June 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents dedicate Hall of Honor

The newly-formed Hall of Honor was dedicated at the Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon, Thursday, with a ceremony to recognize eight resident veterans.  The idea to create an area within the community to honor veterans was formed followi More...

TDN Beautiful Baby contest begins today

These days, cellphones are brimming with images of dimpled darlings, so why not use one of those photos to participate in The Daily News’ ninth annual Most Beautiful Baby Contest.  The contest begins today, Friday, June 9.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Speed limit lowered on Saxton streets

75 Years Ago  Charles Ream, 17, Beaverdale, died yesterday of injuries sustained when a truck in which he was riding was struck late yesterday by a locomotive at a grade crossing at East Freedom, Blair County.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 9   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 

Astros rebound to beat Royals 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lance McCullers took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jose Altuve hit a two-run homer in a five-run ninth as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Thursday night. More...

Penguins demolish Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw.  It ended with haymaker after haymaker — both literal and proverbial — from Sidney Crosby and the rest of the resilient Pittsburgh Penguins.  More...

French Open Tournament:

Ostapenko, Halep win semifinals

PARIS (AP) — Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Switch to robotic vacuum

Dear Heloise: Every time I VACUUMED, my dog would get on the bed and bark nonstop until I was done. My vet said it was due to the noise, which might hurt the dog’s ears. More...

Special Sections

House members OK pension deal

The state House of Representatives passed legislation designed to be a step in the right direction for state pension reform Thursday.  More...

Text to 911 closer to being available

Text to 911 is closer to becoming a reality in Huntingdon County, as members of the county 911 policy board heard an update on its progress during their monthly meeting Thursday morning.  “Right now, we anticipate that it will be ready to More...

Area veterans aided by first outreach event

Organizers of the county’s first Veterans Outreach Event were pleased with event attendance at the Blue Juniata VFW in Mount Union Thursday afternoon.  Rick Rogers, commander of the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, said hosting such an event is More...

Parking restrictions begin at 4 p.m. today

Beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Jobs

Local News

Cancer survivor celebration planned for Saturday

Local residents who’ve engaged in battle with cancer first hand will be honored this weekend during a survivor celebration and memorial.  The event is under the direction of the Huntingdon County chapter of the Bob Perks Fund and will be h More...

Wood leaders concerned about CDBG program

Efforts by the Wood Township Supervisors to secure Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to demolish the old Wood Furniture Plant may be futile if President Trump’s proposal to do away with the federal CDBG program becomes a reality. More...

Police Log

DUI   More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame:

Ken Walters

Ken Walters’ powerful legs have carried him a long way from his hometown of Huntingdon.  More...

PIAA Class 3A Semifinal:

Bearcats overwhelm Sharpsville

The Huntingdon baseball team has relied on pitching and an anemic offense to try to win game throughout the 2017 season.  But, in the last two games, that Bearcat team seems to have gotten lost and replace by a group that’s pounding the ba More...

Senators avoid sweep 6-2

The Altoona Curve dropped the finale of their road trip 6-2 Thursday night against the Harrisburg Senators at FNB Field. The Curve (32-25) issued seven walks in the game, with four of those turning into runs for the Senators (24-34). More...

People/Pastimes

Westminster Woods residents reach out to preemies

As part of the Westminster Woods’ 2017 “Gratitude is Attitude” campaign, giving back to the community has been an important central theme.  As part of their volunteer efforts, the Homestead Personal Care residents at the commun More...

United in Marriage

Davis-Gracey

Marissa Gracey and Carl Davis, both of Huntingdon, were united in marriage May 13, 2017, at the First Baptist Church of Three Springs. The Rev. Todd Griest presided over the 10 a.m. wedding ceremony. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Save the fridge Have some stinky odors in your fridge? Here’s how to get rid of them. Pour a bottle of vanilla extract into the fridge, close the door, and let it run overnight. In the morning, wipe it out with a paper towel full of vanilla. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dispute with neighbors

Dear Annie: Our next-door neighbors, the “Johnsons,” must hate trees. Our neighborhood is full of beautiful mature trees. When the Johnsons purchased their home, they immediately cut down every tree in their yard. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 7:29 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 10, 2017:  More...

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