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November 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wages, new computers at county budget hearings

Staff wage increases and computer purchases were among the requests brought to the Bedford County... More...

Obama sorry Americans losing health coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to calm a growing furor, President Barack Obama said Thursday... More...

Special Sections

Local

Colledge’s poster earns third place

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WWII veterans invited to place thumbprint in statue

Bedford County World War II Veterans are invited to place their thumbprints into the clay statue of... More...

Shoebox collection week is Nov. 18-25

With holiday supplies already covering the store shelves, area residents, families, churches and... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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NFL must end bullying

There is a phrase increasingly popular in Washington: “adult supervision.” It’s... More...

Christie off and running

I t’s a good thing he slimmed down because he’s running. The worstkept secret in... More...

State/National Sports

Robinson hoping to play bigger role for Pitt hoops

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon says he’s ready for sophomore point... More...

Steelers defense searches for answers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Clark is familiar with the drill. Every time the Pittsburgh Steelers... More...

Cutch looks back on special season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen might be the best player on the Pittsburgh Pirates, but... More...

Worship

Churches to host benefit dinners for Yoder family

BENEFIT dinners have been planned for Mark Yoder of Imler who is undergoing treatment for cancer.... More...

Prayer, praise event planned

Fall prayer and praise event will be hosted by Ladies Encounter at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at the... More...

Health kits, quilts donated

The Ladies at Messiah Lutheran Church collected donated supplies from May through September to... More...

Students learn dangers of tobacco

MANNS CHOICE — County students learned the dangers of tobacco use and underage drinking as... More...

Lawsuit against sheriff, county to go forward

A federal judge has ruled that a wrongful termination suit filed against Bedford County Sheriff... More...

Weightman seeks GOP nod for 78th District seat

A therapeutic counselor for children, retired educator and current Rainsburg Borough council... More...

Top of th' Morning

Due to a donation of fresh produce, The Bedford Food Outreach will be open today, 10 a.m. to noon.... More...

Obituaries

Robert K. Dempsey - 2014-09-17
Mary Helen Deihl - 2014-09-17
Evelyn Putt - 2014-09-17
Janet Mae Summers - 2014-09-17
Vivian P. Evans - 2014-09-16
Carson Junior Shaffer - 2014-09-16
Juanita Felten - 2014-09-13
Connor Lee Ickes - 2014-09-13
Lewis Dwight Ellis - 2014-09-12
Polly Anna Wambaugh - 2014-09-12
Robert Raymond Earnest - 2014-09-11
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

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State/National

Tower to open opposite NYC’s 9/11 memorial

NEW YORK ( AP) — One World Trade Center with its symbolically freighted 1,776- foot spire is... More...

Ohio museum plans public events for World War II heroes

CINCINNATI (AP) — Military and history buffs will be able to watch online as surviving... More...

Americans cut back on credit card use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back on using their credit cards in September for the fourth... More...

World

Typhoon of historic power hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the... More...

Kerry heading to Geneva

GENEVA (AP) — Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator signaled progress at talks with six world... More...

Scientists: Yasser Arafat probably poisoned

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Yasser Arafat’s mysterious 2004 death turned into a whodunit... More...

Local Sports

Lions are ready to defend their district title

Progress, determination, improvement and confidence are just a few ways to describe the Chestnut... More...

Bison club taking donations for player

At Saturday’s District 5/8- AA semifinal game between Bedford and Everett, the Bison... More...

Northern again among top contenders in 5-A field

Winning at Northern Bedford is about as much of a guarantee these days as the sun coming up each... More...