August 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Group to raise camera funds

Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

HCBI continues push for Route 22 upgrade

The needed expansion of Route 22 continues to be a concern among members of Huntingdon County Business and Industry.  Those present at Monday’s monthly board meeting voted to support the Keystone Transportation Funding Coalition’s 21 More...

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Local News

Search continues for man from Meadowview Manor

State police at Lewistown were continuing their search for a missing person from Meadowview Manor Personal Care Home, McVeytown, this morning.  More...

Arson suspected in Orby fire

A porch fire at an Orbisonia residence Saturday, which was extinguished before firefighters arrived on scene, is under investigation by state police at Huntingdon.  More...

Rockhill meeting rescheduled

Due to a lack of quorum at last night’s regularly scheduled meeting, Rockhill Borough Council has rescheduled its meeting for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5.   More...

World  Free Access 

Teenager charged in school shooting

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 15-year-old student has been charged as an adult with attempted first-degree murder in a shooting on the first day of classes at a Baltimore County high school, authorities said Tuesday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 28  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.  Lupus Support   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Maria Sharapova wins stress-free opening match

NEW YORK (AP) — Maria Sharapova’s stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that.  That lopsided loss she suffered at the Olympics — well, that may have only been a false alarm, as well.  More...

Jays beat Yankees in 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Colby Rasmus hit a three-run homer off Rafael Soriano with two outs in the ninth inning and Toronto took advantage of Derek Lowe’s wild pickoff throw in the 11th to beat New York 8-7 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game More...

Rockies spoil Beckett debut

DENVER (AP) — Jeff Francis and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 10-0 Monday night to spoil the Dodgers debut of Josh Beckett.  More...

People/Pastimes

GROVE-CRAMER

Michael and Pamela Cramer of Orbisonia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kenzie Nicole Cramer, to Jacob Alan Grove, son of Wilmer and Tracey Grove, also of Orbisonia.  More...

EVERHART-ACKER

Dr. Brett and Debbie Acker of Huntingdon are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jami Leigh Acker, to Jason Christopher Everhart, the son of Jerry and Suzanne Everhart of Huntingdon.  More...

Classroom pets make learning fun

Curiosity, compassion, companionship — pets give children the chance to learn about animals and develop healthy, lifelong relationship skills. According to Dr. Alan M. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

How to find a good mechanic   A great way to find a good mechanic is to ask a few local used car dealers who they take their cars to for work. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Even used junk is a gift

Dear Annie: My 81-year-old mother lives alone, drives her own car and manages her own finances. Between savings, retirement income and inheritance, she is well fixed. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012  More...

MU flower shop damaged by fire

A notable Mount Union business fell victim to fire late Monday afternoon. Several volunteer fire companies were on scene for several hours at the Colonial Florist and Gift Shop at 101 W. Shirley St. More...

MUASD has positive start

Opening day for the Mount Union Area School District provided a positive start to the 2012-13 school year, administrators reported Monday night.  More...

Democrats open new headquarters

The Huntingdon County Democratic Committee held a grand opening celebration Monday for its Mount Union office at 22 W. Shirley St. More...

State  Free Access 

Right-to-know group opposes poll-access limits

HARRISBURG (AP) — Right-to-know advocates Monday endorsed a Pittsburgh newspaper’s federal lawsuit seeking to overturn a law that it says violates the right of reporters and photographers to cover Election Day activity at Pennsylvania pol More...

‘Safety net’ photo ID card available for certain voters

HARRISBURG (AP) — What Pennsylvania’s State Department calls a “safety net” photo identification card is now available to certain registered voters.  The card, which is being rolled out Monday and Tuesday at PennDOT cente More...

Senate candidate Tom Smith compares abortion decisions

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Republican candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania on Monday compared the decision to abort an unwanted pregnancy resulting from premarital sex to one conceived through rape as he defended his opposition to abortion in all ca More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Game Commission vehicle severely damaged in crash

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Hornets return just two letter winners

High School Volleyball Preview:

Juniata Valley’s volleyball team stayed near or above the .500 level throughout the 2011 campaign with a roster topheavy with senior veterans. More...

Curve earns split

The Curve stormed back with a vengeance to take a win in Game 2 Monday night after falling late in the first game to the first-place Akron Aeros in front of 5,047 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Rockets return eight veterans

High School Field Hockey Preview:

The Southern Huntingdon field hockey team started practice with a slimmer roster than last year. More...

Editorial

Fiscal responsibility equals personal responsibility

Op-Ed

As I have been saying in my various columns in The Daily News, we should be voting for those in public life who show fiscal responsibility.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Raise taxes to save Social Security Pa. delegates flocking to Florida GOP convention

Poll Commentary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans say go ahead and raise taxes if it will save Social Security benefits for future generations. More...

Chatter Box

Summer is fading fast

Yesterday and today marks the beginning of a new school year for area students and Labor Day is less than a week away, which means summer is fading fast. More...

Healthy Living

Make the most of end-of-summer cleanup

Though spring cleaning might have the name recognition, many homeowners spend just as much time cleaning their homes in the fall as they do in the spring. More...

Did you know?

Attention de.cit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects between 5 to 8 percent of school-aged children and between 2 to 4 percent of adults, according to the National Resource Center on ADHD, which also says the condition is characterized by proble More...

Doctor K

If you take wayfarin, make sure it’s the right dosage

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently had a stent placed and am now taking warfarin. Do I need to worry about drug interactions?  DEAR READER: You (and your doctor) need to be careful about drug interactions. More...

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