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Jason Mallery and Ashley Ramsey of Pittsburgh are blessed to announce the birth of a son, Jayce Wyatt Mallery. He was born at 1:52 a.m. March 19 at UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long. He is welcomed by five amazing siblings: Kyara Mallery, Mo…

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Bedford County Sportsmen’s Club has canceled the trapshoot on April 5 and the general membership meeting on April 6. If the current situations do not improve, the ATA Kunzler Ham shoot scheduled on April 19 will be postponed to a later date. Any questions on events should be addressed to 623…

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Bedford County Players will host their second annual Season Gala May 9 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at The Hall At Kinton’s Knob. The evening will feature a “Roaring ’20s Speak Easy” theme. Players and patrons will be advised and encouraged to wear 1920s attire. The directors of the upcoming season w…

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American Red Cross blood drive will be held March 30 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 203 Drive In Lane, Everett. The Altoona Donation Center, located at 415 Orchard Ave., is open noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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Rainsburg Recreation Council has canceled its March 26 and March 27 hoagie sales.

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Alum Bank Fire Company Auxiliary dance for March 21 at the Alum Bank Fire Hall has been canceled.

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Upcoming Red Cross blood drives include the following: noon to 5:30 p.m. March 19 at the Everett Church of God; and 12:30 to 5 p.m. March 30 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Everett.

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The Wall That Heals Bedford County, a three-fourth size replica version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on site at the Bedford School District track facility July 23-26. The exhibit will be open 24 hours a day, from July 23 through 2 p.m. July 26. The exhibit wi…

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Jazz and art evening will be hosted by the Claysburg-Kimmel School District March 12 at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School. The Balcony Big Band from Pittsburgh will be the featured group. Also featured during the evening will be artwork from student and community artists. Doors will open at 5…

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Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, March 17 through April 28, from 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 April 9, during “quit week.” The free classes are hosted by the Lung Disease…

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Bedford Senior Center will host a round table discussion on the opioid crisis in Bedford County on March 25, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Personal Solutions Inc. will give an overview, and young people going through recovery will share their stories. Following the presentation, there will be a qu…

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Bedford High School will present “Bye, Bye, Birdie” at 7 p.m. March 6 and March 7 at the high school auditorium. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for students. For tickets, call 623-4250, ext. 1219.

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Alison Shirley Caddy, daughter of Ted and Cindy Caddy of Bedford, and Tyler Mathis McGraw, son of the late Steven and Patty McGraw of Martinsburg, were married on Oct. 12, 2019.

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Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, March 17 through April 28, from 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 April 9, during “quit week.” The free classes are hosted by the Lung Disease…

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Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, March 17 through April 28, from 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 April 9, during “quit week.” The free classes are hosted by the Lung Disease…

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Oyster and ham supper will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. March 14 at the Cove Lions Building in Loysburg. Call 766-3104 or 766-2188 for tickets. Cost for the all-you-can-eat family style meal will be $30.

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Bedford High School will present “Bye, Bye, Birdie” at 7 p.m. March 6 and March 7 at the high school auditorium. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for students. For tickets, call 623-4250, ext. 1219.

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Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, March 17 through April 28, from 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 April 9, during “quit week.” The free classes are hosted by the Lung Disease…

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Wing night will be hosted by the Cove Lions Club from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., or until sold out, at the Lions building in Loysburg. Cost for the all-you-can-eat meal will be $12 for people ages 11 and older and $6 for children ages 5 to 10. Takeout meals will be available.

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Auditions will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 1 and March 2 at 1694 Quaker Valley Rd, New Paris, for the Bedford County Players upcoming production of “Willy Wonka.” Actors and actresses aged 5 years old and up are encouraged to audition. The production calls for children, teens, adult…

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Upcoming Red Cross blood drives include the following: 12:30 to 6 p.m., Feb. 17, Trinity United Methodist Church, 434 E. Main St., Roaring Spring, and CW Longer Elementary, 1320 Union St., Hollidaysburg; noon to 6 p.m., Feb. 18, Altoona Blood Donation Center, 415 Orchard Ave.; 8 a.m. to 1:30…

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Bradley and Kimberly Glessner of Manns Choice welcomed a daughter to their family on Feb. 7. The newborn arrived at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

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Bedford Senior Center will host an AARP Safe Driver’s driver course from 1 to 5 p.m. April 30. This is the refresher course for people who have already taken the eight-hour course. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Stop in or call the center at 623-5140 between the hours …

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Bedford County Players will stage “Murder at the Cafe Noir” Feb. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at the Bedford Elks Country Club. The interactive murder mystery is set on the tropical islet of Mustique in the Grenadine Islands. The actors will weave a story throughout the dining experience. Chef Wil…

