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Community day events planned in Robertsdale

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Local News

Hard to believe it’s late July

A temperature sign read 52 degrees early this morning in Smithfield Township, marking some of July’s coolest temperatures yet. More...

Area brief

‘Dining with Diabetes’ information session to be held in Broad Top The Penn State Extension and Broad Top Area Medical Center will host a “Dining with Diabetes” education session from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, More...

Mill Creek man facing more sex abuse charges

A Mill Creek man who pleaded no contest to sex crime charges in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas just two weeks ago was arrested once again Tuesday on similar charges.  Andrew Joseph Patterson, 29, has been charged by state police at More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Second public playground opens in Mount Union

75 Years Ago  The second public playground built under the supervision of the Works Progress Administration and supervised by Orrel Sellers was opened in Mount Union July 26. The playground is located in north Mount Union.  More...

Business News

Miller Auto Parts employee honored for five decades with company

In a time and area where the job market can often be volatile, one Huntingdon woman has been employed at the same place for 50 years.  Kay Reed of Huntingdon started as a desk clerk at Miller Auto Parts Monday July 28, 1964, when she was just 18 More...

Northwest Bancshares announces second quarter earnings

Northwest Bancshares Inc. (NasdaqGS: NWBI) announced net income for the quarter ended June 30 of $12.7 million, or $0.14 per diluted share.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

July 21, 2014  William T. Reyan Jr. and Margaret Reyan, grantors, to Candy L. Waite and Travis L. Waite, property in Petersburg Borough, $1.  Jean M. Fagan, grantor, to Kenneth L. Fagan, property in Huntingdon Borough, $1.  More...

Local Sports

City League

Brenneman’s rallies late to top Moose in opener

Defending Huntingdon City League champions Brenneman’s Meat Market found a way to take the lead late in the best of five series opener against Moose Tuesday. More...

The Juniata Valley Youth Baseball League all-star team

  The Juniata Valley Youth Baseball League all-star team won the Bellwood-Antis Tournament earlier this month. More...

People/Pastimes

Regional dishes featuring delicious peanut butter

In kitchens, cafeterias and restaurants nationwide, our local food preferences may be unique, and our culinary traditions may be diverse, but we all share a common bond: a love for peanut butter.  More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 12TH BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Payton Hack who turns 12 years old today, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. He is the son of Greg and Elisha Hack of Huntingdon. More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo if born before 12:09 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 31, 2014:  More...

Annual Rotary Chicken Barbecue

Rotarians, from the left, Mike Ross, Matt Price and Jamie Muir prepared chicken for the 56th annual Huntingdon Rotary Club Chicken Barbecue at Detwiler Memorial Field this morning. More...

Jobless rate down 0.7 points in June

After a small rise in May, Huntingdon County’s unemployment dipped to 7.2 percent in June; a drop of 0.7 percentage points. More...

Commissioners OK criminal justice review

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith and county probation director Tim Guisler discuss an upcoming Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) evaluation with the three-membe More...

State  Free Access 

Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON (AP) — Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well.  The compan More...

US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal gove More...

Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued sta More...

World  Free Access 

US consumer confidence jumps during July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.  The Conference Board said Tuesday that its confidence index rose to 90.9 in July from an upwardly revised 86.4 in June. More...

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.  More...

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 30   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pirates down Giants 3-1, within game of Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.  More...

Bell hopes to be more productive

LATROBE (AP) — Le’Veon Bell kept watching the tape over and over, equal parts pleased and puzzled by what he saw.  There were times during his rookie season when the Pittsburgh Steelers running back would place his hand on an offensi More...

McIlroy back to work at Akron

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t feel pressured to make decision

Dear Annie: I am 13 and an avid reader of your column. I have been working at a summer program, and I ride a school bus there and back. Two young men ride the same bus. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Funny little kiwifruit

Dear Readers: Have you enjoyed the delicious taste of the funny little brown, furry KIWIFRUIT? These small, fuzzy fruits are just plain fun to eat! They do have a great taste, sort of like strawberries, but not really. More...

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