March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Students contest housing policies

Changes to the way Juniata College seniors are granted permission to live off campus spurred angry students to fill the auditorium at Brumbaugh Academic Center for a meeting Tuesday night to voice their objections.  More...

Republicans respond at candidates’ forum

Two Republican candidates vying for their party’s nomination for the 81st Legislative District seat in the state House of Representatives met Tuesday night in a candidates’ forum hosted by the Centre County League of Women Voters.  T More...

Local News

Morris Township man reported missing

As of press time today, state police at Huntingdon were continuing their search for a missing Morris Township man.  Byron Lee Hawthorne, 72, was reported as missing by his wife at 10 p.m. More...

Couple arrested on meth charges

Two Six Mile Run residents are in the Bedford County Jail on charges relating to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine.  State police at Bedford report Steven Brode, 42, and Julie Pawuk-Kline, 43, were arrested after officers serv More...

A Look Back

Old paths to Aughwick

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946- 1951. More...

World  Free Access 

Mom delays cancer care to protect baby

TONAWANDA , N.Y. (AP) — For Kim Vaillancourt, pregnant while staving off aggressive brain cancer, it comes down to this: “The baby saved me. Now it’s my turn to save him.”  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 30   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats, Trojans and Hornets win openers

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon 5, Bellefonte 3   Jared Showalter belted a two-run triple in the third inning to break a 3-3 tie and a pair of Huntingdon pitchers limited visiting Bellefonte to just three hits and didn’t issue a walk. More...

Trojans pull away from Pirates; Titans rally to win

High School Softball:

Mount Union 16, Williamsburg 6   The Mount Union softball team turned it around Tuesday afternoon, cranking up the bats in their home Inter-County Conference North opener and logging a 16-6, five inning win over visiting Williamsburg.  The More...

Huntingdon opens with loss at Philipsburg

High School Track & Field:

While Huntingdon’s boys found it rather difficult to earn points during Tuesday afternoon’s Mountain League meet with Philipsburg-Osecola at Penns valley, the Bearcat girls were able to earn six firstplace finishes against the Mounties.&n More...

People/Pastimes

How seafood can transform traditional dishes

Now more than ever, food choices matter. People want healthy, environmentally friendly foods without sacrificing flavor. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Jocelynn Houck who celebrates her birthday today, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Jocelynn is the daughter of Robert Jr. and Susan Houck of Huntingdon and the sister of Shawn, Brittany and Miranda. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO'S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robert “Bobby” Wasson who turns 4 years old today, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Bobby is the son of Robert and Kaylie (Morrison) Wasson of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This situation could become dangerous

Dear Annie: I have a beautiful daughter who is in rehab for drug addiction. For the past two years, she has had an abusive boyfriend who also encouraged her drug use. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Easier potato salad

Dear Heloise: A while back, I was asked to make a large amount of POTATO SALAD, enough for 20-25 people. I dreaded the task of cutting up all those potatoes.  More...

Special Sections

UW campaign goal exceeded

Supporters of the Huntingdon County United Way celebrated a challenge met and exceeded as the agency wrapped up its 2015-2016 campaign at the annual dinner Tuesday evening in Ellis Ballroom at Juniata College.  For a campaign given the theme &ld More...

Alleged dealers face drug charges

Law enforcement officers from state and local agencies served a search warrant at 316 N. Washington St. in Mount Union Tuesday night that resulted in the arrest of three alleged street-level heroin dealers.  More...

Senator visits county for town hall meeting

A small crowd gathered at Community State Bank in Orbisonia Tuesday night for a town hall meeting hosted by state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr.  The senator tackled a number of topics, including the state budget.  More...

Area tourism partners attend annual summit

With expectations of “a pretty good year” forecasted for tourist visitation in Huntingdon County, travel promotion partners gathered Tuesday morning in the Huntingdon Country Club to study the state of the travel industry in Pennsylvania. More...

State  Free Access 

Attorney general hires ex-DA who declined to charge Cosby

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general hired as her second-in-command a former district attorney who has become a central figure in Bill Cosby’s criminal defense.  More...

Camouflage mask found in turnpike shooter’s car

YORK (AP) — Authorities say they found a camouflage mask and a state police ID and badge in the vehicle of the retired state trooper who police say shot and killed two people before he himself was killed during a robbery at a Pennsylvania Turnp More...

Obama, Biden add backing to McGinty in Senate primary

HARRISBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are adding their backing to Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania’s competitive race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Sign dedication held on Petersburg ‘diamond’

75 Years Ago   More...

Business News

Fairfield Inn & Suites general manager named

Shaner Hotels has announced the promotion of Dustin Shriner to general manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Huntingdon. More...

More Americans forced into bridge jobs

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The transition from employment to retirement used to be marked by a date on a calendar, along with some sheet cake, and a maybe a gold watch. Those days are long gone for most workers in the United States.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

March 18, 2016   Mary F. Montaque, by agent/attorney-in-fact, and Vincent F. Montaque, as agent/attorney-in-fact, grantors, to Eric A. Hendrickson and Linda D. Hendrickson, property in Dublin Township, $26,000.  Phyllis R. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Quick goals help Dallas down Nashville 5-2

DALLAS (AP) — Radek Faksa and Jason Spezza scored 46 seconds apart in the second period, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Tuesday night.  Dallas won for the fifth time in six games to keep pace with St. More...

Warriors win to stay on pace for record

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry knocked down six 3-pointers on the way to 26 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Washington Wizards 102- 94 on Tuesday night to stay on pace for the all-time wins record.  More...

GW and Valpo win semis

Men’s NIT:

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and George Washington advanced to the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament by throttling San Diego State in a 65-46 victory Tuesday night.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, March 31, 2016:  More...

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