March 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Latest scams target vacationers

As folks prepare to plan warm-weather getaways, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is warning vacationers of “travel scams.”  Local travel agents and law enforcement officials said there are ways to avoid such victimization.  More...

Taxpayers could be owed refunds

Local taxpayers may have refunds from 2010 still owed to them, according to information released by the office of United States Sen. More...

Local News

Roads turned over to Shirley Twp. property owners

The Shirley Township Supervisors will have township solicitor Jim McClure do some checking on what needs to be done if the board decides to turn over four township roads that lead to private driveways. More...

CareerLink to hold management and leadership conference

SMITHFIELD TWP. — The Huntingdon County CareerLink will hold a management and leadership conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Leadership Huntingdon County to hold teaser event

HUNTINGDON BORO. — Leadership Huntingdon County will be holding a teaser event at 6:30 p.m. More...

World  Free Access 

Oil steady above $101 after US-Russia talks

The price of oil was little changed above $101 a barrel Monday as markets kept on eye on talks between the U.S. and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, March 31   Huntingdon TO PS p Huntingdon TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will have weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, 525 Mifflin St., Huntingdon. Meeting will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Local Sports

Moravian rallies to clip Eagles 5-2

College Baseball:

The Juniata College baseball team scored early, but not often enough as Moravian College came back in the late inning to top the Eagles 5-2 in game one of the three-game Landmark Conference series. More...

Woods breaks own record at Invitational

Women’s Track & Field:

The rain didn’t keep the Juniata College women’s track and field team from posting nine top-five finishes at the Jim Taylor Invitational at Susquehanna University Saturday.  More...

JC’s Mendley sweeps hurdle events, again

Men’s Track & Field:

On a rainy Saturday, the Juniata College men’s track and field team traveled to Susquehanna University to compete in the 30th Annual Jim Taylor Invitational.  More...

People/Pastimes

Student embarks on business venture

While many college students may spend their summer breaks “painting the town red,” Mason Varner of Alexandria will spend the months between his spring and fall semesters painting anything and everything as he prepares to take on responsib More...

Things to consider when choosing a veterinarian

Pet owners must make a bevy of decisions regarding their pets. What to feed their animals, how often to exercise them and how to curtail certain behaviors are a few of the more significant decisions facing pet owners every day.  More...

Uncovering the mysteries of mixed-breed dogs

Welcoming a pet into a home can be a joyous event. Companion animals have a way of assimilating into a family rather quickly. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Family harmony disrupted

Dear Annie: My husband and I have two children, ages 11 and 8. They enjoy spending time with my mother-in-law. The problem is, my husband’s nephew lives with Granny and brings girls home with him for sex. More...

Hints from Heloise

Climb into bed?

Dear Readers: Here is this week’s SOUND OFF, about the height of mattresses:  “When did they start making beds so high? I had a difficult time finding a mattress recently that I could actually get onto comfortably. More...

Turnpike crash claims one life

According to state police, Sunday morning’s snow and slush-covered roads were partially the cause of a one-vehicle accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, that claimed the life of a Pittsburgh woman aroun More...

Area gets last blast of wintery weather

Some county residents woke up Sunday morning to what many are hoping was the last blast of winter, as varying amounts of snowfall were reported across the region.  More...

School districts addressing lost time

The cold, wet, white and long winter has created a conundrum for school districts in Huntingdon County. More...

State  Free Access 

Neighbors bicker over forced gas drilling

NEW BEDFORD (AP) — An energy company is dusting off an old, unused state law that can force property owners to accept oil and gas drilling under their land, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a Pennsylvania community and raising the possibili More...

DeWeese released after corruption sentence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former state Rep. More...

Students cleared in free speech sign case

ERIE (AP) — A western Pennsylvania judge has overturned criminal charges filed against two students who held an offensive sign at a high school football game.  Citing free speech, Erie County Judge Stephanie Domitrovich on Friday acquitted More...

General News

Goverment safety agency missed Cobalt clues

DETROIT (AP) — For years, the U.S. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Harrison’s trey beats Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The shot came from NBA range, and if things play out as expected, Aaron Harrison and a lot of those Kentucky kids will be playing in that league soon enough.  First, they’re heading to the Final Four — a tri More...

BracketRacket

Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. More...

Napier leads Huskies to upset win

NEW YORK (AP) — Shabazz Napier owed UConn.  He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior season. More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries if born before 3:28 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 1, 2014:  More...

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