June 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors learn risks of scams, theft

Public awareness and education are considered two important keys to protecting the state’s elderly from scams and other financial abuses proclaimed an official of the state Department of Banking and Securities Friday morning in Hopewell.  More...

Online access offered to DN print subscribers

The Daily News is now offering free access to all website content to subscribers of its print edition through Aug. 31. More...

Local News

Area briefs

Mount Union Relay For Life meeting   More...

Clarification

Congratulations to all Huntingdon area residents who participated in the production of WPSU’s “Our Town: Huntingdon” program which premiered May 23. More...

Police Log

Theft   SMIT HFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report an unknown male removed a case of beer valued at $34 from the lobby area of Raystown Beverage without paying between 7:40-7:45 p.m. May 28. More...

World  Free Access 

Tornado hits Oklahoma City area

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs on Friday, killing a mother and baby and crumbling cars and tractortrailers along a major interstate.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans play Bedford at Everett Monday

For the 24th time in his illustrious career as head baseball coach at Mount Union Area High School, Nick Imperioli will guide his Trojans into the PIAA Tournament. More...

Rockets, Keystone to meet in Brockway

It was six years ago this June when the Southern Huntingdon softball team put together a program-record 21-win season and marked the Rockets’ second trip into the PIAA state playoff’s second round. More...

Curve to host Fantasy Camp on Father’s Day

Get dad something he’ll never forget for Father’s Day this year and send him to the Curve’s 2013 Father’s Day Fantasy Camp. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Grady Joseph Little who turns 1 year old today, Saturday, June 1, 2013. His proud parents are Chad and Tammy Little of Huntingdon. More...

Alexandria Civil War re-enactor to share tales of Gettysburg

July marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s Battle of Gettysburg. More...

HAHS freshman recognized among Mirror’s 20 under 20

Huntingdon Area High School freshman Spencer Korman, 14, was recently honored as one of the Altoona Mirror’s 20 under 20: Future Leaders of Central Pennsylvania.  More...

Special Sections

Currency aids clients

Farmers market program to benefit PRIDE

Customers making purchases at the Huntingdon Farmers Market, which opens Thursday, June 6, at the pavilion at Portstown Park, Huntingdon, will have an opportunity to support area farmers and Huntingdon County PRIDE at the same time by exchanging cash More...

Rep. sees education included in budget

The state House Republicans introduced its budget, House Bill 1437, for fiscal year 2013-2014, in Harrisburg earlier this week, bringing the state one step closer to its June 30 budget deadline.  “This is just the next step in the process, More...

Heat and humidity can put animals at risk

While seeing a pooch riding shotgun next to his owner isn’t uncommon, the recent hot temperatures and humidity have animal activists and veterinarians reminding pet owners to leave Fido at home to prevent heat-related injuries and even death.&n More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Corbett challenged over moving kids to Medicaid

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Fire destroys central Pa. lumber mill

McALISTERVILLE (AP) — A fire department spokesman says a blaze destroyed a lumber mill in central Pennsylvania, but no one was hurt.  Fayette Fire Company spokesman Glenn Kersetter said the Friday morning fire at L&R Lumber in McAliste More...

Feds say prison misused solitary confinement

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal civil rights investigation has concluded that a state prison in western Pennsylvania kept inmates with serious mental illness in solitary confinement for months or even years at a time.  More...

General News

Review: High-tech gifts to update the low-tech dad

ATLANTA (AP) — Father’s Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more tech-savvy these days.  More...

Making your grill (or broiler) shine this summer

Compared to other basic cooking techniques, grilling is hard: the temperatures are high, timing is crucial and slight differences in the thickness or wetness of the food can dramatically affect how quickly it cooks.  More...

D.C.’s National Theatre gets new start after neglect

WASHINGTON (AP) — The oldest continuously operating theater in the nation’s capital that has drawn top performers dating back decades before the Civil War is getting a fresh start and a makeover after years of struggle.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Goalies key in Eastern final

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NHL’s most unlikely postseason success story is nearly bald, his hairline an unwitting casualty to three decades spent hidden under a goaltender’s mask.  All those long winters — including 16 in the More...

Yankees open with 4-1 win over Red Sox

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia’s fastball returned to the New York Yankees along with Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis.  More...

Cueto, Reds blank Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Johnny Cueto allowed one hit over eight dominant innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Friday night.  Jay Bruce and Brandon Phillips hit solo home runs off for the Reds, who cooled of the Pira More...

Religion News

Celebrating faith and family

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Marklesburg, held a celebration of family May 19. More...

Trinidad panel takes new look at Islamic uprising

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — The Muslim cleric who led a small army that stormed Trinidad and Tobago’s parliament in a blaze of gunfire is a free man. More...

Religion Briefs

Trial opens in lawsuit against archdiocese in firing of teacher   CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic archdiocese and two of its schools violated the civil rights of a teacher who was fired after she became pregnant through artificial insem More...

Annie's Mailbox

Being jealous serves no purpose

Dear Annie: I am 73, and my wife is 68. We’ve been married 36 years, and we are healthy, active churchgoers. My wife had two young children when we married, and our son, “Cal,” is now 34. More...

Doctor K

Kneecap pain is usually result of excessive exercise

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have pain in my kneecap, right in front of my knee. It hurts to walk down the stairs or even sit for too long. What can I do?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 3, 2013:  More...

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