August 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

O-R homecoming kicks off

There’s an old saying, “you can’t go home again,” but for the past 55 years, generations of Orbisonia and Rockhill borough natives have been doing just that as many “come home” to observe the twin boroughs’ a More...

Man beat with pipe in domestic dispute

Two people were arrested late Sunday night after they allegedly used a pipe to cause serious injuries to a Huntingdon man.  More...

Local News

Crash sends two for treatment

A portion of Route 26 south was closed for a period of time Friday after a motorcycle and truck collided in Lincoln Township. More...

Police Log

Crash   More...

MUASB special meeting rescheduled

MOUNT UNION BORO. — The Mount Union Area School Board has made a change to its schedule of upcoming meetings.  A special meeting originally scheduled for Monday, Aug. 10, has been moved to Monday, Aug. 17, in the high school library. More...

General News

Trial to start for officer who fatally shot man

Opening statements were scheduled Monday for the trial of a white Charlotte police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man after he wrecked his car and was knocking on doors looking for help.  More...

Local Sports

Altoona rallies over Akron

The Altoona Curve were able to erase an early deficit to avoid being swept by the Akron RubberDucks with a 7-2 win on Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Spikes surge past Spinners

Jhohan Acevedo keyed a big first inning with a three-run double, and the State College Spikes surged to a 6-3 win over the Lowell Spinners on Sunday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  Acevedo’s bases-loaded, two-out line drive down th More...

People/Pastimes

Three ways to personalize your party treats

From “just-because” gatherings to birthday blowouts and major holidays, you’ll have everything you need to personalize your party with these quick party tricks.  Decorate with color  More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE THE FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellie Claire and Maelie Ann Traxler who turn 2 years old today, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Their proud parents are Davey and Abby Traxler of Orbisonia. More...

Share the excitement of scouting in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015:  More...

Funds set aside if avian flu hits

Despite the current budget stalemate, the state Department of Agriculture is financially prepared in case of a high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak.  State Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redd i n g announced recently that Gov. More...

SA volunteers ‘stuff the bus’

Going back to school can put a financial strain on any family, especially those that already struggle financially. More...

Fair countdown is on

Marklesburg 4-H Club members Kathryn Einodshofer, 12, left, and Alysha Yingling, 12, cleaned out livestock stalls at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds Saturday as part of the annual cleanup day effor More...

State  Free Access 

PA doctor accused of illegal hunting

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.  More...

Gov. plans to unveil choice for top cop

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Lottery starts for papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Monday’s one-day lottery for passes on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s regional rail system is available until midnight so there is no need to rush to the link posted on the transit syste More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 3   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Morton and Walker power Pirates past Reds

Pirates 3, Reds 0  CINCINNATI (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Neil Walker hit a review-aided home run and Pittsburgh won a game in which benches cleared after All-Stars Andrew McCutchen and Brandon Phillips w More...

Dupree’s 27 helps Mercury win

ATLANTA (AP) — Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and made two late free throws in the Phoenix Mercury’s 71-68 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.  Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by 18 More...

Boykin eager for fresh start

LATROBE, Pa. More...

Senior Spotlight

Breathe deeply

It may sound like a cliché, but it’s true: .rst and foremost, beauty comes from within. And what is real beauty? It’s that certain something that emanates from people who feel good about themselves. More...

Say “no thanks” to osteoporosis

One in three women will suffer a fracture due to osteoporosis during her lifetime, especially after menopause, when bone tissue deteriorates much faster. Here are some tips to overcome this silent but challenging disease.  IN THE KITCHEN   More...

Exercise a little — or more — every day

Doing some sort of physical activity for your health and because you hate the thought of putting on weight is really great. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It can be difficult to say ‘no’

Dear Annie: I am 30 and my wife is 27, and we are completely in love. My wife is a very spiritual woman and wanted to wait until we were married to have sex. I respected her choice and we were engaged for almost two years. No problem.  More...

Hints from Heloise

‘Have fun, but be safe in the sun’

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about supermarket carts:  “When my hubby and I grocery shop, we each bring in a cart and come out with no carts. It is so easy to do this. More...

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