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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Jan. 27-31 is as follows:

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CLAYSBURG — Sheetz has purchased a historic house in Sproul, but the company’s plans for the property are undetermined.

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A Northern Bedford teen was recently one of three students in the state to receive a scholarship through the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program this year.

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The number of influenza cases statewide decreased slightly during the past week, but the state Department of Health said the flu is still considered “widespread,” the highest level of the five classifications on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s scale.

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LOYSBURG — The Northern Bedford County school board held a meeting Wednesday night to hear options for the district’s upcoming building project.

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HARRISBURG — Two local dairies will be able to expand their operations and purchase new equipment with the help of two state grants totaling $505,460.

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A Bedford woman was charged with simple assault after she allegedly pushed her pregnant sister to the floor during an altercation on New Year’s Eve.

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Annual Groundhog Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Hopewell Area Senior Center. Cost will be $6. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. The snowdate is Feb. 3.

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Sweet Heart dinner/dance will be held Feb. 14 at the Six Mile Run Area Volunteer Fire Hall. Tickets are $10 per person. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Country Blend will play from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. People can bring their own alcoholic beverages. Dinner…

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Just a week after temperatures reached into the 50s, several nights of bitterly cold temperatures left much of the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River covered with ice at Fort Bedford Park by Wednesday afternoon. The weather forecast calls for some warmer temperatures in the next few days.

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

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The Bedford Area School District is considering geothermal heating, ventilation, and air conditioning as part of its proposed high school renovation project.

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The Everett Area school board approved its annual audit during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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SAXTON- A member of the Tussey Mountain school board, at the board’s voting session on Monday, raised concern about how the district’s 2020-21 budget is being handled.

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It was more than five decades ago that a group of Bedford County residents, concerned about the need for senior housing, pushed for the creation of what eventually became the Bedford County Housing Authority.

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SAXTON — The Tussey Mountain School District named Jerry Shoemake as the district’s new superintendent in a unanimous vote Monday night.

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The Pennsylvania Beef Council engaged with thousands of visitors who strolled through the state’s largest indoor agricultural event Jan. 4-11 during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.

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Police are investigating a death in South Woodbury Township.

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(Obituaries on Page A14)

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Breast cancer patients and survivors will have a valuable new resource at their disposal later this month when the Bedford County Pink Ribbon fund holds the first meeting of its support group.

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Family Hospice, part of UPMC, is continuing to offer a free monthly Bereavement Support Group meetings on the last Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at ACTS Community Church, 169 Bedford Plaza Rd., Bedford. Registration is required. Contact Charlene Ebersole, bereavement secretary, a…

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BRODE, William M., 85, of Broad Top Mountain Road, Saxton, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Obituary in Tuesday’s edition. Arrangements by Akers Funeral Chapel, Saxton.

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State police said a November fire in Coalmont was arson.

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Clorisa Trexler and Anthony Dionisio were united in marriage Nov. 16 in a 1 p.m. ceremony performed at the Edith Davis Eve Chapel at Penn State Altoona.

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Winter weather has returned a week after near-record temperatures as a snow and ice storm set to pass through the county today has postponed multiple of events.

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The Broad Top Township supervisors earlier this month reviewed their options for continued usage of the retired Defiance Elementary School and briefly discussed acid mine drainage (AMD) remediation activities.

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An Osterburg woman was charged with possession of a controlled substance and DUI.

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HARRISBURG – A pair of funding initiatives will assist school districts in the area, according to state Sen. Langerholc Jr., R-Richland Township, chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

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The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for Jan. 20-24 is as follows:

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UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital officially unveiled a newly renovated CT suite Thursday which includes upgraded CT equipment.

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FISHERTOWN — Farmers and others working with heavy machinery had a chance to learn how to “Stop the Bleed” in the event of an accident during a course Thursday at the Alum Bank Fire Hall.

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Community Foundation for the Alleghenies Bedford County Director Dina McGee presents a $1,000 grant to Women United of Bedford County for their Work Wear program on Jan. 13 at the Bedford County Courthouse. The grant was part of the foundation’s fall 2019 grant awards. Shown front row from l…

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Everett firefighters work to contain a field fire fanned by windy conditions near the intersection of Main and Diehl roads in Colerain Township on Thursday. Everett, Bedford, Breezewood and Shawnee Valley crews responded to the 1:51 alarm, along with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

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Members of Bedford’s bocce ball team wait as Berlin Brothersvalley records its final throw of the eighth frame to see who would win that game. The Bisons battled back in a 2-1 win. Story and more photos appear on Page A8.

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(Obituaries on Page A16)

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SOMERSET — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission on Thursday presented preliminary plans that would eliminate the Allegheny Tunnel in Somerset County and replace it with a new route south of the existing roadway.