March 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

In like a lion

March definitely came in like a lion Sunday, as the National Weather Service called for at least 4 inches or more of snow in the county Sunday into the early morning hours today. More...

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Local News

‘One-man crime wave’ to serve state time

A Huntingdon man will serve nearly 18 months in state prison on an array of charges after entering pleas ahead of jury selection in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Friday. More...

Author to visit Juniata College Bookstore

HUNTI NGDON BORO. — Award-winning science fiction author Michael Swanwick will visit Juniata College and the Juniata College Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4. More...

Correction

Incorrect information was provided for a real estate transfer published in the Feb. 25 edition of The Daily News. More...

General News

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) — Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania. More...

Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Iowa tops Penn State in overtime

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — It was a simple concept, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. Someone had to make a play and he had just the guy in Aaron White. More...

Poulter, Casey share Honda Classic lead

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. More...

Harden leads Rockets to OT win over Cavs

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105- 103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1964 marks 50 years

Many activities were held in celebration of 50 years since the graduation of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1964. A cruise on the Proud Mary at Lake Raystown Resort was the first event held Sept. 26. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 15! Happy birthday wishes go out to Chelsea Paige Gladfelter who turns 15 years old today, Monday, March 2, 2015. Chelsea lives in Huntingdon with her proud parents, Tracy and Christopher Daugherty. More...

Five smart spending tips for tax refunds

For savings-savvy consumers, tax season means getting creative with how to use your federal tax refund check. More...

Annie's Mailbox

People somehow can’t help themselves

Dear Annie: My husband’s sister controlled his mother’s finances. “Carol” paid the nursing home with her mother’s credit card and gained reward points, which she used for vacations while Mom was still alive. More...

Hints from Heloise

Taking a back seat

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about restaurants and seating: “My Sound Off is when hosts in restaurants seat an obviously handicapped person, and walk by umpteen empty tables to a seat clear in the back of the place! More...

A growing housing crisis

County housing authority has waiting list for properties

Finding suitable and affordable housing can be challenging in Huntingdon County. More...

Probation leader reflects on career

The Huntingdon County Probation Department marked the end of an era with the Feb. 13 retirement of longtime probation director Thomas “Tim” Guisler after 45 years of service. More...

Senate bills may alter corrections landscape

One state senator is working to change the way the state’s criminal justice system looks. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 2 Alexandria Fire Co. The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. More...

State  Free Access 

Key things to watch in Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil his spending plans for the 2015-16 fiscal year that starts July 1. More...

Judge: Man competent for trial in killings

STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled. More...

Process gets underway to carve up $60 million fine

HARRISBURG (AP) — Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use. More...

Local Sports

Glorioso wins title; five headed to Hershey

Huntingdon County placed three wrestlers into the Southwest AA Regional finals Saturday at Canon-McMillan High School in Canonsburg, with five punching their tickets to the PIAA state championships in Hershey. More...

Bearcats second; relay advances

A year ago, Huntingdon’s boys’ 400-yard freestyle relay team of Nick McKim, Zeb Fowler, Trent Stevens and Alex Tietjens captured a second-place finish and a silver medal at the District Six Class AA Championships at Penn State University& More...

Tussey holds off Raiders for title

A strong defensive effort propelled the Tussey Mountain girls’ basketball team into a 15-point halftime lead over Meyersdale in the District 5-A championship game Saturday afternoon at Pitt-Johnstown. More...

Senior Spotlight

FIVE TIPS FOR FINDING A SUITABLE RETIREMENT HOME

There are many types of retirement homes available to seniors: smaller homes with a family atmosphere; establishments with hundreds of units; apartments similar to conventional housing; or centres supplying a wide range of care options. More...

SENIOR LIVING OPTIONS ABOUND

Senior living communities often present an affordable and comfortable option for adults over the age of 55. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 3, 2015: More...

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