June 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Real estate values remain stable

A new report from Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index showed home prices rose 1.3 percent nationally from March to April.  While that may be, Raystown Realty owner and broker Burgess Smith said most national trends in home More...

Local News

Five-time DUI violator seeks entry into state’s rehabilitation program

A Shirley Township woman who has reached her fifth drunk driving violation is seeking placement in the state prison system’s rehabilitation program.  More...

Results of last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers who they felt presented a better case in the Jerry Sandusky trial.  Of the 22 people who responded, 91 percent believed the prosecution presented a better case and nine percent believed the defense pre More...

Volunteers needed for annual car cruise

HUNTINGDON — Volunteer fire police are needed for the 20th annual Jerry Janusziewicz Car Cruise Tuesday, July 3, in downtown Huntingdon.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 30  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.  Narcotics Anonymous   More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon tops Ebensburg 12-6 to reach final

District 9-10 LL:

Huntingdon headed to Ebensburg Friday for a second-round game in the District 11 Little League 9-10 year-old all star tournament. More...

Mount Union is suspended, will finish today

Mount Union was down 4-0 in the bottom of the third inning last evening at Johnstown. More...

Clayton Grice’s son ranked in juniors

Gabe Grice of Bellevue, Neb., son of former Mount Union wrestling standout Clayton Grice and Jodi Grice, is ranked No. 1 in the nation at 55 pounds in the 10-and-under age division.  More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley Alumni Association marks 102nd anniversary

Celebration of the 102nd anniversary and presentation of two Exceptional Service Awards highlighted the Annual Banquet of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association (JVAA) held May 26 in the cafeteria of the Juniata Valley High School, Alexandria.  More...

Happy Birthday

Birthday announcements may be submitted online at www.huntingdondailynews.com.   More...

Special Occasions

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Sandra Shea of Huntingdon who will celebrate her 75th birthday Sunday, July 7, 2012. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

This actually can be the best time of your married life

Dear Annie: I have been with my husband more than 20 years. We have never been separated, even for a few days. We have stuck it out through the good, the bad and the horrible. More...

Doctor K

Managing stress can minimize its effect on heart health

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress at work. My doctor warned me that if I don’t get my stress under control, it could affect my cardiovascular health. Is this true?  DEAR READER: Yes, it’s true. More...

Special Sections

‘Obamacare’ poses challenges

Officials react to Supreme Court ruling

Like it or not, the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), known popularly as “Obamacare,” is set to go into effect in 2014, unless repealed by a victorious Obama challenger. More...

Readers sound off on health care act

Ever since the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” became law in March 2010, opponents have been trying to strike down some of the provisions of the law, calling them unconstitutional, including the individu More...

Speakers focus on living wills and scams at Elder Justice Seminar

“We have put a lot of people in jail for scamming the elderly. More...

State  Free Access 

PSU president to seek lowest tuition hike in 35 years

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State University President Rodney Erickson said Friday that the tuition rates he proposes for the coming school year will be the lowest in decades.  More...

General News

Julia Child, a legacy of teaching the joy of food

Massaging poultry, dropping food and utensils, and warbling her way through boeuf bourguignon and coq au vin, Julia Child left an indelible mark on American food.  More...

Honoring Child with a grilled French chicken

When I was young, Julia Child was as much a fixture in my family’s kitchen as she was on television.  Not only did my mother watch her, she cooked right along with her, as well. More...

Colleges move toward absolute bans on smoking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Federer rallies from two sets down to advance

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A day after Rafael Nadal’s stunning exit at Wimbledon, the only other men who have won the tournament since 2003 — six-time champion Roger Federer and defending champion Novak Djokovic — found themsel More...

Mahan up two in D.C.

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A punishing golf course. Temperatures that topped 100. Hunter Mahan still managed to make Friday at Congressional feel like a breeze.  More...

Couples leads by one in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The heat is on at the Senior Players Championship.  Fred Couples is taking advantage of it.  With sweltering temperatures easing the stiffness in his chronically bad back, the defending champion birdied the final thr More...

Religion News

Creation Northeast 2012

A young musician made the best of the slow-moving Creation travel and performed a literal “traffic jam” on his guitar from the back of a pickup truck. More...

Indonesian immigrants seek religious asylum

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — A group of Indonesian Christians facing deportation from the United States are hopeful that federal legislation introduced Monday will allow them the chance to reopen their bids for U.S. asylum.  More...

New Salvation Army officers welcomed

The Salvation Army advisory board welcomed Majors Vernon and Vicki Dolby to Huntingdon County Wednesday. The Dolbys have been assigned by the Western Pennsylvania Division of The Salvation Army to the Huntingdon headquarters at 2514 Shadyside Ave. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 3:51 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 2, 2012:  More...

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