April 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCTC courses to remain

JOC temporarily reverses decision to eliminate classes

An audience of more than 65 students, parents and community members were temporarily successful in their attempt to save the animal science and horticulture classes at the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) Tuesday night.  More...

Hospital brick issue tabled

As construction crews continue to work on the streetscape improvements to Bryan Street, Huntingdon Borough Council is trying to figure out what to do with the street bricks which are being removed. More...

Unclaimed property listing in today’s TDN

The state Department of Treasury is encouraging residents to read their local newspapers, including Page 16 of today’s edition of The Daily News, to see if their name is listed as someone who has unclaimed property.  More...

Subscriber Sweepstakes winners announced

Four subscribers of The Daily News each won a $25 gift certificate from participating merchants during the $1,000 Subscriber Sweepstakes. More...

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Chamber committees update board on activities

Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce committee chairs updated fellow board members on various activities and events during the regular meeting April 8 at the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Education Center.  More...

Police Log

Aggravated assault   CARBON TWP. — State police at Huntingdon report a 23-yearold Saxton man allegedly punched a 34-year-old Dudley man in the face at 2041 Broad Top Mountain Road at 1:30 a.m. March 30. The investigation is ongoing.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 10   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641- 6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Saxton veteran shares memories of ‘Forgotten War’

Regrettably, many Americans’ images of the Korean War are those seen on the popular television series, “M*A*S*H.” But for the 1.5 million servicemen and women who served in “The Forgotten War” from 1950-1953, the war bri More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

UConn routs Cards 93-60 for eighth title

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament:

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shoni Schimmel tried to fling a long, hard bounce pass to Jude Schimmel along the right sideline — the kind of crowd-pleasing play the sisters often pull off — only to have Connecticut’s Bria Hartley pick it More...

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People/Pastimes

Huntingdon Dance Company

The Huntingdon Dance Company (HDC) completed its inaugural year of competition, with members, including front row, from the left, Rachael Gwinn, Amanda Gwinn and Tori Wiser; second row, Julia Metz, B More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 80! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jeannette “Jan” Reahm who celebrates her 80th birthday today, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY 80TH BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Catherine Marie McMahon who celebrates her birthday today, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Catherine was recently honored with a surprise open house in celebration of her special day. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get involved with some local activities

Dear Annie: I have been married to “Dennis” for eight years. Early on, Dennis couldn’t do enough for me. Now, if my car won’t start, he yells at me and says to call a tow truck. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Why is my cucumber waxed?

Dear Heloise: I love CUCUMBERS, but have always wondered what the waxy coating is that is put on them, and why is it there? — Doug G., via email  More...

Special Sections

County doesn’t support SB 505

Penn Township supervisor Bruce Pergament kept good on his word to bring a large group of citizens in support of state Sen. John Eichelberger Jr.’s Senate Bill 505 to Tuesday’s weekly meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners.  More...

Kistler sewer infiltrated again

Kistler Borough’s sewer system has once again been beset by foreign objects, causing council significant worry since the pump station connecting Kistler’s lines to Mount Union for treatment is sporting only one functional pump.  On F More...

Prelim hearings held in theft, drug cases

The man charged with stealing over $103,000 in gold from the gold-plating department at FCI Inc., Shirley Township, over one and one-half years, will have his case moved to a later session of Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas after his prelimin More...

General News

Kish supports United Way

Kish Bank recently presented its 2013 corporate donation of $5,200 to the Huntingdon County United Way. More...

Dog grooming business ready for spring

Now that spring has sprung, humans will soon be shedding heavy winter coats and clothing. Family pets will also be shedding their winter coats and Jackie Hoffman of Jackie’s Dirty Dogs LLC is ready.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Area accountant named president of Jaycees

75 Years Ago  The Henry Fords celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, commemorating the day when he, a gawky youth of 23, and she, Clara Bryant, a plump girl of 19 who lived on an adjoining farm, took the vows in the presence of their famil More...

Local Sports

Hornets, Rockets are winners

High School Softball:

Philipsburg 6, Huntingdon 2   More...

’Cats, Titans beaten

High School Tennis:

Altoona 6, Huntingdon 1   Huntingdon’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday, dropping a 6-1 verdict unbeaten Altoona.  More...

Junior High Results

Baseball  Tussey Mountain 16 Fannett-Metal 8   Tussey Mountain’s junior high baseball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, downing Fannett-Metal 16-8 in Willow Hill.  More...

School News

Local student performs in All-Eastern Honors chorus

More than 780 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States were selected to perform in the 2013 NAfME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles.  Ryan Shelley, a student at Huntingdon Area High School, was se More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 11, 2013:  More...

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