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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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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 p.m.... 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

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

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. Under the... More...

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