July 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New plans in place for MU building

A Mount Union area developer is shifting gears on a West Shirley Street property by aiming to transform the space into a mini mall after learning the Sunshine Connection, a Lewistown based MH/MR activity center, cannot muster the funds for a Huntingd More...

Senior centers grants help boost technology

Two area senior centers covered by the Huntingdon-Bedford Fulton Area Agency on Aging are among a group of centers that will be able to boost their technological capabilities thanks to a grant from Gov. More...

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MU Council OKs cameras for police cars

Mount Union Borough Police cruisers will be outfitted with cameras in the near future, a move the borough’s top officer said will improve safety for both police and the public they serve.  More...

Baby contest entries published tomorrow

The photos of 45 entries in The Daily News’ sixth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest will be published on Pages 16-17 of the Tuesday, July 8, edition of The Daily News.  More...

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General News

News of Yesteryear

Event planned to raise funds for community center pool

75 Years Ago Pennsylvania industry had the additional impetus of 115 new business corporations which located in Pennsylvania during June. The announcement was made by Commonwealth Secretary S.M.R. O’Hara. More...

Most union members have ties to government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unions representing government workers are expanding while organized labor has been shedding private sector members over the past half-century.  A majority of union members today now have ties to a government entity, at More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates finish off sweep of Phils 6-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Locke gave up three hits and a walk in eight innings, and Pittsburgh completed its first series sweep of the season.  More...

Djokovic holds off Federer

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer’s regal presence and resurgent play.  More...

Argentina, Netherlands advance

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Argentines didn’t need a late winner from Lionel Messi this time, settling in to protect a 1-0 margin against Belgium that earned them a first trip to the World Cup semifinals in 24 years.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wife deserves complete honesty

Dear Annie: I am a 68-year-old twice-divorced woman who has made some unwise decisions in my life. I’m single (which is fine) and will be retiring at year’s end.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Turmoil on the tube

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about cluttered television screens:  More...

Special Sections

Accident victim drowned in lake

State police at Huntingdon have released the name of the Cumberland County woman who died in a boating accident at Raystown Lake late Thursday.  Francesca Harris, 36, died as a result of the crash. More...

Biosolids disposal is issue for facility

Huntingdon Borough’s wastewater treatment facility can store approximately 90 days worth of biosolids, but facility officials report they are quickly running out of room.  More...

Shirleysburg boy gets shopping spree wish

Nothing grabs attention at a busy shopping center quite like a stretch limousine pulling up to the curb to ferry a VIP into one of his favorite stores, unless, that is, there is a almost 7-foot-tall giraffe waiting to greet his special guest.  More...

State  Free Access 

Smoke alarms installed where four kids died

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Smoke detectors were installed last year inside a row home where four young children died in a fast-moving blaze that engulfed at least 10 residences, fire officials said.  More...

Budget on his desk, Corbett has a lot to consider

HARRISBURG (AP) — With lawmakers’ rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Gov. Tom Corbett will do with the no-newtaxes budget plan sitting on his desk.  More...

Robbery suspect jumps off Pittsburgh bridge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a robbery suspect jumped off a downtown Pittsburgh bridge in an attempt to elude officers, but was caught anyway.  Officials say 27-year-old Evan Thornton jumped off the 10th Street bridge shortly after midnigh More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 7 Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon and Mount Union roll to titles

Huntingdon wins 11-12 title 15-1

Huntingdon came out swinging the bats and made sure they were going to take care of business in the final of the 11-12 year-old Little League all-star tournament. More...

Mount Union wins 9-10 crown 14-4

Mount Union overcame an early deficit to claim the District 11 Little League title over visiting Huntingdon at the Municipal Park Sunday evening by the score of 14-4 in five innings.  More...

Huntingdon splits opening games in 13-14 tourney

Area Five Teener:

Huntingdon opened the VFW Teener League Area Five 13-14 year-old all-star tournament with a pair of games over the weekend. Saturday saw Huntingdon win at home 7-0 over Bald Eagle, but State College up ended Huntingdon Sunday 9-5.  More...

People/Pastimes

From snacks to sides, versatile and delicious meal ideas

Always the convenient go-to option for snack time, grapes from California also bring great taste, texture and added flair to your favorite dishes.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio until 9:24 p.m., when the Moon enters Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 8, 2014:  More...

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