August 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Business to reopen after Monday’s fire

Mount Union business owner Travis Kylor informed The Daily News Tuesday he does plan to reopen his business, Colonial Florist and Gift Shop, in the near future. The business was damaged by fire late Monday afternoon.  More...

Broad Top water vacancy filled

During a brief meeting Tuesday evening, the Broad Top City Water Authority unanimously agreed to appoint Mark Musser to fill a vacancy on its board created by the resignation of former board member Dale Suiters last month. More...

Local News

Brief hearing held in central court Tuesday

Only one brief hearing was held before Magisterial Judge Doug Gummo in Huntingdon County Central Court Tuesday.  Charles Brally, 23, Wood, was a no-show at the hearing. More...

Work completed

After many hours of labor, hard work and dedication, members of the Broad Top City Park & Recreation Association have completed work on a playground project at the community park. More...

Clearfield disc jockey sentenced for drug sales

A Clearfield disc jockey has been sentenced six to 19 years for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in Clearfield County Court.  Duncan E. More...

World  Free Access 

Fake coyotes used to scare geese at Michigan beach

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan community that’s fed up with geese fouling up a beach is hoping fake coyotes encourage the birds to land elsewhere.  More...

Isaac nears New Orleans, floods rural La. levee

Associated Press  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee to flood some homes, knocked out power and immersed beach-front roads in Louisiana and Mississippi early Wednesday as it began a drenching slog inland fro More...

IBM introduces new mainframe computers

ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) — IBM on Tuesday introduced a new line of mainframe computers the company calls its most powerful and technologically advanced ever.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Tracing the origins of Broad Top’s ‘Homecoming’

This Friday, Aug. 31, marks the start of the four-day Broad Top Homecoming Celebration at Broad Top City. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bucs win 9-1; Alvarez homers twice

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pedro Alvarez homered twice and drove in four runs, James McDonald scattered two hits over seven innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 on Tuesday night.  More...

Yankees beat Jays 2-1

New York (AP) — Phil Hughes had another fine start at home, Nick Swisher extended his torrid streak with an RBI single and New York handed Ricky Romero his 11th straight loss Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory over Toronto.  More...

MLB and ESPN extend TV deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and ESPN extended their television contract through 2021 on Tuesday, a deal that almost doubles the amount of money the network will pay annually for baseball content while also all but eliminating local bl More...

School News

Juniata students travel to the Gambia

Twenty-three Juniata College students spent three weeks in the Gambia this summer. This was the eighth group to make this trip, tied to a spring semester class. Among those students who made the trip were:  More...

Annie's Mailbox

You have our sympathy

Dear Annie: I am married to a great guy, and we have two wonderful, intelligent teens. But my mother-in-law is causing great stress.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Return of pistachio ambrosia

Dear Heloise: Help! I cannot find your recipe for PISTACHIO AMBROSIA, and my family would like me to make it! — Marilyn D. in Massachusetts  Oh no, Marilyn! More...

Special Sections

Care home resident safe

A 16-hour search for a resident of Meadowview Manor Personal Care Home, McVeytown, ended well at 4 p.m. Tuesday.  Arthur M. More...

County discusses LiveScan machine

Huntingdon County Probation Department director Tim Guisler and Huntingdon County District Attorney George Zanic approached the Huntingdon County Commissioners during Tuesday’s weekly regular meeting about purchasing a LiveScan fingerprinting m More...

Homecoming events begin Friday

Since 1965, the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co. has been holding its annual Broad Top Homecoming celebration. As expected, this year’s event will offer the same food, fun, rides and games as in the past.  More...

State  Free Access 

Founder of sausage firm ready to sell

VANDERGRIFT (AP) — After the president of Uncle Charley’s Sausage died last October in a small plane crash, the Vandergrift company received a number of inquiries from investment companies interested in buying the business.  More...

Former Senator Specter says he has cancer again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Sen. Arlen Specter confirmed Tuesday that he is fighting cancer again, calling the latest diagnosis “another battle I intend to win.”  More...

Penn State faculty group disputes NCAA sanctions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Penn State faculty leaders blasted the NCAA and former FBI director Louis Freeh on Tuesday over their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexabuse scandal, saying Freeh’s report — prepared for the univers More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Wolf Furniture to open in Huntingdon

75 Years Ago  Western Pennsylvania’s oil “boom” spread to Green County today with the striking of the best well in more than a decade in the old Harvey Field near Waynesburg. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 6, 2012  Shawn M. Riling and Faith M. Riling, grantors, to Faith M. Riling, property in Warriors Mark Township, $1.  Ronald J. Locke, trustee, and Kish Bank, trustee, grantors, to Charles C. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 29   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, five miles south of Mount Union on Route 747 south. For more information, call 386-5813. More...

Local Sports

Auburn hammers Spikes 16-3

The State College Spikes were active on the scoreboard early and late, but the Auburn Doubledays broke the game open with a pair of big innings and coasted to a 16-4 win over the Spikes at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Tuesday night.  More...

Akron downs Curve 3-1

Brett Brach and a pair of relievers combined to limit the Curve to just three hits and one run and the division-leading Aeros distanced themselves in the ninth to hold off the Curve and earn a 3-1 victory Tuesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Trojans optimistic about AA schedule

High School Volleyball Preview:

After coming off a very successful 2011 campaign, the Mount Union girls’ volleyball team went into the gym two weeks ago very optimistic about the upcoming Class AA schedule that they will undertake this season. More...

People/Pastimes

Bliss sisters present program at Three Springs Senior Center

A fair queen runner-up, a Pennsylvania Dairy Maid and a Pennsylvania Dairy Miss all visited with the seniors at Three Springs Aug. 22. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Douglas Blair McKim who turns 2 years old today, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

American Legion Auxiliary plans installation

The regular meeting of the Auxiliary to the Frank P. Hommon American Legion was held Aug. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 3:31 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012: More...

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