July 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

West Nile numbers continue to climb

Since the first West Nile virus identification in early May, the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) list of positively identified mosquitoes and birds has grown.  More...

National Ice Cream Month

Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion royalty, from the left, Katarina Coffman, Emily Davis and Mackenzie Coffman, served up free ice cream at Tractor Supply Co. More...

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Huntingdon County Library

The Summer Reading Program is in full swing! Come in to the Huntingdon County Library to have your reading record updated with stickers and to earn prizes. All prizes may be collected through Aug. 31.  More...

Robertsdale community group continues celebration plans

Although still in its preliminary planning stages, the first ever “Robertsdale Community Celebration,” set for Saturday, Aug. More...

Police Log

DUI   WAYNE TWP. — State police at Lewistown report Robert Bukowski, 48, Gallitzin, will be charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop July 7 on Route 522.  Hit-and-run   More...

World  Free Access 

Protesters lead to temporary shutdown of gas drilling rig

CLEARFIELD (AP) — Protesters demonstrating against hydraulic fracturing at a state forest led to a new gas drilling rig temporarily being shut down Sunday.  EQT Corp. More...

Police: Woman attacks ex’s new girlfriend, others at son’s pizza party

MONROEVILLE (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman has been jailed on charges she attacked her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend and other women with a knife and a brick at a Chuck E. More...

N.H.’s White Mountains museum acquires two collections

CONCORD, N.H. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Seventh heaven

Federer adds to Wimbledon legacy

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Up in the players’ box on Centre Court, Roger Federer’s twin daughters squirmed, yawned, made funny faces and then applauded the new Wimbledon champion.  The girls turn 3 this month. More...

Choi earns first major tour win

Golf Round-up:

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) — Na Yeon Choi was disappointed that her parents weren’t there on Sunday to celebrate her U.S. Women’s Open victory.  More...

Serena serves up twin titles at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Even at the age of 30, with a two-year gap since her last Grand Slam title and a long list of recent health problems, Serena Williams is hoping she’s just getting started on something big.  More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Water essential to human health

Many adults have had the virtues of drinking enough water extolled on them since childhood. More...

School News

Scholl graduates with highest honors

Patrick Scholl of Rockhill graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College May 11. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ® A solution for dented carpet

Dear Heloise: We have deep INDENTATIONS IN OUR CARPET after we moved several pieces of furniture, and we need to know how to restore these areas. — Alice, via email Alice, here are a few options to try on the carpet: More...

Storm causes power outages

Several residents in the northern and southern portions of Huntingdon County were without power for much of Saturday into Sunday as a round of severe thunderstorms hit the area.  Penelec spokesperson Bev Green told The Daily News Monday approxim More...

Fire destroys Cromwell Twp. home

A Cromwell Township home is being called a total loss by a state fire marshal after a fire Saturday morning at approximately 2:17 a.m. at 19128 Our View Drive. The home is owned by Scott and Kristen Miller.  More...

Two local businessmen prepare for Spartan Sprint to aid veterans

The Spartans of ancient Greece were renowned for having one of the most feared military forces in world history.  More...

State  Free Access 

New trustees seek to help Penn State heal

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Former Penn State defensive back Adam Taliaferro inspired fans and alumni after he recovered from a spinal cord injury on the football field so serious that doctors once feared he would never walk again.  More than a d More...

Coroner: Skydiver killed doing jump

REEDSVILLE (AP) — Officials say a man plunged to his death while skydiving in central Pennsylvania over the weekend.  Mifflin County Coroner Daniel Lynch said the accident happened in Brown Township at about 10 a.m. More...

Groups call for delay in Pa. voter ID law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Six organizations are calling on Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HASD to receive less state subsidy

75 Years Ago  Hope for the lives of Amelia Earhart and Captain Frederick Nooan ebbed again today as radio experts established that not one of the numerous messages reported to have been sent from their globe encircling plane since it disappeared More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 9   Legion Auxiliary p Alexandria Auxiliary Unit No. 520 of the Alexandria American Legion will meet at 8 p.m. in the post home, Alexandria.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon hosts 9-10 sectional starting Tuesday

Following its District 11 Little League 9-10 year-old championship last week, Huntingdon will host the sectional double elimination tournament beginning Tuesday and running until Saturday, if necessary. More...

Huntingdon completes title sweep

District 11 Little League 10-11:

Huntingdon and Mount Union played another close game Sunday evening in the District 11 Little League 10-11-year-old Tournament.  Huntingdon scored six runs the last two innings to come back and take the title over visiting Mount Union 7-3 to swe More...

Curve rallies fall shy of Binghamton

A pair of late rallies by the Altoona Curve fell just shy Sunday night as the visiting Binghamton Mets hung on for a 10-9 win in front of 5,061 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Lincoln Granger speaks on adventures ‘down under’

Lincoln Grange No. 914 met in the home of Harry and Joan Keith June 20.  A short business meeting was held, after which Jodi Keith reported on her recent trip to Australia and other points of interest.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday to Alisa Cadence Beatty, who turns 8 years old today, Monday, July 9, 2012. Her proud parents are Brett and Cathi Kay Beatty of Mill Creek. More...

Births

Jeremy and Brooke (Gallagher) Ronk of McConnellstown are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Ann Ronk, June 29, 2012, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Tell your parents what you told us

Dear Annie: Let me say that I am grateful my parents are alive and well enough to enjoy their grandchildren. However, they expect to be included in everything involving their grandchildren. More...

HOROSCOPE

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR   A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 10, 2012:  More...

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