March 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

March is month of change

The old saying closely associated with March, “It comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” is not without reason. More...

Bingo winner

Clair Corbin of Huntingdon won $50 in Bingo Bucks by having the first vertical game piece. He will spend his winnings at sponsoring merchants. More...

Local News

Todd Township supervisors announce spring road project plans

Todd Township Supervisors Matt Barnett, Bruce Lane and chairman Dennis Runk announced Monday night what spring road projects the township will be pursuing. They also heard comments on the township’s mitigation plan.  More...

Area briefs

Salvation Army Civic Dinner set for May 9   More...

Police Log

Lost and found   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a woman’s long, black Nine West wallet was lost in the parking lot of Walmart between 8:30-9:45 a.m. March 4. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 12   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 

Pirates down Orioles 4-3

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

Brawl sparks interest in WBC tournament

Bringing the world closer together through baseball sure sounded like a good idea.  More...

Spurs stop Thunder streak

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tiago Splitter had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs snapped the Oklahoma City Thunder’s five-game winning streak with a 105-93 victory on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Carley Elizabeth Nevel who turns 8 years old today, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She is the daughter of Brian and Christy Nevel of Huntingdon. More...

Engaged to Wed

Beaver-Voorhis  Ruth Voorhis of Lexington, N.C., and Matthew Beaver of Kannapolis, N.C., are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

Make your yard picture perfect

It takes more than just mowing the lawn to get a great looking yard. More...

Doctor K

Look for antioxidants in foods, not pills

DEAR DOCTOR K: What is an antioxidant? Should I be taking an antioxidant supplement?  DEAR READER: Something terrible often happens to medical scientists: A beautiful theory is murdered by a brutal gang of facts.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 13, 2013:  More...

Juniata shares campus plans

In a continued effort to promote awareness and inform the community of possible campus changes that will affect Huntingdon Borough, Juniata College vice president of finance and operations Robert Yelnosky led a community presentation of the college&r More...

Walker supervisor resigns

In a surprising move during Monday night’s meeting of the Walker Township Board of Supervisors, chairman David Householder resigned as supervisor effective immediately.  Householder’s sudden resignation came after a 20-minute executi More...

tM board to vote on adult class

A proposal to initiate an adult masonry class may be acted on at the Tussey Mountain School Board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, March 17. More...

State  Free Access 

Scandal costs for Penn State top $41 million

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State has released a document sought by some of its critics detailing the agreement with former FBI director Louis Freeh to investigate the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a review that cost the school about $8 More...

Sandusky lawyer outlines basis for defense appeals

HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s “major claims” as he appeals a child sexual abuse conviction include the many years that went by before accusers notified authorities, according to More...

Decision expected on Pittsburgh-area air base

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman says a final decision on whether to close a Pittsburgh-area Air Force base may come this week.  U.S. Rep. More...

Local Sports

Juniata tops Medaille 3-2

The Juniata College baseball team came from behind to defeat Medaille College 3-2 Monday afternoon at the RussMatt Invitational. More...

Eagles softball tops Gettysburg, Penn College

The Juniata College softball team started its 2013 season off with a bang. The Eagles hit four home runs and three doubles across two games to open play at the Snowbird Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Monday morning. More...

JC women sweep Alfred

Juniata College women’s tennis improved to 4-0 overall after the Eagles defeated Alfred University 9-0 Monday afternoon. This is the second time this season Juniata has swept an opponent across the board. More...

Editorial

Not ‘just’ a municipal election

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

No more nanny state

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

A different approach

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

Chatter Box

Typical March weather

As is typical of March, it looks like the end of winter will make its return to the area over the next few days. More...

Healthy Living

EASY WAYS TO BE MORE ACTIVE

Embracing an active lifestyle that leaves behind the comforts of the couch can be a dif.cult adjustment. But the payoffs of adopting a more active lifestyle are numerous. More...

USE FOOD TO HELP YOU MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT

Maintaining or adopting a healthy lifestyle involves a host of factors. Getting off the couch to be more active is one such factor, as is taking control of your diet so it’s helping you and not hurting you.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is moving into risky territory

Dear Annie: My husband, “Clark,” and I have been married for 47 years. We both have Facebook accounts. A year ago, Clark became friends with “Toni,” an ex-girlfriend from his late-teen years. More...

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