May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern budget approved

After a nearly two-month build-up to the vote, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board voted to give preliminary approval to the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday evening.  The discussions surrounding the budget started in April when district adminis More...

Pa. gay couples rush for marriage licenses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Same-sex couples in Pennsylvania clamored for marriage licenses after a judge ruled to allow the state to join the rest of the Northeast in legalizing gay weddings, with Philadelphia offices staying open late to handle a rus More...

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Local News

Correction

In the May 20 edition of The Daily News, a report from the May 19 Tussey Mountain School Board meeting incorrectly stated the date of commencement ceremonies in the district.  The correct date for commencement is Tuesday, June 10.  Daily Ne More...

Three Springs groups to host homecoming event

The annual Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. and Lions Club homecoming carnival kicks off Thursday, May 22, and runs through Sunday, May 25.  Thursday evening’s events begin with the 25th Annual Firefighters’ Parade at 7 p.m. More...

Opinion Line will run tonight

As the result of an ongoing technical problem, The Daily News Opinion Line failed to record callers’ submissions again Tuesday evening.  More...

World  Free Access 

Author’s settlement with museum off

MONROEVILLE, Ala. More...

Coffee fungus causes price increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price of your morning cup.  More...

A protein-packed whole-grain salad that’s healthy

Back in my restaurants days, we used to make a delicious summer salad of white rice with peas, shredded carrots and radishes dressed with a dill mayonnaise. It was tasty and filling but, in retrospect, I can’t say it was terribly nutritious. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 21   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Ducks down Curve 1-0

Adrian Sampson’s careerhigh eight strikeouts and one run allowed over seven superb innings wasn’t enough as the offense fell silent in a 1-0 loss to the Akron RubberDucks Tuesday night. More...

Brenneman’s gets past Park’s 7-2

In the matchup between Brenneman’s Meat Market and Park’s Garbage Service Tuesday in Huntingdon City League action, it came down to hitting with runners in scoring position. More...

PAC-12 calls for changes

Pac-12 university presidents have sent a letter to their colleagues at the other four major football conferences calling for sweeping changes to the NCAA model and autonomy for those leagues.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Soroptimists

From the left, Brenda Furry presented a check on behalf of the Huntingdon Soroptimists to Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Tips to keep kids safe all summer long

Summer is a time of playground fun, camping, swimming and other outdoor activities. When kids are outdoors, their sense of adventure and curiosity soars, which can, unfortunately, lead to a higher risk of injuries.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jewell Dysard of Petersburg who celebrates her birthday today, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No explanation is required

Dear Annie: I am having a disagreement with my sister. She gets very upset when she is not invited to a party or other event. She believes she has the right to question the host’s motives for creating the guest list.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 22, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Council won’t appeal benefits

Following a nearly 45-minute executive session and a 5-2 roll call vote Tuesday night, Huntingdon Borough Council decided it will not appeal the unemployment compensation awarded to former borough secretary Karen Foust.  More...

Mental health program ends

Health care has been changing at a rapid pace in recent years, and mental health hasn’t been immune to those changes.  One local change will mean the closure of the Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program (CPHP) at J.C. More...

Memorial Day services planned across county

Petersburg   Retired United States Lt. Col. Dianne Barben will serve as the guest speaker for Memorial Day Services Monday, May 26, in Petersburg.  More...

State  Free Access 

Herbicide spill kills fish in central Pennsylvania

POTTERS MILLS, Pa. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Protection says 100 gallons of concentrated herbicide that spilled from a truck has killed fish in a six-mile stretch of a central Pennsylvania stream.  More...

Wolf, Corbett lock horns in governor’s race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Democrats tapped millionaire businessman Tom Wolf as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. More...

VA investigations expanded to 26 facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of VA facilities under investigation after complaints about falsified records and treatment delays has more than doubled in recent days, the Office of Inspector General at the Veterans Affairs Department said late T More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County courthouse, jail to be remodeled

75 Years Ago  Approximately 500 persons viewed the home economics and industrial arts exhibits at the Huntingdon High School. Over 175 guests were present at special affairs in connection with the annual exhibit.  More...

Business News

Chuckwagon opens at Newburg Country Store

From 1983 to 1995, the original Newburg County Store restaurant was somewhat of a local icon. More...

Real Estate Transfers

April 30, 2014  Kish Bank, grantor, to Doris J. McGeary, property in Huntingdon Borough, $69,500.  Martha L. Hinton, grantor, to Richard A. Heckman, property in Huntingdon Borough, $50,000.  Gregory A. More...

Belleville restaurant owner marks anniversary

Belleville restaurant owner Denise Yoder is living proof it doesn’t have to take a long time to achieve a dream if one works hard and keeps their eyes on the prize.  Yoder opened her restaurant, Taste of the Valley, in Belleville one year More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Braves blank Brewers 5-0 for third straight win

ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran pitched a six-hitter for his second shutout of the season, Justin Upton had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves won their third in a row, beating the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 Tuesday night.  More...

Jays hand Red Sox fifth consecutive loss

BOSTON (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit a pair of tworun homers and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 7-4 on Tuesday night, handing Boston its fifth straight loss.  Melky Cabrera and Erik Kratz also homered for the Blue Jays, who won thei More...

James, Wade lead Heat to 87-83 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James and Dwyane Wade followed the same old script Tuesday night.  When Miami got into trouble, the All-Star duo bailed out the Heat. Again.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cooked meat needs a break

Dear Heloise: In several recipes, it says to let the MEAT SIT for 10 to 20 minutes before carving or serving. My question is: Before serving, are you supposed to once again put the meat back in the oven to warm up, or serve it at room temperature? More...

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