July 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

TMSB members approve positions

With the first day of school in the Tussey Mountain School District set for Monday, Aug. 25, for teachers and Wednesday, Aug. More...

Resident voices concern over speed limits

After a visit from a concerned resident at the monthly meeting of the Walker Township Board of Supervisors Monday, the board agreed to request a speed test to be done on one local road.  More...

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Local News

Cooler temps expected

Temperatures were a balmy 72 degrees in Mount Union early this morning ahead of a storm system expected to bring rain and thundershowers throughout the day and evening ahead of cooler temperatures th More...

Mapleton Borough Council members discuss mowing

Mapleton Borough Council members announced during their monthly meeting Monday they will consider hiring an outside contractor to mow within the municipality.  Council president Dale Kauffman said he and other council members have approached Smi More...

Police Log

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World  Free Access 

Rush-hour Moscow subway derails

MOSCOW (AP) — A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of morning rush hour. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cespedes repeats as home run derby champ

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.  The Oakland Athletics outfielder simply trusted his own strength.  Cespedes became the first repeat w More...

All-Star Notebook

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chase Utley would prefer to remain with the Philadelphia Phillies, the team that drafted him 14 years ago.  More...

Cardinal ace Wainwright gets All-Star start

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.  There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robyn Mackenzie Bracco who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. More...

County native named associate dean at PSU’s Smeal College

Huntingdon County native Brian Cameron will join the administration of the Penn State Smeal College of Business this fall as its new associate dean for professional master’s programs.  More...

Engaged to Wed

Ashleigh 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...

Annie's Mailbox

Annie's Mailbox

There’s no point inviting her to events

Dear Annie: My husband and I have three children, two of whom recently graduated college. We knew the dates of the graduations five months in advance, and we told my mother, the only grandparent they have. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 16, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

The cost of making a cone

Ice cream businesses deal with rising wholesale prices

July is Ice Cream Month, and some local ice cream businesses are finding it may cost them a little more to make the sweet treat as the wholesale price of ice cream products continues to rise.  Mary Lou Couch, owner of Couch’s Sub and Groce More...

Safety key for bikers and motorists

After two motorcycle accidents in the county in recent days, bikers and motorists are being reminded to watch out for one another on the road.  Zeke Cohenour, vice president of Alliance of Bikers Aimed Towards Education (ABATE) Highlanders Chapt More...

Borough resignations addressed by council

Alexandria Borough Council learned during its monthly meeting Monday night it will be faced with two resignations in the near future.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gasoline caused mystery odor in homes

SKIPPACK (AP) — Gasoline tainted groundwater caused the mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of more than 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, authorities said Monday.  More...

Corbett plunges into fight for state pension bill

Associated Press  GLENSHAW (AP) — Gov. More...

Coroner: Truck that lost corpse was due to be replaced

FEASTERVILLE (AP) — Wear and tear on a pickup truck used to transport bodies caused a hatchback to open and a corpse to fall on to a busy highway, an apologetic coroner in Pennsylvania said.  Bucks County Coroner Joseph Campbell identified More...

General News

Saxton Community Library

Thank you to those who generously made donations this month: White, Jenkins and Johnson, Coolidge Eichelberger Jr., McGhees Used Cars, James Risbon, Shawn and Holly Leppo, Al and Nancy Masood, Drs. More...

Rotarians learn about Interact Club

The Huntingdon Rotary Club learned about the latest happenings in the Huntingdon Interact Club. More...

Rotary Club president passes gavel

During the July 1 Huntingdon Rotary Club luncheon meeting, 2013-14 club president Dwight Beall, left, officially turned over the reins of the club to incoming 2014-15 club president Yvonne Martin. More...

Editorial

No knowledge of deceitful tactics

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

A more important mission

Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Route 22 vs. Route 26   More...

Chatter Box

Favorite signs of summer found across county

Can you believe it’s the middle of July? I feel like it wasn’t that long ago we were yearning for spring and summer weather. More...

Healthy Living

KEEP SKIN HEALTHY BY KNOWING SUNSCREEN FACTS

The best way to care for skin is to be smart about sun exposure. Too much unprotected exposure to the sun can cause a host of problems, from premature wrinkling to skin cancer. More...

POWER OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE

A balanced diet, exercise, genetics, and even certain medications can work in concert to make a person healthy. But a person’s demeanor also can factor into personal health. More...

DID YOU KNOW

The term colorblindness is misleading. Many people who are colorblind are actually color de.cient, which means they have dif.culty distinguishing certain hues. More...

Doctor K

Heart Desease risk is not based on choloterol alone

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am 71 years old. My LDL cholesterol is 160, but my HDL is 122. More...

Misc

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