April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Planning commission reviews revised Morris Twp. project

A proposed Morris Township housing development is getting a make over to attract the 55-andolder crowd.  The Huntingdon County Planning Commission has reviewed revised plans for Emily Estates which occupies about 71 acres along Route 45 just nor More...

Comcast customers to see cable rates rise again

Comcast is again raising rates for many cable TV services. Comcast customers recently received the information on the new tariffs in the mail. More...

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Local News

Correction

In Wednesday’s edition of The Daily News, in the article regarding the county election results, it was reported that 62 percent of eligible Republicans and 38 percent registered Democrats voted in Tuesday’s primary election. More...

Bail reduced in stabbing incident

A Huntingdon man facing felony criminal attempted homicide and related charges had his preliminary hearing waived Tuesday afternoon in Huntingdon County Central Court.  Magisterial District Judge Michael Colyer reduced the $150,000 straight bail More...

Man facing drug charges waives preliminary hearing

A Huntingdon man, who faces charges after reportedly going off his medications for a mental disorder, waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Huntingdon County Central Court.  More...

World  Free Access 

Political battle heating up over student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans alike say they want to prevent the cost of federal loans from ballooning for millions of students. More...

Ariz. migrant case could lead to sweeping changes

PHOENIX (AP) — The United States could see an official about-face in the coming months in how it confronts illegal immigration if the Supreme Court follows through on its suggestion that it would let local police enforce the most controversial More...

Meteorites found in Calif. along path of fireball

RENO, Nev. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Major League Baseball Round-up:

Bucs, Rockies split

National League   Rockies 2, Pirates 1, 1st  Pirates 5, Rockies 1, 2nd  More...

Caps dethrone Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Thomas had every reason to be confident heading into overtime of Game 7 in Boston’s firstround playoff series against the Washington Capitals.  After all, the Bruins won three seventh games in last year’s run More...

Suns set on Nash’s career in Phoenix

Spurs 110, Suns 106  PHOENIX (AP) — Patty Mills scored 27 points and the depleted San Antonio Spurs beat Phoenix 110-106 on Wednesday night in a game overshadowed by the fact it could have been Steve Nash’s last in a Suns uniform.&nb More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Tree commission presented chestnuts

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) presented some new Virginia H3B3 hybrid chestnut trees to Huntingdon Borough April 21 during a gathering at the Raystown Lake Visitors Center. Dr. More...

A promoter for life

honor for me to serve as the Huntingdon County Dairy Princess this year. More...

New website provides guidance on Marcellus Shale development

UNIVERSITY PARK — A new website developed by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Penn State Extension offers assistance in land management at all stages of shale-gas infrastructure development.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 27, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

SHCSD awarded education grants

In the midst of ongoing budget woes, the Southern Huntingdon County School District has received a bit of good news in the form of two grants that will directly benefit students.  The first grant, worth nearly $1 million, will g o directly t o e More...

Standing Stone hires new principal

Thirteen of Jeffrey Coppes’ 17 years as an educational administrator were spent at Standing Stone Elementary School where he served as director of elementary education since the school opened in 1999, and Coppes is confident that in his retirem More...

State  Free Access 

Prince Edward to visit Philadelphia boarding school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When the future King Edward VII visited Girard College in 1860, the boarding school for underprivileged students served about 860 white boys in a bucolic setting on the edge of bustling Philadelphia.  That is not the in More...

Penn State students send cards to abuse victims

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — About a dozen Penn State students are collecting cards and emails to be distributed to the alleged victims in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.  The Voices4Victims campaign reached out to lawyers who represen More...

News of Yesteryear

Rising Juniata River makes residents uneasy

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

’Cats pen Bisons on Price’s gem

Huntingdon had the previous meeting at Clearfield on its mind in yesterday’s rematch at Blairs Field. More...

ICC South/SHL Baseball:

Tussey’s Swope no-hits Fannett

Everything — baseball wise — came together for Tussey Mountain against visiting Fannett-Metal Wednesday afternoon.  The Titans enjoyed a solid defense, timely offense and the no-hit pitching of senior right-hander Presley Swope as th More...

ICC North Baseball:

Claysburg’s bats are hot at Southern

The Southern Huntingdon Rockets continue to have pitching problems, giving up 14 hits in a 14-6 Inter-County Conference North Division loss to Claysburg-Kimmel Wednesday at Orbisonia.  More...

Editorial

Huntingdon — Through the Years

Memories of downtown Huntingdon

I have always loved going downtown since I was a small boy; that feeling has stayed with me throughout my life. I am always drawn to the energy that can only be found in the heart of small town America — in its downtown business district.  More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC plans upcoming events

The highlight of the April meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club was the installation of officers for the year 2012-2013. Second vice president Louise Park conducted the installation procedure.  More...

Tyrone native joins into Phi Kappa Phi

Student News

The Lock Haven University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed new members at its 2012 dinner and induction ceremony. The class of initiates into Chapter 179 of Phi Kappa Phi consisted of 26 students and two faculty members.  More...

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected the first garden of the month for 2012. Co-chairs John and Sue Prough have chosen the garden belonging Herman Tease of 1531 Washington St., Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Close the book and throw it away! ANNIE

Dear Annie: A year ago, I fell in love with “Bobby” over the Internet. Two months later, he said he loved me. I was stunned. But a little later, he told me he was in a relationship and the girl was suicidal. More...

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