May 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans continue for former elementary

Despite being purchased nearly two years ago, a former elementary school remains empty.  The former Brady-Henderson Mill Creek Elementary in Brady Township was purchased by the state Game Commission in fall 2013.  The plan was for the Game More...

TDN’s baby contest to serve area agency

Few people, other than celebrities, are photographed as often as babies, meaning most parents and grandparents have more than enough pictures to choose from in order to take part in The Daily News’ seventh annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.&nb More...

Local News

Saxton CHIP Street Scene plans coming together

As summer activities in the region continue to heat up, so do plans for a revitalized Saxton Street Scene by members of the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee. The Street Scene event has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. More...

Fire investigation

Crews from Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue, Smithfield and other area volunteer fire companies and Huntingdon Ambulance were called to the John B. Brown Funeral Home at 417 Washington St. More...

Crews respond to tractor fire

A tractor and a portion of the shed in which it was housed were damaged by fire just before 4 p.m. Thursday at the James Dallard property at 4772 Grubb Road in Walker Township. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HAHS senior awarded Joseph F. Biddle Scholarship

75 Years Ago  Hon. Richard M. Simpson of Huntingdon, congressman from the 18th District, will deliver the Memorial Day address in Riverview Cemetery at Huntingdon. The congressman will also give the address at the Marklesburg observance.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, May 29 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. More...

Local Sports

Perow is tennis MVP; 10 Bearcats honored

Mountain League All-Stars:

Austin Perow was the MVP in boys’ tennis and Kobren Frederick was the top performer in three events as the Mountain League announced its spring all-star selections Thursday evening.  More...

Red Sox Rodriguez wins debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967, and Boston beat the Rangers 5-1 to spoil Josh Hamilton’s first home ga More...

Bucs go deep on Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An early home run barrage carried A.J. Burnett and the Pittsburgh Pirates to their seventh straight win, 11-5 against the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Can I quell the smell?

Dear Heloise: I got a wonderful DRESSER from a neighbor. We did not smell any cigarette smoke when we received it. We painted it and put the drawers back in. Now all we smell is a musty, yucky cigarette smell. More...

Special Sections

Dry conditions found in county

Though the state Department of Environmental Protection has not issued a drought watch for Huntingdon County, 27 counties are currently under one, and Huntingdon County could fall under one in the near future.  According to the state DEP, Huntin More...

BUIs still possible in nonmotor craft

Canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boats and other nonmotorized watercraft have seen a steady increase in popularity in recent years.  And, for those who use such craft, the state Fish and Boat Commission wants them to know it is still against the More...

JV student to compete at FBLA nationals

One Juniata Valley High School student recently earned the opportunity of a lifetime.  JVHS senior Emily Gummo, daughter of Payton and Kelly Gummo of Petersburg, qualified to attend the national convention for the Future Business Leaders of Amer More...

State  Free Access 

State’s massive coal breaker is coming down

MAHANOY CITY (AP) — When coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast.&nbs More...

Pope joining gallery of murals on buildings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city — and now Pope Francis will join the crowd.  Officials announced Thursday that hundreds of residents and visitors wi More...

Man gets time for Uganda-based counterfeiting scheme

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced a Pittsburgh man to 7 1/2 years in federal prison for his role in a counterfeit money scheme based in Uganda and several other scams.  More...

World  Free Access 

Traveling with a dog will cost you — sometimes hundreds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Having an 80-pound Labradoodle as a travel buddy means B.L. Ochman can quickly separate the hotels that love dogs from those that just put up with them.  “Dog-friendly means your dog is welcome,” she said. More...

Jazz up your grilled chicken routine with Greek yogurt sauce

It’s pretty unlikely that we’ll ever get bored with burgers on the grill. But chicken? Yeah... That actually happens pretty early in the season every summer.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Bulls fire Thibodeau

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons.  More...

Western series will end tonight

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Someday the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks will relish the stories they’ll be able to tell about playing in a postseason series as good as these Western Conference finals.  Not just now, though. More...

Warriors savor turnaround

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Wearing a black NBA Finals cap and white team T-shirt, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob waved to a cheering crowd at Oracle Arena as confetti fell all around.  More...

People/Pastimes

AAUW presents student awards

The April 14 dinner meeting of the Huntingdon Branch of the Association of American University Women (AAUW) honored senior girls from each of the county’s high schools. More...

Happy Birthday

DOUBLE DIGITS! Happy birthday wishes go out to Kirsten Nicole Palmateer who turns 10 years old today, Friday, May 29, 2015. Her proud parents are Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Carlisle. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPY 8TH BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Emma Rose Palmateer who celebrates her birthday tomorrow, Saturday, May 30, 2015. Her proud parents are Tanner and Tressa Palmateer of Carlisle. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cleaning combs and brushes   An easy way to clean combs and brushes is to put a cup of peroxide into a large bowl and fill the bowl with water. Then drop in combs and brushes for five to ten minutes. Rinse with plain water. More...

Annie's Mailbox

An apology could help

Dear Annie: Thirty years ago, when I was 11, I got into an argument on the school bus with another kid my age. I was an insecure child, and I was losing the argument and feeling humiliated. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Libra if born before 2:34 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 30, 2015:  More...

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