January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man waives arson case hearing

A Three Springs man arrested last week for attempting to burn down a neighboring cabin appeared briefly in Huntingdon County Central Court Wednesday. More...

Clearing the snow

Huntingdon resident Mick McMullen worked to clear sidewalks with a shovel in Huntingdon Borough Wednesday afternoon following a snowstorm that blanketed the county with 1-2 inches of snow, depending More...

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Commissioners hear from Farm Bureau members

As part of local government week for the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, members of the Huntingdon County Farm Bureau made a presentation to the Huntingdon County Commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday to discuss issues affecting farmers in Huntingd More...

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Residents express concerns over Broad Top Twp. coke ovens

The Broad Top Township Supervisors will be making some improvements to the historic Riddlesburg Coke Ovens this spring, it was revealed at a recent meeting of the municipal leaders.  More...

World  Free Access 

Resolve to start gardening in 2015

The arrival of a new year is always a good time for fresh starts, and there are few things as enjoyable to start — or that provide fresher returns — than gardening. But how should a novice begin? More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Mount Union landmark destroyed by fire

75 Years Ago  With the weatherman prophesying “continued light snow and cold,” Pennsylvania apparently is going to continue in the grip of the cold spell that sent the mercury down to four degrees above zero in Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Men’s Basketball:

Dawson keeps Spartans together to beat Lions

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Branden Dawson knew Michigan State would get a battle from Penn State, but he helped the Spartans learn how to fight back.  More...

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata upsets Catholic 77-76

Juniata women’s basketball coach Danny Young-Uhrich has been waiting all season for her young squad to come together as a team and play up to its potential.  More...

Games postponed

Yesterday’s wintry weather forced postponement of all area scholastic athletic events.  In reports coming in after Wednesday’s deadline, the Glendale at Juniata Valley boys’ basketball game has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

This photo appeared in The Daily News Friday, March 17, 1972, with the photo header “All this and county band, too!” The photo was taken by TDN photographer the late Blair Shore. More...

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What others are saying

Obama tips his hat to FDR

Whatever happens over the next two years, you can bet that 22nd century school children will know more about President Barack Obama than kids learn today about, say, Calvin Coolidge. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Blue Juniata FFA members attend Mid-Winter FFA Convention

The Mid-Winter Convention was held at the state Farm Show Jan. More...

Farm Show competitors

Ella, right, and Evangeline McGargle, daughters of Sam and Stephanie McGargle of Petersburg, R.R., showed their Corriedale breeding sheep at the state Farm Show last week. More...

Fair queen visits sweetest place on Earth

It’s time for the annual Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Convention. This weekend, today, Thursday, Jan. 21, through Saturday, Jan. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Teach husband to be more thoughtful

Dear Annie: My father died a year ago. Since then, I have ignored my extended family, but I’m close to my children and grandchildren. Christmas passed and I never phoned my sick mother, even though I live 15 minutes away. More...

Doctor K

Undescended testicle is risk factor for testicular cancer

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my 30s. A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. What should I know about this cancer? More...

Tax credits aid area businesses

Five Huntingdon County businesses have received nearly $500,000 in tax credits for the 2014 tax year. More...

Feral cats present problems locally

The subject of the feral cat population is one often broached at municipal meetings throughout Huntingdon County as officials and residents alike struggle to mitigate the problem. More...

Work to market county continues through PEP

After three community workshops, the marketing committee of the Huntingdon County Partnership for Economic Progress (PEP) sees themes arising that will help the group market the county in the future.  More...

State  Free Access 

Mom hails ruling to allow soldier electrocution case

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a Pittsburgh-area soldier electrocuted in his barracks shower at a U.S. More...

Perjury charge recommended for attorney general

HARRISBURG (AP) — Court documents released Wednesday show a grand jury concluded there are reasonable grounds to charge the state’s top prosecutor with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation in More...

County wants special prosecutor for district attorney forgery allegations

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A special prosecutor should investigate allegations that a Pennsylvania district attorney forged a judge’s order to reduce the bail of a man awaiting trial on drug charges, county commissioners said.  The Centre Cou More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 22 Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Litke Column:

Patriot’s ball boy now America’s Most Wanted

The most wanted rule-breaker in America today is a New England Patriots ball boy.  So whether you think “Deflategate” is a big deal or not, consider this: If the allegations are true, the fall guy won’t be the quarterback marri More...

Utah tops Washington State 86-64

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Brandon Taylor had 18 points and seven assists, and Delon Wright added 17 points and eight assists to help No. 12 Utah beat Washington State 86-64 on Wednesday night.  More...

Warriors win 17th straight at home

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Steven Wayne Brown, 22220 Browns Lane, Three Springs, and Danielle Marie Stallman, also of Three Springs.  Charles Duane Lamont, 316 Stackstown Road, Marietta, and Judith Louise Martin, 7340 Nelson Road, Alexandria.   More...

‘Ladies First’ comes to Alexandria’s Edgewater Inn

Politics can be a hotbed of conflict, but also a source of hilarity as will be proved by an “inaugural” production of “Ladies First” Thursday, Jan. 22, through Sunday, Jan. More...

Happy Birthday

GIME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ellie and Jenna Mazurowski who turn 5 years old today, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. They are the daughters of Phil and Marti Mazurowski of Huntingdon. More...

School News

HAHS grad to study abroad in UK

Benjamin Hsiung, a Denison University student from Huntingdon, is studying with the Arcadia College of Global Studies Program in the United Kingdom for the 2015 spring semester. More...

Warriors Mark woman completes college studies

Hannah Halter of Warriors Mark graduated summa cum laude from Lycoming College, Williamsport, with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing.   More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Pisces  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 23, 2015:  More...

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