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Juniata College rises in rankings

Juniata College has been recognized this week in two national publications’ annual reports ranking colleges and universities across the country.  In Forbes.com’s “America’s Top Colleges 2016,” Juniata College moved More...

Road, bridge work to necessitate detours

Motorists in the county will need to keep an eye out for road closures due to road and bridge construction in the coming week.  PennDOT will be performing road work beginning Monday, July 18, which will run through Friday, July 29, on Barree Roa More...

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Local News

Three Springs man sentenced for burning incident

The Three Springs man who attempted to burn down a neighbor’s cabin in January 2015 entered a plea and was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Wednesday.  Todd Eric Messner, 46, confined to the Huntingdon County Jail, More...

One hearing waived in central court

The Mapleton man charged with child pornography waived his preliminary hearing in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday.  Jeffrey A. More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mill Creek site OK’d for county vo-tech

75 Years Ago  The undeserved power to permit persons convicted of drunken driving to continue operation of motor vehicles on Pennsylvania highways was given Revenue Secretary William J. More...

Local Sports

Mount Union scores early in opener

Area Five 15-16 Teener:

The Area Five Teener League Tournament for the 15-16-year-old age group got under way for Mount Union Wednesday evening at the Municipal Park. More...

Spikes outhit Tigers, but drop 4-0 shutout

The State College Spikes outhit the Connecticut Tigers on Wednesday, but Blaise Salter knocked in every one of the Tigers’ runs as the Spikes dropped a 4-0 decision in a day game at Thomas J. Dodd Stadium. More...

Small loses arbitration case for spot on cycling team

Carmen Small had her Olympic dreams crushed for the second time in less than a month.  The veteran cyclist lost her arbitration case Wednesday for a spot on the four-member U.S. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

The Jackson Township-historical preservation Facebook page shared a photo dated 1910 of the entrance to Blair Park in Huntingdon. More...

Our Readers Write

Don’t become part of the problem  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:  More...

Around the State

State parks no place for private resorts, July 6   Renting a couple of bedrooms in the historic Presque Isle Lighthouse to overnight visitors, as the nonprofit agency operating the lighthouse one day hopes to, seems to be no violation of the sta More...

Farm-Home-Garden

State FFA convention competitors

Members of Captain Jack FFA from Mount Union Area High School competed at the FFA state convention June 14-16. More...

4-H Interstate Exchange Program

The Huntingdon County 4-H County Council hosted seven youth and two chaperones from Nash County, North Carolina, June 20-26 on the second half of a two-year 4-H Interstate Exchange Program. More...

Dairy cows keep their cool

These past couple of weeks, we’ve been experiencing some of the warmest temperatures we’ve had so far this summer, and although we may think we have it bad, consider yourself as a 1,600-pound dairy cow. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 6:14 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 15, 2016:  More...

Special Sections

Governor signs $1.3B budget

With the signature of Gov. More...

Speeding an issue across county

Many Huntingdon County  municipalities have speed limits of 25-35 mph within residential areas and area law  enforcement officers report speeding is a perennial problem.   Huntingdon state police Cpl. More...

Area man acquitted in drug-related case

A jury of five women and seven men acquitted a Newton Hamilton man on drug-related charges in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Wednesday. More...

State  Free Access 

Democrats will meet in a city of great economic inequality

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself.&n More...

Trial ordered in 2003 Philadelphia arson

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of setting fire to a boxer’s north Philadelphia home in 2003 after a fight outside a club, killing him and four relatives, has been ordered to stand trial on murder, arson, conspiracy and related charges. More...

Man seizes chance to thru-hike Appalachian Trail

QUARRYVILLE (AP) — Many of those who hike all 2,189 miles of the Appalachian Trail within 12 months have their climactic celebration on top of Mount Katahdin in Maine, with a knot of other finishers.  A lesser number of them end their jour More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 14   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Montgomerie recovers from first-hole problems

British Open:

TROON, Scotland (AP) — With his ball buried and up against the face of a pot bunker, Colin Montgomerie feared the worst after just two shots at the British Open.  More...

Fightin Phils lead East to 10-2 win

Eastern League All-Star Game:

AKRON, Ohio — The scoreboard showed the Eastern Division claimed a 10-2 victory over the Western Division in the 2016 Eastern League All-Star Game.  More...

James named Best Male Athlete at ESPY’s

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Women’s Club seeks new members

A civic organization created for Huntingdon County women is looking for new members and fresh perspectives to aid in causes to benefit women and children.  Born from the Huntingdon Soroptimist Club, the Huntingdon Women’s Club was formed o More...

Three simple rules for healthy, happy eggs

When you head to the grocery store for organic eggs, you assume a certain level of quality in how your eggs were produced.  While there are standards and requirements that companies follow in labeling their eggs, the standards lack regulation an More...

Boy Scout Troop 237

Huntingdon County Dairy Princess Katie Anderson visited Boy Scout Troop 237 June 30 and the troop spent the evening learning about dairy promotion, making their own butter and playing head bands. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Cheating pig

Dear Annie: My friend has been dating the same guy for about a year, and I have always gotten along with him just fine. He has become my friend, too. More...

Doctor K

Longevity has many factors

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that women tend to live longer than men. Why is that?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM KENTUCKY

1. Hard tires   Goodyear went to “old reliable” by using super-hard tires at Kentucky Speedway to avoid tire issues. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Streaks   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions... and maybe a few actual answers  Forget Junior, what about Jimmie?   More...

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