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Freedom From Smoking classes will be held on Tuesdays from July 16 through Aug. 27, 4:30 to 6 p.m., at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Building, 203 S. Juliana St., Bedford. An extra class will be held on Aug. 8, during “quit week.” There is no fee to attend, and classes include nicot…

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Local author Jeanne (Sheeder) Steele of Six Mile Run will sign copies of her book, “Pets That Have Touched My Life,” on July 14, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at the pavilion at Six Mile Run Church of God, Main Street.

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The Bedford Rotary Club hosted a ceremony June 24 at Hoss’s Restaurant to present Bedford and Fulton County students with the 2019 Dr. Roy D. Hoffman Scholarship.

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Joshua and Leah Garland of Everett are pleased to announce the birth of a son. Easton Joshua Garland arrived May 2 at UPMC Altoona. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Julia Hillenbrand of Breezewood and the late Raymond Hillenbrand Jr., Todd and Jacki…

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Six of the recent graduates of Chestnut Ridge High School celebrated the school’s first Academic Signing Day on May 1. The six graduates are Caleb Jacobson, University of Pittsburgh; Macy Walason, Penn State University main campus; Hope Kaufman, Slippery Rock University; Faith Keller, Saint …

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Janet Ritchey and Jessica Altman recently were installed as new members in the Bedford Lioness Club.

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The Bedford Lioness Club recently presented its 2019 Lioness Club Scholarship to Emmi Hagenbuch, a 2019 graduate of Bedford High School. Hagenbuch was active in girls’ basketball, Student Council, National Honor Society, Youth Leadership Bedford County and Family Career and Community Leaders…

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Brandon Dawson, third from left, poses with his family and Fort Bedford District, Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America, officials following his Eagle Scout Court of Honor on May 21. Pictured are, from left, Wayne Prescott, Scoutmaster; Lisa Dawson, mother; Brandon; Gary Dawson, fa…

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For the 25th consecutive year, residents whose lives have been affected by cancer gathered for the Relay for Life event in Bedford County.

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Bloody Run Historical Society will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. July 14 at the Community and Railroad Museum, Fifth Street, off North Spring Street in Everett. Admission will be free. Demonstrations and hands-on activities will be conducted by the Civil Air Patrol and will include fli…

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Questions about CBD will be answered during a roundtable discussion at 10:30 a.m. July 16 at the Bedford Senior Center. Pharmacist Jen Leibfreid will lead the discussion and answer questions. There is no charge to attend the presentation.

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The Chestnut Ridge Lions Club recently-installed officers for 2019-2020 are, from left, Sherry Montag, president; Peggy Jubilee, secretary; Sandra Morgart, treasurer; Dorothy Thomas, second vice president, song leader and caller; Alan Morgart, first vice president, audit committee, assistant…

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Questions about CBD will be answered during a roundtable discussion at 10:30 a.m. July 16 at the Bedford Senior Center. Pharmacist Jen Leibfreid will lead the discussion and answer questions. There is no charge to attend the presentation.

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JOHNSTOWN — Certified registered nurse practitioner Corrin Fesko has joined the staff of the Conemaugh Physician Group. She will provide outpatient care at Conemaugh Physician Group — Plastic Surgery, One Tech Park Drive, Johnstown, and inpatient care at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

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Dorian and Martha Cessna of Centerville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married on June 27, 1969, in the Messiah Lutheran Church with the Rev. Hohman officiating.

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Dr. Larry and Hollie Kalp, formerly of Everett, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows on a 24-day Caribbean trans-Atlantic cruise on the motor sailor, “Wind Surf.” The ceremony was performed mid-Atlantic by Captain Pedro Pinto.

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The Everett Area Better Business Association began a Business of the Month award program in April to recognize members for their contributions to the community.

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Grief Support Group will be offered free of charge by Family Hospice and Palliative Care, part of UPMC Home Nursing Agency, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday, except December, at ACTS Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Road, Bedford. Dates for 2019 include June 25, July 30, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, O…

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The Bedford County Junior Livestock Judging Team recently claimed first-place honors at the statewide 4-H animal science judging contests, held at Penn State’s University Park campus on June 14.

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District Governor Leanna Calhoun, right, presents the District 14-L Lioness of the Year Award to Bedford Lioness Club President Robin Pittman, left. The surprise presentation was made at the Bedford club’s meeting on June 11. Pittman had been an Everett Lioness member since 1995. In 2013, wh…

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Paul and Shirley Lear of Bedford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 7. Anyone wishing to send cards or well wishes may mail them to: Paul and Shirley Lear, Donahoe Manor, 136 Donahue Manor Road, Bedford, PA 15522.

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Thomas and Rebecca Zembower of Schellsburg are pleased to announced the arrival of a daughter. The newborn arrived June 15 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.

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Members of the Twilight Twirlers Competition Team from Morrisons Cove were crowned regional champions and runnersup during a competition on May 25.

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Ruth (Mock) Kos of Pennknoll Village will celebrate her 101st birthday on June 24. Cards may be sent to Ruth Kos, Room 214A, c/o Pennknoll Village, 208 Pennknoll Road, Everett PA 15537.

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The American Red Cross has launched the Missing Types campaign to raise awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urge the public to make an appointment to give blood or platelets this summer.

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Cards have been requested for Velma Crawford on the occasion of her 90th birthday on June 20. Cards may be sent to 116 E. Penn St., Bedford PA 15522.

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GK Dance Company students will present their annual dance recital, “The Show Must Go On, at 6 p.m. June 15 at the Bedford High School. A limited number of tickets are available for $8 by calling Kristen Kauffman at 814-233-6390.

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The Bedford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at Ed’s Steak House.

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Group fitness classes are offered at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, 109 Railroad Ave., Bedford. Advanced classes meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Beginners meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while intermediate classes meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wedn…

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Cub Scout Pack 471 Rain Gutter Regatta Race winners were, top photo, from left, Shane Fisher, third place; Jaclyn Taylor, Best of Show; Grant Taylor, second place; and Carson Brode, first place.

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The Bedford County Garden Club has selected gardens for both the residential and commercial June Garden of the Month awards.

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The Challenge Program recently distributed financial incentive awards to the seniors at Bedford, Chestnut Ridge, Northern Bedford County and Tussey Mountain high schools for excelling in the areas of attendance, STEM, community service, academic improvement and academic excellence. Corle Bui…

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The Bedford roller skating rink served as a proficiency test center on May 26 for skaters wishing to take the Roller Skating Association achievement test series exams.

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Steven and Amanda Snyder of New Enterprise are pleased to announce the arrival of a son. The newborn arrived May 30 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

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Your Safe Haven will hold a “Yoga for Trauma” class June 4 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at its office, 220 S. Thomas St., Bedford. There is no charge to participate.

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Group fitness classes are offered at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, 109 Railroad Ave., Bedford. Advanced classes meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Beginners meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while intermediate classes meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wedn…

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Group fitness classes are offered at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, 109 Railroad Ave., Bedford. Advanced classes meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Beginners meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while intermediate classes meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wedn…

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Group fitness classes are offered at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, 109 Railroad Ave., Bedford. Advanced classes meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Beginners meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while intermediate classes meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wedn…

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Group fitness classes are offered at Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters, 109 Railroad Ave., Bedford. Advanced classes meet at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Beginners meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, while intermediate classes meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wedn…