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Tuesday | Altoona Mirror

Historic Bedford County covered bridges bring in tourists - and added expenses

Few homeowners would tolerate such a bill, but in Bedford County, it's a typical expense for the century-old covered bridges that seem to cross every creek and stream.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Altoona Mirror

A Summerfest, a Mountain Fest and More

This weekend's live music slate includes festival events in Portage and Bedford County, along with a singing convention, a former Misfit, and some Irish-themed musical fun.

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Related Topix: Railroad, PA, Dillsburg, PA, Bedford, PA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

PennLive.com

$90K restitution ordered for co-conspirator in numerous West Shore burglaries

Her co-conspirator had been sentenced to up to 20 years in state prison for a number of daytime burglaries around Cumberland and Bedford counties, and on Tuesday, Lakyn M. Checkeye received a sentence of probation.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Cumberland County, PA, Alum Bank, PA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Saxton man sentenced for gun trafficking

A federal judge sentenced a Saxton man Thursday to 35 months in prison for his role in a 2013 Bedford County-to-Baltimore handgun trafficking scheme that followed a Saxton gun store robbery.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Lancaster Co - US-222 Repairs in Manheim Twp

Preparatory work will begin Sunday, Aug. 3, weather permitting, on a 4-mile section of U.S. 222 in Lancaster County because of the state's new transportation plan.

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Related Topix: Manheim, PA, Lancaster, PA, Lancaster County, PA, New Enterprise, PA

The Tribune-Democrat

Wine tasting, picnic will aid animals

The wine tasting and picnic will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Proceeds benefit animals at the Bedford County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Everett, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Child rapist to report to jail Monday; medical concern cited

A Johnstown man set to pick a jury today on charges he sexually abused two boys, entered a guilty plea in Cambria County court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, Cambria County, PA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Bedford pleases palates

You won't find chain restaurants like Olive Garden and Red Lobster in downtown Bedford, but you will find some high-quality eating establishments.

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Related Topix: Bedford, PA, Life, Food, Dining, Home Gardening, Home, Recipes, Osterburg, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Waly 103.9

Thursday July 24 2014

MAJOR DRAMA YESTERDAY IN THE PARKING LOT OF ALTOONA'S LOGAN VALLEY MALL AND THE NEARBY K-MART STORE.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PennLive.com

Pennsylvania firefighters are part of contingent battling Oregon wildfires

A group of 22 Pennsylvania firefighters are among a group of 100 from the mid-Atlantic region who are fighting wildfires in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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