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December 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stephen Ministries offers comfort this holiday season

There is hope for those seeking comfort this holiday season through a local ministry that offers... More...

Top of th' Morning

Christmas Eve blood drive will be held... More...

Special Sections


St. Anthony Shrine receives early Christmas gift of $100K

BOSTON (AP) — A shrine to a Roman Catholic saint in Boston received an early and unexpected... More...

Kalamazoo resident dedicates nativity scene to his grandma

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kalamazoo-area residents will have a Christmas drive-by destination... More...

Book club meets up

Senior center book club reads ‘Christmas Train’ for holidays

The Bedford Senior Center book club often chooses books that the bibliophiles in the group can... More...

Local Sports

Chestnut Ridge wrestlers top Everett, 53-21

EVERETT — Bonus points have been one of the biggest reasons for Chestnut Ridge’s... More...

Northern girls hold off Ligonier Valley, 61-49

LOYSBURG — While the temperature outside the gym on Friday wasn’t exactly ideal, the... More...

Junior High

Northern Bedford 37, Bellwood-Antis 21   LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford’s junior high... More...

Receiving the gift of life

Owen Taylor gets a new chance at life with a new heart

Owen Taylor used to be a little boy who had a heart problem with a big name. As of this autumn,... More...

Asher Gable uses birthday to give back

For one local family, paying it forward is an important part of the Christmas... More...

Visit from St. Nick

Madelyn, 6, and Mason Miller, 1, of Bedford, pose for a photo with Santa Claus at Everett Free... More...


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22nd annual church walk to be held Dec. 28

The 22nd Annual Christmas Church Walk, coordinated by the Bedford Ministerium, will be held on Dec.... More...

Finding a new best friend

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

Weather Today

Light rain in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph...Becoming west in the... More...


Comfort and joy


Christmas means so much to those who celebrate the... More...

Old Photo Album

Twin sisters Zelda (Benton) Claycomb, left, and Elda (Benton) Kensinger would be 96 years old... More...

New challenges await Pa.

We have reached the time of year when we reflect on the past and look forward to the fresh start... More...

State/National Sports

Crosby leads Penguins past Devils

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins haven’t lost consecutive games in regulation... More...


Full Story

Coates, Green might not play Sunday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger likely will be without... More...