June 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tax increase OK’d for TMSD budget

Meeting in its regular monthly session Monday night in the high school, the Tussey Mountain School Board unanimously passed a $17.46 million budget for 2016-17 that calls for tax hikes in Huntingdon and Bedford counties and discussed at length severa More...

Business donates borough welcome signs

Visitors to Orbisonia will now be welcomed to the borough by new, eye-catching signs provided by a local business.  Rodney and Kim Walters from the Brown and Walters Insurance Agency in Orbisonia Borough purchased two “Welcome to Orbisonia More...

Local News

Information released on fatal crash

State police at Huntingdon have released the name of the victim in the fatal two-vehicle accident that took place in the area of Barree Road and Shelton Avenue in Porter Township at approximately 5:30 a.m. More...

Area briefs

Mount Union church to host VBS   MOUNT UNION BORO. — Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Union, will host “Cowabunga” Vacation Bible School from 6:15-8 p.m. More...

Police Log

DUI   HENDERSON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon conducted a traffic stop on Route 22 at 10:24 p.m. and the operator of the stopped vehicle, a 26-year-old man of Mount Union, was suspected to be driving under the influence of alcohol. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

UC-Santa Barbara dumps Miami; Oklahoma St. downs Arizona

College World Series:

Gouchos oust ’Canes 5-3   OMAHA, Neb. More...

Cavs bring championship home

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy. More...

WNBA unbeatens square off tonight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Minnesota Lynx visit the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, it will be just another regularseason game for two teams with championship aspirations.  For the WNBA, it will be so much bigger.  More...

People/Pastimes

‘Locks of Love’

Shannon Harrington, left, and Mikayla Harrington, right, each donated a length of their hair to Locks of Love with help from stylist Teri McIntyre of In-Style Styling Salon. More...

Hawn family continues 58-year reunion tradition

For 58 years, descendants of Henry and Margaret (Corbin) Hawn, originally of the Raystown and Donation areas, have met for a reunion each June. More...

Mount Aloysius marks service milestone

Mount Aloysius College students, faculty and staff set an ambitious goal for themselves early in the 2015-2016 academic year. More...

Healthy Living

How to spend more time outdoors

Getting outside to enjoy the great outdoors can reduce the likelihood that a person will live a sedentary lifestyle that can negatively affect long-term health. But many adults are spending too much time indoors.  More...

Natural ways to reduce Lyme disease risk

The great outdoors can be a wonder to behold. Parks, nature preserves or even some time spent in the backyard can help men, women and children reconnect with nature.  More...

Roasted Delicata Squash with Tuscan Kale

Enjoy a light and healthy lunch (severs 8 to 10)  More...

Annie's Mailbox

It may be time to find another caregiver

Dear Annie: My husband is in hospice care and I have a caregiver come once a week to give me a break. I truly appreciate her help and pay her an hourly rate. More...

Doctor K

Electronic skin patch holds promise for type 1 diabetes

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 54 and have had Type 1 “childhood” diabetes since I was 7. More...

Special Sections

Gun control votes draw ire

Local senators representing Pennsylvania are outraged following gun votes in the Senate Monday night.  The Senate voted largely along party lines Monday night to block four separate pieces of legislation that would have expanded gun control.&nbs More...

HASD adopts budget with tax hike

The Huntingdon Area School Board approved the district’s 2016-2017 final budget by a 6-3 vote during its regular monthly meeting Monday night. Board members Cindy Dell, Susan Grainey and Ian Thompson voted against the spending plan. More...

Popular transport service starts up

The multi-billion dollar taxi company, Uber, that’s become popular in cities in the United States and internationally has come to Huntingdon County.  The Los Angeles-based technology company launched as “UberCab” in 2009 and we More...

World  Free Access 

Baltimore police case now in judge’s hands

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor stood at the top of a sweeping staircase last spring and declared that six police officers would be held accountable for the broken neck of a 25-year-old black man whose death in custody set the More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Robertsdale, Wood under water-use restriction

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

The States Evidence

Evidence was presented that shows a mistake was made. The Mount Union at Tyrone baseball game was entered into the team spreadsheet twice, thus causing errors in the totals printed in The Daily News Friday.  More...

Cubs place Fowler on DL

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed center fielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a right hamstring strain.  More...

Locke, Pirates end Giants’ streak

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Locke followed consecutive horrible starts with 6 2/3 scoreless innings, Erik Kratz hit his first home run since 2014 and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 1-0 on Monday night, ending the Giants’ eight-game More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

Deeply troubled by the changes  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  The following letter was sent to Fred Foster, superintendent of the Huntingdon Area School District.  Dear Mr. Foster,  More...

Op-Ed

We just don’t get it

Bill: Once again a bill has passed the Pennsylvania House and has been sent to the Senate. This bill is making an attempt at reforming the antiquated retirement system used for government and school employees in Pennsylvania. More...

Political Cartoon

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Chatter Box

A memorable season

For many local youth, T-ball, baseball and softball season is coming to an end as summer arrives on the calendar.  One local softball team, Huntingdon Little League’s Rebellion, ended their first season undefeated with a record of 11-0 an More...

School News

Three Springs woman completes studies

Mikaela Elyse Stevens of Three Springs earned a bachelor of science degree in music education with a concentration in flute from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, during May 2016 commencement exercises.  Stevens graduated summa cum laude with a cumu More...

Area students graduate from Shippensburg

Kalee Anderson and Victoria Walker, both of Three Springs, were among the 866 undergraduate students and 216 graduate students who received degrees at Shippensburg University at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester.   More...

Local scholars named to spring dean’s list

The following local students have been named to the spring 2016 semester dean’s list at Shippensburg University:  — Kalee Anderson of Three Springs  — Gillian Bradshaw of Shade Gap  — Nicole Hock of Huntingdon&n More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 4:08 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 22, 2016:  More...

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