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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

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
Dena M. Beck - 2017-02-01
Steven C. Good - 2017-02-01
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-01

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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

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...