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August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bedford jobless rate up

The unemployment rate for Bedford County residents in June bumped up 0.5 percent as more job... More...

Top of th' Morning

A section of Juliana Street will be closed Thursday.  Juliana Street between Penn and Pitt... More...

Special Sections


Extension, conservation district to host field day

Penn State Extension and the Bedford County Conservation District will highlight the practice of... More...

Ridge board tackles personnel matters

FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge School District held its meeting on Tuesday and covered... More...

Shed fire extinguished

Saxton Volunteer Fire Company was called out to a shed fire on Risbon Lane, Carbon Township,... More...


World isn’t ashtray

Guest editorial

We're anti-smoking — not anti-smokers — because we think smoking harms health, and... More...

Different Strokes —

Cartoon commentary
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Sins against my father

If a liberal like Jesse Jackson went on CNN and accused my father of being a "known womanizer" like... More...

Vital Statistics


Wiricks celebrate their 70th year

Corky and Genny Wirick of 800 Preston St., Bedford, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary... More...

Commissioners: No quick action on hotel tax

The Bedford County commissioners said a decision on whether or not to increase the county’s... More...

Store hold-up suspects charged

State police have charged three people with armed robbery nearly a month after they allegedly used... More...

County chooses interim detective

The Bedford County district attorney intends to formally name an interim chief county detective... More...

Ridge FBLA wins national honors

The Chestnut Ridge chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) took home several... More...


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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
Edward A. George - 2018-10-27
Luke L. Martin - 2018-10-27
Ned H. McDonald - 2018-10-27
Edward O. Strayer - 2018-10-26

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Priest assaulted, doused in wine

WILMINGTON,... More...

Penn State frat brother gets house arrest in pledge’s death

BELLEFONTE — A Penn State fraternity member who plied a pledge with vodka the night he was... More...

Nickel may fetch millions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rare nickel is going up for auction in Philadelphia and officials say... More...


Europe suffers under sizzling heat

BERLIN — The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly... More...

Cardinal’s abuse allegation outrages American Catholics

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The highestranking American at the Vatican insisted Tuesday he never knew... More...

Local Sports

Senators too much for Curve

HARRISBURG – After allowing eight runs over the sixth and seventh innings, the Altoona Curve... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates trade for pitchers Archer, Kela

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington remained bullish on his... More...

Dozier, Schoop among 15 swaps on deadline day

For Brian Dozier, getting traded meant a dash to the airport and a long trip to Dodger... More...

Bucs cap eventful trade deadline day with win over Cubs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco hit his team-leading 19th home run, Francisco Cervelli... More...