July 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Food gone bad can spoil holiday plans

In addition to attending area fireworks displays to commemorate the birth of the nation, many area residents will host or attend picnics with family and friends to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. More...

Local News

Paws for Pets

The Huntingdon County Humane Society was the beneficiary of the Weis Markets’ recent Paws for Pets program, which provides gift cards to benefit animals in the care of shelters. More...

First National supports humane society

Employees of the First National Bank participated in a program called “Demin for Charity,” where employees were asked to donate $5 to dress down on Fridays. More...

Two jury trials scheduled for county court

A young Mount Union man is preparing for trial on drug delivery charges.  A panel of seven woman and four men were chosen Monday morning to serve as jurors July 11 for Christopher Tilmon.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union Police Department moves into new headquarters

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 3   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...

Local Sports

Cole bounces back as Curve top B-Mets

Altoona right-hander Gerrit Cole bounced back from a rough outing last Tuesday in Harrisburg to help lead the Curve to their fifth straight victory with a 6-2 decision over the Binghamton Mets Monday night at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton, N.Y.  More...

Spikes are dealt first home loss by Batavia

The State College Spikes welcomed a record 507 dogs and the second-largest human walk-up crowd in ballpark history to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for “Bark in the Park Night” Monday as the Spikes dropped a 5-3 decision to the Batavia Muc More...

Josh Edgin update

Left-handed relief pitcher Josh Edgin of Three Springs appeared in four games over the past week for the Class AAA International League Buffalo Bisons, top farm team of the New York Mets.  The 25-year-old product of Mercersburg Academy and Franc More...

Editorial

Supreme Court upholds affordable health care

By a vote of 5-4, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Health Care Act, commonly called, mostly by its detractors, Obamacare. More...

Fact Check

Buyer beware in health debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama promises nothing will change for people who like their health coverage except it’ll become more affordable, but the facts don’t back him up. More...

Our Readers Write

Unbridled Federal Reserve

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor”  More...

Chatter Box

Happy Fourth of July

If you didn’t know it, the temperatures will surely tell anyone it’s summer. Did you see the front page of The Daily News Monday? The Oasis of Love Church sign read 98 degrees Sunday afternoon. More...

Healthy Living

Men can eat healthy, too

Eating healthy should be a goal for men and women alike, but many men feel a healthy diet is one that’s not necessarily that macho and certainly not very .avorful. But a healthy diet boosts your energy while helping to .ght disease.   More...

School News

Local students named to IUP spring dean’s list

The following students from Huntingdon County have been named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

University of Oklahoma releases honor roll

Students from 45 states and the District of Columbia are listed on the University of Oklahoma, Norman campus honor roll for the spring 2012 semester. Among those listed on the honor roll is Bryan David Cantrell of Huntingdon.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Help her to be stronger

Dear Annie: My daughter has been married to a drug abuser for 10 years. “Rob” can’t keep a job and sells everything on the premises for money to buy more drugs. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

How do you get citrus zest?

Dear Heloise: Maybe I’m the only cook who doesn’t know the answer to this question, but I doubt it. I hope you will depart from your usual very helpful hints to give me some muchneeded information. More...

Doctor K

Excessive sweating can be attacked on multiple fronts

DEAR DOCTOR K: I sweat a lot, mostly my underarms and palms. Is it possible to sweat too much? What can I do about it?  DEAR READER: Excessive sweating is called hyperhidrosis. More...

Special Sections

First day of moving

Ellen Black, left, and Greta Sarra, right, employees of Huntingdon Area School District (HASD), began working with other HASD personnel Monday to move items into the second floor of the new Huntingdo More...

Electric Shift reduces energy demand

With temperatures expected to reach the 90s this week, many folks will be cranking up the air conditioners and that takes a toll on energy demand.  “Whenever the demand is high, it’s like every other market, prices go up,” said More...

Cromwell Township Supervisors address dangerous intersection

Cromwell Township supervisor Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch authorized secretary Dave Brenneman Monday night to contact PennDOT officials at Hollidaysburg concerning a dangerous road situation at the intersection of Beers and Pogue roads.&nbs More...

State  Free Access 

Paterno family: Release all emails and records

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Joe Paterno’s family has called on Pennsylvania’s attorney general and former FBI Director Louis Freeh to release all emails and records related to their investigations into the Penn State child sex-abuse scanda More...

Lawsuit seeks one-year terms for lawmakers

HARRISBURG (AP) — Three people are suing over a plan to wait until 2014 to hold elections for state lawmakers based on recently redrawn House and Senate districts.  The lawsuit, filed Friday, asks a federal judge in Philadelphia to order t More...

Pittsburgh man held on charges he shot couple

WILKINSBURG (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has been jailed on charges he shot his daughter’s mother and a man while they slept in a suburban home.  Online court records don’t list an attorney for 23-year-old Joshua Wright who was arra More...

World  Free Access 

Many still blacked out after broad US storm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 22 storm deaths could rise because of stifling co More...

Spin meter: Meet the health care tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — It looks like a tax, smells like a tax, and the Supreme Court says it must be a tax. More...

Women and motorcycles: Ridership is on the rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Cris Baldwin was 7 when she commandeered her brother’s minibike on their Wisconsin dairy farm and first felt the wind in her face. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Fireworks display

Pittsburgh bats light up PNC Park

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Jones, Neil Walker and the Pittsburgh Pirates dinged up the Houston Astros.  Jones and Walker hit back-toback homers off the right-field foul pole, leading James McDonald and the Pirates over Houston 11-2 on Monda More...

Yankee error opens door for rays

American League Round-up:

rays 4, Yankees 3  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira’s first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.  More...

Sharapova latest upset victim

Wimbledon Tennis:

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — While rain fell over the rest of the All England Club on Monday, the only thing falling over Centre Court was feathers.  On another wet day at Wimbledon with one more big surprise — top-ranked Maria Sharapov More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Kaleb Edward Keller who turns 1 year old tomorrow Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Kaleb’s proud mommy is Stephanie Keller of Orbisonia. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday to Aliyah Renae Smith who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. She is the daughter of Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek, and the new big sister of Logan. More...

Engaged to Wed

Chris L. and Grace Davis of McConnellstown are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Davis, to Roy Kauruter of McConnellstown, the son of Teresa and David Kauruter.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 5:26 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 4, 2012:  More...

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aquarius all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 5, 2012:  More...

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