Northern Bedford’s virtual graduation ceremony will be posted this evening.

A traditional graduation ceremony is not possible under continuing coronavirus restriction, so a graduation video will be available beginning at 7 p.m. on the district website, the high school Facebook page and the Only In The Cove Facebook page. Pictures of the seniors receiving their diploma along with prerecorded speeches will make up the graduation video. A rescheduled in-person ceremony is planned for Tuesday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in Panther Community Stadium with the rain date of Wednesday, July 1.

Bedford High School’s graduation begins today.

The three-day graduation event will begin today at 4 p.m. Students will walk across the stage of the auditorium individually to receive their diploma over the course of three days. For a schedule of when students will be walking, visit The district also will be live streaming video on its website during each day. An edited video of the complete ceremony, including speakers, is expected to be available next week.

The Bedford County Pink Ribbon Fund will hold its monthly support group meeting tonight via Zoom.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. For a link to the meeting, call 571-230-6184 or email The scheduled in-person meeting this month was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bedford’s water line flushing will continue.

Weather permitting; the Bedford Municipal Authority will be using fire hydrants to flush its water distribution system in the following areas between the hours of 8 .m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, through Friday, June 5. Flushing will include areas located along and south of Watson Street (including south end of borough), excepting the “High Service Area”; Meadowbrook Terrace and Church Hill Manor developments; Cumberland Road; and north side of borough (Orchard Heights). Most customers will experience sporadic periods of discolored water and those located in higher elevations may also notice temporary reductions in pressure. The public will be advised, through media releases, of any alterations in the flushing schedule.

Work is set to begin on a King Township project.

PennDOT said prime contractor Cottle’s Asphalt Maintenance of Everett will begin work on the T-613 (Colebauh Road Bridge) over Scrubgrass Creek, rehabilitation project in King Township on Wednesday, June 3. The bridge will be closed and replacement work will start. The scope of work will consist of removal of the existing bituminous wearing surface and the addition of a new 5-inch composite, concrete deck. Minor roadway approach work and guiderail upgrades will also be completed. A 2.6-mile detour will be placed. It will follow T-613 (Colebaugh Road), to Route 4027 (S. Scrubgrass Road), to Route 4025 (Schellsburg Road), to T-613 and will be in effect for up to six weeks. Work is expected to be complete by mid-July 2020. All work is weather dependent.

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