July 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Humidity, temps will decrease by weekend

Today is the last day of the hottest warm weather streak of the summer, but the summer heat is just kicking off.  According to Craig Evanego, meteorologist with the National Weather Service bureau in State College, a cold front today will bring More...

TDN beautiful baby voting begins today

Twenty-six little ones are vying to win The Daily News’ eighth annual Most Beautiful Baby contest, with adorable photo entries which appear on Page 14 of today’s edition.  Using the ballot, which appears on the same page, votes will More...

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Pittsburgh resident to exhibit at Art Space

A Pittsburgh artist and dancer will be exhibiting her work at the Art Space beginning this Friday.  Nicole Somplatsky will be presenting her exhibit, “The Art of Movement,” beginning today at 6 p.m. More...

Defendants’ cases bound over for higher court

A number of defendants had their cases bound over for a higher court following preliminary hearings in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  More...

Oneida Twp. leaders discuss recycling bin issues

The Oneida Township Board of Supervisors addressed some of the issues they are having with the recycling bin located in the township parking lot during Wednesday’s night monthly meeting.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blue Jays rally to beat Tigers 5-4

TORONTO (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a bases loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-best sixth straight victory More...

Diaz, Kluber replace injured all-star picks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — St. More...

Football rivalry to resume

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Notre Dame and Michigan, the two winningest programs in college football history, announced Thursday that they are resuming their rivalry.  The Fighting Irish will host the Wolverines on Sept. More...

School News

Huntingdon teen selected by society

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that student Jordan Hawkins of Huntingdon has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. More...

Granddaughter of area resident graduates

Christina Purvis graduated with honors May 7 from Radford University in Radford, Virginia, with a bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies in special education and a minor in English.  More...

Local students named to dean’s list

Among those named to the dean’s list for the spring term at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College were the following students from the Huntingdon area:  From the State College campus:  — Greg Cramer of More...

Annie's Mailbox

Love and basketball

Dear Annie: I love basketball, but my husband has no interest in it. Our two boys, ages 6 and 8, play at school sometimes but have not yet discovered what a great game it is. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Sell it safely

Dear Readers: Years ago, when people had STUFF TO GET RID OF, they either gave it away or had garage sales. While both still are options, selling over the internet is becoming increasingly popular. Here are a few hints regarding safety:  1. More...

Firemen’s convention carries on

Members of the team from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, from the left, Trevor Rhoat, Hunter Schilling, Roy Spickler, Josh Fagan, Colton Taylor and Kelvin Coder participated in EMS games at th More...

Budget awaiting gov.’s signature

A week after landing on the governor’s desk, the state’s general appropriations bill is still waiting for the governor’s signature.  More...

Local event attracts country music groups

The voices of popular country and bluegrass musicians will fill the hills and caverns between Huntingdon and Alexandria Saturday, July 9, and Sunday, July 10, as Lincoln Caverns and the Lazy Dayz Riverfront Campground host the second annual Concert a More...

World  Free Access 

US has warmest June on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s warm, wild and costly weather broke another record with the hottest June, federal meteorologists say. And if that’s not enough, they calculated that 2016 is flirting with the U.S. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Publicity Caravan is Mapleton’s largest yet

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 8   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...

Local Sports

Mount Union debuts with 9-4 home victory

Area Five Teener:

The Mount Union Area Five 13-14 Teener League squad opened its bid for the Area Five title at home Thursday evening. Mount Union broke a 1-1 tie after the first inning to go on and win a 9-4 verdict over visiting Bald Eagle at the Municipal Park. More...

Huntingdon blasts Penns Valley 17-2

In just the second night of the tournament, Huntingdon continued displaying its power at the plate Thursday evening by belting 16 hits off a pair of Penns Valley pitchers and cruised to a 17-2 four-inning blow out win on the road in the Area Five 13- More...

Huntingdon eliminated 16-3

Sectional LL Softball:

Huntingdon’s maiden voyage into the waters of Little League softball came to an end Thursday evening with a 16-3 loss to visiting New Bethlehem.  Huntingdon was the only entry in the District 11 Tournament and automatically advanced to the More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robyn Bracco, who turns 6 years old today, Friday, July 15, 2016. Her proud parents are Kelli and Joseph Bracco of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landon Allen Erdman who turns 8 years old today, Friday, July 8, 2016. His proud parents are Craig and Shya (Price) Erdman of Huntingdon. More...

Golf tournament honors woman’s memory

The fourth annual Elinor Wible Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 11 at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union.  A total of 38 women and six men from various clubs throughout Pennsylvania participated in the partner bestball event, More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 9, 2016:  More...

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