March 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Many react to women’s draft concept

It’s not only a right of passage for every 18-year-old male in the U.S., but it’s the law to sign up for Selective Service System, the independent agency of the federal government that keeps information on those who are potentially subjec More...

Local News

Riddlesburg Honor Roll committee launches preliminary plans

Members of the Riddlesburg Area Honor Roll Planning Committee launched preliminary plans Thursday evening for the construction of a new community veterans honor roll in the former coal mining and ironmaking community. More...

Campaign committee authorizes support for Mifflin County judge

Judge Timothy Searer has announced the authorization and registration of a political committee with the Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Elections.  More...

Cassville Council tables action on noise complaint

During a recent brief meeting, Cassville Borough Council agreed to table action on an anonymous letter received concerning noise made during services at the Cassville United Methodist Church.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 2   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Phillies down Yankees; Halladay feeling good

TAMPA, Fla. More...

Guthrie leads by one; McIlroy withdraws

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy left before his round was even over. More...

Bucs lose to Orioles, Red Sox

Orioles 6, Pirates 5  SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — After concussions, back problems and right hip surgery limited Brian Roberts to 115 games over the past three seasons, the Baltimore Orioles are hoping he can regain his All-Star form.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Chelsea Gladfelter who turns 13 years old today, Friday, March 2, 2013. More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Roy Scott of James Creek who will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday, March 4, 2013. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Births

Megan Booher and Patrick Rux of Huntingdon are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Zoey Jane Rux, Feb. 22, 2013, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. At birth, Zoey weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. More...

Annie's Mailbox

It doesn’t require confrontation

Dear Annie: I am 60 years old and have a cousin the same age. “Kevin’s” conversations are sexist, racist, immature and extremely self-centered. More...

Doctor K

Baby’s umbilical cord stump should heal naturally on its own

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m expecting my first baby. Can you tell me how to care for the umbilical cord stump? How long will it remain?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 4, 2013:  More...

Road crews set for winter’s end

The last week of February brought an unsettled weather pattern to the region, but PennDOT workers and local municipalities are ready to face whatever winter still has up its sleeve.  More...

Huntingdon man to run for sheriff

Huntingdon Borough resident Greg Hack, 32, has announced he is running as a Republican candidate for Huntingdon County Sheriff in the May municipal election. More...

Police warn against phone scams

Residents of Huntingdon County are being informed by state police at Huntingdon station commander Sgt. Brian Ianuzzi if they are receiving phone calls soliciting money on behalf of the state police, it is a scam.  More...

Second bingo winner

Jane Mateer of Huntingdon won $50 in Bingo Bucks this week for having the first horizontal game piece in The Daily News Bingo contest. She can spend her winnings at sponsoring merchants. More...

General News

Traveling through people’s lives

Jill Gleeson dares to venture outside her comfort zone and learns a life lesson every time. Chances are, you may learn something as well.   More...

At 80, no break planned for music exec Clive Davis

NEW YORK (AP) — When Clive Davis announced his latest project — a Broadway revival of “My Fair Lady” next year — it seemed to mark a step away from the music mogul’s laser-like focus of making hits — and hitm More...

It’s Saint Patrick’s month

Think of Saint Patrick’s Day and images of green beer, buttons saying “Kiss me, I’m Irish,” and corned beef and cabbage come to mind. People with surnames such as Dombrowski and Nakamura suddenly are wearing green.  More...

Local Sports

Area advances four to semis

Southern’s Myers earns 100th win

Everything is turned up a notch at the Southwest Region Class AA Tournament, with wrestlers from three districts all vying for those five coveted slots in the PIAA state championship. More...

McKim leads Bearcats through opening day

Huntingdon came away from Friday’s portion of the District Six Class AA Swimming Championships at Penn State’s McCoy Natatorium with seven top six finishes out of the 12 events swam during the afternoon’s competition.  More...

Hall of Fame meeting Thursday

The Huntingdon County Sports Hall of Fame will hold its spring dinner meeting Thursday, March 7, in the Hall of Fame Room at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House along Route 22 west of Huntingdon.  More...

Religion News

Egg fundraiser grows to benefit church’s youth ministry

During the early 1980s, parishioners of the Robertsdale Church of God started making Easter eggs to benefit the church’s youth ministry. More...

Preacher pleads guilty to having snakes in car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. More...

Muslim activists’ appeal rejected by court

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court narrowly rejected the case of two Muslim activists who argued they had a constitutional freespeech right to send offensive letters to families of Australian soldiers killed in Afghanist More...

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