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August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Burned firefighter feels normal again after face transplant

NEW YORK (AP) — A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face... More...

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Plans display for the Hopewell Bridge project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will conduct an open house and plans display to... More...

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Very warm with... More...

Central Court

EVERETT - The following defendants waived a preliminary hearing on criminal charges Wednesday, Aug.... More...


Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubble

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out... More...

Powerful earthquake shakes Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least... More...

Local Sports

Schellsburg softball playoffs in full swing

After a two hour rain delay and working on back field, the second game of the quarter-final between... More...

Curve fall 4-3 to Senators

HARRISBURG — The Altoona Curve rallied to take a lead in the eighth inning, but fell on a... More...

Bedford district continues its mold clean-up

The Bedford Area School District is continuing the clean-up of a mold issue which has delayed the... More...

An unlikely combination

StarKist tuna company honors veterans

SCHELLSBURG—At first glance, it may seem an unlikely pairing to think of StarKist Tuna and... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford Area school students are invited to visit Old Bedford Village, free of charge, if... More...


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
George Benner Moyle II - 2018-10-29
Obit correction - 2018-10-29

Regional Classifieds
  • 572 Bid Notice Coalmont Borough Council is accepting bids for snowplowing and ashing responsibilities. Less than one mile of streets. Bids will be accepted until Wednesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.
  • 571 The 2019 Proposed Budgets for Saxton Borough are available for review at the Saxton Borough Office. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The office is located at 707 9th Street.
  • Local contracting company looking for lead carpenters with experience in framing, finish work, roofing, and blueprints. 5 years experience and good work ethics required. Competitive wages. Steady work. Call 814-652-6294
  • DS ELECTRICAL Light Commercial & Residential Services DAVID W STIGERS III Certified Electrician Fully Insured **Free Estimates** (814) 285-8073 PA #125152
  • Part Time Delivery Driver, and Needed - Home every night. Must have Class A CDL with Tanker. I year Experience. Full heath benefits. Paid holidays. Safety and Christmas Bonuses. Retirement. Wages discussed at time of interview. Interested candidates please call: Tri-County Bulk Milk Haulers, Inc 814-652-5742
  • CopperShine Auto Detailing Beautifying the Bedford Area, One Vehicle at a Time INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DETAILING Affordable pricing! Now Accepts Credit Cards Call Mark at 814.623.0602 8537 US Route 220, BEDFORD www.coppershineauto.com
  • 1 Bedroom Efficiency Apartment- Main St., Manns Choice. $350/month. Pets additional. Small Farmhouse- 3 bedrooms, appliances. $700/month. No smoking/pets. 814-623-8696
  • McCOY'S ORCHARD Apples: Jonagold, Stayman Winesap, McIntosh, Cortland, Red and Golden Delicious Fresh Cider Homemade Apple Butter & Local Honey Monday- Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday: 9am-4pm Fishertown, Rte. 56 839-4612 or 839-4141
  • HOG FARM HIRING 488 Jay Rd., Clearville Full time and day shift, benefits available. Apply in person or call 814-784-3500, leave message.


Scientists find Earth-like planet at neighboring star

WASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where... More...

Meet Octobot, a robot that’s a real softie

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest revolutionary robot isn’t the metallic, costly machine... More...

Man found unconscious on CSX tracks heads to court

EVERETT — A Maryland man, charged with threatening an officer and resisting arrest, will be... More...


Same old, same old

Guest editorial

‘It is time clean up Harrisburg,” said Gov. Tom Wolf when he first took office in... More...

Different Strokes —

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Everybody’s coach


Once in a Little League game I saw a third-base coach stop the action while he walked out to the... More...

State/National Sports

McSorley to start at quarterback for PSU

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Trace McSorley will start at quarterback for Penn State when the... More...

Cole struggles again, Pirates fall to Astros

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After seeing rookie Jameson Taillon and newcomer Ivan Nova put together... More...

Steelers Heyward ready to work on defensive line

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh defensive end Cameron Heyward isn’t opposed to a rotation... More...