May 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon Borough looks to modify job description

The hiring of Bill Wheeler as Huntingdon Borough manager was officially approved during a special meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council last week. More...

Local News

News editor retires from The Daily News

Germann’s reporting will be missed

His career covering news began in the 1960s on the radio at WHUN. Since that time, George Germann had a penchant for covering news. More...

Tussey Mountain High School honor rolls

Tussey Mountain High School principal Jerry Shoemake has released the names of those students who have achieved honor roll status for the third marking period of the 2011-12 school year.  Grade 7  High Honors  More...

Police Log

Burglaries   WALKER TWP. — Calvin Briggs, 10955 Raystown Road, reported to state police that someone pried open a door on a camper and removed a 27-inch flat screen Insignia LCD TV between Feb. 15 and April 30.  More...

World  Free Access 

Facebook to make it easier to become organ donor

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to help you share your organs.  Users in the United States and the U.K. More...

Mo.-based pet food maker issues another recall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braun drives in six in Brewers win

Major League Roundup:

National League   Brewers 8, Padres 3  More...

Wade, Bosh lead Heat over Knicks

NBA Playoffs:

Heat 104, Knicks 94  MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 and Miami beat New York 104-94 on Monday night, sending the Knicks to an NBA-record-tying 12th straight postseason loss.  Making matters worse for the More...

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People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Shauna Brown of Broad Top and Ryan Donovan of Newville are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Carolyn Brown of Wood. More...

Engaged to Wed

The families of Kimberly Erin O’Connor and Aaron Kinsel Rhodes are happy to announce their engagement.  Originally from Littleton, Colo., Kimberly met Aaron in his hometown of Huntingdon, where they both attended Juniata College.  Aar More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday to Kelly Ardrey who turns 10 years old today, Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Her proud parents are Carolyn and Troy Ardrey of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Virgo if born before 7:04 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 2, 2012:  More...

MUASB explores new revenue sources

Faced with falling revenue and rising costs, the Mount Union Area School District is taking a look at non-traditional ways of generating additional dollars, listening Monday to a Bucks County district business manager on how to turn empty spaces and More...

Some college graduates struggle to find employment

Though Juniata College seems to have a fairly high success rate of job placement for those seeking a job after graduation, some seniors seem to be experiencing the added challenges of trying to find a job in a sluggish economy. More...

Prom season bridges generational, cultural divide

It’s prom season, which means an unveiling of old traditions as well as the emergence of more recently established rituals. More...

State  Free Access 

School district wants Sandusky subpoena tossed

HARRISBURG (AP) — A central Pennsylvania school district on Monday asked the judge overseeing Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse case to throw out a defense subpoena seeking information that pertains to one of the former Penn State assistan More...

Clinton, Bush, Boehner to host Flight 93 event

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two former presidents and the Speaker of the U.S. House will host a May fundraiser in Washington for the Flight 93 National Memorial, the National Park Foundation said Monday.  More...

Strengthening revenues could ease budget cuts

HARRISBURG (AP) — State lawmakers on Monday returned to Harrisburg, where they will spend the coming weeks finalizing a budget and weighing how to lessen Gov. More...

General News

A warm, healthy chowder for cool spring evenings

When you’re out all day playing in the warm spring sun, you don’t want to come home to the laborious task of making a complex meal. The solution is a quick soup.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Volunteers search river for missing fisherman

75 Years Ago  Edith Querry, 11, a daughter of A.J. Querry, Mapleton, is suffering painful face and head injuries today as the result of a freak accident that occurred near the United Brethren Church in Mapleton last evening around 6:30. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Trojans and Titans are winners

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon   The Huntingdon baseball team got its first win of the season with a 7-2 decision over Central in the first round of the Curve Classic Tournament two weeks ago. More...

Area teams in 50th meet

Bellwood Invitational Track & Field:

Mount Union, Southern Huntingdon and Juniata Valley participated in the 50th annual Bellwood Antis Invitational track and field meet Monday. More...

Rockets are only area team to win

High School Softball:

Huntingdon   More...

Editorial

My cup runneth over with gratitude

I have a coffee mug filled with pens that sits on my desk. In fact, it has sat on every desk I’ve occupied for the past 16 years. On it is my name and a list of characteristics that supposedly describe people with that name.  More...

Time to change the size and longevity of elected office

Several years ago I incurred the ire of my local Democratic party colleagues for supporting Mike Fleck in his race for the General Assembly as opposed to my longtime friend Roy Thomas. More...

Our Readers Write

Voice your concerns

Editor The Daily News  Dear Sir:  To the residents of Smithfield Township:  More...

Chatter Box

Happy May Day

Can you believe it’s May 1? The month of May brings so much — warmer weather, flowers, the planting season, college graduations and so much more. This month is just the beginning of a busy spring and summer for so many folks.  More...

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Pros and cons of electric cigarettes

Smoking is bad for you, and many smokers know it. However, that knowledge is not enough to keep millions of people across the globe from lighting up.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please find a way to forgive her!

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 45 years. We both grew up in this small Midwestern town. Until 10 years back, I thought it was a good marriage.  More...

Doctor K

Good fats in moderation can be good for you

DEAR DOCTOR K: All fats were once considered bad. Now there are good fats and bad fats. How can I tell the difference?  More...

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