August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Huntingdon man’s gunmaking talents recognized

A Huntingdon man’s commitment to preserving traditional gunmaking techniques garnered a great deal of recognition at a recent trade festival near Allentown. More...

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Local News

Correction

An article published in the Aug. 15 edition of The Daily News incorrectly identified a bird found in Huntingdon Borough as a red-tailed hawk.  More...

Teens recognized at professional excellence luncheon

Employment and Training Inc. hosted a professional excellence luncheon at Riverside Park in Mount Union Aug. More...

Police Log

Unauthorized use   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon is investigating an unauthorized use of an automobile between June 1 and July 31.  More...

World  Free Access 

Manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid’

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a deadly car attack in a seaside resort in Spain’s Catalonia region Friday, just hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona p More...

Local Sports

High School Golf:

’Cats struggle in opener

The Huntingdon golf team didn’t do nearly as well as hoped in its season-opener event Thursday.  Playing in the Happy Valley Invitational Tournament at the Penn State Blue Course, the Bearcats finished the event with a team score of 282.&n More...

People/Pastimes

HCCTC graduates

2017 graduates of the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) summer phlebotomy program were recognized recently, including, from the left, Brittany Wagner, Toby Scalia, Caylin Reeder, More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Donald “Doc” and Sandy Rudy of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Friday, Aug. 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...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Food for travel

Dear Heloise: I enjoy your travel suggestions, but I have one more thing to add to your carry-on bag: FOOD! More...

Crews on scene of crash

Emergency crews are on the scene of a motor vehicle crash on Route 22 in Henderson Township involving a horse and buggy and two vehicles into the Kwik Fill. Reporter Kylie Hawn is on scene. More information will follow as details become available. More...

Members hear chamber update

Members of the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce gathered at The Commons at Westminster Woods Thursday for the eighth annual “State of the Chamber” luncheon.  Chamber president and CEO Yvonne Martin called this year’s gathe More...

Landowners, leaders continue rail-trail talk

Talks continue between several landowners and the Broad Top Township Supervisors as municipal leaders look to eventually extend the current H&BT Rail Trail from Riddlesburg to the Warriors Path State Park and the Saxton area. More...

Planners review CDBG project proposals

Daily News Staff Writer  Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission reviewed project proposals for the third year of the three-year Community Development Plan during their monthly meeting Thursday night.  More...

State  Free Access 

‘Black power’ removed from mayor’s statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Workers have removed the words “black power” that were spray painted across the statue of a former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner.  More...

Confederate monuments to stay at battlefield

GETTYSBURG (AP) — Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania will not be removed from the battlefield.  More...

Petition calls for revoking Trump’s honorary degree

BETHLEHEM (AP) — Students and graduates of Lehigh University are urging the school to revoke the honorary degree of President Donald Trump after his comments on the deadly protest in Charlottesville.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Demolition of former Days Inn begins

75 Years Ago  Entry of many skilled automobile mechanics into war industries reflected in a drop of 854 official inspection stations throughout Pennsylvania this past year.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Aug. 18   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Mazara drives in five to power Rangers to 9-8 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8 on Thursday night. More...

Ronald Darby impressive in debut with Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Of all the high-profile players making debuts in a new uniform, Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby was most impressive.  Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor’s pass and returned it 48 yards and also broke u More...

Baseball Owners Meeting:

Pace of play being discussed

CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players’ association over possible rule changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he hopes to reach an agreement instead of More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Lawn tool storage  Here’s a really cheap way to keep rakes, shovels, and brooms organized. Just put three cement blocks on top of each other with the openings facing up. Now drop your tool handle down into the openings. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dealing with a friend who flakes

Dear Annie: After college, I moved across the country to New York City. Coming from a small university, only a few friends moved to the big city with me, and we took very different career paths. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Cancer if born before 1:55 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017:  More...

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