August 2017





Pet of the day 8/31/17

Name: Tug Breed: Domestic Shorthair Age: 3 months Gender: Male Size: Medium Color: Orange/ Red House-trained: Yes Tug can be found at Precious Paws Animal…








Recent Deaths 8/31/17

Rose Patricia Martin, 95, died Aug. 30, 2017. Mary M. Walters, 70, of East Hickory, died Aug. 29, 2017. Kenneth G. (Ken) Hetrick, 73, of…





Pet of the day 8/30/17

Name: Buddy Breed: Yorkie Age: 2-3 years Gender: Male Size: Small Color: Sable Buddy tested positive for Lyme disease and is currently receiving treatment. He…


Strip Steak Diane

Serves 2 Start to finish: 20 minutes 2 6-ounce 1-inch-thick strip steaks Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable…


Pittsburgh zoo euthanizes baby elephant

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium say they’ve euthanized a baby elephant that couldn’t be fed normally. Veterinarians had inserted…




Harvey makes landfall, again

HOUSTON (AP) — Five days after Harvey first made landfall as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years, the now-tropical storm is…


Cubs beat Pirates 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — By his own admission, Jake Arrieta, wasn’t at his best Tuesday night. He still was good enough. Arrieta continued his dominant second…



Recent Deaths 8/30/17

Barbara Dent Snedegar, 92, of McLean, Virginia, died Aug. 23, 2017. Shirley Confer, 82, of Stow, Ohio, died Aug. 26, 2017. William J. Smerkar, 83, of…



Pet of the day 8/29/17

Name: Skor Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 6 months Gender: Male Size: Small Color: Black/ Beige Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $50.00 Skor can…


Plum clafoutis

Servings: 10 Start to finish: 40 minutes (Active time: 10 minutes) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking…


Thank you for your cooperation

This week brought a very cooperative ruby-throated hummingbird who stuck around for several photo opportunities. It would appear that the speedy bird is a juvenile male ruby-throated…





Cubbies blast past Buccos

CHICAGO (TNS) – The Pirates were already one of the worst offensive teams against left-handed pitchers this season. Their performance against Mike Montgomery on Monday…



Recent Deaths 8/29/17

William “Bill” Tobin, 70, of Garland Texas, formerly of Oil City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Sarah A. Courtney, 76, of President Township, died…






Pet of the day 8/28/17

Sammy is a 16 month old male Chiweenie that was surrendered to the rescue center by his owner. Sammy is reportedly partially house broken, is…