April 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Brady supervisors talk fire tax, co-op

Brady Township Supervisors welcomed April with a discussion about a possible fire tax and heard updates on a potential broadband co-op during their monthly meeting Monday.  More...

New dialysis center now open for patients

Another empty space has been filled at the Huntingdon Plaza in Smithfield Township.  A dialysis center, Fresenius Kidney Care, opened for operations in late January, and opened its doors to patients in early March.  Chester Kirkwood, direct More...

State  Free Access 

Most in Cosby jury pool have made up minds

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense began picking a jury for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial Monday amid a powerful (hash)MeToo movement that has pierced the consciousness of the men and women who will sit in judgment of the More...

Meek Mill’s bid for release while he appeals turned down

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has ruled Meek Mill should remain behind bars while appealing a prison sentence for violating probation, saying the rapper’s drug use, arrests and other issues while under supervision merited the jail time.&nbs More...

Doctor impressed by volunteer firefighters in action

DUBOIS (AP) — Five minutes. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 3   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Diamondbacks beat Dodgers in 15th

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Owings hit a three-run homer off All-Star closer Kenley Jansen with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to force extra innings, and Arizona scored twice in the 15th to rally past Los Angeles 8-7.  More...

Astros down Orioles 6-1 in home opener

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched six scoreless innings, Marwin Gonzalez homered and the Houston Astros unveiled their World Series banner before defeating the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Monday night in their home opener.  More...

Lindberg wins on 8th playoff hole

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Jamie Brian Lassor, 43 Stokewood Drive, Lebanon, Maine, and Amanda Lynn Hayes, 5 Chelsea Lane, Northport, Maine.  Cody Martin Herman, 11718 Neelyton Road, Shade Gap, and Megan Noel Roles, 21913 Mount Carmel Road, Three Springs.  Roy Edward More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Michael Patrick Zaleski, who turns 9 years old today, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. His proud parents are Ron Jr. and Kelly Zaleski of Huntingdon.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Rose Vida Kennington, who turned 1 year old Friday, March 30, 2018. Her proud parents are Megan (Hess) and Tom Kennington of State College. More...

Special Sections

Billing changes cause concerns

Some patients treated in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital emergency department in recent months have been rather surprised at their bills, but administrators are asking for patience rather than panic as they work to remedy the issue.  More...

Responders hear of FirstNet program

Local first responders had the opportunity to learn about how AT&T is leading the charge to help them communicate faster and more efficiently in situations where they will need it the most Monday night during a meeting at the Bailey Building in H More...

Supervisors recognize Safe Digging Month

With April marking the 11th annual Safe Digging Month, Pennsylvania One Call System requested Cromwell Township Supervisors, during their monthly meeting Monday, make a formal resolution to recognize the designation.  After a brief description More...

Local News

Man charged with breaking into home

A 42-year-old Centre Hall man was arraigned March 31 for allegedly breaking in and entering a Petersburg Borough home and then passing out in the bedroom.  Scott W. More...

Police Log

Unauthorized purchases   MILL CREK BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report someone made unauthorized purchases electronically on steamgames.com and Square Enix around 2:30 p.m. March 9. More...

Liberty Twp. Supervisors OK weight limit ordinance

The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening gave unanimous approval to a weight limit ordinance and reviewed several road maintenance topics.  More...

General News

Cannabis compounds trick brain

Dear Doctor: I’ve read stories about Girl Scouts selling hundreds of boxes of cookies outside pot shops to people who are anticipating the munchies. My question is: What is it about cannabis that causes that kind of hunger?  More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

The wet snow that greeted us Monday morning led to the postponement of a pair of diamond contests.  Huntingdon’s baseball game at Bellefonte has been reset for Wednesday, while the Altoona at Huntingdon softball game will now be played Thu More...

Area has 27 athletes named ICC all-stars

The Inter-County Conference has announced its winter sports season all-stars and a total of 27 athletes from four area high schools have been recognized.  More...

High School Volleyball:

Bearcats rally for 3-2 league win at Central

Huntingdon ran its record to 3-0 in the early part of the season Monday evening, but had to overcome a 2-1 deficit at Central to pull out the victory in five sets. Game scores were 25-19, 28-30, 22-25, 25-20, 15-2.  More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Let’s work to make state prisons safer for employees, corrections officers

The Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) has always made the safety and security of corrections officers our top priority. That’s why it was so heart wrenching to lose one of our own when a hero, Sgt. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lodge is wonderful opportunity to improve economy, tax base, tourism  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Wolf’s ethics reform proposals deserve serious consideration, March 19   More...

Chatter Box

Spring’s true colors

Despite the belated April Fool’s joke from Mother Nature Monday morning, spring is showing it’s true colors more each day.  More...

Healthy Living

Out With The Old, In With The Old-Inspired:

Retro-Feeling Essentials Make At-Home Fitness Fun Again

(NAPS)—If you’re like most people, your resolution to eat well and get fit won’t even last six months. According to U.S. News & World Report, 80 percent of people ditch their resolutions after eight weeks. More...

What You Need To Know About Dental Implants

(NAPS)—Epidemiological studies referenced by the American College of Prosthodontists estimate that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and that 40 million are missing all their teeth. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Leaving husband after years of abuse

Dear Annie: When my youngest son graduates high school, I plan on leaving my husband.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:55 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 4, 2018:  More...

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