July 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

No jury selected in sex abuse case

A Three Springs man accused of inappropriately touching a child will not go to trial later this month after Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz was unable to seat a jury Monday morning.  “This is the first time this has ever happe More...

Cromwell Twp. citizen angry with supervisors

While work on the construction of a community sewage system in the Pogue and Pine Tree Village areas of Cromwell Township is progressing on schedule, a mobile home community owner told township supervisors they not living up to expectations of reside More...

Beautiful baby entries, ballot published today

Managing Editor  It’s time for folks to choose The Daily News’ sixth annual Most Beautiful Baby, as the 45 smiling entries can be found on pages 16-17 in today’s edition.  More...

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State police searching for two missing juveniles

State police at Huntingdon are searching for two Mount Union sisters after they were reported missing early this morning.  The juveniles, Rachel Marshall, 17, and Julie Marshall, 13, were last seen at their residence at 15320 Croghan Pike in Shi More...

Liberty Township supervisors acknowledge roadwork bids, donations

The Liberty Township Supervisors, at their regular monthly meeting Monday night, awarded a lone bid for summer road improvements in the municipality and recognized two local sources for recent donations.  The session, held in the township buildi More...

Route 829 accident claims one

A Broad Top City woman died and three children were injured in a one-vehicle crash along Route 829 in Union Township Monday evening. More...

General News

New docs get boot camp

CHICAGO (AP) — First-day jitters come with any new job but when the work involves pushing needles into strangers’ bellies, stitching up gaping wounds or even delivering babies, that debut can be especially nerve-wracking — for every More...

Editorial

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Food for thought

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The “letter” that follows might well have been a composite of a number of letters that teacher candidates wrote to schools with an open teaching position. More...

Is there a patriotism gap?

Despite prolonged economic troubles, deep political divisions, headaches abroad and a sense that the country is on the wrong track, the heartening news this summer is that a majority of people say they often feel proud to be an American.  More...

More Americanized Supreme Court has long way ahead to do more

As rarely as I celebrate decisions of the Roberts Supreme Court, I certainly agree with its unanimous ruling that protects the privacy rights of cellphone users from government searches without due process.  More...

People/Pastimes

Reynolds-Putt

Jessica Putt of Saxton and Kirk Reynolds of Alexandria were united in marriage Sunday, June 22, 2014, on the Croquet Lawn at Toftrees Golf Resort, State College. The Rev. Dan Hammel presided over the 3 p.m. ceremony. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Allen Erdman who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. His proud parents are Craig and Shya (Price) Erdman of Huntingdon. More...

Engaged to Wed

Ashley Rusk and Dennis LaVoie Jr., both of Huntingdon, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Laura Rusk and Steve and Lexi Rusk, all of Huntingdon. More...

Doctor K

Don’t use tablets as substitute for time with kids

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have an 18-month-old who loves to play on my iPad. I think it’s fine; my wife doesn’t. More...

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Missing juveniles located

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One dead, three injured in crash

A 35-year-old Broad Top City woman was killed and three children moderately injured in a onevehicle accident along Route 829 in Union Township just before 5:30 p.m. Monday.  More...

Locals qualify for world tournament

Horseshoe pitchers from the Stone Creek Valley Lion’s Club Horseshoe League will take their talents to Buffalo, New York, later this week for a major horseshoe tournament with players from all over the country.   More...

Future of fundraiser debated by chamber

The board of directors for the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, meeting at the J.C. More...

State  Free Access 

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.  More...

Family of teen slain in ’68 appeals for info

READING (AP) — Forty-six years after a Philadelphia teen’s disappearance and slaying, the girl’s family accepted her cremated remains Monday and asked for the public’s help in finding her killer.  More...

From Russia to Pittsburgh with classical music

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Something about the day seemed odd.  For more than a week in September 1989, Mikhail Istomin and his fellow musicians from the Leningrad Conservatory String Quartet had traveled along the East Coast, playing concerts on t More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Davis starts six-run 11th in Orioles 8-2 win over Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Davis snapped a lengthy slump with a tiebreaking homer in the 11th inning, part of a sixrun uprising that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Washington Nationals 8-2 on Monday night.  More...

Curve rally downs Erie 4-3 in 11

All-Star Drew Maggi delivered the walk-off single to score fellow All-Star Alen Hanson in the bottom of the 10th inning to guide the Curve to a sixthstraight victory with a 4-3, extrainnings win Monday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

NCAA suggests limited practice contact

The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.  More...

Chatter Box

Chatter Box

Acts of kindness go a long way

It’s been said a kind word goes a long way, and it’s the truth. I had a complimentary phone call and a very kind gesture made in my direction Monday and it brightened what would have ordinarily been a thankless day. More...

Healthy Living

FOODS ON THE BARBIE NEED NOT BE UNHEALTHY

Barbecue season is in full swing, and that means many evenings spent dining outdoors with a feast of grilled foods at your beck and call. More...

HOW TO PREVENT MUSCLE SORENESS

Daily exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. More...

DID YOU KNOW

Though organic foods tend to be more costly, men and women looking to shed a few extra pounds might .nd it’s worth a few extra dollars to buy organic dairy rather than more traditional and less expensive alternatives.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

This incident has poisoned the well ANNIE

dear annie: I’ve been friends with “Louise” for 35 years. She sees the same doctor I do.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 9, 2014: More...

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