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March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Daffodils are available. The American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days fundraiser is under way.... More...

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Local

Volunteers clean up Juniata River

Volunteers from the Raystown Canoe Club and Youth Leadership Bedford County spent... More...

Carnegie fund lauds 21 who risked lives

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — A Texas man who saved six people from a burning building and a 70-year-old... More...

Recipients of Carnegie Hero medals

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Wednesday:  — Cara A. Ellis, 21, of Little Egg... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Hammering Medicare

There’s an old saying that if you’re a hammer, every problem looks like a... More...

Obama’s oil flimflam

Yes, of course, presidents have no direct control over gas prices. But the American people know... More...

State/National Sports

A Steeler for life: Ward retires from NFL

Veteran receiver says he can still play, but opts not to for anyone else

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Hines Ward believes he can still play... More...

Manning is introduced in Denver

DENVER (AP) — John Elway flashed that mile-wide grin and turned the microphone over to his... More...

Pens win shootout over Jets, 8-4

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — James Neal recorded his second NHL hat trick and Sidney Crosby had four... More...

County voters will be asked for ID

The new state voter identification law probably will cause headaches for some poll workers and... More...

Ridge considers deal for junior high football

FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge School District is considering entering into a deal with the... More...

Severe storms sweep through south-central U.S.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Storms shuffled through parts of the south-central United States again... More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Bingham - 2017-02-21
John E. Criswell - 2017-02-21
Grace A. Weimer - 2017-02-21
William M. Strayer Jr. - 2017-02-20
Dale L. Price - 2017-02-18
Nancy Green - 2017-02-18
Sandy M. Crawford - 2017-02-17
Sharon Sinclair-Snyder - 2017-02-17
Mary Jane Whitesell - 2017-02-17
Margaret F. Entrekin - 2017-02-17
L. Faith Horner - 2017-02-17
Jennifer (Angelo) Meck - 2017-02-16
Mark (Marck) Robinson - 2017-02-16
Ruby V. Shroyer - 2017-02-16
Thomas L. Spencer - 2017-02-14
Paul M. Calhoun - 2017-02-13
Richard A. May - 2017-02-13
Brent Allen Pensyl - 2017-02-13
Glen M. Johnson - 2017-02-11
Lois Mae Sollenberger - 2017-02-11
Stanley W. Corley Sr. - 2017-02-10
Michael Brady Rininger - 2017-02-10
Cheyanne Marie Powell - 2017-02-10
Dacota Emily Powell - 2017-02-10
Mark B. Atkinson - 2017-02-09
Shirley M. Conner - 2017-02-09
S. June Gosnell - 2017-02-09
Harold Grant Bishop - 2017-02-08
Arnold R. Miller - 2017-02-08
Minnie E. Miller - 2017-02-07
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-04
Mary Amelia Machtley - 2017-02-04
Erma Ruth Ling - 2017-02-04
Ronald W. Bingham - 2017-02-03
Carlton F. Rinker - 2017-02-03
Gary Francis Suggars - 2017-02-03
Roger A. Dodson - 2017-02-02
Geraldine A. Logsdon - 2017-02-02
Brenda J. Sacratini - 2017-02-02

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State/National

Football league must allow tinted visor

LIGONIER,... More...

Pa. senator counters ultrasound plan with erectile dysfunction bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania senator said Tuesday he plans to introduce... More...

Police

A New York man was injured in a turnpike crash. Nadeem A. Khan, 22, of Queens Village, N. Y., was... More...

World

Museum confirms Van Gogh still life

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A still life once thought to be by Vincent van Gogh but later... More...

Local Sports

Alumni Update

Locals setting tone in winter, spring collegiate sports

The UPJ baseball team is off to a 9-10 record to start the season and has several local players on... More...

Bedford leads boys and girls races for 2012 County Cup championships

With only one season left to go in the 2011-12 school year, Bedford has maintained its lead in both... More...

Bedford netters defeat Richland

JOHNSTOWN — Bedford blanked Richland in tennis action on Tuesday, 5-0.  Caleb Goodin,... More...