March 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s GOP hosts spring dinner

After a record-setting attendance during the fall dinner, the Huntingdon County Republican Committee welcomed nearly 250 guests to its spring Lincoln Day dinner Thursday evening at the Smithfield fire hall.  More...

TDN most adorable pet photos published today

With their feathers, fur, hoofs or horns, the most adorable pets can be found on page 18 in today’s Daily News.  That means voting for The Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest opens today.  More...

Local News

Area brief

The Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau will host a social media workshop to assist Raystown Lake Region businesses to further develop a strong online presence More...

Police Log

Theft State police at Huntingdon charged Brittany Seachrist, 23, Shade Gap, with one count of theft by unlawful taking and one count of receiving stolen property More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Air conditioning to be installed at MDJ Jamison’s office

75 Years Ago  Stone Valley’s most highly esteemed citizens and grand old patriarch, Mr. John Frew, is celebrating his 99th birthday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 9   More...

Local Sports

Glorioso, Shields, Hall win

PIAA Wrestling Championships:

Day one at the PIAA state wrestling championships went well, overall, for the area wrestlers Thursday. Three out of four won their opening bout and are still alive in today’s quarterfinals at The Giant Center in Hershey . More...

Most favs win easily

PIAA Wrestling:

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Chance Marsteller hit the move with pinpoint accuracy. Three high-fives followed by an elbow bump with his coach following an opening-round pin that took less than a minute at the PIAA championships Thursday. More...

Bulletin

Two of the three area wrestlers facing quarterfinal tests in the PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships in Hershey finished their bouts before deadline. More...

Press Club

Trojans recognized at ‘Night in TROY’

At Mount Union Area High School, there are straight-A students, the star of the basketball team, drama club extraordinaire, featured musician and students involved in multiple extracurricular activities. More...

JV’s Terry Hyde not forgotten

In November 2012, Juniata Valley School District suffered a great loss in its faculty family. Physical education and health teacher Terry Hyde passed away suddenly, leaving the school and community stunned. More...

Bearcats proudly show off their talents

Everyone has a talent. The question is, who wants everyone else to know about it? The annual Huntingdon Area High School Talent Show sponsored by the National Honor Society, held Feb. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Inside-out packaging

Dear Heloise: I have an idea that may help people when MAILING PACKAGES. The great boxes you get through purchases (coffeepots, etc.) are free and relatively easy to turn inside out.  If glued, use a knife and carefully open the seam. More...

Special Sections

EMA to update mitigation plan

The Huntingdon County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan is an outline of the present threats the county faces along with strategies to combat the dangers. More...

Saxton’s council delays ordinances

Saxton Borough Council Thursday evening delayed action on several ordinances and listened to updates about a water plant filtration improvement project. More...

Local ceramic artist featured at Art Space

One well-known artist will soon leave the community for the hustle and bustle of the big city of Philadelphia, but he is appreciative of all of the experiences he’s gained through the artistic community in Huntingdon County.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Student aims to end use of the ‘R’ word

YORK, Pa. More...

Hot chicks: At 60, Peeps more popular than ever

BETHLEHEM (AP) — It’s Easter morning. A boy rouses his younger brother, and they run to the living room to find their baskets filled with — what else? More...

AP: Lawyers say thousands wrongly lost Medicaid

HARRISBURG (AP) — The number of eligible people who were purged from Pennsylvania’s Medicaid rolls amid Gov. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens come back to beat Flyers 5-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Kunitz scored his second goal just 18 seconds into the third period to cap a four-goal rally and lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday.  Pascal Dupuis, James Neal and More...

Rays win 4-2 verdict over Pirates

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb said that knowing he has a spot in the Tampa Bay Rays’ rotation has freed him to work on pitches without worrying about results.  More...

Lions beat Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jermaine Marshall and D.J. Newbill each scored 18 points to lead Penn State to a 66-59 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Delicious, heart-healthy dishes

Chef Antonia Lofaso’s surprisingly easy tips for great tasting food

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women in the United States; yet, it is largely preventable with the help of a heart-healthy diet.  More...

Celebrate birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Grungy shower curtains  I wash my clear shower curtain liner in the washing machine on hot with a little bleach. It comes out looking like new.   Low cost screen cleaners  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Teenagers have their own parenting requirements

Dear Annie: Two years ago, I married my best friend. I’ve been with her for 10 years. She has two teenage children from a previous marriage. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 10:19 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces,  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 9, 2013:  More...

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