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County Republicans reorganize

Members of the Huntingdon County Republican Committee recently held their reorganization meeting, and some leadership was retained, while some changes have been made to leadership. C. More...

Local News

Liberty Twp. leaders award road work bid

The Liberty Township Supervisors Monday evening awarded a low bid of $32,020 to the New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. for summer road work and cited concerns about a detour associated with the Hopewell Bridge replacement project. More...

Police Log

DUI   LOGAN TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a Six Mile Run woman was stopped for a traffic violation and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol around 5 p.m. May 27. More...

Man to represent himself in nonjury trial

A 61-year-old Orbisonia man will face a non-jury trial alone after asking Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz Thursday to schedule him for trial, despite the fact he has no legal representation.  Robert F. More...

General News

Retired policeman’s hunch leads to murder suspect

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Weight-lifting as we age improves overall health

Dear Doctor: I retired from a demanding desk job last year and, at age 65, have had to face the facts — I have become sedentary and need to lose at least 20 pounds. My wife is helping me out with a more healthful diet. More...

About 110 Confederate monuments removed in US since 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — It took generations to erect all the nation’s Confederate monuments, and a new report shows they’re being removed at a pace of about three each month.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Caps on brink of winning Stanley Cup

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov smiled about getting four assists. He tried not to smile too much at the thought of being one win away from the Stanley Cup.  More...

College Softball World Series:

Florida State downs Washington 1-0

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Something had to give.  Both Florida State’s Meghan King and Washington’s Gabbie Plain entered Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series championship series with two wins and no earned runs allowed i More...

Williams withdraws with injury

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams tried to play through the pain of an injured chest muscle. Eventually, barely able to serve, she knew she had to call off her Grand Slam comeback.  More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Anderson-Hawbaker   Sadie Hawbaker of Shade Gap and Keith Anderson of Three Springs are pleased to announce their engagement.  More...

CCA kindergarten graduates

Kindergarten graduates were honored at Calvary Christian Academy, 300 Standing Stone Ave., Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon County First Book hosts French dinner

An event hosted by Huntingdon County First Book Saturday night transported guests to the banks of the Seine, as they enjoyed traditional cuisine at “At a French Bistro” at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 6, 2018:  More...

Reported spill probed by DEP

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is investigating a report of a potential inadvertent return in relation to construction work on the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Union Township.  “DEP staff are investigating the report More...

Fire tax added in Brady Twp.

Brady Township joined the ranks of municipalities choosing to support local fire companies via a tax during the supervisors’ monthly meeting Monday.  The topic of a fire tax has highlighted meetings for the past several months, raising are More...

Research underway at Juniata College to combat Tree of Heaven  Free Access 

The subject of invasive species, whether it be flora or fauna, is one in which there is very rarely good news. More...

State  Free Access 

Eight-year-old girl leads ‘bucket brigade’ for homeless

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In October, 8-year-old Samantha Kincaid of McCandless and her grandparents, Nita and Jim Kincaid, were Downtown when Samantha heard a homeless man say he hadn’t eaten in two days.  “It broke my heart,” S More...

Facility faulted in death of former adviser’s father

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Administrators failed in their essential duties and responsibilities at a Philadelphia senior care facility where the father of President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser died after a fall, according to More...

Partial building collapse kills trapped workers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A two-story home being demolished in Philadelphia partially collapsed Monday, killing one of two contractors just one day shy of the fifth anniversary of another building collapse in the city that killed six people.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 5   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

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Priscilla Gibboney

Make no mistake, Priscilla Gibboney is a winner. More...

PIAA Class 3A Baseball:

’Cats strike early to beat Avonworth

A year ago, Huntingdon’s baseball team needed extra innings to get past the first round of the 16-team PIAA Class 3A Tournament. More...

PIAA Class 2A Baseball:

Rockets get walk-off win over Eagles

Southern Huntingdon found itself down 4-0 in the fifth inning of its first ever PIAA state playoff game against Serra Catholic Monday. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  State has proven it can go without shale tax for now, May 27   A severance tax on the Marcellus Shale gas-drilling industry has been one of Gov. More...

Op-Ed

Do CEOs make great political leaders?

Someone recently asked me, “Do CEOs make great political leaders?” My reply? An emphatic, “Maybe.” I suspect my answer was not what they wanted to hear. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support has been invaluable  Editor The Daily News Dear editor:   Last weekend, a fire occurred at our Hustontown farm that resulted in the loss of hogs. More...

Chatter Box

Thankful for a ‘village’

As I’ve enjoyed all the graduation celebrations and end-of-school-year photos on social media over the past week, I thought about my own family members’ accomplishments over the last week and realized it’s been a while since I&rsquo More...

Healthy Living

Be The Boss Of Your Diabetes: Three Self-Management Tips

(NAPS)—Diabetes is one of the fastest-growing conditions in the U.S. Today, the number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has skyrocketed to nearly one in 10, compared to one in 100 just 50 years ago. More...

Five tips for prescription medication success

Five Tips For Prescription Medication Success   More...

You can breathe easier

(NAPS)—If you or someone you care about suffers with allergies, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Parents in decline

Dear Annie. My octogenarian parents recently visited my family for two weeks. They stayed in our house for the duration of their stay. My three sons are all preteens and were very excited to spend time with their grandparents. More...

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