April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Area state troopers to assist with riots

State police troopers from the Huntingdon barracks will be among the 300 members of the Pennsylvania State Police heading to Baltimore, Maryland, to help fellow law enforce- ment officers with riots and protests in the city.  More...

Mount Unity events to honor former resident

Mount Union residents will come together this weekend to celebrate community pride and honor the memory of a former resident whose life was recently cut short. More...

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Local News

Those with autism spectrum disorders often bullied

For many adolescents, navigating the years between 12 and 20 are socially complex enough without the added difficulties experienced by teenagers on the autism spectrum.  More...

Paddlers reach halfway mark

Allegheny Ridge Corp. More...

Former area man indicted on fraud charges in NJ

A former Huntingdon resident and business owner and his business partner have been indicted on 34 counts of fraudulent transactions through their New Jersey boat sales business.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HHS football team meets for reunion

75 Years Ago  Twenty-one years after a Huntingdon High School football team had brought honor to its alma mater and glory to itself on the gridiron, the members of that team met for their first reunion at the Smithfield Rod and Gun Clubhouse on More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 30 SOUP KITCHEN . The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. ADULT EDUCATION More...

Local Sports

Curve down Akron 6-5 in 10 innings

Max Moroff’s terrific top of the 10th inning helped the Curve eventually down the Akron RubberDucks 6-5 in the final game of the series Wednesday afternoon. More...

Warriors beat Rockets 3-1

High School Softball:

Southern Huntingdon continued to make hard contact with the ball during Wednesday afternoon’s crucial Inter-County Conference South Division/ Sideling Hill League contest at Everett, but just couldn’t seem to get much through a tough Warr More...

Everett tops Titans 9-8 in nine

Tussey Mountain hit Everett Wednesday to complete a suspended game tied 7-7 after seven innings. The teams played two more innings, with the Titans scoring once in the ninth. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

This undated photo was found in The Daily News’ files of photos with only a note identifying the individuals as Mr. and Mrs. Jack Newingham. More...

Our Readers Write

What grinds my gears  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Candidate Q&A

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce and Huntingdon County Business and Industry encourage everyone to vote in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election and want residents to be aware of where candidates stand on important issues. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

County’s dairy royalty crowned

Savannah Zanic named 2015-16 Huntingdon County Dairy Princess

Savannah Zanic, 17, Huntingdon, will be the next young woman to lead the Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion Team in 2015-16. More...

A dairy delight

In her first official appearance as 2015-16 Huntingdon County Dairy Princess, Savannah Zanic served Huntingdon County Commissioner Gary O’Korn and Huntingdon County register and recorder Jinny More...

Annie's Mailbox

Document erratic behavior

Dear Annie: My son’s marriage broke up after 10 years. Twice they attended counseling because his wife wanted to see other men. The third time, she was actually dating another guy. More...

Doctor K

Minimize COPD symptoms

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have COPD. My doctor is great about prescribing medication, but he doesn’t give me much other advice. So I’ll ask you: What can I do to improve my quality of life?  DEAR READER: There’s a lot you can do. More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT RICHMOND

1. Playing nice  Clint Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr. were fighting for position at the end of the race, then had a tense-but-civil discussion on pit road. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Is Tony Stewart ticking?   More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH FOR AT TALLADEGA

1. Super sub  Michael Waltrip will abandon the Fox broadcast booth and grab the wheel of the No. 55 Waltrip Racing Toyota. His older brother, Darrell, will stay latched to his TV microphone.  2. Junkyard dogs   More...

Book highlights historic highway

Roads may often be taken for granted as simply a way to get travelers from one point to another, but a recently released book has compiled the highlights and history of a local highway.  More...

County woman to unveil art exhibit

A new exhibit at the Art Space, slated to open this Friday, will showcase pieces that demonstrate the artistic form of experimental letterpress and print making techniques.  Huntingdon resident and Huntingdon County Arts Council board member Rya More...

Officers recommend PFD use all year long

The last day of April also means the end of the statutory mandatory wear period for personal flotation devices (PFDs) in the state.  More...

State  Free Access 

Teacher injured in rock attack expected at court hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — An Ohio teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped onto her car from an interstate overpass plans to be in a Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing to determine if three defendants will face trial as adults.  More...

Democrats avoid clashes in state Supreme Court forum

HARRISBURG (AP) — Five Democrats seeking nominations for an unprecedented three open seats on the state Supreme Court stuck to their campaign scripts on Wednesday, avoiding clashes with each other as they fielded questions at a candidates&rsquo More...

World  Free Access 

Crabapples come in many varieties

Crabapple branches drenched in white, pink or red blossoms are a strong enticement to go out and buy one of these trees. More...

Look ma, no soil! Gardening with air, water, fish fertilizer

Who needs soil to sow a sustainable garden? More...

US lowers fluoride in water

NEW YORK (AP) — The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on their teeth.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles beat White Sox 8-2 in empty stadium

BALTIMORE (AP) — In what was believed to be the first major league game played without fans in attendance, Chris Davis hit a three-run homer in a six-run first inning Wednesday and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2.  More...

Baffert has two early favorites in Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. More...

Things to look for in first round

NFL Draft:

CHICAGO (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has “overdelivered” as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven’t even begun.  Here are five things to watch for in the first round Thursday night:  More...

People/Pastimes

Eye care regimen more important as you age

Which health screenings and exams are top priorities for you? If you’re like most adults, monitoring your weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure is probably part of your health care routine. But what about vision care?  More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zoey Suzanne Norris who turned 7 years old yesterday, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Her proud parents are Patricia and Chad Norris of Huntingdon. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 1, 2015:  More...

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