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Planners fight DEP changes

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission discussed a proposal by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) during its Thursday night meeting that could make it significantly harder for people near certain streams to add new septic syste More...

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Diggin’ The Past Archaeology Day Camp at Greenwood Furnace State Park

JACKSON TWP. — Greenwood Furnace State Park is again offering a unique opportunity for the public to participate in a real archaeological dig. More...

Attention all bingo players

Please bring your bingo card with both game pieces completely filled to The Daily News office by 5 p.m. More...

Area brief

Broad Top Community Center to hold annual ride

BROAD TOP — The Broad Top Community Center will hold its annual motorcycle ride Sunday, June 2. Registration will be held from 9:30-11:45 a.m. and participants will ride 100 miles through central Pennsylvania.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 18   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, May 19   More...

Local Sports

SSGC set for 40th anniversary

The Standing Stone Golf Club will celebrate is 40th anniversary beginning tomorrow, Sunday, May 19, and running through Saturday, May 25. The idea the facility has been around that long, kindles a lot of memories.  More...

Curve ride Sadler’s arm to 2-1 win over Squirrels

Casey Sadler’s comfort away from home continued on Friday night with the right hander spinning seven scoreless innings to lead the Curve by the Richmond Flying Squirrels, 2-1, in the first game of Altoona’s seven-game road trip. More...

Park’s top Royals in City action

Park’s and Royals faced off to finish the opening week of Huntingdon City League action Friday. More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs Senior Center celebrates Mother’s Day

Three Springs Senior Center hosted its annual Mother’s Day program May 7.  Several special readings were shared with the participants. They also tested their knowledge of baby animals with a matching game. More...

Happy Anniversary

Area couple celebrates 45 years of marriage

Richard and Betty (Lightner) Roland of Petersburg mark 45 years of marriage tomorrow, Sunday, May 19, 2013.  They were united in marriage at the Mooresville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Hess in 1968.  More...

Special Occasions

May 18, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Cindy Schmidt of Saltillo who celebrates her birthday today, Saturday, May 18, 2013. Happy birthday, Cindy! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Talk to a lawyer

Dear Annie: I’ve been married to “Ned” for 25 years, and each year it seems to get worse. When we married, he told me I could do whatever I wanted with the house, but he never said I’d be the one paying. More...

Doctor K

Many forms of vasculitis can be treated successfully

DEAR DOCTOR K: My father recently saw his doctor, complaining of fever, fatigue, joint pain and rashes. His doctor suspects vasculitis. What is vasculitis? How is it diagnosed and treated?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus if born before 2:10 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Gemini. The Moon is in Virgo if born before 10:07 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 20, 2013:  More...

Former lawyer gets state term

Former Huntingdon attorney John “Rusty” Gates, 69, will spend the next 45 months to 12 years in a state correctional facility after being sentenced in Huntingdon County Court Friday morning on eight counts of theft by failure to make requ More...

JC’s first lady continues building community ties

Editor’s note: The following story is being published courtesy of Juniata College and was included as part of the 2013 fall/winter edition of Juniata Magazine. More...

TMSb Area 3 seat on ballot County Relays kick off to fight cancer

Only one race for school board director will have the electorate’s attention in the Tussey Mountain School District when they head to the polls Tuesday, May 21. More...

State  Free Access 

Kane says she opposes pot legalization

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane told a gathering of newspaper editors Friday that she opposes legislation to legalize marijuana because users often move on to harder drugs.  “It’s a gateway drug,&r More...

Moody’s says recent Penn State actions are positive

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service says recent changes to the Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees are a “credit positive.”  More...

General News

Jordan finally front and center in ‘Fruitvale’

CANNES, France (AP) — Before “Fruitvale Station,” Michael B. More...

Retiring Juniata president named head of American Academic Leadership Institute

Thomas R.  More...

Juneteenth committee plans local celebration

The third Annual Huntingdon County Juneteenth Celebration will take place Sunday, June 23, at Portstown Park from 1-6 p.m., according to the Huntingdon County Juneteenth Celebration Committee.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Korda has lead over Webb at Mobile Bay

MOBILE, Ala. More...

Crosby hat trick puts Pens up 2-0 on Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had his second career playoff hat trick and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.  Brenden Morrow added his first playo More...

Stoudamire returning to Arizona

Damon Stoudamire was one of most popular players in Arizona history, an electrifying, high-scoring guard with a cool nickname.  Now Mighty Mouse is headed back to the desert.  Stoudamire was hired as an assistant coach under Sean Miller on More...

Religion News

Vatican re-enters art world with Venice Biennale

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of t More...

Mother’s Day service and banquet held

During the May 12 service, the Rev. More...

Preschool complaint settled

HELENA, Mont. More...

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