March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New farmers market plans move forward

Organizers working toward the establishment of a new farmers market in the Mount Union area made significant strides forward during a meeting with prospective vendors Thursday afternoon.  “I can see this really work- ing,” said Tony More...

Easter coloring contest inside today’s edition

Children are invited to check out The Daily News Easter Coloring Contest on pages B3 and B6 in today’s edition. Details and instructions are listed at the top of each page.   More...

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Local News

Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Outside a Maryland high school dragged into the national immigration debate by an alleged rape, a makeshift sign reflects that strain: “Rockville Strong.”  More...

Area brief

Humane society event postponed   More...

Local Sports

H.S. Boys’ Tennis:

Bearcats open season with 6-1 victory

The Huntingdon tennis team started the new season on a positive note Thursday, traveling to Clearfield and winning a 6-1 Mountain League decision over the Bison. The Bearcats won four of five singles matches and swept the doubles.  More...

Lamberson rolls second 300 game

Duane Lamberson, a 76-year-old left-hander, rolled his second career 300 game, his second in five weeks, while subbing on the Raiders team in the Thursday A.M. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Dakota Alan Myers, 9621 Sugar Grove Road, Huntingdon, and Renee Dawn Culbertson, also of Huntingdon.  Ian Lewis Taylor, 1627 Taylors Lane, Warriors Mark, and Alison Rachelle Shaffer, 1597 Hannah Lane, Warriors Mark.   More...

Lions and Lionesses hold dinner

The Woodcock Valley Lions and Lionesses held their annual sweetheart dinner Feb. 9 at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Raising savings  I recently got my first raise in a couple of years. We need the money, but I decided to have a third of my raise automatically deposited into my emergency fund account. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mother-in-law spreading rumors

Dear Annie: I am a longtime reader of your column, but now I need advice. I recently married my husband after nearly a five-year engagement. Things were rough, as all new things can be, but we have pulled through. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 6:06 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 25, 2017:  More...

Property taxes raise discussion

County property owners are receiving their county real estate tax notices, and there many aren’t happy with what they’re seeing.  More...

CDBG budget cuts may impact county

The budget blueprint put out by the Trump Administration could have a negative impact on future projects funded by state Community Development Block Grant funds in Huntingdon County.  The federal budget blueprint released last week would elimina More...

Fire destroys Henderson Twp. home

A Henderson Township family is homeless today after fire destroyed their home early this morning.  Crews were called to 9989 Skyview Lane off Sugar Grove Road on Stone Creek Ridge at 12:22 a.m. More...

Art exhibit entries sought for summer

The Huntingdon County Arts Council is looking for local artists for its June exhibit to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Huntingdon.  The exhibit, called “Latitude, Longitude,” slated to open at 6 p.m. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fair will be Sept. 1-5

75 Years Ago  County salvage committees will be instructed to sponsor “salvage weeks” in their own areas of the state before April 15, in an attempt to turn this spring’s housecleaning season into an attack on the Axis engaged More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 24   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 

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

Xavier, Gonzaga, Oregon win tight games; Kansas romps

Xavier 73, Arizona 71   SAN JOSE, Calif. — Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region on Thursday night.  More...

PIAA Basketball Championships:

Kennedy Catholic wins eighth state crown

Boys  Class 1A  Kennedy Catholic 73, Girard College 56  More...

Caps edge Blue Jackets in shootout

WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored the shootout winner as the Washington Capitals overcame a stellar performance from Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to beat the Blue Jackets 2-1 on Thursday night.  More...

Press Club

Leadership conference challenges youth to spread positivity

Twenty-three students from five county schools plus nineteen community leaders equals positivity for the future of Huntingdon County. More...

Blood drives at WHS prove to be successful

Williamsburg High School’s auditorium looked like a medical center March 16 as the Red Cross conducted the third of four blood drives for the year. The drive is sponsored by the National Honor Society.  More...

Juniata Valley students prepare for next year

Juniata Valley High School students are preparing for their near futures, including next school year. As the end of the third marking period creeps up on students, the faculty already knows that it is time to begin preparing for next school year. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Make germs on the tray fly away

Dear Heloise: Most airplane flights these days do not have enough time between layovers for the cleaning crew to wipe down TRAY TABLES. More...

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