June 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Off to the rodeo

Led by the Canadian Cowgirls precision drill team, Friday night’s line up of professional rodeo competitors whirl around the arena during opening ceremonies for the Central PA Rodeo at the Hunt More...

State  Free Access 

Email tied to secretary’s resignation released

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s office on Friday released an email exchange that it says led to the forced resignation this week of a member of his Cabinet.  More...

World  Free Access 

Iranian-Americans and expatriates vote in election

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With their passports in tow, Iranian-Americans and expatriates trickled into polling sites across the United States on Friday, joining their countrymen half a world away in voting in Iran’s presidential election.  More...

Obama steps up military aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize lethal aid to Syrian rebels marks a deepening of U.S. involvement in the twoyear civil war. But U.S. More...

European growth still on US agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after President Barack Obama made an emphatic pitch to Europe’s economic powers to focus more on economic growth than austerity, much of the eurozone remains mired in or near recession. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 15   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, June 16   More...

Local Sports

Unbeaten teams created legacy at Southern

Football is a fall staple throughout Pennsylvania as “Friday Night Lights” bring a community together, a school identity and coaches and players a familial bond that transcends other sports.  More...

Rockets’ Carbaugh top area hitter

High school baseball season is over for the locals and the area saw just two winning teams but four made the postseason. More...

2013 Final Area Baseball Statistics

Individual Hitting (At Least 2 At-Bats Per Team’s Game) Player, School More...

People/Pastimes

Where in the world is TDN?

Ginny Jessell of Walker Township took a moment on a recent trip to Alaska on the Holland America Line’s Oosterdam cruise ship to display an edition of The Daily News in front of a sign welcomin More...

Happy Birthday

FOUR-WHEELING TO FOUR! Happy birthday wishes go out to David LeRoy Gladfelter who turns four years old tomorrow, Sunday, June 16, 2013. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 17, 2013:  More...

Businesses chug away sans EBT

Despite the fact the East Broad Top (EBT) Railroad decided to cease operations in 2012, local businesses have managed to find a way to persevere in light of lower numbers of tourists visiting the southern end of the county.  More...

Following in dads’ footsteps leads many to firefighting

Many dads may feel like they spend their time putting out fires with their kids, but what is figurative in most households is quite literal as Father’s Day is every day at several local fire companies in which firefighting is a family tradition More...

Law enforcement hears about service dog law

State Sen. More...

Local News

Three injured in crash

State police at Huntingdon continue to investigate the cause of a two-car accident which took place along Route 22 in Henderson Township near the Kwik-Fill station at 11:15 a.m. More...

Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754 officer installation

Past VFW District 17 commander for 2000-2001 Wayne March, center, installed his son, Ralph March, left, as the 2013-2014 Blue Juniata VFW Post No. More...

Summer walking tours scheduled for downtown Huntingdon

Four and More, the cultural, non-profit and business partners in downtown Huntingdon are planning weekly walking tours in downtown Huntingdon during the upcoming summer months. The walking tours will begin at 10 a.m. More...

General News

Summer shines and so do these 10 don’t-miss shows

NEW YORK (AP) — No matter how fine the weather may be, you just can’t stay outdoors all summer. More...

Sizemore honest about long-lasting drug battle

NEW YORK (AP) — The road to recovery has been long and harrowing for Tom Sizemore, but now the actor feels he’s finally back on track. More...

Upstate N.Y. to host annual Farm Aid benefit concert

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Singer Willie Nelson is taking his annual Farm Aid benefit concert to upstate New York with an all-day festival of music and locally grown food in September.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jets sign Winslow to one-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. to a oneyear deal after a solid performance during the team’s threeday minicamp.  The team announced the signing Friday.  More...

Billy Horschel takes lead in second round at U.S. Open

ARDMORE, (AP) — Billy Horschel hit all 18 greens in regulation. Hard to think of a better way to climb to the top of the leaderboard at the U.S. More...

Orioles win duel with Red Sox

Orioles 2, Red Sox 0  BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Tillman took a two-hitter into the seventh inning, Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 22nd home run and the Baltimore Orioles blanked the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in a duel between More...

Religion News

N.C. protests split on Bible’s message to help poor

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina’s capitol in handcuffs to show their opposition to policies by the GOP-controlled Legislature.  More...

Ladies meet for luncheon

Ladies of the 12th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon, enjoyed a luncheon at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon, June 5.  Those in attendance were Jean and Barb Walker, Emma Rumberger, Ann Cherry, Ruth Cutshall, Josephine Whits More...

Pope confirms ‘gay lobby’ at work at Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group, Pope Francis lamented that a “gay lobby” was at work at the Vatican.  It was an apparent reference to allegations in the Italian med More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cooler AC A simple overhang made of metal or other material shading an air conditioner at least two feet over it can reduce AC costs up to 10 percent. Makes sense.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Find other living arrangements as soon as possible

Dear Annie: I recently had to move back into my parents’ house due to financial hardship. I’m 23 years old and have rarely asked them for any sort of help. More...

Doctor K

Build up weak ankles to minimize future sprains

DEAR DOCTOR K: I tend to sprain my ankle fairly often. Are there any exercises that could help me strengthen my ankles and prevent future sprains? More...

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