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January 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Quaker museum seeking donated artifacts, records

Members of the Dunning Creek Friends Meeting are still seeking artifacts for a Quaker museum that... More...

Special Sections


Finding purrfect home

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

Twp. supervisor to run for state 35th senate seat

JOHNSTOWN – A township supervisor from Cambria County announced his candidacy for the 35th... More...

Weather Today

Partly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in... More...


Mexican president: Drug lord Chapo recaptured

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The world's most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a... More...

Local Sports

Everett’s Kuhne is on her way to Navy

For the last four years, Everett senior Kestrel Kuhne has provided a prolific story for the Everett... More...

Bedford tennis reflecting on the loss of Siehl

When Jim Siehl took over Bedford’s boys tennis program in  2003, he had never coached at... More...

Everett boys clip NBC, Claysburg tops Portage

LOYSBURG — It came down to the final minutes of the game in Friday’s dog fight between... More...

Vital Statistics


Andrew and Brooke (Knisely) Weyant, of Osterburg, are delighted to announce the arrival of a son,... More...


BIEBER, Rodney Dale, 72, of Saxton, formerly of Lancaster, Dec. 14.  CLAAR, Rev. Herbert... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  Keith... More...

Tax filing issues could jeopardize aid

Confusion may interfere with health care benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance... More...

Volunteers again spur red kettle collections

Bell ringing proved successful for Bedford County chapters of the Salvation Army, local spokesmen... More...

Top of th' Morning

Elks will conduct a Christmas tree pick up.  The Bedford Elks will be picking up Christmas... More...


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Roger Anthony Fitzhugh - 2017-11-21
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

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Two Pennsylvania towns left with clusters of mentally ill residents

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) — A mentally ill man with a gun was inside the Sto-Rox Neighborhood... More...

Facing charges, top state prosecutor eyes re-election

HARRISBURG,... More...

State Briefs

Water authority turns down agreement   JOHNSTOWN,... More...


Snow through the ages


If you love snow, you can stop reading this column now. You can go outside and enjoy the white... More...

Banks breakup won’t work

In some quarters of the Democratic Party, apparently, it's no longer enough to call for the breakup... More...

Star Wars mania heats up

The new Star Wars film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has now surpassed every other movie to become... More...

State/National Sports

Spieth holds lead at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — A new year, and everything is falling Jordan Spieth’s way. ... More...

NCAA questioned on coach hires

A group representing minority coaches is calling on the NCAA to adopt a rule that would require its... More...

Giants add Span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After addressing their holes in the pitching rotation early in free... More...


Church News

CHURCH of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints family history center will be open to the public every... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Robert E. Walendziewicz* to Robert E. Walendziewicz, W. Providence Twp., $1.  Carl E. Shippey... More...

Blair County Deeds

Derek and Michelle Liebal, also known as Michele Liebal, to Michael and Glenda Forosisky, 5422-5424... More...