June 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigate child luring case

State police in Huntingdon (PSP) are investigating a report of attempted kidnapping and child luring that occurred 12:45 p.m. More...

Report leads to search of Juniata River

Emergency crews began an extensive search of a 15-mile stretch of the Juniata River at 9:15 p.m. Sunday after a kayaker failed to check in with family.  Fortunately, the search was called off just after 10:30 p.m. More...

Local News

Crash claims MU man’s life

A crash in Oliver Township, Mifflin County, claimed the life of a Mount Union man and sent two others to the hospital Sunday afternoon.  State police at Lewistown report Paul Getz, 82, of Mount Union, died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash aro More...

Driver extricated from truck

State police at Huntingdon and crews from Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Swimmer found safe at Raystown Lake

Though crews initially responded to what was thought to be a drowning near Seven Points at Raystown Lake Sunday afternoon, it turned out to be a matter of a swimmer being separated from the rest of the group.  More...

General News

Verdict in Iowa lottery rigging case was flawed

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday overturned the conviction of a lottery employee implicated in a nationwide fixing scandal, saying his trial over a rigged $16.5 million Iowa jackpot was tainted by a dawdling investigation More...

Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. More...

Tips for teens to fill idle during summer break

NEW YORK (AP) — With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Four-run seventh helps Cardinals down Pirates

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randal Grichuk homered in his return to the majors, Yadier Molina had three hits and St. Louis beat Pittsburgh 8-4. More...

Harvick gets first victory of season

SONONA, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Harvick led a 1-2-3 podium sweep for Ford while proving that veteran experience still counts for something in NASCAR. More...

Florida, LSU battle for title

College World Series:

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The matchup for the College World Series finals certainly bolsters the case for those who say the best baseball in the land is played in the Southeastern Conference.  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Leo if born before 8:41 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, June 27, 2017: More...

Borough leaders pursue building

A new development may bring a resolution to a lawsuit between Huntingdon Borough and DuBois Business College as a special borough council meeting has been scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight, Monday, June 26, to discuss the issue.  More...

EMS personnel warned of drug

A recent warning from Bedford County Coroner Rusty Styer should have those in the fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field take notice.  Reports of drug overdoses in both Huntingdon and Bedford counties are nothing new. More...

New taxi business to launch June 30

A new taxi service in Huntingdon County has elements of Uber, but the feel of a small business operated by friendly faces in the community.  GoDezi is a taxi service that will be available Friday, June 30, where people can use an app to contact More...

State  Free Access 

AP analysis: Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost

HARRISBURG (AP) — A map of congressional districts drawn by Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature helped the GOP win nearly three more of the state’s U.S. More...

Hunt for Bigfoot in Crawford County is on

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS (AP) — T.J. Biscardi and his team were making their way through a seemingly ordinary wooded area in rural Crawford County just east of Cambridge Springs last week.  More...

Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide in home

CENTER VALLEY (AP) — Authorities released the names of a couple found dead in an apparent murder-suicide Saturday after barricading themselves in a home following a chase during which a police officer was fired upon, officials said.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, June 26 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623. Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Southern rallies

District 11 9-10 LL:

Southern Huntingdon opened their 9-10 Little League run on Sunday evening at Somerset. Southern Huntingdon is the second team from the Mount Union Little league. More...

Huntingdon opens with win

District 11 9-10 Little League:

Huntingdon opened the 9-10 year-old Little League All-Star tournament with an impressive hitting attack. More...

Curve outlast Yard Goats in 11-9 win

The Altoona Curve outlasted the Hartford Yard Goats, 11-9, in a back-and-fourth battle on Sunday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona. More...

People/Pastimes

Captain Jack Lions Club

Captain Jack Lions Club, Mill Creek, hosted an event June 8 to celebrate 100 years of Lions Clubs and to install new officers, including, seated, from the left, board member Beth O’Donnell, pre 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, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Hoarder husband is taking over house

Dear Annie: My husband loves to read your advice, but when it comes to my giving him advice, it’s a different story. We were married in our early 20s and have somehow stayed married for over 35 years. More...

Hints from Heloise

Tired of automated phone messages

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF concerns recorded messages that may lead you to believe you’re actually talking to a real person. — Heloise  More...

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