June 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Write-in candidates set some November races

For the most part, the primary election is over with the exception of Lori Sheffield, Huntingdon County voter registrar, settling the matter of write-in votes. More...

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Crashes   More...

Pool season begins

Amy Mykut of Huntingdon worked with her 2-year-old son, Luke, at the Isett Community Pool Saturday afternoon. More...

Apartments evacuated

Residents of the Orbisonia Elderly Housing complex, 559 Cromwell St., were evacuated shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday after emergency crews were called for a possible structure fire. More...

General News

Report finds $50M for IRS conferences

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog has found that the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012, a House committee said Sunday.  More...

Leak probe latest big case for US prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headlinemakers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.  More...

Brass seeks to temper military justice overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — American military commanders wield substantial power to discipline the troops they lead. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Corbin wins ninth as D-backs top Cubs 8-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Corbin became the major leagues’ first nine-game winner, laboring through six inning Sunday in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.  More...

Pirates rally to beat Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Garrett Jones is a level-headed guy. More...

Davis belts 20th to ignite Orioles’ rally

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 20th homer to ignite a threerun seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got a strong pitching performance from rookie Kevin Gausman in a 4-2 comeback victory over the Detroit Tigers on More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries if born before 8:35 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 4, 2013:  More...

DMAs to assist county’s hunters

Early in May, the state Game Commission set up a disease management area (DMA) covering much of western Huntingdon County in response to positive cases of chronic wasting disease found in deer in Blair and Bedford counties earlier this year.  More...

Pertussis boosters highly recommended for adults, teens

Recent outbreaks of pertussis, or whooping cough as it is more commonly called, have medical professionals advising patients of all ages to make sure they are up to date with immunizations.  More...

Block party fun

Bryce Brower, 5, was fitted for a new bicycle helmet by Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman while visiting a block party hosted by the Salvation Army Saturday with his mom, Jessica Brower More...

State  Free Access 

Heinz Endowments funds drilling foes and backers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.  More...

New prison being built in suburban Philly

SKIPPACK (AP) — More than eight decades after a state prison was built at Graterford, work has begun on a $400 million replacement for the structure in suburban Montgomery County.  More...

World  Free Access 

Chrysler, Nissan US sales rise in May

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan’s U.S. sales leaped 25 percent last month while Chrysler sales rose 11 percent, signs that auto sales rebounded from a slight dip in April and will continue to boost the U.S. economy.  More...

Oil rebounds in European trade

The price of oil rebounded to near $93 a barrel on Monday amid signs of an economic improvement in Europe at the start of what could be a pivotal week in financial markets.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 3   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

CPHSFCA has golf outing at Standing Stone

The Central Pennsylvania High School Football Coaches Association held its annual fundraising golf outing Sunday afternoon at Standing Stone Golf Club. More...

Shaffer picked for district academic honor

Juniata College women’s track and field standout Angela Shaffer (Slippery Rock) was named to a Capital One Academic All-District team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon native honored with ’13 Nightingale Award

Huntingdon native Jane Jessell was recently honored with the 2013 Murdoch Development Center Nightingale Award during National Nurses Week.  Jessell, a clinical nurse at Murdoch Development Center in Butner, N.C., was selected for her leadership More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Simple ways to avoid overspending as retirement nears

When the nest is empty and the kids no longer need financial support, many men and women find themselves with some extra money in their budget. More...

School News

HAHS senior awarded two merit scholarships

Mary Sloan, a senior at Huntingdon Area High School, has been named as the recipient of two scholarships.  She will attend Elizabethtown College in the fall where she will participate in the college’s selective international business progr More...

Granddaughter of area resident graduates

Laura Ann Taylor of Jeffersonville, Vt., graduated from Lamoille Union High School, Hyde Park, Vt. More...

Local student completes studies

Dean College in Franklin, Mass. is honored to announce Douglas Smith of Huntingdon has completed a degree program and has graduated earning an associate of science degree in sports/fitness — exercise science.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

She may simply be uninterested ANNIE

Dear Annie: Five years ago (after 20 years of marriage), my wife and I separated because she found out that I had been regularly indulging in phone sex and that I had slept with another woman. More...

Hints from Heloise

Spray-bottle blues

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s sound off about spray bottles:  More...

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