April 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TMSB members prepare for hearing

As the Tussey Mountain School Board gears up for a second Act 780 public hearing next week to review a proposal to close two elementary schools, the board Monday night moved ahead with some other cost-cutting measures. More...

Budget talks continue with MUASD leaders

Taking a look at budget items outside of the district’s control Monday night, the Mount Union Area School Board, along with administrators, reviewed anticipated cost increases expected to impact the district’s 2017-18 spending plan.  More...

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Local News

Township officials talk road work

The Springfield Township board of supervisors met Monday for their regularly scheduled meeting.  Still at the top of their list of things to discuss under new business is the repair of some deteriorating roadways within the townships boundaries. More...

General News

Healthy foods and exercise keep glucose levels steady

Dear Doctor: I’m trying to lower my blood glucose levels, but I have a sweet tooth. What raises blood glucose more -- the sugar from fruit, or foods with refined sugar? Is a healthy diet the only way to keep blood glucose steady?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Three crosses on mountain draw attention

75 Years ago  Joseph Neff, superintendent of the Huntingdon County schools, was re-elected to that post for a four-year term yesterday afternoon by a 98-83 vote when the county school directors met at the court house in a special meeting.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 18 AA Meeting 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Agent pleads guilty

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. More...

Leafs down Capitals 4-3 in OT

TORONTO (AP) — Tyler Bozak scored 1:37 into overtime to cap Toronto’s comeback from two goals down in the second period, and the Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.  More...

Cavs, Spurs take 2-0 series leads

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 37 points, Kevin Love added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided another fourth-quarter collapse in Game 2, beating the Indiana Pacers 117-111 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the series.  More...

Chatter Box

Spring is for fishing and farming

Anglers couldn’t have asked for much better conditions for the opening day of trout season Saturday. The same could be said for the previous Saturday, which was mentored youth fishing day.  More...

Special Sections

Charges filed for fish poacher

Charges were filed Monday against a Centre County man accused of using scuba equipment to poach fish in the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.  Vitaly Anatoly Maslov, 35, of Bellefonte, has been charged with serious unlawful take, taking or p More...

Teacher presents new curriculum

The Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) heard an assessment of a new personalized learning approach that’s been recently implemented at Standing Stone Elementary by math teacher John Miller Monday night in the Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) More...

Rattlesnakes moving as temperatures rise

Temperatures continue to rise as the season progresses and many residents are taking to outdoor locations such as the Thousand Steps and state parks to dust off the cobwebs of winter. More...

State  Free Access 

Ambushed trooper: ‘Coward’ shot me and killed comrade

MILFORD (AP) — Alex Douglass used to be 180 pounds of muscle and sinew, a CrossFit and running enthusiast who ran a 50-mile ultra-marathon when he wasn’t working his day job as a state police trooper. More...

Lt. gov. was warned over workers’ treatment

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday he had met with Lt. Gov. More...

Founding generation focus of new museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alongside a display of the Declaration of Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution, a separate tableau tells the story of Mumbet, an enslaved black woman in Massachusetts who, upon hearing the document read alou More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Trojans, Hornets stay unbeaten; Rockets, Titans lose

Mount Union 6, Penns Valley 3   More...

High School Softball:

Tussey downs Ridge 9-5; ’Cats, Rockets beaten

Tussey Mountain 9 Chestnut Ridge 5   Tussey Mountain found a way to break out of its fourgame losing streak against Chestnut Ridge Monday in Saxton. Ashley Clark had four RBI to help the Titans to a 9-5 win over the Lions.  More...

Erie stops Curve 7-1

The Altoona Curve allowed two early home runs and lost to the Erie SeaWolves 7-1 Monday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field, snapping their four-game winning streak.  The loss snapped the longest season-opening home winning streak for Altoona (7- More...

Editorial

What Others are Saying

You pay your fair share, why shouldn’t Wall Street?

Did you pay all of your taxes this April?  Wall Street banks typically pay much less than the official 35 percent corporate tax rate. More...

Letters to the Editor

A small token  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   The following letter was sent to U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson April 14.  Rep. Glenn Thompson  1214 Cannon, House Office Building  Washington, D. C. More...

Election letter deadline is April 27

Now that campaigning for the Tuesday, May 16, primary election has started, it is expected there will be Letters to the Editor in support of or in opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  The Daily News does have some rules and dea More...

Healthy Living

THE TRUTH about the TOOTH

It’s easy to take our teeth for granted: we use them every day to eat (and to smile!) without a second thought. Why not learn a thing or two about your precious pearly whites — and how to take proper care of them? More...

What on earth is holistic dentistry?

Have you ever heard of holistic dentistry? If not, read on for a brief overview!  ALTERNATIVE APPROACH   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Coffee table ruined by cup rings

Dear Annie: Help! My coffee table is slowly being ruined, and I don’t know how to prevent it without seeming like a control freak.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries if born before 5:27 p.m. (ET). Afterward, it will be in Taurus. The Moon is in Capricorn until 6:52 a.m. (ET), when it enters Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 19, 2017:  More...

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