June 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TM budget shows tax hike in county

By a roll call vote of 6-2, the Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening gave final approval to a $16,882,438 operating budget for 2014-15, which calls for a slight drop in real estate taxes for Bedford Countians and a larger increase for district More...

Cause of Juniata Twp. fire undetermined

Today, a state police fire marshal is expected to visit the Juniata Township home moderately damaged by fire Monday evening.  According to Smithfield Fire Chief Kevin Rosevear, fire broke out at the home of Robert McCarty at 11684 Snyder’ More...

Local News

Police Log

Criminal trespass   More...

Op-Ed

Death spiral

The surprising defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by David Brat last week in the Virginia Republican primary for the 7th Congressional District may actually have signaled what could become the acceleration of the demise of the Republican Par More...

Computer experts explain ‘net neutrality’ rule

Area residents may have heard the term net neutrality in the news, but might wonder, what exactly is it and what does it mean to them.  More...

Editorial

Time to reflect

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  “I am gay. I am lesbian. I am black. I am white. I am Native American. I am Jew. I am Christian. I am Muslim. I am human.”  More...

Serious trouble

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Isn’t it time that people recognize they are taking a beating financially by Congress and Republicans, including Bill Shuster? More...

Sound of America crumbling

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  Barry has made a remarkable trade with our enemies by releasing five of the Taliban’s murderous thugs for one anti-American soldier who, by most accounts, is a deserter.  Seems as if Barry weakens A More...

Chatter Box

A bittersweet moment

There’s something bittersweet about a 1st birthday. While I’m thankful for my beautiful, healthy, growing baby boy, I’m sad to see that first year go as my youngest, Elliott, celebrated his 1st birthday June 13.  More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO KEEP THINGS LIGHT WHEN DINING OUT THIS SUMMER

Dining out is a great way to experience new cuisine and enjoy a meal with family and friends. More...

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS CAN TRIGGER ASTHMA

Though many are likely familiar enough with asthma to recognize it’s a respiratory disease that affects millions of people across the globe, few may know the role that environmental triggers play with regard to asthma. More...

DID YOU KNOW

‘Tis the season for barbecues, picnics and outdoor entertaining. As the weather warms, people take to the outdoors in droves, eager to enjoy the sunshine and the pleasant temperatures. More...

Doctor K

It’s important to recognize signs of a stroke

DEAR DOCTOR K: What are the warning signs of stroke? Why is it important to be able to recognize them?  DEAR READER: Nothing makes me sadder than to see someone suffer a stroke that could have been avoided. More...

Special Sections

Region to be hit with warm spell

Some of the warmest temperatures of the year are expected in the forecast this week, which will make it feel like it’s later than just before the official first day of summer.  More...

Wake-up Receptions kick off today

Since shortly after the Raystown Lake Visitors Center opened near Seven Points in Hesston in the late 1990s, the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau and area businesses have been playing host to the Wake- Up Receptions every Tuesday during the summer.& More...

Springfield residents question supervisors

Although not an agenda item, some Springfield Township residents Monday evening asked what township supervisors Larry Grissinger, Kevin Detwiler and chairman Allen Allison are going to do about Bratton Road.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

De La Rosa strong through seven; Red Sox win 1-0

BOSTON (AP) — Rubby De La Rosa matched his first career Fenway Park start with another seven impressive innings and A.J. Pierzynski had a sacrifice fly, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.  More...

Brenneman’s stays unbeaten with 12-10 win

So far this season nobody has been able to stop Brenneman’s Meat Market. More...

Texas, Vandy win elimination games

OMAHA, Neb. More...

People/Pastimes

Anderson-Kelly

Jennifer Kelly and Tyrone Anderson, both of Alexandria, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Diane Kelly and the late Danny Kelly. More...

Witkovsky-Pohland

Megan Pohland and Matthew Witkovsky, both of Lancaster, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ray and Becky Pohland of Greenfield, Indiana. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to July Elizabeth Eschenbach who turns 1 year old today, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Her proud parents are Brittany Culbertson and Jody Eschenbach of Petersburg. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

Redirect your emotional energy

Dear Annie: I have been married for four years. In that time, we have split up twice, and it wasn’t pretty either time. We have kids together. I pushed getting married when I became pregnant at 19. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 18, 2014:  More...

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