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County’s library has new director

New Huntingdon County  Library director Tracy Carey credits a lifelong love of reading and a commitment to creating a community hub with bringing her to Huntingdon. More...

SA dinner to honor volunteers

After an tumultuous year filled with both tragedy and triumph, the Salvation Army (SA) will host its annual civic dinner at 5:30 p.m. More...

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JVSD students to celebrate National Bike to School Day   More...

Three juries chosen for May trial term

Three juries, for two drug cases and one child sex abuse case, were chosen in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

Cromwell leaders fear sewer rate hike

Cromwell Township Supervisors, during their monthly meeting Monday, discussed the costs associated with the recently completed sewer system.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 3   AA Meeting p 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 

Thunder, Cavs win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score on a wild sequence in the f More...

Pens edge Caps 3-2; lead series

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Outhit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington anyway.  Blame it on a 21-year-old rookie goaltender who hardly seems intimidated by the stakes, the More...

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People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Borough receives 28th annual Tree City award

The annual Huntingdon Borough Arbor Day ceremony was held April 30 in Portstown Park, marking the 28th year the borough has received the designation “Tree City USA.”   More...

Annual Redbud quilt show

Redbud Quilt Guild Quilt Show visitor Connie Frazier of Duncansville viewed the many quilts and wall hangings on display at the Huntingdon Community Center Saturday. More...

Healthy Living

Because mental healthy shouldn’t be kept a secret

Exploring Depression

Nearly everyone has dealt with a life-changing event that brings about feelings of sadness. But some people struggle to enjoy normally happy situations. More...

How to maintain mental focus

The technological advancements made in the 21st century have undoubtedly made life easier in many ways, but this golden age of gadgets has not come without some negative side effects. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 4, 2016: More...

Man sentenced for ’15 robbery

The last in a trio of men accused of robbing a convenience store in Dublin Township in December 2015 entered a plea during jury selection in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday.  More...

Farmers’ market to open for season

Signs of spring are everywhere this time of year and, from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Stonerstown park plans continue

The Liberty Township Supervisors inked an agreement Monday night that sets the stage for improvements to the Stonerstown Playground and Community Park. More...

World  Free Access 

Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

CHICAGO (AP) — Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

New police department talk continues

75 Years Ago  Great Britain moved to bolster her Middle Eastern defenses against imminent Nazi threats by landing additional armed forces in Iraq, backdoor to Turkey, Syria and Palestine.  More...

Local Sports

Barney is outstanding thrower; Patton, Glorioso win

Bellwood Invitational Track & Field:

Huntingdon County schools had some very good showings at the 60th Bellwood-Antis Invitational Track and Field Meet Monday. More...

Tussey tops NBC for first win

High School Baseball:

A winless Tussey Mountain baseball team hit the road to Loysburg to take on Northern Bedford, who entered the contest with a winning record of 6-5. Things seemed to go the same as usual as the Titans entered the final inning trailing by 3 runs. More...

Tussey no-hit by Panthers

H.S. Softball:

The Tussey Mountain softball team experienced a nohitter Monday afternoon, but not the way they would have hoped. Northern Bedford played error-free softball, and the Titans were unable to get anything going offensively. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Voters should pause

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  What do the following people have in common: Wilbur Mills, Wayne Hayes, Gary Hart, Robert Packwood, Newt Gingrich, Henry Hyde, Bill Clinton, Don Sherwood, Mark Foley, John Edwards, Dennis Hastert and Rich Irvi More...

What others are saying

The ACLU’s cynical attack on criminal justice reform

(Authors’ disclosure: Nat Hentoff is a former board member of both the national ACLU and the New York Civil Liberties Union. More...

How They Voted

Congressional votes for the week ending April 29

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 29.  House  More...

Chatter Box

Crossing off the bucket list

It’s not very often Huntingdon County folks have their photo in the Los Angeles Times, but that’s now something Porter Township residents Ken Reynolds and son, Kirk, can cross off their bucket list.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Getting out of abusive relationship is hard

Dear Annie: In three years, I will be away at college. I am concerned because Mom has a boyfriend with a major anger problem, and he throws tantrums and gets abusive. More...

Doctor K

Pain specialist can find right combination of therapies

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have been in pain since a car accident a few years ago. My doctor is very conservative in prescribing pain medication. Why not just give me what I need to feel better?  More...

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