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Holiday weekend was safe, relaxing

Despite the overcast and sometimes rainy weather over the Memorial Day weekend, United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officials at Raystown Lake report the unofficial start to summer was a safe and relaxed one.  More...

Hospital’s heart cath lab opens Wednesday

At least 21 patients have already been scheduled for the new heart catheterization lab at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital when it opens tomorrow, Wednesday, May 31, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. More...

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Two injured in boating accident

A late-night holiday boating accident near Lake Raystown Resort in Lincoln Township sent two individuals to an area medical facility with unspecified injuries.  More...

MUASB members reject bathroom bids

During its regular voting session Monday evening, the Mount Union Area School Board took action on several projects and lined up staff for an upcoming summer program.  More...

Boater’s body recovered from Shawnee Lake

SCHELLSBURG, PA. (AP) — Officials say they have recovered the body of a boater who fell into a lake at a Pennsylvania state park.  The Bedford County Coroner says the unidentified man drowned after falling in Shawnee Lake.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 30   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Frank Deford dies

Frank Deford, the awardwinning sports writer and commentator whose elegant reportage was a staple for years at Sports Illustrated and National Public Radio, has died. He was 78.  More...

Predators rally, but Pens open final with 5-3 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — This is what the Pittsburgh Penguins do. More...

Brawling Nats blank Giants 3-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl Monday during the Washington More...

People/Pastimes

Post Everlasting service held in Huntingdon

A solemn observance May 27 at the Frank P. More...

Chatter Box

Last day of school is students’ favorite

Today is the day students wait for all year long — the last day of school, at least in the Huntingdon Area School District.  Just as with everything else, I can’t believe the year has come to a close so quickly.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo if born before 12:15 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 31, 2017:  More...

Echoing through the ages

World War II air raid monument dedicated in Petersburg

Clouds and drizzle could not damper the shining community pride evident during a ceremony Sunday to dedicate the Petersburg World War II Era Civil Defense Air Raid Warning Alarm Monument.  More...

Remembering our fallen heroes

Those gathered to take part in a Memorial Day service at War Vets Field, Huntingdon, Monday, stood at attention as the National Anthem played. More...

Summer blockbusters bring people to theater

Summer is fast approaching and so are the season’s blockbuster films.  Dave Peoples, owner of Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5, has plans to show quite of few of the films expected to be the season’s hottest .  More...

General News

Research on psilocybin’s effects on anxiety disorders

Dear Doctor: I see that psilocybin mushrooms — what we used to call magic mushrooms — are being studied now as a possible treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon Area School District tax delinquency at all-time high

75 Years Ago  Thirty-five seniors at Broad Top High School at Defiance will graduate at commencement exercises to be held in the high school auditorium Friday evening, starting at 8.  More...

Local Sports

Out standing Senior Student/Athletes

Huntingdon

Jacob Oliver Parents: Bill and Lonnie Oliver of Huntingdon. Sports Played (letters earned): Earned four letters as a member of the wrestling team and played football as a freshman and sophomore. More...

District 6-1A Baseball Championship:

Hornets take third straight title

Juniata Valley is well acquainted with PNG Field in Altoona and lived up to being the District 6-1A top seed in Saturday’s championship game. More...

PIAA Track & Field:

Southern’s Stanley takes fourth in 3200

Hard work is what’s necessary for success. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 26. House More...

Letters to the Editor

Conservation is crucial word for all Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Op-Ed

Pain as a policy choice

On average, our economy tanks every seven years or so. By now we should have a pretty good idea of why that tanking happens, how we can protect ourselves, and what the impact will be. Unfortunately, we don’t.  More...

Healthy Living

For a healthier home, join the fight against chemical contaminants

Did you know that the air inside your home is more polluted than the air outside? More...

Tips for a waste-free lifestyle

Switching to a waste-free lifestyle is an honourable endeavour that requires making some significant changes. The key to success is to ease into it by adjusting your consumption habits one at a time. More...

How to care for your baby with the environment in mind

Between furniture, clothes, toys and bibs, babies come with a long list of necessities. To satisfy their every need while still doing your part for the environment, follow the guide below!  ECO-FRIENDLY DECOR   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Pattern of abusive relationships

Dear Annie: My 35-year-old daughter can’t seem to meet a decent man to have a relationship with. She has never married but has had several long-term relationships. More...

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