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HASB members consider tax hike

Several budget presentations highlighted the majority of the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) work session meeting Monday, but the topic that stirred conversation between board members most was the preliminary approval and discussion involving a p More...

TMSB members hire school psychologist

The Tussey Mountain School Board, meeting in a special meeting and workshop Monday night in the administrative conference room, hired a new psychologist and set the stage for passage of a preliminary budget.  More...

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Local News

TDN program supports Salvation Army

Daily News People and Pastimes editor April Feagley, center, presented Salvation Army Auxiliary Captain Charity Bender, left, and advisory board member Dee Dee Brown with the proceeds from The Daily More...

Police Log

Crash victims identified   More...

Saxton leaders may have to evaluate shared police services

In order to be eligible for future grant funding, Saxton Borough Council may have to reevaluate its relationship with neighboring Liberty Township in providing shared police services.  More...

General News

Las Vegas won’t hurt from sports betting decision

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada for years was the only game in town if you wanted to place a bet on your favorite team. More...

Fatty liver disease distressingly common in US

Dear Doctor: Can you talk about overweight kids and fatty liver disease? I thought this was something that only happens to alcoholics.  More...

Dozens of Palenstinians killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 52 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

A’s hit three homers, Manaea beats Red Sox again

BOSTON (AP) — Sean Manaea beat the Boston Red Sox again in his first outing against them since pitching a no-hitter, and Khris Davis hit one of three solo homers by the Oakland Athletics in a 6-5 victory Monday night. More...

Andujar will keep third base for now

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Andujar will keep the New York Yankees’ third base job, for now.  Brandon Drury was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre on Monday following the end of his injury rehabilitation assignment.  More...

Ruling means sports betting coming soon to several states

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games.  More...

People/Pastimes

New officers to lead hospital auxiliary

Members of the Auxiliary to J.C. More...

Healthy Living

Strategies that can help build strong immune systems

A strong immune system can go a long way toward ensuring one’s overall health. More...

Grant awarded for novel community health solutions

(NAPS)—Recent research has revealed that community environments play a crucial role in health outcomes. People living just five miles apart can have a difference in life expectancy of more than 20 years. More...

Did you know?

A prediabetes diagnosis means you have higher than normal blood glucose levels, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 16, 2018:  More...

Polls open until 8 p.m.

Spencer Jacobs, left, stumping for Art Halvorson, Republican candidate for the 13th Congressional District, spoke with Huntingdon Borough resident David Fryer this morning at the sixth district preci More...

Residents address Todd Twp. leaders

The Todd Township Board of Supervisors met Monday night to vote on approval of permits and to hear public comments on the matters of the proposed pig farm in the community.  More...

SCI Huntingdon employee honored for service

SCI Huntingdon received some ‘outstanding’ recognition last week, one of its very own dedicated employees recognized as one out of 13 employees statewide for her outstanding performances within the state Department of Corrections (DOC). More...

State  Free Access 

Stepping back in time in an old-fashioned shoe store

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Jury convicts man in fatal hammer attack

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Diocese invites Catholics, ‘nones’ back to church

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Taco Tuesdays at Holy Trinity in Robinson.  Mass meet-ups during work-week lunch breaks in downtown Pittsburgh.  Pub-style trivia nights at Saints John and Paul in the North Hills, where a $5 ticket gets you free gru More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 15   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

District 6-AA Volleyball Semifinal:

Huntingdon gets by DuBois in five sets

Huntingdon slowly pulled away from second-seeded DuBois in the first set of Monday evening’s District Six Class AA semifinal and then used that momentum to put the host Beavers in a two-set hole. More...

Richmond roughs up Kingham in 7-3 win

Pirates’ infielder Josh Harrison worked a walk and played seven innings on Monday night as the Altoona Curve lost to the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-3. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Facts-Desires-Results   More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 11.  House  More...

Op-Eds

Attracting business with timely permit reviews

Citizens who are actively involved in government absolutely improve their communities. Often, legislation is driven by the concerns or needs of residents who are involved in the legislative process. More...

School districts’ cash hoard grows for 12th straight year

Despite annual complaints of underfunding, Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts grew their massive reserve funds again this year, according the latest data available from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. More...

Chatter Box

Spring has finally sprung in county

Spring has sprung   I think it’s safe to say spring has sprung in Huntingdon County. It may seem a little later than normal, but it’s here. More...

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