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Hebrews, chapter 11, is commonly known as “the faith chapter.” The chapter gives a summary of the acts of faith exhibited by some of the Bible’s great characters — Noah, Abraham, Moses, and others. Toward the end of the chapter, it starts talking about believers in general.

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Bedford High School Class of 1961 ladies will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at Hoss’s.

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Pennsylvania Consort’s 2019-2020 Guest Artist Series is under way. Upcoming concerts include organist Bryan Lohr, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Trinity Lutheran Church; Maryland State Boychoir, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, at St. John’s United Church of Christ; Allegheny String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. March 28, Trini…

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An incorrect phone number was provided to register for the children’s Halloween party at the Pleasantville VFW 9219 Auxiliary from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. The correct phone number is 733-3018.

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Francis Paul “Sonny” and Olive (Bailey) Hinson of 372 Ellis Road, Schellsburg, are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary today.

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Chestnut Ridge High School senior Megan Kaufman was selected as the 51st Fall Foliage Queen on Saturday, topping a field of 19 pageant contestants from each of the county’s school districts.

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The 55th annual Bedford Fall Foliage Festival concluded on Sunday with organizers calling it the most successful year to date.

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The Bedford County Players will perform the funny, feel good musical “Forever Plaid” Oct. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 at The Bedford Elks Country Club.

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Ten Bedford County Special Olympic athletes competed in the long distance running and walking at Fall Sectionals at Juniata College in Huntington on Oct. 6. The competition is a qualifier to attend Fall Fest at Villanova University in Philadelphia Nov. 1-3. All 10 athletes will advance and a…

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Megan Rose and Beth Ruffley from the Bedford Area School District Weekend Backpack Program presented an update and addressed questions regarding the program during the Bedford Lioness meeting on Oct. 8. Pictured with some of the Lionesses’ donated supplies are, from left, club President Ann …

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Memorial blood drive in memory of Carol Stoltzfus and Lori Gould will be held from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Bedford Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 9391 Lincoln Highway, Bedford. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org.

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Joshua and Leah (Hershberger) Weisel of Martinsburg are pleased to announce the arrival of a daughter. Natalie Marie Weisel was born Sept. 10 at UPMC Altoona. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. The newborn joins Addilyn Elizabeth, 2, at home. Grandparents are Ross and…

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The Bedford High School Class of 1964 held its 55th reunion Aug. 23 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort. Classmates also gathered for a picnic Aug. 24 at the Merritt Campground. Attending the reunion were, front, from left, Linda (Hershberger) Vensel and Tom Farabaugh; second row: Denzil Vale…

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According to the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute, 12.8% of women born in the United States today will develop breast cancer. This is based on current incidence rates and by using statistics for the years 2014 through 2016. In other words, 1 in 8 women has a ch…

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Annual picnic and hike fundraiser will be hosted by the Southampton Historical Society Oct. 20. A covered dish lunch will be served at Sweet Root Park in Chaneysville at 1 p.m. David and Jeanne Zaladonis will be re-enacting what life would have been like during the French and Indian War era.…

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Dance to the music of the Sharp Tones will be hosted by the Alum Bank Community Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Alum Bank Fire Hall. Admission is $5 per person. The kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Smoking and alcohol consumption are prohibited. For more inform…

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Today marks World Bullying Prevention Day, and academic leaders across the area are sharing their efforts to help students while keeping up with the ever-changing problem.

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The final Bedford County Garden Club awards for 2019 have been presented to both an individual and commercial location in Bedford.

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HOPE for Hyndman Charter School crowned its 2019 Homecoming Queen on Saturday at halftime of the soccer game against Calvary Christian. Hailey Roach, left, was named the Homecoming Queen and is shown with 2018 queen Britney Huffman. Dylan Kamauf was name Mr. Hornet earlier in the week.

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EVERETT — It’s been an up-and-down season for Everett’s boys’ soccer team, but the Warriors turned in one of their better performances with a 3-1 victory on Saturday over Bedford in a non-league matchup.

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Long’s Outpost will host Trunk or Treat events on Oct. 26 at both locations. Churches, organizations and the public are invited to join the business for its first Trunk or Treat at the New Paris location from 2 to 4 p.m. and at the Martinsburg location from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Colleen Hileman of Roaring Spring and Wesley Foor of Everett are pleased to announce their engagement.

