May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB has contested races

Two out of three Mount Union Area School District regions are offering contested races for their respective voters to decide in next week’s spring primary election, Tuesday, May 21.  Current school board members Jane Wagner and Greg Dimoff More...

Local man restores EBT Pioneer Trail Bus

There may be only one form of public transportation in Huntingdon County today, but in the late 1920s and 30s, the East Broad Top Transit was formed and the Pioneer Trail Bus was responsible for serving residents in Orbisonia, Mount Union and Hunting More...

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Police Log

Shoplifting   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Borough Police arrested Angela Wagner and Timothy Kauffman, both of Mapleton, Wednesday afternoon for shoplifting at Little Hearts Big Hearts and Once Upon A Time resale stores. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Flood damage shutters community pool

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Chestnut Ridge gets past Titans 9-2

High School Softball:

The last time Tussey Mountain met Chestnut Ridge April 22 they were handed a 14-4 setback in New Paris. This time around against the Lions in Saxton, the Titans gave up six runs in the top of the seventh to lose 9-2.  More...

Sipes wins twice; five Titans going to states

District 5-AA Track Championship:

Tussey Mountain doubled up the area’s contingent that will be heading to the PIAA Class AA Track Championships at Shippensburg University next weekend.  More...

Walks, errors lead to 15-8 Bearcat loss

High School Baseball:

The Huntingdon baseball team finished its regular season at Wingate Wednesday afternoon — a team heading in the wrong direction going into the post season playoffs. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

The greatest generation  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Fighting the foodopoly

My new book is called “Foodopoly.” It’s about the corporate control of every aspect of our food system, from how what we eat is labeled to the pesticides we’re exposed to.  More...

License to kill

Regulations stink, right? Lots of politicians run on promises that they’ll get rid of them to make way for an economic boom.  Well, have you ever considered what our world would look like without regulations?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Huntingdon County Junior Livestock volunteers tag animals for fair

If Huntingdon County May 4 junior livestock tagging day was any indication, youth livestock exhibits will again make a strong showing at the 2013 Huntingdon County Fair Aug. 4-10.  More...

Blue Juniata members honored at annual banquet

The Blue Juniata FFA Chapter at Juniata Valley High School held its 65th annual Parent-Member Banquet May 9.  The evening started off with a dairy bar provided by the Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion and then members and guests enjoyed a great More...

Annie's Mailbox

This dog is in need of training

Dear Annie: I have an 8-month-old puppy, and I take her to a local dog park so she can run off leash and play with the other dogs, which she loves. More...

Doctor K

Get calcium from food sources

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a man in my 60s. I’ve been taking a calcium supplement to protect my bones, but I recently read that men shouldn’t take calcium supplements. Why not?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 17, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Dirt Fest draws mountain bikers

Dirt Rag magazine’s Dirt Fest is a weekend celebration revolving around all things mountain biking. More...

JVSD could raise tax rates

Juniata Valley School District residents could be looking at a tax increase in the coming year, according to preliminary budget reports.  During last week’s committee workshop meeting of the board, it was announced the district is currentl More...

Three Springs resident to lead watch program

Nearly a dozen interested individuals attended a meeting Wednesday evening to learn more about the creation of a neighborhood watch program in Three Springs Borough. The meeting was held in the social room of the Three Springs Baptist Church.  More...

State  Free Access 

Superintendent tapped as state education chief Health reform could affect Native Americans

HARRISBURG (AP) — The superintendent of a large suburban Harrisburg school district will be Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 16   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 

Reds run streak to five

MIAMI (AP) — Shin-Soo Choo hit two homers and four pitchers combined on an 11-hit shutout Wednesday night to help the Cincinnati Reds extend their winning streak to a season-best five games by beating Miami 4-0.  Choo hit solo homers in th More...

Ibanez haunts former team with two homers

NEW YORK (AP) — Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.  Ibanez’s slam came during a seven-run first More...

Grizzlies top Thunder and advance

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With their trademark grit-andgrind mentality, the Memphis Grizzlies are making history for a franchise with little prior postseason success.  More...

People/Pastimes

Auxiliary gala chairs chosen

Mark the calendar for Saturday, Nov. 9, for the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gabrielle Shannon Davignon who turns 10 years old today, Thursday, May 16, 2013. Her proud parents are Michael and Kathleen Davignon of Huntingdon. More...

Happy 90th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Dorothy (Whitesel) Kyle, center, who celebrates her 90th birthday today, Thursday, May 16, 2013. She is the widow of the late Cloyd Kyle Sr. More...

School News

HAHS graduate completes studies at LVC

Nearly 370 students graduated from Lebanon Valley College, Annville, May 11, including Alyssa Mitchell of Huntingdon.  Mitchell earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and French and was named to Who’s Who Among Students in Ameri More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

PLAYING HURT

Denny Hamlin continued an age-old NASCAR tradition by playing hurt in Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.  Hamlin, who is recovering from a fractured lower vertebra suffered in a crash at Texas Motor Speed More...

DARLINGTON REWIND

Kenseth wanted Southern 500 win

Matt Kenseth confessed he wanted to win the Bojangles’ Southern 500 more than any other race on the schedule. The two-time Daytona 500 champion is now one Brickyard 400 win away from completing the modern-day Cup Series career grand slam. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Can someone explain the Kurt Busch flirtation with the Indy 500 ?   More...

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