January 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Salvation Army kettles raise $39,000

It was a challenging Christmas season for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, at times seeming like the $40,000 goal was out of reach.  “I was worried at first,” said Salvation Army Major Vernon Dolby.  More...

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Local News

Local townships reorganize for year

Barree Township  Barree Township board of supervisors elected to retain its current leadership during its reorganizational meeting Jan. 7. More...

Saltillo Borough retains leadership during first meeting of year

Tyler Brown was retained as president of Saltillo Borough Council during its first meeting of the year Jan. 7. Scott Houck was retained as vice president.  More...

Correction

In an article from the Jan. 8 meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, the incorrect date of the May municipal election was published as Tuesday, May 14. Election Day is instead Tuesday, May 21.   More...

World  Free Access 

Indiana boy abducted in ’94 found in Minnesota

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Richard Wayne Landers Jr. was just 5 years old when he and his paternal grandparents, who were upset over custody arrangements, disappeared from a small town in northern Indiana.  More...

Justin Timberlake hints return to music in video

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Justin Timberlake bringing his music career back?  The superstar has concentrated almost exclusively on his acting career over the last few years. More...

Local Sports

Trojans’ rally falls short at Valley

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Mount Union rallied from a nine-point deficit midway through the third quarter during Thursday evening’s Inter-County Conference North Division battle in Alexandria, but couldn’t overcome Juniata Valley in the final stanza. More...

Bearcats pin Golden Tigers

High School Wrestling:

The Huntingdon wrestling team spent Wednesday practice time focusing on pinning combinations. That extra effort seemed to pay off Thursday as the Bearcats posted falls in seven of their 11 victories in a 62-16 rout of Hollidaysburg.  More...

Trojans dominate Glendale

It wasn’t very flashy, but the Mount Union wrestling team was patient and methodical in its demolition of visiting Glendale Thursday evening. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Chad David Brindle Jr. who turns 12 years old today, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. His proud parents are Chad and Teresa Brindle of James Creek. More...

Golden Anniversary

Huntingdon couple mark 50 years of marriage

Fay L. and Sherry L. Mitchell of Huntingdon celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. They were united in marriage in 1963, at the Church of the Nazarene, McConnellstown, by the Rev. More...

Service Personnel News

Local woman receives Air Force commendation medal

Airman First Class Abby S. Isenberg distinguished herself by meritorious service as an aerospace medical service technician, 559th Medical Operations Squadron, 559th Medical Group, 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland, Texas.  More...

School News

Penn College announces fall 2012 dean’s list, graduates

The fall 2012 dean’s list has been announced at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, a special mission affiliate of the Pennsylvania State University.  More...

Area students recognized

Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the dean’s list for fall 2012 semester. More...

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Annie's Mailbox

Abusers often come across as charming

Dear Annie: My husband and I recently moved to the city where my husband’s family lives. One of his brothers has been married for two years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Capricorn if born before 1:01 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013:  More...

Narrow banding issues continue

Two members of a local volunteer fire company voiced their concerns regarding the narrow banding of the Huntingdon County 911 system during Thursday’s monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County 911 Policy Board held at the Huntingdon Borough Buil More...

Local jobless rates are still fluctuating

Huntingdon County’s jobless rate dropped from 9.3 in October to 8.8 in November according to a monthly report form the state Department of Labor and Industry’s Center for Workforce Information and Analysis. More...

TDN showers first baby of 2013 with gifts

Grace Alana Hollenbaugh, the daughter of Amanda and Brad Hollenbaugh of Huntingdon, has officially been named the winner of The Daily News 2013 First Baby Contest.  More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Health Department: Flu ’widespread’ in state

Associated Press  ALLENTOWN (AP) — Patients suffering from chills, fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, sore throat — in other words, the flu — are swelling emergency rooms throughout Pennsylvania as state health offi More...

Paychecks interrupted for home care workers

HARRISBURG (AP) — Home care workers for the disabled say they are having trouble getting paychecks after the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare hired a new financial management company to replace about three dozen local groups that previ More...

Woman had gun in diaper bag

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman is behind bars after police say she tried to walk inside a Philadelphia high school with a loaded gun in a diaper bag.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

TDN honors year’s first baby

75 Years Ago  Snow covered Pennsylvania generally today for the first time this winter. Light snowfall was reported in the eastern and central parts of the state.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Jan. 12   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cold shooting hurts Penn State in 70-54 loss

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Northwestern coach Bill Carmody said his team hadn’t shot as well as it could in losses to Michigan and Minnesota in its last two games before facing Penn State on Thursday night.  More...

Browns hire Chudzinski

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rob Chudzinski’s first head coaching job will be with the team he loved as a kid.  Chudzinski, who spent the past two seasons as Carolina’s offensive coordinator, has been hired by the Browns as their sixth ful More...

Blazers down Heat 92-90

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Press Club

Literacy grant opens doors at Mount Union

Any student knows that reading is an important part of learning — but imagine picking up a letter, a cereal box or directions and not understanding what it means. More...

Career-tech students visit ice exhibit

The Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center’s (HCCTC) culinary arts program traveled to an ice sculpting exhibit held at the Gaylord National Resort at the National Harbor in Baltimore, Md., Dec. More...

Christmas volleyball continues at Tussey

Tussey Mountain held its annual Christmas volleyball tournament organized by math teacher Robert Hummel. There were nine student teams and two teacher teams for a total of 11 teams this year.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Wallpaper — come on down

Dear Heloise: My daughter has old plaster walls. Unfortunately, there are at least four layers of WALLPAPER on the walls. How do we go about removing the paper without damaging the walls? — Diane, via email  More...

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