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Tax hikes in governor’s first budget

Gov. More...

Porter supervisors talk trail connectivity

Valerie Burnett of Sunday Riders and Sunday Strollers made a presentation to Porter Township Supervisors at their monthly meeting Tuesday about the importance of connectivity of the Lower Trail and Canoe Creek State Park and how there needs to be mor More...

Local News

A Look Back

Difficulties of a pioneer editor, part VI

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946-1951. More...

Water plant recovering a year later

While many couples remember Valentine’s Day with sweet fondness, Six Mile Run husband and wife Ken and Vivian Foster would sooner forget the events of Feb. 14, 2014.  More...

Area briefs

JVSD sets kindergarten registration   More...

World  Free Access 

Ex-CIA chief may avoid prison for leaks

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Bombing victims arrive for start of Boston trial

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of victims of the Boston Marathon bombing settled into a courtroom Wednesday to watch Dzhokhar Tsarnaev go on trial for his life in the nation’s biggest terrorism trial since the Oklahoma City bombing nearly 20 years More...

Man killed by LAPD stole French identity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Months before he was fatally shot by police, a man walked the streets of Skid Row, keeping those he encountered in the dark about his past bank robbery conviction, his wanted probation status or even that the false name he li More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 4 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Wrestling:

Five area qualifiers going for the gold

The PIAA state championship meet is the goal of every wrestler and the time has come. Huntingdon County is sending five wrestlers to the final tournament of the season at The Giant Center in Hershey Thursday through Saturday.  More...

JC volleyball postponed

Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Juniata men’s volleyball CVC match with Thiel has been postponed. The match has been rescheduled for March 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Indoor Track & Field:

Eagles earn Landmark all-star honors

Saturday’s 2015 Landmark Indoor Championships wrapped up with the announcement of First and Second Team selections for the season. More...

People/Pastimes

Get creative with after school snacks

For teens and tweens, after school snacks can pose a bit of a problem. Many options are geared toward younger (and smaller) bellies, while others may pack too big a punch, affecting appetites for dinner. One deliciously satisfying solution? More...

Tips for overcoming baby ‘mythconceptions’

As a new parent, it’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed by conflicting information about the safest ways to care for the little one who completely relies on you. This is especially true when it comes to baby care products.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 5, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Winter weather brings ice, snow

A blast of winter weather arrived in the region Tuesday afternoon, creating hazardous, icy travel conditions and it’s not over yet, as an accumulation of snow is expected tonight.  More...

County’s leaders hear from visitor

The Huntingdon County Commissioners heard comments from Huntingdon Borough resident Anthony Bullett Tuesday.  Bullett shared that Feb. 27-28, Juniata College hosted the Pennsylvania Youth Action Conference. More...

Bread, milk and eggs are snowstorm musts

Anymore, not even a snowstorm can keep folks in their homes for more than a day or so, but that doesn’t keep them from hitting the store shelves to stock up on the necessities.  “Bread, milk, eggs and toilet paper,” said Brando More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

High court to rule on death penalty moratorium

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court said Tuesday it will rule on the legality of Gov. More...

Survivor testifies in trial about friends kicked into river

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tam Voong was not supposed to survive the night he was beaten, bound, stripped, stabbed in the neck and kicked into the Schuylkill River.  More...

Suspect jailed while awaiting trial for heroin-supply sales

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged with selling powder that dilutes heroin and tiny “stamp” bags used to package it for street sale must remain jailed until trial, after a federal judge agreed with prosecutors that he’ll keep sel More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Teenager serves as ‘boy’ judge in Civic Day program

75 Years Ago Harry T. More...

Business News

Clearfield Bank and Trust directors appoint president

The board of directors has appointed Michael Bibak as president of Clearfield Bank and Trust Co. Bibak is a senior level banking professional with 26 years of diverse banking experience. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Feb. 23, 2015  John J. Kirch, John S. Kirch and Diane J. Kirch, grantors, to Donald L. Rockwell and Linda F. Rockwell, property in Todd Township, $39,500.  Thomas E. Walters and Melanie A. Walters, grantors, to Kenneth R. Hammon Sr. More...

Around The Broad Top

Music has evolved, but the spirit of Buddy Holly lives on

Fifty-six years after his tragic death in a single-engine airplane crash just outside of Clear Lake, Iowa, on Feb. 3, 1959, Rock ’n’ Roll music legend Buddy Holly continues to impact the musical tastes of young and old.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Pairings

First-round pairings for the PIAA Class AA wrestling championships Thursday at the Giant Center in Hershey. Wrestlers’ names are followed by school, regional finish, grade and record. More...

Eleven champs return, two after third titles

HERSHEY, Pa. More...

Pirates edge Jays 8-7 in opener

DUNEDIN, Fla. More...

School News

Local IUP students named to fall 2014 dean’s list

The following students from Huntingdon County have been named to the fall 2014 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point a More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are ways to compromise

Dear Annie: My husband and I are recently retired teachers who have been able to travel extensively because we budgeted well. I have motion sickness and other health issues that make traveling unpleasant. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A shell problem

Dear Heloise: I often purchase the FROZEN PIE SHELLS to bake pies, and I have difficulty removing slices from the pan after they are baked; the pie crust is always stuck. More...

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