August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Corporate records scam impacts area

Local businesses, both for profit and nonprofit, have received requests for information linked to a corporate records phishing scam that has been identified across Pennsylvania and in several other states. More...

Levee safety tested

Shane Pope, left, and Mike Wilson of Parratt Wolff Inc. of Lewisburg prepare to test the contents and strength of the levee in Smithfield Township via soil samples Wednesday. More...

Local News

Police Log

Summary of incidents   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Aug. 4: Mount Union Police investigated a neighbor dispute on North Drake Street at 10:56 a.m. More...

Area briefs

Kish Bank organizes Hoss’s fundraiser for underwater camera   More...

Bids support dairy scholarship fund

Three items were sold to the highest bidders during the 4-H and FFA Junior Livestock Sale Aug. 9, at the Huntingdon County Fair. All three sales benefit the Huntingdon County Dairy Scholarship Fund. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union cheerleaders earn first place at fair

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 15   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Spikes keep home win streak alive 2-1

Brett Wiley’s single in the bottom of the ninth gave the State College Spikes their 10th straight win at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park and fifth walk-off victory of the season as they defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 2-1 Wednesday night.&n More...

Curve earn 12-inning, 6-5 win over SeaDogs

Mel Rojas Jr. muscled a broken bat single through the left side of the infield in the bottom of the 12th inning to score Alex Dickerson and lift the Curve to a 6-5 walk-off win over the Portland Sea Dogs Wednesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

I must correct this  Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

The devil is in the taxes

While pretty much everybody agrees that the U.S. tax code is a mess, nobody does anything about it. Oh, politicians talk about doing something, but mainly what they do is make it worse.  There’s a reason for this. You. More...

Op-Ed

Death and taxes

“In this world, there is nothing that can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin.  More...

People/Pastimes

Friends of the Woods plan fall activities

Friends of the Woods, auxiliary to the Westminster Woods retirement community, held its bimonthly business meeting and luncheon Aug. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Charlie Austin Price-Marché who turns 1 year old today, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. His proud parents are Kevin Marché and Billie Jo Price of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

WOO HOO! HE’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kendrick Larin Baker who turns 2 years old today, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. Kendrick lives in Shirleysburg with his mommy and daddy, Corinne and Trevor Baker and his big sister, Anikka. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Speak to a lawyer about visitation

Dear Annie: My husband has a 12-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. We don’t get to see “Emma” too often. She lives with her mother in another state, and Mom keeps her summers so packed that she cannot visit. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Sagittarius until 8:25 p.m., when the Moon enters Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 16, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Bill may benefit rural health care

Gov. Tom Corbett recently signed legislation that will provide an additional $4 million in the state budget to fund community health centers and potentially provide additional preventative medical care in rural areas like Huntingdon County. More...

Legion honors veterans with picnic

A picnic held yesterday at the Oak Pavilion at Seven Points, Hesston, in honor of veterans from the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home was a labor of love for the event’s organizers. More...

JVSD has light agenda

Earlier this month, the Juniata Valley School Board approved the hiring of Rick Kozak of Irvona as the district’s new director of student services. More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett, others eulogize ex-Gov. Scranton

SCRANTON (AP) — The state’s political elite turned out Wednesday to pay respects to William Warren Scranton, a former Pennsylvania governor, presidential candidate and one of the last of a vanishing breed of moderate Northeastern Republic More...

Centre County man arrested for suspected meth lab

HARRISBURG — A Centre County man was arrested Tuesday by agents from the attorney general’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigation (BNI) following a joint investigation and search of a suspected methamphetamine lab on his State College propert More...

World  Free Access 

Death toll from Egypt violence rises to 525

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities on Thursday significantly raised the death toll from clashes the previous day between police and supporters of the ousted Islamist president, saying more than 500 people died and laying bare the extent of the v More...

A push for harmony among workers, young and old

CHICAGO (AP) — There’s a sense of urgency to the quest for workplace harmony, as baby boomers delay retirement and work side-by-side with people young enough to be their children — or grandchildren.  More...

Lean In circles: 7,000 plus and growing

In Mexico, says marketing executive Ana Falcon, employers often assume that women like her, in their childbearing years, aren’t going to last too long in the job — that they’re going to quickly Lean Back, rather than Lean In.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Soriano doubles up again

NEW YORK (AP) — Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the suddenly potent New York Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Los More...

Bucs rebound with 5-1 win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For the second time since the All-Star break, Francisco Liriano had dazzling stuff against St. Louis. The lefty shook off the worst outing of his career and saved the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen, too.  More...

Dodgers down Mets 5-4 in 12

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig turned a slow bouncer past the Mets’ diving shortstop into a one-out double in the 12th inning then scored on Adrian Gonzalez’s two-base hit, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 win over New York More...

Doctor K

Low-dose vaginal estrogen carries little risk

DEAR DOCTOR K: I use a vaginal estrogen cream for vaginal dryness. Does it have the same risks as hormones taken orally or by skin patch?  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

NO DRAMA, NO TROPHY

FAILURE TO LAUNCH   Brad Keselowski recovered from an early race spin to go toe-to-toe with Kyle Busch for the Cheez-it 355 victory in the closing laps. For the third straight year Keselowski finished second in the race.  More...

WATKINS GLEN REWIND

Ford’s Ambrose rides roller coaster at road course

Marcos Ambrose ran the gamut of a race driver’s emotional spectrum over the weekend at Watkins Glen.  He struggled on Friday, was fast on Saturday, and dominated on Sunday, until everything fell apart near the end.  More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

What have we learned about fate?   More...

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