June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MUASB members pass final budget

After two votes and by the narrowest margin, the Mount Union Area School Board gave final passage to the district’s 2017-18 budget during Thursday night’s monthly meeting. More...

Borough councilman arrested for assault

A Huntingdon Borough Council member was arrested by Huntingdon Borough Police (HPD) Wednesday night following an incident at a residence on the 1400 block of Mifflin Street.  Ronald Enyeart, 32, has been charged with two counts of simple assault More...

State  Free Access 

Five years after conviction, many unresolved issues

HARRISBURG (AP) — It’s been five years since ex- Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. More...

Man dies in flash flood in western Pennsylvania

SHELOCTA (AP) — Flash flooding has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars in western Pennsylvania.  Authorities say a Shelocta man died when he attempted to unclog a pond and got stuck in the pipe near the Indiana More...

Auditor faults PSU’s tuition hikes, admissions record

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State University needs to do more to address its “skyrocketing” tuition rates and spiking enrollment of out-ofstate and international students, compared to in-state student enrollment, the state’s electe More...

Local Sports

Mount Union LL names all-star teams

The Mount Union Little League has selected its allstars for the upcoming tournaments.  11-12-year-old baseball team: Cainen Atherton, Zach Baird, Landen Chrisemer, Bryce Danish, Cameron Donaldson, Josh Fleck, Tommy Huff, Blaine Hunsinger, Brayl More...

Hole in one

Bob Covell, of Huntingdon, had his first hole-in-one on Sunday. He aced the 108 yard, 8th hole at the Huntingdon Country Club hitting a smooth seven iron. He was playing in a foursome with Jeff Pearce, Jim Boyle and Rick Henney. More...

Spikes pound Muckdogs, 9-1

Yariel Gonzalez produced four hits, including his first home run of the season, and the State College Spikes delivered 15 hits as a team in a 9-1 victory over the Batavia Muckdogs on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Marshal Royer Burdge, 14893 Croghan Pike, Mount Union, and Jeana Louise Hilton, 184 First St., Mount Union.  Brian Lee Griffith, 312 Main St., Alexandria, and Kari Nicole McFadden, also of Alexandria.  Mark Robert Kling Jr., 11058 Stone Cre More...

Winning poppy display

Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and the auxiliary, won the state poppy display for Category 1 Public Promotion of Poppy Campaign. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Evelyn Elizabeth Llewellyn, who turns 2 years old today, Friday, June 23, 2017. Her proud parents are Chad andAshley Llewellyn of Warriors Mark. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Fighting off dust mites

Dear Heloise: How do you kill DUST MITES? I just moved into my first house, and I don’t want any dust mites in my house. — Juliana L., Blacksburg, Va. More...

Secretaries talk health care bill

U.S. Senate Republicans released their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday, and officials from four state agencies expressed their concerns regarding the plan during a conference call.  More...

Divers conduct survey work in river

Visitors to Portstown Park in Huntingdon Thursday were treated to an unusual sight — a crew of scuba divers in the Juniata River. More...

Princess promotes dairy at lunch program

One of Huntingdon County’s royals stopped in at Mount Union Area High School for a lunch date with area families Thursday to share healthy snacks, games and information which celebrate the benefits of dairy.  More...

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Local News

Manager refutes borough budget woes

Members of Huntingdon Borough Council revisited the borough’s general fund budget during a workshop meeting Thursday night.  Concerns which arose during a similar meeting last month were quickly alleviated by borough manager Bill Wheeler, More...

Remnants of tropical storm to bring more rain

By the day’s end today, the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will have dropped at least an inch or so of rain on Huntingdon County.  According to Barry Lambert, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service State College bureau, the co More...

Beautiful baby contest entry deadline extended

Proud parents will have another week to send in photos of their beautiful babies for entry into The Daily News’ ninth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  “We’ve extended the entry deadline to Friday, June 30,” said Carol More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Bear attacks pet goat in Mount Union

75 Years Ago  James Weimer, Huntingdon, was last night appointed chairman of a committee to direct a campaign in Huntingdon County for the purpose of setting up a voluntary system among workers for a 10 percent deduction from payrolls, the funds More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 23   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Home runs power Diamondbacks and Astros

DENVER (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings hit three-run homers, Zack Godley threw well into the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday. More...

College World Series:

TCU’s Wymer stymies Louisville

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With TCU holding a one-run lead and two Louisville runners on base and two outs in the fifth inning, Sean Wymer got called out of the bullpen.  The first batter he faced: national player of the year Brendan McKay.  More...

Raider’s Carr agrees to extension

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season.  More...

School News

Huntingdon man named to provost’s list

Elliot Biddle of Huntingdon has been named to the provost’s list for the spring 2017 semester at St. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

No chemical weed killer  If you’re looking for a kid- and pet-safe weed killer, here it is. Take a gallon of plain white vinegar. Add one cup of salt and ten drops of any dish soap. Spray it on any vegetation you want to kill. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family relationships after a divorce

Dear Annie: I divorced over a year ago after a 35-year marriage that was very dysfunctional — although my adult children and ex-husband did not see it that way. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 24, 2017:  More...

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