April 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members OK sub agreement

Substitute teachers who want to work in Mount Union area classrooms will have to register sometime in the near future with a management firm that promises to assume most of the work associated with scheduling subs for the district. More...

Students to compete in New Jersey

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School color guard performed during a send-off show at Huntingdon Area High School Monday night featuring the Mount Union Area High School twirlers, Juniata Valley More...

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Orby-Rockhill Fire Co. to mark 90 years in 2016

Rockhill Borough Council held a brief meeting at the borough building Monday.  In the absence of chair Sandi Snyder and vice chair Tom Walker, council member Karl Barry ran Monday’s meeting.  Orbisonia-Rockhill Fire Chief Matt Gillila More...

Springfield Twp. leaders discuss roadwork needs

The Springfield Township Supervisors discussed roadwork and equipment needs during their monthly meeting Monday.  In a discussion of the dirt and gravel roads application, it was noted the township applied for funding for two low-volume roads &m More...

Police still searching for robbery suspect

Mount Union Borough Police Department and other law enforcement agencies continue to search for the male suspect who robbed the Mount Union branch of Community State Bank of Orbisonia April 21.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Library director states that expansion is necessary

75 Years Ago  Pointing out it costs “more than $1,000” to train a secondclass private for duty on the Pennsylvania Motor Police, Commissioner Lynn G. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon teams both finish sixth

’Cats’ Frederick, Valley’s Leri outstanding jumpers

Huntingdon County schools turned in very good results at the 59th annual Bellwood-Antis Invitational Track & Field meet Monday. More...

Tussey teams finish dual season with splits

The Tussey Mountain track team closed out the dual meet portion of its schedule at Everett Monday afternoon. The Titan boys and girls both finished the campaign with splits.  More...

Bearcats swat Hornets 5-2

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon’s Nate Gearhart hit a two-run homer in the fourth and pitched a complete game to lead the Bearcats to a 5-2 victory over visiting Juniata Valley in a non-league matchup Monday afternoon at Blair’s Field.  The win was the t More...

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Never give up  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

The hairball that gagged a fracker

Imagine a political campaign against environmentalists that’s so negative, so ridiculously slanted and downright dirty, that it actually repulsed executives of some of America’s biggest fracking corporations.  It’s got to take More...

Sister Rice goes after the bomb

Last March, Sister Megan Rice stood before a federal court in Cincinnati. Along with her companions Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed, the 85-year-old Catholic nun was appealing a serious conviction.  Their charge? More...

Chatter Box

Temps are warming up

I had to remind myself it was late April when the thermometer in the car read 34 degrees on the drive to work Friday morning. Thirty-four degrees, really? I wasn’t the only one who saw temps in the 30s. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO RECOGNIZE SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia is an oft-unpleasant condition that can cause pain and tenderness throughout the body. More...

FITNESS TIPS FOR BUSY MOMS

Working mothers have a lot on their plates. In addition to the responsibilities that come with raising a family, working moms also must focus on their careers. More...

HOW A HEALTHY DIET HELPS YOU AND THE ENVIRONMENT

The right dietary choices can not only improve your health but the environment as well. But urbanization and increasingly busy schedules force many people to seek the most convenient, and not necessarily the healthiest, foods.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try to be emotionally supportive ANNIE

Dear Annie: I believe my sister’s husband, “Roy,” is having an affair. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 29, 2015:  More...

‘Attorney’ back for arraignment

A Huntingdon County woman who posed as an attorney for nearly a decade returned to court Monday afternoon. More...

Baltimore riots affect former countians

Riots continued to erupt in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, Monday, protesting the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died April 19 as a result of a spinal injury alleged to have occurred while in police custody. More...

Area residents invited to PennDOT outreach

PennDOT is inviting municipalities, emergency responders, planners and the public to an outreach meeting to hear about the future of projects locally. From 9-10:30 a.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Top court reinstates monsignor’s conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The state’s highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints. More...

Audit says universities need to better track crime

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency. More...

Funds needed to help city combat gun violence

The federal government should send more money to help a small northeastern Pennsylvania city battling a rash of gun violence, a senator said Monday. Sen. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mets come back to snap Marlins’ five-game win streak

MIAMI (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami Marlins’ five-game winning streak with a 3-1 comeback victory Monday night.  The Marlins grabbed the lead in t More...

Bucks avoid elimination again

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.&nb More...

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People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild annual quilt show

The featured quilter for the annual Redbud Quilt Guild Quilt Show April 24 and 25 at the Huntingdon Community Center was Deanna Moore who displayed many of her intricately crafted works throughout th More...

Smart saving strategies for small business

Although small businesses comprise a huge majority of the U.S. economy, their owners often find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to operating costs. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A card shower is being held in honor of Lena Berrier, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Tuesday, May 5, 2015. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to 21438 Main St., Shade Gap, PA 17255. More...

Doctor K

Psychotherapy can treat borderline personality disorder

DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter is in her 20s. She had a hard time during her teenage years and was recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Can you tell me what this is?  More...

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