April 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Reentry programs to benefit inmates

Once the prison gates shut, many offenders and offenders’ families dive into the stereotype that incarceration confines one, literally, to an 8-foot by 10-foot metal cell, day in and day out. More...

Mini grant awarded for mobile tool shed

As part of ongoing efforts to put together a mobile community tool shed in the three municipalities that are a part of the Juniata River Blueprint Communities, a $10,000 mini grant has been awarded to do just that. More...

Local News

Man charged with assault

A Juniata College student is facing criminal charges after he allegedly strangled and assaulted a campus security officer and then charged at borough police officers, all while nude.  More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

News of Yesteryear

Conductor appointed at JC as associate professor of music

75 Years Ago  Word was received by Mr. and Mrs. James W. Evans of Huntingdon yesterday that their son, Private Kenneth Bernard Evans, 22, had been killed in action in North Africa on March 30. More...

General News

Power-sucking Bitcoin ‘mines’ spark backlash

Bitcoin “miners” who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York’s northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation’s cheapest hydroelectri More...

Guilty plea set for planned San Francisco Pier 39 attack

SACRAMENTO, Calif. More...

Water activist, six others win environmental prize

FLINT, Mich. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Capitals advance, Leafs stay alive

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Washington Capitals can now turn their attention to the Pittsburgh Penguins and avenging some playoff disappointments.  The Capitals won four straight games over the Columbus Blue Jackets after fumbling the first More...

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People/Pastimes

Enjoy budget-friendly spring getaways this season

Spring is the perfect time for a vacation. Shake off the doldrums of winter as you transition toward fresh beginnings and warmer days. More...

Whole milk may be good for cholesterol

New research suggests “good” fat may be good for your cholesterol. More...

Special Occasions

April 24, 2018  Happy birthday wishes go out to Fred Hearn of Huntingdon who celebrates his birthday today, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Happy birthday, Fred!  . . . . .  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, April 25, 2018  More...

Burning brush sparks blaze

A plume of smoke, visible from Piney Ridge and Huntingdon Borough, marked the area where firefighters spent hours battling a brush fire originating in Hesston Monday evening. Volunteers from Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

HCBI members hear April report

Grand openings and upcoming events highlighted conversations during Monday’s Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) meeting. More...

Bears search for food as weather warms

As black bears emerge from their dens, enticed by warmer weather, some of the bruins may run afoul of the human population when they venture into populated areas in a search for sustenance. More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. pushes to end gun-show exception to background checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

Enigma machine collection recalls computer science victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carnegie Mellon University will hire a researcher from the Library of Congress to help it decode a collection that includes two WWII German Enigma machines.  The university wants to encourage the study of 19th and 20th ce More...

PSU says wilderness too risky for outdoors clubs

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A near-century-old outdoor recreation club will now refrain from going outside because it is too dangerous out in the wilderness, according to officials at Penn State University.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, April 24   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:

Trojans and Hornets win, Southern sweeps, Tussey edged

Mount Union 15, West Brnach 3  After suffering a 10-run loss at Penns Valley Friday, Mount Union’s baseball team turned things around Monday afternoon. More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union sweeps Branch, Southern splits with NBC

Mount Union 3, West Branch 1 Mount Union 8, West Branch 7 More...

High School Track & Field:

Trojans sweep; Titan boys go 2-1, girls 1-2

Mount Union  The afternoon was perfect for a track meet and the Mount Union squad made the most of it The boys won 113-35 over Williamsburg and beat Fannett-metal 119-27. More...

Editorial

US Senate candidates respond to questions

The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Daily News to share a series of questions with responses from the candidates for state and federal offices. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voice we want in Harrisburg  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Election letter deadline is April 26

Now that campaigning for the Tuesday, May 15, primary election has started, it is expected there will be Letters to the Editor in support of or in opposition to various candidates for elected offices.  The Daily News does have some rules and dea More...

Chatter Box

Spring, summer schedules fill up quickly

I can’t believe this is the last full week of April. It seems like the year just started, but here we are already with one week left in April and just over a month left in the school year.  More...

Healthy Living

The abcs of IBD treatments

(NAPS)—Every year, some 70,000 Americans are diagnosed with an in.ammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They’re characterized by ongoing inflammation in the intestine and symptoms include: More...

The abcs of IBD treatments

Increasing IBD Patient Participation In Clinical Trials More...

~ Did you know ~

Keeping newborn babies safe is a priority for mothers, fathers and other caregivers. Various ailments can afflict newborns, and one many new parents may be unfamiliar with is respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Back in the loop

Dear Annie: My husband passed away seven years ago from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. We had very dear friends whom we went everywhere with — church, movies, plays, vacations. More...

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