May 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MU man cancels trial with guilty plea

A young Mount Union man accused of running from two borough police officers in the middle of an arrest decided Friday morning not to proceed with trial by entering a guilty to plea to escape, a third-degree felony offense.  More...

JC professor to present dissertation in Greece

Associate music professor and instrumental director Dr. James Latten usually focuses his time teaching students the fundamentals of music in his classes at Juniata College, but he’s about to receive an education of his own.  More...

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Local News

Results of last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they planned to participate in a Relay For Life event in their community. More...

Area man charged with drug possession

A Huntingdon man is currently being held in the Huntingdon County Jail on drug charges after he was arraigned Friday afternoon by Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo. More...

TDN’s Beautiful Baby Contest postponed

The Daily News’ 2012 Most Beautiful Baby Contest has been postponed until further notice. Please do not submit contest entries at this time. Readers will be notified via advertisements and articles when the contest begins. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 26   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

Golden Boys

Young Trojans beat P-O for improbable title

Mount Union hoisted its 17th District Six baseball championship trophy Friday night in Altoona. It’s safe to say none has been more improbable, nor as satisfying for 39th-year head coach Nick Imperioli.  More...

Quick start helps Altoona to 5-3 win

For the second straight night, the Curve’s bats did enough work early and arms did enough late to clinch victory as Altoona held off the Bowie Baysox for a 5-3 win Friday in the first game of a four-game series at Prince George’s Stadium. More...

Hickory sweeps Girls Class AA discus

PIAA Track & Field

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In the 39-year history of the PIAA Track and Field Championships, Hickory High School has had a lot of firsts. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

PARTY TIME! Happy birthday to Rowdy Keith Grissinger who turns 4 years old Monday, May 28, 2012. More...

Kling-Snair

Dallas Cloyd Kling and Brandy Marie Snair, both of Rockhill, were united in marriage Oct. 15, 2011, at the Sugar Run Church of the Brethren, Shirleysburg. The Rev. James Hullihen officiated the 1 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

You can donate personal items to charity!

Dear Annie: I’m in my early 20s and have been dating “Aidan” for a year. He attends college two hours away. He doesn’t socialize much and stresses a lot about his grades. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Foam follow-up

Dear Readers: Wow! Who knew so many readers had hints about RECYCLING INSULATED FOAM BOXES? Here is a small sample:  Sonia in Nebraska says, “Foam boxes are perfect for protecting breakable items when traveling or shipping.”  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 28, 2012:  More...

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 29, 2012:  More...

Drug shortage pain felt locally

Medical professionals all over the country are experiencing an ongoing headache, one worthy of Excedrin, if only they could find it.  Drug shortages, both prescription and over-the-counter, have been on the increase in recent years. More...

Residents believe Iraq War veterans deserve to be honored for service

Since Operation Iraqi Freedom ended in August 2011, there hasn’t been any large-scale celebration or fanfare to welcome home troops.  While there have been some small-scale celebrations to mark the homecoming of troops in cities such as St More...

State  Free Access 

50 years on, fire still burns underneath Pa. town

CENTRALIA (AP) — It’s an anniversary the few remaining souls who live here won’t be celebrating. More...

General News

Memorial Day: Remembering fallen of decade at war

Most people run marathons to challenge themselves. Maj. George Kraehe runs them to challenge others.  More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of May 29

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 29 to June 1.   More...

Meeting at HCC

Annual Standing Stone Shoot-Out set for May 28

The third annual Standing Stone Shoot-Out will occur Monday, May 28, rain or shine. This 3v3 soccer tournament is hosted by the Huntingdon Soccer Club and the Huntingdon Community Center at Detwiler Field.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles top Royals

American League Capsules

Orioles 8, Royals 2  BALTIMORE (AP) — Jason Hammel pitched six shutout innings, Chris Davis homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Friday night.  More...

Pirates deal Cubs 10th straight loss

National League Capsules

Pirates 1, Cubs 0  PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett and four relievers worked out of trouble all game and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent the Chicago Cubs to their 10th straight loss with a 1-0 victory on Friday night.  More...

Irwin shoots five-under 66 Friday

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hale Irwin shot his age — and was so frustrated afterward he might switch putters before playing again. More...

Religion News

Franciscan order’s files tell systemic abuse story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Van Handel was a 15-year-old seminarian at St. More...

First Baptist Church of Three Springs holds mother/daughter banquet

The First Baptist Church of Three Springs held its annual mother/daughter banquet May 14 in the church hall.  More...

Group says pastor broke the law

LOUISVILLE, Ky. More...

Doctor K

Frequent hand-washing is best prevention

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently had a skin infection caused by MRSA. I must have picked this up at my mother’ s nursing home. How can I avoid another MRSA infection, as I hear they can be serious?  More...

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