March 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Saxton area librarian announces retirement

While the Saxton Community Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary today, Saturday, March 10, with a lot of fanfare and smiles, it will soon be saying goodbye to someone who has been a smiling, familiar friend there for the past 22 years.  L More...

Local News

Move clocks ahead one hour

Area residents are reminded to move their clocks one hour ahead before going to sleep tonight, as daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11. More...

Woman dies in Menno Township crash

A Menno Township, Mifflin County, crash claimed the life of a Milroy woman Friday morning.  Christina Jones, 22, died of multiple blunt force trauma as the result of an crash at the intersection of Jacks Mountain Road and East Flat Road around 6 More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Mark Alan Frehn II  Date of Birth: May 21, 1987  Age: 30 years old  Height: not available  Weight: not available  Eye color: not available  Hair color: not available  Last known address(es): Mapleton  Wa More...

Local Sports

Boozel to face McMillen for title

Todaro and Ryan go for third, Fisher for fifth

Mount Union’s Josh Boozel is at the end of the road, a path he set for himself last year. The Trojan senior is back in the state championship match this afternoon and poised to take care of business at The Giant Center in Hershey.  More...

PIAA Class 4A First Round:

Bearcats fight back to top Crusaders 60-58

A pair of free throws by Jonathan Price with 26 seconds left gave Huntingdon a 59-56 lead over Lancaster Catholic in a PIAA Class 4A first-round game at Altoona. More...

PIAA Girls’ Class 2A First Round:

Bobcats eliminate Titans 68-24

Tussey Mountain’s unpredictable season came to a sudden finish Friday evening in a PIAA Girls’ Class 2A firstround contest at Central Cambria High School in Ebensburg against a tough Blairsville squad. More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

Religion News

Most municipal workers quit in polygamous sect town

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The new mayor of a mostly polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border is finishing off a complete overhaul of municipal staff and boards after mass resignations when she took office in January to become the first woman and More...

Special events, services

Purse auction  p The Huntingdon Salvation Army will host a purse auction from noon to 2 p.m. today, Saturday, March 10, at the headquarters located at 2514 Shadyside Ave., Huntingdon. For more information, call 643-1430. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Capricorn if born before 6:44 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Aquarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 12, 2018:  More...

Website shows dairy markets

Where does milk come from?  The answer to that question is both as simple as “a cow” and a complicated chain from the farm to the dairy aisle of the local grocery store.  More...

Bridge projects to begin in county

Area bridges in Huntingdon County that are part of PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project will soon be under construction once again. More...

Anti-bullying music tour to stop in area

Music with a message is the motivation for a collection of talented artists to offer a series of performances beginning Monday, March 12, throughout West Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee and Pennsylvania, including stops in Huntingdon County.  More...

General News

President discusses violence with video game execs and critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics.  More...

Interim Forest Service chief to confront harassment issues

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. More...

No vote on Kentucky pension bill, teachers protest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of Kentucky teachers cheered Friday as Republican lawmakers decided not to vote on a bill that would cut retirement benefits for one of the nation’s worstfunded public pension plans.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 10   AA Meeting o 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 

Tom Pernice has three-shot lead in Toshiba

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. shot a bogey-free 7-under 64 on Friday for a three-shot lead in the Toshiba Classic.  More...

Conners has two-shot lead at Innisbrook

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Corey Conners knew Tiger Woods had finished his second round at Innisbrook because he couldn’t see him. More...

Angels’ Ohtani allows six runs

TEMPE, Ariz. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Axton Leroy Norris, who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, March 11, 2018. His proud parents are Jeremy and Natasha Norris of Petersburg. More...

Share milestone anniversaries in The Daily News

Commemorate a wedding anniversary in print by submitting stories and photos to The Daily News.  More...

Licensed to Wed

Mermoth Charles Dunkle, 1108 Mount Vernon Ave., Huntingdon, and Heather Diane Wilson, also of Huntingdon.  Jonathan Wayne Whitsel, 8015 Windy Summit Lane, Mapleton, and Tiffani Ann Keister, 7492 Luciana Bottom Road, Three Springs.   More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Dark kitchen   If your kitchen is too dark, try this. Add some under-cabinet lighting. We found some online for cheap. It was a fairly easy DIY install. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Daughter’s nasty habit

Dear Annie: I have a beautiful daughter in her mid-20s. She is attractive, bright, friendly and hardworking. She has so much going for her. She does have a peculiar bad habit: She picks her nose in public. More...

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