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May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Speeding up the turnpike

Bill would raise limit from 65 to 70 mph

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could increase from 65... More...

Commissioners split on visitors bureau vote

The Bedford County commissioners approved members to the county visitors bureau board of directors... More...

Special Sections

Local

Central court

The following defendants waived a preliminary hearing on criminal charges Wednesday, May 16, in... More...

Entertainment

BEDFORD County Players will perform the comedy “ Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick” May 18,... More...

Comcast urges adapters, analog delivery to cease

Comcast Limited Basic customers in the Bedford area are urged to order their digital adapters and... More...

Editorial

Earmarks quietly return

Quietly — very quietly, because you’re not supposed to notice it — House... More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Definition problem

A merica’s 2012 Presidential election has now officially entered its “English... More...

State/National Sports

LaRoche, Gonzalez lead Nationals past Pirates, 7-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last season was rough as could be for Adam LaRoche: He tried to play... More...

MLB Standings

American League East Division W... More...

Pirate Box

NATIONALS 7, PIRATES 4 PITTSBURGH MILWAUKEE... More...

Local wind turbine project shelved

There will be no wind turbines impacting the view of Bedford County residents in the near future as... More...

Bedford school budget includes $2.3M in red ink

Bedford Area School District is not proposing a property tax increase, even with an actual deficit... More...

Corbett: Use more reserves

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —... More...

Top of th' Morning

Gov. Tom Corbett has nominated a Bedford man to the State Board of Nursing. The nomination of Jesse... More...

Obituaries

Anna Lois Diehl - 2017-10-19
Melissa Ann Mauro - 2017-10-19
Norma J. Diehl - 2017-10-18
James Walter Paul - 2017-10-18
Elmer Paul Ruby - 2017-10-17
Paul J. Snyder - 2017-10-17
Larry Allen Conrad - 2017-10-14
Verna M. Malony - 2017-10-14
Raymond H. Coakley Jr. - 2017-10-13
Janet R. Critchfield - 2017-10-12
Barbara Jean Kinsey - 2017-10-11
Nancy E. Koontz - 2017-10-11
Jay S. Barton - 2017-10-10
Tracy Lynn McFarland - 2017-10-10
Robert Lee Yoder - 2017-10-10
Harry J. Hite - 2017-10-09
Delphine C. Gates - 2017-10-09
Allen John Carbaugh - 2017-10-09
Mary Ann Winesickle - 2017-10-07
Betty M. Claycomb - 2017-10-05
Gregory L. Fetter - 2017-10-04
Maxine E. Wambaugh - 2017-10-04
Mary A. Johnson - 2017-10-03
Patricia J. Miller - 2017-10-03
Joseph A. Beegle - 2017-10-02
LaVerne Shaffer - 2017-10-02
Eufemia Galura Doyle - 2017-10-02
Brian L. Diehl - 2017-09-30
H. Landon Henry - 2017-09-30

