June 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s visitors enjoy many trails

Raystown Lake is often thought to be the main draw for tourism in Huntingdon County, but the region also offers a diverse array of trails and recreation that draw visitors throughout the year. More...

First veterans outreach event to be held

The Huntingdon County Commissioners, along with the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, and Veterans Community Initiatives Inc. More...

Local News

Brady Township ordinance updated

The Brady Township Supervisors made a motion to pass an updated nuisance ordinance during their monthly meeting Monday night.  “This new ordinance is an updated version from the former ordinance, putting forth changes in violations and pen More...

Residents work together to form community garden

Crawford Apartments residents will now have the opportunity to not only grow produce right in their backyard, but to provide elderly, children, disabled and working residents with fresh vegetables out of the new community gardens.  More...

Cromwell Township supervisors discuss road projects

Cromwell Township Supervisors discussed routine business and future projects during their monthly meeting Monday.  A road project for McClure Road that turns into Aughwick Road has been advertised for bids. More...

General News

Tips on keeping athlete’s foot from spreading

Dear Doctor: My husband and two sons all have athlete’s foot, and my daughter and I don’t want to catch it. Now that it’s in the house, can we get rid of it?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College’s largest class graduates

75 Years Ago   The baccalaureate services for the Class of 1942 of the Saxton-Liberty High School will be held Sunday evening in the high school auditorium. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Matta out at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thad Matta is out as Ohio State’s basketball coach, with the Buckeyes having missed the last two NCAA Tournaments amid an exodus of players.  More...

Course nearly ready

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. More...

Stanley Cup Playoffs:

Predators win 4-1 to even series at 2-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Congress has done it again  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor   More...

Op-Eds

Bugetary support keeps poultry, livestock, people healthy

Two years ago, Pennsylvania farmers were just beginning to understand the extent of the devastation of America’s worst animal disease outbreak, high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). More...

In honor of Huntingdon’s anniversary

Editor’s Note: As a follow-up to the piece, “Descendant shares story of Huntingdon’s founder,” published in The Daily News commemorative supplement, titled Celebrating Huntingdon, published June 2, George John Drobnock has sha More...

Chatter Box

Happy birthday, Huntingdon

Around February or so, I had the opportunity to sit down with some folks who were working to plan a weekend of celebration to mark the 250th anniversary of Huntingdon’s founding.  The ideas and organization among the group were fantastic, More...

Healthy Living

How to choose the right sunscreen

Do you often feel puzzled when faced with the countless sunscreen options available at your local drugstore? Here is some useful information to help you make a wise choice. Anti-UVA and UVB More...

Top tips for fun days at the beach

Millions of people visit the beach each summer. For some people, there is no better place than the beach, where they can listen to the waves crash on the shore and smell the briny air.  More...

Five stimulating water activities to try at your local pool

Do you like water, physical activity and group classes? Chances are your community pool has just what you’re looking for. Take the plunge! Here are five stimulating aquatic activities for you to discover this season.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Getting past a double life

Dear Annie: I am a 29-year-old intensive care nurse. I have been blessed with what many people would want, an amazing husband and daughter. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 8:59 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 7, 2017:  More...

Legislators pass pension reform

Lawmakers in the state Senate pushed their pension reform bill through committee Sunday, leading it to appear on the Senate floor Monday where it passed easily.  With a 40 to 9 vote, Senate Bill One gained bipartisan support and will now head to More...

250th anniversary events to begin

Huntingdon’s 250th anniversary celebration is set to kick off Thursday, June 8, with the first of four days of activities.  To set the stage, Huntingdon County Historical Society executive director Kelley Kroeker will lead a historical wal More...

Concerts on the Quad series starts Thursday

The Concerts on the Quad series will return for the third year with the first event kicking off a weekend celebration to mark the Huntingdon’s 250th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Bill Cosby goes on trial, his legacy and freedom at stake

NORRISTOWN (AP) — Bill Cosby went on trial Monday on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman more than a decade ago, with prosecutors immediately introducing evidence the 79-year-old TV star once known as America’s Dad had done More...

Pharmacist facing charges for pill theft

SCRANTON (AP) — A pharmacist is facing several charges after allegedly stealing prescription drugs from a Pennsylvania Rite Aid.  Scranton police say Keith Carson stole pills such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and diazepam over a course of thr More...

Quarterback, graduate with cerebral palsy forge bond

SELINSGROVE (AP) — A beaming Tyler Neitz clutched the hand of Logan Leiby when he stopped at his Hummels Wharf home for a visit early Saturday evening.  It was a similar gesture the friends shared a few days earlier when Leiby, a junior at More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 6   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...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Kasey Kuhns

Kasey Kuhns was born into a sports family Oct. 5, 1986.  More...

PIAA Class 3A First Round:

Ritchey drives home winner in 10th

Playing from behind much of the day, the Huntingdon baseball team counted on its veterans to keep things close in a PIAA-3A first-round battle with District Seven runnerup Mount Pleasant. More...

PIAA Class 1A First Round:

GCC stifles Hornet offense in 2-1 win

Juniata Valley was primed and ready for another run at a state championship. The Green Hornets took on Greensburg Central Catholic at Mount Aloysius College Monday and engaged in a high-quality pitcher’s dual. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes goes out to Julius Duane Burks, who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He is the son of Rachael Lightner and Justin Burks, both of Huntingdon. Julius has two siblings, Jaala and J’Tayvion. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Andrew Nicholas Scott, who turns 6 years old today, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. He lives with his mommy, Jessica Scott and his daddy in Calvin. More...

Young readers recognized

A New Readers Celebration was held at the Huntingdon County recently, recognizing young students who learned how to read “like a champ” this year, including first row, from the left, Emer More...

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