July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Levee project moving along

During Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Smithfield Township Supervisors, the board approved an agreement with HRG Engineering Inc. More...

Most Beautiful Baby voting ends Friday

Chances to vote in The Daily News fifth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest are rapidly diminishing.  “Voting will close at 5 p.m. Friday, July 5,” said TDN director of advertising Carol Cutshall.  More...

Local News

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital adopts no-smoking policy

Following a recent trend of local hospitals adopting no smoking policies on their campuses, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital recently announced its facilities will be smoke free beginning Thursday, Aug. 1.  More...

Police Log

Field damaged   More...

Area brief

Two programs to be held at Whipple Dam July 7   JACKSON TWP. — A series of programs will be held on selected days at Whipple Dam State Park. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Stoudnour Petroleum celebrates anniversary

75 Years Ago  Stocks mounted to new highs for the year in heavy turnover. Bonds and cotton futures were firm. Blocks of 1,000 to 5,000 shares dotted the tape and tickers fell behind.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 3   Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet from 7-8 p.m. at the Singer’s Gap United Methodist Church, 16290 Hill Valley Road, Mount Union. For more information, call 386-5813.  Health and Wellness  More...

Around The Broad Top

Reality Theatre makes history once again

The Reality Theatre, located in the former coal mining and railroading town of Robertsdale, has been making history since its grand opening Dec. 23, 1948. More...

Broad Top Twp. supervisors look at vandalism problems

The growing use of the Cooper Recreational Area in Broad Top Township comes as good news for the township supervisors, but, along with that usage, there exists an increase in vandalism and garbage disposal problems in the area. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union rebounds with 10-3 elimination win

District 11 11-12 LL:

Coming off a 7-6 loss to Huntingdon Sunday, Mount Union found itself in a must win position Tuesday night and that’s just what it did, putting West Suburban out of the District 11 Little League 11-12 Tournament with their second loss in Mount U More...

Walks doom Curve in 4-2 loss to B-Mets

Rains once again delayed the start of the Curve game in Binghamton Tuesday, but once the skies cleared the Curve were unable to come away with a third straight win, suffering a 4-2 loss at the hands of the firstplace B-Mets at NYSEG Stadium. More...

One bad inning leads to 5-2 loss for Spikes

The State College Spikes shut out the Williamsport Crosscutters in every inning but one. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Shade Gap couple marks 60 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Glenn and Martha Kerlin of Shade Gap, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Thursday, July 4, 2013. They were united in marriage in 1953 at the Fair Ridge Assembly of God by the Rev. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRT HDAY wishes go out to this little firecracker, Aliyah Renae Smith, who will turn 6 years old tomorrow, Thursday, July 4, 2013. Her proud parents are Rick and Stacy Smith of Mill Creek. She is the big sister of Logan Smith. More...

Births

Joshua Dale French and Jazmin Nichole Hawn of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Carter Matthew French, June 26, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born after 2:22 a.m. (PDT). Before that time, the Moon is in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 4, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Southern board debates AD job

One board member who objected to ousting the athletic director in the school district made his thoughts known at the workshop meeting of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board Tuesday.  Frank Hooper, who left for health reasons and wasn&rsq More...

Unemployment rate drops

Unemployment in Huntingdon County has dropped from 9.2 percent in April to 9 percent in May.  More...

Fireworks require common sense and caution

As Independence Day nears, many are stocking up on fireworks as part of a traditional holiday celebration, but many are left wondering how to get more bang for a buck and not get burnt — literally.  More...

State  Free Access 

Criticism pours down as Corbett’s agenda stalls

HARRISBURG (AP) — For months, insiders had been wagering on whether Gov. More...

World  Free Access 

NBC announces sequel to ‘The Bible’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says it will air a sequel to the hit cable miniseries “The Bible.”  The network said Monday that it will join with producer Mark Burnett and his actress-wife, Roma Downey, on the sequel. More...

Herbs increasingly used in home canning

Culinary herbs are among the hottest trends in gardening. More...

Business News

Raytown Market has supplies for visitors, locals

For those traveling Route 26 between Saxton and Marklesburg boroughs, the odds of finding places to purchase fuel and other needed items was a gamble. More...

Lady Lions coach visits Kish Bank event

On June 6, Kish Bank president and CEO Bill Hayes hosted a reception at the Huntingdon Country Club to introduce Coquese Washington, head coach of the Penn State Lady Lions basketball team and Kish client, to the Huntingdon community.  More...

J.C. Blair occupational health nurse practitioner achieves certification

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced that Sharon Stiver, CRNP, nurse practitioner for occupational health at J.C. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Homer Bailey no-hits Giants

CINCINNATI (AP) — Homer Bailey threw his second no-hitter in 10 months and the first in the majors this season, pitching the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.  More...

Tigers rally to top Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Torii Hunter drove in the tiebreaking run with a two-out infield single in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers rallied from a 4-0 deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday night.  Hunter had four singles and More...

Kirsten Flipkens is surprise semifinalist

LONDON (AP) — When Kirsten Flipkens found herself on the sideline, her list of true supporters grew thinner by the day.  One of the folks who always remained on that list was another Belgian — Kim Clijsters.  More...

School News

DuBois Business College names students to honors list

The following area students have been named to the honors list at DuBois Business College:  — Nichole Lontz of Broad Top.  — Joseph Black, Courtlyn Brown, Donna Cowan, Chasity Detwiler, Kahlena Harris, Lori McGuire and Katie Moo More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suggest counseling

Dear Annie: I’ve been friends with “Jane” and “Carol” since college. Unfortunately, since her mom died well over a decade ago, Jane has become a hermit. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Shopping for savings

Dear Readers: Saving money never goes out of style. More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

ANATOMY OF A WRECK

On Lap 49 at Kentucky, Kurt Busch tried to take a shortcut on the apron, or innermost part of the racing surface. It didn’t work. His No. 78 Chevy rocketed up the banking and smacked into Brad Keselowski’s No. More...

KENTUCKY REWIND

Johnson slips on Kentucky’s Bluegrass

Jimmie Johnson and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series restarts just won’t mix this season. Johnson has been involved in at least three late-race restart controversies.  More...

SPEED FREAKS

A couple of questions we just had to ask — ourselves

What did you make of Kyle Petty’s criticism of Danica last weekend?   More...

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