April 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Park reintroduced at spring opening

Despite the drizzle and clouds, Blair Park, nicknamed Huntingdon’s “hidden gem,” was resplendent during its spring opening Earth Day celebration Saturday .  Visitors had the opportunity to learn about the history of the park, More...

Daily News launches ‘real news’ campaign

The Daily News, in partnership with the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA), has launched a marketing campaign with the theme of “Demand Facts. More...

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Local News

Eyes leap to internet for casinos, lottery

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Police Log

Theft   CARBON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated a theft at 20070 Blacks Lane that occurred between 4-6 p.m. April 21. The victim reported someone removed items from his vehicle. More...

News of Yesteryear

Local soldier injured by enemy fire in Vietnam

75 Years Ago  John H. Biddle, editor of The Daily News, was elected president of the Huntingdon Rotary Club for 1942-43 at the weekly luncheon meeting held yesterday at the Hotel Penn- Hunt, Huntingdon.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For additional information, please call 643- 0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

Local Sports

Hornets rebound to beat BG 7-6

15th Annual Curve Classic:

Juniata Valley played a consolation game in the Curve Classic Tournament Saturday morning at PNG Field in Altoona. It was another gritty effort by the Hornets, who led 4-0 only to see Bishop Guilfoyle go in front 6-4. More...

Juniata rallies for 3-2 first-round win over NYU

Division III Men’s Volleyball:

Staring down a 2-0 deficit against NYU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night, the Juniata men’s volleyball team saved its biggest comeback of the season for the right time. More...

People/Pastimes

Get foiled: Learn about foil-packet cooking

As the saying goes, big things come in small packages and that may explain the burgeoning popularity of foil-packet recipes. More...

Harris family holds 77th reunion

The Harris family reunion, established in 1939, is a tradition passed down from ancestors. Labor Day weekend 2016, the event marked the family’s 77th gathering.  The affair is a three-day, fun-filled, nonstop weekend of activities.  More...

Births

Natalie Keys and Ray Krepps Jr. of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Locryn Eugene Krepps April 15, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Hints from Heloise

Mattresses could use improving

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about mattresses:  More...

Special Sections

Mapleton man dies after crash

A Mapleton man has died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash near the Smoker’s Express on William Penn Highway in Henderson Township around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.  More...

Ground broken for new church

Over 300 people came out to celebrate and participate in a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Community Chapel of Hesston in Walker Township Sunday morning.  More...

Volunteers turn out for Comcast Cares Day

Chris Traxler, center, with help from Barb Detwiler, planted flowers at Dewiler Memorial Field Saturday as part of Comcast Cares Day, while Wayne Hearn, left, prepared to mulch the grounds. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Buckingham deemed top bird-friendly neighborhood

BUCKINGHAM, Pa. (AP) — Self-described cheapskate Rich Jaedicke lives by a guiding principal: Never buy it if you can get it free. So it is with his backyard aviary, a triumph of creative, compassionate skinflintery. More...

Philadelphia cops raid pot-smoking party, arresting 22

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police were continuing to investigate after raiding a pot-smoking party at a city warehouse, arresting 22 people and seizing 50 pounds of marijuana. More...

General News

Farmers fear losing immigrant workers

SALEM, Ore. More...

Nearly entire Oregon town for sale

TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox down Orioles 6-2 to end testy series

BALTIMORE (AP) — A tempestuous three-game series between the Red Sox and Baltimore wound up with Matt Barnes being ejected for throwing a fastball behind the head of Orioles star Manny Machado in Boston’s 6-2 victory Sunday. More...

Nadal tops Ramos-Vinolas in Monte Carlo

MONACO (AP) — As the first men’s tennis player in the Open era to win the same title 10 times, Rafael Nadal showed Sunday he’s likely the best ever on clay after easily beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final a More...

Caps finish off Maple Leafs 2-1 in overtime

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Johansson came through to help the Washington Capitals get another big overtime win in a series that had five go games go beyond regulation.  Now they get to rest up for the defending champions.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Co-worker keeps causing trouble

Dear Annie: I’m having issues with my co-worker. I am maybe three or four years older than she is. This is her first job, but she has been here for two or three years. I have had many jobs previously, and I have been here for about a year now. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aries if born before 9:58 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 25, 2017: More...

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