March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HAHS public art being recognized

Students and staff from Huntingdon Area High School will be recognized this week at the National Council of Education of Ceramics for the Arts (NCECA) in Providence, Rhode Island, for their work on the Bearcat paw mosaic in the courtyard near the fro More...

West Nile surveillance starts statewide in May

Milder temperatures are driving many folks outside and while the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has not yet begun surveillance for West Nile Virus (WNV), it’s never too early to start thinking about protecting oneself and th More...

Local News

Fire destroys mobile home

Firefighters from five area volunteer fire companies responded to a fire that broke out at a mobile home in Coaldale Borough shortly before 5 a.m. today. More...

HCBI partners report on progress

Partner organizations for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) reported during the board of directors’ monthly meeting Monday.  John Breneman, from the office of state Sen. More...

A Look Back

The romantic days of Juniata Iron, part III

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 

AmEx: Some can leave home without it

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, American Express was the undisputed credit card of choice among corporate road warriors, the wealthy and the well-traveled, who lived by the company’s slogan, “Don’t leave home without it.”&n More...

Higher gas costs lift US consumer prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A slight rise in gas costs and broad increases in other categories lifted consumer prices in February, a welcome sign after three straight months of declines that had pointed to excessively low inflation.  The consumer pr More...

Breakfast wars heating up

NEW YORK (AP) — The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco.  Taco Bell is launching a “biscuit taco” this week and ditching its “waffle taco,” which got widespread attention last year wh More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s NIT Basketball Tournament:

Stanford and Miami advance to semis

STANFORD, Calif. More...

Nicklaus receives gold medal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Tuesday awarded its highest civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.  More...

Kings hand Rangers 4-2 loss; Blues top Pens in OT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marian Gaborik snapped a second-period tie, and Jonathan Quick shook off an opening-minute goal to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night in a rematch of last year’s Stanley More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

This idea lacks a peel

Dear Heloise: You are never too old to learn an easy way to PEEL HARD-BOILED EGGS. I boiled 10 eggs and put them in the refrigerator. A few days ago, I wanted hard-boiled eggs, but I didn’t want cold eggs. More...

Special Sections

Sponsors sought for local garden

A community garden in Huntingdon Borough is in need of sponsors to purchase flowers and other items to help maintain it.  The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is looking for sponsors to help maintain the Portstown Park Community Park, located n More...

Changes planned for Tussey Relay

Organizers for the 2015 Tussey Mountain Relay For Life event have announced some changes to the annual event.  Once a 24-hour event to help raise funds for cancer research, the relay has now been reduced to a 12-hour event and is planned for 10 More...

Eagle nestlings soon expected across area

A Codorus State Park eagle pair have hatched both their eaglets.  The famous family has been in the public eye since the state Game Commission launched its eagle cam in January at the state park in Hanover, York County.  Game Commission edu More...

State  Free Access 

Officer charged with killing unarmed driver

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker.  More...

Philly VA investigated over disability claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mismanagement of disability claims at its Philadelphia office as it braces for a report from its inspector general.  More...

PSU president panned for anti-war activist’s visit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania State University’s president got a raft of criticism Tuesday at a hearing on the university’s budget — not over fiscal issues but from lawmakers angry about on-campus appearances by a co-founder More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Borough bicentennial plans underway

75 Years Ago  C.D. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

March 16, 2015  Herbert D. Beam, Brenda S. Smith and Brenda S. Beam, grantors, to Herbert D. Beam, property in Lincoln Township, $1.  James G. O’Shea Jr. and Cynthia M. O’Shea, grantors, to Quinton R. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 25 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

High School Baseball:

Sunderland gives up one hit to Blue Pirates

The Mount Union baseball team got solid pitching, good enough defense and an offense that pounded out a dozen hits as the Trojans opened their 2015 season with a 7-1 win over visiting Williamsburg.  More...

Games postponed

Tuesday morning’s skiff of snow was enough to wipe out the vast majority of area diamond activity yesterday. Only Mount Union baseball and Juniata Valley softball played.  More...

High School Softball:

Hornets open with win

Juniata Valley managed to do what few teams can at the start of the season — get to actually play a game. Glendale came down to Alexandria Tuesday and the Green Hornets got the season started off right with a 9-4 victory.  More...

People/Pastimes

Getting kids thinking about career paths

For young minds looking into future career paths, the options are seemingly limitless, with professions to fit every talent and passion.  From middle and high school students to incoming college freshman, finding the perfect college that fosters More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Pauline Taylor who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Her proud parents are Christopher and Danielle (Swanger) Taylor of Petersburg. Anna has a younger brother, Ryan. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Logan Nicholas Smith who turns 3 years old today, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. His proud parents are Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek. Logan has a big sister, Aliyah. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Keep hands off the merchandise

Dear Annie: I am a male, over 60, gray, balding and noticeably overweight. Because of back problems, I choose to wear suspenders instead of a belt. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:45 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 26, 2015:  More...

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