March 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Committee to host VT shooting survivor

On April 19, 1999, the Columbine High School massacre occurred and changed the way many public school officials look at security measures at their respective school campuses.  Unfortunately, several other horrific events have occurred since the More...

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Area brief

Giant alerts customers to voluntary recall of select Bumble Bee tuna items   More...

Host sites needed for homeless program

The homeless task force met Wednesday to review the finalized guidelines and to discuss the next steps in launching an Out of the Cold ministry locally.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yale and Little Rock pull off 12-5 upsets

One 12 seed got its first NCAA Tournament win in program history, another staged a huge comeback then hung on for a double-overtime victory and two 11 seeds also pulled upsets. More...

Friday Tip-offs

Looking ahead to Friday’s NCAA Tournament action and the best of Thursday’s games:  CALIFORNIA FACING DISTRACTIONS  One of the most intriguing issues in Friday’s NCAA Tournament action is how California will respond after More...

Valparaiso wins 81-69

NIT Men:

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 16 of his 26 in the first half and finished with nine rebounds, while Shane Hammink added 18 points to help top-seeded Valparaiso beat No. More...

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JV adds new junior high sports

For the first time in Juniata Valley School District history, the athletic department has expanded its spring sport options to the junior high level.  More...

Programs give Rockets head start on future

Your elders always told you not to grow up too fast and enjoy being young, but a lot of students at Southern Huntingdon County High School have already grown up to an extent and have jobs. More...

Hard work pays off for TM athlete

It’s not every day that a small-town athlete gets a chance to go big.  More than a decade of hard work and dedication paid off for Tussey Mountain High School senior Drew Sitch when he signed to play football in the fall at Alderson Broadd More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband uses sex to control relationship

Dear Annie: My husband, “Derek” and I have been married for 18 years and we have four children. Lately, I feel like a piece of meat. Derek wants sex every day and grabs my breasts constantly. If I refuse, he pouts. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

X-ray extras

Dear Heloise: My wife broke her wrist. They took X-RAYS that were digital. I asked for copies, and they printed them out within minutes. No problem, and they did the work. — G.R., via email  More...

State’s ag funds remain up in air

The emotional roller coaster continues regarding restoring the $50.5 million line-item veto in the state Land Scrip Fund, which funds Penn State Cooperative Extension and agriculture research.  More...

Planners discuss land use strategy

Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission met Thursday night to discuss a light agenda ahead of the annual meeting to be held Wednesday, March 23, at the Huntingdon Country Club.  Staff activity reports were reviewed for the month of More...

Lawmakers talk medical marijuana

Pennsylvania could soon become the 24th state in the country to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Bill 3 passed through the state House of Representatives by a 149-43 vote earlier this week and is expected to pass through the state Senate and Gov. More...

Pet contest deadline extended by a week

Pet owners should grab their cameras as the deadline to enter The Daily News’ Most Adorable Pet Contest has been extended to 5 p.m. Friday, March 25.  Proceeds from the contest will benefit the Huntingdon County Humane Society.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Funds allocated to build new county home

75 Years Ago  David C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 18 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

JC softball gets twinbill split

Chrisi Lerchen (Annville- Cleona) came up big both on the mound and at the plate for Juniata softball as the Eagles split a doubleheader at Penn State Altoona Thursday afternoon. More...

Photo

A number of area swimmers have been competing with the Hollidaysburg YMCA Tigersharks winter short course team. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Adam Merritts who turns 8 years old today, Friday, March 18, 2016. Adam is the son of Ron and Sandy Merritts of Mooresville. He is the grandson of Gary Merritts of Globe Run and Marie Laird of Petersburg. More...

Friday, March 18, 2016 7 Auxiliary members break in new kitchen

Volunteers with the Salvation Army Auxiliary set to work making countless pounds of fudge Wednesday, marking the first time the auxiliary members worked together in the newly renovated kitchen at the More...

Happy 95th Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Rachel Deihl of 6084 Diehl Road, Alexandria, who turned 95 years old yesterday, St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17, 2016. She is the mother of Dick Deihl of Alexandria and Jim Deihl of Altoona. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 19, 2016:  More...

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