April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCTC leaders seek ARC grant

Administrators of the Huntingdon Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) attended a symposium this week in an effort to find ways to secure monies to help build and fund a new program at the school.  More...

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Local News

Jumping in

Jessica Williams, right, a Title I reading teacher at Spring Farms Elementary School, and her son, Reid, center, worked with Jaxon Morgan at the literacy station at the Jumping into Kindergarten even More...

Hearings waived, continued in central court

No hearings were held in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday, as all scheduled defendants either waived or had their hearings continued.  Waivers  — James D. More...

Area briefs

PennDOT announces road closing   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Borough named a Tree City USA

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County School Association will sponsor two department conferences to be held in the Mount Union Presbyterian Church. More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

Thursday’s rainfall, while much needed, completely wrecked the list of outdoor sports events scheduled for yesterday afternoon.  All the games have been rescheduled or cancelled, so here’s what we know:  Baseball  Mount Un More...

Mitchell out in semis, Katlic in first round

District 6-AA Singles:

Huntingdon sent seniors Taylor Mitchell and Jack Katlic to the District 6-AA Singles Tournament Thursday in Altoona. Katlic lost a firstround matchup with Juniata’s Brad Strawser. More...

Hornet girls won twice

A scoring snafu and a day of getting straightened out led to some changes in the results reported for the Juniata Valley girls in Thursday’s edition of The Daily News.  More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Academy

Little Jewels Academy students visited Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Orbisonia, to perform songs for the residents, and also participate in making crafts together. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zoey Suzanne Norris who turns 8 years old today, Friday, April 29, 2016. Her proud parents are Tricia and Chad Norris of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ada Toshiko Stapleton who turns 10 years old today, Friday, April 29, 2016. She is the daughter of Mike and Cass Stapleton of Huntingdon and the big sister of Lydia Carole. More...

School News

James Creek woman presents at conference

Torrie Garner of James Creek was one of 31 students from Susquehanna University who recently presented research at the 30th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Asheville, North Carolina.  More...

JVHS grad places at audition

Caitlyn Dixon of Spruce Creek was one of the Susquehanna University students who recently attended the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions. More...

Huntingdon Area High School Honor Rolls

Huntingdon Area High School principal Deborah Luffy has announced the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2015- 16 school years as follows:  Grade 9  High Honors  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Dollar store party Before I go shopping for party supplies, I always hit the dollar store first. Often I can find cups, plates, balloons, streamers, and other party stuff for cheap. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Talk to a lawyer and a therapist

Dear Annie: I married my high school sweetheart 39 years ago. She is the only woman I have ever slept with, although I am not her only man.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Night light for the road

Dear Heloise: When I travel, bringing along my NIGHT LIGHT is a must. Mine comes on when the lights go off or it gets dark in the room. More...

Special Sections

DCNR officials track fire leads

Following a series of brush and woods fires that plagued the Cass, Todd and Union township areas in the past six weeks, state Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR) officials are following up strong leads into who may be responsibl More...

Supervisors OK Act 13 agreement

Shirley Township Supervisors approved an agreement during their monthly meeting Thursday for Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) to use the municipality as an applicant for Act 13 Marcellus Shale Legacy Funds and Southern Allegheny Plannin More...

Spring gobbler season opens this weekend

Hunters will once again have a reason to set out into the woods with the opening of spring gobbler season tomorrow, Saturday, April 30, but are advised to use extra caution due to dry conditions. More...

State police to accept unwanted medications

County residents who have unwanted, unused or outdated prescription drugs in their homes will have an opportunity to get rid of them from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Church member charged with fatal shooting at service

NORRISTOWN (AP) — A member of a suburban church was charged Wednesday in the shooting death of another church goer in an altercation during Sunday services. More...

Creator of the Mister Softee jingle dies at 94

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. More...

Man to trial in neighbor’s 1981 fatal shooting

PERRYOPOLIS (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor in 1981 has been ordered to stand trial.  Criminal homicide and other charges were held for court against 61-year-old David Eugene Lint after a preliminary hear More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 29   AA Meeting p 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 

Rams take Goff with first pick

CHICAGO (AP) — California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz.  It was all about the quarterbacks before Laremy Tunsil’s bizarre tumble down the board at the NFL draft.  More...

Ole Miss is biggest loser of the first round

CHICAGO (AP) — We won’t know who won Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft for a season or two.  But we already know the biggest loser.  More...

Eagles make Carson Wentz second pick

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From Fargo to Philly, Carson Wentz is the latest quarterback the Eagles hope will deliver the franchise’s first Super Bowl.  The Eagles selected the North Dakota State quarterback with the No. More...

Press Club

Trojans thankful for opportunities

Many high school seniors are overwhelmed with the many choices of colleges and fields of study. Many do not truly know how many options there are and what each career entails. More...

Hornet seniors prep for graduation

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, Juniata Valley High School seniors are in their final weeks of high school and, with that, come the senior interviews.  At Juniata Valley High School, every senior is expected to prepare a graduation pr More...

Tussey ladies vie for fire queen titles

The Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. crowned a new queen, little princess and prince April 17.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 30, 2016:  More...

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