April 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MU library marks 100 years

In conjunction with National Library Week April 14-20, the Mount Union Community Library will recognize its 100th anniversary as a library in the community with a series of activities to celebrate the milestone.  More...

General News

Pollutants can turn fishing fun into deadly catch

BEAVER, (AP) — Sean Brady has trout fever.  Opening day of trout season is today, and for someone who has fished since he was a child, it might as well be Christmas morning.  As a youngster, Brady fished all the time on the Allegheny More...

Cicadas to make rare appearance this spring

SOMERSET (AP) — They’ll be back. In huge numbers.  Sometime this spring — and no one is certain exactly when and where — a swarm of cicadas known as Brood II is expected to surface.  More...

Fiona Shaw plays the Virgin Mary with ‘no agenda’

NEW YORK (AP) — Fiona Shaw’s small Broadway dressing room had the look of a makeshift bar. There were more than a dozen bottles of wine stashed on a high shelf.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Day has halfway lead; Guan makes cut

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McCutchen fuels Bucs’ win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night.  McCutchen’s leadoff shot to left field off J.J. More...

Pitts’ Voytik shines

BETHEL PARK (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst has insisted for the last three months the starting quarterback race remains wide open.  Just in case Chryst forgot, Chad Voytik provided a timely reminder.  More...

Religion News

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary marks 20th anniversary

“Is the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary your cup of tea?” was the question posed by guest speaker Major Patti Murray of Oil City to attendees at the Huntingdon County Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s membership lunche More...

Israeli rabbi backs liberal prayer section

JERUSALEM (AP) — The rabbi of Judaism’s holiest prayer site on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to establish a section where men and women can worship together, a groundbreaking motion that could end a decades-old fight against an Orthodox m More...

Church-based dating show developed after game show success

NEW YORK (AP) — The GSN television network is looking to build on the success of “The American Bible Challenge” with a church-based dating show.   More...

Special Sections

Former senator seeks PSU seat

After more than three decades in the state Senate, Bob Jubelirer thought his 2006 campaign was his last.  “I said I wouldn’t be running for anything,” said Jubelirer. “But I’m back in the saddle now.”  More...

Income tax deadline nears

As the Monday, April 15, IRS tax filing deadline approaches, one local tax preparer told The Daily News more folks are waiting until the last minute to file.  More...

Farm bureau recognizes April 14-20 as Rural Roads Safety Week

As soon as the weather turns warmer, area residents will feel like they’re living out the song “International Harvester” by country artist Craig Morgan as more farm equipment will be seen on rural roads across the county.  More...

Local News

State surplus may provide short-term pension relief

HARRISBURG (AP) — Smaller-than-expected payrolls for many school districts have left a surplus of state funds that could help ease Pennsylvania’s public pension woes and also undercut legislative support in the first test of Gov. More...

Philly abortion clinic workers saw few options

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They say they were just doing what the boss trained them to do.  But eight former employees of a run-down West Philadelphia abortion clinic now face prison time for the work they did for Dr. Kermit Gosnell. More...

Police Log

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, April 14   More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

The rain that moved through the area early Friday washed out the entire scholastic sports schedule.  The only events rescheduled at this time were the Tussey Mountain baseball and softball games at Juniata Valley, which have been moved to Monday More...

Three Eagles are CVC All-East Division picks

No. 8 Juniata College men’s volleyball saw three Eagles named to the Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) All- East Division Team, the organization released Friday. More...

Taillon loses 4-0

Starter Jameson Taillon (1-1) established a new career high in strikeouts with 10 on Friday night but it wasn’t enough to lead the Curve to a win in a, 4-0, loss to the Harrisburg Senators. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Taylor Zane Neuder who turned 5 years old Wednesday, April 10, 2013. His proud parents are Randy and Ashley Neuder, Saltillo. More...

Pomona Grange presents dictionaries

The Dictionary Project is a nonprofit organization with a goal to assist all students in completing the school year as good writers, active readers and creative thinkers by providing students with their very own personal dictionary.  More...

HAHS scholarship rewards creativity

A scholarship now in its second year at Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS), the Ted Braxton Creative Arts Fund, seeks to honor the late Ted Braxton by “supporting the life long potential” of creative students and support them in future ed More...

Annie's Mailbox

Pepper criticism with praise

Dear Annie: My 17-year-old son has his beginner’s driver permit and thinks he knows it all. More...

Doctor K

Anger can damage relationships and health

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband and I both have quick tempers. Before we know it, a simple observation turns into an argument. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Gemini if born before 7:49 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 15, 2013:  More...

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