June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lack of quorum concerns leaders

For the second month in a row the Mount Union Borough Council could not proceed with its scheduled meeting due to the lack of a quorum Wednesday night.  More...

State leads country in amusement safety

Amusement parks and carnivals are a staple of summer for people of all ages, and the state continues to lead the nation in amusement park safety.  The state Department of Agriculture, the agency that helps to ensure the safety of riders at all a More...

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Area brief

Greenwood program to highlight Kish Valley iron ore   JACKSON TWP. More...

Fire marshal investigates Wood Twp. fire

A state police fire marshal was on the scene of a fire that broke out shortly after 2 a.m. today, Thursday, June 8, in a vacant two-story dwelling at 1 Wood St. in the village of Robertsdale in Wood Township.  More...

Oneida supervisors hear COG update

The Oneida Township Supervisors heard updates at their monthly meeting Wednesday night from the May 17 Council of Governments meeting.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Pat Snyder

Scoring was never a problem for Pat Snyder. He seemingly did it at will on the basketball court and now he can add the Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame induction to his impressive resume. More...

Time change for Bearcats

Because of a schedule conflict for Sharpsville, today's PIAA quarter final game at Punxsutawney has been moved to a 2p.m. start. More...

Simpson homer fuels Curve win

J.T. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ——— Brazen in Brazil: endless corruption at top is reversing progress, May 31 Brazil, Latin America’s largest country in population and area, appears to be coming unstuck politically in the More...

Letter to the Editor

You have to give people hope

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: What are the 10 largest cities in the U.S. and their populations?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

4-H Club News

Trough Creek 4-H members attend showmanship clinic

A livestock showmanship clinic was held for members of the Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club at the home of club leader Jodi Cresswell June 4.  Ahead of learning about showmanship, members held a meeting during which club T-shirt hando More...

National Dairy Month observed during June

It’s June — National Dairy Month! What is your family doing to celebrate? Hopefully you began the month with a refreshing glass of nutritious milk. More...

Pennsylvania has prospering dairy industry

Do you know what month it is? Well, June of course, but it’s also National Dairy Month! June is a great time to support the nation’s dairy farms, as well as to be sure you are getting the nutrients your body needs!  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Married, but still have strong feelings for high school crush

Dear Annie: My wife and I are in our late 50s and met in high school. “Barb” was the girl of my dreams, a cheerleader, popular and athletic. We began dating as seniors and married after I graduated from college. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 9, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

250th activities mark milestone

Visitors to Huntingdon Borough Saturday, June 10, will have a plethora of activities to choose from, all to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the town. More...

Prison food service a 24/7 operation

At the heart of SCI Huntingdon, the oldest continuously operating correctional institution in the state, is a hub of 24/7 activity in the prison’s bustling food service operation.  More...

HCC camps prove to be successful venture

For the second year in a row, Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) from area businesses will be helping to fund a day camp by Huntingdon Community Center.  Camp HCC was so popular this year, spaces have already been filled.  More...

General News

Osteoporosis not uncommon in older men

Dear Doctor: I am a 74-year-old man and have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Is this common in men? I thought this was a disease that women get. What will the treatment be? Will it help?  More...

News of Yesteryear

MU residents celebrate 100th anniversary

75 Years Ago  Charles H. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 8   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NBA Finals:

Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. More...

Djokovic ousted in straight sets

PARIS (AP) — His French Open title defense nearing an end, Novak Djokovic stumbled and tumbled to his knees on the red clay, his racket flying from his right hand as his opponent’s backhand zipped past.  More...

Griner scores 38 to pace Mercury win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored eight of Phoenix’s first 10 points in overtime and finished with a career-high 38 to help the Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 98-90 on Wednesday night.  Griner, averaging 22 points, was 9 of More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Donald Lee Baker, 6062 Cider Press Road, Huntingdon, and Tammy Jo Kifer, also of Huntingdon.  Taylor Lane Bathurst, 7698 Altland Ave., Abbottstown, and Brittany Nichole Mentzer, also of Abbottstown.  Stephen Richard Lemond, 21944 Lime Kiln More...

Huntingdon woman receives degree

Shaelyn Gray Divins of Huntingdon graduated magna cum laude with honors in the discipline May 20 from Elizabethtown College, earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science with minors in cognitive science and studio art.  More...

Boy Scout Troop 25

Members of Boy Scout Troop 25 participated in the Huntingdon Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Day Service at War Vets Field May 29. More...

School News

MU student to participate in program

A local student has been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  “Sutton Scholars are an elite group,” Dr. More...

HAHS grad completes medical school

The newly-named “Dr. Peter Patitsas” has graduated from medical school at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, an allopathic program in Scranton. More...

Spring dean’s list announced at Mansfield

A total of 398 Mansfield University students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. More...

NASCAR

DOVER

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Tying Cale  Jimmie Johnson’s win at Dover was his series-leading third of the season and tied him for sixth on the all-time list with Cale Yarborough. Each driver has 83 wins. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Danica’s top-10   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Is Danica’s countdown clock ticking?   More...

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