The Everett Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony March 19. Qualification for membership is based on the four pillars of NHS: scholarship, service, leadership and character. Twelve new members, along with their parents, were invited to the dinner, held at t…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gutted deer often hang from the porch of Karen Parsons’ bed-and-breakfast each fall, and those carcasses, she said, are good for business.
Alive and Well session on “Emerging Trends in Diabetes Management” will be presented by registered nurse Tammie Payne at 6 p.m. March 26 at Homewood at Spring House Estates dining room, 150 Victoria Ave., Everett. The program is free; registration is required by calling Sandy at 623-3773.
Everett Sportsmen’s Club will host 50-bird sporting clays shoots from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month, April through November, with the exception of July, when the annual cancer shoot is held. Food and ammo will be available. Paid trap personnel are needed. Call 652-5562 o…
Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is gearing up for its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth.
Hundreds of visitors were able to sample more than 35 different types of spirits in Downtown Bedford Inc.’s (DBI) spring Wine and Spirits Walk Saturday. The event featured a variety of wines and other spirits, with vendors coming from as far as Philadelphia. The event provides attendees a ch…
ROBERTSDALE — A community outreach meeting was held Sunday afternoon to discuss potential community input and involvement with the potential project at the former Robertsdale Elementary School. The meeting was held at the Robertsdale, Wood and Broad Top Fire Hall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump ob…
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will begin setting up temporary traffic signals Monday as the first work in the replacement of a bridge in Six Mile Run.
CHICAGO (AP) — A line of classical musicians marching with picket signs in front of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s historic downtown building is fast becoming one of the city’s must-see spots.
Gary Baker places a piece of breaded fish onto a container held by Vicky Barger for a take-out order at Imler Area Volunteer Fire Department Friday. Fish dinners will be served at the fire hall each Friday from 4 until about 6 or 6:30 p.m. The cost is $11 for a meal at the hall and $12 for a…
Sarah Brown of Pavia enjoys her fish dinner at Imler Are Volunteer Fire Department’s hall Friday. The event supports the department’s 50 members, 20 active firefighters and five trucks. Sarah was celebrating her 72nd birthday along with husband, Herbert.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — All remaining territory has been wrested from the Islamic State group in Syria, President Donald Trump announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continued on the ground between coalition forces and the group’s holdouts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year of a sweeping tax overhaul.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Isolated at home and abroad, British Prime Minister Theresa May will be laboring against the odds once again to win backers in Parliament for her unloved Brexit deal, this time to a timetable dictated by the European Union.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation, ending a probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency with no new charges but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the…
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc’s long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act that an imam told the crowd of thousands had left the country broken-hearted but not broken.
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies. The confirmed number of people killed in Mozambique and neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi climbed past 600.
Before she could start breast cancer treatment, Nancy Simpson had to walk in a straight line, count backward from 20 and repeat a silly phrase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh, a confrontation that was captured on video and led to weeks of unrest.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R. Kelly asked a judge Wednesday to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, according to a new court filing that said he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex abuse charges.
Jim Hocking, founder and CEO of Water for Good, a water-drilling ministry in the Central African Republic (CAR), will speak at 10:30 a.m. March 24 at the Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church.
Over a quarter century ago, a church with a Christian school suddenly lost their pastor and asked me to teach his Bible class at the school. Shortly before they asked, I had gone through a series of events that gave me a burden about Christendom. My concern came because I found so many belie…
“Family Do-Over: Is It Ever Too Late?” will be the topic of discussion at the Lifetree Cafe at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. The presentation will feature a screening of the award-winning short film “The Ride.” Participants will follow the story…
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — A mother cradled a crying toddler as she waited in line with 20 other women to shower. Dozens of fathers quietly held their children’s hands in an enclosure made of chain-link fencing.
Matt Godissart, Bedford County Library director, poses with the display of 38 photos entered in the third annual Public Photo Contest, sponsored by the Bedford Area Photography Club in conjunction with the library. People are invited to stop by the library to see the photos and vote for a fa…
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday signed one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation — a measure that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
After helping to lead community and business development efforts in the borough for more than five years, the manager of Downtown Bedford Inc. will be leaving her position at the end of the month.