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April 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Russian writer visits area for first time since 1996

SCHELLSBURG — Twenty years can seem a long stretch between visits but a Russian writer who... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford sets third week of water... More...

Special Sections

Local

Weather Today

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds... More...

Man enters plea in meth and simple assault cases

A Breezewood man entered a plea in methamphetamine and simple assault cases instead of going to... More...

5th annual Rails to Trails Triathlon set for Sunday

The fifth annual Rails to Trails Triathlon will start at 10 a.m. Sunday in... More...

Editorial

May the 4th be with you

Columnist

I never had a great interest in space or space travel, though I did like learning about the solar... More...

Greater scrutiny, not less

Guest editorial

Despite unaddressed concerns from his administration about this year's influx of Syrian refugees,... More...

Old Photo Album

Chestnut Ridge FFA members were featured in a 1988 calendar supported by local agricultural... More...

State/National Sports

Nicasio’s strong start lifts Pirates over Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Juan Nicasio struck out eight in seven scoreless innings, Josh Harrison hit... More...

Howard hits 11th-inning homer as Phillies beat Indians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Howard led off the 11th inning with a home run, leading the... More...

Pens’ Crosby ready to rebound for Game Two

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Step it up, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins can’t win this... More...

Worship

Church News

RAINSBURG Methodist Protestant Union Cemetery Association will host its 51st annual meeting and... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Lisa R. Foor* to E. Providence Twp Mun Auth, E. Providence Twp., $10,000. Paul L. Ruhlman Jr.* to... More...

Blair County Deeds

Rocco E. Jr. and Patricia Depiro to Donald Mc- Cready, 1516-1520 13th Ave., Altoona, $115,000.... More...

Local agencies receive United Way funding

EVERETT — The United Way of Bedford County Inc. celebrated the end of its 2015-16 fundraising... More...

Allocations for the United Way campaign

Allocations for the 2015- 16 United Way campaign include the... More...

Holocaust project focuses on what Americans knew and when

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Beth Moody saw a recent ad on Facebook that the United States... More...

Obituaries

Elsie Grace Creegan - 2016-04-30
Michael L. Kendall - 2016-04-29
Richard P. Replogle - 2016-04-29
Paul G. Eichelberger - 2016-04-28
Aubrey Dale Gates Jr. - 2016-04-28
Gregory K. Shaffer - 2016-04-28
Paul Dean Meshyock - 2016-04-27
Edith L. Miller - 2016-04-27
Earl Wesley Jordan Jr. - 2016-04-26
Melvin L. Korns - 2016-04-26
Timothy D. Lightner - 2016-04-26
James A. Fockler - 2016-04-25
Mary E. Fluke - 2016-04-25
Ray A. Claycomb - 2016-04-23
Dorothy L. Fox - 2016-04-23
Merle Hinson - 2016-04-23
Lori Lynn Kroom - 2016-04-22
Brandi Lynn Soloski - 2016-04-22
Dr. Patricia N. May - 2016-04-21
Connie Barton - 2016-04-21
Audrey (Heidorn) Poet - 2016-04-21
Harry Jones - 2016-04-20
Shelby J. Horn - 2016-04-20
Darin D. Leydig - 2016-04-19
JoAnn Martz - 2016-04-18
Jack M. Bolinger - 2016-04-16
Mary E. Cregger - 2016-04-15
Betty J. Walls - 2016-04-15
Chester E. Findley - 2016-04-15
Richard D. Greenway - 2016-04-14
John William Dunlap - 2016-04-13
Geraldine Adele Hafer - 2016-04-12
Beverly A. Howsare - 2016-04-12

Regional Classifieds
  • 962A PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE SUNSHINE ACT The State Transportation Commission (STC) will hold a quarterly business meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The meeting will be held in the meeting room at the following location: Bedford Township Supervisors, 1007 Shed Road, Bedford, PA 15522. STC was created by Act 120 of 1970 to evaluate transportation facilities and services, and periodically adopt a Twelve Year Program (TYP) to improve the Commonwealth's transportation system. The Meeting is open to the public to attend. The meeting location is accessible to persons having disabilities. If you need any accommodation due to a disability, please contact the STC Office at (717) 787-2913 at least 24 hours in advance so arrangements can be made.
  • CAREGIVER NEEDED daytime, part-time 12-24 hours per week. Experience is preferred. Snake Spring Twp. area. Phone 814-977-6318 between 9am-5pm.
  • SELL IT FAST - Your home, car or nearly any item will sell quickly with a Gazette Classified ad. Call 623-1151.
  • Laid off? Work from home. Be your own Bo$$! First, call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot work-at-home schemes. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.
  • Local Food Service Establishment is seeking a FULL TIME SEASON MANAGER (March thru mid-September) to handle: scheduling, ordering, overseeing daily operations, etc. Must be available all shifts, including evenings, weekends & holidays. Reliable transportation, Serve-Safe Certification plus criminal & background checks required. Hourly rate + potential bonuses. EOE. Send resume w/references to: Box 02031, c/o Bedford Gazette, PO Box 671, Bedford, PA 15522.
  • ROWE VENDING SNACK MACHINE Excellent working condition, has bill changer, coin mechanism and keys. Perfect for office or any public area. Great money maker! Machine is located in Bedford. Must be picked up. $600 OBO phone (814) 977-2528
  • VINTAGE ADVERTISING SIGNS Soda, Gas, Etc. Cash Waiting Phone 814-742-9821
  • THE BEDFORD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is advertising for an anticipated vacancy for a secretarial position at the Bedford High School. Interested applicant must have at least three years of secretarial training and/or experience and must be proficient in the use of computers and PC applications. The applicant must also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively deal with a diverse group of staff and visitors. Additional technology training is desired. All applicants must obtain the following clearances for employment: Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check. Applicant should send a letter of interest, resume (including additional listing of technology experience), three letters of reference, and required clearances, to: Mr. Kyle Kane, Principal, Bedford High School, 330 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522, by May 2, 2016.
  • PRESNELL'S HEATING & A.C. NOBODY BEATS OUR QUALITY! Specializing in Oil Heating, Installing; * New American made Oil Boilers * Warm Air Furnaces with Metal Duct Work * Superior Quality Mobile Home Furnaces *Furnace Cleaning & Repairs *Trane Central A.C. and Heat Pumps HONEST PRICES & RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP SINCE 1977! PA #19263 814-839-4278
  • Earn $$$ helping MDs! Process medical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot medical billing scams. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from The Bedford Gazette and the FTC.

State/National

Pa. probes possible fracking, quakes link

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in... More...

Huge fireball in gas explosion burns homes, fleeing man

GREENSBURG,... More...

State Briefs

One-time Rendell aide pleading guilty in campaign cash sting HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A... More...

Local Sports

Locals win 11 events at NB Invitational

Bedford beats Everett for boys title, three girls teams in top seven

LOYSBURG — The boys team race in the Northern Bedford Invitational came down to two Bedford... More...

Cook finishes fourth in javelin at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA — Bedford senior August Cook finished fourth at the Penn Relays in the high... More...

Bellwood tops Northern in eight-inning thriller

LOYSBURG — To say Bellwood Antis had its toughest test of the season so far on Friday is no... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Fred and Amber (Hazenstab) Heaton, of Hollidaysburg, are pleased to announce the birth of a... More...

Deaths

BLANCHARD, Aurelia Jean, infant, of Martinsburg, April 19. CLAYCOMB, Ray A., 49, of Williamsburg,... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court: Jennifer Ann Messer and... More...