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MU leaders learn of land use plans

Mount Union Borough Council members heard from a representative from the state Game Commission during their monthly meeting Wednesday night.  Water pollution biologist John Taucher presented an outline of a program that would affect property nea More...

Juniata River cleanup planned this weekend

For the 12th year, volunteers and members of the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA) will gather for the annual river bank cleanup this Saturday, April 8.  Bill Anderson, LJRA president, said last year, over 200 volunteers and members collec More...

Local News

Sculpture erected in Riverside Park

A chain saw could be heard Wednesday in Riverside Park in Smithfield Township, but it wasn’t for a common use.  After removing a dead tree in the park recently, a stump remained and the township supervisors commissioned an artist to create More...

Smithfield Twp. leaders hear project proposals

The Smithfield Township Supervisors heard proposals from stakeholders in the community Tuesday evening at their monthly meeting.  Richard Endres, owner of E.B. Endres, was the first to present to the board.  More...

Police Log

Burglary   More...

Local Sports

High School Softball:

Huge rally beats Bald Eagle

Huntingdon trailed 10-0 and was down to its last three outs in the top of the fifth inning during Wednesday afternoon’s Mountain League contest at Bald Eagle. More...

H.S. Baseball:

Hornets blank Knights 15-0

Juniata Valley went to Houtzdale Wednesday and did everything right. More...

High School Baseball:

Unearned run in seventh give Tussey 2-1 victory

It was a low scoring contest Wednesday in the baseball game between Tussey Mountain and Forbes Road. The score was knotted at 1-1 entering the seventh. Tussey starter Jordan Berkstresser held the visitors scoreless in the top of the frame. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kirsten Erika Clemens, who will turn 7 years old today, Thursday, April 6, 2017. She is the daughter of Tammy Diven of Newton Hamilton. More...

Masons work to fight local hunger

The members of Cromwell Lodge No. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28, Huntingdon

Boy Scout Troop 28 recently welcomed four new scouts from Pack 248, from the left, Tyler Rader, Elias Powell, Dasan Kristo and Noah Gregory, at the Stone Church of the Brethren, Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Suffering through a no-good relationship

Dear Annie: My husband of 44 years passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. I cared for him at home for years. He was 79 when he passed away; I was 71. We were extremely close and had a wonderful life together. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:20 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 7, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

House budget goes to Senate

The state House of Representatives passed a proposed budget with hopes the Senate can do the same.  House Bill 218 lays out the $31.52 billion budget for the commonwealth.  More...

Drug defendants appear in court

Two Huntingdon residents arrested on drug charges March 28 appeared in Huntingdon County Central Court before Magisterial District Judge Doug Gummo Wednesday for their preliminary hearings.  More...

Annual Spring Thaw exhibit starts Friday

Artwork from students throughout the entire county will soon be featured in a yearly exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon, sponsored by the Huntingdon County Arts Council.  Students from kindergarten through 12th grade will be featured in the More...

General News

Study shows soccer can be as dangerous as football

Dear Doctor: My husband, who plays in a weekend soccer league, is troubled by some new reports he has read that suggest that soccer might be as dangerous as football. Can you explain the studies?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Wayne Township accident claims woman’s life

75 Years Ago  William Woolverton of Alexandria, has accepted the appointment of chief air raid warden for Huntingdon County, it was announced today by Chalender Lesher and E. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 6   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Contract is fair

The U.S. women’s national team believes its new contract is both fair and good for the future of the sport.  The U.S. More...

Johnson’s fall and weather change Masters complexion

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Strong winds and a fall down a staircase by the Masters pre-tournament favorite could change the complexion of the season’s first major.  More...

Indians finish sweep of Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit a goahead grand slam off closer Sam Dyson in the ninth inning and the defending AL champion Cleveland Indians completed a season-opening sweep with a 9-6 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday n More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

No president can fix immigration  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

What others are saying

From political demonization to dialogue

How did it come to pass that the inspirational rhetoric of politics, where a Republican warned of a nation divided against itself and a Democrat asked what you can do for your country, has devolved into an “Am so!, Are too!” insult-fest r More...

Crybaby politics from leftists

Unable to win at the ballot box, an inconsolable American left has written a new chapter in perversity, purposely jamming telephone lines, then demanding to know why their calls don’t go through.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Record 44th bull sale grosses more than $350,000

Beef producers earned a record $354,900 for top-quality bulls at the 44th Pennsylvania Performance Tested Bull Sale March 31, at the Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center in Pennsylvania Furnace, Centre County. More...

‘Mud cake’ recipe is dairy rich

This week’s fun Easter theme recipe is a combination of a past Bradford County Dairy Princess’ recipe and my own artistic invention. More...

State’s growers to vote on new apple program order

Pennsylvania apple growers are set to vote on a new Apple Program Order during a referendum that will remain open through Tuesday, April 18.  More...

NASCAR

MARTINSVILLE

3 THINGS WE LEARNED

1. About Brad  Sunday’s race winner, Brad Keselowski, is leading the Ford charge this season. The driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford became the season’s first twotime winner. He has 23 victories in his relatively short career. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. Remembering Carl   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

When do we start worrying about Jimmie?   More...

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