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Farmers’ opening day

Sunshine and mild temperatures greeted customers on the opening day of the 2012 Farmers’ Market season Thursday. More...

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Local News

Powerful storms damage homes in Colorado, Wyoming

DENVER (AP) — A rare quarter-mile-wide tornado cut a swath across mainly open country in southeastern Wyoming, damaging homes, derailing empty train cars and leaving one person with minor injuries, officials said.  More...

Woman arrested for visiting man through suitcase

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Oregon woman is in trouble because of her relationship baggage — but it’s not the emotional kind.  More...

Police Log

Disorderly conduct   WALKER TWP. — Shawn Grace, 41, Huntingdon, was cited for summary disorderly conduct by state police at Huntingdon for spinning his tires and kicking up rocks at a 31-year-old male at Station and Pond roads May 26. More...

General News

Orbisonia Council considers intersection safety

Orbisonia Borough Council Wednesday night authorized secretary Tammy Covert to create an ordinance that will make it illegal to make a left-hand turn from Water Street onto Elliot Street toward the community red light. More...

A yellow problem for linoleum

Dear Heloise: I have a linoleum floor, and I notice that under the throw rugs, the FLOOR IS TURNING YELLOW.  Is there any way to get the yellow out? I have tried bleach, but it does not work. Thank you. — Irene, via email  More...

News of Yesteryear

SEPA, Inc. to add leather-cutting addition

75 Years Ago  The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, authorized by the state Legislature to construct and operate a 165-mile all-weather highway between Pittsburgh and Carlisle, today started consideration of available engineering data and primar More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

James carries Heat into game seven

BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James has walked off the court here too many times with nowhere to go except summer vacation.  The destination this time: Game 7 in Miami, with a spot in the NBA finals on the line.  More...

Late Curve explosion sinks R-Phils

Jeremy Farrell’s bases-loaded single snapped a 1-1 draw in the eighth inning, and Altoona added five more runs in one of its biggest frames of the season, turning a nail biter into a laugher with a 7-1 victory over the Reading Phillies Thursday More...

Bucs end Chapman streak

Major League Baseball Round-up:

National League   Pirates 5, Reds 4, 10 inn.  CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael McKenry drove in the first earned run allowed by Aroldis Chapman with an RBI double in the 10th inning, rallying the Pirates to the victory.  More...

School News

Millersville University releases spring 2012 dean’s list

Jenna R. More...

Hockenberry named to Towson University’s dean’s list

Chelsie Hockenberry has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Towson University, Maryland.  Hockenberry earned a 3.75 grade point average during the semester and is in her final year as an elementary education major More...

King graduates with honors

Amy M. King of East Branch Road, Huntingdon, graduated with honors from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va., May 12. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and human services. She was one of 14,000 graduates. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

EASY PIZZA  Dear Heloise: I enjoy making homemade pizza, but I hate to buy all the ingredients I like and that others want on their portion. More...

Special Sections

Residents angry with contractors Wastewater plant quality exceptional

For nearly one hour Thursday evening, residents whose properties were affected by the work done as part of the Alexandria- Porter Township Sewer Authority’s sewer extension project voiced their annoyance with the way the contractors of the two More...

Valley Rural upgrades reliability

Improving safety and reliability for customers is always Valley Rural Electric Cooperative’s first priority, but crews are performing a number of upgrades in the local districts to make sure those priorities are maintained.  “It all More...

Saxton Boro. officials look at fractured pipe

A small hairline fracture in a plastic pipe at its water treatment plant has Saxton Borough water employees and council baffled as to how it occurred. Council also dealt with a number of other routine matters at its meeting Thursday evening.  More...

State  Free Access 

Day care shut down after tot wanders off

NORTHERN CAMBRIA (AP) — State regulators have shut down a western Pennsylvania day care center after a toddler was found by a passer-by after wandering outside near a stream.  The Department of Public Welfare says it closed the Coal Countr More...

Accusers to be unmasked at Penn State trial

The young men who accuse former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of molesting them have been allowed to remain anonymous through months of intense news coverage and water-cooler conversation about the scandal.  That’s ab More...

Corbett, GOP lawmakers press school-related bills

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 8   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 9   More...

Local Sports

Miles By Inches

Mount Union senior Taylor Miles edges freshman teammate in softball batting race

Mount Union senior first baseman Taylor Miles wasn’t a member of the Trojans’ varsity team during her freshman year, but every year after that, she became a consistent member of the top 10 hitters in the area. More...

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Southern Huntingdon

Jacob Dean   Parents: Todd and Linda Dean.  Sports Played: Football (8th to 12th grade), basketball (8th to 11th grade) and track and field (10th to 12th grade).  More...

Morrow is D-II All-American

Kyle Morrow of McVeytown, a 2009 graduate of Mount Union Area High School and a standout catcher on the Trojan baseball team, has reaped a number of postseason awards following his sophomore season at Pitt- Johnstown.  Topping the list for Morro More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday to Brett Dunlap who turns 7 years old today, Friday, June 8, 2012. His proud parents are Kenny “Gooch” and Mindy Dunlap of Middletown. More...

HAHS ’88 graduate retires from Air Force

James D. Ferrenberg of Peyton, Colo., formerly of the Huntingdon area, retired from the United States Air Force April 20 at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. Ferrenberg is a 1988 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

You do need to talk to someone!

Dear Annie: I am an 18-yearold guy, and my parents are splitting up. I don’t know the full story, but things are getting somewhat awkward around the house. We try to live normally, but the silence hurts. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:33 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 9, 2012:  More...

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