May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman thankful for ‘brush with kindness’

Thanks to volunteers with Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity, one Mill Creek woman has the freedom to leave her home with ease. More...

Area man facing burglary charges

Officers from Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD) arrested a Huntingdon man Wednesday afternoon on charges related to an overnight burglary at Domino’s Pizza, 1301 Moore St., Huntingdon.  More...

State  Free Access 

Outdoorsman puts elbow grease to hiking trails, forests

LATROBE, Pa. More...

Men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city Wednesday for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneur More...

Ex-mayoral consultant sentenced

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 3   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

High School Softball:

Trojans reverse Glendale 7-0

The Mount Union softball team turned the tables on Glendale Wednesday afternoon. Sarah Gearhart pitched a great game and helped herself out in the batter’s box with a home run to put the first two Mount Union runs on the board. More...

Titans give up 13 hits in 10-5 loss

Tussey Mountain continued its usual trend this season of playing alright and staying in a game until a bad inning checks in. Forbes Road had 13 hits in a 10-5 win over the visiting Titans Wednesday.  More...

High School Baseball:

Bison rally to hand Bearcats first loss

The early season winning streak for the Huntingdon baseball team came to an end Wednesday afternoon at Clearfield. More...

Editorial

Congressional candidates discuss county involvement

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

Bystander effect  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

You Should Know

Q: What is the origin of May Day?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

SHC FFA members promote ag literacy

This year the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau selected the children’s book “Tyler Makes Pancakes!” by author Tyler Florence to be the PA Ag Literacy Book of the Year. The FFA organization encourages its members to promote ag literacy. More...

4-H Club News

Countywide Dairy Beef

The members of the Countywide Dairy Beef 4-H Club kept their calendar full over the winter months and are ready for spring.  More...

Landscaping around swimming pool

Landscaping around an outdoor swimming pool requires no-muss, no-fuss plant selections. The pool can be a flowery focal point, but don’t open it to litter from leaves and limbs. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Unfriending a negative person

Dear Annie: I reconnected with an old male schoolmate of mine, and we became friends. We would talk occasionally and send emails to each other. My husband passed away some time ago. This man is divorced. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 4, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Opinion upheld by high court

A Supreme Court opinion was delivered Tuesday to the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office regarding a 2015 incest and rape case, denying the appeal.  The Supreme Court decision affirms the legal and valid conviction of former Porte More...

MU leaders vote to honor family

Mount Union Borough Council took the first step Wednesday night toward paying tribute to a local family whose homestead stood at the site of a present-day community park.  More...

Youth disconnection topic of chat

In an age where networking and connectivity are so prevalent, many would be surprised to find that youth disconnection has become a serious concern and one for which Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is actively seeking solutions.  More...

Local News

Defendant’s case continued pending more charges

The case of a senior Juniata College student has been continued until a June preliminary hearing court date to await the filing of additional charges.  In central court Wednesday, magisterial district judge Doug Gummo continued the case of Donov More...

Oneida Township leaders approve ordinance

Oneida Township Supervisors approved the updated floodplain ordinance as required by the state and discussed final results of the township cleanup days during their monthly meeting Wednesday night.  Township resident John Franks opened the meeti More...

News of Yesteryear

Loyalty Day declared to show allegiance to flag, country

75 Years Ago  Two pastoral changes affecting Huntingdon County were announced at the closing session of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Church at Clearfield yesterday. More...

General News

Transport plane that crashed was on final trip

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. More...

Prosecutor blocks release of police file in teen’s death

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor blocked the Cincinnati Police Department from releasing the results Wednesday of its internal probe into its failure to respond properly to a 16-year-old boy who died after twice calling 911 to report he was trapp More...

Southwest plane diverted to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Chicago to New Jersey was forced to land in Cleveland on Wednesday after one of its windows cracked.  There were no reports of injuries after Flight 957 landed safely at Cleveland&rsq More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Woods set to go back to work

CHARLOTTE, N.C. More...

Betts hits three homers to power Sox over Royals

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts belted three solo homers and J.D. More...

Capitals’ Tom Wilson out 3 games

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson three games on Wednesday for an illegal hit on Pittsburgh’s Zach Aston-Reese.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Rotary Club

Robert Reitman, executive director of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI), provided an update of activities and positive economic impacts over the last several years and highlighted some o More...

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