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January 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

New laws in 2016 show states diverging

Laws coming into effect vary on guns, voting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on... More...

Special Sections

State/National

Grilling in December: Records shattered in balmy Northeast

BOSTON (AP) — Forget ice skating and tobogganing. This year, outdoor grilling, golfing and... More...

Philly celebrates New Year’s with Mummer’s Parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Outrageously costumed Mummers have strutted and twirled at... More...

State Briefs

Boy vanishes from party without shoes   ALLENTOWN,... More...

Editorial

2016- Resolutions or revolutions?

Columnist

Another year has arrived. They go by quickly, especially as we get older, and didn't it seem like... More...

Smoke taxes should go up

Guest editorial

Scientists, and many consumers, know that when taxes raise the price of cigarettes, smoking... More...

Old Photo Album

This graduate of Schellsburg Napier High School is... More...

State/National Sports

Dupree is Steelers’ top rookie, but wants more

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Dupree’s rookie season started with a sack of Tom Brady. ... More...

Penn State, Georgia adjust to staff changes

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Penn State and Georgia don’t expect any major changes in the... More...

New Year’s bowl games feature several blowouts

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The first time Christian McCaffrey touched the ball in the 102nd Rose... More...

Deed Transfers

Blair County Deeds

James and Alice Baughman to Majas LLC, 1108 Pine St., Hollidaysburg, $157,000.  Freddie Mac... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Justin and Alisha (Bartek) Bilger, of Williamsburg, welcomed a son to their family on Dec. 16. Levi... More...

Deaths

ARDREY, Judith Aileen (Vandrew), 77, Temple, Ga., Dec. 17.  BATTISTI, Frank, 92, of... More...

Blair County Divorces

Matthew S. Wyandt and Letha M. Wyandt, both of Altoona.  Lindsay R. Betting, of Altoona, and... More...

Bedford County’s unemployment at lowest level in 10 months

Bedford County’s unemployment level hits its lowest point in 10 months with statistics from the... More...

Top of th' Morning

Blue Knob is preparing to open Jan. 2. According to its website, the resort is preparing trails to... More...

Obama looks into unilateral steps on guns

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is looking for ways to keep guns out of the hands of "a... More...

Obituaries

Cynthia Koontz - 2018-11-17
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

Local

Finding purrfect home

Pets searching for a place to call home this week at the Bedford County Humane Society include... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night: Mostly clear. Lows in... More...

For Pa., 2015 had extreme weather

Between the exceptionally cold start and the extraordinarily warm finish, the weather in... More...

World

Munich terror threat remains in place, stations open again

BERLIN (AP) — A terror warning in Munich on New Year's Eve that led to the evacuation of two... More...

Manhunt underway for gunman

JERUSALEM (AP) — A gunman opened fire outside a popular bar in the coastal Israeli city of... More...

New Year’s Eve skyscraper fire smoldering

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A towering inferno that engulfed a 63-story luxury hotel... More...

Local Sports

Gazette selects top 10 in sports for 2015

Gabriel’s state title headlines another strong year locally

This past year in local sports will go down as one to remember in so many ways. And as we enter... More...

Bedford wins own junior high wrestling tournament

The Bedford Valley Petroleum Junior High Wrestling Tournament was held at Bedford High School on... More...

Bedford County Sportsman

Late-season hunt brings a successful result

When the October hurricane disrupted our plans to hunt sika deer on Maryland’s Eastern Shore... More...