August 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

RW&BT Fire Co. event still on

Despite the fact that a new Family Dollar Store is scheduled to be constructed on the former Broad Top City “big league” baseball field, the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s annual Labor Day Homecom More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of Aug. 12

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Aug. 12-16.   More...

General News

‘The Real,’ ‘Exhale’ take new approach to TV talk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five women sitting around talking has become a TV staple. More...

More insensitive remarks on CBS ‘Big Brother’

NEW YORK (AP) — A run of ethnically insensitive remarks has continued during filming for the CBS reality TV show “Big Brother,” raising questions about whether the network should be doing more to police it.  More...

Oprah gets Swiss apology for racist encounter

GENEVA (AP) — Talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she encountered racism while shopping in Switzerland — and the national tourism office agrees.  More...

Local Sports

Let the football camps begin

Huntingdon   Head Coach: Mike Hudy (2nd Year, 1-9)  Last Season: 1-9  More...

People/Pastimes

SHCHS Class of 1988 holds 25th reunion

Members of the Southern Huntingdon County High School Class of 1988 celebrated their 25th class reunion at the McConnellsburg American Legion July 13.  A buffet dinner was served, which included chicken breasts, pork loin, mashed potatoes and co More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ian S. Yutzy who turns 6 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. His proud parents are Noah and Diane Yutzy of Petersburg. More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 11, 2013  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Mark and Pam Hess of Huntingdon who celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. Happy anniversary, Mark and Pam!   More...

Special Sections

County’s court executive retires

For nearly 10 years, Debbie Higgins has been the driving force behind the Huntingdon County Court system. More...

PinnacleHealth reps take questions from community

County residents were given the first opportunity to speak with representatives from Pinnacle- Health at the Huntingdon County Fair this week to seek answers to questions they may have since it was announced J.C. More...

Repellent crucial for protection

The season for bugs and bug bites has arrived with vengence.  The Daily News talked to Dr. Todd Fortney, clinical informatics pharmacist at J.C. More...

Jobs

Local News

Three Springs Community Watch to meet Aug. 13

THREE SPRINGS — The Three Springs Community Watch group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the First Baptist Church on Hudson Street. Area residents are encouraged to attend. More...

County historical society to hold annual garden party

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Huntingdon County Historical Society (HCHS) will hold its annual garden party from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at McMurtrie House garden, 106 Fourth St., Huntingdon. The Lovett Peruso Jazz Duo will perform at the event. More...

Hog prices up throughout sale

The bleachers filled quickly at the Huntingdon County Fair’s sale arena on a warm and sticky Friday morning. An army of volunteers prepared themselves for the long day, devouring a breakfast snack while getting last minute instructions.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 10 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Aug. 11 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves still streaking

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Upton, Chris Johnson and Brian McCann homered, Brandon Beachy pitched eight strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 Friday night for their 14th straight victory.  The Braves are one victory sh More...

Brady, Vick are sharp

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to a pair of 80-yard TD drives in his only two series in a 31-22 win over Philadelphia on Friday.  Michael Vick threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to DeSean Jackson, but the new-look E More...

Manziel should play in opener

The attorney for Johnny Manziel says even if the NCAA investigation of the Heisman Trophy winner isn’t completed by the start of the season the quarterback should be able to play in Texas A&M’s first game.  More...

Religion News

Egypt’s coup puts fearful Christians in a corner

ASSIUT, Egypt (AP) — It was nighttime and 10,000 Islamists were marching down the most heavily Christian street in this ancient Egyptian city, chanting “Islamic, Islamic, despite the Christians.” A halfdozen kids were spray-painting More...

Progressive Baptist says Detroit deserves more aid from state

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit pastor who’s hosting thousands of members of the Progressive National Baptist Convention this week says his bankrupt city deserves help from the state of Michigan’s rainy day fund.  The Rev. More...

Methodist scholar to head State Dept. faith-based office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry has chosen a United Methodist scholar to head a new State Department Office of Faith- Based Community Initiatives.  The department says Shaun Casey, a professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t write an anonymous note

Dear Annie: As a patient, I know how easy it is to forget to take your medication one day. As a pharmacist, I also know how serious the consequences can be. More...

Doctor K

Cluster headaches come in extended episodes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I get excruciatingly painful cluster headaches. What can I do to treat, or better yet, prevent them?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Libra until 1:10 p.m., when the Moon enters Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 12, 2013:  More...

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