October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Parking issues continue in borough

Whether a resident, business owner, employee or shopper, there’s no question that parking in downtown Huntingdon can sometimes be challenging.  Parking concerns were voiced during two zoning hearings in the borough Tuesday and it’s More...

TDN coupon campaign grows for subscribers

After unveiling its loyalty program, Subscriber Savings Coupons, earlier this year, The Daily News has now enhanced the program by adding more coupons and offering a Coupon of the Day beginning today, Thursday, Oct. 2.  More...

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Local News

Housing rehab project moving forward in Wood Twp.

Qualifying homeowners hoping to signed up for HOME Rehabilitation Program funding in Wood Township could see the start-up of projects sometime early next year. More...

Car lands in Muddy Run

Two 17-year-old Huntingdon Area High School students suffered minor head and facial injuries after the Ford Mustang they were in landed in Muddy Run as a result of a one-vehicle crash in the area of More...

Area briefs

Motorcycle fun ride to benefit humane society   MILL CREEK — A motorcycle fun ride will be held to benefit the Huntingdon County Humane Society Saturday, Oct. 4, beginning at the Captain Jack’s Lions Park.  More...

World  Free Access 

Has farm-to-table dining concept’s time come?

YORK (AP) — The walls of Tutoni’s in York are covered with chalkboards — one displaying cuts of a pig, another showing different types of cheese — each with a description of where the food came from.  The pork loin, for e More...

America’s foxy grape tastes good, too

The edges of woods in eastern North America are occasionally redolent with a sweet aroma reminiscent of jasmine. More...

School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they’ll count the ways:  Preschool can lift children from poverty. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

NL Wildcard Game:

Bumgardner, Giants shut down Pirates 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Crawford figured the San Francisco Giants needed one run, maybe two, the way ace Madison Bumgarner was dealing.  A grand slam provided all that and more, silencing a revved-up crowd and propelling San Francisco i More...

Orton makes quick impression in Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. More...

Heyward emerging as leader

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cam Heyward can rattle the list off in seconds.  The names of the 10 defensive linemen taken ahead of the Pittsburgh Steelers end in the first round of 2011 NFL draft come to mind so quickly it’s as if Heyward is po More...

People/Pastimes

Better eye health you can count on

If you’re like many Americans, when it comes to your regular healthcare regimen, your eyes get overlooked. In fact, you may only pay attention to your eye health when something goes wrong. More...

Happy Anniversary

Mount Union couple marks golden anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to James “Jim” and Jean (Fetzer) Vaughn of Mount Union who celebrate 50 years of marriage today, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. They were united in marriage in 1964 at the Church of the Brethren by the Rev. More...

Protein packs a power punch

Whether you’re training for your first half marathon or a busy mom on-the-go, there’s no question that protein is essential to keeping your body in top physical form. Lugging around heavy grocery bags? Chasing after kids? More...

Annie's Mailbox

Take dad for a full checkup

Dear Annie: Recently, our 18-year-old son chose to take his life soon after his high school graduation. Now we are left trying to pick up the pieces and move forward. We live in a small community, and everyone is well aware of what happened.  More...

Doctor K

Stop-smoking strategies include more than nicotine patches

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been trying to quit smoking with nicotine replacement patches, but it hasn’t worked. Any suggestions?  DEAR READER: Smoking may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break, but it is possible. More...

Special Sections

State House race may rally voters

Things have really started to heat up for the November election and Huntingdon County voter registrar Kristen Croyle said she’s expecting a big turnout when folks head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4.  More...

PennDOT program to help with lights

Municipalities looking for help and funding regarding the maintenance and operation of traffic signals in the county will have an opportunity to take advantage of a new program from PennDOT.  More...

Canal Era Day features Bricktown history

The industry and businesses which built up Mount Union will be revisited Saturday, Oct. 4, during the annual Canal Era Day heritage festival organized by the Mount Union Area Historical Society.  More...

State  Free Access 

Trooper accidentally shot in training exercise

SCHWENKSVILLE (AP) — The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper’s gun accidentally discharged, Capt. More...

Hunting banned, tourism down in manhunt zone

CANADENSIS, Pa. More...

State job site scrubbed of objectionable postings

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania job-seekers now have slightly fewer options on a state employment website. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

First game of World Series set

75 Years Ago Big Paul Derringer, a control pitcher with a snaky low curve, will carry the hopes of Cincinnati into the first game of the World Series, manager Bill McKachnie of the reds announced More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 2   Soup Kitchen p The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

High School Golf:

Krupa medalist at Mountain League tourney

Huntingdon’s golf team finished in the middle of a seventeam pack at Wednesday’s Mountain League Championship Tournament at IronMasters. More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Northern Bedford (3-2) at Mount Union (5-0), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Mount Union defeated Bellwood 21-7.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Glendale (2-3) at Tussey Mountain (4-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Tussey Mountain 34, Williamsburg 28 (OT)  The Blue Pirates scored 14 points in the second half to force overtime, but a Quinn Barnett one-yard tou More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

People deserve a public debate  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   Although I’m not one to voice my political views through the venue of our local newspaper, I’ve decided that it’s time to do so. More...

Op-Ed

A politician for all seasons

In the play “A Man for All Seasons,” about the life and death of Sir Thomas More, More argues man is defined by his conscience. Occasionally, that rings true with someone we elect. That man was the late Darlee Black.  More...

We’re all in this together

Lolita Lledo spends all day talking on her cell phone, texting and checking her Facebook page, though not for the reasons you might think.  As the associate director of the Pilipino Workers Center in Los Angeles, she relies on social networking More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Farmers’ Market Voice

Roots and why we love them

There is a faint smell of creosote on the air in the morning when we begin our work. It’s chilly enough to wear a sweatshirt, but still too warm to get a good wood fire going.  More...

4-H Club News

Alexandria Junior Rifle   The Alexandria 4-H Junior Rifle Club members shared their scores for the fourth week, Sept. 24. More...

NASCAR

HOT TOPICS: 3 ISSUES GENERATING A BUZZ

The drive for 5

What is the deal with Jeff Gordon? More...

DOVER REWIND

Edwards says he’s looking forward to Talladega Chase race

Carl Edwards made the first Chase cut, but just barely, in his No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. The three-car Roush team has been down all season. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Well, any surprises?   More...

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