July 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

SCI inmate found guilty during trial

It took a jury in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas 10 minutes Friday to find an SCI inmate guilty of harassing a corrections officer.  More...

Threat of rabies continues during summer

As the summer continues, those who enjoy the outdoors should keep an eye out for animals behaving strangely.  “This time of year, rabies does tend to pop up because people are outside and encounter all sorts of critters,” said educat More...

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Local News

Baby contest winner to be announced July 31

The announcement of The Daily News’ Most Beautiful Baby Contest winner has been delayed.  Previously scheduled to be announced July 24, the winner of the contest was out of town and unable to visit The Daily News office to collect his or h More...

Saturday’s Mini Pages format modified

The service that creates the Mini Pages, to which The Daily News subscribes, has changed the format of the Saturday feature.  Effective July 11, the Mini Pages will only be one page.  Questions about the change can be directed to managing More...

Shed destroyed by fire

Firefighters from six area volunteer fire companies responded to a fire that broke out in and completely destroyed a 20-foot by 20-foot metal shed containing an outdoor furnace on the Joe Hall proper More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Kiwanis Club members raise funds for camp

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Red Land wins title game 14-2

Section Four 9-10 LL:

Mount Union went back on the road for the fifth evening of the week Friday in Homer City to try and capture the Section 4 Little league Tournament title. More...

Mount Union blanks Albright

Pennsylvania VFW 13-14 Teener:

Mount Union began defense of its 13-14 year-old all-star VFW Teener League state championship as the hosts for this year’s tournament. More...

Schuylkill No. tops Huntingdon

Huntingdon opened its bid for the Pennsylvania VFW State 13-14 year-old division title with a strong showing in the first inning during Friday’s openinground contest in Mount Union against Schuylkill North. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

I’M 2 TO DAY! Hi, my name is Mason and I’m 2 years old today, Saturday, July 25, 2015. I am the son of Amber Clark and Tyler Swan, both of Petersburg. More...

Beat the heat with safety tips

Sunny, warm days bring the welcome opportunity to change up your routine and spend more time outdoors with your beloved pets. More...

PHEA reminds students of upcoming state grant deadlines

PHEAA is reminding first-time Pennsylvania state grant applicants planning to attend a community college that the program’s application deadline is Saturday, Aug. 1.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Doing so would cost both of you

Dear Annie: I have a problem with my oldest daughter. She has always been a selfish child. For years, we did not get along, and many times, we stopped speaking. She popped back into my life last October through a Facebook chat. More...

Doctor K

Techniques for child who can’t swallow pills

DEAR DOCTOR K: My 7-year-old was recently prescribed a medication that comes only in pill form. The problem is, he can’t swallow pills. Any advice?  DEAR READER: It’s perfectly normal for children to have trouble swallowing pills. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 27, 2015:  More...

Lack of budget affects districts

With no state budget in sigh three weeks into a new fiscal year, local school districts are starting to make contingency plans for the lack of a state budget.  Southern Huntingdon County School District business manager LuAnne Keebaugh said the More...

Farmers concerned about late blight

Thanks to an unsettled weather pattern, late blight has once again become a potential threat to tomato and potato plants locally.  More...

AG wants technology to stop cell robocalls

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is calling for phone companies to offer technology that will allow customers to get cell-blocking technology. More...

World  Free Access 

Label would give context to sugar in foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wondering if you are eating too much added sugar? More...

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid reports of using slurs

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. More...

Etiquette pros break down Maine diner spat over antsy tot

NEW YORK (AP) — What went down at Marcy’s Diner in Portland, Maine, between the vacationing parents of an antsy toddler and the annoyed, profanity prone restaurant owner is a case of she said-she said.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 25 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, July 26 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bucs power past Nationals 7-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates exacted some measure revenge against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals in a 7-5 win on Friday night.  More...

Red Sox end long skid 2-1

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts’ single up the middle off Blaine Hardy in the 11th inning drove home the winning run, and the Boston Red Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.&nbs More...

Froome, Nibali ‘fight’ after stage

LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) — An angry Chris Froome accused Vincenzo Nibali of “unsportsmanlike” behavior after the defending Tour de France champion accelerated away when the race leader stopped with a stuck wheel on the toughest Alp More...

Religion News

Religion Briefs

Second covert video targets Planned Parenthood   NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-abortion activists have released a second undercover video seeking to discredit Planned Parenthood’s procedures for providing researchers with intact organs retrie More...

Mennonites bring climate change to the table

joining the climate change and sustainability movement.  This was evident on the national level as the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships recognized a dozen faith leaders from around the country with its Champion of More...

Local churches plan Vacation Bible Schools

Bible Blast to the Past  “Travel back in time and zoom through God’s Word with us as we discover God’s everlasting love! More...

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