March 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Senator pushes for CHIP extension

In a conference call Thursday, United States Sen. Robert Casey Jr. pushed for legislation to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which is set to expire in September if legislative action isn’t taken.  More...

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Juniata Valley Band Boosters presents ‘Music Showcase’   More...

Correction

A story published in the March 12 edition of The Daily News about staffing additions in the Juniata Valley School District stated the cost to hire a social worker for kindergarten through 12th grade is $68,841. More...

Huntingdon man facing sex abuse charges

A Huntingdon man is facing charges that he sexually abused a child.  More...

World  Free Access 

Let it go! Disney announces plans for ‘Frozen’ sequel

NEW YORK (AP) — Let it go (on)! The Walt Disney Co. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Three Springs bank construction underway

75 Years Ago  Executive director William A. Hemphill placed the results of Pennsylvania’s job mobilization campaign since its inception at 34,114 new job opportunities. More...

Local Sports

County HOF announces Class of 2015 inductees

Four of the five regions comprising the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame will have “sons” enshrined at the 18th annual induction banquet. More...

PIAA Swimming:

Bearcat quartet fails to advance from prelims

After earning an 11th-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay Wednesday evening, the Huntingdon quartet of seniors Nick McKim, Trent Stevens and Alex Tietjens along with sophomore Zeb Fowler set their sights on success in the 400-yard freestyle More...

Women’s Tennis:

Juniata drops 6-3 decision to Stockton

The Juniata women’s tennis team faced off against Stockton University in the first of two matches on Thursday. The Eagles took first and third doubles but only claimed one singles match as they fell 6-3.  More...

People/Pastimes

Cub Scout Pack 225 holds annual banquet

Cub Scout Pack 225 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet Feb. 14. The banquet was held at the Rockhill Church of the Brethren.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carter Hamman who celebrates his birthday today, Friday, March 13, 2015. His extremely proud parents are Bill and Francine Hamman of Orbisonia. Carter also has a fun little sister, Miya Hamman. More...

Births

CJ and Sheri Hershey of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maria Audrey Hershey, Feb. 3, 2015, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. At birth, Maria weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. More...

School News

TMSD January Students of the Month

A number of elementary students in the Tussey Mountain School District were selected as recipients of January Student of the Month awards. More...

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Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Hotel movies   If you like to watch a movie before bed when you’re traveling, bring along your tablet or laptop. Instead of paying the hotel for a movie, use your Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime account. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No confrontations at memorial service

Dear Annie: My sister and I traveled independently to Nebraska in order to care for our mother after she was hospitalized. We were there for two months, taking turns sleeping on an air mattress by her bed. More...

Special Sections

Discount chain to return to MU

Dollar General may be poised to make a Mount Union comeback.  The borough’s zoning hearing board presided over a variance hearing Thursday night, collecting information on a request to forgive setback and signage requirements as submitted More...

HASD nixes idea for reconfiguration

After recent public meetings to propose reconfiguring the Huntingdon Area School District elementary schools, a group of less than 50 concerned parents and residents attended a second meeting Thursday night and learned the plan will not move forward. More...

Weather is key element for successful maple syrup harvest season

The maple syrup season is underway, but whether it brings a successful harvest is uncertain at this time.  According to Clair Grove of Groveview Farm Maple Products in Hesston, he’s just started tapping maple trees for this year, a process More...

State  Free Access 

Federal prisons embrace pepper spray as antidote to violence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The vast majority of federal correctional officers are being equipped with pepper spray, a tool their colleagues in a pilot program say has been a gamechanger in prisons where inmates have long tilted the balance of order wi More...

Feds: ‘Human factors,’ faulty drain cause zinc blast

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a former Horsehead Corp. zinc oxide plant in western Pennsylvania was caused by recurring problems with a sump system that the company failed to address, the U.S. More...

Couple sues Rent-A-Center, police over gun report arrest

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man and his fiancee have sued Rent-A-Center and a western Pennsylvania police department claiming he was wrongly arrested because company employees falsely said he had a gun when they came to repossess furniture.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 13 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Duke routs NC State in ACC quarterfinal

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Quinn Cook scored 15 points and No. More...

Big Ten Men’s Tournament:

Penn State knocks off Iowa 67-58

CHICAGO (AP) — D.J. More...

Bruins edge Lightning for 3-2 shootout win

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand scored shootout goals to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.  Boston beat Tampa Bay for the 10th straight time, the longest active slide f More...

Press Club

HCCTC opens doors to community

Fountains and flames turned on? Check. Cookies, punch and fried dough prepared? Check. Door prizes gathered? Check. Virtual training equipment set up? Check. More...

Hornet competes in D6 swim meet

Extracurricular activities are an important part in the life of any student. However, there are many sports for which certain schools may not have teams. More...

Titans have drive to restore classic cars

Among the masses of the Tussey Mountain High School student body, there are those with an extreme interest in the functions of the automobile. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sleeping on memories

Dear Heloise: My daughter saved my grandson’s T-SHIRTS from the sports teams he belonged to. When I had enough, I cut a big square out of the front and back, and sewed them together to make a pillow. More...

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