June 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Train station overhaul project nearing finish

“I love tackling things other people say can’t be done.”  This can-do attitude of Wayne White, together with his wife Linda’s support and their love of old buildings and history, is powering the renovation of a distinct H More...

Local News

Emergency volunteers come together to be better prepared

Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency director Adam Miller talks to the volunteers who took part in the simulated drill of a “disaster” in the area of the Agape Farm, Shirley Town More...

Attorney asks court to toss inmate’s conviction

A state inmate convicted by a Huntingdon County jury of wiping feces on a corrections officer wasn’t competent to stand trial, according to a psychiatric report.  Dr. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   DUBLIN TWP. — Zachariah Myers, Shady Valley Road, reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone damaged a window at his residence June 6.  More...

General News

Part strawberry shortcake, part gelatin, all good

What happens when you cross a gelatin mold with strawberry shortcake? You get a jiggly trifle. For a refreshing and so very American dessert for the Fourth of July, we used fruit juice to make jiggly gelatin. More...

News of Yesteryear

Coal miner fatally injured in Saxton mine

75 Years Ago  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sweet sweep

Pirates’ McCutchen spoils KC strategy

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With a left-hander on the mound, the Kansas City Royals didn’t want to throw Andrew McCutchen a strike.  “We didn’t care if we walked him,” manager Ned Yost said.  Sound strategy, poor executi More...

Mets come up empty at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 5, Mets 4  NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Martin led off the bottom of the ninth inning with his second homer of the game and the New York Yankees took advantage of some shoddy infield defense to beat the struggling Mets 5-4 Sunday for a More...

Rain nor Martin can deny Logano

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Joey Logano stood on top of the No. 20 high-fiving everyone he could reach in Victory Lane. More...

School News

Flick named All-American Scholar

The United States Achievement Academy (USAA) recently announced Meredith R. Flick of Three Springs has been named an All-American Scholar and has also been recognized as a national honor student.  More...

Harrington, Peachey receive 2012 Virginia W. Strait Music Awards

Two Huntingdon Area High School seniors received the 2012 Virginia W. Strait Music Awards, selected by choral music director Nin Hiles and band director Jordan Canner. More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

Has a special student in your life been recognized for an achievement, recently graduated, made the dean’s list or received an award?  If you would like to have news about your student published in The Daily News, submit it to the People a More...

Annie's Mailbox

Many readers would be grateful!

Dear Annie: Please help me. My husband, whom I love very much, is addicted to pain pills. It’s been more than a year. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 12, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

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Three Springs pool bounces back after 2011 flash flood

On the morning of Sept. 27, 2011, a flash flood struck parts of Huntingdon County so quickly, it left many residents unprepared for the deluge. More...

Search for hiker ends well

The search for a missing hiker Saturday night ended well after he was found near a relative’s vehicle in the parking area of Thousand Steps, along Route 22, Brady Township.  More...

Sunshine pickin’

From the left, Dave Louder of Lewistown, Clair Greene of Huntingdon and Mark Ralston of Centre Hall entertained visitors to the annual River Arts Festival at the Trestle at Portstown Park Saturday. More...

State  Free Access 

Report: Paterno’s will sealed in unusual move

BELLEFONTE (AP) — The last will and testament of Joe Paterno was ordered permanently sealed from public view along with all related court filings at the request of a family attorney, a newspaper reported Sunday.  More...

Opening statements in Sandusky case set to begin

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A jury of seven women and five men will get their first glimpse of the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky — and his defense — when opening statements begin inside a central Penns More...

Stuck coaster had malfunctioned before

ALLENTOWN (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania roller coaster that stalled and left riders dangling for about an hour and a half last week also malfunctioned almost three years ago when it was located on the other side of the country, but an official More...

World  Free Access 

New Mexico, Colorado fires burn out of control

LAPORTE, Colo. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 11   Legion Auxiliary p Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria.  More...

Local Sports

Curve swept out of Akron

Two runs in the first inning set the tone as the Akron Aeros utilized a 13-hit attack to steam past the Altoona Curve 7-1 and polish off a three-game series sweep at Canal Park. More...

Few can match Bailey’s passion

What you think of Dave Bailey largely depends upon whether your wardrobe is dominated by red and black, or another combination of colors.  More...

Josh Edgin Update

Down on the Farm

Josh Edgin of Three Springs saw relief duty in four games over the past week for the Buffalo Bisons (New York Mets affiliate) of the Class AAA International League and came through unscathed except for a two-inning stint Sunday, June 3, against the T More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Elderly especially susceptible to the heat

Many people might choose a nice, hot day over a blustery, cold afternoon. However, excessively hot days can not only feel uncomfortable, but they can also prove lifethreatening. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Make the spray go away

Dear Heloise: I bought a house and have been trying to REMOVE HAIR SPRAY from the wooden bathroom door. How can I do this without stripping the finish? — Paulina in Omaha, Neb.  Paulina, I would love to help! More...

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