June 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Weather hard to forecast in region

In central Pennsylvania, it’s often a very difficult task to predict the weather, especially during times of the year when storms of any kind are more prevalent.  More...

TDN’s baby contest to aid Crossroads

Attention all fans of gummy grins, cherub cheeks and dimpled darlings, The Daily News’ eighth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest begins today, Friday, June 10.  Last year’s winner, Adalie Bumbarger, the daughter of Brock and Amber Bu More...

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Local News

MU Kiwanians to hold fishing derby

The Mount Union Kiwanis Club will host young anglers during its annual fishing derby from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, on the banks of Roberts Run at Liverpool. Registration opens at 7 a.m. More...

911 Policy Board hold short meeting

In a very short monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board Thursday morning, 911 director Huntingdon Borough Police Chief Rufus Brenneman informed the board that currently two of the four dispatching consoles within the county’s More...

Rescuers aid hikers at Thousand Steps

Members of the Mapleton Volunteer Fire Department spent most of Thursday night and into the early morning hours of today searching for a pair of teenage girls and assisting an adult down Thousand Steps.  More...

World  Free Access 

A look at chronic absenteeism across America

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is out with discouraging new figures on how many students are habitually missing school — and an AP analysis finds the problem is particularly acute in Washington, D.C., where nearly a third of students in More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 10   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...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Bernice “Granny” “Gigi” Holland of Meridian, Mississippi, and formerly of Mill Creek, who will turn 90 years old Monday, June 13, 2016. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Orioles beat Blue Jays 6-5

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Davis homered and hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, Pedro Alvarez also connected and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 Thursday night for their fifth straight win.  More...

Phillies make Moniak first pick

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — After all the uncertainty surrounding the No. More...

Nadal out at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon on Thursday, citing the left wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open.  The two-time Wimbledon champion said on his Facebook page that he made the decision after consulting with More...

School News

Huntingdon Christian Academy graduates three

The Class of 2016 of Huntingdon Christian Academy graduated May 31. The ceremony began with the pledges to the American and Christian flags, followed by the reading of 11 Timothy 1:6-9 by the Rev. Charles Hicks. More...

HCA students honored for achievements

Huntingdon Christian Academy held its annual awards program June 1 to honor students for their academic and sports achievements during the 2015-16 school year.  After singing the hymn “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee,” everyone paid h More...

Mount Union Area Junior High School Honor Rolls

Amy Smith, Mount Union Area Junior High School principal, has announced the following list of honor roll students for the fourth marking period of the 2015-16 school year.  Grade 7  Distinguished Honor Roll  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Reconsider therapy

Dear Annie: I suffer from terrible depression. My doctor has me on antidepressants and suggested that I seek therapy. However, I walked out on therapy because I felt that it was not for me and that it didn’t help me at all. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tag — rings are it!

Dear Heloise: Airport baggage handlers have an amazing talent for ripping off ZIPPER PULLS from one’s luggage. I take old key rings and replace the zipper pull with a ring. More...

Population drop causes concern

Huntingdon County has hit peak population.  With the 2010 census, population in the county was marked at 46,066 and the population is expected to decline through the next census in 2020.  Amy Wise, executive director of Huntingdon County Bu More...

Dairy council VP is county native

A passion which began while growing up on a Huntingdon County dairy farm has expanded internationally. Area native Kara (Tussey) McDonald has been named as the vice president of global marketing for the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC).  More...

Lake visitors reminded to follow guidelines

Business is booming at Raystown Lake.  “Especially with upcoming summer solstice, recreation season is in full swing,” said Alicia Palmer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water safety coordinator. More...

State  Free Access 

Catholic legislators feel church’s ire over abuse bill votes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Roman Catholic legislators say they have been publicly shamed during Mass, called out in church bulletins and dis-invited to parish events as the Philadelphia Archdiocese campaigns against a bill that would give victims of c More...

Sex accuser testifies she left school after teacher ID’d her

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager testified she left a high school abruptly last year after a teacher identified her as the student who had accused another teacher of having an illegal sexual relationship with her.  More...

Media outlets ask judge to unseal insurance records

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Media groups have asked a Philadelphia judge to unseal insurance documents that could address whether Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was told in the mid-1970s that his assistant was molesting boys.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

EMA department, volunteers receive national accolades

75 Years Ago  Forty-seven graduates of Robertsdale High School received their diplomas in ceremonies held in the school auditorium. Dr. Albert L. Rowland, of Shippensburg State Teachers’ College, gave the commencement address.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Lorraine Hutchings-Oliver

While she never considered herself a pioneer, Lorraine Hutchings-Oliver was unquestionably instrumental in blazing the trail for girls’ athletics at both Huntingdon Area High School and Penn State University.Lorraine had to overcome the obstacl More...

Morningstar ‘omission’

(EDITOR ’S NOTE: In Thursday’s Hall of Fame article about Ken Morningstar, portions of the first two paragraphs were hidden under the photo. More...

Bloomsburg tops Rockets

PIAA Class A Softball Quarterfinal:

District Four champion Bloomsburg had some hard hits during Thursday afternoon’s PIAA Class A quarterfinal contest at Bald Eagle’s softball field. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jaci Lynne Reffner, who turned 5 years old Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Her proud parents are Kevin and Jessica Reffner. More...

Alumni association presents scholarships

Dr. Benjamin Sunderland (Class of 1967), chair of the scholarship committee, announced that a record 11 scholarships were being awarded this year. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Elliott Patrick Coleman who turns 7 years old today, Friday, June 10, 2016. His proud parents are Garrett and Nani Coleman of Marathon, New York. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 11, 2016:  More...

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