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Energy customers urged to know contract terms

Energy consumers who have taken advantage of deregulation of power industries in Pennsylvania and shopped around for their power supplier might want to pay particularly close attention to their bills.  More...

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Local News

Jury selection rescheduled

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Due to anticipated weather issues, the jury selection scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Monday, March 3, at the Huntingdon County Courthouse has been rescheduled to 8:45 a.m. Thursday, March 6. More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Cameron Pressley Date of Birth: 9/9/1987 Age: 26 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Weight: 150 pounds Eye color: Brown Hair color: Brown Last known address(es): 428 W. College Ave., Apt. 2, State College. More...

Orby man pleads guilty to burglaries

An Orbisonia man will be taken to SCI Camp Hill for an evaluation for admittance into the State Intermediate Punishment (SIP) program following a series of guilty pleas in Huntingdon County Court of Common Plea Thursday.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, March 1   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  Sunday, March 2   More...

Local Sports

Area advances four to semis

Seven others in consolations

Huntingdon and Mount Union followed up its exploits at the District 6-AA wrestling meet with another excellent showing on day one at the Southwest Regionals at the Cambria County War Memorial in Johnstown Friday. More...

Dozen area cagers are ICC All-Stars

With the basketball season over for most teams, the Inter- County Conference has named its boys and girls all-star teams for the 2013-14 campaign. A dozen athletes from three area high schools were honored by the league.  More...

Juniata sweeps past No. 7 Stevens Tech

After pulling out two tough sets, No. 2 Juniata College men’s volleyball outlasted No. 7 Stevens Tech Friday night for its fifth straight win in a 3-0 (27-25, 26-24, 25-17) decision. More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 13! Happy birthday wishes go out to Natalyn Amy Gladfelter who turns 13 years old today, Saturday, March 1, 2014. Her proud parents are Brian and Amy Gladfelter. More...

Special Occasions

March 1, 2014  Happy birthday wishes go out to Pat Scalia of Huntingdon who celebrates her birthday today, Saturday, March 1, 2014. She is the daughter of Irene Slawson and the late Eugene Slawson. Happy birthday, Pat!   More...

Send Greetings to . . .

A birthday card shower is being held in honor of Ruth Fetterhoof of York and formerly of Huntingdon, who will celebrate her 86th birthday Friday, March 7, 2014. She would love to hear from her family and friends on her special day. More...

Special Sections

Newer roadways mean less potholes

Although it has been a historically bad winter, the structure and make-up of the current roadways may help explain why there is not a significant increase in potholes this year.  “After speaking with my county manager in Huntingdon County, More...

Funds may benefit area senior centers

Following up on discussions aired last month, board members of the tri-county Area Agency on Aging’s Citizens Advisory Council learned Friday morning an increase in state lottery program monies comes with a two-edged sword.  More...

PRIDE deadline draws near

Huntingdon County PRIDE volunteers Elaine Musser, left, and Judy Pheasant arrange items at the headquarters in the Home Nursing Agency building in Smithfield Township. More...

World  Free Access 

Obama could pull Russia trip amid Ukraine tumult

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

General News

First Egyptian film at Oscars not shown at home

CAIRO (AP) — Directors of Egypt’s first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but most Egyptians have yet to see the hard-hitting movie that chronicles the country’s unr More...

Clay Aiken eyes Congress seat

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

A look at the changing obesity landscape for kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Is the anti-obesity message finally getting through?  A marked drop in the obesity rate among preschoolers in the U.S. has researchers and parents pointing to a variety of possible factors.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Enroth stops 36 shots as Sharks win 4-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. More...

Jays top Pirates 4-2

DUNEDIN, Fla. More...

Warriors beat frustrated Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson added 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New York Knicks to a fifth straight loss with a 126-103 victory Friday n More...

Religion News

Rick Warren acts on mental health in son’s death

LAKE FOREST, Calif. More...

Catholic health system’s growth raises questions

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The rapid growth of a St. Louis-based Catholic health care system that is branching out into for-profit ventures is raising questions about its charitable status.  More...

Arizona governor heads home amid furor over bill

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has returned after five days in Washington to a state that has become embroiled in a national debate over religious and gay rights because of a bill on her desk.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

This is a betrayal

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been happily married for eight years. This is a third marriage for both of us.  A few months back, my wife found that I had been visiting Internet porn sites. More...

Doctor K

Reduce possibility of falls for elderly

DEAR DOCTOR K: My elderly mother is moving in with me, and I’m worried she will fall while I’m at work or asleep. How can I make my home safer for her?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, March 3, 2014:  More...

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