June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

SHCSB members hear tech ed report

Southern Huntingdon County School Board met Wednesday for its June workshop meeting.  The meeting kicked off with high school and middle school principal Clint Heath giving a report on the enrollment for the tech ed department.  More...

Daily News launches ‘real news’ campaign

The Daily News, in partnership with the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association (PNA), is launching a “Real News” marketing campaign to highlight the important role Pennsylvania newspapers play in delivering real news.  More...

Local News

Petersburg leaders hear safety concerns

Public safety was the issue of this month’s recent Petersburg Borough Council meeting with both residents and representatives in attendance focused on the matter.  More...

Police Log

Theft   CLAY TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report electrical repair equipment was stolen from a vehicle between midnight June 3 and 12:30 p.m. June 6.  Trespassing   More...

News of Yesteryear

Philippines hit with two, four-hour earthquakes

75 Years Ago  Two very severe earthquakes that lasted about four hours each and probably occurred in the vicinity of the Philippines, Guadalcanal or the Solomon’s, were reported today by Rev. More...

General News

Major company, Shell Oil preserves slave cemeteries

CONVENT, La. More...

Don’t overdo it when starting a new routine

Dear Doctor: I’m a middle-aged guy, and I thought my health was fine. But I just got diagnosed with prediabetes, so I’ve started hitting the gym pretty hard — cardio five days a week, strength-training three days a week. More...

Food truck evolution: Owners strategize as novelty wears off

NEW YORK (AP) — Starting a food truck to sell tacos or barbecue on downtown streets may seem easy or fun, but owners are finding they need more sophisticated plans now that the novelty has worn off.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Redistricting reform coming into focus, June 3 More...

Op-Eds

I’m your American flag

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.  More...

Real news from real news people

Newspaper staffs across the commonwealth work tirelessly, day in and day out, to deliver fact-based news and information. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sofia Mistretta, who turns 6 years old today, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Her proud parents are David and Shawnee Mistretta of Huntingdon. More...

Local teen attains Eagle Scout rank

Garrett Funk, a member of Boy Scout Troop 25 in Huntingdon, was recently presented with Scouting’s highest rank — Eagle Scout — at a Court of Honor at AristaCare at Huntingdon Park, Huntingdon. More...

Huntingdon Rotary Club

At the left, Rotarian John Thompson and his wife, Angie, CEO of Thompson Candle Co., Huntingdon, educated the members of the Huntingdon Rotary Club on their candle business May 15. More...

Freight train strikes vehicle

Emergency crews responded to a vehicle versus train crash at Jacob’s Crossing Road in Henderson Township at 3:20 p.m. More...

JVSB members approve budget

With no further discussion, members of the Juniata Valley School Board approved the operating budget for the 2018- 19 school year with no tax increase at the monthly meeting Wednesday evening.  The $12,333,282 million budget includes $4,237,810 More...

Celebrating the Grand Old Flag

Flags were hung throughout downtown Huntingdon Borough this morning, Thursday, June 14, by volunteers in observance of Flag Day. More...

State  Free Access 

Fight over redistricting, judicial elections shifts to House

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Body of worker trapped after explosion located

BENSALEM, Pa. More...

Strong storm damages businesses, overturns cars

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.  The storm struck a shopping plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township Wednesday night. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 14   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643-1302.  More...

Local Sports

Four from area to play in softball all-star game

Four area high school softball players will get a chance to enjoy one last game in their scholastic careers after being named to the District Six All- Star team and chosen to participate in the annual Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSBCA) More...

Reynolds’ slam powers Curve

A first-inning grand slam by Bryan Reynolds set the tone as the Altoona Curve rolled past the Binghamton Rumble Ponies 7-2 Wednesday at NYSEG Stadium.  The Curve (31-28) hit three homers for the second straight night to clinch a series victory a More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rookie Soto homers twice in Nationals’ 5-4 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Teenage rookie Juan Soto homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game at Yankee Stadium, and Washington beat New York 5-4.  More...

Red Sox beat Orioles to complete sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale took a two-hitter into the seventh inning before being ejected, and the Boston Red Sox completed a threegame sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 5-1 victory Wednesday.  More...

Anne Donovan dies

Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday of heart failure. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Incorporating dairy is easy

Hello again! This is Brooke Emery, your Huntingdon County Dairy Princess with another article about dairy! I would like to start off this week’s article with a fun fact! More...

Pasta with shellfish that isn’t flavorless

For a recipe with a handful of ingredients, pasta with shellfish is awfully hard to get right. More...

Celebrate dairy month with three servings a day

Did you know June is National Dairy Month? You and your family can celebrate all month long by consuming at least three dairy products daily! Don’t let July stop you, though! Continue your dairy consumption every month of the year! More...

Annie's Mailbox

Wedding guests should RSVP as soon as possible

Dear Annie: You get lots of questions about weddings after the fact. Here’s one that’s before the problem happens so you can advise us. We’re getting married in June. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 15, 2018:  More...

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