May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB may weigh tax hike

Southern Huntingdon County School District board members heard a number of presentations and reviewed the budget once again at Tuesday evening’s workshop meeting.  More...

AMD activities continue in Broad Top Twp.

Acid mine drainage (AMD) remediation activities and updates about ongoing sewer and road maintenance projects highlighted the regular monthly meeting of the Broad Top Township Supervisors   Tuesday evening in Defiance. More...

Subscriber Sweepstakes winners announced

Four subscribers of The Daily News each won a $25 gift certificate from participating merchants during the $1,000 Subscriber Sweepstakes in May. More...

Local News

Bike to School Day

Members of the Juniata College Bike Club, from the left, Luke Gangi-Wellman, Caleb McMullen, Steve Bonn, Nate Fischer, Robert Parker and Harris Dunlap, were part of the 20 volunteers and 40 students More...

Three juries selected to hear cases

A Mount Union man who had his first trial continued will now face a jury of seven women and five men for his trial Thursday, May 16, in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Study: Distracted driving deaths underreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-bo More...

FDA proposes tanning bed warnings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Indoor tanning beds would come with new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to more stringent federal oversight under a proposal unveiled Monday by the Food and Drug Administration.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 8   Alexandria Legion p American Legion William P. Spyker Post No. 520 of Alexandria will meet at 7 p.m. at the legion home.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Documents shed light on Robertsdale’s heritage

I would like to devote this week’s column to my hometown of Robertsdale for two important reasons: planning has started on the second volume of the history of the former coal mining town and the recent discovery of two important documents about More...

Local Sports

Bearcats reverse BEA 6-5

High School Softball:

Bald Eagle took advantage of a trio of base hits in the top of the seventh inning to push home a pair of runs and knot Tuesday afternoon’s Mountain League contest in Huntingdon at 5-5.  More...

Games postponed

Southern Huntingdon’s home softball game with Glendale was postponed Tuesday afternoon and will not be rescheduled. More...

Mount Union plays well in 6-4 victory at Branch

High School Baseball:

For the second straight day, Mount Union’s baseball team got a solid pitching effort, good defense and timely offense. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Richard Elwood Deneen Jr., 1110 Old Lincoln Highway, Stoystown, and Ashley Lynn Lewis, 721 Fifth Ave., Huntingdon.  Chad Michael Grubb, 405 Moore St., Huntingdon, and Jacquelyn Diane Kylor, also of Huntingdon.  Eric Languita Bailey, 11208 H More...

Little Jewels Preschool

Students from Little Jewels Preschool, Pogue, visited the Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. May 1 where they got to spray water from a fire hose and enjoy lunch. More...

Hartslog Valley Grange members meet

Members of Hartslog Valley Grange No. 375 met April 16 at Hope United Methodist Church.  An opening song, “Springtime in the Rockies,” was performed by Bill Anderson on the harmonica. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Fiber, roughage — what’s the difference?

Dear Heloise: What is the difference between FIBER AND ROUGHAGE? I know it’s important to get both, but they seem the same to me. — Zach K. in Florida  What a great question! The answer is that they are and they aren’t! More...

Special Sections

County honors Salvation Army

Affiliates of the Huntingdon County Salvation Army got a warm welcome during the Huntingdon County Commissioner’s meeting Tuesday morning when the commissioners read and signed a proclamation on their behalf, recognizing National Salvation Army More...

JVSD budget shows deficit

While there has been no tax increase proposed for residents of the Juniata Valley School District in the preliminary $10.8 million 2013-14 budget, things could change in the next few weeks.  More...

Motivational speaker aims to empower MU

An internationally known self-esteem expert will be taking Mount Union under her wing this week for a series of workshops which aim to empower and prepare the community for a positive journey forward.  More...

State  Free Access 

Ex-Pa. justice gets house arrest, probation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin avoided prison time Tuesday for her campaign corruption conviction but was ordered to send written apologies to every judge in the state because she abused her office. More...

Corbett’s agenda creeps ahead, but questions remain

HARRISBURG (AP) — State lawmakers signaled Tuesday they are moving ahead with two of Gov. More...

Judge OKs nixing of Highmark suit settlement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has approved the withdrawal of a proposed settlement of health insurance ratepayers and insurer Highmark Inc.  The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College awards 250 degrees

75 Years ago  The Milk Control Commission announced a temporary 10 cent per 100 pound reduction in the producer price of milk used in the manufacture of ice cream, to conform with present competitive market prices. More...

Business News

Kish Bancorp Inc. announces first quarter financial results

William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bancorp, Inc., has announced Kish’s unaudited financial results for the period ending March 31.  More...

Northwest named to bank honor roll

Northwest Bancshares Inc., (Nasdaq Global Select Market NWBI), parent company of Northwest Savings Bank, has been named to the “Bank Honor Roll” of superior performers by KBW, Inc., a full-service investment bank that specializes in the f More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 3, 2013  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Knicks, Grizzlies get wins to even second round

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, 16 during a 30-2 New York onslaught in the second half, the Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 105-79 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game.  More...

Bulls’ Butler keeps starting job

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler got into the Chicago starting lineup about six weeks ago, his break coming when a slew of Bulls were dealing with injuries.  He hasn’t come off the bench since.  And lately, he hasn’t been on the More...

McCutchen and Jones power Pirates to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeanmar Gomez pitched five shutout innings while making a surprise spot start to help Pittsburgh down Seattle in an interleague game.  Andrew McCutchen went 4 for 4 with an RBI-double and Garrett Jones hit a two-run homer More...

School News

Area woman receives scholarship

The Pennsylvania Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Foundation, Inc. awarded three $3,000 scholarships to outstanding HOSA members of the Juniata Collegiate Chapter in Pennsylvania April 12.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Issue invitations to adults only

Dear Annie: My grandfather passed away last month, and the wake was catered by a close friend of the family who owns a restaurant. He closed off a section of his dining hall for our family.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 9, 2013:  More...

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