May 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hopewell bridge work progressing

As motorists traveling Raystown Road (Route 26) near Hopewell Borough are already aware, there has been a lot of activity the past month on the Hopewell Bridge replacement project.  PennDOT project engineer Alan Brumbaugh told The Daily News the More...

General News

In ‘Solo,’ a battle for the soul, and tone, of ‘Star Wars’

CANNES, France (AP) — When J.J. More...

Savers sigh in relief, borrowers beware

NEW YORK (AP) — Interest rates are charging higher, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you’re saving or borrowing.  More...

Half of citizens approve of legal sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.  The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. More...

Local Sports

District 6-2A Semifinal:

Rockets knock off top-seeded McCort

The Southern Huntingdon baseball team put together a solid, all-around game Friday at Johnstown’s Point Stadium. More...

District 6-1A Semifinal:

St. Joseph’s Academy shuts out Hornets 7-0

Juniata Valley went to Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy in Boalsburg to continue its trek through the District 6-A playoffs with a semifinal contest Friday. More...

District 6-3A Semifinal:

Trojans eliminated 9-3 by Bald Eagle

The Mount Union baseball team got off to a good start in Friday afternoon’s District 6-3A semifinal against visiting Bald Eagle. More...

Religion News

Chinese mass-indoctrination camps evoke Cultural Revolution

Day after day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist Party.  More...

Three Springs Birthday Group meets

The Birthday Group of The First Baptist Church of Three Springs met at Pizza Star II May 9.  Marcia Kuhns led the group in prayer. More...

Church wins shareholder approval

A church with a minuscule stake in Range Resources has won shareholder approval of a resolution to force Pennsylvania’s largest natural gas driller to produce a report on its effort to scale back methane emissions.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Leo if born before 10:03 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, May 21, 2018:  More...

Senator makes stops in county

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey made a couple of stops in Huntingdon County Friday afternoon to learn more about the successes of Juniata College and to share the successes in Washington, D.C., with The Daily News.  More...

Ballot hand count completed Friday

To ensure that all votes cast in the May 15 primary election were counted, county election officials completed the hand count of provisional and write-in ballots Friday morning.  According to county elections coordinator Heather Fellman, there w More...

SCI Smithfield inmates offered choice to pursue education, better life

As popular prison television shows portray, maintaining one’s physique while in prison is somewhat expected, time and solid cement walls are the only things restraining incarcerated inmates within the state Department of Corrections.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Allen A. More...

Orbisonia leaders take care of unfinished business

Orbisonia Borough Council met recently for its regular meeting to discuss several points of unfinished business. More...

Saxton leaders hear medical marijuana plant update

Green Leaf Medical officials are hoping that very soon they will know whether their application for a license to cultivate medical marijuana at the former Seton Leather Manufacturing Plant at Saxton will be approved.  The Frederick, Marylandbase More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 19   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Las Vegas tops Jets 3-2 to take 3-1 series lead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of the Western Conference final Friday night.  Vegas, a 500-to-1 long shot to w More...

Preakness is Justify’s race to win

BALTIMORE (AP) — Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want to see the Kentucky Derby winner upclose and then set their sights on trying to beat that horse.  This year, they can see Justify. More...

Padres slow Pirates 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit two doubles and scored the go-ahead run and Tyson Ross won for the first time in more than a month as the San Diego Padres cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Friday night.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Petersburg couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Richard and Betty (Lightner) Roland of Petersburg, who celebrate their 50th anniversary today, Saturday, May 19, 2018. They were united in marriage in 1968 at the Mooresville United Methodist Church by the Rev. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Jewell Dysard of Petersburg, who will celebrate a birthday, Monday, May 21, 2018. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

School News

Three Springs man gains real-world experience

Matthew Edgin of Three Springs participated in the 17th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC) held April 12 through April 14 in Visalia, California. More...

Penn College hosts commencement ceremonies

Penn College held three commencement ceremonies May 11-12 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport.  Local students completing their degrees include:  — Leif Brown of Huntingdon, who earned an associate of applied science degree in More...

Three Springs woman named to dean’s list

Austin Peay State University is proud to recognize Samantha Everhart of Three Springs, as one of more than 2,100 students named to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the spring 2018 semester.  To qualify for the dean’s l More...

Annie's Mailbox

Blamed because of bust size

Dear Annie: I work at a small office that employs all women. Most, including me, are older than 50. Over a year ago, one of my co-workers had a double mastectomy. Over the year, we all were very supportive and helpful to her.  More...

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