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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

Gloria (Smith) Miller - 2016-12-08
Beverly Jane Paul - 2016-12-08
Linda K. Reifsteck - 2016-12-08
William Glenn Koontz - 2016-12-07
Carolee H. Waugerman - 2016-12-07
Janet G. Leydig - 2016-12-07
Glenn E. Shaffer - 2016-12-07
Louise Donivan - 2016-12-06
Georgia I. Hall - 2016-12-05
Shirley L. Sheirer - 2016-12-05
Richard R. Heming - 2016-12-03
Lois M. Bingham - 2016-12-02
Lois M. Bingham - 2016-12-01
Carol Jean Russell - 2016-12-01
Robert Perrin - 2016-12-01
Grace E. Keeney - 2016-11-30
Paul William Fetter - 2016-11-29
A. Jane Hoover - 2016-11-29
Grace A. Meyers - 2016-11-29
Harold Ray Crawford - 2016-11-28
Edward C. May - 2016-11-28
Melvin E. Davis - 2016-11-28
Patricia D. Ritchey - 2016-11-28
Jane Hoover - 2016-11-26
James Vernon Thomas - 2016-11-26
Mary Louise Bittlebrun - 2016-11-25
Lois C. Weaver - 2016-11-24
Walter Cecil Growden - 2016-11-23
Bonnie Lou Forrester - 2016-11-23
Wilma G. Morse - 2016-11-23
Janet G. Leydig - 2016-11-22
Marie Kay Manges - 2016-11-22
Wayne M. Hillegass - 2016-11-21
Helen E. Hinson - 2016-11-21
Randy Lee Imes - 2016-11-21

Regional Classifieds
  • ONE & TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS- Available immediately. Lease and security deposit required. No pets. Call for additional details (814)623-5900.
  • ABSOLUTELY NO TRESPASSING on the ground leased by Willard E. Knisely on Sproul Mountain Bloomfield Township Zero Tolerance!
  • 663 MEETING NOTICE The HOPE for Hyndman Charter School will be holding a regular monthly Board Meeting Thursday, December 15 at 5:30 p.m. in room 111 of the school.
  • PART-TIME COOK Starting at $10/hour. Apply in person at the Everett American Legion, 611 W. Main St., Everett.
  • 2-BDR, 1-Bath- Brick ranch home in Breezewood, 2 car garage, new roof, oil heat, easy to heat. $87,000 negotiable. (814)784-3354
  • BEDFORD BOROUGH: 2BR Townhouse, nice, carpet throughout, laundry area. Garbage/lawncare/snow removal. Security deposit. Non-Smoking. NO PETS. Credit reference. (814)310-2382.
  • Direct Support Professionals Career providing support for people with intellectual disabilities. Must be available for all shifts in our Bedford location. If you are a caring, compassionate person please join us in our goal of ÒSupporting People for a Lifetime'. No experience necessary. Paid training available. Must have valid PA driver's license. When positions become available, benefits for part and full time employees include health, vision, dental insurance, immediate accrual of vacation/sick time, nine overtime paid holidays for timed worked plus paid day off for birthday, disability, life and other supplemental insurance available, Verizon Wireless discount, and optional retirement plan. Call Tangie at (814)623-8355 to schedule interview. E.O.E.
  • NOTICE TO OUR READERS: While work at home advertising is often legitimate, we advise our readers to fully investigate, the background of any company before paying a fee. "If it sounds too good to be true", it probably is. Proceed with caution if you are asked to send money or in calling 900 numbers. All phone numbers prefixed by "900" are charged to the caller on a per minute or per call basis. THE BEDFORD GAZETTE makes every effort to qualify these charges for the reader. Remember if you have any doubts, "investigate."
  • BEDFORD BORO One & Two Bedroom Apartments MANY EXTRAS INCLUDED!!! Laundry available on-site. No pets. No smoking. Security Deposit and 1-year lease required (814)979-1608
  • Bedford- 3 bedroom with 1-1/2 bath. Includes water, sewer, garbage, lawn care, electric, and heat. Pets considered. Call (814)494-1521

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...