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Health care law explained

Many large industries of Huntingdon County were on hand at the J.C. More...

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Interact Club to host Shelter Box benefit   HUNTINGDON — Interact Club, a youth division of the Rotary Club, will be hosting a benefit day for Shelter Box at the Standing Stone Coffee Co., 1231 Mifflin St., Huntingdon, Monday, Feb. More...

Saxton chief calls 2012 an ‘amazing year’

The Saxton Volunteer Fire Co. answered a total of 137 alarms during 2012. The company’s ambulance division answered a total of 324 calls for the same period.  More...

Franklin Twp. supervisors vote to raise fee schedules

The Franklin Township board of supervisors heard some concerns from sewage enforcement officer Ralph Houck at their regular board meeting Monday evening.  Houck wanted the township to review their fee schedules for new septic system permits, as More...

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Gov’t program helps job-seekers find energy work

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One student was a homeless man with welding experience who slept in a tent throughout training. Two were brothers from the state of Indiana who drove to Pennsylvania and stayed in a motel room for four weeks. More...

Study: One in four consumers had error in credit report

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in four consumers found an error in a credit report issued by a major agency, according to a government study released Monday.  The Federal Trade Commission study also said that 5 percent of the consumers identified More...

UN agency moves to kill aircraft battery exemption

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. More...

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Spartans rout Wolverines

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gary Harris scored 17 points and Derrick Nix had 14 to help No. 8 Michigan State rout No. More...

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HAHS senior named National Merit Scholar

Caleb Acker, a senior at Huntingdon Area High School, was named one of 15,000 National Merit Scholar Finalists in the United States.  The award is based on eligible PSAT scores, an original essay, a principal recommendation and extra-curricular More...

Annie's Mailbox

These complaints are irrational

Dear Annie: My brother, “Jay,” and his wife have an adopted daughter, “Anna,” who is now 3 years old. We adore her. More...

Hints from Heloise

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Sick of the click

Dear Heloise: You had an article about the HIGH PRICE OF PRINTER INK. This is about printers in general. I love my printer; however, the manufacturer has installed an automatic alert system for when it gets low on ink. More...

President gives annual address

Americans who gathered in front of their televisions Tuesday evening for President Obama’s State of the Union address heard a different message than they did a month ago during his second inaugural address and they saw a different president tha More...

County to keep CDBG funds

Community Development Block Grants were once again the topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Huntingdon County Commissioner’s meeting. More...

Penn Twp. board hears fire coverage squabble

The monthly meeting of the Penn Township supervisor’s meeting was a lively one Tuesday night when a local resident faulted two local fire companies for not being able to respond to a flue fire on someone else’s property in a timely manner More...

Huntingdon area to be featured on WPSU

For the first time since 1997, camera crews from WPSU Channel 3 will be returning to Huntingdon Borough to film another segment of the PBS show “Our Town.” The announcement of the filming came during Tuesday’s meeting of Huntingdon More...

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Study says $780 million in restitution goes unpaid

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania should be more aggressive in collecting restitution from criminals, including garnishing paychecks and suspending state-issued licenses, according to a task force report issued Tuesday that put the unpaid sum at m More...

Corbett’s transportation plan gets Senate hearing

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Another PSU trustee prompts look at Paterno report

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Another Penn State trustee is urging a close look at a critique commissioned by Joe Paterno’s family of a school-sanctioned report by former FBI director Louis Freeh on the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.  More...

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News of Yesteryear

Yellow ribbons adorn MU

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Belleville Livestock

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

Business News

Real Estate Transfers

Jan. 28, 2013  Frank L. O’Donnell and Elizabeth A. O’Donnell, grantors, to Dennis E. Cisney, property in Henderson Township, $227,515.20.  Lisa A. More...

Local Sports

Three area teams among the entries

District Six Basketball:

With the regular season rapidly coming to a close, three area basketball teams have set their sights on the postseason and have entered the District Six Championship Tournament.  More...

Rockets’ Myers top seed at 126

District 6-AA Wrestling:

During the course of the wrestling season, competitors worked for the team and themselves. More...

6-AA Wrestling Pairings

Following are the advance pairings for the District 6-AA Tournament this Friday and Saturday at the Altoona High School Fieldhouse. Listings are in order of brackets. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Kynnedy Rose Miller, who turns 11 years old today, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Kynnedy lives in Huntingdon with her parents, Frank and Sybil Miller, her sister, McKynly, and her brother, Lincoln. More...

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Feb. 13, 2013  Happy birthday wishes go out to Elizabeth Bashline of Huntingdon who turns 91 years old today, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Happy birthday, Elizabeth! More...

Send Greetings to . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Robert O. Miller of Huntingdon who will turn 98 years old Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. He would love to hear from his family and friends on his special day. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Aquarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013:  More...

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