August 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Tax reform to aid businesses

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Benefit event to help local servicewoman

Billi Jo (Leidy) Ranck of Orbisonia has served in the United States Army National Guard for over 20 years. For an experienced soldier, fighting is second nature, but now Ranck is fending off a foe on the home front — cancer.  More...

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Local News

Broad Top honor roll project funding needed

Members of the Broad Top Township Honor Roll Planning Committee learned Thursday night work is expected to start on phase one of a new veterans’ honor roll in Riddlesburg by mid October. More...

Police Log

DUI   SHIRLEY TWP. — Benjamin Smith, 25, Blairs Mills, was charged by state police at Huntingdon for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and various summary traffic violations on Route 522 at 1:13 a.m. Aug. 16. More...

Curve win 4-1 at Harrisburg

Reliever Zack Thornton came on in a spot starting role for the Curve and was tremendous in the team’s 4-1 series-closing win over Harrisburg at Metro Bank Park. More...

World  Free Access 

US consumer spending up 0.1 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

US: Iran can’t access much oil income

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has concluded that nearly half of Iran’s monthly earnings from crude oil exports are accumulating in accounts overseas because of sanctions that restrict Tehran’s access to the money.  More...

Winfrey revels in OWN profitability

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Oh my God, worst hairdo ever,” exclaims Oprah Winfrey, catching sight of her 1990s talk-show self on an OWN office TV showing “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” But she glances approvingly at another monito More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Redskins top Tampa Bay 30-12

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Steelers end preseason 0-4

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ted Ginn Jr. More...

Gamecocks, Trojans win

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mike Davis ran 75 yards for a touchdown, Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson threw long scoring passes and All-American Jadeveon Clowney helped No. More...

School News

HCCTC nurse aide graduates

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center graduated a nurse aide class Aug. 27. The class consists of 120 hours: 60 hours of classroom and laboratory along with 60 hours in clinical. More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A clean look at wallpaper

Dear Heloise: I was wondering if you had a solution to CLEAN WALLPAPER? Thank you very much. — J.S., via email More...

Special Sections

Wind companies lease local land

Reports have surfaced that energy companies E.ON and VolksWind have leased 582 acres of land on Jacks Mountain, partially including Brady Township.  “We’re doing some development activities for a wind project, like other companies i More...

Shirley supervisors back KOZ

Shirley Township Supervisors Thursday gave their support to the inclusion of the FCI USA Inc. building into the Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ) as a way to help market the property. More...

Two men plead guilty for links to drug ring

Two men linked to a multimillion dollar heroin ring pleaded guilty Thursday in Huntingdon County Court to felony charges, including a cousin of the alleged ringleader who opted for immediate sentencing to begin a five- to 10-year state prison term.&n More...

Obituaries

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NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the violent, bonecrunching collisions that pr More...

Agency seeks tough rules to reduce Lake Erie algae

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada should crack down on sources of phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie, an advisory agency said Thursday. More...

New evidence delays trial in Pa. ex’s ’99 stabbing

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The trial of a West Virginia man charged with stabbing his ex-wife to death in 1999 in her suburban Pittsburgh home has been delayed after a prosecutor said Thursday that she found newly discovered evidence in local police fil More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union A&P store under construction

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 30   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Aug. 31   More...

Local Sports

Pickin' Panel and stuff

This weekend marks the traditional end of summer and the beginning of football season.  With the passing of John Wyland, a charter member, this past spring, The Daily News Pickin’ Panel continues to change and evolve.  More...

Spikes take two from Jamestown

The State College Spikes scored a sweep of the Jamestown Jammers Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, rallying from a four-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth to win the completion of a game suspended June 25 9-8, then trouncing the Jam More...

High School Golf:

Bearcats go 1-2 in quad meet at Sinking Valley

The Huntingdon golf team ended a long losing streak Thursday afternoon, going 1-2 for the day in a quad meet at Sinking Valley Country Club.  The Bearcats finished with a total score of 411. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jack Norris Henney who turns 9 years old today, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. His proud parents are Tim and Lori Henney of Huntingdon. He is the little brother of Chelsea and Shannon Henney.  More...

HAHS Class of 1973 holds reunion

Members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1973 held their 40th reunion Aug. 17 at the Standing Stone Golf Club, Huntingdon. There were 39 classmates and 19 guests, which made a total of 68 people in attendance.  More...

Mount Union TOPS marks successful summer

The Mount Union Chapter of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) started its summer off with a challenge. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Fresh tortilla chips  To keep tortilla chips fresh, I put the opened bag in the freezer, secured with a clothespin. They are always fresh when you need them!  Cleaning shower doors  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Try to be accommodating

Dear Annie: My grandchildren are 6 and 3. My brother has a step-grandson, also age 6, from his wife’s daughter.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPES

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer all day.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013:  More...

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