January 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Freezing rain, snow expected in county

After temperatures ascended into the 60s today, the roller coaster that is the weather will be making its descent, as the area is braced to receive some freezing rain, sleet and snow.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather adv More...

TDN showers first baby of 2018 with gifts

Jase Alton McGahan, the son of Karley Brown and Jesse McGahan of Robertsdale has officially been named the winner of The Daily News 2018 First Baby Contest.  More...

Local News

Newly-elected Magisterial District Judge hears cases

During the afternoon session of central court Jan. 3, newly-elected Huntingdon County Magisterial District Judge Rufus Brenneman presided over several court proceedings.  Magisterial District Judge Douglas Gummo shadowed on the side.  More...

Police Log

Drugs found   More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon area attorney to lead county bar assoc.

75 Years Ago  With the bodies of all but one of the 13 victims removed, crews of trained men today intensified efforts to control a raging fire deep inside the No. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Jan. 12   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 

Resurgent Roethlisberger faces test from Jaguars

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The words that threatened to define Ben Roethlisberger’s season were uttered almost as an afterthought and with more than a hint of frustrated sarcasm.  It just didn’t read that way as it made the rounds on so More...

Zach Johnson, Kirk share lead

HONOLULU (AP) — Zach Johnson and Chris Kirk each made seven birdies and shared the lead in the Sony Open.  Jordan Spieth made eight birdies and for the second straight year walked away from Waialae Country Club amazed that he could be six More...

Women’s Basketball:

Louisville overwhelms No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr scored 36 points, Myisha Hines-Allen had a career-high 31 and No. 3 Louisville overwhelmed No. More...

Press Club

JV coach celebrates 100th win of career

The Lady Hornets played the Lady Trojans at Mount Union for coach Rachelle Hopsicker’s 100th win. Juniata Valley won the game finishing with a final score of 64-18 Dec. More...

CPR training offered in SHC health class

Imagine walking on the sidewalk and suddenly seeing someone fall to the ground. This individual has gone into cardiac arrest and needs help. The problem is what to do in that situation.  More...

Huntingdon Christian Academy students enjoy snow days

Snow day! These are two words that the students and teachers at Huntingdon Christian Academy love to hear. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Best way to pack dress for traveling

Dear Heloise: When I was packing for my honeymoon, my mother suggested that I place each dress in a DRYCLEANING BAG to keep it from getting wrinkled. It worked like a charm! More...

State rep. sets goals for 2018

Though state Rep. Rich Irvin is proud of some of the legislative accomplishments made in the state House in 2017, he, along with his state House colleagues, are not resting on their laurels in 2018. More...

Motorists advised to watch for debris

As the winter months press on and the cycle of freezing and thawing continues, motorists should be vigilant for rocks and other debris falling onto the roadway.  As moisture seeps into cracks around the rocks and then expanding as it freezes, a More...

HCBI director hopes to build on success

The beginning of the New Year marked Bob Reitman’s one-year anniversary as executive director for the Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI). More...

State  Free Access 

Bill Cosby’s next trial will carry weight of movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn’t agree the first time around whether to accept a woman’s story that “America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. More...

PennDOT sued for suspending licenses after drug convictions

HARRISBURG (AP) — Two Philadelphia men have sued Pennsylvania’s governor and Transportation Department officials to challenge a state law that suspends driver’s licenses for even minor drug convictions.  The lawsuit filed Wedne More...

Penn National wins right to put casino in York County

HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn National Gaming secured the right to put up a casino near Pennsylvania’s southern border, submitting a winning bid Wednesday of just over $50 million and selecting a site that could draw heavily from Maryland.  More...

Local Sports

High School Wrestling:

Streaking Bearcats top Trojans 45-22

The Huntingdon wrestling team won the flip of the disc before its match Thursday evening at Mount Union. More...

Titans win key bouts to beat Devils 48-27

Tussey Mountain hosted Bellwood-Antis on the mat Thursday and turned in some good, close matches. More...

Games postponed

The Tussey Mountain girls varsity and junior high basketball games at Southern Huntingdon scheduled for Saturday, January 20th have been moved to Monday, February 5th. The junior high game is setfora6p.m.startwiththe varsity to follow. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday wishes go out to Sophia Elizabeth Morder, who turns 1 year old today, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Her very proud parents are Jamie Malliband and Hunter Morder of Huntingdon. More...

Beat cabin fever with winter renovations

When the weather outside is frightful, homeowners and renters can turn their interior spaces into something delightful. More...

Births

Austin Snyder and Chelsea Beck of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Scott Snyder, Dec. 26, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Overwhelming medical bills   If you have a big hospital bill, ask them about a payment plan. Most will gladly have you pay monthly instead of walking away from the debt. If you pay it off as agreed, you’ll protect your credit score, too. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Long-lost daughter brings problems

Dear Annie: My husband and a daughter he fathered 50 years ago recently found each other via an internet post from the two children we have together. Since they met, he has been hiding in a locked room and calling her several times a day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018:  More...

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