August 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

ACCO 50th anniversary

Teri and Trey Beckwith helped their daughter, Baylee, make her own notebook cover during the 50th anniversary open house of ACCO Brands’s Blair facility in Alexandria Saturday. More...

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Local News

ATV operator injured

State police at Huntingdon took measurements on the highway along Route 994 in Clay Township following an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash that occurred there Saturday afternoon. More...

Police Log

Self-inflicted wounds   More...

Huntingdon woman to serve state time

A Huntingdon woman will be facing time in state prison as the result of drugs after her sentencing in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thrusday.  More...

General News

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.  More...

Another MTV VMAs, another controversial Miley Cyrus

Justin Bieber cried, Taylor Swift won most of the awards and Kanye West ranted onstage, but Miley Cyrus still owned the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards.  The 22-year-old wild child flashed one of her breasts, wore outfits that showed most of her ski More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs blank Dodgers 2-0 on Arrieta’s no-hitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.  Arrieta (17-6) struck out a season-high 1 More...

Japan out-slugs Lewisberry 18-11

Little League World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.  More...

Day makes it look easy at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn’t this easy.  He’s just making it look that way.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015: More...

Special Sections

Stations change following sale

Following the sale of two local radio stations in the past year, listeners of WMRF/WLAK 103.5 FM (Merf) and Hunny 106.3 FM will soon hear some changes on their radio dials. More...

Lake staff expects Labor Day crowd

Even as fall approaches, temperatures are expected to reach into the mid-80s in the coming days and, with the Labor Day holiday rapidly nearing, park ranger and water safety coordinator with the U.S. More...

Extra precautions taken for avian flu

Extra precautions have been taken to protect the state’s poultry flocks from contracting high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) before birds start migrating south for the winter this fall. More...

Readers urged to call Opinion Line tonight

The Daily News’ Opinion Line will make its long awaited return Saturday, Sept. 5, but in order for there to be an Opinion Line, we must first have opinions. Readers are urged to call the Opinion Line at 643-4043 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Suspending Kane’s law license could spark legal fight

HARRISBURG (AP) — With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania’s legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state’s highest court will inv More...

Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard

GLENSHAW (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight, kept in a refrigerator and then buried in his yard.  More...

Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.  The Philly Naked Bike Ride on Saturday featured people sporting masks, u More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, Aug. 31   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon p Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Curve zip Thunder

Steven Brault tossed seven scoreless innings as the Altoona Curve blanked the Trenton Thunder 2-0 Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (71-63) split the four-game series with the Thunder (69-64), closing out the regular season&r More...

ALCC tourney

The Mount Union American Legion Country Club held its member/guest tournament Sunday afternoon. The tourney followed a two-man scramble format.  In Division I, Bob Goodman and Steve Searer teamed to finish first. More...

People/Pastimes

Back to school safety starts on the bus

Although a great deal of attention focuses on safety at school, for millions of kids the school day starts on the bus. More...

A safe alternative

Teaching kids school bus safety is one way to protect them on the ride to and from school. However, school districts can take additional steps to make the bus safe: by switching from diesel buses to an alternative fuel like propane.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Ryan Stoner who turns 4 years old today, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. His proud parents are Alicia and William Stoner of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Discuss all the pros and cons

Dear Annie: I’m a clean-cut, middle-aged gay guy living in a midsized city in Florida. My partner of six years lives in Boston. We have a great longdistance relationship. He’s a wonderful man, and we love each other. More...

Hints from Heloise

That’s a wrap!

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND ON, about butter packaging:  “I love that sticks of butter are wrapped in paper with the measurement lines. More...

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