March 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New PRIDE Wing-Off records set

Sunshine and above-freezing temperatures brought folks out in record numbers to support the 12th annual Huntingdon County PRIDE Wing-Off Sunday at the Smithfield Fire Hall. “Wow, what a year,” said PRIDE executive director Adam Pfingstl. More...

Farmland preservation opportunities available

The Huntingdon County Conservation District is offering local agricultural land owners a unique opportunity with open enrollment for the agricultural land preservation program. More...

Local News

Read Across America activities

At the left, Huntingdon Area School District superintendent Fred Foster read to students in Denise Schwentner’s firstgrade class at Southside Elementary School for Read Across America Week. More...

News of Yesteryear

Huntingdon council looks to make improvements

75 Years Ago  Huntingdon Borough Council decided to take advantage of available WPA funds for public improvements. The borough engineer, McKnight Africa, was instructed to confer with the WPA engineer, L.J. More...

2015 Huntingdon County PRIDE Wing-Off

Emily Rusk, 17, Huntingdon, served wings to Jared Taylor at the Coke Man’s table at the PRIDE Wing-Off Sunday. More...

Local Sports

Oliver second, Wagner sixth

Area wrestling fans watched to see where Huntingdon’s Jacob Oliver and Jon Wagner would place at the PIAA state wrestling championship Saturday at The Giant Center in Hershey. More...

Phillippi named AA Outstanding Wrestler

HERSHEY, (AP) — It took 51 years for Bedford Area High School to go from its second PIAA wrestling champion to its third.  It took South Park High School 25 minutes to go from its first state wrestling champion to its second.  More...

Portage ousts Tussey in OT

PIAA Class A Girls’ Basketball:

District Five champion Tussey Mountain rallied back from nine points down in the second quarter to go up by five early in the fourth period against District Six’s fourth-place qualifier Portage during Saturday afternoon’s PIAA Girls&rsquo More...

People/Pastimes

Throw a shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day party

It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. More...

Announce your marriage in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Americans spent $58 billion on pets in 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.  The American Pet Products Association’s annual report on pet industry spending says Americans spent $58 b More...

Annie's Mailbox

Losing trust damages marriage

Dear Annie: I have been married to “Ralph” for 30 years. Recently, I discovered that he has been speaking with an exgirlfriend on his cellphone. These conversations have been going on for 10 years. More...

Hints from Heloise

Inappropriate packages

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, regarding packaging for flour and sugar:  More...

Special Sections

Oil train danger minor in county

According to recently published data, 1.5 million Pennsylvanians are at risk for a crude oil derailment. More...

Area students meet familiar green face

A familiar green face with furled eyebrows and tongue sticking out reminded kids some things aren’t safe to touch or taste. Mr. More...

Wrestlers honored

Wrestlers from Huntingdon Area High School were honored with a parade for their participation in the PIAA state wrestling championships in Hershey this weekend. More...

State  Free Access 

Wolf tax plan differs a bit from the campaign version

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Slain police officer mourned, honored at church

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A police officer slain during a gunfight at a video game store was honored at Sunday church services as a defender of the neighborhood and a caring father.  More...

Amish farmer takes record $597,000 grant to reduce runoff

LANCASTER (AP) — A farmer in Sadsbury Township recently was awarded a $597,000 state grant to make wholesale improvements to a barnyard that one consultant described as “pretty much a mud lot.”  It was the largest ag grant ever More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 9   Humane Society p The Huntingdon County Humane Society fundraising committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the OIP on Washington Street, Huntingodn. The meeting is open to all interested individuals. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Dolphins lead chase for Suh

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have pulled ahead in the Ndamukong Suh sweepstakes, and their lead may be insurmountable.  More...

Thunder wins 108-104

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his fifth triple-double in six games to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 108-104 on Sunday night.  The NBA scoring leader had 30 points, matched a career high with 17 assist More...

Rangers blank Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) — Derick Brassard scored 32 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot made 29 saves for his fifth shutout of the season in the New York Rangers’ 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.  Brassard swooped in fr More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Scorpio. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 10, 2015: More...

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