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Dredging survey done at area lake

Individuals in kayaks and paddle boards could be seen traveling methodically around Whipple Lake as efforts to survey the sediment depth of the lake in Whipple Dam State Park last week. More...

Crowds turn out for Huntingdon Mayfest

Dancers from Huntingdon Dance Academy, from the left, Maura Nabozny, Charlotte Kyle, Andreya Simmons and Elizabeth Kieser, performed in front of a large crowd at the 13th Mayfest celebration Saturday More...

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Students cover SRO with spaghetti

Standing Stone Elementary students had the opportunity Friday to throw spaghetti at district school resource officer Adam McBride as part of a reward for good behavior on their bus routes.  More...

Defendants sentenced in court

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas saw another busy miscellaneous criminal court session Thursday with the following defendants appearing for their sentencing:  Craig R. More...

Police Log

Terroristic threats   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident in which a 56-year-old man called a 53-year-old woman and left numerous threatening messages on her answering machine at 9:46 p.m. April 18. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 1 Alexandria Fire Co. o The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Redon drives in 10 as Nationals maul Mets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as the Washington Nationals took advantage of Noah Syndergaard’s injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday to set a franchise scoring record. More...

Red Sox score four in eighth to down Cubs

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernandez scored the goahead run on Pedro Strop’s wild pitch in Boston’s fourrun eighth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 Sunday night. More...

Celtics top Wizards 123-111 in opener

BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas had 33 points and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics made 19 3-pointers to beat the Washington Wizards 123-111 Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup.  Thomas played just a da More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Cancer if born before 10:12 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 2, 2017: More...

Leaders discuss guns in schools

Legislation that recently passed out of the state Senate Education Committee would allow school districts the option of permitting employees trained in handling and using firearms to have them on the premises as a way to provide an additional layer o More...

Area sportsmen receive NRA grant

Shenecoy Sportsmen Inc. More...

TDN program helps local Salvation Army

The Huntingdon County Salvation Army has been named as the May beneficiary of The Daily News’s Community Sponsorship Program in honor of the upcoming Salvation Army week which kicks off Monday, May 8.  More...

State  Free Access 

Trump rallies backers, claims ‘change’ in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans.  More...

Nonbelievers’ challenge to House prayers can proceed

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania has kept alive a lawsuit by nonbelievers who want to be allowed to give invocations at the start of state House sessions. More...

Pastor admits impregnating teen, gets prison term

WEST CHESTER (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia pastor accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating a teenager has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to three to six years in prison after a judge rejected an earlier plea agreement as too lenient. More...

Local Sports

Bellwood Invitational postponed

With the threat of severe weather later today, the Bellwood Invitational Track Meet, involving athletes from Juniata Valley, Mount Union and Southern Huntingdon has been postponed and rescheduled for tomorrow at the same time.   More...

Huntingdon doesn’t get out of pool play

H.S. Volleyball

The Huntingdon boys volleyball team was without a pair of starters Saturday at the Elizabethtown Tournament and had its day come to an end after pool play after posting a 1-7 mark in pool-play sets.  More...

Wilson wins high jump, Germaux 100

Southern Huntingdon’s Noah Wilson won the 110 high jump and Tussey Mountain’s Evan Germaux was first in the 100-meter dash Friday at the Northern Bedford Invitational Meet in Loysburg. More...

People/Pastimes

Arbor Day observance celebrates community efforts

An Arbor Day celebration, hosted jointly by the Huntingdon Borough Tree Commission and the Standing Stone Garden Club, was held under the pavilion at Portstown Park in Huntingdon Saturday. More...

Senior Spotlight

Tips for retirees traveling abroad

Men and women often dream of jetsetting around the world when they retire. Traveling the globe without worrying about timelines or what’s going on back at the of.ce is something many retirees reward themselves with after a life of hard work. More...

3 money-saving travel tips for retirees

Though a transient lifestyle is something few people aspire to during much of their lives, come retirement, the idea of staying in a place for only a short time has more appeal. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Inviting ex to son’s graduation

Dear Annie: My 17-year-old son will be graduating soon, and the question is: Does Dad get invited? More...

Hints from Heloise

Colorful names for makeup shades

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about makeup names. — Heloise More...

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