June 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s planners solve signing issue

After more than a year of ongoing debates concerning the time needed to obtain signatures for plans reviewed by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission, the board has finally came to an agreement this week.  More...

United Way affiliation aids with prescriptions

The Huntingdon County United Way is partnering with FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, a grassroots initiative, to offer mental health prescription assistance. More...

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Local News

Correction

Incorrect information about the Swartz Jewelry Co. was published in The Huntingdon County and Saxton Area Chronology Business Chronology found inside the June 20 edition of The Daily News. More...

Springfield supervisors discuss public comments

Springfield Township Supervisors Larry Grissinger, Kevin Detwiler and chairman Allen Allison agreed Monday evening public comment periods at the township’s monthly meetings will be limited to five minutes per individual. More...

Commissioners approve CYS contract requests

Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services director Joyce Zolten came before the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning with several contract requests.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 21   AA MEETING  . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, June 22   AA MEETING  More...

Local Sports

North easily handles South 24-7

Normally it’s all about the offense at the 30th annual Lezzer Lumber All-Star Classic, but this year the defenses asserted themselves. More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs Senior Center

A special Father’s Day program was held at the Three Springs Senior Center June 11. A poem titled, “What Makes a Dad” was read. More...

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month committee has selected the Garden of the Month for the month of June. More...

Student News

Local students complete studies at Penn State

The following local students have completed degrees at Penn State University during the spring 2014 semester:  Altoona Campus:  — Andrew Bhasker of Huntingdon earned a bachelor of science degree in security and risk analysis.  &m More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 23, 2014:  More...

Summer’s start keeps lake busy

Despite warm temperatures earlier in the week, summer officially begins today. Jude Harrington, supervisory park ranger with the U.S. More...

Lower Trail now part of larger system

The Lower Trail has officially joined 12 other trail systems in the state Friday as part of the Trans Allegheny Trails, a 134- mile rail-trail network that encompasses trails located throughout the Allegheny Mountains.  More...

Tussey’s 10th Relay For Life

Tussey Mountain Relay For Life Circle of Friends team members, from the left, Jim Deluca, Elaine Meck and Angela Deluca, placed the event’s theme sign at the opening of the 10th annual event th More...

General News

Twelve TV shows for cool summer viewing

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors warn against getting too much sun. Fortunately, there’s lots of cool TV ahead to keep us out of harm’s way. More...

Chelsea Handler heading to Netflix with talk show

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is expanding its empire of original content with a talk show to be hosted by Chelsea Handler.  More...

Asthma rates drop, but experts not breathing easier

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey suggests asthma in the U.S. may finally be on the decline. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Costa Rica pulls off another upset

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup of surprises is turning into a sweet samba party for teams from the Americas.  Having already stunned one former world champion, little Costa Rica shocked another on Friday and sent a third one home. More...

Wie takes the lead at the midway point

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — For all the interest in the men and women playing Pinehurst No. 2 in consecutive weeks, Michelle Wie and Lexi Thompson made the U.S. Women’s Open more closely resemble the first LPGA Tour major of the year.  More...

Texas blanks Vanderbilt 4-0

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Religion News

Presbyterians to divest as protest against Israel

DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians, voting to sell church stock in three compa More...

Area Vacation Bible Schools scheduled

12th Street UMC   More...

Comfort dog will join church

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Sporting his blue service dog vest, Eddie walked alongside one of his handlers at Peace Lutheran Church. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Prenups are important later in life

Dear Annie: I am a 61-yearold woman. I am retired, and I live off of my investments, which generate enough income for me to live comfortably. I have paid off my mortgage on the home in which I’ve lived for 30 years. More...

Doctor K

Jury is still out on taking multivitamins

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a healthy 50-year-old woman. Do I need to take a multivitamin/ mineral supplement?  DEAR READER: Following the news on supplements is like watching a pingpong match. More...

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