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Diner to operate under new name

For the first time in many years, the former Miller’s Diner will have a new name, and there will be a 24-hour diner in Huntingdon County.  The new owners of the Henderson Township restaurant plan to change it to Jefferson Diner 2, as its f More...

Beautiful night for a parade

Members of the Peterson’s Putt Putts drove their John Deere tractors in the Shade Gap Parade Monday evening. More...

Local News

Broad Top City Council member resigns

Broad Top City Borough Council Monday evening agreed to accept, with regret, the resignation of longtime councilman Ron Diehl. More...

HCBI staff member gives presentation on workforce

In lieu of its monthly meeting Monday, the board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) heard a presentation from the agency’s director of business outreach, Eden Addis.  Addis presented on the county’s econom More...

Police Log

Simple assault   WAYNE TWP., MIFFLIN CO. — Robert Fortney, 18, Wayne Township, has been charged with simple assault by state police at Lewistown after he assaulted his father, causing injuries to his face, at 99 Newton Road July 26. More...

World  Free Access 

Body found believed to be missing girl

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a trash bin at a Northern California complex where she was last seen riding her scooter. More...

911 calls reveal both sides of deadly road rage incident

When all was said and done, she was so grateful for the decent treatment that she created a third piece of art for me as a gift. It was her choice, and I appreciated it tremendously. — GRATEFUL FAMILY MEMBER  More...

Local Sports

OUTDOOR DIARY

The “Brightest” Beetle   More...

Bafia Builders win City title opener

Game one of the Huntingdon City League championship series got underway Monday with a high-scoring affair. Leads of 7-1 and 10-3 weren’t enough for Bafia Builders as Brenneman’s Meat Market came back to tie the game twice. More...

Schuylkill South goes unbeaten for VFW title

Schuylkill South rolled to its fourth victory in four days to win the Pennsylvania VFW 15-16 Division Teener League title with a 14-6 win over Schuylkill North in the championship game Monday in Mount Union.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

Congressional votes for week ending July 24

Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 24.  House  More...

Our Readers Write

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Op-Ed

Gov.’s budget would burden taxpayers

The recent state budget approved by the General Assembly and sent to the governor would have achieved the goals of being balanced and keeping spending to a minimum while dedic ating record funding for education without any new or increased taxes.&nbs More...

Chatter Box

Thank you, volunteer firefighters

Working at The Daily News, you get to meet a lot of people who work hard to make their community better. One such group of people is volunteer firefighters.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 29, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 7/29/2015 8:36 AM

Accident closes Route 22  Free Access 

Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch is reporting Route 22 (William Penn Highway) is currently closed due to a serious motor vehicle accident in the area of the William Penn Inn east of Huntingdon in He More...

Imaging careers spur economy

In the past couple of years, J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital has expanded its imaging technology with new equipment and new locations, further contributing to the economic activity of the county.  More...

MUASB members hear roof updates

With the start of a new academic year about a month away, the Mount Union Area High School Board spent most of Monday evening’s voting session taking care of back-toschool business.  More...

Transhumanism event being hosted at Juniata

Transhumanism isn’t a word most folks use regularly in conversation, but on the Juniata College campus this week, it’s a word on many people’s lips, as individuals from around the world are gathering for the Our Transhuman Futures C More...

State  Free Access 

High court may get first independent since 1990s

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Philadelphia judge could become the first independent or minor-party candidate more than two decades to make the ballot for Pennsylvania’s highest court.  More...

Markers fall victim to time, theft or accidents

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The answer to the question, “What’s in a name?” sometimes can be found forged in metal along area roads.  They’re called Keystone Markers and they are links to the region’s storied past.  More...

Firefighter hurt in southwest Philadelphia house fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a house fire in southwest Philadelphia that left a firefighter with a minor injury.  The fire broke out on the first floor of the home on Kingsessing Avenue around 3:30 More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County’s population increases since last census

75 Years Ago  The population of Huntingdon County has increased 2,723 in 10 years a preliminary count of the returns of the 16th census shows. The population of April 1, 1949, was 41,744, as compared with 39,021 April 1, 1939.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 28 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rodriguez homers to help Yankees top Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Monday night.  Rodriguez’s solo drive in the sixth off Matt Harrison (1-2) made him only the fourth playe More...

Can Los Angeles revive US Olympic bid?

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. More...

Roddick to play doubles this week in Atlanta Open

ATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn’t stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week’s Atlanta Open.  Roddick is returning to help escort Fish into his retirement.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25 attends summer camp

A total of 14 members of Boy Scout Troop 25 have just returned from a week of camping at Seven Mountains Scout Camp.  More...

Recipes for sensational seafood on the grill

The fresh, enticing flavors of the sea are calling. This summer, amp up your outdoor dining experience with recipes that offer a nutritious and delicious alternative to garden-variety grilled fare like burgers and steaks. More...

Healthy Living

Sports medicine is not just for great athletes

If you think that sports medicine is just for Olympic or other elite athletes, think again! This medical discipline can also bene.t people who exercise infrequently. More...

Thank heavens for orthotists and prosthetists!

No matter what type of functional disorder or bodily abnormality you may suffer from, you can count on orthotists and prosthetists to produce the personalized devices that will correct the problem and improve your comfort.  More...

Never without my life coach!

Children have sports coaches, and some of us have personal trainers to help us keep .t, but what about getting help in achieving our personal goals? What about our family, relationship, and professional objectives? More...

Annie's Mailbox

You should not be held hostage by demands

Dear Annie: My daughter is getting married in two weeks. My 80-year-old mother-in-law is unable to attend, but she called us with a request. More...

Doctor K

Herbs and supplements aren’t always pure

DEAR DOCTOR K: My cholesterol is high and my doctor wants me to go on a statin. I’d like to avoid medication. More...

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