July 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Loan approved for HCCTC project

A special meeting of the Joint Operating Committee (JOC) of Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) was held Monday evening for the finalization of the $2.2 million USDA loan that will be used for a new building project.  Members More...

Art Walk Huntingdon planned for Thursday

This month’s installment of Art Walk Huntingdon is slated to take place between 5-8 p.m. More...

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Local News

Poultry exhibits won’t be at county fair

Despite the fact that fairs across the state have the OK to include poultry exhibits this year, the Huntingdon County Fair will continue its policy of not allowing them.  More...

Police Log

Hit-and-run crash   More...

World  Free Access 

Tourists forced to evacuate in Montenegro fires

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has asked for international help to fight wildfires raging along the Adriatic sea coastline that are also raging along the Adriatic sea coastline in neighboring Croatia, reaching a key port, authorities s More...

General News

Brown, lawmakers celebrate cap-and-trade victory

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. More...

Boy, 10, among youngest victims of opioid crisis

MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida believe a 10-yearold boy is among the state’s youngest victims of the opioid crisis.  More...

Veterans hospital officials removed over care allegations

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Marte humble as he prepares to return

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte insists he still isn’t sure exactly how the illegal steroid that cost the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder an 80-game suspension got into his system. More...

Lester rebounds and Cubs win 4-3

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Lester (6-6) bounced back from the shortest start of his career by allowing only one run in seven innings and Chicago stopped Atlanta’s ninth-inning comeback 4-3. More...

Four riders separated by only 29 seconds

LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (AP) — The battle for victory will go down to the wire at the Tour de France.  With just six stages left before the three-week race reaches the Champs-Elysees, only 29 seconds separate the top four riders in the gen More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

John and Cindy Keith of Entriken are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi, to Benjamin Kensinger, the son of Ernie and Kate Kensinger of Martinsburg.  More...

Wigs for Kids

Kate Dyreson of Alexandria donated a length of her hair to Wigs for Kids with help from stylist Teri McIntyre at In-Style Styling Salon in Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Conner James McMeen, who turns 3 years old today, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. His proud parents are Marissa and James McMeen of Yardley. Huntingdon grandparents are El and Sheila McMeen. More...

School News

CCA graduate completes master’s degree

Brooke Dickson Kopstale recently graduated from King’s College of London, England, with a master’s degree in science in mental health studies.  Kopstale graduated with “highest distinction” from the Institute of Psychiatr More...

Mount Union woman named to dean’s list

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 5,290 undergraduates have qualified for the spring 2017 dean’s list. More...

Special Sections

Deliberations begin in trial

After a day of testimony Monday, the jury in a Mapleton man’s trial returned to the courthouse to resume deliberations this morning.  More...

TMSB members hire district chief

With a vote on the probable closure of two elementary schools set for next Monday evening, the Tussey Mountain School Board last night hired a new district superintendent.  More...

Workers go above and beyond in kindness

Delays and detours may be what most would associate with road construction, but for a local woman, a bridge replacement project has resulted in an act of kindness and the beginning of some new friendships. More...

State  Free Access 

State would lose billions under new health care bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania would lose billions of federal Medicaid dollars in a decade under Republican legislation pending in the U.S. Senate to replace “Obamacare,” according to figures released Monday by Democratic Gov. More...

Teen bugles taps at cemetery, part of 100 Nights of Taps

GETTYSBURG (AP) — The sound of a bugle echoed over the graves of soldiers, playing the familiar 24-note call of taps.  More...

Mother of missing twins gets four years of probation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was accused of concealing the whereabouts of her twins, who haven’t been seen in more than 10 years, has pleaded guilty to lesser charges and will serve four years of probation.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 18   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

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Curve handle Senators 6-1

The Altoona Curve picked up a series-opening win, beating the Harrisburg Senators 6-1 Monday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  The Curve (48-44) are now 2-3 on the homestand and improved to 7-4 against Harrisburg (37-56) this season.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 14.  House  More...

What others are saying

A mid-year report on how the president’s administration has changed US law

Even while failing to deliver on big-ticket promises to voters in areas including health care, infrastructure and tax reform, President Trump and the Republicans who run Congress produced some significant changes to federal law by the end of June, la More...

Letter to the Editor

Stop blaming the governor  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

Time to harvest garden crops, small grains

One day last week I pulled into my driveway to find my black-eyed Susans starting to bloom. At first I thought it was early for them, but I quickly realized it’s the middle of July, and they’re right on time.  More...

Healthy Living

The path to a beautiful smile

Dentists are experts in the repair and replacement of teeth, so if you happen to be missing a few, your dentist can advise you about replacing them with a bridge, prosthesis, or implants.   More...

Something to smile about

Making regular appointments to see your dentist is key in maintaining oral health. Dentists are experts in the prevention, screening, and treatment of deficiencies and anomalies in the teeth, jaws, and gums. More...

For help in coping

Psychologists are university graduates with specialized training in the many diverse facets of human psychology and who offer their services in different environments to a varied clientele.   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Breaking rules of dinner table

Dear Annie: We have all been told to avoid discussions of politics and religion when dining out with friends, and for many years I found this easy to practice. But lately, it seems that many of my friends insist on talking about politics. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Taurus if born before 3:31 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 19, 2017:  More...

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