April 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB tables heating talk

Mount Union school directors postponed taking action on the district’s elementary heating and cooling project, citing the need for additional information.  On a motion by school board vice president Kurt Wenzel Monday night, the board unan More...

Spring peepers’ songs to continue into June

As the nights have become increasingly warm in the past few weeks, area residents may have noticed the familiar sound of spring peepers around dusk. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association to present First Friday seminar   More...

Police Log

Thefts   SMITHFIELD TWP. — Max Hess, Huntingdon, told state police at Huntingdon someone stole an Ithaca 10-gauge semi-automatic shotgun with a brown stock and a sling and scope attached from his vehicle between 6:55 a.m. and 7:05 a.m. More...

Accident delays traffic

Jerret Aungst, 31, Altoona, was transported to Altoona Regional Health System April 22 after his 1995 International Harvester truck struck a tree along Route 22 in Porter Township and rolled onto its More...

World  Free Access 

Playing politics with crisis is inevitable

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, President Barack Obama gave the standard presidential line following a tragedy: “On days like this there are no Republicans or Democrats — we are Americans, united in conce More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 30   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 

Lukas, Stevens make another Derby run

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D. More...

Simmons ends Braves’ slide

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, then made an eye-popping play to start the ninth as the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Monday night and ended their four-game losing st More...

Moss homer beats Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Ashley Hall of Three Springs and Jason Hoffman of McConnellsburg are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Liana Hall of Three Springs. More...

Engaged to Wed

Dr. George and Kathleen Pipoly of Sylvania, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Gretchen Marie, to Peyton Mullin, son of Charles Mullin of Hesston and Steve and Kathy Baker of Huntingdon.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY 90th BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Mary Jane Carl who turned 90 years old Saturday, April 20, 2013. Mary Jane, a longtime resident of Mount Union, is currently residing at Brown Memorial Nursing Home, Circleville, Ohio. More...

Annie's Mailbox

One little step could make all the difference

Dear Annie: My boyfriend, “Jarrod,” has always been very anxious about social situations and has a hard time making friends. More...

Doctor K

Simple steps to prevent Alzheimer’s wandering

DEAR DOCTOR K: My husband has Alzheimer’s disease. Last week he left the house, and it took us hours to find him. How can I prevent him from wandering again?  More...

Special Sections

Search unveils various items

A list containing 16 items, including bone fragments and various articles of clothing, has been turned over to the office of Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo in the search for the remains of missing Blair County woman Sherry Leighty on a Warrior More...

Six vie for Huntingdon seats

Four Huntingdon Borough Council seats will be up for grabs during the Tuesday, May 21, primary election. More...

Broad Top City considers sewage fee hike

Broad Top City Borough Council learned Monday evening there may be a possibility that monthly sewage rate fees need increased, but it’s still uncertain at this point. More...

State  Free Access 

Abortion trial stirs debate on when life ends

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The high-profile murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider sparked courtroom debate Monday over when life ends, a tweak of the politically charged question of when life begins.  More...

Highmark gets approval for West Penn takeover

HARRISBURG (AP) — Health insurance giant Highmark Inc. More...

Heinz sale can proceed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh judge has dismissed multiple lawsuits challenging the proposed $23.3 billion buyout of H.J. Heinz Co.  The ruling issued Monday afternoon by Judge Christine A. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon qualifies as ‘Tree City USA’

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Federation of Women’s Club met April 29 in the First Methodist Episcopal Church for its annual spring meeting, The event marked the completion of work performed by the organization for the past two years More...

Local Sports

Bearcats top Pirates 6-3

High School Baseball

Williamsburg took advantage of some sloppy play to score three first-inning runs against Huntingdon at Blair’s Field Monday afternoon. More...

Games postponed

Wet weather conditions Monday morning forced the postponement of a pair of area scholastic events. Mount Union’s home baseball game with Central Cambria has been pushed back to Wednesday, May 1 with the same 4:30 p.m. start time. More...

Titans beat Tyrone 6-1 to end skid

High School Tennis:

The Tussey Mountain tennis team snapped a five-match losing streak with a 6-1 victory over visiting Tyrone Monday afternoon. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

An archaic law  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Op-Ed

Look for the helpers

There was picture on the front page of the April 16 Boston Globe — in the background of the shot, someone is bent over an injured spectator, administering care. More...

Useless baggage

They’ve hit a new low.  Citing significant concerns about long lines at airports and flight delays caused by the furlough of air-traffic controllers, Congress let the Federal Aviation Administration override strict sequestration rules and More...

Chatter Box

More spring to come

I’ve talked a lot about the signs of spring the past few weeks and Steve Corl pointed out another excellent sign of spring — the Manor Hill Charge of the United Methodist Men started their picnic table building project April 29. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

PRACTICE TAKE-OUT FOOD SAFETY

Dining out or ordering in is often more convenient than cooking your own meals. Grabbing a quick bite to eat on the way home from work or kids’ sports practices is a blessing for many time-strapped families. More...

HOW WOMEN CAN REDUCE THEIR RISK OF DIABETES

Millions of people across the globe are living with diabetes, a chronic disease in which sugar levels in the blood are high. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 7:20 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 1, 2013:  More...

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