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Senior citizens centers located in Huntingdon, Bedford and Fulton counties will be among those across the state receiving funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA), officials of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) learned late last week.

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Pennsylvania politics between 1776 and 1787 was divided roughly two-to-one between those who favored a strong central government, called Federalists, and those who preferred confederation, known as the Anti-federalists. This breakdown, however, was not manifested in either the election or th…

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Everett Fire Company and Raystown Ambulance Service responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on the Route 30 westbound ramp from Route 26 around 6 p.m. on Friday. The truck was totaled, but the two occupants made it out with no injuries. Both were from Cumberland, Md. according to state police.

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I offer a few thoughts on last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol and the reaction that followed.

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Saxton Borough resident Lester Meck on Monday night was retained for his eighth year as Saxton Borough Council president. Councilman John Hoffner was retained as vice president.

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On the afternoon of Dec. 11, Jilly Todaro told Johnstown police that her boyfriend, Brian Giles, punched her in the face. Hours later Giles checked himself into Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, ignored a police directive and left the hospital to go into hiding.

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Reed, Wertz, & Roadman, Inc. continued their annual tradition of holding a blood drive on Christmas Eve, with this being the 19th year they have done it.

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The following defendants were held for court during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday:

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Bedford County Veteran’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. April 12 at the Saxton VFW.

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Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford will host the exhibition “Major Works from the Permanent Collection and Old Master Prints” Jan. 16 through March 27. The museum of art is located at the historic Anderson House at 137 E. Pitt St. Bedford and is open from noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday…

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SAXTON — Saxton Borough Council unanimously agreed Monday evening to spend $75,000 to replace 32 filters at its water treatment facility. Two water leaks were also discussed.

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After losing an appeal of the disposition of insurance on the roof of its borough building, Saxton Borough Council must now decide how it wishes to proceed with the matter.

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Officials from the UPMC Health System on Tuesday cheered an announcement by the Trump administration, which echoed an announcement by the incoming Biden administration that steps will be taken to speed the availability of COVID-19 vaccine.

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Meeting via Zoom in its first workshop of the new year, the Tussey Mountain school board Monday evening learned that district students have returned to a hybrid school schedule, following the Christmas and New Years’ holidays.

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The Bedford Area School District does not intend to renew its charter with the HOPE for Hyndman Charter School but officials will continue discussions with the charter school’s leadership.

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Owners of the Dalesmen Distillery and Brewery on Friday announced plans to relocate their establishment away from the former Ford garage in downtown Bedford, citing unexpected construction costs needed to adequately refurbish the about century-old building.

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Eleven area students will receive Pennsylvania’s highest FFA honor, the Keystone Award, Monday during the annual state convention at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. This year, both the FFA convention and the farm show will be virtual.

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The Bedford Elks will conduct their annual Christmas tree pickup on Sunday.

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(Obituaries on Page A12)

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The Bedford Area School District has a tentative plan to return to a hybrid education schedule and administrators hope to see students return to classrooms later this month.

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Joan and Jerry Hawk are professional geologists who turned their passion for fine art into a business at the Bedford Fine Art Gallery.

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Saxton area businessman Brian Weaver was retained for a 23rd term as chairman of the Liberty Township supervisors during annual reorganizational business conducted in the township building in Stonerstown on Monday evening.

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The Bedford County Veteran’s Association meeting scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11, has been rescheduled.

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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Bedford Elks will pick up Christmas trees in the immediate Bedford area on Jan. 10. People are asked to have their trees curbside by 9 a.m.

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

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Bedford County Commissioner Josh Lang on Tuesday announced his plans to resign from office to take a new job with the Hyndman-Bedford-Richland Family Health Centers.

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The next step in the development of the proposed Shoups Run Rail Trail will involve the preparation of a required design study and the hiring of a consulting engineer, it was agreed at a recent virtual Zoom meeting of the ad hoc committee.

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A Broad Top Township couple’s dog is the hero in a story that could have turned out disastrously for James and Cheryl Hodge, whose two-story residence erupted into an inferno shortly after midnight Saturday.

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A Broad Top Township couple’s dog is the hero in a story that could have turned out disastrously for James and Cheryl Hodge, whose two-story residence erupted into an inferno shortly after midnight Saturday.