July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

USPS may end door-to-door delivery

Between already existing efforts from the United States Postal Service (USPS) and even more from Congress, door-todoor delivery in the United States and in Huntingdon may become a thing of the past.  According to Huntingdon post office superviso More...

Saxton trio indicted on federal gun charges

Three residents of Saxton have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating various federal laws relating to a gun store burglary in January.  U.S. Attorney David J. More...

Local News

Rockhill Borough holds brief meeting

During a brief meeting held Monday evening, Rockhill Borough Council read a letter received from the Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming Association requesting approval to have the homecoming parade in the borough at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. More...

Correction

In the July 20 story pertaining to the Huntingdon County Council of Government, Barree and West townships were inadvertently added to the members of the Juniata Valley Emergency Management consolidation in a statement by Huntingdon County Emergency M More...

Woman flown to UPMC Altoona after fall

The Huntingdon County 911 Center dispatched Trough Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. to the area of Sportsman’s Club Road in Cass Township for a horse riding accident at approximately 6:30 a.m. More...

World  Free Access 

FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription.&nbs More...

Salsa recalled after glass pieces found in jars

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The maker of salsas sold at Dollar Tree and Deals, Dollar Express and Dollar Bills stores nationwide is recalling the product after large glass pieces were found in some jars.  More...

Avoid what-not-to-say moments with new parents

NEW YORK (AP) — Your sex life will never be the same. In my day. What, not breastfeeding?  From diet tips to “little baby, little problems,” sleep-deprived and super-stressed new parents have heard it all. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Liriano leads Bucs to 4-2 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Francisco Liriano knows what it feels like to pitch an entire game without allowing a hit.  Good as he was Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates lefthander wasn’t about to allow his mind to start wandering in that More...

Braves win 8-2; Hudson injured

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Hudson took a shutout into the eighth inning before getting spiked at first base and carted off the field during Atlanta’s victory over the New York Mets.  Hudson has a broken right ankle and will undergo surgery More...

Garza wins in debut for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning of his Rangers debut, the only run he allowed unearned after his throwing error, and Texas beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Wednesday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Devin Gene Detwiler, who turns 6 years old today, Thursday, July 25, 2013. His proud parents are Chasity and Kery Detwiler of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kayleigh Boozel who turns 5 years old today Thursday, July 25, 2013. Her proud parents are Wayne and Mandy Boozel of Mount Union. More...

Happy Anniversary

James Creek couple marks 60th anniversary

John T. and Elizabeth “Sis” G. (Garner) Riley of 15372 Raystown Road, James Creek, celebrate 60 years of marriage today, Thursday, July 25, 2013. They were united in marriage in 1953 at the home of the Rev. Charles A. More...

School News

U.S. Silica announces 2013 scholarship winner

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) announced today that the company’s 2013 Education Foundation Scholarship has been awarded to Kyndra Woods, a recent graduate of Mount Union Area High School.  More...

Little Bear Preschool graduates

Little Bear Preschool students from the Tuesday/ Thursday class, first row, from the left, Jaylen, Mike Wertz, Gabe Donahue, Aden; second row, Braxton Stains, Zane Armstrong, Ava McVey and Matthew Ho More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces if born before 2:29 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 26, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Reps. split NSA amendment vote

Local congressmen Glenn “GT” Thompson and Bill Shuster split a vote on an amendment to the 2014 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations bill. More...

Routine business handled by JVSB

In a short and very routine combined workshop/regular monthly meeting of the Juniata Valley School board, the board accepted the resignation of Kimberly Connelly as the district’s director of student services effective Aug. 20.  More...

Flea control important during peak season

Having indirectly caused one of the most deadly disease outbreaks known to man and having the ability to make a person itch at the mere mention of its name, the flea has caused misery for man and beast throughout the ages. More...

State  Free Access 

Gay couple marries as county defies state ban

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Five same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses Wednesday in a suburban Philadelphia county defying a state ban on such unions, but the governor’s spokesman said the local officials lack the power to suspend state law.& More...

Pa. voter ID trial recesses in disarray

HARRISBURG (AP) — The eighth day of a trial on Pennsylvania’s voter-identification law ended in disarray Wednesday as plaintiffs’ attorneys contesting the law’s constitutionality refused to rest their case until they learn mor More...

Man charged in theft of luxury cars, TV

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the theft of two luxury cars from a northwest Philadelphia apartment complex.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Route 522 reconstruction under way in Shirleysburg

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 25   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Area 5 Teener League

Huntingdon rallies, beats State College 10-7

State College hit Huntingdon with seven runs in the first two innings Wednesday. Undaunted, Huntingdon started the climb back and made it to the top to win 10-7 as the 15-16 year-old Area 5 VFW Teener League All- Star Tournament winds down.  More...

State Little League

Huntingdon drops 5-3 finale

Huntingdon played its final game in the Pennsylvania State Little League Tournament Wednesday against Clarion. More...

Despite three HRs, Mount Union loses 11-8

The Mount Union Area Five VFW Teener league team continues to pound out the hits, but costly errors lost an 11-8 decision to visiting Penns Valley Wednesday night at the Municipal Park in Mount Union.  Trevon Walker hit his fifth home run in as More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  I am pleased to report that this year we broke our previous record for monies raised through the annual book sale. In just three days, we sold over $6,500 worth of books. More...

Op-Ed

Talkin’ ’bout my generation

After graduating from high school, I had two choices: I could earn a college degree while shouldering debt, or struggle in a highly competitive job market without one. I chose the former. And I’m not the only one.  More...

Eat well, walk more, live longer

We just got some bad news. Or maybe it’s some good news.  A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that Americans don’t live as long as citizens of most other rich countries. How is that good news? More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Huntingdon Horsemen show has 602 entries

The Huntingdon Horsemen held its second two-day show of the season at the Isenberg- Hughes Memorial Showground atop Warrior Ridge, west of Huntingdon, June 29-30. More...

Bad soil? No soil? Plant in straw bales instead

Bad soil? Not enough soil? More...

Dayflowers are pretty, but recall something sad

The cheery blue color of dayflowers (Commelina communis) — so named because each flower lasts but a day — does nothing to dispel some pity I feel for them.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be willing to face the consequences

Dear Annie: I am a woman and am deeply attracted to a good friend, also female. We have begun watching a racy TV show together at my home, and it’s becoming very uncomfortable for me to watch it with her. More...

Doctor K

Keep your legs moving to avoid deep vein thrombosis

DEAR DOCTOR K: Last year I developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) — blood clots in my legs — during a long international flight. One of the clots got loose and went to my lungs. I’m fine now and am off all medications. More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Martin’s championship

Mark Martin has done just about everything a future Hall of Famer can accomplish in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, except win the championship. More...

INDIANAPOLIS OUTLOOK

All tied up: Johnson, Kenseth are even in ‘Chase points’

When you’ve won five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series titles — all consecutively — you become the odds-on favorite to win another.  More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Can we please just call it the Brickyard 400?   More...

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