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Chestnut Ridge High School Class of 1961 gathered for its reunion Sept. 21 at the Bedford American Legion. Classmates attending included, front, from left, Verla (Claycomb) Rape, Pearl (McCreary) Kostenbauder, Betty (Findley) Bachman, Helen (Kauffman) Weyant, Doris (Bowser) Benton, Carol (Br…

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The Chestnut Ridge Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America collected non-perishable food items for the Central Elementary Backpack Program. The program ensures elementary students will have adequate meals on the weekends. High school students were asked to donate the needed items. …

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It is definitely fall, and after staging a happy Halloween Parade, the town of Everett, once known as Bloody Run, is going full steam into a holiday mode and welcomes all of their neighbors to join in.

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An unnamed Everett man was arrested Nov. 10 at 12:20 a.m. for suspicion of driving under the influence.

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LOYSBURG — Two Northern Bedford County school board members were recognized Tuesday for their years of service to the board.

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The Bedford County Board of Elections reported a ballot missprint occurred.

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The Bedford County commissioners on Tuesday approved relocating District Judge Brian Baker’s court office currently along Raystown Road to the Broad Top Township Municipal Complex in Defiance.

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted this month in Bedford County.

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For one area veteran, today is not just a day where many will remember him for his service in World War II but today also marks his 94th birthday.

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A local veteran and honor guard member is gearing up for the official release of his book which will give the history of the Fort Bedford Honor Guard ahead of their 75th anniversary.

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Amy Snyder, English teacher at Tussey Mountain High School, and Anna Collare, an aide working with students with visual disability at Tussey Mountain schools, were honored with Loretta Woodson awards at the semi-annual luncheon of the Bedford County Association of School Retirees Oct. 24 at Hoss’s.

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Nine Bedford County Special Olympic athletes competed at Fall Fest State Games at Villanova Nov. 1-3 in long distance walking and running. Pictured are, front, from left, coach Jen Leibfreid; Christa Mereen, three silver medals in walking; Paul Eger, fourth- and fifth-place ribbons in walkin…

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Altoona Area Lyme Disease Support Group will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima social hall, 5519 Sixth Ave., Altoona. For more information, call 934-7403 or 329-3863. The Altoona region group belongs to the Pennsylvania Lyme Resource Network. Visit www.p…

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Gamers from around the region signed up to play games for 24 hours on Nov. 2 and asked their friends and family to sponsor their efforts during Extra Life Game Day 2019. Thanks to their efforts, $21,085 was raised for Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital.

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Wes and Jannette Garland of Everett welcomed a daughter to their family on June 25 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. Tenley Grace Garland weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and was 18 inches long.

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Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop-off locations in Bedford County during National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25, include:

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three members of the Bedford County Technical Center’s FFA chapter were awarded the American FFA Degree at the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo held Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Indianapolis.

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EVERETT — Ryan Decker said his new business, Last Line, actually began by happenstance when he made an olive green T-shirt that was actually a mistake.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Nov. 11-15 is as follows:

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Bedford Borough will begin the annual collection of loose leaves on Monday, weather permitting.

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Morgan, James A., 94, of Everett, died Wednesday at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Everett. Obituary in Saturday’s edition.

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Generations of faithful customers and employees have kept family-owned Ed’s Steak House a mainstay at the Bedford Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike for more than six decades.

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The new community choir that blends musical styles and voices of singers from various age ranges and backgrounds will perform Sunday to honor Veterans Day and share their joy of music.

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CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel School District is continuing to work on its outdoor facilities upgrade project which is going too slowly, officials said Wednesday at a school board workshop meeting.

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The following defendants had preliminary hearings in central court on Wednesday:

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Tack and Christmas auction to benefit Camp Can Due It will be held Nov. 9 at the Bedford County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. There will be horse tack, saddles, blankets and Christmas gift items. There also will be a concession stand.

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Cove Community Chorus will present “The Best Christmas Ever” concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in the Spring Cove Middle School auditorium. The chorus is directed by Tom Kunkle. The Christmas classic, “Joy to the World” will be sung in celebration of the 300th year of conception. …

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Greg and Joyce Martell of Bedford walk with Echo, the Bernese mountain dog owned by their neighbor, Kim Shoemaker, along Juliana Street, Bedford, during a cool, sunny autumn afternoon Wednesday.

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Vendor bingo fundraiser to benefit Bedford High School soccer boosters will be Nov. 17.

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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A man is facing felony burglary charges after he allegedly broke into a car lot in Snake Spring Township and stole $3,200 and a vehicle.

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Barry Dallara and Josh Lang were re-elected as Bedford County commissioners Tuesday alongside newcomer Democrat Deb Baughman.

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Vietnam veterans who would still like to apply their thumbprint to the Wayne Hyde statue may do so until Nov. 14.

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Everett Borough’s longtime police chief will be the next sheriff of Bedford County.

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(Obituaries on Page A12)