June 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local grad wins Morrison award

A Mount Union native’s tribute to his uncle has helped another local high school graduate achieve his academic dream.  Scott Cooper, son of Jim and Vickie Cooper, Mount Union, is the 107th recipient of the John S. More...

Area agencies to offer GED exam scholarship

Huntingdon County Career- Link is working to offer an opportunity for those struggling to afford testing.  The CareerLink, working in a partnership with the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has started a scholarship to aid those More...

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Local News

Commissioners OK software contract

The Huntingdon County Commissioners voted to approve a contract for new software with RBA Professional Data Services in State College at the request of the county’s chief tax assessor Ken Tucker and mapping director Brian Young during their wee More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO. More...

Correction

In an article published in the May 29 edition of The Daily News about Juniata Valley High School student Emily Gummo qualifying for the national FBLA competition, two contributors were incorrectly named.  More...

General News

Just like foodies, beer geeks go local

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes:

Huntingdon

Nate Gearhart   Parents: Neil and Bobbi Jo Gearhart of Huntingdon.  Sports played (varsity letters): Earned eight letters in two varsity sports — basketball (4) and baseball (4).  More...

Five Rockets named to district all-star team

District Six Softball:

After earning all-star recognition in both the Inter-County Conference and Sideling Hill League, Southern Huntingdon’s softball team continued receiving postseason honors with five players named to the District Six Class A/AA all-star team.&nbs More...

Curve drop 5-3 verdict in finale with B-Mets

The Altoona Curve surrendered a late lead and dropped the finale of the weekend’s threegame set 5-3 to the Binghamton Mets Sunday night at Peoples Natural Field.  The Mets (26-24) scored three runs in the eighth inning to take the lead and More...

People/Pastimes

Student News

Walter Malcolm, president of the Henry and Estella Stoudt Educational Trust, center, presented Huntingdon Area High School senior Madison McCool, left, and Juniata Valley High School senior Chely Mil More...

Standing Stone seniors hold bimonthly membership meeting

The members of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens met May 20 for the bimonthly membership meeting. President Jim Park called the first meeting to order and welcomed everyone.  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...

Annie's Mailbox

This is an entirely different relationship

Dear Annie: My father-in-law died four years ago. He had struggled with some health issues for a while and then went into the hospital for what was supposed to be a simple procedure and never made it out. It broke my heart. More...

Hints from Heloise

Cans don’t measure up

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about the downsizing of canned products:  More...

Special Sections

Juniata’s dean leaving position

Following a nearly two-decade career at Juniata College, dean of students Kris Clarkson will be moving on from Juniata College, effective today, Monday, June 1.  Clarkson has served has dean since 1995.  The announcement was made this morni More...

Hikers take to state trails this week

With summer just around the corner and the school year coming to an end, folks are headed outdoors for sunshine and exercise.  With that in mind, this week, Pennsylvania Hiking Week, is a good time for all ages to check out the hundreds of mile More...

A spring celebration

Krista Scott, one of the leaders of Boy Scout Troop 237, Orbisonia, served up homemade soup to Betty and Ted Whitsel of Hill Valley and their great-granddaughter, Adalee Whitsel, Saturday during Wood More...

State  Free Access 

Capitol’s hot topic includes settling on budget

HARRISBURG (AP) — It’s the talk of the Capitol: How long will it take for Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republicancontrolled Legislature to settle on a budget?  More...

Senate to wrap up review of Wolf’s nominations

HARRISBURG (AP) — At least one of Gov. More...

After three decades, memories of tornadoes still fresh for many

CENTERVILLE (AP) — Chris Sterling, who was a 21-year-old firefighter on the day of the biggest tornado outbreak in Pennsylvania’s long history, recounts those overwhelming hours of chaos, fear and awe  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 1   Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cards get emotional win over Dodgers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Martinez wiped away tears during a pregame tribute to late teammate Oscar Taveras, then pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings to lead the St. More...

Woman is oldest to complete a marathon

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 92-year-old cancer survivor rocked her way into the record books, becoming the oldest woman to finish a marathon.  Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, completed Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marat More...

Sharapova knocked out by Safarova

PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Maria Sharapova’s bid for a third French Open title in four years is over.  Coughing between points on an overcast day, the secondseeded Sharapova was outplayed throughout a 7-6 (3), 6-4 loss to 13th-s More...

Senior Spotlight

Finding the care that is right for you

For many seniors, staying in their home might no longer be a viable choice. Many seniors, after the death of their life partner, might decide that it is time to live in a long-term care facility. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 2, 2015: More...

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