Bedford County History: Riddlesburg Coke Ovens

Sponsored by: Berkebile Funeral Home The northwest corner of Bedford County was once a bustling, coal-and-iron-producing powerhouse. As true with many small towns across Pennsylvania, Riddlesburg was first founded as a coal and iron mining location. Riddlesburg was once named Allensport prior to 18 ...

“Furever” Friends: Abby’s Angels

Sponsored by: Veterinary Medical Center Everett Abby’s Angels Animal Haven is a foster-based, non-profit rescue organization with foster homes throughout Western and Central Pennsylvania, including Bedford and Somerset County. Nicole Wertz, the Founder and Executive Director of Abby’s Angels ...

Broccoli-Beef Squares

Submitted by Pamela Feather of Osterburg Ingredients: 1 lb. ground chuck or beef 2 C fresh broccoli chopped or 1 10oz pkg frozen, chopped 1 can (4oz) mushrooms drained – stems & pieces 2 C shredded cheddar cheese 1/3 C chopped onion 2 C biscuit baking mix ½ C cold water ...

Exercise Tips: Balance Exercises

Sponsored by: Gary Shetter Insurance Prevent Falls and Improve Your Balance Today! As kids, we can remember taking a tumble or two here and there and maybe coming in from outside with a bruise and some scrapes. But as we get older, falls can become more and more dangerous to our health and overa ...

Macaroni & Cheese Bake

Submitted by Kathy Swanger of Bedford Ingredients: 7oz Creamettes (Kathy substitutes with real butter and elbow macaroni – Creamettes are hard to find) ½ C margarine 1 ½ C NY Sharp or Colby Cheese cut up fine 1 ½ C milk 2 Tbsp flour 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1-2 C finely ch ...

Fishertown Country Store: Quality Produce and Friendly Faces

At Fishertown Country Store, you can easily find quality products and friendly faces, any day! With a plethora of grocery items and a wide variety of meats, Fishertown Country Store strives to provide the freshest and highest quality meats and other produce each day. “We grind all of our fresh burge ...

Bedford County Traditions: Spring Time

Sponsored by: Pennknoll Village Spring is an amazing time of regrowth, renewal and reenergizing. After a long winter of freezing temperatures and blustering snow, springtime is the refresh we all need. There’s something exhilarating about each new season, especially spring, that empowers us to ...

A Tribute to Our “Mayor” at Community LIFE Bedford

Remembering Ralph Chamberlain To the ordinary person, an antique tractor is merely an old piece of broken down machinery, but to farmers, an antique model can be treasure. Its beauty lies in its strength, and most of all, sturdy reliability. Ralph Chamberlain collected antique tractors on his Bedfo ...