June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Staying cool key on hot days

In the coming days, the area is expected to see temperatures reaching the mid to upper 80s starting today and lasting through next week. With these high temperatures comes an increased risk of the dangers associated with extreme heat. More...

Most Beautiful Baby photos inside today

Everyone loves to see pictures of cute-as-a-button babies, with bright eyes, big smiles and chubby cheeks. In today’s edition of The Daily News, readers can see 53 babies with all those attributes.  More...

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Local News

Lewistown Hospital approves merger with Geisinger

In the midst of area hospitals announcing mergers with larger health groups recently, including an announcement from J.C. More...

Saxton Borough Council hires part-time officer

Meeting in a special session Wednesday evening, Saxton Borough Council hired another parttime police officer and took steps to invest some of its general account money.  More...

Police Log

Retail thefts   SHIRLEY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon have filed charges against a 66-year-old female from Shade Gap who is accused of stealing a purse and wallet from M.R. Biers N.B. Cellures Flea Market in Shirleysburg at 12:30 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon City League

Park’s surges past Hoss’s

A close game between Hoss’s and Park’s turned into a six-inning contest ended by the 10-run rule Thursday in the Huntingdon City Baseball League. Park’s racked up 14 runs in the last three innings to down Hoss’s 15-5.  More...

Curve push streak to eight straight

Jarek Cunningham’s 14th home run of the season broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning and helped lift the Curve to a 7-4 win and an eighth-straight victory. More...

Spikes hold on to down Auburn 7-5

Carson Kelly smashed a pair of doubles and Alex De Leon notched his first two RBIs as a professional as the State College Spikes opened up a six-run lead in the sixth inning and held on to take a 7-5 victory from the Auburn Doubledays Thursday night More...

People/Pastimes

Cradle to Krayons Child Care names graduates

A total of seven preschool students, Sheila Bousum, Conner Smith-Burd, Devin Detwiler, Jessica Grove, Colby Perez, Karmyn Price and Genevieve Stoddard, graduated from the Cradle to Krayons Preschool Program June 7. More...

Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Assoc. holds banquet

The 16th annual alumni reunion of the Huntingdon Area High School Alumni Association was celebrated June 15 at the Smithfield Fire Hall.  After an hour of socializing, the large group was greeted by president Harold Davis.  More...

Special Occasions

June 21, 2013   Happy birthday wishes go out to Mary Louise “Lou” Minsker of Huntingdon, who turns 99 years old today, Friday, June 21, 2013. Happy birthday, Louise!   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Treat friend as normally as possible ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am in middle school, and a girl on my softball team was the victim of a terrible incident. Her dad was killed in a car crash caused by a drunk driver. She has been heartbroken ever since.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Finding a lost pet

Dear Readers: Pets are important members of our families. So when one GETS LOST, it can be a traumatic experience for everyone, including the pet! Here are hints to help reunite you and your pet as quickly as possible:  More...

Special Sections

County planners review JC plans

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission gave county planning director Mark Colussy the authority to approve the final plans for the Juniata College dormitory building himself through a staff review, if it gets approval next week from the Huntingdon More...

Weather inspires pool sales

The conditions outside have to be just right for area residents to think about purchasing a pool to cool off during those lazy, hazy days of summer, at least according to the pool experts at Cisney & O’Donnell.  More...

Walking trail at Seven Points officially opened

What do the national “Get Outdoors” month campaign, the “Go Green Initiative,” the preservation of the American chestnut tree and Raystown Lake have in common?  A 2.5-mile, 64,000-squarefoot walking trail, the Greenside P More...

World  Free Access 

Rejection of bill leaves few options

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House’s broad rejection of a massive farm bill could signal a shift in the way Congress views agriculture policy.  More...

Deal boosts Senate immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Far-reaching immigration legislation offering the prize of U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HAHS grad to represent McConnellstown Fire Co.

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 22   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

James leads Heat to second straight title

MIAMI (AP) — Victory in Game 7 brought more than another crown for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. More...

Hoffman shoots opening-round 61

CROMWELL, Conn. More...

Game 4 scoring flipped the script

Stanley Cup Playoffs:

CHICAGO (AP) — Finding room to roam in the first three games of the Stanley Cup finals was next to impossible, and scoring goals was even more difficult.  Not so much in Game 4, raising all sorts of questions about the rest of the deadlock More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock Market

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

Area intern completes Juris Doctorate degree

Andrew Carson earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Dickinson School of Law, Penn State University at its 134th commencement held May 11.  More...

Cassville couple’s granddaughter graduates

Kristin Lynn Hoffman of Greencastle is a 2013 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School.  She is the daughter of Brian and April Hoffman of Greencastle, and the granddaughter of Dave and Pam Hoffman of Three Springs and Gerry and Linda Isenberg More...

Local woman named to spring 2013 dean’s list

Emily Carbaugh of Orbisonia was named to the dean’s list at Huntington University for the spring semester of the 2012-13 school year.  Carbaugh was a junior biology pre-med major during the spring semester.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 22, 2013:  More...

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