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August 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Top of th' Morning

The Back to School edition accompanies today’s Shoppers Guide. The annual edition includes... More...

Special Sections


Community foundation plans events

The Bedford County Endowments of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies will celebrate 25... More...

Museum’s trolley cars return

The Rockhill Trolley Museum in Rockhill Furnace is hosting a special celebration on Aug. 22. The... More...

Precious Pets

Pets available at the Bedford County Humane Society this week include fivemonth old kittens, Karen,... More...


Kerry seeks democracy as U.S. flag raised in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — Jubilant crowds waved American flags and chanted “ Long live the United... More...

Taiwan mailboxes bent in storm draw visitors

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A pair of roadside mailboxes that were uniformly bent by a falling... More...

Japanese leader acknowledges damage done in World War II

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan inflicted... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates win at Mets in 10 innings, 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Gregory Polanco singled home the go- ahead run in the 10th inning and the... More...

Bryant snags long TD, but Steelers lose to Jags


Iwata, Spieth make noise before delay at PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. ( AP) — The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Charlotte E. Burket* to Charlotte E. Lankey*, Napier Twp., $1.  Susan R. Dutton* to Donald T.... More...

Blair Co. Deeds

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., by attorney in-fact, to Redtail Enterprises Inc., 4596 Scotch... More...

Vital Statistics


Drew and Danielle (Foor) Feathers of Loysburg welcomed a daughter to their family on Aug. 4 at UPMC... More...


AUERBECK, Frank H., 84, of Altoona, Aug. 8.  BARRY, Vivian June “Junebug,” 90,... More...

Bedford County Divorces

Shane M. Hernandez and Sharon L. Hernandez  Tammy L. Howsare Knavel and Christopher L.... More...

Shuster: ObamaCare not working

EVERETT — The health care initiative commonly called ObamaCare is not working the way is was... More...

Death toll in China blast at 85

TIANJIN, China (AP) — The death toll from an inferno and huge explosions in the Chinese port... More...


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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Wolf floats plan that claims $17B in pension debt reduction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —... More...

State Briefs

Bear destroys Pittsburgh woman’s car... More...

Fire sparked by fatal plane crash burns buildings

SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire ignited by a plane crash that killed two people in a rugged area of... More...


Congratulations, Beth Engle


When Beth Engle, senior English teacher at Everett Area High School, first walked into the school... More...

Old Photo Album

Shown above is the stable, house and blacksmith shop of Francis M. Bixler, also pictured, along... More...

Electric car fallacy

Guest editorial

That “eco-friendly” car you plug in every night might not be the environmental bargain... More...

Local Sports

Warren, Rine, Mesaros, Taylor, Brady win at Bedford

Point racing at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway continued on Friday night as the Semi Lates, Super... More...

Eagles fanbase excited about Tebow in camp

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Tim Tebow completes a pass or takes off running with the football,... More...

SSL season heads into final weekend

The Independent Softball League (ISL) which started in 1953 came to an end with the playoffs in... More...