September 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

state issues teacher review changes

New rules were adopted earlier this year by the state Department of Education, drastically changing the way teachers are evaluated.  More...

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Local News

Business Directory Contest winner announced

Congratulations to Nathan Harkleroad of Huntingdon for being the winner of The Daily News Business Directory Contest being held this summer. He selected a $25 gift certificate from The Book Store as his prize.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

Area briefs

State senator to host Allensville town hall meeting   MIFFLIN CO. — State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. will host a town hall meeting in Mifflin County from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Robredo upsets Federer in 4th round

NEW YORK (AP) — Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, Roger Federer.  More...

Kyle Busch wins to lock up spot in Chase

HAMPTON, Ga. More...

Vikings and Steelers get Pee Wee wins

In a pair of Huntingdon County Pee Wee football games Saturday, the Mount Union Vikings downed the Woodcock Valley Colts 25-6 and the Huntingdon Steelers topped the Alexandria Eagles 12-6 in overtime.  More...

People/Pastimes

Shirleysburg couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary to Donald and Nancy (Beyer) Booher of Shirleysburg who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. They were united in marriage in 1963 by the Rev. Dr. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPP Y BELATED BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Sophia Elaine Chadwick who turned 9 years old Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. She is the daughter of Jon and Jennifer (Heaster) Chadwick of Mount Holly Springs. More...

Seven small changes with big impact

Ever envy those beautiful homes that seem to get redecorated with every new season? The latest and greatest looks are easy to incorporate if you keep your furnishings neutral and the décor uncluttered. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Have courage of your convictions

Dear Annie: I am a college student who is about two years from graduating. I have been living with my parents while I am in school, because it’s cheaper than living on campus. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR  A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Leo if born before 3:43 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013:  More...

Special Sections

Group reinstates MU Chamber

After a decision to dissolve earlier this year, the Mount Union Area Chamber of Commerce is being reinstated by members of the business community.  The director of the new chamber, John Corson, said the group decided to reinstate itself because More...

Child care options challenge parents

Any parent, except for the luckiest, knows child day care is either hard to come by, hard to afford or both. More...

Community members support weekend events

Members of the Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum entered their float depicting the life of a coal miner in the Robertsdale, Wood & Broad Top (RW&BT) Volunteer Fire Co.’s annual Labor Da More...

General News

Nelson Mandela’s distinction

The year 2000 marked not merely the end of a century but the end of a millennium, a thousand years of history. The media’s desire to fill empty space with naming “the Person of the Millennium” became all the rage.  More...

Impeachment is the right’s new lost cause

Sometimes politics is like high-stakes poker. More...

Back to school lunch

“It tastes like ...” my 6-yearold friend paused to search for a word disgusting enough to describe school lunch. “Throw up,” she concluded. Her sister, a fifth grader, nodded in agreement.  More...

Local Sports

Suter edges Baer for sixth title

ALCC Club Championship Tournament:

composed and work hard on the inside nine holes of the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union Monday afternoon to collect his sixth club championship after going down by two holes on the front nine in match play to 2009 club champion Matt Baer.& More...

Shaky Kershaw gets win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) — Clayton Kershaw surrendered a careerhigh 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies More...

Closing birdie gives Fouse win

HCC Club Championship Tournament:

Andy Fouse faced a 12-foot, left to right uphill putt on the 18th green at the Huntingdon Country Club Monday afternoon.  More...

Senior Spotlight

These are not your grandmother’s retirement homes

As the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement age, there has been an increased demand for services that meet the needs of this segment of the population. More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box

Ready for change

Well, Labor Day has come and gone and, for most, summer has too. Although fall won’t officially arrive until later this month, it seems like folks are ready for a season change after the last summer holiday fades. More...

Healthy Living

Recognizing stroke risk factors

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a woman in my 60s. A good friend recently had a serious stroke. Is there anything she could have done to prevent it?  DEAR READER: Some strokes come out of the blue; they can’t be predicted or prevented. More...

HEALTHY LIVING

INJURY PREVENTION TIPS FOR THE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE

Physically active men and women come to expect a bump or bruise every so often. Such minor scrapes are often an accepted and inevitable byproduct of an active lifestyle. More...

FOSTERING HEALTHY EATING HABITS IN CHILDREN

If kids had their way, pizza, chicken .ngers and french fries would make up a signi.cant portion of their diets. More...

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