April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Planners approve Act 13 fund work

The Huntingdon County Planning Commission approved the use of Act 13 Marcellus Shale Legacy Funds to finance two projects within the county during its monthly meeting Thursday.  Submitted applications were reviewed during a workshop prior to the More...

PennDOT Yellow Dot program aids citizens

A program implemented by PennDOT and Gov. More...

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Hospital, Kiwanis sponsor Community Wellness Check

J.C. Blair Hospital and the Kiwanis Club of Huntingdon are partnering for the third year to offer a Community Wellness Check from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the J.C. Blair Education Center on the hospital campus. More...

HCCTC reporter takes final DNPC weekly prize

“Selecting a winner has become more difficult as the school reporters are all outstanding writers, said the final judge for the 2013-14 Daily News Press Club pages John Cook, TDN vice president.  More...

Defendants sentenced in county DUI cases

A State College man was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday on charges of driving under the influence after an October incident in Rothrock State Forest.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union man honored by fire company

75 Years Ago  E.G. Moyer, of Schuykill Haven, Lions International field secretary, was the speaker at the regular weekly meeting of the Huntingdon Lions Club at the American Legion Home. More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Trojans and Titans win; Hornets sweep twinbill

Bald Eagle 10, Huntingdon 1  The Huntingdon baseball team had a great opportunity to start quickly with the bases loaded and nobody out Thursday afternoon at Wingate. More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union, Valley, Southern and Tussey win

Bald Eagle Area 15, Huntingdon 6 Huntingdon put a stop to Bald Eagle’s potent hitting game through the first three innings of Thursday afternoon’s home Mountain League game. More...

Juniata splits with PS-Altoona

The Juniata College baseball team earned a doubleheader split at Penn-State-Altoona Thursday, dropping game one 7-3, then winning the nightcap 11-6. The Eagles are 6-24 on the year.  More...

People/Pastimes

Easter gifts to encourage creative play

From the brimming basket itself to the goodies within, Easter has become a true gift-giving occasion. More...

Easter may present a ‘basketfull of trouble’

Easter is second only to Halloween in terms of candy sales, according to the National Confectioners Association. More...

Births

Daniel Joseph Jr. and Sharon (Fruth) Zelem of Hollidaysburg are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Catherine Zelem, at 12:54 p.m. April 13, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. At birth, Sarah weighed 7 pounds and measured 18.5 inches in length. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Bug be gone   Spray your screens with Skin So Soft from Avon and watch the bugs scram! This makes the house smell nice with every breeze, too.  Hair conditioner   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Husband is setting terrible example for sons

Dear Annie: My husband keeps telling our sons they can do whatever they want when I tell them “no,” and that they don’t need to listen to me. He is never on my side. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries if born before 11:56 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, it will be in Taurus. The Moon will be in Sagittarius if born before 9:28 p.m. (PDT). More...

Couple targeted in vandalism act

State police at Huntingdon are investigating what they are calling a case of ethnic intimidation after the letters KKK were written with chalk on the sidewalk in front of the home of an interracial Mount Union couple early Thursday.  More...

Summit focuses on communication

Communication in the workplace is an important element to maximizing performance and local business leaders learned just how to make that happen during a communication summit sponsored by the Huntingdon County CareerLink Thursday.  More...

Offender enters plea in long-standing case

A Mount Union man first charged with rape by forcible compulsion in December 2012 entered a guilty plea in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday.  Shane Michael Long, 24, entered no contest pleas to charges of statutory sexual ass More...

State  Free Access 

Democrat Tom Wolf reports $2.2M in 2012 income

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Wolf, a Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to two pages of his 2012 tax return he rele More...

Nine state colleges target of gender complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — A women’s legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, alleging the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal athletic oppor More...

Ex-honor student gets five years in terrorism case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An immigrant teen who had earned a scholarship to an elite U.S. college but helped solicit support for Jihadists he met online was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 18   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Blues beat defending champs 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. More...

Pirates rout Brewers 11-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed More...

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Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The meaning of ‘organic’

Dear Heloise: Could you please reprint what “ORGANIC” means? I am a little confused. — A Reader, via email  More...

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