December 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Solicitor ready for county role

During a special voting session Wednesday night, the Mount Union Area School Board secured a replacement for the district’s longtime solicitor who is leaving the post to take on more responsibilities through his work with Huntingdon County.&nbs More...

Campus holiday light display celebrated

With chestnuts roasting and open fires to warm up around, students, staff and community members gathered Thursday on the Juniata College quad for Light Up Night.”  The crowd gathered to watch as the campus holiday lights were lit and to vi More...

State  Free Access 

Commission seeks fracking ban in watershed supplying NYC

HARRISBURG (AP) — A commission that oversees water quality for the watershed that supplies Philadelphia and half of New York City with drinking water took another step Thursday toward permanently banning natural gas drilling and hydraulic fract More...

Man’s loudspeaker broadcast of Taps ends

GLEN ROCK (AP) — A Pennsylvania man whose nightly broadcast of taps through loudspeakers led to lawsuit threats and complaints from his neighbors played the recording for the last time Thursday night.   More...

Woman heard screams before student’s death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neighbor of a man charged with killing a Temple University student says she heard screams that reminded her of a horror movie the night the woman disappeared.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 1   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...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday wishes go out to Levi Dysard, who turns 7 years old today, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. His proud parents are Percy and Marcy Dysard of Huntingdon. More...

Set your sing-a-long party apart

Christmas carols became part of holiday celebrations roughly 200 years ago. Initially gaining popularity in England before becoming holiday traditions in the Americas, carols are part and parcel of modern holiday celebrations.  More...

Happy Anniversary

Area couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to Ted and Pat Stewart of Country Club Road, Mount Union, who celebrated their 60th anniversary yesterday, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

A clean sweep for safety

Dear Heloise: I’ve been a CHIMNEY SWEEP for over 25 years, and if someone has a fireplace he or she likes to light in cold weather, I’d recommend getting a chimney sweep in to make sure everything is in working order and that we can make More...

Leaders discuss budget

Commissioners review proposed 2018 fiscal plan

A responsible, balanced budget with no proposed tax increases — that’s what the Huntingdon County Commissioners want the public to see when they look at the proposed 2018 fiscal plan.  Ahead of a public hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. More...

PennDOT, hospital hold food drive

When people think of the holiday season, they often think of peace on earth and goodwill toward others, which is why many churches and charitable organizations band together to collect food for those in need.  More...

Police urge residents to beware of scams

Recently many Huntingdon residents have reported receiving calls from local numbers that have turned out to be scams. More...

Local News

Man ordered to register as sex offender

A Huntingdon man must register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) as a tier 1 offender for a period of 15 years after sending sexually explicit images to a minor through Snap- Chat.  More...

Judge delivers DUI sentences

Several driving under the influence defendants were sentenced in criminal court this week, rolling the ball again for court proceedings in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

State police release holiday crash statistics

Pennsylvania State Police officially reported that troopers made more driving under the influence arrests across the state during the Thanksgiving holiday, but investigated fewer fatal crashes.  According to a press release, over the five-day ho More...

General News

Siren brings Cold War-era memories in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — A siren that frightened Lorraine Godoy as a child will wail once again in Hawaii, decades after the Cold War-era threat of nuclear attack subsided.  More...

News of Yesteryear

TDN editor emeritus passes away

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon County’s sales quota for war savings bonds and stamps is $86,741 for the month of December, it was announced today by I. Newton Taylor, chairman of the county war savings staff. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Cowboys handle Redskins 38-14

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott was getting X-rays on his swollen right hand when rookie Ryan Switzer scored his first career touchdown on an 83-yard punt return.  More...

Steelers look to cure their ‘Big Play Blues’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Heading into December, the numbers are gaudy.  Second in sacks.  Third against the pass.  Fourth in total yards allowed.  Fourth in points against.  Fifth in interceptions.  More...

Big Ten Championship:

Haskins out of Barrett’s shadow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State backup quarterback Dwayne Haskins is giving the Buckeyes glimpses of 2014 Cardale Jones as they roll into the Big Ten Championship game against No. 3 Wisconsin.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Homemade windshield deicer A mixture of 3/4 vinegar to 1/4 water will keep your car windows ice free this winter. If you just spray them when you get home from work, they’ll be ice free in the morning. Oven cleaning More...

Annie's Mailbox

Abusive relationship coming to an end

Dear Annie: For 37 years, I’ve been married to a sociopath.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Taurus if born before 4:21 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Gemini.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017:  More...

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