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February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Postal cuts to proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — With no financial relief in sight, the... More...

Top of th' Morning

Schools can order seedlings starting Monday. The state Game Commission announced the agency will... More...

Special Sections

Local

Groups win protection for bats near mine

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. — When the operator of a limestone quarry near Williamsburg, Blair County,... More...

Altoona to seek distressed designation

ALTOONA,... More...

Police

An Alum Bank man was injured during an ongoing argument Sunday in West St. Clair Township. State... More...

World

Geography in the Newsby

Europe and Asia, while often considered two separate continents, both lie on the same landmass or... More...

Local Sports

Northern girls open playoffs by beating Bedford

LOYSBURG — One way for a team that is heavily favored is to jump on top early and not allow... More...

Everett girls move on with 56-50 win at Windber

WINDBER — No matter what happens during the regular season, Everett’s girls basketball... More...

Berlin boys hold off Hope for Hyndman’s late rally

HYNDMAN — For the first time since 1993, the local team named the Hornets were contenders in... More...

Worship

Friday Lenten fish fries held at Dudley church

Bishop Bartchak to speak at retreat

LENTEN FISH Fries will be served from 3:30 to 7 p.m. every Friday through April 6 at the Immaculate... More...

Religion Briefs

Commissioners continue prayers... More...

Area Churches

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The Buzz

Beekeepers’ association president discusses perils honey bees face

The industrious honey bee, known for its social engineering and the healthful and useful properties... More...

Shirey penalty lawyer picked

A penalty phase lawyer from Blair County has been appointed for a Maryland man accused of shooting... More...

Tenley Park logo winner selected

The Everett Recreation Board has announced Kim Treece of South Street, Everett, as the winner of... More...

Obituaries

Ronald Dennis McCahan - 2017-06-26
Lorraine Vaughn - 2017-06-26
Richard A. Walter - 2017-06-26
Marion E. Leonard - 2017-06-24
Warren C. Barkman Sr. - 2017-06-23
Vera V. Nave - 2017-06-23
Robert W. Davis - 2017-06-23
Merriam J. Smith - 2017-06-23
Paul E. Jones - 2017-06-22
Paul A. Wagoner - 2017-06-22
Sadie L. Riggs - 2017-06-22
Correction - 2017-06-22
Betty J. Conrath - 2017-06-21
Rosalie Grace Kunsman - 2017-06-21
Audry Mae Crawford - 2017-06-21
S. Lucille Weiser - 2017-06-21
Paul E. Jones - 2017-06-21
Joe W. Critchfield - 2017-06-20
Dorothy E. Myrick - 2017-06-20
Dennis Gene Sweeney - 2017-06-20
Barbara A. Diehl - 2017-06-20
Jerry Wayne Rogers - 2017-06-20
Patricia L. Hoppe - 2017-06-20
Anna Lee Stair - 2017-06-20
Craig Lavelle Horner - 2017-06-20
Barbara A. Diehl - 2017-06-19
Donna Lea (Carl) Hess - 2017-06-19
Ivan Lee Mack - 2017-06-19
John W. Payne Jr. - 2017-06-17
Jay R. Walter - 2017-06-17
John W. Payne Jr. - 2017-06-16
John Charles Lehman - 2017-06-15
John W. Payne Jr. - 2017-06-15
Jeffery A. Morral - 2017-06-15
Roger D. Winesickle - 2017-06-15
Roger D. Winesickle - 2017-06-14
Thelma L. Clark - 2017-06-13
Mary E. Dodson - 2017-06-13
Virginia R. Hall - 2017-06-13
Stanley V. Shaffer - 2017-06-13
Eleanor M. Clark - 2017-06-12
Margaret L. Crock - 2017-06-12
Beatrice Louise Smith - 2017-06-12
Glenna M. Fisher - 2017-06-10
Péla N. Marisic - 2017-06-10
Kenneth R. Witt - 2017-06-10
Barbara Jean Kudasik - 2017-06-08
Nancy A. Beaumont - 2017-06-07
Dolores P. Mitchell - 2017-06-07
Robert J. Petrunyak - 2017-06-07

