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August 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Walk to remember victims of suicide

The second annual “Out of the Darkness” walk is set for Sept. 6 in Shawnee State... More...

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Shawnee to offer geocaching programs

Shawnee State Park will offer several geocaching programs between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at the... More...

Animal tracks, geology on tap at Blue Knob

Blue Knob State Park will be the place to be this weekend for learning about animal tracks and... More...

84th annual Claysburg farm products show set

The 84th annual Claysburg Farm Products and Flower Show will be held Sept. 2-6 at the former Queen... More...


Iraq crisis deepens; U.S. directly arms Kurds

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s president snubbed incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and... More...

Gaza cease-fire takes hold as negotiators gather

CAIRO (AP) — As a new temporary truce took hold, negotiators from Israel and the Hamas... More...

Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an... More...

Local Sports

Gearing up for the new season

High School sports for the 2014 fall season are fast approaching, and teams across the Gazette... More...

Bulletin Board

Any Chestnut Ridge High School student (boy or girl) in grades 9-12 that is interested in playing... More...

Wildlife & Outdoors

Last week I was talking with an old friend I hadn't seen in years. The conversation turned to... More...

Quick-thinking carrier saves woman

A local man was at the right place at the right time early Saturday morning when he spotted a fire... More...

Bedford contracts for busing, considers candy sales

Bedford Area School District is getting ready for the new year, and the school board took several... More...

Whisker, Spiker book tells of early life in county

Carving out a living in the woods of central Pennsylvania and the fight for a nation in the 18th... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford Fire Department is holding its sausage sale on a first-come, first-served basis... More...


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Drilling firm challenges township waste ordinance

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A gas and oil drilling company has sued a western Pennsylvania township,... More...

FBI probes police shooting in Missouri

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SEPTA worker struck by train

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Philadelphia’s mass transit agency says one of its workers was... More...


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Ignition locks bill

I n May a 34-year-old Haverford man was arrested for the fourth time for drunken driving after he... More...

Long agenda awaits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The halls of Pennsylvania’s ornate  Capitol were quiet and... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates pounce on Tigers early

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Travis Snider hit two home runs, and Starling Marte drove in three runs as... More...

Steeler LB Jones making a splash

LATROBE,... More...

Recker, Niese lead Mets over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Anthony Recker snapped out of his slump in a big way.  Recker hit a... More...