March 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire destroys West twp. utility barn

Approximately 13 volunteer fire companies from three counties worked for over three and one half hours Saturday afternoon on a recovery effort after fire destroyed a storage barn full of hay and sawdust at the Curt Schilling farm in West Township. More...

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Theft from motor vehicle   More...

SHC board discusses coach policies

Another item up for discussion on the agenda of the regular board meeting of the Southern Huntingdon County School District Tuesday, March 19, concerns a recent district policy that requires all coaches to reapply and interview for the positions if t More...

Resident addresses alley topic with Orbisonia Borough Council

Orbisonia Borough Council Wednesday evening tabled a request from a resident to purchase a “paper” alley from the borough. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Smithfield Township approves KOEZ sites

75 Years Ago  Dr. W.A. Doebele, Huntingdon physician, entertained the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club at a luncheon in Fisher’s Restaurant in Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

New champs crowned

PIAA Wrestling:

HERSHEY, Pa. More...

Glorioso third, Hall seventh

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships:

Huntingdon’s Collin Glorioso capped an excellent freshman year by continuing to perform in the postseason. More...

Eagles split with F&M in Florida tourney debut

A big first inning helped propel the Juniata College baseball team to its first win of the season Sunday afternoon. More...

People/Pastimes

Weight loss tips for real life

Chances are you’ve been down the weight loss road before. And chances are just as good that you’ve gained it all back. But don’t despair; there are ways to avoid the dreaded yo-yo. More...

Share weddings in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Refuel muscles and taste buds

When you cool down and towel off after a long workout, you’re not quite done taking care of your body. It’s important to refuel your muscles, too.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR   A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces if born before 4:17 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 12, 2013:  More...

DCNR will not spray for moths

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has announced it will be spraying for Pennsylvania’s biggest enemy — the gypsy moth. More...

Event permits call for insurance proof

County municipalities and other groups wishing to put on a parade this spring and summer have been informed by officials at PennDOT of some changes regarding the special permit application. More...

Sequester may affect local school districts

As school districts in the area continue preparing budgets for the 2013-14 school year, they, too, must deal with the possible effects the nation’s sequestration may have on the future. More...

Winging it for PRIDE

Bethany Wise, right, serves All-American Pizza and Subs wings to, from the left, Mark Morningstar, Jake Morningstar and Logan Fultz during the PRIDE Wing-Off Sunday at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

State  Free Access 

Cops: Naked Altoona man chased car high on bath salts

ALTOONA (AP) — Police say a man was high on the synthetic stimulant known as bath salts when he was naked and chased a car down the street in central Pennsylvania.  Online court records don’t list an attorney for 35-year-oild Douglas More...

Retired boxer Tony Martin killed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired boxer Tony Martin was fatally shot in an altercation with a visitor at one of his rental properties and police are searching for a suspect, authorities said Monday.  More...

Corbett’s meeting with Sebelius looms large

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 11   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. For information, please call 643-7387.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Nittany Lions are ousted by Spartans

Big Ten Women’s Basketball:

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Jasmine Thomas scored 14 of her 19 points in the second half and Michigan State used its stout defense to upset No. More...

Juniata gets past EMU and Cairn

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata men’s volleyball swept competition in day two of the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) East Divisional play at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Saturday. The No. More...

Purdue repeats with Big Ten title victory

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Drey Mingo scored 24 points, and Purdue won its second straight Big Ten tournament championship, beating Michigan State 62-47 on Sunday.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Financial pointers for older, unmarried couples

Moving in together is something typically associated with young couples, but more and more unmarried men and women over the age of 50 are choosing to cohabitate. According to an analysis of 2012 U.S.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It means giving up a fantasy

Dear Annie: My husband hoards cars and is too lazy to fix them. Now he is lying about money, saying, “Oh, this is set aside to fix the cars.” But I know he is frittering it away and wasting his time. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Who really needs the spaces?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about handicapped parking spaces:  “Thanks for providing us with the Sound Off columns. More...

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