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School chiefs meet with state secretary

Two area superintendents had the opportunity to meet with state Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera Friday morning as part of a three-day summer leadership institute for members of three regional intermediate units, including Tuscarora Intermediate U More...

Convention wraps up tonight

Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Travis Varner  Date of Birth: Feb. 11, 1980  Age: 35  Height: 270 pounds  Weight: 6 foot  Eye color: unknown  Hair color: unknown  Last known address(es): Huntingdon and Hesston.  More...

Technology problems cause headaches for users

Modern technology can be wonderful. Apps can turn a smartphone into a planetarium, the Internet places the answer to almost any question within reach and data can be sent from one side of the country to the other in the blink of an eye. More...

Research continues to combat white-nose syndrome

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey recently announced he has awarded the state a $32,499 grant for research in combating whitenose syndrome bats.  The money from the U.S. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 11 AA MEETING . Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, July 12 TRAIN COLLECTORS More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Federer faces Djokovic in championship rematch

Wimbledon:

LONDON (AP) — If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be the moment.  More...

Pirates roll past Cardinals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to become the major leagues’ first 13-game winner and Neil Walker had a two-run homer among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. More...

Ohio St. QB Miller back for fifth year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Quarterback Braxton Miller is almost fully recovered from his latest shoulder injury and planning to win back his starting job at Ohio State.  Miller hurt his throwing shoulder shortly before the start of last season. More...

Religion News

Church group visits Neighborhood Center

Members of the Mill Creek United Methodist Church youth and the United Methodist Women recently traveled to the Neighborhood Center in Harrisburg to prepare and serve lunch to the children and staff taking part in their summer adventures program.&nbs More...

Area churches to host Vacation Bible Schools

Bible Blast to the Past  “Travel back in time and zoom through God’s Word with us as we discover God’s everlasting love! More...

Special services

Trinity Assembly of God Church, 2422 Cassady Ave., Huntingdon, will have a special service with guests David and Lily Beck, both graduates of Faith School of Theology, as well as their three children More...

Special Sections

Cases proceed against hospital

A little more than a year after two lawsuits were filed against a former local urologist and J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, both cases continue to proceed through the court system. More...

Eateries become topic of discussion

Discussions at a recent Smithfield Township meeting about the possibility of a Taco Bell restaurant replacing the current KFC has piqued the interest of those hoping for a wider variety of dining options in the county. More...

Orthopedic programs available in region

A full line of orthopedic care hasn’t been available in Huntingdon County since Huntingdon Bone and Joint moved out of its home on Cold Springs Avenue. More...

World  Free Access 

Religion Briefs

Touting progress, Obama says Islamic State is losing ground   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Islamic State’s efforts to inspire and win recruits can only be defeated with Muslim help.  More...

South Dakota tells polygamists to bring details for water

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A secretive polygamist group will have to provide South Dakota regulators with more information before they will decide whether to allow the sect to draw water more quickly at a compound in the Black Hills.  More...

‘Mockingbird’ author’s second novel to be released

NEW YORK (AP) — We know this much so far about Harper Lee’s new book: Atticus Finch is 72 and suffering from rheumatoid arthritis; Scout is a grown woman who has a suitor most anxious to marry her.  And Scout’s older brother, J More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County firefighters gather in Six Mile Run

75 Years Ago  Juniata College will feature a special entertainment week for alumni and friends of the college, beginning July 15 and continuing through July 19. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon tops Penns Valley; Mount Union falls at Bald Eagle

Area Five Teener

Huntingdon remained unbeaten in the Area Five VFW 13-14 year-old all-star tournament at Penns Valley Friday. Another good night at the plate led Huntingdon to a 10-6 win. More...

Huntingdon’s title pursuit ends in loss to W. Suburban

District 11 Little League

Huntingdon made its way from the loser’s bracket to the championship game of the 11-12 year-old District 11 tournament Friday evening against visiting West Suburban. However, the tournament ended for Huntingdon by the score of 11-6. More...

Gearhart tosses Legion to win in playoff tilt

Huntingdon opened the Central Penn League playoffs with an old-fashioned pitcher’s dual at Clearfield Friday. Nate Gearhart came out on top of the contest against Brandon Orsich with a four-hit shutout and a 3-0 victory.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bright Beginnings Nursery School holds graduation

Bright Beginnings Nursery School held its 14th graduation ceremony May 21 at the Rockhill Church of the Brethren, Rockhill.  There were five students in the 3- and 4-yearold class, Carter Bindschusz, Tristan Harper, Joseph Max Price IV, Rider Yo More...

Celebrate kids’ birthdays in TDN

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Special Occasions

July 12, 2015   Happy birthday wishes go out to Margaret “Peg” Shope of Huntingdon who turns 96 years old tomorrow, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Happy birthday, Peg!   More...

School News

MU woman graduates from West Chester

Courtney Sunderland was among the 471 graduates of West Chester University’s College of Health Sciences who were awarded degrees in the 142nd commencement ceremony held May 9 at John A. More...

Student named to dean’s list at Grove City

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Grove City College.  Students eligible for the dean’s list have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the dean’s list with distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3 More...

Annie's Mailbox

Pedestrians should walk facing traffic for safety

Dear Annie: The time has come for my husband and me to downsize. It has been 10 years since we’ve sold a home, and something seems to have become very popular: “staging.”  More...

Doctor K

Hormones are responsible for birth control side effects

DEAR DOCTOR K: I started taking combined birth control pills a few months ago. Ever since then, I sometimes feel nauseous and get severe headaches. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 13, 2015: More...

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