April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

EI services readily available

Early childhood intervention can be crucial to keeping children on the proper path of development. More...

Bid opening scheduled for Huntingdon project

Huntingdon Borough continues to move closer to beginning its $13.1 million water treatment facility upgrades, which will done in three phases.  More...

Local News

Area brief

For the Love of Music Benefit Concert   HUNTINGDON BORO. More...

Police Log

Crash Ronald Khoury, 59, Altoona, was not injured when he struck a tree along Pennington Road with his 2012 Ford Econoline van around 3:15 p.m. April 15 More...

Hanover man’s death ruled accidental

Huntingdon County Coroner Paul Sharum has ruled the death of a 47-year-old Hanover man accidental after he fell from a tree late Saturday morning near Three Springs.  According to Sharum, an autopsy was performed Monday at J.C. More...

General News

Residents called for May jury duty

The following individuals have been summoned for jury duty in Huntingdon County Court by Judge Stewart Kurtz and jury commissioners of Huntingdon County for a session of court Monday, May 6:  More...

Area brief

PSU professor to speak at Three Springs Historical Society dinner   More...

News of Yesteryear

Trout season opens

75 Years Ago  One man was shot to death and a second escaped by leaping over a fence when the pair were surprised by a special patrolman while attempting to break into a Brushton grill in the Pittsburgh area. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Burnett, Pirates blank Cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett was 24 when he threw his only no-hitter.  Now in his 15th major league season, the 36-year-old Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander knows his career is winding down. More...

Padres complete sweep

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw gave up his first three home runs of the season in a span of three innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to finish a three-game sweep.  More...

Red Sox down Tribe for fifth straight

CLEVELAND (AP) — Converted closer Alfredo Aceves coasted through five innings, Mike Napoli and Daniel Nava drove in two runs apiece and the Red Sox, bonded by the tragedy in Boston, struck quickly against Justin Masterson and beat the Cleveland More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to David “Gage” Snyder who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, April 18, 2013. His proud parents are Jacob and Jessica (Feagley) Snyder of Huntingdon. More...

Bricktown seniors hold meeting

Members of the Bricktown Senior Center, Mount Union, held their membership meeting April 3 at the center. The program for the meeting was presented by Adam Shawver of Mount Union Snap Fitness.  More...

How to know if your pots are past their prime

Mealtime can be a daily challenge no matter the size of your household. Part of that challenge can be having the right cookware. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries if born before 3:03 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Taurus. The Moon is in Leo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 19, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Construction zone safety

PennDOT uses week to urge motorists to slow down

This week marks National Work Zone Awareness Week, and PennDOT has released a video to educate young people about the importance of safety in construction zones, just in time for warmer weather and what county residents affectionately call constructi More...

Senate defeats gun control bill

Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most farreaching gun control legislation in two decades Wednesday, refusing to tighten background checks on firearms buyers or ban assault weapons as they spurned the per More...

Heritage group eyes churches, cemeteries

“We all work collectively to share our passion for the history of Huntingdon County.” That was the way Kelley Kroecker, executive director of the Huntingdon County Historical Society, summed up the purpose and goals of the Huntingdon Coun More...

World  Free Access 

Frantic search ongoing after deadly Texas blast

WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched rubble early today for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others. More...

Sensory gardens: Create a haven for the senses

The silky petals of a fragrant pink shrub rose; the crunchy texture of a gravel path; a nook where grass rustles and a stream runs. More...

Pussy willows add some color to spring

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) — Here it is, still early spring, and already the fantail willow — a kind of pussy willow — is into its second show of the year. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 18   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Juniata earns split

Juniata College baseball rallied late to earn the split against Penn State Altoona Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles dropped game one 7-3 before coming from behind to win game two 5-4 in nine innings. More...

JC netters rebound

Coming off a tough 9-0 loss in its previous match against Scranton, the Juniata men’s tennis team rebounded with a sweep of their own. More...

Bearcats blank Eagles 7-0

High School Tennis:

The Huntingdon tennis team stopped a two-game losing streak Wednesday afternoon with a 7-0 victory at Tyrone (0-5). The Bearcats are now 2-2 for the spring.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Support for Senate Bill 505

We when our county commissioners refused to endorse Bruce Pergament’s proposed motion to endorse Senate Bill 505 that would have allowed both our state and county to be caught up in defiance of federal law. More...

Let’s lace up and keep running

I started running about four years ago to lose weight.  At first I hated it. My lungs burned and my head hurt and every footstep felt like sledge hammers pounding on my calves.  I persisted out of stubbornness. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Tractor Day in the Valley

The Blue Juniata FFA Chapter at Juniata Valley High School will host its fourth annual “Drive Your Tractor To School Day” Friday, April 26.  More...

Conservation District director honored

Leslie Cregger was recently honored for 33 years of service to the board of the Huntingdon County Conservation District. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please don’t pressure your M-I-L

Dear Annie: My husband’s parents are in their mid-70s. They are both in good health and financially stable. The problem is, my mother-in-law has a bit of hypochondria along with some anxiety. More...

Doctor K

Tips to combat burning mouth syndrome

DEAR DOCTOR K: For months, my mouth has been painfully burning and tingling. What could be causing my symptoms? Are there any treatments for it?  DEAR READER: Several conditions can cause a burning sensation in the mouth. More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Truex Jr. has 2nd-place blues after runner-up at Texas

Since Martin Truex Jr. won his only Sprint Cup race at Dover in 2007, he’s been working diligently toward returning to Victory Lane.  More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Brad Keselowski takes his issues to the White House?   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

Brad Keselowski vs. Robin Pemberton: Inspectors confiscated parts from both Penske Racing cars at Texas, and Keselowski lashed out against NASCAR.   More...

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