June 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Project puts new life in school year

For teachers, students and administrators in the Southern Huntingdon County School District, project Next Year Now (NYN) has put new life into a school year that’s winding down.  The program allows students to move up to the next grade bef More...

HPD enforcing seat belt usage campaign

Many motorists driving along Standing Stone Avenue in the area of the Calvary Independent Baptist Church found a surprise waiting for them shortly after noon Monday as officers of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department were checking whether motoris More...

Local News

Liberty leaders hear resident’s complaints

A citizen’s concern about vandalism and discussion about the municipal police cruiser highlighted the monthly meeting of the Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening in Stonerstown. More...

Police Log

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Our Readers Write

Thank you for taking care of our pets

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: One of Huntingdon’s hardest working icons retired last month. Dr. Daniel Bowman, who after many years at his post treating thousands of our pets, will truly be missed. More...

General News

Big power-plant pollution cuts are ordered

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years. More...

White House wants delay in DOD immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has asked the Department of Defense to delay a plan that would allow some immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children to obtain a limited path to citizenship by serving in the military.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Leonard back in US Open

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After three years of coming up short in qualifying, Justin Leonard earned a return to the U.S. More...

Surprise teams make NCAA Super Regionals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five of the eight national seeds are out of the NCAA baseball tournament after a run of regional upsets.  No. 1 Oregon State was the last to fall, losing 4-2 to UC Irvine in Corvallis, Ore., on Monday night. More...

Gambler says he’s not involved

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas gambler being investigated for possible insider trading involving golfer Phil Mickelson and investor Carl Icahn says it’s “preposterous to think” he would be involved in any such activity.  Bi More...

Editorial

Education spending priority — convict or student

It’s that time of year when school districts are trying to prepare a balanced budget for the 2014-15 school year. More...

A new front in CEO pay wars

Have you heard about Domino’s Pizza CEO J. Patrick Doyle? More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending May 30

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area House members voted on major issues in the week ending May 30. The Senate was in recess.  More...

Chatter Box

A historical week

This week is an important one in history, both locally and around the world. It’s one of those weeks to reflect on and wonder what life would be like without those moments in history.  More...

Healthy Living

NATURAL WAYS TO ALLEVIATE ACID REFLUX

Acid re.ux is one of the more common, not to mention painful, side effects of gastroesophageal re.ux disease, or GERD. More...

FOODS TO SUPPLEMENT MEN’S WORKOUTS

Diet and exercise go hand-in-hand for adults looking to reduce their risk for heart disease and cancer. A great workout routine is made even better by a healthy diet, and a healthy diet is even more effective when paired with an active lifestyle. More...

Doctor K

Keeping a journal may help settle stress

DEAR DOCTOR K: My therapist told me that regularly writing in a journal might help ease my stress and improve my mood. Is there any evidence to back this up?  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 6/3/2014 12:31 PM

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...

Motto legislation moves to Senate

Legislation which caused concerns for local school district superintendents has passed the state House of Representatives and will be headed to the Senate.  House Bill 1728 would allow school districts within the commonwealth the option of placi More...

Chamber handles regular business

The regular meeting of the board of directors for the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce was conducted by past-chair Joe Peluso Monday.  Dee Dee Brown, chamber treasurer, gave her final report for the year. More...

Cromwell sewer work to start up next week

The start of construction of a new sewage system for the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas of Cromwell Township is expected to start next week, according to township engineer Todd Banks. More...

State  Free Access 

Parents settle Pittsburgh Zoo lawsuit in mauling

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.  Attorneys for the boy’s parents, Jason and Elizabeth Derk More...

Pollution plan may have big impact in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The sweeping Obama administration plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants could have significant impacts on Pennsylvania’s air quality as well as its industries, experts said Monday.  More...

Black boxes found from Philly paper owner’s jet

Associated Press  BEDFORD, Mass. More...

Local Sports

Rockets’ rally falls short

Despite suffering through an uncharacteristic eight errors over the first six innings and trailing by four heading into the bottom of the fifth, District Six champion Southern Huntingdon (17- 6) was still able to fight back and send Monday afternoon& More...

Huntingdon

Samantha Mansberger  Devon Claar   More...

Hornets down LCC 2-1 to keep going

Juniata Valley is making the most of its first time in the PIAA state baseball championship tournament. The Green Hornets faced a long trip to War Memorial Field in Ephrata Monday, and the usual tough opponent from District Three. More...

People/Pastimes

Service Personnel News

Local woman promoted in U.S. Air Force

AIC Channing Benedict was recently promoted to Senior Airman April 18. Her outstanding leadership, job performance, volunteer work and extra duties made her eligible for early promotion known as below the zone.  More...

IUP undergrads participate in scholars forum

Two area students participated in the Undergraduate Scholars Forum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania April 1.  More than 150 students participated in the ninth annual forum, which showcased original undergraduate research, artwork or perform More...

HAHS student to attend seminar

Madeline Suba, a junior at Huntingdon Area High School, has been selected to be among the 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in June. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Older people often become negative

Dear Annie: My wife of nearly 55 years has had a negative attitude for a long time, but it has gotten worse in the past few years. She has become very critical. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:20 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 4, 2014:  More...

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