May 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman enters plea in kidnapping case

The Blairs Mills woman accused of kidnapping her toddler daughter in June 2014 pleaded no contest in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Friday. More...

Showing Mount Unity

Mount Union Area High School students Aunya Hernandez, left, and Jollene Fisher picked up garbage near the North Jefferson Street arch Friday afternoon during the kickoff for the annual Mount Unity c More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Steven Knier  Date of Birth: March 12, 1981  Age: 33 years old  Height: 6 feet, 2 inches  Weight: 205 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): 90 Lower Bratton Road, Mount Union; Hu More...

Four injured in buggy/car crash

A Huntingdon Ambulance crew assisted at an accident at the Huntingdon-Mifflin counties line involving a passenger car and a horse and buggy Friday evening. More...

Shade Gap firefighters honored at annual banquet

The Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. recently held its annual awards banquet.  Thee Store was awarded the Auxiliary Presdent’s Award. The fire company President’s Award was given to Eric and Apryl Glunt. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 2 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Cooks More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Steelers start revamping secondary

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A couple more inches on his 5-foot-9 frame and Senquez Golson probably would have been long gone by the time the Pittsburgh Steelers were on the clock Friday. More...

Quentin retires

SEATTLE (AP) — Carlos Quentin retired Friday after chronic knee injuries cut short his All-Star career.  In a news release, the Seattle Mariners announced Quentin has decided to hang up his spikes. More...

Adams’ single in 10th gives Cards 2-1 win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to give the St. More...

Religion News

Pope echoes feminist anthem of equal pay

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it’s “pure scandal” that women earn less than men for doing the same job.  More...

French school bans Muslim girl’s long skirt

PARIS (AP) — A 15-year-old French Muslim girl has been banned from her classroom for wearing a long black skirt, seen as going against France’s law guaranteeing secularism.  She missed two days this month in a dispute over her skirt, More...

Local Jehovah’s Witnesses attend special assembly day in Grantville

“Seek Peace and Pursue It” was the theme of the Sunday Special Assembly Day attended by local Jehovah’s Witnesses. More...

Special Sections

Summer temps to trend higher

Accuweather.com recently released its long-range summer forecast for the U.S. and, compared to last year, temperatures are expected to average higher in the area. More...

Coalition questions library funding

Recent ads placed in The Daily News by the Coalition for a Better Huntingdon County have made many claims about the funding the county library receives. More...

eZ Pay subscribers have chances to win

Daily News print subscribers have an opportunity to win groceries by switching their subscription payment plan to EZ Pay. More...

World  Free Access 

Documentary leads to pardon request

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, coauthored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. More...

Actress’s ex-fiance’s plea to save embryos stirs debate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sofia Vergara’s ex- fiance’s demands that she give him two frozen embryos they created — referring to them as “our girls” — highlights the wider legal and ethical issues surrounding frozen More...

Widow’s new book addresses grief

DALLAS (AP) — The widow of famed “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle says in her upcoming book that she struggled with the idea of whether her husband’s killer should be executed.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State budget shortfall reaches $150 million

75 Years Ago  The House of Representatives makes a fresh start on amendments to the wage-hour law after rejecting a bill designed to grant broad exemptions for processors of agricultural commodities.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats rock Rams 17-7

High School Baseball:

The Huntingdon baseball team got its offense in gear Friday afternoon, pounding out 11 hits on the way to a 17-7, fiveinning victory over visiting Penns Valley.  The Bearcats improve to 7-6 overall and to 6-5 in the Mountain League.  The ga More...

Tickets for HOF banquet available

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame’s 18th annual induction banquet will be held Saturday, June 13, at Raystown Resort and Convention Center near Entriken. More...

Southern takes two at Ridge

Southern Huntingdon made the trip to Chestnut Ridge Friday a good one with a pair of wins. More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

Students and teachers at Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, front row, from the left, Kyriana Mitchell, Jayce Fisher; second row, Samantha Hiles, Brayden Thomas; third row, Jacob Worthy, Paxton Horne, More...

Redbud Quilt Guild names quilt show winners

The Redbud Quilt Guild has announced prize winners selected at the annual quilt show held April 24-25 at the Huntingdon Community Center.  Special ribbon winners were:  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to John Phillip “JP” Soder IV who turns 4 years old today, Saturday, May 2, 2015. His proud parents are Brenda and John Soder of Silver Spring, Maryland. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This type of drinking rarely gets better without effort

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating my girlfriend for four years, and she’s almost perfect. She has only one flaw: She rarely drinks, but when she does, she becomes verbally abusive and physically destructive. More...

Doctor K

Good eyelid hygiene will prevent blepharitis

DEAR DOCTOR K: I had some itching and burning in my eye. My ophthalmologist said I have blepharitis. Can you tell me more about this condition?  DEAR READER: Blepharitis is an inflammation of the edges of the eyelids and eyelash hair follicles. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 4, 2015:  More...

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