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August 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wildfire near Yosemite prompts evacuations

More than 50 wildfires burn in U.S.

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Local

Breakfast, poker run benefits planned

Two events are being held by the Saxton Sportsmens Club on Saturday, Aug. 31, to benefit two young... More...

Everett Cash Mutual distributes scholarships

To celebrate Everett Cash Mutual’s 100-year anniversary, the company board elected to forgo... More...

Windber man pleads to kidnapping

A Windber man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of kidnapping, United States Attorney... More...

Editorial

Give Cruz a break

We think Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas deserves a break on the question of whether he is an American... More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Centrist GOP at risk

I f you’re a moderate Republican, you may want to apply for protection under the endangered... More...

State/National Sports

Mexico tops Panama on homer at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jorge Romero put Mexico in front with one big swing, and then... More...

MLB replay a slippery slope

Somewhere out there, three baseball minds superior to the ones still cranking hard inside the aging... More...

Little League is scoring big in social media

LLWS Notebook

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. ( AP) — Little League Baseball is using social media to expand its... More...

Hyndman ballfield nearly complete

HYNDMAN — Gray is greener and smaller is smarter at the Hyndman ballfield where a $60,000... More...

Obama calls for affordable college

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Top of th' Morning

Traffic will be disrupted on Old Route 26 in West Providence Township starting on Monday.... More...

Obituaries

Gerald F. Grasser - 2016-07-23
Almeda V. Korns - 2016-07-23
Kenneth Clair Machtley - 2016-07-22
Annetta Faith Snyder - 2016-07-22
Warren Stufft - 2016-07-22
Kenneth C. Machtley - 2016-07-21
Gerald F. Shaw - 2016-07-20
W. Clifford Elder - 2016-07-19
Reo M. Hechler - 2016-07-16
Charles D. Mentzer - 2016-07-16
Romaine M. Bingham - 2016-07-15
James T. Miller - 2016-07-15
Wanetia L. Hughes - 2016-07-15
John R. Colyer - 2016-07-14
James T. Miller - 2016-07-14
Marvin A. Weicht - 2016-07-14
Keith A. Stuart - 2016-07-14
Ruth E. Eichelberger - 2016-07-13
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-13
Joseph A. Imler Sr. - 2016-07-13
Kevin D. Clark - 2016-07-13
Laura S. Smith - 2016-07-13
Bertha Eichelberger - 2016-07-12
Glenn A. Layton - 2016-07-12
Leota Amelia Fink - 2016-07-12
Gary V. Wentz - 2016-07-12
Ella E. Snyder - 2016-07-12
William H. Schaeffer - 2016-07-11
Miriam J. Moore - 2016-07-11
M. Larue Keibler - 2016-07-11
Robert L. Frazier - 2016-07-09
Sandra L. McConahy - 2016-07-09
Dale Sherman Grimes - 2016-07-08
Roland Stover Keller - 2016-07-07
Jennie M. Fronckowiak - 2016-07-06
Randy Eugene Garlick - 2016-07-06
Ada V. Simpkins - 2016-07-06
Leo R. Mazman - 2016-07-05
Marjorie A. Shaffer - 2016-07-05
Paul Lynn Wible - 2016-07-05

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  • 264A NOTICE OF HEARING ON AMENDMENT TO SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE AND NOTICE OF ORDINANCE Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of South Woodbury (the ÒTownship') that at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 shortly after the commencement of the regularly scheduled meeting of the South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors, to be held at the Municipal Building, located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, said Board will hold a public hearing to obtain input, information and comments from the public regarding a proposed amendment to the Township's Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance ('SALDO'). Following said hearing, and during the regular meeting of said Board, said Board will consider whether to adopt, and actually may adopt, at said meeting, the following Ordinance: Ordinance No. 2016-02, an Ordinance of the Township of South Woodbury, amending the Township's current Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2015-01, relating to subdivision and land development within the Township of South Woodbury), by making the following amendment: Section 403.1. A. (pertaining, generally to notes and data that are to be included in preliminary plans) is hereby amended by deleting the following sentence from the end of sub-subsection 7: If on-lot groundwater is proposed to be used, a hydrogeological analysis including data on the source and supply must be submitted. Additionally, Ordinance No. 2016-02 affirms all other parts of Ordinance No. 2015.01, and establishes an effective date. The full text of said Ordinance is available for review at the office of the Township Secretary located at 125 North Road, New Enterprise, PA 16664, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Mon.-Wed., and Fri. If you are a handicapped person who would need assistance at said meeting or in obtaining a copy of said Ordinance, please contact the Township Secretary in person or by calling (814)766-2900. SOUTH WOODBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS GENEVIEVE ZEBROSKI, SECRETARY 125 North Road New Enterprise, PA 16664 W. LEE OSWALT, III, ESQ. TOWNSHIP SOLICITOR 414 N. Logan Boulevard Altoona, PA 16602
  • NATIONAL SERVICE POSITIONS Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8's AmeriCorps program is recruiting for stipend based positions in education, social services and environment, in a 16-county area. For more information visit: www.pmsc.org or call the IU8's local AmeriCorps office at 814-472-7690
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State/National

Are they ripe yet?

A bear looks for apples in a backyard of a house, Thursday in Stroudsburg. Shortly before this... More...

Manure fire stinks up Vt. town

WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A pile of goat manure spontaneously caught fire, spreading stench and... More...

College receives $5M estate gift

ANNVILLE, Pa. ( AP) — Lebanon Valley College says it is receiving the largest estate gift in... More...

World

Egypt’s Mubarak under house arrest

CAIRO (AP) — Wearing a white T-shirt and flashing a smile, Hosni Mubarak was transferred from... More...

Russian spacewalkers encounter faulty equipment

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of spacewalking cosmonauts installed a new telescope mount... More...

Local Sports

Mount Union tops Everett and NBC

MOUNT UNION — Everett’s Logan Brallier was the medalist on Thursday in a match against... More...

Bedford, Ridge tennis lose

Somerset defeated Bedford on Thursday, 4-1. Allison Shuke won in the No. 2 singles position for the... More...

Sports Results

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 Girls Tennis Central 7, Chestnut Ridge 0 Somerset 4, Bedford... More...

Worship

Everett church to host community street fair

FREE community street fair will be hosted by the Everett United Methodist Church on Aug. 24,... More...

NJ governor signs ban

TRENTON, N. J. ( AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a law barring licensed... More...

Ad campaigns launched

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of Evangelical groups, including the Southern Baptist... More...

Coldwell Banker SKS Realty

Everett Shoe Sales and Repairs

Thrivent Financial

Tree of Life

Crystal Spring Camp

Stream & Lake Map