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MUASD names board replacement

The Mount Union Area School Board honored the late Edward Taliff at its January meeting, recognizing his 12 years of service to the board and 30-plus years as a teacher.  Thursday’s meeting, postponed from Jan. More...

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Police Log

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Liberty Twp. retains leadership during January reorganization

Meeting in a January reorganizational session, which was followed by a regular meeting, the Liberty Township Supervisors unanimously agreed to retain the following township positions, Brian Weaver, chairman; and John Black, vice chairman. More...

News of Yesteryear

Shapiro elected MU chamber president

75 Years Ago  The Pennsylvania School Directors Association considered proposed amendments to the Teacher Tenure Act to “keep the law from stagnating to the state educational system.” At a preliminary “legislative” sessio More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ravens hold on to beat 49ers 34-31

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens were turning the Super Bowl into a rout when, without warning, the power went off in much of the Superdome. More...

Almost another Kaepernick comeback

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start.  Rarely rattled on an impressive path to the Super Bowl, San Francisco’s se More...

Joe Flacco picks up MVP award

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quarterback Joe Flacco put off contract talks with the Baltimore Ravens until after the season was done.  Seems like a terrific decision now, huh?  More...

Senior Spotlight

Glaucoma, a common but treatable disease

Many people expect some moderate loss of visual acuity as they age. Though some people can go a lifetime with 20/20 vision, many do need to get prescription eyeglasses as they age or get stronger prescriptions if they already wear glasses.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get assistance of an attorney

Dear Annie: I have been with “John” for more than 10 years. We have children together. I have reached the point in my life that I wish to be married. I never wanted to be a girlfriend forever, and he knew this from the beginning.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

So many lanes, so few cashiers

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about checkout lanes at grocery stores:  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013:  More...

R&R’s first year is one of change

Huntingdon County Register and Recorder Jinny Cooper just finished her first year in office. In many ways, the year was one of challenging transitions.  More...

Animal shelter legislation addresses euthanasia laws

Animal euthanasia, the act of humanely putting an animal to death, is an unpleasant task at shelters everywhere.  More...

Bid-rigging deal won’t affect area

While many municipalities across the state were awarded money from a settlement with large banks in a national bid-rigging settlement, no Huntingdon County municipalities and nonprofit organizations have been awarded any of the $8.6 million distribut More...

World  Free Access 

Obama to campaign for gun proposals in Minn.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of his gun proposals on Capitol Hill uncertain, President Barack Obama is seeking to rally support from the public and law enforcement community for his calls to ban assault weapons and install universal background ch More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Feb. 4   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Warriors beat Trojans in title match

Mount Union’s wrestling team faced a District 6-AA Team Duals semifinal rematch with Huntingdon to start its morning in Tyrone Saturday. More...

Eagles lose 3-1 to D-I Harvard

Despite a valiant effort against NCAA Division I opponent Harvard, No. 3 Juniata fell 3-1 (25-16, 22-25, 25-17, 25-13) Saturday in the consolation game of the Volleyball Hall of Fame Tournament. More...

Juniata wins five events

The Juniata men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams competed at the Susquehanna Crusader Classic Friday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SCORE, HE’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Braxton Vincent Stains who turns 4 years old today, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. His very proud parents are Emily Vincent and Stephen Stains of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Paige Alysabeth Moyer who turns 3 years old today, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Her proud parents are Michael and Rikki (Guyton) Moyer of Huntingdon. More...

Celebrate anniversaries in The Daily News

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

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