May 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New HCBI officers elected

The board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) kicked off its regular May meeting with the election of a slate of new officers Monday at the Huntingdon County Club. More...

Mu board members OK tentative budget

The Mount Union Area School District’s proposed 2014- 15 budget, which calls for a tax increase of 1.30 mills for Huntingdon County residents, garnered tentative approval Monday night in a 7-2 vote by the board. More...

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Local News

Cromwell Township Supervisor appointed to fill vacant seat

Daily News Staff Writer  Cromwell Township Supervisor Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch announced Friday evening the appointment of Martin Edgin as township supervisor. More...

Opinion Line will run tonight

As the result of a technical problem, The Daily News Opinion Line failed to record callers’ submissions Monday evening.  More...

Tussey board members award bids

Daily News Staff Writer  The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening awarded a number of bids for the 2014-15 school term and gave the go-ahead for the issuance of 88 diplomas for Tussey seniors who will gather for annual commencement exerci More...

General News

The common sense tax

It’s nothing new for Wall Street to work every possible angle so it can squeeze additional profits out of trades. More...

Happy times in hedge fund America

Pharrell Williams should be happy. The singer has had the world’s hottest pop single over the past six months. His “Happy” has been topping the charts everywhere, from the United States to Bulgaria.  More...

Close loopholes, fix potholes

America has an infrastructure crisis.  We see signs of it every day: We hit bone-jarring potholes as we drive. We face long detours as bridges are closed for emergency repairs. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rangers deal Habs another loss

MONTREAL (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and Martin St. More...

Indians dump Tigers 5-4

American League   CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley homered with two outs in the 10th inning off Al Alburquerque, giving the Cleveland Indians a 5-4 win over the drowsy Detroit Tigers on Monday night.  More...

Spurs rout Thunder 122-105

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were planning to attack the lane whether Oklahoma City big man Serge Ibaka was playing or not. The fact that the Thunder’s athletic defender was absent only made things easier for them.  More...

Chatter Box

One of those moments

There are some moments in life that are hard to beat. More...

Healthy Living

HOW MEN CAN NATURALLY BOOST TESTOSTERONE LEVELS

Testosterone plays a vital role in men’s health. A hormone that regulates the sex organs, testosterone also impacts metabolism and bone loss, and low testosterone can compromise men’s health. More...

HOW TO MANAGE BACK PAIN

Back pain can have a debilitating impact on those suffering from it. But even those who have endured back pain might be unaware of just how far-reaching and expensive it can be.   More...

DID YOU KNOW

According to the American Heart Association, relaxation that calms tension in the mind and body can be a great way for men and women to combat stress. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t tolerate such poor treatment from relatives

Dear Annie: Six years ago, I gave up my job to take care of my mother, while my siblings went off and had fun. After Mom passed, I still had the house to clean and laundry to do. I never asked for a dime. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 8:18 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 21, 2014:  More...

Woman accepts plea agreement

A Blairs Mills woman will never be allowed to operate or work in the dependent-person care field after she agreed to a plea agreement Monday morning at what was supposed to be the start of her two-day trial in Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas. More...

HASD prelim budget passed

During Monday night’s monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Area School Board, members unanimously approved the district’s preliminary general fund budget of $27,396,695. More...

Rockhill leaders talk levee, drainage issues

Recent heavy rain was the topic of discussion for Rockhill Borough Council during its monthly meeting Monday evening. More...

Tussey board members anticipate tax increase

Although no action was taken on real estate taxes, the Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening gave unanimous approval to a preliminary 2014-15 budget that’s expected to include an increase in the tax base. More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf looks to seal Democratic nod for governor

Associated Press  HARRISBURG (AP) — Millionaire businessman Tom Wolf was seeking to fend off a fiveterm congresswoman and two other rivals to capture the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania governor after nearly four months of folksy TV More...

Ex-Pennsylvania justice Melvin set for appeal

Associated Press  PITTSBURGH (AP) — Attorneys for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will ask a three-judge appeals panel to reverse her conviction, or at least part of her sentence, for using her state-paid staffers to he More...

Carbon monoxide to blame for deaths of three in fire

INDIANA (AP) — Carbon monoxide is to blame for the deaths of a couple and the woman’s 9-year-old daughter, who were found along with two dogs in the rear bedroom of a western Pennsylvania trailer home after an early morning fire, official More...

Local Sports

Barton throws no-hitter

Hornets top Blue Jays 3-0

Sports Writer  Juniata Valley opened the District 6-A playoffs in exciting fashion at home Monday against Conemaugh Valley. More...

Tussey Baseball seeded fifth; softball fourth

Assistant Sports Editor  The Tussey Mountain baseball team takes to the road, while the Titan softball squad faces a home test as the District Five baseball and softball playoffs get underway this week.  More...

No. 5 Rockets get past fourth-seeded Portage

A four-run third inning and another four runs in the top of the sixth helped pave the way for fifth-seeded Southern Huntingdon (15-5) to begin its postseason on the right foot Monday afternoon with a 9-5 District Six Class A quarterfinal victory at f More...

Editorial

Our plan for Letterkenny

Two weeks ago, I wrote about U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh’s plan to request additional rounds of military base closures through the Federal Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission program. More...

Rowing hard against the tide

How did your state mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling that gave women the right to keep Big Government out of their uteruses?  More...

People/Pastimes

Durance-Centi

Angela Centi and Erik Durance of Orlando, Florida, are pleased to announce their engagement. More...

Farine-Reed

Tricia Reed and Brandon Farine, both of Whitehall, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wade and Melinda Reed of Three Springs. More...

Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital hosts annual Children’s Health Fair

Annette Lloyd, left, and Connie Homolash offered a demonstration on preparation for a hospital visit to children assembled at the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Doctor K

Strengthening core improves balance, stability

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’d like to strengthen my core. Can you describe some exercises to start? Will I need any special equipment?  More...

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