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July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

John H. Holbert named 2015 Fair ambassador

A longtime Bedford County Fair Board president was named 2015 Ambassador of the Year during... More...

Special Sections


Top junior dairy showmen

Jared Helsley was the top junior dairy showman at the Bedford County... More...

Players readying for ‘Dinner’

The Bedford County Players will perform Marc Camoletti’s comedy, “Don’t Dress... More...


It’s Fair week. This week the Gazette asked fairgoers “What is your favorite Fair... More...


Old Photo Album

The Swartzwelder brothers were the sons of Emanuel and Mary Ellen (Diehl) Swartzwelder of... More...

Keep Sunday hunting ban

Guest editorial

Supporters of lifting Pennsylvania’s ban on most hunting on Sundays failed last year to... More...

Americana on a bun

It's July, and we know what that means: time to celebrate the American hot dog. July is National... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates earn sweep of Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best record in the majors since... More...

Everett coach currently TBA

As the high school football season approaches, Everett is in a last-minute effort to find a new... More...

Bryant looking for more success

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger looked to his left, turned to his right and sent a... More...

Behind the scenes — Doris Imler manages much of county fair

After spending about 20 years in the Bedford County Fair office, Doris Imler of Bedford, said that... More...

Holdin’ on

Bedford’s very own Cuyler Hale, 6, showed no nerves as he wrestled his sheep during... More...

Top of th' Morning

To Vietnam veterans and/or family members who have not submitted an information form for the... More...


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Gary Blaine Cessna - 2018-02-24
Nellie L. Morrison - 2018-02-24
Ruth D. Smith - 2018-02-23
Walter D. Carlin Jr. - 2018-02-22
Ronald John McEldowney - 2018-02-22
Harold C. O'Brien - 2018-02-21
Sharon Diane Helsel - 2018-02-21
Obituary Addition - 2018-02-21
Betty Louise Whiteside - 2018-02-20
J. Louise Gardner - 2018-02-20
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-20
Ruth D. Smith - 2018-02-20
Jan Randolph Knavel - 2018-02-19
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-19
Jay H. Shroyer Sr. - 2018-02-19
Frank P. Wertz Jr. - 2018-02-17
Raymond T. Boore - 2018-02-16
Randy Lee College - 2018-02-16
Belva Eileen Ewig - 2018-02-16
Robert Joseph Chnapko - 2018-02-16
Evelyn Grace Ebersole - 2018-02-16
Dorsey Roy Wertz - 2018-02-16
Carl E. Elliott - 2018-02-13
Ms. Florence E. Smith - 2018-02-13
James R. Barnett - 2018-02-12
Harold A. Shriner - 2018-02-12
Harold Eugene Diehl - 2018-02-09
Robert H. Grubb - 2018-02-08
Norma J. Emerson - 2018-02-07
Norman A. Hush - 2018-02-07
Denise Dawn Lawson - 2018-02-07
Christopher R. Ranker - 2018-02-07
A. Darlene Walters - 2018-02-07
Thomas E. Croyle - 2018-02-06
Melvin Ray Emerick - 2018-02-06
Mark G. Leibfreid - 2018-02-06

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U.S. pending home sales slip in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited... More...

Python, 160 pounds, killed in Missouri town

JONESBURG, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a Missouri neighborhood where a nearly 15-foot-long... More...

State briefs

Wolf, GOP leaders meet again   YORK, Pa. (AP) — There’s been another meeting aimed... More...


Bach: Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for... More...

Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

GENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA... More...

Brit singer pulls name from handbags

PARIS (AP) — British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to take her name off the... More...

Local Sports

Bullriders take Fair’s center stage

Sheep, horses, and bulls — oh my!  That very well could have been the story during... More...

Altoona sweeps Richmond

ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve shut out the Richmond Flying Squirrels for the second straight... More...

Turner wins girls title

Kendall Turner, 14 of Chesapeake, VA, won the Virginia State Golf Association 14-15 year old girls... More...