August 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Owner shares plans for Mu school

Back in April, Jack Mistretta walked away from an auction at the Mount Union Elementary School feeling a little stunned.  “I came for the kitchen equipment and ended up with a building,” said Mistretta, who purchased the 90-year-old More...

in meditation up nationally, locally

In the fast-paced, competitive age Americans live in today, the art of meditation is a trend that’s fast becoming the mainstream of American life.  As it turns out, folks in Huntingdon County aren’t bucking that trend.  More...

World  Free Access 

Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Fr More...

General News

Got a beef with television? Why not sue somebody?

NEW YORK (AP) — How does this suit you? Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives say they want to sue President Barack Obama. Preposterous, say outraged Democrats.  More...

Lawsuit over bassist’s death dismissed

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge says the widow of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray waited too long to file a lawsuit against Gray’s former doctor.  Polk County District Judge Dennis Stovall ruled earlier this week to dismiss a lawsuit file More...

Elvis’ guitar donor says he’s rightful owner

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies down Nationals 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marlon Byrd hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Roberto Hernandez pitched eight strong innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Friday night.  Grady Sizemore and Cody Asche had t More...

Red Sox edge Yankees 4-3

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Ranaudo pitched six solid innings in his major league debut and Dustin Pedroia drove in two runs as the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.  More...

Strahan’s emotions will flow at Canton

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Strahan is pleased to know he is scheduled to go last during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.  That means the former New York Giants star pass-rusher won’t be the first to break down in More...

Religion News

Hundreds attend Mass for saint’s return to Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients in the 1880s.   A metal box containing the remains of St. More...

Sudanese woman welcomed to US

MANCHESTER, N.H. More...

Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s only a matter of time

Dear Annie: My husband, sans wedding band, enters a bar alone and buys drinks for female strangers sitting alone. This invariably leads to conversation between them. On one occasion, the woman was a prostitute.  More...

Doctor K

Changes in cervical cancer screening

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am 31 years old and have always had normal Pap smears. I just read that HPV testing might be better. What do you suggest?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 4, 2014:  More...

New rail system could aid region

A unique intermodal rail service could soon allow supplier and service businesses to move cargo undisturbed from one place to another at a lower cost than existing forms of transportation.  More...

Gradual warm up in store for month

Hazy, hot and humid are three words closely linked with summer in central Pennsylvania, but those three words were missing from local forecasts for most of July.  Forecasters predict those words will make a comeback this month, but not right awa More...

Picnic comes to a close

Sue and Ned Whitsel of Three Springs enjoy some ice cream at the 131st Shade Gap Picnic at Harper’s Memorial Park. More...

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Local News

‘End of Summer Celebration’ is theme of final playground program week

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The Uptown Playground Summer Program is being held again this summer behind Weis Markets at Weaver Park. The program will run one last week, Aug. 4-8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Tracey Rhoads Date of Birth: July 21, 1986 Age: 28 Height: 6 foot Weight: 205 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 8222 Hudson St., Saltillo; 8101 Luciana Bottom Road, Three More...

Work progresses on Riddlesburg honor roll

Several years ago, a small committee formed with the idea of replacing an aged stone veteran’s honor roll in the Broad Top Township village of Riddlesburg.  Unfortunately, the land on which it stood was sold and the honor roll was razed.& More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 2   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, Aug. 3   More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon beats Spring Cove 8-1

Huntingdon opened the 15-16 year-old VFW state teener league tournament in Lebanon Valley Friday in strong fashion. Chris Alleman pitched a complete game while Logan Fisher and Daniel Kyper each had two RBI in an 8-1 win over Spring Cove.  More...

5 Eagles preseason All-America picks

U.S.A.  More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club Garden of the Month committee members Bonnie Frijters and Sue Prough have selected the Garden of the Month for August. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE THE FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellie Claire and Maelie Ann Traxler who turn 1 year old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Their proud parents are Davey and Abby Traxler of Shade Gap. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

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

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