December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MU leaders move on police matters

After acting on the resignation of the borough’s most senior police officer, Mount Union’s council issued several department promotions during a special meeting Wednesday night, as well as approved the borough’s 2018 budget. More...

Marriage, divorce numbers down in 2017

It appears there were fewer marriages and divorces in the county this year than in 2016, according to the county’s register and recorder and prothonotary’s offices.  Mary Ann Walters, a deputy from the register and recorder’s o More...

State  Free Access 

Bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US

ERIE, Pa. More...

Sanctuary for neglected and abused animals to move

MEHOOPANY (AP) — Each of the 300 animals who call the Indraloka Animal Sanctuary home has a story.  More...

Bundle up: Bitter cold takes hold

ERIE (AP) — Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come as two Minnesota cities already have set record low temperatures and a city in Pennsylvania continues to dig out f More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Dec. 28   Huntingdon House o Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643-2801 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

Bearcats roll to 68-43 win

For the seventh time in a row, Huntingdon and Juniata Valley met in the Lions Shootout tournament championship game. More...

Hornets race to 66-20 win

Huntingdon jumped out to a five-point lead at the outset of Wednesday evening’s championship game of the Huntingdon Lions Shootout. More...

Rockets pull away to win

The long-range shooting of Southern Huntingdon’s Rachel Miller helped put Mount Union in a 13-point hold inside the final minute of the opening period of the Huntingdon Lions Shootout consolation game Wednesday afternoon. More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania  Payout for House Rep. disgusting, Dec. More...

You Should Know

Q: How long have revelers been celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square?  More...

Letter to the Editor

A lot of wasted money

Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Trough Creek 4-H members enjoy fun night, help others

Members of the Trough Creek Community Adventurers 4-H Club held their annual fun night Dec. 9 and enjoyed some old-fashioned fun and holiday goodies, all while getting to know each other better.  More...

Spring Farms 4-H officers elected

Spring Farms 4-H Livestock Club officers were recently elected. More...

Hands-on transition cow management workshop offered

Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team will offer a workshop in January focused on the transition period, one of the most critical and challenging times in the life of a cow. More...

Special Sections

Public defender position shifting

Huntingdon County’s public defender office will not only welcome new faces in the new year, but will take on a new face itself. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Customers benefit from smart meters

Many area residents are being affected by Penelec updating existing electricity meters with new smart meters.  More...

TDN search begins for 2018 first baby

Now that Santa Claus has made his annual delivery, folks are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a bundle of a completely different sort — the first baby of 2018.  Jack Kieran Goetz, born at 3:39 p.m. Jan. More...

Local News

Fire damages Cromwell Twp. home

Emergency crews from the southern end of the county rushed to the scene of a working house fire in Cromwell Township Wednesday night at 18316 McClure Road.  More...

HCBI leaders to see change in new year

Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) will embark upon several new changes with the beginning of the new year, as discussed at their December monthly meeting.  To begin discussion, HCBI secretary Debra Clark provided updates on the inve More...

Police Log

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General News

Oklahoma death chamber stays quiet into third year

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma, a state with one of the busiest death chambers in the country in recent decades, will enter its third year without an execution in 2018 while prison officials and state attorneys fine tune its procedure for puttin More...

Retiring refugee leader to visit immigrants’ home countries

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — He has been the middleman in North Dakota’s refugee resettlement program for nearly three decades, helping thousands of refugees and other immigrants navigate their journey to U.S. citizenship. More...

Portion size is important when choosing proteins

Dear Doctor: Would you please explain what “grams of protein per pound of body weight” etc. actually LOOKS like on someone’s dinner plate? More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Rondo passes Pelicans to victory over Nets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rajon Rondo set a franchise record with a career-high 25 assists in just 30 minutes on the court, Anthony Davis had 33 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Brooklyn Nets 128-113 Wednesday. More...

Bowl Roundup:

Purdue rallies to beat Arizona 38-35

SANTA CLARA, Calif. More...

Bell may miss shot at rushing title

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Le’Veon Bell could potentially make some Pittsburgh Steelers history Sunday.  But will he even get the chance?  For all the Steelers have accomplished, a regular-season league rushing champion has been elusive. More...

People/Pastimes

Patriot’s Pen essay contest winners

Winners of the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, Patriot’s Pen essay contest were recognized recently, including Southern Huntingdon County High School students, front row, from the left More...

Voice of Democracy winner

Mount Union Area High School student Katie Runk, second from the right, received $300 from the Blue Juniata VFW Post 5754, Mount Union, for her first place entry in the Voice of Democracy (VOD) essay More...

Roher descendants gather for reunion

The descendants of Joshua and Olive Roher gathered for their annual Christmas reunion Nov. 19 at the Immanuel Bible Church in Three Springs. A buffet covered dish luncheon was enjoyed by all. There were games for the children and the adults. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Inheritance causes family divide

Dear Annie: When my dad passed away several years ago, he left a certificate of deposit to me. When it matured, I went to the bank with my mom because she had a CD that matured at the same time. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Dec. 29, 2017:  More...

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