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May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Chestnut Ridge chorus students will present their spring concerts this weekend. The 5th and 6th... More...

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Local

Hobby Auto Racing meeting set

All past Hobby Auto Racing Association drivers, officials, associates and family members are... More...

Chef shares nutritional recipes

Chef Mark Anthony, a television chef on Three Angels Broadcasting Network, visited the Everett... More...

Entertainment

DANCE to benefit the Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. May 18 at the... More...

Editorial

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Act fast on IRS

Rare among nations, the United States has a voluntary tax code that actually works. It works... More...

Nixon News-O-Meter

A t the first whiff of a scandal, we all become Deciders. It happens to presidents, other public... More...

State/National Sports

Iran tops U.S. in wrestling exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran’s wrestling team visited the United States for the first time in a... More...

Rodriguez and Pirates silence Brew Crew 3-1

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Wandy Rodriguez allowed one run over seven strong innings and Neil Walker... More...

Dupuis stealing spotlight from heralded teammates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dan Bylsma has been hearing it seemingly from the moment he took over at... More...

Claysburg board cuts five positions

CLAYSBURG — Five positions representing five program areas were cut by Claysburg-Kimmel... More...

Shuster supporter challenges potential GOP foe

A Bill Shuster supporter is challenging the legality of the campaign conduct of a potential... More...

Obama tries to regain control amid controversies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure, President Barack Obama on Wednesday released a... More...

Obituaries

Audrey J. Miller - 2017-04-24
Herlen “Buck” Lohr - 2017-04-22
Carl Earl Egolf Sr. - 2017-04-20
Joe A. McDaniel - 2017-04-20
Nancy C. Calhoun - 2017-04-19
Donna M. Yeager - 2017-04-19
Alex B. Bulvin - 2017-04-18
Dolores R. Hoover - 2017-04-18
Paul A. Claar - 2017-04-17
Gary Wayne Corle - 2017-04-17
Jeanne M. Turner - 2017-04-17
Warren A. College - 2017-04-17
Wayne E. Bush Sr. - 2017-04-15
Charles E. Ebersole - 2017-04-14
Donald H. Fyfe - 2017-04-14
Deborah A. Cooke - 2017-04-13
Wanda P. Logue Ferrell - 2017-04-13
Harold R. Vance - 2017-04-13
Correction - 2017-04-13
Wilma K. Shipley-Ihrie - 2017-04-12
Ralph L. Wiker III - 2017-04-12
John Norman Koontz - 2017-04-12
Saralee ‘Sue’ Reed - 2017-04-12
Jane K. Barnhart - 2017-04-11
Kerry J. Deffibaugh - 2017-04-11
Bessie M. Thomas - 2017-04-11
Thomas H. Black Jr. - 2017-04-11
Jane K. Barnhart - 2017-04-10
Daniel E. Burkett - 2017-04-10
Judith Innes - 2017-04-10
H. Evelyn Porter - 2017-04-10
Betty L. Logsdon - 2017-04-08
F. Lucille Elliott - 2017-04-06
Chance A. Williams - 2017-04-06
Justin D. England - 2017-04-06
Chalmer Ira Foor Jr. - 2017-04-06
Douglas Nelson Fleming - 2017-04-05

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  • 114A PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS The Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford will receive sealed bids until 11:00 a.m. prevailing local time on the 16th day of May, 2017 at the Bedford Borough Municipal Building, 244 West Penn Street, Bedford, PA 15522 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following contract: Contract 2017-2: Bedford Borough Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project The replacement of approximately 2,215 lineal feet of conventional gravity sewer main, manholes, laterals, along with the necessary appurtenances. Faxed bids will not be accepted. Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. Payment for the Contract Documents will be $106.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax. Digital Copies are available in PDF format on Compact Disk at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost. All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc. Payment is non-refundable. A $10.00 ($5.00 for Digital) fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (Surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder's entrance into a contract if given the award. No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications, or any applicable statues of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, on the forms provided, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price, with a surety company listed on the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Prevailing wage rates will apply to this contract. The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters. All contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the Public Works Employment Verifications Act. The Act requires the contractor to verify employee eligibility through the e-verify program operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security as a precondition of being awarded a contract for this project. The contract documents contain information and verification form regarding the Act. The Owner shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or shall reject all bids within 60 days of the date of the bid opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 60-day period; PROVIDED, however, that if the award of the contract is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds or the award of the grant or grants, the Owner shall reject all bids or award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder within 120 days of the date of the BID opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 120-day period. Thirty (30) day extensions of the date for the award of the contract may be made by the mutual written consent of the Owner and the lowest responsible bidder. Bidders for this contract shall have completed projects similar in character and scope and will be required to provide with their Bid a Qualifications Statement for prime contractor and all subcontractors. Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those persons whose names and address are on record with Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc. as having obtained a copy of the Contract Documents. The Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford reserves the right to reject any or all bids or waive any informalities in the bidding. Larry Johnson, Chairman
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  • 978A PUBLIC NOTICE ACT 780 HEARING SCHEDULED The Tussey Mountain School Board has scheduled an Act 780 Hearing for April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium, 199 Front Street, Saxton. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss and receive public comment on closing two of the district's three elementary buildings. The buildings being considered are Defiance Elementary and Robertsdale Elementary.

State/National

First tropical storm of the season forms

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say the first tropical storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season... More...

Mayor proposes tax hikes to fund Philadelphia schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia has proposed increasing taxes on cigarettes and... More...

Pentagon faces outrage over assault cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of... More...

World

Cambodian shoe factory collapse kills two

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Part of a shoe factory in Cambodia collapsed while several dozen... More...

UN: $2.5 trillion in disaster losses since 2000

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Economic losses from disasters since 2000 are in the range of $2.5... More...

Local Sports

Bedford County wins 17 golds at D5 meet

Several double winners among the local contingent going to states

LOYSBURG — A strong performance by the Bedford County contingent at the District 5- AA Track... More...

Kline’s walkoff lifts Bedford to Laurel Highlands title

The 1980 Cleveland Browns football team and the 1950 Philadelphia Phillies were known as the... More...

Crawford leaving NB as hoops coach

For the past 15 seasons, Barry Crawford has been drawing up advice for his players from the... More...