July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man’s artwork exhibited

Some may say art is a reflection of the human condition mirrored from the eyes of the particular work of the artist. More...

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Two preliminary hearings held

A Huntingdon woman was warned last week by Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt she either testify during the preliminary hearing of the man who is charged with aggravated assault against her or face contempt of court charges.  More...

Some Huntingdon Borough residents to get new addresses

Residents in the Lions Back Drive area of Huntingdon Borough will soon be notified by both the Huntingdon County Mapping Department and Huntingdon Borough their addresses will change. More...

Police Log

Retail theft   More...

World  Free Access 

Food stamps dropped from farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bruised from the defeat of a massive farm bill last month, Republicans are giving the legislation another chance by bringing up a pared-down version on the House floor Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 11   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates break loose, top A’s 5-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Francisco Liriano doesn’t like to think about what might have been. More...

Herrera’s blast lifts West to 5-0 All-Star victory

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. More...

Dodgers complete sweep of Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) — Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis hit consecutive homers in the 14th inning off Josh Collmenter, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.  More...

People/Pastimes

JV Alumni Association holds 103rd annual banquet

The celebration of the 103rd anniversary and presentation of two exceptional service awards highlighted the annual banquet of the Juniata Valley Alumni Association held May 25 in the cafeteria of the Juniata Valley High School, Alexandria.  More...

Stallman/ Gerringer families gather

The 38th annual reunion of the Stallman/Gerringer families was held June 9, at the Walnut Grove Fellowship Building, Maddensville.  A covered dish luncheon was enjoyed by everyone. More...

Births

Buddie Glenn and Shilo Breanne VanHart of Petersburg are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aria Grace VanHart, July 1, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

School News

South Hills School of Business and Technology announces local 2013 degree recipients

The South Hills School of Business and Technology, State College conferred degrees and diplomas on graduates from four campuses at a ceremony held recently at the Penn Stater.  Associate degrees in specialized business or associate degrees in sp More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stop worrying

Dear Annie: I am 29 years old, own my home and support myself. I am in a serious relationship with a wonderful man who is African-American.  More...

Doctor K

Exercises can help manage incontinence

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have urinary incontinence that started after I was treated for prostate cancer. What can I do?  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

BLOOMIN’ NEWMAN

Foodies have a new racing hero – Ryan Newman. More...

DAYTONA REWIND

Drivers in last-lap Daytona wreck talk about the incident

About a dozen stock cars crashed in the tri-oval near the finish line as they raced to the Coke Zero 400 checkered flag at Daytona International Speedway. Since the race was officially over, NASCAR didn’t provide a list of drivers involved. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

“Driver of the Year” through first half: Kurt Busch?   More...

Bankruptcy cases showing decline

The number of cases of bankruptcy filed since 2008 has shown a marked decline. More...

Firemen’s Association princess chosen

With a huge smile and a bounce in her step, 8-year-old MacKenzie Coffman walked forward to accept the title of Huntingdon County Firemen’s Association 2013 Little Princess at the close of ceremonies held last night at Brumbaugh Academic Center, More...

Book sale begins

Members of the Friends of the Huntingdon County Library set up for their annual book sale at DuBois Business College at 1001 Moore St. in Huntingdon. The sale will be open to the public until 8 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Storms in W. Pa. leave thousands without power

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh and its southern suburbs cleaned up from flash flooding caused by heavy morning rains Wednesday, but a new round of late afternoon and evening storms left tens of thousands without power and reports of a tornado bri More...

Governor OKs bill strengthening gas driller rights

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is defending legislation that an oil and gas royalty owners group said undermines some landowners’ negotiating rights when dealing with Marcellus Shale drilling companies.  More...

UPMC to ban smoking, tobacco use during work day

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is banning smoking and smokeless-tobacco use by its employees, students, doctors and volunteers during the work day starting next July.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top man to head county veterans association

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

IronBirds end Spikes’ four-game win streak

The State College Spikes were held to three hits and their four-game winning streak came to a close as the Aberdeen Iron- Birds earned a 2-1 win Wednesday at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md.  More...

Only one week remains for ACTA camp

Just one week of camp remains for the Quickstart Tennis program offered by the Alexandria Community Tennis Association.  More...

Area Five Teener games postponed, moved to Friday

The continued rain and poor field conditions forced all of Wednesday’s games in the VFW 13-14 year-old all-star tournament to be postponed and rescheduled for Friday at 5:45 p.m.  Huntingdon will host Penns Valley, Bellefonte is at Mount U More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

I want my bike back  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I want my bike back. On June 25, someone took it from a pavilion in Riverside Park in Smithfield Township.  More...

One last chance for democracy

Can democracy survive when voters choose a government that destroys democratic values and institutions? More...

Separation of powers

At long last, enough members of Congress have rediscovered their primary reason for being there at this defining time in U.S. history — to rescue the disappearing Constitution.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Raystown FFA earns medals at state competition

Members of the Raystown Area FFA Chapter recently traveled to Penn State University to participate in the state FFA convention and career development events competitions. More...

SHC FFA members participate in Activities Week

On June 11, members of the Southern Huntingdon County FFA chapter traveled to Penn State University to compete at the Pennsylvania FFA Activities Week. More...

Southern Pride member receives heritage sheep

Jocelynn Whitsel, daughter of Jonathan and Jessica Whitsel of Mapleton, was chosen to win a Jacob ewe from the Youth Conservationist Program (YCP).  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 12, 2013:  More...

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