March 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MU council loses its senior member

Mount Union Borough Council lost its most senior member and president Friday evening with the death of First Ward representative Max Gardner.  Council members are mourning their loss and remember Gardner, who died at age 62 at J.C. More...

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Stone Valley Charter School continues progress

After controversy over its closing and a public auction, the former Jackson-Miller Elementary School has new life as Stone Valley Community Charter School (SVCCS). The building also doubles as a community center at night.  More...

Rotary Club speaker

Kyle Kennsiger of the Home Nursing Agency addressed the members of the Rotary Club March 5. He is a customer relations coordinator at the Home Nursing Agency. More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

World  Free Access 

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship leaves space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned cargo ship left the International Space Station with a full science load Tuesday and aimed for a splashdown in the Pacific.  More...

President Obama challenges Congress to ‘finish the job’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama challenged Congress Monday to “finish the job” of finalizing legislation aimed at overhauling the nation’s immigration system.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 26   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...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Thanks to the latest “winter” storm working its way across central Pennsylvania, the first of what could be a long list of postponements at the beginning of this week was reported Monday.  More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

They Stayed   Let the party begin! It’s that time of year when we are out and about and we observe our first-bird-of-the-year for a particular summer resident species. Mentally, we celebrate these omens of spring.  More...

Huntingdon's Jacob Oliver finished first in the 147-pound weight class

Huntingdon’s Jacob Oliver finished first in the 147-pound weight class in the 13-14 division at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championships at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Ce More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Candid facts on ‘Perceived paranoia’  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

GOP’s woes not campaign aides fault

If there was any villain at the just-completed Conservative Political Action Conference, it was the generic figure of the Republican political consultant. More...

Photo

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Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

Happy Easter

After Monday’s snow, it’s hard to believe Easter is less than one week away. There’s only one positive way to look at this — there’s only one week left in the unpredictable month of March. More...

Doctor K

Consuming too much salt can put you at risk

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve always enjoyed my food well-seasoned. Now my doctor wants me to cut down on my salt intake. More...

Police learn shooter’s past

Man had active PFA against him since 2010

State police continue to investigate why 52-year-old Jackson Township resident Kenneth Robert Ayers tragically shot and killed his 2-year-old son and wounded his estranged wife Saturday in Barree Township. More...

Accident claims 2012 SHC grad

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate a three-vehicle accident which claimed the life of a Three Springs man Sunday night along Route 522 in Cromwell Township. More...

County transportation woes continue

Members and staff of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) took a moment to celebrate last week’s announcement that Amtrak will continue to make stops in Huntingdon during its Monday board meeting at the Huntingdon Country Club, howeve More...

Broad Top business plans advance

Broad Top City Borough Council learned Monday evening a project to construct a new 8,320- square-foot Family Dollar Store at a site just east of the community along Route 913 is on schedule.  More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky speaks again, maintains innocence

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Nine months after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys — a scandal that destroyed the once unimpeachable reputation of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno — Jerry Sandusky is again claiming he did nothing wron More...

Justice to step down before sentencing

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice who was convicted last month of using taxpayer-paid staff for political campaigns told the governor Monday she is resigning from the bench as of May 1, about a week before she will learn he More...

Sheriff said he would chop worker’s hands

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A county sheriff threatened to cut off the hands of a political campaign worker, pulled a gun on a newspaper reporter and then intimidated underlings and other witnesses so they wouldn’t confirm the encounters to journal More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Compromise reached in Broad Top battle

75 Years Ago  More...

Shade Gap Fire Co. members reflect on 2012 at annual banquet

The Shade Gap Fire Co. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sooners roll past UCLA; Nebraska tops A&M

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Watching her Oklahoma players interact at the hotel before their second-round NCAA game against UCLA, coach Sherri Coale had a feeling that her Sooners were ready to play their best game of the season. More...

Deja Vu for LSU, PSU

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Woods wins Bay Hill; reclaims No. 1 spot

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is back to No. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Logan Nicholas Smith who turned 1 year old yesterday, Monday, March 25, 2013. His proud parents are Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek. Logan has a big sister, Aliyah. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Talia Belle Whitesel who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Her proud parents are Curt and Emily Whitesel of Mount Union. More...

Standing Stone Senior Citizens hold meeting

There is nothing standing still and no one is stone faced at the Huntingdon Standing Stone Senior Center this spring. The organization is alive with the sounds of current activities and previews of coming attractions.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

PROACTIVE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a devastating moment in a person’s life. More...

RADON POSES A SIGNIFICANT HEALTH RISK

After smoking, nothing causes more cases of lung cancer than exposure to radon, which the Environmental Protection Agency notes is linked to roughly 20,000 lung cancer deaths a year in the United States alone.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

He needs to recognize family dynamics

Dear Annie: When I married three years ago, my hubby and I were best friends. Then his mother moved to town, and everything went downhill. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 27, 2013: More...

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