June 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Caves mark 80 years of discovery

Having owned and operated Lincoln Caverns for 80 years, the Dunlavy family has learned a few things about the cave business, including how to offer customers a sampling of the best of what their tourist attraction has to offer.  “Discovery More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky jurors may get abuse case by week’s end

BELLEFONTE (AP) — The child molestation trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky could be in jurors’ hands before the end of the week, with witness testimony on his behalf expected to wrap up in less than three d More...

Clinics to survive new standards for abortions

HARRISBURG (AP) — Nearly all of the state’s abortion clinics are expected to remain open under a tougher law that raises surgical standards as a response to grotesque conditions discovered at a Philadelphia clinic two years ago, state off More...

House OKs ban on ‘secret compartments’ in vehicles

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill to outlaw the criminal use of “false or secret” compartments in motor vehicles won final House approval Monday.  The House voted 114-83 to send the measure to the Senate after a debate in which opponent More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata Valley School District passes budget with 3-mill increase

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

Only a Memory   More...

Spikes lose season opener to ’Cutters

Jodaneli Carvajal produced a pair of hits in his first game in a State College Spikes uniform, but the Williamsport Crosscutters took advantage of five Spikes errors to win 6-2 at Historic Bowman Field Monday night in the New York-Pennsylvania League More...

Josh Edgin Update

Josh Edgin of Three Springs appeared in only two games last week for the Buffalo Bisons of the Class AAA International League, the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Help Huntingdon’s Fourth of July Fireworks Fund Drive

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Commentary

Wisconsin wakeup call

We’re nice people out here in Dairyland. Just ask anyone — that’s our reputation. But the purple state of Wisconsin is a political microcosm of today’s divided America.  More...

Op-Ed

Don’t let wrong assumptions prevent home ownership

They say perception is reality. Unfortunately, incorrect perceptions are keeping many people from considering the purchase of a home — leading them to miss out on the current terrific home values and unbeatable interest rates.  More...

Chatter Box

Familiar signs of summer

Just a couple more days and summer will make it’s official calendar arrival. It sounds as though it will feel like summer this week too, with temperatures expected to reach the 90s.  More...

Healthy Living

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke pose significant threat

Summer is a season best spent outdoors, and many people anxiously await their opportunity to soak up some sun in the warm, summer air. More...

Doctor K

Factor in nutrition when trying to combat fatigue

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in good health and I’ve been sleeping well. But I’m tired all the time. Could my food choices be causing this lethargy?  More...

Special Sections

Change notices mailed this week

Over 29,000 tax assessment change notices will be mailed to Huntingdon County property owners this week according to chief assessor Ken Tucker.  More...

Group helps bring life to town hall

Petersburg may only have a population of less than 500 people, but that doesn’t stop the little town from completing projects which would no doubt daunt a much larger city.  More...

Zumba fitness craze sweeps over county

Zumba, the Latin dance-inspired program that began in 2001 has Huntingdon County people dancing their selves into shape.  More...

Jobs

Local News

The Daily News wants old photos

The Daily News is looking for photos of Huntingdon County that tell a story about its past.  More...

Police Log

Made threats   More...

Area brief

Swigart Museum to participate in Blue Star Museum Program

HUNTINGDON — This summer the William E. Swigart Jr. Automobile Museum is participating in the Blue Star Museums Program. It is one of 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families. More...

World  Free Access 

Draft: G-20 will produce plan for global growth

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — The leaders of the world’s largest economies will portray themselves as united behind efforts to boost growth and job creation to repair a global economy roiled by fears over the European financial crisis, accordi More...

Poll

US drone program unpopular overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s increasing use of unmanned drone strikes to kill terror suspects is widely opposed around the world, according to a Pew Research Center survey on the U.S. image abroad.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 19   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 

He's off the hook

Federal jury says Clemens ‘not guilty’ on all six charges of lying to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barry Bonds. Guilty on a technicality. At least that’s how much of the public sees it. It’s all that came out of a seven-year investigation into baseball’s home run king.  Lance Armstrong. More...

Dickey spins another one-hitter

Major League Baseball Round-up:

Mets 5, Orioles 0  NEW YORK (AP) — R.A. More...

Where would Heat be without LeBron?

MIAMI (AP) — The conversation was about LeBron James, and his Miami Heat teammate Udonis Haslem offered a rhetorical question.  “Where would we be without him?” Haslem asked.  Well, at minimum, not leading these NBA Final More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25

Troop 25 completes service project

Over 40 members of Boy Scout Troop 25 and their families recently participated in a conservation project for the Mapleton Plant of U.S. Silica Corp. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 2! Happy birthday to Mallory Ann Erdman, who turned 2 years old Saturday, June 16, 2012. Her proud parents are Craig and Shya (Price) Erdman of Huntingdon. She is fond of her older brother, Landon Allen Erdman. More...

Engaged to Wed

Ella Chabot Remington of Sebastian, Fla., and Peter Remington of Vero Beach, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Gabriella Jeanne Remington, to Christopher Jacob Shelow, the son of Nancy Shelow of Huntingdon and William Shelow Jr. More...

Annie's Mailbox

We recommend counseling on your own to help you cope better

Dear Annie: I married at the age of 18. Shortly before my wedding, both of my parents died, leaving me with no other relatives. I looked forward to sharing life with my husband’s large, close-knit family. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini if born before 4:09 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Sun will be in Cancer. The Moon will be in Cancer all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 20, 2012:  More...

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