March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members hear tech ed pitch

Southern Huntingdon County School Board members heard a presentation on the proposed tech education department during their monthly workshop meeting Wednesday. More...

JV board members talk STEM update

It was a quick meeting of the Juniata Valley School Board Wednesday evening, but board members heard an update on continuing technology improvements in the district.  More...

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Local News

Art Walk Huntingdon planned tonight

The theme for this month’s Art Walk Huntingdon involves St. More...

Screening process up for HASB vote

Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) plans to approve a new school board policy statement Monday that will address school security screening and metal detector and scanner usage.  More...

Assault trial begins today

Two defendants facing felony rape and assault charges travel through the court system this week, one defendant will face a jury trial today while another appeared in Central Court Wednesday and waived his preliminary hearing.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 15   SOUP KITCHEN  . The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  ADULT EDUCATION  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s NIT:

Penn State rallies past Temple 63-57

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. More...

NCAA Men’s First Four:

Texas Southern tops NC Central

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Texas Southern got its first ever NCAA Tournament win, a 64-46 rout of North Carolina Central in a First Four game on Wednesday night.  More...

Bears sign former Jaguar Allen Robinson

LAKE FOREST, Ill. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Cassville couple marks 60th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Steve and Betty Petroff of Cassville, and formerly of Lorain, Ohio, who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, March 15, 2018. They were united in marriage in 1958.  More...

Honoring a memory with a donation

The Huntingdon County Library received a donation from the Westminster Woods Book Club in memory of William Keim, an influential member of the club and a local author, who passed away last year. More...

Shavers Creek Grange No. 363

Members of Shavers Creek Grange No. 353, represented by Candy Feagley, right, made quilts for first-time mothers in Huntingdon County. This is part of family activities community service project. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 16, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Overdose death leads to charges

A Huntingdon man has been charged with selling fentanyl to another man, leading to his overdose death in May 2017.  Zachary A. More...

Area man charged in church burglary

An Alexandria man has been charged for his involvement in the December 2017 burglary of a Barree Township church.  Chace Palmer Gable, 18, was arraigned by magisterial district judge Doug Gummo Wednesday on charges of criminal mischief, theft by More...

Tour combines positive message with music

A group of musical artists traveled through the region, spreading a positive message against bullying to area youngsters with the “Makin’ Music and Makin’ Friends Anti-Bully Tour,” with a concert Wednesday night at the Hunting More...

State  Free Access 

Museum gets telegram lauding steel firm in Lindbergh flight

BETHLEHEM, Pa. More...

General News

House Republicans send report to county prosecutor

Republicans in the Pennsylvania House have wrapped up their investigation into allegations that a state lawmaker was violent and abusive toward another lawmaker and a second woman, but they declined on Wednesday to release their report to the public, More...

Preoperative self-care can quicken recovery time

Dear Doctor: I’m 75 years old and am scheduled to have minor surgery next month. My doctor has been pushing me to walk every day and to perform core exercises -- not to mention eating right -- ahead of my operation. More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class 1A Girls' Second Round:

Hornets beat Berlin 52-28

Juniata Valley’s postseason run continued Wednesday evening with another strong start during a PIAA Class 1A second round contest inside University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.  More...

Young-Uhrich named region Coach of Year

Women’s basketball head coach Danny Young-Uhrich was named the Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year by D3hoops.com for leading the team to one of their best seasons in program history.  More...

PIAA Swimming:

Bearcats have eight headed to state meet

Three-time PIAA state qualifier Haley Goldstone will lead a contingent of eight Huntingdon swimmers into this weekends’ annual PIAA Class AA State Swimming Championships inside Kinney Natatorium on the campus of Bucknell University in Lewisburg More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Good Samaritan law gets a life-saving shot, March 4   More...

Letter to the Editor

Think of generations to come

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   After respecting Raystown Lake for the 45 years I’ve lived in this county, the United States Army Corps of Engineers is under pressure to revise its original plan.  More...

You Should Know

Q: Why was there a national school walkout March 14?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Annual Holstein Association banquet celebrates industry

Dairy farmers, their families and those who support the industry gathered March 10 at the Shavers Creek Community Building for the annual Huntingdon County Holstein Association awards banquet. More...

Fundraiser to support dairy promotion

Are you looking for an excuse to get out of cooking dinner one evening next week? Here’s an idea, stop by Domino’s on Moore Street in Huntingdon and pick up your favorite pizza, wings and breadsticks—all for a great cause! More...

Grange Fair to receive state grant of $1.5M for equine facility upgrades

The Equine Center at Grange Park is set to receive $1.5 million from a state economic growth initiative to renovate and upgrade the equine facility, according to state Sen. Jake Corman (R-34).  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Frustrated and feeling guilty

Dear Annie: Frustration is interrupting my sleep, upsetting my stomach and leaving me on the edge of tears or screaming. My husband of many years has had a hearing problem for years, but he won’t do anything about it.  More...

NASCAR

PHOENIX

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Harvick’s win  Kevin Harvick’s third consecutive Cup Series victory was driven by vengeance (see below) but took him to a tie with Mark Martin at 40 wins on the all-time list. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Early outlook   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Is Kevin Harvick going to win all of them? GODSPEAK: Yes. Go ahead and order the championship trophy and put Harvick’s name on it. Richard Petty, 1967, all over again.  More...

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