April 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

BMA responds to hospital assertions

After The Daily News reported Wednesday that Blair Medical Associates (BMA) specialists currently located in J.C. Blair Hospital would be moving to a location in Smithf ield Township, BMA officials have confirmed the news.  More...

Chiropractor joins rehab center staff

In an effort to provide the community with the services that are most needed since it officially opened in March, the J.C. Blair Therapy and Wellness center officially has a new doctor in its ranks to do just that.  More...

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Local News

Morris supervisors discuss maintenance costs

It was a light agenda for the board of supervisors at Morris Township during its regular meeting Thursday night.  Secretary Pauline Burkey pointed out to supervisors that some of the expenses due to winter maintenance were higher than the previo More...

Area brief

Free Friday event to be held at Natural Connection Wellness Center   HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Natural Connection Wellness Center is having a free Friday presentation from 7-9 p.m. More...

Police Log

Selling drugs   CROMWELL TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a student allegedly attempted to sell Adderall pills on a school bus in the Southern Huntingdon County School District between 2:45 p.m. March 25 and 3:30 p.m. March 26. More...

World  Free Access 

Artifacts to receive new display in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the most iconic artifacts of aviation and space history will be getting an updated display for the 21st century, with the Apollo moon landing as the centerpiece.  More...

A healthy take on unhealthy Scotch eggs

Frankly, it’s hard to produce a healthy rendering of a Scotch egg. But we decided to give it a go, because these delicious little calorie bombs are just too tempting.  More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Hornets blank Knights

Amidst some light rain, Juniata Valley made short work of visiting Moshannon Valley on the diamond Thursday. More...

High School Softball:

Blue Devils hand Trojans 16-6 loss

For the first four innings, it was a very close ball game for two unbeaten Inter-County Conference North teams until the top of the fourth inning when Bellwood-Antis started to pound the ball around and open a threerun lead. More...

Hornets roll past Damsels for 1st win

Juniata Valley’s Laura Carper struck out four, walked three and tossed a one-hitter Thursday afternoon in Houtzdale as the Green Hornets finally got its offense and defense on track with a 17-1 Inter-County Conference North Division victory in More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Lexus Marie Woodring who turns 15 years old today, Friday, April 4, 2014. She is the daughter of David and Angela Woodring of Petersburg. More...

‘Eggs-plaining’ what terms mean

Various terms are used on egg cartons or referenced in the news regarding how egg-laying hens are housed. More...

Births

Gregory Strunk and Jennifer Snavely of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Finley Brae Strunk, at 3:50 a.m. March 31, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Finley weighed 7 pounds, 1.75 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length. More...

School News

HACC announces fall 2013 dean’s list

HACC, central Pennsylvania’s community college, announced the names of 1,371 full-time students on the fall 2013 dean’s list who attend HACC’s campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, York or through online classes.&n More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Super hand cleaner   I was splitting firewood and got pitch on my hands. Usually I use hand cleaner, which doesn’t work very well. Today I decided to try rubbing alcohol. It worked great.  Repelling gnats   More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Coupon calculations

Dear Readers: Who doesn’t love saving money with COUPONS? They can be a great way to help reduce your grocery bills, but sometimes it can cost more to use coupons. Here are some hints to help you make the most of them:  More...

Special Sections

Teens involved in sexting crime

After just attending an assembly on the dangers of sexting Thursday, two 16-yearold female students at the Southern Huntingdon County High School are expected to be charged today with sending explicit photos of themselves to other students via cellph More...

MUASD calendar changes rejected

After arranging and rearranging dates to come up with an end-of-year plan that compensates for instruction days claimed by winter weather, it appears the Mount Union Area School Board will have to retract its most recent calendar amendment after lear More...

TDN most adorable pet photos published today

Whether their name is Fido, Fluffy, Feathers or Fin, 67 local pets are vying for the title, “Most Adorable Pet.”  Photos of the contestants appear on Pages 15-16 of today’s edition of The Daily News, and animal lovers are encou More...

State  Free Access 

Brother on life support in bathtub drowning

MCCANDLESS (AP) — The 6-year-old brother of a boy who drowned in a bathtub has no brain activity and is on life support, according to the prosecutor’s office that says their mother caused the injuries by sitting on them.  More...

Pennsylvania finalizes 2014 transit projects

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Corbett administration issued a final list Thursday of highway, bridge and mass transit improvement projects to begin this year as a result of the landmark transportation funding bill the governor signed in November, with More...

Chambersburg woman sentenced in abuse of boy

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — A central Pennsylvania woman convicted of abuse that left her 4-year-old stepson with a traumatic brain injury has been sentenced to nine to 20 years in prison.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire damages Saltillo home

75 Years Ago  Grand Chancellor W.L. Gussman of Carlisle will be present at the regular meeting of Blue Cross Lodge, Knights of Pythias, April 5, in the Castle Hall. During the session, the rank of esquire will be conferred upon five pages.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 4   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NIT Men’s Championship:

Gophers edge SMU 65-63

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden.  “Richard, get up there!” yelled his famous father, Rick, the Hall of Fame coach at Louisv More...

Mary Wilson taking over

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Wilson is taking over as the Buffalo Bills’ controlling owner after the death last week of her husband, Ralph Wilson.  Ralph Wilson was the founder and only owner of the franchise. More...

Sharks overcome early deficit to beat Kings

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture scored second-period goals and the San Jose Sharks clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs by beating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

HCCTC student earns scholarships

A lot of hard work goes a long way. More...

Hornets hear Holocaust history

Although it has been almost 70 years since the atrocities of the Holocaust were stopped, those who survived still live with the pain they endured during this time. More...

Grandparents’ Day observed at CCA

There are many reasons to love our grandparents. Everyone enjoys grandma’s loving hugs, grandpa’s exciting stories and quite often grandma spoils us with a few too many cookies.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

See a counselor or an attorney

Dear Annie: In the past four years, my wife has become friendly with a male co-worker. The two of them phone each other often and send an enormous number of text messages, often more than 100 a week. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:40 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 5, 2014:  More...

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