June 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Area man makes history mobile

Thanks to the help of one local man and his print design business, one chapter of the United States Army Special Forces Association, one of only two in Pennsylvania, will be able to display a moving site of historical artifacts of the Green Berets.&n More...

Local News

Making a splash

Brandon Glasgow, 12, of Mapleton, launches from the diving board into a cannonball to greet a new season at the Mapleton community swimming pool. More...

Cromwell Twp. supervisors to hold meeting for easement agreements

Cromwell Township supervisor Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch agreed Monday night to hold a meeting from 6-8 p.m. More...

Police Log

Theft   CLAY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report someone removed several World War I and World War II flag post holders from the Saltillo Cemetery between noon May 1 and 3:30 p.m. May 23. More...

World  Free Access 

US trade deficit up 8.5 percent to $40.3B

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in April, as demand for foreign cars, cell phones and other imported goods outpaced growth in U.S. More...

IRS victims testify as new scandal emerges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative groups who were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service are getting their say on Capitol Hill just as the details of another IRS controversy are being made public.  More...

Futures higher as markets await May jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Robinson’s glove sold

NEW YORK (AP) — A baseball glove worn by Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series has been auctioned for $373,002.  Steiner Sports said the glove was sold Sunday in an online auction by Steiner Sports Memorabilia. More...

Braves beat Pirates 7-2

ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman each hit a tworun homer, helping Kris Medlen and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Monday night.  More...

Big Ten/Pinstripe team up

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big Ten and the Pinstripe Bowl have agreed to an 8-year deal that the conference hopes will help claim New York as its territory.  The conference’s affiliation with the three-year-old bowl game will begin in 2014 More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Lucky  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  “What do you think about the ceramics studio being replaced by luxury dorms?” someone asked recently, as if she were about to offer me a Kleenex for my tears. More...

No, Big Brother hasn’t taken over the White House

Judging by the caterwauling of many in the national media, you’d think Orwell’s Big Brother had taken over the White House. More...

Irish tax blight

Now that Apple’s shady-yet-legal scheme to funnel its income to low-tax Ireland is common knowledge, a question arises. More...

Chatter Box

Signs of summer

This quirky spring weather is continuing, but the cooler and less humid temperatures are a welcome visitor. More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

SYMPTOMS OF AN ENLARGED PROSTATE

Many men suffer from an enlarged prostate gland. Because an enlarged prostate most often affects men over the age of 50, many younger men may be unaware of the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. More...

FOODS TO AVOID WHEN DINING OUT LATE AT NIGHT

Nutritionists often recommend that men and women avoid eating late at night, when a hearty meal or even an unhealthy snack can make it harder to get a good’s night sleep. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Project a confident, positive exterior ANNIE

Dear Annie: I was overweight throughout most of my childhood and became morbidly obese after high school. When I was in college, I had terrible self-esteem and a horrible body image. I never dated.  More...

Doctor K

Not all prostate cancers require special treatment

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently had a PSA test and my levels came back elevated. I’m scheduled to have a prostate biopsy. What can I expect?  More...

Special Sections

Chamber backs Rt. 22 initiative

Showing its support for business organizations in the county and transportation initiatives, the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved a transportation funding resolution during its monthly meeting Monday at th More...

Severe weather extremes pose potential safety threats

The weather extremes in the county have mirrored a flip-flopping politician recently, going from unseasonably cold to unseasonably warm, but these weather extremes also bring potential threats to area residents.  More...

Grant promotes healthy lifestyles

As part of a state Department of Health mini grant, the Juniata Valley and Tussey Mountain school districts were two of 28 schools and community based groups to receive $90,000 in funding to support activities and initiatives promoting a healthy life More...

State  Free Access 

New research shows diversity among US Amish groups

LANCASTER (AP) — Conservative Amish groups have larger families than other Amish and their children are far less likely to leave the church, a trend that is expected to bring dramatic changes for them in the coming years, according to a book on More...

Pa. House panel approves GOP $28.3B budget plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — The House Appropriations Committee on Monday approved a $28.3 billion state budget blueprint that closely tracks what Gov. More...

PSU joins other Big Ten schools in cancer research

HERSHEY (AP) — Big Ten schools including Penn State have banded together on cancer research.  The universities formally started the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium this month in Chicago. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Stars spend night in town

75 Years Ago  Dr. Edwin R. Keedy, professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, spoke on “The Uses of Education” at the 41st annual commencement exercises of Alexandria High School held in Memorial Library Hall June 1. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 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.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Huntingdon

HANNAH CUNNINGHAM Parents: John and Kris Cunningham of Huntingdon. Sports Played (letters won): Earned nine letters in three varsity sports — soccer (3), basketball (2), track and field (4). More...

Tussey girls have six ICC track all-stars

Now that track and field season is over, the Inter-County Conference released the names of its 2013 all-stars. The Tussey Mountain girls lead the area teams with six athletes out of a combined total of nine.  More...

Rockets drop Keystone 5-2

PIAA Class A Softball:

Any ill effects suffered by Southern Huntingdon following last week’s District Six championship loss to Claysburg-Kimmel were quickly forgotten during Monday afternoon’s PIAA Class A first-round contest in Brockway.  More...

People/Pastimes

Area man commissioned as WCO

Cory Ammerman, the son of David and Jessica Ammerman of Alexandria, was recently commissioned a Wildlife Conservation Officer with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. More...

Engaged to Wed

Pacheaco-Sauchinitz

Amanda Nichole Sauchinitz of Wilmington, N.C., and Cpl. Anthony William Pacheaco of Camp Lejeune, N.C., are pleased to announce their engagement to be wed.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Smith-Jeffries

Brittany Jeffries of Huntingdon and Bruce Smith IV of Mount Union are pleased to announce their engagement to wed.  More...

School News

Two students awarded scholarships

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, has awarded scholarships to two outstanding area students whose parents are employed by J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Cindy Taylor Nursing Scholarship recipient named

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Andrews has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Cindy Taylor Nursing Scholarship. More...

Local teen given Bette Jane Heine Nursing Scholarship

The Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 5, 2013:  More...

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