April 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mount Union turtle fence in need of work

Although the turtle fence near the James DiCosimo Bypass along Route 522 in Mount Union has kept the rare map turtle off the road and preserved the important nesting site of the unique species, the fence and nesting site now need maintenance and atte More...

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Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: John Perow  Date of Birth: Aug. 26, 1968  Age: 48 years old  Height: 6 feet, 1 inch  Weight: unknown  Eye color: Green  Hair color: Gray or partially gray  Last known address(es): Alexandria.  More...

Mapleton man sentenced in county court

A Mapleton man who entered a guilty plea in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas in September 2016 to 11 counts of child pornography possession was sentenced Friday.  The charges stemmed from an investigation by the state attorney general More...

Take me to the river

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well. More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

No surprise! Today’s entire slate of outdoor spring sports got washed away. More...

Huntingdon’s Oliver top area wrestler

Local competitors made this past high school wrestling season another one to remember for years to come. Huntingdon senior Jacob Oliver capped a tremendous career with his second straight state championship.  More...

Men’s Volleyball:

JC reverses Stevenson by 3-0 count

The last time Juniata and Stevenson met in men’s volleyball back on Feb. 24, the two teams played four close sets with the Mustangs winning 3-1 in Huntingdon. More...

People/Pastimes

Author shares storybook with Huntingdon preschoolers

Around 80 students from Head Start classes in Huntingdon visited the Huntingdon County Library Thursday afternoon to hear a reading of the book “Daniel Finds a Poem,” by its author and illustrator Micha Archer.  More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Isabella Rose Fortney, who turns 11 years old today, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Her proud parents are Todd Fortney of Hill Valley and Melody Fortney of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY 6TH BIRTHDAY to Russell James Bard, who celebrates today, Saturday, April 1, 2017. He is the son of Jim and Becky (Weikert) Bard of Huntingdon, R.R. More...

Special Sections

AAA may shirk possible merger

Expressing “cautious optimism,” a lobbyist with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) told the tri-county Citizens Advisory Council Friday morning the state’s Department of Aging may dodge efforts to merge the agency in More...

Firefighters, law enforcement receive ‘tools’ to aid kids

Members of Huntingdon Regional Fire and Rescue (HRFR) and the Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) met their newest recruits Friday afternoon.  Thanks to the Because We Care Foundation, “Officer Teddy” will join the officers of More...

DN associate publisher to receive scout award

The Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America announces Marlene Sample, president of Sample Media Group and associate publisher of The Daily News in Huntingdon, has been selected to receive the 2017 Joseph and Suzanne Paterno Community Impact Awa More...

General News

Special-needs musicians aim for world stage

OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y. (AP) — They’ve performed at Disney World in Florida and marched in New York’s City’s Columbus Day Parade. More...

Amazon celebrates theaters, previews ‘Wonderstruck’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amazon Studios might have a streaming component, but executives say the company is fully committed to the theatrical experience.  More...

Staying active and refreshed after 60

Dear Doctor: I’m about to turn 60, and when I spend the afternoon playing with my 7- and 9-year-old grandsons, I’m wiped out. Is there anything that I can do to feel and be more energetic? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 1   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Final Four key matchups to watch

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Exploiting matchups is the key to winning any basketball game. More...

Tiger won’t play in Masters

Tiger Woods won’t play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn’t allow him enough time to prepare.  “I did about everything I could t More...

Former Phillie Ruben Amaro dies at 81

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ruben Amaro Sr., a gold glove shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1960s, has died. He was 81.  The Phillies said Amaro died Friday in Miami.  More...

Religion News

Muslim protesters march against Jakarta’s Christian governor

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Undeterred by the arrest of hard-line protest leaders, thousands of Muslims marched in Indonesia’s capital on Friday, calling for the jailing of the city’s minority Christian governor.  More...

Special events, services

Yard sale  p The Huntingdon County Salvation Army, located at 2514 Shadyside Ave., Huntingdon, will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Saturday, April 1. Proceeds will benefit the youth of the community. More...

School News

Area student awarded scholarship

Nora Reihart of Alexandria has been awarded the Henry and Estella Stoudt Scholarship. Selection for this scholarship was based on her academic achievements. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Roommate refuses to wash any dishes

Dear Annie: I’m in my late 20s, and I live with three roommates. We were friends before moving in together — and we still are, although I’m concerned about what may happen in that respect. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 3, 2017:  More...

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