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May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Speeding up the turnpike

Bill would raise limit from 65 to 70 mph

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could increase from 65... More...

Commissioners split on visitors bureau vote

The Bedford County commissioners approved members to the county visitors bureau board of directors... More...

Special Sections

Local

Central court

The following defendants waived a preliminary hearing on criminal charges Wednesday, May 16, in... More...

Entertainment

BEDFORD County Players will perform the comedy “ Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick” May 18,... More...

Comcast urges adapters, analog delivery to cease

Comcast Limited Basic customers in the Bedford area are urged to order their digital adapters and... More...

Editorial

Earmarks quietly return

Quietly — very quietly, because you’re not supposed to notice it — House... More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Definition problem

A merica’s 2012 Presidential election has now officially entered its “English... More...

State/National Sports

LaRoche, Gonzalez lead Nationals past Pirates, 7-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last season was rough as could be for Adam LaRoche: He tried to play... More...

MLB Standings

American League East Division W... More...

Pirate Box

NATIONALS 7, PIRATES 4 PITTSBURGH MILWAUKEE... More...

Local wind turbine project shelved

There will be no wind turbines impacting the view of Bedford County residents in the near future as... More...

Bedford school budget includes $2.3M in red ink

Bedford Area School District is not proposing a property tax increase, even with an actual deficit... More...

Corbett: Use more reserves

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —... More...

Top of th' Morning

Gov. Tom Corbett has nominated a Bedford man to the State Board of Nursing. The nomination of Jesse... More...

Obituaries

Tracy A. Bishop - 2014-09-10
Sonya E. McGhee - 2014-09-10
James B. MacRae Jr. - 2014-09-10
Leah Duella Ramper - 2014-09-08
Phyllis L. Koontz - 2014-09-06
William L. Fockler Sr. - 2014-09-06
Virginia Z. Meck - 2014-09-06
S. David Hoenstine - 2014-09-04
Olive M. Hughes - 2014-09-04
Freda P. Snowden - 2014-09-04
Rev. D. Lloyd Abbott - 2014-09-03
Dona Faye Feather - 2014-09-03
Olive M. Hughes - 2014-09-03
Betty L. Bowser - 2014-09-02
Charlene K. Gonsman - 2014-09-02
Benjamin L. Knisely - 2014-09-02
Floyd W. Shaw - 2014-09-02
Gregory Rogers Wells - 2014-09-02
Mary F. Mangus - 2014-09-02
G. Brian Beckett - 2014-08-29
Donald E. Kelly - 2014-08-28
Jack L. Seek - 2014-08-28
Duane Eugene Watson - 2014-08-28
Jeffrey W. Felton - 2014-08-27
Kenneth C. Miller Jr. - 2014-08-27
George R. Bender - 2014-08-26
Vello Nolvak - 2014-08-26
Caryl E. Baraniak - 2014-08-23
Gloria J. Sturtz - 2014-08-23
Larry Milton Corbin - 2014-08-23
C. Robert Daugherty - 2014-08-23
Floyd Dale Murphy - 2014-08-22

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State/National

Vilsack touts PSU research, farm bill

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought Wednesday to raise... More...

Hyndman schedules Memorial Day events

Robert Cook of the U.S. Air Force will speak at the annual Memorial Day service in Hyndman at the... More...

Stolen church bell turns up

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A brass bell stolen from a western Pennsylvania church has been... More...

Local Sports

Ridge boys, NBC girls win district team titles

Locals will send two to states in boys triple and high jumps, and girls pole vault

LOYSBURG — At the 2012 District 5-AA Track and Field Championship, the big cats... More...

Bedford capitalizes on chances for 9-3 win at Everett

EVERETT — Games can turn on a dime, and Wednesday’s battle between county rivals... More...

Somerset’s Harshbarger twins take district doubles title

After a weather postponement on Monday, the best of District 5 doubles squared off against one... More...