July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Rotary Club BBQ

Members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club, from the left, Phil Thompson, Matt Price, John Thompson and Mike Ross arrange chicken on a rack this morning in preparation for the club’s annual chicken More...

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Police Log

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Area brief

Playhouse announces auditions   More...

Correction

In the July 26 edition of The Daily News the wrong telephone number was given in the article about the Huntingdon County Drop- In Center. The telephone number to the Drop-In Center is 643-1364. Staff writer Jeff Gill regrets the error.   More...

World  Free Access 

NBCUniversal boosts Comcast second quarter results

NEW YORK (AP) — The decision by Comcast Corp., the country’s largest cable company, to buy General Electric out of the NBCUniversal business looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second quarter.&n More...

Panel backs lung cancer screening for some smokers

For the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.  If it becomes final as expected, the advic More...

Court: NYC’s big-soda ban unconstitutional

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice.  An appeals court ruled Tuesday that the city’s Board of Health exceeded its legal authority and acted unconstitutionally when it tried to put a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 31   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.  Thursday, Aug. 1   More...

Around The Broad Top

Local Civil Defense groups important during foreign wars

When we think of the foreign wars Americans have been engaged in from World War I to the present day, we normally envision scenes of mighty armies taking a beachhead or hill top, or large naval ships and airplanes leading the way to victory throughou More...

Local Sports

City League Playoffs

Hoss’s reaches championship series

In game two of the best of three semifinal series between Hoss’s and Bafia Builders Tuesday, it came down to who did more hitting. More...

PSU with 39 in NFL camps

UNIVERSITY PARK — A total of 39 Penn State football alumni are populating the training camp rosters of 25 National Football League teams. The Nittany Lions annually are among the top 15 programs nationally in producing players in the NFL.  More...

Curve win-streak snapped at five

ALTOONA — Despite a sixth-straight game with 10 or more hits, the Curve were unable to claw their way back in a 3-2 loss to the Binghamton Mets Tuesday night in front of 4,576 at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata Valley High School Class of 1978

Members of the Juniata Valley graduating class of 1978 met July 27 at the home of Charlie and Lisa Barkman for their 35th class reunion. More...

Coy-Green family holds reunion

A gathering of the Coy-Green family was held July 13 at Riverside Park, Smithfield Township.  Four generations of family members were in attendance and gifts and recognition were given to the oldest in attendance, 77, and the youngest, 2. More...

United in Marriage

Welch-Atherton

Kristen Denee Atherton and Kenneth Allen Welch Jr. were united in marriage Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Huntingdon.  The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Amanda Atherton of Mount Union. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It is cruel to trash a parent at funeral service

Dear Annie: My husband, “Scott,” and I have been married for three years, and our families keep asking when we’re going to have children. It’s all they talk about. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A condensed explanation

Dear Heloise: Would you please address the difference between CONDENSED AND EVAPORATED MILK? — Christine F., Lignum, Va.  Happy to, as it can be a little confusing. More...

Special Sections

Congressman visits Chamber breakfast event

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce held a coffee connection at Westminster Woods featuring Rep. More...

Visitors hear about local businesses

Visitors to the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau’s (HCVB) weekly Wake-Up Reception Tuesday morning received a triple treat: the opportunity to learn about the availability of bike and watercraft equipment, special maps to help guide visitors i More...

Fair officials work to prevent flu

After confirmed cases of a strain of influenza known as H3N2v were found among youth exhibitors at the Huntingdon County Fair and at other fairs in the state in 2012, the Department of Health and Department of Agriculture as well as fair officials fr More...

State  Free Access 

Sandusky scandal headed for another trial

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Jerry Sandusky scandal appears headed for another court battle that is sure to prolong the media spotlight and relive the testimony of how the former Penn State football icon molested boys, sometimes in the school’s More...

Judge in voter ID trial holds private hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — The judge in Pennsylvania’s voteridentification law trial cleared the courtroom Tuesday so lawyers could spar in private over how many voters may have been unable to obtain an acceptable photo IDs before last year’ More...

Pa. sues to stop issuance of gay marriage licenses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State officials asked a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on Tuesday, nearly a week after a clerk began granting them in violation of Pennsylvania law.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Jesus Festival comes to a close

75 Years Ago  Pursuant to a decree of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, John Hemphill, special master named by the above court, will sell the properties of the Rockhill Coal and Iron Co. Aug. 30. More...

Business News

Raystown Guns and Outdoors expands to physical location

After five years of running Raystown Guns and Outdoors online, one Huntingdon area man decided to make the outdoor shop a physical location on Fairgrounds Road for the hunting needs of area residents.  More...

HVC welcomes new doctor to practice

Dr. John Cook, Dr. Kara Ritchey and the staff of Huntingdon Vision Center (HVC) are very pleased to announce the newest addition to their health care team. More...

Huntingdon Raystown Lake Fairfield Inn & Suites honored

The Huntingdon Raystown Lake Fairfield Inn & Suites is the recipient of honor for outstanding guest service and received the Platinum Circle Award presented by Marriott for the 2012 year. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bucs sweep Cards, take first place

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Forget about the best record in baseball, the lead in the NL Central and the buzz of a city giddily envisioning the end of two decades of despair.  After a euphoric doubleheader sweep of reeling St. More...

Davis hits 38th home run; Orioles win 4-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 38th home run, a two-run shot in the sixth inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles their first lead in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.  More...

MLB tells union who will be suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013:  More...

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