July 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SIP participant numbers growing

In the past year, the number of participants in the State Intermediate Punishment (SIP) program has increased by about 102 members. More...

Invasive plant species endanger ecosystems

Huntingdon County is under invasion and has been for many years. Even though the infiltrators are unassuming and seem nonthreatening, these leafy, thorny, viney and sometimes slimy plant species can wreak havoc on the local ecosystem. More...

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Christmas in July is theme for final Uptown Playground activities

HUNTINGDON BORO. — The summer program at George Weaver Memorial Park (Uptown Playground), 16th Street, Huntingdon, is open from 9 a.m. to noon with supervised activities. Kids of all ages are welcome and payment is not required to attend. More...

Sponsorship program aids Fireworks fund

The Huntingdon Fireworks Fund, which also provides monies for the flags displayed in the borough, was the beneficiary of The Daily News Community Sponsorship Program for June. More...

Scenes from Orbisonia-Rockhill Homecoming

At the left, Robert Stewart of Huntingdon and his grandson, Monty, tried out the whistle on a vintage trolley following a ride at the Rockhill Trolley Museum Saturday afternoon as part of the Orbison More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 31   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, call 643-0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8 until 9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Beltre gets 3,000th hit

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre doubled for his 3,000th career hit Sunday, reaching the milestone in the Texas Rangers’ 10-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. More...

McCutchen hits three homers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit three home runs for the third time in his career to lift Pittsburgh over San Diego 7-1. McCutchen’s big day backed Gerrit Cole (9-7), who pitched seven innings of fivehit ball for the Pirates. More...

Fowles leads Lynx over Storm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 29 points on 11-of-14 shooting and added 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 93-82 on Sunday night for their sixth straight victory. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stuck cleaning up after messy roommate

Dear Annie: I hope you can stand another letter about roommate problems. I’m a single guy in my late 20s. I live with one roommate, “Larry,” and he’s getting on my last nerve.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Don’t bring others to job interview

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about bringing another person to a job interview. — Heloise More...

Special Sections

Need teachers to fill vacancies

With the 2017-2018 school year just around the corner, several Huntingdon County school districts are still trying to fill open teaching positions.  With Mifflin County schools looking to fill as many as 43 positions and Mount Union Area School More...

Vespers kick off Shade Gap Picnic

Vesper services, with the help of members of Fair Ridge Assembly of God, kicked off the 134 annual Shade Gap Picnic at Harper’s Memorial Park Sunday evening.  The Rev. More...

Homecoming concludes with family fun

Dylan Porter of Mount Union tried his hand at the Plinko game, supervised by Alicia Heister, left, and Lilliana Heister (partially hidden), as his brother Tristan Porter looked on. More...

State  Free Access 

Pennsylvania grapples with new sentences for juvenile lifers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On a long-ago summer night, 16-year-old Giovanni Reid accepted a neighbor’s invitation to an International House of Pancakes restaurant as thanks for watching the man’s infant son. More...

Miners return to site of July 2002 Quecreek rescue

SOMERSET (AP) — Robert Pugh says he doesn’t like coming back to the area of Pennsylvania that still gives him “goosebumps” 15 years after he and eight other miners were rescued after spending more than three days trapped in a More...

Man killed, girl injured in side-by-side AT V crash

MAHAFFEY (AP) — Authorities say a man died and a girl was injured in a side-by-side all-terrain vehicle crash in Pennsylvania.  WJAC-TV reports that police in Mahaffey in Clearfield County say the crash happened along Rock Springs Road ju More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon stays alive

State VFW Teener 15-16 Tournament:

Huntingdon opened play in the VFW Teener League 15-16-year old state championship tournament in Clearfield over the weekend and made it through the first two days of play. More...

Trenton edges Curve 3-2

The Altoona Curve dropped the series finale to the Trenton Thunder, falling 3-2 Sunday night at PNG Field. More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Ronald and Carol (Hoover) Yoder of Huntingdon, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 22, 2017. They were united in marriage at the 15th Street Methodist Church in Huntingdon in 1967. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 11! Happy birthday wishes go out to Alexander Glenn Parsons, who turns 11 years old today, Monday, July 31, 2017. His proud parents are Candi and Carey Parsons of Spring Mills. More...

Share reunions 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...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 8:01 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017: More...

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