April 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Man stole vehicle in Smithfield Twp.

State police at Huntingdon are seeking information about a motor vehicle theft that occurred last week in Smithfield Township.  According to a public information report released today, at 1:30 p.m. More...

Opinion Line review to wrap up this week

Daily News readers are reminded they have one more week to let the newspaper know what they think about its Saturday tradition, the Opinion Line.  More...

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Four injured in crash

Emergency crews from Stone Creek Valley and Shavers Creek volunteer fire companies and Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident on Stone Creek Ridge Road in the are More...

Cassville Borough’s polling place moves to Trough Creek Fire Hall

Cassville Borough now has a new polling place after the commissioners approved the move during a recent meeting.  The new polling place will be at the Trough Creek Valley Fire Hall starting with the Tuesday, May 19, primary.  The former pol More...

Volunteers respond to woods fire

Firefighters from several area volunteer fire companies responded to a reported woods fire at 18292 Weaver’s Falls Road near Hummingbird Lane in Hopewell Township at 5 a.m. today, Monday, April 13.  More...

General News

Diversity lives — for books most likely to be censored

NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out at least one part of publishing has a diverse slate of authors: The books most likely to be pulled from school and library shelves.  More...

Local Sports

Titan girls, Rocket boys have good showings

Tussey Mountain and Southern Huntingdon got the chance to go up against some good competition at the Giant Eagle Invitational in Bedford Saturday. More...

Royals finish sweep of Juniata

The Juniata baseball team (6-17, 2-13 Landmark) was swept in a three-game series by Scranton (13-11, 10-5 Landmark) Sunday afternoon at the Langdon-Goodale Field. More...

Scranton tops Eagles twice

The Juniata softball team hosted Scranton in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at West End Field. The Royals had two big innings in each game to sweep the Eagles. Scranton improves its record to 9-6 overall and 3-1 in the Landmark Conference. More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS graduates compete in chess tournament

Two graduates from Southern Huntingdon County High School competed for their college recently. Shippensburg University junior and Three Springs resident Jacob Painter won big at the Pennsylvania State Chess Championship in Lancaster this March. More...

Local DBC graduates announced

Jackie Syktich, president of the DuBois Business College, recently announced the graduates for the winter 2015 quarter.  Students who graduated from the Huntingdon Campus are Pamela Forgy, Wendy Hesser, Karie Kauffman, Denise Prue, Kathy Rinker More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes editor for publication.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sister wants power over family decisions

Dear Annie: I am a disabled single mother of two, and I work part time. We live in a modest mobile home that is becoming too difficult for me to maintain. The hard winter resulted in frequent frozen water pipes, no heat and high utility bills.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Medication irritation

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about medication packaging:  More...

Special Sections

Broad Top Twp. meth labs found

The state police Troop G Vice Unit has reported the discovery of two more meth lab dump sites just over the county line in Broad Top Township, Bedford County.  State Police at Bedford released information indicating at 12 p.m. and 12:15 p.m. More...

Study found corrosion causes rust

It appears central Pennsylvania winters are taking their toll on the undercarriages of vehicles.  Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration   (NHTSA) concluded a five-year investigation into rusting pipes in over five mi More...

GED process becoming more challenging

While getting a Generalized Education Degree (GED) is an important milestone, achieving that milestone has become increasingly difficult for some area residents.  Since 2014, the GED test changed from the 2002 version to the 2014 version to bet More...

State  Free Access 

Major gas pipeline would link Pennsylvania, Northeast

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. More...

Police seek arrest of mother of disabled man left in woods

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said.  More...

Democrats’ intraparty fight haunts second US Senate campaign

HARRISBURG (AP) — This month marks six years since Arlen Specter switched parties to become a Democrat, upending Pennsylvania’s 2010 U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 13   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spieth wins Masters wire-to-wire

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth got more than redemption and a green jacket Sunday. He took his place among the best in the game with a Masters victory for the ages.  More...

Pacers hold on for critical win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points Sunday night, but Indiana fended off his late charge for a critical 116-104 victory over Oklahoma City.  More...

A special win for a special young man

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — About the only thing missing was a new scoring record. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:12 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 14, 2015: More...

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