March 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN Opinion Line subject of debates

The Opinion Line has been a Daily News tradition for nearly 40 years, but it has come to our attention that its current format may no longer serve the needs of our readers the way it did when it started in 1977.  More...

Local News

Diners learn sign language

Some members of the community learned a new language on Juniata College’s campus Friday.  The college’s Sign Language Club hosted a dinner where participants could learn some sign language and see others use the language.  &ldqu More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

Water Street intersection improvements planned

75 Years Ago  The annual financial campaign of the Boy and Girl Scout drive in the Standing Stone District got off to a fine start, according to reports made by team captains to James C. Morgan, chairman of the drive. More...

General News

Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia

SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here?  Jack and Sandra Looney sure hope so.  More...

Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after crashes

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Young Duke beats Gonzaga 66-52

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.  With their trio of freshmen starting, the Blue Devils are going to More...

Michigan State tops Cardinals in overtime

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Wayne Blackshear almost willed Louisville to another trip to the Final Four.  More...

Wisconsin beats Arizona 85-78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just call him Sam Dagger.  Sam Dekker hit 5 of Wisconsin’s 10 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a second straight career high of 27 points, Frank Kaminsky added 29 points and the top-seeded Badgers beat N More...

Annie's Mailbox

Not all friendships go the distance

Dear Annie: I am a 13-yearold boy, and I’m too embarrassed to talk to my parents about this.  More...

Hints from Heloise

‘Zipper merging’

Dear Readers: Many of you wrote in regarding a recent SOUND OFF. It was about people not waiting their turn when lanes merge. Here is what one reader had to say:  More...

Special Sections

Rep. co-sponsors House resolution

State Rep. Rich Irvin has cosponsored a resolution in the state House of Representatives calling for the governor to reinstate the death penalty. House Resolution 143 was introduced in the Senate Judiciary committee earlier this month. More...

Easter events all over

Sisters Brianna, 6, right, and Lila Gabrielson, 5, of Cassville took a moment to greet the Easter Bunny aboard the Rockhill Trolley Saturday. With them is trolley volunteer Al Mengle. More...

Blaze destroys home in six Mile run area

A trash fire is being listed as the cause of a fire Sunday afternoon blaze that completely destroyed a mobile home being used for storage. More...

State  Free Access 

Two dead after small plane crashes near airport

WEST CHESTER (AP) — A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said. Emergency officials said the crash was reported just after 1:30 p.m. More...

Sestak ends journey across state in US Senate bid

OHIOVILLE (AP) — Ending a 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, former Congressman Joe Sestak said Saturday he hoped the trek will ease what he called the country’s biggest shortfall — the “trust deficit” between politician More...

Kane’s troubles could haunt her hopes for second term

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest ranking law enforcement official is waiting to hear how the state Supreme Court will rule on whether a county judge had the power to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate her and what to do a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 30   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Nate Gearhart scores 12

A pair of Huntingdon seniors were on winning Central PA teams Friday night in the 10th annual Mirror Classic all-star basketball game in Cresson.  In the girls’ contest, Bri Rivello scored three points to help the Central PA team down Blai More...

Three Bearcats get firsts in Igloo Meet

Huntingdon’s Track and Field athletes brought home three first-place finishes from the annual Altoona Igloo Meet held Saturday at Altoona’s Mansion Park.  More...

JC softball team is swept at Susquehanna

The Juniata softball team traveled to Selinsgrove to play Susquehanna in Landmark Conference play on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles fell by the scores of 9-1 and 3-0. The losses drop Juniata’s record to 5-11 overall and 2-2 in the conference. More...

People/Pastimes

Simplify weeknight meals for your family

Busy weeknights call for meals you can prepare quickly, but there’s no need to compromise on flavor and quality.  One way to save time is combining fresh ingredients with frozen sides, such as those offered by Alexia Foods. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robert “Bobby” Edward Wasson who turns 3 years old today, Monday, March 30, 2015. His proud parents are Robert Jr. and Kaylie (Morrison) Wasson of Mount Union. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo if born before 2:12 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 31, 2015:  More...

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