March 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rick Santorum still has support in Pa.

While the Republican establishment has started to coalesce around Mitt Romney in earnest with Jeb Bush and other leading Republicans pressuring Rick Santorum to leave the race after a thumping in the Illinois primary earlier this week, Santorum recei More...

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Local News

Sen. Casey has strong approval

Voters give Senator Robert Casey Jr. More...

Police Log

Hit deer   JUNIATA CO. — Sherri Robertson, 44, Blairs Mills, was not injured in a crash when her 2010 Ford pickup hit a deer on Route 75 Thursday morning in Tuscarora Township, reported state police at Lewistown.  Rifle taken   More...

Southern school board discusses substitute lists

The Southern Huntingdon County School Board had a full agenda for this past week’s meeting.  Under personnel, the board agreed to add the names of Mindy Milam and Richard Duvall to the district’s non-instructional substitute list. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

TDN debuts new ‘Farm and Home Corner’ column

75 Years Ago  Tomorrow, March 25, there will appear in the columns of The Daily News a new column to be known as the “Farm and Home Corner.” This column will be devoted exclusively to the activities of our rural readers.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon tops Tussey Mountain

High School Tennis:

In an early-season match between 0-1 area teams, Huntingdon scored a 6-1 victory over visiting Tussey Mountain Thursday afternoon.  More...

Juniata splits home debut with Bradford

College Baseball:

By TY R. STATES  Contributing Writer  Juniata College hosted Pitt- Bradford at Langdon-Goodale Field for a doubleheader in its home debut Thursday. The Eagles played well in a 7-4 game one win, but lost the nightcap 6-4.  More...

People/Pastimes

An elegant feast for your Easter gathering

Bring ease and elegance to your Easter feast with a classic roast ham served up with a sweet twist. Thyme-Basted Ham with Roasted Grapes is a sophisticated centerpiece that pairs deliciously with inspired brunch ideas.  More...

Special Occasions

March 23, 2012  Happy birthday to Ray J. Trimer Jr. of Huntingdon, who celebrates his birthday today, Friday, March 23, 2012. Happy birthday, Ray!   More...

Press Club

Titans learn importance of language

“Why do I have to learn a foreign language?” students often ask. In the United States, 36.5 million people speak either Spanish or French. More...

Juniata Valley seniors plan to continue sports in college

A large importance is placed on sports and activities during high school. They shape students’ identities; they help students learn discipline; they provide an outlet for teenagers; they make lasting memories. More...

MUAHS Class of 2012 makes memories

By KELSEY HARMAN  MUAHS Reporter  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Save the Raise!  Years ago, someone taught me this trick for saving. When you get a raise, give your savings or retirement plan a raise, too. More...

Annie's Mailbox

No one should be rude to others!

Dear Annie: I have been best friends with “Lisa” for more than 25 years. We are both single mothers. Her 16-year-old son, “Dean,” is friends with my 17-year-old son, “Jon.”  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus if born after 2:43 p.m. (PST). Before that time, the Moon is in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 24, 2012:  More...

Special Sections

‘Mount Unity Day’ has support mounting

May 12 is “only the beginning” say organizers of upcoming “Mount Unity Day” who, on Thursday, said they want to see Mount Union thrive every day.  Thursday evening’s meeting at the Mount Union Community Library focu More...

PRIDE auction heads into final day

Volunteers of Huntingdon County PRIDE work together to prepare and auction off donated items during the 38th Annual PRIDE Telethon which is being held at the Smithfield Fire Hall. More...

Huntingdon sets cleanup days

Huntingdon Borough Council vice president Scott Shaffer announced at Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting that the annual cleanup days for the borough are scheduled for Thursday, April 12, through Saturday, April 14, at the War Vets Field pa More...

Shooting victim testifies at trial

The two-day trial for one of four men charged in a May 12 shooting incident in Huntingdon Borough began Thursday morning in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

State  Free Access 

Ex-Philadelphia priest pleads guilty to sex-abuse charge

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A defrocked Philadelphia priest pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing an altar boy in a church sacristy, days before he was to go on trial with two other priests in a landmark child sex-abuse case.  More...

Chocolate eggs need crunchy chocolate nests

You’ll have no trouble enticing the kids to get involved in this easy and tasty part of Easter dinner prep.  More...

World  Free Access 

Quadruplet cagers lead record-setting seasons

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — In an extreme case of sibling rivalry, a teenage basketball player who’s the only boy among a set of quadruplets was hoping to match the feat pulled off last week by his three sisters, who led their high school to its More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 23   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, March 24   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Malkin gets best of Russian rival

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alexander Radulov bailed on the Nashville Predators four years ago to become the best player in his native Russia.  In Radulov’s return to the NHL, countryman Evgeni Malkin left little doubt who’s the best pla More...

Close Calls

Syracuse survives; Michigan St. doesn’t

BOSTON (AP) — Top-seeded Syracuse used a breakout game by the slumping C.J. More...

Hornets spoil Paul’s New Orleans return

Hornets 97, Clippers 90  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Kaman scored 20 points and the Hornets rallied for a 97-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, spoiling Chris Paul’s return to New Orleans.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Cleaning a wedding dress

Dear Heloise: I have an antique, handmade WEDDING DRESS that needs to be cleaned. Since there are no tags, what would you suggest I wash it in? It looks like mostly lace, sheer and taffeta. — Rhonda, via email  More...

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