June 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon anniversary saluted with play

To commemorate Huntingdon’s 250th anniversary, The Playhouse at McConnellstown will open its 35th season with Thornton Wild- er’s classic, “Our Town” at 7:30 p.m. More...

Local News

Defendants sentenced in criminal court

The following defendants were sentenced May 4 during criminal court in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Fulton County bank robbery suspect behind bars

A Steelton man is in the Bedford County Jail following his arrest for an attempted bank robbery in Fulton County and three other robberies in Cumberland County.  David Wayne Miles, 46, was taken into custody during a traffic stop May 31 after h More...

Police Log

Crews assist with search detail   More...

Local Sports

Oustanding Senior Student/Athletes

Southern Huntingdon

Nick Winfield Parents: Steve Winfield and Nicole Leturgey of Orbisonia. Sports Played (letters earned): Earned eight varsity letters in two sports – football (4) and wrestling (4). More...

Altoona tops Akron 9-5

Behind a 12-hit outburst and aided by errors, the Altoona Curve defeated the Akron RubberDucks 9-5 to take the series rubber game Thursday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Scouts enjoy learning about geocaching

Members of Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop 4471, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129 of Saxton, met at Warriors Path State Park May 20 to learn about geocaching. More...

United in Marriage

Gallagher-Wingert

Shannon Gallagher became the bride of Benjamin Wingert in an Oct. 22, 2016, wedding ceremony held at the Dan Gallagher family farm in Mantua, Ohio. The officiant was Barry Vancura, with special readings by Iva Walker. More...

HAHS Humanity Club members celebrate successful year

The HAMS Humanity Club is celebrating its third year of successful community outreach. Staff advisers and 20 student members worked together and chose a worthy cause to donate their time and money to benefit local charities.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Revisiting ‘thank you’ etiquette

Dear Annie: Seven months after attending a wedding, I just received a computer-generated thank-you note. The note was printed on a label and then stuck on a purchased note card. Although it addressed us by name, it never acknowledged any gift given. More...

Hints from Heloise

Prepared for lost luggage

Dear Heloise: We recently came back from a trip, and although my husband’s LUGGAGE arrived at the hotel with us, mine was lost at the airport! More...

Mini Page

What Do Zoos Do?

Do you enjoy visiting the zoo? It’s always fun to see all the different kinds of animals there. More...

State leaders work to keep water safe

In an attempt to ensure the quality of drinking water, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed an increase in the number of inspectors who make sure safe drinking water is delivered to residents.  Pennsylvania ranks f More...

MU cafeteria open for free lunches

Mount Union Area High School will open up its cafeteria to the public for lunch next week, offering meals to diners 18 and under free of charge.  In addition, anyone over the age of 18 can enjoy a meal for $3.  More...

Pedestrian traffic rising with temps

As summer vacation begins for students, PennDOT is warning motorists to be on the lookout for increased pedestrian traffic.  More...

Inside today’s edition

Inside today’s edition of The Daily News readers will find a commemorative supplement celebrating Huntingdon’s 250th anniversary, as well as the premium book for the 2017 Huntingdon County Fair.   More...

General News

Abused animals get a legal voice in CT courts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Many states have victim’s advocates or child advocates, people in the judicial system who represent those affected by crime or abuse. More...

$3.8 billion oil pipeline begins service

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline began shipping oil for customers on Thursday, as Native American tribes that opposed the project vowed to continue fighting. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 2   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wainwright homers to help himself

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright hit a two-run homer off Brandon McCarthy and pitched six innings of four-hit ball, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Thursday for a four-game split. More...

Temperamental Kyrgios out in France

PARIS (AP) — Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. More...

Frank Beamer, Mack Brown debut on College Hall ballot

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Longtime Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and former Texas coach Mack Brown, along with former players Charles Woodson, Ed Reed and Calvin Johnson, are among those making their first appearance on the College Football Hall More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 3, 2017: More...

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