July 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Program could aid opioid epidemic

Education has been a focus of government administration in the fight against the opioid epidemic since 2015, when the state was listed fourth in the nation in drug overdose deaths.  More...

Police still searching for burglary suspect

Nearly a week after a Petersburg convenience store was burglarized, state police at Huntingdon told The Daily News they are still looking for a suspect.  More...

Special events, services

Speaker at Old Stone Church  p Jay White will be the speaker at the Old Stone Church at Greenwood Furnace State Park at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 16. The service is sponsored by the Methodist Men of the Manor Hill Charge. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nicole Renea Kelly  Date of Birth: Jan. More...

Huntingdon County Firemen’s Convention

Members of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, from the left, Colton Taylor, Jesse Morgan (hidden), Patrick Clapper, Hunter Schilling, Cameron Grissinger and Kelvin Coder, competed in the quick dr More...

Area briefs

Water, beach is theme for Uptown Playground activities More...

Local Sports

Diana Roher honored as PSBCA pick

Mount Union junior catcher Diana Roher has been a consistent competitor in the area’s scholastic softball batting race for the past three season and was a big part of the Trojans’ success this past year, while batting in her leadoff spot. More...

Second round of 13-14 tourney begins today

The second round of the Area Five 13-14 Teener Tournament will be staged this weekend, first in State College, then in Mount Union.  In the first round of the tournament, concluded Thursday, the six team played a round robin. More...

Franks and Fouse win HCC 2-Ball

The Huntingdon Country Club held its annual Invitational 2-Ball Tournament over Father’s Day weekend last month.  Ryan Franks and Andy Fouse teamed to win the championship flight with Ryan Strickler and Dave Kyper finishing second. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Federer and Cilic to battle in Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is here once more, back in a Wimbledon final for the 11th time, back on the verge of an eighth championship at the All England Club, more than any man has collected in the storied, century plus history of the place. More...

Feng increases lead in US Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Shanshan Feng increased her lead in the U.S. Women’s Open and lost the spotlight.  It happens when the president of the United States shows up.  More...

Bucs rally for 5-2 walkoff win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell hit a three-run homer off Seung Hwan Oh with one out in the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Hierarchy makes it difficult to punish sexual abusers

Cardinal George Pell, a top adviser to Pope Francis, returned to his native Australia July 10 to face criminal charges related to sexual assault. More...

Old Keller Church reunion

Once a year on the first Sunday in August, former members, their descendants and friends open the doors of the Old Keller German Reformed Church of Canoe Valley for worship and fellowship. More...

Three Springs Birthday Group holds meeting

The members of the Birthday Group of First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II July 12.  Gay Fleck took prayer requests and led the group in prayer before the meal was served. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Father is an alcoholic

Dear Annie: I’m a 16-year-old high-school sophomore. I’m a straight-A student, the president of my school’s National Honor Society chapter and a soccer player, and I help teach Sunday school at my church. More...

Special Sections

Change sought to drill at lake

If a requested amendment to the environmental assessment is approved by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), work on the Mariner East 2 pipeline may resume sooner than expected at Seven Points Recreation area at Raystown Lake.  A p More...

Faculty members get planning grant

A nod of approval in the form of a $50,000 curriculum planning grant from the prestigious Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will assist Juniata College faculty and administration in their ongoing curriculum redesign efforts.  More...

Fire convention concludes tonight

A team of Mount Union Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Community Calendar

Saturday, July 15 AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. More...

World  Free Access 

White-knuckle handshake giving way to new friendship

PARIS (AP)— A muscular handshake that turned their knuckles white seems to be giving way to a budding friendship between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron.  More...

70-year-old YouTube hit redefining beauty in South Korea

YONGIN, South Korea (AP) — One of South Korea’s hottest YouTube stars is a 70-year-old grandmother whose cool, undaunted style and hilarity are a breath of fresh air in a social media universe that exalts youth and perfect looks.  More...

Stuntman dies after on-set fall

ATLANTA (AP) — A coroner says a stuntman for “The Walking Dead” has died from injuries suffered in a fall on the Georgia set of the hit television show.  More...

General News

Papers reveal pot dealer’s confession slayings

DOYLESTOWN (AP) — A marijuana dealer gave police a grisly account of killing four men on his family’s farm, saying he crushed one of them with a backhoe after shooting him and tried to set three of the bodies on fire in a metal bin with t More...

Patrol vehicle collides with garbage truck, killing trooper

LIGONIER (AP) — A marked police vehicle on routine patrol collided with a garbage truck early Friday, killing one state trooper and injuring a second. The crash occurred at around 2:20 a.m. as Trooper Michael P. More...

Families mourn Marines and one Navy sailor in military crash aftermath

The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a military plane crash earlier this week in Mississippi came from around the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Robyn Makenzie Bracco, who turns 7 years old today, Saturday, July 15, 2017. Her proud parents are Joseph and Kelli Bracco of Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon couple mark golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to John and Joan (Kelchner) Sullivan of Huntingdon, who celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Saturday, July 15, 2017. More...

United in Marriage

Lasher-Mason

Ashley Mason, the daughter of Sammuel and Michele Harker and the late Ed Mason and the granddaughter of John and Jean Workinger, all of Huntingdon, married Adam Lasher, the son of John and Lenae Lasher of Templeton June 1, 2017.  The ceremony wa More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries if born before 1:04 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 17, 2017:  More...

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