March 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber policies reviewed

Daily News Staff Writer  The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce is halfway through its fiscal year and, according to reports, things are looking good.  During its monthly meeting Monday at the J.C. More...

Liberty Twp. residents needed for CCA grant

Daily News Staff Writer  The Liberty Township Supervisors learned Monday evening the Center for Community Action (CCA) has been awarded a $128,000 federal grant earmarked for assisting low or very-low income property owners with sewer and water More...

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World  Free Access 

Obama to push minimum wage Wednesday in Conn.

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General News

What you need to know about March health care deadline

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sick of hearing about the health care law? Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes. But now is the time to tune back in, before it’s too late. More...

Editorial

‘Do a little research (on facts)’

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Be aware of consumer increases

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I am writing to reach out to area residents who have Penelec.  I am sure many of you have heard on local television news that some Penelec customers have received a monthly bill two or three times higher More...

People/Pastimes

New board members installed at senior center

The Bricktown Senior Center board members were sworn in by Ann Harvey, deputy director of the Area Agency on Aging for Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties, prior to their February monthly meeting.  More...

Weller-Garman

Natalie Garman of Huntingdon and Matthew Weller of James Creek were united in marriage Sept. 21, 2013, at Zion’s United Church of Christ, Marklesburg. The Revs. James Patterson and Doug Satterlee presided over the 3 p.m. service.  More...

Increasing food safety knowledge offers many benefits

From understanding the role of antibiotics in animal and food production to implementing a safety strategy within your own home, a background on food safety is beneficial for every family.  More...

Doctor K

People prone to addiction may be wired differently

DEAR DOCTOR K: Is it true that some people are more vulnerable to addiction than others? Why?  More...

Special Sections

Rehab site now under new name

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Sewer project pushed back

Daily News Staff Writer  Cromwell Township Supervisors Lee Wilson, Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch announced Monday evening the start date for construction of a proposed sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas has been ext More...

A Fat Tuesday treat

Kimmy and Scott Jensen, owners of the Spruce Creek Bakery, decorate a king cake with the traditional purple, green and gold colors associated with Mardi Gras, which literally means “Fat Tuesday More...

State  Free Access 

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending Feb. 28

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Feb. 28.  House  More...

Op-Ed

Are schools worth investing in?

As mentioned in an earlier Op-Ed, the ’50s, ’80s, and 2000s witnessed educational programs initiated by politicians to address what was believed to be failings of public education. So, how bad have our schools really been?  More...

Justices decline to re-enter immigration debate

Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their appeals.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

LeBron scores career-best 61 against Bobcats

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored a career-high 61 points, breaking Glen Rice’s franchise record, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 124-107 on Monday night.  James made 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his firs More...

Advance tickets for PIAA games are available

Both the Huntingdon Area High School and Tussey Mountain High School athletic offices have announced advanced ticket sales for their respective PIAA girls’ basketball first-round games. More...

Juniata to host ECAC quarter against Alfred

Just over one week removed from the end of the regular season, the Juniata College men’s basketball team earned a bid to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Southwest tournament. More...

Chatter Box

Light at the end of the tunnel

A light at the end of the tunnel — that’s how I think about March. More...

Healthy Living

5 FOODS FOR THE OVER 50 CROWD

Men and women must alter their diets as they age. Portion sizes that young adults might have been able to get away must shrink when those same men and women enter their 30s. More...

SEPARATING EPILEPSY FACTS FROM MYTHS

Epilepsy affects some 50 million people around the world. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Life is full of stressful periods

Dear Annie: I’d give anything to be intimate with my wife, in any form. We’ve been married for 18 years. We have not made love in more than three. We also don’t hold hands, hug, kiss or cuddle. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 5, 2014:  More...

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