April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Owners encouraged to vaccinate pets

Local experts urge pet owners to remain vigilant about keeping their cats and dogs vaccines up to date to protect them from rabies.  More...

Comcast Cares Day scheduled Saturday

Volunteers and employees of Comcast NBCUniversal will once again be aiding the Huntingdon Community Center during Comcast Cares Day Saturday, April 22.  For the 16th year, volunteers from the community as well as Comcast NBCUniversal employees w More...

Local News

Huntingdon cleanup days begin today

The season for spring cleaning has arrived and with it, Huntingdon Borough cleanup days with a brand new location this year.  Items will be collected at the Huntingdon Borough Recycling Center, located on Ice Plant Road, Huntingdon, just past La More...

Area briefs

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon McDonald’s will undergo big changes

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon County Board of Elections yesterday received from Secretary of the Commonwealth S.M.R. More...

Causes and types of recurrent headaches

Dear Doctor: I’ve always had headaches, from the time I was a teenager. But now I get them more often — about one headache per week. Is this a warning sign of something?  More...

Local Sports

Altoona pulls away for 8-3 win over Erie

In a back-and-fourth ballgame, Altoona broke a 3-3 tie with a three-run sixth inning behind Edwin Espinal, who drove in the go-ahead run with a double as the Altoona Curve beat the Erie SeaWolves 8-3 Wednesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

High School Baseball:

Trojans beat Bearcats 14-8

It certainly wasn’t the prettiest game you’ll have ever seen, but it certainly didn’t lack for stuff going on.  Huntingdon and Mount Union staged their annual cross-county rivalry match Wednesday afternoon and the Trojans took More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union loses first

The Mount Union softball team’s nine-game winning streak was halted Wednesday afternoon in a road game at Glendale. More...

Editorial

What others are saying

Syria tops US Secretary of State’s agenda for first official visit

The U.S. military strike on Syria last week has certainly strengthened the hand of U.S. More...

Research shows public supports Syria missile strikes

By a wide margin (58 percent to 36 percent), Americans approve of the U.S. missile strikes against Syria in response to reports of the use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad’s government. More...

Paying residents to keep chickens reduces waste and expenses

If you live in Austin, Texas, the city will pay you to get chickens. That’s right. Whereas in the past, cities often banned urban chickens, our nation has now crossed a threshold in which a city will pay residents to keep chickens. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Women in ag invited to join Blair County event

As a thank you to women in agriculture in Blair, Bedford and Huntingdon counties, CBT Bank and the Penn State Extension Dairy Team are partnering to provide a day of networking, learning and relaxation from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12. More...

Cassville equestrian logs 15,000 miles in saddle

Cassville resident Mary Coleman recently reached her 15,000 miles in the saddle goal with the Eastern Competitive Trail Ride Association (ECTRA).  Only six riders have attained this mileage since ECTRA was formed in 1970. More...

Community beekeeping possible with apiaries

Finding places for beekeeping can be a challenge for city dwellers. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Making a love connection starts with friendship

Dear Annie: I am a college-age male and in desperate need of your advice. There is in my class a wonderful young woman, someone with whom I have talked often but never deeply. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 3:43 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 21, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Teen supports state ag funds

A Southern Huntingdon County High School sophomore who also serves as Pennsylvania Lamb and Wool Queen represented youth in the agriculture industry during a press conference at the state Capitol building in Harrisburg Wednesday.  More...

Area tree experts present seminar

A group of arboreal-minded citizens gathered in the Brumbaugh Academic Center at Juniata College Wednesday evening to take part in “Why Care About Trees.”  More...

Masons encourage students to keep reading

Mount Union area kindergarten students are getting a head start on their summer reading endeavors this week thanks to a collaboration between Pennsylvania’s Masonic Lodge, the school district and local library.  More...

State  Free Access 

Survivalist who ambushed police seeks to avoid death penalty

MILFORD (AP) — A survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks will now fight for his own life following his conviction on capital murder charges.  Eric Frein, 33, wa More...

Judge tosses charge against pastor in faith-healing death

BERNVILLE (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ruled there was insufficient evidence to charge the leader of a church that rejects modern medicine, but prosecutors said they would try again to bring him to trial in the pneumonia death of his granddaught More...

Fraudulent license plate ring busted in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s attorney general’s office on Wednesday charged a dozen people as part of an organized crime ring that it said had made millions of dollars renting out fraudulently obtained license plates, primarily More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 20   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Russell’s three-run homer beats Brewers 7-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell hit a three-run homer off Neftali Feliz (0-2) that capped a four-run ninth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the Brewers 7-4.  Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras’ RBI single in the sixth Car More...

Ichiro Suzuki homers, but Mariners beat Marlins

SEATTLE (AP) — Miami’s Ichiro Suzuki hit his first home run on the road in nearly four years in the Marlins 10-5 loss to the Mariners. More...

Patriots visit White House, Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday, noting the parallels between his own upset victory and their stunning Super Bowl win — but avoiding discussion of the apparent prison More...

People/Pastimes

Senior center president aims for 1,000 meals

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Citizens met April 13. President Jim Park called the meeting to order and then reviewed the treasurer’s report and the financial reports of the committees.  More...

Huntingdon County CTC

Seven students graduated from the phlebotomy program at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) April 7. More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

NASCAR

Off-week

3 THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Shifty business  Dale Earnhardt Jr. says Team Penske has found a little something to make Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano quicker. More...

3 THINGS TO WATCH

1. 200 in sight   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Bowling? Drones?   More...

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