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State rep. to host first concealed carry event

State Rep. Rich Irvin will host a concealed carry seminar from 6-8 p.m. More...

Local News

Planner addresses home rehab project

Broad Top City Borough Council received an update on a proposed housing rehabilitation project being administered by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission (HCPC) during the April 24 monthly meeting.  More...

Area brief

State rep. to host series of town hall meetings   HUNTINGDON CO. – State Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/ Centre/Mifflin) will host a series of town hall meetings throughout the district in May and June.  More...

General News

Weight-loss options available for those in a wheelchair

Dear Doctor: Can you give me some ideas on how to lose weight while using a wheelchair? I’m 66 and need a wheelchair to get around. When the distance is short enough, I use crutches. More...

News of Yesteryear

No new negotiations made in plant strikes

75 Years Ago  The Bedford Springs Hotel became a naval radio training school today with the arrival of 200 seamen and their officers. Another group is expected within two weeks and eventually the school may house 1,000.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Home runs snap Royals’ nine-game skid

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

LeBron leads Cavs to win over Raptors

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James resisted drinking some beer. More...

Syndergaard placed on DL

ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson may accelerate his search for pitching help after the team placed ace righthander Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a partial tear of his right lat muscle.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to John Phillip “JP” Soder IV, who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. JP is the son of John and Brenda Soder of Silver Spring, Maryland. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Boy Scout Troop 28 was busy improving the environment last weekend as they participated in their twice-yearly trash pick up along Cold Springs Road. More...

Engaged to Wed

Tara Hartman of Manheim and Tyson Myers of Three Springs are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Craig and Karen Hartman of Manheim. She is a graduate of Manheim Central High School and Harcum College. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Help for families with a dying loved one

Dear Annie: Our family is going through the end-of-life challenges of my husband’s final illness. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 3, 2017:  More...

Sunoco filings signed in court

As construction on the Mariner East 2 pipelines continues, recent filings in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas have been made in an ongoing eminent domain case centered in Union Township.  More...

Two juries chosen for coming trials

Juries were selected Monday for two cases headed to trial in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  Rakim Stephenson, 29, Farrell, will have a jury of eight men and four women hear his case that is scheduled for a two-day trial at 9 a.m. More...

Raystown skills park reopens for season

After a successful opening last year, the Mountain Bike Skills Park near the Raystown Visitors Center at Seven Points received a lot of attention. More...

State  Free Access 

Teachers, other groups march for May Day in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Public school teachers, immigration advocates and social and racial justice groups took to the streets in May Day demonstrations across Pennsylvania on Monday.  More...

Racing program shows right way to drive fast

BOILING SPRINGS (AP) — The most important word on the trophy that Michael “Cowboy” Stevenson plans to hand out in October is “earned,” he said, because of the determination and skills needed to win it, he said.  More...

Municipal police force adds chaplain

HARRISON CITY (AP) — The Rev. Roger L. Steiner has taken his ministry from pulpits to police cruisers.  The pastor of Penn-Zion Lutheran Parish this month became Penn Township Police Department’s first chaplain. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 2   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...

Local Sports

Games postponed

The threat of weather that eventually hit the area Monday afternoon and evening was enough to cause nearly all of the day’s outdoor sporting events to be postponed.  The Southern Huntingdon at Juniata Valley baseball and softball games we More...

Weinke falls in Distict Five singles semis

Tussey Mountain Florian Weinke reached the semifinal round of the District Five Singles Tournament in Bedford Monday before being eliminated from the event. Teammate Peter Schwips was knocked out in the opening round.  More...

Curve postponed

Monday night’s game between the Altoona Curve and the Richmond Flying Squirrels was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up on a date later this season, which has not yet been announced.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending April 28.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

Let’s keep track  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

What Others are Saying

Why scientists marched

Hundreds of thousands of scientists and their supporters recently took to the streets, marching in favor of science-based policies. How did our science-denying president respond? More...

Chatter Box

County’s youth have lots of talent

If you’re a regular reader, I talk a lot about the generosity of Huntingdon County folks, but there’s something else this county has — talent.  More...

Healthy Living

Raising awareness, loud and clear

In an effort to encourage people to analyze their own hearing and speech and to take action should they notice a problem, the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts Better Hearing & Speech Month every May. More...

Understanding and diagnosing hearing loss

The ears are sensitive sensory organs of the body that are susceptible to damage, including hearing impairment or loss. More...

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