April 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Education key to raising suicide awareness

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death nationwide, but remains a difficult subject to discuss.  More...

Todd Twp. residents prepare ordinance

Todd Township residents continue to do what they can to prevent a proposed swine operation from moving into the community.  More...

General News

People should use coconut oil in moderation

Dear Doctor: Coconut oil has gotten to be really popular, but now there’s a study that says it’s just as bad for you as beef fat and butter. How is that possible? It has no animal fat whatsoever.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 10   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Williams sisters join equal pay push

A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players.  More...

Verlanders steals second, tosses two-hit shutout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer stole the first base of his professional career and allowed only two singles in his fifth big league shutout, and the Washington Nationals ended a five-game losing skid while getting back to .500 with a 2-0 victor More...

Thunder beat Heat, clinch playoff spot

MIAMI (AP) — Paul George scored 27 points, Russell Westbrook got his 25th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder clinched a playoff spot with a 115-93 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night.  Westbrook finished with 23 More...

People/Pastimes

HCVA members host annual recognition dinner

The annual Huntingdon County Veterans Association (HCVA) installation and recognition dinner was held at the Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, April 7.  More...

National Library Week celebrated

The Huntingdon County Library will celebrate National Library Week from April 9 through Saturday, April 14.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTH AWARENESS

A Heart Disease Risk Even Your Doctor May Not Know About

(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, you’re familiar with LDL (low-density lipoprotein) and HDL (highdensity lipoprotein), particles in the blood that carry what is often referred to as “bad” and “good” choles More...

How Americans In ‘Food Deserts’ Or ‘Food Swamps’ Can Still Fight Off Obesity

(NAPS)—It may come as a surprise to some, but millions of people right here in the United States are suffering from malnutrition. Fortunately, there are solutions. The Problems More...

Annie's Mailbox

Divorce blocks out grandma

Dear Annie: I am hoping that you can help me solve this problem. My son recently divorced the mother of his two children. My former daughter-in-law has decided to unfriend me on Facebook and talk negatively about me to others. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 2:42 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 11, 2018:  More...

Cannabis permit could be OK’d

If all goes as planned a proposed medical cannabis growing and processing facility in the former Seton Leather Manufacturing plant in Saxton may soon be open for business.  More...

TMSB members hear distict update

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday night listened to an update about the district’s food service management program which continues to show a large deficit.  The topic was among those addressed by the school board during its workshop More...

HASB study extension discussed

Extension of the McKissick Associates Architects services was discussed amongst Huntingdon Area School Board members Monday night, highlighting the new timeline for study presentation and final review. More...

Local News

Witnesses sought in vehicle pedestrian accident

Huntingdon Borough Police (HPD) are investigating a vehicle pedestrian accident that left a man severely injured in the early hours of April 8.  Officers were dispatched to the scene at the intersection of 13th and Washington streets just before More...

Council member, constable appointed at meeting

A vacant borough council seat and constable position were filled at the Alexandria Borough Council meeting Monday evening.  Borough resident James Foster was appointed and sworn in by mayor Sam Miller to fill the seat vacated by former council m More...

MU water infrastructure maintenance planned

The Mount Union Municipal Authority (MUMA) members gathered Monday to discuss local water infrastructure maintenance plans. More...

Local Sports

High School Softball:

Trojans roll over Hornets; Rockets win first

Mount Union 14 Juniata Valley 3   More...

Games postponed

Monday’s miserable weather knocked out about half of the scheduled outdoor scholastic events.  More...

H.S. Tennis:

Tigers blank Bearcats 5-0

The Huntingdon tennis team when inside at the Summit Monday afernoon and lost a 5-0 decision to Hollidaysburg.  The Bearcats came close to getting a point at No. 3 singles where Brandt Sliver lost a 10-3 pro set match to Brian Johnson. More...

Editorial

State representative candidates respond to questions

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to vote in the Tuesday, May 15 primary election and want you to be aware of where the candidates stand on issues important to us. More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Stop Trump attempt to misuse the census, April 3   More...

Letter to the Editor

Future of agriculture and our farmers

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   March 27, I was invited to attend the Huntingdon County Farm Bureau dinner with my friend Woody Kyper. The event was held at the Smithfield Fire Hall and as always, the staff prepared a great meal.  More...

Chatter Box

One last blast of winter

I’m hoping this morning was Mother Nature’s last cruel winter joke, as everything was white at my house. More...

School News

MU Area High School Honor Roll

Curt Whitesel, principal of the Mount Union Area High School, has announced the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 9  Distinguished Honors  More...

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