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August 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gunman fires at police from Georgia school

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Ready for battle

Bedford, Everett and Alum Bank firemen gathered at Fort Bedford Park Tuesday evening to hone their... More...

Special Sections

Local

ACM prepares to offer ‘blended’ courses

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Allegany College of Maryland, a regional leader in extending higher... More...

Group plans race events for Labor Day

Cumberland Valley Rec Council will kick off its Annual Labor Day picnic with a “Racin’... More...

Commissioners hire jail, court staff

The Bedford County commissioners took care of some personnel items Tuesday in a brief... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Filner’s headlock

Being mayor of San Diego has to be one of the best jobs in American politics: wonderful year- round... More...

Can he write his own laws?

A s a reaction to the crack epidemic of the 1980s, many federal drug laws carry strict mandatory... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers still sloppy at the halfway mark of preseason

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Mike Tomlin is running out of... More...

Eagles name Vick the starter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Vick took a pay cut and had to compete for his job when he... More...

Marathon bombing responders, vets play at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Wege stepped into the pitch and smacked the neon yellow softball off the... More...

U.S. considers cutting some aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, undertaking a major review of... More...

Bedford prepares for ‘best days of the year’

Bedford Area School Board approved numerous business and personnel items Tuesday as the district... More...

Wildfire spending tops $1B

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires burning in Oregon, Idaho and Montana are taxing national... More...

Top of th' Morning

“Meet the Bison Night” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Bedford High School. All... More...

Obituaries

Henry E. Leppert - 2017-08-16
Mary O. Snider - 2017-08-16
Paul W. Williams - 2017-08-16
Raymond E. Diehl - 2017-08-15
Eva M. Boyer - 2017-08-14
Ann H. Shaffer - 2017-08-12
Elizabeth Mae Stuby - 2017-08-12
Donald C. Lambert - 2017-08-11
Richard W. Heming - 2017-08-10
April T. Ross - 2017-08-10
Betty J. Furmanchick - 2017-08-09
Verna Lucille Ritchey - 2017-08-09
Laurence J. Mateljan - 2017-08-08
Daniel G. Pensyl - 2017-08-08
Ruth V. Dermer - 2017-08-07
Ruth Shuey Risser - 2017-08-07
Mary R. Page - 2017-08-07
Delores R. Thomas - 2017-08-07
Merriam J. Shab Smith - 2017-08-07
Andrew J. Domonkos - 2017-08-05
Steven R. Smith - 2017-08-05
Stanford P. Boyer - 2017-08-04
Betty J. Furmanchick - 2017-08-04
Barry J. Leighty, II - 2017-08-04
Richard Lee Ritchey - 2017-08-03
Obit correction - 2017-08-02
Robin M. Hillegas - 2017-08-01
Lois A. Knisely - 2017-08-01
Harry Max McDannell - 2017-07-31
Lillian M. Pepple - 2017-07-31
Janet M. Morgan - 2017-07-31
Theodore R. Eichler - 2017-07-29
Timothy H. Carey II - 2017-07-28
Eugene Leo Turner - 2017-07-28

Regional Classifieds
  • For Rent- Bedford Boro. 3-Bdr, applicances included. $650/mo. No pets. No smoking. Security deposit, first, and last month required. 814-494-1108
  • RIDGETOP ORCHARDS 2953 Valley Rd. Fishertown, PA PEACHES 814-839-4181 Monday- Saturday 9am-5pm www.ridgetoporchards.com
  • For Rent - Bedford Area ¥1-BD APARTMENT ¥2 & 3 BD MOBILE HOMES ¥MOBILE HOME SPACE ¥3-BD HOUSE - BEDFORD Security deposit. No pets. (814)623-1992
  • High-Paying Postal Jobs! No Experience Required! Don't pay for information about jobs with the Postal Service or federal government. Call the Federal Trade Commission toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit www.ftc.gov to learn more. A public service message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.
  • The Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging encourages interested applicants to take Civil Service exams for the following classifications for future local government employment: L0657 Aging Care Manager 1 (starting $14.85/hr); L0635 Aging Care Manager 2 (starting $16.27/hr; L0811 Senior Center Operator 1 (starting $11.87/hr). Good benefit package. Access the Civil Service Comission's website at www.scsc.pa.gov to review test announcements, minimum experience & training requirements and completion of application for exams. The Agency is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
  • LEHMAN'S FARM Our Sweet Corn is Ready! Call to order CORN! Taking Orders for Green Beans & Red Beets & Tomatoes 432 Lehman Road New Paris 814-839-4247
  • Multi-Family Yard Sale Friday & Saturday August 18-19; 9am-4pm 480 Ridgewood Dr. (off Route 56 between Chestnut Ridge Schools) Stove, power tools, microwave, range hood, toys, car seats, crib mattress, pack-n-play, bouncer, corner bench with table, housewares, books, and children/adult clothing.
  • FOR SALE (3) Hustler Commercial Zero Turn Mowers; (2)Ride on; (1)Walk behind. Asking $2,300 each or $6,400 for all; North Star 200 gallon ski Sprayer with Honda Engine; 300ft hose and electric reel. Asking $1,600. All prices negotiable. For information call or text 814-285-0203.
  • Cove Creek Salvage ¥ Buyers of all types of scrap metals ¥ Cash paid for late model wrecked cars & trucks ¥ Removal of junk vehicles available 814-847-0026
  • Lost Pink Cell Phone at Summit Gym. Reward offered. Please call 494-8583

State/National

Hawaii to study sharks after spike in attacks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials plan to spend the next two years studying tiger shark... More...

Mosquitoes worse this summer in parts of U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the... More...

Pa. man proud of Paterno billboard

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man says he paid for a billboard on a rural... More...

Local Sports

Straub, Bedford team capture titles at BCAA

Bedford made an early statement toward being the county’s best golf team in 2013 by winning... More...

Lady Bison tennis opens with win over Johnstown

Last fall, the Bedford girls tennis squad was young and it showed.  The Lady Bisons returned... More...

Funds still needed for fields

The financial end of the project to upgrade the athletic fields at the Snake Spring Community Park... More...