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Lawmakers fight water rule change

Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. More...

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Local News

Correction

In an article about Addison Lovett’s graduation from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy published in the May 27 edition of The Daily News, the name of Lovett’s father, Arvil “Chip” Lovett of Huntingdon, was inadvertently om More...

Firefighters’ quick response saves Shirley Twp. home

A Shirleysburg home sustained only minor fire damage Wednesday afternoon thanks to the quick response of volunteer firefighters.  Crews were called to the home at 15563 Croghan Pike around noon. More...

Hearings waived in central court

A number of defendants appeared in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday, but none had preliminary hearings.  Waivers  The following individuals waived their right to a preliminary hearing and will have their cases scheduled in the cour More...

General News

Improve Your Home With The Help Of These Specialists

Eight commandments to follow for a functional kitchen

Remodelling a kitchen — now, there’s an am­bitious project that has to be carefully plan­ned down to the smallest of details. Af­ter all, you’re not going to do this again anytime soon! More...

Improve Your Home With The Help Of These Specialists

Transform your kitchen

Renovating or remodelling a kit­chen is all about putting more life into it, transforming the décor, and designing new storage space. It is also a good investment  that could increase the value of your home and facilitate its resale. More...

Essentials for the budding handyman

Maybe nobody in their right mind would call you a great handyman, but you can take heart in one thing: you’re not alone! There is something that can improve your chances of doing a job right the first time, however. More...

Local Sports

Area has eight named to SHL all-star teams

Eight area student/athletes were honored Tuesday by being named to the 2015 Sideling Hill League all-star teams for baseball and softball.  More...

Hornets down Blairsville 3-2

District 6-A Baseball Championship:

It’s a great thing when a goal is realized. Juniata Valley set its sights on not only returning to the District 6-A final but winning the championship. More...

Kuhl sharp as Curve blanks New Britain

Chad Kuhl (3-1) dazzled over six shutout innings and a late home run by Jacob Stallings put the game away as the Curve evened the series with a 4-0 win Wednesday night. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

A March 1974 photo highlighted the condition of Point Road around the time of construction of the Raystown Dam. The photo was taken by Daily News photographer Blair Shore. More...

Our Readers Write

The facts about pension reform  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Op-Ed

Kudos to our candidates

We should give a big round of applause for those who ran for public office in the May 19 primary election. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Rotary members honor youth

The Huntingdon Rotary Club recognized the achievements of Huntingdon County 4-H and FFA members during its May 19 luncheon meeting. More...

Believe in seeds and expand gardening horizons

"Plant seeds" may seem like an inane suggestion for a gardening column. But I'm serious. More and more people who garden these days put plants rather than seeds into the ground.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 29, 2015:  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT CHARLOTTE

1. Carl still has it  Carl Edwards snapped a 31- race winless streak, even if it was a fuel-mileage victory. But he still has it when it comes to his signature back flip. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Gotta ask, is 600 miles too much?  Almost was for Denny Hamlin, who drove the last 100 miles feeling like he was gonna puke. As we ponder what that’d be like if you were wearing a full-faced racing helmet ... Ugh ... where were we? More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH FOR AT DOVER

1. Keselowski’s place  Brad Keselowski may have this race circled on his calendar after finishing second twice here last season and winning one pole. More...

Fire company to receive grant

Mill Creek Fire Chief Mike Swanger was shocked to hear Wednesday afternoon his fire company is in line to get a $107,143 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Department of Homeland Security for operations and safety. More...

Marketing continues on properties

While commercial properties in Huntingdon County, both large and small, remain open, groups are working diligently to market the available space. More...

Police advise residents of newest email scams

State police troopers are warning area residents about the latest phishing email scam that attempts to collect fines from motorists.  More...

Area retirement community marks 30 years

While much has changed over the course of the past three decades since Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, first opened its doors, the facility’s commitment to providing high-quality care and a community atmosphere remain unchanged.  More...

State  Free Access 

PSU frat’s national office says it respects suspension

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The national office of the Penn State fraternity suspended over a Facebook page in which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted says it respects the university’s decision to suspend it for three years.  More...

Santorum announces White House run

CABOT (AP) — Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on social issues — i More...

World  Free Access 

Orphaned foals thrive at farm

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive.  At The Last Chance Corral, they get that opportunity to live and grow without their mothers. More...

Watering suggestions for succulents

A friend phoned me a few weeks ago concerned about the sunken, blackened areas on the trunk of her jade plant. More...

Stakeout: using stakes to help plants grow properly

“Grow up.” That’s what I tell some of my plants.  Upright plants, bathed in air, are less apt to get fungal diseases, and those bearing fruits — tomatoes, for example — are less likely to have their fruits attacked More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 28 Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Stackhouse rallies to earn Stanford its first title

NCAA Women’s Golf:

BRADENTON, Fla. More...

It was a good day for France

PARIS (AP) — Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators.  More...

A-Rod breaks RBI record and Yankees beat Royals 4-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.  More...

People/Pastimes

Troop 25 scouts recognized for advancement

Boy Scout Troop 25, Huntingdon, recently held its spring court of honor to recognize scouts who advanced in rank and to kick off the spring and summer camping seasons.  More...

Locks of Love

Cadence Thompson, 7, of Huntingdon, recently donated her hair to Locks of Love at In Style Styling Salon of Huntingdon. More...

Birth

David and Jennifer Donnelly of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kendall Irene Donnelly, at 11:17 a.m. May 22, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Kendall weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. More...

School News

Students named to BJU president’s list

Two Warriors Mark students were among approximately 480 students named to the president’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, for high academic achievement during the spring 2015 semester.  The students include Alys More...

Orbisonia woman earns degree

Emily Carbaugh of Orbisonia received a bachelor of science degree in biology from Huntington University of Indiana May 16. She was one of 283 graduates honored.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Respect him enough to allow it

Dear Annie: My father was in prison for my entire childhood. I am now 23 and have managed to build a good relationship with him since he was released two years ago. More...

Doctor K

Limited contact protects infants from measles

DEAR DOCTOR K: My daughter is 4 months old. More...

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