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August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Some schools quit healthier lunch program

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal... More...

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Owls, mountain biking, apple cider featured at Blue Knob

Blue Knob State Park will feature programs on owls, mountain biking, vultures and apple cider... More...

Anyone lose a parrot?

This exotic bird landed on the shoulder of Bedford resident Marlene Claycomb while she was walking... More...

Shawnee to host butterfly program

Shawnee State Park will present “On the Wings of a Monarch” Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7... More...

Editorial

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Syria options narrow

Here is how Secretary of State John Kerry summarized the state of affairs in Syria now that it is... More...

Dictatorship is better

Egypt today is a zerosum game. We’d prefer a democratic alternative. Unfortunately, there is... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates threaten late, but Brewers win 7-6

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aramis Ramirez had three hits, including his 350th career home run, and... More...

Pirates get Byrd in trade with Mets

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — A day after falling out of first place, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a... More...

QB’s are still in focus as Penn State preps for Syracuse

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Coach Bill O’Brien didn’t need to be asked the... More...

U.S. readies rationale for Syria strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration tried to bolster its case Tuesday for possible... More...

Everett resident shares thoughts on march

While Americans of all races gather in Washington, D.C., today to commemorate the 50th anniversary... More...

Top of th' Morning

A copper wire theft at the Bedford Rural Electric substation left about 1,500 residences without... More...

Obituaries

Jason C. Bush - 2017-02-22
Kenneth R. Mowry - 2017-02-22
Don M. Elbin - 2017-02-22
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

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State/National

Pa. lung transplant girl welcomed home

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania girl whose need for new lungs sparked a national... More...

Labor rules to boost employment for vets, disabled

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an... More...

KKK leaflets cause bomb scare

READING, Pa. (AP) — The Reading Police Bomb Squad was called to Tilden Township to... More...

Local Sports

BEDFORD GOLF

Looking to rebound after losing districts by a single shot, the Bedford Bison golf team return back... More...

CHESTNUT RIDGE GOLF

With four returning letterwinners leading the way, the Chestnut Ridge golf squad sports a nine... More...

NORTHERN BEDFORD GOLF

Northern Bedford golf bolsters an 11- member squad with only one letterwinner this fall. ... More...