June 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Traveling trends changing locally

Huntingdon County residents will see their fair share of travelers visiting the Raystown Lake Region this summer, but they’ll also be traveling themselves and they’re creating some new local traveling trends while they’re at it.&nbs More...

Many work to dispel mental illness myths

The latest in a long series of mass and spree shootings perpetrated May 24 in Santa Barbara, California, has reignited a longstanding debate regarding gun control and mental health services and resulted in various sources disseminating misinformation More...

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Local News

Blood drive to benefit Broad Top City man

Wednesday, June 4, a bloodmobile will be held at the Robertsdale Fire Hall from 1-7 p.m. in honor of Broad Top City resident Ronald Diehl.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   WARRIORS MARK TWP. — An 88-year-old Tyrone woman reported to state police at Huntingdon someone hit her residence at 2445 Stiver Road with a bullet between noon Sept. 1, 2013, and 7:15 a.m. May 29.  More...

Concert to benefit Juniata Valley graduate

MCALEVYS FORT — An event to benefit Juniata Valley graduate Olivia Stewart, who is awaiting a liver transplant, will be held 4-8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Couch’s Subs and Groceries, Route 305. The event will be held rain or shine.  More...

General News

Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?

The couple in the convertible sail down a pristine freeway, the pavement theirs alone. More...

New allergy tablets offer alternative to shots

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — For decades, seasonal allergy sufferers had two therapy options to ease the misery of hay fever. They could swallow pills or squirt nasal sprays every day for brief reprieves from the sneezing and itchy eyes. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Encarnacion homers again; Buehrle wins 10th

TORONTO (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched eight sharp innings to become baseball’s first 10-game winner, Edwin Encarnacion homered again and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Sunday.  Buehrle (10-1) won his sixth st More...

Reds’ four homers down D-Backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Heisey hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth inning and the Cincinnati Reds connected four times in all, beating Arizona 4-3 on Sunday to take three of four from the Diamondbacks.  More...

Matsuyama gets first win in America

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra to win the Memorial.&nbs More...

Annie's Mailbox

The children are suffering

Dear Annie: Thirteen years ago, my son met “Nadia.” She became pregnant and brought my first beautiful grandchild into the world. After they married, I did many things for her and enjoyed her company. More...

Hints from Heloise

Make greetings count

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about store employees greeting customers:  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 6/3/2014 11:31 AM

Route 26 closed due to accident  Free Access 

As of 12:30 p.m., Route 26 south of Huntingdon from Walmart to Fairgrounds Road has been closed temporarily due to automobile accident.For more information, check out the Wednesday, June 4, edition of The Daily News.  More...

Accident claims life of area man

State police at Lamar, Clinton County, report a Huntingdon man was killed in a motorcycle crash at 3:35 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Lamar Township.  More...

Foundation offers kids outdoor fun

Any time a diagnosis can be left behind by children dealing with a serious illness, fun is a priceless gift, and one to which the Our Wish Foundation of Central Pa. More...

State grants awarded to area senior centers

Several local senior citizens centers were among those in central Pennsylvania recently awarded state set-aside grants to help with technology and center improvements.  The announcement was made by Area Agency on Aging officials during a recent More...

State  Free Access 

Clues sought in deadly Massachusetts jet crash

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — An airport employee watched as the Gulfstream jet raced past the end of a runway, plunged down an embankment and erupted in flames.  More...

Arrest in pregnant woman’s slaying; child survived

WINDBER (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man has been arrested in the shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend, which the child survived.  State police in Somerset County said police were called to the couple’s Windber More...

Penn State cover-up case may soon see action

HARRISBURG (AP) — Jerry Sandusky has been convicted and sentenced and lost an appeal, but the related prosecution of three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up child sexabuse complaints about the former assistant football coa More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 2   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Goodman has ace

Bob Goodman recorded the second hole-in-one of his golfing career while playing at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union. More...

People/Pastimes

Siblings receive employee scholarships

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, has selected siblings as the recipients of two employee scholarships. To be eligible for these scholarships, at least one parent of the recipient must be an employee of the hospital. More...

Local students complete studies at Penn College

The Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, held three commencement ceremonies recognizing graduates May 16-17 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport.  Local students who completed degrees in their field of study were:  &mdash More...

Messiah College honors academic achievement

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Messiah College:  — Gabrielle Acker of Huntingdon, a senior majoring in social work.  — Shawn Campopiano of Huntingdon, a sophomore major More...

Senior Spotlight

Balance and Falls: Overcoming Fear

A preventable epidemic currently affects millions of people aged 65 and older and causes upwards of $20 billion in direct medical costs every year. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 3, 2014:  More...

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