April 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

AAA, council talk meal compromises

It appears area senior citizens center leaders and the tricounty Area Agency on Aging have reached a compromise in regards to the AAA’s senior meal takeout policy. More...

TDN announces Most Adorable Pet winner

A local tabby named Bentley has made the transition from stray to star in his almost two years of life and has been declared the winner of the 2014 Most Adorable Pet Contest, the first cat to receive the honor.  More...

State  Free Access 

Clearfield man wins rare Mustang with $280,000 bid

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man has made the winning bid on an ultrarare sports car that set the auction world buzzing.  George Cowfer of Clearfield County paid $280,000 for the 1969 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 Cobra Jet at a More...

Discarded items now art at Pa. college

BRISTOL (AP) — Serendipitously found objects appeal to many artists. More...

General News

AP sources: Work to free US soldier disorganized

WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the U.S. More...

Military suicides dropped last year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year, but new detailed data reveals an increase in the number of Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers who took their own lives.  More...

Performing dogs go big after $1 million TV prize

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A million dollars will change you.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rain puts rookie Kyle Larson on Richmond pole

RICHMOND, Va. More...

Martin, Lewis lead tournaments

Zurich Classic  AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ben Martin shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to maintain a courserecord pace at TPC Louisiana, keeping him atop the leaderboard through two rounds of the Zurich Classic.  More...

MLB clarifies possession

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball clarified the meaning of possession for infielders trying to turn double plays on forceouts, saying on Friday that they must have complete control of the ball but may drop it after intentionally opening their gloves for More...

Religion News

Martyrs, miracles and the stuff of making saints

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church makes saints to give the faithful role models. The process is cloaked in secrecy and open to criticism, given that it deals with science-defying miracles and notoriously politicized choices. More...

Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. More...

Bishop shares reflections on canonization

The Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, is joyfully anticipating the canonization of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II Sunday, April 27.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Marriages are partnerships

Dear Annie: I read the letter from “Saddened,” whose wife has cut off sex. I want to knock some sense into people like you. Life has different stages. We’ve done the sex thing. Why should women look for help? More...

Doctor K

Eating fish in place of red meat is good advice

DEAR DOCTOR K: Does eating fish help prevent prostate cancer?  DEAR READER: You’ve certainly heard me encourage readers to eat plenty of fish, particularly fatty fish such as salmon and mackerel. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Aries if born before 10:23 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 28, 2014:  More...

Bringing people together

Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates 25 years in county

By KYLIE HAWN  Daily News Staff Writer  More...

CYS adapts to new child abuse laws

April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, and as the state ushers in new legislation concerning child abuse, Huntingdon County Children and Youth Services (CYS) must learn to adapt, despite some significant challenges.   More...

HCBI leader receives citation for leadership

The county’s leading economic development director has been honored with a citation from the state House of Representatives.  More...

Local News

Huntingdon man arrested for simple assault

A incident at 1020 Washington St. Apt. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Nicole Kelly Date of Birth: Not available Age: 26 years old Height: 5 feet, 2 inches Weight: 120 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): 20485 Covered Bridge Road, Shade Gap; 172 More...

PSP to accept unwanted prescription drugs

WALKER TWP. — The Pennsylvania State Police at Hollidaysburg Troop G, which includes state police at Huntingdon, will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, Saturday, April 26.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 26   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, April 27   More...

Local Sports

Juniata takes 15-7 win at Scranton

In a match rescheduled from almost a month ago, the Juniata College baseball team earned its first Landmark Conference series win of the season by taking game three against The University of Scranton 15-7. More...

Tigers beat Trojans 10-7

Mount Union didn’t put its best foot forward at home Friday against Hollidaysburg. More...

Tickets available for HOF dinner

Tickets are still available for the 17th annual Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet that will be held Saturday, June 14, at the Raystown Resort conference center near Entriken. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Kauffman-Cowan

Jamie Cowan and PFC Andrew Kauffman were united in marriage March 12, 2014, at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, Saltillo. The Rev. Daniel Long presided over the ceremony. Wedding music was provided by soloist David Glunt Sr.  More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Matthew Lynn Prough who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, April 26, 2014. His proud parents are Timothy and Jodi Prough of Huntingdon. More...

A quick and easy weeknight meal

Now that winter is behind us and schedules are beginning to fill up, the best kind of weeknight meal is a quick, easy and delicious one.  More...

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