June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSD music teacher receives award

A teacher at the Southern Huntingdon County High School has been named a recipient of the 2014-2015 Outstanding Teacher Award, sponsored by the Shippensburg University School Study Council.  Nanette Thomas, vocal music instructor, has received t More...

Ride for fallen veteran to go through borough

During the summer months, there will be a lot of motorcycles traveling in and out of Huntingdon Borough. While some are residents of the borough or live nearby, there may be 10 to 15 motorcycles at a time which come through town. More...

Local News

Downed lines cause outage

The fallen utility pole to the left created a chain reaction that caused the utility pole on the opposite side of Route 26 in Walker Township to snap off and fall across the roadway, leaving 351 peop More...

A Look Back

A little journey through Hill Valley and along the Aughwick

Editor’s note: The following article is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946- 1951. More...

World  Free Access 

Panera swears off artificial ingredients

NEW YORK (AP) — Panera says it will remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from its food by 2016, a reflection of the growing distaste people are showing for such ingredients.  More...

Eco-friendly burials gain favor among baby boomers

Some people take their principles to their grave. And for some baby boomers, that means planning for their funerals, or their parents’ funerals, in an eco-friendly way.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 4   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes

Juniata Valley

Haley Myers   Parents: Dan and Vicki Myers.  Sports Played (letters won): Earned eight letters in two varsity sports — basketball (4) and track and field (4).  More...

B- on strong to rip Curve 15-6

An early 3-0 lead was erased as the Binghamton Mets scored 15 runs from the fifth inning on en route to a 15-6 win. It was the Curve’s 10th loss in a row.  More...

This team won the Under-12 Boys’ Division

  This team won the Under-12 Boys’ Division of the Huntingdon Hawks Standing Stone Shoot Out three-on-three soccer tournament Monday, May 26. More...

People/Pastimes

Create a more sustainable household this summer

Just because school is out, doesn’t mean learning has to stop. More...

HAHS graduate completes basic military training

Ryan Magill, a 2011 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School, recently completed basic and advanced infantry training for the United States Army in Fort Benning, Georgia.  More...

Births

Janell Remensnyder and Bradley Kifer of Petersburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elias James Kifer, April 29, 2014, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 5, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Local PSU alum makes donation

John Leone, chief executive officer of Bonney Forge, Mount Union, and 1956 Penn State graduate, has been a strong supporter of his alma mater for many years and most recently committed to donate $2 million for intercollegiate athletics and the Colleg More...

JV board appoints head football coach

It took longer for administrators and members of the Juniata Valley School Board to interview and deliberate than it did to conduct a special meeting Tuesday to fill athletic positions, including head varsity football coach and athletic director.&nbs More...

Water safety for canoes, kayaks emphasized

The region’s plentiful waterways will entice many to put in a kayak or canoe and enjoy a leisurely paddle downstream, but in light of two recent drownings on central Pennsylvania rivers, experts emphasize safety precautions be taken prior to se More...

State  Free Access 

Crucial East Coast highway bridge remains closed

WILMINGTON, Del. More...

Clinton, Cosby among speakers at Katz service

By MARYCLAIRE DALE  Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is among more than a dozen politicians, business leaders and education advocates expected to speak at a memorial service for philanthropist and Ph More...

Gettysburg skull auction canceled, burial planned

GETTYSBURG (AP) — The planned auction of a skull found at Gettysburg that purportedly was that of a Civil War soldier has been canceled following protests, and officials say the remains have instead been donated by the auction company for buria More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Three local schools to hold graduations

75 Years Ago  Paul Strayer, 4-year-old son of Clair Strayer of Bedford Road, died in the local hospital after he fell under the rear wheel of a farm wagon. The child’s abdomen was crushed. More...

Business News

Kish announces election of directors

William Hayes, chairman and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced the election of three directors to the board of Kish Bancorp for threeyear terms. More...

Kish Bank gives to community

Tina Werner, center, and Keith Wise, right, of the Mapleton Volunteer Fire Department accepted a donation from Larry Burger of Kish Bank. More...

Huntingdon Fairfield Inn wins TripAdvisor award

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Raystown Lake Hotel by Marriott in Huntingdon has been honored by those who know it best: travelers. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Homers earn Pirates 4-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Pirates’ West Coast road trip has been filled with sunshine and smiles.  Neil Walker and Pedro Alvarez hit two-run homers to back Gerrit Cole’s solid outing and Pittsburgh beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on T More...

Cruz homers and Orioles win 8-3 in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a towering three-run homer in his return to Texas and the Baltimore Orioles won their third straight game, 8-3 over the Rangers on Tuesday night.  More...

Spurs/Heat rematch meant to be

When last season’s NBA Finals ended, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich was all smiles.  For a few minutes, that is.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Doctors are used to this

Dear Annie: I work at a regional medical center, and friends and family often ask me to recommend a doctor or a physician’s group for them. For a while, I didn’t mind giving these people a few names, but I have grown reluctant to do so. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Frozen eggs are shell game

Dear Heloise: While staying at our son’s home, I decided to make a cake and bought some EGGS. I put the eggs on a middle shelf in the refrigerator. When I went to use them, a day or two later, they were frozen solid.  More...

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