April 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon boro. fills seat

Seven Huntingdon Borough residents appeared at Huntingdon Borough Council’s monthly meeting Tuesday to express their desire to serve on borough council. More...

Sharing a story

Paige Moyer, right, along with her grandfather, Gus Guyton, left, and mother, Rikki Moyer, enjoys one of the many book-related children’s activities at a family literacy night hosted by Hunting More...

Local News

Area brief

Sen. Eichelberger and Rep. Mike Fleck co-sponsor sixth Annual Senior Expo   More...

Valley REC members elect two new directors, one incumbent at annual meeting

The 592 voting members in attendance at Valley Rural Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting April 12 at Huntingdon Area High School elected two new directors and one incumbent director to represent the utility’s nearly 22,000 consumers.&nb More...

Area briefs

Chamber, CareerLink and HCBI to present free seminar   More...

World  Free Access 

Housing starts surpass 1M in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homebuilders broke the 1 million mark in March for the first time since June 2008. More...

Cars, utilities lift industrial output

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Health law could overwhelm addiction services

CHICAGO (AP) — It has been six decades since doctors concluded that addiction was a disease that could be treated, but today the condition still dwells on the fringes of the medical community. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 17   Cub Scout Pack 248 p Cub Scout Pack No. 248 will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. For information, call 643-5027.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans pound 12 hits to blank Knights 14-0

High School Baseball:

The Mount Union baseball team jumped on visiting Moshannon Valley for four runs in the bottom of the first inning and scored in every at-bat on the way to a 14-0, five-inning ICC North victory Tuesday.  It was the seventh straight win for the Tr More...

Rockets blast Titans 15-0

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon seniors Kara Leonard and McKenna Garlock continued to set a torrid pace on the softball diamond during Tuesday afternoon’s Inter-County Conference South Division contest with visiting Tussey Mountain.  More...

Hornets knock off Claysburg by 8-3 margin

The Juniata Valley baseball team bounced back from Monday’s loss to Williamsburg and snapped a two-game skid Tuesday afternoon with a solid 8-3 victory at Claysburg.  With the win, the Hornets are now 4-3 overall and 3-3 against Inter-Coun More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Seniors hold fashion show

BonWorth of Altoona and the Bricktown Senior Center hosted a fashion show at the senior center recently. Employees of BonWorth brought racks of fashionable spring and summer clothing for the Mount Union area ladies to see and purchase. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Taylor Neveah Kaye Eutzy who turned 4 years old Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Her proud parents are Rick and Jessica Eutzy of Petersburg. More...

Celebrate anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Hash browns are in the soup

Dear Heloise: In the midst of MAKING POTATO SOUP from scratch, I realized that I needed more potatoes. Remembering I had hash browns in the freezer, I grabbed the package. I was able to add enough frozen potatoes to complete my soup. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners designate week

Over a dozen young children came to a special story time with the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday morning. The event was held in honor of the National Week of the Young Child. More...

SHCSB nixes prelim budget

Stating any objections to raising taxes for the next fiscal year, members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board voted against the preliminary budget for the 2013-14 school year at Tuesday night’s regular board meeting. More...

Mapleton pool season in question

With costs to operate its community swimming pool rising, Mapleton Borough Council Tuesday evening debated whether it would be financially feasible to open the pool at all for the 2013 swimming season. More...

State  Free Access 

State Senate highways plan would up ante 50 percent

HARRISBURG (AP) — Spending on Pennsylvania’s highways, bridges and mass transit systems would get a big shot of new funding under a Senate plan unveiled Tuesday that would raise the money by increasing motorist fees and wholesale gas taxe More...

Officials reviewing Pittsburgh Marathon security

PITTSBURGH (AP) — City police and organizers of the Pittsburgh Marathon are reviewing security for the May 5 race following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, and officials said security is already tight because of a bomb scare in 2010.&nbs More...

McQueary lawsuit against Penn State to go forward

HARRISBURG (AP) — A whistleblower and defamation lawsuit against Penn State will go forward, a judge ruled Tuesday, denying the university’s request to have it dismissed.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Ground broken for addition at Wood’s Claudia Footwear

75 Years Ago  The State Highway Department started the difficult task of raising the sunken floor of the new Mount Union Bridge over the Juniata River. More...

Business News

New and improved store

Mount Union True Value Hardware celebrated its grand re-opening April 13-14. More...

Wm. Brian Miller Auctioneering wants to expand reach

A fascination with eBay and attending a number of auctions since childhood is what brought Brian Miller of Hesston into the auction business.  Since March 2012, Miller has been running his own auctioneering business, Wm. More...

Real Estate Transfers

March 18, 2013  Robert A. Hall and Doreen Hall, grantors, to Robert A. Hall, Doreen Hall and Angela D. Hockenberry, property in Dublin Township, $1.  Jon L. Spyker Jr. and Heather M. Spyker, grantors, to Jon L. Spyker Sr. and Patricia G. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Summerall dies at 82

DALLAS (AP) — Pat Summerall, the NFL player-turnedbroadcaster whose deep, resonant voice called games for more than 40 years, has died at the age of 82.  Fox Sports spokesman Dan Bell said Tuesday that Summerall had died. More...

Islanders top Panthers 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Grabner scored twice and Evgeni Nabokov made 26 saves as the New York Islanders moved closer to a playoff berth with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.  More...

Braves down Royals 6-3 for 10th straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Ro More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s rude, but not intentional

Dear Annie: We are the future. It may sound cheesy, but that’s the motto I live by, and it’s one of the reasons I believe so strongly in the need to prevent and reduce tobacco use among teens and kids. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer if born before 11:13 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 18, 2013:  More...

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