April 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents protest Harrisburg rally

Ahead of next week’s primary election, New York businessman and candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States Donald Trump made a stop at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg Thursday evening.  Trump rallied cro More...

Pitch competition offers opportunity

Some would-be entrepreneurs are winding up for the first Business Pitch Competition and Downtown Opportunity Showcase Saturday, April 23, in downtown Huntingdon.  More...

Local News

Walking on Earth Day

Pam Grugan, organizer for Walk Huntingdon, was joined by approximately 100 people, including community members, students, local officials and business leaders this morning for the inaugural Walk Hunt More...

Smithfield officials will trap feral cats

Following a lengthy discussion at their monthly workshop meeting Thursday, the Smithfield Township Supervisors decided how they will handle the municipality’s ongoing feral cat situation in the township.  More...

Council members unveil new website

Huntingdon Borough Council has unveiled a new website, www.huntingdonboro.com, designed and managed by Thoughtful Design of Huntingdon.  Council vice president Jim Bair spearheaded the project over the last year and said the site is more user fr More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Preparations underway for annual sports show

75 Years Ago  Delegates to the central Pennsylvania annual conference of the Methodist Church carried on election and appointment of conference officials as third day sessions opened in Harrisburg.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, April 22   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  More...

Local Sports

Trojans sweep; Hornets split

High School Track & Field:

The Mount Union track team hosted two area Inter County Conference teams Thursday, pulling off sweeps over Juniata Valley and Tussey Mountain. The Trojan boys won a 106-42 verdict over Tussey Mountain and held a 111-38 edge over Juniata Valley. More...

Bearcats fall 11-1 at Bellefonte

H.S. Baseball:

Huntingdon didn’t see much go its way at Bellefonte Thursday. The Red Raiders hit their way to a 10 runs in two innings and finished off the Bearcats 11-1 in five.  The ‘Cats (5-4) managed only four hits on the day. More...

Altoona blanks Huntingon 7-0

H.S. Tennis:

Huntingdon’s tennis team put up a good fight in its double’s matches Thursday at Altoona, but just couldn’t pull out wins. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Colton Warner Grissinger who turned 6 years old Wednesday, April 20, 2016. His proud parents are Bryan Grissinger and BK Powell of Three Springs. Colton has a big brother, Ryan, who he looks up to. More...

Local artist converts piano into art piece

A baby grand piano has transitioned from being an instrument through which art is produced to being a work of art all on its own.  Local artist Deb Tumlin first took on the project in the fall when a friend told her about a recent visit to an ar More...

Births

Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jonathan Benjamin Harmer, April 15, 2016, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Newspapers in Education

The Daily News reflects on NIE’s inaugural year

In the early spring of 2015 a group of teachers and school administrators from across the county gathered to hear about a new program being launched by The Daily News. More...

Career day features NIE partners

Standing Stone Elementary School in the Huntingdon Area School District held a career day event in March where students could learn about area businesses and the careers they support.  More...

Partners support NIE program

Fifty-nine local businesses have partnered with The Daily News to bring newspapers into classrooms in Huntingdon County school districts through the Newspaper In Education (NIE) program.  Through their partnership, they are supporting education, More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Aid troops overseas

Dear Heloise: I recall reading about a place to send OUTDATED COUPONS that can then be used by our soldiers at PXs overseas. Can you give that information again, please? I have people at church saving them. More...

Special Sections

Leaders review building plans

Preliminary plans for a new building on the Juniata College campus were presented at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night.  More...

Volunteers sought for cleanup effort

One of many efforts to attract folks to downtown Huntingdon will take place this weekend when volunteers get together to help beautify the area.  Members of the Boomtown Huntingdon beautification committee will be heading up cleanup days beginni More...

TDN adorable pet contest winner announced

A handsome feline named Sonny followed in the footsteps of his older brother, Bentley, who won in 2014, to take the prize as the 2016 Most Adorable Pet Contest winner.  Sonny walked into the lives of owners’ Laura Creitz and Jennifer Moore More...

State  Free Access 

Top state official uses private email against policy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general has routinely used personal email accounts to conduct official business, transmitting confidential information and the identities of undercover agents, despite an office ban th More...

Spending on Senate bolstered in final days

HARRISBURG, (AP) — Spending is growing by leaps in Pennsylvania’s hotly contested Democratic primary for U.S. Senate and could push past $13 million. That’s among this year’s most expensive Senate races.  More...

World  Free Access 

Genre-defying musical legend Prince dead at 57

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown, turn out pop melodies worthy of Motown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone. More...

McDonald’s testing bigger, smaller Big Macs

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is testing bigger and smaller versions of its Big Mac as the world’s biggest hamburger chain pushes to revive its business.  The company says it’s testing a “Grand Mac” and “Ma More...

Nebraska allows state licenses for thousands of immigrants

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will allow thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cubs’ Jake Arrieta tossed no-hitter in rout of Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts for the Chicago Cubs, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night.  The reigning NL Cy Young winner threw the first no-hi More...

Pens shut out Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins might have been the NHL’s hottest team at the end of the regular season, playing the last month with Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup with an arm injury.  Well he’s back for the playoffs, More...

Blackhawks win 4-3, avoid elimination

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Patrick Kane scored on a backhander early in the second overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided first-round elimination with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues early Friday.  More...

Press Club

SHC bus drivers fill important role

Bus driving is a job with a lot of responsibility and little appreciation. Bus drivers are on the clock rain or shine, snow or ice. These people are trusted with your children’s lives. Most bus drivers begin their work days at 6:30 a.m. More...

First JV exchange student pays visit

The foreign exchange student program at Juniata Valley High School has been around for quite some time. Although the school did not have any exchange students this year, a very special visitor made an appearance. More...

HCCTC students compete at states

Ten Huntingdon County Career and Technology (HCCTC) students journeyed to the Hershey Resort and Conference Center April 13-15 to the SkillsUSA State and Leadership Conference with the hope of winning a gold medal. More...

Annie's Mailbox

This situation is heartbreaking

Dear Annie: Our only child is 30. “Delia” was diagnosed with serious mental issues as a teen, but with the help of a sensitive child psychologist and an excellent child psychiatrist, she did very well. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Taurus and a Moon in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 23, 2016:  More...

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