2018-09-20 / Front Page
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State police at Huntingdon are seeking information concerning the whereabouts of a missing juvenile. More...

2018-09-19 / Front Page

Despite rumors circulating this morning, Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) administrators stress there is no threat to students or staff and the schools were not placed in lockdown.  More...

2018-09-20 / Front Page

State police at Huntingdon report that Collin Claar, 12, has been located and is safe. Updated information will be provided in tomorrow’s edition of The Daily News. More...

2018-09-17 / Front Page
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Residents discuss results of realignment in HASD

In the past year, administrative leaders and school board members of the Huntingdon Area School District have been learning about the possible options to realign grades and possibly close an elementary school as a result. More...

2018-09-18 / Front Page
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Several public concerns regarding email safety and technology usage highlighted the Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) meeting Monday night, followed by a vote to deny district superintendent Fred Foster a $1,200 raise.  More...

2018-09-21 / Front Page
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State police lead day-long search near Marklesburg

A Marklesburg youth was found safe around 6 p.m. Thursday following a daylong search based near the Aitch Boat Launch at Raystown Lake.  State police initially reported that 12-year-old Collin Claar went missing from his Marklesburg residence sometime during the night Wednesday night into Thursday morning.  More...

2018-09-20 / Front Page
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Auction planned at Barry’s Service Center Saturday

Saturday, Sept. 22, will be the end of an era in Huntingdon, as the last full service station, Barry’s Service Center and Towing Service at Ninth and Moore Streets in Huntingdon Borough, will close its doors and its contents will be auctioned to the highest bidder.  More...

2018-09-22 / Front Page
Terminated OB/GYNs to practice with UPMC Altoona

Patients of the Women’s Care Center in Huntingdon were informed in writing this week that major changes will soon occur with women’s care, particularly the end of the delivery of babies at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital and the reorganization of obstetrical care in the county.  More...

2018-09-19 / Front Page
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Seven Points Marina staff make repairs after flooding

Seven Points Marina, which was temporarily closed to the public as rising water levels at Raystown Lake last week created hazardous conditions, announced plans to reopen Friday, Sept. 21.  More...

2018-09-11 / Front Page
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The sight of the floodgates open at Raystown Dam’s spillway Sunday was just the first stage in handling the heavy rainfall events impacting the region.  More...

2018-09-14 / Front Page
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Research sheds light on local brown trout population

A glimpse into the hidden habits of the wild brown trout inhabiting the Little Juniata River were revealed Thursday night during the meeting of the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA) at Edgewater Acres in Alexandria. More...

2018-09-18 / Local News

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2018-09-18 / Front Page
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Volunteers sought to remove debris at Raystown Lake

After days of flooding and rising water levels which washed debris and trash downstream, recreation areas around Raystown Lake could use some care and attention.  In observance of National Public Lands Day, volunteers are encouraged to participate in a cleanup effort Sunday, Sept. 23.  More...

2018-09-19 / Front Page

Questions regarding the closure of the courthouse Sept. 10 due to flooding in the county was a heated topic of discussion at the weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners Tuesday morning.  More...

2018-09-20 / Local News

Despite rumors circulating this morning, Huntingdon Area School District (HASD) administrators stress there is no threat to students or staff and the schools were not placed in lockdown.  Huntingdon Area High School assistant principal Nick Payne confirmed there were no threats to the school and students are permitted to come and go from the buildings.  More...

2018-09-18 / Front Page
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Local stakeholders are invited to attend a review of the final preferred route of the proposed Main Line Canal Greenway at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the ballroom of the Bailey Building in Huntingdon. The plan is to create a trail spanning an approximately 42-mile stretch from the Lower Trail in Alexandria to Lewistown. More...

2018-09-19 / Front Page

Meeting in the Rockhill Elementary School Tuesday night, Southern Huntingdon County School Board members heard an update on the district’s ongoing mold issues during their monthly meeting.  “On Aug. 9, we had reports of mold which led us to do some testing,” said district superintendent Dwayne Northcraft.  More...

2018-09-19 / Business News

Aug. 30, 2018  Thomas G. Funkhouser and Linda L. Funkhouser, grantors, to, James W. Laughlin and Andrea E. Laughlin, property in Cromwell Township, $40,000.  Aug. 31, 2018  Douglas A. Taylor and Sherry D. Taylor, grantors, to Scott M. Snyder and Kristi Godin, property in Warriors Mark Township, $270,000.  More...

2018-09-19 / Front Page
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Members of Huntingdon Borough Council appointed a new borough secretary during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.  The municipal leaders welcomed Richard King to the position, which he had filled in an interim capacity since June.  More...

2018-09-18 / Editorial

Stop being a bully  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

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