June 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Charges amended in Clay Twp. arson

In a decision entered in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas this week, a number of charges against the Three Springs man accused in a January arson incident have been dismissed.  More...

Senator seeks funding for area meal program

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. More...

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Local News

Rail-trail brochure nearing completion

Plans were launched recently for the production of a H&BT Rail-Trail brochure which is nearing completion and expected to be on the streets later this summer.  More...

Judge sentences defendants

An array of defendants appeared in front of Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

Saxton Borough Council to approach forester

Saxton Borough Council learned June 8 there is a significant amount of damage to a fence surrounding its Putts Hollow Reservoir caused by falling trees.  More...

World  Free Access 

Shooter feared ‘blacks were taking over the world’

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist.  More...

Inventions created by pet owners for pets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joanna Rein knew there was a way to prevent her rambunctious Labrador-collie mix from tracking in mud, water and drool from the soggy outdoors.  “The kids thought it was funny. More...

Lobster prices rise as summer season gets off to slow start

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — American lobster prices are rising as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.  More...

Local Sports

Curve salvages one win from Akron stop

Chad Kuhl (5-3) matched a career-high with seven innings pitched, while a pair of sacrifice flies powered the Curve to a 2-0 win in the series finale Thursday afternoon at Canal Park. More...

Huntingdon tops Clearfield

Huntingdon outlasted Clearfield Thursday at Juniata College. A four-run fourth pushed Huntingdon in front and a few insurance runs gave them a 12-6 victory.  Landon Fisher threw three innings of one-hit relief for the win. More...

People/Pastimes

Local woman awarded national FFA scholarship

The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship to Abbigail Carper of the Captain Jack FFA. More...

Licensed to Wed

Joseph David Black, 803 Mount Vernon Ave. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Travel stop can save

Dear Heloise: We do a lot of traveling between southern Texas and Ohio. We always check the coupon books at the REST AREAS, as they have some great money-savers on all types of motels. More...

Special Sections

DA: Shooting premeditated

Officials are calling the shooting death of James Zelanko, 68, Six Mile Run, early Wednesday morning a premeditated act.  Mr. More...

Planners review Act 13 applications

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission reviewed applications for the use of Act 13 Marcellus Shale Legacy Funds to finance various projects within the county during its monthly meeting Thursday.  More...

Deadline extended for TDN baby contest

Fans of gummy grins and gleeful giggles have a bit more time to enter their favorite little one into the The Daily News’ seventh annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  “We’ve extended the entry deadline to Friday, June 26,” More...

State  Free Access 

Portion of old bridge under repair collapses

RIDGWAY (AP) — Part of a 103-year-old bridge being rebuilt in central Pennsylvania collapsed Thursday, injuring three workers, emergency and construction officials said.  More...

Prosecutors want 1990 conviction reinstated

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors asked a federal appeals court Thursday to reinstate the murder conviction of a man who spent 24 years in prison for his daughter’s death in a fire, saying they remain convinced of his guilt even though much More...

New school funding formula wins panel’s OK

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Montgomery Ward catalog store opens

75 Years Ago  The state highways department has awarded five contracts for improvement of 13.28 miles of road, including Huntingdon and Juniata counties. Receiving the low bid for a section of Shade Valley Route 35 was J. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 19 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

A-Rod gets hit No. 2,999; Pirates’ Cole wins 11th

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez reached 2,999 hits with a pair of singles, and Carlos Beltran and Brett Gardner each had two-run homers, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-4 victory over the Miami Marlins.  More...

TCU knocks out LSU 8-4

College World Series:

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TCU catcher Evan Skoug calls Trey Teakell “Mr. More...

US Open Notebook

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The closest comparison amateur Ollie Schniederjans could come up with for what he experienced in the first round of the U.S. More...

School News

St. Francis University students named to dean’s list

Over 700 students from St. Francis University made the spring 2015 dean’s list. To achieve dean’s list status at St. More...

Alexandria native named undergraduate research fellow

Nathaniel Otjen, a native of Alexandria, is one of approximately 85 University of Iowa students has been named the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) Research Fellow for the 2015 summer semester.  More...

Share news about your student in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  If you format a photo on your computer, please make sure it i More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Better cereal   I buy store brand cereals to save money, but to make them special, I add chopped nuts and any dried fruit that isn't used in other dishes I’m cooking. My family gets something special. I get the savings. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Intransigence is damaging friendship

Dear Annie: For the past 20 years, a good female friend of mine and I have gotten together every few weeks for walks, lunch and movies. The problem is, whenever we go to the movies, she always picks. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 20, 2015:  More...

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