August 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Standing Stone Trail offers scenery

The Standing Stone Trail, running through Huntingdon, Mifflin and Fulton counties, is one of the area’s most beautiful scenic hiking paths and a true diamond in the rough.  More...

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US issues railroad safety order after deadly crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the wake of a deadly train accident in Canada, the U.S. More...

General News

Congress: Divided, discourteous — taking a break

WASHINGTON (AP) — The accomplishments are few, the chaos plentiful in the 113th Congress, a discourteous model of divided government now beginning a five-week break.  “Have senators sit down and shut up, OK?” Senate Majority Le More...

US issues global travel alert, citing al-Qaida

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close 21 embassies and consulates this weekend in the Muslim world.  More...

WTO backs US in chicken trade dispute with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the U.S. on Friday in a long-standing trade dispute over allegations China unfairly imposed anti-dumping tariffs that restricted American poultry exports.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Carter, Sapp, Allen to enter NFL Hall

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Those Super Bowl rings will have a blinding shine to them at Saturday night’s Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions.  From a championship coach to linemen on both sides of the ball, the 2013 class features an envia More...

Johnson wins pole at Pocono Raceway

LONG POND (AP) — Jimmie Johnson needed multiple attempts to make it through pre-qualifying inspection, then set a track record with a lap of 180.654 mph to win the pole Friday at Pocono Raceway.  Kyle Busch? More...

Woods fires 61 to open 7-shot lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods had a shot at making history with a magical 59.  He swore he wasn’t disappointed to come up short.  “Disappointed? More...

Religion News

Huntingdon Summer Day Camp encourages kids to grow in faith

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Youth group makes donation

Members of the 12th Street United Methodist Church Youth Group collected 188 coloring books and boxes of crayons for pediatric patients of J.C. More...

Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren has returned to the pulpit at the Southern California megachurch he founded.  Warren took the stage at services last weekend at Saddleback Chur More...

Annie's Mailbox

Get involved in activities, make friends

Dear Annie: I have been married for 25 years to a husband who provides well for his family. We are now empty nesters. However, my husband feels he has to be a social butterfly with everyone on the golf course or in a bar. More...

Doctor K

Gestational diabetes requires careful monitoring

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes. What are the risks to my baby? And what do I need to do to keep her safe?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo if born after 9:54 a.m. (PDT). Prior to that time, the Moon is in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013:  More...

Area real estate market is resilient

In the five years between 2008 and 2012, at the heart of the recession that battered the nation’s housing market, Huntingdon   County’s market took a hit, but proved resilient.  That is what five years’ worth of data from More...

Senator answers TDN questions

The Daily News publisher George Sample, staff members Shelly Carolus, Garrison Crow, April Feagley, Jeff Gill and Kylie Hawn and intern Candy E. Price sat down with Sen. More...

Local parks seeing less vandalism

Although the Isett Community Pool and Weaver Memorial Park were the main topics of discussion during Thursday’s park, recreation and public property committee meeting, the issue of vandalism and graffiti, especially at Portstown Park, continues More...

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Local News

Beam placement on Route 26 may cause delays

ONEIDA TWP. — Prime contractor Clearwater Construction of Mercer will be delivering beams on the Route 26, Standing Stone Creek Bridge Aug 6. Delays will occur, up to 20 minutes, while the contractor removes the beams from the truck. More...

Saxton Community Library

The library would like to thank those who made donations to this month: Charles Stapleton, Liberty Township Supervisors, Glen and Margaret Tenley, Paul Bremer, Gary Hotnisky, Marie Muharsky, Shawn and Holly Leppo, Phyllis Hiquet, Lilly Carbaugh and D More...

PennDOT work schedule for the week of Aug. 5

Warren W. Rourke, county maintenance manager of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, announced the list of improvements and maintenance operations scheduled in Huntingdon County during the week of Aug. 5-9.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 3   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, Aug. 4   More...

Local Sports

Moose uses big inning to even series at 1-1

Moose found a way to win in Game 2 of the Huntingdon City League championship series. More...

Curve shut out Aeros 4-0

ALTOONA — Casey Sadler (9-5) was crisp through his six innings on the mound to earn his ninth win while the offense slugged a pair of homers in a 4-0 win over the Akron Aeros t Peoples Natural Gas Field Friday. More...

Spikes beat Lake Monsters 1-0

STATE COLLEGE — Steven Ramos lined a single to leftcenter field in the bottom of the ninth inning to plate the only run of the game as the State College Spikes pulled into a tie for the New York-Penn League wild card lead with a 1-0 victory ove More...

People/Pastimes

New officers installed

Newly elected officers for the Frank P. Hommon American Legion Post No. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Cortnie Ahlevia Shaver who turns 9 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Her proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks golden anniversary

Judy K. (Fetterhoof) and Geary E. Shade of Huntingdon celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. The couple were united in marriage in 1963 by the Rev. More...

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