March 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Students ‘Read Across America’

Schools across the county honored the birthday of Dr. More...

Porter Twp. man sentenced to SCI

A Porter Township man found guilty by a jury on two out of fives charges related to the sexual abuse of a teen in 2015 is headed to state prison.  Bradley Sunderland Sr., 38, was sentenced Thursday to serve 54 to 108 months total in a state corr More...

Local News

Thursday’s weather left 1,000 homes without power

Due to excessive windy conditions as a result of a storm system and cold front through that passed through the county Thursday, over 1,000 homes were without power at various times throughout the entire day.  More...

Hearings waived in central court

A number of defendants appeared before Magisterial District Judge Richard Wilt Wednesday afternoon to waive their right to a preliminary hearing.  They include:  — Richard H. More...

Former residents bring music festival to area

Two former area residents are set to bring an event to remember to Central Pennsylvania this summer with the inaugural Karoondinha Music and Arts Festival to be held July 21-23 at Penn’s Cave and Wildlife Park in Centre Hall. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fire causes $75,000 damage to Warrior Ridge plant

75 Years Ago  More...

Local Sports

District 6-1A Girls’ Championship:

Huskies down Hornets 49-41

Juniata Valley had top-seeded Bishop Carroll back on its collective heels through the first eight minutes of Thursday evening’s District Six Girls’ Class 1A championship game at St. Francis University in Loretto. More...

Shipley rolls 35th career 300 game

Kye Shipley, a 28-year-old right hander rolled his sixth 300 game of the season, his fifth at Holiday Bowl, while bowling for Kathy’s Dream Team in the Thursday Night Mixed League. It was the 35th 300 game of his career. More...

People/Pastimes

Feeding the hungry

Seven Masonic organizations representing Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata and Perry counties presented Belleville-based Central Pennsylvania World Hunger Association with $920 Wednesday evening to aid th More...

Service Personnel News

Private First Class Skylor Brumbaugh, 20, of Cassville is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps in Italy.  Brumbaugh joined the Marine Corps Oct. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Don’t replace your ink, shake it

Dear Heloise: I was faced with the task of writing dozens of thank-you notes and lamented to my son that my cartridge was RUNNING OUT OF INK. He advised me to remove it, shake it vigorously and replace it. More...

Special Sections

Bus contract under review

A discussion between a group of local bus contractors and the Huntingdon Area School Board continues as the two parties work to reach a contract.  More...

Saxton residents address drug issue

Over 80 individuals representing several Broad Top area groups turned out Thursday evening to address drug problems all agreed can no longer be ignored. More...

Annual pet contest now in eighth year

Time spent with pets is never wasted, so proud pet owners are encouraged to spend some time photographing their pets to compete in The Daily News eighth annual Most Adorable Pet Contest.  Proceeds from the contest, as in years past, will benefit More...

Hiking series begins as weather improves

The Standing Stone Trail Club (SSTC) is starting the spring series of hikes that will feature one section hike a month to continue moving along the 78-mile trail, offering residents the opportunity to see the 2016 Trail of the Year in manageable, gui More...

State  Free Access 

Group explores remnants of mining era in eastern part of state

ASHLEY (AP) — From the tall windows of the former Huber Breaker office, Michael Hewitt can see the mine-scarred lands from a bygone era.  More...

Man admits to running green-energy Ponzi scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Georgia man admitted Thursday that he ran a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on false promises of green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and “carbon-negative” housing developments, neither of whi More...

Dispatcher during ambush accuses supervisor of rape

SCRANTON (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an allegation by a dispatcher who was on duty during a fatal barracks ambush that her supervisor raped her in 2013 and police officials tried covering it up, an agency spokesman said T More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 3   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

SMU tops Tulsa 93-70 for share of AAC crown

DALLAS (AP) — Semi Ojeleye scored 26 points with a perfect night from the field and No. 14 SMU clinched at least a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a 93-70 victory over Tulsa on Thursday night.  More...

Short-handed Warriors lose 94-87 to Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls beat Golden State 94-87 on Thursday night in the Warriors’ first game since Kevin Durant injured his left leg.  Golden State was breathing a little easier after learn More...

NHL trade deadline winners, losers

Although the NHL trade market produced no whopping deals this year, just about everybody had their nets in the water all the way up until the deadline Wednesday.  Several Stanley Cup contenders caught good players for the postseason grind ahead, More...

Press Club

HAHS mock trial participants take place in competition

Every winter students from Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) compete in a national competition called mock trial. This competition has students from two teams per school; a prosecution team and a defense team. More...

Leaders inform MUAHS students about dangers of opioids

According a report from CNN.com, “Death rates from synthetic opioids, including fentanyl, rose a whopping 72.2 percent from 2014 to 2015 across the country, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,”  Unf More...

JVHS Hornet band visits Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

This year, the Juniata valley High School Marching Band has truly exceeded band director Stephanie Renninger’s expectations. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Forgotten pins  I have a hard time remembering some of my PIN numbers. This is especially true for the ones I don’t use often. Therefore, I put them in my phone. I make up a name that reminds me of the account. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t expect others to pay for you

Dear Annie: I am here wondering: How many times do you go out to eat and expect a free meal? Never, right? More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Taurus if born before 5:05 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 4, 2017:  More...

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