June 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Water loss equal to daily usage

On an average day, Huntingdon Borough residents use approximately 400,000 gallons of water. More...

Area summer food program blends nutrition, fun for kids

The Huntingdon Summer Food Service Program, a USDA program administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, will begin its seventh year of providing free lunches to children 18 and younger Monday, June 11, at the Huntingdon Community Center. More...

Local News

Results of last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers which path they recommend for graduating high school seniors. More...

Police Log

Refrigerator malfunction   More...

News of Yesteryear

Four Huntingdon students to begin classes at Juniata

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 9   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

Presley’s hits

Tussey’s Swope wins baseball batting title

A quick look at the final area baseball statistics gives the impression that the 2012 season wasn’t particularly successful for the five area teams and their players.  That may have been true, but there were still some individual performan More...

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Tussey Mountain

Robert ‘Presley’ Swope   Parents: Tim Swope and Valerie Noel.  Sports Played: Soccer, wrestling and baseball.  More...

Area High School 2012 Baseball Stats

Individual Hitting (At Least 2 At-Bats Per Team’s More...

People/Pastimes

Announce your anniversary in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Special Occasion

June 9, 2012  Happy birthday to Esther Rittenhouse of Huntingdon, who turns 90 years old today, Saturday, June 9, 2012. Happy birthday, Esther!   More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Troop 28 Boy Scouts and family and friends recently spent an afternoon kayaking from Cornpropst Mills to Detwiler Memorial Field. More...

Special Sections

Rockhill Trolley season on track

While the East Broad Top Railroad (EBT) has suspended operation this season, members of the Rockhill Trolley Museum want the public to know it is still open and trollies will be running Saturdays and Sundays.  More...

Collective bargaining issue garners varying opinions

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker became the first governor in U.S. More...

State  Free Access 

Cooking outdoors this summer?

Avoid mistakes that can make people sick

UNIVERSITY PARK — This time of year marks the migration of dining to the great outdoors — truly summer grilling and picnicking remain a great American passion.  But do it wisely, urges a foodsafety expert in Penn State’s Colleg More...

General News

Senior pranks — where do you draw the line?

CHICAGO (AP) — Well, it’s that time of year again. Time to stash a dead fish somewhere to stink up the school hallways. Time to drop tennis balls on the heads of people in the lobby. More...

Identical twins take school’s top honors

EAST STROUDSBURG (AP) — Identical twins Sean and Joseph Leone say they do practically everything together.  In perhaps the perfect twin sport, Sean and Joseph, 18, were two-time Mountain Valley Conference champions as tennis doubles partne More...

Cars avoid crashes by talking to each other

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a safety demonstration, it was a heart-stopper: A Ford Taurus was seconds away from cruising through an intersection when suddenly a row of red lights pulsed on the lower windshield and a warning blared that another car was More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Djokovic, Nadal in final

French Open Tennis:

PARIS (AP) — Here comes the French Open final everyone expected and, except for other players, wanted:  No. 1 Novak Djokovic, one victory from becoming the first man in 43 years to win four consecutive major championships, against No. More...

McIlroy makes cut to lead St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rory McIlroy snapped his string of three straight missed cuts in style Friday, shooting a 5-under 65 to take the lead into the weekend at the St. Jude Classic.  More...

Phillies end skid with 9-6 win over Orioles

Major League Baseball:

Phillies 9, Orioles 6  BALTIMORE (AP) — Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Ori More...

Religion News

Billy Graham ministry aims to take revivals online

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The remarkable success of evangelist Billy Graham’s Crusades for Christ did not come from his preaching alone, but also the immense amount of preparation and follow-up that went into planning each revival.  More...

First Communion

Several young Catholics from Most Holy Trinity marked a faith milestone, receiving the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist for the first time recently. More...

Church groups sue city of Philadelphia for ban on feeding the homeless

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city of Philadelphia is being sued in federal court for its ban on feeding the homeless in city parks.  The lawsuit was filed Tuesday on behalf of a group of community and church organizations who have distributed m More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Your parents sound manipulative and difficult!

Dear Annie: I am an only child who was reared by loving but extremely controlling parents. They tried to dictate my attire, my friends and my opinions. I moved away and married, but things have only gotten worse. More...

Doctor K

Weight-loss surgery comes in three main options

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m obese. I’ve tried to lose weight, but nothing has worked. Should I consider weight-loss surgery? More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces if born before 9:21 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 11, 2012: More...

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