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October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Social Security benefits get a 1.7 percent bump

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 56 million Americans on Social Security will get raises averaging... More...

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The state Agricultural Land Preservation Board added a local farm to its... More...

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Donations sought for food bank, pets in need

Pets-In-Need volunteers will team up with employees of Tractor Supply in the Bedford Square... More...

NBC names Homecoming royalty

Northern Bedford held its Homecoming activities before the varsity football game on Friday night.... More...

Tour designed for dairy producers

The Stockmanship and Stewardship Tour will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Kulp... More...

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Benghazi facts, politics

Successive generations of White House staffs and newspaper editors relearn the same hard lesson:... More...

Big Bird counterattack

No mystery about the trajectory of this race. It was static for months as President Obama held a... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers’ Harrison: Double-digit concussions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison didn’t want to wait for... More...

Steelers suspend Ta’amu for next two games

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to turn around their season without any... More...

NFL approves sale of Browns to Haslem, Holmgren out

CHICAGO ( AP) — Mike Holmgren won’t be finishing the job he went to do in... More...

County hires legal firm in money fight

The Bedford County commissioners hired a Pittsburgh legal firm to take over the case against... More...

Bedford looks at PSSA scores

Bedford Area School District met the ever-rising goals of the Pennsylvania System of Student... More...

Local woman pens books on surviving World War II

A German native who lives in New Baltimore self-published two memoirs to share the accounts of the... 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

Pa. meningitis patient had treatment in Altoona

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania resident battling fungal meningitis contracted the... More...

Pa. Senate approves rewrite of charter schools law

HARRISBURG,... More...

House votes to alter juvenile life sentences

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday responded to a recent... More...

World

Survey: Half of Chinese like U.S. ideas on democracy

BEIJING (AP) — People in China are increasingly worried about corruption, inequality and food... More...

Picasso, Monets stolen in heist

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works... More...

Local Sports

Bedford dominates Somerset

Bisons win, 3-0, to secure LHAC championship

Bedford tied for the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference boys soccer championship last fall, and... More...

Northern girls sweep Tussey

SAXTON — The first time that Northern Bedford and Tussey Mountain met on the volleyball court... More...

Everett girls soar past Hancock, 5-1

EVERETT — Despite a tale of two halves in the first period on Tuesday, the Everett Lady... More...