June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Technological tools offered in HASD

Although there is technology available to students in the Huntingdon Area School District (HASD), administration is currently working to further integrate technology into school instruction as part of a new teaching strategy. More...

Striped bass program has successful spawn

After completing an extension project to install additional breeding tanks, members of the Pennsylvania Striped Bass Association (PSBA) have successfully spawned striped bass from Raystown Lake for the first time in the lake’s history and have More...

Local News

Man fires shots, threatens parents

A Three Springs man is behind bars following an incident June 11 that led to state police tasing the individual after he wielded a shotgun and threatened his parents.  Brice L. More...

Three injured in Porter Twp. crash

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. and state police at Huntingdon were called to a two-vehicle accident around 6:30 p.m. More...

Borough leaders voice appreciation for those involved with 250th celebration

Regular business conducted at the monthly meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night included a look forward at upcoming events and a look back at the recent successful celebration of the town’s 250th anniversary.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

BiLo store arriving to area

75 Years Ago  J. Warren Ingram, one of Franklin Township’s leading citizens and the president of the Grange Trust Co. More...

Antibacterial products offer no resistance to viruses

Dear Doctor: Can you settle an argument in our family? Ever since the Ebola virus hit the news, my aunt has been using antibacterial products for everything. She even had the kitchen walls coated with antibacterial paint! More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Marlins rally past Nationals; Dodgers batter Mets

MIAMI (AP) — Max Scherzer’s bid for the third no-hitter of his big league career ended with one out in the eighth inning, and he then gave up two unearned runs and the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Wednesday.& More...

Edmonton’s McDavid wins Hart Trophy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. More...

Fleury takes center stage in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury took the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a brand-new Vegas Golden Knights jersey, and his new fans welcomed him to town with raucous cheers.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA members compete at state convention

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA Chapter sent six members to the 88th Annual Pennsylvania State FFA Convention at Penn State University June 13-15. The members were geared up and ready for competition.  More...

4-H Club News

Nancy Frey, Owner of Frey’s Livestock Supply reviewed the use of grooming products with local 4-H members during Beef Club meeting June 16 at the Huntingdon County Fairgrounds. More...

Don’t forget dairy this summer

Calling all kids! Have you gotten bored since school has let out? Here’s an idea. With an adult’s permission, try your hand at some recipes! You may just find your hidden talent for baking or cooking. More...

Annie's Mailbox

In need of a break

Dear Annie: I am 63, and I help daily with my 94-yearold mother, who lives by herself. I run errands, and I keep her yard nice. I have a brother and sister who live out of state. They come back to visit from time to time. More...

NASCAR

MICHIGAN

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Earnhardt traction  Dale Earnhardt Jr. is gaining much-needed traction as the NASCAR Cup Series goes into the summer stretch run. He finished ninth at Michigan. “We had a little bit better car than ninth, I thought,” he said. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Under microscope   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few answers

Why is Jimmie Johnson’s new contract good for NASCAR?   More...

Legislation may cause challenge

New legislation that recently passed the state House will expand the Newborn Protection Act, or the Safe Haven Law, that will include fire stations in addition to hospitals and police stations as places where parents can surrender their newborns with More...

New police chief hired in Saxton

During a special meeting Wednesday evening, Saxton Borough Council agreed hired Steve Kegarise as the borough’s new police chief. Kegarise replaces former police chief Dave Harker who retired in 2016 but remained on parttime duty.  More...

Newton Hamilton residents recall ’72 flood

Just as the Flood of 1972 carved a path of destruction throughout the eastern United States, the disaster and its aftermath is also engraved in the memories of local residents who lived through it.  More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. takes dim view of GOP’s budget-balancing strategies

HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in those deaths.  More...

Holdouts in Bill Cosby’s trial refused to convict

NORRISTOWN (AP) — After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-yearold comedian, a juror told ABC News.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 22   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Trenton strands Curve 2-1

The Altoona Curve recorded just six hits and fell to the Trenton Thunder 2-1 Wednesday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (38-31) dropped the middle game of the threegame series against the Thunder (47-24), setting up the rubber matc More...

Batavia out-hits Spikes to win 9-4

Bryce Denton doubled in his first run with the State College Spikes, but 18 Batavia Muckdogs hits were too much for the Spikes to overcome in dropping a 9-4 decision at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Wednesday night.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Fueling the politics of hate, June 13   More...

Op-Ed

Let’s make progress on transportation and police needs

State government faces many tough choices as it works very hard to strike a balance between meeting critical needs and keeping the burden on taxpayers as fair as possible. More...

Letter to the Editor

Let’s hope final regulations don’t make nightmares for landowners

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Watch out for the “noxious weed police.” I’ll bet you didn’t know that Harrisburg is interested in noxious weeds. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born before 6:07 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 23, 2017:  More...

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