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July 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Historian Hostetler releases new book

A love of history inspired local historian James Hostetler to write another book about Bedford... More...

Special Sections


Obama to address VFW in Pa.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Pittsburgh next week to address the... More...

Pro-Israel lobby backs group to fight Iranian nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful pro-Israel lobby is backing a new political group that on Friday... More...

Questions arise about arming military recruiters

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith fights for his life after... More...

Local Sports

Bedford’s Clark was another of the greats

Former Bison wrestling and golf coach a legend in many ways

From his career, to his classic one-liners and fiery attitude, Ed Clark will long be remembered as... More...

Claysburg Post 522 returns to Region 7 tourney

Undefeated Cambria league champions face Latrobe in opener

Claysburg Post 522 has played like it’s on a mission this summer.  The next hurdle comes... More...

Region 7 Schedule

Saturday’s Games  Game 1 - Murrysville vs. Blairsville, 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant  ... More...

Vital Statistics

Ickeses will celebrate 45th year on Sunday

Bill and Anna Ickes will celebrate their 45th anniversary tomorrow.  They were married on... More...


Jamie Crislip and Jessica Lindsay of Altoona are delighted to announce the birth of a daughter.... More...


AUGHENBAUGH, Virginia Anne, 89, of Altoona, July 11. Interment will be in Crest Lawn Memorial... More...

There's still time to submit forms for the Vietnam Veterans Salute

The Gazette has extended its deadline to provide information on the Vietnam Veterans Salute, a... More...

Block Party

Everett hosted a block party Friday evening. Above, Joelle Bowser of Clearville sells produce and... More...

Veterans Affairs problems mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs faces a serious numbers problem —... More...

Top of th' Morning

Everett Borough Police are searching for the person who backed into a car... More...


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Weather Today

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Hot. Humid with highs in the upper 80s.... More...

Chamber award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Chamber Awards, to be presented at the Annual Dinner... More...

Sweet and handsome

The shelter is open 1 to 5 p.m. daily. Check out online applications and event information at... More...


Target for raffle tickets


I have always been an easy target for raffle tickets sellers, especially if there is a chance to... More...

Old Photo Album

Peggy (King) Weyant will be celebrating her 75th birthday July 20. Here, she is in her Chestnut... More...

Tuition boost dispiriting

Guest editorial

Voters may have turned Gov. Tom Corbett out of office last November, but his higher education... More...

State/National Sports

Parra, Fiers lead Brewers past Pirates, 4-1

MILWAUKEE ( AP) — Gerardo Parra had three hits, two RBIs and scored twice, Mike Fiers... More...

Dustin Johnson still in control at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin... More...

Watson crosses Swilcan Bridge for final time

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Tom Watson closed out his British Open career with his worst... More...

Deed Transfers

Blair County Deeds

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., by attorney in-fact, to Patrick Pielmeier, 306 First Ave.,... More...