April 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Monday Night Group Paddles begin

Mondays are nearly universally hated, but a group of local outdoor enthusiasts have created a reason to look forward to each week’s beginning. More...

Local sports photos now available online

Photos of the Juniata Valley girls basketball team and area wrestlers playing in districts, regionals and state championships are now available to view and purchase at The Daily News website. More...

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Local News

Liberty Township leaders apply for more park funding

Meeting in a brief session Monday night in Stonerstown, the Liberty Township Supervisors moved ahead with plans to apply for another round of state funding for improvements to the Stonerstown Playground and Community Park.  More...

Police Log

DUI crashes   More...

High School Baseball:

Mount Union, Southern stay unbeaten, Titans fall

Mount Union 13, Tyrone 3   Mount Union non-league game with visiting Tyrone Monday afternoon had a feel very similar to the closing innings last Wednesday when Bellwood took advantage of Trojan miscues and closed in only to fall just short.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 4   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

H.S. Tennis:

Tussey loses 5-1 decision to Juniata

The Tussey Mountain tennis team slipped to 1-3 on the season with a 4-1 loss to visiting Juniata Monday afternoon. The only Titan win of the day came at No. More...

Junior High Results

Softball Southern Huntingdon 10 Southern Fulton 2 Callie Garlock went threefor four at the plate with an RBI and Kadee Denison added two hits and a pair of RBI to help Southern Huntingdon to a 10-2 home victory over Southern Fulton Monday afternoon. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Got No Money

This might not be appropriate grammar, but it appears to be the plight of the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending March 31.  House  More...

Letter to the Editor

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Chatter Box

A Huntingdon Easter tradition

My two oldest boys have been counting down the days until Easter. More...

Healthy Living

Changing the face of cancer in America

For many survivors, cancer treatments increase the risk of long-term health conditions, including heart and lung problems, cognitive difficulties and musculoskeletal dysfunction.  More...

Immunotherapy another weapon against cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be devastating to individuals and their families. Upon being diagnosed with cancer, patients may not know what lies ahead, including their prognosis for survival.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Disagreements on political views

Dear Annie: I need a pep talk, and I imagine millions of others do, too. I am an informed and involved citizen, and I care passionately about this country. I’m glad to call it my home.  More...

Special Sections

Habitat project moves forward

Volunteers with Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity are swiftly moving forward with their latest renovation in Huntingdon Borough.  While a significant amount of work has been done on the outside of the home at 306 Church St., crews paused un More...

Crews start work on Rt. 994 bridge

PennDOT has announced prime contractor Wen-Brooke Contracting Inc. More...

Huntingdon police launch outreach program

Coffee with a Cop, a national program aimed at strengthening relationships between members of law enforcement and their communities will kick off locally from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Standing Stone Coffee Co., Huntingdon.  More...

State  Free Access 

House GOP plan doubles down on spending cuts

HARRISBURG (AP) — House Republicans on Monday unveiled a $31.5 billion no-new-taxes budget proposal for Pennsylvania government that would add politically touchy cutbacks to a relatively austere plan floated by Democratic Gov. More...

Judge allows confession in deadly trooper barracks ambush

MILFORD (AP) — Prosecutors scored a significant victory Monday in their quest to convict a man charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of a state police trooper, winning the right to use his videotaped confession at trial.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Judge fills three vacancies

75 Years Ago  More than 13,500,000 men from 45 to 65 years of age must register April 27 for selective service, according to an estimate made today by the census bureau.  More...

Remedies to ease pain from bursitis

Dear Doctor: I played a pretty rough game of tennis a few weeks ago and developed an ache in my right elbow that turned out to be bursitis. What can I do to ease the pain?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NHL won’t participate

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL announced it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, refusing for the first time in 20 years to halt its season for three weeks so its stars can chase gold for their home countries.  More...

NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship:

Tar Heels get redemption with 71-65 win

GLENDALE, Ariz. More...

Canadiens clinch Atlantic Division with 4-1 win

SUNRISE, Fla. More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Harry and Dee Dee Riley of James Creek are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Daniele Riley, to Matthew Harnish, son of Don and Robin Harnish of Alexandria.  More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lilly Nicole Weyer, who turned 1 year old Saturday, April 1, 2017. Her proud parents are Jackie Banks of Huntingdon and William Weyer of Alexandria. More...

Bark in the Park

Local dog owners took part in a group dog walk as part of the annual Bark in the Park event Saturday at Portstown Park, Huntingdon. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 5, 2017:  More...

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