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Car cruise, fireworks show usher in Independence Day

Despite the stifling heat and humidity, approximately 100 vehicles and a sizeable crowd of spectators attended the 33rd Annual Downtown Huntingdon Car & Bike Cruise Tuesday evening. More...

Local News

Crab wagon returns to Giant

Hooper’s Crab Wagon will be returning to Giant Foods from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7. More...

Defendants accepted into ARD program

Nearly a dozen cases were accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Program last week during criminal court, defendants facing both DUI and non DUI charges. More...

Porter Twp. Supervisors look for recycling solution

Though the two recycling bins in Porter Township were scheduled to be removed at the end of June, they were still in place as of July 3 monthly meeting of Porter Township supervisors.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 5   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

Thunder thump Curve 8-3 to open series

Combined with a three-run homer by Gosuke Katoh in the first and a nine-strikeout performance over six innings by Ryan Bollinger, the Trenton Thunder jumped out to an early and rode on to an 8-3 win over the Altoona Curve on Independence Day at Peopl More...

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The Red Sox needed seven innings to defeat the Tigers 8-7 in a playoff game to capture the Huntingdon Little League 9/10 Division crown. More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Community needs good economic news  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   I am writing in support of Green Leaf Medical’s attempt to obtain a permit as a medical cannabis grower at the former Seton plant in Saxton.  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania ———  Time to shelve library advocacy? More...

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People/Pastimes

HCCTC graduates

Recent graduates of the nurse aide program at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC), Mill Creek, were honored July 2. More...

Bricktown Seniors hold monthly meeting

Bricktown Seniors president Selwyn “Bud” Parks opened the June 6 meeting with a word of prayer offered by John Benson, followed by recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and singing, “God Bless America.”  More...

Family holds annual reunion in Saltillo

The descendants of Benjamin and Villa Varner held their annual family reunion July 1 at the Saltillo Community Building in Saltillo. More...

School News

Huntingdon woman earns academic honors

At the end of every academic year, the Carleton community gathers at honors convocation to recognize faculty and students for their accomplishments and service.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Boyfriend disrespected, controlled by ex-wife

Dear Annie: What advice would you give to a divorced man regarding “ moving on”? My boyfriend and his ex-wife have been divorced for 10 years, yet she continues to manipulate him and behave spitefully toward him. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 6, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Commissioners to join lawsuit

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved to joining a federal class-action lawsuit that involves underpayment in lieu of taxes for federal property at their weekly meeting July 3. More...

Holiday was safe at Raystown Lake

For the holiday weekend through the Fourth of July, things were busy at Raystown Lake, but mostly quiet in the way of incidents.  More...

Joinder motion sought in burglary cases

Eight individuals involved in burglaries spanning across Lincoln, Barree, Brady and Spruce Creek Townships in addition to Alexandria and Cassville Borough and Menno Township, Mifflin County, will have their cases joined in court for the purpose of tr More...

State  Free Access 

More colleges enroll students with intellectual disabilities

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Emily Scott has been part of the West Chester University family for a long time.  More...

Whiskey Rebellion landmarks are few

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — MONONGAHELA - A Pennsylvania historical sign in a Monongahela parking lot marks the location where U.S. More...

Arrest made amid search in transit platform assault

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit officials who sought help from the public Wednesday following the alleged sexual assault of a teenager at gunpoint on a transit platform near Philadelphia’s City Hall reported a possible suspect in custody on a More...

General News

Sense of smell may be tied to cognitive function

Dear Doctor: Could one’s sense of smell really be used to predict Alzheimer’s? I’ve never had a very good sense of smell, so does that mean I’m doomed?  More...

Boating better with quality fuel

(NAPSI)—I have spent many years of my life racing boats professionally and enjoying boats recreationally. My love for being out on the water has been passed down through my family, and it is truly a way of life for all of us. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Molina, Munoz homer to help Cardinals beat Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Yadier Molina and Yairo Munoz homered, Miles Mikolas threw six strong innings and St. Louis broke loose late to beat Arizona 8-4 and take two of three from the first-place Diamondbacks. More...

Red Sox win 3-0 to finish sweep of Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

Second-seeded Wozniacki not gracious in defeat

LONDON (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki complained about the flying insects at Wimbledon, demanding that bug spray be brought to the court.  She wondered aloud whether play should be halted because of a brief drizzle.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Ice cream is delicious and nutritious treat

Alternate Dairy Princess  More...

July is National Ice Cream Month

Hello again and Happy National Ice Cream Month! Yes, you read that right, July is National Ice Cream Month and for the farmers and promoters of the dairy industry, we take great pride in being able to announce that! More...

Home food preservation workshops to be offered

Over the past few years there has been increasing interest in home food preservation. Canning, freezing and drying are preservation methods that allow you to enjoy garden fresh produce and seasonal foods all year long. More...

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