June 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN seeks entries for baby contest

Parents and grandparents are always quick to capture photos of gummy grins and pensive pouts from their dimpled darlings, so why not use one of those photos to participate in The Daily News’ 10th annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  The co More...

Shirley Home event planned for Sunday

A seasonal tradition will return to Shirleysburg this weekend, as folks work to raise funds for a local facility.  The Shirley Home for the Aged will host its 7th annual Spring Jam from 2-4 p.m. More...

Local News

Man pleads no contest to corruption charges

A now 20-year-old Huntingdon man entered no contest pleas to felony corruption of minor charges, stemming from alleged events that occurred near Portstown Park and a then 14-year-old girl.  More...

Defendants scheduled for jury selection

Two out of three co-defendants involved in an abuse of corpse case were scheduled for upcoming jury selections last week, their cases slowly proceeding through the Huntingdon County Courts.  More...

Police Log

Theft   MAPLETON BORO. — State police at Huntingdon report an 83-year-old Huntingdon man took a feedbag full of sawdust from a 39-year-old Huntingdon woman on a property on Hill Street at 2 p.m. June 7. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Capitals down Knights 4-3 to win Stanley Cup

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Ovechkin put both hands to his head and screamed while he left the bench and skated into the thick of the Washington Capitals’ joyous celebration.  And right before Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup, the Washing More...

Pederson homers twice to power Dodgers past Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joc Pederson went deep twice, Cody Bellinger hit his third home run in as many games and the Los Angeles Dodgers used nine pitchers to hold off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 on Thursday. More...

Nadal reaches 11th French Open semi

PARIS (AP) — That Rafael Nadal would reach a record 11th French Open semifinal, closing in on his 11th championship at Roland Garros, was hardly surprising.  That he trailed by a set and a break before rain delays allowed him to change tac More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

Juniata College holds 140th commencement

Three hundred and sixtytwo seniors were awarded bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees May 19 during ceremonies marking Juniata College’s 140th commencement.  Local graduates include:  More...

Local students complete studies

Mount Aloysius College celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2018 during commencement exercises held at their college’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center recently. More...

Southern Huntingdon County High School Honor Roll

Clint Heath, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County Middle/High School, has announced the honor rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 6  Highest Honors  Addie Barnett, Caleb Greenland, Kelsie Hawb More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Ask for discounts  I’ve made it a habit of asking for discounts whenever I can. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Some wisdom for couples considering tying the knot

Dear Annie: Wedding season is upon us. I have been married for over 30 years, and I would like to share some wisdom and hard truths with any prospective brides or grooms.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 9, 2018:  More...

New manager takes position

Huntingdon Borough Council members decided to appoint an interim borough manager at a special meeting held Thursday evening.  Beginning today, Friday, June 8, Dan Varner will oversee operations of the borough until such time as a search can be c More...

Art Space exhibit celebrates Juniata River

This month’s exhibit at the Art Space in Huntingdon is a tribute to the Juniata River, as the exhibit, “Along the Juniata,” celebrates the work of those who live in the area.  The exhibit, which opens at noon today, Friday, Jun More...

Preparations made for Jacks Narrows event

Matt Price, executive director of Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau, surveyed the Juniata River at the new Mapleton river access area Thursday afternoon in preparation for a weekend celebration of th More...

General News

Tentative immigration deal with conservatives discussed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of House Republican moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives is being discussed to help young “Dreamer” immigrants stay in the U.S. legally. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 8   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Steve Norris

(EDITOR ’S NOTE: Due to technical problems, we were not able to use the photo of Stave Norris with this story. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.) More...

PIAA Class 2A Softball Quarterfinal:

Trojans down Saegertown 4-2

The quarterfinal round of the PIAA Class 2A Softball Tournament for the Mount Union squad took place at the Heindl Memorial Field in DuBois at noon Thursday.  More...

PIAA Class 3A Baseball Quarterfianl:

Huntingdon stunned 5-1 by South Side

(EDITOR ’S NOTE: Our photographer made the trip to Somerset and took pictures, but technical problems this morning prevented us from using any photos.)  By JEFFREY L. NORIS  Sports Editor  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Natasha Waite, who celebrates her 50th birthday Monday, June 11, 2018. Natasha greatly enjoys attending the Raystown Developmental Services day program five days a week. More...

Special Occasions

June 8, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Wayne Cohenour of Mill Creek, who celebrates his birthday today, Friday, June 8, 2018. Happy birthday, Wayne!   More...

Share anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Dear Heloise: Take a BANANA PEEL, cut it up into small chunks and place the pieces around the roots of a plant. The phosphorus and potassium will help feed the roots of the plant. Roses in particular will benefit from the nutrients. More...

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