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January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

World looks to 2013 after violence, economic woes

NEW YORK (AP) — As the world rang in 2013 with spectacular fireworks displays and showers of... More...

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Local

Whiskey bottle brings $1,700 at auction

Auctioneer Frank Brumbaugh hosted his annual New Year’s Day sale Tuesday, drawing bidders... More...

Bedford Skies

Jupiter visible

January... More...

Cards requested

Cards have been requested for Betty M. Cornell, who will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 6.... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Final impressions

A little known spy agency has hoisted a crystal ball to gaze into the future, determining how new... More...

Near-failure continues

A mericans are mostly an optimistic lot, but as they enter the New Year they have reason to see the... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers brace for changes following 8-8 year

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent all fall claiming the chatter generated by... More...

Stanford, Georgia, South Carolina win bowls

PASADENA, Calif. ( AP) — Although Stanford didn’t score many style points in the 99th... More...

Lurie expects to make extensive search for new Eagles’ coach

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Jeffrey Lurie’s search for the Philadelphia Eagles’ next... More...

Weary Congress avoids ‘fiscal cliff’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President... More...

State lawmakers take oath during New Year’s session

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Newly elected members of the Pennsylvania Legislature took their oath... More...

Top of th' Morning

Fifteen residents were left homeless after a fire in Breezewood Sunday. Breezewood firefighters... More...

Obituaries

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
Dena M. Beck - 2017-02-01
Steven C. Good - 2017-02-01
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-01

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State/National

List: No love for ‘fiscal cliff,’ ‘spoiler alert’

DETROIT (AP) — Spoiler alert: This story contains words and phrases that some people want to... More...

Corbett to sue over Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —... More...

State Briefs

2 dead, 2 hurt in Reading shootings... More...

World

France counts 1,193 cars torched on New Year’s Eve

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of empty, parked cars go up in flames in France each New Year’s... More...

Local Sports

Tremendous year of local highlights in ‘12

Dell’s Olympic medal leads as seven other sports mentioned in annual Top 10

Locally, nationally, and even internationally, athletes with ties to the Gazette coverage area made... More...

Mearkle earns All-State 1st team

Everett’s Colton Mearkle was named a First Team All- State football player on Tuesday by... More...

Sports Schedule

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2Girls BasketballHOPE for Hyndman at ChestnutRidge, 6 p.m.Junior High Girls... More...