June 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Juniata house could be sold

A for sale sign may soon appear on the Juniata College president’s house on Ellis Avenue.  Rumors suggest the residence for the next Juniata College president will be on Lions Back, adjacent to the college-owned Peace Chapel property.  More...

Advancements prevent history from repeating

Those who remember the Flood of 1972 can appreciate how much progress has been made in weather equipment and forecasting, such as early warning systems to notify residents of local communities of not only flooding, but any major storm event.  In More...

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Local News

Tussey Mountain Relay For Life

Tussey Mountain Relay For Life “Raven Runner” Melinda Neville, left, watches teammates Joshua Defibaugh of Wood, center, and Jared Oswald of Saxton play on a life size Monopoly board. More...

Fire Log

Smoke in apartment

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Volunteers from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue and Smithfield Volunteer Fire Co. were called to DeForrest Apartments, 400 Ninth St., at 11:01 p.m. Friday. More...

Results of last’s week poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers why they thought Father’s Day was less commercialized than Mother’s Day.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 23   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees and Red Sox fall

Interleague Baseball

Mets 6, Yankees 4  NEW YORK (AP) — Ike Davis received a bit of help from the New York Yankees on his three-run homer and Frank Francisco closed out the Mets’ 6-4 victory Friday night after calling their crosstown rivals “chicke More...

South Carolina advances to finals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tyler Webb and Matt Price combined for seven innings of shutout relief, and two-time defending national champion South Carolina returned to the College World Series finals with a 3-2 win over Arkansas on Friday night. More...

Williams helping group of creditors recoup

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams has a new home, and at least 53 new fans. More...

Religion News

Syrian Christians feel vulnerable as country burns

BEIRUT (AP) — Inside the besieged Syrian city of Homs, where hundreds of civilians are caught up in a fierce battle between rebels and government troops, a small group of Christians is making its own desperate pleas for safety.  More...

Vacation Bible School

15th Street UMC  p “The bugs will fly, the bugs will creep at the  More...

International recording artist to perform at Stonerstown Church of the Brethren

Jim Worthing, international recording artist, is coming to Saxton and will present a concert of gospel music at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren.  More...

Special Sections

MU teen fatally struck by train

A 15-year-old Mount Union teenager lost his life after being struck by a train in the area of the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks early Friday morning.  More...

Residents believed prosecution

The fate of Jerry Sandusky was decided by 12 jurors late Friday night. The former Penn State football defensive coordinator was accused of sexually assaulting 10 boys over a 15-year period. More...

Huntingdon man faces multiple theft charges

Charges were filed by state police at Huntingdon Wednesday against a Huntingdon man who is accused of stealing approximately $24,000 from a local beer distributor.  While state police initially reported $24,000 was taken, the affidavit of probab More...

Flood of ’72 cleanup efforts recalled

Editor’s note: The following is the second of a two-part series marking the 40th anniversary of the Flood of 1972 and Tropical Storm Agnes. More...

Obituaries

General News

Altoona man pleads to sex abuse charges

An Altoona man pleaded “no contest” to corruption of minors and indecent assault, charges stemming from the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl at a residence in Juniata Township.  Zane Brian Smith, 50, will return to Huntingdon Cou More...

Downtown Carlisle renovation near completion

CARLISLE (AP) — What some have talked about and others have dreamed, Stephen Capone and Chris Rice are accomplishing.  “A lot of us are looking at creating (environmentally friendly) apartments, but they are doing it,” said Joh More...

PennDOT work schedule for week of June 25

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 25-29.   More...

Local Sports

South holds off North, 35-28

The North and the South went at it in the 28th annual Lezzer Lumber Classic at War Vet’s Field Friday night with plenty of big plays both on the ground and through the air. More...

Spikes post second straight shutout; Curve fall to Aeros

State College Spikes   More...

Photo

Area athletes who competed in the 28th annual Lezzer Lumber Classic Friday evening at Huntingdon's War Vets Field included: kneeling, from the left, Anthony Marino, Nathan Patterson, Mason Varner, St More...

People/Pastimes

Elco retirees to meet

Although there was no breakfast in May due to the Memorial Day holiday, a small group came out for the April breakfast, including a new attendee. More...

Volunteering is subject of Soroptimist program

Members of Huntingdon Soroptimist International met May 21 for the monthly meeting at the Salvation Army Community Hall.  President Nancy Robb welcomed members and guests. More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Don’t offer advice unless asked for it

Dear Annie: I am 28 years old, and one of my friends recently was diagnosed with cancer. More...

Doctor K

A second look at the pain of colposcopy

In a recent column, I described a procedure called colposcopy, in which a woman’s cervix is examined and, if necessary, biopsied to look for evidence of cancer.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 25, 2012:  More...

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