June 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Area scouts participate in Civic Day

Members of Boy Scout Troop 24, Alexandria, and Troop 28, Huntingdon, prepared for a flag raising ceremony Tuesday morning in front of the Huntingdon County Courthouse as county officials and courthous More...

Discussion of fire tax ongoing in Alexandria

Further discussion about the feasibility of adding a 3 percent fire tax in Alexandria Borough to help support Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. was a topic for discussion at the monthly meeting of Alexandria Borough Council Monday evening.  More...

Local News

Judge denies woman RRR bail

A 2015 Penn Township stabbing case that occurred in the area of Aitch Recreational Area reappeared in court early Monday morning, the defendant in the case petitioning for resentencing and Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (RRRI) bail.  More...

Police Log

Theft   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of counterfeit bills being passed at a local store at 1:40 a.m. May 30.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Thousands of coal miners return to work after strike

75 Years Ago  Information obtained from reliable sources today pointed out that all miners of the Broad Top coal region have fallen in line with the 500,000 striking coal miners of the nation who are returning to work today.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, June 12   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

US Open Notebook

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Phil Mickelson believes Shinnecock Hills is one of the best setups he’s ever seen for a U.S. Open.  At least for 17 of the holes.  More...

Mickelson after career grand slam

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is running out of time.  More...

Warriors’ GM expects to re-sign Durant

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign twotime reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Eagles flying high above Trump’s move to stifle free speech, June 5   The Eagles organization has never flown higher than it did in deciding not to force its players to accomm More...

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending June 8.  House  More...

Letter to the Editor

Are planning commission members aware of their new responsibilities?

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Once again I’d like to share some thoughts and ask for answers to some questions.  In the last several years we have been hearing about grant money rather than tax money. More...

School News

Huntingdon woman completes studies

Abby Isenberg graduated May 11 from Slippery Rock University with a master of science degree in physician assistant studies.  More...

St. Francis student helps direct program

Grace McKernan of Warriors Mark was among the students that helped The St. More...

Bloomsburg releases dean’s list

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has recently released its list of students named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2017-18 academic year.  To qualify for dean’s list, a student must earn a quality point average More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, June 13, 2018:  More...

No restitution sought in crime

A 55-year-old Broad Top woman will serve a lengthy probation sentence for tampering with medical records that resulted in almost a half a million dollar loss for a local medical center.  More...

MUASB members OK final budget

Board members gave their final official endorsement Monday night to the Mount Union Area School District’s 2018-19 budget which does not include a tax increase and reflects a decrease in expenditures.  More...

Step taken to apply for liquor license

Those have been to Martin General Store in Porter Township may have recently noticed a sign in the window regarding a restaurant liquor license.  After the store was the winning bidder of restaurant liquor license last November for $35,000, they More...

General News

What happened at historic summit meeting

It was the greatest show on earth — at least for today and according to its main protagonists, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.  That a global audience from Washington to Pyongyang and beyond was agape at such a More...

Tourism at a Guatemala volcano

SAN FRANCISCO DE SALES, Guatemala (AP) — Tourists reached out to feel the heat from the still-smoldering lava, tossed sticks to see them burst into flames or watched a guide toast marshmallows on hot rocks as they hiked on Guatemala’s Pac More...

Toddler’s remarkable story highlights hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Dear Doctor: How did oxygen therapy help the brain of that toddler who almost drowned a few years ago? Has the child completely recovered from her near-death experience?  More...

Local Sports

PIAA Class 2A Softball Semifinal:

Mohawk knocks out Mount Union

Mount Union’s softball team returned to Heindl Memorial Field in DuBois Monday evening in hopes of taking the next step to play in the PIAA State 2A Tournament championship Friday at Beard Field in State College. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Fawn Facts It’s that time of the year. With the traditional “fawning season” beginning May 15, peaking about June 1 and ending around June 15, most of this year’s youngsters are becoming increasingly active. More...

Chatter Box

Awesome show of community support

If you’re a regular reader, you know I always try to focus on the good and positive things folks are doing in Huntingdon County. More...

Healthy Living

Four ways to help people hear and work better

(NAPS)—Technology continues to transform all aspects of work in America, making it easier to communicate and improving productivity. More...

Thirty years later— laser vision correction remains a good option for many

(NAPS)—2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the .rst laser vision correction procedure where, for the .rst time, people with vision issues had an option beyond glasses and contact lenses to see well. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Others jump to conclusions

Dear Annie: This concerns unwanted reactions by others to my husband’s and my medical problems. My husband has balance and coordination problems, for which we have been seeking answers for years. He sometimes stumbles or falls. More...

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