July 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ACA progressing despite challenges

Despite a June Kaiser Family Foundation poll showing 45 percent of adults have an unfavorable opinion of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), enrollment moves forward and according to Cliff Beaver, agency manager and vice presid More...

New coupon program saves subscribers cash

Subscribers have yet another reason to keep reading their hometown newspaper, as The Daily News introduces a new loyalty program, Subscriber Savings Coupons.  More...

Local News

Hospital MRI project to temporarily restrict Bryan Street access and parking

HUNTINGDON BORO. — J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital is investing in a new state-of-the-art wide-bore MRI which is scheduled to be delivered in early August. More...

MU summer program theme is Mount Unity

MOUNT UNION — “Mount Unity” is the theme for Mount Union Borough’s summer recreational park program for the week of July 21. Activities will take place at the Mount Union ball field from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. More...

Butterfly photography session offered

TODD TOWNSHIP, FULTON COUNTY — A butterfly photography session, “Capture the Butterfly,” will be offered from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, with George Barner from Get Outdoors Pa. More...

General News

A full-circle moment for Bolshoi’s American star

NEW YORK (AP) — “Spasiba, Katya,” David Hallberg calls out, thanking a colleague in what sounds like a pretty convincing Russian accent. We’re on our way upstairs to his dressing room at the David H. More...

US-EU trade talks sour amid chlorine chicken fears

BRUSSELS (AP) — Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified “Frankenfood” invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing of a sweeping free trade ag More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McIlroy commanding; has four-stroke lead

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. More...

Bucs come back against Rockies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Travis Snider’s pinch-hit double in the eighth scored Neil Walker to spark the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.  More...

Diaz leads by three in Sylvania

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family.  Now she’s making the decision to juggle both jobs seem like a shrewd move.  More...

Religion News

Area resident travels to Kenya

As people open their eyes and prepare for the day, some turn on the shower, draw water for a bath, turn the faucet on to brush their teeth, get a drink or prepare to cook a meal. More...

Area Vacation Bible Schools planned

Abbey Reformed Church   More...

Galilean service to be held

The 35th annual Galilean Service will be held along the Juniata River near the village of Barree at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the camper and trailer area of the Greene Hills Methodist Church Camp.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Opinions divided on graduation conduct

Dear Annie: “A Graduate’s Mom” should lighten up about decorum at graduation ceremonies. I am a professor at a large university, and I participate in graduation every year. More...

Doctor K

Women with osteoporosis can lower fracture risk

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a 63-year-old woman, and recently I had a screening test for osteoporosis. My “T-score” was minus 2.7. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus if born before 12:36 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 21, 2014: More...

Late blight may hit county crops

Though there have not been any reports of tomato and potato crops being hit with late blight in Huntingdon County this season, it has become a problem in other parts of the state, and it may be only a matter of time before it hits locally.  More...

Debate continues on using biosolids

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to Class A biosolids produced at the Huntingdon Borough Wastewater Treatment Facility and facility supervisor John Buskirk wants folks to know it’s not exactly what they think.  More...

Professor marries same-sex couple in county

The walk down the aisle is a momentous occasion in any couple’s history, especially so for Deb Tumlin and Caroline Gillich of Huntingdon, whose journey to their wedding day began 16 years ago.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit

STORRS, Conn. More...

Congressional staffer arrested on charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said.  Ryan Shucard, press secretary for Republican Rep. More...

World  Free Access 

US: Can’t rule out Russian role in plane downing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 19   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, July 20   More...

Local Sports

Bafia Builders surge by Park’s for City win

Regular season play in the Huntingdon City League is winding down with games that still matter in the standings. Bafia Builders moved closer to second place with a 12-1 win over Park’s Garbage Service Friday.  More...

Clearfield rally ousts Mount Union

It was a hard fought battle for Mount Union’s 9-10 Little League all-star team. More...

Bellefonte tops Huntingdon 9-7

Huntingdon’s 15-16 year-old all-star team saw another game slip away from them in the Area Five tournament at Bellefonte Friday. Five errors hurt the cause as Bellefonte scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth to win 9-7.  More...

People/Pastimes

Hosting a kid-friendly and fun dinner party

Children do not often attend dinner parties. Adults with children typically leave the kids with a babysitter when attending a dinner parties with colleagues or friends.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Jo Jefferis who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, July 19, 2014. Her proud parents are Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. More...

Announce anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

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