July 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local water levels have added danger

A weekend of rain and more showers forecasted throughout the week have made it risky for those planning to float area rivers via tubes, canoes or kayaks this week. More...

Cromwell supervisors hear sewer grievances

A Cromwell Township resident told supervisors Martin Edgin, Buzz Gutshall and chairman Barry Welch Monday evening he is unhappy with the way he was treated by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission (HCPC) regarding the installation of his lateral More...

Liberty Twp. leaders get road work update

The Liberty Township Supervisors went through a busy agenda Monday evening that included an update on the municipality’s proposed Dirt & Gravel Road improvement project, a decision to readvertise summer road paving work and the acceptance o More...

State  Free Access 

Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and other people, according to documents obta More...

Man convicted of murder in worker’s 1968 death

STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in the death of another man almost five decades ago. More...

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed mom, sons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of drag racing before a crash that killed a woman and her three young sons pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of vehicular homicide. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 7 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sale’s streak ends, but White Sox win

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale’s bid for a record strikeout streak ended, but he pitched a six-hitter to help the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night in the fastest major league game in almost four yea More...

All-star reserves announced

NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson. More...

Serena knocks out Venus

LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Price-Henry

Cristen Paige Henry and Mark Alan Price Jr. were united in marriage May 9, 2015, in the yard of their Shirleysburg home. The bride is the daughter of Jeffrey and Nancy Henry of McVeytown. The groom is the son of Mark Sr. More...

F-U-N with food

If you’re searching for ways to get little ones excited about learning, try combining fun and function, using food as your teaching tool. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to Aaron Paul Busko, son of Tim Busko and Rebecca Berdar of Huntingdon, who celebrated his 4th birthday July 2. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 8, 2015: More...

Jurors to hear inmate’s trial

Following jury selection Monday, an SCI Smithfield inmate will face a jury of seven women, five men and one female and one male alternate when he heads to trial later this month. More...

Weather draws crowds to theater

It’s shaping up to be a great summer at the Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5, as the summer blockbusters and the weather are helping draw crowds to the theater this year. More...

Arts council, college launch free concerts

If area residents are looking to take in a few concerts without the hassle of traveling, the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College are teaming up to provide a free concert series every Thursday throughout the month of the July. More...

Local News

Police Log

Harassment CROMWELL TWP. — Patricia Berrier of Orbisonia, reported to state police at Huntingdon that someone used her debit card to make a purchase at a Rite Aid store in Reading at 5:19 a.m. June 26. More...

Summer Food starts strong

The Community Center’s Summer Food Program got off to a strong start in its first two weeks, serving 231 meals to children from June 15-26. More...

Orbisonia Borough leaders discuss issues

Orbisonia Borough Council discussed an array of issues during its monthly meeting Wednesday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Traffic returns to normal following annual festival

75 Years Ago Two Huntingdon youths — Robert Grove, 18, and Melvin Leslie Rinker, 21 — were patients in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital suffering from burns received in a most unusual timbering accident on Warrior Ridge. More...

Local Sports

Rockets’ Cassie Querry honorable mention all-state

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon sophomore catcher Cassie Querry was recently named to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association all-state team as an honorable mention in the Class A division. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Mysteries of Birth

The study of birds, mammals and fish reveals many unique biological and physical characteristics. Throughout time, nature has determined specific methods for the various populations to perpetuate. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

We’ll never find out from The Daily News Letter to the Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Why won’t Greece take a deal?

Greece is in dire straits. As a Greek American, it hurts to watch. Without emergency loans from its European partners, Greece will default on its debts and likely be forced out of the Eurozone. More...

A summer storm is brewing

Droughts in California, floods in Texas, tornadoes in Iowa and Nebraska — the summer storm season started early this year. More...

Chatter Box

It’s Bonza Bottler Day

Today is the seventh day of the seventh month. Do you know what that makes today (other than July 7)? It’s Bonza Bottler Day? What? More...

Healthy Living

Fresh from the fields

Make room for potatoes

In the past the potato has often been given a bad rap because many people believed it to be starchy and thus fattening. More...

Closer = fresher!

All chefs will tell you the same thing: nothing is more important than cooking with really fresh produce. And where can you .nd freshly harvested fruits and vegetables? In public markets, of course. More...

Crazy about fennel

If you love the .avour of anise or licorice you’re going to fall head over heels for the mild, sweet taste of fennel. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Repeat to yourself ‘This too, shall pass’

Dear Annie: How do I tell my neighbors that it’s annoying and frustrating to listen to their teenaged daughters shrieking and screaming as they’re having fun outside? More...

Doctor K

Nutrition facts label will help you choose a healthy cereal

DEAR DOCTOR K: I love to eat cereal for breakfast, but I’ve heard that many cereals aren’t all that healthy. What should I look for in a healthy cereal? More...

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