March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN to introduce education program

Administrators and teachers from school districts across the county learned Wednesday how The Daily News can be used as a learning tool for classroom instruction. More...

Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny More...

SHC students board ‘Literacy Express’

Levi Cypher navigated his way through a special computer quiz, presented by Lee Rainey, president of Friends of the East Broad Top Rail, right, that tested students’ railroad knowledge during t More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Rep. delivers encouraging news regarding Route 522 project

75 Years Ago Huntingdon churchgoers proved beyond a doubt that Easter Sunday means more than a day to wear new spring finery. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Basketball:

Time really does stand still

CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt. Another stoppage in play. Another lengthy timeout. More...

Men’s NIT Tournament:

Temple, ODU reach semifinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The students chanted “M-S-G!” and Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” blared from the loudspeakers after Temple’s victory over Louisiana Tech in the NIT quarterfinals. More...

Lots of losses in ‘Sweet 16’

The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far. Six of the regional semifinalists have 10 or more losses, including three with 13. The reaction around college basketball has been a collective shrug. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Phyllis Broadbent of the Spruce Creek area shared a photo from 19 years ago last week when the Juniata Valley High School boys’ basketball team beat Bishop O’Hara 60-43 in the PIAA Class More...

Our Readers Write

Sticks and stones Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Op-Ed

Treasonous free speech

This week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) had a particularly nasty legal issue before it, the right of free speech as protected by the First Amendment and whether a state can regulate speech that is both inciteful and treasonous. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Shade Gap youth awarded rare sheep

Elizabeth Parsons, 13, Shade Gap, was awarded a Shetland sheep through the Youth Conservationists Program (YCP) last year. Shetlands are a rare breed of sheep being preserved by the YCP. More...

FFA members hold annual auction

Auctioneers Earl and Tim Sunderland auctioned off 32 lots at the Blue Juniata FFA’s third annual consignment auction March 21 at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Community club members stay active

Members of the Countywide 4-H Dairy Beef Community Club recently met at the Huntingdon County Cooperative Extension Office on Fairgrounds Road in Huntingdon to practice their cake decorating skills u More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is the children’s choice now

Dear Annie: I am very concerned about my brother’s daughters, ages 18 and 20. My brother and his wife divorced when the girls were young. He and his ex do not get along and communicate poorly. She often berates him, and he remains silent. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 27, 2015: More...

Special Sections

Group to pursue shelter creation

The third in a series of recent meetings on the subject of homelessness Wednesday culminated in the formation of a steering committee to further explore the creation of a local shelter resource. More...

Event showcases healthy strategies

A one-of-a-kind Community Make and Take Supper event brought over 30 members of the community to the table — literally — Wednesday night at the Huntingdon Community Center to learn more about how to improve nutrition one meal at a time. More...

Renowned musician shares time, talents with MUAHS students

Tom “Bones” Malone, member of the CBS orchestra on the “Late Show with David Letterman” and renowned musician who has recorded with a range of acts, from Blood, Sweat and Tears to Frank Zappa, has been in residence at Mount Un More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 26 Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information. More...

State  Free Access 

Philly mayor creates police monitoring board

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced Wednesday the creation of an independent board to monitor the implementation of recommendations from a Justice Department team that studied the city’s nearly 400 officer-invo More...

Jail guard charged with assaulting inmate

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania county jail guard has been charged with assaulting an inmate who was serving a drunken-driving sentence, by allegedly pushing him backward while handcuffed so hard that he hit his head and suffered a seizure. More...

Cops: Teacher spoke of running away with pupil, 11

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An elementary school teacher who resigned this month was obsessed with one of her 11-year-old students, encrypting her phone number on the girl’s math homework, exchanging thousands of text messages with her and even tal More...

Local Sports

Men’s Volleyball:

No. 1 Stevens beat Juniata in four sets

Playing in front on of a loud and boisterous home crowd at Memorial Gymnasium, the No. 4 Juniata men’s volleyball team played host to No. 1 Stevens Institute of Technology Wednesday evening. More...

High School Tennis:

Bearcats roll 7-1 over Juniata

After a couple false starts, the Huntingdon tennis team finally found a good weather day and took advantage. More...

College Tennis:

Two Eagles are Players of Week

Matyas Kohout Freshman Matyas Kohout (Krhanice, Czech Republic) was named the Landmark Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Monday. It is Kohout’s first weekly honor of the season. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone seniors meet

The Standing Stone Senior Citizens met March 18 for the regular membership meeting. President Jim Park welcomed the members and called the meeting to order. More...

Locks of Love

Paige Wertz of Petersburg, left, donated her hair to Locks of Love with assistance from stylist Teri McIntyre at In-Style Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Doctor K

Results are mixed for RA alternative therapies

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have rheumatoid arthritis. Medications have helped, but only up to a point. Can you discuss alternative therapies that might help to further relieve my discomfort? More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT CALIFORNIA

1. The real deal Kevin Harvick is no fluke. He has finished first or second in the past eight Cup races dating to 2014. His five-race streak to start the season is a series record. Don’t bet against the No. 4 Chevy. 2. The Truex streak More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH FOR AT MARTINSVILLE

1. Bump-and-run This is one of the tracks where drivers can get away with the bump-and-run. The track record for cautions is 19 in 2005, and the mark for most caution laps (125) came in 2004. Buckle up tight. 2. Old-timer track More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Was Kurt Busch robbed? If you’re a Brad Keselowski or Kevin Harvick fan, you’d say no. More...

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