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Train station upgrades underway

Motorists driving along Fourth or Allegheny streets in Huntingdon Borough may notice some activity underway in the area surrounding the Amtrak station.  Fencing and barriers to guide pedestrians safely around the work zone have been erected for More...

Rockhill leaders agree to have levee certified

The Rockhill Borough Council met Monday and agreed to participate in the National Levee Flood Mitigation Pilot Program for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  More...

Local News

Correction

A new local business, GoDezi, was incorrectly identified as a taxi service in a feature story published in the June 26 edition of The Daily News.  The business is actually classified as a designated driving service.  Staff writer Kylie Hawn More...

Police Log

Drugs found   LOGAN TWP. More...

Council members discuss grant denial

After learning the borough was denied a $500,000 grant in April to rehabilitate its aging sewage treatment plant, Broad Top City Borough Council officials recently held a meeting to discuss its options.  More...

General News

Use ‘broad spectrum’ labeled sunscreen

Dear Doctor: I want to be better about protecting my skin from the sun, but the sunscreen aisle of our drug store is so confusing. Are all sunscreens the same and are they equally effective?  More...

News of Yesteryear

Creation festival returns to Agape Farm

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County received into American citizenship six persons yesterday during a session of naturalization court presided over by Honorable Chester D. Fetterhoof, president judge.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College World Series:

Florida edges LSU in finals opener

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Indians come back strong on Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 on Monday night after manager Terry Francona left the game More...

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People/Pastimes

Summer excursions scheduled Bricktown Seniors plan events

The officers and chairpersons of the Standing Stone Senior Center met June 8 to discuss plans for the coming months and to review actions of the board of directors and general membership meetings held in May.  More...

Mill Creek woman receives scholarship

Taylor Shultz of Mill Creek has been selected to receive a $2,000 A. Ralph Taylor Scholarship from the Pennsylvania Masonic Youth Foundation. More...

Have a card shower for your loved one

Celebrating birthdays or anniversaries or just spreading get well cheer? If you would like to plan a card shower for a lo ved one, just submit their name, age (optional), birth date and address to the People and Pastimes Editor.  More...

Special Sections

Options limited in building bid

A move to purchase the DuBois Business College building on Moore Street as discussed at a special meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Monday night may be one of limited options to prevent a dire and unforeseen financial consequence.  More...

HCBI members talk budget news

As budget negotiations continue, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board members heard legislative updates from aides during their monthly meeting in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center.  More...

New bill will strengthen animal abuse laws

A new bill that would provide further restrictions on animal abuse and increases penalties titled HB 1238, also known as Libre’s Law, is awaiting the governor’s signature after a unanimous vote in the senate. More...

State  Free Access 

Budget deadline looms as Pennsylvania lawmakers eye deficit

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government’s biggest cash shortfall since the recession.  More...

Borough votes to limit councilman’s broadcast of taps

GLEN ROCK (AP) — A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity.  More...

New rules set for sentencing juveniles to life

HARRISBURG (AP) — Juveniles should only rarely be sentenced to life without parole, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Monday, telling prosecutors that such cases require proof beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant is an unusual example More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 27   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

District 11 11-12 LL All-Stars:

Hollidaysburg rallies to beat Huntingdon

Huntingdon’s opening day of the 11-12 year-old Little League All-Star tournament had a lot of twists, turns, ups and downs to the story Monday. More...

Mount Union rolls to win at Logan Twp.

The District 11 Little League Tournament for the 11-12-year-old players got underway Monday evening with Mount union traveling to Altoona to take on Logan Township. More...

Altoona falls at Bowie

Alex McRae pitched a complete game and allowed just two runs, but the Altoona Curve lost the series opener against the Bowie Baysox, 2-1, Monday night at Prince George’s Stadium.  The Curve (40-33) outhit the Baysox (37-39), 5-4, but a pai More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 23.  House  More...

Letters to the Editor

Embrace positive climate solutions  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I greatly appreciated the article on the DCNR’s response to climate change. More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Transparency under threat, June 13   A new danger to open government is under consideration in the state Senate.  More...

Chatter Box

Goodbye to June, hello to July

Can you believe June is already coming to an end? I always feel the summer goes so much faster after the Fourth of July.  More...

Healthy Living

Do you know how to wash your hands properly?

Hand washing is one of those things that we learn as children. It’s a mundane task that we do by rote several times a day. But have you ever asked yourself if you’re washing your hands properly? More...

What is homeopathy?

You have probably noticed the homeopathic products available at your local pharmacy or health food store at one time or another. More...

Regain your vital energy with acupuncture

Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique that originated in China, and it is based on the stimulation of precise points on the body with the help of special needles or other tools. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Neighbor is a toucher

Dear Annie: I have a problem with my neighbor that I don’t know how to handle. We have been neighbors for three or four years. “Mr. Yates” has a seriously ill wife who is homebound. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Virgo. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 28, 2017: More...

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