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SHC senior is first VFMC appointee

Aaron Thomas of Shade Gap, a senior at Southern Huntingdon County High School, has been named as the first appointee to Valley Forge Military College, Wayne, Pa., from the 81st Legislative District by state Rep. Mike Fleck.  More...

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Burglary   More...

J.C Blair Medical Services to host ‘Girls Night Out’

HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Medical Services Inc. and the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

News of Yesteryear

Garden crops suffer frost damage

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County garden crops suffered great damage from frost, county farm agent Robert S. Clark reported. More...

General News

Huge drug cost disparities seen in health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama’s health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.  Where you live could make a huge difference in what you’ll pay.  More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of May 13

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of May 13-17. More...

Amtrak unveils locomotives to replace aging fleet

NEWARK, N.J. More...

People/Pastimes

Share gatherings in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Take charge of your career

Whether you want to advance your career or make the change to a new career, it’s up to you to make it happen.  More...

Special Occasions

May 13, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Tommy Bilger of Mount Union who celebrates his birthday today, Monday, May 13, 2013. Happy birthday, Tommy!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Contact state child abuse hotline for help

Dear Annie: I am a single mom of a 4-year-old boy who is being abused by my ex-husband and his wife. After a visit, he comes home bruised and scratched with black eyes. He has had scabies more than a dozen times. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 14, 2013:  More...

Holiday bowl owners mark 25 years

When Jim and Mary Shuck came to the area 25 years ago after purchasing Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek from original owner Bill Peters, their goal was to make it a “clean, modern family recreation center.”  As they celebrate their 25th an More...

Area schools EF programs honored

Two area school districts, Juniata Valley and Huntingdon Area, are the recipients of the Global Education Excellence Award through the EF Foundation for “school districts that demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to international understandi More...

Thanking law enforcement

In recognition of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Week May 12-18, Huntingdon House and its mascot, Baxter, delivered coffee donated by area Sheetz stores and donuts donated by Giant Foods, Hunt More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Abortion clinic deaths jury split on two counts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors in the murder trial of a longtime Philadelphia abortion provider said Monday that they were divided on two of the more than 200 counts in the case, but the judge asked them to try again to reach a unanimous verdict.&n More...

World  Free Access 

IRS teams with Australia, UK to expose tax cheats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is teaming up with Australia and the U.K. in an effort to expose tax cheats from around the world.  More...

UN says: why not eat more insects?

ROME (AP) — The U.N. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 13   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. For further information, please call 643-0546.  More...

Local Sports

Curve edge Squirrels 2-1

Charlie Cutler delivered a pinch-hit, walk-off win for the Altoona Curve, who defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Alvarez lifts Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning against New York’s overworked bullpen, and Pittsburgh got a most fortunate bounce in beating the Mets.  More...

White Sox blank Angels

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale took a perfect game into the seventh inning before finishing with a one-hitter, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.  Mike Trout’s sharp sing More...

Penguins and Red Wings move on

UNIONDALE, N.Y. More...

School News

Local student recognized at Millersville University

Sarah Stiver of McVeytown was among those students recognized at Millersville University’s Honors and Awards Convocation, held May 4 on campus in the Student Memorial Center.  More...

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