March 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI will be a Blueprint applicant

Daily News Staff Writer  Monday, the Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board of directors voted to become the applicant on behalf of Huntingdon County for the state’s Blueprint Communities program.  More...

Expo showcases area for prospective events

Those planning a big event will have plenty to celebrate as the fifth annual Raystown Wedding and Event Expo presented by Always a Party Rentals, and sponsored by the Rockhill Trolley Museum — Railways to Yesterday Inc., will be held from 1-4 p More...

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Seven young men charged with poaching

Daily News Staff Writer  Seven young men were expected to appear in Huntingdon County Central Court today for their roles in the illegal killing of two deer last October in two different areas of Huntingdon County.  More...

Area briefs

J.C. Blair to host health insurance workshop   More...

Police Log

Theft   BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lions tough to beat on their home floor

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Maggie Lucas is perpetually in motion, cupping her hands to her ears to inspire the home crowd, or flashing three fingers after another clutch bucket. More...

Trojans beat Altoona 6-4

Contributing Writer  On a cold, blustery afternoon in Mount Union, the Trojan softball team opened an early tworun lead on Altoona. More...

Games postponed

The return of very cold weather took its toll on the first Monday of the spring sports season as most of the events on the schedule were postponed.  Huntingdon’s Mountain League softball game at Bald Eagle has been rescheduled for Monday, More...

Chatter Box

Tales of spring and family

More signs of spring are arriving each day. Some are pretty and some, well, they don’t smell pretty, like this one shared by Lottie Burdick who lives on Piney Ridge in Juniata Township. More...

Healthy Living

SIMPLE WAYS TO STOP OVEREATING

Many people strive to adopt healthier lifestyles. A lifestyle that includes routine exercise and a healthy diet can vastly improve quality of life and reduce a person’s risk for various ailments.   More...

EXPLORING THE LINK BETWEEN TOBACCO AND CANCER

Tobacco and cancer have long been intertwined. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This sounds like high school

Dear Annie: I have played in a local poker league for 10 years and have built solid friendships with these people. Three years ago, a new crew joined our crowd. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 26, 2014:  More...

SHCHS students cited for sexting

Daily News Staff Writer  State police at Huntingdon charged 16 Southern Huntingdon County High School students, eight females and eight males between the ages of 13-15, with sending explicit photographs via cellphone and electronic devices March More...

MUASD calendar changes proposed

Daily News Staff Writer  Some additional changes to the Mount Union Area School District’s year-end schedule are under consideration following a school board workshop discussion Monday night.  More...

Broad Top Family Dollar opens Thursday

After several months of anticipation, the new Family Dollar Store under construction in Broad Top City Borough will open for business and will celebrate its grand opening Thursday, March 27. More...

State  Free Access 

Truckers worked together to get turnpike discounts

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — The allegation was listed on the fourth page of a judge’s order last month that dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike — that trucking companies had found a way t More...

Mom organizes prom for special needs son

FERNDALE (AP) — A western Pennsylvania mother’s effort to organize a prom for her son with special needs has turned into an event for other students in the same situation.  Carrie Boyer, of Ferndale, organized “Our Fairytale Pr More...

Feds: Inmate sent Obama threat to wrong address

Associated Press  PITTSBURGH (AP) — A convicted child molester was charged with sending a threatening letter to President Barack Obama — albeit to the wrong address.  More...

Editorial

Register Republican

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Let campaigning commence

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Thanking local physicians

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  In celebration of National Doctors’ Day, Sunday, March 30, we would like to publicly recognize and thank all local physicians for their skill and compassion in caring for the medical needs of individuals More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Logan Nicholas Smith who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. His proud parents are Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek. More...

Births

Allen Johnson and Emily Wible of Lewistown are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Jada Raquel Johnson, March 22, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Engaged to Wed

Farnum-McMulen Rick and Tracey McMullen of Shade Gap are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney McMullen, to Caine Farnum, son of Autumn Rinker of Cassville and Nathan Farnum More...

Hints from Heloise

Review lens options for cataract surgery

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m having cataract surgery in a few weeks. There are so many options for replacement lenses. More...

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