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After several years of discussing and debating what to do about a sagging borough building roof, Saxton Borough Council announced this week that two bids to replace the roof have been received.

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As the area and the nation prepare to celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the variety of roles that those who serve play in our national defense.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for May 17-21 is as follows:

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Members of the Everett Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society are already preparing for next school year. During their most recent service project, members spent several weeks collecting supplies like erasers, pencils, pens, and backpacks for their annual backpack project. Each year, d…

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The Northern Bedford County school board approved a preliminary general fund budget for the 2021-22 school year during their regular session Tuesday.

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

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Work on the structure of the new Beef Barn at the Bedford Fairgrounds was completed last week. Work now turns to the electrical wiring.

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When the Tussey Mountain school board meets next Monday evening, board members are poised to renew a contract with Saxton Borough Council for school resource officer (SRO) services. The proposed pact was reviewed by board members during last night’s monthly work session held in the high scho…

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As a lengthy, bitter fight over mask requirements for students neared its conclusion, the chairperson of a Florida school board announced that she would agree to lift a mandate that had been in place since September even though she preferred leaving it in place until the end of the academic …

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A candidate to become the next magisterial district judge in Bedford was hired to serve another role in the Bedford County district attorney’s office.

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HOPE for Hyndman Charter School its junior-senior prom May 1 and crowned its royalty for 2021. Pictured are, from left, prom court’s Jasmine Richards, princess; Kayla Iman, prom queen; Trenton Harbaugh, prom king; and Mason Orndorff, princess.

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The Bedford Area School District is proposing changes to its high school handbook that would better specify potential discipline regarding student athletes posting “derogatory” comments about their teammates and coaches on social media.

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Girls’ wrestling is a growing sport in Bedford County, the state, and the country.

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A total of 310 Allegany College of Maryland students are expected to earn 392 degrees and certificates during the college’s virtual spring commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 15.

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Masilda Robertson* to Jodie Williams*, Londonderry Twp., $1.

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SCHELLSBURG — A Schellsburg man and an activist from Milwaukee were both charged with aggravated assault and other charges on Friday, more than eight months after the two allegedly exchanged gunfire during an altercation along Lincoln Highway in Juniata Township.

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With Mother’s Day coming up, on Sunday, many people are thinking about what to get their mothers and grandmothers on their special day.

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Editor’s Note: The Gazette in recent weeks has featured a series of articles on Bedford County’s history in conjunction with its 250th anniversary celebration this year. Mixing with that series, with be another series on 13 days throughout the year designated as “Bedford County Ethnic Holida…

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Ruth Shaffer a nurse practitioner with Hyndman Family Health center became a “shavee” to raise money for childhood cancer research for St.Baldrick’s Foundation. Bill Kurtycz, CEO of the health center shaved her head Friday afternoon at the Hyndman location. Shaffer also teamed up with seven …

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West Providence Township has been awarded $2,051,960 from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Local Access Road Program to construct an extension of Industrial Boulevard within the Everett Area Business Park.

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A report from HOPE for Hyndman Charter School was given by operations manager Birgette Emerick on Wednesday evening at Hyndman’s borough council meeting.

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The Hyndman Family Health Center partnered with nurse practitioner Ruth Shaffer as she becomes a “shavee” to raise money for childhood cancer research.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for May 10-14 is as follows:

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A Bedford man accused of fatally shooting a 62-year-old man during a domestic altercation in Snake Spring Township last month was arraigned in Bedford County on Wednesday, five days after he was arrested in Baltimore.

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An Ohio man accused of robbing a man at gunpoint in Breezewood last year after stealing a handgun from a gun shop in Saxton waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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A new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing has been announced by Mount Aloysius College, in affiliation with UPMC Bedford, UPMC Altoona and UPMC Somerset.

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Despite the rain showers, roof trusses went up on the beef barn on Monday. Metal roofing is the next step this week if the weather permits. It took a crew of 16 workers with Valley View Builders to put up the trusses. They worked from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The deadline to apply for main-in or civilian absentee ballots for the May 18 election is less than a week away.

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A proposed ordinance change that would make it easier for brick-and-mortar retailers to host outside vendors has been recommended by Bedford Borough Council’s ordinance committee.

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Bedford High School held its junior/senior prom on Friday at Bedford Middle School. The theme was “A Night Under the Stars.” Prom court members, from left are King Matt Batzel, Queen Kalli Taylor, Queen runner-up Hanna Weaver an King runner-up Brett Wilson.

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Local leaders, historians and residents gathered at the Bedford County Courthouse on Saturday to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the county they call home.