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Memorial blood drive in memory of Carol Stoltzfus and Lori Gould will be held from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Bedford Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 9391 Lincoln Highway, Bedford. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org. Stoltzfus passed away in 2015 …

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Everett High School Class of 1946 recently gathered for a reunion at Kelly’s Restaurant in Everett. Attending were, front, from left, LaRue (Ross) Caro, Betty Lou (Foor) Clingerman, Dwane Gochnour, Phyllis (Steckman) Hockenberry and Thelma (Clingerman) Diehl; and back: Lloyd Sollenberger, Sa…

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Chestnut Ridge High School seniors on Homecoming Court 2019 are, front, from left, Kyra Pittman, Elyse Barnes and Izabella Dibert; second row: Audrianna Barnes, Hannah Corle and Kirsten Mock; and third row: Taylor Claycomb and Gary Bowser. Homecoming begins with the crowning of the queen Fri…

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Darrel and Darlene Sauter of Osterburg are celebrating their 67th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 4, which is also Darlene’s 83rd birthday.

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Fishertown Community Bible Church recently celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special service and dinner. Shown are, from left, former pastors Craig Manges and Lew Button, current pastor David Lambert and former pastor Ned Donaldson. The church is located at 2743 Valley Road, Fishertown…

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Tanner and Paige Wilson of Osterburg welcomed a son to their family on Oct. 1. The baby was born at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

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Bedford County Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at Hoss’s Restaurant near the Bedford Turnpike Interchange on Oct. 9 at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be a representative from Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance. Current and retired feder…

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Schellsburg & Old Log Church Historical Society and Shawnee Valley Fire Company Community Auxiliary will host Spirits of Schellsburg walks Oct. 5 and Oct. 12. The walks will begin at the Shawnee Valley Fire Hall. Sign-in times are 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wear comfortable shoes an…

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Participants of the Bedford Senior Center recently collected water and Gatorade for the Bedford Fire Department and Bedford Area Ambulance Service. Pictured are, from left, Ken Shoup from the Bedford Senior Center, and paramedic John “Dailey” Chandler and EMT Dennis Stickel from the ambulanc…

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Bedford Senior Center members recently visited the Bedford County Humane Society and toured the facility. They also presented the society with donated supplies. Pictured are, from left, Sherry Montag, Barb Grisetti, Connie Mervine, Barry Leydig, Mary Hankinson and Nancy Cessna.

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The Chestnut Ridge Middle School Students Against Destructive Decisions members supported National Suicide Prevention Month in September by creating awareness. Students placed messages on an “Inspiration Tree” in the school lobby encouraging others to know the signs of potential suicide, be …

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Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society inducted two new members on Sept. 17. Yvonne Bowser, right, a biology teacher at Bedford Area School District, has been in education for 17 years with Northern Bedford, Claysburg and Bedford districts. She has also coached track and volleyball.…

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The District VII 4-H Horse Show was hosted at the Bedford County Fairgrounds Sept. 7 and 8. Seventy-one 4-H youth from Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties participated in about 75 performance classes during the weekend show. The district level show is the qualif…

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Tim Clark of Schellsburg rides his Allis Chalmers tractor, above, during the eighth annual Tractorfest in Schellsburg on Saturday. Dozens of tractors, farm implements and hit-miss engines were on display throughout the weekend during the event created to benefit the Shawnee Valley Volunteer …

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Bedford County Fair Queen Emily Clark and Angela Zimmerman of Bedford place corn shocks, above, along Juliana Street Sunday afternoon in preparation for the annual Bedford Fall Foliage Festival. The Mountain Hollow and Lovely Valley 4-H clubs worked with fall festival volunteers. Below, Joce…

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Above, Gayle Plette, a resident of Homewood at Springhouse Estates in Everett, purchases items from Pat Anderson of Bedford during the retirement community’s Family Fall Festival on Saturday. At left, Cipriano Cruz of Chaneysville plays the violin during the festival.

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Families of Addiction Support Group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Personal Solutions Inc., 145 Clark Building Road, Bedford, in the meeting room, located to the right of the main entrance. For more information, call 717-286-4129 or 327-8677.

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The Bedford High School Class of 1955 held its 64th reunion on Sept. 14 at the Ivy Stone Restaurant. Attending were, above, front, from left, Barbara Allison, Joan (Cessna) Conner, Sally (Shimer) Coyle, Janet (Weyant) Claar, Maxine (Kegg) Ranker, Lois (Weyant) Diehl, Peggy (Imgrund) Clevenge…

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The Forbes Road High School Class of 1969 celebrated its 50-year class reunion on Sept. 14. The day of celebration started with a history tour of the Omni Bedford Springs. The school colors and 1969 decor invited the former classmates to an afternoon of celebration at the Down River Golf Cou…