March 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton residents named in drug bust

Four Saxton residents were named in a drug bust in Bedford County Thursday that netted 21 individuals, including one juvenile.  More...

Adorable Pet Contest to benefit area shelter

Whether they’re covered in fins, feathers or fur, proud pet owners are encouraged to submit photos of their cute critters as contestants in The Daily News seventh annual Most Adorable Pet Contest.  Proceeds from the contest, as in years pa More...

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News of Yesteryear

Mapleton residents plan centennial activities

75 Years Ago  Rudd M. Guttshall, who since Jan. 16, 1937, has been an agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. at Mount Union, over his duties as passenger, freight and baggage agent at Huntingdon, succeeding Walter L. Fry, who retired on Feb. More...

Local Sports

Tussey’s Cornelius wins scoring title

High School Boys’ Basketball Statistics:

Boys’ basketball season in the area wasn’t great compared to the recent past, with only one team making the playoffs and nobody reaching the .500 mark. There were still plenty of good individual performances and campaigns. More...

2015-16 Final Boys Basketball Stats

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People/Pastimes

Happy anniversary

Mapleton couple celebrates golden anniversary

Robert and Cheryl Glasgow of Barneytown Road, Mapleton, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, March 4, 2016. They were married March 4, 1966, in Huntingdon, by the Rev. More...

Happy anniversary

Hesston couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

Jere and Susanne (Ankeney) Hanks are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today, Friday, March 4, 2016.  They were married March 4, 1956, at the McConnellstown United Church of Christ by the Rev. Ray E.P. More...

Local student attends space camp

Dustin Gearhart, a senior at Mount Union Area High School, recently had the opportunity to experience the final frontier at the United States Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Teacher made a mistake

Dear Annie: Yesterday, I tried to help my son do his third-grade homework. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 11:22 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 5, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Bishop responds to abuse report

Following the revelations of pervasive abuse over the course of four decades, Bishop Mark Bartchak, head of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, held a press conference Thursday afternoon at the diocese headquarters in Altoona to share his response.&nbs More...

Area trail awarded state DCNR honor

A group of local volunteers saw their hard work rewarded Thursday as the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) awarded the Standing Stone Trail the honor of the state’s 2016 Trail of the Year.  More...

Judge sentences men to serve state time

A Huntingdon man accused of assaulting his then-pregnant girlfriend last year will serve time in state prison after being convicted by a jury earlier this year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 4 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Maryland routs Illinois 81-55

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Melo Trimble and Jake Layman scored 18 points each, and No. 14 Maryland closed out its home schedule with its best game in weeks, an 81-55 rout of Illinois on Thursday night.  More...

Wildcats spoil PS Senior Night

Men’s Basketball:

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — As Chris Collins and Patrick Chambers watched their players during Thursday’s shoot around, both coaches knew they’d soon be playing for a measure of respect each hoped his team would have already earned by this More...

Lions fade in clutch

Big Ten Women:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — April Wilson scored 22 points, 20 of them in the second half, and No. 6 seed Purdue knocked off No. More...

Press Club

Trojans embark on 2016 class trip

Many seniors create memory books to commemorate events of their high school years. On Feb. More...

Rockets conduct college-level lab

With graduation quickly approaching, the anxiety and eagerness for college has become a typical part of everyday life for seniors. More...

TM senior joins father in 1,000 Point Club

Tussey Mountain High School senior boys basketball player Parker Cornelius made history for not only the Titans, but also for Bedford County Jan. 29.  More...

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