May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

State rep. talks issues in Orbisonia

Turnout was light for the first in a series of town hall meetings with state Rep. Rich Irvin Wednesday night at the Orbisonia United Methodist Outreach Center.  The small gathering allowed for an informal, conversational setting.  More...

Local News

Area brief

Stone Valley Community Charter School to host Community carnival   JACKSON TWP. — The Stone Valley Community Charter School, 13006 Greenwood Road, Huntingdon, will host a community carnival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20.  More...

Standing Stone students celebrate spring fling

Standing Stone Elementary School students enjoyed a day in the sun Wednesday during the annual Spring Fling, organized by the school’s PTO. More...

Art Walk Huntingdon to be held tonight

This month’s Art Walk Huntingdon will take place from 5-8 p.m. tonight, with a variety of indoor and outdoor events featured. More...

Local Sports

District 5-AA Track:

Evan Germaux earns trip to state meet

Tussey Mountain sophomore sprinter Evan Germaux earned a trip to the PIAA Championship Meet at Shippensburg with a victory in the 200-meter dash Wednesday in the District 5-AA Meet at Northern Bedford.  More...

H.S. Baseball:

Titans roll to 11-0 win over Ramblers

The Tussey Mountain baseball team made the trip to Somerset County yesterday to take on Windber. It was the second game of the day for the home team as they hosted Blacklick Valley in opener. More...

High School Softball:

Tussey loses at Windber

Tussey Mountain traveled to Windber Wednesday and played a close game. The Titans had their chances but came up short in a 9-6 loss to the Ramblers.  The Titans (10-8) had nine hits on the day but left 10 runners on base. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ——— Harder line on DUI’s is good step, May 17 Beginning in August, as the result of a law passed last year, Pennsylvania will begin requiring first-time drunken drivers to get ignition inte More...

Letter to the Editor

Is a pattern emerging?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I did not vote for President Trump but I truly hoped that he might accidentally do some good. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

County 4-H, FFA members honored

The Huntingdon Rotary Club recognized the achievements of Huntingdon County 4-H and FFA members during its May 16 luncheon meeting. More...

Young women urged to run for fair queen

Attention all ladies ages 16-20! Do you have a passion for agriculture? Do you like meeting new people? Do you want to have an experience of a lifetime? More...

SHC FFA members, Farm Bureau members host Ag in the Classroom

Southern Huntingdon County FFA members, along with area agriculturalists came together to share their knowledge in various fields of agriculture and host this year’s Ag in the Classroom May 3 at the Shade Gap Picnic Grounds.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Alcoholism is a family disease

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for 30 years. The first 22 years of our marriage, I was drunk every weekend and some weeknights. I’m not proud of the things I did and said. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 19, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Sentence appeal denied by court

A former James Creek woman convicted of posing as an attorney for nearly a decade will remain in prison, after a judge denied her sentence appeal Tuesday.  More...

MU native, family die in tragic crash

Folks from the Mount Union community are mourning the loss of a 2010 Mount Union Area High School graduate who died in a multi-vehicle crash in North Carolina Tuesday.  More...

Cyclists flock to area for eighth Dirtfest

Mountain bikers will begin arriving at their campsites today before hitting the Allegrippis Trails and skills bike park at Seven Points at Raystown Lake. More...

Trial gets underway for 2016 drug arrest

The two-day jury trial for a man arrested in a 2016 drug bust in Newton Hamilton got underway at 9 a.m. More...

General News

Husband’s lack of sleep worries wife

Dear Doctor: My husband thinks that sleeping for more than five hours a night is a waste of time. But I just read that not getting enough sleep can predispose people to illness. Is this correct? More...

News of Yesteryear

Church prepares for anniversary services

75 Years Ago  Veterans of Foreign War’s Buddy poppies will make their appearance on the streets of Huntingdon tomorrow when members and volunteer workers of Huntingdon Post 1754 will their present21st annual appeal in behalf of service and More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 18   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 

Astros finish sweep of Marlins with 3-0 win

MIAMI (AP) — Lance McCullers paid tribute to the late Jose Fernandez and pitched like him, allowing no earned runs for the third start in a row, and Houston completed a three-game sweep with a 3-0 victory. More...

Dodgers avoid sweep with 6-1 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a share of the major league lead with his seventh win and earned career victory No. 20 against the rival Giants, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers avoid a sweep by beating San Francisco 6-1 on Wednesday. More...

Cavs show no rust in win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — So much for the Cavaliers being rusty.  LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and Cleveland picked up where it left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117- 104 victory Wednesday night in Game 1 of More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Drew Gerard Gallardy, 417 13th St., 2nd Floor, Huntingdon, and Mary Elizabeth Salvanish, 409 Circle Road, Bellefonte.  Jordan Edward Glunt, 12187 Mountain Road, Orrstown, and Rebecca Brianne Martin, 63 Pine Way, Fayetteville.  Quenton Tyle More...

Students participate in art competition

The annual VFW Patriotic Art Competition began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and to encourage patriotism in youth. More...

Special Occasions

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Leona Taylor of Mount Union, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

School News

Alexandria woman completes degree

Natalie Burkey of Alexandria received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Alfred University in Alfred, New York, May 13. Burkey graduated cum laude with a degree in art and design with an emphasis on painting.  More...

NASCAR

KANSAS

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Glowing rotors  Super-hot brake rotors are nothing new to racing. Having one explode at 200 mph is something we haven’t seen. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. All-Star racing   More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

CHASE ELLIOTT VS. MICHAEL MCDOWELL: McDowell’s No. 95 Chevy clipped Elliott’s No. 24 Chevy during an early round of pit stops. Elliott never recovered and finished 29th. McDowell wound up 13th.   More...

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