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Bedford County DA visits Saxton leaders

Saxton Borough Council Monday evening welcomed Bedford County District Attorney Leslie Childers-Potts to its regular monthly session.  Borough mayor Alan Smith said it was an honor to have Childers-Potts present. More...

State  Free Access 

Man starts walk across America, seeking the good in people

YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — At little after 9 a.m.  More...

Cruising, banned in Allentown in 1980s, to be celebrated

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Tony Mirra didn’t put much work into his wardrobe when he and his pals from Southern Lehigh High School would ride “the circuit” in Allentown. He let his 1961 Chevrolet Impala do the talking.  More...

Petitions to offer online gambling in state roll in

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Woman stranded after surviving California crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A self-described beachcomber says it was her luckiest find yet: A woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach.  More...

San Antonio store owner’s killer set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was set for execution Tuesday evening as lawyers argued in the courts that the state parole board improperly refused his clemency request because he’s black.  More...

A century ago, German sub brought World War I home to US

ORLEANS, Mass. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Altuve, others bring compact pop to game

WASHINGTON (AP) — In decades past they would have been given nicknames like “Pee Wee” and coached to shorten their swings, keep the ball close to the ground, find holes and use their speed to leg out base hits.  Now, “sma More...

Harper wins Home Run Derby

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. More...

Memories of the 1969 All-Star Game in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — How my dad got tickets to the 1969 All-Star Game is still a mystery to me. Great seats, too: Section 127, Row 1.  More...

People/Pastimes

Boy Scout Troop 25 members travel to Maine

When their trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimmaron, New Mexico, was canceled after a year and one-half of planning, the scouts of Troop 25 still wanted to go on a trip. More...

Bricktown seniors hold meeting

President Selwyn “Bud” Parks opened the July 11 meeting with a word of prayer offered by John Benson, followed by recitation of the pledge of allegiance. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Susan Lou (Heffner) Nicewonger of Marklesburg, who turns 76 years old today, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. More...

Annie's Mailbox

A controlling friend

Dear Annie: I have a problem with my neighbor. I don’t know whether it’s her or me. She is a great neighbor, has become a friend, is always helpful and is kindhearted. But the thing is that she seems too controlling. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, July 18, 2018:  More...

Dry weather to follow front

After a cold front moves through the area today, the next four days are expected to be pleasant, sunny and dry in the county.  According to Accuweather.com meteorologist Dave Samuhel, the front coming through today could trigger some widespread More...

TMSB members OK paving work

The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday evening approved a paving project at the elementary school and accepted several resignations from district staffers.  The monthly session, chaired by board president Melanie Gresko, was a combined work an More...

Motorists reminded to properly secure loads

Traffic increases each year during the summer months, including vehicles laden with added cargo, which can add some additional challenges to sharing the road.  More...

Obituaries

Local News

Drivers not injured

No one was injured in a three-car vehicle crash took place around 3:15 p.m. Monday on William Penn Highway, west of Crooked Creek Road, in Smithfield Township. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   BROAD TOP TWP., BEDFORD CO. — A 67-year-old Hopewell man reported to state police at Bedford that someone destroyed his mailbox at 2944 Sherman Valley Road at 10 a.m. July 10. More...

News of Yesteryear

Boy injured after bicycle crashes into side of vehicle

75 Years Ago  Daniel Putt, 10, Saxton, is a patient in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital suffering from injuries received last evening when he rode his bicycle into the side of an automobile driven by Paul Huckonsky of Dudley.  More...

World  Free Access 

Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 17   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 Teener:

Mount Union edges Huntingdon

Mount Union and Huntingdon squared off in the Area Five 15-16 Teener Tournament in Mount Union Monday night. More...

Section Four LL:

Mount Union outscores Indiana 22-13

Mount Union’s 9-10-yearold all-star team opened its bid for a shot at the state title in Red Land Monday evening in a matchup with Indiana. More...

Bowie opens with 5-2 win over Curve

Four runs in the ninth inning for the Bowie Baysox handed the Altoona Curve a 5-2 defeat Monday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 13.  HOUSE  More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, firefighters  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

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Chatter Box

Summer evenings hard to beat

Where can you stay outside until 9 p.m. (or later) and not have to worry about a flashlight, catch lightning bugs and enjoy dinner that was picked fresh from the garden? Why, central Pennsylvania in summer!  More...

Healthy Living

Antibiotics and your dentist — CDC urges you to be antibiotics aware

(NAPS)—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages the public to Be Antibiotics Aware by talking with their dentists about when antibiotics are needed for their oral health. More...

What to do when the ‘lice letter’ comes home

(NAPS)—If any of America’s 56 million schoolchildren is yours, you are probably familiar with the “lice letter” alerting parents that a head lice outbreak has been identified at school. More...

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