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May 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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America celebrates Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8. To honor these women, respondents were... More...

Special Sections

State/National

SpaceX lands 2nd rocket at sea

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX... More...

Chess club hopes for members, interest in centuries-old game

SCRANTON,... More...

At least 1 hurt by bricks thrown onto Turnpike

LEVITTOWN,... More...

Local Sports

County athletes win six boys titles at WCC

Bedford’s Cook named outstanding male with three victories

ALTOONA — Bedford County had a strong showing in the boys competition at the West Central... More...

Curve get rained out

ALTOONA — Friday’s series opener between the Altoona Curve and the Richmond Flying... More...

Wrestling coaching moves take place at Berlin, McCort

The Bedford boys track and field team completed their dual meet season undefeated at 13-0 with wins... More...

Worship

Church News

MT. UNION Church’s pre-ordered anniversary books will be available for pick up on May 12 at... More...

Vital Statistics

Deaths

BAKER, John T., 66, of Altoona, April 26. Interment at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.  BAKER,... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  Sara E. Fleetwood and... More...

Blair County Divorces

Dawn F. Frischkorn and William S. Frischkorn, both of Altoona.  Brad C. Todd and Rebekah L.... More...

Woman sentenced in bank heist

A woman charged with conspiracy to commit robbery was sentenced in Bedford County Court to state... More...

Document reopoens questions about what Paterno knew when

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that... More...

Top of th' Morning

Schellsburg Cultural Series begins its 2016 season Saturday... 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

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds... More...

Finding purrfect home

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

Police

Police are investigating a burglary in Broad Top Township.  The incident occurred at 214... More...

Editorial

Mothers of the year

Columnist

I am confident that most people reading this either has or had a wonderful mother.  At least I... More...

The problem with delegates

In a typical election year, a party’s front-runner — usually an establishment... More...

Decoration Day

According to the Encyclopedia of Alabama website, Decoration Day is "an annual observance at many... More...

State/National Sports

Kang hits two homers in season debut, Pirates win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jung Ho Kang homered twice and Francisco Liriano continued his dominance at... More...

Hackenberg to work as Jets hold minicamp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christian Hackenberg is used to all the scrutiny, the varying... More...

Steelers open rookie workouts

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis goes through drills during NFL football rookie minicamp,... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Brad Eshelman to Brad Eshelman, Bedford Boro, $1.  Shawn L. Diehl* to Corey E. Clark*, W.... More...

Blair County Deeds

James and Diane  Keyser to Janet Ebersole, 112 S. Beckman Drive, Altoona, $134,000.  ... More...