March 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

HAHS field hockey program to stay

It was standing room only  inside the Huntingdon Area High School library Monday night as parents, coaches and  athletes were on hand to see hear the school board’s decisions on the possible elimination  of the field hockey progr More...

Local residents voice concerns to MUASB

Mount Union Area School Board members heard serious concerns regarding the actions of some high school students from two community members at their regular monthly Monday night.  More...

Local News

Area briefs

SCV Lions Club to host Easter egg hunt   More...

Saxton Community Library

The last story hour will be held Monday, April 11, and the last toddler time for the season will be held Wednesday, April 20.  New Books  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire destroys Mount Union business, apartment building

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Dozen Bearcats honored

Mountain League All-Stars:

A dozen Huntingdon winter athletes were honored last evening by being named to Mountain League All-Star teams during the league’s annual awards banquet in Tyrone.  More...

Huntingdon LL player draft results

The Huntingdon Little League Board recently held drafts for the Instructional League, Little League and Softball players. More...

First Border Brawl exhibition

Collin Glorioso and Jon Wagner of Huntingdon participated in the first Border Brawl Sunday at Pitt-Johnstown. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Most qualified person  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending March 18

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 18.  House  More...

Op-Ed

These things must be done delicately: GOP looks for its ruby slippers

As “The Wizard of Oz” ends, the balloon becomes untied and starts to float away. Dorothy, who jumped from the basket to rescue Toto, cries “Come back! More...

Chatter Box

County residents’ generosity shines

How do you raise over $171,000 in four days? You count on the generosity of Huntingdon County residents!  More...

Healthy Living

What’s the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance?

One of your friends claims to be allergic to a food, while another announces he’s intolerant. What’s the difference? Here’s an overview that will help you differentiate between food allergies and food intolerances. More...

Eat better — slowly but surely

“Take a 100 meal journey. Make small changes, one meal at a time.” This is the theme for the Nutrition Month 2016 campaign, which is organized by Dietitians of Canada. Their goal? More...

Eating right can improve quality of life

Legend states that on April 2, 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European to discover modernday Florida when he traveled on a quest for the mythical “Fountain of Youth.” While modern science has proven that there is More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Virgo if born before 1:23 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 23, 2016:  More...

Breaking News - 3/23/2016 1:39 PM

Pennsylvania governor relents after nine-month budget impasse  Free Access 

 By MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor backed off his veto threat Wednesday on the GOP’s $6.6 billion no-new-taxes spending package, ending nearly nine months of partisan g More...

A gift of stewardship

Altoona couple donates family farm to Juniata College

A cherished family farm, where the land has silently observed history, will now be used for education through Juniata College, courtesy of caring stewardship and a generous gift.  Jack Sparks and his wife, Carolyn, of Altoona recently donated th More...

Financial troubles mount for TMSD

The Tussey Mountain School Board unanimously agreed Monday night to apply for another Tax Revenue Anticipation Note (TRAN) totaling $2.3 million and scheduled a vote for next month’s board meeting to consider participation in a proposed School More...

Senator to celebrate milestone with contest

The iconic blue 2002 Ford F-150 driven by state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. More...

State  Free Access 

Ex-trooper who killed two filed for bankruptcy

HARRISBURG (AP) — A retired Pennsylvania trooper who fatally shot two turnpike employees at a toll plaza, then was killed trying to unload money from a toll collection van, had filed for bankruptcy last year after running up huge credit card de More...

Democrats urge Wolf to relent on veto threat

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic lawmakers said Monday that they are urging Gov. More...

Toomey gets hit over Trump, Obama nominee

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democrats worked to apply pressure Monday on Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, trying to tie him to Donald Trump and accusing him of obstructionism in the battle over filling the Supreme Court vacancy.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Washington knocks off Terps; UConn keeps rolling

NCAA Women’s Tournament:

Washington pulled off another upset by a seven seed, knocking Maryland out of the NCAA Tournament. The Huskies are back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2001. More...

Flyers beat Islanders 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Manning’s first NHL goal midway through the second period snapped a tie and powered the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Monday night.  More...

It’s a catch! No, it isn’t

NFL Meetings:

BOCA RATON, Fla. More...

People/Pastimes

Rich Irvin visits with Bricktown Seniors

The Bricktown Seniors hosted Rich Irvin for lunch March 2, prior to the start of their monthly general membership meeting. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 2 AND SO CUTE! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jada Johnson who turns 2 years old today, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Her proud parents are Emily Wible and Allen Johnson of Lewistown. More...

Engaged to Wed

SHOWALTER-GORE  Beth Showalter of Duncansville and Erik Gore of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Start looking for new roommates

Dear Annie: I live with a friend who wants the house to be neat all of the time. But his personal habits are disgusting. More...

Doctor K

3D printers will play increasing role in medicine

By ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF, M.D.  DEAR DOCTOR K: It seems like the latest “hot” new electronics technology is 3D printers. Do they have any role in medicine?  More...

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