December 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State police warn residents of scams

State police at Huntingdon are urging area residents to be on alert for scams after a Mount Union man was scammed into sending money to a fictitious bail bondsman recently.  State police trooper Jeff Petucci, public information officer with stat More...

Christmas tree selection varies locally

With Christmas just over two weeks away, finding the perfect tree might be on the weekend agenda for some folks.  Locally, there are several options for selecting the centerpiece of holiday decorations. More...

World  Free Access 

Astronaut, senator to lie in state in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio’s capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and two history-making voyages into space.  More...

Student has right to wear Confederate clothing

PLUM (AP) — A high school student has a right to wear a sweatshirt depicting a Confederate flag even though it upsets a black student and her father, the school superintendent said Friday.  More...

West Bank settlers defiant in evacuation

AMONA, West Bank (AP) — Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 10   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643- 0623.  Sunday, Dec. 11   More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament:

Rockets lose, but Trojans win

Juniata tops Rockets 54-45   The Southern Huntingdon boysí basketball team opened its 2016 campaign Friday night in the first round of the Southern Huntingdon Tip-Off Tournament against Juniata High School. More...

Hoop Shoot competitions next Saturday at HAHS

The annual free throw contests sponsored by the Huntingdon Knights of Columbus and Elks Club will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Huntingdon Area High School gym. Girls and boys from Juniata Valley, Huntingdon, Mount Union, So. More...

Boys’ Basketball:

Hornets start slowly in 60-46 loss to Shade

Juniata Valley opened basketball season at the Homer Center Tip Off Tournament and a bad start made things difficult the rest of the way. More...

People/Pastimes

United in Marriage

Fortney-Booher

Heaven Booher and Donald Fortney, both of Mount Union, were united in marriage Oct. 31, 2016, by the gazebo in Riverside Park in Smithfield Township. The Rev. Bill Benson presided over the 6 p.m. outdoor ceremony.  More...

Friends of the Woods

Plans are underway for the Friends of the Woods annual cookie sale organized by committee members, standing, from the left, Rae Eubank, Alice Griswold, Terri Krabill, Laura McCardle, Estelle Yelnosky More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Adalyn Scott, who turns 3 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. Adalyn lives in Calvin with her mommy, Jessica Scott, and her daddy. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Spotless stainless   Love your new stainless appliances but hate all the fingerprints? I wipe mine with a paper towel that has a few drops of vegetable oil added. I use just enough to make them shiny again.  Stale bread revival   More...

Annie's Mailbox

Approaching family after suicide

Dear Annie: I read your articles in my local paper. I know it’s hard to always find the right answer for someone, as some may agree with you and some may disagree. It is now that I come to you for some words of wisdom. More...

Special Sections

Vehicles aid firefighters

ATVs, UTVs, boats provide important service locally

ATVs, UTVs and boats are used for more than just recreation in Huntingdon County. More...

Veteran ID card program successful

The program to issue ID cards to county veterans has been very successful since its initial kickoff last week. More...

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: William Lee Myers  Date of Birth: June 18, 1995  Age: 21 years old  Height: 6 feet, 6 inches  Weight: 200 pounds  Eye color: Brown  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Robertsdale  Wanted for: Fail More...

Huntingdon native honored at Pearl Harbor remembrance

This year marked the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II and where thousands of Americans were killed or wounded, and several ships and hundreds of airplanes were More...

TDN to publish lucky hunter pics Dec. 16

Lucky hunters are invited to share photos of their deer for publication in The Daily News. There are a few guidelines which must be followed in order to submit photos. More...

General News

Father’s passing leaves mother sad and withdrawn

Dear Doctor: My father passed away six months ago, and ever since, my elderly mother has withdrawn from all social activity. I can’t help wondering if this poses a problem for her mental health.  More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon County budget includes tax increase

75 years ago  Congressional leaders were ready today to acknowledge war with Germany and Italy if those axis powers join their Japanese partner in hostilities against the United States.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rockets overcome Thunder 102-99

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — James Harden scored 21 points, and the Houston Rockets overcame Russell Westbrook’s seventh consecutive triple-double to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-99 on Friday night. More...

Steelers seek to stay hot in cool Buffalo

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Antonio Brown is well aware of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ track record of successfully mounting late-season playoff pushes.  When December rolls around, the Steelers traditionally heat up.  More...

Rangers blank Blackhawks 1-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Holden scored 55 seconds into overtime, Antti Raanta made 26 saves against his former team and the New York Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 1-0 on Friday night.  Derek Stepan passed from the boards to a streaking Ho More...

Religion News

Salvation Army volunteer sees need to care for others

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Elaine Irish remembers a time during her childhood when her mother became aware of a homeless woman in their community who needed a coat. Her mother had just two coats — a trench coat and a heavy winter coat. More...

Statue from Mexico part of Texas church celebration

A year ago in August, Monsignor Arturo Banuelas, a deacon and two St. Mark’s Catholic church members went to Guadalajara, Mexico, to purchase a statue of the Virgen de Guadalupe for their church.  More...

Music casts healing vibes at Lutheran event

“Come! Bring Healing, Bring Peace” was the theme of this year’s Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia’s annual Advent Vespers program.  Once again the event, which took place Dec. More...

School News

Southern Huntingdon County High School Honor Roll

Mr. Michael Adamek, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County High School/Middle School has announced honor rolls for the first marking period of the 2016-2017 school year.  Grade 6  Highest Honors  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

Note: Bigar’s Stars is based on the degree of your sun at birth. The sign name is simply a label astrologers put on a set of degrees for convenience. More...

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