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August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Some schools quit healthier lunch program

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal... More...

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Local

Owls, mountain biking, apple cider featured at Blue Knob

Blue Knob State Park will feature programs on owls, mountain biking, vultures and apple cider... More...

Anyone lose a parrot?

This exotic bird landed on the shoulder of Bedford resident Marlene Claycomb while she was walking... More...

Shawnee to host butterfly program

Shawnee State Park will present “On the Wings of a Monarch” Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Syria options narrow

Here is how Secretary of State John Kerry summarized the state of affairs in Syria now that it is... More...

Dictatorship is better

Egypt today is a zerosum game. We’d prefer a democratic alternative. Unfortunately, there is... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates threaten late, but Brewers win 7-6

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aramis Ramirez had three hits, including his 350th career home run, and... More...

Pirates get Byrd in trade with Mets

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — A day after falling out of first place, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a... More...

QB’s are still in focus as Penn State preps for Syracuse

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Coach Bill O’Brien didn’t need to be asked the... More...

U.S. readies rationale for Syria strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration tried to bolster its case Tuesday for possible... More...

Everett resident shares thoughts on march

While Americans of all races gather in Washington, D.C., today to commemorate the 50th anniversary... More...

Top of th' Morning

A copper wire theft at the Bedford Rural Electric substation left about 1,500 residences without... More...

Obituaries

LeRoy K. Helsel - 2017-09-19
Betty J. Berkey - 2017-09-18
Daniel W. Sivits - 2017-09-18
Robert R. Claar - 2017-09-18
Louise Evelyn Smith - 2017-09-18
Harry L. Gearhart - 2017-09-18
Obit correction - 2017-09-18
N. Frances Gabler - 2017-09-15
John C. Morgret Jr. - 2017-09-15
Irene Gladys Sands - 2017-09-14
Obituary Correction - 2017-09-14
Terry L. Schafer - 2017-09-13
Mae K. Holsinger - 2017-09-13
Mary Ann Sullivan - 2017-09-13
Warren E. Reid - 2017-09-13
Lawrence Deister - 2017-09-12
Denver R. Nelson - 2017-09-12
Elsie Louise Ickes - 2017-09-11
Scott Paul Morgenweck - 2017-09-11
Dennis Blair Grace Sr. - 2017-09-08
Robert E. Whisner - 2017-09-07
Rodney L. Mearkle - 2017-09-06
Evelyn D. Weicht - 2017-09-05
Allen P. Koontz - 2017-09-05
Viola Laws - 2017-09-05
Ameen Kohanyi - 2017-09-02
Bivian L. Smith - 2017-09-02
Obit correction - 2017-09-02
Roger L. Omps - 2017-09-01
Hilda J. Weaverling - 2017-09-01
Roland Ellis Weyant - 2017-09-01
Pamela F. Omps - 2017-08-31
Hilda J. Weaverling - 2017-08-31
Gloria (Browell) Fluke - 2017-08-31
Donald E. Mitchell - 2017-08-31

Regional Classifieds
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  • Boyer Orchards Apples Honeycrisp, Gala, Mcintosh, Cortland Asian, & Seckel Pears & Cider 4116 Cortland Drive New Paris 814-839-4715 Open Monday-Saturday 9-5 Sunday 1-5 www.boyerorchards.com
  • Insurance Agent- Licensed in property and casualty, wanting to work in an independent insurance agency. Full time hours with commission opportunities! Resumes to: jacinda@masondixonins.com
  • 426A INVITATION TO BID West St. Clair Township will be accepting bids for the following amounts ( more or less): 1,500 Tons AS2 Anti-skid Price per ton delivered to Township stockpile locations within West St. Clair Township, Bedford County, as specified by Road Master together with a price per ton for pick up at plant. Bid Deadline: Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Bids must be submitted on forms supplied by the Township. Forms may be obtained by calling (814)839-2375. Bids must be in sealed envelope marked ANTI-SKID BIDS. Bids will be opened October 4, 2017 after 4:00 p.m. at the West St. Clair Township regular meeting inside the Chestnut Ridge Ambulance Building. West St. Clair Township Supervisors reserve the right to accept of reject any or all bids. Barbara Hammer Secretary/Treasurer
  • 438A EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The Borough of Bedford is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Wastewater Treatment Superintendent. Application documents and additional information can be obtained on our website: www.bedboro.com or Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. at the Bedford Borough Office. completed Application Documents must be returned to the Borough of Bedford Office no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017. Please submit application documents (specific to this position) and cover letter to: Barbara E. Diehl (address below) or by email to bdiehl@bedboro.com. The compensation for this exempt position shall be commensurate with experience and education. Barbara E. Diehl, Borough Manager Bedford Borough 244 W. Penn Street Bedford, PA 15522-1226 (814)623-8192 The Borough of Bedford is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • 2-BEDROOM DUPLEX Newly remodeled. Fishertown area. No pets. Heat, water/sewage and appliances included. $700/per month. References and security deposit required. Phone (814)839-4735.
  • SMALL 2-BEDROOM MOBILE HOME for rent north of Everett. Suitable for 1 or 2 people. Phone 814-652-2094.
  • 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
  • Office Space on Mile Level- Imlers Plaza. Rear of store. $500/month. Call (814)285-7412.

State/National

Pa. lung transplant girl welcomed home

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania girl whose need for new lungs sparked a national... More...

Labor rules to boost employment for vets, disabled

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an... More...

KKK leaflets cause bomb scare

READING, Pa. (AP) — The Reading Police Bomb Squad was called to Tilden Township to... More...

Local Sports

BEDFORD GOLF

Looking to rebound after losing districts by a single shot, the Bedford Bison golf team return back... More...

CHESTNUT RIDGE GOLF

With four returning letterwinners leading the way, the Chestnut Ridge golf squad sports a nine... More...

NORTHERN BEDFORD GOLF

Northern Bedford golf bolsters an 11- member squad with only one letterwinner this fall. ... More...