June 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Distributors find ways to compete

Sheetz on Route 26 in Smithfield Township has been selling six packs of beer and wine for two years, and Giant Foods in the Lake Raystown Shopping Center, also in Smithfield Township, has been selling six packs of beer and wine since March.  How More...

State  Free Access 

Man had nearly 50 guns stockpiled in storage unit

BETHLEHEM, Pa. More...

Teen, horse heading to national competition

HEGINS, Pa. More...

Pittsburgh area teen OK after drainpipe incident

Bethel Park, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh teen was sucked into a drainage pipe during a powerful storm that dumped nearly four inches of rain, but miraculously popped out the other end of it with only bumps and bruises.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 22   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

College World Series:

Florida advances to bracket final

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida carried a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning against Texas Tech. More...

NBA Draft:

Ayton taken by Suns; Doncic headed to Mavs

NEW YORK (AP) — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. More...

Yankees finish sweep of Mariners

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Thursday for a three-game sweep. More...

School News

Area scholar division marshal at Penn State

Elise Fisher, a 2014 Huntingdon Area High School graduate, graduated from the Penn State University May 5 with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education and a minor in special education.  More...

Area woman honored by Kutztown University

Mackenzie Covert, of Orbisonia, has been named to the Spring 2018 dean’s list at Kutztown University.  Nearly 1,700 students have been named to the list. More...

Lock Haven University recognizes achievement

The following local students have been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Lock Haven University:  — Gregory Miller of Cassville.  — Kendall Hudy of Huntingdon.  — Taylor Young of Huntingdon.  — K More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A scam from beyond

Dear Heloise: My husband died a few months ago, and of course we posted an obituary in the paper. Two days after the funeral, I got a phone call from a woman who said she was a CLAIRVOYANT and had been contacted by my husband with a message. More...

Special Sections

Man charged in drug deaths

A 19-year-old Bedford County man was charged Thursday afternoon with second degree murder of an unborn child as the result of a drug delivery resulting in death. More...

Police arrest man on drug charges

An ongoing undercover investigation led to the buybust operation of a Philadelphia area man manufacturing and delivering heroin to the county Thursday afternoon.  More...

Alleghenies Ahead to move toward approval

Alleghenies Ahead continued to make progress toward completion with a special meeting Thursday night to review public comment about the comprehensive plan.  More...

Rain storms expected throughout weekend

Though rivers and creeks in the county are looking a little high at the moment, the periods of rain expected this weekend are not likely to impact the area in the way of flooding.  According to the National Weather Service bureau in State Colleg More...

Local News

Beautiful Baby Contest deadline extended

Proud parents will have another week to send in photos of their beautiful babies for entry into The Daily News’ 10th annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  “We’ve extended the entry deadline to Friday, June 29,” said Carol More...

Attorneys address concerns in strangulations cases

Two strangulation cases that have addressed concerns regarding the protection of the victim while in the lower courts appeared again in criminal court last week, one defendant entering a guilty plea to other misdemeanor charges while a second defenda More...

Special music event to honor MU man

A special event will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 23, in honor of a Mount Union man to raise awareness and funding to fight for those battling dementia.  More...

General News

Schools mum on ties to doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won’t say if they are reviewing those connecti More...

What actually makes something addictive

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?  The short answer is probably not.  More...

Local Sports

Legion Baseball:

Huntingdon rolls past Clarence 13-1 in five

Huntingdon American Legion Post 24 scored runs in bunches at Clarence Thursday. Five-run third and fifth innings sent Huntingdon to a 13-1 win in five innings.  The locals totaled 11 hits on the day. Owen Lane had two hits and three RBI. More...

Curve fall 2-1 to Squirrels in series finale

RICHMOND, Va. More...

People/Pastimes

Bright Beginnings Nursery School

The Bright Beginnings Nursery School recently held graduation for the 2017-2018 class, including, from the left, Laryssa Dell, Bentley Snyder, Brynlee Parson, Karah Cohenour, Cambree Whitsel, Kenleig More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Blair Elizabeth Bickel, who turns 10 years old today, Friday, June 22, 2018. Her proud parents are Erin Harlow Moyer and Wilbur Moyer of McConnellstown and Samuel Bickel of Huntingdon. More...

More folks exploring the outdoors

The great outdoors is as popular as ever. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, the number of people in the United States who traverse the country’s hundreds of thousands of miles of trails is on the rise.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Before traveling  Before you take a trip, visit the state’s website. They’ll have a tourism page with all kinds of information. You can find them by doing a search on the state name and tourism. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Disappearing cemetery flowers

Dear Annie: The artificial flowers on my grandparents’ graves have gone missing three out of the past four times my mother and I have put them out. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 23, 2018:  More...

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