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February 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

States’ health choices are national experiment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is unfolding as a... More...

Top of th' Morning

A Hyndman Borough councilman won’t seek reelection this year. Chris Harden said he... More...

Special Sections

Local

Cloudy with a forecast of music

Danger lurks everywhere. There are notes flying through the air. The sharps can cut right through... More...

Jaffa hosts sports show Feb. 22-24

The Jaffa Sports Show will be held at the Jaffa Mosque in Altoona Feb. 22-24. More than 120 vendors... More...

Leevi Steele honored on race car

Local NASCAR Sprint Cup fans and supporters of the Steele family of Hopewell will have the... More...

Editorial

The cut is in the mail

I t’s Nixon’s fault. I speak of the financial woes of the U.S. Postal Service, and the... More...

Uncle Sam, scapegoat

I f something bad happens in Russia, Russian officials have an instant explanation: It’s the... More...

End the bed tax scam

Buried in Barack Obama’s budget (last year’s, of course, because this year’s is... More...

State/National Sports

Adams scores twice as Penguins ground Jets, 3-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba ( AP) — Craig Adams scored his first two goals of the season to lift the... More...

Jacobson, Bae tied for lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A move down the California coast hasn’t changed a thing for Fredrik... More...

Opening practice includes 5-car wreck

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It took about 10 minutes to wreck several cars at Daytona... More...

Meteor explodes over Russia

More than 1,000 people injured from bus-sized meteor

MOSCOW (AP) — With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the... More...

DA: Melvin’s family ties became ‘criminal ties’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The campaign corruption case against suspended state Supreme Court Justice... More...

Valentine sweethearts

Pennknoll Village residents, Bertha and Clair Smith, were crowned as Valentine King and Queen... 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

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

Dance Marathon arrives at PSU

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State basketball coach Patrick Chambers had to leave campus... More...

Sheriff: Ex-cop Dorner died from gunshot

SAN BERNARDINO,... More...

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife to plead guilty

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse... More...

World

Venezuelan gov. shows Chavez photos

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The world got its first glimpse of Hugo Chavez since he underwent a... More...

Local Sports

CK’s Brown advances to D6-AA semifinal round

ALTOONA — Five Claysburg wrestlers kept their seasons alive on Friday at the District 6- AA... More...

Glendale tops Claysburg in season finale, 72-58

CLAYSBURG — Glendale got off to a fast start offensively and scored in a multitude of ways to... More...

Remembering a Bedford County great — John Foor

Recently one of the patriarch of baseball in Bedford County passed away at the age of 95. John... More...