June 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Laws clarify who should report abuse

After charges of endangering the welfare of children were filed against an area pastor after he allegedly failed to report knowledge he had of sexual abuse to law enforcement, some may still be confused who is considered a mandated reporter.  More...

Local News

Company’s charter celebrated

Mutual Benefit Group employees, from the left, Renee Gialloreto, Sue Leitzel and Penny Dolak, gathered at an open house in the courtyard off Washington Street in Huntingdon Friday to show appreciatio More...

Hospital officials prepare for safe fireworks viewing

Many area residents enjoy the Huntingdon fireworks display from the large parking lot at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital each year.  More...

Correction

Incorrect dates were published in a story involving charges of endangering the welfare of children against David Fisher, 63, Alexandria, published in the June 28 edition of The Daily News.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, June 30   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Women’s PGA Championship:

Park, Henderson, Ryu share lead

KILDEER, Ill. More...

U.S. Senior Open:

Jerry Kelly leads by one

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Maybe the best way to deal with the greens at the Broadmoor is to not putt on them at all.  Jerry Kelly got the message, and now he’s in the lead at the U.S. Senior Open.  More...

Lynx whip Dream 85-74 for sixth straight win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx won their sixth straight, 85-74 over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.  Sylvia Fowles added 13 points and 15 rebounds for her WNBA-leading 12th doubledouble of the seas More...

Religion News

Fans enjoy music, fellowship at Creation festival

Every year, thousands of people from all over the northeastern U.S. gather in a field outside of Shirleysburg to listen to some of the biggest names in Christian music.  More...

Area churches to host VBS

Beavertown Bible Church — Beavertown Bible Church, Todd, will host SunSurf Beach Bash Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, for children ages 3 through sixth grade. More...

What good is an apostle?

When I was a kid my grandfather took me everywhere. He often took me to the park and out to eat. He even took me to this ancient relic called “Blockbuster.” But of all the places he took me, my favorite was his garage. I need to preface. More...

School News

McVeytown woman named to Seton Hill dean’s list

Rachael Denae Barszczowski of McVeytown has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Seton Hill University, Greensburg.  In order to qualify for the dean’s list, a full-time undergraduate student must earn a semester grade point More...

Area man recognized for academic achievement

Aaron Thompson of Huntingdon has been placed on the Gettysburg College dean’s honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2018 semester.  Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a seme More...

Special Sections

Hospital board votes on partner

After J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital officials announced in late January they were in search of a new partner, the hospital’s board of directors voted Thursday to continue working with a partner. More...

Local fireworks planned for July 3

Those who have done their part so that America’s birthday can be celebrated will be honored when the sky above Huntingdon lights up for the annual fireworks show at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, from atop Flagpole Hill.  More...

HCC campers conclude two weeks of fun, community service

Friday marked the last day of Huntingdon Community Center’s two-week summer program Camp HCC. More...

General News

Newspaper employees noted for talent, warmth, wit

Family and colleagues remember the five people killed in a Maryland newspaper shooting as dedicated members of the community. More...

Atlantic City welcomes back two shuttered casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. More...

Star doesn’t let lawsuit dampen ‘Comedians in Cars’

NEW YORK (AP) — As “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” cruises into its tenth season, Jerry Seinfeld realizes that with great success also comes the potential for lawsuits. More...

Local Sports

2018 Baseball Statistics Wrap-Up:

Valley’s Quinn Zinobile is batting champ

It was another successful baseball season for the Huntingdon County schools. More...

2018 Final Area Baseball Statistics

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Akron opens series with win

The Altoona Curve left seven runners on base over the final four innings and lost to the Akron RubberDucks 4-3 Friday night at Canal Park.  The Curve (40-35) left the tying run in scoring position in the ninth to drop the first of a five-game se More...

People/Pastimes

Downtown Summer Camp

Local children performed in a flash mob in the parking lot of the Sheetz at Fourth Street and William Penn Highway to mark the conclusion of the dance and music camp hosted at the Frank P. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hayes Shandon Kratzer, who turns 10 years old today, Saturday, June 30, 2018. He is the son of Torrie DiBella. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellah Melissa Dolan, who will be turning 7 years old tomorrow, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Her loving parents are Eric and Missy Dolan of Entriken. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Leave kids behind

Dear Annie: My wife passed away in 2003. We had two children, who were 5 and 7 at the time. They were pretty spoiled. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 1:31 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, July 2, 2018:  More...

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