April 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

JC students raise $16K at Relay event

The Juniata College community rallied together Saturday to raise $16,644.30 in an effort to eradicate cancer during the annual Relay For Life. More...

Public urged to attend development meeting

Work on the economic development of the six-county region continues. More...

Local News

Mount Union man found alive

A Mount Union man who was reported missing Sunday has been located.  The Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency and the Mount Union Police Department reported Kenneth Boggs, 90, Mount Union, was found alive early this morning.  Boggs More...

Best seat in the house

Some people lined river banks Saturday morning, but others, including friends and family of Huntingdon Dance Academy students, lined Fifth Street in Huntingdon as early as 4 a.m. More...

Huntingdon woman facing several charges

Huntingdon Borough Police will charge a Huntingdon woman for her alleged involvement in several incidents over the weekend.  More...

General News

Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.  He likes taking walks, plays guitar and paints, eats at Wendy’s and drives around in a Toy More...

Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids

CHICAGO (AP) — Many sick kids can’t or won’t swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harvey wins third straight; Mets win eighth in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season and the banged-up New York Mets, despite losing two important players to injuries, held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory. More...

Cavs down Celtics in opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston Celti More...

Bucs finish sweep of Brewers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with their worst start in team history.  Milwaukee dropped its fifth straight gam More...

Senior Spotlight

UNDERSTAND AND AVOID ELDER FINANCIAL FRAUD

Elder fraud is a financial crime that targets older men and women who are often unable to recognize they are being victimized. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Inhaling any kind of smoke is harmful

Dear Annie: For many years, I have heard about the dangers of secondhand smoke. I am a non-smoker, but was married to a smoker for 13 years and have asthma.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 21, 2015: More...

Special Sections

TDN Opinion Line creates discussion

After three weeks of spirited discussion, a debate about the merits of one of The Daily News’ longest running features, the Opinion Line, has ended much as it started — some people hate it, some people love it.  More...

Senator reflects on work in area

State Sen. Jake Corman stopped by The Daily News office on a recent visit to Huntingdon discuss his work in Harrisburg.  Corman’s district officially began including a portion of Huntingdon County Dec. 1, 2014.  More...

Beautiful opening day

Ken DeMarco and his daughter, Bella, of Allentown, took advantage of Saturday’s mild temperatures and spent the first day of trout season at the children’s area at Cornpropst Mills. More...

State  Free Access 

Three dead in double homicide-suicide

YORK (AP) — Three people were found dead in a central Pennsylvania motel room in an apparent double homicide-suicide, authorities said Sunday.  More...

Two months before SC shooting, another motorist shot in back

HARRISBURG (AP) — The video from the camera attached to the officer’s stun gun shows how David Kassick died, authorities say: two bullets, four seconds apart, fired into his back as he lay face down.  More...

Fannettsburg woman packed a lot of living into 100 years

FANNETTSBURG (AP) — For a child who doctors believed would not live past the age of 7, Miriam Park has packed in a lot of life into her 100 years.  Born April 12, 1915, to Walter and Annie Martin in Lancaster, she had a weak heart that she More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 20   AIDS INTERVENTION  . The Home Nursing Agency’s AIDS Intervention Project holds a meeting of the HIV+/ People Living With AIDS Support Group at 6:30 p.m. in Altoona. More...

Local Sports

Curve roll to 7-0 win over Akron

The Altoona Curve set new season highs in runs and hits, blanking the Akron Rubber- Ducks 7-0 Sunday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Games postponed

Today’s Southern Huntingdon at Everett baseball and softball games have been postponed. The baseball game will be made up as a doubleheader at Southern Huntingdon Monday, May 4, beginning at 2 p.m. More...

Juniata drops 18-5 verdict to Moravian

The Juniata baseball team (7-21, 2-16 Landmark) was defeated by Moravian College (15-15, 11-7 Landmark) 18-5 Sunday afternoon.  The Hounds got off to a quick start against the Eagles and were up 6-0 after two innings of play.  More...

People/Pastimes

Week of the Young Child

State Rep. Rich Irvin visited the afternoon class of Huntingdon Head Start Friday afternoon to read to the students as part of the observations of the Week of the Young Child which ended Saturday. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Colton Warner Grissinger who turns 5 years old today, Monday, April 20, 2015. His proud parents are Bryan Grissinger and BK Powell of Three Springs. More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

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

Hints from Heloise

Frustrating sheets

Dear Readers: This week’s SOUND OFF is about tooshort sheets:  “I am frustrated about bedsheet manufacturers selling top-of-the-line linens. They made accommodations for thicker mattresses. For that I am grateful. More...

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