February 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Taxpayers experience some delays in filing

Mid-February is traditionally the height of tax preparation season, but some taxpayers are encountering a bit of difficulty in successfully filing their tax returns. More...

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Police Log

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Smithfield Twp. man enters guilty plea

A Smithfield Township man entered a guilty plea Thursday to the felony charge of indecent assault on a child under age 13 and could spend up to one year in prison.  More...

ORJMA board files municipial liens

Members of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority decided to file municipal liens against six properties with past due bills at Wednesday’s meeting.  Solicitor Larry Lashinsky discussed various options the authority has in trying More...

General News

Meeting at HCC

Come have some fun

Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring, but with the roller coaster weather patterns we’ve seen this week, we at the HCC aren’t so sure about that groundhog’s shadow anymore. More...

An architect’s passion lives through his buildings

It was quite a turnout for a largely unknown architect who’s been dead for 90 years: The chairman of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission was there, as was the mayor of Pittsburgh, a city councilman, Allegheny County’s execut More...

Saxton Library

Attention teens and young adults, we will be having a special CareerLink youth planner available from 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, for youth ages 14-21. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Langer has early lead

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the par-4 10th and finished with a 10-under 62 on Friday to take a threestroke in the Champions Tour’s ACE Group Classic. More...

Pens down Winnipeg 3-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Craig Adams wishes he had more nights like this.  The Pittsburgh winger scored his first two goals of the season and the Penguins earned their 10th victory of the season with a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 o More...

Bae, Jacobson share halfway lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A move down the California coast hasn’t changed a thing for Fredrik Jacobson.  One week after his best finish in more than a year, Jacobson birdied the two toughest holes at Riviera on his way to a 6-under 65 on Fr More...

Annie's Mailbox

Assume there is a good reason

Dear Annie: My parents and brother live in another state. A few years ago, my brother went through a nasty divorce. He and my 11-year-old niece, “Jenny,” are still estranged from the ex-wife. More...

Doctor K

Some teens’ anger is more than just moodiness

By ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF, M.D.   DEAR DOCTOR K: My 19-year-old son is always angry. Is this a normal developmental stage, or should I be concerned?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius if born before 4:02 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Sun will be in Pisces. The Moon is in Gemini all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Feb. 18, 2013:  More...

Secretary of ag to visit county

Huntingdon County is home to 848 farms, which employ 1,351 people and contribute $162 million to the local economy each year. It’s clear agriculture is the county’s largest industry. More...

Local residents agree with increasing minimum wage

In his State of the Union address, President Obama urged Congress to look at raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 in 2015, aiming to tackle poverty and help low-income U.S. More...

Bingo card in today’s issue

It’s almost time to play bingo! See the bingo card in today’s issue for instructions on how to play. The first official bingo number will be published in The Daily News Monday, Feb. More...

Belting it out

Logan Heimbach of East Juniata High School practices a trumpet solo Friday afternoon under the direction of guest conductor, Dr. More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett works to extend British firm’s lottery bid

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration wants a British firm to extend its bid to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery a day after Attorney General Kathleen Kane rejected the contract.  More...

Epic grooves: THON arrives at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The annual epic weekend of grooving, line-dancing and twostepping for charity has arrived at Penn State.  The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon stretches for a grueling 46 hours for more than 700 dancers. More...

World  Free Access 

Two space rocks hours apart point up the danger

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space rock even bigger than the meteor that exploded like an atom bomb over Russia could drop out of the sky unannounced at any time and wreak havoc on a city. More...

Local Sports

County advances 11 to championship semifinals

Huntingdon County wrestlers began their work in the postseason in the District 6 Class AA Tournament at the Altoona Field House Friday. At the end of the very long day of competition area schools placed 11 grapplers in the semifinal round.  More...

’Cats down Hornets; Titans top Rockets; Trojans fall

Huntingdon 48, Juniata Valley 42   More...

Snare scores 1,000th as Calvary girls win

Nicole Snare scored scored 14 points to surpass the 1,000 milestone and lead the Calvary Christian Academy of Huntingdon girls basketball team to a 36-12 victory over visiting DuBois Christian Friday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

William Dean Mitchell, 1266 Karnes Lane, James Creek, and Donna Kay Donaldson, also of Mill Creek.  Donald Gary Broadbent, 4654 Eden Hill Road, Tyrone, and Andrea Renee Aurand, 11591 Ferguson Valley Road, Lewistown   More...

Happy Birthday

GIVE ME FIVE! Happy birthday wishes go out to Aleia Renee Eagle, who is turning a whole hand — 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. More...

Special Occasions

Feb. 16, 2013 Happy birthday wishes go out to Randi Gates of Mapleton who celebrates her 27th birthday today, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Happy birthday, Randi! More...

Religion News

Rabbi seeks religious revolution

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Rabbi David Stav launched his official campaign last month to wrest control of Israel's top religious institution from its longtime hardline leadership, it was a long shot.  More...

Presentation recaps trip

A group of 16 people, representing the First United Methodist Church of Huntingdon, will deliver a video presentation and testimonies regarding a recent mission trip to Freeport, Bahamas, at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. More...

Shrove Tuesday observance

Carol Weyer, left, readies a plate for a guest with pancakes prepared by Chuck Cruikshank at the Shrove Tuesday pancake supper held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon Jan. 12. More...

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