June 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

UGI employees give to community

Thanks to a special volunteer drive from UGI, local employees donated sports gear and nonperishable food items to the Southside Elementary School’s backpack program. More...

Spring rainfall totals above average locally

Heavy rains have fallen over the region in recent days, but over the past three months, precipitation has fluctuated between above and below average.  According to the United States Geological Survey, Huntingdon County has received approximately More...

Local News

Area brief

Giant alerts customers to voluntary recall of fish sticks   More...

Supervisors consumed by road projects, maintenance

The Springfield Township Supervisors met Monday for their monthly meeting where they handled routine business and looked ahead to potential projects  “We need to talk more about our dirt and gravel road applications,” said supervisor More...

Broad Top supervisors address environmental matters

The Broad Top Township Supervisors addressed several environmental related matters during their regular monthly session held recently in the township building in Defiance. Chairing the session was Donald Hedge Jr. with supervisors Robert S. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Honor Juneteenth by closing racial wealth divide

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. They carried some historic news: Slavery had finally and completely ended, they declared. More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 16.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

Restore Penn Vet funding  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and our 62,000 member families call on state lawmakers to support the restoration of funding in the state budget to the University of Pennsylvania Schoo More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Alumni Association holds annual banquet

The Mount Union Area Schools Alumni Association (MUASAA) held its 29th annual banquet meeting at the Mount Union Area High School May 27. A total of 135 persons attended. Following the social hour, dinner was served in the cafeteria.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 4! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nylah Werner Sollers, who turns 4 years old today, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Her proud parents are Neal and Lindsay Sollers of Mount Union. More...

Special Sections

System brings lower humidity

A system that brought rainfall to the area and severe weather to eastern parts of the state has ushered in a cool front that will bring down the humidity as the first day of summer begins tomorrow, Wednesday, June 21.  According to Greg Devoir, More...

HASB members OK tax increase

Without any discussion during its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) approved raising taxes.  The board voted in favor of the final 2017-18 budget in the amount of $28,871,499, with an increase of 1.3315 mills, whic More...

Volunteers work to improve local park

The Woodcock Valley Community Parks and Recreation Committee recently presented an opportunity for local gardeners to adopt a decorative planting plot in the Wood- cock Valley Community Park in Walker Township to plant and maintain, one of many ongoi More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Local band has sights on reality show

75 Years Ago  The Duke of Windsor arrived in Washington, D.C., heralded to seek a “new deal” for Bahamas Island workmen whose riots two weeks ago forced him to cut short an earlier visit.  More...

Gut bacteria affects many aspects of health

Dear Doctor: I can’t seem to lose weight and am wondering if my gut bacteria could be to blame. How can I change it? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 20   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 

Bellinger hits two more homers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger launched two more home runs, setting a major league record with his powerful start, and Clayton Kershaw became the first 10-game winner in the National League despite giving up a career-high four More...

Kluber and Indians blank Orioles 12-0

BALTIMORE (AP) — Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his fifth career shutout, Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana homered and the Cleveland Indians overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 12-0 Monday night for their season-high sixth straight victor More...

College World Series:

Oregon State, Florida State stay alive

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Chatter Box

Time to make summer memories

Do you ever think about your childhood summers? I never really stopped to appreciate how much fun summers were for my brothers and me. More...

Healthy Living

Are you a technology junkie?

Do you have your smart phone with you everywhere except in the shower? Do you check the social networks the second you have a bit of free time, even if it’s during an of.ce meeting, at a restaurant with friends, or in bed with your loved one? More...

Naturopathy is all natural

Naturopathy is a therapeutic method that bases its treatments exclusively on natural means. These can include phytotherapy (herbal medicine), diet, life hygiene, homeopathy, and aromatherapy.  More...

The challenge of healthy aging

Canadians are enjoying much longer lives these days. Of course, an increase in longevity is great, but it’s even better when combined with a good quality of life. Healthy ageing is a goal we should all aim for. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Remarks about someone’s height could be bothersome

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s and 6 feet 7 inches tall, and I am fed up with being approached by total strangers who ask such things as, “How tall are you?” “Did you play basketball?” “How tall is your wife?” “Y More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini if born before 10:24 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Cancer. The Moon is in Taurus until 6:44 p.m. (ET), when it moves into Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 21, 2017:  More...

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