March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners honor local improvement

Four local businesses and organizations were recognized for their contributions to the community during the 2014 Huntingdon County Planning Commission’s annual meeting Wednesday night at the Huntingdon Country Club.  More...

‘Idol’ champ to perform at JC

A duo of headlining musicians, hip-hop artist Mike Posner and Kris Allen, winner of the eighth season of “American Idol,” will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon man charged with abusing child

A Huntingdon man was charged by Altoona City Police Wednesday for striking an infant while in his care at the apartment of the child’s mother located at 904 Fifth Ave., Altoona, between March 16-26.  More...

Police Log

DUI   BRADY TWP. — Jerry Scott, 40, Shirleysburg, has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol on Route 22 at 12:42 p.m. March 26.   More...

Huntingdon — Through the Years

It’s everyone’s responsibility

When I receive visitors from out of town, they often comment on the charm and beauty of historic Huntingdon — especially if it’s their first visit here. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Four to retire from MUASD

75 Years Ago  A total of $2,130 was raised in the Boy and Girl Scout fundraising campaign staged in Huntingdon, ending with the final workers supper held in St James Lutheran Church.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 27   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Glorioso is area’s top wrestler

Wrestling fans enjoyed a lot of great action this past season from the area schools. More...

Eagles’ Feiler is ECAC Player of Week

Junior Mark Feiler (Hempfield) has picked up another weekly honor. The outside hitter was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday. He helped the No. More...

Men’s Volleyball:

Juniata sweeps past Thiel

The Juniata College men’s volleyball team improved to 21-3 Wednesday night with its 3-0 sweep of Continental Volleyball Conference (CVC) rival Thiel College. The Eagles improved to 8-0 in the conference with the win.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bricktown Senior Center holds meeting

An informative presentation about the Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BB/BS) organization in Huntingdon County was given at the Bricktown Senior Center prior to the seniors’ March meeting.  Gail Clapper, executive director, gave an overall histo More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Nash Walter Coleman who turns 7 years old today, Thursday, March 27, 2014. He is the son of Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, N.Y., and the big brother of Elliott and Tanner. More...

Men’s Prayer Breakfast to be held

The Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship will hold a Lenten/ Easter observance at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 29, in the social room of the Allenport United Methodist Church, Allenport, Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some couples fall into a dysfunctional pattern

Dear Annie: My parents are both in their 80s and don’t get around well anymore. Dad has a history of verbal (sometimes physical) abuse, and Mom has always put up with it. More...

Doctor K

Daily aspirin offers protection against heart disease

DEAR DOCTOR K: What are the risks of taking a daily aspirin to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke? DEAR READER: I didn’t have to do much homework on this one, because I take a daily aspirin and already know the answer. More...

Special Sections

County Relays to be combined

After approximately a decade of having three Relay For Life events in Huntingdon County, organizers will join forces to plan one countywide Relay for Friday, May 16, through Saturday, May 17, at Detwiler Memorial Field in Huntingdon.  More...

Reimbursement cut may affect hospital

A recent survey conducted by The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania noted that hospital jobs, services and capital projects are at risk across the state.  More...

Employers find issue with Act 60

Of all the topics covered in state Sen. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Judge sends senator’s corruption charges to trial

ABINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania state prosecutors won a first step Wednesday in their corruption case against state Sen. More...

Suit filed over abduction from Philadelphia school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a kindergartener abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and found shivering and partially clothed at a playground the next day accused the school district of “reckless indifference” in a lawsuit f More...

Records: Penn State axed public praise for Paterno

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Newly released records show Penn State University planned to issue a statement honoring football coach Joe Paterno in the days after his death, then scrapped the idea amid the widening Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scan More...

World  Free Access 

Jet search cut short; new satellite spots objects

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Hints about the lost Malaysian jetliner piled up this mroning, but there was precious little chance to track them down. More...

Puppy-proofing? Protect your dog — and your home

We bought food bowls, borrowed a crate and dusted off baby gates. But soon after we adopted our 13-week-old puppy, we discovered the house really wasn’t ready.  More...

Santorum in Iowa: GOP still divided after RNC plan

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Elements of the Republican Party remain divided and distrustful of one another despite the yearlong effort by the Republican National Committee to unify competing factions, former Pennsylvania Sen. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Error gives Pirates 2-1 victory over Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Twins first baseman Joe Mauer’s error in the eighth inning led to two runs that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday.  More...

Verlander sharp in final spring training start

CLEARWATER, Fla. More...

Padres’ Headley, no contract

PEORIA, Ariz. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Spring Farms Livestock

The Spring Farms Livestock Club held its monthly meeting March 8 at the Outreach Center in Orbisonia. The meeting was called to order by club president Preston Rhodes. More...

Planners hope fair is lasting memory

Treasure the Memories is the theme for this year’s Huntingdon County Fair, which opens Sunday, Aug. 5.  More...

FFA members sponsor consignment sale

The Blue Juniata FFA Chapter at Juniata Valley High School held its annual consignment auction March 22 at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. Members helped to sell over $45,000 in equipment. More...

School News

Geneva College announces fall dean’s list

Geneva College is proud to present the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. The dean’s list is a roster of undergraduate students who have achieved high standing in their courses. More...

Share news about your student in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 28, 2014:  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Denny downer

Denny Hamlin should probably just skip Auto Club Speedway in the future. He’s had the worst luck at the 2-mile oval during the past two seasons.  Last year, Hamlin mixed it up with Joey Logano, crashed and suffered fractures in his back. More...

FONTANA REWIND

Camber? Grip? Yes, they were talking tires after the Fontana race

NASCAR Vice President of Competition Robin Pemberton addressed the media following Sunday’s Auto Club 400 about the problems Sprint Cup Series teams were having with the Goodyear tires at Fontana.   Were you concerned at all? More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

Aric Almirola vs. More...

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