February 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB hears annual audit

Monday’s workshop session of the Huntingdon Area School District Board of Directors brought John Huber of Young, Oakes, Brown and Co. before the board to present the results of a recent internal audit. More...

Todd board approves box changes

Todd Township Supervisors Matt Barnett, Bruce Lane and chairman Dennis Runk agreed Monday evening to approve some emergency “box alarm” changes proposed by Marklesburg Fire Co. officials. More...

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Police Log

Theft   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone obtained the bank account information of Kimberly Keller, Huntingdon, and used the information to make unauthorized purchases between Jan. 15-19.  More...

Saxton council to request traffic study

At the suggestion of mayor Ed Rosenberry, Saxton Borough Council authorized secretary Jamie Foster to contact PennDOT to consider conducting another traffic study at the intersection of Sixth and Main streets during a monthly meeting Feb. 7.  More...

MU council appoints junior member

Sewer customers in west Wayne Township and Kistler Borough will see a 67 cent increase on their sewer bill to help cover Mount Union Borough’s administrative costs.  The processing fee, currently sent at $1.58 hasn’t been raised sinc More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Thrills, upsets fuel Big Ten

The Big Ten may well be the best league in the nation. It has certainly been one of the most fun to watch this season.  More...

Notre Dame goes inside to overwhelm Louisville

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Second-ranked Notre Dame got its inside game going in the second half and overwhelmed No. 10 Louisville.  More...

Kansas tops Kansas State

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ben McLemore celebrated his 20th birthday. Jeff Withey celebrated another record.  Kansas celebrated things getting back to normal.  More...

People/Pastimes

Healthier dishes for your table

Bringing healthier foods to the table can be easier — and more delicious - than you might think. More...

Bricktown Seniors install new officers

The members of the Bricktown Senior Center met recently for a membership meeting and to install new officers.  President Nancy Benson called the meeting to order and read the “Legend of Valentines.” The group then sang “God Ble More...

A card shower can brighten someone’s day

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? More...

School News

Lock Haven announces fall 2012 dean’s list

Lock Haven University has released the names of students who achieved dean’s list recognition for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Annie's Mailbox

That’s a temporary commitment

Dear Annie: Twenty years ago, my wife had an affair with a co-worker. It ended when he moved back to his home state 2,000 miles away. At the time, I asked my wife to go to counseling with me. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013:  More...

Vacant property to be torn down

After years of sitting vacant, the former Larry Way property at 318 Main St. in Alexandria will be coming down, as Alexandria Borough Council approved Jim Heichel of Porter Township to raze the building. The cost of the demolition is $12,549. More...

Adult class proposed at TM

When the Tussey Mountain School Board of Education meets in its regular monthly meeting next Monday evening it may take action on a proposal to create an adult masonry class to be held outside the Saxton-Liberty Elementary School. More...

Window washing weather

Dennis Walk of Walk’s Window Wash, Six Mile Run, enjoyed spring-like tempera- tures as he gave the windows at Reeves Boutique & Gift Shop, Penn Street, Hunting- don, a thorough cleaning Mon More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 12   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...

Local Sports

Bearcats and Titans win; Rockets beaten

Huntingdon senior Tara Smith had a relatively quiet first half with just five points during Monday evening’s Senior Night contest against Mountain League foe Bellefonte. More...

Pirates top Hornets 56-40

Juniata Valley played another up and down game at Williamsburg Monday and its seasonlong shooting troubles were present once again. More...

JC’s Woods earns another LC honor

For the second straight week, junior Katrina Woods (Mount Union) was named Landmark Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. More...

Editorial

Trains kept a rollin’:

Colleges key clientele for Amtrak

The young college student, steps onto the railcar, looking one last time at the guy she’s been dating and heads off to the big city. The train pulls slowly out of the station carrying the student to a new career.  More...

Sequester

Sequester — To set apart. Is that really what we the voter/taxpayers want our federal government to do? More...

A living document

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

More signs of spring

Yesterday sure was a teaser of spring! If these conditions warm up, Punxy Phil may just be correct (not that anyone will be complaining!). Lots of readers are sharing reports of signs of an early spring.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CAFFEINE COULD OUTWEIGH NEGATIVES

The pitfalls of caffeine consumption are well known, but the various health bene.ts of caffeine ar e often overlooked. Excessive caffeine can make a person jittery and unable to fall asleep. More...

STAY HEALTHY WHEN THE SICK SEASON OF SNEEZES AND SNIFFLES ARRIVES

The cold weather brings with it a season of smiles, the .rst snowfalls and, unfortunately, cold and .u outbreaks. While everyone else is suffering, there are ways you can make it through the season unscathed.   More...

Doctor K

Multiple tests help find cause of incontinence

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a 65-year-old woman with urinary incontinence. My doctor isn’t sure what’s causing it, so I need to have urodynamic testing. What information will this test give my doctor?  More...

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