May 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Defeating stigma focus of campaign

Throughout the month of May, professionals across the United States have rallied to combat stigma and raise awareness in observance of Mental Health Month.  More...

Parade moves through Three Springs

ProHealth School of Gymnastics of Shade Gap was one of many groups that marched and performed in the Three Springs Firemen’s Parade Saturday. More...

State  Free Access 

Last gasp for hog farm suit: ‘We don’t want to be hostages’

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — When the wind blows a certain way, residents know to head inside. Quickly. They claim the stench from an industrial hog farm on the edge of town is unbearable.  More...

Czechs, Slovaks to mark Pittsburgh pact 100 years ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Simply putting a pen to paper doesn’t create a nation. Such an undertaking takes inspirational leadership and dedicated followers.  More...

Authorities seek motive in Philly street shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A street shooting in Philadelphia has left two men seriously injured.  Authorities say the shooting occurred just after 7 p.m. Monday. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 29   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

Outstanding Senior Student/Athletes:

Huntingdon  Landon Fisher   Parents: Raymond and Heather Fisher of Hesston.  More...

PIAA Class AA Track Championships:

Andrew Stanley second in 3200 run

It takes plenty of hard work and preparation to be ready to perform on the big stage. More...

Stanley Cup Finals:

Vegas tops Washington 6-4 in opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a single nine-minute stretch of the third period, the Washington Capitals dramatically took the lead before the Vegas Golden Knights replied with two goals of their own. More...

People/Pastimes

Mapleton woman receives AAUW award

Juniata College graduate Shannon Brumbaugh is the recipient of the annual award from the Huntingdon Branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) presented to a Juniata College senior woman from the Huntingdon area. More...

‘Spring Fling’ at Standing Stone Elementary School

Classmates, from the left, Julian Dries, Marcus Willis, Lane Smith and Evan Doyle, took a snow cone break at Standing Stone Elementary School’s annual “Spring Fling” held May 18. More...

Healthy Living

Learn about cataracts to see more clearly

Many people take their vision for granted until a problem arises that affects their ability to see. More...

Is lasik safe? Plus, answers to six more questions about lasik

(NAPS)—You’ve had it with glasses and contacts getting in the way of your lifestyle. More...

How to reduce damage to eyes resulting from prolonged screen time

According to a 2015 report published in the Daily Mail, many people spend more time on their devices than they do sleeping. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Stuck working through slow business hours

Dear Annie: I work in health and wellness for the largest retailer in the world. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 30, 2018:  More...

Lake was busy, safe for holiday

It seems as if the unofficial kickoff to the summer season was a busy, but good one for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake.  Allen Gwinn, park ranger with the U.S. More...

Area volunteers respond to barn fire

A state police fire marshal from Hollidaysburg is investigating the cause of tragic holiday weekend fire that claimed 450-500 adult sow hogs and an unknown amount of others.  The blaze broke out shortly after 3 p.m. More...

Human intervention harmful for wildlife

Wild fawns, hatchlings and baby bunnies may seem vulnerable, especially when observed without a mother nearby, but the human instinct to help may cause harm instead.  Animals’ instinctive habits in raising their young may look neglectful b More...

Local News

Young girl injured in bike crash

A bicycle accident on the Allegrippis Trails near the Susquehannock Campground in Penn Township was cause for alarm Saturday at 8:40 a.m. as volunteers from several area volunteers worked to extricate the victim from a campground trail. More...

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

State trooper in critical but improving condition

75 Years Ago  Newton Taylor, well-known Huntingdon attorney, gave an inspiring address to the 24 eight graders in the graduation class of Smithfield School who received their diplomas last night.  More...

General News

Don’t take statins with grapefruit juice

Dear Doctor: Years ago, I was told not to consume grapefruit or grapefruit juice with statins. Now I understand that this restriction no longer applies. Is this correct?  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Montgomery, Cubs shut down Bucs 7-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anthony Rizzo’s seventh home run of the season gave the sleep-deprived Chicago Cubs an early lead on Monday afternoon. More...

Power gives Penske team 17th Indianapolis 500 victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power can win anything now, even the Indianapolis 500, an intimidating race on an oval he hated because it marginalized his talent.  He drives for Roger Penske and nothing matters more to the boss than winning at I More...

Warriors oust Rockets 101-92

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Newly published medical marijuana rules keep public needlessly in the dark, May 21   More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 25. House More...

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Events, people make county easy to love

Festival season can be a busy one for Daily News reporters. We visit just about every corner of the county for parades, carnivals, pageants and more.  More...

School News

Local students named to spring dean’s list

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for spring semester 2018. The dean’s list is issued each semester.  More...

Huntingdon man completes aviation degree

Michael Sharp of Huntingdon graduated magna cum laude from Delaware State University May 12 with a bachelor of science degree in aviation.  Sharp is currently employed as a flight instructor. More...

Share your student’s news in The Daily News

If you would like to have news about your student in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News does not publish photos with dean’s list announcements.  For more information, call 643-4040, ext. 132. More...

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