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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

Stephen L. Unger - 2018-01-19
Obituary Correction - 2018-01-19
Margaret G. Baker - 2018-01-18
Belva Mae Logeston - 2018-01-18
George E. Hutzell - 2018-01-18
Mabel Baker Jordan - 2018-01-17
Kenneth W. Watkins - 2018-01-17
Kurt W. Moorhead - 2018-01-17
Eva Mae Strenski - 2018-01-16
Obituary correction - 2018-01-16
Ronald E. Fochtman - 2018-01-15
Donna E. Snyder - 2018-01-15
Patricia R. Wilson - 2018-01-15
Lois C. Miller - 2018-01-15
Marcia E. Thompson - 2018-01-15
Clifford J. Simmons - 2018-01-15
Wayne L. Thompson - 2018-01-15
Audrey L. Stavola - 2018-01-13
Hortense E. Keays - 2018-01-13
Margaret M. Maslanik - 2018-01-13
Audrey L. Stavola - 2018-01-12
Merle Abe Barton - 2018-01-11
Jennifer Sue Kania - 2018-01-11
Sean Thomas Reilly - 2018-01-11
Ray Vincent Chathams - 2018-01-11
E. Irene Duppstadt - 2018-01-11
Eleanor W. Shambach - 2018-01-11
Ashley Sue Adolphson - 2018-01-10
Madelyn Oldham - 2018-01-10
Ruth Mary Gladfelter - 2018-01-10
Catherine June Simmons - 2018-01-10
Tom Bowser - 2018-01-09
Janyth Kay Thomas - 2018-01-09
Terrence D. Hann - 2018-01-09
Betty Jane Hess - 2018-01-09
Christopher V. Brockey - 2018-01-08
Catherine E. Matulnes - 2018-01-08
David Mark Becker - 2018-01-06
Dorlin Waldo Hay - 2018-01-06
Rodney L. Hasting - 2018-01-05
Robert A. Berger - 2018-01-04
Shirley J. Kensinger - 2018-01-04
Gregory G. Weyant - 2018-01-04
Linda D. Kurtz - 2018-01-03
Stephen L. Unger - 2018-01-03
Elvin F. Marshall - 2018-01-03
Erma L. Bulger - 2018-01-02
James Alan Feather - 2018-01-02
Robin Feathers - 2018-01-02

Regional Classifieds
  • Cove Creek Salvage ¥ Buyers of all types of scrap metals ¥ Now offering Container Service ¥ Cash paid for late model wrecked cars & trucks ¥ Removal of junk vehicles available 814-847-0026
  • IMMEDIATE OPENING AVAILABLE! Bedford Health Care facility seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, computer literate candidate who enjoys working with people. Position is 30-35 hrs/wk including some evenings. Pay is determined by skills and experience. Send resume and references to hrdesk@embarqmail.com
  • 2-BEDROOM, 2-BATH second floor apartment w/l.r., d.r. kitchen, laundry room, $900/mo. Most utilities included. No pets. Located above Cove Creek Outfitters, apply within.
  • Looking for Servers, Bartenders & Kitchen Staff. Apply in person at Blue Knob Club House or call 814-239-1024
  • PET GROOMING & BOARDING Stottlemyer's Groom ÔN Board 2-1/2 miles from Bedford on Egolf Road. Hours by appointment only 814-623-2374
  • 772A Notice of Intent to Remediate to an Environmental Standard Pursuant to the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act, the act of May 19, 1995, P.L. 4, No. 1995-2 (Act 2), notice is hereby given that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., on behalf of Agracel Inc., has submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a Notice of Intent to Remediate the property located at 550 Sunnyside Road, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. This Notice of Intent to Remediate state that the site is a former exercise equipment manufacturing facility. The site has volatile organic compound impacts to soil and groundwater associated with historic operation as a manufacturing facility. The proposed remediation measures may include removal of underground storage tanks, engineering and institutional controls in the form of maintaining onsite building slabs and asphalt parking areas, and an environmental covenant to prevent contact with impacted soils and groundwater. The proposed future use of the property will be non-residential. Agracel plans to use the site-specific standard at the site. Act 2 provides for a 30-day public comment period for site specific standard remediation. The 30-day comment period is initiated with the publication of this notice. Until 10 days from the published date, Bedford Township may elect to be involved in the development of the remediation and reuse plans for the site. Bedford Township may also submit a request to Agracel during this 30- day comment period to develop and implement a public involvement plan. Copies of these requests and of any comments should also be submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection at 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110.
  • 2 Mobile Homes for rent in the Everett Area. References and Security Deposit Required. These are both no smoking and no pet homes. Applications can be picked up at Gary's Homes.
  • 2 Bedroom Apt near Bedford-Second Floor with balcony & Off street parking, Stove, Refrigerator, & laundry hook up included, No Smoking, No Pets, $500/per month plus security deposit, No utilities included, Call 814-585-2125
  • LOOKING FOR DRIVER, must be at least 18 years old, 40 hours per week, must be able to work Saturdays. Must have clean driving record. Send resume to P.O. Box 345, Bedford, PA. 15522.
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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...