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December 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Traveler's tale

The Traveler slowly exhaled watching the snowfall as he stood in front of the large terminal window... More...

Special Sections


We’ve been very good

Willy, left, and Nilly Wallack, right, would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. Willy and... More...

The color of Christmas

As I grow older, I am putting more green into my Christmas... More...

A Gift From The Heart

The wrap-up

His final visit to the Everett Free completed, Santa sat quietly in the room that had just minutes... More...


Iceland’s hidden elves delay road projects

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — In this land of fire and ice, where the fog-shrouded lava fields... More...

Pussy Riot members released from prison

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (AP) — The last two imprisoned members of the Russian punk band Pussy... More...

Local Sports

2013 Bedford Gazette Football All-Stars

Tussey, Ridge lead selections

It is hard to believe that another year of high school football is in the books. Since August,... More...

—— 2013 Gazette Football Statistics ——

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Player Att.... More...

2013 Football All-Stars Honorable Mention

Bedford August Cook, Nate Shoemaker, Dalton Tew Chestnut Ridge Brandon Lasure, Bryan... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Corey and Tiffany Burket of Queen are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Henley May... More...

Trio makes furry friends top priority

Pets in Need is as informal an advocacy group as one can ask for and a group that is true to its... More...

Ornaments hold history, memories

Through saving keepsakes from their parents and grandparents, Ted and Pat Harold, of Manns Choice,... More...

Top of th' Morning

Follow Santa on an updated NORAD... More...


Hoam D. Burket - 2016-10-20
Linda Lockard - 2016-10-20
Kermit Norris Jr. - 2016-10-20
Harold L. Crawford - 2016-10-17
Andrew Yankanich - 2016-10-15
R. Dean Hinson - 2016-10-14
Robert E. Hershberger - 2016-10-13
Kermit Norris Jr. - 2016-10-13
Max L. Elliott - 2016-10-13
Louis Dwayne Bloom Jr. - 2016-10-13
Robert E. Hershberger - 2016-10-12
Richard W. Pittman - 2016-10-12
Thomas E. Russell - 2016-10-12
Pat Woodcock - 2016-10-12
Rick Espy Clingerman - 2016-10-11
Karen Foor - 2016-10-10
Eleanor R. Thomas - 2016-10-10
Stewart B. Kauffman - 2016-10-08
Sandra E. Ritchey - 2016-10-08
Lloyd C. Davis - 2016-10-06
Stanley W. Oldham - 2016-10-06
Kathleen Williams - 2016-10-05
Mina Barnett - 2016-10-04
Roger Arthur DeLozier - 2016-10-04
Ronald E. Mills - 2016-10-03
Mary T. Ruby - 2016-10-03
Shirley Jean Smith - 2016-10-03
Correction - 2016-10-01

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Carnegie medals honor 20 who risked their lives

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men who helped save six people from drowning in New York City during... More...

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 Christmas broadcast to Earth

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing by a part of the Apollo 8 spacecraft he once rode, retired astronaut... More...

Vegas casinos draw tourists with holiday exhibits

LAS VEGAS ( AP) — Las Vegas has mostly shelved its attempt to rebrand itself as a... More...


Political Cartoon

Full Story

Yes, Virginia

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in The... More...

Embrace the true spirit

Despite the fact that he has more academic alphabet soup behind his name than anyone else I know,... More...

State/National Sports

Senators roll past Penguins 5-0

OTTAWA (AP) — Craig Anderson made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season and the... More...

Simmonds leads Flyers to 4-1 win

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist to lead the Philadelphia... More...

Bloody Run junior wrestling results

Bloody Run Brawl Wrestling Tournament 6-Under 38 pounds - 1. Nico Kapusta, Hempfield; 2. Kole... More...


Christmas Eve services set

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