July 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

woman works to provide electricity

A James Creek native and Juniata College student is working to electrify Africa.  Alexis Stone, a rising sophomore in the politics department, has joined the ONE Power Project.  Stone said during her coursework, she “fell in love&rdqu More...

New facilitator to lead county survivor group

A support group designed to care for the needs of those who have lost loved ones to homicide will resume under the direction of a new facilitator, Hollie Ayers, at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the Rory L. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Thomas Smith II Date of Birth: Sept. More...

Tyrone man charged with sex crimes

A Tyrone man is currently incarcerated on $500,000 straight bail on alleged sex charges which took place during a three-year time span between 1993 to 1996 in Warriors Mark Township.  More...

Correction

An article published in the July 16 edition of The Daily News incorrectly stated a Mill Creek man entered a guilty plea on charges of having inappropriate sexual contact with minors.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 26   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 27   More...

Local Sports

Mount Union opens bid with 10-0 win

Mount Union opened the 13-14 year-old VFW state teener league all-star tournament Friday in strong fashion. More...

Juniata athletics adds awards through the summer

Men’s Basketball  More...

Brenneman’s advances with win over Park’s

Park’s Garbage Service fought its way into the playoff the last few days of the regular season, then took top-seeded Brenneman’s Meat Market to a third and decisive game in its semifinal round series Friday. More...

People/Pastimes

Former Elco employees to meet

The first fair of the area starting this week signifies the approaching end of summer, so all are encouraged to join in the monthly breakfast meeting of retired and former Elco employees while the weather is still nice.  More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of John McCoy of McVeytown who will turn 83 years old Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. Greetings may be sent to Meadowview Manor, 2103 U.S. More...

Births

James “Chico” and Brandy (Ritchey) Chaney of Mount Union are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jerrick Robert Chaney, at 11:10 p.m. July 2, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. More...

Religion News

Taking on a sacred mission

New leaders begin serving at Huntingdon County Salvation Army

Envoys Philip and Charity Bender have taken the helm at the Huntingdon County Salvation Army following the retirement of Majors Vernon and Vicki Dolby at the end of June.  For the Benders, the assignment meant not only relocating their family, b More...

Shape note singers keep American tradition alive

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — If these singers were in a sanctuary or on the church grounds, you’d think you were at an old-time revival.  More...

US condemns forced exile of Christians from Mosul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is condemning Islamic militants who have made thousands of Christians flee for their lives from Iraq’s second-largest city.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband’s weight an issue

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 10 years. We have no children. More...

Doctor K

Watch out for excess butter, sugar and salt when eating out

DEAR DOCTOR K: I travel regularly for work, so I have to eat out a lot. Could you give me some strategies to make restaurant meals healthier?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo if born before 11:37 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 28, 2014:  More...

Funding issues impact seniors

Although the state’s 52 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) budgets will retain the same level of funding as last fiscal year, overall spending restraints will continue to negatively impact senior citizens centers, it was learned at Friday morning&rsq More...

Sex assault victims protected in county

In the past few months, an alarming number of sex crime cases involving minors have come through the county court system.  Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith said the number of cases of this nature are growing and he attributes the i More...

Signs of the season

With local produce season in full swing, Aubrey Anderson, left, and her older sister, Isabelle, check on the tomatoes growing in the garden at the family’s produce business, FARM (Family Anders More...

State  Free Access 

US judge denies Spanier bid to halt criminal case

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant f More...

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing three young siblings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.  Two women, includin More...

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn’t much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.  More...

General News

Little sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bank More...

House, Senate chairs offer competing VA bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans’ health care program scandalized by long patient wait t More...

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.  However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ben will have to wait for extension

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US women bounce back

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The United States shuffled its lineup in the second round of the International Crown and got the desired result, beating Spain twice Friday to earn its first points in the eight-country competition.  More...

Furyk, Petrovic share lead

MONTREAL (AP) — Twotime winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.  The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at More...

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