April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Students provide alcohol warning

Underage drinking carries serious consequences, both for the individual and those who supplied the alcohol, so student volunteers provided a bit of “Sticker Shock” for those who might consider purchasing alcohol for those under 21.  More...

Special education law focus of presentations

Parents of special education students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore the legal rights of their child and individualized education plans (IEP), an opportunity made possible by a local nonprofit organization hoping to address a nation More...

State  Free Access 

Parents spared jail in death of girl who didn’t see doctor

READING, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl have been spared jail time in the pneumonia death of their daughter after vowing to seek medical care in the future for their other children.  More...

GOP governor hopefuls clash in TV debate over attack ads

With three weeks until the primary election, a live TV debate Wednesday night between the three Republicans seeking the party’s nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. More...

State gets more aid to fight opioid crisis

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is getting another $26.5 million in federal aid to help fight opioid addiction, and one focus will be to establish more medication assisted treatment programs in rural areas, Gov. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, April 26   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Pleaes call 643-2801 to obtain additional information.  More...

Local Sports

H.S. Tennis:

Bearcats get two wins over Titans

The Huntingdon tennis team picked up a pair of wins over Tussey Mountain Wednesday afternoon. The Bearcats won the first match 6-1, then took the second 4-1.  In the opener, the Bearcats won all five singles matches and talso won at No. More...

High School Baseball:

Mount Union over-powers Vikings

The Mount Union baseball team efficiently took care of business against an undermanned Glendale Wednesday afternoon. More...

Games postponed

Wednesday’s early rainfall drenched some already saturated diamonds and forced postponement of a number of baseball and softball games.  Here’s a quick rundown:  Baseball  Juniata Valey at Moshannon Valley has been reschedu More...

Editorial

Congressional candidates discuss workforce, young talent retention

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Daily News to share a series of questions with responses from the candidates for state and federal offices.  More...

Election letter deadline is April 26

Now that campaigning for the Tuesday, May 15, primary election has started, it is expected there will be Letters to the Editor in support of or in opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  The Daily News does have some rules and dea More...

Letters to the Editor

He’ll help drain the swamp Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Dairy princess looks back on year, invites public to pageant

Last week we met the two young ladies vying for the title of the Huntingdon County Dairy Princess. This week, they’ve been making lastminute preparations and going over their materials one last time before the big night!  More...

4-H members benefit from bake sale

The Huntingdon 4-H County Council members, from the left, Laney Reasner, Lissy Kinder, Miranda Goodman and Jocelynn Whitsel, waited on customers at a bake sale at Tractor Supply Co. recently. More...

Tree tenders workshop being offered

A tree tenders workshop is be planned for Saturday, May 12, at Juniata College in Huntingdon. This workshop will provide interested people a sound introduction to planting and caring for trees, both in their yards and their communities.  More...

NASCAR

RICHMOND

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Busch-whacked  Kyle Busch started last week by winning Bristol (Monday) and making up with Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Tuesday), and ended by winning Richmond (Saturday). The end result? More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Chase watch   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Best guess at a surprise Talladega winner? GODSPEAK: I’m looking hard at Bubba Wallace. It seems he is a natural at restrictor-plate racing. KEN’S CALL: I’m gonna go with Ryan Newman, though I’m pulling for AJ Allmendinger. More...

Inmates attend SCI reentry fair

Obtaining an education and searching for a job are certainly not easy tasks, especially for those confined behind prison walls. More...

Small steps help storm water issues

Dealing with the manifold issues arising from storm water runoff is a large problem, but one in which smallscale steps can make a surprisingly large impact.  Within Huntingdon Borough, storm water management has come to the forefront of concerns More...

Mayfest celebration to be held Saturday

Nearly 15,000 people are expected to visit downtown Huntingdon Saturday, April 28, to welcome spring and take part in the 14th annual Mayfest celebration, an event unique to the community.  And yes, Mayfest is held at the end of April.  More...

Local News

Driver flown from Cromwell Twp. crash scene

First responders were called to a single-vehicle crash in Cromwell Township just after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to find the driver trapped inside.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   PETERSBURG BORO. — A 23-year-old Huntingdon man reported to state police at Huntingdon he was struck in the face by a female at Petersburg Fire Hall at 11 p.m. April 21. The incident is under investigation.  Theft   More...

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top wastewater system construction to begin

75 Years Ago  More than 7,000 Altoona men and women are serving in the nation’s armed forces and the number steadily is increasing, a survey revealed today.  More...

General News

Waffle House suspect displayed erratic behavior years before shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Travis Reinking’s erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant and killed four people with an assault-style rifle.  More...

Judge deals setback on ‘Dreamers’ program

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge has ruled, but the government has 90 days to restate its arguments before the order ta More...

Gang member to die for killing girl, grandmother

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a prisoner sentenced to death for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a 9th birthday party in Fort Worth have asked the U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

LeBron keeps Cavs alive

CLEVELAND (AP) — The game, the series, the season and perhaps Cleveland’s future were in jeopardy. LeBron James saved everything. More...

Braves’ prospect makes memorable debut

Braves 5, Reds 4   CINCINNATI (AP) — Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. More...

Bruins win 7-4 to eliminate Leafs

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins didn’t need overtime this time, and they didn’t even need all four thirdperiod goals to send the Toronto Maple Leafs home for the summer again.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Leon “Red” and Dolores (Haney) Hopkins of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Thursday, April 26, 2018. They were united in marriage in 1958 at St. More...

Trike-A-Thon raises funds

At the left, rainy weather may have kept the fun indoors, but students from the Juniata College Early Childhood Education Center, including, from the left, Brooke Guyer, Hattie Baker and Oliver &ldqu More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend forgets birthday

Dear Annie: I have a friend who, over the years, has been a lovely person. But for the past two years, she has totally forgotten my birthday. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, April 27, 2018:  More...

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