May 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans for building remain on hold

It has been three years since the state Game Commission (PGC) purchased the former Brady-Henderson- Mill Creek Elementary School, but plans for the building remain stalled. More...

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ planned for Saturday

Those traveling in the Huntingdon area may have seen signs announcing an upcoming food drive sponsored by the post office in Huntingdon.  The post office will join other postal service locations all across the United States for the U.S. More...

Local News

Kindergarten prep

Jaci Reffner, right, practices writing her name with help from her mother, Jessica Reffner, at the kindergarten readiness event at Southside Elementary School Thursday evening. More...

Judge sentences man for jury duty absence

The Petersburg man who failed to appear for jury duty earlier this week was convicted of direct criminal contempt in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Penn Twp. leaders debate nuisance ordinance

The debate on the establishment of a nuisance ordinance continued at the Penn Township supervisors meeting Tuesday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Skiles resigns

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Scott Skiles surprisingly resigned as coach of the Orlando Magic after just one season and team executives insist they never saw it coming.  More...

Yankees down Royals 7-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Chase Headley, Starlin Castro and Didi Gregorius hit early home runs and the New York Yankees beat Kansas City 7-3 Thursday night, sending the World Series champion Royals to their 12th loss in 16 games.  Kansas City droppe More...

Durant leads Thunder to West final

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder flipped the script, and now they’re heading to the Western Conference finals.  Tim Duncan doesn’t know yet where he’s headed as the San Antonio Spurs face an uncertain future.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Nothing wrong with visiting mom alone

Dear Annie: I’d like to fix the relationship between my fiancee and my mother before things get out of hand.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Fit for freshening up

Dear Heloise: I often travel for business, and I try to arrive extra early. When hotels are not able to accommodate my request for early check-in and I need to FRESHEN UP, I head to the fitness room at the hotel.  More...

Special Sections

Health systems merger stalled

Despite a recent ruling from a federal judge in Harrisburg Tuesday to allow the merger between Pinnacle- Health and the Milton S. More...

Rabies confirmed in county raccoon

The state Department of Agriculture (PDA) released a report confirming rabies in a raccoon at Shaw Lane in Warriors Mark.  The raccoon wandered into a yard last Friday at midday and attacked a vaccinated dog that was tied.  More...

Look Good, Feel Better program lifts spirits

Cancer is a thief with no  end to what it steals away, but through “Look Good, Feel Better” the American  Cancer Society is striving to give women back their self confidence.   More...

World  Free Access 

World’s oldest person dies in New York at age 116

NEW YORK (AP) — Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died in New York at age 116.  Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Los Angelesbased Gerontology Research Group, said Jones died Thursday night at a public ho More...

Budweiser becomes ‘America.’ Drink up. Or not.

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no trademark on America.  Budweiser, now owned by Belgium’s AB Inbev, will rename its beer “America” this summer and alter its labels with images and phrases affiliated with the republic.&nbs More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Economic conditions force one-week shutdown at mill

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s regular term of court, which convenes May 12, will be operated on Eastern Standard Time, Judge Chester D. Fetterhoof informed The Daily News.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union finds offense in 12-1 win

High School Baseball:

Mount Union’s baseball team rebounded from Wednesday’s disappointing loss at Tyrone with its best offensive output of the season Thursday. More...

Tussey deals key 7-2 loss to Indians

The Tussey Mountain baseball team hosted Southern Fulton yesterday in a game that was suspended due to rain back on April 22. The game was stopped after two and one-third innings with the Titans owning a 5-1 lead.  More...

Southern drops 6-4 decision at Ridge

It was a bittersweet day for the Southern Huntingdon baseball team. The Rockets went on the road Thursday and lost a 6-4 decision to Chestnut Ridge.  More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild announces show winners

The 25th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show was held by the Redbud Quilt Guild April 29 and 30 at the Huntingdon Community Center.  A total of 53 entries were judged with 67 quilts on display. More...

Cub Scout Pack 225 celebrates achievements

Cub Scout Pack 225, Rockhill, held its May meeting May 3 at the Church of the Brethern in Rockhill. The Bear Den, led by Amanda Spotts, conducted the opening ceremonies.  More...

Little Jewels Academy students visit library

In honor of National Library Week, students at Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, were happy to visit the Southern Huntingdon Area Library where illustrator Rebecca Reck read original stories to the s More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo if born before 1:52 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 14, 2016:  More...

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