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Prison Reform Bill generates concern over state sentences

The prison reform movement is advancing in the state, as the Senate passed Senate Bill 100 last week.  More...

Water line fixed before convention’s finale

A broken 12-inch water line failed to dampen the spirits of hundreds of county volunteer fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel that turned out Friday night to participate in the 66th Annual Huntingdon County Firemen’s Convention. More...

Local News

Results of last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they felt drug activity, such as the discovery of a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Huntingdon Borough, is a problem locally?  Of the 26 people who responded, 85 percent believed the drug activit More...

SCI inmate’s trial postponed

An SCI Huntingdon inmate will wait until next month to stand trial on assault charges.  Trial for Nathanael Negron, 32, was scheduled for Friday morning, but at the request of his attorney, David Smith, the matter has been delayed. More...

Area briefs

Relay teams to sponsor benefit concert   WALKER TWP. — A benefit concert, Concert in the Park, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 14   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...

Local Sports

Potent Red Land rolls past Huntingdon 13-0

Section 4 LL 9-10 Baseball:

Huntingdon did what it had to do in making it out of the loser’s bracket and into the Section 4 Little League 9-10-yearold championship game Friday evening. More...

Mount Union downs State 7-6 for title

Section 4 9-10 Softball:

Mount Union brought home the Section 4 Little League 9-10-year-old softball championship banner Friday night after battling past tournament host State College 7-6 to finish the four-team, double-elimination format with a perfect 3-0 record.  More...

Curve knuckle under to Aeros

Akron starter Steven Wright no-hit Altoona through the first six innings and the Curve offense never recovered in a 3-0 shutout loss Friday night at Canal Park in Akron, Ohio.  More...

People/Pastimes

Student News

HAHS junior participates in summer music program

Rachel Feagley of Huntingdon was among a select group of high school students who recently participated in Susquehanna University’s week-long Wind Ensemble Institute.  More...

Local students graduate from Wilson College

The following area students graduated from Wilson College, Chambersburg, during commencement exercises held May 20:  • Cree C.E. Fix of Hustontown graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in business.  • Kristen M. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday to Khaden Michael White who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, July 15, 2012. His proud parents are Lauren White and Lyle Kylor, both of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

You sound like a keeper

Dear Annie: My fiance and I cut corners for four years so we could have a nice wedding. We didn’t ask either set of parents for money, and they didn’t offer. More...

Doctor K

Relearning living skills is important part of stroke rehab

DEAR DOCTOR K: My sister recently had a stroke and will be starting rehab soon. What can she expect? DEAR READER: Rehabilitation helps restore abilities impaired by the stroke. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born before 8:31 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 16, 2012:  More...

Accident claims Alexandria man

A logging accident in Catherine Township, Blair County, claimed the life of an Alexandria man Friday morning, just miles from the Huntingdon County line.  According to state police at Hollidaysburg, the man, 46, of Alexandria, was pronounced dea More...

Belief in Freeh report varies

The results of an eight-month internal investigation of the Jerry Sandusky scandal by former FBI director Louis Freeh released Thursday morning have determined top university officials, including former university president Graham Spanier, athletic d More...

United Way presents prescription savings

Paying for prescriptions, despite health care reform or insurance plans, can cost a lot of money and is a challenge for some people. More...

Obituaries

World  Free Access 

Visa, MasterCard in $6B settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa, MasterCard and major banks agreed to pay retailers at least $6 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit that alleged the card issuers conspired to fix the fees that stores pay to accept credit cards. More...

General News

Amish fill ranks of fire and ambulance companies

LANCASTER (AP) — Daniel is a publicity-shy member of the Old Order Amish Church.  But it thrills him to jump into an ambulance vibrating with wailing sirens and flashing lights.  The 24-year-old Leacock Township father of two recently More...

Ambulances now being fitted for heft

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As people get heavier, the strain on the backs of those who must lift them into ambulances and on the budgets of paramedic services grows with the waistlines.  More...

Last drugs standing: Key Alzheimer results coming

We’re about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer’s disease. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lion players stand by JoePa

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State tailback Silas Redd still stands by his former coach Joe Paterno. Defensive tackle Jordan Hill does, too.  More...

Caddie Ten Broeck leads by one

U.S. Senior Open Golf:

LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) — Lance Ten Broeck chooses to carry a bag rather than swing a club for a living to make more money.  If Ten Broeck can keep his lead at the U.S. More...

Chipper’s blast spoils Edgin’s stellar debut

It didn’t take Three Springs’ Josh Edgin long to make an impact for the New York Mets.  Edgin, who was called up from Class AAA Buffalo, made his Major League Baseball debut in the bottom of the fifth inning with the bases loaded and More...

Religion News

Abbey Reformed Church

p The of the Abbey Reformed United Church of Christ,  515 Sixth St., Huntingdon, will host Vacation  Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 22, through Wednesday,  July 25. More...

Beavertown Bible Church

p Beavertown Bible Church will host “Son Harvest County Fair” Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27. More...

Crossview Missional Church

p Crossview Missional Church in Saltillo is taking its Vacation Bible School on the road this year. “Mission in Motion” will be held the week of July 16-21, rain or shine. Programs will be held from 6-8 p.m. More...

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