November 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

MU wall is topic of hearing

Huntingdon County grants administrator Maureen Safko held a public hearing on the possible fate of the failing wall on Pennsylvania Avenue in Mount Union Thursday night at the Mount Union Area High School library.  More...

Residents highlighted in new TDN features

Huntingdon County is home to many unique individuals of all ages, each with hidden talents, distinctive perspectives and one-of-a-kind personalities. More...

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Local News

Rails to Trail’s railroad trestle decking project pushed back

Plans to begin decking of the former Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad trestle near Cypher in Bedford County have been moved back to this coming spring, as announced Thursday evening at the bimonthly meeting of Rails to Trails of Bedford Cou More...

Police Log

Tobacco in school   SMITHFIELD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon charged a 16-year-old Huntingdon male after he was found to have and used smokeless tobacco on school property at New Day Charter School at 12:21 p.m. Nov. 5. More...

Mount Union area election results vary

Residents of Mount Union area municipalities may have been intrigued by the results of the Nov. 5 General Election. While some familiar faces will be departing, others will welcome newcomers elected. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 15   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, Nov. 16   More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

McCutchen, Cabrera are league MVPs

NEW YORK (AP) — M-VP: Most Versatile Pirate.  Andrew McCutchen was all that and more.  One of the game’s most dynamic talents, McCutchen coasted to the National League Most Valuable Player award by a surprisingly wide margin Thu More...

Colts rally to beat Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Clemson routs Georgia Tech

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Tajh Boyd wasn’t going to a let some bumps and bruises spoil his final season, no matter how sore his shoulder might be come morning.  More...

Press Club

Tussey Mountain hosts successful open house

Tussey Mountain’s Nov. 7 open house had a great turnout and was a huge success. More...

JV teacher remembered

One year later, Juniata Valley students and faculty still mourn the loss of their dear teacher, coworker and friend Terry Hyde. Today, Nov. 15, marks the oneyear anniversary of his death, but perhaps what students remember most is Nov. More...

SHC powder-puff game benefits food bank

This past Sunday, Southern Huntingdon County High School juniors and seniors rallied together to support a good cause. Weeks of planning went into this one-day event; from decorations, location and flags, to participants, food and coaches. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Hitting the road with holiday food

Dear Readers: Many of us will be going to gatherings for the holidays and bringing a FAVORITE FOOD DISH along with us. More...

Special Sections

Rape trial ends in guilty verdict

The two-day rape trial of 32-year-old Chester Vernon Roberts concluded shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon when a jury of seven men and five women brought back a guilty verdict on the single count of rape by forcible compulsion.  More...

Board OKs 911 CAD system

At its monthly meeting, the Huntingdon County 911 policy board voted to move forward on making sure Huntingdon County’s first responders have the best maps to respond to emergency situations.  The county’s current 911 computer-aided More...

Symbolic Colorado votes generate publicity

In last week’s municipal election, five Colorado counties — Washington, Philips, Yuma, Kit Carson and Cheyenne — voted to approve secession from the state of Colorado.  More...

State  Free Access 

Man accused of killing three to go to trial

STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man was ordered to stand trial on triple homicide charges Thursday after witnesses described how he blasted his way into a municipal building and prosecutors played disturbing audio of the shooting rampage and its aftermath More...

State not saying if insurers can undo cancellations

HARRISBURG (AP)Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Former mayor dies

75 Years Ago  The inauguration of the governor-elect, Arthur H. James, will be “dignified ... but as inexpensive as possible ... More...

Local Sports

Goal Post Trophy at stake

After guaranteeing its first winning season since 1999 with a 27-14 win over Moravian in Bethlehem last Saturday, the Juniata College football team will be looking to end the campaign with its most wins since 1990 when it hosts Susquehanna tomorrow. More...

Campus Tour

Here’s another trip around college campuses to see how some student/athletes with area roots are doing.  Natalie Isett of Huntingdon is a junior defender/midfielder on the St. Francis University women’s volleyball team. More...

Juniata dominates LC picks

The Landmark Conference has announced the 2013 women’s volleyball All-Conference recipients and Juniata College came away with four first-team and two second-team selections as well as both the Player and Coach of the Year awards, the league an More...

People/Pastimes

Selecting a good fit for college education

Selecting the right college means not only choosing where you’ll live for the next four years, but finding the best fit for your personality, interests and your family’s financial situation. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Emma Claire Smith who turns 5 years old today, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Her proud parents are Timothy and Stephanie Smith of Blacklog Valley Road, Orbisonia. More...

Free Thanksgiving meal

The William P. Spyker American Legion Post No. 520, Alexandria, will host a free Thanksgiving meal at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28. Anyone wishing to have a hot, home cooked turkey and ham meal with all the trimmings is welcome to attend. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Burnt pans  Boiling water with baking soda in a pan will make any burnt-on mess very easy to clean out.   ‘To do’ List  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Your wife is a hoarder

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. When our oldest son left for college, my wife began using his bedroom for storage. It gradually filled with clothes, papers and things my wife bought from TV shopping shows. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013:  More...

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