June 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Cromwell sewage system advancing

Cromwell Township Supervisors Buzz Gutshall and Tom Barron learned Monday evening the township is slowly inching its way toward the creation of a community sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas. More...

Vigil planned to remember fallen EMT

A memorial service is currently being planned for Ethan Amsbaugh, the 22-year-old EMT who died Saturday morning in an accident involving an ambulance on Route 22 near Mapleton, in Brady Township.  More...

Local News

Additional information

Additional information provided to The Daily News noted Samuel Williams was also a recipient of the Navy Outstanding Scholar Award at the Southern Huntingdon County High Class Day awards May 30.   More...

Police Log

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Property subdivision discussed at Wayne Township meeting

The Wayne Township board of supervisors conditionally approved a request to subdivide a property currently owned by business owner Ernest Pollock during its monthly meeting Monday evening.  The property in question would adjoin the current locat More...

World  Free Access 

Three dead after strong storm in southern Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A sudden, violent storm in southeast Missouri has left a man and his two adult sons dead.  More...

Teen on bike shoots father, toddler in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 1-year-old boy has died after he and his father were shot by a teenager on a bicycle.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Huntingdon

Nathan Shope   Parents: Dave and Debbie Shope.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned total of eight letters in three sports — football (2), wrestling (3) and baseball (3).  More...

Coaches kick off Lezzer on links

The Central Pennsylvania High School Football Coaches Association held its annual Jack Bailey Memorial Golf Outing at Standing Stone Golf Course this past Sunday.  More...

Booted

Late South Fayette rally sidelines Trojans

Mount Union left a crack in the door with a costly seventhinning error on what appeared to be a sure double-play grounder and South Fayette kicked it wide open with a three-run rally to overcome the Trojans 5-4 in a PIAA Class AA first-round playoff More...

Editorial

‘Wee’ the people

This election will raise the debate about how capitalism should be viewed and managed in the United States.  More...

Our Readers Write

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Commentary

The United Nations is failing Syria

Over the past year, more and more citizens around the world have been standing up for their freedom. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

It doesn’t feel like summer

To school students, it’s officially summertime even though the calendar says we have a few weeks yet. Stepping outside into 60-degree temperatures sure doesn’t feel like summer though, does it? More...

Doctor K

Low glycemic diet includes whole grains, veggies, fruits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have Type 2 diabetes. Lately I’ve been hearing about low “glycemic index” and “glycemic load” foods being good for diabetics. What do these terms mean?  More...

Transit of Venus begins tonight

If there are any astronomy lovers in Huntingdon County, a rare astronomical event — the Transit of Venus ­— is set to take place beginning at 6 p.m. EDT today in the Northern Hemisphere.  More...

MUASD OKs teacher contract

Deal includes $190,000 payroll increase

Mount Union Area School District’s professional employees have agreed to a one-year pay freeze and the school board is offering a retirement incentive to teachers. More...

DEP offers area schools help to conserve energy, water

A new free program from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will give Huntingdon County public schools, as well as Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center, Juniata College, DuBois Business College and Pennsylvania Highland C More...

State  Free Access 

Deal remains elusive on privatizing liquor sales

HARRISBURG (AP) — Amid the crush of wrangling and debate that annually precede passage of Pennsylvania’s state budget, advocates of getting the state out of the business of selling liquor and wine are hoping to advance their cause before More...

Sandusky child sex abuse trial set to begin

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Despite his repeated efforts to delay it, Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation trial was set to begin with the start of jury selection, as prosecutors and his defense lawyers chose 12 people from the area around Penn State More...

Firm chosen for Altoona recovery effort

HARRISBURG (AP) — The state has chosen a coordinator to develop and implement a recovery plan for the western Pennsylvania city of Altoona under a program for struggling municipalities.  Secretary C. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union Fire Co. purchases airport property

75 Years Ago  One hundred and thirty-six seniors of the Huntingdon High School received their diplomas last evening, June 4, on the stage of the Grand Theatre, which was attractively decorated with baskets of colorful peonies, iris, roses and mo More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 5   AA Meeting p 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 

Men follow form, women fall in France

PARIS (AP) — Form on one side, a free-for-all on the other.  Heading into the quarterfinals of the French Open, the men’s draw includes all the usual suspects — Djokovic, Nadal, Federer — while the names on the women&rsqu More...

Rolling Thunder take over

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant and the surging Oklahoma City Thunder are just one victory from the NBA finals.  “We never just thought we were supposed to wait our turn,” the 23-year-old Thunder star said following the biggest More...

A’s Parker dazzles

Major League Baseball Round-up:

American League Athletics 12, Rangers 1   OAKLAND, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Scott-Wilson

Crystal Dawn Wilson and Gregory Eric Scott, both of Newton Hamilton, were united in marriage May 19, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Mapleton. The Rev. Martin Lorah officiated the 2 p.m. ceremony. More...

Engaged to Wed

Timothy and Karen Goodman of Mount Union are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Raye Goodman, to Johnny Luther Himes II of Mapleton, the son of Johnny Himes and Tamara Heeter of Mapleton and Dena Beaston of Mount Union.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Justin Michael Burks and Rachael Denise Lightner, both of Huntingdon, are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

School News

Local students earn dean’s list honors at Lock Haven

Lock Haven University has released the names of students who achieved dean’s list recognition for the spring 2012 semester. More...

Penn Highlands releases 2012 spring dean’s list

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is proud to announce that the following local students have made the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester:  • Ashley Z. Miller and Teresa M. Mock, both of Alexandria  • Markie S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You’re being a little overdramatic yourself! ANNIE

Dear Annie: My wonderful wife and I have been married for a little less than a year. Though I love her with all my heart, I absolutely do not get along with one of her friends. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Capricorn all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 6, 2012:  More...

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