May 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Intersection update planned

One of several PennDOT projects planned in the county this construction season will include improving the intersection of routes 26 and 305 in McAlevys Fort, Jackson Township.  More...

Local seminar to focus on religious freedoms

As headlines of the day frequently carry news of religious issues dealt with in the judicial system, the Pennsylvania Family Council and the Independence Law Center will sponsor “Freedom in the Balance,” a seminar aimed at informing conce More...

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Local News

Correction

In the May 7 edition of The Daily News, the article about Mel’s Country Barbershop incorrectly stated customers should call to make an appointment. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are always welcome. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Martin Bechtold Date of Birth: April 17, 1991 Age: 23 years old Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Weight: 145 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): 52 Old Stonehouse Road, Carlisle. More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of May 12

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of May 12-16.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 10   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Central pulls away late to beat Bearcats 14-3

For five innings Friday afternoon at Blair’s Field, the Huntingdon baseball team turned in a playoff-type performance against one of the top Class AA teams in the state. More...

JC athletes earn entries to NFF

Three Juniata College football student-athletes recently earned membership to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. More...

People/Pastimes

Becoming a mother while living with rare disease

Learning you have a rare, chronic medical condition can be unsettling, frustrating and downright scary. More...

Religion News

Bible curriculum part of evangelization push

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Steve Green’s faith led him to the U.S. More...

First openly gay Episcopal bishop to divorce

CONCORD, N.H. More...

Vatican defrocks 848 priests for abuse

GENEVA (AP) — The Vatican has released comprehensive statistics for the first time on how it has disciplined priests accused of raping and molesting children: It says 848 priests have been defrocked and another 2,572 given lesser sanctions over More...

Special Sections

Leaders defend praying publicly

In a narrow 5-4 decision earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court ruled holding prayer before public meetings is a constitutional right.  The practice of opening meetings with prayer is a common one in Huntingdon County and local leade More...

Address displays aid many

County residents who do not correctly display their address numbers in a way that clearly identifies their home are not only in violation of a county ordinance, but they may run into problems in emergency situations.  More...

Stream classification issue persists for agency

The question remains whether a waterway in the Riverview Business Center is a stream or if it is just, as Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) asserts, a ditch.  The issue was first brought to the HCBI board of directors at a meeting i More...

State  Free Access 

PSU students win national wind energy contest

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A team from Penn State University has won a national contest for designing and building the best small wind turbine.  The U.S. More...

General News

Loyal to zip-up Godzilla, Japan wary of US remake

TOKYO (AP) — The bigscreen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. More...

Dish to launch Web TV service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish says it plans to launch its Internet-delivered TV service by year’s end on mobile devices, game consoles and smart TVs for about $20 to $30 a month. More...

Scientists still working to identify victims from 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rangers stay alive, down Penguins 5-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derick Brassard scored twice, including New York’s first power play goal in 10 games, and the Rangers avoided elimination with a 5-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Fri More...

George scores 23 points; Pacers lead series 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul George had his best game of the series with 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held the Washington Wizards to a franchise-low playoff total Friday night in an 85-63 victory for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern More...

PSU’s Robinson drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Penn State first-team All-America wide receiver Allen Robinson (Southfield, Mich.) Friday in the second round of the 2014 National Football League Draft.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Better to get out now

Dear Annie: Six months ago, I became involved with a man 20 years my senior. It has become evident that his ex-wife is still very much in the picture. More...

Doctor K

Exercise is possible for mobility-impaired

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have arthritis, which makes it difficult for me to get up and around. But I’d still like to exercise regularly. Any suggestions?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra if born before 9:07 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 12, 2014:  More...

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