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State senator tours county CareerLink

Senate majority leader state Sen. More...

Musicians tour schools as part of NEA grant

Two North Carolina musicians who will be serve as Folk College faculty in May are touring six area elementary schools this week to make sweet music, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA).  More...

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Local News

Fire burns seven acres of state land

Fire of a suspicious origin burned 7.4 acres of wooded forest land shortly after noon Wednesday in the Rothrock State Forest along Tar Kiln Road in Cass Township.  The fire broke out about one mile from the Youth Forestry Camp No. More...

Commissioners approve CIP grant application

Approval was gained to apply for grant funding for the county’s intermediate punishment (CIP) program from the state Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners’ Tuesday.  C More...

Correction

In the March 28 edition of The Daily News, an article regarding elections information incorrectly stated the phone number for the county elections office. The correct number is 643-3091. Staff writer Candy E. Price regrets the error.   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Guide to the Final Four

NCAA Men’s Tournament:

March Madness lived up to its billing with all those upsets, crazy finishes and memorable performances.  Now that the calendar is turning to April, it’s time for the main event: North Carolina, Oklahoma, Villanova and Syracuse in the Final More...

Flyers top Washington in shootout

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Cousins and Sam Gagner scored in a shootout after Brayden Schenn tied the game in regulation late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.&nbs More...

GW and Valparaiso set for title matchup

NIT Men:

NEW YORK (AP) — A few weeks back, Mike Lonergan’s buddy sent him a basketball net. The message was pure motivation: cut one down in March.  More...

People/Pastimes

Juniata College hosts Sister-to-Sister Summit

The Juniata College American Association of University Women (AAUW), under the supervision of assistant professor of English and director of Language in Motion, Deb Roney, hosted its Sister-to-Sister More...

Announce marriages in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Producers take top honors in bull test

Securing high-indexing bull honors in the annual Pennsylvania Performance Bull Test takes years of careful planning and an eye for outstanding cattle and genetics.  More...

Pruning: Get the right cut for the growth wanted

In the short space that follows, I think I can guide you on how to prune any plant, from a midget marigold to a mighty oak.  That’s because all plants respond similarly to pruning. More...

Farmers to sell local products at turnpike markets

Growers have an opportunity to market their fresh, local produce to travelers along the state’s busiest highway by signing up with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Plaza Farmers’ Market program.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Improving relationship will require effort

Dear Annie: I come from a large family. We haven’t had any truly rough times, but our sister-in-law is proving to be a problem for me. “Jennifer” has never liked me. At her wedding, my other siblings were attendants, but not me. More...

Doctor K

Remove any hazards to prevent falling at home

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have osteoporosis, so my bones are going to break more easily. My doctor told me I should therefore try to avoid falls, but he didn’t say how. Any ideas?  More...

Special Sections

Protesters stand firm

Deadline for clearing nears; two people remain in trees
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Contention over Sunoco Pipeline L.P.’s tree clearing activities on a Union Township property Wednesday resulted in more protesting, another arrest and two people who remain fortified in trees in a bid to thwart the progress. More...

Elected officials attend chamber event

In a relaxed atmosphere Wednesday evening, members of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to meet with elected local, state and county officials during a reception at the Gage Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Huntingdon.  More...

Couple to be charged following overdoses

Charges will be filed today after Huntingdon Borough Police report two Huntingdon residents were found unconscious as the result of drug overdoses March 29.  Caitlyn Green and Joshua Lemin will be charged with one count each of possession of par More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon man is transportation society president

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 31 Soup Kitchen The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302. More...

Local Sports

Trojans blank Bulldogs 8-0

High School Baseball:

Thanks to the pitching of freshman starter Dylan Gearhart and junior reliever Zach Brennaman, a pair of unearned runs in the second were all Mount Union needed against visiting Claysburg Wednesday afternoon. More...

Tyrone outscores Valley 16-11

Juniata Valley found itself in a slugfest with Tyrone Wednesday in its home opener. More...

Juniata rallies past Lions

Men’s Volleyball:

Faced with a 2-1 deficit against visiting Penn State Altoona, the Juniata men’s volleyball team fought back to win a close fourth set and easily won the fifth set on its way to a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

A reader shared this photo, taken in Korea in 1954, with The Daily News. More...

Op-Ed

2015-2016 budget — Let’s play kick the can again

There are a lot of celebrations in the state with the passage of the budget that should have been passed nine months ago. More...

Our Readers Write

Right thing to do  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  “We don’t know what they are, but we know GMOs are bad for you.”  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM EASTER BREAK

1. Foundation scores   Danica Patrick was fined $20,000 by NASCAR for walking on the track after crashing, and Kyle Busch was fined $10,000 for missing a mandatory media obligation at Fontana. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers  Three quick-hitters this week. First, Harvick to Hendrick?   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

MARTIN TRUEX JR. VS. JOEY LOGANO: This is a leftover from California. “We had a good run going until the No. 22 (Logano) put our car into the fence,” Truex said.  More...

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