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December 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

All I want for Christmas is food

Bedford County’s best Christmas recipes

To celebrate the season of giving, some of Bedford County’s most well-known chefs agreed to... More...

Special Sections


Northern Bedford students spur community effort to help family

Students at Northern Bedford High School are trying to bring the community together to help one... More...

Ornaments are an expression of the heart

Christmas may be the most decorated season of the year and justly so. It's the season of love and... More...

Singing it to the rafters

Grace Nelson, second from right, and the rest of the Catholic Community Choir, sings a Christmas... More...


In legend, Santa lives in Scandinavia

HELSINKI (AP) — Most kids learn that Santa Claus comes from the North Pole, but children in... More...


Jenny Auerbach completes a candle arch with the Dresden's Frauenkirche cathedral (Church of Our... More...

Obamas, Bidens share holiday playlists

HONOLULU (AP) — Ever wonder what music gets President Barack Obama in the Christmas... More...

Local Sports

Everett girls bedevil Bellwood-Antis, 66-62

EVERETT — Being strong between the ears is something Everett takes pride in.  And the... More...

Junior High

Tussey Mountain 23, Spring Cove 17   SAXTON — Tussey Mountain scored the last six points... More...

2015 Bedford Gazette Football All-Stars

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Bedford student honored with health care hero award

For Bedford High School senior Henry Vachon, volunteering is just a part of life. Vachon was... More...

Area men have visions of stars

Fewer people today will remember Marcus Shively than did 40 years ago. A plain spoken, quiet... More...

Top of th' Morning

Christmas Eve blood drive will be held today. A blood drive, sponsored by Reed, Wertz, and Roadman,... More...


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Donna B. Hillegass - 2017-11-20
David H. James - 2017-11-20
Robert A. Bennett - 2017-11-18
Clarence A. Gohn - 2017-11-18
Lloyd B. Hansen - 2017-11-18
Robert A. Bennett - 2017-11-16
John E. Waugerman - 2017-11-16
Dolores King - 2017-11-15
George William Davis - 2017-11-14
Clara Jane Smeltzer - 2017-11-14
Reba G. Foor - 2017-11-13
Jane W. Gorman - 2017-11-10
Martin M. Territo - 2017-11-10
Robert A. Kerr - 2017-11-10
Jeannine H. Kuffner - 2017-11-10
Harvey F. Thomas - 2017-11-09
Betty L. Walter - 2017-11-08
Harold L. Price - 2017-11-07
Paul E. Wilson - 2017-11-07
Lois Louise Fazenbaker - 2017-11-07
Anna R. Miller - 2017-11-07
James Territo - 2017-11-07
Connie L. Ickes - 2017-11-06
Esther A. Rabenstein - 2017-11-06
Crystal I. Miller - 2017-11-06
Edythe A. Martin - 2017-11-06
John D. Kane - 2017-11-02
Helen G. Telmanik - 2017-11-02
Funeral Services - 2017-11-02

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12 days’ cost reflecting inflation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lords a-leaping—is the... More...

Airlines prep for holidays: More flights, bigger planes

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of... More...

A look at the budget plan in the Pennsylvania Legislature

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers had largely agreed on a budget package to end the... More...


A wondrous time of year


Oh, it’s a joyous time of year. Family and friends gather together, sometimes for the first... More...

Old Photo Album

The year is 1979 and Santa Claus has arrived in downtown Bedford to learn the Christmas wishes of... More...

Yes, Virginia . . .

Editor’s Note: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in The... More...

State/National Sports

Pitt rallies late for a win over Western Carolina

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh trailed by seven points with five minutes to play against... More...

Steelers are excited to see DeCastro in Pro Bowl

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David DeCastro’s injuryfilled rookie season is a distant... More...

Beckham Jr. loses appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Odell Beckham... More...



EVERETT Church of the Brethren, corner of Water and Second streets, will host a Christmas Eve... More...

Celebration of three Kings stretches past Christmas

Christmas celebrants realize that the holiday season does not end on Dec. 26 or even Jan. 2. For... More...

Celebrate holidays in various ways

In many ways, secular celebrations garner more attention than religious gatherings during the... More...