May 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber’s SAEG is moving forward

After months of planning, members of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and partner organizations are finally moving forward with the Strategic Alliance for Economic Growth.  More...

Liberty Twp.’s board to tackle road project

With winter now a distant memory, the Liberty Township supervisors have turned their attention to spring and summer road improvement activities. More...

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Local News

Area brief

J.C. Blair Auxiliary hosts jewelry sale   More...

Correction

A recent story published in The Daily News about a citation awarded to local service dog Hattie incorrectly quoted Hattie’s owner, Jennifer Warsing Hampton.  The story stated a family member would adopt Hampton considers her retirement.&nb More...

Police Log

Retail theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report Cherokee Jays, 20, Huntingdon, has been charged with retail theft after attempting to steal a pair of sunglasses from Walmart May 6.  Burglary   More...

World  Free Access 

Fox’s ‘Cops’ leaving network after 25 years for Spike

NEW YORK (AP) — The Saturday night television fixture “Cops” is leaving Fox after 25 years to move to the Spike network.  The cable network aimed at young male viewers said Monday it will begin airing the “bad boys” More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 7   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.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies’ Lee dominates Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cliff Lee (3-2) allowed two runs and five hits in eight innings, struck out six and walked none to outpitch fellow southpaw Madison Bumgarner. Lee is 5-0 with a 0.88 ERA in six regularseason starts against the Giants.  More...

Jays come back to beat Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — J.P. Arencibia hit a twoout, two-run homer in the ninth inning off Fernando Rodney and the Toronto Blue Jays completed their comeback from a sevenrun deficit, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 on Monday night.  More...

Rangers edge Capitals 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Stepan and Arron Asham both scored tiebreaking goals in the third period for the New York Rangers in a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 on Monday night.  The Rangers finally found their offense and g More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Jayme Nichole Weyandt and Shannon Lee Jenkins, both of Huntingdon, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Bonnie Weyandt of Claysburg. More...

Engaged to wed

Craig and Karen Long of Mount Union joyously announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet Evelyn Long, to Gideon Paul Snyder, son of J. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Haley Ann Ross who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Her proud parents are Marissa Ross of Saltillo and Justin Ross of Three Springs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus if born after 3:09 a.m. (PDT). Prior to that time, the Moon is in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 8, 2013: More...

HCVB attends tourism events

Huntingdon County is being represented in Harrisburg this week during the Pennsylvania Tourism Summit, a three-day event that helps to bring together industry partners to “explore ways to work corroboratively to build a stronger voice within ou More...

Huntingdon building gets a face-lift

Keeping her word that she would have the back portion of Park Furniture and the former C.H. More...

SHCSB members campaign for re-election

Two current members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board (SHCSB) and one challenger have filed petitions to be on the Tuesday, May 21, primary ballots. More...

State  Free Access 

SEC says Harrisburg misled bond investors

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

House passes proposal to lower business taxes

HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to eventually cut business taxes by hundreds of millions of dollars a year easily passed the Pennsylvania House Monday amid heated debate over how much it would help the state’s economy, if at all.  More...

Little League hopes rallies won’t cancel games

MORRISVILLE, (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania youth baseball league may have to call off games this weekend because two groups on either side of the gun control debate plan to hold opposing rallies in a community park that’s also home to th More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Swigart Associates, Inc. names new president, CEO

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Leri is outstanding jumper; Lynn breaks hurdle record

Inter-County Conference Track & Field:

It was a good day at the Inter- County Conference track and field championships at Northern Bedford Monday for the area schools. More...

Rockets down Indians to end division play

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon freshman pitcher Julisa Zinobile scattered five hits while Kara Leonard belted a pair of hits and scored once to help the Rockets cap their Inter-County Conference South Division schedule with a 2-0 victory over visiting Southern More...

Trojans rebound with 6-2 win

High School Baseball:

The Mount Union baseball team rinsed away some of the bad taste of last Thursday’s loss at Bellwood by putting together a nearly perfect outing in a 6-2 victory over Tyrone Monday afternoon.  More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Supporting two candidates  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I am writing in support of two candidates in the Tuesday, May 21, primary election.  More...

Op-Ed

Black humor

Black humor is defined as “a form of humor that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or that considers human existence as ironic and somewhat pointless but somehow comic.” Perhaps in today’s more politically corre More...

Narco-state building

After 11 years of war, $664 billion spent, 2,210 Americans dead, more than 35,000 of our troops maimed and shattered, and our good reputation spent — what have we built in Afghanistan?  More...

Chatter Box

May flowers and showers

It’s been said April showers bring May flowers, but if the forecast is correct, we may see some May showers over the next couple of days. After the beautiful weekend weather, a few days of rain won’t seem that bad. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

CREATE A PEACEFUL AND HEALTHY SLEEPING ENVIRONMENT

It is easy to overlook the bene.ts of a good night’s sleep. Without adequate rest a person can be left feeling irritable, distracted and sluggish. Those who repeatedly do not get enough sleep could be facing other health problems as well. More...

GLUTEN-FREE DOESN’T MEAN GRAIN-FREE

Many people are adopting gluten-free diets for a variety of reasons. While such a diet means passing on foods that contain wheat protein, such as certain breads, crusts and baked goods, it doesn’t mean giving up on grains entirely. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Discuss the options and do what is best

Dear Annie: My husband works at a private college. His male boss had an affair with one of the female directors under him. More...

Doctor K

Gluten-free diet can relieve gas, bloating

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a healthy young person, but I tend to have a lot of gas, bloating and diarrhea. More...

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