June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic reduced to one lane

Traffic was reduced to one lane on Route 22 between the Neu Bridge and the James DiCosimo Bypass in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, for about two hours this morning after a one-vehicle accident. More...

Council hires borough secretary

After six months of deciding how to fill the position left vacant by former borough secretary Karen Foust, Huntingdon Borough Council voted to hire an assistant secretary. More...

Local News

Tractor-trailer crash closes road, spills batteries

A tractor-trailer rollover crash closed a section of Route 913 on Sideling Hill Mountain near the Huntingdon and Fulton county line late Tuesday afternoon and into the night. More...

Tussey Mountain personnel positions approved

Under personnel matters, the Tussey Mountain School Board approved a number of positions during its June meeting Monday night, including Julie Claycomb, prom adviser, $1,187; and Amanda Adams, assistant prom adviser, $962.  More...

Area brief

Rural Planning Organization seeking public comment   More...

World  Free Access 

Big tobacco looks to keep pace with e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — Tobac- co companies are moving quickly keeping pace with the evolution of their industry by embracing the increasingly popular e-cigarettes and making them more available to consumers.  More...

CEOs more optimistic on hiring, sales this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimism among chief executives of large U.S. More...

Pa. shoe designer hopes to make a difference

WARRENDALE, Pa. More...

Local Sports

Bafia Builders handle Parks by 21-3 margin

Bafia Builders took an 11-0 lead against Park’s Tuesday in the Huntingdon City League, and then finished the game with a 10-run fifth to win 21-3.  Bryant Weller led the 19-hit attack with a home run, six RBI and four runs scored. More...

Joyner resigns as Penn State AD

Dave Joyner became the acting athletic director at Penn State when the Nittany Lions were at their lowest point, a proud university rocked by a scandal that put the department in turmoil.  More...

Curve and Spikes get wins

A resilient Curve scored two runs in the top of the ninth to down the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4-2 in the first game of an 11-game road trip Tuesday Night at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Alexandria couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Congratulations go out to Dale and Martha Schirm of Alexandria who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, May 16, 2014. More...

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellysen Reece Hicks who turns 1 year old today, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Her proud parents are Josh and Jamie Hicks of Huntingdon. More...

Boy Scout Troop 28

Nathaniel McClain takes aim with a squirt gun as Jacob Smithmyer looks on at Boy Scout Troop 28’s annual “make something you hope will float” activity. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ask for forgiveness and move on

Dear Annie: My husband calls me the “Throwaway Queen.” I have gotten into hot water for not asking before I trashed something. Now I think I’ve made a huge mistake. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Pisces if born before 5:28 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, June 19, 2014:  More...

Special Sections

Safe swimming advised at lake

State police at Huntingdon have released the name of the individual who drowned in Raystown Lake Monday evening. More...

JV board member submits resignation

While most of Tuesday’s workshop meeting of the Juniata Valley School Board was spent discussing the district’s budget, it also learned of a board member’s resignation. More...

County leaders approve ordinance

At the beginning of Tuesday morning’s meeting of the Huntingdon County Commissioners, county register and recorder Jinny Cooper requested the board adopt an ordinance to use a Uniform Parcel Identifier (UPI) to keep track of real estate transfe More...

State  Free Access 

Russian-born student set for bomb-making plea

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Russian-born college student has agreed to plead guilty to a charge that he built bombs without a license in his off-campus apartment in central Pennsylvania.  More...

Commission OKs another boost in turnpike tolls

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will increase in January for the seventh consecutive year.  TheturnpikecommissiononTuesdayapproveda5percent increase that will be applied evenly to cash and electronic E-ZPass tolls &mda More...

Bank hostage convict jailed again after argument

WEST HOMESTEAD (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man already on probation for holding several people hostage with a fake bomb inside a bank in 2008 has been jailed after allegedly arguing with a neighbor and barricading himself in an apartment, whi More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Long-time TDN sports editor announces retirement

75 Years Ago  The Huntingdon High School Band will furnish the music for the festival to be held on Fifth Street between Penn and Washington streets. More...

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

June 10, 2014  Dean Rorer, Beverly Rorer, Randall D. Rorer and Carolyn A. Rorer, grantors, to Randall D. Rorer, Carolyn A. Rorer and Cody D. Rorer, property in Dublin Township, $1.  Milton W. Grove and Vonetta Grove, grantors, to Donald L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 18   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees down Blue Jays 3-1 for Tanaka’s 11th win

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka gave up a home run to Jose Reyes on the first pitch of the game, then earned his major league-high 11th victory as the New York Yankees beat Toronto 3-1 Tuesday night for their 14th straight home win over the Blu More...

Healthy Polamalu eager to encore his 2013 season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is hoping his revamped offseason program will help him again this fall.  More...

College World Series:

Virginia tops TCU 3-2 in 15 innings

OMAHA, Neb. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Flour ... 00 flour

Dear Heloise: The other day, I saw a recipe for making pizza dough, which I love to do. It used something called “00 FLOUR.” What exactly is that, and where can I find it? My local grocery stores did not have it. — M.T. More...

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