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August 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bibliophile’s bounty

Sharon Weyandt, a professional staff nurse at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital, sorts through books... More...

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England, Bedford to reconnect again via telegraph on anniversary

On Aug. 12, 1858, while staying at his “summer White House,” President James Buchanan... More...

Weather Today

Patchy fog in the morning. Partly sunny with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers.... More...

Farm Market


Martinsburg August 8, 2016   CATTLE: 123.  STEERS: Choice-105.-112.; Good-98.-104. ... More...

State/National Sports

Taillon efficient as Pirates beat Padres

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates rookie Jameson Taillon keeps building up his innings by limiting... More...

Steeler rookie Burns hoping to impress team

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie cornerback Artie Burns insists... More...

Eagles score twice early, hold off Buccaneers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia needed 97 seconds to score its only touchdowns Thursday... More...



CLOTHING Bank will be hosted by the Fabric of Faith Ministry of the Yellow Creek Church of the... More...

Needhams to sing

Friendship Village Campground in Bedford will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Gospel music... More...

Time to think about packing boxes

Sarah England of New Enterprise stopped to enjoy the Operation Christmas Child booth at the... More...

Imler Ox Roast weekend steps off

Boy Scout Troop Number 4042 of Imler marches in the parade Thursday to kick-off the Ox... More...

Everett board handles hirings, resignations

EVERETT — The Everett Area School Board began preparing for the 2016-17 school year during... More...

Top of th' Morning

Fort Bedford Park in Bedford will be closed to traffic today and... More...


John William Valiton - 2018-03-24
James R. Heffner - 2018-03-23
Virginia M. Reed - 2018-03-23
Evelyn D. Foreman - 2018-03-22
Carole Ann Rhodes - 2018-03-20
Anna Mae Beegle Wertz - 2018-03-20
Memorial Service - 2018-03-20
Roxanna M. Brant - 2018-03-19
Patricia Lynn Foltz - 2018-03-19
Ronald Lee Markwood - 2018-03-17
Wayne Ralph Adams - 2018-03-17
Christine Diane Martin - 2018-03-17
Jeanne C. Gentilman - 2018-03-16
Eleanor J. Ross - 2018-03-15
Obituary correction - 2018-03-15
Larry B. Reiff - 2018-03-14
Harland Wayne Miller - 2018-03-13
Vernal G. Weaver - 2018-03-13
Larry Glen Buterbaugh - 2018-03-12
Nathan H. Whetstone - 2018-03-10
Delores Jean Price - 2018-03-08
Elizabeth R. Seader - 2018-03-08
Carol L. Bollman - 2018-03-07
Aaron E. Snyder - 2018-03-07
Stocks - 2018-03-07
Paul W. Brinton Jr. - 2018-03-06
James Shedlock - 2018-03-06
Shirley M. Finnegan - 2018-03-06
Betty Vera Dodson - 2018-03-05
Sandra Lee James - 2018-03-05
Patricia L. Baker - 2018-03-03
Anna E. Graybill - 2018-03-03
Paul William Leonard - 2018-03-03

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Art in wool is subject for arts council exhibits

CUMBERLAND, Md. — From Aug. 13 and continuing through... More...

Scientists: Greenland shark is now oldest living animal with backbone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the cold waters of the Arctic, a denizen of the deep lurked for... More...

Park service ‘astonished’ by damage at burial site

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The National Park Service is “astoni shed” that... More...


Baby step for state stores

Guest editorial

Pennsylvania’s antiquated yet still profitable — for now — liquor system took... More...

Different Strokes —

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Obama’s secrecy will continue

Don't look too closely at what we do. That's the order from the Obama administration. It has spied... More...