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Coalition leader seeks library aid

Those representing the Coalition for a Better Huntingdon County, board members of area libraries and the Huntingdon County Commissioners were part of a discussion to find ways to help the other area libraries Monday morning at the commissioners&rsquo More...

TMSB members aim to compare expenses

In preparation for another Act 780 public hearing later this month, the Tussey Mountain School Board plans to share additional and updated data with the public that compares the cost of closing two district elementary centers at Robertsdale and Defia More...

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Local News

Area brief

Barree Road to be closed for roadwork   PORT ER/ LOGAN TWPS. — A portion of state Route 4004 — Barree Road will continue to be closed from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Wednesday, April 19.  More...

General News

Readers’ curiosity inspires future columns

Dear Readers: When we first began writing this column, we wondered how we would know if we were reaching anyone. The answer came almost immediately, via your letters, all of which are read. More...

News of Yesteryear

Parents oppose having children bussed to MU Kistler Elementary School

75 Years Ago  U.S. Army tanks and cars will rumble over the streets of Pittsburgh tonight when an estimated 30,000 persons march in a huge Army Day parade as the city’s contribution to a nationwide mass demonstration of patriotism.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 11   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rizzo drives in winner in Cubs 3-2 victory over Dodgers

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a game-winning single off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Monday night after raising a World Series championship banner for the first time at Wr More...

Heat rally for win over Cavs to keep playoff hopes alive

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game’s final four from the foul line, and the Miami Heat remained alive in the postseason chase by rallying to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-121 on Monday night.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Bentley Gage Yohn, who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. His proud parents are Bradley and Jill Yohn of Orbisonia. More...

District 14L Lions Convention

Local Lions Club members, from the left, Vern Bollinger, Dennis Clark and Denny Hall, spent some time fellowshipping together prior to the wor k shops offered as part of the annual District 14L conve More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Carleigh Jade Carolus, who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Her proud parents are David and Jamie Carolus of Petersburg. Carleigh is the older sister of Colton and Carson.  More...

Special Sections

Bus drivers get contract

HASB members OK five-year deal; first since 1983

After months of high tensions between the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) and its bus contractors, the district’s board passed a motion to approve bus contracts for five years during a special meeting Monday.  More...

Regional plan moving ahead

Alleghenies Ahead, a coalition of regional counties, held a media summit Monday at the Martinsburg Borough Office to inform the public of a new initiative to develop a regional comprehensive plan that will not only involve six counties, including Hun More...

Controlled burns planned in Carbon Twp.

The state Game Commission (PGC) will conduct a controlled burn on game lands 67 in southern Huntingdon this week, weather permitting. More...

State  Free Access 

Search for ambush suspect a ‘needle in a haystack’

MILFORD (AP) — After a manhunt that spanned more than 300 square miles of rugged Pocono Mountains terrain and involved as many as 1,000 law enforcement officers, U.S. More...

Man accused of beating kids, using dog shock collar

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A married man beat and abused his two young children for years, even shocking them with an electric dog collar and jamming small blades under their nails, and fractured his wife’s skull in an assault that sent her to a More...

Treasurer says he’s moving $1 billion to passive investments

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s elected treasurer announced Monday that about $1 billion in state funds that have been managed by outside firms will instead be overseen internally in a change designed to save millions in annual fees.&nbs More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Bearcats, Trojans, Hornets and Rockets win

Huntingdon 2, Penns Valley 0   In a classic pitcher’s dual at Blair’s Field Monday afternoon, Huntingdon got the better pitching, perfect on one more hit to secure a 2-0 Mountain League victory over Penns Valley.  More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union and Juniata Valley get victories

Mount Union 7, Everett 0   More...

Tussey gets past Huntingdon 4-3

Tussey Mountain won three singles matches and one doubles match to come away with a 4-3 victory at Huntingdon Monday afternoon.  More...

Editorial

How they voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 7.  House  More...

Op-Ed

Death and taxes

Charlie: I know both Bill Hoover and I have written about this topic before, but now that we know our collective life expectancies will not be truncated by Trumpcare, it is time to move onto the other inevitable, taxes.  More...

Letter to the Editor

Fiscal responsibility must come back to commissioners

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

Huntingdon couple marks 75th anniversary

Today is a special day for a couple so many folks know. Don and Margie Litzenberger of Huntingdon are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, April 11. Don and Margie also recently celebrated birthdays. More...

Healthy Living

Fostering healthy eyes in children

Approximately 80 per cent of the skills and knowledge learned during early childhood is acquired through sight, making good vision a critical component of your kids’ healthy development. More...

Avoid overstraining your eyes with these screen-smart tips

Dry eyes, blurred vision and throbbing headaches are but a few surefire signs that it’s time to cut down on screen time. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Searching for ancestry information

Dear Annie: I’m wondering whether you can tell me where to turn. I have no idea who I am.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 12, 2017:  More...

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