April 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Empty Bowls to fill local food pantries

Each year, Empty Bowls serves to help fill area food pantries, and the 12th year is no exception as guests are invited to attend from 5-7 p.m. More...

Local News

Penn Twp. Supervisors approve ordinance

The Penn Township Supervisors met April 10 for their regular meeting to adopt a flood plain ordinance and to discuss the cleanup day for the township. More...

First-ever TeDx Juniata college planned  Free Access 

Sunday, April 29, Juniata College will host its first ever independently organized TEDx event. The event will run from 2-6 p.m. More...

Fair Housing Act marks 50th anniversary

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. The act, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson April 11, 1968, is recognized each April. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 13   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 

Ohtani triples to drive in three in Angels win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a basesloaded triple in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, helping the Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.  More...

WNBA Draft:

A’ja Wilson taken first

NEW YORK (AP) — A’ja Wilson is thrilled for the chance to head to Las Vegas.  The South Carolina star was the No. More...

Jackets open with OT win over Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.  Panarin made an incredible individual More...

Press Club

Grant helps SHC science classes learn, grow

How many times have you heard that there isn’t enough money? In high school, we hear that small Pennsylvania schools lack funding for new supplies and classroom technology. But what if this money is earned freely?  More...

New Day students visit journalism competition

Three New Day Press reporters attended the Pennsylvania School Press Association’s (PSPA) state finals March 27 for their Scholastic Journalism Competition. More...

Juniata Valley Elementary students ‘hatch’ into spring

Though it hasn’t felt much like spring outside in recent weeks, Sheri Hershey’s first grade classroom and Juniata Valley elementary students are definitely experiencing the warmth and rejuvenation of spring as they take on the role of &ld More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A board game tip

Dear Heloise: My husband and I love to play BOARD GAMES, but sometimes the board is upside down for one of us. We started placing the boards on a Lazy Susan, and now we can just turn the game toward the player. — Carol D. in St. More...

Special Sections

State senator hosts meeting

Some area residents gathered at the Smithfield Fire Hall Thursday morning for a town hall with state Sen. More...

Road signs audited by PennDOT

Officials from PennDOT District 9 have been getting a lot of questions regarding outdoor sign advertising in recent weeks, and as part of an oversight review, they’ve been looking at signs encroaching PennDOT right of ways in the district.  More...

Seniors may benefit from pilot program

A pilot program currently being tested in three Pennsylvania counties may become a future program possibility for Huntingdon.  More...

State  Free Access 

Two state troopers accused of accessing woman’s Facebook

JIM THORPE (AP) — Two state troopers are headed for trial after a judge ruled there is sufficient evidence to support charges that one illegally accessed an ex-girlfriend’s Facebook account and the second conspired to help him.  More...

Director of renowned drum corps out days after appointment

ALLENTOWN (AP) — A man chosen to replace a champion Pennsylvania-based drum and bugle corps director who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations has now been suspended himself.  Sean King announced his suspension Tuesday after one of t More...

General News

In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America’s opioid epidemic. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Valley shuts out Williamsburg 11-0

Juniata Valley came out of the long break before getting the season underway due to weather in pretty good shape. The Hornets went to Williamsburg Thursday and sank the Blue Pirates 11-0 in five innings.  The Hornets move to 3-0 on the year. More...

High School Softball:

Mounties blank Bearcats

Philipsburg-Osceola took advantage of a two-run error to open the scoring during Thursday afternoon’s Mountain League contest at Huntingdon and didn’t look back as the Mounties belted 13 hits off a pair of Bearcat pitchers en route to a 1 More...

H.S. Volleyball:

Groenendaal leads ’Cats past Central

Julian Groenendaal finished with 16 kills and 10 digs and Matias Berger added 10 kills, 12 digs and 14 service points to help Huntingdon defeat Central, for the third time in the last 10 days, with a sweep in Martinsburg Thursday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

Hospice volunteers honored for service

April is Volunteer Recognition Month, and Home Nursing Agency gratefully acknowledges the dedicated volunteers for the Family Hospice program. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Members of Boy Scout Troop 28 recently biked the Bike2Pike abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike in Breezewood. More...

Celebrate your child’s birthday in The Daily News

Celebrate your child’s birthday by putting his or picture in The Daily News. Following are guidelines for submitting information about your child and his or her special day.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Sharing expenses  My neighbor and I share a lawnmower. Because we shared the cost, we were able to buy a better mower. We’ve been sharing for two years. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom’s new relationship

Dear Annie: I am a 50-year-old woman. I have two adult children and two grandchildren. I am a recovering addict. My daughter chose to stay with me during all those painful years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 14, 2018:  More...

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