September 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Foundation helps teachers, students

In the era of cuts to the federal and state education budget, one local group is gaining momentum and has found some ways to help the Huntingdon Area School District.  More...

Enjoying homecoming

Siblings, from the left, Carlee Mae, Bryson and Collen Drenning enjoyed a ride on the small fire trucks at the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s homecoming grou More...

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Local News

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

Belleville Livestock

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...

World  Free Access 

Forest fire could burn for a week

GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — It could be a week before firefighters can contain a 3,600-acre blaze in the Angeles National Forest because of high temperatures and rugged terrain in thick brush that hasn’t burned in a couple of decades.  More...

Paper: Women join gas drilling boom, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are plenty of burly guys working in Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry, but women are finding jobs, too.  The Observer-Reporter of Washington reports Monday that two young women are making careers in the indu More...

Jay-Z mimics Rocky at Philly Made In America festival

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z’s entrance said it all: He bounced up and down on top of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, mimicking Rocky before he took the stage in front of nearly 50,000. More...

Editorial

Grubb’s Diner, now Gigi’s, alive and cooking

As popular in Corry as it was in Huntingdon

Grubb’s Diner is alive and well.  Except it’s no longer Grubb’s. More...

Senior Spotlight

Get to the root of tinnitus

Ringing, high-pitched noises and other ambient sounds that seem to be emanating from deep within the ear are often signs of tinnitus, which is generally a symptom of some other medical condition.   More...

Chatter Box

Saluting American workers

I hope today’s return to work found readers rested after a long holiday weekend. While some businesses were closed for Monday’s Labor Day, there were those who spent the day hard at work. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please understand that you cannot control what other people do ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I are trying to raise our three children in a traditional, conservative environment, but my inlaws undermine our values.  More...

Doctor K

Taper off antidepressant rather than stopping cold

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been on an antidepressant for about a year, and I’m feeling much better. More...

Special Sections

Rain halts annual game

Broad Top Old Timers honor hall of famers

Falling rains failed to dampen the spirits of the Broad Top Old Timers Baseball Association audience which turned out for the organization’s hall of fame induction program Labor Day afternoon at the RW&BT Picnic Grounds at Broad Top City. More...

Fire company honors fallen comrade

Newton-Wayne Volunteer Fire Co. Chief Chad Scott started his volunteer service because of his cousin, Kenny Knable. Scott and the members of the fire company are now remembering their fallen comrade in stone.  Mr. More...

Helicopter crash claims McVeytown man

A Wayne Township man lost his life Saturday morning after the helicopter he was flying crashed in a field approximately 150 yards from his home at 2559 U.S. Highway Route 522, Mifflin County.  More...

State  Free Access 

John Denver tribute

John Denver’s own banjo player Jim Connor, right, joined Chris Collins, second from left, and members of the Boulder Canyon Band Saturday night at the Seven Points Amphitheater for the annual concert in tribute to the late folk singer.  More...

Lions car show winners

Dave Grimm, far right, of Everett received first place in the second annual car and motorcycle show at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Club Saturday for his 2010 Camaro SS2. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Petersburg Fire Co. marks 30th year with parade

75 Years Ago  Always a worthwhile exhibit at the Huntingdon County Fair, the 1937 display of the Pennsylvania Industrial School rates as a highly educational and interesting display this year. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 4  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.  Mount Union TO PS   More...

Local Sports

Border tops Strickler at HCC

Dustin Border’s golf game has been getting close to being very good over the past couple years. He’s been in the first flight final each of the past two years, winning in 2010 and finishing second in 2011.  More...

High School Boys’ Soccer: Bearcats blanked twice at East Juniata Tourney

Huntingdon opened its season Saturday at the East Juniata Tournament and first-year head coach Phil Hawkins found some things his team needs to work on. More...

High School Girls’ Soccer: Huntingdon loses two at Bellefonte

Huntingdon opened the season at the Bellefonte Tournament Saturday, but didn’t get this year off to a good start. The Bearcats were shutout in a pair of matches, losing 2-0 to Bellefonte and 1-0 to DuBois.  More...

People/Pastimes

Science can be fun for kids

Kids are naturally curious and are full of questions about the world around them. Parents and teachers can help keep that curiosity alive by finding ways to make learning about science fun and engaging. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Healthy Living

Foods may contribute to cancer

The old adage "you are what you eat" still bears some truth. Eat too many sweets and fatty foods, and you may end up overweight. Fill up on fruits and vegetables, and you'll reap the rewards. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Taurus all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012:  More...

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