July 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Protection from sun exposure urged

As the summer weather draws many people outside and prompts people to seek tanner skin, the chance for damaging sun exposure increases. More...

State police offer holiday safety tips

With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday this year, celebrations this year will likely stretch from one weekend to the next, so state police are gearing up to make sure they have a larger task ready to enforce safe and sober driving and safe an More...

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Police killing tests long-frustrated protestors

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police station.  More...

A tragedy and a miracle: Mine disasters highlighted

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — In 1907, 240 coal miners went to work at the Darr Mine in Van Meter, and only one came home. Nearly one century later, nine miners went to work in the Quecreek mine in Somerset County, and all nine were rescued.  More...

Man strikes cop car, causes wrong-way crash

ASPINWALL, Pa. (AP) — State police say a driver struck a police cruiser and then fled the wrong way on a western Pennsylvania highway, causing a head-on crash that killed him.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 2   ALEXANDRIA FIRE CO.  . The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA MEETING  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon wins 11-5 to take 11-12 North title

District 11 LL:

Huntingdon faced some adversity in its 11-12-year-old Little League All-Star District 11 North Division title game against Hollidaysburg Saturday. More...

Mount Union claims 9-10 North title with 8-7 victory

Mount Union and Hollidaysburg faced off in Mount Union Sunday evening in the District 11 Little League 9-10 North bracket finals. It was a very close game with lead changes through the first four innings of play. More...

Akron tops Curve 6-5

Logan Ice hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth, and the Altoona Curve were defeated by the Akron RubberDucks 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Canal Park.  The Curve (41-36) allowed all six runs in the final four innings after holding the Rubb More...

People/Pastimes

What to do after suffering a sunburn

Summer fun routinely involves days spent soaking up some of the sun’s rays. Relaxing days at the beach, barbecues in the backyard or picnics at the park can make for fun summer activities that create lasting memories. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 7! Aaron Paul Busko is celebrating his birthday today, Monday, July 2, 2018. He is the son of Tim Busko and Rebecca Berdar of Huntingdon. More...

Share scouting adventures

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

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Pisces. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, July 3, 2018: More...

Creation events conclude safely

The Creation Northeast Festival is in the books for another year and this year’s event held at the Agape Farm in Cromwell Township was both successful and safe. More...

Four individuals charged with BUI

State Fish and Boat Commission waterway conservation officers (WCO) spent the weekend patrolling Raystown Lake as part of Operation Dry Water, filing charges of boating under the influence (BUI) against four individuals. “It was busy. More...

Honing first aid skills helpful in emergencies

Summer fun in the sun is not without risk, so setting out for adventure armed with basic first aid skills is always a good idea. More...

Local News

Car and bike cruise planned for Tuesday night

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Folks are invited to the 33rd annual Downtown Huntingdon Car & Bike Cruise Tuesday, July 3.  More...

Man pleads guilty to charges

A 43-year-old Mount Union man may be facing up to 40 years in prison after entering a guilty plea to rape of a child.  Canaan L. More...

Police Log

DUI   SHIRLEY TWP. More...

General News

Tearful reunion for mom, daughter separated at border

MIAMI (AP) — It had been nearly two months since Buena Ventura Martin Godinez has seen her 7-year-old daughter after the frightened young mother was separated from her family trying to cross from Mexico into the U.S. More...

Memorial service to honor journalist

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Relatives, friends and colleagues of slain journalist Rob Hiaasen will gather to remember the man who was one of five victims killed in last week’s shooting at a Maryland newspaper.  More...

Evacuations ordered as winds fuel Cali fires

GUINDA, Calif. (AP) — Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles (120 kilometers) south into the San Francisco Bay Area. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs’ Lester helps himself with homer

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester hit a three-run homer in an eight-run second inning and wound up with his NL-leading 11th victory in the Chicago Cubs’ 11-10 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. More...

Hicks hits three homers for Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the New York Yankees pummeled David Price again, connecting five times in the first four innings Sunday night on the way to an 11-1 rout of the Boston Red Sox. More...

Russia knocks out Spain 4-3 in shootout

World Cup Soccer:

MOSCOW (AP) — Stretching every part of his body out into a star shape and diving to his right, Igor Akinfeev flicked out his left foot and kicked the ball high away from danger. More...

Senior Spotlight

Summer safety tips to help you enjoy the great outdoors

Studies from the University of Michigan found that simply being outdoors – walking, biking, hiking or gardening – can lower stress and improve overall health. More...

8 Healthy & safety tips for seniors traveling this summer

Is the beach calling your name? Planning on attending a big family reunion? If you’re a retired senior, chances are travel is on the To Do list this summer. More...

Prepare for visiting elder guests

Homeowners may .nd themselves hosting senior guests several times throughout a typical year. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dad worried about daughter’s current relationship

Dear Annie: My 26-yearold daughter is in a serious relationship with a partner 10 years her senior. He comes to the partnership with an established home. More...

Hints from Heloise

Fourth of July safety

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about fireworks on the Fourth of July:  More...

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