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September 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Top of th' Morning

Bedford paving work will take a hiatus for Fall Foliage... More...

Special Sections


Sportsmen to host picnic October 11

Fall picnic for sportsmen will be hosted by the Hopewell Sportsmen’s Club at 1 p.m. Oct. 11... More...

Fall in love with a new best friend

Pets available at the Bedford County Humane Society this week include Ash, at right, an adorable... More...

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Tonight: A... More...


Thanks, officer


If you have been pulled over by a police officer, you probably have said, “Yes, sir,”... More...

Ready for first festival

In working on the entertainment portion of the preview sections for the Fall Foliage Festival, I... More...

Following Jesus’ example

Guest editorial

Pope Francis arrived in Washington on Tuesday on the wings of popularity ratings that undoubtedly... More...

State/National Sports

Shoulder injury sidelines Shazier

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — The defensive void left by injured inside linebacker Ryan Shazier is so... More...

Ogletree benefits from a strong offseason

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree still isn’t satisfied.  Ogletree... More...

Pirates hold off Cubs, 3-2

CHICAGO ( AP) — As hard as he is for opposing hitters to figure out, Gerrit Cole insists he... More...

Deed Transfers

Blair Co. Deeds

Mary Steele, by executrix, to Charles and Lorena Estep, 618 N. 12th St., Antis Township, $67,500.... More...

Vital Statistics


Jeffrey Jr. and Bethanni (Dodson) Rhoat of Hopewell welcomed a daughter to their family on Sept.... More...


ABBOTT, Alice L. (Black), 90, of Peabody, Mass., and formerly of Defiance, Sept. 14. Burial in... More...

Blair County Divorces

Christy Lovell and Christopher Lovell, both of Altoona.  Kirstin L. Markel and Adam J. Markel,... More...

Racin’ tractors

Joe Hillegass of Schellsburg, left, finishes aboard his 1964 Allis-Chalmers ahead of Dan Callihan... More...

Pope mingles with high and low in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Sweeping through the landmarks of America’s biggest city, Pope Francis... More...


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News Briefs

Speaker Boehner resigns from Congress   WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging Congress into deeper... More...

Bobblehead, umbrella, mug or magnet? Pope souvenirs abound

NEW YORK (AP) — “WE SELL POPE DOLLS,” blared a sign held up by a 7- Eleven worker... More...

Argentine family finishes 6-month papal pilgrimage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It took 194 days and 12 border crossings, but a family from Argentina on... More...

Local Sports

Cook rolls again as Bedford rips J-town

To simply state that the 2015 Bedford Bisons football team is good would be a bit of an... More...

Heck’s pick-six helps Northern top Claysburg

CLAYSBURG — Austin Heck was the single-most momentum changer on Friday night.  The... More...

Chestnut Ridge blanks Bald Eagle Area, 26-0

FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge Lions sent their homecoming fans away happy, utilizing a... More...