May 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

May is Hearing and Speech Month

Statistics show more than five million children in the United States have a speech, language and hearing disorder. More...

Huntingdon’s Weikert is TDN managing editor

Huntingdon native Becky Weikert Bard is the new managing editor of The Daily News. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County township supervisor wins statewide leadership award

L.Stewart Neff, a supervisor for Warriors Mark Township in Huntingdon County, was presented with the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ 23rd Annual President’s Leadership Award at the association’s 90th Annual E More...

Hundreds of township officials gather with state lawmakers to discuss concerns

Stewart Neff of Warriors Mark Township, Chuck Culbertson of Miller Township, Linda Greenland of Clay Township and Bruce Lane of Todd Township were among the hundreds of township supervisors, managers and secretaries to travel to the state capitol dur More...

May Ministries golf tournament

G. Phillip May Ministries will host a golf tournament at 2 p.m. Friday, June 8, at the Standing Stone Golf Club. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Volunteers quickly extinguish Taylor Apartments fire

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 18   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, May 19   More...

Local Sports

Lighting the fuse

Mount Union seniors Taylor Miles, left, and Megan Shugarts, right, launched back-to-back home runs to trigger a seven-run explosion in the third inning on Thursday’s District Six Class AA first More...

Trojans score plenty of runs, but Rockets come up dry

District Six Class AA Softball First-Round:

Mount Union powers past Westmont 11-1   Back-to back home runs in the bottom of the third inning lit the fuse that propelled seventhseeded Mount Union to an 11-1, five-inning romp over 10thseeded visitor Westmont Hilltop Thursday afternoon in th More...

Tussey pitchers author no-hitters with different results

Regular Season Baseball and Softball:

Watkins spins gem in 18-0 softball romp   Tussey Mountain freshman Alex Watkins came within a mere base on balls from throwing a perfect game during Thursday afternoon’s regular-season finale against Forbes Road in Waterfall.  More...

People/Pastimes

Local couple displays artwork

An exhibit of paintings by Holly and Web Smith are currently on display in the lobby of the Mount Union branch of Clearfield Bank and Trust. The works will be on display through June 30. The public is invited to stop by and enjoy the display.  More...

HAHS Class of 1961

Attention all members of the Huntingdon Area High School Class of 1961. The HAHS Alumni Association Reunion Banquet will be held Saturday, June 16, at the Smithfield Fire Hall. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m.  More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Walter Hall, a resident of Epworth Manor, and formerly of Water Street, Alexandria, who will celebrate his 96th birthday Sunday, May 20, 2012. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Guidelines for using epinephrine

Dear Readers: With food allergies on the rise, especially among children, many people have an EPINEPHRINE autoinjector on hand. Here is important and potentially lifesaving information that you need to know about it:  More...

Two HPD officers to retire

Two officers of the Huntingdon Borough Police Department will take an early retirement incentive offered by borough council. The incentive was offered to a third officer who declined.  Sgt. More...

Proper chemicals ensure pool safety

With summer approaching, people are starting to uncover their pools in preparation for the season. However, it’s important to make sure the pool chemicals are tested, handled and stored with due diligence.  More...

911 policy board looks for grants

Although still very much in its infancy, the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board is beginning a fervent search into allocating monies to upgrade to narrow banding radio frequencies.  The purpose for the allocation of monies for the upgrade is to More...

State  Free Access 

DA: Cop who LOL’d after stunning teen charged

MEDIA (AP) — A Philadelphia-area police corporal used a stun gun on a handcuffed teenager inside a jail cell, then sent a text message to a fellow officer in which he used the acronym LOL — for “laughing out loud,” prosecutors More...

Guilty verdict against man in officer’s death

EASTON (AP) — A jury has returned a first-degree murder verdict against a man who shot and killed an eastern Pennsylvania police officer responding to a disturbance complaint at his home.  Jurors in Easton now must decide whether George Hi More...

Unvaccinated kids booted from classrooms

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Get stuck or get out.  That’s the message Pennsylvania school districts gave to students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination rules.  The message — More...

World  Free Access 

‘Disco Queen’ Donna Summer endured after era faded

Like the King of Pop or the Queen of Soul, Donna Summer was bestowed a title fitting of musical royalty — the Queen of Disco.  Yet unlike Michael Jackson or Aretha Franklin, it was a designation she wasn’t comfortable embracing.  More...

Seattle car vandal takes nothing, leaves tortillas

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are scratching their heads about this one.  A car prowler shattered a window of a parked Jeep, stole nothing and left behind a little something for the car’s owner — a dozen tortillas scattered acr More...

Worthwhile gap year requires well thought-out plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap years are all the rage, and the rationales are many: Take a year off between high school and college to work, travel, learn a language or skill, or volunteer.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pacers turn down the Heat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dwyane Wade lashed out in frustration during the worst playoff game of his career.  His target wasn’t wearing an Indiana uniform. Wade confronted his coach as the Miami Heat melted.  More...

Upset Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a team that hadn’t trailed in a game since last month, the Los Angeles Kings were awfully good at playing from behind.  For a club that barely made the playoffs this spring, the Kings are on a near-unprecedente More...

J-Mac sharp as Pirates top Nats 5-3

Major League Baseball Round-up:

National League   Pirates 5, Nationals 3  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Other readers have done this! ANNIE

Dear Annie: I am married to “Chris,” a wonderful man. He was previously married and has major trust issues because of his ex-wife. I can handle most of this, but one thing has become worse over the past two years.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Taurus all day long.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 19, 2012:  More...

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