May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

JVSB seat filled, tax increase OK’d

The Juniata Valley School Board filled an open board seat and passed a preliminary budget with a proposed 1.6- mill tax increase at the regular meeting Wednesday evening.  Tom Culp of Porter Township was approved by the board to serve once again More...

Horsepower Farm to host riding show

The annual trick riding event will be hosted at Horsepower Farm tomorrow, Friday, May 13. More...

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Local News

Protestors to be offered accelerated program

Silent protestors partially filled the courtroom as the preliminary hearings for three people accused of interfering with pipeline operations in late March were continued based on an agreement with the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s Offi More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Annual striper tournament set at Raystown Lake

75 Years Ago  Military training has been adopted at the White Hill Industrial School as a compulsory feature because of its physical and mental benefits and its consequent effect on individual and group morale, Maj. H.C. More...

Local Sports

Tyrone trips Trojans 5-4 in nine innings

Offense still is a bit sporadic for the Mount Union baseball team. More...

Dragons get by ’Cats

High School Softball:

Huntingdon’s Hannah Coffman belted her second home run of the season and Kylie Shea added a solo shot for her first career round-tripper during Wednesday afternoon’s home Mountain League contest with Central.  More...

JC’s Lucas named top LC player

Freshman Lauren Lucas has earned top honors from the Landmark Conference in women’s tennis. Lucas was named the Landmark Rookie and Player of the Year Wednesday along with being named to the First Team. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Chet Isett unloaded flags to be displayed as part of the annual flag project in Huntingdon. More...

Around the State

It’s up to Trump to unite Republicans, May 5   More...

Our Readers Write

Something to think about  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  This is regarding the article in The Daily News May 4, 2016, “Obama to name Stonewall first national monument for gay rights.”  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Check out local farmers’ market

Have you checked out our local farmers’ market? There are many reasons to buy from farmers’ markets. More...

Dairy Princess bids farewell to reign

After an eventful and rewarding year of dairy promotion as the Huntingdon County Dairy Princess and the Pennsylvania Dairy Princess, I am excited to announce we will be crowning a new county princess Saturday, May 14.  More...

Hawaii bill to help organic farmers

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — On a farm tucked under a lush Hawaii mountainside, Sean Anderson tends passion fruit, kale and salad greens — using only what nature provides.  He creates his own compost and fertilizers and doesn’t use More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 13, 2016: More...

Special Sections

Marking a successful year  Free Access 

JV, HCCTC teams take top TDN Press Club honors

Student journalists from across Huntingdon County convened at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the end of another successful Daily News Press Club year. More...

SHCSB members talk drug testing

The Southern Huntingdon County School District board of directors discussed implementation of a student drug testing policy during its workshop at the high school Wednesday.  More...

ORJMA leaders agree to meeting

The board of the Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority (ORJMA) kicked off its meeting Wednesday at the Orbisonia Borough building with a five-minute executive session regarding pending legal issues.  Following the executive session, the C More...

Relay For Life event planned for Saturday

Cancer survivors, volunteers and community members will two-step together Saturday, May 14, at “Dance Party — Dancing for a Cure,” Huntingdon County’s 21st annual Relay For Life event to be held at Detwiler Memorial Field, Hun More...

World  Free Access 

FDA to re-evaluate definition of ‘healthy’

NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration will reevaluate its definition of “healthy,” which could upend how a range of foods are marketed.  An FDA spokeswoman said in an email that the agency plans to solicit public com More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 12   Soup Kitchen p 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 

Nats Scherzer ties record with 20 Ks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 20 batters, matching the major league record for a nine-inning game as he pitched the Washington Nationals past the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Wednesday night.  More...

Raptors take 3-2 lead on Heat

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry went from invisible to indispensable for the Toronto Raptors.  DeRozan matched a playoff high with 34 points, Lowry had 25 and the Raptors beat the Miami Heat 99-91 on Wednesday night to take a More...

Warriors advance to Conference finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry raised his left arm in triumph and cradled the game ball in his right as yellow confetti fell. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Michaela Quinn McBeth who turns 18 years old today, Thursday, May 12, 2016. Her proud parents are Dave and Karly Hamman of Mount Union. More...

Mount Union TOPS group in full swing

TOPS 989 of Mount Union got off to a rocky start this year. Bad weather took its toll and therefore some of the meetings had to be canceled.  More...

Students participate in ‘Forever Young’ program

Students from the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center helped out at Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center April 27 for the studentrun “Forever Young” initiative that encou More...

Annie's Mailbox

Report sister for elder abuse

Dear Annie: After my mother died 10 years ago, Dad asked his four daughters what to do with the small cabin he owned upstate. Three of us told him to sell it. More...

Doctor K

Good sleep habits eliminate need for magnesium supplements

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have trouble falling asleep and melatonin has not worked. I want to avoid medications, and I have read that magnesium supplements can help. Should I try them?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM GOBOWLING.COM 400

1. Aero mystery   The cars of Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski never touched, but the aerodynamic effect of three cars racing through a turn was enough to spin their cars off the track. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers

Is Gibbs Racing becoming the new top dog in NASCAR?   More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Monster Mile   More...

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