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Sixth grader Laynie George, pictured at right, won the Bedford Middle School Spelling Bee on Feb. 5. Students in sixth through eighth grades were invited to participate in competition. Participating students included, from left, George, Ethan Hays, Megan Cornell, Miranda Spence, Kyler Gardne…

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PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones) is a free support group for parents of loved ones who suffer from addiction. Education and encouragement are the foundations of the faith-based support group. Participants must be 18 or older to attend. PAL meets weekly on Monday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p…

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Fur sale will be hosted by the Pennsylvania Trappers Association District 5 on Feb. 9 at the 4-H Building, Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford. Doors will open at 7 a.m., and the sale will begin at 9 a.m. To sell furs, a person must be a member of the association or become a member. Membersh…

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Harry Potter theme Escape Rooms will be open at the Bedford County Library on Fridays from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning Feb. 8. Participants will be trapped in the office of a Hogwarts professor and will need to find clues and solve puzzles to escape in 30 mi…

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Downtown Bedford Inc. (DBI) hosted its annual Chocolate Walk. Participants had the chance to see what the stores of downtown and uptown Bedford had to offer while receiving a chocolate treat in each location and searching for the hidden golden ticket, tucked away at one participating locatio…

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Sibling class will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the UPMC Bedford Memorial Balckburn room. Call 623-9712 with questions.

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Everett Sportsmen’s Club will host a Pennsylvania Game Commission basic hunter and trapper education course on March 7 at the club. Preregister online at www.pgc.state.pa.us. The class will start at 9 a.m. and end about 3:30 p.m. State law requires that students must be 11 years or older to …

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Sweet Heart dinner/dance will be held Feb. 14 at the Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Hall. Tickets are $10 per person. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Country Blend will play from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. People can bring their own alcoholic beverages. Dinner…

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Bedford County Technical Center students brought home a host of honors from the recent SkillsUSA Pennsylvania District 7 Skills and Leadership Championship. The center had 11 placewinners and champions in six categories. The first-place finishers advance to the state competition in April in …

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FirstEnergy Corp., parent company of West Penn Power, has donated 10 gently used laptop computers valued at about $4,000 to Hyndman-Londonderry Public Library.

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Family Hospice, part of UPMC, is continuing to offer a free monthly Bereavement Support Group meetings on the last Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at ACTS Community Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Rd., Bedford. Registration is required. Contact Charlene Ebersole, bereavement secretary, a…

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Annual Groundhog Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Hopewell Area Senior Center. Cost will be $6. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. The snowdate is Feb. 3.

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Sweet Heart dinner/dance will be held Feb. 14 at the Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Hall. Tickets are $10 per person. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Country Blend will play from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. People can bring their own alcoholic beverages. Dinner…

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The Pennsylvania Beef Council engaged with thousands of visitors who strolled through the state’s largest indoor agricultural event Jan. 4-11 during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.

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Family Hospice, part of UPMC, is continuing to offer a free monthly Bereavement Support Group meetings on the last Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at ACTS Community Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Rd., Bedford. Registration is required. Contact Charlene Ebersole, bereavement secretary, a…

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Clorisa Trexler and Anthony Dionisio were united in marriage Nov. 16 in a 1 p.m. ceremony performed at the Edith Davis Eve Chapel at Penn State Altoona.

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Dutch Corner History Group will not meet in January. The next meeting will be Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Rd., Bedford. Projects and activities of 2019 will be reviewed along with plans for 2020. The group is interested in gathering and sharing history of…

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Everett Area Fund’s annual Trivia Night Challenge will be held Jan. 18, starting at 7 p.m., at the Masonic Temple, Main Street, Everett. Teams can include up to six players. Cost will be $20 per player if pre-purchased tickets at www.everettareafund.org and $25 at the door. Snacks and adult …

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Tussey Students of Month honoredTussey Mountain Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for December. They are nominated by faculty and staff for positive contributions to the school, personal improvements or accomplishments. Honorees are, from left, Marlee Hall, fifth grader, …

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American Red Cross blood drives in Bedford and Blair counties will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Jan. 13, at the Bedford Moose Lodge 480, 123 S. Richard St.; noon to 6 p.m., Jan. 14, Altoona Blood Donation Center, 415 Orchard Ave.; 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Jan. 14, Jaffa Shrine, 2200 Broad…

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Bedford County Citizens Concerned for Human Life is organizing two Bollman buses to the 47th annual March for Life in Washington D.C., on Jan. 24. The buses will depart from Walmart at 9 a.m. The cost is $20 per adult and $10 per student. Participants should bring a lunch and wear or have wa…

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Everett Area Fund’s annual Trivia Night Challenge will be held Jan. 18, starting at 7 p.m., at the Masonic Temple, Main Street, Everett. Teams can include up to six players. Cost will be $20 per player if pre-purchased tickets at www.everettareafund.org and $25 at the door. Snacks and adult …