June 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Petersburg man sentenced in court

A Petersburg man was sentenced before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz Thursday on charges of child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility.  More...

Trees to memorialize family members

The public is invited to help dedicate three trees planted in memory of three men who greatly shaped county government.  More...

One week left to enter beautiful baby contest

There’s just one week left to enter those little ones in The Daily News’ sixth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  The contest kicked off June 6 and entries can be submitted through Friday, June 20.  More...

Local News

Judge hands out DUI sentences

Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz told a Mount Union woman in court for DUI charges Thursday she has a “very serious problem.”  More...

Police Log

Harassment   WARRIORS MARK TWP. More...

Calvary Christian graduates three seniors

Calvary Christian Academy held its 32nd annual commencement exercises June 12 at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Huntingdon. Three graduates received their diplomas during the evening program. The Rev. More...

General News

Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

NEW YORK (AP) — If you hope to get a raise that finally feels like one, it helps to work in the right industry.  More...

Local Sports

Larry Wyles was Tussey’s first 1,000-point scorer

The Tussey Mountain basketball trifecta is complete with the election of first-time nominee Larry Wyles into the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame with the Class of 2014. More...

People/Pastimes

News of Yesteryear

New director begins at historical society

75 Years Ago  Two Daily Vacation Bible Schools opened in Mount Union with more than 300 children enrolled. More were reported on the rolls.  More...

Weyandt-Shuck

Jenna Shuck and Clyde Weyandt Jr., both of Altoona, were united in marriage Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Claysburg Church of God, 4311 Evergreen Road, Claysburg. The Rev. Marcus Tanner presided over the 3 p.m. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY 1ST BIRTHDAY to Elliott William Bard, who celebrates today, Friday, June 13, 2014. He is the son of Jim and Becky (Weikert) Bard of Huntingdon, R.R. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Sex addicts need help, counseling

Dear Annie: I am in my mid-20s and have been with my husband for seven years. Last year, while I was attending school and working, my husband started an affair. I also discovered information about his cheating dating back three years. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 14, 2014:  More...

Breaking News - 6/14/2014 12:16 AM

Shooting victim dead from injury  Free Access 

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Police investigate shooting

Huntingdon Borough Police are investigating a double shooting at 631 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, after shots rang out around 8:30 p.m. Staff writer Jeff Gill is on the scene and will have more information in the Saturday, June 14, edition of The Da More...

DOC enacts hiring freeze

A recent hiring freeze at state prisons is likely temporary, according to one state Department of Corrections official.  Tuesday, a Harrisburg news outlet reported on an internal DOC memo, dated May 27, calling for an immediate department wide h More...

Juniata River Sojourn is a 14-year tradition

The annual Juniata River Sojourn is set to take place this weekend, and while one area business has been a major part of the sojourn for many years, this year, it will be the major sponsor.  Due to a lack of funding from the state for the Juniat More...

State  Free Access 

City looks to attract tech buzz, entrepreneurs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tech enthusiasts know Silicon Valley in California and Silicon Alley in New York.  But what about Silicon Philly?  More...

Democratic chairman to oppose Wolf’s pick for seat

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn said Thursday he is prepared to defend a challenge from Katie McGinty, the hand-picked candidate of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf for the job.  More...

Washington’s flag awaits museum’s 2016 opening

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even as Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the nation’s official flag in 1777, another American banner was making history on Revolutionary War battlefields.  The plain blue standard with 13 white, six-point More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 13   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McCutchen stays hot; Pirates top Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has coined a phrase for where star center fielder Andrew McCutchen is at the moment.  “(He’s) McHot,” Hurdle said.  For once, it might be an understatement.&n More...

Rockies down Braves amid hot tempers

DENVER (AP) — Corey Dickerson hit Atlanta catcher Gerald Laird with his backswing and tempers quickly flared, setting off a tense sequence and leading to several ejections Thursday as the Colorado Rockies beat the Braves 10-3.  The Rockies More...

San Antonio on brink of championship

MIAMI (AP) — Here they are again, back on the brink of a championship.  It slipped away from the San Antonio Spurs last year, but it would take something special — historic, actually — to stop them now.  The Miami Heat wou More...

Hints from Heloise

Cool cars for hot days

Dear Heloise: My car gets so hot in the summer. Do you have any hints on how to COOL DOWN A CAR QUICKLY? — Jessie in Alabama  More...

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