August 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders stay ahead of turbine issues

A two-page ad in the Aug. 14 edition of The Daily News is sending a strong message to companies looking to bring wind turbines to Brady Township.  More...

HCCTC nurse aide coordinator will retire

Huntingdon resident TyJuan Hartman has touched a lot of lives in her nearly four decades of nursing. More...

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Commissioners approve MATP budget

At the beginning of Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, county treasurer Rich Irvin, Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) coordinator Deb Scalia and CareerLink representative Terry Sheffield came before the boa More...

Pleas entered in court of common pleas

A Huntingdon woman who was arrested after a domestic dispute entered a no contest plea during a short session of the Huntingdon County Criminal Court of Common Pleas Thursday .  Tammy Jo Worthy, 35, entered a plea of no contest to driving under More...

CYS contracts approved at county level

Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services administrator Joyce Zolten came before the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning with requests to approve the purchase of service agreements between the county and Mainstream Counseling and Geor More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 29   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 

Angels down Athletics 4-3 in 10

ANAHEIM, Calif. More...

Serena survives 3 double faults

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. More...

Moore throws for two TDs; Steelers inoffensive

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Firefighting facts

Dear Heloise: My son’s preschool had FIREFIGHTERS come to the school. I stayed for the presentation and learned stuff, too, and found it very interesting.  More...

Special Sections

Blueprint team discusses survey

The members of the Juniata River Basin Blueprint Community gathered Thursday evening at the Mount Union Area High School cafeteria with residents of Shirley Township, Mount Union and Mapleton boroughs to begin to narrow the focus and vision to help i More...

Rival teams share friendly challenge

When the Trojans and Bearcats step onto the Mount Union Area High School field at 7 p.m. tonight as football season kicks off, they’ll be playing for more than just touchdowns.  More...

Shirley leaders discuss streetlight tax payment

The discussion of the collection of Shirley Township’s streetlight tax continued Thursday night during the township supervisors’ monthly meeting.  The supervisors previously asked solicitor Jim McClure to check the township code to s More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid

HARRISBURG (AP) — A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. More...

Online list IDs water wells harmed by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 243 cases in which companies prospecting for oil or gas were found by state regulators to have contaminated private drinking water well More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top City celebrates 150 years

75 Years Ago  Ideal weather greeted the opening of Huntingdon County’s big annual fair. The gates swung open at 8 a.m., but long before the opening hour, a hundred or more children had arrived and entered the grounds.  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

Fearless Forecasters Well, tonight will be the first of the high school football regular season and that means its time for The Daily News Pickin’ Panel to get back to prognosticating (guessing) the outcomes for area high school and college football More...

H.S. Cross Country Preview:

Everybody back for Trojans

The Mount Union cross country team came into practice this fall with one thing in mind — to take the complete returning roster from the 2013 season and build on that and contend for the Inter-County Conference crown.  More...

H.S. Golf

Bearcats lower scores, split four matches

The Huntingdon golf team has been paring strokes off its team score through the early part of the season and yesterday it turned into a 2-2 result at the Huntingdon Country Club.  The Bearcats (2-4) lowered their team score to 354. More...

People/Pastimes

Venture Crew 725

Venture Crew 725, front row, from the left, Jennifer Dunkle, Amanda Gurd, Karissa Dunkle, Jacob Gurd; back row, Ray Dunkle Jr., Bryce Edgin and Darin Dunkle, helped the Shenecoy Sportsman Club with t More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Douglas Blair McKim who turns 4 years old today, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Fouse family holds 18th reunion

This year’s 18th Fouse family reunion was held Aug. 24 at Portstown Park, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cheaper cooking spray   Why pay for fancy aerosol cooking sprays? I bought an inexpensive spray bottle and filled it with olive oil. It does the same thing at a fraction of the price.  Outdoor furniture protection   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend needs to be told about odor ANNIE

Dear Annie: My second cousin “Susan” and I are in our 60s and have been friends since childhood. I was widowed six years ago. Susan never married.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Libra if born before 4:53 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014:  More...

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