July 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Art league’s show changes location

The Standing Stone Art League art show and sale is in a new location, celebrating art and recognizing the organization itself, which has been around for over 50 years.  This year, with the help of the Huntingdon County Arts Council, the art leag More...

Water plant project discussed by council

During a special meeting Thursday evening, Huntingdon Borough Council met with contractors and engineers to discuss the borough’s ongoing water plant upgrade.  More...

Local News

Shirley supervisors review budget

The Shirley Township Supervisors held a brief discussion regarding a mid-year budget review during their monthly meeting Thursday.  Board chair Gary Frehn said the supervisors met and reviewed the budget to date and will be taking a closer look More...

Area briefs

State senator to host town hall meeting in Alexandria   ALEXANDRIA BORO. — State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. will hold a town hall meeting at the Alexandria Fire Hall, 302 Hartslog St., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6.  More...

Correction

A story published in the July 28 edition of The Daily News listed the incorrect start date for the Mount Union Area School District’s 2015-16 academic year.  The correct dates are Monday, Aug. 24, teacher in-service, and Wednesday, Aug. More...

World  Free Access 

Executives flying plane with low fuel

Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel.  Allegiant spokeswoman Jessica Wheeler said Thursday that management pilots routinely oper More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 31 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies continue hot streak with win over Braves

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading Philadelphia to a victory over Atlanta.  Carlos Ruiz had two RBIs and every Phillies starter had at least one hit as they won the More...

Steelers’ Allen, Jones look to bounce back

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Cortez Allen and Jarvis Jones are not young anymore.  Not by NFL standards anyway. And they know it.  More...

Bills in no rush for new stadium

BUFFALO, N.Y. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Water safety for kids vital during summertime

Dear Readers: It’s water time for summertime! You and yours may be swimming, playing, floating and wading in a pool, lake, river, ocean, water park or pond. Water is inviting this time of year, but can also be dangerous in some instances. More...

Special Sections

Judge sentences drug defendants

Defendants rounded up in a March drug bust appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Convicted abuser to serve state time

A Mill Creek man was sentenced on corruption of minors charges in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Beautiful baby contest supports local agency

Little Adalie Bumbarger is certainly a ray of sunshine and the apple of her parents’ eyes, and now, she has been named the winner of The Daily News’ Most Beautiful Baby Contest.   More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Pope’s visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won’t be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they’ve been told to close for a three-day weekend. More...

Wife of congressman denies sham Porsche sale

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A news anchor said Thursday that authorities have wrongly accused her of a shady Porsche transaction in the indictment of her congressman husband.  More...

Lawsuit filed over shooting at township building

The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff, alleging they knew the gunman was mentally unstable and capable of violence but failed to provi More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

PennDOT dedicates ‘Kenneth Clapper Bridge’ at Puttstown

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon Fire Department will hold a Mardi Gras on Friday and Saturday evenings, Aug. 16-17, it was announced today by George M. Taylor. More...

Local Sports

Bafia Builders roll past Brenneman’s

City League Championship:

It was do or die time for Bafia Builders in Game 4 of the Huntingdon City League championship series Thursday, and the bats made sure there would be a game five. More...

Spikes’ bats come alive in 10-1 win over Vermont

Casey Grayson led the State College Spikes’ offensive onslaught with three hits and two runs batted in as the Spikes reached double-digit runs for the second time this season in a 10-1 win over the Vermont Lake Monsters on Thursday night at Med More...

Altoona drops 4-2 decision to Akron

Jose Osuna hit a solo homer on Thursday night, but the Altoona Curve lost to the Akron RubberDucks, 4-2, at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (57-49) took a pair of early leads, but Ronny Rodriguez and Yandy Diaz each drove in a pair of runs More...

People/Pastimes

Enjoy super simple summer snacks with popcorn

Make your next friendly gathering a popping success with desserts and snacks made from a wholesome simple grain. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Simple veggie wash   Working in a school lunchroom has given me the opportunity to learn some kitchen tricks. We were taught to wash produce with salt water. Just fill your sink with water and add a couple of tablespoons of salt. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Arrange your privacy settings ANNIE

Dear Annie: Yesterday, I had an argument with my 85-year-old mother. She said I must be a lesbian because of my recent Facebook posts in support of all my gay friends and the Supreme Court decision upholding gay marriage. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 8:36 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015:  More...

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