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Bedford’s Drew Hall, center with dark helmet, is mobbed after getting the game-winning hit in the eighth inning to break a scoreless tie in Saturday’s game against Mifflin County at the Western Pennsylvania Baseball League Championship Tournament at Hollidaysburg. Bedford won all four games,…

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Pleasantville Borough will be left without a bank later this year. First Commonwealth last week announced it is closing its branch at 4327 Quaker Valley Road.

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The Liberty Township Supervisors this week listened to citizens’ concerns about a pig farm operation planned in the Manspeaker Road/Henrietta Mountain Road area of the township.

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A yearning for the open road and open air of western South Dakota is understandable during this year of quarantine. But it doesn’t take a medical degree to understand that allowing 250,000 or more motorcyclists to jam into the small city of Sturgis during an out-of-control COVID-19 pandemic …

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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A trailer loaded with truck and heavy-duty tires headed for recycling burned north of Everett on Wednesday, filling the sky with dense black smoke that could be seen for miles and closing Raystown Road (Route 26) for much of the afternoon. Everett, Breezewood and Bedford firefighters respond…

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The COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance Program, which offers small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic will have the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $50,000, will open its second application window on Aug. 10.

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A preliminary hearing for a defendant facing marijuana charges was delayed after the man called the court and reported he was late because the mother of his child had gone into labor.

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(Obituaries on Page A12)

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H&BT advisory committee meeting for Aug. 20, the Harvest Hayride/Fall Event on Sept. 26 and the Glow Walk on Oct. 10 have been canceled due to health and safety concerns with the COVID-19 resurgence. Plans remain in place for the raffle ticket drawing with winners announced on Sept. 26. …

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Living History Weekend will be featured at Old Bedford Village Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. There will be new displays, demonstrations and exhibits featuring the British, French and the Civil War. Games of the time period will be played. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 fo…

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Preliminary hearings were held for the following defendants on Wednesday:

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A dedication ceremony for the Bedford County Vietnam War Monument in Veterans’ Grove will follow the state’s restrictions on outdoor gatherings.

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The Census Bureau has announced that it will soon begin knocking on the doors of those who have not responded to the 2020 count, and will be knocking on people’s email boxes even before that.

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Ron Ebert, president of the festival’s committee, announced the decision during Bedford Borough council’s meeting Monday night.

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The HOPE for Hyndman Charter School is preparing for some changes in its back-to-school plan. The school’s board of trustees approved an amendment to its health and safety plan at its monthly meeting Thursday to accommodate some of the more recent state mandates.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Aug. 3-7 is as follows:

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The coronavirus situation is now in its fifth month, with hopeful signs — but certainly no end — on the horizon.

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Sometimes referred to as “The Van Gough of Bedford County,” Tom McGauhuey, a local artist who has been creating paintings and ceramics for over 30 years, finally brings his “hobby” to the public eye.

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The Juniata Valley Audubon Society is joining nationwide conservation efforts its leaders say are needed to preserve public input and scientific scrutiny on vegetation removal projects on public land.

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The Bedford Family Health Center formally joined the community’s business and health care communities on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included board members, staff, elected officials, and representatives from the business community including Downtown Bedford Inc. and the Bedf…

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A Texas man was in central court Wednesday on charges of recklessly endangering another person after he crashed a tractor-trailer into a home in Everett earlier this month.

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Bloody Run Historical Society Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Community and Railroad Museum in Everett. The historical society’s historic display at the Everett Free Library highlights the 80th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and features local photos of the Clear Ridge c…

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Blue Knob State Park has announced its upcoming activities. Activities take place at the Buck Hill Amphitheater, unless otherwise noted. Tracks of local animals will be highlighted in a program at 7 p.m. July 31. A Tree Scavenger Hunt will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 1. The area’s wildlife and ha…

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NEW ENTERPRISE — A Bedford Meat Poultry Exhibition was organized and held on Tuesday evening in New Enterprise.

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