April 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge restricts devices in court

Huntingdon County’s president judge is doing his part to combat the inappropriate use of electronic devices in his courtroom.  Judge George Zanic issued a new order March 30 calling for all electronic devices, especially cellphones, to be More...

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‘Taste of Huntingdon County’

Huntingdon Elks Lodge 976 won the “Taste of Huntingdon County” at the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s recent Beat the Winter Blues event at the Huntingdon Country. More...

Congressman announces art competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Police Log

Theft   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 3 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

South Carolina beats Mississippi State for title

DALLAS (AP) — Dawn Staley is going to savor her first NCAA championship. It took her a long time to finally be able to raise the trophy over her head. More...

Gonzaga holds off Gamecocks 77-73

NCAA Men’s Tournament:

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gonzaga watched big man Przemek Karnowski fall to the floor in a heap and holding his eye as he headed to the locker room. More...

Tar Heels nip Oregon to reach title game

NCAA Men’s Tournament:

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kennedy Meeks relentlessly attacked the boards, posting up deep in the paint and playing with an aggressive edge that hasn’t always been there through his North Carolina career. More...

Senior Spotlight

Recovery GUIDE for Seniors

Physical therapy a vital part of treatment and recovery

Illnesses of the musculoskeletal system can result in temporary loss of mobility. But physical therapy can help to prevent those temporary problems from becoming permanent.  More...

Post-workout pointers to aid recovery

Exercise enthusiasts know that an effective workout does not end with your last rep or final second on the treadmill. More...

Seniors and exercise: Tips to avoid injuries, get healthy

Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. Daily exercise can improve mood, promote an active lifestyle and reduce a person’s risk for a host of ailments, including diabetes and heart disease. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer if born before 6:13 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 4, 2017: More...

Work underway at development

Crews have started laying the groundwork for new development in the area formerly known Emily Estates off of Route 45 in Morris Township.  The property will soon be home to 81 cottage homes for residents 55 years of age and older and will be cal More...

Hundreds attend Empty Bowls event

An army of volunteers filled hand-crafted bowls for over 400 diners Saturday night at the 11th annual Empty Bowls dinner held in Baker Refectory in Ellis Hall at Juniata College. More...

Mountain bikers, volunteers prepare Allegrippis Trails for season

Volunteers gathered by the lake equipped with hedge trimmers, shovels, post hole diggers and saws over the weekend to prepare the Allegrippis Trails for the upcoming season. More...

State  Free Access 

FBI corruption probe had more in its sights

HARRISBURG (AP) — Fresh revelations show how federal authorities tried to use disgraced former state Treasurer Rob McCord to implicate others in a broad pay-to-play investigation of Pennsylvania government, but it leaves the question of whether More...

Intentional neighborhoods take root across country

PLUMSTEADVILLE (AP) — When it comes to the joys and challenges of raising foster and adopted children, “it really does take a village,” said Mary Pappas, a Perkasie mother of five.  “You can feel very isolated.”&nbs More...

Verdict in Pennsylvania drilling lawsuit tossed

A federal judge has thrown out a $4.24 million jury verdict against one of the largest natural gas producers in Pennsylvania and ordered a new trial in a lawsuit alleging Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats’ Price fourth in 300 hurdles at Igloo

Huntingdon had three athletes place at the annual Altoona Igloo Invitation held Saturday at Mansion Park. More...

Greyhounds sweep by Juniata 5-0 and 9-4

College Softball:

The Juniata softball team faced one of its toughest tasks of the season as the Eagles faced No. 15 Moravian on Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

Cub Scout Pack 248

Members of Cub Scout Pack 248 held their annual Pinewood Derby March 19 at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

The Dollar Stretcher

Best use of a tax refund Instead of blowing your tax refund, put it into your IRA as a 2017 contribution. Not only will you be boosting your retirement fund, but you’ll also be reducing your taxes a year from now. Spring car cleaning More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ambivalent about abusive husband

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently put our house on the market and moved to a Southern state to spend our retirement there. I am 64, and he is 73. It is my second marriage and his third. More...

Hints from Heloise

Price of wedding gowns not so nice

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about costly wedding gowns:  More...

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