March 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Law project designed to aid victims

An open house at Huntingdon House Thursday night celebrated the opening of the Michael Ayers Law Project and welcomed project director Attorney Mark Nelms and paralegal Lauren Anderson.  The law project is funded through a grant and will offer s More...

Senator calls for education change

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey introduced two bills targeting early childhood education in a conference call with reporters this week.  More...

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Orbiter to explore dwarf planet Ceres

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is continuing its exploration of the final frontier with the placement of a new orbiter today.  Dawn, a NASA mission to explore Ceres, a dwarf planet as big across as Texas, will be arrivi More...

Brief session held in common pleas court

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas held a very brief session Thursday, during which a Duncansville man was sentenced for driving under the influence.  More...

Lunch and Learn to feature past, future of bicycling

Huntingdon’s 4 and More Cultural District partnership will hold its monthly Lunch and Learn from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Huntingdon County Historical Society Exhibit Gallery on the corner of Fourth and Allegheny streets.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hemlock council members celebrate Girl Scout Week

75 Years Ago  Authoritative quarters in Rome disclosed that the Holy Father has informed the Italian government that Vatican diplomats are at Italy’s disposal if needed in an effort to solve the Italo-British dispute.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 6 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Injury spoils rare early matchup

HERSHEY, (AP) — A matchup of returning state champions is a rare event at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Wrestling Championships. More...

Spring Training:

Pirates edged by Yanks; Astros handle Phillies

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

Golf Roundup:

Holmes leads by four; Ciganda joins leaders

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — J.B. More...

Press Club

JVES students bring history to life

Have you ever had a dream where you met a famous, historical figure? Or maybe you’ve thought about what it would be like to have that person tell you about their life. Juniata Valley’s sixth grade class made this dream a reality Feb. More...

SHCHS twirler to compete in Italy

Southern Huntingdon County High School student Bower Sarra has the extraordinary privilege of going to Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. In a world competition, Sarra will compete against other participants in a twirling event. More...

TM electronic device policy now enforced

Recently, the Tussey Mountain High School administration has reviewed its enforcement ban on all cellular devices being active during school hours. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Clearing out the toiletries   I travel for business and always take the half used shampoo, lotion, soaps, and conditioner home with me. My linen closet was overflowing with them, so I decided to use them up! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Speak to supervisor privately ANNIE

Dear Annie: I graduated from college two years ago and have been working at my present job since. I am one of two women out of 30 employees in our department.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 7, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Many unhappy with taxing plan

In his budget address Tuesday, Gov. More...

Employees prepare at shooter training

Representatives from area businesses and organizations Thursday learned what to do if a shooter enters their workplace or another public area.  More...

Wins one-year subscription

Mary Serotkin of Three Springs was the sixth and final winner of a free oneyear print subscription to The Daily News from a drawing Feb. 27. More...

State  Free Access 

More than 10 inches of snow hits southeast Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Snowfall accumulations exceeded 10 inches in parts of suburban Philadelphia on Thursday, as accidents closed highways in eastern Pennsylvania, flights and trains were canceled and the snow was sure to cause more problems Fri More...

Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.  More...

Colorful ‘body sculptor’ due back in murder trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.  More...

Local Sports

Three in quarterfinals

Two others still in consolations

Huntingdon County wrestlers are in good shape after day one at the PIAA state championships Thursday at The Giant Center in Hershey. More...

PIAA Class A Girls’ Basketball:

Tussey opens with Portage

After holding off Meyersdale last Saturday for the program’s seventh District Five title, Tussey Mountain begins pursuit of PIAA state gold Saturday afternoon when the Titans (22-3) travel back to the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Sports C More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

This winter, students at Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, welcomed American Sign Language instructor Penny Grubb, back row, center. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Keeping kids safe

Dear Readers: Many of you have young children or grandchildren, and that means you need to be on the lookout! More...

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