February 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Amtrak tops HCBI priorities

Transportation funding and a second Amtrak stop in the county continue to top Huntingdon County Business and Industry’s (HCBI) list of priorities.  More...

County Band Festival

Juniata Valley band director C.J. More...

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Local News

Free Friday event to be held at Natural Connection Wellness Center

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Natural Connection Wellness Center will be hosting a free Friday event from 7-9 p.m. Friday, March 7, at 313 Fourth St., in the downstairs yoga room. More...

Rockhill Trolley Museum returns train to service

The Rockhill Trolley Museum is happy to announce the return of its historic Electroliner/Liberty Liner streamlined train to operating condition.  More...

Broad Top community building changes hands

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening signed all necessary documentation for the borough to assume ownership of the Broad Top City community building from the Broad Top City Community Improvement Authority.  More...

World  Free Access 

Obama’s attorney general Americanized

Attorney General Eric Holder, long dutifully obedient to his boss’s vandalizing of the Constitution, now emerges as a vital opponent of one of the most damaging abuses in our history of the American definition of justice.  More...

An outbreak of sanity

Reports by presidential commissions are often like those statues that dominate public squares in Washington: massive in size, but opaque in origin and quickly obscured by a thick layer of grime.  But one commission presented a report last month More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orange hold on against Terps

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Up by 12 points with just under 6 minutes left, No. More...

Florida is newest No. 1 in men’s poll

The Florida Gators are taking their turn as the newest No. More...

Nebraska knocks off Penn State

LINCOLN, Neb. More...

Chatter Box

Through the eyes of a child

Sometimes, to appreciate things, you truly have to look through the eyes of a child. More...

Healthy Living

EXERCISE AND AGING ADDRESSING COMMON CONCERNS ABOUT EXERCISE AFTER 50

Exercise is an essential element of a healthy lifestyle. Including exercise in your daily routine can lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and exercise can even sharpen mental acuity, reduce anxiety and improve mood.  More...

DINING OUT STILL POSSIBLE EVEN IF YOU’RE ON A DIET

Dining out at a restaurant is a treat for many people, while for others it’s a way of life. On-the-go professionals often .nd that dining out is simply more convenient than cooking at home.  More...

DID YOU KNOW

Genetically modi.ed foods, or GMOs, have been a topic of heated conversation for the last several months. People have strong opinions on both sides of the GMO debate. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s time to have an honest conversation

Dear Annie: My wife of nearly 30 years and I are having some difficulties. Recently, she asked whether I wanted to go to Rome for a business conference. She thought we could see the sights afterward. More...

Special Sections

Polar vortex hits area once again

Huntingdon County residents who are calling Mother Nature some not-so-nice names may be able to add another one to the list — tease.  After folks enjoyed the warmer-than-average temperatures this past weekend, the dreaded polar vortex is g More...

JV awarded security grant

The Juniata Valley School District (JVSD) recently learned it was one of 110 schools in the state to receive a $25,000 grant to help bolster safety in public schools.  This grant, the Safe Schools Targeted Grant, is offered through the state Dep More...

MU board members postpone graduation

Mount Union Area High School’s Class of 2014 will graduate roughly one week later than originally scheduled as a result of a decision by the school board Monday night.  More...

State  Free Access 

Pa.’s foul-mouthed ex-chief discusses future

Associated Press  FRACKVILLE (AP) — A foul-mouthed former police chief whose incendiary videos on guns and liberals led to his suspension and departure said Monday his nascent reality TV show could feature a militiastyle group he started l More...

Democratic candidates eye ‘Delaware Loophole’

HARRISBURG (AP) — Despite GOP-backed legislation last year designed to put the issue to rest, closing the socalled “Delaware Loophole” is a popular issue on the campaign trail for Democrats running for governor in Pennsylvania.  More...

Urban students take their best shots at squash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sakora Miller remembers being puzzled when a group of strangers visited her gym class in tough west Philadelphia and offered to teach them a sport.  Everyone already knew how to play basketball, the most popular game in More...

General News

‘Who are you?’ Personality quizzes go viral

NEW YORK (AP) — For a compulsive online quiz-taker like Chrissy Noh, the temptation was too great to resist: “Which sandwich are you?”  More...

Operational diary posted online

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Naval War College released a trove of World War II information Monday by posting online the operational diary kept by the Pacific commander, Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, during the war against Japan.  More...

Editorial

A lot less hyperbole and bias

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Libraries play a significant role

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Everyone is welcome

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People/Pastimes

Three Springs seniors crown royalty

Members of the Three Springs Senior Center held their annual Valentine’s Day program with eight people participating.  More...

Share your gathering 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...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryan Hack who turned 9 years old, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. His proud parents are Chad and Abby Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Regular eye exams can catch diseases early

often should I have my eyes examined? What will the doctor check for during the exam?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 9:55 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014:  More...

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