January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MUPD corporal recently charged

A corporal with the Mount Union Police Department who resigned last month recently faced a summary charge following a domestic incident in Mount Union Borough. More...

MU officers elected, discuss water request

Mount Union leaders kicked off 2018 Tuesday night by installing new borough council officers and discussing a request from Newton Hamilton Borough concerning the possible management of its water customers.  Council also devoted time during Tuesd More...

General News

Deadly, bone-chilling cold grips wide swath of US

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the U.S. as 2018 began, breaking century-old records and leading to several deaths that authorities attributed to exposure to the dangerously low temperatures.  More...

Business News

Companies tout renewable energy projects for Massachusetts

MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

NBC names replacement on ‘Today’

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News opened the new year Tuesday by appointing Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the “Today” show’s first two hours with Savannah Guthrie, replacing Matt Lauer following his firing on sexual misconduct charges in l More...

IRS warns that tax season brings security risks

TAX SEASON AND CYBERSECURITY   While cybersecurity should be a yearround concern for small business owners, income tax filing season can bring some particular risks, according to the IRS.  More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Fast start key for Trojans

Mount Union had three forfeits and a forfeit to open a quick 24-0 lead at Southern Huntingdon Tuesday evening. More...

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Indians down Rockets 73-47

The Southern Huntingdon defense could not slow down Southern Fulton Tuesday night in Warfordsburg. The Rockets were playing with a juggled line up and it cost them at the defensive end of the floor. More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Tussey bounces back 42-26

Tussey Mountain returned to ICC South and Sideling Hill League action Tuesday evening at McConnellsburg and quickly took control of the contest. The Titans built an eight-point lead at the quarter and went on to a 42-26 victory.  More...

People/Pastimes

Longtime Troop 25 Scoutmaster announces retirement

Longtime Boy Scout Troop 25 leader Mike Kemp has retired as Scoutmaster. At a short ceremony, committee chairman Sonny Rupert presented assistant Scoutmaster Dale Somers with his scoutmaster patch. More...

Birds may need extra assistance in winter

Cold weather can be particularly taxing on many of the birds individuals discover in their backyards throughout the year. More...

Special Occasions

Friends and family members of Mary Hoffman are invited to attend an open house to help her celebrate her 90th birthday. Guests may visit from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018:  More...

New life in the new year

Former DuBois Business College building purchased

A building located in the heart of Huntingdon Borough that has been dormant since September 2016 will see new life in the new year with plans in place to use the property to benefit the community.  More...

Volunteer ‘storks’ credit training

First responders, whether they are a part of emergency medical services or a fire company, train tirelessly year-round to ensure their preparedness for the unexpected.  More...

Changes take place at borough meeting

Sweeping changes took place during Huntingdon Borough’s reorganization meeting Tuesday evening. More...

Commissioners OK three-year CDBG plan

The Huntingdon County Commissioners officially approved the revisions to the three-year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project plan at their first weekly meeting of the year Tuesday morning.  More...

Local News

Police Log

Theft   SHIRLEY TWP. — An 85-year-old woman reported to state police at Huntingdon someone took a .22 revolver from her safe on the 14000 block of Carl Street Dec. 23. This incident is under investigation.  Terroristic threats   More...

News of Yesteryear

Area firefighters respond to blaze on AGY roof

75 Years Ago  All men between 18 and 45 who have been subject to Selective Service registration for six months or more must carry classification cards after Feb. More...

Saxton Borough leadership retained

Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Tuesday evening to retain Lester Meck and John Hoffner as council president and vice president respectively.  Longtime councilman Phil Johnson was retained as treasurer. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 3   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

New year starts with notes from faithful TDN readers

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your next 12 months will be rewarding and enjoyable.  We’ll start off the new year with a brief note and photo from one of our faithful readers, Steve Morder of Mount Union. More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a mystery photo we thought the readers would enjoy seeing. We’re not sure about the date and do not know the young people appearing in the photo. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Gruden hopes he’s a candidate

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Jon Gruden hopes he’s a candidate to return for a second stint as coach of the Oakland Raiders and believes a final decision will be made next week.  More...

Ovechkin’s second goal gives Caps 5-4 OT win over ’Canes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 26th goal 1:57 into overtime and the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.  More...

Men’s Basketball:

Xavier tops Butler to extend streak

CINCINNATI (AP) — J.P. Macura scored 15 of his 20 points in the first half to get Xavier rolling, and Trevon Bluiett had 21 points as the fifth-ranked Musketeers won their 10th in a row, beating Butler 86-79 on Tuesday night.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Friend talks too loud

Dear Annie: I have a friend who talks very loudly. It’s quite annoying and irritating. She’s so loud that it sounds as though she’s angry or upset. Friends and family members have asked me numerous times why she talks so loudly. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Mom’s tomato soup cake

Dear Heloise: My mother got a fabulous cake recipe from your mother many years ago. I remember that it had TOMATO SOUP in the cake batter and tasted so good. Could you reprint that recipe? — Amy R., Nashua, N.H.  More...

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