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June 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Senate introduces No Child Left Behind successor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The onesized fits-all national requirements of No Child Left Behind would... More...

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Local

Dairy princess crowned

Mikayla Gates, seated, was crowned the 2013-2014 Bedford County Dairy Princess in a pageant held... More...

Morrisons Cove Dairy Show entries accepted

MARTINSBURG — Entries are being accepted for the Morrisons Cove Dairy Show which will be July... More...

Power Reunion hosts lawn and garden tractor show

Southern Cove Power Reunion will host its 10th annual Lawn and Garden Tractor Show June 8 and 9 at... More...

Editorial

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Privacy scraped away

The Constitution’s Bill of Rights guarantees the right of Americans “to be secure in... More...

Terror’s ‘Wizard of Oz’

Nice thought. But much as Obama would like to close his eyes, click his heels three times and... More...

State/National Sports

Braves’ walkoff beats Pirates

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons hit a game-ending double off Mark Melancon in the 10th... More...

Steelers wary after Adams’ stabbing

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams will play football again,... More...

Pens need to wake up in Bruins’ home

BOSTON ( AP) — Sidney Crosby and the potent Penguins have been punchless.  Pittsburgh... More...

Midwest faces planting dilemma

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s decision time for many Midwest corn farmers stuck in one... More...

NBC teachers get raise, must pay some for insurance

At a special meeting Monday evening, Northern Bedford school board approved a new contract for its... More...

Top of th' Morning

The Bedford County commissioners approved grants Tuesday from the county’s liquid fuels funds... More...

Obituaries

Michael E. Caro - 2018-04-21
David B. Miller - 2018-04-21
Wanda N. Foor - 2018-04-21
Eugene M. Smith Sr. - 2018-04-21
Barbara Lee Hammonds - 2018-04-21
Roy E. Adams - 2018-04-20
Richard A. Roarabaugh - 2018-04-20
Donald F. Miller Sr. - 2018-04-19
Michael Shane Robinson - 2018-04-19
Misty D. Bush - 2018-04-18
Howard W. Drummond Jr. - 2018-04-18
Walter R. Griffith Jr. - 2018-04-18
Peggy E. Furda - 2018-04-17
Marie Wittmer - 2018-04-17
Graveside Memorial - 2018-04-17
Richard Sciranko - 2018-04-16
William Waltman - 2018-04-16
Larry G. Bishop - 2018-04-14
Victoria S. Pembrooke - 2018-04-14
Cyril J. Wolfhope - 2018-04-14
Ronald Lee Cashdollar - 2018-04-13
Kay Larue Walter - 2018-04-13
John F. Palovchalk - 2018-04-13
Daniel L. Colledge - 2018-04-13
Mary England Crowder - 2018-04-13
Cory Dane England - 2018-04-12
Sarah Ann Robine - 2018-04-12
Annalee Fluke - 2018-04-12
Ruth N. Price - 2018-04-12
H. Doyle Calhoun - 2018-04-11
Jane M. Hershberger - 2018-04-11
Connie Jean Seville - 2018-04-11
Betty M. Checkeye - 2018-04-11
Charles Edward Snelson - 2018-04-11
L. June Cook - 2018-04-11
Robert R. Clark - 2018-04-10
Kenneth J. Wambaugh - 2018-04-10
Margaret Snowden - 2018-04-10
Obituary Correction - 2018-04-10
Twilet Arietta Corle - 2018-04-09
Cathaline Manges - 2018-04-09
Floyd Redinger - 2018-04-09
Mary England Crowder - 2018-04-07
Jean B Dixon - 2018-04-07
James M. Hood - 2018-04-07
Dolores L. Dibert - 2018-04-06
Rita L. Leap - 2018-04-06
James Melvin Crawford - 2018-04-05
Gloria E. Wilson - 2018-04-05
T. Jean Hall - 2018-04-05
Tayler Ann Claar - 2018-04-04
Helen R. Miller - 2018-04-04
Nancy Smith - 2018-04-04
Nancy J. Clark - 2018-04-04
Sharon L. Fleck - 2018-04-04
Robert L. Ritchey - 2018-04-04
Carol Ann Close - 2018-04-04
Kevin L. Lafferty - 2018-04-03
Doris L. Leonard - 2018-04-03
Jean L. Holbert - 2018-04-03
Thelma R. Blankley - 2018-04-02
Helen D. Turner - 2018-04-02

