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April 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring rains ease drought, fields turned to mud

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As spring rains soaked the central United States and helped conquer... More...

Top of th' Morning

Northern Bedford students will perform their spring concert this weekend. The Northern Bedford... More...

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Local

Bingo winner named

Linda McCoy of Bedford, left, shows her winning full Bedford Gazette Bingo Bucks card to... More...

County organizations receive grants

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies announced Thursday $13,500 in grants to nonprofit... More...

Police

A Manns Choice man was cited for underage drinking in Bedford Township.  State police said... More...

Editorial

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Public no help on budget

Finally, there are three proposed federal budgets on the table for Congress to choose among,... More...

Revolutionary Twitter

When James French became the last person to be executed in 1966 under Oklahoma’s death... More...

State/National Sports

Jones, Sanchez lead Pirates to another win

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — The Pirates have been getting contributions from up and down their... More...

Steelers select pass-rushing Jones with first round pick

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — When Jarvis Jones slogged through the 40-yard dash in a pedestrian 4.9... More...

Devils slip past Penguins

NEWARK,... More...

How big?

Levi Lingsch and Zach Shaffer, of the Bedford Bluegills team, have a little fun as they measure... More...

Boston suspects planned to hit New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombers were headed for New York’s Times Square to... More...

Obama consoles families, survivors of Texas blast

WACO, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly... More...

Obituaries

Jason C. Bush - 2017-02-22
Kenneth R. Mowry - 2017-02-22
Don M. Elbin - 2017-02-22
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

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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

Smallmouth bass show Susquehanna impaired

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health problems suffered by smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna show... More...

Penn State applications down 9 percent

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Population declines and concerns over how to pay for a college... More...

Mellow name removed

SCRANTON,... More...

World

Workers pinned in Bangladesh rubble cry out for rescue

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — ‘‘Save us, brother. I beg you, brother,’’... More...

Local Sports

Ridge and Northern baseball split, Everett wins two

NEW ENTERPRISE — Northern Bedford won the first game of a doubleheader 5-1, but Chestnut... More...

Ridge and Everett girls win both, Tussey stuns SH

LOYSBURG — Chestnut Ridge swept a doubleheader at Northern Bedford on Thursday, winning by... More...

NB girls win Tri-State Invite

HANCOCK,... More...

Worship

National Day of Prayer services planned for Thursday

NATIONAL Day of Prayer service will be held at noon on May 2 in the parking lot of Love In the Name... More...

Assistant pastor to be honored

Assistant Pastor Appreciation Weekend will be celebrated at the Everett Church of God April 27 and... More...

Sale scheduled to raise money for missionary’s work

Crossroads Bible Church in Bedford will host a community-wide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3... More...