May 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Area relay events aid CPs-3 study

With two Relays For Life in the history books for another year in the county so far, folks may wonder where the funds from events such as Relays go after the money has been tallied. More...

Local News

Memorial Day ceremonies

D. Brent Pasquinelli served as the speaker for the morning program at the Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery. More...

Standing Stone VFW and auxiliary officers installed during annual banquet

Standing Stone VFW Post 1754, Huntingdon, held its annual installation banquet May 19.  More...

20 YEAR REMEMBRANCE

This original written 20 years ago by then Captain James L. Grace in a monthly editorial at SCI Huntingdon called The Wall Journal.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 28   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans, Rockets to play for titles Wednesday

A pair of area scholastic diamond teams will be playing for District Six titles Wednesday. The Southern Huntingdon softball team will take on Claysburg-Kimmel for the Class A title at 5 p.m. at Penn State’s Beard Field. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Summer Delight

Spring gobbler season will end this Friday, May 31. With warmer water temperatures and stream flows ebbing, the PFBC has mostly discontinued its trout stocking program, resulting in fewer anglers spending time on local streams. More...

Sipes medals in 100 meters

There were only two locals competing at Shippensburg University Saturday in the PIAA state track and field championships. More...

Editorial

Op-Ed

Law practices of yesteryear

One of the higher ups in the Sample News Group contacted me to ask if I would consider writing about a piece of history that relates to the bygone days of legal practice in the United States. More...

No room for excuses

Barack Obama is a gifted storyteller, and he’s always used his own life as a text, a parable, a lesson. More...

Three non-scandals

Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when every jackleg news organization in Washington — that is, virtually all of them — was feeding out of Kenneth Starr’s soft little hand like a Shetland pony.  More...

Chatter Box

Crazy temperatures

The temperature and wind Friday through Sunday sure made it hard to believe it was Memorial Day weekend. It certainly didn’t seem like the unofficial start to summer.  More...

Healthy Living

HEALTHY LIVING

HOW TO FIND TIME FOR EXERCISE

Many men and women cite hectic schedules as the primary reason they fail to get enough exercise. More...

TREATING TOENAIL FUNGUS NATURALLY

HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT LESS RISKY THAN MEDICATION

When it comes to grooming, few conditions draw the ire of men and women as much as toenail fungus. More...

Special Sections

Cool temps keep boat traffic low

While the long Memorial Day weekend marked the unofficial start to the summer season, Mother Nature gave the county weather more indicative of early spring. More...

County announces final voting tallies

A week after residents throughout the county cast their votes for county and municipal races, the final election numbers have been released by Huntingdon County Voter Registrar Lori Sheffield. More...

Honoring and remembering all veterans

Traditional Memorial Day services were held at the Broad Top City IOOF Cemetery Monday. More...

State  Free Access 

Woman using purple toilets to fight cancer

EASTON (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is using purple toilets to raise money to fight cancer.  More...

Motorcycle crash deaths up since helmet law repeal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Since Pennsylvania lawmakers decided a decade ago to give motorcyclists the choice of whether to wear helmets or not, the number of deaths in motorcycle crashes has increased, but a legislator says he doesn’t see any mom More...

Farm where Gettysburg battle raged reopens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A central Pennsylvania farm that was the scene of fierce fighting during the three-day Civil War battle of Gettysburg has reopened to visitors as a foundation and the National Parks Service work to restore the battlefield to t More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

TDN Press Club members gather for luncheon

75 Years Ago  Seven students will graduate from Dudley High School at the commencement exercises to be held June 3 in the Methodist Hall at Dudley. Lloyd H. More...

Mac and cheese and pulled pork — together at last!

Casseroles have never really had much of a place in my culinary repertoire. It’s a time thing mostly. I’d rather sear something off in a few minutes than stand around while it slowly bakes.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Spurs finish sweep of Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals for the first time since they won their last championship back in 2007, and this trip feels even more special for a team counted out as too old to contend anymore.  More...

Blackhawks stay alive

DETROIT (AP) — Corey Crawford watched a fluttering puck get past his glove — a soft goal if there ever was one — and the Chicago Blackhawks looked as if they were in trouble against the Detroit Red Wings.  “I pretty much More...

Weekley, Idoki, Lee are winners

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Boo Weekley made three consecutive birdies in the middle of his round to take the lead at Colonial, and finished with a 4-under 66 on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory in five years.  Weekley never trailed afte More...

People/Pastimes

Engaged to Wed

Mark and Darlene Riling of Huntingdon and Daryl and Jeanette Kanagy of Allensville are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Darren Kanagy, to Alicia Bennage, the daughter of Ernest and Charlene Bennage of Milton.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Local couple celebrates 25 years of marriage

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Daniel and Beverly (Fouse) Cooper who celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary today, Tuesday, May 28, 2013.  The couple was married in 1988 in the Mill Creek Baptist Church by the Rev. Raymond Crownover.  More...

Outdoor dining

Orchard to table, apples bring flavor for a perfect picnic

There’s nothing like the perfect picnic or barbecue to slow down and reconnect with friends and family. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please consider counseling to clear this up ANNIE

Dear Annie: My bullheaded 50-year-old daughter has taken gossip from 32 years ago to make my life a living hell.  More...

Doctor K

Folate is essential for healthy cell function

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a healthy woman in my 40s. Should I take extra folic acid to boost my immune system?  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 29, 2013:  More...

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