December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

EMS services on board with program

Representatives from four ambulance services agreed Thursday night they will participate in a program to provide their availability to the Huntingdon County 911 Dispatch Center to help improve response times in emergency situations. More...

Planners asked to help with intersection issue

A McAlevys Fort property owner addressed the Huntingdon County Planning Commission during its monthly meeting Thursday night seeking its assistance with a proposed intersection project in the village. More...

Jobs

Temporary Part-Time Housekeeper - Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.
MACHINE OPERATORS - ACCO Brands
Multiple Opportunities - Hearthside RNC
Multiple Opportunities - Children’s Behavioral Health Inc.
Family Development Assistant - Huntingdon County Child Adult Development Corporation
HEALTH SERVICES SPECIALIST - Supportive Concept for Families, Inc.
Multiple Opportunities - Center for Community Action
Drivers - Central Refrigerated Home
Independent Contractors - The Daily News
WATER DRIVERS - Infinity Oilfield Services
Child care - Jen
Drivers - Super Service LLC
Part-Time Sports Writer - The Daily News

Local News

Post conviction motions to be held for drug dealers

Two drug defendants convicted in 2013 appeared before the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday for status conferences in reference to Post Conviction Risk Assessments (PCRA). More...

TDN subscribers give to Toys for Tots

A great big holiday thank you goes out to the many Daily News subscribers who donated toys to the Toys for Tots program during a special campaign in December. More...

MU man sentenced to serve state time

A Mount Union man was sentenced on a forgery charge before the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

General News

Professors employ TV’s Simpsons

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that hasn’t stopped them from showing up on college campuses. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blue Devils beat UConn 66-56

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. More...

Golden States bounces back 114-109

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

Bortles leads Jaguars past Titans 21-13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles revived a stagnant offense. Jordan Todman provided some cushion with a big run. And Sen’Derrick Marks sealed the victory with the most rewarding sack of his career. More...

Press Club

HCCTC carpentry students install sidewalks at school

We are living in a material world. More...

Trojans grieving loss of friends

Many people have trouble dealing with grief when a loved one passes away. Many ask, “How do I cope with school, activities or work?” The answer is, no one can say how a certain individual will handle it. More...

CCA performs with All-State Choir

Students from Calvary Christian Academy recently joined students from several other Christian schools in Pennsylvania to sing in the Keystone Christian Education Association’s (KCEA) All-State Choir. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Party beverages Serve one signature alcoholic mixed drink or one type of wine punch and one type of non-alcoholic fruit punch instead of many different drink choices at your party. Add coffee, tea, and water to round out your drink selections. More...

Annie's Mailbox

If child is at risk, call authorities

Dear Annie: I have tenants who are behind in their rent. I’ve let it slide because I’ve been preoccupied with some personal problems. But my problems have been resolved, and now I’d like the back rent. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Room service for breakfast

Dear Heloise: We have three children and like to take SHORT TRIPS with them. To save money and curb early morning crankiness, here is what we do: We use a rolling ice chest as a piece of luggage. After unpacking, we take a trip to the grocery store. More...

Public updated on heritage plan

As planners near the completion of updates to the Huntingdon County Heritage Plan, about a dozen stakeholders in the county’s history and heritage gathered late Thursday afternoon in the courthouse annex to review the preliminary document. More...

Six drug suspects enter guilty pleas

Huntingdon County Senior Judge Stewart Kurtz sentenced four of six drug suspects rounded up in a July drug bust after they pleaded guilty in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

Duo close salon after 30 years of business

After 30 years of business together, an area mother-daughter duo closed their Rockhill hair salon Thursday. More...

Obituaries

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 19 AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State  Free Access 

Uganda-based man counterfeited $2M in cash

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a man with leading an international counterfeit money operation based in the African nation of Uganda, and shipping bogus bills to the Pittsburgh area and other locations in the United States. More...

State lawmakers to face bill banning gift-taking

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers’ willingness to stop taking gifts from lobbyists, state contractors and other people who want to influence state government is about to be tested. More...

Ex-Rite Aid VP charged in $14.6M surplus scheme

HARRISBURG (AP) — A former Rite Aid quality assurance executive in Oregon and a New Jersey businessman have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection with a nine-year, $14.6 million surplus inventory kickback scheme. More...

Local Sports

Bearcats handle PO 65-12

The Huntingdon wrestling team turned in another dominating performance last evening, winning 12 of the 14 weight classes and picking up bonus points in 10 of those on the way to a 65-12 victory over visiting Philipsburg. More...

Forfeits key in Rockets’ loss to Knights

Southern Huntingdon hosted Moshannon Valley Thursday for its final dual meet of 2014. The Rockets wrestled well but giving up four forfeits was too much to overcome in a 55-23 setback to the Knights. More...

Warriors deal 80-56 loss to Mount Union

A sloppy and sluggish start put the Mount Union boys basketball team in a deep hole that it could not recover from in losing an 80-56 Inter-County Conference North contest at West Branch Thursday night. More...

People/Pastimes

Recipes that make holiday entertaining easy

For many hosts and hostesses, planning a holiday gathering involves many details and careful planning of everything from the tablecloths to the dessert plates. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014: More...

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