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August 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bikers get chance to tour county’s scenery

Biking enthusiasts will have the chance to see the best of Bedford County’s scenery this... More...

Special Sections


Bottles to be identified, documented

SOMERSET — The Somerset Historical Center is inviting area bottle collectors to a... More...

Breezewood Fire Co. hosts Reservists

Members of the 952nd Quartermaster Unit from Livonia, Michigan, dine in the Breezewood Fire... More...

Hyndman hires new worker

HYNDMAN— Hyndman Borough named a new part-time employee.  Jesse Ringler, 18, of the... More...


Vatican: ‘Shame and sorrow’ over abuse report

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” Thursday over a... More...

Local Sports

New Hampshire rallies late to beat Altoona, 7-6

MANCHESTER, N.H. — An early 4-0 lead for the Altoona Curve evaporated in the series finale as... More...

Pitt’s defense ready to make a sizable jump

Pat Narduzzi built his coaching resume by building no-frills defenses that made up in swaggers and... More...

Nittany Lions return talent, but also have questions




BACK-to-school family picnic is planned by St. John’s Reformed Church of Loysburg for 5 to 7... More...

Gospel Celebration planned for Saturday at Friendship Village

Gospel Celebration will be hosted by Friendship Village Campground, Bedford, from 4 to 10 p.m. Aug.... More...

Preacher’s Point

Exploring questions about eternity

When the lottery jackpot hit a billion dollars, nearly everywhere I went people were talking,... More...

Breaking News - 8/17/2018 2:27 PM

Former DA Higgins sentenced to house arrest, community service  Free Access 

Bedford County's former district attorney was sentenced to eight years of probabtion more than... More...

Technical difficulties  Free Access 

Due to technical difficulties, the online edition's publication has been... More...

Prep for school start

Everett staff, teachers get training on several topics

EVERETT — Teachers and staff at the Everett Area School District are preparing for the first... More...

Top of th' Morning

The Roaring Spring Police Department alerts of... More...


Cynthia Koontz - 2018-11-17
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

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Embattled cardinal entangled in two sex-abuse scandals

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, is facing a storm of criticism... More...

Bishops mostly silent on prosecutor’s challenge

HARRISBURG (AP) — Reeling from a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse, the... More...

Neil Diamond won’t let Parkinson’s slow him

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond may have retired from the road due to Parkinson’s disease,... More...


Census question unneeded

Guest editorial

We don't see a reason to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census questionnaire.  We... More...

Different Strokes —

Cartoon commentary
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Letters to the Editor

A harsher punishment needed

Editor, Gazette:... More...

State/National Sports

Cubs get past Pirates behind Lester, Happ

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Lester pitched six innings to win for the first time in just over a... More...

Packers top Steelers in an offensive shootout

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers needed just one drive to look at home in his first... More...

Intentional plunkings coming under fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge saw Jose Urena’s plunking of Ronald Acuna Jr. before the... More...