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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

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
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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...