April 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Highway funding to expire this year

Daily News Staff Writer  The federal highway funding discussion continued Monday as the board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) met at the Huntingdon Country Club for the last time before the annual meeting and award More...

Importance of organ donation highlighted

Daily News Staff Writer  According to the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), 18 people die every day while on the waiting list for an organ transplant.  April is National Donate Life Month, making it a good time to learn the be More...

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Local News

BTC audit shared with council

Daily News Staff Writer  Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening reviewed a draft of its annual audit report from borough auditor Durwood “Woody” Bonsell.  More...

HCBI board hears partner reports

Daily News Staff Writer  Before concluding its monthly meeting Monday, the board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI), led by Jay Muir, thanked outgoing president Larry Burger for his two years of dedication.  More...

Council to discuss Broad Top road projects

Daily News Staff Writer  While interested in completing some type of summer road work projects, Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to proceed with caution and do its homework before spending borough tax dollars.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jack Ramsey dies

MIAMI (AP) — Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA championship before he became one of the NBA’s most respected broadcasters, died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89. More...

Two Tussey entries ousted

Two Tussey Mountain entries were able to earn one victory in the District Five singles tennis tournament at Bedford Monday afternoon, but neither was able to do more and advance to the next level.  John Clark won a 10-0 firstround decision over More...

Kings down Sharks 4-1 to even series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday night, rallying all the way back from an 0-3 series deficit to force a de More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

A responsibility to answer

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Choice is crystal clear

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Who will win the Republican nomination for the 81st District?  The choice is crystal clear, at least to me and should be to any student of American history.  More...

Passing on the torch

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Chatter Box

April is winding down

Well, this is it, the last column of April. Next week this time, we’ll be into another month — one month closer to summer.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sounds like he is set in his ways

Dear Annie: I have given the past 10 years to a man I love very much. “Cliff” wants to marry me, but I’ve turned him down. The problem is, he wants us to get married and each live in our own houses. More...

Horoscope

Horpscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus if born before 4:56 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 30, 2014:  More...

Rain could lead to area flooding

Daily News Staff Writer  Area residents may have started their commute to work amidst rain showers this morning, and thanks to a slow-moving storm system, those showers will persist through tomorrow.  More...

MUASD budget still in development

Daily News Staff Writer  With its own district spending plan still in development, the Mount Union Area School Board voted Monday night to table action on the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s proposed budget for 2014- 15.&n More...

Rockhill leaders to put equipment up for sale

Daily News Staff Writer  Rockhill Borough Council gathered Monday evening and voted to put some of the borough’s equipment up for bid at a later date.  More...

State  Free Access 

Challenge to Chesapeake cleanup tests EPA power

Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers More...

Judge reaffirms ruling against voter ID law

HARRISBURG (AP) — A state judge Monday reaffirmed his ruling that Pennsylvania’s embattled voter-identification law is unconstitutional.  Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley rejected the state’s motion to reinstate the la More...

OK to sell widow’s home over $6 bill, judge rules

BEAVER (AP) — A widow was given ample notice before her $280,000 house was sold at a tax auction three years ago over $6.30 in unpaid interest, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled.  The decision last week turned down Eileen Battisti’s req More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Hornets and Titans win; Rockets beaten

Mount Union 16, Glendale 2  The Mount Union baseball team combined some power with 17 walks to overpower Glendale 16-2 Monday afternoon in rainy Flinton.  The win allowed the Trojans to rebound from Friday’s loss to Hollidaysburg and More...

Trojans and Rockets are only area winners

By TERRY L. SNARE  Assistant Sports Editor  More...

Juniata ends season with 5-3 setback

On the final day of the 2014 season, the Juniata College baseball team suffered from a lateinning rally by the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg to fall 5-3 in a rain shortened game. The Eagles finished the season 9-31 overall.  More...

People/Pastimes

Arbor Day 2014 observed

Huntingdon Borough Council vice president Scott Shaffer, left, and Bill Bow of the state Bureau of Forestry display a flag representing Huntingdon Borough’s 26th Tree City USA Award at the annu More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaelynn Elizabeth Lemin who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Her proud parents are Matt and Brooke Lemin of James Creek. More...

Healthy Living

WHICH DOCTOR TO SEE AND WHEN

Women who split their health management among different doctors may not know which doctor to turn to when their health comes into question. More...

HOW TO MAKE PIZZA HEALTHIER

Pizza may have had humble beginnings, but today it is one of the most popular foods worldwide. More than .ve billion pizzas are sold across the globe each year, and pizza accounts for 10 percent of all food-service sales. More...

DID YOU KNOW

People frequently take human hair for granted, especially if they have it in abundance. While hair can help keep your head warm, there’s more to hair than what meets the eye. More...

Doctor K

Treat learning disabilities as early as possible

DEAR DOCTOR K: I think my son may have a learning disability. How can I tell if there really is a problem?  DEAR READER: Most kids have some difficulty in school at one time or another, and usually it’s nothing to worry about. More...

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