February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leaders approve Act 13 timetable

The Act 13 Legacy Fund applications and timetable process for 2018 were approved by the Huntingdon County Commissioners during their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.  Huntingdon County planning director Mark Colussy said the schedule developed la More...

Take precautions to avoid sledding injuries

Getting hurt while enjoying winter recreation is “snow” fun, so medical providers are encouraging safety precautions for those setting out for some cold-weather activities.  An estimated 20,000 children are treated in emergency rooms More...

Local News

Hagerstown police officer arrested on drug charges

A Three Springs man and sergeant with the Hagerstown Police Department is facing felony charges for drug possession and theft charges.  Christopher M. Barnett, 46, was arrested Feb. More...

Burglars removed electronics from Trough Creek churches

New information from state police at Huntingdon lists items stolen from two of the five churches recently targeted by a string of burglaries.  More...

Police Log

Theft   CROMWELL TWP. — A woman reported a theft incident to state police at Huntingdon at 10:33 a.m. Jan. 27. After an investigation was conducted, prosecution was declined.   More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 7   Adult Education o Adult education classes will be held at the Huntingdon County CareerLink, 54 Pennsylvania Ave., Smithfield, Huntingdon, from 1-4 p.m. Please call 641-6408, ext. 101 for more information.  More...

Local Sports

High School Girls’ Basketball:

Huntingdon and Tussey Mountain earn league wins

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Trojans pull away for win

The Mount Union boys’ basketball team made the trip to Alport for a rematch with West Branch. The Trojans hit the floor, executing the offense and opening a lead. More...

Hornet boys down Bellwood, clinch ICC North

Juniata Valley’s boys got off to a quick start Tuesday at Bellwood and clinched the ICC North Division title with a 70-54 victory.  The Hornets improved to 15-5 on the season and to 13-0 in the league. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Naliyah Grace Shaver, who turns 15 years old today, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Her proud parents are Greg and Angel Shaver and she has two siblings, Cortnie and Bryce Shaver. More...

Send Greetings to . .

A card shower is being held in honor of Harold K. “Abe” Lynn, who will celebrate his 94th birthday Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. All are welcome to join the family in wishing Abe a very happy birthday by sending him a birthday card. More...

What and Where Wednesday

John Powell of Huntingdon was the first to correctly guess the location of the Jan. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 2:15 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018:  More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2018 2:50 PM

TDN delivery may be delayed  Free Access 

Our newspaper carriers are reporting poor road conditions throughout the county and many have indicating they are having difficulty reaching subscribers on their routes, especially those on secondary roads. Newspapers that aren't received today More...

Gov. proposes $33 billion plan

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Drivers urged to clear snow off cars

As the winter grows colder and the late night snow falls, morning drivers wake up to find their vehicles covered in snow. Some drivers may choose to uncover their windows and nothing else, while some may uncover their entire vehicle. More...

Porter supervisors talk burn concerns

Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. members were present at the monthly meeting of Porter Township supervisors Tuesday night to let the public know how they will handle calls regarding controlled burns in their coverage area.  More...

General News

Smart steps to gifting for Valentine’s Day

(NAPSI)—When Valen- tine’s Day comes around, these seven Essential Shopping Hacks can help you score a great gift for your sweetheart:  Shop Early. Save BIG   More...

Business News

Stocks plunge, then mostly recover as wild ride continues

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market mostly recovered after an early plunge Tuesday and was down moderately in late morning trading, raising hopes of a halt to a global sell-off. More...

NBC looks to make Olympic coverage omnipresent

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two weeks of Winter Olympics coverage on Thursday with a new host, some new wrinkles and the hope that its business model keeps pace with the different ways people experience events More...

Quits rise at fastest pace in 17 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies posted the fewest open jobs in seven months in December, yet the number of Americans quitting their jobs rose to a 17-year high, a mixed reading on the job market.  More...

Around The Broad Top

Echos From The Past

Readers provide names of those in mystery photo

Nancy Shedd and Adam Watson provided the names for the photo appearing with last week’s column. If the readers have a copy of the newspaper handy, please match the following names with the people in the photo.  More...

Old-Time Photo

Here’s a view of the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Raystown Dam as work proceeded on its construction near Huntingdon during the early 1970s. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Men’s Basketball:

Tennessee edges Kentucky 61-59

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lamonte Turner scored 16 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 26 seconds remaining, Admiral Schofield followed with a dunk off a turnover and No. 15 Tennessee edged No. More...

Penguins honor Fleury, then beat Golden Knights 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Third-period goals by Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel ruined former teammate Marc-Andre Fleury’s homecoming as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4 on Tuesday night.  More...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Knicks 103-89

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 23 points, jumping over Tim Hardaway Jr. for one high-flying slam, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 103-89 on Tuesday night after Kristaps Porzingis tore his left ACL.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Our humble little abode

Dear Annie: I’m hoping you can settle a little disagreement between my 16-year-old daughter and me. The two of us live together in a modest home, which I am proud of. It is nothing special, but I work hard to keep it neat and organized.  More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Satisfying lunch for one

Dear Heloise: I’d like to have a recipe for lunch — something very tasty, but something that won’t make me feel stuffed. I work from home and live alone, so I just need a RECIPE FOR ONE, and these are hard to find. More...

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