January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Council members set comment rules

Tuesday night marked the first regular business meeting for Huntingdon Borough Council this year, as well as the tightening of procedures to set the tone for the new council. More...

Raystown Lake boat launches now iced in

From Weaver Falls to Snyder’s Run, winter has officially hit Raystown Lake with each of the seven boat launches closed due to ice.  “As of (Tuesday) morning, Seven Points is iced in,” said Allen Gwinn, U.S. More...

State  Free Access 

Gov. to seek OT expansion amid federal inaction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

Parents say killing may have been hate crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 19-yearold University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate crime against their gay son.  More...

Man sentenced to 90 years for sexual abuse of child

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 90 years in prison after admitting to making child pornography of a 7-yearold girl.  Prosecutors say 43-yearold Matthew Maffei, of Aston, sexually assaulted the young daughter of More...

Business News

Underwriter joins Mutual Benefit Group

John T. “J.T.” Routzahn III was named commercial lines senior underwriter Jan. 8, 2018.  More...

New small cars unveiled at auto show

DETROIT (AP) — Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show are the revamped Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster and Kia Forte.  But cars — particularly small ones — a More...

ND oil output cut back to meet gas capture rules

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

Local Sports

High School Boys’ Basketball:

Bearcats rip Central 78-41

Huntingdon played its game at Central Tuesday and made the snowy trip worthwhile. Five players scored in double figures as the Bearcats scorched the Scarlet Dragons 78-41.  More...

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Pirates hold off Trojans 43-36

The Mount Union girls’ basketball team had one of those nights where the ball just did not roll its way.  More...

Games postponed

Tuesday’s weather event created some chaos to the area scholastic sports schedule. More...

People/Pastimes

HAHS graduate releases solo album

The classic style and bluesy feel of the music of Dylan E. More...

Six reasons to spay or neuter pets now

Upon adopting a companion animal, one of the first decisions pet parents should make, advise veterinarians and animal welfare experts, is to spay or neuter their new friend. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of William Anderson of Huntingdon, who will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Capricorn and a Moon in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018:  More...

A main street legacy ends

Western Auto to close doors after 48 years in business

Western Auto, a staple among Huntingdon’s main street businesses, will close its doors on or before Wednesday, Feb. More...

Leaders pass arbitration motion

The Huntingdon County Commissioners passed a resolution at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning, stating they will, in good faith, reopen negotiations with the Teamsters Local 110 to come up with a resolution and avoid protracted litigation.  More...

‘Penguin’ technique protects against falls

Penguins are known for many traits — they can’t fly, are excellent swimmers, love seafood, are always ready for a formal occasion and are exceptionally stable when walking on slick surfaces. More...

Local News

Art Walk Huntingdon events slated for Thursday  Free Access 

For those who need a cure for the winter blues, Art Walk Huntingdon is a chance to get out of the house and partake of events happening in downtown Huntingdon. Scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

HASB members recognize Learners of the Month

Following a presentation from Trina Gribble, McKissick Associates representative, on Phase 2 of the district’s ongoing capacity study, Huntingdon Area School Board members highlighted learner and elementary school achievement during the regular More...

Man pleads guilty in officer assault case

Minutes before he was set to go to trial, Gary G. More...

General News

Motion-sensing cameras capture candid wildlife shots

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — How does a bighorn sheep say “cheese?”  Some charismatic critters caught by motion-detecting wildlife cameras seem to know how to strike a pose. But it’s not just show business. More...

Children found captive in California home school, chained to furniture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight and was never inspected by education officials. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 17   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Huntingdon. Call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

TDN readers help identify students in mystery photos

A few weeks ago, we ran a photo of a group of Daily News School News Page contributors and suggested they represented the Juniata Valley School District. But at least two of them were not from JV. Read on to learn more.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s another mystery photo snapped in the Broad Top area during the reign of King Coal. The date and location is unknown, as are the names of the miners. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

No. 3 Purdue blasts Wisconsin 78-50

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Carsen Edwards scored 21 points and Vincent Edwards added 20, leading No. 3 Purdue to a 78-50 blowout over Wisconsin on Tuesday night.  More...

Washington St. quarterback found dead

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday. More...

Nadal, Wozniacki to 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open in the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena.  More...

School News

Mount Union woman named to dean’s list

Students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at Grove City College including, Rachel Sinclair of Mount Union.  Sinclair is a 2014 graduate of Lampeter Strasburg High School and is the daughter of Rev. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Walking on eggshells around family

Dear Annie: I am a 50-year-old married woman with two children. I am far from perfect, but I do feel I am a decent person. My issue is my sister and my mom. I have spent most of my adult life trying to please both of them. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Angel biscuits from mother’s column

Dear Heloise: I love your ANGEL BISCUITS! Please, please reprint the recipe for me and everyone who loves good biscuits. — Anne M., Fairbanks, Alaska  More...

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