May 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASD hints at no tax hike

The Mount Union Area School District took the next step in the budgeting process Monday night by giving tentative approval to its 2013-14 spending plan which anticipates $19 million in expenditures.  More...

Envirothon kicks off on JC campus today

Approximately 330 students representing 66 counties, including one local group of students from Huntingdon Area High School, will participate in the 29th state Envirothon today and tomorrow at Juniata College. More...

Local News

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   WARRIORS MARK TWP. More...

Area briefs

Warriors Mark Township supervisors discuss EMC   WARRIORS MARK TWP. More...

World  Free Access 

Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. More...

Former IRS commissioner heads to Hill amid scandal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are getting their first chance to question the former head of the Internal Revenue Service, the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.  Some of the questions on Tuesday wi More...

Jersey shore readies for first post-Sandy summer

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Visitors to the Jersey shore this weekend will find many of their favorite beaches and boardwalks ready for summer, thanks to a massive rebuilding effort after Superstorm Sandy.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees win 6-4 in 10

BALTIMORE (AP) — Vernon Wells doubled in the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees hit four solo homers in a 6-4 victory over the Orioles on Monday night, extending Baltimore’s losing streak to six games.  More...

Kershaw three-hits Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April 24, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.&n More...

Wings beat Blackhawks

DETROIT (AP) — The young Detroit Red Wings have made the mighty Chicago Blackhawks look vulnerable, beating them two straight times to gain an advantage in their last playoff matchup as Western Conference rivals.  More...

People/Pastimes

Summer beauty tips from an expert

Whether your summer plans include an exotic trip or simply enjoying sunny days with friends, it’s the perfect time to add a little fun into your beauty routine. More...

Engaged to Wed

Jefferson-Noel

Terri Noel of Tyrone and Frederick Jefferson of Clinton, Md., and formerly of Mount Union, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of James and Susan Noel of Tyrone.  Her fiancé is the son of John Trice of M More...

Engaged to Wed

Hetrick-Grager

Micha and Dawn Grager of Mill Creek are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Annette Grager, to Jacob Hetrick, the son of Gerald and Tami Hetrick of Hesston.  The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School and More...

Healthy Living

GET THE FACTS ON MIGRAINE HEADACHES

Headaches are a common response to stress, but migraine headaches are a type of headache that seem to be a unique breed. Migraines cause signi.cant pain and are often accompanied by other symptoms that make them particularly bothersome.   More...

DID YOU KNOW

Though not necessarily common, migraine headaches can affect children as well as adults. More...

SUGAR NOT SO SWEET FOR YOUR HEALTH

Men and women often joke about needing their daily “sugar .x.” But the American Heart Association notes that the average American is consuming nearly twice the amount of sugar he or she should be, a mistake that could be jeopardizing suga More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask yourself what you want out of this marriage ANNIE

Dear Annie: I feel betrayed by my husband, and he doesn’t seem to see the problem.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra if born before 1:55 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 22, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

HCBI continues Rt. 22 dialogue

In an effort to keep the Route 22 improvement and expansion conversation at the top of local business leaders’ and legislators’ priority list, Huntingdon County Business and Industry and the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce are partn More...

HASB OKs prelim budget

During Monday night’s meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board, members voted to approve the preliminary budget for the 2013-2014 school year. The final budget is set to be approved at June’s meeting. More...

Tussey’s board reviews dismal allocations

Tussey Mountain School Board members briefly reviewed a dismal preliminary budget for 2013-14 during their regular monthly session Monday evening in the district administrative suite and passed a resolution supporting state legislation that would hel More...

State  Free Access 

Federal judge weighs fate of Corbett suit vs. NCAA

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Primary will settle municipal, judicial races

HARRISBURG (AP) — Nomination battles for mayor in several Pennsylvania cities and an open seat on a state appellate court are expected to be settled in a statewide primary.  More...

N.Y. cigarette tax probes called weak, sloppy

ALBANY, N.Y. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

McConnellstown Church of the Nazarene dedicated

75 Years Ago  Three services marking the dedication of the Church of the Nazarene at McConnellstown will be held May 22. Pastor of the McConnellstown church is Rev. H.B. Huffman.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 21   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...

Local Sports

Bearcats and Trojans win; Hornets shut out

District Six Baseball Quarterfinals:

Huntingdon 5, Bellefonte 4   Huntingdon went to Bellefonte Monday for its District 6-AAA quarterfinal contest and showed exactly why they play the games. More...

Bearcats romp; Rockets survive; Trojans beaten

District Six Softball Quarterfinals:

Huntingdon 13, Richland 7   The Huntingdon softball team has been making its rounds through the western half of District Six and the Bearcats have been taking names at each stop.  More...

Reading tops Curve 6-3

A pair of home runs by the Curve offense was not enough to get by the Reading Fightin Phils in a 6-3 loss Monday night at First Energy Stadium. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Protect your soul  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Beware of enemy who can damage or take away your soul. The consumption of alcohol, recreational drugs and abusive literature and language.   More...

Op-Ed

Right to life v. Right to choose

The recent conviction of Dr. Kermit Gosnell and his agreement to serve a sentence of life imprisonment raises interesting and critical issues involving both the abortion issue, and our constitutional right to be free of government intervention. More...

Threat of attack is still very real

It has been nearly two decades since terrorists trained in Perry County to detonate a bomb at the World Trade Center in 1993. The bomb would kill six people and injure more than 1,000.  More...

Chatter Box

Exercise your right to vote

If you do nothing else today, get out and vote. While some folks may think a municipal election is less important than those with much larger races, I beg to differ. More...

Doctor K

Narcolepsy could explain sudden bouts of sleep

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 40 years old and in good health. But lately I’ve been falling asleep suddenly during the day. What could be causing this?  DEAR READER: I hope it’s not from reading my column. More...

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