July 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tethering law applies in high temps

Libre’s Law, enacted in August 2017, not only significantly reduced the amount of time a dog may be tethered outside in cold temperatures, but also applies in excessive heat.  The legislation, named for a Lancaster County puppy rescued fro More...

Fines, jail time result of mailbox vandalism

In light of recent vandalism of mailboxes in the county, many may not know the consequences of the destruction of them.  Tad Kelley, spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service, said vandalism of mailboxes is more likely in rural areas.  More...

Local News

Police Log

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News of Yesteryear

Petersburg girl crowned as county’s Little Princess

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County subdued by a scarcity of gasoline and fireworks, observed its safest July 4 weekend last weekend. No single traffic accident was recorded during the two-day holiday.  More...

Eight defendants enter guilty pleas

After several defendants were sentenced last week during criminal court, an additional eight defendants entered guilty pleas to their various charges.  Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic accepted the pleas, sentencing those defendant More...

General News

Withdrawal from antidepressant use can cause physical symptoms

Dear Doctor: Just how addictive are antidepressants? My doctor thinks I should take one, but I know a lot of people who have had trouble stopping them. Do the drugs even work?  More...

Suit alleging bias pulls back curtain on Harvard University admissions

BOSTON (AP) — Defending itself in a lawsuit alleging bias against Asian- Americans, Harvard University is fighting a push to make public a trove of admissions documents including internal communications, statistics on accepted students and a &l More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Kershaw dominates in win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched six shutout innings, and Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner each had three hits as Los Angeles Dodgers beat San Diego 8-2. More...

Yankees manage to split with Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brett Gardner had four hits, homered and drove in three runs to help the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 Monday night for a doubleheader split.  In the opener, Danny Valencia snapped an 0-for-25 skid with More...

Federer, Williams, Nadal and Isner in quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) — Not one top-10 seed has made the women’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Serena Williams will be there, though, after she moved a step closer to an eighth title at the All England Club. More...

People/Pastimes

Carpers ‘pay it forward’ at 86th reunion

The decedents of Adam and Annie (Whippo) Carper gathered for the 86th family reunion July 8 at the Stone Creek Valley Lions Park. More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brooke Kenley Bilger, who turns 5 years old today, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Her proud parents are George and Apryl Bilger of McVeytown. Brooke has a big brother, Georgie Bilger. More...

Locks of Love

Vivianna Welsch, right, donated a length of her hair to Locks of Love with assistance from Teri McIntyre at In Style Styling Salon, Huntingdon. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A suspicious caregiver

Dear Annie: “Pete” was a friend of mine. He was 20 years older than I and died at the age of 87. He worked hard his entire life and retired with his wife, and they lived in a small but nice house in Palm Springs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Gemini if born before 1:59 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 11, 2018:  More...

Residents rally to halt pig farm

In a 2-1 vote Monday night, the Todd Township Supervisors approved an ordinance for community bill of rights, as a sign of opposition towards a proposed swine concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO).  More...

Leaders discuss fire tax meeting

Members of Alexandria Borough Council hope to coordinate with the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Jazz fusion band to be part of concert series

The Huntingdon County Arts Council will host the third performance in its Concert on the Quad series at 6:30 p.m. More...

State  Free Access 

Drone photography business flying high

JESSUP, Pa. (AP) — From Lee Deangelis’ perspective, “once you get 100 feet up, everything looks better.”  More...

Remains of Flight 93 buried at memorial

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. More...

Jury being selected for trial in homicide

EBENSBURG, Pa. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 10   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Area Five 15-16 Tournament:

Mount Union rallies for win over Bellefonte

It took Mount Union five innings to get going, but it came back from a six-run deficit to win a 10-6 in the opening game in the Area Five VFW 15-16 Teener Tournament at the Municipal Park Monday night.  More...

Photo

Huntingdon’s 11-12 Little League all-stars won the District 11 championship with an 8-1 win at West Suburban Friday evening. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Clean slate bill opens the door for many Pennsylvanians, July 1 A conviction for a low-level crime shouldn’t come with a life sentence. More...

Letter to the Editor

Good work, Wes  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

MALLARD FILLMORE

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Chatter Box

Crossing off a bucket list item

Three local residents were able to cross off an item on their bucket list Sunday, as they traveled with their horses to the Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, in Baltimore, Maryland.  More...

Healthy Living

Identifying and understanding dehydration

Dehydration is a simple condition to understand, but one that can lead to a host of complicated problems. Many people may be quick to associate dehydration with athletes, particularly those who exercise outdoors in warm climates. More...

Improve personal health starting with digestion

“ You are what you eat” is a familiar adage that bears some truth. Research consistently points to specific functional components of foods and beverages that may improve overall health. More...

Alcohol and breast cancer risk

Many people unwind with a glass of wine or a cocktail after a stressful day, and some research suggests that mild to moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages can have various health advantages.  More...

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