July 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUMA makes motion to award bid

During their monthly meeting Monday, the Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA) approved a motion on the intent to award a bid to Advanced Rehabilitation Technology for an upgrade to their water treatment plant.  More...

New chief appointed to JV Regional Police

All the municipalities served by the Juniata Valley Regional Police Department welcomed a new chief to the department, announcing Huntingdon native Greg Garlock being named to replace retiring chief Dave Yocum.  More...

Local News

Police Log

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2013 Queens/Princesses

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Huntingdon Legion generously donates

Above, the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post No. 24, Huntingdon, recently donated a check for $500 to the Huntingdon Food Bank. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Rare bird sighted in area

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 9   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 

Big inning leads to win for Rangers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ian Kinsler capped a six-run sixth inning with a bases-loaded double, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 Monday night in a rematch of last year’s AL wild-card game.  More...

Lannan goes 8; Phils top Nats

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Lannan tossed four-hit ball over eight innings against his former team, Ben Revere had three hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Monday night.  Lannan (2-3) had four strikeouts in h More...

Colon, Athletics edge Pirates by 2-1 margin

PITTSBURGH (AP) — At 40 years old and 16 seasons into his major league career, Bartolo Colon thinks he’s having a career season.  On Monday night, Coco Crisp’s speed helped preserve another win for Colon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Scholarships awarded

Soroptimist International of Huntingdon County honored scholarship winners from Huntingdon Area High School, including Bethany Riley, who won the Beulah Louder Isett Award, Shawn Campopiano, who won More...

Engaged to Wed

Tia Michele Whitsel of Blacklog Valley and Brandon Nicholas Shoemaker of Amberson are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronnie and Dana Whitsel of Blacklog Valley. More...

Engaged to Wed

Tanisha Raffensberger and Charles Bordell, both of Allensville, are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Todd and Wanda Raffensberger of Mount Union. More...

Healthy Living

TAKE A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO STRESS

Few men and women can avoid stress. Be it a byproduct of a hectic work environment or the result of juggling a family and a career, stress is a part of life for many adults. More...

FRESHEN UP WARM-WEATHER CUISINE

When the weather is warm, many people are inspired to expand their culinary horizons and look for foods that are light, fresh and satisfying. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Call children and grandchildren directly

Dear Annie: This is my second marriage. My husband has two children from his first marriage and a stepdaughter. His first wife had several affairs. I feel it may have been due to his lack of support for her. More...

Doctor K

Painful fibroids can be surgically removed

DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor for intense pain and heavy bleeding during my periods. It turns out I have fibroids. What are my treatment options?  More...

Special Sections

Todd Twp. fire coverage altered

Todd Township Supervisors Matt Barnett, Bruce Lane and chairman Dennis Runk Monday evening agreed to redefine fire coverage in the township. More...

Alexandria council hears run-off issue

As the area continues to be hit with rain, two Alexandria Borough residents asked the members of Alexandria Borough Council to take a look at a storm water run-off situation in the area of Shelton and High streets. More...

Local man animates ‘Adventure Time’ comic

Local fans of Cartoon Network’s animated series “Adventure Time,” may see a familiar name in the most recent issue of the show’s companion comic book series. More...

State  Free Access 

Girl who got new lungs now has pneumonia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described Monday More...

Pa. won’t appeal rejection of suit against NCAA

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Norfolk Southern train derails into Coatesville creek

COATESVILLE (AP) — Norfolk Southern says it’s investigating why one of its freight trains derailed in eastern Pennsylvania, sending two cars into a creek.  More...

World  Free Access 

Congress divided on using aid to pressure Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration throws its support behind Egypt’s military, some members of Congress are looking at withholding some or all of America’s annual $1.5 billion aid package if a civilian government isn’t quickly restored. More...

Both sides eye Clinton as she seeks right balance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying to strike the right balance between staying out of the daily political maelstrom and setting herself up for a possible second presidential run. More...

Local Sports

Games suspended

For the second straight day, weather interfered with play in the Area Five VFW Teener League 13-14 Tournament.  Three games were on tap Monday evening and all were able to get started, but none were able to finish. More...

Rockets’ Leonard is PHSSCA first-teamer

The outstanding senior season Kara Leonard had put together earned the Southern Huntingdon third baseman the honor of being named to the first team of the Class A Division of the 2013 Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association All-Star tea More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Listing Endangered Species The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has the responsibility for managing 480 species of wild birds and mammals More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The requirement for a party to remain on the ballot automatically in Pennsylvania is the worst in the nation. More...

A more perfect union

By SAM PIZZIGATI   Ten generations have come and gone since 1776. Yet the Founders still fascinate us. Books about Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington still regularly dot our bestseller lists.  More...

A big season for falling stars

Reversals of fortune can be breathtaking. One minute, people are riding high, surfing the wave of life. The next, they tip over like capsized canoes.  Take Paula Deen. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

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...

Chatter Box

Summertime fun

We wanted summer and now we’ve got summer complete with thunderstorms, heat and humidity. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 10, 2013:  More...

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