September 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MUMA members hear project report

Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA) members listened to reports from their sewage and water engineers during the monthly meeting Monday. More...

Tussey board approves van bid

The Tussey Mountain School Board approved the purchase of a used vehicle in a special meeting called for general purposes Monday night. More...

Local News

MUASB rescinds business manager’s resignation

In a brief special meeting Thursday evening the Mount Union Area School Board (MUASB) voted to rescind the resignation of the district’s director of business affairs.  More...

Chamber welcomes new membership director

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce held its second meeting of the new fiscal year Monday at the J.C. More...

Walker supervisors discuss dangerous intersection

A potentially dangerous intersection involving a foreclosed property at the top of Piney Ridge and Orchard Road was addressed by the Walker Township Board of Supervisors Monday night during its monthly meeting.  More...

Local Sports

’Cats clip Trojans; Hornets, Titans win

The Huntingdon volleyball team was on the road in Mount Union Monday night and, after a couple sets, got on track to bring home a 3-1 non-league win over the Trojans. More...

NBC golfers lose at Bedford

The Northern Bedford golf team (2-4) took on Bedford (6-1) Monday afternoon at the Bedford Elks Country Club. The Bisons picked up the victory 196-236.  Patrick Black had the low score for the Panthers with a 41. More...

Woods Landmark Runner of the Week

Senior Katrina Woods (Mount Union) has been named the Landmark Conference women’s cross country runner of the week, the league announced Monday. More...

Editorial

A shared vision

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

There we go again

So we’re going to war in Syria. Maybe. We won’t know for sure until Congress gets back from the vacation it’s taking from its other vacations.  One can live in hope, however. More...

Our bullish sock market

America’s economic recovery can be measured not only in the performance of stocks — but also of socks.  Most economists, pundits and politicos see this year’s boom in the stock market and say: “See, the recovery is going More...

Chatter Box

Some wacky weather

If the forecast is correct, temperatures are going to get hot and humid today and tomorrow, but we’ll be lucky to hit temps in the 70s Saturday. I don’t think Mother Nature can decide if she prefers summer or fall. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Those who avoid doctors are usually afraid

Dear Annie: I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of four. My husband is 44 and drinks on a daily basis. I don’t mind a few cans of beer when he gets home. However, he drinks at least a six-pack, usually more, every day after work. More...

Warm weather on tap for area

County residents may be a bit confused about whether or not it’s July or September, as temperatures in the area are slated to get into the upper 80s today and Wednesday.  More...

Shelter director taking new position

The cat was let out of the bag recently at the Huntingdon County Humane Society when longtime executive director Kim Whittaker announced she will be leaving the shelter to take a position as Blair County’s director of animal welfare.  More...

HASB to vote on hiring custodian

During a Monday night workshop session of the Huntingdon Area School Board, building and grounds director Andy Socie asked the board to consider hiring a new part-time custodian for the middle school.  The matter will be voted on during next wee More...

State  Free Access 

School’s open in Philadelphia — but just barely

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s struggling public schools opened a new term Monday with larger classes and smaller staffs, leaving many to wonder how the nearly broke district will fare over the coming year.  More...

VA hospital victims’ families air concerns

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A congressional committee looking into management problems at U.S. More...

Pa. justices to consider judicial discipline rules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court was poised to hear oral argument from lawyers in a pair of cases that could alter the state’s system for disciplining wayward judges.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves snap skid 5-2

MIAMI (AP) — Evan Gattis drove in two runs to highlight Atlanta’s highest-scoring inning in more than a month, and the Braves snapped a four-game slide by beating Miami 5-2 on Monday night.  More...

Bucs beat Rangers 1-0 for ‘82’

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clinching their first winning season since 1992, rookie righthander Gerrit Cole had a careerhigh nine strikeouts over seven innings to outpitch Yu Darvish and lead the Pirates to a victory over the Rangers.  More...

Nadal gets by Djokovic in 4 sets

NEW YORK (AP) — Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sabrina Mae Kyper who turned 6 years old yesterday, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Her proud parents are Russell and Dixie Kyper of Huntingdon. More...

Recovery is important to any workout

Got an athlete in the house? Whether she is hitting the soccer field or he’s going for it on the gridiron, what happens post-practice or after a game time is just as important as the workout on the field. More...

Engaged to Wed

Lynsi Ulsamer and Jordan Yohn, both of Jersey Shore, Pa., are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Sheree Ulsamer of Jersey Shore, Pa. More...

Healthy Living

Prostate cancer screening: Keep it simple

Hospital offers free screenings in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the United States? One man in 36 will die from it. More...

Area briefs

Hospital CEO to speak on health care at town hall meetings   More...

Cut down on sugar without replacing it artificially

DEAR DOCTOR K: I want to cut down on sugar in my diet. Are artificial sweeteners the answer?  DEAR READER: You’re wise to reduce the amount of sugar you consume. More...

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