March 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN challenges Alex-Porter board

At the beginning of the special meeting of the Alexandria Borough-Porter Township Sewer Authority Thursday night, The Daily News officially challenged the authority on its March 14 executive session which the authority stated was held for “pers More...

H&BT Rail Trail work continues

As Broad Top Township maintenance personnel continue right of way clearing on another section of the 10.6-mile H&BT Rail Trail, township officials announced last night that a funding application will be submitted to the state Department of Conser More...

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Council member scrutinizes Huntingdon Boro. budget

When Huntingdon Borough Council adopted its 2013 budget, it was facing a $200,000 deficit. It was at that time council member Scott Shaffer wanted each department in the borough to begin to look at possible ways to save money. More...

Police Log

PFA violation   More...

Corrections

In Wednesday’s edition of The Daily News, the article about the SHCSB said the vote to remove a resolution for coaches to reapply and interview for positions was 7-1.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Postal board considers stamp price increase

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‘Cafe Variations’ to be presented at Juniata College

The dapper, agile waiter delivers drinks, dinner and acts as an onstage director of sorts as a theatrical comedy-drama-musical emerges from the stories of the different diners at the restaurant in “Café Variations,” presented at Juniata C More...

Area briefs

HCBI accepting 2013 award nominations   More...

People/Pastimes

Orbisonia woman to travel to Haiti

Spring break is just a few days away, and as students head their separate ways, several Huntington University (HU) students, faculty and a few alumni will spend their break serving those less fortunate than themselves.  More...

Local sorority member selected as delegate

Morgan Golay of Huntingdon, has been selected to serve as panhellenic delegate of Kappa Delta sorority at Susquehanna University.  More...

IUP names area students to fall 2012 dean’s list

The following students from Huntingdon County have been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 23, 2013:  More...

Pennsylvanian preserved

Gov. announces $3.8 million deal to keep Amtrak service

After months of working to save passenger rail service in Huntingdon, area leaders and residents are thrilled to hear Gov. More...

House approves state liquor bill

It seems the state is headed out of the liquor sales business after the state House of Representatives voted 105-90 Thursday in favor of modifying the state’s sale of wine and spirits.  State Rep. More...

Planner frustrated with FEMA

Mark Colussy, Huntingdon County planning director, made another announcement for the flood plain workshop the Planning and Development Department will holding at 7 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. DEP secretary Krancer stepping down April 15

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Docs ask for cheerleading precaution amid injuries

New Era  LANCASTER (AP) — Cheerleader Amanda Bachorz takes her job as a “base” very seriously.  She never lets her “flyer” fall.  “The No. More...

Science center gives adults a play date

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sometimes, the kids get in the way.  A trip to the Carnegie Science Center is really fun for children, and it looks just as entertaining to the adults.  Now, a new event gives grown-ups a chance to get in on the fun More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 23   More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Today’s Claysburg at Juniata Valley baseball and softball season openers have been postponed because of wet grounds. Both contests have been rescheduled for Friday, May 10.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harvard busts brackets; Butler ousts Bucknell

WEST REGIONAL  Harvard 68, New Mexico 62  Give those Harvard kids an A-plus in another subject: Bracketbusting 101.  Wesley Saunders scored 18 points and Laurent Rivard made five 3-pointers to help the 14th-seeded Crimson pull off the More...

Bracket Racket

Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your NCAA needs.  More...

Denver beats Terps

COLLEGE PARK, Md. More...

Press Club

CCA Spanish class embarks on challenging trip

Hables mas despacio por favor.  Can you translate this request? More...

MUAHS community supports ‘Fab Five’

Cancer is a devastating disease. Anyone who has ever fallen victim to this disease or lost a loved one to it knows this. Even the communities that are affected by the loss are often hit hard.  More...

WHS artists’ work displayed in Harrisburg

Each year, the Pennsylvania Art Education Association sponsors an art exhibit in Harrisburg that gives high school artists a chance to show off their work. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Substitution strategy   When a store is out of a sale item, instead of asking for a rain check, ask if they will make a substitution. Often, they will substitute the next size up or a similar brand for the same price. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Depression is an illness

Dear Annie: I’ve been married for 36 years. The first 20 were loving, but the past 16 have deteriorated to the point of despair.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Retooling your search engine

Dear Readers: Do you know how to filter out “bad” stuff on your SEARCH ENGINE when browsing the Internet? You can adjust your search settings to filter out “explicit images” and videos. Here’s how you do it:  More...

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