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Hospital achieves four-star ranking

J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital has been ranked favorably with an improved ranking system with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).  According to a press release from J.C. More...

Shade Gap Picnic to begin Sunday

The community of Shade Gap and the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. More...

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MUASB members discuss anti-hazing law

During Monday night’s vote on a first reading of revisions to several district policies, Mount Union Area School Board members paused to discuss ramifications of new state laws regarding hazing at secondary schools.  The state’s anti More...

Shirley Twp. leaders address code issues

Code enforcement issues persisted in Shirley Township during the board of supervisors meeting Thursday.  More...

MU district preparing for start of school year

With classes starting back up Aug. 24, the Mount Union Area School Board continued to take action of back-to school matters as they convened for their regular monthly meeting Monday night.  More...

World  Free Access 

Unreleased songs part of companion album to book

NEW YORK (AP) — Songs Bruce Springsteen recorded in the 1960s and early ‘70s will be released in September.  Five previously unreleased tracks from The Boss will be released on Sept. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Heat wave descends on Huntingdon County

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

Juniata men earn Academic Excellence Award

The Juniata men’s basketball team is one of 132 colleges and universities around the country to receive the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award. More...

Tourney opens Saturday morning in Mount Union

State 15-16 Teeners:

After battling back from a loss to Mount Union Sunday afternoon at Bellefonte to win the Area Five VFW Teener League 15-16 year-old championship, Huntingdon will now begin its pursuit of a state title Saturday morning when it travels to Mount Union f More...

Mike Yelovich Memorial set for Aug. 7

The fourth annual Michael S. Yelovich Memorial Golf Tournament will be played Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Mount Union American Legion Country Club.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Miya Hamman, who turns 6 years old today, Friday, July 29, 2016. Her proud parents are Bill and Francine Hamman of Orbisonia. More...

United in Marriage

Everhart-Steel

Monica Steel and Dustin Everhart were united in marriage June 11, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. The Rev. Mike Childs presided over the 2 p.m. double ring ceremony. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Natalie Marie Norris, who turns 5 years old today, Friday, July 29, 2016. Her proud parents are Amanda and Nathan Norris of Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Acquaintance with no boundaries

Dear Annie: Morgan and I are from the same hometown, and a few weeks ago, she moved to the city where I live now. Though I’d never met her, we have a ton of mutual friends back home (or so I thought). More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A knack for the new?

Dear Readers: We wrote a column encouraging readers to get out there and TRY SOMETHING NEW. A reader wrote in with this response: “I surely do love your column in the San Antonio Express-News. More...

Special Sections

Teen charged with robbery

A 15-year-old male juvenile from Mount Union is facing charges of robbery, theft and simple assault resulting from an incident at a Newton Hamilton convenience store around 6 p.m. Thursday.  More...

Couple thankful for community aid

Daily News Staff Writers  The late Fred Rogers famously said that in times of tragedy, focus on the helpers, because looking to them can give those suffering solace that there are caring people in the world.  More...

Beautiful baby contest benefits local agency

Just after celebrating her very first birthday, Charlotte Shriner’s baby blues had another reason to sparkle as she has been named the winner of The Daily News’ Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  Charlotte is the daughter of Dustin and St More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Police targeted in Pa.; suspect in custody

COLUMBIA (AP) — Police in a central Pennsylvania borough say a suspect is in custody and another person is being questioned as a person of interest after shots were fired — some at police.  Nobody was injured by the gunfire reported More...

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. More...

McGinty gets on biggest stage in state US Senate race

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Party officials gave Katie McGinty another big gift besides millions of dollars in campaign funds to help in her bid to unseat Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the November election.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, July 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs spoil Sale return with 3-1 win

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale returned from his jerseytrashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs’ 3-1 victory over the White Sox in Chicago& More...

Walker first-round leader at Baltusrol

PGA Championship:

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. More...

Mirim Lee sets pace in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women’s British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini if born before 5:06 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 30, 2016:  More...

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