July 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Soda ban concerns residents

The population of New York City is about to take a big gulp, or rather a smaller 16-ounce gulp if Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban goes into effect.  The New York City Board of Health is set to vote July 24 on Bloomberg’s More...

Stroke prenotification not a local problem

The American Heart Association (AHA) released a study Tuesday which revealed an alarmingly high percentage of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are failing to alert hospitals of incoming stroke patients, resulting in less response time for emergency r More...

Local News

Police Log

Hit by car

DUBLIN TWP. — Shade Gap Fire Co., Medic 68 out of Mount Union and Orbisonia Ambulance were called to Thee Store at 11:30 a.m. Friday for a report of young child hit by a car. Shade Gap Fire Co. captain Ron Shehan Jr.  More...

Results of last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they agreed with the findings of the Freeh report.  Of the 63 people who responded, 57 percent agreed with the findings of the Freeh report, while 43 percent didn’t agree with the findings of More...

Correction

An article which appeared in The Daily News titled, “Penn Twp. looks ahead to flood plain ordinance” wrongly stated a loan the supervisors were reviewing would be used for an upcoming sewer project. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Snedeker leads Scott by two strokes

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Brandt Snedeker plays fast and talks even faster, and he was on a roll Friday in the British Open. More...

Tour title in sight for Wiggins

BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France (AP) — For Bradley Wiggins, it’s time to bestow gifts at the Tour de France.  With his title in sight, Wiggins made it a point Friday to acknowledge the work of unsung teammate Mark Cavendish, helping to le More...

Horschel leads by one in delayed True South event

MADISON, Miss. (AP) — Billy Horschel shot a 9-under 63 in the second round on Friday to take a one-stroke lead at the True South Classic.  Horschel played a bogey-free round and made eagle on both No. 5 and No. More...

Religion News

‘Love your neighbor as yourself’

Hesston/Woodcock area churches serve locally during Mission Week 2012

In response to a question regarding the greatest commandment contained in the law, Jesus answered, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great comm More...

Keller Church to hold 166th anniversary celebration

All former members, descendants of former members and friends are cordially invited to attend the annual homecoming service of the Old Keller Reformed Church in Canoe Valley, located just south of Route 22 on Fox Run Road at the Blair County/Huntingd More...

Special speaker

The congregation of Springs of Living Water Fellowship, 609 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, will host international healing evangelist Christopher Malliband, who is back in his hometown for two nights of dy More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Please try to communicate better

Dear Annie: When a person says “no,” what does it mean? Some men just don’t get it. Or do they believe it really means “yes”? More...

Doctor K

Transplants, minoxidil can treat female hair loss

DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter is only in her 30s and she’s starting to lose her hair. What can she do?  DEAR READER: About onethird of women experience hair loss at some time in their lives. Most of the time it happens after menopause.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 23, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

Voter ID debate trivial in county

Despite the continuing controversy surrounding the new voter ID law, county election officials don’t expect many problems in the area regarding the law on election day.  More...

Local restaurants believe soda sales wouldn’t differ

In light of reports indicating two-thirds of the population of the Bronx, N.Y., is considered overweight, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to push through a soda ban, where restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores and other plac More...

Welcomed showers

Much needed rain showers hovered over much of the area Friday, helping dry fields and vegetation, such as sunflowers on a farm along Hill Valley Road in Shirley Township. More...

World  Free Access 

Hundreds gather at vigils for shooting victims

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners are gathering at vigils for the victims of the shootings at a suburban Denver theater showing the latest Batman movie.  More...

General News

Huntingdon County Night at the Spikes

HUNTINGDON COUNTY — Join the Huntingdon County United Way Saturday, Aug. 25, for Huntingdon County Night at the Spikes. Huntingdon County United Way and its agencies will have information on services and programs in Huntingdon County. More...

Major road project set to begin in Liberty Twp.

Work is expected to begin this summer on a major road improvement project in Liberty Township, it was announced earlier this month during the regular township meeting.  More...

1979 Who tickets good for Rhode Island concert

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Local Sports

Erie blanks Curve 3-0; nightcap is postponed

Mother nature wreaked havoc Friday night with 2 hours and 12 minutes worth of rain delays, but in the midst of it, the Erie SeaWolves were able to score three runs off Curve starter Gerrit Cole in an eventual 3-0 win at Peoples Natural Gas Field.&nbs More...

All area playoff games washed out by showers

The much-needed rain the area received Friday, while good for yards and gardens, put a damper on postseason diamond activities for a number of area clubs.  For the second day in a row, rain forced postponement of the Little League 10-11 year-old More...

Spikes postponed; play two Sunday

Friday night’s scheduled game between the State College Spikes and the Williamsport Crosscutters at Historic Bowman Field has been postponed due to rain. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

THIS BUSY LITLE BEE IS TURNING 3! Happy birthday to Aubrieonna Mitchell, who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, July 21, 2012. Her proud parents are John Mitchell and Gabrielle McCartney. More...

Waites celebrate 45th wedding anniversary

Chris and Rose Waite of McVeytown will celebrate 45 years of marriage July 22, 2012.  Chris is the son of Marion Waite of McVeytown and the late Chris Waite Sr. More...

Student News

Area students travel to London

Heather Collins of Huntingdon, Kaleb Crouse of James Creek and Nicolas Runk of Broad Top will travel with the Mansfield University bands to London, England, Aug. 2-9 to perform during the time of the Summer Olympic Games. More...

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