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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

Elsie Grace Creegan - 2016-04-30
Michael L. Kendall - 2016-04-29
Richard P. Replogle - 2016-04-29
Paul G. Eichelberger - 2016-04-28
Aubrey Dale Gates Jr. - 2016-04-28
Gregory K. Shaffer - 2016-04-28
Paul Dean Meshyock - 2016-04-27
Edith L. Miller - 2016-04-27
Earl Wesley Jordan Jr. - 2016-04-26
Melvin L. Korns - 2016-04-26
Timothy D. Lightner - 2016-04-26
James A. Fockler - 2016-04-25
Mary E. Fluke - 2016-04-25
Ray A. Claycomb - 2016-04-23
Dorothy L. Fox - 2016-04-23
Merle Hinson - 2016-04-23
Lori Lynn Kroom - 2016-04-22
Brandi Lynn Soloski - 2016-04-22
Dr. Patricia N. May - 2016-04-21
Connie Barton - 2016-04-21
Audrey (Heidorn) Poet - 2016-04-21
Harry Jones - 2016-04-20
Shelby J. Horn - 2016-04-20
Darin D. Leydig - 2016-04-19
JoAnn Martz - 2016-04-18
Jack M. Bolinger - 2016-04-16
Mary E. Cregger - 2016-04-15
Betty J. Walls - 2016-04-15
Chester E. Findley - 2016-04-15
Richard D. Greenway - 2016-04-14
John William Dunlap - 2016-04-13
Geraldine Adele Hafer - 2016-04-12
Beverly A. Howsare - 2016-04-12
Evelyn Pearl Caro - 2016-04-11
F. Hope Weaver - 2016-04-11

Regional Classifieds
  • 962A PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE SUNSHINE ACT The State Transportation Commission (STC) will hold a quarterly business meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The meeting will be held in the meeting room at the following location: Bedford Township Supervisors, 1007 Shed Road, Bedford, PA 15522. STC was created by Act 120 of 1970 to evaluate transportation facilities and services, and periodically adopt a Twelve Year Program (TYP) to improve the Commonwealth's transportation system. The Meeting is open to the public to attend. The meeting location is accessible to persons having disabilities. If you need any accommodation due to a disability, please contact the STC Office at (717) 787-2913 at least 24 hours in advance so arrangements can be made.
  • CAREGIVER NEEDED daytime, part-time 12-24 hours per week. Experience is preferred. Snake Spring Twp. area. Phone 814-977-6318 between 9am-5pm.
  • SELL IT FAST - Your home, car or nearly any item will sell quickly with a Gazette Classified ad. Call 623-1151.
  • Laid off? Work from home. Be your own Bo$$! First, call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot work-at-home schemes. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.
  • Local Food Service Establishment is seeking a FULL TIME SEASON MANAGER (March thru mid-September) to handle: scheduling, ordering, overseeing daily operations, etc. Must be available all shifts, including evenings, weekends & holidays. Reliable transportation, Serve-Safe Certification plus criminal & background checks required. Hourly rate + potential bonuses. EOE. Send resume w/references to: Box 02031, c/o Bedford Gazette, PO Box 671, Bedford, PA 15522.
  • ROWE VENDING SNACK MACHINE Excellent working condition, has bill changer, coin mechanism and keys. Perfect for office or any public area. Great money maker! Machine is located in Bedford. Must be picked up. $600 OBO phone (814) 977-2528
  • VINTAGE ADVERTISING SIGNS Soda, Gas, Etc. Cash Waiting Phone 814-742-9821
  • THE BEDFORD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is advertising for an anticipated vacancy for a secretarial position at the Bedford High School. Interested applicant must have at least three years of secretarial training and/or experience and must be proficient in the use of computers and PC applications. The applicant must also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively deal with a diverse group of staff and visitors. Additional technology training is desired. 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 letter of interest, resume (including additional listing of technology experience), three letters of reference, and required clearances, to: Mr. Kyle Kane, Principal, Bedford High School, 330 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522, by May 2, 2016.
  • PRESNELL'S HEATING & A.C. NOBODY BEATS OUR QUALITY! Specializing in Oil Heating, Installing; * New American made Oil Boilers * Warm Air Furnaces with Metal Duct Work * Superior Quality Mobile Home Furnaces *Furnace Cleaning & Repairs *Trane Central A.C. and Heat Pumps HONEST PRICES & RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP SINCE 1977! PA #19263 814-839-4278
  • Earn $$$ helping MDs! Process medical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot medical billing scams. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from The Bedford Gazette and the FTC.

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...