May 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers help at lake cleanup

Several volunteers braved cold, wet and windy conditions on Raystown Lake Saturday to participate in the annual Lake Cleanup Day at the Tatman Run Recreation Area in Lincoln Township.  More...

Checking up on their health at J.C. Blair

Amy Foster, left, of the Insight Eye Clinic of Huntingdon, the office of Dr. Christopher Patistas, performed a glaucoma check on Dee Dee Brown at the sixth annual Wellness Check at the J.C. More...

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Police Log

Cruelty to animals   MOUNT UNION BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report a 64-year-old Mount Union woman was cited May 6 for cruelty to animals for allowing her dog to live outdoors unattended with a damaged shelter. More...

News of Yesteryear

Two local accidents claim lives

75 Years Ago  All Huntingdon churches and service clubs are urged to cooperate in the community mass meeting which is to be held by the Huntingdon Local Women’s Christian Temperance Union on May 8 in the Clifton Theatre, Huntingdon. More...

Scenes from this weekend’s events

A parade escorted members of Mount Union Area High School’s Darkhorse Percussion, which includes students from Mount Union, Juniata Valley and Huntingdon Area high schools, through Huntingdon a More...

General News

Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

BRANCHBURG, N.J. More...

A look at Disney World’s new Pandora-World of Avatar land

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees beat Cubs 5-4 in 18 to finish sweep

CHICAGO (AP) — Starlin Castro drove in Aaron Hicks with a fielder’s choice in the 18th inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 early Monday morning in the majors’ longest interleague game ever by innings. More...

Red Sox hit five homers in 17-6 romp over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sandy Leon hit a pair of tworun homers, Chris Sale struck out 10 and Boston romped out of town with a big 17-6 victory over Minnesota fueled by a season-high five homers and finished with a 10-run ninth inning. More...

Cavs eliminate Raptors

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of Toronto, beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference F More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra if born before 1:01 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, May 9, 2017: More...

Workers restore nesting habitat

A species dependent on habitat in Mount Union got a little help from their friends Sunday afternoon with a work day aimed at bolstering faltering populations.  Map turtles, Graptemys geographica, inhabit ponds, rivers and lakes, with a strong pr More...

Spillway gates opened after rains

After last week’s rain, the United Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have been releasing a high amount of water through the spillway in Juniata Township, causing the turbulent waters to look more like Niagara Falls than the Juniata River More...

Game Commission’s photo contest begins

Following a successful introduction of the photo contest, Take a Buck, Take a Photo, the state Game Commission (PGC) recently released a new photo contest to target spring hunters. More...

State  Free Access 

Fraternity members charged in Penn State student’s death

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Eighteen Penn State fraternity brothers have been charged with crimes ranging up to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a pledge who authorities say repeatedly fell down a flight of stairs after he and others were made to More...

Budget woes will deepen with aging population

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state government is facing perhaps its most difficult budget dilemma since the recession, and demographic trends will provide no relief in coming years.  More...

Handyman gets life term in murder of elderly woman

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neighborhood handyman has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole in the beating and stabbing murder of an elderly north Philadelphia woman almost two years ago.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, May 8   Humane Society o The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter, located at 11371 Schoolhouse Hollow Road, Huntingdon. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

Local Sports

Curve sweeps twinbill in Akron

After back-to-back days of rainouts, the Altoona Curve returned to the field Sunday afternoon and swept a doubleheader at Canal Park against the Akron RubberDucks, 6-4 and 4-1. More...

JC men lose Landmark title to Goucher

For the second straight time match, the Juniata men’s tennis team had to move indoors at the Summit Tennis and Athletic Club in Altoona Pa. More...

Eagle softball eliminated 5-1 by River Hawks

Needing a win to play another day in the Landmark Tournament, Juniata softball faced off against Susquehanna in the final of four games on Saturday. More...

People/Pastimes

Kishacoquillas Valley barn open for visitors

The Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society will hold an open house and a celebration of the completion of the new 1850s bank barn Saturday, May 2O. Ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 and their family members spent a Sunday afternoon making improvements to “Rader Park,” an extension of Portstown Park across from Laney’s Feed Mill in More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. From Klondike Derbies to “Be Your Best” clothing drives and all those projects in-between — let your troops be recognized in print for their efforts.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Son-in-law has new significant other

Dear Annie: Our only child died of a quickly-moving cancer. She left a husband and four teenage children. More...

Hints from Heloise

Soliciting a bad reaction

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about companies that solicit donations. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: I get tired of all the pleas for contributions and the companies that sell your information to other companies. More...

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