July 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon featured in mural

With practiced brush strokes, three local artists, Rebecca Mahony, Connie Cannon and Tammy Ash, have captured a bit of Huntingdon’s beauty in a mural decorating a wall in the Activities Room at the Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon.&nb More...

Cyber charter school bill being considered

Legislation authored by Rep. More...

Local News

Business Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Betty Houck of Huntingdon for being the winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. She selected a $25 gift certificate from Top’s Diner as her prize.  More...

Police Log

Summary of incidents   MOUNT UNION BORO. — June 26: Mount Union Police assisted with traffic control for a funeral procession at the intersection of Route 522 and East Shirley Street at 11:30 a.m.  More...

SHCHS graduate named Miss Huntingdon Co. Firemen

News of Yesteryear

75 Years Ago  The State Turnpike Commission’s application for an outright P.W.A. More...

General News

Official: 19 firefighters die battling Ariz. fire

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the U.S. More...

House takes up own immigration fix, no citizenship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cannot offer a “special pathway to citizenship” for those in the United States illegall More...

New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faced a breakdown in confidence Sunday from key foreign allies who threatened investigations and sanctions against the U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates sweep Brewers; streak at 10

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the winning run in the 14th inning, lifting Pittsburgh to its ninth straight victory.  The Pirates extended their longest winning streak since 2004, when they took 10 in a row. More...

Davis goes deep; Orioles beat Yanks

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis set a franchise record by hitting his 31st home run before the All-Star break, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding New York Yankees 4-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep.  More...

Major Champions:

Kenny Perry and Inbee Park capture titles

Perry shoots 64 to pass Couples   PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Perry won the Senior Players for his first major title, overtaking Fred Couples on Sunday with a final round 6-under 64.  Perry finished his four rounds in 19-under 261 at Fox More...

Senior Spotlight

Financial pointers for older, unmarried couples

Moving in together is something typically associated with young couples, but more and more unmarried men and women over the age of 50 are choosing to cohabitate. According to an analysis of 2012 U.S.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife is flattered by another man’s attention ANNIE

Dear Annie: My wife of 38 years recently reconnected on Facebook with the guy she was seeing before we started dating. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 2, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

State passes third on-time budget

For a third consecutive fiscal year, Pennsylvania has passed an on-time budget.  “It’s important that we got it done on time, even though we had some problems with the other issues we wanted to get done,” said Sen. More...

Six injured

State police at Huntingdon report three people were life flighted after suffering serious injuries as the result of a three-vehicle accident at 2:20 p.m. More...

County’s fireworks scheduled for July 3

Folks from across the county will converge on Huntingdon after dusk Wednesday, July 3, for the community’s annual fireworks display.  Fireworks fund coordinator Bob Geissinger told The Daily News last week a little more than $2,000 was sti More...

Jerry J. Legacy Cruise set for July 3 in Huntingdon

Before area residents gear up for the fireworks Wednesday, July 3, atop Flag Pole Hill in Huntingdon, the Jerry J. Legacy Cruise is set to take place in the streets of the borough. More...

State  Free Access 

‘War’ ends, park service holds Gettysburg ceremony

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Sweat soaking their wool uniforms, the Union and Confederate soldiers met near the stone wall to exchange handshakes, pleasantries and even a few jokes.  On this warm, sticky Sunday afternoon, both North and South went ho More...

Pa. Senate sends Medicaid bill to House

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania state Senate approved legislation to require Gov. More...

Body of 86-year-old man killed by flooding is found

BEECH CREEK (AP) — The body of a missing 86-yearold man swept away by rising flood waters after storms inundated central Pennsylvania has been found, authorities said Sunday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 1   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

Huntingdon wins 7-6 in extra inning

District 11 11-12 LL:

Huntingdon and Mount Union’s second-round matchup in the 11-12 year-old District 11 all-star tournament Sunday was filled with drama and excitement as the two teams traded big hits and the momentum went back and forth. More...

Mount Union drops 8-3 verdict in opener

District 11 9-10 LL:

After five innings of closely played baseball, Huntingdon put together a five-run fifth inning to win an 8-3 contest in Mount Union Saturday night in a 9-10-year-old District 11 Little League all-star tournament opening game.  More...

Curve, Spikes win

Minor League Baseball:

A sequence of events that saw Akron pitching walk four straight Altoona batters in the eighth inning led the Curve to a series-closing 5-4 win over the Aeros Sunday afternoon at Canal Park. More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate children’s birthdays in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

DuBois Business College holds commencement exercises

DuBois Business College held its 16th commencement exercises June 14 in the Huntingdon Area High School auditorium. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ellah Melissa Dolan, who turns 2 years old today, Monday, July 1, 2013. Her proud parents are Eric and Missy Dolan of Entriken. More...

Hints from Heloise

Parking perspectives

Dear Readers: Here are a couple of responses that came in to a recent SOUND OFF about handicapped parking spots:  “Your column printed a letter complaining about ablebodied people parking in handicapped parking spaces while leaving the han More...

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