June 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Good food, good fun

From the left, Michael Swan, Brooke Banks and Bruce Banks line up for their lunches with some help from Sarah Banks, background, at the kick off to the Summer Food Service Program at the Huntingdon C More...

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Local News

Business Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Yvonne Martin of James Creek for being the first winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. She selected a $25 gift certificate from The Book Store as her prize.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   DUBLIN TWP. More...

Area brief

Alexandria Pike to close for pipe replacement   More...

World  Free Access 

Senate passes farm bill, moving debate to House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Congress passed a farm bill, Democrats had control of the House and the food stamp program was about half the size it is today.  That was five years ago.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 11   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 

Scott after another major title

ARDMORE (AP) — Adam Scott can understand why so many people thought he would have a hard time getting over his epic collapse in the British Open.  They didn’t understand his master plan of trying to get better instead of just trying More...

Indians lose eighth straight

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Berkman hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Texas Rangers beat Cleveland 6-3 Monday night to hand the Indians their eighth straight loss.  More...

Spurs shaken, but heading back home

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — On a day of rest at the NBA Finals, Tim Duncan had work to do.  Not only was he admittedly awful in Game 2, he had never been so bad on this stage. More...

People/Pastimes

Health fair held at Westminster Woods

Employees and residents of Westminster Woods had the opportunity to participate in a number of health screenings and informational displays to learn more about healthy lifestyles and supportive services Thursday. More...

Births

Mark and Nichole (Horton) Irvin are proud to announce the birth of their second child, a son, Nash Dwane Irwin, at 12:33 p.m. May 29, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Calvin Bountiful Blessings plans schedule change

The Bountiful Blessings distribution normally scheduled for Thursday, June 20, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Calvin United Methodist Church, 15519 Sportsmen’s Club Road, Calvin, due to Vacation Bible School. More...

Healthy Living

ADDRESSING THE BASICS OF BREAST CANCER

According to Breastcancer.org, one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. More...

HOW MEN CAN COPE WITH STRESS

Stress is a signi.cant part of many people’s lives. Men and women experience stress for a variety of reasons, but the rigors of managing a career and a family are something many men and women point to as their biggest causes of stress.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 12, 2013:  More...

TMSD budget issues continue

Meeting in its regular monthly work session Monday evening, the Tussey Mountain School Board got another reminder of its perilous financial status as it wrapped up work on its proposed 2013-14 fiscal budget. More...

MUMA lends support for utilities in business center

During Monday’s meeting of the Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA), the board voted to send a letter to Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) noting the municipal authority’s full support in attaining utilities for potential b More...

Alexandria Boro. OKs sewer authority add-on

Alexandria Borough Council will agree to the suggestion from David Gaines, solicitor for the Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority, to add a third person from Porter Township to the sewer authority. More...

State  Free Access 

Transplant vote seeks medical and legal balance

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Faced with a federal judge’s order in the heart-wrenching cases of two terminally ill children who are seeking lung transplants, a national review board sought a balance that will keep such decisions in the hands of doct More...

Deal reached in case against Pa. ‘pope’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Carnegie Mellon University student who dressed as a half-nude pope in a parade can have an indecent exposure charge dropped against her if she performs 80 hours of community service, the American Civil Liberties Union announ More...

Philly residents evacuated after wall collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some residents have been evacuated in a Philadelphia neighborhood after a mudslide caused a retaining wall to collapse amid heavy rains that swept through the region.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

ProCare plans approved

75 Years Ago  Boy Scouts of Huntingdon County have been asked to hold ceremonies June 21 in honor of Benjamin Elliott who was the delegate from this county to the 1787 Pennsylvania Convention which ratified the Constitution of the United States. More...

Local Sports

Rodgers literally grew into his potential

For a guy destined to be a certified public accountant and corporate financial officer, Huntingdon native John Rodgers Jr. was a bit late getting into the numbers game. More...

Rain is a problem at Merion

ARDMORE (AP) — The most popular equipment Merion was not a golf club but a squeegee.  More heavy rain at the U.S. Open flooded a bunker by the 11th green and filled fairways with large puddles and tiny stream. More...

No hockey at Beaver Stadium before 2014

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The earliest the puck could drop on a potential outdoor hockey game at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium would be 2014.  More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Send out the clowns

It is with great sadness and trepidation that I must report that one of the main reasons I got started penning at least some of my political commentary has announced her exit from the stage.  More...

A rotten bacon behemoth

American consumers may not even notice the change if a newly proposed takeover by China’s largest meat processor of our nation’s leading pork company goes through. More...

We have a cockeyed view of poverty

It was late, I was grumpy, and the woman in front of me was buying cigarettes.  I noticed the items in her cart: brand-name snacks, colas and frozen foods. More...

Chatter Box

Hometown pride

Many Daily News readers probably took some time to enjoy the high school graduation stories and photos over the past week. More...

School News

Local students complete studies at Saint Francis

Saint Francis University held its 162nd Commencement exercises in Loretto May 5. More...

Penn State announces local dean’s list students

The following local students have been named to the spring 2013 semester dean’s list at Penn State University:  Altoona campus  More...

Mount Union Area Junior High School Honor Rolls

Amy Smith, Mount Union Area Junior High School principal, is pleased to announce the first marking period honor rolls for the 2012-13 school year as follows:  Grade 7  Distinguished Honor Roll  Katrina Bliss, Dorothy Brumbaugh,   More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is harassment

Dear Annie: My son’s ex-wife has reported him to child protective services six times and to the police for various things she’s invented over the past three years. Due to her false accusations, he has been arrested three times. More...

Doctor K

‘Mindful eating’ helps prevent overeating

DEAR DOCTOR K: I recently heard someone discuss “mindful eating” as a weight-loss strategy. Could that help me lose weight? More...

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