July 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Texting to 911 coming to county

While sending text messages has become a common practice, sending a text message during an emergency situation is not that the common and, in fact, not available in many places across the country and the state.  Although not presently available More...

New glasses aid those with color deficiency

Color blindness, or color deficiency, affects many members of the population, most of which are males. However, there has been a recent development in the optometric field that may be able to help bring color back to their lives. More...

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Local News

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

July 11-15   Huntingdon — Children under the age of 18 are welcome to visit the Huntingdon Community Center at noon for a nutritious, free meal.  ---  More...

DUI defendants receive sentences

A man who blamed his dog for causing a car accident was sentenced for driving under the influence in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Allenport woman sentenced for crimes

A Shirley Township woman who acted as a veritable one-woman crime wave was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Longtime Mapleton volunteer named ‘Firefighter of the Year’

75 Years Ago  Gov. Arthur H. James announced a selective service call of 477 selectees to report to Army induction centers at Fort Meade, Md., Camp Lee, Va. and New Cumberland July 21. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon rips Bald Eagle

Area Five 13-14 Teener:

Huntingdon’s 13-14 teener all-stars remained unbeaten in the first round of the Area Five Tournament with a 16-1, four-inning victory over visiting Bald Eagle Sunday evening. More...

Mount Union wins two games

The Mount Union Area Five 13-14 All-Stars remained unbeaten, picking up a pair of wins over the weekend. Saturday, they were on the road to take on Penns Valley and fell behind by eight runs over the first five innings of the game. More...

Mount Union tops Hollidaysburg

District 11 10-11 LL

The Mount Union 10-11 all-stars continue to pound the ball, collecting 15 hits, including a pair of home runs, to remain unbeaten in the District 11 Little League Tournament with a 14-4 victory in five innings at Hollidaysburg Sunday evening.  More...

People/Pastimes

Saxton Lions honor area graduate

Recognizing those who serve the community is the theme of the Saxton Lions Club’s annual Tussey Mountain High School Awards Initiative.  For over 20 years, the well-known Saxton area service organization has been saluting Tussey seniors d More...

Summertime smokin’ tips for delicious dishes

If the surge in barbecue and smoking competitions across the country is any indication, grilling has become an art form. More...

Celebrate milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra if born before 4:52 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 12, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Saxton Fire Co. queen wins county title

Three days after Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Gov. will allow budget to be law

Gov. Tom Wolf will allow the state’s general appropriations bill to become law without his signature.  More...

Detention center lauded for program

The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) recently presented an award to Central Counties Youth Center for their Summer Language Arts Program.  More...

State  Free Access 

Black boys, men ponder avoiding becoming the next hashtag

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Javon Grant has come up with a plan for what to do should he cross paths with a police officer: Get as far away as possible.  “People are getting shot every day,” says Javon, 14. More...

AME Church marks 200 years in birthplace of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded by a freed slave who created a new religion rather than endure racism from white worshippers, is marking its bicentennial in its birthplace of Philadelphia.  More...

Two ex-university players get probation in beating case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former football players for a state university in western Pennsylvania have been sentenced to probation in an off-campus beating nearly two years ago.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 11   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Giants blank D-Backs 4-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner allowed Arizona’s only hit with one out in the eighth inning and matched a career high with 14 strikeouts to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Diamondbacks 4-0 on Sunday night. More...

Parks leads Sparks past Mystics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker hit four 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 93-82 on Sunday night. More...

Murray gets second Wimbledon crown

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray’s first Wimbledon championship was for his country.  This one was for Andy Murray.  More...

Senior Spotlight

Dedicated grandparents

There was a time when most grandparents would welcome their children and grandchildren for a family supper once in a while, but that was just about the only link they had with the people they loved most in the world. Times have certainly changed. More...

Stay in great shape long after 65!

Do you dream of slowing down the effects of ageing? If so, you’d better get moving. No matter how old you are it is always possible to maintain or improve your health by adding some sort of physical activity to your routine. More...

Interesting ways to enjoy travel

Research indicates that traveling is at the top of the list of interests motivating today’s men and women over the age of 50.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Judgmental brother

Dear Annie: I had a falling out with my elder brother. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Too big to see

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about the size of print on frozen-food packages. The reader wrote: “I buy my meat in bulk at a warehouse store, and my complaint is about the size of the printing on the packaging. More...

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