June 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN photos now available for purchase

Graduations, championship games and Memorial Day services — it’s been a busy week in The Daily News’ coverage area. Have you seen a photo in The Daily News that means something to you? More...

Local News

Area brief

Craft and food vendor spaces available for Oktoberfest

CASSVILLE — Space is still available for area crafters and food vendors to participate in Cassville’s Oktoberfest Sept. 28-30.  More...

Police Log

Simple assault   More...

ICC spring stars list 26 from area

The Inter-County Conference spring sports all-star teams were announced Friday afternoon. More...

General News

New show gives close-up of women in wheelchairs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the opening moments of a new reality show, a pretty blonde pulls up to a gas station in her sporty Mustang. As she fills the tank, she catches the eye of a man across the station and smiles. More...

Go Pink Boots

Need for speed

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.  More...

News of Yesteryear

HASD, support staff union head back to bargaining table

75 Years Ago  The Rotary Club of Huntingdon enjoyed several reels of moving pictures at the weekly luncheon meeting held Tuesday in the Leister House. The pictures, which were shown through the courtesy of Rotarian J. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Santana throws Mets’ first no-hitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets’ history, helped by an umpire’s missed call and an outstanding catch in left field in an 8-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.  More...

Most races in hand going into last stage

Tim Johnson (Volkswagen/ People For Bikes/NoTubes) took off with the top six solo competitors trailing behind him.  More...

There’s still life in aging Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Rajon Rondo scored 21 points with 10 assists to lead the Boston Celtics to a 101-91 victory over the Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night, cutting Miami&rs More...

Religion News

Centuries-old tradition brings revered Jerusalem church alive at night

JERUSALEM (AP) — After the last tourists leave the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City at nightfall, a little-known but centuries-old tradition unfolds at one of Christianity’s holiest sites.  More...

‘Blessing of the Animals’

The Trough Creek United Methodist Church held a “Blessing of the Animals” May 20. God created the animals to be helpmates and companions for humans (Genesis 2). More...

Religion Briefs

Assembly approves bill protecting religious freedom in the workplace   More...

Residents offer high school graduates career advice

Graduation ceremonies are taking place in the area, and if high school seniors haven’t decided on a career or field of study, many are asking the ageold question, “What do I want to be when I grow up?”  More...

Weather alerts have potential to save lives

Cellphone users with a smartphone or iPhone will soon be able to receive text messages that could save their lives.  More...

State  Free Access 

Big sodas today; bagels with a schmeer tomorrow?

NEW YORK (AP) — Just how far would a government go to protect us from ourselves?  More...

World  Free Access 

Edwards advised to keep low profile

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Now that he has survived his campaign corruption trial, John Edwards may face an even tougher fight to regain the public’s respect.  More...

Obama says economy will come back stronger

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday the latest employment report shows that the economy is not creating jobs “as fast as we want,” but he pledged that the economy will improve.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 2   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Party crashers

Trojans, South Fayette in unlikely match-up

An unlikely match-up is set for Monday between two teams few  expected would still be playing.  Mount Union (19-5), coming off its 17th District Six championship,  and District Seven third-place qualifier South Fayette (16-7)  squ More...

County Sports Hall induction banquet tickets still available

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet June 16  at Raystown Resort near Entriken.  Tickets are priced at $25 each and include a catered sit-down dinner,  a handsome souvenir program booklet and what promises to be  More...

‘Cinderella’ season continues

  Mount Union’s young baseball team, with 11 underclassmen on a 15-player active roster, is poised to make the program’s 24th venture into the PIAA baseball tournament. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

Birthday announcements may now be submitted online via the website www.huntingdondailynews.com. For more information, please contact April Feagley at the People and Pastimes desk at 643-4040, or by email at afeagley@huntingdondailynews.com.   More...

Hartslog Heritage Museum announces June meeting

The gardens in Alexandria are starting to bloom and the members of the Hartslog Heritage Museum would like to share the beauty. For the June program, the Hartslog Heritage Museum will be showcasing the work of the Alexandria Garden Club. More...

Brighten a day with a card shower

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? More...

School News

JVHS sends 67 graduates into the world

The weather outside might have been gray and dreary Friday evening, but inside the auditorium of Juniata Valley High School, the lights shone bright on the 67 members of the graduating Class of 2012.  The audience was welcomed to the ceremonies More...

Juniata Valley seniors receive awards

The annual senior awards ceremony for the Juniata Valley High School Class of 2012 was held May 29 in the high school auditorium in front of teachers, administrators, parents, family and friends.  Class of 2012 officers are Heather Carper, presi More...

‘Behind you are the shadows of what might have been, and ahead ... the image of what we hope to be.’

~Unknown

Front row, from the left, are Bethany Mount, Ethan Morrison, Darren Boyd, Heather Carper; back row, David Ormsby, Morgan Shumaker, Billy Edmiston, Stewart Borst and Mason Varner. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

We recommend a tactful approach!

Dear Annie: My husband and I have five adult children between us, all making a good living. More...

Doctor K

Regular screening tests allow timely intervention

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a healthy, 60-year-old woman. What screening tests do I need, and how often?  DEAR READER: Too many people wait until something is wrong before visiting their doctor. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 4, 2012:  More...

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