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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, Pa. ( AP) — Altoona may be the next municipality to seek help from the Pennsylvania... 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

Harry A. Claycomb - 2016-05-28
William E. Winesickle - 2016-05-28
Zola Ruth Lazor - 2016-05-28
Alden W. Smith - 2016-05-28
Harry A. Claycomb - 2016-05-27
Linda L.Fluke - 2016-05-27
Jeffrey L. Smyers - 2016-05-27
Lloyd L. Holler - 2016-05-26
JoAnn M. Jay - 2016-05-26
Lola E. Schmidt - 2016-05-26
Leason Walters - 2016-05-25
Zula Grace Weaver - 2016-05-25
Charles T. Acker - 2016-05-24
James D. Boor - 2016-05-23
Debra D. McGinnis - 2016-05-23
Lawrence B. Hill - 2016-05-23
Kenneth J. Detwiler - 2016-05-23
Clair Dodson - 2016-05-23
John Merle Emerick - 2016-05-23
Ruth V. Foor - 2016-05-21
Robert B. Allen - 2016-05-20
Marian R. Bollman - 2016-05-19
Dennis P. Miller - 2016-05-19
James T. Miller - 2016-05-19
Kristi D. Raymond - 2016-05-18
Wayne A. Shaffer - 2016-05-17
Carolyn P. Blackstone - 2016-05-16
G. Jean Ford - 2016-05-16
Mary Z. Nolt - 2016-05-16
Donald W. Foster - 2016-05-14
Gary Lee Hartman - 2016-05-14
Lawrence Leighty - 2016-05-14
Memorial service - 2016-05-14
Kenneth S. Brouse II - 2016-05-12
Betty M. Mills - 2016-05-12
Dr. Herbert D. Snyder - 2016-05-12
Alverna E. Heltzel - 2016-05-12
Owen L. Miller - 2016-05-12
Clifford J. Redinger - 2016-05-12
Carol L. Bowman - 2016-05-11
Mary Anna Reed - 2016-05-11

Regional Classifieds
  • FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITIONS for 2016/17 School-Year for Multiple Teaching Positions and an Afternoon/ Evening Shift Custodian at Northern Bedford County School District. Please visit www.nbcsd.org to view open position details. To be considered all applicants must submit necessary application materials listed on the website. To apply send application package to Sandy Michaels-Riffe, Executive Secretary, Northern Bedford County School District, 152 NBC Drive, Loysburg, PA 16659. Deadline to apply: June 3, 2016. EOE
  • DEVELOPMENT WIDE YARD SALE MAY 8TH 8AM-? Cove Park Acres, Main RD., Bedford. (Rt-326 off RT-30 at the Narrows Bridge.)
  • BOWSER FAMILY REUNION June 5th; 1pm - Woodbury Community Center
  • 2007 HARLEY ULTRA CLASSIC 12,700 miles Excellent condition. $12,000 Call 814-585-3030.
  • FOR SALE 2 CAMPING TRAILERS Currently at permanent campsites at Shelbark Campground in Manns Choice (near Shawnee Lake and stocked trout stream). 1982 Prowler 8'x32' w/porch, 1992 Combra Sierra 8'x35' w/porch. Prefer to sell both together. Price negotiable. Call 410-795-5336.
  • FOR SALE 2000 Pequea Trailer, bumper pull GVW 7,000. 2006 Titan Stock Trailer GVW 7,000. Asking $3,200/each, OBO. 814-448-0044
  • THE BEDFORD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is advertising for anticipated vacancies for the following positions: CUSTODIAN, SECRETARY, and INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT 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 resume or completed application, along with required clearances, to: Mrs. Casey Cover, Board Secretary, Bedford High School, 330 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522, by June 3, 2016. More information on job descriptions can be obtained by contacting Mrs. Cover: 814-623-4295 or coverc@bedfordasd.org The BASD is an EOE.
  • SCHELLSBURG LION'S CLUB COMMUNITY WIDE YARD SALE - May 28-29 8am-4pm. 2-miles West of Schellsburg on Rt. 30 at the Darrow Bison Range.
  • COOKS - DISHWASHERS Both Full or Part Time. Apply in-person at OIP, 110 West Pitt St., Bedford. Tue-Sunday during normal business hours or call 814-979-0840
  • MULTI-YARD SALE MAY 27-28; 8am-4pm 30E of Bedford to Rt. 326, straight through on Main Rd., left on Diehl Rd., watch for signs. Dryer, table saw, 12'-John boat, racecar toddler-bed, grill, sliding patio door, 4-barstools, electronic and household items, AE/junior and children's clothes, games/toys and much more!

State/National

State briefs

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

Really? Really, folks, are we really going to elect a president based on his... More...

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...

Crossroads Bible Church

Smith’s Saws & Service

Leighty's Flea Market

Donahoe Manor Job

Bedford Moose & DBI

5-Forks Cruise In