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MUASD bond may be refinanced

The Mount Union Area School Board learned Monday about savings through a potential bond refunding opportunity and gave tentative approval to the district’s 2018-019 budget.  More...

Huntingdon County Expo begins Friday

A wide variety of vendors from area builders to craft and in-home business vendors will be exhibiting at the Huntingdon County Expo Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5. The event, scheduled from 2 - 7 p . m . Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

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Local News

Judge agrees to continue former CO’s case

A former SCI Huntingdon corrections officer is awaiting the filing of additional criminal charges before continuing through the court system.  Zachary L. More...

Police Log

Crashes More...

News of Yesteryear

St. Catherine’s school heavily damaged by fire

75 Years Ago  A check up this morning by The Daily News found all the mines in the Broad Top area shut down as soft coal production stopped at midnight with the expiration of the contract covering 450,000 United Mine Workers of America workers.& More...

General News

Drivers face most expensive driving season in years

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer.  Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and are expected to keep climbing, pushing up gasoline prices along the way.  More...

May Day protests target fall elections

NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants say President Donald Trump’s administration has become almost everything they feared, but while they rally across the United States on May Day, their focus is less on huge turnout Tuesday than on the first Tuesd More...

Antibiotics may help those with acute appendicitis

Dear Doctor: My older brother was experiencing abdominal pain and nausea, and when he went to his doctor, he was told he had a “hot” appendix. But instead of surgery, he was treated with antibiotics. Is this safe? More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Austin Taylor Blood-Smith, 227 Maple St., Cassville, and Kayla Buena Wright, also of Cassville.  James Gregory Tippett, 14100 Valley View Circle, Mount Union, and Marlayna Mae Brant, also of Mount Union.   More...

Annual High Tea at St. John’s Episcopal Church

At the left, Dorothy Barron selected from an array of sweet and savory selections provided at the annual High Tea held April 21 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

Chatter Box

April was a whirlwind

I know I say this just about every month, but can you believe it’s May? I swear each month passes faster than the one before it. More...

Special Sections

Warm temps set in forecast

After weeks of feeling like spring would never come, the warm stretch expected in the forecast this week will be the longest yet this spring.  According to Greg DeVoir, meteorologist with the National Weather Service bureau in State College, a w More...

United Way grant applications open

Huntingdon County United Way will begin accepting applications for their second round of mini grants beginning today, May 1, allowing local organizations and groups to apply for up to $2,500 in funding. More...

Society of St. Vincent de Paul aids residents

Since 1833, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has worked to help those in need around the world and volunteers with the local programs serve the residents of Huntingdon County by offering muchneeded assistance.  More...

State  Free Access 

Two youth honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony

Pennsylvania’s top two youth volunteers of 2018, Praneeth Alla, 16, of Exton and Ashley  More...

Large art project planned on Articles of Confederation

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The Hard Bargains 1777 project will one day be a permanent art fixture in York, installed near the new York County History Center.  More...

Juror discusses how comedian’s talk of quaaludes led to conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Speaking out for the first time, the jury that convicted Bill Cosby at his sexual assault retrial said Monday its decision was influenced only by what happened in court. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 1   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...

Local Sports

High School Baseball Roundup:

Bearcats, Trojans, Hornets, Rockets win league games

Huntingdon 4, Bald Eagle 3   The unbeaten Huntingdon baseball team continues to find ways to win. More...

Bellwood Invitational Track:

Stanley is Outstanding Runner

At the 62nd Bellwood-Antis Invitational Track and Field Meet, Southern Huntingdon’s boys separated itself from the rest of the local teams. More...

H.S. Tennis:

Huntingdon falls to Tigers, edges BG

The Huntingdon tennis team played a pair of matches Monday afternoon. More...

Editorial

Congressional candidates discuss federal employment opportunities

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...

Letters to the Editor

Dedicated to fighting for citizens  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   We need to send a proven fighter and leader to Harrisburg. That person is Dan Kiss. More...

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Healthy Living

The important role of vision in the classroom

Parents often go to great lengths to help their children succeed in the classroom. More...

Twenty ways to cook up some safety at home

(NAPS)—Cooking and eating with family and friends can be delightful as long as you’re careful. Here are 20 hints from health and safety experts that can help:  1. Never leave children alone in the kitchen.  2. More...

Strategies to get kids to exercise

Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. That’s not just true for adults, but for children and teenagers as well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Pulling L-word trigger

Dear Annie: A friend recently set me up with an amazing man. We have been dating for roughly three months. Every time we go out, we have so much fun. I’m pretty sure that he is the one. Last Saturday night was especially lovely. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 2, 2018:  More...

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