January 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

JVSD board OKs initial fiscal plan

Residents of the Juniata Valley School District will have a chance to look at the district’s preliminary 2013-14 fiscal year budget after it was presented during Monday night’s monthly meeting.  District superintendent David Christop More...

Subdivision approved in Todd Twp.

Todd Township Supervisors Matt Barnett, Bruce Lane and chairman Dennis Runk Monday evening approved a subdivision request for a property along Little Valley Road. The supervisors also announced results of its annual reorganizational meeting.  More...

Local News

Area briefs

PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day   More...

Rotary Club speaker

Congressman Glenn Thompson was the guest speaker at the Huntingdon Rotary Club meeting Jan. 8. Rep. More...

Police Log

Crash   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County Republicans travel to inauguration in Harrisburg

75 Years Ago  Two Mount Union stores were entered and robbed by persons, who although they secured a considerable amount of loot, showed themselves to be amateurs at robbery. The stores of Harvey B. Scrist and Cloyd B. More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Hornets and Titans are victorious

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team trailed visiting Williamsburg for three quarters, but Blue Pirate foul problems combined with three big treys from Ashlyn Drake sparked the Trojans to pull out a 38-35 Inter-County Conference North win Mon More...

Bearcats beaten by Highlanders

Huntingdon played well overall, but had one bad quarter at Cambria Heights Monday. More...

Schedule changes

There have been a couple adjustments to basketball schedules for the next couple days.  Today Southern Huntingdon at Southern Fulton boys’ basketball contest will not have a junior varsity prelimary. More...

Editorial

Cost-cut talk is long on emotion, short on details

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heated talk about deep spending cuts that will dominate Congress in the coming weeks, one thing is likely to be in short supply: details.  The reason is simple. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Obama and his Social Security warning

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one doubts dire things will happen, and fast, if the government runs out of borrowing authority in coming weeks. But late Social Security checks need not be among them.  More...

Chatter Box

More visits from family

Last week I had a number of folks share stories of their loved ones being home over the holidays. It turns out there are those who travel to be with their family as well!  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

‘HEART DISEASE’ DESCRIBES NUMEROUS CONDITIONS

Few people are unaware of heart disease and its potentially devastating effects. But many people may not known that the term “heart disease” is a blanket term used to describe several health problems related to the heart. More...

ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO FLOSS

Learning to brush their own teeth is a lesson all children must master. Although parents ultimately may have children who become pro.cient at brushing their own teeth, getting them to .oss is generally more dif.cult. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This was presumptuous, but not disastrous

Dear Annie: I used to travel a fair amount for my job. These trips included lunches and dinners with my co-workers, sometimes in groups, sometimes not. At no time did I ever have the faintest interest in having an affair. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Pisces if born before 8:07 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013:  More...

Putting customers first

Local facilities follow state health club act

If county residents made a New Year’s resolution to head back to the gym to lose those extra pounds, they won’t have to worry about their rights, as stated in the Pennsylvania Health Club Act, because local gyms go out of their way to thi More...

Tussey officials begin budget work

Final action on the Tussey Mountain School District’s 2013-14 fiscal budget isn’t due until June, but school district officials are already working on the figures for the new budget, reported district business manager and board secretary More...

HASB cuts wrestlers’ donation

Huntingdon Area School Board members tentatively agreed to give 50 percent of ticket proceeds from a backyard rivalry wrestling match to a memorial fund Monday night during its first workshop meeting of the year. More...

World  Free Access 

Oprah: Lance Armstrong admitted doping

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong has finally come clean. More...

N.Y. seals first state gun laws since Newtown massacre

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

British firm seeks more players for lottery

HARRISBURG (AP) — If you don’t gamble on Pennsylvania Lottery games, the British company that’s poised to take over management of the $3.5 billion system is looking for you. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Jan. 15 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 

Serena hurts ankle; Federer and Murray win

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams frightened a few people, including herself. Defending champion Victoria Azarenka had a momentary lack of concentration. More...

Louisville surges to beat UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 23 points and Gorgui Dieng had six points and 16 rebounds and Louisville, playing just hours after it moved to No. More...

Ravens relish underdog role

OWINGS MILLS, Md. More...

People/Pastimes

Byers-Chilcote

Christina O. Chilcote and Eric S. Byers, both of Saltillo, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rodney Chilcote of Kistler and the late Sandra Chilcote. More...

GARMAN-WELER

Natalie Garman of Huntingdon and Matthew Weller of James Creek are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

Celebrate anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

School News

Juniata College announces fall semester dean’s list

Juniata College is a national, liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,550 students. More...

Local student earns dean’s list

Robert Colton III was named to the fall 2012 semester dean’s list at Alderson Broaddus College, Philippi, W.Va.  He is currently majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology and maintained a 3.8 GPA through the semester.  C More...

Area woman recognized as provost scholar at IUP

Alyssa B. Black of Broad Top, who is majoring in speech and language pathology education, has been recognized as a provost scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  More...

Doctor K

Natural sleep aids don’t appear to do much good

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 60s who struggles with insomnia. A friend recommended melatonin. What do you think of this and other natural sleep aids?  More...

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