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March 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

More jobs, not incomes, spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steady declines in applications for unemployment aid are pointing to... More...

Special Sections

Local

BHS students market photos online

Who knew you could make money for taking a high school class. But the eight students in Glenn... More...

March proclaimed Red Cross Month

The Bedford County commissioners adopted a proclamation designating March as American Red Cross... More...

Talent at BMS

Twenty-eight students at Bedford Middle School performed for a packed gymnasium during their talent... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Not suitable resting place

One of the many attributes that speak so well of the American military is the care it takes in... More...

Needs vision, not gaffes

Lead item on Mitt Romney’s campaign website: “ Michigan and Arizona, Thank you.... More...

State/National Sports

Ward’s career defined by smile

This is the era when just about everything accomplished on a football field is framed as an act of... More...

Barmes set to help Pirates move forward

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Manager Clint Hurdle needed a dependable shortstop. Clint Barmes... More...

Burnett needs surgery for broken orbital bone

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a... More...

Senate vote blocks birth control reversal

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an election year battle mixing birth control, religion and politics,... More...

At the pump

Local drivers, businesses cope with rising prices

As gas prices have risen over the last week, the effects are widespread, covering frustrated... More...

Damaged communities fear more violent weather

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — Crews cleared splintered plywood and smashed appliances from... More...

Top of th' Morning

Hy-Lo will host kindergarten registration. Hyndman Londonderry Elementary School will host... More...

Obituaries

Gerald F. Grasser - 2016-07-23
Almeda V. Korns - 2016-07-23
Kenneth Clair Machtley - 2016-07-22
Annetta Faith Snyder - 2016-07-22
Warren Stufft - 2016-07-22
Kenneth C. Machtley - 2016-07-21
Gerald F. Shaw - 2016-07-20
W. Clifford Elder - 2016-07-19
Reo M. Hechler - 2016-07-16
Charles D. Mentzer - 2016-07-16
Romaine M. Bingham - 2016-07-15
James T. Miller - 2016-07-15
Wanetia L. Hughes - 2016-07-15
John R. Colyer - 2016-07-14
James T. Miller - 2016-07-14
Marvin A. Weicht - 2016-07-14
Keith A. Stuart - 2016-07-14
Ruth E. Eichelberger - 2016-07-13
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-13
Joseph A. Imler Sr. - 2016-07-13
Kevin D. Clark - 2016-07-13
Laura S. Smith - 2016-07-13
Bertha Eichelberger - 2016-07-12
Glenn A. Layton - 2016-07-12
Leota Amelia Fink - 2016-07-12
Gary V. Wentz - 2016-07-12
Ella E. Snyder - 2016-07-12
William H. Schaeffer - 2016-07-11
Miriam J. Moore - 2016-07-11
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-11
Robert L. Frazier - 2016-07-09
Sandra L. McConahy - 2016-07-09
Dale Sherman Grimes - 2016-07-08
Roland Stover Keller - 2016-07-07
Jennie M. Fronckowiak - 2016-07-06
Randy Eugene Garlick - 2016-07-06
Ada V. Simpkins - 2016-07-06
Leo R. Mazman - 2016-07-05
Marjorie A. Shaffer - 2016-07-05
Paul Lynn Wible - 2016-07-05

Regional Classifieds
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  • 264A NOTICE OF HEARING ON AMENDMENT TO SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE AND NOTICE OF ORDINANCE Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of South Woodbury (the ÒTownship') that at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 shortly after the commencement of the regularly scheduled meeting of the South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors, to be held at the Municipal Building, located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, said Board will hold a public hearing to obtain input, information and comments from the public regarding a proposed amendment to the Township's Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance ('SALDO'). Following said hearing, and during the regular meeting of said Board, said Board will consider whether to adopt, and actually may adopt, at said meeting, the following Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2016-02, an Ordinance of the Township of South Woodbury, amending the Township's current Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2015-01, relating to subdivision and land development within the Township of South Woodbury), by making the following amendment: Section 403.1. A. (pertaining, generally to notes and data that are to be included in preliminary plans) is hereby amended by deleting the following sentence from the end of sub-subsection 7: If on-lot groundwater is proposed to be used, a hydrogeological analysis including data on the source and supply must be submitted. Additionally, Ordinance No. 2016-02 affirms all other parts of Ordinance No. 2015.01, and establishes an effective date. The full text of said Ordinance is available for review at the office of the Township Secretary located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Mon.-Wed., and Fri. If you are a handicapped person who would need assistance at said meeting or in obtaining a copy of said Ordinance, please contact the Township Secretary in person or by calling (814)766-2900. SOUTH WOODBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS GENEVIEVE ZEBROSKI, SECRETARY 125 North Road New Enterprise, PA 16664 W. LEE OSWALT, III, ESQ. TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR 414 N. Logan Boulevard Altoona, PA 16602
  • NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8's AmeriCorps program is recruiting for stipend based positions in education, social services and environment, in a 16-county area. For more information visit: www.pmsc.org or call the IU8's local AmeriCorps office at 814-472-7690
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State/National

Pa. jobless rate fell to 7.6%

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate fell in January to 7.6 percent,... More...

Court allows Pa. pipeline work

LAPORTE, Pa. (AP) — A federal court has lifted an order that briefly halted construction and... More...

Interest in Harrisburg assets sale

HARRISBURG,... More...

World

Geography in the News

A recent article in Foreign Policy magazine ( January/ February 2012) opines that the United States... More...

Local Sports

Tussey girls playing for D5-AA crown

Battle of top two seeds as Lady Titans take on Conemaugh Township

One year ago, both the Tussey Mountain and Conemaugh Township girls basketball teams were knocked... More...

Wrapping up the district tourney

Chestnut Ridge won its first district wrestling championship since 1983 and the third overall. The... More...

Local hunter finds another successful trip to Florida

Our annual exodus to Florida took a new twist this year as Barb and I were joined by our new Golden... More...

Worship

Woodbury church to stage Fanny Crosby drama

DRAMA about hymn writer Fanny Crosby will be presented March 4 at Woodbury Church of the Brethren,... More...

In Memory

Everett Volunteer Fire Company

Leaders Farm Equipment

Homewood at Springhouse Estate

Gerber's Repair Service

Stream & Lake Map