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Conservancy adds acreage to state forest

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy protected more than 156 acres along the Evitts Mountain... More...

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Improving fiber optic services in Bedford area

At left, Cody Stewart of Stewart Fiber and Cable of Kittaning lashes fiber optic cable to a strand... More...

Chick hatching is back

The chick hatching display is back, in the Weis Expo Hall, at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in... More...

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy in the morning. Then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5... More...


Mexico gas protests, looting leave two dead, 600 arrested

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Anger over gasoline prices hikes in Mexico fueled more protests and... More...

Despite Syria truce, car bomb kills 10, wounds dozens in Assad

BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked a Syrian government-held coastal town on Thursday,... More...

Local Sports

Tussey girls holds off Northern Bedford, 41-36

LOYSBURG — The Sideling Hill League is no stranger to tough competition in girls basketball,... More...

Ridge girls too much for JCA

HOLLSOPPLE — The Chestnut Ridge Lady Lions picked up a nonleague win on Thursday, winning... More...

Central Cambria grapplers top Bedford, 39-28

EBENSBURG — In order for Bedford to have any shot at the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference... More...

Slain state trooper lauded for his service

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds paid tribute Thursday to a young Pennsylvania state trooper... More...

Buttering up the audience

Pennsylvania Farm show unveils 1,000 lb. butter sculpture

The butter sculpture is unveiled at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg,... More...

Top of th' Morning

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


Billy R. Keagy - 2018-02-24
Gary Blaine Cessna - 2018-02-24
Nellie L. Morrison - 2018-02-24
Ruth D. Smith - 2018-02-23
Walter D. Carlin Jr. - 2018-02-22
Ronald John McEldowney - 2018-02-22
Harold C. O'Brien - 2018-02-21
Sharon Diane Helsel - 2018-02-21
Obituary Addition - 2018-02-21
Betty Louise Whiteside - 2018-02-20
J. Louise Gardner - 2018-02-20
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-20
Ruth D. Smith - 2018-02-20
Jan Randolph Knavel - 2018-02-19
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-19
Jay H. Shroyer Sr. - 2018-02-19
Frank P. Wertz Jr. - 2018-02-17
Raymond T. Boore - 2018-02-16
Randy Lee College - 2018-02-16
Belva Eileen Ewig - 2018-02-16
Robert Joseph Chnapko - 2018-02-16
Evelyn Grace Ebersole - 2018-02-16
Dorsey Roy Wertz - 2018-02-16
Carl E. Elliott - 2018-02-13
Ms. Florence E. Smith - 2018-02-13
James R. Barnett - 2018-02-12
Harold A. Shriner - 2018-02-12
Harold Eugene Diehl - 2018-02-09
Robert H. Grubb - 2018-02-08
Norma J. Emerson - 2018-02-07
Norman A. Hush - 2018-02-07
Denise Dawn Lawson - 2018-02-07
Christopher R. Ranker - 2018-02-07
A. Darlene Walters - 2018-02-07
Thomas E. Croyle - 2018-02-06
Melvin Ray Emerick - 2018-02-06
Mark G. Leibfreid - 2018-02-06
Thelma Mae Dunkle - 2018-02-05
John O. Sparks - 2018-02-05

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  • 844A BID NOTICE The Chestnut Ridge School District will accept bids on the following up to the time specified on March 16, 2018, at which time the bids will be opened at the business office in the Chestnut Ridge Middle School, Fishertown, PA 15539. The public and bidders are invited to attend the bid opening. 1. Electrical Supplies - 9:15 a.m. 2. Maintenance Supplies - 9:30 a.m. Sealed bids should be clearly identified and mailed to Mr. Dennis K. Shaffer, Business Manager, Chestnut Ridge School District, 3281 Valley Road, Fishertown, PA 15539, phone 814-839-4195, extension 2003. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Dennis K. Shaffer Acting Board Secretary
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Report finds improvements in Chesapeake Bay’s health

RICHMOND,... More...

Ski-run surprise: Lynx stroll past crowds in rare sighting

DENVER (AP) — Some elusive and charismatic lynx have been parading past awe-struck Colorado... More...

Man found dead in woods was booted from Coast Guard academy

A man whose death in the western Maryland woods is being investigated by homicide detectives was a... More...


When will it be enough?

Guest editorial

Pennsylvania’s gasoline tax is the gift that keeps on... More...

Different Strokes —

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US should stick with ally

So it's near the end of his time in office and President Barack Obama decides to put forever... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers hoping to hem in Miami’s Ajayi in rematch

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jay Ajayi’s resume wasn’t much to look at in early October.... More...

USTA’s facility may improve USA tennis

ORLANDO,... More...

UPJ wrestlers go 1-2 at nationals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Pitt-Johnstown went 1-2 at the 2017 Division II National Duals on Thursday... More...



CITRUS fruit will be available from the Everett Seventh-day Adventist Church, 203 Drive-in Lane... More...

Time Ministries Church marks fifth year

Time Ministries Church will celebrate its fifth anniversary on Jan.... More...