April 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB members extend services deal

Members of the Huntingdon Area School Board, in a 5-3 vote, approved extending the services of McKissick Associates Architects at the monthly board meeting Monday evening.  More...

MUASD expenditures expected to decrease

Expenditures for 2018-19 are expected to reflect a decrease of about $400,000 in costs for the Mount Union Area School District, according to the latest budget report presented during Monday’s night’s school board workshop.  More...

Local News

Area brief

Spring cleanup day planned at Whipple Dam State Park   More...

Police Log

Public drunkenness   More...

News of Yesteryear

Newton Hamilton officials announce receipt of grant

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 17   AA MEETING  . 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.  LEGION AUXILIARY  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gregorius homers twice, Yankees rout Marlins

NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius homered twice for the second time this season, Gary Sanchez had three hits and three RBIs, and the New York Yankees romped to a 12-1 victory over Derek Jeter’s Miami Marlins on Monday night.  More...

Leafs take 2-1 lead on Bruins

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews got the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference firstround series.  More...

James Harrison says he’s retiring

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison is taking another shot at retirement, and this time it’s likely to stick for the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker.  More...

People/Pastimes

Redbud Quilt Guild to host annual show

The Redbud Quilt Guild will be sponsoring The 27th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Boy Scout Troop 28 welcomed former Pack 248 Webelos member Mason Taylor. Having completed his Arrow of Light requirements, Taylor is ready to climb the ladder of Scouting. More...

What to binge watch on television

(NAPS)—“Westworld” on HBO. “Stranger Things” on Netflix. “The Alienist” on TNT. “This Is Us” on NBC. “The Good Doctor” on ABC. More...

Special Sections

County receives 2 inches of rain

Though the area received nearly 2 inches of rain Monday afternoon, flooding was limited to only a few areas in the county.  According to Joe Thompson, Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency director, there were only a few areas of concern More...

TMSB member resigns position

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday night accepted with regret the resignation of a school board member and terminated the employment of an unnamed district employee, both by unanimous vote. More...

Adorable pet contest winner announced

The felines were triumphant once more as a very handsome orange tabby named Noodles has been officially named as the winner of the 2018 Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest.  From humble beginnings born as a farm cat, Noodles has attained a life More...

General News

Mudslide survivors now finding personal treasures

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a torrent of mud crashed through Mari Mitchel’s bedroom in Southern California three months ago, it carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a tiny pouch that held her wedding and More...

Link between brain’s blood supply and memory

Dear Doctor: I’ve read that memory is linked to the heart’s ability to pump blood, with a reduced ability leading to poorer memory. Is there anything I can do to keep the blood flowing to my brain?  More...

Local Sports

Games postponed

After a couple nice days to end last week, things got back to normal Monday with rainy weather knocking out all but one scheduled outdoor event. Only Mount Union’s non-conference track meet at Philipsburg was held.  More...

Late walks allow Akron to pull away

Five walks in the eighth inning led to three runs as the Altoona Curve lost to the Akron RubberDucks 4-1 Monday night at Canal Park.  The Curve (6-3) dropped the series opener despite hold the RubberDucks (4-4) to just four hits in the game.&nbs More...

High School Track & Field:

Mount Union boys top Philipsburg; girls lose

The weather Monday afternoon was tough for both squads as Mount Union made the trip to Philipsburg to take on the Mountaineers in a nonleague dual meet. More...

Editorial

State Senate 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...

Letter to the Editor

Donations go directly to county residents  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   If you purchased fudge from the Women’s Auxiliary of the Huntingdon County Salvation Army in March, it is my pleasure to report to you how your donation w More...

How They Voted

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Chatter Box

Turning attention from the weather

It’s hard to go somewhere these days and find folks talking about something other than the weather. It certainly has been an awkward spring. Last Friday and Saturday were a nice reprieve from the cold temperatures and precipitation.  More...

Healthy Living

Finding help with expensive medications

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you love is one of the millions of Americans with a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers and their partners offer you a gift of hope this holiday season. More...

Get help taking your medicine

(NAPS)—According to the American Medical Association (AMA), about one in four new prescriptions is never .lled, and about half the time patients don’t take the medications they do have. More...

Hearing loss need not be a struggle for all involved

(NAPS)—Robert Seidler, a seasoned .lmmaker, ruptured both eardrums while .lming in an experimental aircraft. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Fallout after a layoff

Dear Annie: I am writing you in hopes of getting, well, a little shred of hope. I come from a lower-middle-class family that has always been short on money, high on stress and full of love despite that.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus if born before 8:02 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 18, 2018:  More...

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