August 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

End of summer

From the left, Carson Cramer, 8, Bruce Banks, 9, and Michael Swan, 8, all of Huntingdon, enjoy a day of fun at Isett Community Pool Friday under the watchful eye of lifeguard Caleb Acker as their sum More...

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Local News

Results from last week’s poll

Last week, The Daily News asked its readers if they believed the new voter ID law will be a problem when going to the polls in November.  Of the 57 people who responded, 68 percent believe it won’t be a problem and 32 percent believe it wi More...

Belleville Livestock Market

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...

Police Log

Summary of incidents

MOUNT UNION BORO. — Aug. 22: At 11:15 a.m., an individual turned over found property to the Mount Union Police Department. The property was returned to its owner. More...

General News

Saxton Library

I hope all the kids going back to school this week have a safe and wonderful school year. I know our house is going to have a couple weeks of adjusting to do, they are not quite ready to get up early yet.  More...

New fall TV series bring viewers lots of fun couples

NEW YORK (AP) — One is the loneliest number and three’s a crowd. But a dynamic duo is a match made in heaven, especially when it’s found on a TV show. More...

First Lady to appear on ‘Dr. Oz Show’

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama is making a house call on “The Dr. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Beltre cycles, Rangers win 8-0

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Harrison took a no-hit bid into the seventh and went eight innings for his career-high 15th victory and Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle for the Texas Rangers in an 8-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.&n More...

Cards rally to beat Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Allen Craig and Yadier Molina homered during a six-run sixth inning on Friday night, and the defending World Series champion St. More...

Votto may be back soon

CINCINNATI (AP) — First baseman Joey Votto had a full workout on Friday, suggesting he’s close to rejoining the Cincinnati Reds.  Votto took ground balls on the field as part of his workout before the start of a series against the St More...

Religion News

Russian, Polish churches appeal for forgiveness

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leaders of Russia’s Orthodox church and Poland’s Catholic church signed a document Friday that urges their nations to forgive each other for past wrongs.  More...

Many New Orleans church properties still in limbo

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly seven years after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to hundreds of millions of dollars in the Catholic infrastructure of churches, schools and other properties, the Archdiocese of New Orleans still cares for 10 empty church More...

Religion Briefs

Liberty University to host Donald Trump at convocation   LYNCHBURG, Va. More...

Special Sections

Locals ‘share’ harvest

Community-supported agriculture offers subscriptions to fresh produce

Many people subscribe to the idea of a healthy diet, but a growing number of consumers are literally subscribing to the food itself.  More...

School lunches receive mixed reviews from residents

Last November, Congress passed a revised agriculture appropriations bill which made it easier to count pizza sauce as a serving of vegetables in school lunches.  The federal government also tried to change the federal school lunch program meant More...

Meadowview Rehab garners perfect score

If residents use Meadowview Rehabilitation Center of McVeytown to receive physical or occupational therapy, they can take even more comfort knowing it’s a proven fact they’re getting quality care.  The local rehab center has received More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Police kill gunman outside Empire State Building

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Johnson hid behind a car in his business suit and tie near the Empire State Building, waiting for the man he blamed for costing him his job. More...

Sandusky victim sues Penn State

HARRISBURG (AP) — A young man who testified against Jerry Sandusky sued Penn State on Friday, blaming the university for how its top officials dealt with complaints that the former assistant football coach behaved inappropriately with boys.&nbs More...

World  Free Access 

Parents deported, what happens to US-born kids

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alexis Molina was just 10 years old when his mother was abruptly cut out of his life and his carefree childhood unraveled overnight. More...

Local Sports

Terry Bowser retires as Sports Editor

As anyone who read the sports pages in yesterday’s edition of The Daily News is aware, an era came to an end shortly after the 10:30 a.m. More...

New coach has seven vets

High School Field Hockey Preview:

The Huntingdon field hockey team has undergone a slight change as the 2012 season approaches.  More...

Stewart has ace

Phil Stewart Sr. used a pitching wedge to ace the par-three second hole at Mount Union’s American Legion Country Club Friday. He was playing in a foursome along with Tom Sunderland, Dave Rutter and Claire Sunderland.   More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Cody Lee Varner who turns 1 year old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. His proud parents are Danny Lee Clark and Amy Lynn Varner of Huntingdon. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Lillian Sheeder of Robertsdale, who will turn 90 years old Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Elco retirees hold breakfast

As fall is rapidly approaching, it is hoped everyone had a fun summer with traveling and vacations or just staying home working in the garden or otherwise staying busy.  Those attending the July breakfast were Joan Hershey, Bonnie Meshyock, Mary More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

Take control of your life

Dear Annie: My toxic mother has put a strain on my family. Two years ago, she got into a fight with my husband, and I sided with him. Life has been a living hell ever since. She constantly calls and leaves horrible messages on our voicemail. More...

Doctor K

Edema is a symptom that has many possible causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: What can I do about my edema? The diuretics my doctor prescribed haven’t helped.  DEAR READER: Edema is swelling caused by a buildup of extra fluid. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Capricorn all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 27, 2012:  More...

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