July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local eateries give customers options

The expanding variety of restaurants and cafés in Huntingdon Borough has contributed to thriving competition, especially in the summer months, and owners said it’s been good for business. More...

Area rabies cases low; residents to heed signs

So far during this observation year, the state Department of Agriculture has only reported one animal positive for rabies in Huntingdon County with the detection of a rabid raccoon in April. More...

Local News

Bedford County World War II monument to be unveiled, dedicated Sept. 6

“It’s a monument that Bedford Countians will be proud of for centuries to come.” That is the way Dennis Tice, Bedford, describes the conclusion of a four-year project involving the upcoming unveiling and dedication of a World War II More...

No additional information on man missing in ocean

As of press time today, no additional information was available from the United States Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police or The Daily News’ sister paper, The Ocean City Sentinel, on recovery efforts for former Huntingdon resident Andrew Chri More...

Area briefs

SCV Lions Club hootenanny set for July 26   ONEIDA TWP. — The Stone Creek Valley Lions Club will hold its monthly hootenanny Saturday, July 26, at the Lions Park outside stage along Cold Springs Road (weather permitting). More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 23   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Recalling the famous concerts of Jim Reeves

Part 2 Although Reeves’ accomplished career as an entertainer and innovator in the advancement of the new “Nashville Sound” was silenced on that fateful day a half century ago, his music lives on with many posthumous hits charting regularly into the More...

Local Sports

Curve rally tops Rock Cats 10-9

The Altoona Curve squandered an early lead but rallied late to down the New Britain Rock Cats 10-9 Tuesday night at New Britain Stadium. More...

Mahoning Valley edges Spikes 3-1

Alex De Leon contributed a pair of hits, including his second professional triple, but the State College Spikes dropped a 3-1 decision to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers Tuesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Mark Charles Snyder, 11773 Valley St., Mill Creek, and Deanna Jean Shaffer, also of Mill Creek.  Ryan Frederick Wagner, 20 S. Jefferson St. Apt. 2D, Mount Union, and Brooke Renee Lane, also of Mount Union.  Terry Lee Bookwalter, 731 E. More...

Pain 101: Understanding and finding relief for body pains

Whether it’s sharp or dull, off and on or constant, pain can be a real pain at times. More...

Happy Birthday

LOK WHO’S 12! Happy birthday wishes go out to Addisyn Monroe Bracco who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She is the oldest daughter of Joseph and Kelli Bracco of Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 24, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

County project near completion

The renovations to the Huntingdon County Courthouse are moving at a rapid pace and county officials expect contractors to complete work next month. County planning director Mark Colussy told The Daily News he’s pleased with the progress. More...

County’s leaders accept Dui grant

At Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Huntingdon County Board of Commissioners, members considered a resolution to accept a $10,000 grant for the Huntingdon County DUI Task Force. More...

Victim transported to hospital

A unit from Marklesburg Ambulance departs J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital after transporting a possible drowning victim this morning. More...

State  Free Access 

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Hearing held to determine fate of property

75 Years Ago  One of the outstanding features of the Huntingdon County Fair this year will be the beautiful wedding ceremony which will take place at the grandstand on the opening night. More...

Business News

Barber school to open on Fairgrounds Road

Folks who are interested in getting into the barber business can begin their training right here in Huntingdon County beginning in September.  Huntingdon native and Calvary Christian Academy graduate Joe Martin is closing up his barber shop in B More...

Repair business opens in Mount Union

A new business on North Jefferson Street in Mount Union will help residents with their computer repair and maintenance close to home.  Johnny Himes, a 2001 Mount Union Area High School graduate, who is also employed with the Mount Union Area Sch More...

Kish Travel Specialists attend Sandals Resorts workshop

Sandy Hunley, LeAnn Smith and Sandy Berardis of Kish Travel participated in an intensive travel agent workshop June 25 administered by Unique Vacations Inc. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blue Jays down Red Sox; Bucs hold off Dodgers

TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.  More...

Mercury win 13th straight

SEATTLE (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.  More...

Former Cowboy RB dies

DALLAS (AP) — Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 12 seasons and went to three Super Bowls, has died. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You aren’t giving your parents any credit

Dear Annie: I am 37 and divorced. I identify myself as bisexual and try to live my dating life very privately. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dirty or clean? Check the soap

Dear Heloise: We read your column every day in the Ventura County (Calif.) Star. My family has come up with a hint that may help others who never know if the dishes in the DISHWASHER are clean or dirty. More...

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