March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Superior Court upholds sentence

The state Superior Court has upheld a state prison sentence for a Mount Union man convicted of robbing the Mount Union Rite Aid in 2013.  More...

SHCSB members tour technology center

In place of their monthly workshop meeting Wednesday, Southern Huntingdon County School Board members had an opportunity to see what’s happening at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC).  More...

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Police Log

Drug paraphernalia found   SMITHFIELD TWP. More...

World  Free Access 

Medicare to test new payment model

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare proposed a nationwide experiment Tuesday into new ways to pay for drugs administered in a doctor’s office, including many cancer treatments. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Sewage issue debate rages on in Cromwell Twp.

75 Years Ago  Charles M. Dannenberg of Chester, at present assistant executive of the Chester County Boy Scout Council, will assume his duties as Boy Scout executive of the Juniata Valley Council, with headquarters at Lewistown.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 10 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Freshman leads Illini to win over Gophers

Big Ten Basketball:

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Illinois freshman Michael Finke picked the perfect day to make a career-best five 3-pointers, scoring 17 points to lead No. More...

Huskers turn up defense to beat Knights 89-72

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shavon Shields and Nebraska turned up their defense just when it looked like Rutgers was gathering momentum.  The effort sparked a 17-2 run in which the Cornhuskers took control of the game and cruised to an 89-72 victo More...

Pirates fall to Red Sox 6-2

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

People/Pastimes

Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to states

Three local Odyssey of the Mind teams recently qualified to compete at state competitions being held Saturday, April 2, at Moon Township High School, located near Pittsburgh.  More...

Births

Douglas and Mary Moser of Waltham, Massachusetts, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Samuel Zachary Moser II, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. More...

Send greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Rachel Deihl of Alexandria who will celebrate a birthday Thursday, March 17, 2016. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Being primary caregiver is tough job

Dear Annie: My sister lives with my father. She is supposed to be helping him, but she has a problem with depression and self-medicates with marijuana and alcohol.  Do you have any recommendations as to how to handle her? More...

Doctor K

Online behavioral therapy is still in its infancy

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been looking into cognitive behavioral therapy to help with my anxiety. It would be convenient to do this therapy from home and, surprisingly, there seem to be many online CBT options. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM KOBALT 400

1. All can win   Three events into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and each car manufacturer has scored a win. Toyota claimed Daytona, Chevrolet topped Atlanta and Ford went to Victory Lane at Las Vegas. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Harvick watch   More...

GODWIN’S PICKS FOR GOOD SAM 500

WINNER: Kevin Harvick REST OF TOP 5: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman FIRST ONE OUT: Trevor Bayne   More...

Youth, leaders back 4-H

County 4-H members, Extension director attend rally

Three county 4-H members and Cooperative Extension district director for Huntingdon, Blair and Fulton counties Stan McKee were among the more than 200 people who descended upon the state Capitol in Harrisburg Wednesday to show Gov. More...

Budget impasse affects JVSB votes

The consequences of the ongoing state budget impasse determined a number of votes taken at the regular meeting of the Juniata Valley School Board Wednesday evening.  Superintendent David Christopher recommended to board members withholding 100 p More...

Drug bust defendants waive prelim hearings

Three of four Saxton residents picked up in a largest scale drug bust in Bedford County last week were in central court in Bedford Wednesday. More...

State  Free Access 

Long a niche, street medicine for homeless heads mainstream

ALLENTOWN (AP) — They’re house calls without the house.  More...

Couple who took in impostor student defends actions

HARRISBURG (AP) — A couple who housed a 23-year-old Ukrainian man who was attending a Pennsylvania high school under a fake name and helped him get a driver’s license and Social Security card said Wednesday he told them he was much younge More...

Emily’s List pledges $1M to help McGinty in Senate primary

HARRISBURG (AP) — Katie McGinty is going to get more help from Emily’s List in her campaign to win Pennsylvania’s Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.  More...

Local Sports

JC loses 17-2 decision to Albion

The Britons of Albion College used a 10-run fifth inning to break open the game as they defeated Juniata 17-2 Wednesday afternoon. The game was played at the Chain of Lakes Park.  More...

Eagles settle for split

College Softball:

Following a 10-7 victory over Penn State-Brandywine in game one, the Juniata softball team settled for a split on the day when game two against Emerson was called at 13-6 due to a city ordinance Wednesday night.  More...

Juniata downs Wittenberg

Women’s Tennis:

After playing a match the night before, the Juniata women’s tennis team played an early morning match with Wittenberg. The Eagles were victorious as they defeated the Tigers 7-2.  More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Walter Hess generously provided The Daily News with a small book titled “Huntingdon in the Early Days,” published in 1923 by First National Bank and touted as a souvenir of 60 years of se More...

Around the State

Time can’t heal sexual abuse by priests, March 8   They knew and they let it happen! More...

What others are saying

What are Trump’s values — and America’s?

A man who proclaims he’d like to punch a protester in the face — as Donald Trump did recently in Nevada — isn’t fit to serve as the president of the United States. That’s the first thing that must be said.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

County Holstein Club winners recognized

The Huntingdon County Holstein Club held its annual awards dinner March 5 at the Shavers Creek Community Building.  A number of awards were presented during the evening, including:  Huntingdon County Junior Holstein Show — Marcus Yode More...

SHC FFA members thank sponsors

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA is full of many opportunities for students. Members can credit a lot of this to the many supporters throughout the year. More...

Farm Bureau members travel to D.C.

Members of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to talk with elected officials about issues that are current and important to the state’s farmers.  Representatives from Huntingdon County with the Pennsylvania More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries if born before 2:44 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 11, 2016: More...

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