May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain kicks off Three Springs carnival

A combination of rain and shine greeted participants in the 24th annual Fireman’s Parade through the heart of Three Springs Thursday evening.  The parade honored the upcoming Memorial Day holiday and kicked off the first night of the annua More...

Memorial Day services planned across county

Huntingdon American Legion Post 24 and Standing Stone VFW Post 1754 share arranging the activities for Memorial Day each year and switch taking the lead role every other year More...

Local News

Correction

In a recent story about the H&BT Rails to Trails Project in Broad Top Township, it was announced the trail planners would be assisting the Hopewell Area Senior Citizens Center in several projects at the seniors’ Keystone Foundry Museum in H More...

TMSB, municipality seats filled in primary election

The only contested race in the Tussey Mountain School District for a four-year school board seat occurred in Area 3 which takes in Saxton Borough and Liberty Township in Bedford County and Hopewell Township in Huntingdon County. More...

Public meeting reviews Trough Creek dam removal

In October, the partial removal of a stone dam at the mouth of the Great Trough Creek stream in Trough Creek State Park is expected to take place. The project is expected to take one month to complete.  A public meeting was held May 20 at No. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Riverside Cemetery readied for holiday

75 Years Ago  Plans were being formulated for consolidation of the four Pennsylvania Lutheran synods to bring the 181,690 membership into the central body. The announcement was made in Harrisburg.  More...

Local Sports

Mount Union wins 2-0; Huntingdon falls 1-0

District Six Baseball Playoffs:

Trojans advance to 27th title game   The Mount Union baseball team got clutch hitting from Cole Boozel and solid pitching and defense from Klayton Heffner and earned a 2-0 District 6-AA semifinal victory at Ligonier Valley Thursday afternoon. More...

Rockets’ late rally eliminates Portage

District 6-A Softball Semifinal:

Trailing by three runs heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, second-seeded Southern Huntingdon pushed seven runs across the plate in its last two at-bats and was able to overcome an error-filled second frame to defeat third-seeded Portage 10-6 More...

Area puts 22 players on ICC all-star teams

The Inter-County Conference baseball and softball all-stars were announced with 22 names from Huntingdon County on the list. Mount Union leads the way with a combined total of 11 with Southern Huntingdon seeing seven players recognized.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to McKynly Jacquel Miller who turns 14 years old today, Friday, May 24, 2013. McKynly lives in Huntingdon with her parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, her sister, Kynnedy, her brother, Lincoln and puppy, Zona. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Amelia Kathryn Russell who turned 6 years old yesterday, Thursday, May 23, 2013. Her proud parents are Aden and Raylene Russell of Alexandria. Amelia is the granddaughter of Diana Russell of Alexandria, the late W. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Violet Miranda Beaver who turns 3 years old today, Friday, May 24, 2013. Her proud parents are Aaron and Megan Beaver of James Creek. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Say ‘yes’ to mammogram

Dear Readers: Women should have a MAMMOGRAM. Talk with your gynecologist or doctor about at what age you should start getting one. More...

Special Sections

Hearing ensures Amtrak service

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SHCSB debates teacher transfers

While members of the Southern Huntingdon County School Board unanimously passed the district’s preliminary budget with no tax increase next year, that wasn’t the reason parents filled the middle school/high school library Thursday evening More...

Fundraising continues for underwater camera

Although attendance was low at a public meeting Thursday evening to generate interest in efforts to raise funds to purchase a VideoRay underwater camera system for use at Raystown Lake, it did not diminish the spirit of those behind the effort.  More...

TDN Baby Contest benefits Toys for Tots

What parent or grandparent doesn’t relish the opportunity to show off their baby’s photo? More...

State  Free Access 

Hearing to focus on rules for political groups

HARRISBURG (AP) — A group that aired a TV ad critical of Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is the impetus for a planned hearing before the House State Government Committee, the panel’s chairman said Thursday.  More...

Ex-Pa. judge cooperating in coke case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania judge who abruptly resigned last year was charged Thursday with stealing cocaine from evidence in cases before him, and his attorney said the former jurist is cooperating with the investigation.  More...

Philly couple still in custody in infant’s faith-healing death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and have had two sons die of pneumonia will remain in custody on murder charges until a bail hearing Friday.  Herbert Schaible, 44, and his 43-year-old wi More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 24   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, May 25   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Indians rout Red Sox 12-3

BOSTON (AP) — Drew Stubbs and Mark Reynolds drove in three runs each and Cleveland had 16 hits in the Indians’ 12-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in manager Terry Francona’s return to Fenway Park on Thursday night.  Francona, let More...

Bucs finish sweep 4-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was hard to tell whether the Pittsburgh Pirates were heading on a road trip or getting ready for a Stanley Cup playoff game after beating the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Thursday for their fourth straight win.  More...

Rangers stay alive with 2-0 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider steered in a pass from Rick Nash 7:03 into overtime, and the New York Rangers stayed alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock Market

BELEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

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Local student inducted into honor society

David Sloan of Huntingdon was named a member of the university’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma Catholic Honor Society in fall 2012. Sloan, a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School, is an athletic training major at Alvernia.  More...

Penn Highlands announces spring 2013 dean’s list

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is proud to announce that the following students have made the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Adult bullies are often insecure

Dear Annie: My daughter has a master’s degree in education and spent three years as a nanny when she was an undergraduate. She recently began her first teaching job with second-grade children.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 25, 2013  More...

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