June 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

WIC kicks off voucher program

The Huntingdon County Farmers’ Market was the scene of a celebration of good nutrition for young families with a kickoff to a summer program sponsored by Women, Infants and Children (WIC).  More...

Public attends Alleghenies Ahead events

A series of open house events designed to gain input from the public to move the region into a positive future took place throughout Huntingdon County and neighboring counties this week.  More...

Local News

Final push for fireworks funds

With just a few days left until the 2017 Huntingdon fireworks display, the final push is on to reach the $11,000 fundraising goal.  Fireworks fund organizer Bob Geissinger Sr. More...

Workshop helps infuse art in Kenya peace building

The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College is playing host this week to a group of artists, academics and peace builders and professors from Maseno University, Kenya, to learn how to incorporate art into the peace building More...

Crowds flock to Creation

Members of Singers Gap United Methodist Church, located just south of Mount Union, listened Thursday evening to a message delivered by speaker Tony Nolan. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 30   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

White Sox thwart Judge, beat Yankees 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Following a frightening moment for Yankees outfielder Dustin Fowler in the first inning of his major league debut, Melky Cabrera and David Robertson combined to foil Aaron Judge, and the Chicago White Sox beat New York 4-3 on Thu More...

U.S. Senior Open Tournament:

Triplett ties record with opening 62

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — The witch on her broomstick that graces the Salem Country Club logo could hardly concoct a spell so scary as the blood-red scoreboard from the first round of the U.S. Senior Open.  More...

Women’s PGA Championship:

Choi, Yang own early lead

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Michelle Wie launched a 3-wood into swirling gusts and toward the 18th green, wondering if the shot had enough steam to get there. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

A different yard sale  I like to keep my lawn looking good, which means regular applications of fertilizer. I always look for torn bags. Most garden centers are happy to get rid of them and almost give them away. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Want to die with dignity

Dear Annie: My question has to do with end-of-life care. I have been beside my father, my mother and my husband as they died. Hospice was used in all three cases. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, July 1, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Auction delayed for warehouse

The fate of the former US Sports building on Fairgrounds Road in Smithfield Township remains unknown today, as a real estate auction scheduled for Thursday evening was postponed.  Daniel Reeder, an auctioneer with Hostetter Auctioneers of Beaver More...

Rangers emphasize safety during holiday weekend

As folks gear up for the holiday weekend at Raystown Lake, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants everyone to have a good time, but to remain safe.   More...

Lawmakers may reach budget deal

It appears state legislators will have a general appropriation bills passed just ahead of tonight’s midnight budget deadline.  More...

Charges filed against former postal worker

A Huntingdon County woman could face up to 10 years in prison for her alleged involvement in the misappropriation of United States Postal funds.  Mandi Rice, 34, Three Springs, was charged in a criminal information June 28 with misappropriation More...

State  Free Access 

$32B budget would send more to schools, pensions, disabled

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers were poised to approve a $32 billion compromise budget package unveiled Thursday, the second-to-last day of state government’s fiscal year, even though they had no plan to pay for it or handle the More...

Philadelphia prosecutor pleads guilty, quits, is jailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s top prosecutor pleaded guilty Thursday to a corruption charge, resigned from office and was sent immediately to jail by a judge who said he couldn’t be trusted.  More...

Medical marijuana program dispensaries revealed by state

HARRISBURG (AP) — State regulators on Thursday announced the 27 entities that have been selected to operate dispensaries under Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, a program expected to be up and running next year.  The Health Depar More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Federal auto tax stamp requirement comes into effect

75 Years Ago  With only today left in which to buy the $5 federal auto tax stamp necessary on all cars operating after midnight tonight, there is a grand rush of auto owners to the Huntingdon Post Office today for the “use” stamps.&n More...

Local Sports

District 11 Little League:

Huntingdon ousts Mount Union stars

Occasionally you get to see something completely unexpected at a sporting event. More...

Southern advances with 8-6 victory

The District 11 Little League Tournament for the 9-10-year-old players continued with an elimination game between Southern Huntingdon and Somerset in Mount Union Thursday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

Westminster Woods community members extend helping hand

The Alzheimer’s Association estimate that more than five million people in the United States live with Alzheimer’s disease.  Over 15 million caregivers provide countless hours of support and care to those with this disease.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hayes Shandon Kratzer, who turns 9 years old today, Friday, June 20, 2017. His proud mother is Torrie (Shields) DiBella of Rockhill. More...

Share your reunions and 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...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Crying kids and travel

Dear Heloise: FIDGETY KIDS AND CRYING BABIES can make an airplane trip a nightmare for parents and other passengers. With summer vacations coming soon, have you got any hints for parents of little flyers? Is it appropriate to offer to help? More...

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