July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

HAMS Summer Food Program to begin

A program that has benefited local children throughout the years, providing summer lunches to any school-aged child that attends, will be branching out in Huntingdon County. More...

State  Free Access 

Burn injuries reported in Letterkenny blast

CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — An explosion at an Army depot Thursday morning left at least three people with burn injuries, officials said.  More...

Court overturns then-11-year-old boy’s conviction in slaying

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Woman driving drunk hits, injures teen sister

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was driving drunk when she struck and seriously injured her 15-year-old sister after the teen apparently jumped on the hood of a moving vehicle.  Pittsburgh police responded to the sce More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, July 19   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

Area Five Teener:

Huntingdon wins 1-0 to move to 2nd round

After suffering through three losses to open the first round of the Area Five VFW Teener League tournament, Huntingdon’s 15-16-year-old squad picked up a victory Wednesday evening against visiting Bellefonte to extend their season into the seco More...

Section Four LL:

Huntingdon wins 11-12 title

Huntingdon had to dig down and find a way to stave off elimination and rally to win the 11-12 year-old Little League Section Four championship Wednesday against Bellefonte. More...

Section Four LL:

Mount Union loses 10-9 to State College

Mount Union suffered its first loss in the Section 4 Little League Tournament Wednesday evening, dripping a 10-9 decision to State College  More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Don’t want to be part of bankrupt township  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Todd Township has recently adopted a community bill of rights ordinance written by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), bann More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania Litter law’s punishment fits the crime, July 11 We don’t know how effectively Pennsylvania’s new anti-littering law can be enforced. More...

You Should Know

Q. When was the last time Queen Elizabeth II reviewed her Guard of Honor as part of her official duties?  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

What is 4-H?

When you hear the word 4-H, what comes to mind? Many of you are probably thinking it has something to do with agriculture. That is correct, but it means so much more than just agriculture. More...

Dairy royalty shares history of ice cream

As we are a little over half way through July being National Ice Cream Month, I found it to be only fitting that I tell you a few more facts about how ice cream came to be! More...

Choose healthier life with Nutrition Links Program

Penn State Extension is teaching the community how to eat better for less in Huntingdon County. Helen Sanqrey is the nutrition education adviser for Huntingdon County. More...

School News

Robertsdale woman wins scholarship

A local student has been selected for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Office of Admissions “Experience IUP” scholarship.  More...

Area scholar graduates from Widener

Widener Law Commonwealth is pleased to announce Morgan Golay of Huntingdon as a graduate of the Class of 2018.  More...

Juniata College dean’s list announced

The dean’s list recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. More...

NASCAR

KENTUCKY

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. The Big 3  Yes, there is a “Big 3” in NASCAR this season. Martin Truex Jr. made it official with his fourth win of the year at Kentucky. More...

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Unbelievable stat   More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

Who might possibly crack the current Big 3 and make it a Big 4? GODSPEAK: Give me “Bad” Brad Keselowski. Shocked? Yes, shocked: He has not won a race this season.  More...

Shooter training to aid officials

About 35 law enforcement and emergency medical services officials have signed up for the active shooter training to be held at Juniata College this weekend, Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22.  The South Central Mountains Regional Task Force More...

Local programs contribute to Chesapeake Bay report

Reports released from the Chesapeake Program officials recently indicated that pollution targets for phosphorus and sediment have been exceeded.  There’s also a drop in the amount of nitrogen entering the Chesapeake Bay; however, the targe More...

Summer movie season looks good at theater

The summer movie season is in full swing, and it looks like a swath of good films this year means things are going well at the Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5.  Dave Peoples, owner of the Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5, said the selecti More...

Local News

Section 4 champs

Local fire and emergency personnel honored members of the Huntingdon Little League 11-12-year-old All Stars Team with a parade through Huntingdon Wednesday night after they beat Bellefonte 5-1 to win More...

Local band members to hold anniversary concert

Backlash, a local rock band, will be hosting its 11th anniversary concert at the Raystown Lake Amphitheater next to the Raystown Lake Region Visitor Center from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 21.  More...

Police Log

Crashes   More...

General News

US deporting crime victims as they wait for visa

For victims of crime on U.S. soil who are living here illegally, a special visa program encourages them to help solve their cases and catch criminals, and often provides their only clear path to citizenship.  More...

Always talk to doctor before deciding on elective surgery

Dear Doctor: I’m not one for cosmetic surgery nor have I ever had money for such things, but now that I’m 61, I have more than the usual saggy breasts that come with age. Is corrective surgery unwise at my age? More...

Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

DETROIT (AP) — In March of 2016, Keith Reynolds flew from California to Atlanta so he could claim his spot in line at 4 a.m., and get a three-hour head start on his West Coast competitors.  Tesla was taking $1,000 deposits for its new elec More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dodgers acquire Machado from Orioles for prospects

The Los Angeles Dodgers won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, getting the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night.  The Orioles received five prospects: outfielder Yusniel Diaz, right-handers Dean Kremer and More...

Thomas wins 11th Tour stage

LA ROSIERE, France (AP) — If the idea behind a short but almost entirely mountainous stage in the Tour de France was to create constant action, Stage 11 Wednesday went according to plan.  The end result, however, was the same as most recen More...

Mowins, Griese to work ESPN opener

ESPN is going with a fresh approach for its first 2018 regular-season broadcast of “Monday Night Football.”  Two announcers with plenty of NFL credentials but far more entrenched in the college game these days will be handling the Je More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 8! Happy birthday wishes go out to Anna Jo Jefferis, who turns 8 years old today, Thursday, July 19, 2018. She is the daughter of Matthew and Brenda Jefferis of Alexandria. Anna is the sister of Earl and Ethan Jefferis. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Eden Shea Kyle, who celebrates her first birthday today, Thursday, July 19, 2018. She is the daughter of Dylan and Whitney (Stinson) Kyle of Huntingdon. More...

Brighten and awaken flavors

Summer provides an abundance of delicious, fresh-picked flavors, giving home chefs plenty of opportunities to use them in both classic recipes and newfound favorites. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Acknowledging an empty card

Dear Annie: My daughter graduated from high school a few weeks ago and had sent out announcements to family and friends. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, July 20, 2018:  More...

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