April 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

ACCO manager to retire in July

The ACCO Brands Blair facility in Alexandria will see a change in leadership later this year.  The facility’s general manager, Perry Smith, announced this week he will retire July 3, after more than 30 years of service to the organization. More...

TDN, Raystown Resort offer contest for Moms

The Daily News and Lake Raystown Resort are offering area residents a chance to win a “Mother’s Day Weekend.”  More...

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Williamsport man sentenced to state prison time

A Williamsport man found guilty by jury in January was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Area charter school to hold open house

JACKSON TWP. — The Stone Valley Community Charter School will be accepting enrollment applications for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Shawn Alexander Date of Birth: May 24, 1969 Age: 45 Height: 5 feet, 11 inches Weight: 180 pounds Eye color: Hazel Hair color: Blonde   Last known address(es): Six Mile Run, New Enterprise, Schellsburg, Mo More...

Local Sports

Kendrick heads very strong field

The 2014-2015 area high school girls basketball season was not only a banner year for three seniors, but it also welcomed some freshmen who made a strong impact on the varsity team and should be big factors in the scoring race over the next three sea More...

2014-15 Girls final basketball stats

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Oliver edges teammate for top spot

Another successful wrestling season is over and there was plenty for people to be proud of. More...

Religion News

States try to stem religious objections uproar

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two states roiled by criticism over new religious objections laws are looking to move forward after taking different approaches to changing the legislation to ease concerns about discrimination.  More...

Meet the Pastor

Name: Rev. Father Gene Tucker Place of Birth: David City, Nebraska Family: Dad was a native of Oklahoma and mom was from Nebraska, and was from a Danish background. I have three younger sisters. My wife, Deb, is a native of Washington, D.C.  More...

Crystal Cathedral megachurch founder Robert Schuller dies

ARTESIA, Calif. (AP) — The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, the Southern California televangelist who brought his message of “possibility thinking” to millions, has died in California. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Set boundaries and make them stick

Dear Annie: I am the mother of a 4-year-old girl. My mother, “Edna,” watches her for a few hours every Friday while I’m at work. More...

Doctor K

Even without muscles, our fingers work remarkably well

DEAR DOCTOR K: A friend told me that we have no muscles in our fingers. Is that true? If so, then how do our fingers do all that they do?  DEAR READER: It is true, but our hands work wonderfully anyway. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 6, 2015:  More...

Spring activity up at Raystown

Campers and other recreationists have started to arrive at Raystown Lake.  Park ranger and water safety coordinator Alicia Palmer said just two weeks ago the lake was still icy, but things have since melted off.  “It’s pretty mu More...

Rabies vaccines protect pets, owners

As eight cases of rabies were reported in Huntingdon County last year and an additional case found in February of this year, experts are stressing the importance of preventative vaccination for pets.  More...

New machine to be tested at turnpike exit

A change will soon be coming to the Willow Hill interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  Carl Defabo, director of media and public relations for the state Turnpike Commission, said the change will be for the better for both Huntingdon County r More...

General News

NBC’s ‘American Odyssey’ deals in corporate conspiracy

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — North African rebels, private mercenaries, greedy corporations and activists demonstrating against the 1 percent — the scenes from NBC’s new drama “American Odyssey” are torn straight from today More...

‘Groundhog Day’ musical heading to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s going to be “Groundhog Day” on Broadway. It’s going to be “Groundhog Day” on Broadway.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 4 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, April 5 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tiger Woods will play in Masters next week

Tiger Woods ended a week of speculation and debate over the state of his game Friday by announcing he will play next week in the Masters.  More...

Who are ‘Glue Guys’ in Final Four?

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Reading a box score isn’t always the best way to measure guard Josh Gasser’s impact on a Wisconsin game.  Not unless the stat sheet also includes drawing charges, diving for loose balls and careening head-fi More...

New stuff as the 2015 season set to start

There’s a Hall of Famer in the Minnesota dugout and plenty of Cuban talent all over the diamond.  New stars in different places, plenty of shifts and the lingering effects from performance-enhancing drugs are part of the lineup going into More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SWEET 16! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lexus Marie Woodring who turns 16 years old today, Saturday, April 4, 2015. Her proud parents are David and Angela Woodring of Petersburg. More...

Persona and Selves’ exhibit to open

An exhibition of work by Aerial Rae Smith will be on display in the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts from Thursday, April 9, through Sunday, April 19, with a reception from 3–5 p.m. More...

Happy 100th Birthday

A BRAND NEW CENTENARIAN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Josephine Mateer of Smithfield Township, who will celebrate her 100th birthday tomorrow, Sunday, April 5, 2015. More...

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