September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Proper backpack use can help lighten load

With a full week of school under the belts, some family members may have noticed their students had less spring in their steps and a slump to their shoulders as they set out this morning.  The problem may have less to do with the end-ofsummer bl More...

State  Free Access 

As bishop looked on, abusive ‘Father Ned’ got new assignment

A Roman Catholic bishop who apologized to his flock last month for the “misguided and inappropriate decisions of church leaders” is reckoning with his own role — revealed in federal court a decade ago — in the system that prot More...

General News

Child killed in wake of tropical storm

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama (AP) — Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 5   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.  Salvation Army  More...

Around The Broad Top

Readers identify TDN press operators in photo

Last week’s Old-Time Photo drew considerable response from the readers, along with the correct information about the names of the men standing in front of The Daily News presses. Here’s a few of the responses.  More...

Old-Time Photo

While looking through some old photo files, columnist Ron Morgan discovered this unidentified image. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Red Sox top Braves 5-1 in battle of division leaders

ATLANTA (AP) — Steve Pearce had three hits and three RBIs, Rick Porcello allowed two hits in five innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Tuesday night for their second straight win in a matchup of division leaders.  More...

Yankees score late to beat As 5-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Voit hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the eighth inning, Adeiny Hechavarria also went deep and New York beat Oakland 5-1.  Brett Gardner singled twice and scored a pair of runs for the Yankees. More...

Tomlin ready to use Conner in Bell’s role

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn’t know when Le’Veon Bell is going to show up for work.  Maybe it’ll be in time for the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro running back to be ready for Sunday’s season opener at Cleveland More...

People/Pastimes

Licensed to Wed

Edward Francis Behn Jr., 3104 35th St. More...

What and Where Wednesday

Glenn Scott of Mount Union, Blain Harshbarger of Hill Valley, Chris Grubb of Huntingdon, Richard Cox of Cass Township, Steve Magill of Huntingdon, Jennifer Chesney of Petersburg, Sue Andreas of Hunti More...

Local artist wins Merit Grant

McConnellstown resident and ceramic artist Brynda Glazier won a competitive Merit Grant for a four-week residency at the Vermont Studio Center from March 31 through April 26, 2019, based on submission of work from her Circle of the Bygone show that a More...

Annie's Mailbox

The real man comes out after marriage

Dear Annie: I have been married for one year to a classmate whom I reconnected with at our 50th high school class reunion. While he was courting me, he seemed perfect. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Grandmothers love Shoo-Fly Pie!

Dear Heloise: You used to have a recipe for SHOO-FLY PIE. Would you please reprint that for me? My grandmother is coming for a visit, and she loved your recipe. Thanks. More...

Juries selected to hear cases

Three juries were selected by Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic Tuesday morning in preparation for criminal trials later this month.  More...

Leaders approve cleanup of bridge

The Huntingdon County Commissioners approved a plan to clean up excess debris that has been collecting under a Cromwell Township bridge due to high waters in recent months.  Brian Wiser, representing Keller Engineers, the county’s engineer More...

High temps prompt early dismissals

The weather is affecting local schools, such as Southern Huntingdon County School District (SHCSD), due to high temperatures and humidity.  Within the first two weeks of classes, SHCSD has issued four early dismissals due to heat, especially wit More...

CareerLink job fair to be held Thursday

Local job seekers are encouraged to take part in the fall job fair sponsored by Huntingdon County CareerLink Thursday, Sept. More...

Local News

Judge resolves cases in court

After a grueling two days in trial, criminal court proceeded Aug. More...

Township supervisors discuss current work

Several township residents attended the monthly meeting of the Smithfield Township Supervisors Tuesday night to learn more about township activities.  As the meeting opened, chairman Doyland Gladfelter welcomed supervisor Jeff Shaffer back.  More...

Police Log

Criminal mischief   More...

Business News

State Farm agent earns Underwriter designation

Gary O’Korn, agent with State Farm Insurance has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) professional designation from The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr.  More...

County native promoted

Juniata Valley High School alum and Alexandria native Sandy Howe of Wilmington, North Carolina, was recently named as executive vice president and president, Americas, for leading global broadband cable and telecommunications technology provider, Tec More...

Real Estate Transfers

Aug. 24, 2018  Raymond C. Agostinelli and Kathleen A. Agostinelli, grantors, to Raymond C. Agostinelli, property in Warriors Mark Township, $1.  Margaret A. Norris Estate, Margaret Ann Norris Estate and Debra A. More...

Local Sports

High School Volleyball:

Trojans rally to down Hornets 3-2

It appeared that Juniata Valley had the match at Mount Union under control after winning the first two sets by more that 10 points each. The Hornets started to make some adjustments in their lineup and that changed the game.  More...

Everett sweeps past Tussey in opener

Tussey Mountain opened the season at Everett Tuesday evening and practically matched the Warriors pointfor point in the opening set. More...

High School Golf:

Bearcats down Everett and Tussey at SSGC

In on of several this season to be played at Standing Stone Golf Club, the Huntingdon golf team picked up a pair of victories Tuesday afternoon.  The Bearcats finished the match with Everett and Tussey Mountain with a score of 351. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Cancer if born before 3:51 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.  More...

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