August 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair board took proper precautions against flu

The Huntingdon County Agricultural Association (fair board) is continuing to work closely with the state Department of Health and Department of Agriculture after it was reported Friday that several confirmed and probable human cases of a new strain o More...

A garden party

Members and friends of the Huntingdon County Historical Society gathered in the McMurtrie House garden Friday evening to celebrate 225 years of Huntingdon County history and heritage. More...

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Local News

Correction

Wednesday’s report on the Huntingdon County Planning Commission’s tour of the Rockhill Trolley Museum inadvertently credited the wrong organization for coordinating a recent housing project in Shirley Township. More...

Last week’s poll results

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if the Huntingdon County Fair is a tradition for you and your family.  One hundred percent of respondents say it is a yearly tradition.  More...

Cause undetermined

A state fire marshal has been called in to determine the cause of a small fire which occurred at 3:16 p.m. Friday at the Louise Smith residence at 11642 Station Road, Walker Township. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon returns just three veterans

The Huntingdon golf team has struggled to find success in recent years and could suffer more of the same in 2012. More...

Bedford tops No. Bedford in opener

High School Golf

The Northern Bedford golf team, which is a cooperative venture that includes four players from Tussey Mountain, opened its dual meet season Friday, battling Bedford at the Bedford Elks County Club. The Bisons came away with a 206- 220 victory.  More...

Trojans counting on four lettermen

The 2012 Mount Union golf team is working at both ends of the spectrum since practice started. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Chloe Ann Sunderland who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Her proud parents are Curt and Rhonda Sunderland of McVeytown. More...

Student News

Huntingdon Area High School music students earn top ratings

Music students from Huntingdon Area High School earned first place trophies and superior ratings at Music in the Parks June 2. More...

Happy 100th Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Loretta M. Fluke of Everett who celebrates her 100th birthday Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. She was married to Roy F. Fluke June 20, 1936. Her husband passed away Feb. 7, 1963. There are three living sons, R.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

It’s difficult to make plans in advance

Dear Annie: What do you do with a sibling who has been enabled all of his life when Mom is no longer around to provide for him? My brother has had a house to live in, a car to drive, insurance, etc., for the past 25 years. More...

Doctor K

Sleeping is important, although we don’t know exactly why

DEAR DOCTOR K: Why do we need to sleep, and what happens in our bodies while we sleep?  DEAR READER: The honest answer is that we don’t know why it is we sleep. More...

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Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 20, 2012:  More...

Family business moving forward

If someone would have told Jim Goodman a year ago he would become president and CEO of D.C. More...

Voter ID law raises questions

Since a new law now requires voters to have a photo ID when they arrive at the polls, Huntingdon County voter registrar Lori Sheffield has fielded a number of questions about the requirement.  More...

New law could change polls

A judge ruled Wednesday to uphold the state voter ID law which requires everyone to show the proper form of identification before they vote at the polls.  More...

General News

Facebook stock falls to half of public offering

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s stock fell to $19 for the first time on Friday, losing half its market value since the company’s initial public offering in May.  The stock dipped 87 cents, or 4 percent, to briefly hit $19, just minu More...

GOP aims to get third party hopefuls off Pa. ballot

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Junk at bottom of Pittsburgh rivers stays there

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After a stolen Chevy Malibu was driven off an 18th Street boat launch on the South Side early on a recent Tuesday morning — joining shopping carts, refrigerators, wagon wheels and dozens of other cars at the bottom of Pi More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 18   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Uganda’s debut spoiled by Panama in 9-3 loss

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

Martin wins pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Mark Martin has 55 career Sprint Cup poles, matching the number on his Toyota.  His age is only two digits lower — not that it’s much of an impediment for this remarkable racer.  More...

Patriots sign Demps

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with Olympic silver medalist Jeff Demps, who played running back at Florida but was not drafted by an NFL team because he said he wanted to focus on his track career.  More...

Religion News

During Ramadan, Pakistanis dodge tax collectors to aid the poor

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Muhammad Tashfeen Khan does what millions of other Pakistanis do: tries to keep his money from the government’s religious tax collectors.  More...

Religion Briefs

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Special events, services

Aughwick-Germany Valley Church of the Brethren festival   More...

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