Regional Classifieds
  • Interested in working with fresh ingredients? Horn O Plenty is expending our team, hiring cook/servers with competitive wages. Apply www.myhornoplenty.com or within.
  • The Bedford Area School District is advertising for an acticipated vacancy for a Secondary English Teaching position at the Bedford Middle School. Secondary or Middle Level English Certification Required. All applicants must obtatin the appropriate clearances for employment. Qualified applicants will send a letter of Interest, Resume, completed PA Standard Teaching Application, copy of PA Certification, and three letters of reference to: Mr. Kevin Windows, Principle, Bedford Middle School, 440 East Watson Street, Bedford, PA 15522 by May 4, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Windows at 623-4200 or email windowsk@bedfordasd.org. The BASD is an EOE
  • 991A INVITATION FOR BIDS The Snake Spring Township Municipal Authority (SSTMA) will receive sealed bids from qualified bidders for the New Administration Building and Garage Project until 3:00 p.m. prevailing local time on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the SSTMA office, 624 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA 15537. Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud at the SSTMA board meeting at 7:00 p.m., held at the Snake Spring Township Municipal Building, 373 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA for the following contracts. Contract No. 1: General Construction Work involves site construction including trenching, grading, some utility installation, oil/water separator, fencing, concrete and asphalt paving; building construction include concrete retaining/foundation walls, concrete slab-on-grade, wood framing, metal siding and roofing, insulation, man doors, overheard doors, windows, interior partitions, built-in casework, ceiling, flooring, and paint; miscellaneous work to support other contracts as required. Contract No. 2: HVAC Construction Work involves the instillation of an in-floor hot water radiant heat system and boiler in the garage area and a heat-pump forces air ducted system in the administrative area, as well as general ventilation systems. Contract No. 3: Plumbing Construction Work involves installation of plumbing fixtures, wall hydrants, trench drains, copper and pex-type water lines, sanitary lines, traps and vents. Contract No. 4: Electrical Construction Work involves installation of a new metered electric service and power distribution system including panels, disconnects, branch circuits and receptacles; installation of LED light fixtures (both interior and exterior) and switching including emergency/exit lighting; miscellaneous work to support other contracts as required. A non-mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Snake Spring Township Municipal Building at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC, 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. Ass checks should be made payable to Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC. 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 of negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or 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 the 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, specififacation or any applicable statutes 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, each in the amount of one hundred percent (%100) of the Contract Price on the forms provided, with a surety company listed in 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 employment eligibility through the e-verifiy 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 be 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 and McGraw Architects, LLC as having obtained a copy of the Contract Documents. The SSTMA reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Wayne Feight, Board Chairmen
  • BEDFORD BOROUGH: 2BR Townhouse, nice, carpet throughout, laundry area. Garbage/lawncare/snow removal. Security deposit. Non-Smoking. NO PETS. Credit reference. (814)310-2382.
  • 108A MEETING NOTICE Bedford Airport Authority Board Meeting scheduled for Friday April 20, 2018 12:00 p.m. Ed's Steakhouse
  • DECKSIDE LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS FOR A HEALTHY LAWN ¥ FERTILIZATION ¥ WEED CONTROL ¥ PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL ¥ LAWN AERATION First Treatment Mar/Apr Call for Details ¥ SPRING CLEANUP ¥ MOW/TRIM ¥EDGE/PRUNE ¥ MULCH/PLANT ¥ POWER WASHING ¥ WINDOW WASHING ¥ DECK REFINISHING **FREE ESTIMATES** 814-977-3022 Credit Cards Accepted Res/Com Insured PA111248 BU13424
  • Full Time Pickup and Delivery Driver, Part Time Delivery Driver, and Full Time Second Shift Mechanic Needed - Home every night. Must have Class A CDL with Tanker. I year Experience. Full heath benefits. Paid holidays. Safety and Christmas Bonuses. Retirement. Wages discussed at time of interview. Interested candidates please call: Tri-County Bulk Milk Haulers, Inc 814-652-5742
  • Fresh and rotted horse manure for sale. $10.00 a backhoe bucket scoop. Call 814-652-6294
  • Saxton Treasure - Emporium - Crafts, Antiques & Furnishings Vendor spaces available! Winter Hours: Tue-Sat: 10-4; Sunday 12-3 Closed Monday 800 Main Street, Saxton, PA (814)635-2152
  • FULL OR PART TIME CDL A DRIVER WANTED. Dry van trailers. 2 years driving experience and farm experience are preferred. Home most nights. Away 1-2 nights a week. Health Insurance and Retirement. Paid vacation and holidays. Located in Everett. Call 814-327-5244

State/National

Girard drops housing, grades

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 150 years after it was founded to serve disadvantaged students,... More...

Sebelius won’t intervene in transplant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The... More...

Key state senator still deciding beer, liquor bill

HARRISBURG,... More...

Local Sports

PIAA sets sites

Sites and times for Thursday’s state quarterfinals in baseball and softball were announced on... More...

Poison wins Shootout title

The 14U PA Poison fastpitch team took first place in the recent 18U Northern VA, MD Shootout in... More...

Sports Schedule

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 Baseball Cambria County American Legion Bedford at Cernics, 6 p.m.... More...