March 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Juries selected for three trials

Juries were selected for three defendants Monday morning in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  A jury of six women, six men and two male alternates was selected to hear the case of Billy Joe Loner Jr.  More...

Updated plan boosts conservation efforts

An updated plan for the continued management and protection of fish and wildlife species of concern has been approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). More...

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Mapleton man charged with abuse crimes

A Mapleton man has been charged by state police at Huntingdon for incidents involving sex abuse with a minor over a two-year period.  More...

Trojan band requests new uniforms

After 14 years, the Marching Trojans are looking for a wardrobe change.  Mount Union Area High School band director Rick Kane, who was joined by students and parents, presented the Mount Union Area School Board with a proposal for new uniforms d More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

General News

Woman tried for murder speaks about her case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. More...

Sikh man is recovering, heartened by support

SEATTLE (AP) — A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban Seattle and is encouraged by an outpouring of support, community leaders said.  Hira Singh More...

Report finds exonerations in US rose again in 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of people exonerated in the U.S. rose again in 2016, with more than half of them involved in cases in which it was later determined no crime occurred, according to a report released Tuesday.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sale pitches two innings in Red Sox debut

Boston Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale gave himself mixed reviews after his first spring training performance, an outing that ended a little earlier than originally planned.  Acquired from the Chicago White Sox in December, the dominant lefty gave u More...

Bogut breaks leg; Heat rolls over Cavs 106-98

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Bogut broke his left leg less than one minute into his Cleveland debut and the Cavaliers were outgunned 106-98 on Monday night by the surging and not-to-beoverlooked Miami Heat, who beat the NBA champions twice in three More...

Zags down pesky Santa Barbara

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss had 25 points and eight rebounds, and No. 4 Gonzaga secured a spot in the West Coast Conference title game for the 20th straight season with a 77-68 victory over pesky Santa Clara on Monday night.  More...

Chatter Box

Events and activities galore

This is the time of year the calendar starts to fill with events and activities. It seems like there’s always something going on and the Chatter Box is a good place to find out about those events. More...

Healthy Living

HORMONES AND PMS: a mysterious relationship

PMS: three simple letters that get everybody talking! The minute a woman is deemed moodier than usual, PMS is often assumed to be the culprit — sometimes rightfully, sometimes not so much. More...

Ladies! Hormone-induced ACNE can follow you into adulthood

Acne is a skincare nightmare that’s far from exclusive to teens. According to the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada, about 22 per cent of women continue to experience breakouts in adulthood, particularly between the ages of 20 and 40. More...

Hormones that GIVE LIFE

When a woman is pregnant, her hormones send her on an emotional roller coaster and cause a whirlwind of side effects, from water retention to nausea and a heightened sense of smell. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Once a cheater, always a cheater

Dear Annie: I’m torn and hoping an objective voice will help me reach a decision.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Cancer if born before 11:45 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 8, 2017:  More...

Feasibility study done for TMSD

Relying on initial findings in a recently completed feasibility study, a Hollidaysburg consulting firm is recommending the closing of the Defiance Elementary School in response to a declining student enrollment and ongoing financial challenges in the More...

Budget could cut vet school funding

The state Department of Agriculture is expected to see a nearly $33 million cut in funding in the 2017-18 budget proposed by Gov. More...

Cromwell leaders address concerns

During their monthly meeting Monday, the Cromwell Township Supervisors addressed some recent negative comments about their leadership.  Board chair Buzz Gutshall expressed his concern about opinions submitted to The Daily News Opinion Line.  More...

State  Free Access 

Liver transplant surgical pioneer dies at age 90

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dr. Thomas Starzl, who pioneered liver transplant surgery in the 1960s and was a leading researcher into anti-rejection drugs, has died. More...

Feds, bishop announce plan to address child sex abuse

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese accused of a decadeslong cover-up of child sex abuse by clergy has reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on reforms to prevent future abuse and to provide better help for victims, including new More...

State Senate Democrats resist ransom in cyberattack

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top state Senate Democrat said Monday that no ransom has been paid to resolve a cyberattack that shut down the caucus’ network and prompted an FBI investigation.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 7   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

County Hall of Fame spring meeting Thursday

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2017 inductees at the annual spring general membership meeting.  More...

College Baseball:

Juniata takes twinbill from Cazenovia

Juniata baseball was finally able to celebrate victory as the Eagles swept a doubleheader from Cazenovia Monday afternoon. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Hitting the Road   More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 3.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

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People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Levi Thomas Brown, 358 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, and Brittay Nicole Cox, also of Mount Union.  Gary Lewis Hutchison, 7092 Davis Road, Alexandria, and Janet Elaine Moyer, 2058 Adams Ave., Tyrone.  Harry J. More...

Service Personnel News

SHCHS grad completes basic military training

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Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon, from the left, Nathaniel McClain, Jake Leydig, Sean McLaughlin, Charlie Watson, Michael Cantrell and Jacob Smithmyer, recently dedicated a Saturday to becom More...

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