June 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents divided on climate accord

With the United States withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, some believe it could hurt the health and economy of the country, but also the state.  More...

First-ever MU Farmers’ Market

Ralph Rispoli of Rispoli’s Produce of Williamsburg stocked his selection of greens for customer Ashley Skopic of Mount Union Friday afternoon during the first-ever Mount Union Farmers’ Ma More...

Local News

PennDOT work schedule for week of June 5

Michael Peachey, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of June 5-9. More...

Area brief

Entries sought for upcoming exhibit   HUNTINGDON BORO. — Exhibit entries are being sought for the latest exhibit at the Art Space, sponsored by the Huntingdon County Arts Council, called Latitude, Longitude: 250 Years of Huntingdon.  More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: James Oliver Long  Date of Birth: not available  Age: 51 years old  Height: 5 feet, 6 inches  Weight: 135 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Unknown  Last known address(es): McConnellsburg  More...

Local Sports

Tussey Mountain

Ryan Leonard   Parents: Dave and Christy Leonard of James Creek.  Sports Played (letters earned): Earned 12 varsity letters in three sports – golf (4), basketball (4) and baseball (4).  More...

Time is on Pittsburgh’s side

Time is on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ side, with or without momentum.  Up 2-0 on the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final, the defending champions have no problem with the schedule that would require 17 days to complete the series if More...

PIAA Baseball Tournament

Bearcats, Hornets paired in twinbill at Mt. Aloysius

Huntingdon and Juniata Valley have been paired in a PIAA first round doubleheader Monday afternoon at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson.  Huntingdon (13-7), the Distirct 6-3A champion will open the twinbill with a 1:30 p.m. More...

People/Pastimes

SSGC Garden of the Month

The Standing Stone Garden Club has selected its first Garden of the Month for May. The honor goes to Beverly Sheasley of 307 16th St., Huntingdon. More...

Scout leaders volunteer to clear damage

Leaders from Boy Scout Troop 4471 in Saxton, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, went to Putt’s Camp May 10 to clear the Terrace Mountain Trail of trees that had blown down during the recent storms. More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, you can submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor in a variety of ways.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

School News

Area students complete studies at Penn College of Technology

The following local students were recently received their associate and bachelor of science degrees from the Pennsylvania College of Technology:  — Dustin M. More...

Degrees awarded at 70th spring commencement

Wilkes University awarded 782 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 70th spring commencement ceremonies May 20.  Local students receiving degrees included:  — Kaylyn Massafra of Huntingdon, who received a master More...

Area teen graduates from HAHS

Keith and Trena Wilson are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter, Alecia Wilson, from Huntingdon Area High School May 26. More...

Special Sections

Dairy farmers still struggling

In observance of National Dairy Month, The Daily News is revisiting an issue that has little improved since 2016. More...

HCC Summer Food starts Monday

The Summer Food Program will once again kick off at noon Monday, June 5, at the Huntingdon Community Center.  Darwin Kysor, education program committee chair for the Huntingdon Community Center, said the program will run for eight weeks this ye More...

Summer stargazing begins during June

Summer is a time for vacations, camping, long days, warm nights and for some, stargazing. The season is a comfortable time to be out late to see the features of the night sky.  More...

General News

Pregnant woman must quit smoking

Dear Doctor: Our daughter in-law is four months pregnant with our first grandchild. When she and our son were recently visiting for the weekend, we became aware that she’s secretly smoking. More...

US Olympic Committee on board with made-for-TV scouting camp

DENVER (AP) — America’s got talent, and the leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee are turning on the TV cameras to find it.  More...

Tours for chocolate lovers not just for sampling sweets

NEW YORK (AP) — A tour for chocolate lovers in Brooklyn, New York, isn’t just about tasting the final product. It also gives a peek at factories, neighborhoods and even business plans.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 3   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.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bonino on crutches; gametime call

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pittsburgh center Nick Bonino was wearing a walking boot on his left foot and using crutches Friday, raising the possibility that he will not play in Nashville in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. More...

Curry told teammates to be themselves

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry spoke up, just in case his Golden State Warriors needed another reminder from their MVP and leader. His message as the NBA Finals began: be yourselves.  More...

Tough day for Djokovic; not so much for Nadal

PARIS (AP) — From a tiff with the chair umpire to the big deficit he created and then needed to overcome in a steady rain, Novak Djokovic had an all-around difficult day at the French Open.  Rafael Nadal’s journey to the fourth round More...

Religion News

Shroud of Turin subject of special presentation

Mystery, science and faith will converge at a special presentation on the Shroud of Turin at 3 p.m. More...

Pastor reflects on leaving Amish life, founding megachurch

Forty years sounds like a lifetime. It also can fly past in the blink of an eye.  Just ask the Rev. Sam Smucker. In 1977, Smucker and 30 other people gathered for worship in a room at the former Sheraton Conestoga Hotel on Oregon Pike. More...

Special events, services

Ladies’ Prayer Breakfast  p The next Ladies Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. today, Saturday, June 3, at Grace Church in Three Springs with speaker will be Faith Anderson. All ladies are welcome and encouraged to attend. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Taking care of a cheating husband

Dear Annie: My husband of 18 years recently had a stroke and is in rehabilitation because of partial paralysis. I have been with him at the hospital every day since the ordeal, helping him get better.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra if born before 6:46 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, June 5, 2017:  More...

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