July 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Agencies to enforce safety over holiday

Representatives from various law enforcement organizations held a press conference Monday to remind folks about the dangers of impaired driving and boating this holiday weekend.  More...

Heat can contribute to park ride injuries

As summer gets into full swing and more and more families visit amusement parks, fairs and festivals, the state Department of Agriculture is reminding folks about the importance of exercising caution on hot days to avoid injuries while riding rides.& More...

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Retired teacher’s book is publishing award finalist

Local author and retired Juniata Valley High School English teacher Michael Fields’ most recent novel, “Twin River,” was recently chosen as a finalist in the military category of the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards  More...

Organization open to HR professionals

Human resource professionals will have expanded opportunities to learn and network in the Mifflin, Juniata and Huntingdon County region. More...

Editorial

Fiscal responsibility

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Taxpayers will be stuck with the bill

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How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending June 27

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 27.  House  More...

People/Pastimes

VRE awards scholarships

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 25 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions.  More...

Juniata College announces dean’s list

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0  The following students achieved Juniata’s dean’s list for the spring semester of 2014:  — Katelyn Aurand of Huntingdon is a senio More...

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Stephen Lane of Three Springs, center, has been selected to receive a $2,500 Raymond A. Krome Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation. More...

Doctor K

Stop drinking to prevent pancreatitis

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor has diagnosed me with chronic pancreatitis. Could this be related to my drinking? Can this condition be reversed?  DEAR READER: Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, the large gland that lies behind the stomach. More...

PennDOT plans to improve turn

PennDOT’s efforts to help motorists travel through McAlevys Fort caused much speculation in the weeks following the unveiling of a proposal to overhaul the intersection of state routes 26 and 305 at a public meeting in May.  More...

SHCSD residents will see a tax hike

Daily News Staff Writer  With next to no discussion, the Southern Huntingdon County School Board passed the district’s $16.5 million budget during its monthly board meeting Monday night.  More...

Attorney clarifies realty transfer tax rate

Though residents who buy or sell property will see a rise in the amount of money they pay in Realty Transfer Taxes, it will not be due to a change in the rate, as previously reported in the June 28 edition of The Daily News.  More...

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Fracking study finds new gas wells leak more

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Pennsylvania’s gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.  More...

Court won’t speed up Spanier lawsuit v. Freeh

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday turned down a request by former FBI director Louis Freeh to force Penn State’s onetime president to proceed with a civil claim he initiated last year.  More...

Ex-pastor pleads no contest to killing first wife

LEBANON (AP) — A former Pennsylvania pastor serving a life sentence in the fatal bludgeoning of his second wife entered a surprise no-contest plea Monday to charges that he killed his first wife in 1999.  Arthur “A.B.” Schirmer More...

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Arrieta yields one hit to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Jake Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Boston 2-0 on Monday night in the opener of only the second series between the teams at Fenway Park sin More...

Huntingdon no-hits Mount Union to win

By DENNY SROKA  Contributing Writer  More...

Djokovic and Murray advance

LONDON (AP) — As the rain wreaks havoc on the Wimbledon schedule and players start to complain, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic have found little reason to worry about the weather.  It helped that both got to play Monday on Centre Court, th More...

Chatter Box

Happy Fourth of July

There’s so much to look forward to and enjoy this time of year — picnics, fireworks, fun on the lake, long days, sunshine, fresh fruits and veggies — I could go on and on. More...

Healthy Living

LEARN HOW TO INCREASE CYCLING STAMINA

Cycling is a great recreational activity and a fun way to stay in shape. Some people bike to work to save money and reduce fuel consumption, while others ride to give their bodies a demanding cardiovascular workout. More...

RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AFFECTS MANY

Millions of people are af.icted with restless legs syndrome, an uncomfortable neurological condition that may lead them to repeatedly move their limbs to .nd relief. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

No one in this scenario is innocent

Dear Annie: Twenty-eight years ago, I was married with three children. We moved to a small city and met “Jane and Doug” and their children. Jane and I became instant friends, and our children played together. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 2, 2014:  More...

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