June 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ceremony is focus of relay wrap-up

Huntingdon County Relay For Life team members held their wrap-up meeting Thursday evening at Detwiler Memorial Field, but it was also a chance to fully honor those who are battling cancer and those who have lost their lives to cancer.  More...

Deadline is extended for TDN baby contest

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles will have more time to enter little ones in The Daily News’ sixth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  “We’ve extended the entry deadline to Friday, June 27,” said TDN director of a More...

Local News

Senator extends support for CHIP

United States Sen. Robert Casey Jr. has thrown his support behind action to extend the state Children’s Health Insurance Program — CHIP.  More...

Chamber’s Coffee Connection to feature legislative update

WALKER TWP. — FirstEnergy will sponsor the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce More...

Police Log

Harassment   DUBLIN TWP. More...

Local Sports

Bafia Builders hands first loss to Brenneman’s

Bafia Builders put the first mark in the loss column of Brenneman’s Meat Market Thursday in Huntingdon City League play. More...

People/Pastimes

Shultz-Miller

Kayla Miller and Lee Shultz IV, both of Mill Creek, were united in marriage May 30, 2014, at the Trump Taj Mahal on the beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. The 6 p.m. More...

Pacheaco-Sauchinitz

Amanda Sauchinitz and Anthony Pacheaco, both of West Chester, were united in marriage Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the community center at The Orioles Nest No. 183, Lehighton. The Rev. Dan Mansberger presided over the 3 p.m. ceremony.  More...

Happy Birthday

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Cleone Snyder of Shade Gap who will celebrate her 90th birthday Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. Greetings may be sent to P.O. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

BY JACQUELINE BIGAR A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini if born before 6:51 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Cancer. The Moon is in Aries until 11:03 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 21, 2014: More...

Planners review county’s TIP list

The community was invited to a public hearing prior to the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday evening in order to provide an overview of the draft 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).  More...

Hospital position funded by grant

The J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Foundation recently received a grant that will be used to significantly boost breast health initiatives in the county. The $57,000 grant from the Susan G. More...

Senate votes to update state open records law

Legislation to improve and clarify the state’s open records law passed unanimously Thursday in the Senate’s State Government Committee, according to state Sen. More...

Juneteenth festivities planned at area park

Juneteenth, June 19, 1865, was a day of jubilation of such magnitude that the joy has continued to the present, and members of the Huntingdon County’s Juneteenth Celebration Committee hope to share the spirit of community and fellowship with ar More...

State  Free Access 

Philly police could stop minor marijuana arrests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s police department could stop arresting people for possessing small amounts of marijuana under a bill passed with a veto-proof majority by City Council on Thursday, although officials have a long list of More...

Wolf’s campaign coffers show strain of four-way race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s campaign coffers still show the strain of his four-way primary battle.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 20   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 

Swisher’s slam gives Indians 5-3 win over Angels

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nick Swisher’s two-out grand slam off Ernesto Frieri in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday.  More...

Fisher Cats down Curve 7-6 in 11

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats scored three times in the ninth inning to force extras and eventually downed the Curve 7-6 on a walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning. More...

Floyd breaks elbow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Braves right-hander Gavin Floyd broke a bone his throwing elbow during Atlanta’s 3-0 victory over the Washington Nationals.  Floyd broke the olecranon — the bony tip of the ulna that sticks out behind the elbo More...

Annie's Mailbox

This seems to be an unusually close attachment to a cat

Dear Annie: My husband of four years insists on keeping a picture of his cat as the screensaver on his cellphone. More...

Hints from Heloise

Cut costs at college

Dear Heloise: I am a college student, and I am always looking for ways to cut expenses. Instead of buying my COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS, I rent them. Many college bookstores have started renting textbooks for the semester. More...

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