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TMSD considers finance concerns

With a June 30 deadline looming for passage of a fiscal budget, the Tussey Mountain School Board briefly touched on budget related matters during its monthly workshop session held in the high school Monday evening. More...

Mapleton pool to open for ’13 summer season

Mapleton Borough Council agreed Monday evening the community swimming pool will open for the 2013 swimming season, but not without a lot of community support. More...

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Walker Township Supervisors elect chairman

Two months after the resignation of one township supervisor and the appointment of another in April, the Walker Township Board of Supervisors opened its monthly meeting Monday night by reorganizing.  More...

MUMA members hear engineer reports

Engineering reports were given at the Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA) meeting Monday afternoon. The reports detailed the borough’s water and sewer updates as well as financial matters related to those issues.  More...

Police Log

DUI   BROAD TOP CITY BORO. — Thomas Spencer Jr., no age or address given, was arrested for driving under the influence by state police at Huntingdon at 10:52 p.m. April 27, on Broad Street near Railroad Avenue. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Bellamy Brothers to perform at county fair

75 Years Ago  Roosevelt’s $3,154,425,000 recovery bill went to the Senate carrying provisions for $100,000,000 more than when it entered the House. The House passed the measure.  More...

Local Sports

Four area clubs are entered

District Six Baseball Tournament:

While there are still regular season games to be played, area schools have no shot at winning any league titles.  More...

District Six Baseball

Here are the first round pairings for the District Six Baseball Tournament. Listings are in order of brackets with seeds in parentheses. All games will be played on the field of the higher seeded team, beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Rockets highest seeded area team

District Six Softball Tournament:

After competing in the Class AA bracket over the recent years, Southern Huntingdon is back in the Class A fold this spring and has earned the No. 2 seed and a home quarterfinal contest for the upcoming District Six playoffs.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

A great economic benefit  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Upcoming election

As I travel around Huntingdon County, I am pleased to see the plethora of signs advertising the possible election of so many candidates. Volume and variety are the spice of life.  More...

Middle Eastern rerun

Can you hear it? Conservatives are beating their war drums and banging their tambourines, trying to gin up support for U.S. More...

Chatter Box

An unpredictable spring

Spring has always been dubbed as an unpredictable season, but who knew we’d still be experiencing frost and below average temperatures as we approach the middle of May? More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

GREEN WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN   More...

HOW TO CREATE A WORKOUT THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU

Exercise is a great way to improve quality of life and reduce your risk of developing potentially life threatening health conditions and diseases. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Marriage requires communication

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been happily married for 15 years and recently decided to try an open-marriage lifestyle. We are doing this with full honesty and respect for each other. More...

Doctor K

Good posture is not just for looks

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have mild back pain. I sit at a desk all day and tend to slouch. My mother says that sitting up straight may help. Is she right?  DEAR READER: I hope it’s true. Otherwise, my mother (like yours) was wrong. More...

Borough garden honored by state

The Borough of Huntingdon received special recognition for its Gateway Garden at the intersection of Eighth and Penn streets last year. More...

Tax hike excluded in MUASD budget

For the first time in five years, the Mount Union Area School District has proposed a budget without calling for a tax increase. More...

Huntingdon board changes guidelines

During Monday night’s workshop meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board, middle school and high school representatives proposed possible changes to the guidelines outlined in the school handbooks.  Huntingdon Area Middle School assistan More...

Carnival fun

Families and friends gather in the midway Monday on the first night of the Mount Union Fire Co.’s annual carnival, which runs through Saturday, May 18. More...

State  Free Access 

Both sides condemn convicted abortion doctor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dr. Kermit Gosnell considered himself a pioneering inner-city doctor who helped desperate women get late-term abortions, but a Philadelphia jury called him a murderer who killed three babies after they were born alive.  More...

Four kids, two adults dead in fire on Mother’s Day

POTTSVILLE (AP) — Fire tore through a family’s eastern Pennsylvania home on Mother’s Day, authorities said, killing four young children, their father and another relative while their mother was across the street doing laundry at a f More...

Corbett aide can’t see Medicaid expansion in 2014

HARRISBURG (AP) — A top aide to Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 14   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...

Special Occasions

May 14, 2013   Happy birthday wishes go out to Scott Feagley of Huntingdon, who celebrates a birthday today, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Happy birthday, Scott!   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

US, Russia and Iran to wrestle

The governments of the United States and Russia can sometimes be at odds.  Americans and Iranians rarely see eye to eye on anything.  But the possibility of wrestling losing its Olympic spot has given these three often-divergent nations a c More...

Yankees and Indians split twinbill

CLEVELAND (AP) — Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 Monday for a doubleheader split.&n More...

Upton powers Braves to 10-1 win

PHOENIX (AP) — Justin Upton snapped a 14-game homerless drought and had four hits to help the Atlanta Braves rout the Diamondbacks 10-1 on Monday night in his return to Arizona.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bentley James who turned 1 year old Saturday, May 11, 2013. His proud mommy is Heather Stake. Bentley is the grandson of Nanny and Pappy Dawn and Bill Stake of Mount Union.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Alivia Catherine Irvin who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Her proud parents are Eric and Alysia Irvin of Calvin. Alivia has a little sister, Ellie. More...

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month committee members Lois Smucker and Sue Prough have selected the Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month for the month of May. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born before 3:38 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 15, 2013:  More...

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