May 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Buddy Poppies used to aid veterans

In the aftermath of World War I, the poppy became a symbol adopted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars in remembrance of lives lost in service to their country and used to aid veterans in need.  More...

Memorial Day events planned across region

Orbisonia   American Legion Post 518, Orbisonia, will hold Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday May 29, at the American Legion home.  Retired Lt. Col. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Douglas Lake  Date of Birth: Nov. More...

Make National Trail Day your day

Some are rocky and rooted; the kind that required the development of sturdy, rubber soled footwear and fourinch wide mountain bike tires. More...

Alexandria Library

The new books are always fun to read, but there are a lot of good older books to find in the stacks. Spend some time at the library this week.  Here are a few new books:  More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

Around this time a year ago, I wrote about efforts to turn things around at Standing Stone Golf Club.  A year earlier, many members had defected and the course was pretty well beat up by the end of the 2015 season.  More...

PIAA Track & Field Championships:

All area qualifiers fall short in Friday prelims

It was a tough day for all the locals competing in the PIAA state championship track and field meet at Shippensburg University Friday. More...

County Hall of Fame tickets still available

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame’s 20th annual induction banquet will be held Saturday, June 10, at Raystown Resort and Convention Center near Entriken.  More...

People/Pastimes

Annual poppy campaign kicks off

Local veterans organizations announced the kick off of the annual Poppy Campaign. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Herve and Karen (Pandolfino) Glorioso of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, May 27, 2017.  They were united in marriage in 1967 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hunti More...

Boy Scout Troop 25

Members of Boy Scout Troop 25, including, front row, from the left, Brian Somers, Hayden Campbell, Cody Hetrick, Chris Deihl, Jacob Schneider; second row, Wyatt Campbell, Dustin Getz, Drew Wilson, Ca More...

School News

Local students named to dean’s list

The following local students were named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at the Pennsylvania College of Technology:  — Madeline Atherton of Shirleysburg, who is pursuing an associate of applied science in pre-nursing.  — To More...

Area men receive degrees at LVC

Lebanon Valley College celebrated its 148th Commencement May 13 with nearly 500 students receiving their degrees.  Local students who received degrees include:  — Adam Evanko of Warriors Mark, who earned a bachelor of arts in English More...

HAHS graduatess receive diplomas at War Vets Field

The Huntingdon Area High School (HAHS) Class of 2017 was officially sent out into the world Friday night, with parting words of encouragement from mentors and classmates during the school’s 137th commencement ceremony.  More...

Special Sections

County women lead AAA group

Two Huntingdon County women were elected to top posts on the tri-county Area Agency on Aging’s (AAA) Citizens Advisory Council during the council’s bimonthly session held Friday morning in the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center.  More...

Firefighters grant received in county

Thanks to a $131,429 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Co. More...

World War II artifact to be dedicated

A piece of local World War II history rediscovered after decades of disuse will be dedicated during a special ceremony at 2 p.m. More...

No paper Monday

The Daily News will not publish a paper Monday, May 29, and the office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. However, the Opinion Line will be open during regular hours from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday evening.   More...

General News

‘Guardians’ stars help open new Disney ride

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stepping inside Disney’s latest theme park attraction, Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT!, is like being thrust into one of blockbuster films’ pulsating, action-packed trailers.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Memorial Day services planned for Trough Creek

75 Years Ago  One of the largest graduating classes of the Mount Union High School, 129 in number, received diplomas Friday evening, when the 52nd annual commencement program was held.  More...

Teenager considers becoming vegetarian

Dear Doctor: I’ve always loved animals, and now I want to stop eating meat. But I’m 15 years old, and my parents think that’s too young to make such a big decision. What can I tell them about being a vegetarian? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 27   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, May 28   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Walker homers twice in Mets win over Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker homered twice in his return to his hometown, Jacob deGrom gave New York’s bullpen a needed rest and the Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.  More...

Lynx beat Sun 82-58

UNCASVILLE, Conn. More...

Langer still leads at delayed Senior PGA Championship

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer sat on a bench and ate a sandwich, chatted with his playing partners and signed autographs for fans as he waited out a 41-minute wind delay on the 14th tee at Trump National. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Does the IRS regulate churches too much?

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that he said would keep his campaign promise to defend religious groups from the IRS when they engage in political speech.  More...

Fun-in-the-Sun

The Calvary Boys of West Decatur will once again be the featured entertainment at Donation United Methodist Church’s Fun-in-the-Sun event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday June 5. More...

City sued after voting down mosque

BAYONNE, N.J. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Disowned but invited

Dear Annie: I am a widow with many children and stepchildren, who all are adults. Most of us get along and spend time with one another on a monthly basis.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer if born before 8:12 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 29, 2017:  More...

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