March 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Community improvements honored

The annual meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night at the Huntingdon Country Club was a time to both honor past achievements and plan for future endeavors. More...

TDN offers access to Washington Post

Subscribers to the print edition of The Daily News are now eligible to receive 52 weeks of free digital access to The Washington Post.  More...

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Local News

Hundreds sign petition opposing Scranton aquarium

SCRANTON — Hundreds of people signed an online petition Tuesday and Wednesday opposing an aquarium under construction inside the Marketplace at Steamtown.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   More...

Local Sports

High School Baseball:

Southern’s Miller no-hits NBC; Hornets edge CK

So. Huntingdon 15, No. Bedford 0 So. Huntingdon 13, No. Bedford 3 More...

High School Softball:

Mount Union wins, Rockets split

Mount Union 4, West Branch 3   More...

Boys’ Volleyball:

Rangers take control fast to sweep ’Cats

Forest Hills quickly took control of Thursday evening’s match at Huntingdon and rolled to a sweep over the Bearcats on game scores of 25-12, 25-19 and 25-18.  More...

People/Pastimes

Mount Union Art Guild helps Shirley Home for the Aged

Residents at the Shirley Home for the Aged in Shirleysburg have found continued joy thanks to the activities specialists and their goals.  It’s not uncommon for activities to be offered for residents at nursing homes, but the discoveries m More...

Local students to compete in state-level STEM competition

The Standing Stone Elementary Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) team placed first in the STEM design challenge at the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 (TIU 11), McVeytown.  More...

PA Elks State Hoop Shoot Championships

After winning both the local and district contests, Connor Moore placed second in the PA Elks State Hoop Shoot Championship’s 8-9 age group. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, April 1, 2017:  More...

Special Sections

Mapleton VFD presented award

The Mapleton Volunteer Fire Department was presented with an honor Thursday afternoon to recognize its community outreach efforts.  More...

Twp. leaders talk fire coverage issue

The Shirley Township Supervisors met Thursday evening to discuss ongoing negotiations with an area fire company. More...

Event connects employers with job seekers

The Smithfield Fire Hall was the place for employers and job seekers to be Thursday afternoon as a wide variety of employment and training opportunities were on display at a job fair hosted by Huntingdon County Career- Link.  More...

DN pet contest entries inside today’s edition

Entries in The Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest are published on pages B1 and B2 in today’s edition. Details and instructions for voting are listed with the entries.   More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Locked doors prompt post-debate fist fight

75 Years Ago  The biggest complaint that Private Charles Kostenbauder of Altoona, has about Australia is that he had to go to a zoo to see a kangaroo. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, March 31   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Narcotics Anonymous o Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 W. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Icher leads by one in wind-shortened first round

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Wie was the teenage prodigy on this same desert course 14 years ago, showing off her precocious skills and a seemingly limitless future.  More...

Mirotic leads Bulls over Cavs

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic tied season highs with 28 points and six 3-pointers, Jimmy Butler scored 25, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-93 on a night when LeBron James moved into seventh place on the NBA’s career More...

TCU routs Georgia Tech 88-56 for NIT crown

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Parrish sat at the podium, wearing a commemorative t-shirt and a net draped around his neck. To his right was coach Jamie Dixon. On his left was Kenrich Williams. Parrish made sure to savor the moment. More...

Press Club

Lady Hornets help bring pride to the valley

History was made this past weekend when this season’s Lady Hornets became Juniata Valley’s first girls basketball team to play in the state championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey. “This was an indescribable feeling. More...

Responsibility encouraged at TMHS for prom season

The prom season approaches, but so do the risks. Few moments in the life of a high school student can bring about as many memories as a high school prom. However, few moments contain so much pressure, either. More...

Speaker motivates students at Williamsburg High School

Silence. In a school setting, that can be hard to find, but the auditorium at Williamsburg High School was packed with students from grades 7-12, listening in focused silence to Gary Horton as the former U.S. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Abusive mom with joint custody

Dear Annie: My son shares custody with the mother of one of his boys but lives hundreds of miles away. He is great with this 9-year-old, and the boy is very happy when they are together. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Tips to prevent pickpocketing

Dear Heloise: While traveling in another country, a PICKPOCKET stole my wallet from my back pocket. I felt the man pull it out, and as I turned, he ran off into a crowd. I had to cancel all my credit cards and cut my vacation short. More...

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