August 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Man dies in pursuit

State police at Huntingdon are investigating the death of a Huntingdon man who died while attempting to flee from a state constable Thursday evening.  John William Parker, 62, was being served a warrant from a constable just before 6 p.m. More...

Mapleton robber sentenced to SCI

A Mapleton man who robbed Peight’s Country Store in Shirley Township in January was sentenced before Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz Thursday morning.  Ryan Keith Shade, 24, will pay court costs, a $1,000 fine and serve 22 mon More...

Local News

Commissioners OK 911 bill

During Tuesday morning’s commissioners’ meeting, Huntingdon County 911 director Rufus Brenneman presented a bill for $4,950 for SBM Electronics. More...

Additional name

A caption for photo of the Huntingdon County Drop-In Center in the July 31 edition of The Daily News inadvertently omitted Bill Ralston’s name. Staff writer April Feagley regrets this error. More...

Shirley Twp. leaders discuss blighted property

Shirley Township code enforcement officer Rick Wilson sought guidance from township supervisors during their monthly meeting Thursday regarding a blighted property in the village of Allenport. More...

World  Free Access 

G.W. Bush writes book about father

NEW YORK (AP) — His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. More...

Contract dispute delays ‘Big Bang’

NEW YORK (AP) — Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sierra, Abreu, Eaton lead White Sox to 7-4 win

DETROIT (AP) — Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.  The game quickly became a secondary concern in the Motor City More...

Late rush at deadline

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.  More...

Tiger four back at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra if born before 10:37 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014:  More...

Infant death trial continued again

Although scheduled for jury selection Monday, Aug. 4, and trial Monday, Aug. 18, the case against the former Smithfield Township woman charged in 2012 with killing her 6-weekold son over 17 months earlier will be continued — again.  More...

Cooler weather doesn’t stop crowds

Although its felt more like spring or fall lately, the unseasonably cool temperatures haven’t kept folks from enjoying their favorite summer activities.  At Raystown Lake, the campgrounds are often at 100 percent capacity and many who seek More...

Cassville infant crowned TDN’s ‘Most Beautiful Baby’

The Daily News’ Most Beautiful Baby Contest, now in its sixth year, left readers in “aww” as they selected 8-month-old Pyper Rose Kylor, the daughter of Troy and April Kylor of Cassville, from among the contest’s 45 total entr More...

State  Free Access 

Director of PSU Blue Band set to retire in 2015

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The director of Penn State’s renowned Blue Band is retiring.  O. Richard Bundy says the upcoming football season will be his last. More...

Testimony, advocates clash at EPA coal hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Union miners and others opposed to stricter pollution rules for coal-burning power plants proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency clashed inside and outside the city’s federal building on the first of two days of More...

Network planned to bring shale power to East Coast

HARRISBURG (AP) — PPL Corp. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Orby-Rockhill Homecoming plans complete

75 Years Ago  James Lyall Stuart, Sewickley engineer and former highways secretary, has accepted a $12,000-a-year state authority executive directorship and will be officially appointed at an authority meeting, it was learned from an unimpeachab More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon City League:

Brenneman’s sweeps to repeat

The Huntingdon City League championship series came to an end Thursday with a pair of games. Brenneman’s Meat Market won game two of the best of five series 15-12, which had been suspended due to rain Wednesday. More...

The Mount Union 8-and-under all-star team

  The Mount Union 8-and-under all-star team went undefeated in winning three tournaments this summer. The team captured titles in Everett, McConnellsburg and Mount Union. More...

People/Pastimes

‘Monte Carlo Ball’ to feature band, for-fun casino games

Whether by bopping to the Bachelor Boys Band or beating the odds at blackjack, attendees are bound to have a ball at the 2014 gala fundraiser hosted by the Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landin Connor Snare who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. His proud parents are Kammy Laird and Tony Snare of Huntingdon. More...

Tips for staying hydrated this summer

As warmer temperatures heat up the summer nationwide, being prepared for the season’s outdoor activities means more than sunscreen protection and appropriate dress. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Killing grandkids with kindness

Dear Annie: I am writing in the hope that my situation will help other women. A year ago, I started experiencing irregular monthly cycles that would last for 20 days at a time. I also had extreme pain and a rapid heart rate. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Car care at home

Dear Readers: Most folks want to keep their cars looking nice, but it can get a little pricey to take to the car to the carwash all the time. More...

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