Regional Classifieds
  • Day Care in your home. Any Hours. Call Carla 239-257-8068
  • 457A PUBLIC NOTICE- PERMIT RENEWAL Pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation & Reclamation Act notice hereby is given that Robindale Energy Services, Inc., 224 Grange Hall Rd, Armagh PA 15920, has made application to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for renewing its existing Surface Coal Mine Permit and the related NODES permit. The current permit, No. 05110101/PA0263231 was issued on 11/27/2012 and will expire on 11/27/2017. This renewal does not contain revisions to the existing operation. The receiving stream for the permit area is Shreves Run and Longs Run. The operation is located in Broadtop Township, Bedford County, and is known as Richards Mine. The permit area is situated along Winters Road 1/10 mile south of the intersection with Enid Mountain Road, and just south of the village of Finleyville. The Saxton 7.5' U.S.G.S. topographic map contains the area described. A copy of the renewal application is available for public inspection at the Cambria District Office, DEP, Bureau of District Mining Operations, 286 Industrial Park Road, Ebensburg, PA 15931. Written comments, objections, or a request for public hearing or informal conference may be submitted to the District Mining Manager at the above address no later than thirty (30) days following the final publication date of this notice. Any correspondence must include the person's name, address, telephone number, and a brief statement as to the nature of the objection.
  • Saxton Apartment-2 bedroom 1 bath. 1 car garage. washer/dryer in unit. Tenant pays electric and trash. $595/month. $695/security deposit. Freedom Rentals 695-9408
  • 509A Bid Request Snowplowing and Ashing sealed bids will be received until November 3, 2017 for snowplowing and ashing duties on an as needed basis for Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County for the year of 2018. Please enclose a second bid for ashing only. All bids must include a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Bids will be opened at the meeting on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The supervisors reserve the right to reject any or all bids. Bids can be sent to: Hopewell Township 18179 Peach Orchard Lane, James Creek, Pa 16657. Wendy Melius, Secretary
  • 505A BOROUGH OF SAXTON CONCISE FINANCIAL STATEMENT Year Ended December 31, 2016 CASH BALANCE - JANUARY 1, 2016 $ 281,844 SOURCES OF CASH Taxes $ 150,850 Licenses & Permits 11,329 Fines & Forfeits 10,642 Interest, Rents & Royalties 2,148 Intergovernmental 92,660 Charges of Services 420,837 Miscellaneous 30,008 Other Financing Sources 10,751 TOTAL SOURCES OF CASH $ 729,225 USES OF CASH General Government $ 33,537 Public Safety 132,101 Health & Welfare 0 Public Works - Highways & Streets 106,806 Public Works - Water System 370,574 Culture & Recreation 9,091 Debt Service 0 Insurance & Payroll Taxes 41,949 Miscellaneous 430 Other Financing Uses ____0 TOTAL USES OF CASH $ 694,488 CASH BALANCE - DECEMBER 31, 2016 $ 316,581 This concise financial statement differs from the Borough's Statement of Cash Receipt and Disbursement Activities - Cash Basis. The full financial statements and auditor's report thereon may be viewed by contacting the Borough office at 635-2363 to make arrangements.
  • Housekeeping- In your home. Reasonable Prices. Any Hours. Call Carla 239-257-8068
  • First Time Fall Garage Sale- Oldtown Road, Fishertown. Friday, 20th & Saturday, 21st. 8am. Off Route 56 at Fishertown County Store. Boys clothes sizes 5-7, scrapbooking, including 2 Cricut machines, lots of seasonal decorations, including 2 large lighted Christmas trees & 2 Stick trees, exercise equipment, much more. As always a very clean sale.
  • CDL Driver wanted Class A. Hauling paperwood & logs. 814-652-5871
  • Boyer Orchards Apples Honeycrisp, Gala, Mcintosh, Cortland, Golden & Red Delicious, Jonagold Fuji, Pink Lady, Stayman, Granny Smith, Rome Bosc Pears Cider, Pumpkins & Winter Squash 4116 Cortland Drive New Paris 814-839-4715 Open Monday-Saturday 9-5 Sunday 1-5 www.boyerorchards.com
  • THIS NEW CLASSIFICATION HAS BEEN CREATED TO ACCOMMODATE LEGAL PUBLIC MEETING NOTICES Deadline for legal notices to appear in this classification will be 11 a.m. of the preceding day.

State/National

Vilsack touts PSU research, farm bill

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought Wednesday to raise... More...

Hyndman schedules Memorial Day events

Robert Cook of the... More...

Stolen church bell turns up

HOOKSTOWN,... More...

Local Sports

Ridge boys, NBC girls win district team titles

Locals will send two to states in boys triple and high jumps, and girls pole vault

LOYSBURG — At the 2012 District 5-AA Track and Field Championship, the big cats roared. ... More...

Bedford capitalizes on chances for 9-3 win at Everett

EVERETT — Games can turn on a dime, and Wednesday’s battle between county rivals... More...

Somerset’s Harshbarger twins take district doubles title

After a weather postponement on Monday, the best of District 5 doubles squared off against one... More...