May 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area agencies mark Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week is an observance initiative coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health which begins on Mother’s Day each year. More...

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Juniata Valley choral group to perform Sunday   ALEXANDRIA — Selections from a variety of Broadway musicals will be performed by the Juniata Valley Junior/Senior High School choral group beginning at 2:30 p.m. More...

‘No contest’ plea in sex abuse case

A Shirley Township man facing over 40 separate criminal charges for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl has accepted a plea agreement that could put him in state prison for up to 15 years.  More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of May 14

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of May 14-18.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 12   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 second in Class AA

Hornets are ninth in 6A

Despite suffering heavy graduation losses, compounded by injuries, Mount Union has earned a second seed for the 12-school District Six Class AA playoffs. More...

District Six Baseball Rankings

CLASS AAAA School D6 Pts. W LP More...

District Six Baseball Playoffs

Here are the pairings for the District Six Baseball Championship Tournament. Games are listed in order of brackets with seeds in parentheses. All games are at 4 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Robert Lewis Boone, 5870 Hummingbird Lane, Robertsdale, and Nicole Lee Peck, also of Robertsdale.  James Edward Zimmerman, 2918 Mountain View Lane, Alexandria, and Erin Denise Wolfhope, also of Alexandria.  Drew Austin Hunsinger, 21366 Chur More...

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected the garden of Ruth Heaton, right, of 400 Ninth St., Apt. 804, Huntingdon, as the Garden of the Month for the month of May. More...

Special Occasions

May 12, 2012 Happy birthday to Krystal Sausman of Mount Union who celebrates her birthday today, Saturday, May 12, 2012. Happy birthday, Krystal! More...

Special Sections

Mom juggles school, family to earn degree By APRIL FEAGLEY Daily News Staff Writer

Today, eager graduates will walk across the stage at Juniata College and proudly accept their hard-earned degree, pausing for a moment for a photo op while scanning the assembled crowd for the familiar faces of their loved ones. More...

Locals reflect on influence of mothers in their lives

Mother’s Day is Sunday, a time when we honor our mothers for the time, commitment, dedication, patience, perseverance and care they’ve put into raising their children. More...

More selling power added to DN classifieds

A classified ad in The Daily News just got bigger.  While for years The Daily News has covered all of Huntingdon County, classified ads will now reach a regional audience of millions of people. And, it won’t cost even a dime more.  More...

General News

Hayes addresses VFW post at annual installation

Approximately 100 post and ladies auxiliary members and guests were in attendance at the annual installation banquet of the Standing Stone Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1754, Huntingdon, May 5. More...

Mom’s cooking inspires top kitchens — and yours

When he was about 12, Hugh Acheson’s mom went through a cooking phase: recipes from magazines, nice pots and pans, and exciting new dishes, like her signature chicken piccata.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Commencement held for 294 Juniata College students   75 Years Ago  Today finds the Huntingdon Community Welfare Fund drive $8,700 nearer the goal. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Biffle takes another pole at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. More...

Three tied at Players; Tiger lurks

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After breaking 70 for the first time in seven weeks, Tiger Woods headed to the back of the practice range at the TPC Sawgrass to fine-tune his swing. More...

LeBron is reportedly NBA’s MVP

MIAMI (AP) — Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA’s MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game’s all-time greats.  More...

Religion News

Alexandria Presbyterian Church marks 225 years

The congregation of the Alexandria Presbyterian Church is celebrating 225 years of serving God and bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of the Juniata Valley and is planning a number of special events throughout the summer.  More...

Religion Briefs

Christian prayer not reinstated in Kansas county commission  HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Reno County Commission will end its long tradition of offering mostly Christian prayer before its meeting.  More...

Special events, services

Mother’s Day breakfast   More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We see no reason for you to wait around!

Dear Annie: Four months ago, my wife of 22 years left me. She moved in with her parents, filed for divorce and said she is going to find happiness. More...

Doctor K

Tetanus booster shots are needed at least every 10 years

DEAR DOCTOR K: What is tetanus? And why do I need a tetanus booster shot?  DEAR READER: When I graduated from medical school, I assumed I would never see a patient suffering from tetanus. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Pisces all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 14, 2012:  More...

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