December 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Four victims perished in ’17 county crashes

Fatal crashes claimed the lives of four individuals this year, three of which occurred less than a few miles from one another on Route 22.  More...

No paper Monday

The Daily News will not publish a paper Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, and the office will be closed in observance of the New Year’s holiday. However, the Opinion Line will be open during regular hours from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday evening.   More...

General News

New blood pressure guidelines leave many confused and concerned

Dear Doctor: I’m so confused by the new blood pressure guidelines. Yesterday, my blood pressure was normal. With the new guidelines, though, I’m now considered to have high blood pressure. Is my doctor going to put me on medication?  More...

Door preserved from Rockwell’s iconic painting

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. More...

Local Sports

Random Thoughts

from Jeff Norris

Adalee Broadbent, a senior at Conestoga Valley High School in Lancaster County, has concluded a very successful scholastic soccer career.  A defender, Broadbent was the linchpin of a defense that led the the Buckskins to the Lancaster-Lebanon Se More...

Women’s Basketball:

Juniata downs Saints to pass physical test

The Juniata women’s basketball team, in its first start after the holiday break, got a solid test from St. Lawrence University in the first round of the Juniata Holiday Tournament. More...

Reliance Bank Tournament:

Panther pressure wears down Tussey teams

The Tussey Mountain boys’ basketball team faced a fierce defense with a lot of trapping by the Panthers of Penn Cambria Friday evening in the consolation game of the Reliance Bank Holiday Tournament in Tyrone.  More...

People/Pastimes

Winter a great time to begin birdwatching

The appearance of a rare bird in need of rescue after sparring with some prison fencing Christmas Day made news across the state and caused quite a stir among local bird experts.  More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 9! Happy birthday wishes go out to Matthew Gutshall, who turns 9 years old today, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. His proud parents are Justin and Julie Gutshall of Huntingdon. More...

School News

Mooresville woman completes college degree

Siara Jane Glenny of Mooresville was among the graduates Dec. More...

Special Sections

Top 10 stories as selected by TDN staff

No. 1 Pipeline construction Whether in favor of or against the Mariner East 2 pipeline, Huntingdon County residents followed the news surrounding construction efforts and protest movements in 2017. More...

TDN bids farewell to 2017

Year was one filled with many newsworthy events

One year ago today, one of the most tragic events in decades — the murder of a state police trooper in the line of duty — rocked Huntingdon County.  More...

TDN baby of 2017 enjoys a year of ‘firsts’

Moving from being named as the first baby of 2017 to taking his first steps into toddlerhood, Jack Kieran Goetz has enjoyed a whole year filled with “firsts.” Born at 3:39 p.m. Jan. More...

Local News

Smoke, fire damage garage

Crews were dispatched to 17253 Highland Drive in Morris Township at 3:31 p.m. More...

News of Yesteryear

County commissioner, chief clerk begin duties

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon citizens were shocked this morning when word was received that another U.S. pilot, 1st Lt. Jack Shuck, has been reported as missing in action. More...

Saxton officer leads campaign for K-9 unit

It is no secret there is a serious opioid drug abuse problem nationwide, statewide and locally. And it is certainly no secret there is an opioid drug abuse problem in the Broad Top area.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 30   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.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

CCSU never rails to St. Francis

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Joe Hugley came off the bench to score 17 on 7-of-9 shooting and Central Connecticut State never trailed in a 72-68 victory over preseason favorite St. More...

Wizards down Rockets 121-103

WASHINGTON (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. scored 26 points, Bradley Beal and Kelly Oubre Jr. More...

Fiesta Bowl:

Another marquee matchup in the desert

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penn State and Washington had national-title aspirations dashed with midseason losses.  Both teams shook off those losses to reach the Fiesta Bowl, giving the big game in the desert another marquee match-up.  More...

Religion News

Wyoming church pledges $100K for suicide prevention funding

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — On a Sunday in September, morning light drifted through stained glass as churchgoers in Rock Springs raised their eyes to God.  In Basin, a congregation joined voices to sing an opening hymn. More...

Parenthood changes understanding of Joseph and Mary’s relationship with Jesus

Many Christians will reflect on the Nativity, or birth of Jesus at Christmas. The Christian Bible includes two different stories of the birth of Jesus, found in the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke. More...

Town rescinds ban alleged to target Jews

MAHWAH, N.J. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Dueling cleaning methods

Dear Annie: Please settle an argument that has been raging in my household — more specifically, my kitchen — for years. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Gemini if born before 3:10 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Jan. 1, 2017:  More...

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