February 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans begin for Broad Top business

Broad Top City Borough Council learned Monday evening Hutchison Commercial Realty of Williamsport will be the developer for the construction of a new 8,320-square-foot Family Dollar Store at a site just east of the community along Route 913 near the More...

Local News

Area brief

Lewistown Hospital to host cooking demonstration for National Nutrition Month   More...

Police Log

Theft   BRADY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone took 250 feet of Verizon telephone lines along Route 22 between Feb. 4 and Feb. 23. More...

Area brief

Republican committee to host Lincoln Day dinner   SMITHFIELD TWP. — The Huntingdon County Republican Committee will host its Lincoln Day dinner Thursday, March 7, at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

World  Free Access 

Mediterranean-style diets found to cut heart risks

Pour on the olive oil, preferably over fish and vegetables: One of the longest and most scientific tests of a Mediterranean diet suggests this style of eating can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems, especially strokes, in older people More...

Local Sports

Hornets fall to second-seeded Portage

Juniata Valley closed to within two points of second-seeded Portage at the end of the third quarter during Monday evening’s District Six Class A Girls’ semifinal inside the Hollidaysburg Senior High School.  More...

Top-seeded Carroll romps

Juniata Valley knew it was facing a really good team in the District 6-A semifinals at Hollidaysburg Senior High School Monday. More...

Shipley rolls 18th career 300 game

Kye Shipley, a 24-year-old righthander, rolled his third 300 of the season while bowling for Conway Freight in the Monday Mixed League last night at Holiday Bowl.  It was the 18th career 300 game for Shipley, who finished the night with a 796 se More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Giulia and Gianna Whitesel, who turned 5 years old yesterday, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. They are the twin daughters of Curt and Emily Whitesel of Mount Union. More...

Happy Birthday

YIPPEE! LOOK WHO'S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Braedyn Mark Yoder who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. His proud parents are Jason and Alicia Yoder of McVeytown. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Tristin Kenneth Brenneman who turns 5 years old today, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. His proud parents are Brandon and Mandy Brenneman of McVeytown. More...

School News

Local student selected for national honor society

Dave Sloan has been selected to be a member of the Epsilon Gamma chapter of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society at Alvernia University, Reading.  More...

JVHS graduate participates in Pittsburgh fashion show

Zach Slaughter, a 2011 graduate of Juniata Valley High School, is currently a fashion photography major at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  While in Pittsburgh, Slaughter has been participating in various fashion shows and photo shoots to benef More...

Southern Huntingdon Co. High/Middle School Honor Rolls

Michael Adamek, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County High/Middle School, has released honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2012-13 school year as follows:  Grade 6  High Honors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is natural to grieve the end of a relationship

Dear Annie: I am a 21-year-old female, quite independent, happy and full of life. Last year I started dating “Luke,” age 26. We hit it off great, and I fell in love. But two months ago, something changed. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo if born before 6:02 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013:  More...

Meeting aimed at saving train

In an effort to keep the Huntingdon area’s only mode of public transportation, community leaders, legislators and residents are encouraged to attend a “Save Our Train” press conference Friday to voice their concerns over the potenti More...

States would feel effect of sequester

Sequestration isn’t just for juror members or Catholic cardinals deciding who the next pope will be, it’s also something political leaders on both sides of the aisle on Capital Hill would love to avoid if possible.  More...

FEMA flood maps raise concern

Last October the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced updates to its Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM). More...

MUASB OKs employee contract

On behalf of approximately 60 district employees, the Mount Union Area Education Support Professional Association and the Mount Union Area School Board Monday night approved a twoyear contract which will take effect this summer.  The association More...

State  Free Access 

Retiree sought out birth parents, found much more

LANCASTER (AP) — When he retired at age 61, Tim Trissler decided to write a book documenting his family’s history for his three grown children.  Through his research, the Lancaster native connected with brothers and sisters he never More...

PLCB members make a case for state stores

HARRISBURG (AP) — The two members of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board on Monday made their case for preserving the more than 600 state stores that sell wine and liquor in Pennsylvania, even though one said he personally supports privatizin More...

Privacy ruling prompts legal scramble

HARRISBURG (AP) — A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision ending a candidate’s effort to prevent disclosure of his home address has produced conflicting responses, including a request that Commonwealth Court throw out a nearly 4-year More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Feb. 26   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 

Hossa scores to give Blackhawks OT win

CHICAGO (AP) — Marian Hossa scored 1:44 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Monday night to stretch their NHL-record opening points streak to 19 games.  More...

Kansas rallies to beat Iowa St. 108-96

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 39 points — 12 in overtime — and No. 6 Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State 108-96 on Monday night for coach Bill Self’s 500th career win.  More...

Chandler leads Nuggets past Lakers 119-108

DENVER (AP) — Wilson Chandler scored 23 points in place of an injured Danilo Gallinari, and Ty Lawson added 22 in the Denver Nuggets’ 119-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.  More...

Editorial

Supreme Court weighs in on drug war cost saving

As reported in the Feb. More...

I am going to miss my friend

Letter to the Editor  The Daily News  Dear Editor:   On April 8, 1996, the doors at Neatly Trimmed opened. I remember our first client was outside waiting for the state inspector to finish so we could start this journey. More...

How to fix the national debt

Letter to the Editor  The Daily News  Dear Editor:   Our national debt must be addressed. We should cut the federal budget by at least 50-75 percent, and require every state and federal budget to be balanced.  More...

Chatter Box

Glorious sunshine

Wasn’t Monday’s sunshine glorious? The temperatures weren’t bad either. More...

Healthy Living

BECOME A MORE POSITIVE PERSON

Learned optimism can be bene.cial, helping to minimize feelings of depression, reduce stress levels and possibly improve physical health.   More...

IMPROVING HEALTHCARE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

For people who reside in rural communities, access to healthcare services is often limited. Some rural facilities may not be equipped to handle transitional care or specialized follow-up care after a life-changing illness or event. More...

Doctor K

Avoid ‘bends’ by taking diving precautions

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m planning a diving vacation. A friend told me it’s not safe to fly within 24 hours of diving. Why not?  More...

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