August 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Forecasters watch for tropical storms

Area residents planning late season beach vacations may be keeping an eye on a tropical disturbance near the Bahamas.  More...

Keeping the county beautiful

Helena Kotala, left, and George Conrad unload tires from canoes on the Juniata River during Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful’s annual Juniata River Cleanup Sunday. More...

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Police/Fire Log

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Saxton Community Library

The library will be closed Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday weekend. It will reopen at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. We hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday.  More...

News of Yesteryear

PSU professor to speak at Tussey Joint Schools

75 Years Ago  More...

General News

Obama back in D.C. amid crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, “What is it about August?”  More...

American held in Syria freed after nearly two years

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. More...

State Sen. Eichelberger to host Mifflin County town hall meeting

ALLENSVILLE, MIFFLIN CO. — In preparation for returning to session, state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. is eager to talk to folks in western Mifflin County and eastern Huntingdon County during a town hall meeting from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hamilton drives home three in Angels’ win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels regained the best record on baseball, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Sunday night.  More...

Korea holds off late rally to win title

Little League World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate.  “I want to go to the Blue House — the White House of Korea &mdash More...

Niners get first win of preseason 21-7

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco’s No. 1 offense still looks shaky two weeks from the regular season, and the 49ers did just enough for their first preseason victory in a 21-7 win against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.  More...

Special Sections

DUI task force cracking down

Holidays are a time to get together with family and friends and, as the summer draws to a end, people gather together on Labor Day to celebrate the end of a season. More...

Fifth pig roast celebrates community

Alexandria’s churches have been an integral part of the community since the town’s formation and, in celebration, Hope United Methodist Church hosted the 5th annual community pig roast Saturday night. More...

Fish oil supplements contain key benefits

One of the most widely recommended and highest selling nutritional supplements on the market today is fish oil, but it’s come under heavy scrutiny in recent years. More...

State  Free Access 

State agencies routinely delete emails

PITTSBURGH (AP) — State agency employees in Pennsylvania — from the governor’s office staff to front-line workers — routinely are encouraged to pare the numbers of emails they keep, and by doing so, they effectively decide on More...

Penn St. ex-officials’ case moves along under seal

HARRISBURG (AP) — The criminal case against three former Penn State administrators has been conducted under strict court secrecy for the past six months, with the judge sealing all filings — including a news organization’s effort to More...

Three gunmen kill woman, hurt mom in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three gunmen fired at least 20 shots into a home, killing a woman and wounding her mother inside their garage, police said Saturday.  The shooting occurred just after 3 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 25   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Diekroeger adds to streak, but Spikes lose 5-2

Danny Diekroeger matched a State College Spikes record by stretching his hitting streak to 18 games, but the Spikes fell to the Jamestown Jammers 5-2 Sunday afternoon at Russell Diethrick Park.  More...

New Britain hands Curve 12-0 setback

Altoona’s bid for a series win in the finale with New Britain went utterly wrong in a 12-0 loss in front of 5,533 fans at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The loss matches the worst shutout loss in franchise history. More...

People/Pastimes

Prevent household baby hazards

Becoming a parent can be a wonderful, albeit nervewracking, experience. With so many unknowns before you, the challenges of raising a child can seem insurmountable. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Betty Fouse of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Colleges want students to be happy ANNIE

Dear Annie: Our daughter will be a college freshman this year. She has been texting her new roommate so they can learn a little about each other.  More...

Hints from Heloise

A cool place to eat is not a treat

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about restaurant temperatures:  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014:  More...

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