May 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lower trail retaining wall complete

The flood retaining wall in a section of the Lower Trail in Morris Township has finally been fixed. More...

Three juries selected during court session

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas opened Monday with the selection of juries. A jury of eight women, four men and two male alternates was chosen to hear the case against Joseph T. More...

Local News

June ruling expected on same sex marriage questions

United States Supreme Court Justices heard arguments this week regarding two questions about same sex marriage. While a ruling is not expected for another month, residents in Pennsylvania may see little change no matter the outcome. More...

J.C. Blair Foundation director elected

The board of directors of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation elected longtime Huntingdon County resident, Air Force Col. O.J. Johnston, to a threeyear term on its board. More...

Shirley Twp. Supervisors discuss issues

The Shirley Township Supervisors handled an array of business at their meeting last week. In the secretary report, Kathy Varner said they received a renewal notice for a safety deposit box at Community State Bank. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County superintendent announces scholarship

75 Years Ago Insisting on their right to designate a successor to retiring Democratic state chairman David L. Lawrence, Guffey leaders gathered at the capital in Harrisburg for their first post-primary conference. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Clippers and Bulls open with victories

HOUSTON (AP) — Blake Griffin had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double to lift the Chris Paul-less Los Angeles Clippers to a 117-101 victory over Houston on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference More...

Brewers greet new manager with win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win Craig Counsell’s managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night. More...

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People/Pastimes

Scenes from Spring Camporee

Boy Scouts, from the left, Xander Keller, Garrett F., Garrett Hileman, Cole F., Tyler Slapinski and Devin Deihl, stood in front of a large equipment bucket during a tour of the U.S. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to David Richard Woodring Jr. who turns 11 years old today, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. He is the son of David and Angela Woodring of Petersburg. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

An anniversary card shower is being held in honor of Cliff and Janet Watson of Huntingdon who will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, May 8, 2015. They would love to hear from their family and friends on their special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

There are always alternatives

Dear Annie: I am an 83-year-old widow in good health. My daughter lives about two hours away. She is 50 and well educated and has been in a long-term relationship with an older retired man. She does a lot of caregiving for him and his family members. More...

Doctor K

A little exercise is better than none at all

DEAR DOCTOR K: You often recommend exercising for 30 minutes a day, most days of the week. That target intimidates me. Is it worth it for me to exercise less, say 15 minutes, three days a week? More...

Special Sections

Promoting safe prom season

Event shows SHCHS students dangers of drunk driving

Students at Southern Huntingdon County High School got a sobering reminder Monday of what can happen if bad choices are made on prom night. More...

Texting citations rising statewide

Since the law prohibiting motorists from texting while driving became a law in 2012, state police and PennDOT report the citations filed for the violation is growing. More...

Diesel fuel prices up in Huntingdon

Motorists driving dieselpowered vehicles might find themselves paying as much as 30 cents more a gallon in Huntingdon than in other areas. More...

Cruise with The Daily News winner

Phillip Paterson, right, of Hesston is the winner of a seven-night cruise for two to Canada and New England, which set sails from New York City aboard the Norwegian Gem this fall. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 5 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  Free Access 

Trailer fire kills three women from family

COATESVILLE (AP) — A fire in a mobile home killed three women from the same family on Monday, but four other relatives escaped, authorities said. More...

Highmark wants $175M for hospital network

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Lawmaker ‘in a lot of pain’ after motorcycle crash

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania Senate leader who has a pivotal role in budget negotiations and plans to address publicsector pension funding was in considerable pain Monday, two days after a motorcycle accident in Allentown, an aide said. More...

World  Free Access 

Case highlights rise of revenge porn laws

Amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos, NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham will be the most recognizable defendant yet to face “revenge porn” charges when he appears in court Wednesday. More...

Local Sports

Tussey girls win; Valley’s Leri top jumper

Inter-County Conference Track & Field Championship:

The 8th annual InterCounty Conference track and field championship meet saw plenty of good results for the area schools at Northern Bedford Monday. More...

Tussey doubles team loses in semifinal

District Five Tennis:

Tussey Mountain entered a pair of teams in the District Five Doubles Tournament Monday. The team of Stephen Willis and Brandon Cucalon reached the semifinals before losing, while Cole Ramsey and Shane Eichelberger were eliminated in the first round. More...

Eagles will face Messiah in NCAA first-round match

Men’s Tennis:

The Juniata men’s tennis team has found out its opponent for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Eagles will face Messiah on the campus of Washington and Lee in Lexington, Virginia Thursday. More...

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Our Readers Write

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A fun time of year

This is such a fun time of year. There’s so much to explore in nature and so many signs of the season we can watch for each week. More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO SLEEP BETTER AT NIGHT

The National Sleep Foundation notes that adults between the ages of 26 and 64 need an average of seven to nine hours of sleep per night. More...

WHAT IS CLEAN EATING ALL ABOUT?

Clean eating is a growing trend among people focused on health and wellness. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 6, 2015: More...

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