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In parting, Kerry tears into Israel over settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry tore into Israel on Wednesday for... More...

Special Sections


Cub Scout Pack 471 honors Scouts at meeting

Saxton Cub Scout Pack 471, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, held its December Pack... More...

Scouts deliver tunes to seniors at Kelly Apts.

Saxton Cub Scout Pack 471, sponsored by the Captain Phillips VFW Post 4129, and the Saxton Girl... More...

Weather Today

Snow with a chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.... More...


4,432 fed regulations

Guest editorial

The federal regulatory state has just surpassed a dubious... More...

Old Photo Album

Evelyn Speicher is shown in this Chestnut Ridge class photo taken about 1948. She was born Dec.... More...

The business of government


President-elect Donald Trump, like many firsttime presidents, views government as a necessary... More...

Local Sports

Forest Hills topples Chestnut Ridge boys

BOSWELL — Chestnut Ridge boys basketball coach... More...

Bedford’s Canales makes Manheim final: Two NBC wrestlers in Southmoreland semifinals

MANHEIM — Bedford’s Jorge Canales collected two falls and made the finals of the... More...

United boys too much for HOPE for Hyndman at Portage

PORTAGE — The HOPE for Hyndman boys team had a cold shooting spell which spelled trouble as... More...

Defiance water system to have new meters

Installation for new water meters in Defiance is slated to begin around the second week in January,... More...

Man charged with threatening, shooting at police on Christmas Day

A Schellsburg man faces dozens of felony and misdemeanor charges after police say he barricaded... More...

Top of th' Morning

A produce giveaway is today.  The distribution will be from 9 a.m. to noon at Bedford Food... More...


Raymond J. 'Ray' Nave - 2017-11-23
Ronald L. Dixon - 2017-11-22
Richard D. Dodson Sr. - 2017-11-21
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

Regional Classifieds
  • 564A BUDGET 2017 The proposed budget for the year 2018 for Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County is open for inspection, by appointment, at the home of the secretary at 18179 Peach Orchard Lane, James Creek, Pa. 16657 until December , 2017 when it will be considered for adoption. Wendy Melius, Secretary
  • 590 MEETING NOTICE The Saxton Borough Council will hold their next monthly meeting on December 11, 217at 6 pm. The meeting will be held at 707 9th Street, Saxton, PA.
  • 563A Bid Request Sealed bids will be received until December 2, 2017 for an hourly rate for skid loader, back hoe, track hoe services. All bids must include a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Bids will be open at the meeting on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The supervisors reserve the right to reject any or all bids. Bids can be sent to: Hopewell Township, 18179 Peach Orchard Lane, James Creek, Pa. 16657. Wendy Melius, Secretary
  • CopperShine Auto Detailing Beautifying the Bedford Area, One Vehicle at a Time INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DETAILING Affordable pricing! Now Accepts Credit Cards Winterize your Vehicles Now Call Mark at 814.623.0602 8537 US Route 220, BEDFORD www.coppershineauto.com
  • EVERETT- 2-bedroom w/appliances included, water, trash, sewer $650/month, security deposit and lease required. Available Dec. 1st. 814-285-0107.
  • Everett Borough- 2-Bedroom House. Off-street parking, no pets, appliances included, lease/security deposit required. Yard and Storage Garage. $650.00/month. Call (814) 652-5148.
  • FISHERTOWN, RIDGEWOOD HEIGHTS AREA Newer 2-bedroom apartment All major appliances. Security deposit. No smoking. No pets. Phone (814)733-4387 or (814)839-9346.
  • SCHOOL VAN DRIVERS Maxwell Transportation Accepting Applications Part-time Van Drivers Immediate Opening Bedford-Everett-Chestnut Ridge School Districts Call 814-276-3898
  • HOUSE FOR RENT- CLAYSBURG AREA 2 Bedroom 1 Bath. $700 Rent & Security. Water & Sewer included. Call 814-330-3329
  • One Bedroom APARTMENTS FOR RENT BEDFORD Most utilities included. No smoking. No pets. Security deposit and renter insurance required. Call Today: (814) 652-2397


Obama names Utah, Nevada monuments despite opposition

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday at... More...

National Briefs

US senator says Russia can expect hard-hitting sanctions   RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Russia... More...

Video appears to show Texas police shooting victim walk away

DALLAS (AP) — A police dashcam video released five months after a Texas officer shot a black... More...


Turkey, Russia discussing Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and Russia are discussing a broader Syrian cease-fire after brokering... More...

Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at 84, son says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Debbie Reynolds, the star of the 1952 classic movie "Singin' in... More...

Pennsylvania to FCC: Keep broadband Internet cash in state

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is staking its claim to more than $23 million in federal... More...

State/National Sports

Jackson powers Northwestern past Pitt, 31-24

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Jackson has the last name made for the bright lights at Yankee... More...

Kaaya’s touchdowns lead Miami past No. 14 WVU

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Miami fans asked Brad Kaaya to end the school’s 10- year... More...

Steelers backup QB Jones trying to focus on Browns, not 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Landry Jones will be looking for a job in March. Consider Sunday’s... More...


Delores Irene (Deckard) Casteel

Manns Choice

Delores Irene (Deckard) Casteel, 76, of Manns Choice, died Thursday,... More...

Lisa A. Emerick

Buffalo Mills

Lisa A. Emerick, 56, of Buffalo Mills, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at Ruby... More...

Joan M. ‘Cookie’ Michael


Joan “Cookie” Michael, 75, a long-time resident of the Everett area and the friendliest... More...