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ORJMA board designates new chairman

Members of the Orbisonia-Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) appointed Don Rothermel as the new chairman at Wednesday’s regular meeting.  More...

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JVHS choirs to present spring concert   PORTER TWP. — The Juniata Valley Junior and Senior High choirs will present their annual spring concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12, in the high school auditorium.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

Area brief

Big Band Sound, MUASD to host Senior’s Prom   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 9   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians hold on to 4-3 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — An apparent game-tying homer by Oakland’s Adam Rosales was ruled a double by umpires in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night.  More...

Giants edge Phillies in 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andres Torres lined a gameending single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday to avoid a sweep.  Javier Lopez More...

Heat rout Bulls to even series

MIAMI (AP) — It was the biggest postseason win in Miami Heat history, and the biggest postseason loss in Chicago Bulls history.  And it might have been actually worse than that sounds.  More...

People/Pastimes

AAUW recognizes seniors at April awards meeting

The April 9 dinner meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) honored senior girls from each of the county’s high schools.  More...

Service Personnel News

HAHS graduate completes basic military training

Army Reserve Pvt. Atalie Yingling has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Births

Bradley and Jill (Kern) Yohn of Orbisonia are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bentley Gage Yohn April 11, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. At birth, Bentley weighed 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Finances should have been discussed

Dear Annie: My husband is the youngest of seven siblings. While they are all successful, some are more financially comfortable than others. More...

Doctor K

Hypothyroidsim is simple to diagnose and treat

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor thinks I may have hypothyroidism. How will he make the diagnosis?  DEAR READER: Hypothyroidism is the medical term for an underactive thyroid. More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Driver is becoming famous for pushing others to victory

If something looked familiar about Carl Edwards and David Gilliland finishing second and third at a restrictorplate track, it’s because they’ve done it twice since 2011.  More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Is Ryan Newman testing boundaries?   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

Ryan Newman vs. “They”: After Kurt Busch’s car landed on his Chevy in a late-lap wreck, Newman ranted, “They can’t get their heads out of their asses … ”   More...

County supports HCBI resolution

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) petitioned the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday to pass a resolution in support of increased funding on a state level for transportation projects in Pennsylvania.  More...

Fundraising efforts continue for underwater camera

In a continuing effort to raise funds for the purchase of an underwater camera for use by volunteer rescue divers at Raystown Lake, a public meeting has been scheduled to give those who would like to help with fundraising efforts an opportunity to le More...

JVSB member suggests hiring third PE teacher

Despite a tight budget and ongoing negotiations with the teacher’s union, Juniata Valley School Board member Dr. Peter Hopsicker would like to add a third physical education teacher to the faculty. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State Lyme disease cases double

75 Years Ago  Excavation work has already started at the Huntingdon Borough Water Works for four new filters and additional coagulation basins that will double the capacity of the present system. More...

Art Space show celebrates Mother’s Day

The Huntingdon County Arts Council invites the community to the opening of its new show celebrating Mother’s Day. More...

Local Sports

’Cats top Central 6-5 to secure playoff berth

High School Softball:

Huntingdon softball coach Chris Patrick made a promise to his team that if they could win two of three games this week he would take the team to the District Six playoffs.  More...

Games postponed

While most area sporting events scheduled for Wednesday went off as scheduled, all Tussey Mountain’s were wiped out.  The baseball game at Williamsburg and the softball game with Williamsburg coming to Saxton were both postponed and may no More...

Juniata has two named to all-LC baseball squads

Juniata College baseball saw two Eagles named to Landmark All-Conference teams Wednesday. Junior Joe Sforza (Pittstown, N.J.) earned first-team honors, while fellow junior Dan Gray (Richland) was named to the second-team. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

National Police Week May 12-18

There is a quote from John F. More...

Marketing college towns to tourists

College towns have always drawn students and their families for campus visits and commencements and scholars for academic meetings or visiting professor engagements. More...

Our Readers Write

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  When you vote, you make a decision. You directly influence how your community will run itself. Your vote is that important.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Raystown FFA event benefits humane society

Some dog owners enjoy the spring weather with their dogs, but there’s one small problem, their dogs are just a little smelly and need a bath.  More...

Apply to be county’s next fair queen

Fair Queen   My reign as Huntingdon County Fair Queen will be coming to an end in the upcoming months, which means it’s time to invite young ladies to run for 2013-2014 fair queen.  If you choose to run, there is a lot of hard work an More...

New blooms, pint-size veggies and more debuting for 2013

Whoever believes there’s nothing new under the sun hasn’t seen the plants being introduced for the 2013 gardening season.  Think multi-colored blooms, high-yield vegetables bred for containers and ornamental edibles packing still mor More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus if born before 2:21 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 10, 2013:  More...

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