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May 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County jobless rate up to 6.3%

Bedford County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose in March for the third straight... More...

May Day rallies broaden to address police brutality, pay

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marches and rallies in U.S. cities on Friday drew crowds ranging from a... More...

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Local

Time to name the baby

Today is the day that the baby is due. Actually, it is the day that I have in the baby pool as the... More...

Altoona man recovering after being struck by vehicle

The construction worker struck by a speeding motorist Tuesday night on the Pennsylvania Turnpike... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in... More...

Editorial

The new journey

It's always exciting to begin a new journey. I'm excited to say that my latest undertaking has... More...

Arbitration medicine

Guest editorial

Gov. Tom Wolf and other state officials wasted no time in acting against the latest breach between... More...

Stamp out oversharing

While the nation sleeps, a virulent epidemic snakes across our width and breadth like a twisting... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates lose to Cardinals on walkoff by Adams

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Adams hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning to... More...

Cook, Finnegan are local WCC winners

Bedford’s August Cook and Chestnut Ridge’s Emily Finnegan won the boys javelin, and... More...

Steelers take corner and wideout on Day Two

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A couple more inches on his 5- foot-9 frame and Senquez Golson probably... More...

Baltimore cops charged in man’s death

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city’s top... More...

Alum Bank man jailed for threats toward D.A.

An Alum Bank man was jailed Thursday for threatening the lives of Bedford County District Attorney... More...

Top of th' Morning

Fishertown Memorial Day Parade Committee is seeking participants for its annual... More...

Obituaries

Robert P. Harvey - 2018-07-17
Nicholas Mykut - 2018-07-17
Raymond Sebaston Fries - 2018-07-16
Mary K. Walter - 2018-07-16
Mary K. Walter - 2018-07-14
David A. Conrad - 2018-07-13
Harold G. Claar - 2018-07-12
Charlotte A. Eicher - 2018-07-12
Brian Keith Rhodes - 2018-07-11
Mary Pearl Bankes - 2018-07-10
Cora Mae Hall - 2018-07-10
John D. Feathers Jr. - 2018-07-10
Robert L. Horton - 2018-07-10
Daniel Wayne Border - 2018-07-09
Brenton R. Nee - 2018-07-09
Thomas G. Waltman - 2018-07-09
Harry R. Ritchey - 2018-07-05
Harry R. Ritchey - 2018-07-03
Iola B. Clark - 2018-07-03
Dora M. Williams - 2018-07-03
Pauline Mackie - 2018-07-02
Elaine Veach - 2018-07-02
Billie Moffat - 2018-06-28

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State/National

U.S., Canada unveil rules to boost oil train safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and many other flammable liquids... More...

One in four renters use half their pay for housing costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in four... More...

Stocks

NEW YORK (AP)— Final Dow Jones Averages for Friday, May 1.... More...

World

Quake victims urgently need shelter, food

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nearly a week after a massive earthquake killed more than 6,200... More...

Local Sports

Ridge girls earn a 3-1 win over Southern

FISHERTOWN — Chestnut Ridge wasn’t about to let a big inning from Southern Huntingdon... More...

Kirkpatrick, Brown, Rine win at Bedford

With another round of Fast Friday racing at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway, the night was... More...

NBC softball beats Claysburg, 6-1

CLAYSBURG — Northern Bedford scored a 6-1 win at Claysburg-Kimmel on Friday.  Alexis... More...