May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon Borough approves pool fees

After two months of discussions, Huntingdon Borough Council finally approved to keep the yearly membership and daily fees the same as last year at the Isett Community Pool. More...

SHC Relay For Life kicks off tomorrow

The Southern Huntingdon County Relay For Life will be “celebrating birthdays” this year, beginning at noon Friday, May 18 at the Southern Huntingdon County High School. More...

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MU students help community

Checks were presented to representatives of the Mount Union Ministerium, Friends of the Mount Union Library and the Mount Union Food Bank Tuesday by officers of the Career Exploration Classes during More...

HAHS seniors support Imaging Center

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Grugan Memorial funds first award

Pam Grugan awarded Juniata College senior Megan Russell of Belle Vernon the first Dr. Scott Grugan Memorial Award at the annual Juniata College HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) year-end picnic recently. More...

General News

Teacher pleads ‘no contest’ to corruption charge

A teacher accused of engaging one of her students in a sexual relationship at a juvenile corrections facility has entered a “no contest” plea to corruption of minors and will stand for sentencing in August.  More...

SCI inmate charged with illegal gun sale

A current inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Cresson appeared in Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday afternoon for his preliminary hearing on charges of possession of a firearm and the sale or transfer of a firearm.  James Hamma More...

News of Yesteryear

Revised renovation plans for HAHS to go before school board

75 Years Ago  The $10,000 mark was passed late Saturday afternoon in the Huntingdon Community Welfare Fund Drive for a two year quota of $26,663.11, the Fund headquarters reported this morning. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

OC rally stuns Lakers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Down in desperation time, Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks called on Kevin Durant to show that he’s more than just a three-time scoring champion. More...

Bucs fall to Nats; Phils win

National League Round-up:

Nationals 7, Pirates 4  WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche broke open a tight game with a three-run double for his 1,000th career hit after homering for No. More...

Orioles go 15 to beat Royals

American League Round-up:

Orioles 4, Royals 3, 15 inn.  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adam Jones homered with one out in the 15th inning, lifting the Orioles to a victory.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Dance Academy showcases seniors

The Huntingdon Dance Academy is proud to announce the following high school senior dance students preparing for their final recital:  More...

J.C. Blair Children’s Health Fair scheduled

The 28th Annual Auxiliary at J.C. Blair Children’s Health Fair will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday to Adelynn Grace Thornburgh who turns 4 years old today, Thursday, May 17, 2012. She is the daughter of proud parents, Aaron and Valeri Thornburgh of McVeytown. More...

Doctor K

Wide range of medications helps combat yeast infection

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a vaginal yeast infection. The itching and burning are unbearable. How should I treat it? And how did I get it in the first place?  More...

NASCAR

Over The Hump

With 200 race wins, Hendrick already looking for 250 mark

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Rick Hendrick was an automobile dealer with an interest in racing.  More...

NUTS AND BOLTS

Darlington is tough, but the racers love running it

DARLINGTON, S.C. — What a lovefest. Darlington Raceway is the toughest track in NASCAR, and the drivers made it sound like heavenly terrain.  Its racing groove is a sidewalk. More...

CHARLOTTE DATA

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Sewer project rehab to begin

Residents who have had their properties disturbed by the extension project for the Alexandria- Porter Township Sewer Authority will be glad to hear the restoration phase of the project will soon begin.  The announcement was made during Wednesday More...

Dumping persists on game lands

The staff of the Southcentral Region Office of the state Game Commission is looking for information regarding recent incidents of illegal dumping on state game lands.  Residents in the area of two state game lands parking lots along Petersburg P More...

County needs more data for comp plan

Housing and economics are the subject of two proposed data collection and analysis projects endorsed by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission as part of the ongoing task of updating the county’s comprehensive plan.  Consultant Wade Van More...

State  Free Access 

Bill would push turnpike speed limit to 70 mph

HARRISBURG (AP) — The speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could increase from 65 mph to 70 mph if an Allegheny County lawmaker gets his way.  More...

Frost takes bite out of fruit crops

HARRISBURG (AP) — It could be slim pickings at the farmers market this summer when it comes to early peaches, cherries and apricots.  Blame the erratic spring weather. More...

Secretary Vilsack touts PSU research, stumps for farm bill

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought Wednesday to raise the profile of agricultural research at universities like Penn State as Congress begins the arduous task of renewing the farm bill.  More...

World  Free Access 

Poll

Afghan war support drops to new low

WASHINGTON (AP) — Support for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low and is on par with support for the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, a bad sign for President Barack Obama as he argues that to end the war responsibly the United States must More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 17   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

Hornets clear first hurdle

District 6-A Baseball First Round:

Juniata Valley played an upand down regular season, but turned in a solid performance Wednesday at Penns Manor in the first round of the District Six Class A playoffs. More...

Huntingdon’s top seniors recognized

The Huntingdon Area High School announced its 2011-2012 senior sports awards recipients in 19 varsity programs during a brief assembly in the high school auditorium early Wednesday afternoon.  The awards were chosen by the head coaches of those More...

Exchange student at Tussey wins gold

District 5-AA Track & Field:

Tussey Mountain exchange student Gabriel Goizueta was the only Titan athlete to win an event and earn a trip to the PIAA Track and Field Championships while competing in the District Five Class AA Meet Wednesday at Northern Bedford.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Southern Huntingdon County public schools are not for sale  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Bain capital and leveraged buy outs

Previews of recent political advertisements show that President Obama’s campaign is showing an ad that depicts Mitt Romney as a job destroyer rather than, as the Romney campaign trumpets, a job creator. More...

No country for rich men

Back in 1863, a short story took the American reading public by storm. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Southern FFA places at competitions

On April 30, several of the SHC FFA members traveled to Mechanicsburg to partake in the South-Central Regional Public Speaking Competition. More...

4-H Club News

Hoofprinters hold monthly meeting

The Huntingdon County Hoofprinters 4-H Club held its monthly meeting April 16 at the county fairgrounds.  Roll call was taken and the treasurer’s report was read. The group then moved on to old and new business. More...

Enter recipes in ‘Simply Delicious, Simply Nutritious’ contest

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program is sponsoring the ninth annual Pennsylvania “Simply Delicious, Simply Nutritious” Vegetable Recipe Contest this summer. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You sound like a good guy!

Dear Annie: For the past five years, I’ve been with the most wonderful woman. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 18, 2012:  More...

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