July 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rockhill Council appoints new code inspection officer

Members of the Rockhill Borough Council appointed a new code inspection officer who will also be the flood plain administrator at its regular meeting Monday evening.  Clem Malot from Commonwealth Code Inspectors, who will oversee the code inspec More...

Work moving along

When this photo was taken late last week the support beams and framework of the new Dollar General store, located along the 700 block of Main Street in downtown Saxton, were being erected by employee More...

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City Baseball League Playoffs: Hoss’s pulls away late to defeat Big 4, 10-4

Big 4 Outdoors and Hoss’s Steak & Sea House played a couple good games against each other in the regular season and had another one to open the best-of-three semifinal playoff series Monday evening at Blair’s Field. More...

VFW Area Five 15-16 Baseball: Huntingdon handled 14-1 by Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle continued its press for the VFW Area Five 15-16 tournament crown Monday evening with a 14-1, fiveinning make-up victory at Huntingdon. More...

World  Free Access 

How can we prevent mass killings like Aurora

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — On the morning of the latest mass shooting, in a place that has become synonymous with tragedy, Tom Mauser’s phone started ringing at 5 a.m. More...

Families of theater victims plan goodbyes

CENTENNIAL, Colo. More...

Super Bowl halftime show to be sponsored by Pepsi

NEW YORK (AP) — Pepsi has scored the Super Bowl halftime show.  The soda giant says it struck a multiyear deal with the National Football League to sponsor the big game’s musical performance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA sanctions put Penn State football in bind for years

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A potential exodus of star athletes. No hope of playing in the postseason. More than a decade of accomplishments erased from the record books. And Joe Paterno’s legacy in shreds.  More...

Dahlberg Column: AP writer feels penalties are just

Banning Penn State from bowl games for four years won’t bring back the innocence Jerry Sandusky took from who knows how many young boys. More...

Golden committed to Miami amid allegations

GREENSBORO, N.C. More...

People/Pastimes

Gourmet on the go

Flavor-filled recipes for a better picnic

Just because you’re going on a picnic, hiking or camping out, doesn’t mean you can’t have great food. More...

Seibel-Kershaw

Engaged to Wed

Craig and Angelina (Cialone) Kershaw of Eldersburg, Md., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ann Kershaw of Virginia Beach, Va., to Derek Richard Seibel, also of Virginia Beach, Va., the son of Timothy and Dawna Seibel of Wi More...

Announce engagements in The Daily News

The Daily News publishes photos of both the bride- and groom-to-be as well as the traditional photos of only the bride-tobe. More...

Healthy Living

Snacking doesn’t have to be unhealthy

Snacking often elicits mixed reviews. Some health plans say that it is important to eat several small meals or snacks during the day to keep metabolism rates in check. More...

Understanding protein’s role in your diet

Fitness af.cionados have grown increasingly reliant on protein to supplement their workouts. Protein can help in the building of lean muscle and, when eaten after a workout, can help aid in muscle recovery.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra if born before 7:29 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 25, 2012:  More...

Westminster has clean inspection

Westminster Woods officials were caught by surprise last week when the state Department of Health arrived to conduct the annual deficiency survey, but the retirement community had nothing about which to worry.  More...

Teenager makes bracelets to honor police officers

Most teenage boys spend most of their time is playing video games, hanging out with friends, on the computer or doing some type of outdoor activity. More...

Pertussis cases rising, doctors urge vaccines

Health officials report pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is on the rise, and cases of the disease are expected to reach unprecedented levels this year.  More...

State  Free Access 

Penn State sanctions echo through community

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Many in this leafy, vibrant college town nicknamed “Happy Valley” worry the temporary evisceration of Penn State’s football program might inflict similar damage on a community that, for years, thrived as f More...

Lawyer wants Russian roulette case in juvenile court

EVERETT (AP) — The defense attorney for a Pennsylvania teen charged in a fatal Russian roulette shooting says he’ll try to get the case moved to juvenile court, but otherwise has no comment.  More...

Justice Department asking if voter ID law is legal

HARRISBURG (AP) — President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice is looking at whether Pennsylvania’s tough new voter law requiring photo identification complies with federal laws and on Monday asked the state’s top election o More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Farm Museum marks 10-year anniversary, inventory continues to grow

75 Years Ago  The new Mount Union band, sponsored by the Odd Fellows Lodge, will make its first street appearance in Mount Union this evening. The appearance is being sponsored by the Mount Union Fire Co. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 24   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

Curve rout Reading

Adalberto Santos smashed his first two Double-A homers, while Ramon Cabrera ended the night a triple shy of the cycle in the Altoona Curve’s 7-1 road win over the Reading Phillies Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. More...

Thursday is ‘soccer night’ in Huntingdon

The Huntingdon Area High School girls’ soccer team encourages area youth to attend a twohour Huntingdon Youth Soccer Night. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Consequences  More...

Editorial

My broken heart

Op-Ed

I celebrated the Fourth of July this year by having a heart attack. All things considered, watching fireworks would have been more fun.  I woke up at 2 a.m. on July 5 with raging pain in my chest and both arms. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Donald Kaul’s breather

Donald Kaul’s latest column is also his last — either forever or until he changes his mind.  I’d like to assure his fans that yes, he’s come back from retirement before. But this time, it’s different.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Chatter Box

A busy birthday week

It’s the last full week of July and summer is quickly disappearing. Vacations are winding down and the back to school clothes are already filling the store shelves. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Most people try to be respectful

Dear Annie: I’ve been with my boyfriend for eight years and find that I’m not as happy as I used to be. But we have a child together, which makes it harder to decide what to do.  More...

Doctor K

Simple precautions make saunas safe

DEAR DOCTOR K: I love saunas, but my wife worries they’re dangerous. Is she right? DEAR READER: Many cultures use heat for relaxation and therapy. One of the oldest — and hottest — of these techniques is the sauna. More...

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