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March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Senate votes for $85B in cuts to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely... More...

Top of th' Morning

Free dinners are served each month in Saxton and Broad Top. The free dinners are being served at... More...

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Local

BMS quiz team takes second

The Bedford Middle School Quiz Team placed second in the recent Blair/Bedford Junior Varsity... More...

Gartland receives award

Drew Gartland, with parents Bryan and Renae, accepted an award from school board president Larry... More...

Senior Menus

The menu for the senior centers in Bedford County for March 25-March 29 is as follows: Monday... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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GOP overhaul

The Republican Party may have a lot of problems, but one of them isn’t complacency among its... More...

Politics so far in 2013

Let’s see: So far we’ve witnessed hyper-partisanship, President Barack Obama’s... More...

HOPE students stage ‘Murderous Night’

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Bedford, Fulton counties expect benefit from trail

PIKE2BIKE: THE ROAD AHEAD

Part 3 of “Pike2Bike: The Road Ahead deals with the hope that the development of the... More...

Colorado governor signs historic gun bills into law

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor signed bills Wednesday that place new restrictions on... More...

Obituaries

Gerald F. Grasser - 2016-07-23
Almeda V. Korns - 2016-07-23
Kenneth Clair Machtley - 2016-07-22
Annetta Faith Snyder - 2016-07-22
Warren Stufft - 2016-07-22
Kenneth C. Machtley - 2016-07-21
Gerald F. Shaw - 2016-07-20
W. Clifford Elder - 2016-07-19
Reo M. Hechler - 2016-07-16
Charles D. Mentzer - 2016-07-16
Romaine M. Bingham - 2016-07-15
James T. Miller - 2016-07-15
Wanetia L. Hughes - 2016-07-15
John R. Colyer - 2016-07-14
James T. Miller - 2016-07-14
Marvin A. Weicht - 2016-07-14
Keith A. Stuart - 2016-07-14
Ruth E. Eichelberger - 2016-07-13
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-13
Joseph A. Imler Sr. - 2016-07-13
Kevin D. Clark - 2016-07-13
Laura S. Smith - 2016-07-13
Bertha Eichelberger - 2016-07-12
Glenn A. Layton - 2016-07-12
Leota Amelia Fink - 2016-07-12
Gary V. Wentz - 2016-07-12
Ella E. Snyder - 2016-07-12
William H. Schaeffer - 2016-07-11
Miriam J. Moore - 2016-07-11
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-11
Robert L. Frazier - 2016-07-09
Sandra L. McConahy - 2016-07-09
Dale Sherman Grimes - 2016-07-08
Roland Stover Keller - 2016-07-07
Jennie M. Fronckowiak - 2016-07-06
Randy Eugene Garlick - 2016-07-06
Ada V. Simpkins - 2016-07-06
Leo R. Mazman - 2016-07-05
Marjorie A. Shaffer - 2016-07-05
Paul Lynn Wible - 2016-07-05

Regional Classifieds
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  • 264A NOTICE OF HEARING ON AMENDMENT TO SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE AND NOTICE OF ORDINANCE Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of South Woodbury (the ÒTownship') that at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 shortly after the commencement of the regularly scheduled meeting of the South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors, to be held at the Municipal Building, located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, said Board will hold a public hearing to obtain input, information and comments from the public regarding a proposed amendment to the Township's Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance ('SALDO'). Following said hearing, and during the regular meeting of said Board, said Board will consider whether to adopt, and actually may adopt, at said meeting, the following Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2016-02, an Ordinance of the Township of South Woodbury, amending the Township's current Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2015-01, relating to subdivision and land development within the Township of South Woodbury), by making the following amendment: Section 403.1. A. (pertaining, generally to notes and data that are to be included in preliminary plans) is hereby amended by deleting the following sentence from the end of sub-subsection 7: If on-lot groundwater is proposed to be used, a hydrogeological analysis including data on the source and supply must be submitted. Additionally, Ordinance No. 2016-02 affirms all other parts of Ordinance No. 2015.01, and establishes an effective date. The full text of said Ordinance is available for review at the office of the Township Secretary located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Mon.-Wed., and Fri. If you are a handicapped person who would need assistance at said meeting or in obtaining a copy of said Ordinance, please contact the Township Secretary in person or by calling (814)766-2900. SOUTH WOODBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS GENEVIEVE ZEBROSKI, SECRETARY 125 North Road New Enterprise, PA 16664 W. LEE OSWALT, III, ESQ. TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR 414 N. Logan Boulevard Altoona, PA 16602
  • NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8's AmeriCorps program is recruiting for stipend based positions in education, social services and environment, in a 16-county area. For more information visit: www.pmsc.org or call the IU8's local AmeriCorps office at 814-472-7690
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State/National

Six U.S. school districts form food alliance

NEW YORK (AP) — Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas... More...

Pa. school asks students to cut back on body spray

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school wants its students to cut back on the body... More...

HP develops glasses-free 3-D

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers at Hewlett- Packard Co. have developed a way to put... More...

World

Pregnant Kate gets ‘Baby on Board’ badge

LONDON (AP) — Thoughtful workers on London’s subway system Wednesday gave the pregnant... More...

Correction

The last paragraph in the article about Pope Francis was inadvertently cut off in Wednesday’s... More...

Local Sports

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 Tennis Bedford at Bishop Guilfoyle, 4 p.m. HOPE for Hyndman at... More...

State/National Sports

Freeman’s 2 HRs, 4 RBIs lead Braves over Bucs

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Freddie Freeman was already fitting in nicely in the cleanup spot for... More...

Dake and Penn State headline NCAA Championships this week

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cornell’s Kyle Dake will seek to take his place among the... More...

Arizona trades SS east to Pittsburgh

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks traded shortstop John McDonald to Pittsburgh on... More...

Shawnee Valley Volunteer Fire Co.

Smith’s Saws & Service

Weyants' TV

Geisel Funeral Homes & Crematory

Everett Foodliner & Saxton Market

Gerber's Repair Service