June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcyclists clean up area parks

When members of the War Drivers pull their motorcycles into area parks, their riding may be recreational, but their business is keeping recreation safe for the youngest members of the community.  More...

Local News

Judge hears array of cases

A Huntingdon man accused of breaking into a Jackson Township cabin was sentenced to serve a lengthy probationary sentence in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

Police Log

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Correction

In the May 7, edition of The Daily News, a court story regarding pleas entered in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas omitted the word “alleged” in relation to Kevin R. Banks, 43, Mapleton.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

CMA congregation plans to erect new church

75 Years Ago  More...

Business News

Restaurant thrives in Shirleysburg location

A new restaurant location for one mother-daughter team means business is busier than ever.  Since Hidd’n Valley Restaurant moved from its location in Shade Gap to the heart of Shirleysburg at the former home of Captain’s Deli in Marc More...

McDonald’s locations under new ownership

The McDonald’s franchise restaurants in Huntingdon and Mount Union are now under new ownership.  Former owner Heather Harrington informed employees she and her husband, Gerald, were selling the restaurants to Joe Nyanko of Hollidaysburg in More...

Real Estate Transfers

May 20, 2016  Samuel G. Shingler and Sherry D. Shingler, grantors, to Norma Jennings, property in Huntingdon Borough, $55,000.  Thomas E. Sechler and Beverly J. Sechler, grantors, to Julian L. DiGilio and Abigail F. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pro Bowl reportedly moving to Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. More...

Betts belts three homers in Red Sox 6-2 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a career-high three homers and drove in five runs, and the Boston Red Sox cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Tuesday night to open a three-game lead in the AL East.  More...

Sharks look to regroup

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The nerves are gone. Spending your franchise’s first 20 minutes in a Stanley Cup Final standing around while your opponent zips unimpeded from one end of the ice to the other will do that.  More...

School News

Local students earn degrees at Penn College

The following local students have earned degrees at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport:  — Dustin Bailey of Petersburg earned an associate of applied science degree in architectural technology and an associate of applied sc More...

James Creek woman earns degree

Sara Nead of James Creek has graduated summa cum laude from Central Penn College, Harrisburg, with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice administration through their online study program.  She is the daughter of Brenda Nead of James C More...

MUAHS Clas of 2016

MUAHS hosts 51st annual commencement

Mount Union Area High School’s Class of 2016 spent an evening reflecting on their shared past and separate futures during the 51st annual commencement exercises Tuesday evening.  Diplomas were awarded to 103 seniors over the course of the More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 2, 2016:  More...

DCNR secretary visits state park

State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) secretary Cindy Dunn visited Greenwood Furnace State Park yesterday to celebrate the Standing Stone Trail which received the Pennsylvania Trail of the Year Award.  More...

Leaders receive update on grants

The Huntingdon County Commissioners heard an update on the progress of using the Growing Greener grants from the Huntingdon County Conservation District at their weekly meeting Tuesday.  More...

Local Keystone Innovation Zone thriving

Businesses in the local Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) are growing, thriving and benefiting from available tax credits.  More...

Police chief advises pedestrian awareness

As school comes to a close and the summer season rolls in, Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman reminded motorists to be mindful of young pedestrians.  More...

State  Free Access 

A Look Back

Further adventures of Col. James Smith

Editor’s note: The following is from Rung’s Chronicles of Pennsylvania History, a series of historical articles by Albert Rung as published in The Daily News from 1946- 1951. More...

Police departments begin to reward restraint tactics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few police agencies in the U.S. have begun rewarding officers for showing restraint in the line of duty, putting the tactic on par with bravery.  More...

Utility agency ordered to release records that led to fine

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state’s high court has ordered the release of investigative records concerning electric utility PPL’s response to a 2011 power outage that resulted in a $60,000 fine from utility regulators.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 1   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes:

Juniata Valley

Breanna Leidy Parents: Kevin and Melissa Leidy of Alexandria. More...

Rockets will battle Blue Jays

District 6-A Softball Championship:

After working its way through the top teams in the ICC North en route to the Inter-County Conference title and a pair of wins in the District Six Class A playoffs, third-seeded Southern Huntingdon now sets its focus on the unbeaten WestPAC champion i More...

Hornets rip Portage 7-1 for title

District 6-A Baseball Championship:

Juniata Valley knew what it wanted and went out and got it. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Dean Bingaman Bigelow, 10522 Standing Stone Road, Huntingdon and Deborah Ann Keppler, 12603 Stone Creek Ridge Road, Huntingdon.  Jacob Allen Gongloff, 12034 Hartslog Valley Road, Huntingdon, and Sara Elizabeth Nead, 12776 Foxglove Drive, James C More...

Shaver’s Creek Grange receives health tips

Shaver’s Creek Grange No. 353 met in normal session at the Petersburg Bethel Presbyterian Church May 16.  The meal was provided by Brenda and Kelly Coy. The meal and fellowship was enjoyed by all.  More...

Juniata Valley Lions host spelling bee

It was a special evening for sixth graders as the Juniata Valley Lions hosted their annual spelling bee.  Lion president Jesse Shriner welcomed the competing students along with their guests for the evening. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Considered a package deal

Dear Annie: I am planning my wedding, which will take place next year. I have a younger sister who will be a bridesmaid. This sister has been in an on-again, off-again long-distance relationship with a guy for five years now. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Freezing compost

Dear Heloise: COMPOSTING was added to our city-sponsored free recycling program, but with just two of us, filling a countertop container would take a long time. More...

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