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Saxton leaders OK police firearms

Upon the recommendation of new borough police chief Steve Kagarise, Saxton Borough Council Monday evening agreed to purchase four new service revolvers at a total cost of $1,800.  More...

SCI inmate awaiting formal arraignment

The Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Monday afternoon continued the case of an SCI inmate awaiting formal arraignment for assaulting his attorney.  Ricky Tejada, 35, Hunlock Creek, confined to SCI Dallas, was last seen in the courtroom in More...

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Defendants accepted into ARD program

Several defendants before Judge George Zanic in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas during miscellaneous criminal court July 6 were admitted to the Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition (ARD) program. Martha J. More...

Police Log

Simple assault   More...

Bank donates to MU library

First National Bank representative Crystal Sunderland, left, recently presented a donation to the Mount Union Community Library. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

State workers back on the job

75 Years Ago  Acting State Draft Director Benjamin F. Evans announced today that every draft board in Pennsylvania will be ordered to furnish 1B men for induction into the army next month. More...

Avoid codeine or tramadol for children under 12

Dear Doctor: The Food and Drug Administration recently said parents shouldn’t give their kids medicine with codeine or tramadol. Just how dangerous are these drugs? And what should parents use instead?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Baseball needs new generation to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. More...

Judge dominates Derby

MIAMI (AP) — Aaron Judge hit the glass behind left field that supports the retractable roof at Marlins Park. More...

Muller knocks out Nadal

LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal kept getting pushed to the brink of defeat. He kept resisting.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Zuzia Dworak, Rotary Exchange Student, presented a program on Poland and her experience to date in the United States to members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club. More...

Engaged to Wed

GREENE-BAKER

Rachel Baker of Williamsburg and Derek Greene of Alexandria are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronald and Melissa Baker of Williamsburg. More...

Announce your wedding in The Daily News

Weddings are published as soon as possible following submission. Talk with your photographer about processing a black and white print to be used in the newspaper, since these reproduce best.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

New friendship is moving too fast

Dear Annie: I have many close friends from different groups. My time with each of them is very important, and I don’t want to be tied down to one friend. My partner has many wonderful friends he enjoys spending time with, too.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 11:51 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 12, 2017:  More...

Spending plan becomes law

The state’s $32 billion spending plan approved by both the House and Senate June 30 became law at midnight today without the signature of Gov. Tom Wolf, but legislators continue to attempt to find a way to fund it. More...

Council members approve road bids

Members of Alexandria Borough approved a bid to make base repairs, repair intersections and repair a number of potholes at their monthly meeting Monday evening. More...

Variety of exhibits offered at JC museum

The thought of visiting an art museum may seem very metropolitan, but, on the campus of Juniata College, there is a treasure trove of artistic experience open for the public to explore.  The Juniata College Museum of Art on 17th Street in Huntin More...

State  Free Access 

Military plane crashes, leaves at least 16 dead

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. military plane used for refueling crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi, killing at least 16 people aboard in a fiery wreck and spreading debris for miles, officials said.  More...

Authorities scour farmland for four missing men

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The search for four missing young Pennsylvania men feared to be the victims of foul play is set to continue Tuesday, a day after authorities arrested a man linked to a property that has become the focus of the investigation. More...

Hazing, booze topics in frat pledge death hearing

BELLEFONTE (AP) — A judge on Monday heard about worried texts from members of a Penn State fraternity and defense questions about whether a pledge had been drinking voluntarily before he died in February.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 11 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

OUTDOOR DIARY

“Bee”-ware of Stings   More...

Editorial

Op-Eds

Student debt means fewer public servants — and more bankers

Cum laude, my diploma reads — “with honor.” But cum debitum, “with debt,” is a bit more accurate. Collectively, America’s student borrowers owe $1.7 trillion. More...

Are we tired of ‘winning’ yet?

Can we stop pretending that leading Republicans care about anything beyond winning and power?  To be sure, there are some in the party who are guided by conservative “principles.” House Speaker Paul Ryan said he’s been “d More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Residents still can’t buy the cool fireworks in Pennsylvania, June 21   There are strange laws, and then there are strange laws.  More...

Chatter Box

Former coworkers reunite

I’ve had the pleasure of working with some really fantastic coworkers over the years. Some were funny, some were loyal, but there are many I wish I could do a better job keeping in touch with these days. More...

Healthy Living

The proven benefits of massage

This year, EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week takes place from July 16 to 22. More...

Career opportunities in health and wellness

Health and wellness has grown increasingly popular over the last several decades as more and more people have adopted lifestyles designed to improve their immediate and long-term health. More...

Natural ways to relieve chronic pain

Chronic pain can be debilitating and interfere with daily life in various ways. More...

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