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Senior citizens centers located in Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties will be among those across the state receiving funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA), officials of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) learned late last week.

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Pennsylvania politics between 1776 and 1787 was divided roughly two-to-one between those who favored a strong central government, called Federalists, and those who preferred confederation, known as the Anti-federalists. This breakdown, however, was not manifested in either the election or th…

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Saying the nation faces “a crisis of deep human suffering,” President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the prolonged econom…

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Everett Fire Company and Raystown Ambulance Service responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on the Route 30 westbound ramp from Route 26 around 6 p.m. on Friday. The truck was totaled, but the two occupants made it out with no injuries. Both were from Cumberland, Md. according to state police.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Before Jerry Falwell, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, Joel Osteen, Archbishop Fulton Sheen and famous radio evangelists such as Father Charles Coughlin and Aimee Semple McPherson, there was Edwin Van Etten.

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Joe has mortgaged his home. Within a few days, he hopes to have a check in hand. Joe has a modest house and a few thousand in savings. When everything settles, he will have roughly $100,000.

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Moms in Prayer will meet via Zoom on the third Saturday of each month, through May. At 9 a.m., the meeting will begin with a time of sharing and then move into prayer, guided by Scriptures. Sessions end close to 11 a.m. The local group meets to pray for the Bedford Area School District’s chi…

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I offer a few thoughts on last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol and the reaction that followed.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A few hundred members of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be brought in to protect the state Capitol and other potential targets of unrest and violence in the week ahead, authorities said Thursday.

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AKE, Gary T. “Chico,” 79, of New Paris.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jaime Harrison — a longtime Democratic Party official and fundraising powerhouse who failed in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham — is Joe Biden’s choice to lead the national party, the president-elect announced Thursday.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the widest reach of any lotteries in the U.S., Powerball and Mega Millions are designed to produce eyepopping jackpots that generate huge sales. It’s safe to say it’s working, as their combined jackpots reached an estimated $1.39 billion on Thursday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

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Saxton Borough resident Lester Meck on Monday night was retained for his eighth year as Saxton Borough Council president. Councilman John Hoffner was retained as vice president.

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On the afternoon of Dec. 11, Jilly Todaro told Johnstown police that her boyfriend, Brian Giles, punched her in the face. Hours later Giles checked himself into Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, ignored a police directive and left the hospital to go into hiding.

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Reed, Wertz, & Roadman, Inc. continued their annual tradition of holding a blood drive on Christmas Eve, with this being the 19th year they have done it.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Robbins directed “Varsity Blues” and was the producer of “Coach Carter,” but both of those might have been eclipsed last Sunday with Nickelodeon’s successful kids-oriented broadcast of an NFL playoff game.

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The following defendants were held for court during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday:

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Bedford County Veteran’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. April 12 at the Saxton VFW.

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Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford will host the exhibition “Major Works from the Permanent Collection and Old Master Prints” Jan. 16 through March 27. The museum of art is located at the historic Anderson House at 137 E. Pitt St. Bedford and is open from noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday…

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SAXTON — Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday evening to spend $75,000 to replace 32 filters at its water treatment facility. Two water leaks were also discussed.

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BURKETT, Anna Kathryn (McIntyre), 82, of Northport, Alabama.

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After losing an appeal of the disposition of insurance on the roof of its borough building, Saxton Borough Council must now decide how it wishes to proceed with the matter.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with willful neglect of duty stemming from an investigation of ruinous decisions that left Flint with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.

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-HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prosecutors want a judge to order former Penn State president Graham Spanier to begin serving a county jail sentence for endangering children by the way he responded to a complaint that Jerry Sandusky had attacked a boy on campus.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime TV special celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden as president of the United States, with performances by Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and Ant Clemons.

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Trump supporters gesture to U.S. Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber after breaching the halls of the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.

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Officials from the UPMC Health System on Tuesday cheered an announcement by the Trump administration, which echoed an announcement by the incoming Biden administration that steps will be taken to speed the availability of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Meeting via Zoom in its first workshop of the new year, the Tussey Mountain school board Monday evening learned that district students have returned to a hybrid school schedule, following the Christmas and New Years’ holidays.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who held his knee to George Floyd’s neck for minutes will be tried separately from the three other former officers accused in his death, according to an order filed Tuesday that cites limited courtroom space due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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ALLEN, Billy Ray, 80, of Bedford.

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MADRID (AP) — Much of Spain struggled Tuesday in the aftermath of a massive snowfall that hardened into ice amid a record cold snap that turned streets and roads into safety hazards in areas unaccustomed to extreme winters.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a slower-than-hoped coronavirus vaccine rollout, the Trump administration abruptly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots to more people. The move came as cases and deaths surged to alarming new highs.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sheldon Adelson, who rose from a modest start as the son of an immigrant taxi driver to become a billionaire Republican powerbroker with a casino empire and influence on international politics, has died. He was 87.