March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

PRIDE volunteers serve from heart

Huntingdon County PRIDE not only brings out the best in people, it can be said it inspires the best people to volunteer within the many services it offers to local residents in need.  One of those dedicated volunteers is Dominique Stevens, 26, o More...

SHCSB members OK leader’s resignation

The board of the Southern Huntingdon County School District accepted the resignation of its superintendent Tuesday night.  Friday, May 8, will be superintendent Dr. Tod Kline’s last day in the district. More...

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Local News

A daffodil tradition

Huntingdon Area High School students Angelo Morelli, right, and Brandon Gallagher, delivered daffodils to Cady Kyle at Juniata College yesterday as part of a local tradition formerly organized by the More...

Area briefs

American Cancer Society seeks teams for Relay For Life of Huntingdon County   More...

A Look Back

The romantic days of Juniata Iron, part II

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...

World  Free Access 

US home construction plunges 17 percent in Feb.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes plummeted in February, as fierce winter weather froze housing starts in the Northeast and Midwest.  More...

In coffee pod market, it’s Keurig vs. recyclables

LINCOLN, Calif. (AP) — One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain’s $5 billion-a-year plastic pods is how often the company’s opponents use galactic comparisons.  More...

Ten fresh ideas for turning toast into something exciting

We’re not entirely sure what the difference is between a classic open-faced sandwich and the suddenly hip world of toast with toppings.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 18 Adult Education Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information. More...

Around The Broad Top

Scrapping of H&BT Railroad a sad event

One of the saddest events to occur in the counties of Huntingdon and Bedford was the scrapping of the century-old Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad.  More...

Local Sports

Men’s Volleyball:

Eagles’ Kuhn reaches milestone in CVC win

For the second time this season, a Juniata men’s volleyball player has reached 1,000 kills in his career. More...

H.S. Tennis:

Tussey drops opener 4-1 to Somerset

The Tussey Mountain tennis team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a 4-1 loss to visiting Somerset.  The Titans’ got their only win when Cole Ramsey defeated Carter Geary 6-6 (7-5), 6-6 (8-6).  The Titans will return to action T More...

People/Pastimes

Kishacoquillas Historical Society to host program

The Kishacoquillas Historical Society will host an education program, along with its annual public meeting, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Belleville Community Hall.  More...

Every bunny loves Easter

Basket goodies and more for your celebrations

With Easter just around the corner, everyone is hopping to the candy aisle to pick up tasty treats. Celebrate the fun of the season with special sweets that everyone will enjoy.  More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adam Merritts who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. His proud parents are Ron and Sandy Merritts of Mooresville. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get husband ready for a change of scenery

Dear Annie: I married “Oliver” 20 year ago, and we moved to a small Midwestern city where Oliver was offered a well-paying job. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 19, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Area teens unite to fight cancer

Nearly 300 Trojans, Bearcats, Rockets and Hornets are busting through rivalries to bust a few moves on the dance floor at Huntingdon Area High School in a gesture of unity in the fight against childhood cancer. More...

Judge finds man guilty of robbery

A Mount Union man was found guilty of robbing the Mount Union Rite Aid in November 2013 in a non-jury trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday .  More...

Huntingdon residents address red light issue

While some of the traffic lights in Huntingdon Borough have been updated as a result of an Automated Red Light Enforcement (ARLE) Grant, two of them are still a topic of discussion.  More...

State  Free Access 

Frat suspended for year over nude Facebook photos

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Penn State University fraternity was suspended for a year Tuesday after police began investigating allegations that members used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some app More...

Judicial candidate says he’ll fund own campaign

HARRISBURG (AP) — As this year’s crowded race for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seems headed for a record in judicial campaign spending, a veteran judge running for an appellate court seat vowed Tuesday not to accept “a penny&rdquo More...

Man charged with child rape also faces federal charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man jailed on Pennsylvania charges that he repeatedly raped two teenage girls pleaded not guilty Tuesday to related federal child pornography charges that accuse him of taking dozens of sexually suggesti More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Bill introduced to increase Social Security benefits

75 Years Ago  An increase in the number of trustees is set forth in a proposed amendment to the charter of Juniata College now on file in the Huntingdon County Prothonotary’s office. More...

Business News

Local business moves, expands in Huntingdon

The former Mur Jewelry Co. building in Huntingdon has been vacant since September 2013, but is now occupied once again.  More...

Kish Bank employee promoted to senior VP

Kish Bank has announced the promotion of Suzanne White to senior vice president and human resources director.  White began her career at Kish in 2007 as vice president and human resources manager. More...

Polar Plunge donation

The Kish Bank Community Action Team recently presented a check to the Clay Bishop Water Rescue & Safety Fund for the proceeds from the Dec. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NIT Men’s Basketball:

Pitt eliminated 60-54 by GW

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kethan Savage scored 17 points and Patricio Garino had 14 to lead George Washington to a 60-54 win over Pittsburgh in the first round of the NIT Tuesday.  GW (22-12) advances to face the winner of Temple and Bucknell.&nbs More...

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

Hampton, Mississippi are winners

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Let this be a lesson to the 64 NCAA Tournament teams yet to take the floor: A quick start means a lot. A great finish is even better.  More...

Seavey beats father to win Iditarod race

NOME, Alaska (AP) — Dallas Seavey has won his third Iditarod in the last four years, beating his father to the finish line in Nome early Wednesday after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska.  Seavey came in under the city’s famous burled More...

School News

TMHS student honored

Taking part in a special presentation Monday night at the Tussey Mountain School Board meeting were, from the left, Rodney Figard, school board president; Landon DeHart, recipient of the Pennsylvania More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ® ®

A query worth its salt

Dear Heloise: I would like to know the DIFFERENCES in table salt, kosher salt and sea salt. Also, how would you use each one? — Jo G. in Nebraska  You would think salt is salt! However, there is a slight difference in the processing. More...

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