March 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Curbside recycling altered

Beginning this week, 11 municipalities will see a change in the county’s voluntary curbside recycling program.  More...

Liberty board to act on street light bills

The collection of delinquent street light bills continues to be a big problem for the Liberty Township supervisors who warned Monday evening the bills need to be paid or legal action will be taken. More...

Local News

Area brief

Huntingdon Borough tax notices to start arriving today   More...

Omission

In the article from the Feb. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   ORBISONIA BORO. — Elaine Groves of Orbisonia reported to state police at Huntingdon someone damaged her Bilco door at 643 Water St. by drawing on it with chalk March 1-3.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 5   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 

Malkin returns, fuels Pens rally to victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The puck ended up on Evgeni Malkin’s stick, and Tampa Bay Lightning coach Guy Boucher could feel a sense of dread.  It didn’t matter that the Pittsburgh Penguins center hadn’t played in more than a week More...

Will NHL players be in Sochi Olympics?

Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal to beat the United States and win gold for Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics is one of the two or three most memorable moments in the history of the sport. More...

Heat push win streak to 15 games

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dwyane Wade had 32 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, LeBron James shrugged off a sore left knee to score 20 points and grab 10 rebounds, and the Miami Heat earned their franchise record 15th straight victory with a 97-81 More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRT HDAY wishes go out to Chelsea Gladfelter who turned 13 years old March 2, 2013. Chelsea is the daughter of Tracy and Chris Daugherty of Huntingdon and Brandon Gladfelter of Chambersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella Renee Cutshall who turns 5 years old today, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Her proud parents are Gary and Julia Cutshall of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRT HDAY wishes go out to Autumn Pearl Reck who turns 4 years old today Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Her proud parents are Neil and Jayme Reck of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t believe everything seen on TV

Dear Annie: I’m a junior in high school. I thought everything would happen this year — the great friends, the boyfriend, etc. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 6, 2013:  More...

Agency reports on CWD cases

Three cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been found in Huntingdon’s bordering counties to the west. Two deer in Blair County and one in Bedford County tested positive for the infection. All three were part of a free-ranging herd.  More...

Chamber drops committee

During an executive session of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce following February’s regular meeting, the board decided it will no longer support its Huntingdon Area Promotions and Activities Committee (HAPAC).  The announcement w More...

Concerns voiced in Cromwell sewer project

Cromwell Township Supervisor Buzz Gutshall Monday evening expressed disgust with a lack of progress in the township’s creation of a community sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas.  He expressed his concerns before fellow More...

State  Free Access 

Challenges of state's language diversity and health care

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania faces cultural and linguistic challenges in trying to bring health care changes to limited English speakers and hard-toreach populations.  About 1.1 million Pennsylvania residents spoke a language other than More...

State senators call for scrutiny of charter schools

HARRISBURG (AP) — Some lawmakers on Monday called for stronger state regulation of Pennsylvania’s charter and cyber-charter schools, while others derided Gov. More...

Pitt to take role in managing the Specter archive

HARRISBURG (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh will take on a big role in preserving and exhibiting the late Arlen Specter’s massive collection of papers, photographs and recordings from a career in public office that spanned five decades More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

History of Fish Hatcheries   More...

Sipley rolls 300 game, 800 series

Kye Shipley, a 24-year-old right-hander, has done it again.  Shipley rolled his fourth perfect game of the season while bowling for Conway Freight in the Monday Night Mixed League at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  More...

Editorial

Fight to keep the Pennsylvanian

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   My name is Jessie McClure Sorrentino and I reside in Clark, N.J., with my husband, Rudy. I was born and reared in Huntingdon County where my family still lives. More...

A plea to save public transportation

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   The following letter regarding Friday’s “Save Our Train” rally has been sent to United States Rep. More...

Sequestration and falling skies

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

Chatter Box

Warmer weather ahead

Well, the good news is if the area does see some snow accumulation tonight, it won’t last long with warmer temperatures forecast for the weekend. More...

Healthy Living

SHEDDING POUNDS AFTER 50

Losing some weight is a goal for many people regardless of age. More...

THESE FOODS MAY HELP PREVENT CANCER

Cancer is a potentially deadly disease that does not discriminate based on a person’s age, sex, ethnicity, or social status. More...

Doctor K

Treat peptic ulcer by removing bacteria

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. What does that mean? More...

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