July 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Consultant reports on MUAHS roof

The Mount Union Area School Board is exploring options for the replacement of a large a section of roof at the high school after learning from a consultant that the deteriorated material is at risk of coming off.  Derek Secrest, representative o More...

Authorities stress being safe near train tracks

After a pedestrian was killed by a train in Westmoreland County earlier this week, local law enforcement and railroad authorities are reminding folks of the importance of safety when traveling in the area of tracks in Huntingdon County.  More...

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Police Log

DUI   WOOD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 33-yearold male was stopped for numerous traffic violations in the area of Route 913 at Cooks Road at 12:21 a.m. July 13. More...

A guide for looking your best

As many busy women know, a daily beauty regimen requires effort and time, but it also has a significant payoff. More...

Latest crack in a broken immigration system

In a bustling room at the Third Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico a group of white and Latino parishioners gathered for a workshop on immigration. They wanted to learn more about the issue.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week of July 18

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 18.  House  More...

Who’s doing the buttering?

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

Op-Ed

Branding school lunches as Obamafare

Ah, progress.  In the 2012 elections, Republicans cast themselves as budget balancers by promising to whack welfare programs for the poor, snarling that such people are “takers” and “moochers.”  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Sarah-Jane E. Hoffer and Clair W. Miller, both of Huntingdon, are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

Standing Stone seniors install officers

The Standing Stone Senior Citizens met July 16 for a special membership meeting to install the officers and board of directors recently elected for the 2014-15 term.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Spend one week on your own

Dear Annie: My significant other of 20 years is a great guy, and he’s been wonderful to me. Here’s the problem: “Bob” has an 11-year-old autistic grandson. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini if born before 10:58 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 23, 2014:  More...

Former area man missing in ocean

The search for former Huntingdon man who went missing in the surf off the coast of Longport, Atlantic City, New Jersey, following a boat crash late Sunday night has now turned into a recovery mission  The United State Coast Guard resumed its sea More...

Council votes to purchase new trucks

After tabling the topic last week, Huntingdon Borough Council voted 5-1 to purchase two Ford F-550 trucks during a special meeting Monday afternoon.  Council agreed the purchase price of each truck will not exceed $85,000. More...

Springfield supervisors vote on Bratton Road

After a two and one-halfyear impasse, Springfield Township Supervisors Kevin Detwiler and board chairman Allen Allison agreed Monday evening to accept responsibility for fourtenths of a mile of Bratton Road and make repairs to it when possible.  More...

State  Free Access 

State sees third rating downgrade in two years

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania received its third bond downgrade in two years Monday, after Gov. More...

Couple killed by suspects hired to do chores

Associated Press  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retired Philadelphia couple was strangled by two men hired to do household chores after the wife caught one trying to steal money, authorities said Monday.  More...

Erie County couple wants gay marriage validated

ERIE (AP) — Two northwestern Pennsylvania women want a judge to validate their marriage, the license for which was issued by a rogue county clerk before this year’s landmark court decision that allowed gays to wed in the state.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big BowlsbyTheissuesDaily News, Hunt ingdon, PA12’s warning

DALLAS (AP) — 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.  “You’re going to hate it going forward,” Bowlsby said. More...

Huntingdon tops Mount Union

Logan Fisher didn’t allow a hit over five innings for Huntingdon Monday evening in the Area Five 15-16 Tournament in Mount Union. That was enough to record a no-hit gem as Huntingdon blanked Mount Union 10-0 at the Municipal Park.  More...

Ortiz homers twice for BoSox

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the alltime list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays More...

Chatter Box

Thankful for generosity in a small community

There’s something to be said about a small community. Sunday, our two chocolate labs decided to go on a journey across Piney Ridge (not the first time). More...

Healthy Living

HOW TO SNEAK FRUITS AND VEGETABLES INTO ANY RECIPE

Fruits and vegetables are the building blocks of a healthy diet. More...

EXPLORE NATURAL SLEEP REMEDIES

Sleep is a natural process designed to recharge the body and mind. Although some people .nd no dif.culty in settling down for the night, many others profess to have periodic or chronic sleep problems. More...

Doctor K

Main culprit in skin damage is sun exposure

DEAR DOCTOR K: As I’ve entered my 40s, the skin on my hands and face has started to change. What happens to our skin as we age?  DEAR READER: The shortest answer is that our skin gets old, like the rest of us. More...

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