June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tussey secretary retires after 38 years

For retiring Tussey Mountain High School guidance counselor office secretary Gwen Smith of Saxton, the past 38 years of service to the school district have been very rewarding, not just in terms of employment, but for the opportunity to help a countl More...

Texting 911 in county could come in future

Cellphone providers T-Mobile and Verizon recently offered residents in the Pittsburgh area the ability to text 911 in the event of an emergency, but, locally, the Huntingdon County Dispatch Center does not yet have the capability to make that happen. More...

Local News

Police are investigating graffiti incident

The Mount Union Borough Police Department is investigating an incident of racial graffiti in Hartman Village reported around 7 p.m. Tuesday. According to Cpl. More...

Huntingdon man charged with indecent assault

A 19-year-old Huntingdon man is facing numerous charges of indecent assault after he allegedly inappropriately touched a female juvenile over a five-year period in Huntingdon Borough and Smithfield Township. More...

Old-Time Photos

An undated photo shows two men sitting in front of a charcoal hearth. Neither the location nor identity of the men is known. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Raystown Dam remains closed to visitors

75 Years Ago  John H. Biddle, publisher of The Daily News, was the speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club at the American Legion Home. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 26   Huntingdon House p Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Rogers fans 11 as Rock Cats defeat Curve

New Britain’s Taylor Rogers struck out a career-high 11 batters and the Curve whiffed 12 times overall in a 3-1 road tripclosing loss to the Rock Cats Wednesday afternoon at New Britain Stadium. More...

Jammers hold off Spikes in 12 for 8-7 victory

Rowan Wick continued his impressive power display with a pair of home runs to increase his season total to nine, and the State College Spikes came back from a 7-2 deficit to force extra innings, but the Jamestown Jammers plated a run in the 12th inni More...

City League Baseball:

Bafia Builders top Royals

Bafia Builders picked up its third win in the last four games Wednesday against the Royals. Josh Bafia went four for four and pitched a complete game in a 10-4 win.  Bafia scored once and drove in one run. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Evidence proves oceans are rising

Editor  The Daily News  Dear Editor:   More...

Water refugees

Like most Americans, I always took the clean water running out of my tap for granted. More...

You Should Know

Q: Where are the health inspectors located in Huntingdon County?   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Huntingdon Horsemen has 509 entries in two-day show

Huntingdon Horsemen held its first two-day show of the season May 24-25 at the Isenberg- Hughes Memorial Showgrounds on Warrior Ridge west of Huntingdon. More...

Farmers’ Market Voice

An introduction to micro greens

Every so often there comes along a new vegetable that makes a name for itself as if it had been invented by Steve Jobs in his spare time as a tech mogul. More...

4-H Club News

Countywide Dairy Beef Community

Countywide Dairy Beef Community 4-H Club members took a tour of Ritchey’s Dairy in Martinsburg May 21. During the tour, members learned a lot and then they enjoyed ice cream. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Be honest without sounding bitter

Dear Annie: My husband had an affair for three years. I had no idea this was going on until he told me and filed for divorce.  We have two teenage children, and I haven’t talked very much with them about the situation. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 27, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Hospital hoping for cigarette tax

As state budget talks heat up, hospitals like J.C. More...

JV board members OK district budget

With no discussion from Juniata Valley School Board members, the district’s 2014-15 budget was passed and the resignation of board member Dr. Peter Hopsicker was officially accepted during their regular meeting Wednesday. More...

Weather clears out Creation

Tarps and chairs sat vacant at the main stage arena at Creation Wednesday night as thousands of Christian music fans at the Agape Farm and Retreat Center, Shirleysburg, waited out severe thunderstorm More...

State  Free Access 

Attorney general corrects statement on Sandusky

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Wednesday that she was wrong when she said that two young men accused Jerry Sandusky of abuse after the agency’s investigation into the former Penn State assistant coach began.& More...

Senate prepares for House’s $29.1B GOP budget plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — A $29.1 billion Republican-penned budget plan that makes higher payments to public schools, human services and public pension funds passed late Wednesday but was headed for certain changes in the Senate as the new fiscal year More...

State sought doctor information from abortion clinics

HARRISBURG (AP) — Planned Parenthood has been asked to provide information about its physicians’ admitting privileges at Pennsylvania hospitals — privileges required in other states that have sparked lawsuits and closed abortion cli More...

World  Free Access 

NFL agrees to remove $675M cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players. More...

Heart pacer-zapper benefits women more

CHICAGO (AP) — Women with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College World Series:

Norwood home run gives Vanderbilt title

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Giants’ Lincecum no-hits Padres for second time

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.  More...

World Cup Soccer:

Messi scores twice to lead Argentina past Nigeria

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in the last World Cup Group F match on Wednesday, with Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa scoring two goals each before Marcos Rojo kneed in the winner.  Argentina topped the group and Niger More...

People/Pastimes

Former Mount Union couple marks 60 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Warren and Lucretia (Knable) Somers of Bellefonte, and formerly of Mount Union, who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today Thursday, June 26, 2014. More...

Retired HASD teachers celebrate 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Pat and Elaine Frazier who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, June 26, 2014.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kyler Robert Garner who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, June 26, 2014. His proud parents are Alexander and Krista Garner of Huntingdon. Kyler has a little sister, Aubrey. More...

Doctor K

Puberty brings flood of physical and emotional changes

DEAR DOCTOR K: What can I expect when my son goes through puberty?  DEAR READER: I’m tempted to reply: “You don’t want to know.” Then again, you wrote me expecting an answer, so here goes.  More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

Ageless wonder

Carl Edwards had to fight off a last-lap nip by veteran Jeff Gordon to win at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday. Gordon was so impressed with Edwards’ driving ability that he went to Victory Lane to shake the hand of the winning driver.  More...

SONOMA REWIND

Team Penske is ready to challenge for the championship

Travis Geisler, competition director for Team Penske, told reporters at Sonoma Raceway that the team is on track to challenge for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.  Brad Keselowski took the title in 2012. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

What do we know about Carl’s future?   More...

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