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Perry Smith named MeadWestvaco VP

Smith has been promoted to vice president, manufacturing and distribution, for MWV Consumer & Office Products-U.S. More...

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Brouse named HRFR’s Firefighter of the Year

Mike Brouse, a life member of Huntingdon Regional Fire & Rescue Department 65 was named the 2011 Firefighter of the Year during the department’s annual banquet Saturday evening at the Oasis of Love Church’s Freedom Hall.  More...

Police Log

Forgery   KISTLER — State police at Lewistown say Max Rinker, 43, was the victim of an incident of theft, fraud and forgery. Police say sometime Saturday or Sunday someone used his debit card and withdrew money. More...

World  Free Access 

Family in fatal crash was on motocross trip

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Global Payments says Visa drops it after breach

ATLANTA (AP) — Visa Inc. has dropped the card processor involved in a massive data breach from its registry of providers that meet data security standards.  More...

Denver news anchor back after televised dog bite

DENVER (AP) — A Denver television news anchor who was bitten by a dog on live TV has returned to work.  Kyle Dyer of KUSA-TV was back on the set Monday, more than a month after she was bitten in the face by an 85-pound Argentine mastiff. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Talent (Kentucky) vs. Heart (Kansas) in final

NCAA Men’s Basketball:

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kentucky has the best players. More...

Griner leads Baylor back to finals

NCAA Women’s Basketball:

DENVER (AP) — All season long, Brittney Griner and Baylor have taken everyone’s best shot.  They haven’t blinked.  After Sunday night’s 59-47 victory over Stanford, the Lady Bears are one win from a perfect season an More...

Notre Dame denies UConn in OT

DENVER (AP) — Notre Dame gets another shot at Baylor and this time the stakes are much higher: the national championship.  The teams met in the preseason WNIT final, with the Lady Bears winning in Waco 94-81 on Nov. 17.  More...

Senior Spotlight

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

10 Types of Medications That Can Make You Feel Depressed

| Researchers have long known that many drugs can make us feel down or even depressed and that, as we age, our changing body chemistries put us at a greater risk for this side effect.  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Leo if born before 6:53 a.m. (PST). After that time, the Moon will be in Virgo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 3, 2012:  More...

PSU trustees seek to rebuild

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Keith Masser was busy enough running his 4,600-acre potato farm before his schedule got even tighter the past couple months.  In January, he became the vice chairman of Penn State’s Board of Trustees. More...

Insurance regs not only mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The individual insurance requirement that the Supreme Court is reviewing isn’t the first federal mandate involving health care.  More...

AGY appoints new president

Walker to company president. Walker most recently served at the firm’s president of sales and marketing. He also is a member of the AGY board of directors. More...

State  Free Access 

Do Republicans know Senate candidates? Hardly

HARRISBURG (AP) — Crunch time is beginning for virtually unknown Republican candidates looking to unseat Sen. More...

Widow of teacher slain in Yemen felt no threat

HARRISBURG (AP) — The widow of a teacher from central Pennsylvania who was killed in Yemen two weeks ago said the family knew about the risks of living there but never felt threatened.  More...

Long-sought business tax cut nears final vote

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill nearing final passage in the Pennsylvania Legislature would fulfill a major goal of the state’s business community by curtailing the application of certain tax, but the state’s municipalities are warning the More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top coal miners celebrate ‘John Mitchell Day’

75 Years Ago  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, April 2   Alexandria Auxiliary p Ladies auxiliary to the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet in the fire hall at 7 p.m.  Alexandria Fire Co. p The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Co. will meet at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Local Sports

Eagles blow big lead at Catholic

College Baseball:

Juniata College baseball pounded out 10 runs on a season high 17 hits, but Catholic University made better use of its seven hits while benefitting from 18 walks on its way to a 15-10 come-from-behind win over the Eagles in Sunday’s Landmark Con More...

Juniata and Drew split twinbill

College Softball:

Juniata College played two different looking games against visiting Drew University Saturday at Weaver Park Field in Landmark Conference action. More...

JC Spring Sports Round-up

Track and Field   Angela Shaffer, Ceth Parker and Nicholas Bauer registered first-place finishes Saturday at the Jim Taylor Invitational at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove.  More...

People/Pastimes

Huntingdon TOPS elects officers

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Chapter 0437 met at the Blair House for its weekly meeting March 26. Nineteen members weighed in and 17 members registered weight loss. The program for the evening was the installation of the new officers. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 5! Happy birthday to Nathan Ryan Banks who celebrates his 5th birthday today, Monday, April 2, 2012. Nathan is the son of Kevin and Amy Banks of Strodes Mills and big brother of Emily. More...

Happy Birthday

HE’S TURNING 9! Happy birthday to Darin Jackson Harman who turns 9 years old today, Monday, April 2, 2012. He is the son of Mike and Noreen Harman of Huntingdon, and is the big brother of Allison.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

We think Mom likes your taste! ANNIE

Dear Annie: My husband and I love to entertain our friends, and we also are often invited to various events. I have a wonderful aunt who owns an upscale shop in another state. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise

Glue gives instant stains

Dear Heloise: I was working with INSTANT GLUE and got some on my clothes and hands. I eventually was able to peel the glue off my hands. But it seems impossible to remove the stains from my clothing. More...

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