March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

BTAMC opens new location

In late 2012, The Daily News reported on anticipated changes scheduled to take place at the Broad Top Area Medical Center and Huntingdon Family Practice in the new year. Some of these changes have now taken place and were recently instituted.  More...

Huntingdon Borough Council member resigns

Huntingdon Borough Council president David Quarry made a surprising announcement during Tuesday evening’s regular monthly meeting of borough council, stating council member Jennifer Clark officially resigned her council position effective immed More...

Local News

Area brief

Two trials have been continued in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas. The trial of Mark Morningstar has been continued until May More...

Area brief

Jack M. Shuck Agency Inc., an independent insurance agency, has been awarded Inner Circle honors for 2012 by Mutual Benefit Group More...

Local women named Paul Harris Fellows

On March 12, two local Rotarians, Kathy Armillei and Mary Jane Smith, were awarded the Rotary Foundation’s highest honor when they were named Paul Harris Fellows. More...

World  Free Access 

Congress silent on Dreamliner woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Boeing, its airline customers and federal safety regulators struggled over the past two months to solve problems with the new 787 Dreamliner’s fire-plagued batteries, one player has been strangely silent: Congress.&nb More...

Ducklings make foul Easter gifts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fluffy duckling might seem appealing next to a basket of Easter eggs, but shelter officials and animal welfare experts want gift-happy parents to picture something else: Poop.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 20   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

The Huntingdon Community Center Gymnastics team competed in the Alleghany Gymnastic League championship

The Huntingdon Community Center gymnastics team competed in the Allegheny Mountain Gymnastic League championship meet in Lock Haven Saturday. More...

Juniata events postponed

Due to the inclement weather in the region, the Juniata College baseball, softball and men’s and women’s tennis teams have postponed their match ups set for early this week.  Juniata baseball was scheduled to travel to face Gettysbur More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPP Y 1ST BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Sophia Corina Martinez, who celebrates today, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. She is the daughter of Erin (Fitzgerald) and Mark Martinez of Arlington, Texas. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO'S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Phoebe Kai Yandrea Yablonski who turns 9 years old today, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Phoebe is the newest daughter of Ron and Vickie Yablonski of Hesston. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Bradley Mark Houp who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. His proud parents are Mark and Pam Houp of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom was likely scared, not angry

Dear Annie: I am a teenager in the northwest. Recently, I contracted a kidney infection that was painful and needed treatment. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 21, 2013: More...

Jobless numbers continue to rise

News the county’s unemployment numbers jumped by nearly one whole percentage point in January are no more promising than last week’s news the Huntingdon Warnaco distribution center will close later this year.  More...

Equipment loan helps, heals

When Arless “Jim” Dodson of Huntingdon fainted unexpectedly last year, little did he know his life was about to change drastically when follow up appointments discovered a congenital aortic valve deterioration requiring major heart surger More...

SHC board supports coaches’ requirement

Southern board members voted 7-1 against removing a resolution requiring incumbent coaches to reapply and interview for their positions at Tuesday night’s regular board meeting.  Board member Benjamin Whitsel said he supports the measure a More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett warmly received at farm group’s luncheon

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett got a warm reception from farmers and a blast of criticism from a top Democrat on Tuesday as he defended the state Agriculture Department budget.  More...

Health study: Philly is worst in state, Chester tops

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How healthy you are is strongly linked to where in Pennsylvania you live, according to the results of a new county-by-county study that found Philadelphia the least healthy county and neighboring Chester the healthiest in th More...

Coroner: Man blew self up in truck near house

PATTON (AP) — A man blew himself up inside a truck outside a western Pennsylvania home Tuesday, injuring two other people, one of them critically, authorities said.  Cambria County Coroner Dennis Kwiatkowski ruled the death of 40-year-old More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

PRIDE Telethon interrupted by war announcement

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

Home Nursing Agency Hospice volunteer gains valuable perspective

Ray Lawler of Alexandria has volunteered many hours serving on various committees and boards in his community.  After retiring as the superintendent of SCI Huntingdon in December 2010, Lawler, 59, considered pathways for individual volunteer wor More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 25, 2013  Albert L. Greene, grantor, to Lavonna R. Greene, property in Penn Township, $1.  Allen S. Miller and Melody J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pens beat Capitals 2-1 for 10th straight win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Defenseman Matt Niskanen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Sidney Crosby had two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins extended their winning streak to 10 with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday n More...

Dominicans capture WBC crown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cheers of “Dominicana! More...

Brown’s homer helps Phillies beat Yankees

CLEARWATER, Fla. More...

School News

Local student joins Tau Pi Phi

Derek Heath of Huntingdon was honored with a membership into the honorary fraternity for business. To join Tau Pi Phi a student must have a GPA of over 3.2 and a major in business. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Hearty soup calls for a helper

Dear Heloise: Winter seems to call for a HEARTY SOUP. I use orzo, quick barley or mini gnocchi to thicken soups. They are a nice change from adding instant potatoes. — Mary in New Mexico  More...

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