July 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Infant death trial continued again

A Huntingdon area woman accused of killing her son will not stand trial the week of Aug. 5, after her attorney, Tom Dickey of Altoona, was granted a continuance in her case by Judge Stewart Kurtz. More...

Perfect parade weather

This 1922 LaFrance Brockway Torpedo engine owned by the Orbisonia-Rockhill Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Local News

Shade Gap Fire Co. hosts annual parade

Mother Nature cooperated Monday night with officials of the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. as they held their annual parade as part of the 130th Annual Shade Gap Picnic. Activities are also scheduled until the end of the week.  More...

Business Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Robert Kough of Saltillo for being the winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. He selected a $25 gift certificate from All American Pizza as his prize.  More...

Area brief

Summer Band concerts begin this evening   More...

World  Free Access 

US limbo for Nazi suspects ordered out

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least 10 suspected Nazi war criminals ordered deported by the United States never left the country, according to an Associated Press review of Justice Department data — and four are living in the U.S. today. More...

Oil train safety rule delayed by one year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has delayed by nearly a year a plan to boost safety standards for the type of rail car involved in a fiery explosion that killed at least 47 people in Canada this month.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates open homestand with 9-2 win over Cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle grabbed the brim of his cap and ducked his head. When pressed about what pleased him the most about Pittsburgh’s 9-2 win over St. More...

Price pitches Rays to victory over Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Defensive replacement Sam Fuld misplayed Ryan Lavarnway’s eighth-inning line drive into a double. Two batters later, the Rays left fielder had a chance to make up for it.  More...

Steeler TE Paulson prepares for larger role

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — David Paulson stood on practice field No. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Amy Kristine Lucas and Jeremy Christopher Gonzalez, both of Yardley, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Renee Lucas of Huntingdon and the late Geoffrey Lucas. More...

Engaged to Wed

Katie Marie Cieslewicz, formerly of McKeesport, and John William McIlroy, formerly of Huntingdon, both currently of Okemos, Mich., are proud to announce their engagement.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Payton Hack who turns 11 years old today, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. His proud parents are Greg and Elisha Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Taurus if born before 8:42 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 31, 2013:  More...

Shade Gap gator moved to refuge

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Fairgrounds prepped for opening

The pace of activity is picking up in preparation for the start of the Huntingdon County Fair Sunday, Aug. 4. The agricultural exposition, seasoned with lots of entertainment and amusements, runs until Saturday, Aug. 10.  More...

MUASB fills teaching positions

Convening for its last voting session before the new school year begins, the Mount Union Area School Board filled the last of its open teaching positions Monday night and heard progress reports from supervisors. More...

State  Free Access 

Row house collapse injures two babies, six others

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A natural-gas explosion on a densely populated city block on Monday razed a row house and injured eight people, including two babies and a contractor, and sent dozens of neighbors pouring out of their homes.  Some neigh More...

Paterno said Penn State erred on Sandusky

HARRISBURG (AP) — Longtime Penn State head coach Joe Paterno said that the university mishandled its response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, a former assistant coach testified Monday during a hearing for three top school officia More...

Fog, storms reported at helicopter crash site

NOXEN (AP) — Severe thunderstorms and heavy fog were reported around the time a helicopter crashed in northeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday, killing all five people on board, including a child, officials said Monday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

‘Upper Cave’ opens at Lincoln Caverns

75 Years Ago  Mr. and Mrs. John Feaster of Huntingdon are celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary, at their home, surrounded by their children and grandchildren. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 30   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...

Local Sports

City League Playoffs

Moose opens by dropping Park’s 10-3

Moose and Park’s opened their best of three semifinal round playoff series Monday in a three versus two seed matchup respectively. More...

Spikes go 13 innings for 2-1 decision

BATAVIA, NY — The State College Spikes played their second longest game in franchise history Monday, but it was well worth it as Luis Perez’s basesloaded sacrifice fly plated the go-ahead run and ended the Spikes’ nine-game road ski More...

Dickerson named EL Player of the Week

ALTOONA — Outfielder Alex Dickerson turned in another off-the-charts week for the Curve and has been selected as the Eastern League Player of the Week. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

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Let’s stop the madness

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Loving strangers, courting votes

Republicans have long portrayed themselves as the party of faith, and religious practice is a reliable indicator of political behavior. More...

Chatter Box

Summer is slipping away

Time — the older you get, the faster it goes. Everyone always tells you that as a youth, but as you grow older, it certainly is true. For example, can you believe July is nearly over? More...

Healthy Living

Healthy choices at every meal

For families of the nearly 30 percent of the general population who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, making healthy diet decisions is not an option, it’s a necessity - especially when those sufferers are children and young adults. More...

FAT-FREE ENTERTAINING TIPS

Entertaining is a big responsibility. More...

SIMPLE AND HEALTHY WAYS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY LEVELS

As a day wears on, many men and women .nd their energy levels steadily decreasing. Some resort to a cup of coffee, while others prefer a sugary snack to get more pep. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Built up resentment serves no purpose

Dear Annie: My niece is transgender (she’s a boy who wants to be a girl). She needs to take a hormone blocker, and it costs a fortune. Insurance won’t pay for it, so the whole family is chipping in. More...

Doctor K

Give your feet a break and buy the right shoes

DEAR DOCTOR K: You’ve often advised readers to buy supportive shoes that fit properly. Can you be more specific about what to look for in a good shoe?  DEAR READER: Buying the right shoe is an investment in your foot health. More...

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