August 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SCIH donates corn to food banks

Years ago, SCI Huntingdon inmates farmed the island separating the prison property and Huntingdon Borough. More...

Local News

Business Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Debbie Cherniski of Huntingdon for being the winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. She selected a $25 gift certificate from Martin Oil Co. as her prize.  More...

Wood supervisors discuss installing electric at J.A. Carney Field

A proposal to install electrical service at the J.A. More...

Memorial tournament held

Members of the families of the late Mike Passmore and Carl Steward and others launched several balloons into the sky during a memorial service held during the Mike Passmore Memorial Softball Tourname More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS graduate attains Eagle Scout rank

Michael Sharp earned his Eagle Scout Award and was honored during an Eagle Scout Court of Honor July 27 at the Mill Creek United Methodist Church.  Sharp is a member of Boy Scout Troop 204.  More...

Happy Birthday

BELATED BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Razi James Grissinger who turned 7 years old Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. He is the son of Ryan Grissinger and April Grissinger. Razi has a brother, Rowdy Keith. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Betty Hammer of Orbisonia who will celebrate a birthday tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Every relationship includes risk

Dear Annie: My 20-year-old son joined the Army when he was 18. At his first duty station, he caught his barracks roommate, whom he thought was his best friend, stealing from him. My son felt betrayed and began isolating himself from his peers. More...

Hints from Heloise

A whiter shade of pills

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about prescription medications: More...

Special Sections

Warnaco plant virtually empty

Though it was announced in March employees of the Smithfield Township distribution plant of Warnaco Group Inc. would be guaranteed employment through Sept. More...

List of county properties up for tax sale published today

With the publication of the Huntingdon County tax sale list in today’s edition of The Daily News, tax rates and economic hardship will likely be pushed to the forefront of conversations. More...

ABE offers aid to adult learners

Adult Basic Education is part of a program to benefit those ages 17 and up who are dedicated to ramping up their core learning skills.  More...

General News

ATM catches fire during robbery attempt in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say an ATM caught fire at a bank after thieves had cut wires to try to disable an alarm during an attempted robbery.  More...

Retailers keeping tabs on consumers’ return habits

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just the government that might be keeping tabs on you. Many retailers are tracking you, too — or at least your merchandise returns.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 12   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. For further information, please call 643-0546.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kershaw leads Dodgers; Rockies sweep Pirates

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.88 with eight innings of threehit ball and had a two-run single, and the Los Angeles Dodgers increased their NL West lead to a season-best 7 1/2 games Sunday night wit More...

Cyclones pound 16 hits to top Spikes

The State College Spikes were overpowered by the Brooklyn Cyclones’ offensive display Sunday night as 16 Brooklyn hits contributed to the Spikes’ 9-2 defeat at MCU Park.  More...

Rivera blows save; Yanks survive

NEW YORK (AP) — After Mariano Rivera blew a third straight save for the first time in his famed career, Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Sunday for their first seri More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013: More...

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