August 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

TDN Opinion Line to return next week

Like it or not, the Opinion Line has been a staple of The Daily News for nearly four decades. During those years, the feature went largely unchanged — call your opinion in Monday, it’s published Saturday — until now. More...

Dry weather could impact fall foliage view

Area folks driving through more wooded areas of the county may be noticing a sign of fall, as some trees’ leaves have started to change color. More...

World  Free Access 

Religion Briefs

Trump touts religious bona fides DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is touting his religious background. In a question and answer session in Iowa, Trump said, “I love the Bible. I’m a Protestant. More...

A quaint rite: Harvesting broadcast’s fall crop of new shows

NEW YORK (AP) — If there’s a dominant trend in TV today, it’s this: There’s too much TV, even too much good TV, for any viewer to absorb, much less support. More...

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out cigar-shaped craft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring. But don’t fret, blimp fans. That big, cigar-shaped thing you’ve seen floating over sports events all your life will still be there. More...

Local Sports

Curve quiet Thunder 3-2

Chad Kuhl earned his eleventh win and Andy Vasquez homered for the third time this week as the Altoona Curve defeated the Trenton Thunder 3-2 Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. More...

Calvary teams split with Great Commission

The Calvary Christian Academy soccer teams opened their respective seasons against Great Commission Friday. The Conqueror girls got off to a positive start with a 2-1 victory, but the boys dropped an 8-1 decision. More...

People/Pastimes

Ready for recovery

Tools and tips to prepare for emergency response

Organizations often send out an all-staff email if bad weather is predicted, but would you know what to do in a serious emergency if you or family members were at school, a house of worship or work? Where would you take cover? More...

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Douglas Blair McKim who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. His proud parents are Darin and Jenna McKim of Huntingdon. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Ryder Snare who turns 5 years old tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. His proud parents are Steve and Stephanie Snare. Ryder has a brother, Kaiden, 7. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Have an honest talk with friends

Dear Annie: My husband and I are snowbirds in our late 60s. Most of our snowbird friends are several years older. We have neighbors in the North and in the South and we normally trade off taking turns driving back and forth. More...

Doctor K

Stretching is important part of fitness

DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last appointment, my doctor noticed that my movements have become stiffer. He suggested that I do some stretching exercises daily. Is there anything I should know before I start? More...

Special Sections

Drug suspects appear in court

Three defendants rounded up in two drug busts in the past two years appeared in the Huntingdon County Court of Commo n Pleas Friday. More...

Local voters can now register online

County residents can officially go online to register to vote in the upcoming fall election. Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday the state would implement the program he pushed for during his election campaign last year. More...

Court water rules hold may have local impact

A court in North Dakota has placed an injunction on a new Environmental Protection Agency regulation that may have an impact on Pennsylvania. More...

Local News

Mapleton resident gets lengthy probation

A Mapleton man was sentenced to serve a lengthy probationary sentence in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Matthew Morey Date of Birth: Sept. 14, 1993 Age: 21 years old Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Weight: 160 Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown More...

Mount Union man sentenced in court

A Mount Union man who pleaded guilty to incest in May was sentenced in the Huntingdon County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Two county bridges to be repaired

75 Years Ago More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 29 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623. Sunday, Aug. 30 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harrison lifts Bucs to 5-3 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Josh Harrison singled home Francisco Cervelli with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh bullpen continued its hot streak in the Pirates’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday ni More...

Being the home team can be a curse

Little League World Series:

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. More...

Religion News

Encouraging men to fall under God’s influence

A group of representatives from several local churches are organizing an ecumenical, motivational conference for men to encourage them to “stand in the gap” and help restore their respective communities’ “bridges of hope.&rdqu More...

Special events, services

‘Fly High With God’ p The Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, 202 W. Walnut St., Mount Union, will host a gospel jubilee, “Fly High With God,” from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 29. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Pisces if born before 4:33 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 31, 2015: More...

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