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N. Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff eases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed top officials in the... More...

Special Sections


Pets for fall

Pets available this week at the Bedford County Humane Society include Scooter, at right, a 3-year... More...

Claysburg Farm Show set for Sept. 1-5

The 85th Annual Claysburg Farm Show will be held Sept. 1-5 at the former Queen school building,... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around 5 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the... More...


Goodbye to the summer


I am not known for my musical abilities, but somehow certain song lyrics, or parts of them, seem to... More...

New year for school sports

With September just around the corner, that means that another high school sports season is under... More...

Easy money’s smackdown

Guest editorial

Conventional wisdom (that might not be so conventional) has it that the wild ride and decline in... More...

State/National Sports

J-Hay’s RBI hit leads Pirates past Rockies

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Gregory Polanco saw one of the fastest players in baseball standing at... More...

Column: IndyCar can’t continue

Justin Wilson. Dan Wheldon. Paul Dana.  Dead.  Tony Renna. Greg Moore. Scott... More...

Lewisberry enjoying LLWS home field advantage



Church News

ANNUAL gospel meeting at Broad Top Church of Christ will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 18. There... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

David R. Clapper* to Michael J. Clapper*, Bedford Twp., $1.  Ran & Ran Properties to Debra... More...

Blair County Deeds

Mary Sowers, also known as Mary Wills, to Erin Blocher, 801 56th St., Altoona, $114,000.  WE... More...

Vital Statistics

McDonald and Sell united in marriage

Becki McDonald and Kelly Sell exchanged wedding vows in a double-ring ceremony performed by the... More...

Hibbs, Ritchey exchange vows

Rachel Elise Hibbs and Jared Lee Ritchey exchanged vows during a double-ring ceremony at Saint... More...


Marshalls celebrate 52nd year

Larry and My G. (Grant) Marshall are celebrating their 52nd wedding anniversary.  They met in... More...

HOPE for Hyndman CEO resigns

The chief executive officer and principal of a charter school in Hyndman resigned at the... More...

Gas well owner seeks permit for water use

PLEASANTVILLE — The third owner of the gas well site in West St. Clair Township has applied... More...

Top of th' Morning

Claysburg has its ducks in a row — rubber duckies, that... More...


Louis F. Toke - 2018-11-16
James T. Kalfas - 2018-11-14
Donald Jay Watkins - 2018-11-14
Carl Eugene Deremer - 2018-11-14
Joseph M. Seifert - 2018-11-14
Thelma Louise Hale - 2018-11-14
Laren Henry Rudisill - 2018-11-13
Margaret Irene Snyder - 2018-11-13
Mary Elizabeth Growden - 2018-11-12
Doris V. Shippey - 2018-11-12
Alma R. Mickey - 2018-11-12
Vera C. Gardner - 2018-11-10
Gary J. Grabill - 2018-11-10
Robert (Bob) E. Gordon - 2018-11-09
Margaret Parks - 2018-11-08
Betty Marie Fleegle - 2018-11-07
John H. Keller - 2018-11-07
Julia C. May - 2018-11-07
Betty J. Hasting - 2018-11-06
Walter Thomas Jones - 2018-11-06
Vicky Lynn Smith - 2018-11-06
Ralph J. Bogel - 2018-11-05
Cindy Lou Straley - 2018-11-05
Wilhelmina L. Thompson - 2018-11-05
Allegra F. Morral - 2018-11-03
Mary Magdalene Bussard - 2018-11-03
Daniel Joseph Hyatt - 2018-11-02
Samuel H. Ray - 2018-11-02
Lucille Lucko - 2018-11-01
Myra W. Ritchey - 2018-11-01
Memorial Service - 2018-11-01
Josephine G. Adolphson - 2018-10-31
Robert W. Bechtel - 2018-10-30
Harry W. Foster - 2018-10-30
George Benner Moyle II - 2018-10-29
Obit correction - 2018-10-29

Regional Classifieds
  • 572 Bid Notice Coalmont Borough Council is accepting bids for snowplowing and ashing responsibilities. Less than one mile of streets. Bids will be accepted until Wednesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.
  • 571 The 2019 Proposed Budgets for Saxton Borough are available for review at the Saxton Borough Office. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The office is located at 707 9th Street.
  • Local contracting company looking for lead carpenters with experience in framing, finish work, roofing, and blueprints. 5 years experience and good work ethics required. Competitive wages. Steady work. Call 814-652-6294
  • DS ELECTRICAL Light Commercial & Residential Services DAVID W STIGERS III Certified Electrician Fully Insured **Free Estimates** (814) 285-8073 PA #125152
  • Part Time Delivery Driver, and Needed - Home every night. Must have Class A CDL with Tanker. I year Experience. Full heath benefits. Paid holidays. Safety and Christmas Bonuses. Retirement. Wages discussed at time of interview. Interested candidates please call: Tri-County Bulk Milk Haulers, Inc 814-652-5742
  • CopperShine Auto Detailing Beautifying the Bedford Area, One Vehicle at a Time INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DETAILING Affordable pricing! Now Accepts Credit Cards Call Mark at 814.623.0602 8537 US Route 220, BEDFORD www.coppershineauto.com
  • 1 Bedroom Efficiency Apartment- Main St., Manns Choice. $350/month. Pets additional. Small Farmhouse- 3 bedrooms, appliances. $700/month. No smoking/pets. 814-623-8696
  • McCOY'S ORCHARD Apples: Jonagold, Stayman Winesap, McIntosh, Cortland, Red and Golden Delicious Fresh Cider Homemade Apple Butter & Local Honey Monday- Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday: 9am-4pm Fishertown, Rte. 56 839-4612 or 839-4141
  • HOG FARM HIRING 488 Jay Rd., Clearville Full time and day shift, benefits available. Apply in person or call 814-784-3500, leave message.


Ohio football team gets live tiger mascot

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A high school football team that has had a live tiger cub at games for... More...

Teacher, late 111 times, says he was eating

TRENTON,... More...

Firearms instructor who killed trooper gets two weeks in jail

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor was sentenced... More...


Dominica PM says 20 dead following ‘Erika’

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over... More...

Europe’s migrant crisis deepens

VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as... More...

Vatican gets embroiled in Italy’s ‘banned books’ fray

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has gotten embroiled in a modern-day, secular version of the... More...

Local Sports

Group honors Walter with feature win

Fast Friday Racing at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway was called at the 11:30 p.m. curfew with one... More...

Everett’s Robertson shoots 75 at Mount Union

MOUNT UNION — Host team Mount Union defeated both Everett and Northern Bedford in golf on... More...

Area has produced its wealth of unbeaten teams

After many hours of research, I hope I got all the undefeated seasons for teams in Districts 5 and... More...