March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cancer research study aimed at area residents

Huntingdon County residents will soon have an opportunity to take part in a study through the American Cancer Society’s Epidemiology Research Program in June.  The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is a study that will help the cancer soci More...

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York County farm preservation sees less money

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Sally Barnes and her husband, Casey, don’t ever want their land turned into a development, with dozens of houses replacing pasture, hay and woodland. More...

Retrial in Philly after mistrial over lost eyeball

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retrial has begun in Philadelphia after a mistrial was declared when a man’s prosthetic eye popped out while he was testifying.  More...

Philly officials to vote on closing 27 schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Education officials in the city will vote Thursday on whether to close more than 10 percent of the district’s schools, a potentially money saving move that opponents contend will irreparably damage dozens of neighborho More...

Local Sports

Glorioso wins opening bout at states

Huntingdon freshman Collin Glorioso (36-4) opened his first PIAA Class AA Championship Tournament with a 6-0 victory over Lancaster Catholic freshman Joe Lobeck (42-9) earlier this morning.  More...

The Knights of Columbus recently held its regional basketball competition

The Knights of Columbus recently held its regional basketball shooting competition in Gettysburg. More...

Editorial

Shedding some light on love

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

What does love require?

Recently Dr. Timothy Tennent posted an article on seedbed.com entitled “Why the Church is So Concerned with Same-Sex Marriage and Homosexual Ordination.” As president of Asbury Theological Seminary, Dr. More...

‘Treat local’

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

Farm-Home-Garden

Keynote speakers named for forest conference

UNIVERSITY PARK — A well-known conservationist and a prominent ecologist will offer keynote addresses at Penn State’s first statewide Private Forest Landowners Conference.  More...

Popular fair event moved to Saturday

Fans of the demolition derby at the Huntingdon County Fair may be excited to hear the Friday night show is being moved to Saturday evening. More...

School News

Geneva College honors student achievement

Geneva College announces the following students on the dean’s list for the 2012 — 13 fall semester. More...

Local man wins Keystone Press Award

Joel Frehn has been named a winner in the prestigious 2013 Student Keystone Press Awards contest. He placed second in the four-year college and university review category.  Frehn is a 2012 graduate of Juniata College. More...

Lock Haven University announces fall dean’s list

Local students named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Lock Haven University are as follows:  — Cody Grace, who is studying biology-chemistry/medical technology, and Kris Teeters, who is studying sport administration, both of Hopewell; More...

Doctor K

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 8, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Gun enthusiasts demonstrate weapons

While the push is on to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, the gun debate continues to rage across the country. More...

CJAB discusses county jail issue

Members of the Huntingdon County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (HCCJAB) continue to look at the ongoing overcrowding issues at the Huntingdon County Jail and the county’s options for rectifying the issues.  More...

MU borough building project bids to open

A renovation project at Mount Union’s borough building that aims to improve accessibility goes out to bid this month.  More...

World  Free Access 

NY police eye return of crash suspect held in state

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York were awaiting the return of a man arrested in Pennsylvania in connection with a gruesome car crash that killed a pregnant woman and her husband on their way to a hospital. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local guardsmen headed to Kosovo

75 Years Ago  A freak storm which brought all kinds of winter weather started in Huntingdon with snow flurries and ended with thunder and lightning. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 7   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions after elusive Big Ten title

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Marsteller after 3rd title

PIAA Wrestling Championships:

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Villanova knocks off Georgetown

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston scored 20 points to help Villanova beat a top-five team for the third time this season, 67-57 over No. 5 Georgetown on Wednesday night.  The Wildcats (19-12, 10-8 Big East) also beat then-No. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jace Thom Yingling who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Jace is the son of Christl and William Yingling of Hesston. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lydia Jayde Dell who turns 4 years old today, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Lydia lives with her proud daddy and mommy, Dave and Erica Dell in Rockhill. More...

United in Marriage

Rhodes-O’Connor

Kimberly Erin O’Connor and Aaron Kinsel Rhodes were united in marriage June 22, 2012, at the Lake Raystown Resort and Conference Center. The Rev. Robert W. Neff presided over the 4:30 p.m. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A house is not a requirement for raising a family

Dear Annie: Money is a constant issue in our house. I need my wife to quit her part-time job at a superstore and find one with a better salary. She knows this. More...

NASCAR

When push comes to shove

How did Carl Edwards win Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway? More...

WEEKLY DRIVER RANKINGS — BASED ON BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE

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PHOENIX REWIND

Junior admits he’s counting calories

Why did you start drinking carrot juice?   More...

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