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August 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Syrian troops seize contested Damascus suburb

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops captured a fiercely contested suburb of the capital... More...

Special Sections

Local

The birds of summer

One of my favorite perks of summer is watching and listening to my good friends, the hummingbirds.... More...

Yippin’ for Yappy Hour

Additional adoption information is available by calling the shelter between 1 and 5 p.m. daily at... More...

Senior Menus

The menus for the senior centers in Bedford County for... More...

Editorial

Recovery reality check

Five years into his hope-there’s-change recovery plan, President Obama says “the... More...

Old Photo Album

This undated photo of the American Legion Junior Band was found in the Gazette files. The picture... More...

Right-to-know confusion

This is a continuation of the letter regarding a response to Gazette articles about the Pike 2 Bike... More...

State/National Sports

Nationals edge out Pirates despite rally, 5-4

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the... More...

Bills search for progress; Steelers looking to win

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Mike Williams spent two hours hauling in strike after strike from Buffalo... More...

First female Little League player happy for two girls

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT,... More...

Strike up the band

Northern Bedford High School’s marching band has been practicing for the upcoming football... More...

Philly district to cut $32M in services to start schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cashstrapped city school district will cut another $32 million in... More...

Top of th' Morning

Countryside Animal Sanctuary is in need of... More...

Obituaries

Derrick Tyler Sisk - 2018-08-17
Doris Jane Fulton - 2018-08-16
A. Lorraine Walter - 2018-08-16
Raymond Lee Gordon - 2018-08-16
Verna June Neuder - 2018-08-16
Charlotte J. Nause - 2018-08-15
Jacqueline M. Davis - 2018-08-14
Ronald Eugene Wilson - 2018-08-14
Clair E. Calhoun - 2018-08-13
Mary L. Holler - 2018-08-13
Troy R. Lankey - 2018-08-13
Bruce T. Deneen - 2018-08-11
James D. Garner - 2018-08-11
James D. Garner - 2018-08-10
Joseph E. Turner - 2018-08-10
Terry Ann Fultz - 2018-08-10
Jimmy Earl Hoover - 2018-08-10
Obituary Correction - 2018-08-10
Donald R. Weimer - 2018-08-09
Linda A. Rodgers - 2018-08-09
Franklin W. Hillegas - 2018-08-08
Waylon D. Corbin - 2018-08-08
George R. Hoey Sr. - 2018-08-08
Linda Lou Dull - 2018-08-08
Charles B. Engle - 2018-08-07
Lorna Clark - 2018-08-07
Daniel L. Hart - 2018-08-07
Obituary Correction - 2018-08-07
Jack Smith - 2018-08-06
James E. Balme Jr. - 2018-08-04
Karen L. Jasper - 2018-08-04
Alma J. Barefoot - 2018-08-04
Terry E. Fix - 2018-08-04
Thomas P. Wolfe - 2018-08-03
Carl F. Rowser - 2018-08-02
Robert G. Sichko - 2018-08-02
Helen L. Manges - 2018-08-01
Helen L. Gordon - 2018-07-31
Thomas A. Rose - 2018-07-30

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State/National

State revokes animal shelter license

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State officials have revoked the license of a western Pennsylvania... More...

Revel casino closing Sept. 1

ATLANTIC CITY,... More...

Police identify officer who killed teen

FERGUSON,... More...

World

Crowds greet pope at South Korea martyr beatification

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for one of the... More...

Russia denies military vehicles in Ukraine

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia (AP) — NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured... More...

Panama Canal turns 100; expansion hits snags

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that... More...

Local Sports

Bedford’s Mortimer shines on the course

The high school golf season teed off yesterday, and with a strong summer of play behind her,... More...

Wannyn wins Weyant race

With big money on the line, 23 Semi Late machines checked into the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway for... More...

Bedford golf team wins a pair

Three local teams began the golf season on Friday in a match at Bedford Elks.  Host Bedford... More...