March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Megan’s law changes take effect

As of last Wednesday, state law will mandate that sexual offenders remain subject to registration requirements in light of the recent court discussion regarding the state’s implementation of the Sexual Offender Registration Notification Act (SO More...

Area parents organize equipment collection

A desire to ensure local children preparing to take to the baseball field this spring are well-equipped inspired a group of parents to launch an initiative, “Share the Love of the Game.” More...

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Local News

Storm to bring gusty winds, rain, snow

March might come in like a lamb today, but it will be more like a lion as a nor’easter is expected to hit the East Coast of the U.S. tonight into Friday, bringing with it rain, gusty winds and snow. More...

Man waives hearing on drug charges

A 70-year-old man arrested last week after the finding of one of the county’s most elaborate marijuana grow operation waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday during central court. James R. More...

Police log

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General News

A reminder that flu can be deadly for many

Dear Readers: With this year’s flu season on a pace to be the worst in almost a decade, we want to take a moment to share an important letter that we received from a reader. More...

Local Sports

ECAC Division II Tournament:

Juniata survives Arcadia

The top-seeded Juniata men jumped out to a 13-0 lead in the first five minutes of Wednesday’s ECAC Division III Tournament first-round game against Arcadia.  More...

District 6-1A Championship:

Valley downs Carroll 48-42

Building the program to where it is now has been a process, years in the making. A year ago, Juniata Valley came within nine points of a District Six Girls’ Class 1A championship. More...

District 6-3A Consolation:

Trojans fall 65-47 to Devils

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team was back in Hollidaysburg Wednesday evening to take on Central Cambria in the consolation game of the District 6-3A playoff bracket.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, Huntingdon County  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   On behalf of the women’s auxiliary to the Huntingdon County Salvation Army, it is my pleasure and with great gratitude to once again thank you, the Huntingdon County c More...

Op-Eds

Court did not have the power to invalidate congressional map

Sen. Joe Scarnati, as the state Senate Pro Tempore, and I, as Speaker of the state House, filed an emergency application for a stay with the United States Supreme Court Feb. 21. More...

Inaction is not an option regarding gun violence

Americans are fed up with this nation’s gun violence epidemic. It is intolerable. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Dairy princess contestants urged to attend tea

It’s not too late to run for the title of 2018-2019 Huntingdon County Dairy Princess! More...

4-H members represent county

Ten area 4-Her’s and FFA members from Huntingdon County traveled to Waynesburg last weekend to participate in the WVU Block and Bridle Bonanza. More...

Farmers invited to winter meeting

The Huntingdon County Conservation District will host the Winter Farmers’ Meeting: a day of learning and camaraderie to kick-off the 2018 growing season. More...

NASCAR

ATLANTA

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Harvick’s house  Kevin Harvick has dominated Atlanta Motor Speedway for five years, but scored only his second career victory there Sunday. His first win there was a few weeks after replacing Dale Earnhardt early in the 2001 season. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

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SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves   More...

Drug roundup leads to arrests

After a year-long investigation focused on street to mid-level drug dealers, local authorities announced this morning criminal charges have been filed on 18 people within the county who have been accused of manufacturing, distributing or possessing i More...

MU Man to run for 81st District

A retired U.S. Army major and current Mount Union resident has decided to throw his hat back into the ring and make another run for state representative for the 81st Legislative District. More...

School lice policies changing with times

A common issue that has been plaguing school and communities for many years is head lice. Normally head lice are found in elementary school students during the early fall and late summer. More...

State  Free Access 

Worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles hold commitment ceremony

NEWFOUNDLAND(AP) — Crown-wearing worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed wedding vows in a commitment ceremony at a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday, prompting a nearby school to cancel classes.  More...

State disputes claim 100K noncitizens registered to vote

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania election officials said Wednesday that there is no evidence to back up a claim that more than 100,000 non-citizen immigrants had been registered to vote in the state, responding to a conservative group’s law More...

Sorority suspended while police probe hazing allegations

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dozen pledges spoke with investigators about possible hazing at a University of Pittsburgh sorority, prompted by a mother who noticed bruises on her daughter, police said Wednesday.  The university said it has placed Al More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 1   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NFL Draft Diary:

Cain welcomes combine questions

Note: The first in a series of stories with Clemson receiver Deon Cain as the AP follows his journey to the NFL draft.  Deon Cain knows the questions are coming and he is looking forward to answering them this week at the NFL scouting combine.&n More...

Jennifer Song has early lead

SINGAPORE (AP) — Jennifer Song shot an opening 7-under 65 to take a twostroke lead at the Women’s World Championship on Thursday.  The 28-year-old American reeled off seven birdies at the Sentosa Golf Club in a round that was interru More...

Astros’ Gurriel to miss six weeks with hand injury

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will have to wait even longer before playing this season.  Gurriel had surgery on his left hand Wednesday and the normal recovery time is six weeks.  More...

People/Pastimes

Pop Up! Library planned in Warriors Mark

Huntingdon County Library will hold a Pop Up! Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

AAUW to host panel discussion on gender issues

“Gender Issues and Roles in Other Countries: A Panel Discussion with Faculty and Students from Colombia, Ethiopia, France and Pakistan” will be the focus of the March meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the AAUW. More...

Annual First Aid Meet

Oneida District Boy Scouts recently held their annual First Aid Meet at the Alexandria Fire Co. Juniata Valley Ambulance members wrote the scenarios and were judges for the competition. More...

School News

MU woman inducted into seventh class of Sheetz Fellows

Katherine Christoff of Mount Union was among the seventh class of Sheetz Fellows inducted during a formal ceremony at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Feb. 17.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Time to take away keys

Dear Annie: It makes me so sad to watch my family grow old. My grandfather has been in denial about his aging process, and now it’s creeping up on him from behind.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, March 2, 2018:  More...

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