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July 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pa. gears up for heat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yes, Pennsylvania, another heat wave is coming.  Heat warnings and... More...

Special Sections

Local

Farmers market planned in Claysburg

The Claysburg community is looking for farmers to start a local food market later this month. ... More...

Slow tractor race winners

Alum Bank Fire Department has announced the winners of its Slow Tractor Race, held Saturday during... More...

Nemacolin breaks ground on new ski lodge

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania resort has broken ground on a new, larger... More...

World

New Zealand gold miners rescued after fire

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine... More...

Local Sports

Somerset nips Bedford for CCAL crown

Businessmen score walk-off win with two runs in seventh inning

SOMERSET — In the game of baseball, there has to be a winner and a loser, whether it is the... More...

Two early runs not enough in loss to Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Altoona scored two runs with its first four batters on Monday night but was... More...

Gabriel second at Cadet Greco-Roman

FARGO,... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Lee and Katelyn ( Lasure) Friedline of Bedford welcomed twin sons to their family on July 7. The... More...

U.S. drought spreading

Drought grips more than half of U.S.

WALTONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading, with more... More...

Tussey sees savings in food services

SAXTON — The Tussey Mountain School District will purchase a new cafeteria software program... More...

Top of th' Morning

Free ice cream sundaes will be available at the gazebo during the Farmer’s Market Wednesday,... More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Bingham - 2017-02-21
John E. Criswell - 2017-02-21
Grace A. Weimer - 2017-02-21
William M. Strayer Jr. - 2017-02-20
Dale L. Price - 2017-02-18
Nancy Green - 2017-02-18
Sandy M. Crawford - 2017-02-17
Sharon Sinclair-Snyder - 2017-02-17
Mary Jane Whitesell - 2017-02-17
Margaret F. Entrekin - 2017-02-17
L. Faith Horner - 2017-02-17
Jennifer (Angelo) Meck - 2017-02-16
Mark (Marck) Robinson - 2017-02-16
Ruby V. Shroyer - 2017-02-16
Thomas L. Spencer - 2017-02-14
Paul M. Calhoun - 2017-02-13
Richard A. May - 2017-02-13
Brent Allen Pensyl - 2017-02-13
Glen M. Johnson - 2017-02-11
Lois Mae Sollenberger - 2017-02-11
Stanley W. Corley Sr. - 2017-02-10
Michael Brady Rininger - 2017-02-10
Cheyanne Marie Powell - 2017-02-10
Dacota Emily Powell - 2017-02-10
Mark B. Atkinson - 2017-02-09
Shirley M. Conner - 2017-02-09
S. June Gosnell - 2017-02-09
Harold Grant Bishop - 2017-02-08
Arnold R. Miller - 2017-02-08
Minnie E. Miller - 2017-02-07
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-04
Mary Amelia Machtley - 2017-02-04
Erma Ruth Ling - 2017-02-04
Ronald W. Bingham - 2017-02-03
Carlton F. Rinker - 2017-02-03
Gary Francis Suggars - 2017-02-03
Roger A. Dodson - 2017-02-02
Geraldine A. Logsdon - 2017-02-02
Brenda J. Sacratini - 2017-02-02

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  • Love In Action International Ministries (LIAIM) A 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-denominational organization focused on establishing and operating children's homes in Latin America, is currently seeking a Director of Development. The primary duties of this position are to lead marketing efforts, discover new funding opportunities, maintain current funding networks, and organize fundraising events in support of the operational, growth, and home office functions of this ministry. The primary work setting is at LIAIM's home office in Altoona, PA; however the successful candidate should expect some out of town travel. Candidate should possess the following qualifications: ¥ Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills across verbal, visual, and written models. ¥ Preferred: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or non-profit leadership/development ¥ Computer expertise in Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook, Access, as well as other marketing, fundraising, and publishing applications; Internet proficiency and experience with various social networks. ¥ 3+ years of experience in fundraising ¥ Highest degree of ethics and integrity ¥ High level of initiative; able to work independently and with a team ¥ Strong relationship building and solicitation skills ¥ Goal setting, planning, and execution ¥ Business math skills ¥ Passion for the mission of this ministry and strong desire to promote it For more information about LIAIM, our vision and mission, and a full Director of Development position description, visit our web site at www.liaim.com Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume that includes both personal and professional references in PDF form to Gary Zimmerman, Director of LIAIM at: liaim@aol.com Starting salary range is $45,000 to $55,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • HIRING! Valley Community Services is hiring several Home and Community Habilitation Staff to provide supports in the home and community setting in the Bedford County Area. ¥Services offer competitive wages and flexible scheduling. HCH Staff help individuals with intellectual disabilities improve and maintain daily living skills and participate in community activities. Must be dependable and have good communication skills. High school diploma or a GED and valid PA driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required, so is the ability to obtain background clearances. Experience preferred but not required. If interested, please contact Kelly Fetsko at 814-418-3425 or kfetsko@valleycs.org. EOE
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State/National

Trans fat ban made fast food a bit healthier in N.Y.

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Turns out it’s possible to make a fast-food lunch a bit healthier... More...

Paterno family denies Louis Freeh report findings

Joe Paterno’s family on Monday vowed its own investigation of the Jerry Sandusky child sex... More...

State Briefs

Pa. credit-rating dropped... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

ID law troublesome

I t’s mid-July; do you have the proper identification card to vote on Nov. 6? When the... More...

Voter ID law fills lull

No matter what people say about Pennsylvania’s new photo ID requirement for voting, the... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates’ batting through the years

Last week, I wrote about the pitching history of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and especially the... More...

Rice, Forte sign long-term deals with current teams

Ray Rice and Matt Forte got what they wanted Monday: long-term contracts that sometimes elude NFL... More...

Masters champ Bubba hoping to rebound at British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Another major championship has Masters champion Bubba Watson... More...