May 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Area native’s distillery wins internationally

A 1995 Huntingdon Area High School graduate took a piece of home with him when he moved three hours away to pursue what was just a dream of opening his own distillery. However, when Jonathan Lang, owner of Lang Beverage Co. More...

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National Bike to School Day scheduled for Wednesday   More...

Men resentenced for 2015 robbery

Two men out of a trio accused of robbing the Thee Store on Croghan Pike, Shade Gap in December 2015 appeared in court last week after violating the terms and conditions of their previous sentences.  More...

Judge to consider combining cases

Several cases are under advisement for joinder following their appearance in criminal court recently, held for consideration by presiding President Judge George Zanic.  Huntingdon County District Attorney Dave Smith noted the first two cases the More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Springer goes 6-for-6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — George Springer went 6 for 6 with a home run to match a Houston record as the Astros routed the Oakland Athletics 16-2.  More...

Cueto out 6-8 weeks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Francisco pitcher Johnny Cueto will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks because of a strained right elbow and will not have Tommy John surgery.  The 32-year-old right-hander was examined by Dr. More...

Capitals win 2-1 in OT to oust Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 yea More...

Editorial

Op-Eds

Why is Pennsylvania lending a private equity fund $50 Million?

What would you think if you learned that a New Hampshire-based private timber company was approved for a $50 million loan from the state of Pennsylvania to purchase timberland in northwest Pennsylvania? More...

Help military spouses succeed

Each May, we memorialize the men and women who sacrifice their lives defending our freedom. Often forgotten are the military spouses who give their all to maintain households and raise children. More...

Letters to the Editor

Most important thing you can do is listen  Editor The Daily New Dear Editor:   National Stuttering Awareness Week started May 7. Did you know more than three million Americans stutter? More...

Chatter Box

Reader reflects on Huntingdon’s positive diversity

Huntingdon has lost some special contributors in recent weeks with the passing of Bernie Swartz and Greg Banks.  While many folks have fond memories of both men, their passing led Huntingdon resident Dottie Hoover to show the positive aspects of More...

Special Sections

Juries selected for two trials

Jurors thought they were going to be in for a long day Monday after being informed by court staff that there were around 15 criminal cases on the list for jury selection. More...

Skills park, bike trails ready for upcoming season

The Raystown Mountain Bike Skills Park is officially open, though there are some upgrades planned for the park to improve the riding experience for all bicyclists.  The park, which opened in 2016, is what U.S. More...

State Senator to offer trip to visit memorial

State Sen. More...

General News

Protein will build muscle mass

Dear Doctor: I’m 44, newly single, and have started lifting weights because I hear it can help with mood and confidence. Am I on the right track? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 8   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.  ADULT EDUCATION  More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball Roundup:

Rockets pull away from Everett 9-3

Southern Huntingdon   Southern Huntingdon baseball team jumped out to a 4-0 advantage early in Monday’s game against visiting Everett. More...

High School Softball:

Bearcats fall 10-0 at Philipsburg

Philipsburg-Osceola’s Kam Harris tossed a one-hitter Monday afternoon against visiting Huntingdon, while Kylie Thal belted a pair of home runs to help the Mounties to a 10-0 Mountain League victory in five innings.  More...

Everett builds early lead to down Rockets

Everett’s Brooke Colledge and Katie Price both finished with four hits against Southern Huntingdon’s Gracie Long Monday afternoon for half of the Warriors hits in the contest. More...

People/Pastimes

Stocking the food bank

Members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and ABATE Highlanders Chapter teamed up to stock the local food bank. More...

Enjoy more time outdoors

In centuries past, humans spent much of their time in nature, hunting, foraging and living life without the comforts of extensive shelters. Fast-forward several centuries, and the tables have turned dramatically.  More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Healthy Living

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...

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...

Annie's Mailbox

Dog can no longer hold it

Dear Annie: I am having an issue with our 13-year-old bichon frise and am hoping that you can point me in the right direction. We adopted our dog when he was 1 year old, and he was house-trained. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 9, 2018:  More...

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