August 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bonus doe licenses ready for purchase

The Huntingdon County Treasurer’s office will be offering bonus antlerless deer licenses beginning today and will continue to sell them until all licenses in wildlife management units (WMUs) are sold out. More...

Legion members’ project aids pets

For a dog awaiting adoption at an animal shelter, time outside of the kennel is the highlight of every day. Thanks to the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post No. More...

Local News

Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Terri Endres of Mapleton for being the winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. She selected a $25 gift certificate from Main Street Cafe as her prize.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of a 37-yearold Huntingdon female and a 56-year-old Altoona female who engaged in a physical altercation at 11470 Standing Stone Road at 4:36 p.m. Aug. More...

Putt’s Camp fireplace dedicated in memory of long-time scoutmaster

Members of Saxton Boy Scout Troop 471 along with area elected officials and family members of the late William “Bib” Hastings gathered at Putt’s Camp Saturday to dedicate a fireplace in honor and memory of the longtime scoutmaster, More...

General News

State Dept: Posts in 19 countries to remain closed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid online “chatter” about terror threats, U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Muslim world will be closed at least through the end of this coming week.  More...

Ellen DeGeneres to host Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic and daytime television host Ellen DeGeneres was picked to host the Academy Awards for the second time.  Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced DeGeneres’ selection Friday. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Luke Ryan Nicklow who turns 4 years old today, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. His proud parents are Jason and Kimberly Nicklow of Huntingdon. More...

Miller-Headings family holds annual reunion

The descendants of the late Charles and Mary (Headings) Miller was held at the Captain Jacks Lions Park, Mill Creek, July 28. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Ethel Vaughn of Orbisonia, who will turn 102 years old Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013:  More...

Royalty crowned at fair

SHCHS junior wins 2013 queen title

Katie Anderson, a junior at Southern Huntingdon County High School, competed Sunday evening for the title of Huntingdon County Fair Queen with three young Juniata Valley School District residents. More...

Marriage rates dip during recession

Over the past five years, the recession has taken a toll on nearly every aspect of American life. Even the sanctimony of marriage was not safe from the headwinds of a poor economy. More...

Community Day fun

The Robertsdale Elementary School PTA was one of many local organizations, churches and other civic groups participating in the Broad Top Coal Miners Heritage Days and Robertsdale Community Day Celeb More...

State  Free Access 

Pa. couple’s best man: their dying 2-year-old son

JEANNETTE (AP) — Looking dapper in a tiny tan pinstripe suit and orange shirt, a 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live served as the best man for his parents’ Pennsylvania wedding.  Christine Swidorsky carried Logan Stevenson on her More...

Three-year-old drowns in unattended pool

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A 3-year-old western Pennsylvania girl drowned after she wandered into an unattended private swimming pool.  The Johnstown Tribune-Review reports that Jordin Sisco was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon.  Cambria Cou More...

Gas leak forces evacuations at Philadelphia airport

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials at Philadelphia International Airport say several gates had to be evacuated because of a reported gas leak, but operations were not disrupted.  Investigators say it happened around 6:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 5   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves beat Phils; Pirates win

Braves 4, Phillies 1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Johnson drove in a pair of runs and Alex Wood pitched six strong innings to lead the Atlanta Braves to their 10th straight victory, 4-1 over the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night.  More...

Spikes push streak to seven with win

The State College Spikes continued their winning ways Sunday night, notching their seventh straight victory as they defeated the Vermont Lake Monsters 3-1 to complete a perfect 6-0 homestand at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  More...

Rangers blank Athletics 4-0

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Senior Spotlight

Keeping marriage going strong into your golden years

The trend of long-married couples calling it quits has been growing. However, there are some steps couples can take to keep their relationships going strong. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Remain upbeat and positive

Dear Annie: My husband and I drove a long distance from our home to help our son and his wife with their move from another state. They have two infant daughters, and we wanted to help in whatever way we could.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Trashing hidden recycling codes

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about recycling symbols:  More...

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