March 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI chief reports on agency finances

The ways and means committee of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) reported to the agency’s board of directors during their monthly meeting Monday on a seven year finance review. More...

Brush fire risks increase in dry conditions

With the arrival of spring comes an increased chance of wildfires and brush fires.  More...

Local News

HCBI committee members report to board

Committees for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) reported during Monday’s monthly board of directors meeting at the Huntingdon Country Club.  In the report for the business development committee, HCBI executive director Amy Wi More...

Six Mile Run man caught after attempted robbery

A Six Mile Run nan has been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Hopewell, Bedford County.  Daniel Bender, 25, was arrested along with Brandon Bender, 29, Everett, after state police at Bedford were called to Linda’s L More...

Correction

An article published in the March 23 edition of The Daily News about the Huntingdon County PRIDE Telethon incorrectly stated the jail was operated by members of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue.  Instead, the jail was manned by Dave and Dor More...

World  Free Access 

Princess Awesome makes alternative dresses for girls

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Little girls may be made of sugar, spice and everything nice, but that doesn’t mean their dresses need to be. More...

Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can’t eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming.  More...

Local Sports

H.S. Tennis:

Juniata tops Tussey

The Tussey Mountain tennis team made the trip to Mifflintown Monday afternoon and came home on the short end of a 5-2 final.  Junior Brandon Cucalon had a hand in both Tussey points in the match. At No. More...

Games postponed

Although the sun was shining all day, a pair of area diamond contests were postponed Monday.  The Huntingdon at Bellefonte baseball game has been moved to Monday, April 6, while the Mount Union at Altoona varsity and junior high softball games h More...

College Baseball:

Late Juniata rally falls short at Susquehanna

The Eagles baseball team put up six runs in the fifth inning to close the gap, but ultimately it was not enough as Susquehanna defeated Juniata 11-6 on Monday afternoon at Bollinger Field. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

My priorities Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: Today, I want to give you a list of priorities I will be addressing in this election cycle. More...

What others are saying

Genuine corporate posers

Near my home in Austin, Texas, there’s an old refurbished motel with a keep-itreal attitude that’s expressed right on its iconic marquee: “No additives, No preservatives, Corporate-free since 1938.”  More...

Standing up for our neighbors

As a teaching assistant in a class on race in the United States, I’ve probably paid more attention to the #BlackLives- Matter movement than a lot of my white peers.  More...

Chatter Box

Readers enjoy spring snow

While I’m pleased to be able to see the semi-green grass again after last week’s snow, I have to admit Friday’s snow is the way to go. More...

Healthy Living

Wise words for a healthy diet

With the spotlight on nutrition throughout the month of March, many of us will take more interest in our diet and be motivated to adopt a healthier lifestyle. That might be easier said than done. More...

HOW TO GET GOING WITH GRAZING

Eating healthy is a goal for many people. For some, altering what they eat is all it takes to shed those extra pounds and improve their overall health, while others .nd changing what they eat isn’t helping them reach their goals.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cross dressing is not uncommon

Dear Annie: I’m a 24-year-old male who has been cross dressing since the age of 8. It started with collecting my own bras and panties, and now I have an entire wardrobe of women’s clothing. More...

Doctor K

Yogurt is good for you, but make sure it’s the right kind

DEAR DOCTOR K: Is yogurt a healthy choice for breakfast or as a snack?  DEAR READER: You’ve heard me talk frequently about “good” and “bad” fats, and “good” and “bad” carbs. More...

Special Sections

Sheetz upgrade needs rezoning

Plans for expansion of the Sheetz store on the corner of 14th and Moore streets in Huntingdon propose one of the largest development projects in the borough in recent years.  More...

PSU trustees OK health enterprise

A merger between the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and central Pennsylvania based PinnacleHealth has garnered official approval from the Penn State Board of Trustees.  More...

MU board members kick off budget talks

Budget talks got underway Monday night during the Mount Union Area School Board’s monthly workshop where small group discussion produced several ideas to explore toward cutting expenses and increasing revenue for the district.  More...

State  Free Access 

Troopers’ union wants Wolf to recall nominee

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf received more pressure Monday to abandon his nominee for state police commissioner after weeks of criticism over Col. More...

Penn State social groups to be examined after scandal

HARRISBURG (AP) — A police investigation of a secret Facebook page with photos of nude and semi-nude women, some of whom appeared to be sleeping or passed out, has prompted a wide review of the role fraternities and sororities play at Penn Stat More...

Pension officials defend use of hired money managers

HARRISBURG (AP) — Representatives from Pennsylvania’s major public pension systems Monday defended the use of highly paid money managers to guide their investments, a practice Gov. Tom Wolf has criticized.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Thirty-two area men sent for pre-induction physicals

75 Years Ago  Pennsylvania’s new system of issuing annual license plates in April instead of January has been successfully inaugurated with “remarkable speed and smoothness through wholehearted cooperation of motorists and the motor More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 24 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament:

Maryland ends unbeaten run by Princeton

By The Associated Press  COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland ended Princeton’s undefeated season, UConn won in another rout, and Tennessee remained perfect at home Monday night. More...

Men’s NIT Tournament:

Louisiana Tech rolls 84-72 over A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Alex Hamilton scored 25 points and Louisiana Tech made 11 3-pointers in rolling to an 84-72 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the NIT on Monday night.  More...

Warrior’s ‘D’ smothers Wizards

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 24 points, and the Golden State Warriors used a smothering defensive effort in the third quarter to pound the Washington Wizards 107-76 on Monday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carlton Eugene Anderson who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. His proud parents are Ken and Renee Anderson of Huntingdon.  More...

Happy Birthday

OH MY, LOK WHO’S 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaicee Leigh Swanger, who turns 5 years old today, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Her very proud parents are Khi and Jessica Swanger of Mill Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy belated birthday wishes go out to Sophia Corina Martinez who turned 3 years old Friday, March 20, 2015. Her proud parents are Mark and Erin (Fitzgerald) Martinez of Arlington, Texas. More...

School News

Local student named to fall 2014 dean’s list

Huntington University has announced the students who were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2014-15 school year. The dean’s list is published two times per year at Huntington University. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 25, 2015:  More...

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