTA (AP) — James Fortune used to watch his children sleep in the bathtub before he lay beside his pregnant wife at night in a motel, wondering how he was going to provide for his family the next day. More...

Alaska, river cruising top 2012 cruise trends

MIAMI (AP) — Alaska is a hot destination again and river voyages are enjoying a boost in popularity this year as the cruise industry works on luring back potential first-time passengers put off by the Costa Concordia tragedy. More...

Mayor of N.D . tourist town has to wait to hang

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — The mayor of the southwest North Dakota tourist town of Medora is seeking permission for a hanging, and he is sticking his neck out and volunteering to be the first to go to the gallows. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tiger, Wi share lead at Bay Hill

PGA Tour  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is in a place he hasn’t been in 30 months — atop the leaderboard on the PGA Tour going into the weekend.  More...

North Carolina, Baylor are early winners

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament:

No. Carolina 73, Ohio 65, OT  ST. More...

Yanks fall to Twins, but beat Phillies 5-3

Twins 6, Yankees (ss) 4  TAMPA, Fla. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday to Carlton Eugene Anderson who turns 6 years old today, Saturday, March 24, 2012. He is the son of Ken and Renee Anderson of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday to Gavin Lyric Phillips who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 25, 2012. He is the son of proud parents Valerie and Curtis Phillips of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

WOO HOO! HE’S TURNING 2! Happy birthday to Gavin Dell who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 25, 2012. Gavin is the son of proud parents, Joe and Renee Dell of Saltillo. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sometimes a little tweaking can work wonders!

Dear Annie: I’m 16 years old, and I have two best friends, “Krystina” and “Tayler,” who mean the world to me. Lately, Krystina has been full of drama. She often says she feels left out and hurt. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 26, 2012:  More...

Shooter guilty on two charges

It took the jury in the Dustin Scott trial approximately three hours to find the 25-year-old Huntingdon man not guilty of attempted homicide and conspiracy to commit murder. More...

Sandy McNeal ends long career with Huntingdon Co.

Since 1985, Sandra McNeal has been preparing for and working elections for Huntingdon County. In doing so, she has assisted the county in implementing several key components to keep the county up to state and federal election standards.  More...

Daily News readers now able to enjoy ‘best of both worlds’

The Daily News has never put a limit on the information it provides to readers. More...

State  Free Access 

Toomey dismisses vice presidential potential talk

CAMP HILL (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Postal inspectors investigating Sandusky children’s charity

HARRISBURG (AP) — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is investigating a children’s charity founded by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.  More...

Philly officer’s Twitter updates gained following

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In West and Southwest Philadelphia, sounds of sirens or gunfire send some citizens rushing to a laptop or smartphone, for a direct line to the Fuzz.  The Fuzz is Joseph Murray, 32, a detective out of the Southwest Divis More...

General News

Early spring is in mid-season form

The winter that wasn’t has blossomed into an early and beautiful spring. There’s a hint of guilty pleasure in its enjoyment — as if we are receiving the benefits of something we haven’t really earned.  More...

News of Yesteryear

PRIDE Telethon raises $138,000

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon Borough in 1936 had a per capita tax levy of $7 on its population as compared to a statewide low per capita tax levy of 41 cents in the borough of Polk and a statewide high per capita tax levy of $16.70 in the city of Pi More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 24   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...

Local Sports

Trojans survive scare, ’Cats, Rockets lose

High School Baseball:

Mount Union 5, Williamsburg 4   More...

Junior High Results

Softball

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Three area teams open season with victories

High School Softball:

Huntingdon 15, Juniata 14   More...

Religion News

Lenten and Holy Week Services

Abbey Reformed Churc h p Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Abbey Reformed United Church of Christ, 515 Sixth St., Huntingdon, at the corner of Sixth and Moore streets. More...

Special events, services

Community Easter Egg hunt  p The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, located at 1840 Centre Line Road, Warriors Mark will host a Community Easter Egg hunt for children from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24. More...

Doctor K

Reducing stress is critical for healing after surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am recovering from breast cancer surgery. Unfortunately, my healing process is coinciding with several unexpected stressful events in my life. Can stress actually slow my healing?  More...

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