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September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Group: More than half in 39 states will be obese

NEW YORK (AP) — We Americans already know how fat we are. Can it get much worse? Apparently,... More...

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The Bedford County commissioners opened bids for water line work in... More...

Special Sections

Local

Area dairy farms at All-American show

HARRISBURG — Several dairy farms in the Bedford County area won top awards during the 49th... More...

Coverlet museum to host fiber retreat

The National Museum of the American Coverlet in Bedford will host its first Fiber Retreat on Sept.... More...

Osterburg man pleads guilty in federal court

An Osterburg man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of child pornography.... More...

Editorial

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The insult tactic

Mitt Romney has settled on a curious campaign strategy: insulting the people he needs to get... More...

The abandonment

There are two positions one can take regarding the Iranian nuclear program: (a) it doesn’t... More...

State/National Sports

Harrison, Polamalu are still questionable for Steelers

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Mike Tomlin still isn’t sure when injured defensive stars James... More...

Penn State is not looking past Temple in non-conference finale

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Whether it’s the nonconference finale against Temple or the... More...

Gallardo lifts Brewers to a 6-0 shutout at Pirates

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Yovani Gallardo gave up just two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the surging... More...

County shortfall blamed on funds dispute

The Bedford County commissioners will sit down with department managers and elected officials this... More...

Bedford looks at enrollment, online learning

Bedford school officials reported to the school board on the district’s online learning... More...

Chicago teachers return to classroom

CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on... 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

Customs probes helicopter for stunt

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — After a government helicopter was used in an over-the-top invitation to a... More...

Businessman buys Gettysburg map

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The massive light-up map depicting the Battle of Gettysburg will head... More...

NCAA task force to oversee Penn St. fine

A 10-member task force has been named to come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record... More...

World

Mexico pipeline fire near U.S. border kills 26

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A big fire erupted at a natural gas pipeline distribution center near... More...

Oil falls below $96 on economic worries

NEW YORK ( AP) — The price of oil fell for a second day, as a major shipping company gave... More...

Scholar: Jesus cites wife in ancient script

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of... More...

Local Sports

Dell is ready for an Everett homecoming

2012 Olympic rower visiting area with bronze medal from London Games

Natalie Dell’s ultimate dream of winning an Olympic medal became reality. That said, her... More...

Chestnut Ridge girls dominate McConnellsburg in sweep

McCONNELLSBURG — Over the last couple years, the Chestnut Ridge and McConnellsburg volleyball... More...

Everett beats Tussey Mt.

EVERETT — Host Everett worked past Tussey Mountain for a three-game sweep on Tuesday. The... More...