April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area radio stations will change hands

A pair of local radios stations are under new ownership.  Hunny 106.3 FM and WHUN 1150 AM have been sold to Seven Mountains Media LLC for approximately $100,000.  Seven Mountains Media LLC is headquartered in State College and owned by Kris More...

HCC, Comcast gear up for day of volunteering

Last year, 161 volunteers came together for Comcast Cares Day, including 100 community members and 60 Comcast employees, making it the largest number of volunteers for the event.  Comcast Cares Day will begin at 8 a.m. More...

Jobs

Local News

Correction

In the April 22 edition of The Daily News, a quote in the Huntingdon Borough Council story about problems with intoxicated people at Sheetz was incorrectly attributed to Barb Hooper. Staff writer Jeff Gill regrets the error.   More...

Robertsdale citizens group votes to disband

Facing a lack of public involvement and support the officers of the three-year-old Robertsdale Citizens for Community Action (RCCA) voted Tuesday night to dissolve the all-volunteer, informal organization during a short meeting in the Broad Top Area More...

Mount Union bank robbery investigation continues

Local and state law enforcement agencies continue to search for the suspect who robbed the Mount Union branch of the Community State Bank of Orbisonia Tuesday afternoon.  According to Cpl. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Joint sewer authority meetings held

75 Years Ago  The 1940 primary campaign in Huntingdon County draws to a close, with voters of the Republican and Democratic parties preparing to go to the polls and nominate candidates for national, state, county and district offices.  More...

Local Sports

Southern Fulton downs Tussey by 10-3 margin

High School Baseball:

Tussey Mountain continued its busy week against a tough team at Southern Fulton Wednesday. More...

Watkins tosses one-hitter; Titans win 5-0

High School Softball:

Tussey Mountain’s Alex Watkins tossed a complete-game one-hitter Wednesday afternoon in Warfordsburg and helped the Titans to a 5-0 Inter-County Conference South Division/ Sideling Hill League victory over Southern Fulton.  More...

Curve game postponed

The scheduled series finale between the Altoona Curve and the Harrisburg Senators was postponed for rain Wednesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Daily News staff writer April Feagley, a decendent, shared this photo of a McCracken family picnic, estimated circa 1910. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending April 17

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 17.  House  More...

Op-Ed

Opinion Line inquiries

Well, I finally did it. I got my opinion published in the April 18 Opinion Line. Unfortunately, it violated my opinion, in that it did not include my name or phone number. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

The portable garden

Plant so your garden can move with you

People on the move often spurn gardening as a hobby because they have to leave their plants behind. But new innovations and creative ideas are making planters portable and easy to transfer from one location to another.  More...

Drive a Tractor to School Day

Jakob McMahon, a Juniata Valley High School junior, rode his tractor to school as part of activities for Drive a Tractor to School Day at the high school. More...

Livestock judging team competes

Members of the Jack’s Mountain Livestock Judging Team attended a competition at Delaware Valley University. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Acknowledgement of mourning is important

Dear Annie: Last week, our son came home from high school and told us that a boy at his school had killed himself. The boy had been a friend of his since the fifth grade. More...

Doctor K

Walking is natural, but do it right

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’d like to start walking more for exercise. More...

Special Sections

Teen appointed to West Point

A Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) senior will take her place in “The Long Gray Line” this summer after receiving an appointment to the United States Military Academy Class of 2019 at West Point.  More...

Local nursing facility is being sold

Woodland Retirement Community of Orbisonia will soon be sold to another company, just as the 125-bed skilled nursing facility is gearing up to celebrate its 30th anniversary.  Presbyterian Senior Living of Dillsburg announced Wednesday the senio More...

Legionnaire honored for 70 years of service

A longtime Petersburg resident was recognized recently by the American Legion for 70 years of consecutive membership at the Cloyd K. Davis Post 150. More...

State  Free Access 

Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits.  More...

Kane hires former spokesman to get message out

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Wednesday that she has hired former Gov. Ed Rendell’s spokesman to help get her message out amid her legal problems and newspaper editorials calling for her resignation.  More...

Teacher ID’d student who accused co-worker of sex crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher identified a student who accused another teacher of a sex crime by pointing at her in front of her classmates and saying he missed school so he could be interviewed by detectives “because of her,&rd More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 23 Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Duda drives in winner; Mets win 10th straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning that sent the New York Mets to their 10th straight win Wednesday night, 3-2 over the Atlanta Braves.  More...

Technology changing ballparks

CHICAGO (AP) — Picture this.  It’s Opening Day 2050 and you are at Tomorrow Park cheering on your favorite team against the dreaded Cubs as they begin yet another championship defense.  More...

Spurs win in OT to even series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1.  More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild

The annual quilting challenge of the Redbud Quilt Guild called for members to incorporate a man’s tie into a “crazy quilt” object. More...

Happy Birthday

PEE K-A-BOO, LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jocelyn Seraphina Inch who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Her proud parents are Justin and Jamie Inch of Calvin. More...

Understanding processed foods

With all the noise about foods you should or shouldn’t feed your family, it can be difficult to make a confident decision while perusing those grocery store aisles.  More...

School News

Student News MUAHS student receives scholarship

Kolep House has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship to attend Pennsylvania State University. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 24, 2015:  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT BRISTOL

1. Little Ricky  Bristol was bad for some drivers and great for others, such as Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who worked through the mess of crashes and finished fourth. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH FOR AT RICHMOND

1. Toyota time?  Toyota has two wins through eight races, both at short tracks. Denny Hamlin won Martinsville, and Matt Kenseth conquered Bristol. Look for a strong run by Carl Edwards to complete the sweep.  2. Stuff happens   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

What happened to the racin’ landscape?  Just when you think you’re getting a good hold on things, along comes Bristol, where everything down in that bowl gets stirred around into a whole new stew. This time, the chef was Joe Gibbs. More...

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