July 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Safety committee talks traffic issues

Traveling in Huntingdon Borough is easy. More...

MU council considers park improvements

The replacement of a deteriorated pavilion in Mount Union’s Riverside Park could lead to improvements at the borough’s other public recreation areas.  In his report Wednesday night, councilman Joseph Loner III, chairman of the boroug More...

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First-day progress

Significant progress was made Thursday on the next Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity home. Frame construction of the super insulated home was led by local contractor Chris Confer. More...

Police Log

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Municipalities announce water restrictions

The Petersburg Borough Water Authority has implemented a stage one mandatory water restriction for its customers in Petersburg Borough and Logan Township. This will remain in effect until further notice.  More...

World  Free Access 

Two sophisticated border drug tunnels discovered

PHOENIX (AP) — Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems were discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest signs that cartels are building sophisticated passages to escape heightened surveillance on land. More...

JPMorgan says bad trade has ballooned to $5.8 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase said Friday that a bad trade had cost the bank $5.8 billion this year, almost triple its original estimate, and raised the prospect that traders had improperly tried to conceal the blunder.  “This has s More...

Small rise in college completion for young adults

The percentage of young adults earning a college degree has increased slightly but still remains far below the level needed to reach the president’s goal of having the U.S. rank first worldwide in college graduates.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, July 14   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Tarnished legacy

Will continuing scandal saga let Joe Paterno rest in peace?

For decades Penn State was considered special, immune from the corruption of college athletics by virtue of Joe Paterno’s high ideals, long list of victories and even longer list of graduates.  Now, to many people outside Penn State and ev More...

Paterno has lost his ‘benefit of doubt’

Litke Column:

There is no benefit of the doubt any longer because, well, because there should no longer be any doubt.  More...

Nike president removes Paterno name from center

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The president of Nike Inc. said Thursday he has decided to change the name of the Joe Paterno Child Development Center, a child care facility at the company’s headquarters outside Portland.  More...

School News

Hirtzel completes graduate program

Aaron Hirtzel of Huntingdon recently received a master of business administration degree in management from Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Md., during its 140th commencement ceremonies. FSU president Jonathan C. More...

Share student news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

ATM mistake could be costly

Dear Heloise: The other day, I went to an ATM. There was a car in front of me, so I waited my turn. After the person left, I pulled up to the ATM, and to my surprise the account information was STILL ON THE SCREEN. More...

Health fair vendors focus on community wellness

The health and wellness industry has expanded considerably over the past decade, and the annual ACCO Brands (formerly MeadWestvaco or MWV) Health Fair has kept up with the times.  “This was my dream,” said occupational health nurse C More...

Bill protects corrections officers’ rights

With two state correctional facilities in his district, state Representative Mike Fleck understands the challenges faced by corrections officers (COs). More...

Beautiful Baby Contest photos published today

Chubby checks, broad smiles and sparkling eyes — everyone enjoys a photo of a cute baby. So how about 64 of them? More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State probe accuses Paterno of cover-up

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials buried child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago to avoid bad publicity, according to a scathing report Thursday that exposed a powerful &ldqu More...

University Board of Trustees: We failed to ask tough questions

SCRANTON (AP) — Penn State’s trustees said Thursday they accept responsibility for failures of accountability in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal but that no members of the board would step down in the wake of an independent inv More...

Fire chief’s wife also charged in thefts

ALLENPORT (AP) — A woman who was president of southwestern Pennsylvania volunteer department has been charged along with her husband, the former fire chief, with stealing about $13,000 from the department since 2010.  Police arrested 37-ye More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fish Commission purchases ‘The Point’ for public access area

75 Years Ago   The search for Amelia Earhart and Frederick J. More...

Valley REC sends 12 area students on trip to Washington, D.C.

HUNTINGDON — Valley Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored 12 local high school juniors on the 2012 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 17-22. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon gets to tonight’s finals

Section 4 LL 9-10 Baseball:

The Huntingdon 9-10-yearold Little League all-star team continued to stay alive in the double-elimination Section 4 Tournament with another win Thursday. More...

Huntingdon, MU lose openers

VFW Area Five 15-16 Baseball:

Bellefonte tops Huntingdon 9-3   Bellefonte used a pair of doubles to push three runs home in the first inning Thursday evening and the Centre County squad never looked back en route to a 9-3 victory over visiting Huntingdon in the opening game More...

Gemeinhardt rolls first 300 at age of 70

Jerry Gemeinhardt, a 70-yearold right-hander, rolled the first 300 game of his career Thursday morning while bowling for Born Losers of the Thursday A.M. Mixed League at Holiday Bowl in Mill Creek.  More...

People/Pastimes

Smiths celebrate golden anniversary

John and Mary Smith of Shirleysburg celebrated 50 years of marriage July 5, 2012. The Smiths were united in marriage in 1962 in Maryland.  More...

Huntingdon couple marks 40 years of marriage

George E. and Linda D. (Tomlinson) Powell of Hartslog Valley Road, Huntingdon, celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today, Friday, July 13, 2012. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 6! Happy birthday to Rachel Nicole Waters who turns 6 years old today, Friday, July 13, 2012. Her proud parents are Sean and Sabrina Waters of Mill Creek. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You should honor those wishes ANNIE

Dear Annie: My parents divorced acrimoniously when my siblings and I were young. My brother, “Tim,” was a difficult child and was arrested when he was 11. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus if born before 5:26 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 14, 2012:  More...

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