June 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline extended for tax/rent rebates

The deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 property tax/rent rebate program has been extended to the end of the year. More...

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ABA: Lawyers can scour jurors’ social media sites

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.  The American Bar Association says it’s ethical for lawyers to scour online for publicly available musings of citizens called for More...

VA falls short on female medical issues

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment: to attend to the needs of the rising ranks of female veterans returning More...

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General News

Few immediate consequences for child immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of immigrant children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America to cross alone into the United States can live in American cities, attend public schools and possibly work here for years without consequences.&nb More...

Report: Half of veterans with PTSD got treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only about half of the veterans diagnosed with PTSD last year after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan received the recommended therapy despite efforts by the Department of Veterans Affairs to beef up its mental health staffing, More...

People/Pastimes

Three Springs Senior Center

Members of the Three Springs Senior Center participated in the “Olympics” at the center recently. The games began with warm-up exercises. More...

Tech tips for summer travel abroad

Whether you’re seeking the view from the London Eye, the thrill of zip-lining in Belize or the taste of an icy cold gelato in the streets of Rome — summer adventure is calling.  World travel on the rise  More...

Share gatherings and reunions in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus if born before 7:05 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 24, 2014:  More...

PennDOT crew seal coats roads

It’s the time of year when the smell of hot asphalt and tar are familiar to motorists on county roads. More...

Tussey’s 10th relay brings in $26,000

A total of $26,300 was raised during the 10th annual Tussey Mountain Relay For Life that wrapped up Saturday morning after participants walked for 24 hours straight. More...

A busy weekend for summer activities

From the left, Lily Lauver, Serena Robinson, Aaliyah Swope- Hancock, Alissa Gantt and Amiyah Humphrey enjoy snow cones at the fourth annual Huntingdon County Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at Portst More...

State  Free Access 

Bad science led to murder-by-arson sentence

The arsonist who killed Ji Yun Lee was especially cruel and calculating, dousing her small cabin in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains with more than 60 gallons of gasoline and heating fuel and setting at least eight fires, ending at the front doo More...

Zapped driver sheds stun gun barbs, flees

SALEM, N.H. More...

Tension continues over school’s Redskins name

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Though the academic year has come to an end, a racially charged controversy continues for a high school newspaper in the Philadelphia area.  The Neshaminy school board has scheduled two meetings this week to discuss stu More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 23   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ortiz homers in 10th to give Red Sox 7-6 win

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Virginia’s O’Connor comes home in CWS

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Streelman charges to win by one over Sergio

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the Travelers Championship by a stroke at TPC River Highlands.  Streelman shot his second straight 6-under 64 to finish at 15-under 265. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife’s feelings need to be considered

Dear Annie: About a year ago, I ran into a woman I used to spend time with in high school. We are both married, although she is going through a divorce. More...

Hints from Heloise

Watts up with that?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about the wattage of microwaves:  More...

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