March 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

HASD leader poses capital project idea

Huntingdon Area School District superintendent Fred Foster is preparing a campaign in which members of the community, the district’s Education Foundation and sports booster clubs will have an opportunity to take part.  Foster presented his More...

Unclaimed property listed in today’s TDN

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Local News

Children and youth employees to attend conference

Daily News Staff Writer  Two members of Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services have been approved to attend a conference in Pittsburgh titled “Basic Forensic Interviewing in Cases of Child Sexual Abuse” Thursday, April 10, and More...

Correction

In the March 17 edition of The Daily News, additional information was incorrectly reported on a vehicle-pedestrian accident in Orbisonia Borough. More...

Most Adorable Pet contest deadline approaching

Daily News Staff Writer  The deadline for The Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest is fast approaching and entries are sought to determine which local critter is the cutest.  Each entry is $10 and pets must be registered by Friday, March 21 More...

General News

New uncertainty about missing Malaysian plane

Associated Press  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems wer More...

Search for lost jet tests China, US capabilities

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US lags as commercial drones take off around globe

Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. More...

Editorial

Newton Campbell Taylor

Newton Campbell Taylor was the first member of the Huntingdon County Bar Association I met when I traveled to Huntingdon to interview for a job with what was then known as Keystone Legal Services. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending March 14

Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 14.  House  More...

Striking for the public university

Earlier this year, hundreds of faculty members at the University of Illinois-Chicago canceled their classes and went on strike. More...

Chatter Box

Readers share signs of spring

People have been talking about it for months, but finally we’re within a week of spring. The days are already getting longer, but before long, the grass will be green, vegetation will be lush and warm weather will be here to stay.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Try to re-establish a relationship ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I are seriously concerned about my 19-year-old sister-inlaw, “Veronica.” She came to stay with us a few months ago because she was having a hard time at my mother-in-law’s house. More...

Doctor K

Helpful steps for family and friends of addicts

DEAR DOCTOR K: My brother is addicted to alcohol. How can I help him overcome his addiction?  DEAR READER: It is so hard to watch a loved one suffer. And addiction surely causes suffering. More...

Old building, new life

Business owner purchases former National Guard Armory

Daily News Staff Writer  A former United States Marine and local business owner has purchased the former National Guard Armory located on Standing Stone Avenue in Huntingdon Borough.  More...

Parts of Huntingdon wall dismantled

Motorists driving along Warm Springs Avenue will notice some portions of the stone wall missing after Huntingdon Borough crews tore down two different sections Monday that engineers deemed unsafe.  More...

Daffodil Days

Clockwise from the left, Nate Anderson, Connie Homolash, Jeremy Snare and Diane Snare separate daffodil orders at Raystown Beverage in preparation for Daffodil Days, a local tradition formerly organi More...

State  Free Access 

Biden comes to state for St. Patrick’s Day

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AG says about eight took $20k in legislative probe

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — About eight people accepted a total of more than $20,000 during an election law, bribery and ethics investigation aimed at black state lawmakers from Philadelphia that has since been abandoned by state p More...

Ex-Pa. liquor officials cited in ethics probe

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — Three former top officials at the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board must pay the state thousands of dollars for various gifts, such as dinners and golf trips, they accepted from alcohol marketers and oth More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

UConn, Notre Dame are among top seeds

AP Basketball Writer  Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies have run through their opponents all season.  Few teams have been able to challenge the Hall of Fame coach and the Huskies, who have gone 34-0 while winning by an average of 36 point More...

Some top seeds may have to travel

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA’s drive to boost attendance for its women’s tournament could force three No. 1 seeds to go on the road and beat lower-seeded teams on their home floor to advance.  More...

Fill out brackets, get ready for a wild ride

AP Basketball Writer  College basketball fans, start your brackets.  March Madness kicks into high gear this week with the start of the NCAA tournament, the time hoop heads circle the calendar like it’s Christmas.  More...

People/Pastimes

JV seniors hold membership meeting

The Juniata Valley Senior Citizens Inc. board of directors and membership meeting was held Feb. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eve Marie McCrum who celebrates her 6th birthday today, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Her proud parents are Tim and Krista McCrum of Alexandria. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

Healthy Living

COMMON WORKOUT MISTAKES

Those already a few months into their New Year’s resolution to get .t may .nd that all the effort at the gym is not paying off as they had expected. More...

THE L INK BE TWE EN DIABE T ES AND DENTAL HEALTH

Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health. In addition to preventing dental caries and removing tartar that contributes to gum disease, dental checkups can alert patients to other potential health problems. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Found in rock, soil, water, natural gas, and some building materials, radon is a radioactive gas. Exposure to radon can cause cancer. Radon can seep in through the foundation of a home or building built on radon-contaminated soil.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra if born before 5:13 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 19, 2014:  More...

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