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Memorial Day events planned

Huntingdon   A Memorial Day parade will be held Monday, May 28, in Huntingdon. More...

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First championship in program history

The Southern Huntingdon County High School Boys’ Baseball Team and coaching staff were escorted through the twin boroughs of Orbisonia and Rockhill Wednesday evening by Orbisonia-Rockhill and T More...

Area brief

Ford Drive 4UR School event planned at Southside Elementary   WALKER TWP. — Southside Elementary Parent-Teacher Group (PTG) will hold a Ford Drive 4UR School event Friday, May 25, at the school on Station Road.  More...

Police Log

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General News

Ten Commandments display faces removal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Opponents of a Ten Commandments display at the Arkansas state Capitol filed federal lawsuits Wednesday to have the monument removed, arguing it’s an unconstitutional endorsement of religion by government  More...

‘Demoralization syndrome’ can follow Parkinson’s diagnosis

Dear Doctor: My husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease last year. One of the biggest challenges for our family has been how depressed he became. More...

Bridge collapse probe focusing on cracks

MIAMI (AP) — Federal investigators looking into the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Florida that killed six people earlier this year confirmed Wednesday that they are focusing in part on the emergence of cracks in the structure before the ac More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Caps eliminate Lightning 4-0; face Vegas next

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Fowles leads Lynx to win over Wings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota’s first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night.  Minnesota closed the first half with a 13-0 run for a 46-21 lead. More...

Arizona wins NCAA women’s golf title

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole Wednesday to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women’s golf championship.  More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Brandon Lee Cox, 13 Substation Road, Mount Union, and Melissa Lynnea Gordon, also of Mount Union.  Kevin Eugene Freeburn, 12649 Turkey Farm Road, Huntingdon, and Rosalie Marie Feathers, also of Huntingdon.  Gary Lee Henry, 9976 Mountain Roa More...

Scouts volunteer during event at Raystown Lake

Members of the Saxton Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 471 spent the weekend of May 4-6, at Putt’s Camp on Raystown Lake.  They participated in the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Raystown Lake region’s annual Lake C More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

NASCAR

ALL-STAR RACE

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. When you’re hot  Don’t look now, but Kevin Harvick is riding another three-race winning streak following his All-Star Race victory. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Defending champ   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Was slower better at All- Star Race? GODSPEAK: There was passing, side-by-side racing, and the field could see the winner at the finish. It worked. KEN’S CALL: The general consensus says yes, so who am I to argue? More...

MUAHS seniors earn scholarship

A pair of aspiring chemical engineers who will graduate tonight from Mount Union Area High School will continue their academic adventures at two of the nation’s top science institutions thanks in part to a prestigious local scholarship. More...

Cemetery flags placed for holiday

Rows of flags, silently waving in tribute over the graves of those who gave of themselves in military service, have been placed in cemeteries throughout the county in observance of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.  “Someone has to rememb More...

Holiday travel season expected to be busy

Though gas prices are higher for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, reports from AAA Central Penn indicate people are still planning to hit the road.  The holiday travel weekend kicks off this evening and lasts through the entire Memoria More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Charter school staffer suspended over gun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The principal of a Philadelphia charter school says a staff member has been suspended after bringing a gun to the school.  Principal Kareem Goodwin told parents in a letter Wednesday that police were called and the unna More...

Gov. says $180M will fill potholes, fix winter effects

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania drivers will be getting some relief from pockmarked roadways in the form of $180 million to fill in potholes and perform other work after the ravages of a tough winter.  Democratic Gov. More...

Once homeless teenager gets full ride to Harvard

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed “Harvard” by bullies for being a bookworm. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, May 24   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

District 6-3A Championship:

Bearcats handle Bald Eagle 11-1

From the start of the season the Bearcats had lofty goals in mind. Not forgotten was winning another District 6-3A title and Huntingdon put itself in position to do just that Wednesday at Altoona’s People’s Natural Gas Field.  More...

PIAA Track & Field Championships:

Eleven area athletes off to Shippensburg

A season’s worth of work is done and there’s just one event left. More...

District 6-2A Championship:

Rockets down Devils 5-2 for first title

There were a few jitters early, but the Southern Huntingdon baseball team made the most of its first-ever appearance in a District 6-2A championship game.  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

What happened to logic and consistency Implement ordinance to prevent CAFOs

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor: Whatever happened to logic and consistency? More...

Op-Eds

All gave some, some gave all

Sorrow so deep that it can be seen but not said. More...

Extend tax cuts to state’s small businesses

As the 2018 election nears, congressional Republicans are making progress on tax cuts “Phase 2.0.” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other Republican leaders plan to make the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s temporary tax cuts, which are se More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Standing Stone FFA members win Tractor Supply grant

Tractor Supply Co. and the National FFA Organization are supporting Pennsylvania’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third annual Grants for Growing program. More...

Youth to learn science behind dairy farming at PSU Dairy Days

For young people wanting to learn more about modern dairy farming, Penn State Extension Dairy Team’s Youth Dairy Days in south central Pennsylvania offer a wide ranging educational program with hands-on activities to broaden their knowledge. More...

Fair queen social planned

Hello everyone! It’s almost that wonderful time of year again. Before we know it, it will be time for the great Huntingdon County Fair! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend in a problematic relationship

Dear Annie: Last fall, my friend “Olive” and her boyfriend of five years, “John,” broke up. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, May 25, 2018:  More...

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