March 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Vaccines important to children’s health

Kindergarten registrations are taking place at area schools throughout the county this month, and parents are required to give schools a list of vaccinations their children have had prior to registration.  Despite this fact, some area medical pr More...

Nutrient plans decide manure use guidelines

As spring gets underway, soon county residents will be smelling that all too familiar reminder of spring in Huntingdon County — manure. More...

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Police Log

Simple assault   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Rafael Camacho, 29, Mount Union, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for allegedly threatening a 43-yearold woman and 21-year-old male with a baseball bat and a pellet gun at 10 a.m. More...

Saxton Community Library

CareerLink will be at the library from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays for anyone who may need help with a resume or need assistance with finding a job or using the Career- Link website.  Story hour will continue at 6 p.m. More...

News of Yesteryear

Shusters announces $1 million grant

75 Years Ago  Dr. R.F. Beatty, in charge of the arrangements for the annual YMCA meeting at the First Methodist Church, has received 60 reservations of citizens who will attend the dinner to hear Dr. W.W. More...

General News

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can’t get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. More...

Millions of kids to test new education assessments

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s on the new Common Core-based exams? More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will have a clue.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kentucky ends Wichita State’s unbeaten run

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Mitchell leads South Carolina to first-round win

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament:

SEATTLE (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored 24 points, Alaina Coates added 13, and top-seeded South Carolina took a while to pull away from No. 16 seed Cal State Northridge in a 73-58 win on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  More...

Jack scores career-high 31 to lead Cavs

NEW YORK (AP) — Jarrett Jack scored a season-high 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers won 106-100 Sunday night to end the eight-game winning streak of the New York Knicks, who wasted a chance to pull within two games of a playoff spot.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is terribly hurtful

Dear Annie: Thirty-two years ago, my ex left me for another woman. He was verbally abusive and denigrated the children and me every chance he had. People did not realize what I went through during my marriage. More...

Hints from Heloise

Wrapping up germs?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUNDOFF, about wait staff and silverware:  More...

Special Sections

Penelec stations deemed crucial

The power has stayed on for homes and businesses in the Huntingdon area after rolling outages over a week ago.  More...

Blaze destroys Oneida Twp. dwelling

It took firefighters from seven volunteer fire companies over three hours to battle a structure fire which displaced an Oneida Township family at 3:08 a.m. Sunday morning.  More...

Literacy at the Lake

Raystown Lake Visitors Center manager Michelle McCall orchestrated a craft at the Literacy at the Lake event at the Huntingdon County Visitors Center Saturday. More...

State  Free Access 

River towns hit hard by rising flood rates in state

HARRISBURG (AP) — Jeff King had put his house in Wilkes Barre up for sale for $90,000 last year, put off by the city’s struggles with crime and the desire for a better school district for his four children, when he got a surprise: The pro More...

Frat seeks legal advice after member’s suicide

ALTOONA (AP) — The president and several members of a suspended Penn State-Altoona fraternity have sought legal advice after a former member’s family blamed an alleged hazing ritual for the young man’s suicide.  More...

Strip club job puts coaching position in jeopardy

HOLLIDAYSBURG (AP) — A popular assistant high school swimming coach who works as a bartender at a strip club could lose his job in a central Pennsylvania school district after someone lodged an anonymous complaint.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 24 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

Local Sports

Juniata downs Hunter to remain unbeaten

Men’s Tennis:

The Juniata College men’s tennis team got the rare opportunity to play at the U.S. More...

Jays spoil JC home opener with sweep

College Softball:

Elizabethtown College used big-run innings to top the Juniata College softball team Sunday afternoon in the Eagles’ Landmark Conference home opener. Juniata (3-13, 0-2) rallied late in game one before falling 14-5, then dropped game two 5-0. More...

Eagles sweep Marymount

No. 1 Juniata College men’s volleyball dominated Marymount University in a 3-0 (25- 17, 25-20, 25-19) win Saturday night in its second consecutive Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) match. More...

People/Pastimes

Stopping childhood diseases before they start

As a parent, you make deci- sions every day to keep your child safe and healthy, which include keeping your child upto date on vaccines to help protect against serious diseases.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaicee Leigh Swanger who turns 4 years old today Monday, March 24, 2014. Her very proud parents are Khi and Jessica Swanger of Mill Creek. More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 6:23 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 25, 2014:  More...

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