April 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area school chiefs look at new ratings

Area superintendents reviewed school rankings from Niche, a company that ranks schools, colleges and universities and neighborhoods in the state and U.S. More...

Coroners’ work may be affected by new bill

Coroners in the state could soon have to wait three days before they release victims’ names and causes of death to the public if a new House bill becomes law.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Brent Renninger  Date of Birth: July 18, 1987  Age: 27  Height: not available  Weight: not available  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 14039 Allen Alley, Mount Union.  Wanted f More...

Police Log

Kitchen fire   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue Volunteer and mutual aid compainies were called for a kitchen fire at the home of Dorothy Bowman and her son, David, at 318 Church St., Huntingdon at around 8 p.m. More...

Correction

The headline announcing the week’s Daily News Press Club winner erred in identify the writer taking the weekly prize. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Earth Day observance to be held in county

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten Trojans blank ’Cats

High School Softball:

Huntingdon freshman pitcher Catherine Miller kept Mount Union’s bats relatively quiet through the first four innings of Friday afternoon’s non-league contest. More...

Rockets and Lions suspended after 11

High School Baseball:

Southern Huntingdon and Chestnut Ridge met in Orbisonia Friday afternoon and, after 11 innings, the score was knotted at 6 and play was suspended because of darkness.  More...

Titans edge Hornets 4-3

It was a close game in Alexandria Friday with good pitching and defense on display. More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate graduates with DIY party decor, gifts

Graduation marks a major milestone in any student’s life, and the event calls for a celebration to remember. More...

Memorable prom and graduation movies

High school students with proms and graduations on the horizon realize that these events will provide some of the most memorable moments of their lives. More...

Did you know?

The United States Department of Education routinely releases information on high school graduation rates across the country. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Look into grief counseling services

Dear Annie: My children’s grandmother passed away a few weeks ago after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Her children decided to have a service in the northeast where her husband is buried and where they all grew up. More...

Doctor K

Sexually transmitted infection is cause of cervicitis

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor diagnosed me with cervicitis. What is this? And how did I get it?  DEAR READER: Cervicitis is an inflammation and irritation of the cervix, the doughnutshaped opening to the uterus. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries if born before 2:42 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Sun will be in Taurus. The Moon will be in Taurus until 4:08 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 20, 2015:  More...

Homicide trial continued again

The trial of a former Huntingdon County woman charged in the 2010 murder of her 6-weekold son has been continued for the 11th time in nearly five years.  More...

Dog warden to soon canvass county

Dog wardens will soon be canvassing residences in Huntingdon County to ensure dog owners have their canines licensed and are caught up on rabies vaccinations.  The state Department of Agriculture (PDA) said efforts to ramp up canvassing began in More...

Register and recorder reviews license to wed

As wedding season gets underway, the Huntingdon County Register and Recorder’s office is seeing more couples coming through the door in need of a marriage license.  Register and recorder Jinny Cooper said people don’t always know wha More...

World  Free Access 

‘Duck Dynasty’ family debuts musical in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There is no shortage of beards, camo, hunting and God alongside a bit of recent real-life scandal in “Duck Commander Musical.”  The Las Vegas show premiered Wednesday at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino an More...

New ‘Star Wars’ teaser, cast information revealed at event

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients

NEW YORK (AP) — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 18 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 19 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woosnam tied for lead

Champions Tour:

DULUTH, Ga. More...

Royals beat Athletics 6-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Caps even series with Islanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.  More...

Religion News

Perseverance 5K Walk/Run, Mount Union

Frances Vaughn, left, and Sue Leitzel head up a pack of runners at the start of the Perseverance 5K Walk/Run in Mount Union. More...

Longtime pastor remembered

Representatives of the Mount Union Ministerium presented a framed copy of the resolution composed in honor of the late Rev. More...

Pastor marks 25th year of service

To the surprise of the pastor and his wife, members of Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 300 Standing Stone Ave., Huntingdon, held a special service Feb. 25 to honor the Rev. Dr. More...

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