April 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber qualifies for national award

Daily News Staff Writer  Monday, the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors held its monthly meeting at the J.C. Blair Hospital Education Center.  More...

Cromwell sewer project to begin

Daily News Staff Writer  Cromwell Township Supervisors Buzz Gutshall, Lee Wilson and chairman Barry Welch Monday night signed what they hope will be the last remaining documents to get the proposed community sewage system for Pogue and Pine Tree More...

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JVHS graduate dies in Hawaii

Daily News Staff Writer  Faculty, staff and students at Juniata Valley High School are mourning the loss of 19-year-old Class of 2013 alum Gregory Spillman, who died April 5 in Hawaii, where he was serving in the United States Navy.  More...

Shirleysburg Borough bids opened

Daily News Staff Writer  In a brief meeting, the Shirleysburg Borough Council discussed the future of the borough’s liquid fuels money and opened bids for mowing Monday night.  More...

Track maintenance causes slow moving trains

Daily News Staff Writer  Maintenance work on railroad tracks in the Huntingdon is being blamed for some slow moving trains Monday afternoon.  “We had a track maintenance crew working in the area,” Norfolk Southern public relati More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Napier lifts UConn to national title

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away.  The guys who stuck around at UConn ended up with the last laugh and a pretty good prize to go with it: The national title.  More...

Napier is named MOP

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut’s exclusive club of elite guards welcomed a new member Monday night.  Amid a rain of confetti, Shabazz Napier basked in the celebration on the court after being named the Most Outstanding Player of More...

Kentucky wilted at free throw line

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Another team coached by John Calipari was done in at the free throw line.  That harmless strip of paint just 15 feet from the basket.  More...

Chatter Box

Spring activities

There are some strange ways folks can tell it’s spring, but here at The Daily News, we know it’s spring when the calendar starts filling up. More...

Healthy Living

STRENGTH TRAINING T IPS FOR WOMEN

Many women might be surprised to know that strength training can be just as bene.cial to the fairer sex as it can be to men.  More...

EXPLORING THE AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF READING

It can be hard for some people to pick up a book when there are so many distractions at the ready. But while books might not be as .ashy as the latest must-have gadget, they can provide bene.ts that might surprise even the most avid readers.   More...

DID YOU KNOW

Though vaccines are usually associated with childhood or foreign travel, older adults may need certain vaccinations as they age. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stop being a bystander ANNIE

Dear Annie: My mother is approaching 80, and after raising three of us, she is in declining health. My brother and sister live near Mom, but I couldn’t handle big-city life, so after I married, we moved to my wife’s hometown. More...

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Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 9, 2014: This year you are unusually creative and intuitive. You find solutions quickly and without much worry. More...

Court removes candidate

Challenger for 81st District will not appear on ballot

Daily News Staff Writer  The primary election in Huntingdon County has officially lost a candidate.  Richard Irvin, challenger for the Republican nomination for the state House of Represent atives 81st Dist rict, heard from a Commonw ealth More...

Saxton, Liberty Township police join

Daily News Staff Writer  The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening unanimously approved an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with neighboring Saxton Borough Council which will permit borough police to provide law enforcement services More...

Water regulations add expenses

Daily News Staff Writer  The federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new environmental regulations, known as the Clean Water Act, will result in new regulations for many of the country’s rivers, streams and other waterways.&n More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett approves millions to fight child abuse

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Uninsured at ‘breaking point’

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No talks scheduled in Philly transit negotiations

Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Buses, subways and trolleys were running Monday in the Philadelphia area despite the midnight expiration of a workers contract, and transit agency officials said they were waiting for the union’s More...

General News

Experts decode germs’ DNA to fight food poisoning

AP Medical Writer  WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are you’ve heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings?  More...

Editorial

On behalf of the American working class

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Quality education is in jeopardy

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People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria

Members of Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria, front row, from the left, Dalton Dick, Lewis Porter and Dale Kensinger, with scoutmaster Robert Porter, back, volunteered their time recently to maintain wa More...

Engaged to Wed

Nicole Yoder of Blairs Mills and Zachary Wright of Duncannon are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Calvin and Ella Mae Plank of Blairs Mills and Jay Yoder of Allensville. She is  More...

Creating your household budget

Stretching every dollar is a reality for many families. More...

Doctor K

Protect skin to prevent future damage

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my 60s and already have a lot of wrinkles. What can a dermatologist do for me that will make a difference but not be hugely expensive?  More...

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