June 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Court email hoax not found locally

Residents of Huntingdon County are being warned about a hoax involving the county court of common pleas that can infect computers with a virus.  Although no reports of the hoax, which comes in the form of an email that appears to be from the cou More...

Jr. high principal hired at tMsD

Meeting in special session Monday evening, the Tussey Mountain School Board hired a new junior high school principal and heard an update on the district’s 2014-15 budget which will be acted on at next week’s regular board meeting.  More...

Local News

A long time coming ...

Sale of Mapleton property discussed

County grants administrator Maureen Safko attended Monday’s monthly meeting of Mapleton Borough Council to aid the board with making a decision on a Campbell Street property, purchased using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.&nbs More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

Hunting licenses on sale now

Licenses for the 2014-2015 hunting and furtaking seasons went on sale Monday and the state Game Commission (PGC) recommends hunters and trappers apply “sooner rather than later.”  More...

General News

US job market recovers losses yet appears weaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.  More...

Survey: Growth to pick up, hiring steady

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth should accelerate in the second quarter and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists. More...

Auto industry gets serious about lighter materials

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Roofs made of carbon fiber. Plastic windshields. More...

Editorial

Time to vote on policy

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  We have an important decision to make in November.  Wouldn’t it be nice if your local district could have an extra $387,000 a year, without any additional taxes or cuts? More...

No dignity in bigotry

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Tough questions

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The election is over and the votes are tallied. Now the hard work for the general election in November begins. More...

Chatter Box

Always something to do

This is the kind of weather central Pennsylvanians wait for all year, right? Warm weather, sunshine, yes, summer is definitely here whether the calendar says it or not.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Small things can go a long way ANNIE

Dear Annie: I have two adult daughters, both married now. “Beth” lives nearby, but “Gina” moved across the country.  More...

Doctor K

Drivers with Alzheimer’s disease don’t belong on the road

DEAR DOCTOR K: My father has Alzheimer’s disease. Is it unsafe for him to drive?  More...

Special Sections

Area Democrats elect new chair

Following a recent reorganization, the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee has a new leader at the helm. Gabriel Gould, Hunting- don, was elected unani- mously to assume the seat vacated by outgoing chair Susan Hartman, Walker Township. More...

Officer to be hired in Saxton Borough

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening authorized secretary Jamie Foster to advertise for a part-time police officer. Mayor Alan Smith informed council part-time officer Brian Boyd has taken a leave of absence and has not been assigned any duties. More...

Authority secretary dismissed from job

Personnel issues regarding the Alexandria-Porter Township Sewer Authority were a topic of discussion at the regular meeting of the Alexandria Borough Council Monday evening.  Mayor Scott Glass read a letter from sewer authority solicitor David G More...

History is subject of JV art murals

The halls of Juniata Valley High School will soon have history all over them, in a manner of speaking.  Art students, along with senior high art teacher Ann Rahoi and artist in residence Dirk Shearer, an illustrator from Spring Grove, have been More...

State  Free Access 

Audit: Long waits at two state VA centers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Among Pennsylvania’s Veterans Affairs facilities, Philadelphia’s medical center has the most new enrollees waiting at least two months for an appointment, according to an audit released Monday.  More...

Juvenile lifers lose appeal to high court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. More...

Christie: Corbett deserves support, despite polls

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett is heading to another fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he intends to work hard to re-elect Corbett, despite the polls.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Quick leads Kings to cusp of Cup

NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are just as good with the lead as they are without it.  That leaves the New York Rangers with little hope of making much of a series out of the Stanley Cup finals.  More...

Rangers own worst enemy in Game 3

NEW YORK (AP) — The last thing the Rangers needed to do was help the Kings score.  More...

Jeff Knepper’s life has followed several paths

Thus far, in his 45-year journey down life’s path, Jeff Knepper has followed several trails.  More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Alumni Association awards scholarships

The Mount Union Area Schools Alumni Association (MUASAA) held its 26th annual banquet meeting May 24 at the Mount Union Area High School.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPP Y 5TH BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Elliott Patrick Coleman, who celebrates today, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Elliott is the son of Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Healthy Living

ALTERNATIVES TO PESTICIDES

Pests can be a nuisance. Whether they’re scampering about the yard while you try to entertain guests or invading your home’s interior when the weather outside pushes them indoors, pests are almost always unwelcome guests. More...

HEALTHY OPT IONS FOR TAN SKIN

Brides- and grooms-to-be aspire to look their absolute best on their wedding day, and that could mean employing an entire arsenal of beauty, grooming and wardrobe personnel for some extra help. More...

DID YOU KNOW

According to the National Sleep Foundation, a short nap of 20 to 30 minutes can improve alertness and performance without creating feelings of grogginess or interfering with nighttime sleep. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 11:23 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 11, 2014:  More...

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