May 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital nurses boast long careers

According to a recent report from the state Department of Health, 92 percent of registered nurses in the state are satisfied with their jobs, and over half of the state’s registered nurses (RNs) work in hospital settings. More...

Tussey board members OK preliminary budget

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday night gave unanimous approval to a $17,285,298 preliminary budget for 2015-16 which reflects a deficit of over a million dollars. More...

Local News

Corrections

Southern Huntingdon County School Board member Charles Covert was incorrectly paraphrased in a story regarding the district’s budget in the May 15 edition of The Daily News.  More...

Area brief

Child safety seat checks to be held   More...

Swigart Museum receives national recognition

The William E. Swigart Jr. More...

World  Free Access 

Dog food company recalls product

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 19 AA Meeting 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 

Flyers hire Dave Hakstol as new coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers made a surprise pick for their new head coach, hiring the University of North Dakota’s Dave Hakstol on Monday.  More...

Orioles and Nationals in dispute over revenue

NEW YORK (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball are in court in a dispute over television rights fees.  The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network was established in 2005 after the Montreal Expos relocated to Was More...

Diamondbacks spoil debut of new Marlins’ manager

MIAMI (AP) — David Peralta hit a two-out RBI double in the 13th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled Dan Jennings’ debut as manager by beating the Miami Marlins 3-2 Monday night.  Jennings gave up his job as Marlins general m More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Corrections officers deserve better  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending May 15

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 15.  House  More...

Political Cartoon

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Chatter Box

May is month for weddings

May is a common month for weddings, which makes it a common month for anniversaries!  There are some special local couples celebrating some milestone anniversaries, including Jamey and Beverly Miller of Huntingdon, who were married 30 years ago More...

School News

Huntingdon man inducted into honor society

David Sloan of Huntingdon was named a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society in spring 2015. Sloan is studying community service and economic leadership at Alvernia University and is a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School.  More...

Students travel to Alaska with People to People

Outstanding students from west central Pennsylvania have been selected to participate in educational travel and increase their global awareness as People to People student ambassadors during the summer of 2015. More...

James Creek woman graduates from Millersville

Olivia Miller of James Creek graduated alongside 1,063 Millersville University of Pennsylvania students during the spring 2015 undergraduate commencement ceremony held May 9 in Millersville’s Biemesderfer Stadium at Chryst Field. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Counseling might be helpful

Dear Annie: I have been with “Joe” since his wife died nine years ago. The problem is, we have different styles of communication.  More...

Doctor K

Hints for putting in eye drops

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have dry eye syndrome. My doctor prescribed artificial tears, but I can’t manage to get the drops into my eyes. Any advice? More...

Special Sections

HCBI’s directors nominate officers

The Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) welcomed new board members and elected officers at its monthly meeting Monday at the Huntingdon Country Club. Joining the board is Melissa Cisney Foster, Cisney & O’Donnell Inc.; Clay McMath More...

ACCO manager to receive award

One area business leader will soon be honored for his contributions to the community and, in particular, the youth of the area, by the Oneida District of the Juniata Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America. More...

HASB members OK budget with tax hike

Residents of the Huntingdon Area School District could see their taxes increase after the school board approved its preliminary budget with a .95-mill increase during Monday night’s monthly meeting. More...

MUASD budget vote survives approval 5-4

In a close 5-4 vote Monday night, the Mount Union Area School Board gave tentative approval to the district’s proposed $21 million budget which calls for an increase of 1.02 equalized mills. More...

State  Free Access 

Tuesday’s primary features races for top court

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats and Republicans will choose their nominees for an unprecedented three open seats on the Pennsylvania’s highest court in Tuesday’s primary election. More...

Authorities not sure if anything hit train

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities said they are uncertain if anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Philadelphia last week, but they have not ruled out the possibility.  Investigators, however, said More...

Wolf administration takes shot at Senate GOP pension bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Planning commission looks at Water Street project

75 Years Ago  A week after Faye Gates was found murdered on a lonely road, a record manhunt continued in Bellefonte by the state motor police for her slayer as well as the sex fiend who murdered Rachel Taylor, a coed, March 28.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union tops Southern 5-2

District 6-AA Baseball Quarterfinal:

Fifth-seeded Mount Union jumped ahead early in Monday’s District 6-AA quarterfinal contest at neighboring Southern Huntingdon and never let it go for a 5-2 victory.  With the victory, the Trojans improved to 17-5 on the season. More...

Hornets advance with 4-1 win over Wildcats

District 6-A Baseball Quarterfinal:

Konner Barton knows how to pitch in the playoffs. More...

Rockets eliminate Mustangs 12-2

District 6-AA Softball Quarterfinal:

Maddison Dell belted a pair of hits, scored two runs and drove in another, while Julisa Zinobile struck out five and scattered eight hits to help thirdseeded Southern Huntingdon (17-5) take the first step in defense of its District Six Class A champi More...

People/Pastimes

Host an effortless summer soiree

When the weather turns warm, there is much to celebrate and summer parties are in full swing.  As you plan to entertain this season, Stephen Cardino, VP and Fashion Director for Home at Macy’s, has some helpful tips to host an unforgettabl More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Healthy Living

YOU CAN GIVE THE NOD TO RED WINE AND DARK CHOCOLATE

Foodies love giving in to the temptations of .ne red wine and the best dark chocolate. And more and more studies are giving them a good reason to do so, particularly because of their health bene.ts for the heart. More...

ADD SOME PUNCH TO YOUR LUNCH BOX

March is here, and it’s time to celebrate the arrival of spring, not to mention Nutrition Month. This is a great opportunity to add some pep to your meals and learn more about eating healthy all day long.  More...

WHICH OLIVE OIL IS THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOU?

Not a week goes by without someone extolling the virtues of Mediterranean cuisine and its central ingredient, olive oil. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini if born before 6:56 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 20, 2015:  More...

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