October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State university faculty on strike

For the first time ever, faculty from 14 state universities officially went on strike at 4:59 a.m. More...

Huntingdon residents request line extension

Members of the Huntingdon Borough Council were asked to consider granting an exemption to UGI Utilities Inc. More...

Local News

Art walk event planned for Thursday

Following last month’s successful event, the local art scene will once again be highlighted Thursday evening, Oct. More...

A sign of the season

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary member Lydia Lane was among the many volunteers who baked and decorated sugar cookies Tuesday for the organization’s annual fundraiser. More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

World  Free Access 

Candidates hone final arguments for Round 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was barely three weeks ago that Donald Trump opened the first presidential debate by asking, with faux deference, if it was OK to refer to his opponent as “Secretary Clinton.”  More...

Chuck Berry to release first new album in over 35 years

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ninetyyear old rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry is set to release his first new studio album in more than 35 years.  The St. More...

Earth’s 16-month record heat streak ends, but warming remains

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth’s 16-month sizzling streak of record high temperatures is finally over, according to one group of federal meteorologists.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 19   Adult Education p Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for additional information.  More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon tops Penns Valley; Hornets sweep Vikings

High School Volleyball:

Huntingdon 3, Penns Valley 1   More...

Bearcats shut out Mounties

H.S. Girls’ Soccer:

Huntingdon came out and took charge of its home match with Philipsburg-Osceola on Senior Night Tuesday. More...

Calvary girls lose

The Calvary Christian Academy girls’ soccer team dropped a 3-2 decision to Centre County Christian School Monday afternoon in Bellefonte.  The teams were tied 2-2 in the first half. Dani Mansberger scored both goals for the Conquerors. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Hailey Nicole DeArmitt, who turns 7 years old today, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Her proud parents are Bill and Jennifer DeArmitt of Alexandria. Hailey is the little sister of Ashley DeArmitt. More...

American Legion Post 520 has busy weekend

The members of the William P. Spyker American Legion Post 520 in Alexandria recently had a busy weekend with numerous activities surrounding the annual Hartslog Day event.  More...

Births

Ryan and Jennifer (Bechtel) Clark of Tyrone are proud to announce the birth of their son, Connor Allen Clark, at 2:27 p.m. and their daughter, Claire Lee Clark, at 2:29 p.m., Oct. 11, 2016, at UPMC Altoona. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Gemini if born before 11:26 a.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016:  More...

Leaders accept CDBG contract

The Huntingdon County Commissioners signed a contract for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds during their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  County grants administrator Maureen Safko explained the contract was received from the sta More...

Curriculum topic of SHCSB meeting

In his first meeting as chief district administrator, Southern Huntingdon County School District superintendent Dwayne Northcraft addressed curriculum topics with members of the school board Tuesday night. More...

Enjoying warm October weather

Diane Mansberger, left, and Karen Beeler enjoyed a walk in Portstown Park Tuesday afternoon as temperatures reached into the upper 70s. More...

Obituaries

State  Free Access 

Lawyer says defense attorney helped Penn State edit release

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Penn State’s former general counsel testified Tuesday that several days before two highranking administrators were charged over their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, the school’s then-pres More...

Ex-attorney general seeks probation

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former attorney general has been “humbled and embarrassed” by her perjury conviction and hopes to avoid jail time so she can raise her children, her lawyers said in a sentencing memo filed Tuesday.  More...

Robotic scan for horses could hold promise for human health

KENNETT SQUARE (AP) — Veterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating the need for people to lie still inside a tube.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Official Huntingdon Bicentennial seal selected

75 Years Ago  State Motor Police from Huntingdon were called over the weekend to investigate two automobile accidents in Huntingdon County. No person was injured in the accidents, but damage to the three vehicles involved will amount to $315. More...

Business News

Digital specialist joins TDN’s advertising team

A new sales executive with The Daily News is helping area businesses reach more customers and sell more products through digital advertising.  More...

Saltillo couple brings new life to old school

The gymnasium that was originally part of the Saltillo High School is now under new ownership.  Carol and Perry Cutshall of Saltillo decided to purchase the building and bring new life to what was left of the old Saltillo High School. More...

New steps to protect airline consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines would be required to refund fees when checked bags are “substantially delayed” under a proposal released Tuesday by the Transportation Department, one of a series of steps the Obama administration says it& More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Big 12 is united, for now

The 10 schools that make up the Big 12 are bound together by a deal committing their television rights to the conference through the 2024- 25 school year.  More...

Penn State awaiting word on linebackers

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Coming off their biggest win under head coach James Franklin with some extra rest, Penn State players have had plenty of time to contemplate their looming game against No. 2 Ohio State.  More...

Dodgers blank Cubs 6-0 to take 2-1 series lead

National League Championship Series:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill never strayed from his mindset of pitching in the moment, even when he was far from the major leagues playing independent ball with the Long Island Ducks. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Deeply resentful brother

Dear Annie: My brother and I are close in age, and from the time I was born, he has bullied, teased and ignored me. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Good mat, bad smell

Dear Heloise: My new MICROFIBER DISH-DRYING MAT smells bad. Nothing I’ve tried, including handwashing, spraying both sides with a vinegar/water solution and air-drying, has worked. Any hints are greatly appreciated. More...

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