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December 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl Scouts earn silver award

Two Girl Scouts received the highest award a cadet can get — a silver award — during a... More...

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Local

Bedford County library system announces holiday hours

The Bedford County Federated Library system announced its holiday schedules for Christmas and New... More...

Farm Market

MORRISONS COVE LIVESTOCK AUCTION Martinsburg Dec. 16, 2013... More...

Police

An Everett man was charged for assault a fellow inmate at the Bedford County Jail. State police... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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A winter state of mind

I f you follow the solar calendar, as so many people do, Saturday, Dec. 21, is the official start... More...

Best, worst of 2013

The year 2013 was a roller coaster of contrasts with some surprises. Here’s a best and worst... More...

State/National Sports

Brown nearing several Steelers receiving marks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The memory has never really gone... More...

Pitt’s Donald basks in the media glow

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With all media attention he's received this season, one might believe that... More...

Crosby, Kunitz pace Pens over Wild

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Chris Kunitz scored his 19th goal, Sidney Crosby had two assists and the... More...

Court: Pa. gas law violates constitution

HARRISBURG,... More...

Health website problems may trigger price hikes

Problems with the government’s main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than... More...

Retailers report disappointing shopping season

NEW YORK (AP) — Sparse crowds at malls and “50 percent off” signs at The Gap and... More...

Top of th' Morning

Fort Bedford Trout Unlimited will offer free fly tying classes on Saturday mornings, Jan. 11-March... More...

Obituaries

Gerald F. Grasser - 2016-07-23
Almeda V. Korns - 2016-07-23
Kenneth Clair Machtley - 2016-07-22
Annetta Faith Snyder - 2016-07-22
Warren Stufft - 2016-07-22
Kenneth C. Machtley - 2016-07-21
Gerald F. Shaw - 2016-07-20
W. Clifford Elder - 2016-07-19
Reo M. Hechler - 2016-07-16
Charles D. Mentzer - 2016-07-16
Romaine M. Bingham - 2016-07-15
James T. Miller - 2016-07-15
Wanetia L. Hughes - 2016-07-15
John R. Colyer - 2016-07-14
James T. Miller - 2016-07-14
Marvin A. Weicht - 2016-07-14
Keith A. Stuart - 2016-07-14
Ruth E. Eichelberger - 2016-07-13
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-13
Joseph A. Imler Sr. - 2016-07-13
Kevin D. Clark - 2016-07-13
Laura S. Smith - 2016-07-13
Bertha Eichelberger - 2016-07-12
Glenn A. Layton - 2016-07-12
Leota Amelia Fink - 2016-07-12
Gary V. Wentz - 2016-07-12
Ella E. Snyder - 2016-07-12
William H. Schaeffer - 2016-07-11
Miriam J. Moore - 2016-07-11
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-11
Robert L. Frazier - 2016-07-09
Sandra L. McConahy - 2016-07-09
Dale Sherman Grimes - 2016-07-08
Roland Stover Keller - 2016-07-07
Jennie M. Fronckowiak - 2016-07-06
Randy Eugene Garlick - 2016-07-06
Ada V. Simpkins - 2016-07-06
Leo R. Mazman - 2016-07-05
Marjorie A. Shaffer - 2016-07-05
Paul Lynn Wible - 2016-07-05

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State/National

Pa. pastor defrocked for performing gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — The United Methodist church defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania... More...

Pa. to get early learning grant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in... More...

Pa. college buys old hotel for expansion

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A former hotel in northeastern Pennsylvania will soon be remade into... More...

World

More than 75 injured in London theater collapse

LONDON (AP) — Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of... More...

Cuba lifting restriction on purchase of cars

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is opening its automobile market and its roads to thousands of late-model... More...

Local Sports

Chestnut Ridge wrestlers deck North Star, 46-21

FISHERTOWN — While Chestnut Ridge has a good bit of varsity experience in its lineup, Greg... More...

NBC, Bedford win

Northern Bedford 57, Everett 15 LOYSBURG — The Northern Bedford picked up a league win on... More...

Tussey Mountain, Northern Bedford win Sideling Hill League matchups

Southern Fulton 56, Everett 28 EVERETT — The Everett Lady Warriors fell in league play on... More...

Worship

Area churches host Christmas services, programs

OLD Log Church in Schellsburg will host a Christmas Eve service at 11:30 p.m. The church is located... More...

St. John’s choir will present Christmas cantata

The Adult Choir of St. John's Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St.,... More...

Cessna Communications

Wisecarvers Auction Service

Hines Equipment

St. Thomas School

Smith’s Saws & Service

Everett Volunteer Fire Company