March 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital’s new endoscopy lab opens

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MUAHS restroom project moving forward

A proposal for additional restroom facilities at the Trojan football stadium took a step forward Monday evening when the Mount Union Area School Board authorized an engineering firm to start the bidding and permitting process.  More...

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Local News

Saxton Library

We have started our new computer system and appreciate everyone bringing in their old library cards when they come in to visit and also having some patience with us as we are learning this new system.  More...

General News

Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 16 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying More...

Annual exam important to patient’s overall health

Dear Doctor: When I was growing up, I saw my doctor annually for a physical exam. So I was surprised when my daughter told me that her physician doesn’t believe in them. Do you agree? If not, what should a physical exam include?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Study on Raystown Lake drought is discontinued

75 Years Ago  An interesting meeting of the Huntingdon Rotary Club was held in the Hotel Penn Hunt Tuesday at noon when it was announced that the club plans to purchase two $100 defense bonds and also contributed $50 to the Children’s Aid More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Women’s Tournament:

UConn, South Carolina to Final Four

Bridgeport Regional UConn 90, Oregon 52 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night. More...

NCAA Final Four:

Experience factor goes to Williams

Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the spotlight during Final Four week.  They also don’t think it will matter once More...

Oakland reacts to Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

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People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Members of the Huntingdon County Interact Club presented a check to the Huntingdon Rotary Club to support the international clean water project in Kenya. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Maxwell “Max” John Wasson, who turns 2 years old today, Monday, March 27, 2017. His proud parents are Robert and Kaylie Wasson of Newton Hamilton. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ethan James Jefferis, who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Ethan is the son of Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. He is the little brother of Earl and Anna Jefferis.  More...

Healthy Living

A DOCTOR’S CARE IS SECOND TO NONE

Nearly everyone, either by choice or by chance, has been profoundly touched by a physician’s compassionate and professional care at one point in his or her life. More...

Appointment companions are a smart move

Visits to a physician are just one step people make in an effort to improve their well-being. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 3/28/2017 4:24 PM

Four arrested in Huntingdon Borough on drug charges  Free Access 

Huntingdon Borough Police, as well as the Huntingdon County Drug Task Force, the Pennsylvania State Police SERT team, the Clandestine Lab Response Team and the state Attorney General's office, served two search warrants at 1211 Mifflin St. More...

Work beginning on Rt. 22 bridge

Construction on the Route 22 bridge, spanning Route 26 in Smithfield Township has been rescheduled to begin this week due to favorable weather and warmer conditions in the forecast. More...

Residents speak out against well

Residents of Leffards Bench in Smithfield Township packed the township’s municipal building Monday night to voice their opposition to a well being drilled in the Piney Ridge community.  More...

HCBI members hear of potential projects

The Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board heard an update from its executive director regarding potential upcoming cooperatives and projects.  In his first few months as director, Bob Reitman has been meeting with several business More...

State  Free Access 

Juror: Penn State ex-president’s email was key evidence

HARRISBURG (AP) — A juror who voted to convict Penn State’s former president of child endangerment said that the defendant’s own words in a 2001 email amounted to some of the strongest evidence against him.  Victoria Navazio sa More...

Federal judge throws out pay-to-play case

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge on Monday threw out a case in the FBI’s wide-ranging pay-to-play investigation of Pennsylvania government, acquitting a wealthy investment adviser accused of bribing ex-state treasurer Rob McCord to get l More...

Dent sees bipartisan efforts to overhaul health care

HARRISBURG (AP) — U.S. Rep. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, March 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union sweeps past East Juniata

The Mount Union track team took on visiting East Juniata Monday afternoon at home and won both sides of the meet. More...

High School Boys’ Tennis:

Huntingdon, Tussey teams are shut out

Altoona 7 Huntingdon 0   The Huntingdon tennis team made its home debut Monday, but things didn’t go as hoped. The Bearcats struggled to score points and dropped a 7-0 decision to Altoona.  More...

JC’s Shedlock Player of Week

Freshman outfielder Alyssa Shedlock was named the Landmark Softball Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference today. This is the first weekly honor of her career.  More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 24.  House  More...

Election letter deadline is April 27

Now that campaigning for the Tuesday, May 16, primary election has started, it is expected there will be Letters to the Editor in support of or in opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  The Daily News does have some rules and dea More...

Letter to the Editor

It’s time we rally  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

DN readers are kindest of all

Readers who are subscribers of The Daily News are familiar with my morning newsletter I sent every morning Monday through Friday previewing the day’s headlines and upcoming events.  More...

Coal miners museum to open for season April 1

The nonprofit Broad Top Area Coal Miners Museum opens for its 25th season this Saturday, April 1, with several new and updated exhibits and a reorganized research library. More...

School News

Local students named to dean’s list at South Hills

Among those named to the dean’s list for the winter term at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College were the following students from the Huntingdon area:  From the State College campus:  — Jason Alexande More...

Huntingdon man recognized as Provost Scholar

A student from the area, Tyler Reed of Huntingdon, has been recognized as a Provost Scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Reed is majoring in criminology.  More...

Share your student news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted.  The Daily News does not publish photos with dean’s lis More...

Annie's Mailbox

Searching for love after years of abuse

Dear Annie: I’m a 46-year-old woman who has been married (and divorced) twice. Both marriages were filled with abuse — physical, emotional and sexual. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries if born before 11:48 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, March 29, 2017:  More...

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