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May 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Habitat crews push through rain on first ‘blitz build’

EVERETT — Despite this week’s gloomy weather, Bedford County’s Habitat for... More...

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The Password

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New spring, new homes

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A Schellsburg man was not injured in a crash in Somerset... More...


Old Photo Album

Ron Snider was 13 years old when he and his pony won the pony race at the 1957 Bedford Fair. Here,... More...

Shale gas levies

While the November general elections are a long way off, we expect proposals for a shale gas tax to... More...

Happiness changes

I t’s funny how our ideas of happiness change as we grow. When I was little, my mom would... More...

State/National Sports

Alvarez, Marte homer to lead Pirates past Blue Jays

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a tying two-run homer off Sergio Santos in the ninth... More...

Penguins make a rally, but Rangers gain 3-2 win in OT

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Derick Brassard scored 3:06 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a... More...

Nets beat Raptors 97-83

NEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams had the Brooklyn Nets speeding toward a Game 7 when suddenly... More...


Bert Cooper

Alum Bank

Bert Cooper, 77, of Alum Bank, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born on Oct. 22, 1936, in... More...

Betty Jean May

Hyattsville, Md.

Betty Jean May, 78, of Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Hyndman, died April 30, 2014. She was born... More...

Andrew Ernie Nelson


Andrew Ernie Nelson, 65, of Highland Drive, Bedford, died on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at home. He... More...

Fire displaces Bedford family

A Bedford family of four rushed out of their burning two-story home Friday afternoon after they... More...

United Way distributes funds to agencies

The United Way of Bedford County distributed more than $100,000 to charities and human services... More...

Top of th' Morning

There’s still room for a Valley Forge trip next week. The Bedford County Historical Society... More...


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Group wants monument for 9/11 first responders

NEW YORK (AP) — As the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum nears, a... More...

Slots revenue down

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Slot-machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos fell 3.6 percent in... More...

American economy bounces back from brutal winter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American economy shrugged off the end of a brutal winter last month,... More...


Landslide in Afghanistan kills 350

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a... More...

Egypt in energy crisis as elections approach

CAIRO ( AP) — Egypt’s crippling energy crisis is threatening to mount, creating an... More...

Local Sports

Bedford boys capture WCC, Northern second

ALTOONA — One of the big track and field barometers for the postseason is the West Central... More...

Early homer good enough to give CK a win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Friday’s first pitch became the most important for Claysburg,... More...

Everett picks up win, Northern splits with SF

Everett 8, Forbes Road 7 EVERETT — Everett topped Forbes Road on Friday, 8-7. Logan Brallier... More...