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HASB members listen to updates

As the school year begins, administrators, teachers and staff will continue to implement and incorporate the school district’s ideal learning environment and experience plan.  More...

Crowds line Shade Gap parade route

Dancers from Studio C Dance School, led by Marcia Gardner-Legg, performed for crowds along the parade route in Shade Gap Monday night. More...

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Scenes from the Shade Gap Parade

The color guard from the Madden-Wennick American Legion Post 518 in Orbisonia led the parade in Shade Gap Monday night. The parade is a traditional part of the annual Shade Gap Picnic. More...

Girls compete for princess title

Seven girls will vie for the title of Shade Gap Fire Co. Little Miss Princess during a pageant at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the Shade Gap Picnic grounds. More...

General News

Crohn’s disease can be a factor in B12 deficiency

Dear Doctor: I’m living with Crohn’s disease. Even though I feel fine, my wife is certain that it has caused me to be vitamin B12 deficient. More...

News of Yesteryear

Local humane society in full operation

75 Years Ago  Officials of Local Rationing Board No. 2, located at Huntingdon, today issued a list of warnings on violations and abuse of supplemental gasoline rationing cards and stickers.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gonzalez just misses no-hitter in win over Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Washington lefty Gio Gonzalez lost his no-hit bid in the ninth inning when Dee Gordon led off with a clean single, and the Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 Monday night.  Gonzalez was pulled after Gordon hit a soft liner t More...

Pirates deal Watson to LA Dodgers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — His team stuck on the fringe of the playoff race — not quite in it and not quite out of it — Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington spent the hours leading up to the trade deadline weighing both blowing More...

Tuitt looking for breakout season

The Pittsburgh Steelers took care of left tackle Alejandro Villanueva with a new contract at the beginning of training camp.  It appears as if fourth-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt is next in line for an extension. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Landin Connor Snare, who turns 8 years old today, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. His proud parents are Kammy Laird and Tony Snare of Huntingdon. More...

New officers installed at American Legion

A new slate of officers were installed July 29 to lead the Frank P. More...

Healthy Living

Four reasons eye exams are important

According to the Vision Council of America, nearly 12.2 million Americans who require vision correction aren’t using any. Many of these individuals are children under the age of 12 who’ve never been seen by an optometrist.  More...

How to save your vision at home

In March the American Optometric Association promotes Save Your Vision Month to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our eyesight from preventable causes of aging and stress. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 8/2/2017 6:48 AM

Supervisors OK liquor license transfer  Free Access 

During a public hearing Tuesday night, Smithfield Township Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the transfer of an intermunicipal restaurant liquor license to Giant Food Stores LLC.  The license will allow Giant to sell beer and wine at More...

Preservationist impacted area

A well-known pillar of the community, often affectionately known as “Mr. More...

Judge hears Bratton Road arguments

Arguments surrounding a civil lawsuit spanning back to a February trial date was heard by Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz Monday. More...

MUASD teaching positions filled

All district teaching positions are filled ahead of the new school year following a series of votes taken Monday night during the Mount Union Area School Board’s July meeting.  “We are all filled up,” superintendent Dr. More...

State  Free Access 

US Rep to seek Senate seat held by Bob Casey

HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. More...

Heroin market along train tracks to be cleaned up

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cleanup of an open-air heroin market that has thrived for decades along a set of train tracks miles outside the heart of Philadelphia began Monday with officials cautioning that the effort will be long and difficult as h More...

Spots are popping up to try circus arts as exercise

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In May of this year, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shut its doors after 146 years of operation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Aug. 1   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

State VFW Teener

Huntingon eliminated by Altoona

Huntingdon kept it going in the VFW Teener League 15-16 year-old state championship tournament as long as it could. More...

Curve tops SeaWolves 5-3

The Altoona Curve picked up a win in their series opener against the Detroit Tigers Double-A affiliate, beating the Erie SeaWolves 5-3 Monday night at PNG Field. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

August Awaits   More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 28. House More...

Letter to the Editor

Kicking the can down the road

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Did you hear that noise coming from Harrisburg last week? It was the sound of the can being kicked down the road again.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Chatter Box

Kids’ summer programs conclude for season

This is the last week for kids’ summer programs in Huntingdon, as the Uptown Playground activities and Summer Food Program at the community center conclude Friday. Can you believe that school is less than one month away?  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Refuse to follow local celebrity

Dear Annie: I’m a writer and photographer for a regional magazine. In my town, there’s a local celebrity whom I think has gotten a big career on not-so-big talent. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017:  More...

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