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April 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colorado tornadoes destroy homes, hog farm

EADS, Colo. (AP) — At least seven homes and a hog farm were destroyed early Friday after... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford High School jazz band will host a concert Tuesday. The concert will be held in the Bedford... More...

Special Sections

Local

Life imitates craft

They say that art imitates life, but I wonder if life also imitates craft once in a while. I... More...

Study finds shale-gas development causing rapid landscape change

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural-gas play unfolds in Pennsylvania, ... More...

Woodmen of the World holds fun run/walk

The Woodmen of the World recently held their annual Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk and raised $500 for... More...

Editorial

Slow exit for Newt

hat a difference a day made ... 24 little hours. ...” Singer Dinah Washington was talking... More...

Funny money

For most Americans, a penny at the gas pump has vivid significance but billions of dollars create a... More...

Old Photo Album

  This was “the Cogan clan” from the late 1800s or early 1900s. In front from left are... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers take Adams for line help, grab linebacker Spence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had no interest in drafting Ohio State’s Mike... More...

Braves top Pirates as Burnett can’t win at Turner Field

ATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Burnett hasn’t won at Turner Field in more than a decade. That... More...

Princeton wins big at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Bill Cosby had to listen to the roar.  The actor and comedian tried... More...

Economy slows, but rebound ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t panic yet. The government reported Friday that the economy got... More...

County certifies primary results

Bedford County election officials certified the results of Tuesday’s primary and provided... More...

Crowds watch in awe as shuttle lands in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — In a city understandably wary of low-flying aircraft, New Yorkers and... More...

Obituaries

Henry E. Leppert - 2017-08-16
Mary O. Snider - 2017-08-16
Paul W. Williams - 2017-08-16
Raymond E. Diehl - 2017-08-15
Eva M. Boyer - 2017-08-14
Ann H. Shaffer - 2017-08-12
Elizabeth Mae Stuby - 2017-08-12
Donald C. Lambert - 2017-08-11
Richard W. Heming - 2017-08-10
April T. Ross - 2017-08-10
Betty J. Furmanchick - 2017-08-09
Verna Lucille Ritchey - 2017-08-09
Laurence J. Mateljan - 2017-08-08
Daniel G. Pensyl - 2017-08-08
Ruth V. Dermer - 2017-08-07
Ruth Shuey Risser - 2017-08-07
Mary R. Page - 2017-08-07
Delores R. Thomas - 2017-08-07
Merriam J. Shab Smith - 2017-08-07
Andrew J. Domonkos - 2017-08-05
Steven R. Smith - 2017-08-05
Stanford P. Boyer - 2017-08-04
Betty J. Furmanchick - 2017-08-04
Barry J. Leighty, II - 2017-08-04
Richard Lee Ritchey - 2017-08-03
Obit correction - 2017-08-02
Robin M. Hillegas - 2017-08-01
Lois A. Knisely - 2017-08-01
Harry Max McDannell - 2017-07-31
Lillian M. Pepple - 2017-07-31
Janet M. Morgan - 2017-07-31
Theodore R. Eichler - 2017-07-29
Timothy H. Carey II - 2017-07-28
Eugene Leo Turner - 2017-07-28

Regional Classifieds
  • For Rent- Bedford Boro. 3-Bdr, applicances included. $650/mo. No pets. No smoking. Security deposit, first, and last month required. 814-494-1108
  • RIDGETOP ORCHARDS 2953 Valley Rd. Fishertown, PA PEACHES 814-839-4181 Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm www.ridgetoporchards.com
  • For Rent - Bedford Area ¥1-BD APARTMENT ¥2 & 3 BD MOBILE HOMES ¥MOBILE HOME SPACE ¥3-BD HOUSE - BEDFORD Security deposit. No pets. (814)623-1992
  • High-Paying Postal Jobs! No Experience Required! Don't pay for information about jobs with the Postal Service or federal government. Call the Federal Trade Commission toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit www.ftc.gov to learn more. A public service message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.
  • The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging encourages interested applicants to take Civil Service exams for the following classifications for future local government employment: L0657 Aging Care Manager 1 (starting $14.85/hr); L0635 Aging Care Manager 2 (starting $16.27/hr; L0811 Senior Center Operator 1 (starting $11.87/hr). Good benefit package. Access the Civil Service Comission's website at www.scsc.pa.gov to review test announcements, minimum experience & training requirements and completion of application for exams. The Agency is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
  • LEHMAN'S FARM Our Sweet Corn is Ready! Call to order CORN! Taking Orders for Green Beans & Red Beets & Tomatoes 432 Lehman Road New Paris 814-839-4247
  • Multi-Family Yard Sale Friday & Saturday August 18-19; 9am-4pm 480 Ridgewood Dr. (off Route 56 between Chestnut Ridge Schools) Stove, power tools, microwave, range hood, toys, car seats, crib mattress, pack-n-play, bouncer, corner bench with table, housewares, books, and children/adult clothing.
  • FOR SALE (3) Hustler Commercial Zero Turn Mowers; (2)Ride on; (1)Walk behind. Asking $2,300 each or $6,400 for all; North Star 200 gallon ski Sprayer with Honda Engine; 300ft hose and electric reel. Asking $1,600. All prices negotiable. For information call or text 814-285-0203.
  • Cove Creek Salvage ¥ Buyers of all types of scrap metals ¥ Cash paid for late model wrecked cars & trucks ¥ Removal of junk vehicles available 814-847-0026
  • Lost Pink Cell Phone at Summit Gym. Reward offered. Please call 494-8583

State/National

Students to learn about agriculture

In elementary classrooms throughout the county, students will be learning about agriculture and its... More...

Students get extra time for vaccinations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania students are getting additional time to comply with new... More...

Secret Service issues new rules on agent behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to shake the disgrace of a prostitution scandal, the Secret Service... More...

World

U.S. officials: Core al-Qaida group ‘essentially gone’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida... More...

Local Sports

Ridge athletes break NBC Invite records

LOYSBURG — Usually a windy, chilly evening does not lend itself to many strong performances... More...

Fore the Love

Practice makes perfect

Based on the positive feedback I received following my first column, I am approaching my second... More...

Speedway winners come from front row starts

It was a wire-to-wire type of night at the Bedford Speedway on Friday.  The first three... More...