April 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI resolution backs bill

Following last week’s unveiling of a comprehensive proposal to fund the state’s transportation needs by state Senate Transportation Committee chair John Rafferty (R-44), Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board members voted t More...

Local News

Area briefs

Alan Seeger Road scheduled to close More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Clarification

In the April 17 edition of The Daily News, it was stated during the process of choosing Brad Hollenbaugh as the new member of Huntingdon Borough Council members Jim Decker and Donna Isenberg both voted “no” against Hollenbaugh.  More...

World  Free Access 

EPA again questions Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency again is raising objections to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.  Despite more than four years of study, the State Depa More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 23   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

N.C. man rolls first PBA 900 series

THE VILLAGES, Fla. More...

Red Sox rebound against Athletics

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, Will Middlebrooks busted out of a slump with a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 9-6 on Monday night.&n More...

Cardinals edge Nationals 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yadier Molina drove in the goahead run in the sixth inning, backing Shelby Miller’s strong start Monday night, and the St. More...

People/Pastimes

Grandson of area residents graduates from college

Tyler Price has graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor of science degree in emergency medicine from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science.  Price is the son of Jamie Price of Lansdale and Ken Price of Hatfield, an More...

Huntingdon Camera Club to hold organizational meeting

The newly created Huntingdon Camera Club will hold an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Art Space located at Penn and Fourth streets, Huntingdon.  More...

Local scout attains Eagle rank

Dakota James Edgin, a member of Boy Scout Troop 237, Orbisonia, was presented with scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout, at a court of honor held Dec. 29, at Cedar Crest Independent Baptist Church, Mount Union.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

HOW TO CRAFT A LOW-CALORIE, HEALTHY AND FRESH SALAD

Calorie-conscious people often turn to salads as a low-calorie options come mealtime. Salads can be consumed at any time of the day and are no longer considered just an appetizer or side dish. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Global Youth Service Day is April 26

Dear Annie: Did you know that an estimated 16 million youth participate in volunteer activities in the U.S. every year, and that by volunteering, these young people will perform better in school? More...

Doctor K

New blood test helps doctors identify heart attacks quicker

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard there’s a new test that can help doctors diagnose a heart attack more quickly. More...

Special Sections

Senator lobbies to save Warnaco

After hearing from many of his constituents in the region about the closing of the Warnaco facilities, U.S. Sen. Robert Casey Jr. has written a letter to PVH Corp. More...

Habitat home dedication set

Some say it takes a village to raise a child, but if one would ask the Trice family if it takes a village to raise their new four bedroom, one and one-half bath home, it’s a safe assumption they would say yes.  More...

Shoes raise public awareness during Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Passersby may notice an unusual display on Mifflin Street, Huntingdon, just past the intersection of Seventh Street. More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. couple’s second child dies after only praying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia couple — serving 10 years’ probation for the 2009 death of their toddler after they turned to prayer instead of a doctor — has violated their probation now that another of their children has More...

Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardized by bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.  The bill would empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made o More...

Suburbs now playing a key role in gun legislation

QUAKERTOWN (AP) — In the emotional politics of gun control, the suburbs seem to be emerging as a new sphere of influence.  More...

Local Sports

Walks, errors sink Huntingdon 15-5

Huntingdon scored five runs in the top of the second to take a 5-1 lead at Clearfield Monday afternoon, but the Bison were able to take advantage of the opportunities presented and finished strong to down the Bearcats 15-5 in five innings.  More...

Trojans blank Bearcats

The combination of hitting up and down the line up, added to solid pitching, kept the Mount Union girls’ softball team running on all cylinders, shutting out visiting Huntingdon 10-0 in six innings in a non-league contest on the Mount Union dia More...

Juniata’s Bortak and Kuhn named All-Americans

For the second year in a row, the Juniata College men’s volleyball team had multiple Eagles named to American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America teams. More...

Editorial

Bush started as uniter, ended up divider

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 12, 1999, George W. Bush began his White House quest with this comment at to a barbecue-going crowd in Iowa: “This country is hungry for a new style of campaign ... More...

Setting the record straight

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

Best candidate for the job

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

Chatter Box

Sights of spring won’t last long

It’s hard to believe last week this time temperatures were approaching 80 degrees. While Monday’s temps inched near the 60s, there still seemed to be a chill in the air. More...

School News

Mount Union Indoor Percussion earns first place at competition

The Mount Union Indoor Percussion brought home a firstplace trophy from Johnstown High School April 20 with a score of 86.15, surpassing their previous score by six points. More...

BMS Concert Choir

The Belleville Mennonite School Concert Choir, under the direction of Michelle Sensenig, recently took part in the Mennonite Schools Council Choral Festival at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 24, 2013:  More...

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