June 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dads deserve recognition, too

Does anybody know who the fathers of the founding fathers are? It seems like in today’s world, the only good fathers who would get any reco gnition are the fathers of the founding fathers. More...

Consumers urged to do homework before hiring

Failing to do his “homework” has cost Lyle Gross of York County $1,756.43 to date.  “I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy,” said Gross. More...

Local News

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if Wisconsin governor Scott Walker was correct in stripping the collective bargaining rights of public sector employees in Wisconsin.  More...

Broad Top Township board discusses ongoing wastewater projects

Broad Top Township’s ongoing wastewater collection and treatment system construction project and acid mine discharge (AMD) remediation activities continue, it was announced at the municipality’s June session held recently in Defiance. More...

Maddensville Mailbox

Belated birthday wishes to Adam Heaster, George Hann, Aimee Brumback, Sue Fleming, Emma Hann, Kelsey Park, Shirley Henry and Ruth Grissinger.  Birthday wishes this week to Tyrel Greenland, Jason Foor, Huck Smith, Janet Sipes, Wayne Mort, Mindy B More...

Local Sports

Trojans’ 1988 state title team got hot at right time

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame Team Achievement:

Longtime NFL Houston Oilers head coach Bum Phillips had a saying that “if you keep knocking on the door long enough, someday it’s going to open.”  More...

Bedford County will induct Glenn Young

Glenn Young, a Trough Creek valley native now living in Hesston, will be one of six inductees into the Bedford County Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies this afternoon at the Crossroads Bible Church (formerly Heartland Hall) on old Route 220 north More...

Fannett-Metal edges So. Columbia for Class A crown

PIAA Class A Softball Championship

UNIVERSITY PARK - There wasn’t much doubt about who the star of the PIAA Class A softball championship game was.  After all, Fannett-Metal’s Blaire Lauthers pitched a onehitter, struck out 11 and drove in her team’s run in a 1- More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Colton David McConaughey who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, June 16, 2012. His proud parents are Dalicia Bailey and Josh McConaughey of Mount Union. More...

Confers celebrate golden anniversary

Phil and Violet (Kyler) Confer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, June 17, 2012. The Confers were united in marriage in 1962 by the Rev. James Freeland at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Clearfield.  More...

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 16   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...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

You seem to have a good grasp of the problem

Dear Annie: I have enjoyed a wonderful friendship with “Sharon” for the past eight years. More...

Doctor K

Probiotics can help restore bacterial balance

DEAR DOCTOR K: Lately I’ve noticed a lot of TV ads for probiotic products, especially yogurt. What do they do? Should I start eating them?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Gemini all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 18, 2012:  More...

County receives flood relief grant

While most of the devastation from both Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene in the fall of 2011 was in the Harrisburg area, Huntingdon County properties also suffered severe damages because of the flooding associated with the two storms.  A m More...

Father’s Day is every day for local family businesses

Father’s Day may be every day at some local businesses, as dad is not just the patriarch of the family, he’s also the boss.  At many businesses in the Huntingdon County area, the coworkers’ resemblances go much further than mat More...

Waiting for the show to start

Some of the smaller bulls with the Rawhide Rodeo Co. of Leicester, N.Y., wait for the start of the 8th Annual Central Pennsylvania Rodeo Friday evening at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

General News

Erie paraplegic gets back on her horse

ERIE (AP) — She loved downhill skiing, water skiing, riding her motorcycle across the country. More...

Five great films that came out in 1987

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Rock of Ages” revels in the big hair and tight leather pants of a very specific place and time: the Sunset Strip in 1987, when bands like Guns N’ Roses and Poison got their start. More...

Make ’em laugh: Emmy marketing campaigns try humor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marketing campaigns for Oscar trophies tend toward earnest snoozers. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

UCLA rolls to win in CWS opener

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Adam Plutko turned in a third straight strong start and UCLA jumped on College World Series newcomer Stony Brook for five runs in the first inning on its way to a 9-1 victory in Friday’s opener.  More...

Woods birdies three holes to move into share of lead

U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods has regained a share of the U.S. More...

Indians beat Pirates 2-0 to snap three-game losing skid

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians can’t score for Justin Masterson, who gets less run support than any other starter in the AL.  He’s found a way to deal with it.  “I’ve got to make sure no one scores,” he sa More...

Religion News

Knit together by common concern

Most Holy Trinity Prayer Shawl Ministry provides comfort to others

There is a limit to how far a skein of yarn can reach, but one Huntingdon group discovered just how great a distance and how many people could be reached when the power of prayer and a large measure of faith is factored into the equation.  The m More...

Pa. woman marks 70 years as deaconess

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. More...

Vacation Bible School

15th Street UMC   More...

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