June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Forecasters expect summer to be wet

Today marks the first official day of summer, and the summer weather outlook, according to Accuweather.com, doesn’t appear to be too far from normal.  Dave Samuhel, senior meteorologist with Accuweather.com, said if anything, it may be a l More...

Reception to feature nature sketches

An upcoming event at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, will combine art, wine and cheese, all for the benefit of Friends of the Woods, the community’s auxiliary organization.  More...

Local News

Correction

The amount of sick time accrued by recently-resigned Huntingdon Borough manager Bill Wheeler was incorrectly reported in an article which was published in the June 20 edition of The Daily News.  Wheeler will be compensated for 565.5 accrued hour More...

Pollinators highlighted through events

National Pollinator Week, an annual observance that will run through Sunday, June 24, is a cause to celebrate with a variety of activities at Raystown Lake.  The event was founded 11 years ago when the United States unanimously approved and desi More...

Police Log

Vehicle towed   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating an incident in which a vehicle was towed without permission from the owner between May 15 and June 1.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, June 21   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Lester tops Dodgers for fifth straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. More...

World Cup Soccer:

Diego Costa’s score lifts Spain past Iran

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Patience is a virtue, and Spain showed plenty of it to overcome a tough challenge from Iran at the World Cup.  During a frustrating evening at the Kazan Arena when the 2010 champions struggled to break through the stub More...

Ayton expected to be top NBA pick

NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Nylah Werner Sollers, who turned 5 years old Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Her proud parents are Neal and Lindsay Sollers or Kistler. More...

Little Jewels Academy graduates

Students from Little Jewels Academy, Orbisonia, from the left, Clayton Peck, Tilden Miller, Isaac Rosenberry, Mason Roher, Bristyl Grissinger, Quinn Horne, Anderson Hiles, Collin Greenland, Kolten My More...

Share special anniversaries

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

Proposed budget passed by House

With little public debate and fanfare, the state House passed a $32 billion budget proposal Wednesday afternoon by a landslide.  According to the Associated Press, the spending package, which includes no new taxes, passed the house 188- 10, and More...

Culvert project plans presented

Members of the public were invited to attend an open house and plans display hosted by PennDOT at the Huntingdon Borough Building Wednesday evening to provide information regarding proposed plans impacting areas of the borough.  The three culver More...

Newspaper group launches auto site

Sample News Group, owners and operators of The Daily News and more than 75 publications in the northeast region, has launched of a new digital platform that combines the power of digital with print to drive hyperlocal traffic to dealer locations in c More...

State  Free Access 

In a forest, on a trail of synchronous fireflies

KELLETTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Picture a moonless June evening, shortly after midnight, deep in a northwestern Pennsylvania forest. Wild sounds echo gently. Stars glow far above through the canopy of trees. More...

General News

Research water quality in your local community

Dear Doctor: Just how unsafe is chromium-6, the chemical at the heart of the movie “Erin Brockovich”? I read that it’s still in the water in some parts of the country. How is that possible? More...

Suit dismissed over faulty gun check before church shooting

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the FBI over a faulty background check that allowed Dylann Roof to buy the gun he used to kill nine people in a racist attack at a South Carolina church.  More...

Local Sports

Altoona splits 5-1 decisions with Squirrels

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Huntingdon Little League announces all-star teams

The Huntingdon Little League has announced its allstar selections for the upcoming area tournaments.  11-12 Year Old  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Shootings are up in Philly. When will elected leaders act?, June 12   More...

Op-Eds

Immigrant kids are suffering trauma that will last years

Let’s be clear about something: Separating children from families, as the Trump regime is doing to undocumented immigrants, isn’t just cruel. More...

Country of our founders is no longer

About 360 years ago, the first Europeans found their way to the shores of North America. Many died trying to settle this land. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Equestrians turn out for Huntingdon Horsemen show

Huntingdon Horsemen held its first show of the season Sunday, May 27, at the Isenberg-Hughes Memorial Showground’s atop Warrior Ridge west of Huntingdon. It was a pleasant show even with temperatures in the low 70s and periodic rain. More...

Livestock growers reminded to review standard animal weights

Revised standard animal weights that take effect in 2019 could reclassify some livestock operations as Concentrated Animal Operations (CAOs) or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), requiring those farms to adopt new levels of compliance wi More...

How to fertilize garden organically

In gardening, whether you’re talking about pest control or fertilization, “organic” generally means natural. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Forced to quit

Dear Annie: My girlfriend (of a year) and I are both in our mid-20s and are both smokers. In fact, that’s how we met — on the smoking patio of a bar, both out there alone because none of the friends we were there with smoked. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra if born before 3:11 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Sun will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, June 22, 2018:  More...

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