May 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Public comments on Clifton 5 loan

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) held a hearing Thursday evening to allow for public comment on a loan being granted to Huntingdon Cinema’s Clifton 5 to upgrade its equipment to digital format. More...

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Local News

Home Nursing Agency raises funds, announces Mercedes Moment winner

John Isenberg of Tyrone held the winning number, 396, for the Home Nursing Agency 2013 Mercedes Moment fundraiser held May 16.  More...

BTC Family Dollar construction to begin

Barring no unforeseen problems, Broad Top City Borough Council learned Thursday evening the proposed construction of a Family Dollar Store is expected to begin Monday, July 1, and be completed in September.  More...

Power outage

Residents in the Warm Springs Avenue area of 25th Street were without power this morning after an electric pole snapped off when it was hit by a Honda CRV, operated by Thomas Barnhart, 78, Huntingdon More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 31   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 1   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Wood hits grand slam to lead Cubs to 8-3 win

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a fourthinning grand slam off Jake Peavy and allowed two runs in six innings to lead the way in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field on Thursday .  More...

These guys run college sports?

Ohio State’s Gordon Gee is Exhibit A for why university presidents can’t be trusted to run college sports.  Consider his career arc. A dozen years ago, Gee was being hailed as a reformer. More...

Bucs win 1-0 in 11 innings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For Russell Martin, it was all about staying positive.  The Pittsburgh Pirates catcher remained optimistic when the Detroit Tigers were seemingly putting runners on base in every inning. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

‘ICE’ is the right call

Dear Heloise: Can you please reprint your hints on programming ICE (In Case of Emergency) numbers into your cell phone? — Hal in Tennessee  More...

Special Sections

Three sentenced after heroin ring

Of the 29 individuals arrested and charged in a $14 million heroin operation March 7, four offered guilty pleas and three were sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  More...

MU strategic plan process unfolds

Thirty-plus Mount Union area residents assembled Thursday evening to begin the process of developing a strategic plan that will help them navigate their community into the future.  More...

TDN website adds new directory

Local residents can now search for key information from over 500 area businesses with the addition of the new online business directory at www.HuntingdonDailyNews.com.  More...

Baby contest deadline approaches

Better dig those photos out now, because there’s just one week left to enter your little one in The Daily News fifth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  “Entries may be submitted through Friday, June 7,” said TDN director of a More...

State  Free Access 

Pittsburgh tunnel closures to create traffic havoc

PITTSBURGH (AP) — People heading in and out of Pittsburgh this weekend may be in for some traffic headaches as officials are planning closures of two major tunnels during a busy few days of sporting events and other activities.  The Squirr More...

EQT Co. boosts Marcellus natural gas projections

PITTSBURGH (AP) — EQT Co. has released new projections for its Marcellus Shale drilling operations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  More...

Lawyer: NCAA actions affected entire PSU community

BELLEFONTE (AP) — From former players to faculty members, a mini-cross section of the Penn State community has partnered with the late head coach Joe Paterno’s family in suing the NCAA to overturn the landmark sanctions against the school More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Juniata College field station receives $500,000 grant

75 Years Ago  With perfect weather smiling on the occasion, Huntingdon honored its soldier dead at the Memorial Day exercises held in Riverview Cemetery, Huntingdon, following a parade, and paid special tributes to the sole surviving Civil War v More...

Local Sports

Curve blow another lead and lose 6-4

For the second time in the series, the Curve let an early 3-0 lead slip away in what turned out to be a 6-4 loss to the Binghamton Mets in the series finale Thursday. More...

Shirleysburg won the four-team-roll-off to capture the Outlaw Lreague champioship

Shirleysburg Garage won the four-team roll-off to capture the Outlaw League championship earlier this month. More...

People/Pastimes

Little Jewels Preschool graduates

Graduates of Little Jewels Preschool, Pogue, included, front row, from the left, Cayla Jenkins, Haven Gilliland; back row, Declan Sonnenberg, Mathew Gates, Levi Barron and Caleb Vincent, who were rec More...

School News

Former Alexandria resident graduates from Penn State

Michele Denise Schirm of State College and formerly of Alexandria received a master’s degree in workforce education and development from Penn State University May 5.  The ceremony for the graduate school took place at the Bryce Jordan Cent More...

Bucknell Univ. awards degrees

Bucknell University has conferred degrees to students who completed graduation requirements during the spring semester May 19 for studies in liberal arts and professional programs.  Graduates included Abigail Vidmer of West Chester. More...

Area woman completes studies at Mount Aloysius

Abby Casner of Alexandria received her bachelor of arts degree at commencement exercises held May 11 at Mount Aloysius College.  She plans to attend the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the fall to pursue a master’s degree in clinical More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Leftover hotdog buns  When my daughter was toddler and preschool age, I found that leftover hot dog buns were useful for any type of sandwich for her because the long slender shape was easier for her to handle and eat. More...

Annie's Mailbox

You cannot force someone to be a better person ANNIE

Dear Annie: I have been married to a wonderful man for 35 years and have terrific children and beautiful grandchildren. Our marriage has been great, except for my manipulative and emotionally blackmailing mother-in-law.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces if born before 11:33 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 1, 2013: More...

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