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April 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colorado tornadoes destroy homes, hog farm

EADS, Colo. (AP) — At least seven homes and a hog farm were destroyed early Friday after... More...

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Bedford High School jazz band will host a concert Tuesday. The concert will be held in the Bedford... More...

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Local

Life imitates craft

They say that art imitates life, but I wonder if life also imitates craft once in a while. I... More...

Study finds shale-gas development causing rapid landscape change

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural-gas play unfolds in Pennsylvania, ... More...

Woodmen of the World holds fun run/walk

The Woodmen of the World recently held their annual Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk and raised $500 for... More...

Editorial

Slow exit for Newt

hat a difference a day made ... 24 little hours. ...” Singer Dinah Washington was talking... More...

Funny money

For most Americans, a penny at the gas pump has vivid significance but billions of dollars create a... More...

Old Photo Album

  This was “the Cogan clan” from the late 1800s or early 1900s. In front from left are... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers take Adams for line help, grab linebacker Spence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had no interest in drafting Ohio State’s Mike... More...

Braves top Pirates as Burnett can’t win at Turner Field

ATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Burnett hasn’t won at Turner Field in more than a decade. That... More...

Princeton wins big at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Bill Cosby had to listen to the roar.  The actor and comedian tried... More...

Economy slows, but rebound ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t panic yet. The government reported Friday that the economy got... More...

County certifies primary results

Bedford County election officials certified the results of Tuesday’s primary and provided... More...

Crowds watch in awe as shuttle lands in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — In a city understandably wary of low-flying aircraft, New Yorkers and... 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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  • HIRING! Valley Community Services is hiring several Home and Community Habilitation Staff to provide supports in the home and community setting in the Bedford County Area. ¥Services offer competitive wages and flexible scheduling. HCH Staff help individuals with intellectual disabilities improve and maintain daily living skills and participate in community activities. Must be dependable and have good communication skills. High school diploma or a GED and valid PA driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required, so is the ability to obtain background clearances. Experience preferred but not required. If interested, please contact Kelly Fetsko at 814-418-3425 or kfetsko@valleycs.org. EOE
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State/National

Students to learn about agriculture

In elementary classrooms throughout the county, students will be learning about agriculture and its... More...

Students get extra time for vaccinations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania students are getting additional time to comply with new... More...

Secret Service issues new rules on agent behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to shake the disgrace of a prostitution scandal, the Secret Service... More...

World

U.S. officials: Core al-Qaida group ‘essentially gone’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida... More...

Local Sports

Ridge athletes break NBC Invite records

LOYSBURG — Usually a windy, chilly evening does not lend itself to many strong performances... More...

Fore the Love

Practice makes perfect

Based on the positive feedback I received following my first column, I am approaching my second... More...

Speedway winners come from front row starts

It was a wire-to-wire type of night at the Bedford Speedway on Friday.  The first three... More...