November 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB president reflects on career

After more than a decade of dedication to his alma mater, Richard “Dick” Scialabba will be stepping down as Huntingdon Area School Board (HASB) president, a position that he has held near and dear to his heart.  More...

TDN crossword puzzle returns to comics page

Some traditions are hard to change. The crossword puzzle has published on the comics page for decades, offering readers the convenience of reading their favorite comics and solving the puzzle, both on the same page. More...

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Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Shirley Twp. home damaged by fire

Crews responded to a fire at a Shirley Township home during the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day.  Fire broke out in the bedroom of a home of Jack McCartney at 11171 Sleepy Hollow Drive just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday.  More...

Wanda Meyash Award presented to local couple

Huntingdon Borough Mayor Dee Dee Brown presented a second Wanda Meyash Outstanding Citizen Award during the regular meeting of Huntingdon Borough Council Tuesday night.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

No tax increase for Shirley residents

75 Years Ago  A brush fire was put out by the Huntingdon No. 1 and Hookies companies this forenoon in the rear of the Pennsylvania department of Highways shed in Smithfield. The alarm was turned in at the 10:40 a.m. More...

Local Sports

ICC announces 2017 football all-star picks

Four area teams were well represented when the Inter- County Conference honored it’s football all-star selections.  Those schools occupied 11 of 31 first team slots and 11 of 31 on the second team. More...

Leidy, Hipp win local Power Points

Scores have improved as the season rolls along in the weekly Power Points Football Contest. The contest is sponsored locally by Dominos Pizza.  In Week 10, Roger Leidy of Huntingdon won the local prize with a score of 134. More...

People/Pastimes

Standing Stone Seniors hold regular meeting

The Standing Stone Senior Citizens met Nov. 15 for its regular meeting. President Jim Park welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order. Prayer was offered by Jay White, followed by the Pledge to the Flag.  More...

Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post 24

Sofia Mistretta dipped an apple into caramel at a “make your own caramel apple bar” with some help from her mother, Shawnee, right, and her father, David, left, during the monthly Art Wal More...

Alexandria residents’ grandson earns Eagle Scout rank

Eli Mengel, the son of Randy and Allison (Porter) Mengel of Farragut, Tennessee, received his Eagle Scout badge at his Court of Honor in September 2017. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Feeling intimidated by boyfriend’s friend

Dear Annie: I’ve been dating “Tim” for about a year. When we first started dating, I was intimidated by how pretty some of his female friends were, but that feeling faded when I got to know them. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017:  More...

Details released in buggy crash

More details have been released after charges were filed against a Huntingdon woman for her involvement in the crash that claimed the life of one man, injured two others and destroyed the storefront of Kwik Fill in Henderson Township in the early-mor More...

Shop Small Saturday events planned

After the aisles and shelves of the large department stores have been thoroughly ransacked by voracious Black Friday shoppers, local businesses are offering a welcome respite with Shop Small Saturday.  More...

Local food pantry administrators thankful for increased giving

As the holiday season quickly approaches, so do the increases in donations at area food pantries in the county.  The Rev. Jim Hullihen, who runs the Orbisonia Food Pantry, said the increase is not unusual this time of year.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

A decade later, gas drilling tax politics roil state

HARRISBURG (AP) — A decade after energy companies began realizing the explosive economic potential of the vast Marcellus Shale natural gas reservoir, the politics of taxing it still roils Pennsylvania, now the nation’s No. More...

Thousands pay respects to slain officer

NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — Thousands of police officers from around the country turned out to pay respects Wednesday to a rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop last week.  More...

Court invalidates 2014 line-item vetoes

HARRISBURG — It’s not enough for Pennsylvania governors to send out news releases when they are vetoing bills during a legislative adjournment, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday; they also have to issue formal public notices.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 24   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Keenum picks apart Lions 30-23

DETROIT (AP) — Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open.  More...

Rivers, Allen step up to beat Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philip Rivers was more than comfortable on the Thanksgiving stage for the first time in his 14 NFL seasons.  Same with Keenan Allen, who didn’t have to wait nearly that long.  More...

Redskins overcome mistake to down Giants 20-10

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Deleting personal data

Dear Heloise: Most people think that by deleting material on their computer, they have effectively erased all of their past PERSONAL DATA. Well, they haven’t! More...

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