March 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weather delays maple syrup harvest

To say winter was rough is definitely an understatement, but it has also taken its toll on the production of maple syrup locally, putting one maple syrup producer at least a month behind on his harvest.  More...

EMA reports rainfall in first months of ’14

The Huntingdon County Emergency Management Agency has reported the rainfall totals for the first two months of 2014.  In January, the county saw an average of 1.21 inches of rain.  Four of the 28 stations, Warriors Mark, Huntingdon, McConne More...

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Mount Union woman remains in custody

A Mount Union woman will remain in the Centre County Jail until her preliminary hearing in Huntingdon County Central Court after waiving her gagnon 1 hearing Thursday morning.  More...

Area brief

Giant & Martin’s recall Simply Lite Dark Chocolate Bars   More...

Police Log

Harassment   SAXTON BORO., BEDFORD CO. — Ashley Gallo, 22, Saxton, was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct by state police at Bedford following an incident at 600 10th St. Apt. 5 at 1:18 a.m. March 21.  Theft   More...

World  Free Access 

Putin formally gets Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin completed his annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing the Black Sea peninsula into Russia just as Ukraine itself sealed a deal pulling the country closer into Europe’s orbit.  More...

Senator wants federal help on witness intimidation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. More...

Curators gather famed signatures

WASHINGTON (AP) — An eclectic mix of some of the most cherished autographs in history — including those of George Washington and Michael Jackson — will be on display to showcase what curators say is the dying art of the signature.&n More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NCAA Men’s Tournament:

Harvard, Dayton and No. Dakota State pull off upsets

SPOKANE, Wash. More...

NCAA Wrestling Championship:

Penn State takes first-day lead

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Things weren’t perfect for Penn State on opening day at the NCAA wrestling championships, but the Nittany Lions still are in position to win their fourth straight national title.  More...

Red Wings beat Pens in last second

DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Alfredsson scored his second goal of the game with 1 second left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

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

Press Club

Student teacher refines skills at JV

Student teachers have always been welcome at Juniata Valley High School and Penn State student teacher John MacDonald is certainly sensing that feeling. More...

Mount Union NHS holds Rock-a-Thon

The Mount Union Area High School National Honor Society is at it again. More...

US congressman visits career-tech

February is known as National Career and Technical Education month. In special recognition of this month, the Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center (HCCTC) welcomed a visitor into the school. On Feb. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Garden starter pots   Start your garden veggies on a window ledge in wax milk and juice cartons (one- or two-quart size). More...

Annie's Mailbox

Listen with an open mind

Dear Annie: For the past 14 years, my family has not spoken to me. Worse, they have spread lies and brought lawsuits, none of which they have won. The gossip has been hurtful and damaging to my small immediate family. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 22, 2014:  More...

Leaders dispute signing of plats

Discussions regarding the signing of plats reviewed by the Huntingdon County Planning Commission took on a new intensity at Thursday night’s monthly board meeting.  More...

Residents advised to get dog licenses

Designating March as “Dog License Awareness Month,” Gov. Tom Corbett has launched a statewide campaign to get residents to license their dogs.  More...

Songwriter to perform at Huntingdon eatery

If folks are looking to take in a night of music locally, one songwriter will be performing original music at Boxer’s Café, Penn Street, Huntingdon, this weekend.  Chris Rattie, who is originally from Hazleton area, along with guitarist Ry More...

TDN extends deadline for pet contest entries

To date, 36 cute contenders are prepared to face off in a battle of epic adorability. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Police: Hatboro man sent rival poisoned card

HATBORO (AP) — A man sent a birthday card laced with the deadly poison ricin to a romantic rival in hopes of winning back his ex-girlfriend, authorities said.  Nicholas Helman, 19, was arrested at his home in Hatboro, outside Philadelphia, More...

Man convicted of scamming nearly 250 seniors

NORRISTOWN (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia man has been convicted of scamming more than $700,000 from nearly 250 elderly people by preying on their health concerns and desire to remain in their own homes.  More...

Gift ban urged over report of lawmakers given cash

HARRISBURG (AP) — The head of Common Cause Pennsylvania on Thursday renewed the organization’s call for a ban on gifts to public officials, citing news reports that four state lawmakers were caught on tape accepting money from a confident More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County roads slated for improvement

75 Years Ago  Expenditure of federal funds in the amount of $139,381 to improve roads and make land improvements under the Works Progress Administration in Logan State Forest in Huntingdon County has been approved by President Roosevelt, accordi More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 21   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Tennis:

Titans rally to beat Bearcats

Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain opened their respective tennis campaigns Thursday in Saxton with the Titans winning both doubles matches to secure a 4-3 victory.  More...

College Baseball:

Eagles drop 6-2 verdict to Bullets

On a cold and windy day on Langdon-Goodale Field, the Juniata College baseball team dropped a 6-2 non-conference contest to Gettysburg College. Sophomore Anthony Lombardo (Altoona) finished two-for-four with one run batted in on the day. More...

College Softball:

York sweeps past Juniata

The Juniata College softball team out-hit York College in Thursday’s doubleheader, but could not push enough runs across as it fell 8-5 and 4-3 on the road. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Landry-Young

Katie Elizabeth Marie Young, daughter of John and Gayle Young of Huntingdon, and United States Navy Seaman David Alain Landry, son of Alain and Claire Landry of Duncansville, were united in marriage Saturday, Nov. More...

Change up your routine

Healthy ways to reinvent yourself

Aging gracefully is as much about feeling good on the inside as feeling good on the outside. It’s never too late to make changes to reinvent yourself and maximize your mental and physical wellbeing.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Zeiva Elaine Sechrist who turns 3 years old today, Friday, March 21, 2014. Her loving mommy and daddy are Stefanie and Kevin Sechrist of Hill Valley.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A taxing endeavor

Dear Readers: It’s TAX SEASON, and the April 15 deadline will be here in a blink of an eye! Here are a few hints from the Internal Revenue Service to make filing your taxes as smooth as possible:  More...

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