August 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area postmasters bid farewell

With nearly a century of total service to their credit, three Broad Top area postmasters bid farewell to their daily customers July 31. More...

Shuck Agency marks milestone

Since its creation in 1862, Jack M. Shuck Insurance Agency, Inc. More...

Local News

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they felt society places too much emphasis on professional athletes.  Out of the 40 who responded, 95 percent believe society does place too much emphasis on professional athletes, while 5 percent More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

Area brief

‘Closing week’ is theme at Uptown Playground

HUNTINGDON — The summer program at George Weaver Memorial Park, the Uptown Playground, along 16th Street, Huntingdon, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. with supervised activities. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 4   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

3-run walk-off homer in 9th beats Curve

Chris Colabello hit a threerun, walk-off homer with two down in the bottom of the ninth to take a victory away from the Altoona Curve and place the New Britain Rock Cats in the win column, 5-4, Friday night at New Britain (Conn.) Stadium. More...

Three Spikes pitchers blank Hudson 1-0

Joely Rodriguez combined with Orlando Castro and Kyle Haynes to shut out the Hudson Valley Renegades on four hits, and Derek Trent scored the game’s only run in the seventh inning as the State College Spikes halted a five-game losing streak wit More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY 8TH BIRTHDAY to Cortnie Ahlevia Shaver, who celebrates today, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. More...

Licensed to Wed

Shafer Paul Earley, 1286 Wells Valley Road, Wells Tannery, and Lorna Elizabeth Lair, 113 W. More...

Religion News

New technology helps hearing-impaired worshippers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. More...

Tyndale House remains true to mission

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. More...

Special events, services

Summerfest   More...

Special Sections

Community aids Mill Creek VFC

The community has rallied behind the Mill Creek Fire Co. in light of an accident with a pumper engine earlier this week.  More...

Exhibits are good way to learn ag history

In keeping with Pennsylvania’s 2012 fair theme of “A Century of Celebrating Fairs and Agriculture,” the Huntingdon County Fair directors will welcome Dr. Darwin Braund of Centre County to Wednesday’s antique tractor parade. More...

Locals express gratitude for volunteer fire services

Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead once said regarding volunteerism, “Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. More...

General News

Fire up flavor with seasonings

Love cooking on the grill, but want to do more than basic burgers and the same-old barbecue chicken? Try cooking up some delicious grilled dishes with great tasting, all-natural Mrs. More...

It’s time to do the gran fondo

Ah, summertime! The time to enjoy a gran fondo or listen to a grand carillon or see Grant’s Cadillac or purchase a grandfather clock. It’s the season for jousting and dancing and eating, browsing, bartering, buying and selling.  More...

Purple martins flock to Va. for annual summer stay

RICHMOND, Va. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pool party

Phelps and teens Franklin and Lesecky swim to golds

LONDON (AP) — Five things to know about Friday, Day 7 of the London Olympics:  —Threepeat achieved: Phelps wins last individual race at Olympics.  —Saudi woman’s judo appearance hailed as victory for women in ultraco More...

AP Eyes on London

SEVEN AND OUT  Jorgen Persson has probably just played in his final Olympics. That’s saying something. This is his seventh.  Persson and his Swedish teammates were beaten 3-1 Friday by Germany in the team competition.  More...

Earnhardt Jr. leads drivers into Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Well, you are certainly frank

Dear Annie: I have had all I can take from your female readers who complain about the lack of intimacy from their husbands. You tell them to have their husband’s testosterone checked and seek counseling. Allow me to give you a better answer. More...

Doctor K

Strong core muscles support all aspects of life

DEAR DOCTOR K: Many exercise classes these days focus on core strength. Why is it important to have strong core muscles?  DEAR READER: I had always thought of exercise as involving the muscles of my arms and legs. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Aries all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 6, 2012:  More...

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