Regional Classifieds
  • Sugar Snap Peas, Snow Peas, call now. New potatoes now available, white, red, blue. Call Peaceful Path Produce 814-847-2348
  • Teaching Position Accepting applications for the following position for the 2017-2018 school year: 1. Agriculture Teacher Appropriate Pennsylvania certification required. Send letter of interest, Pennsylvania Standard Application, resume, copy of certificate, transcripts, NTE/PRAXIS scores, three written letters of reference, and Act 34, Act 151, and FBI clearances to Mr. Mark J. Kudlawiec, Superintendent, Chestnut Ridge School District, 3281 Valley Road, Fishertown, PA 15539, telephone (814) 839-4195, extension 2010. Deadline: 3:00 p.m. on July 7, 2017. EOE
  • 260 BID NOTICE Sealed proposals will be received by Pavia Township of Bedford County at 1850 Burnt House Rd, Imler, PA 16655 until 4:30 PM, on July 7, 2017, for the following: PHASE 1- ITEM 1- 124 TON- WARM MIX WEARING COURSE, 9.5mm, IN PLACE PHASE 1- ITEM 2- 180 L.F.- MILLING OF BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT NOTCHES PHASE 1- ITEM 3- 83 TON- WARM MIX WEARING COURSE, 9.5mm, FINE GRADED, IN PLACE PHASE 2- ITEM 4- 47,394 S.Y.- DOUBLE SEALCOAT WITH RS-2PM (E-2M)/CRS-2PM (E-3M) Each phase to be bid and awarded seperately. Phase 1 Option 1= Items 1 & 2 only. Phase 2 Option 2= Items 2 & 3 only. Liquidated damages apply at the rate of $870.00 per calendar day. Proposals must be upon the forms furnished by the Municipality. For third class cities the bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, made payable to the municipality. For other municipal types it is the discretion of the muncipality. A performance bond or certified check in the amount of 100% of the contract shall be furnished by the successful bidder within 20 days after the contract is awarded. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Pavia Township Shane L. Corle Supervisor 6/21/2017
  • 1-BDR cottage for rent- Country setting includes stove, refrigerator, water, septic, and garbage removal. $425/month. Pets additional. References required. 814-623-8696.
  • Garage Sale- 6/29-30. 9am-? 476 Main Street, Osterburg. 2 dressers, outdoor bar set, aluminum boat w/trolling motor, small desk, metal futon frame, lots of misc.
  • Full or part-time customer service rep needed for a local established insurance agency located in Claysburg. Must have a pleasant personality, have great organizational skills, and be able to multitask. Rate of pay to be discussed. Property & Casualty lic preferred, but can be gained. Email resumes to applyhere@comcast.net or fax 724-349-0111.
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  • ADOPTION: ª Doctor & Broadway Musical Exec Promise 1st Baby a Life of LOVE, Laughter, Happiness. Expenses Paid ª 1-800-997-1720 ª
  • RIDGETOP ORCHARDS 274 Blossom Lane Schellsburg, PA 814-839-4181 NOW U-PICK CHERRIES!! $1.60 per lb. Bring you own container Open Daily 7am-8pm For more info go to: www.ridgetoporchards.com
  • TMF TREE SERVICES Professional Tree Trimming & Removal 24hr Emergency Services Fully Insured - Free Estimates The Trail to Excellence Starts Here! 814-979-3216

State/National

State briefs

State updates fish advisories   HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania government officials... More...

PSU, town push alternatives to ‘State Patty’s Day’

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Since its inception five years ago, the unofficial early... More...

New technology to halt Medicare fraud disappoints

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Launched last summer, a $77 million computer system to stop Medicare fraud... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Keep the primary

So what ought the Pennsylvania Legislature to do about the scheduled April 24 primary... More...

Campaigning on religion

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State/National Sports

Woods outsted in Match Play tourney

MARANA,... More...

Arbitrator overturns Braun suspension

NEW YORK (AP) — National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned... More...

Big Ben reworks deal with Steelers

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing his part to... More...