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During its monthly board meeting on Thursday, the HOPE for Hyndman board of trustees received an update on the first grading period for students.

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The 12th annual Heather’s Cup will be held Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a new name and a new location, but with the same mission — helping area families who are coping with children battling cancer.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Nov. 2-6 is as follows:

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(Obituaries on Page A6)

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Clifton Clark, president of Clark Contractors, has been honored as the 2020 Citizen of the Year for his ongoing efforts to help build a better community.

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Organizers of the Bedford County Toys for Tots annual campaign are expecting an increase in the number of families in need this year due to the economic downturn brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 2020 awards on Nov. 19 at the location of its President’s Award recipients’ achievement: the Silver Lining Drive-In at the Bedford County Fairgrounds.

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Breezewood Trucker Traveler Ministry is hosting a Facebook online auction from 8 a.m. Nov. 5 until 5 p.m. Nov. 7. Go to the Breezewood Trucker Traveler Ministry Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Breezewood-TruckerTraveler-Ministry-832853173425566 to…

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Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford has announced its schedule of upcoming events. They include “The Not So Common Thread,” Nov. 13, 5 to 7 p.m., $10 for members and $15 for non-members; “PUMPCCULENTS,” an adult BYOB workshop, Nov. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m., $30 for members and $35 for …

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The following defendant was held for court during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

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An Alum Bank man is facing charges after he alleged struck a juvenile girl with a broomstick multiple times after accusing her of hiding a television remote.

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The Chestnut Ridge school board on Tuesday voted on a variety of personnel matters during its monthly meeting.

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Bedford County’s elections office has received more than 6,600 mail-in ballot applications as of Tuesday, the final day requests could be made for the Nov. 3 election.

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The group who spearheaded the creation of the Silver Lining Drive-In at the Bedford Fairgrounds has been recognized with the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce’s President’s Award.

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Despite the many hardships brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies was still able to grow its assets from $78 million to $82.5 million as of June 30, the organization announced in its annual report that was released recently.

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MARTINSBURG — President Donald Trump stopped for a rally at the Altoona-Blair County Airport in Martinsburg on Monday as he enters the final week of campaigning for re-election.

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to be in Martinsburg today for a “Make America Great Again” campaign rally.

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U.S. Rep. John Joyce on Friday spoke to members of the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce and other guests on a variety of topics as part of the chamber’s “Government — It’s Your Business” series.”

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County archivist Michaela Feltman is responsible for maintaining more than two centuries’ worth of historical documents lining the shelves in the basement of the Bedford County courthouse.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Oct. 26-30 is as follows:

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to be in Martinsburg on Monday for a “Make America Great Again” campaign rally.

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The Everett Area High School football game scheduled for tonight has been canceled and 11 players and three coaches are being quarantined because a coach is showing COVID-19 symptoms.

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A Everett woman was charged with felony counts of forgery and theft after she allegedly stole $54,000 from the Lower Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren.

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Broad Top Township welcomed a new supervisor to its table recently and acted on several environmental-related items during their recent meeting held in Defiance.

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Bedford County small businesses are among those that may benefit from a grant of nearly $1.3 million awarded to Johnstown Area Regional Industries by the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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HARRISBURG — The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week allowed Pennsylvania’s 3-day extension for accepting mail-in ballots, with justices narrowly denying a request by state Republicans to intervene on the grounds that the state’s highest court had overstepped its authority.

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The following defendants waived their right to a preliminary hearing in central court on Wednesday:

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Cove Lions Club will host Wing Night from 4:30 to 7 p.m., or until sold out, Nov. 6 at the Lions building in Loysburg. Cost will be $5 for six and $10 for 12. Orders will be take out only. Social distancing and masks will be required.

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Artwork needed for the December-January show, “GRACE.” Call for Artists. The Bedford Arts Cooperative is accepting artwork for the Dec. 5 opening of the “GRACE” show, which will be open both in-person and online in the new, virtual gallery. Registrations will be accepted via online at www.Of…

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Eight volunteers fire companies from Bedford and Huntingdon counties responded to a blaze that broke out shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the William and Patricia Troutwein residence at 1871 Pinchot Road in Liberty Township.

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A group of parents asked the Bedford Area School District to consider moving to full time in-person instruction during the district’s school board meeting Tuesday night, but district officials said the social distancing in place is helping contain the district’s rising coronavirus cases.

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The Tussey Mountain School Board Monday night approved a four-year agreement with a new electrical supplier and hired a lead custodian who will begin his duties Nov. 1.

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A Texas man accused of sexually abusing a girl in Bedford County for years had a plea hearing delayed on Monday due to concerns from the victim.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Allegheny Mountain ridge stretching some 30 miles from the Casselman River in southern Somerset County to Deep Creek Lake in Western Maryland has been the focus of controversy as attempts continue to change a name dating to the French and Indian War.

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The Bedford County commissioners on Friday awarded more than $630,000 in grants to small businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The board also announced a second round of funding opportunities to support additional businesses.

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HARRISBURG — In the weeks leading up to November’s historic election, there has been one constant: lawsuits and court decisions that have shaped the way Pennsylvanians can cast ballots, and how their votes will be counted.