May 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton Boro. to hire officer

Saxton Borough Council may call a special meeting in the near future to hire at least one parttime police officer. More...

United in prayer

Mount Union community members, from the left, the Rev. More...

Local News

TM’s Hovorka takes final Press Club weekly prize

The final edition of The Daily News Press Club featured many diverse stories which to read through. Sports writer Ty States took note of just how many different types of activities and groups there are now days in which students can take part.  More...

Police Log

Simple assault   HOPEWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon charged Elda Grove, 43, no address given, with simple assault after she struck a 45-year old man with a shot glass at a location on Cooper Mountain Road April 18.   More...

Dudley man pleads guilty to sexual assault

A Dudley area man pleaded guilty to one count of statutory sexual assault, a first degree felony, in Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas April 25.  More...

World  Free Access 

US employers add 165K jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than the government first estimated. More...

Mitch Albom’s new novel coming in fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom, one of the country’s most popular authors, has a new publisher and a new novel coming this fall.  More...

Decades-old question: Is anti-bacterial soap safe?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Napravnik hoping to make history

Kentucky Derby:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rosie Napravnik isn’t worried about history. More...

Ovechkin starts Capitals on way to 3-1 victory

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Nats finally beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Haren pitched eight sharp innings, Denard Span hit a tworun double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday night.  The Nationals, who snapped a nine-game losing streak to Atlanta on Wednesday, a More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Organized refrigerator  I got tired of searching in my fridge, so I bought plastic containers that just fit on the shelves and store everything in them. When I need something, I pull out the trays. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This creates tremendous resentment ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I have a blended family with his two girls and my three sons. I am so grateful that we both took on this challenge.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Different seed brings different birds

Dear Heloise: I love BIRDWATCHING. Do you have any suggestions on how to attract more birds to my yard? — Patti in Mississippi  Patti, bird-watching is a wonderful way to start off the day or spend an afternoon. More...

County makes primary plans

With less than three weeks until the primary municipal election, things are heating up in the office of Huntingdon County elections coordinator and voter registrar Lori Sheffield.  Sheffield is faced with the task of keeping candidates, voluntee More...

Huntingdon water bids OK’d

Huntingdon Borough Council’s water and sewer committee received word from borough engineer Ray Myers of CET/ GHD Engineers during its monthly meeting Thursday that bids for the first phase of the proposed upgrades to the water treatment facilit More...

High school students geared up for proms

Area teens may be taking a touch of classic Hollywood glamour with them to their high school proms this year if current trends are any indicator.  Local businesses and schools are hard at work making preparations to make sure this prom season is More...

State  Free Access 

Kayakers find man’s body in Little Juniata River

GEESEYTOWN (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled on the body of a man whose body was found by kayakers in a river in central Pennsylvania.  According to reports, the boaters found the body submerged in the water on the Little Juniata River outsi More...

Daughter voices anger at mom found after 11 years

HARRISBURG (AP) — The teenage daughter of a woman who just revealed she abandoned her family 11 years ago said Thursday the disclosure has angered her and she is not eager to restart their relationship.  More...

PSU board to weigh governance reforms

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — After months of deliberation, proposals affecting how Penn State is governed are headed to the school’s full Board of Trustees, including a move to make Pennsylvania’s governor and the university president nonvo More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Incumbents, challengers to participate in forum

75 Years Ago  J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials reported the condition of William B. Manley, city solicitor of Altoona, who is a patient there suffering from pneumonia, is improved.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, May 4   More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Hornets, Rockets and Titans post victories

High School Softball:

Philipsburg-Osceola 11, Huntingdon 0   In what started out as a pitcher’s duel, Philipsburg-Osceola quickly turned into a one-sided contest as the Mounties blasted a dozen hits including a two-run home run by Kate Burge and rolled to an 11 More...

’Cats, Trojans lose; Hornets, Rockets and Titans win

High School Baseball:

Bald Eagle Area 9 Huntingdon 4   The Huntingdon baseball team had the early lead on Bald Eagle Area at Blair’s Field Thursday afternoon, but gave up five runs in the fourth inning and wound up losing a 9-4 Mountain League contest to the Ea More...

Bearcat teams eliminated

District 6-AA Doubles Tennis:

A pair of Huntingdon doubles teams were eliminated Thursday in the District Six Doubles Tournament in Altoona.  The Bearcats top entry — senior Daniel Santos and sophomore Austin Perow — was seeded fifth overall and received a bye th More...

People/Pastimes

Internet tips for taming a wild, wild Web

There’s no doubt that mobile phones, tablets, computers and the Internet make accessing and sharing information a lot easier. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BELATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ada Toshiko Stapleton who turned 7 years old Monday, April 29, 2013. She is the daughter of Mike and Cass Stapleton of Huntingdon and the big sister of Lydia Carol. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Dale Hartman, formerly of Huntingdon and a resident of Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, for nearly five years, will celebrate his 90th birthday Friday, May 10, 2013. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 4, 2013:  More...

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