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Neighbors gather for block party

Community members flocked to Standing Stone Coffee Co. More...

Local News

Heritage partnership meeting rescheduled

ROBERTSDALE — A meeting of the Broad Top Area Heritage Partnership, originally set for Thursday, June 16, has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, it was announced by partnership chairman Alan Smith.  More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

The Daily News continues county appreciation drive

75 Years Ago  Harry L. Geissinger, Huntingdon, is among the Lafayette College graduates who will receive degrees at the annual commencement exercises. He will receive the degree of bachelor of arts.  More...

General News

For-profit college watchdog under federal scrutiny

BOSTON (AP) — Federal education officials are deciding whether to shut down the nation’s biggest accreditor of for-profit colleges over allegations that it overlooked deception by some of its schools. More...

Fifty dead after worst mass shooting in US history

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As mass shootings plague US, survivors mourn lack of change

DENVER (AP) — The deadliest shooting in modern U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hamels, Moreland lead Rangers to win over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Cole Hamels became the seventh active pitcher to reach 2,000 strikeouts and Mitch Moreland homered to lead the Texas Rangers past the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Sunday. More...

Henderson edges Ko with birdie in playoff

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Brooke Henderson beat topranked Lydia Ko with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship after overcoming a three-shot deficit on the back nine. More...

Pens win fourth Stanley Cup

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby let out a scream as he lifted the Stanley Cup above his head, a wide smile spread across his face.  The seven years of adversity since he last held the trophy were firmly in his past. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband will encroach on any available space

Dear Annie: My husband is a good, dependable man, but he is a terrible hoarder. A number of years ago, we agreed on separate bedrooms, so he could be messy in private. More...

Hints from Heloise

Giving more than blood

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF comes from a reader who’s concerned about strangers having access to his private information. He wrote: “I realize how important it is to donate blood, but I have stopped doing so. More...

Second rabies case detected

The state Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of rabies in yet another wild animal in Huntingdon County. In late May, a Ewing Road, Barree Township, resident discovered a raccoon near a shed. More...

Legion post holds picnic for veterans

For more than two decades, members of the William Spyker American Legion Post 520, Alexandria, have been inviting veterans from the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home for an annual picnic with community members.  Approximately 75 people, includi More...

Young motorists warned against texting, distractions while driving

As the summer season kicks into high gear, so does the time period known as the “100 Deadliest Days,” between Memorial Day and Labor Day, prompting renewed reminders of the dangers of texting and driving.  More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia soda tax sold public interest over health

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the city of cheesesteaks and soft pretzels, a soda tax that regulates people’s behavior is a hard sell.  More...

Closing arguments expected in teacher’s intimidation trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Closing arguments were expected in the trial of a suspended western Pennsylvania teacher accused of intimidating a female student who accused another teacher of having sex with her.  More...

What’s in the cocktail of liquor law changes

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania House surprised many this week when they pushed through a bill to allow sales of wine at groceries and to make other changes to how alcohol is sold. Democratic Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 13   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

County Sports Hall of Fame honors five inductees

Family support has been a common theme throughout the still brief history of the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame. More...

Hesston Wrapup

Hesston Speedway came to life Thursday and Friday with two nights of racing action for the Appalachian Mountain Speedweek with Keith Jackson winning Thursday night and Jared Miley claiming the win Friday.  More...

People/Pastimes

Celebrate summer with DIY party décor

Spring and summer present endless opportunities to celebrate, from events like graduations and birthday parties to barbecues and gatherings with friends. More...

Huntingdon youth honored at Johns Hopkins

Andrew Buonaccorsi of Huntingdon was honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a recent awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY).  Buonaccorsi, a participant in the CTY Talent Search, wa More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 3rd BIRTHDAY to Elliott William Bard, who celebrates today, Monday, June 13, 2016. He is the son of Jim and Becky (Weikert) Bard of Huntingdon, R.R. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 14, 2016: More...

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