March 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MU businessman runs for treasurer

Mount Union Borough Councilman Jonathan Shapiro will seek the Republican nomination for Huntingdon County Treasurer in the Tuesday, May 19, primary election.  More...

PRIDE Wing-Off kicks off Telethon events

The smell of wings wafting from the Smithfield Fire Hall Sunday can only mean one thing — the Huntingdon County PRIDE Telethon is less than two weeks away.  “The Wing-Off is kind of our Telethon kick-off event,” said PRIDE exec More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Scott Smith Date of Birth: Sept. 7,1975 Age: 39 years old Height: unavailable Weight: unavailable Eye color: unavailable Hair color: unavailable Last known address(es):8260 Ridge Road, Mapleton. More...

Wood supervisors take steps to dispose of furniture plant

The Wood Township Supervisors March 4 selected a Buffalo, New York, firm to perform the first phase of an environmental site assessment of the old Wood Furniture Plant, the first step toward the eventual disposition of the property. More...

Most Adorable Pet contest deadline approaching

The deadline for The Daily News Most Adorable Pet Contest is fast approaching, so be sure to submit photos of finefeathered, four-footed or fishy friends soon.  Each entry is $10 and pets must be registered by Friday, March 20. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Hawks get by Cavaliers 106-97

ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night in a game cou More...

Holmes keeps lead, Rory loses cool

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes kept his lead. Rory McIlroy lost his cool.  Holmes was 11 shots worse than his tournament record-tying 62, finishing with a tee shot in the water and a double bogey on the 18th hole Friday for a 1-over 73. More...

Pirates top Yanks 3-1; Bombers beat Phils 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez went 0 for 2 with a walk in his second exhibition game Friday night, a New York Yankees’ split-squad 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.  More...

People/Pastimes

Pest-free pets: Preventive tips for pet owners

Rising temperatures are a double-edged sword for pet lovers. Warmer days create the perfect setting for a run through the park or a game of fetch. More...

How to check for fleas and ticks

Adult ticks are often visible to the naked eye, so you may be able to spot them on short-haired pets. But with longer haired pets, it’s best to do a thorough inspection with a fine-toothed comb.  More...

Choosing a preventive treatment

No two pets are the same, so it’s a good idea to consult with your veterinarian before you begin a flea and tick preventive program. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Don’t try to retrain husband’s kids

Dear Annie: My husband and I married three years ago. He has two adult children, and I have a grown daughter. Our children have good careers and get along well with one another. More...

Doctor K

Treatments for adult acne

DEAR DOCTOR K: I am in my 40s, but my face resembles a teenager’s — and not in a good way. What can I do to clear up my adult acne? DEAR READER: Acne is most common during the teenage years. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Libra if born before 9:10 a.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 9, 2015:  More...

Warmer weather to reach county

For county residents who have grown more than a bit weary of winter weather, there is a glimmer of good news on the horizon.  A forecasted warm-up combined with the beginning of daylight saving time at 2 a.m. More...

Lake’s fish to be tested for mercury

Ongoing testing has determined the presence of contaminants in many state waterways and, as part of that continued monitoring, the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced plans to conduct testing at Raystown Lake this summer. More...

TDN print subscribers eligible to win cruise

Imagine seven nights of breath-taking views, exciting destinations and world-class food all for the price of a Daily News print subscription.  More...

General News

Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in three years

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — Animal rights activists were stunned when the parent company of Ringling Bros. More...

Hall and Oates sue over Haulin’ Oats cereal

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall and Oates are saying “no can do” to a granola-maker’s Haulin’ Oats cereal.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 7 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, March 8 More...

Local Sports

Oliver faces for Wentzel title

Wagner will wrestler for fifth-place; three others eliminated

Huntingdon sophomore Jacob Oliver carries an air about him. He’s determined and holds a quiet confidence in himself. A full-tilt, all-out wrestler. More...

Tigers hand Eagles loss in four sets

The Juniata men’s volleyball team put up a tough fight against Division I Princeton but the Tigers came away with a 3-1 win (19-25, 29-31, 25-19, 20-25) on Friday night at Dillon Gym. More...

Myers, Phillippi will meet one more time

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The wrestling careers of Boiling Springs’ Korbin Myers and Derry Area’s George Phillippi have crossed before. They’re about to cross one final time scholastically.  More...

Religion News

Schools debate militancy issue

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Sitting on the ground, the students sway back and forth, deep in thought as they read Islam’s holy book, the Quran. More...

Rwandan survivor to share story

Violence, terror and chaos rarely generate beauty, yet that is the result of one person’s story of survival amidst one of the most brutal genocides of the 20th century.  More...

Three Springs church to host seder

For almost 3,500 years, Jewish people have been celebrating their deliverance from Egyptian slavery. More...

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