April 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HCBI leaders hear budget update

The Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) board heard updates and concerns regarding the state House budget during its monthly meeting Monday at the J.C. Blair Education Center in Huntingdon.  More...

Unclaimed property ad in today’s edition

Since the 1950s, the state Department of Treasury has been required to advertise unclaimed property belonging to residents. Daily News readers will find that advertisement on page 11 in today’s edition.  More...

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Local News

Senator receives township association’s highest honor

Sen. John Eichelberger Jr. was given the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ Founder’s Award for his support of local government and unfunded mandate reforms. More...

Annual Senior Expo to be held Thursday

Have a question about senior health issues and concerns? Need the phone number of your local representative in Congress or the state Assembly? Or, are you planning a trip and need senior transportation?  More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

General News

Overcoming opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Logan Snyder got hooked on pills after a prescription to treat pain from a kidney stone, she joined the millions already swept up in the nation’s grim wave of addiction to opioid painkillers.  She was just 1 More...

Visit the eye doctor instead of buying drugstore readers

Dear Doctor: About a year ago, when I turned 44, I started using reading glasses that I purchased at the drugstore. They seemed to work just fine. Now I need a stronger pair, and I wonder whether using them has weakened my eyes.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Judge denies request to withdraw plea

75 Years Ago  A proposal to tax every ton of coal mined in Pennsylvania to establish a statewide mine sealing fund was studied today by the sanitary water board as the newest approach to the long and vexing stream pollution problem.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs rip Pirates 14-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory on Monday night.  More...

Jimmie Johnson wins at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It was just last month that people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson as he got off to a slow start.  How silly it was to worry.  More...

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People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Rogers-Winfield

Kimber Winfield and Frankie Rogers, both of Huntingdon, are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lori and David Winfield of Huntingdon. More...

Engaged to Wed

Barnish-Morgan

Kayla Morgan of Three Springs and Matthew Barnish of Mapleton are pleased to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dale and Cynthia Morgan of Mapleton. More...

Boy Scout Troop and Pack 471

A contingent of 33 leaders, parents and scouts from Boy Scout Troop and Pack 471 took a break from a hike after enjoying the beautiful day at the H&BT Rail Trail. More...

Special Sections

Trial scheduled in hospital suit

A jury trial date has been set in one of two medical malpractice cases filed against a former local urologist nearly three years ago.  More...

MUASB members halt restroom plan

Taken aback by the bids received for a restroom pavilion to serve the high school’s outdoor athletic facilities, the Mount Union Area School Board voted Monday to table any action until members can sit down with the project’s engineer.&nb More...

Area students learn about careers

Area businesses, agencies and professionals were invited to Standing Stone Elementary School Monday for the second year in a row to present their jobs as part of an initiative to expose kids to as many different career opportunities as soon as possib More...

State  Free Access 

Police ambush killer’s mother begs for his life

MILFORD (AP) — The mother of a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers made an emotional appeal for her son’s life Monday, telling jurors who are weighing the death penalty for him, “I want my son to be saved More...

Bill to control sex offender benefits passes state House

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill that would make convicted sex offenders who aren’t complying with Megan’s Law ineligible for public assistance has easily passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.  The House voted 190-2 on Mon More...

Gov. treasurer push pension agencies to cut fees

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s two large public sector pension agencies got a message from Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday: cut the fees paid to outside firms handling billions in investments.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 25   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

High School Baseball:

Huntingdon repays Clearfield

Another quality pitching performance, solid defense and a little timely hitting earned Huntingdon a second straight victory. More...

High School Baseball:

Hornets top Trojans 5-4

A pair of area teams having very good seasons and plenty of history between them went at it in Alexandria Monday. Jack Johnson held the Trojan hitters in check and the Green Hornets came away with a very rare win over Mount Union, 5-4.  More...

High School Softball:

Bearcats edge Bison 7-6

Huntingdon’s Hannah Heintzelman belted a triple and a home run during Monday afternoon’s Mountain League contest at Clearfield, while Leah Reed had a threerun blast in the fourth inning. More...

Editorial

Op-Eds

First round of French presidential election a blow to the establishment

France held a presidential election Sunday under the looming threat of Islamist terrorism, and winnowed the field to two candidates at opposite ends of what has become the new ideological battle line of our era: nationalism vs. More...

A tribute to an old friend

I read The Daily News the other day and saw that my friend Lew Brown had died. Lew will always be with me and many others, however, because of his infectious personality and great sense of humor. More...

Demand facts, support real news in the community

The term “news media” can mean a lot of different things these days, but at the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, the news media that we work with are Pennsylvania’s newspapers and onlineonly news publications.  More...

Chatter Box

County spring traditions continue

With each week that passes, the spring traditions in Huntingdon County continue. Do you ever associate annual events with important dates or family events? More...

Healthy Living

What do you really know about tooth decay?

It’s no secret that brushing your teeth and limiting your sugar intake goes a long way in preventing tooth decay, but what else do you know about this common oral health problem? Test your knowledge below!  TRUE OR FALSE?   More...

Beware of acidic foods, for the love of your teeth!

It’s common knowledge that sugar wreaks havoc on your teeth, but did you know that eating acidic food and beverages could also impact your oral health?   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Fix a rift with friend before it’s too late

Dear Annie: My question is urgent and can’t wait. I don’t know what to do.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 26, 2017:  More...

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