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MU leaders talk of tackling blight

A Mount Union councilman said Wednesday night it’s time for council to stop talking and start taking action on addressing blighted properties in the borough.  More...

Spring Thaw exhibit to open at Art Space

One of the most longest standing exhibits featuring artwork from students all over the county will open this week at the Art Space in Huntingdon. More...

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Smithfield supervisors hear feral cat concerns

A Smithfield Township resident who’s been working to trap, spay or neuter and release feral cats in an attempt to control the population addressed supervisors during their monthly meeting Tuesday, following a report of complaints about the cats More...

Canine program begins at SCIH

SCI Huntingdon began its journey into the world of “PAWSabilities” March 31 with its partnership with Canine Partners for Life (CPL). More...

Broad Top Township leaders to pursue rail trail extension

Meeting in their regular monthly session Tuesday night in Defiance, the Broad Top Township Supervisors kicked off efforts to acquire nearly three miles of former Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad (H&BT) right of way between Riddlesburg a More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 7 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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Fans sue over punishment

BOSTON (AP) — A group of New England Patriots fans have sued the NFL in an effort to recover the first-round draft pick taken from the team as punishment for the “Deflategate” scandal.  More...

Louisville sanctions

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Dodgers blank Padres; Pirates sweep Cards

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda homered in the second at-bat of his major league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and beat the Padres 7-0, making San Diego the first team in major league history to be shut out More...

People/Pastimes

Understanding reasons for yawning

Yawning is a natural part of everyday life, yet this simple phenomenon has some rather curious and mysterious features.  To help you learn more about yawning, Dr. More...

Rotarians learn about gleaning project

Jay Eury of the Gleaning Project of Central Pennsylvania recently visited Huntingdon County to speak to numerous audiences. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of George “Ed” Park of Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 87th birthday Thursday, April 14, 2016. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It’s dangerous to approach and pet a strange dog

Dear Annie: While my leashed dog and I are bonding and enjoying our time together, people will virtually block our way and — without asking me — begin to vigorously pet my dog and interact directly with her. More...

Doctor K

Medical condition could cause too much sleep

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard a lot about the harmful effects of insufficient sleep. But are there any dangers of sleeping too much?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM THE STP 500

1. No. 14 rising   Brian Vickers’ seventh-place finish was the highest finish for the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in nearly a year. Tony Stewart wrestled the car to sixth place on April 19, 2015, at Bristol. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. The purse curse   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers

Will Kyle and Kurt catch Bobby and Donnie?   More...

Corps has steps for lake acreage

Before any plans for the proposed Hawn’s Bridge Marina and Terrace Mountain Resort can move forward, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will need to allow developers to lease the public lands about which so many local residents are concerned. More...

HASD bus route changes uncertain

An audience of bus drivers, contractors and concerned parents from the Huntingdon Area School District gathered in the Huntingdon Area Middle School Wednesday evening to hear superintendent Fred Foster present proposed changes to the district’s More...

State senator to host agricultural program

State Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. is once again working with the Penn State Cooperative Extension to educate local students as part of the annual A.B. More...

State  Free Access 

Clinton hits Sanders on gun control, sharpens attacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Armed with a blistering tabloid cover, Hillary Clinton is pitting Bernie Sanders against the parents of children murdered in Sandy Hook, part of an effort to punch her way into the critical New York primary.  More...

Bill to limit abortions in state survives delay vote

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill to place new restrictions on abortion in Pennsylvania is poised for final vote in the state House next week after members on Wednesday voted down a Democratled effort to postpone the proposal for two months.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

JC alumni association plans annual gathering

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Mount Aloysius earns sweep over Juniata

College Baseball:

Late offensive sparks from Mount Aloysius resulted in the Juniata baseball team being swept by the Mounties Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles fell 8-7 in game one and 8-5 in game two.  More...

JC rebounds to get split with Wilson

College Softball:

Juniata softball rebounded from a tough loss in game one to hold off Wilson College 11-7 in game two Wednesday afternoon in Chambersburg. The Eagles’ record now stands at 10-12 overall, while the Phoenix are 7-9.  More...

Indians down Rockets

High School Baseball:

Costly errors told the tale Wednesday afternoon in Orbisonia when Southern Fulton took advantage of Southern Huntingdon’s six miscues to take a 5-4 Inter-County Conference South decision back to Warfordsburg.  It was the Rockets’ fir More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Let’s make sure he goes back  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Old-Time Photo

Over the next several weeks, The Daily News will share photos submitted by Bob Geissinger Sr. More...

Election letter deadline April 11

Now that the campaigning for the Tuesday, April 26, primary election has started, it is expected there will be Letters to the Editor in support of or in opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Extension Dairy Team offers Costa Rica tour

Costa Rica in January? Beautiful Costa Rica offers not only temperate climate and tropical landscape, it also has a thriving and progressive dairy industry.  More...

Record bull sale grosses more than $300,000

Beef producers earned a record $315,300 for top-quality bulls at the 43rd Pennsylvania Performance Tested Bull Sale March 25 at the Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center in Pennsylvania Furnace, Centre County.  Producers from across the state More...

Gardening with less water: Try low-tech irrigation

Lingering drought and restrictive water-use rules don’t mean you have to give up gardening. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries if born before 2:10 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 8, 2016:  More...

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