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Picnic festivities continue with parade

The skies cleared just in time for young pageant contestants to ride atop a float in the annual Shade Gap Picnic parade Monday night. More...

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Police Log

Harassment   WOOD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 56-year-old Robertsdale man pushed a 63-year-old man, also of Robertsdale, at the 300 block of Hill Street at 7:58 p.m. July 29. The suspect will be cited for harassment.  More...

Scenes from Shade Gap Picnic parade

Nevaeh Gutshall of Three Springs participated in the annual Shade Gap Picnic parade Monday night with her fellow Southern Huntingdon County High School Marching Band members. More...

World  Free Access 

Hybrid dolphin spotted off Hawaii island coast

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists are touting the first sighting of a hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in the ocean off Hawaii. More...

Business News

Supreme Court ruling in union dues impacts case

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon state employee and a labor union have reached a settlement over her lawsuit seeking payback of obligatory union fees, marking the first refund of forced fees since the U.S. More...

Robotic hand can juggle a cube with training

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How long does it take a robotic hand to learn to juggle a cube?  About 100 years, give or take.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Pennsylvania ranks fourth in Vietnam casualties

75 Years Ago  Gov. Edward Martin today had “complete confidence” based on results of a “careful survey” that the Republicans will sweep to victory in next November’s elections.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, July 31   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...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Swihart’s double lifts Red Sox to win in 13th

BOSTON (AP) — Blake Swihart doubled into the Red Sox bullpen to score Eduardo Nunez in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Monday night to move a season-high six games ahead of the New York Yankees in the AL East.&n More...

NASCAR needs changes beginning at the top

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The sky is not falling on NASCAR, its top executives insist, and a cheerier disposition could go a long way in lifting the black clouds surrounding the series.  More...

Different Elliott preps for season

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People/Pastimes

Lending a helping ‘paw’

A committee made up of ACCO Brands employees presented a donation of more than $7,000 to the Huntingdon County Humane Society recently to help with operating costs for the shelter, which serves both More...

Tips for hosting a healthy summer cookout

When people think of barbecues, many think of foods loaded with fat, salt and sugar, which can seem challenging if you are trying to eat healthy. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Pisces if born before 6:42 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018:  More...

Woman’s bail set at hearing

A Union Township resident staunchly opposed to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline will need to post $25,000 cash bail in order to be released from Centre County Jail as decided at a hearing Monday afternoon in the Huntingdon County Court More...

MUASD teachers hired for new year

With classes set to resume in less than a month, the Mount Union Area School Board approved a slate of new hires and several back-toschool activities at their monthly voting session.  More...

Parents voice HASB dissatisfaction

For almost two hours Monday night, members of the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) heard public comment concerning Mass Customized Learning (MCL) and iPad usage in the classroom during their monthly meeting.  More...

More rain forecasted through Wednesday

If people were hoping there would be a change in the weather pattern in the next few days and the rain would leave the area, their hopes will be quickly dashed by the long-term forecast.  The weather pattern that caused flooding conditions in pa More...

State  Free Access 

Friendships, jobs advice come from online community groups

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Doctor assaulted over two dozen kids

A pediatrician arrested in January on charges he molested a 12-year-old girl in his office was accused Monday of sexually abusing more than 25 other patients over the past several decades, in some instances as their unaware parents were in the same r More...

PSU frat member to hear sentence

The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of drinking and hazing last year will be sentenced today.  Ryan Burke will learn his punishment after pleading guilty t More...

General News

Video shows pig abuse, but also common practices

DENVER (AP) — Recently released undercover video showing pigs being kicked, hit and punched at a Kentucky supplier for the world’s largest meat producer drew prompt condemnation from animal rights groups and the agricultural industry alik More...

Colorectal cancer on rise among younger Americans

Dear Doctor: I’m 47 years old and was very happy to have three more years before my doctor started bugging me about a colonoscopy. But my husband says there are new guidelines, and I’m now actually two years late! Why the changes?  More...

Twin wildfires threatening 10,000 homes

LAKEPORT, Calif. More...

Local Sports

State VFW 15-16 Tournament:

Huntingdon eliminated with two losses

The postseason came to an end for the Huntingdon 15-16 all-stars with a pair of losses Monday in the Pennsylvania VFW 15-16-year-old Teener Championship Tournament.  In the first game of the day at Bumgardner Field, Hollidaysburg scored in the b More...

State VFW 15-16 Tournament:

Mount Union can’t get past Lebanon Valley

Mount Union continued their march on Monday morning trying to get the chance to make it into the finals of the 15-16- year-old VFW State Teener Tournament being held in Huntingdon. More...

Editorial

How They Voted

WASHINGTON — Here’s how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending July 27.  HOUSE  More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Philly lawmaker’s ban on ‘gay, trans panic defense’ is an idea whose time has come, July 25   More...

Letter to the Editor

Fighting to keep what is rightfully ours

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Chatter Box

Summer reflections

I’ve been dreading the end of this month. It means the fair is less than a week away, which means school is just a few weeks away, which means ... summer is over.  More...

Healthy Living

What is lymphedema?

Lymphedema facts Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Symptoms of lymphedema include swelling in one or more extremities. The swelling may range from mild to severe and disfiguring. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Mom, that’s gross

Dear Annie: My mother is 82 years old. I love her greatly and know I’m lucky to still have her in my life. All my siblings live out of state, so my husband and I have Mom to our house for dinner and games once a week, which we all enjoy. More...

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