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Snowfall in county to total 1-3 inches

A reminder that winter isn’t over yet will come in the form of accumulating snow tonight into Friday.  More...

New school resource officer begins at HASD

Huntingdon Area School District students, faculty and staff have welcomed a new school resource officer (SRO) in recent weeks.  Huntingdon Borough Police Department Officer Adam McBride has been named as SRO, filling the position vacated by now- More...

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Local News

Porter Twp. supervisors open stone bids

Porter Township supervisors opened stone bids to use for road work in the township at their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  The township received bids from New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. (NES&LC), Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. More...

ORJMA members talk about future projects

The Orbisonia Rockhill Joint Municipal Authority met Wednesday afternoon for their monthly meeting.  The board began with enough members to establish a quorum, but after board member Dave Holden had to leave for personal reasons, the board refra More...

Fire damages Three Springs home

A Three Springs woman and her two children escaped injury shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday as a fire broke out at their residence.  The fire occurred at the Matt and Stacey Kauffman residence at 8319 Railroad St. in Three Springs Borough.  More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class AA Wrestling Pairings

(EDITOR’S NOTE: In Wednesday’s edition of The Daily News, the Class AAA pairing were inadvertently run instead of the Class AA pairings.  More...

Juniata softball falls twice in Florida

The Juniata softball team lost a pair of games Wednesday in Florida. The Eagles jumped ahead of Coast Guard 6-0 in the morning game, but lost 7-6. Later in the day, Juniata dropped a 5-2 decision to New England College.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

From Harper’s Ferry to Bell’s Mills  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: What is the difference between a commonwealth and a state?  More...

People/Pastimes

Find better balance for family meals this year

This New Year, set a realistic resolution to take time to sit down with your family and eat balanced meals together. A few simple solutions and a dash of inspiration are all you need to set the tone for a year of health and wellness. More...

NASCAR

ATLANTA

3 THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Experienced driver  Chase Elliott made no excuses for his third-place finish. He said his Chevy was just as fast at Kevin Harvick’s Ford. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Wait until . . .   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Will the best car ever win a race?   More...

Meth lab arrest made in MU

An ambulance call for a victim with chemical burns in Mount Union Tuesday night, led to the discovery of an operating methamphetamine lab in the Cedar Crest area of Mount Union, just over the county line in Wayne Township, Mifflin County.  More...

UPMC modular units to be replaced

After UPMC officials told Smithfield Township Supervisors this week the health care provider plans to replace and expand its Huntingdon Family Physicians modular unit on Route 22 in Smithfield Township, many wonder about the prospect of a UPMC facili More...

Lawmakers question governor’s proposals

The state General Assembly and department leaders for the commonwealth have been diligently working to discuss the governor’s budget proposal through multiple appropriations hearings.  Local legislators have similar thoughts on the progres More...

General News

Family questions dad’s living will

Dear Doctor: Our dad insists that he doesn’t want any heroic or extraordinary measures taken if he gets really sick, and he wants one of us children to relay this message to his medical team. Should he have a living will?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Local fire hall hosts 18th Easter Seals Telethon

75 Years Ago  Volunteers are still needed to assist with the job of manning the Airplane Watching system posts. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 9   Soup Kitchen o 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 

Tebow has rough debut with Mets; Bucs and Phillies lose

Tim Tebow made his first rookie mistake even before stepping into the batter’s box.  The New York Mets newcomer walked behind home plate and took his practice swings near Boston’s on-deck circle.  “I didn’t know who More...

Bonino has hat trick in Pens’ win

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nick Bonino and Evgeni Malkin had different kinds of hat tricks Wednesday night.  Bonino had three goals to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-4 for their third win in a row. More...

Celtics top Warriors 99-86

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and the Boston Celtics beat Golden State 99-86 on Wednesday night, spoiling the Warriors’ lone home game in a nearly three-week span.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Young women work hard to support state’s farmers

Have you ever wondered what my duties are as a member of the Pennsylvania Dairy royalty team? Well, I wondered the same thing when I won the title of Pennsylvania Alternate Princess in October. More...

Dairy promotion team plans to host annual tea

It’s that time of the year again! The Huntingdon County Dairy Promotion team is preparing for another county pageant. More...

Irish dairy farming differs from US

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it would be interesting to research the differences between America’s dairy farming and Ireland’s dairy farming systems. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Too old to be daddy’s ‘little girl’

Dear Annie: I am absolutely at my wits’ end and seriously thinking of divorcing my husband.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo if born before 5:07 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 10, 2017:  More...

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