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December 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Traveler's tale

The Traveler slowly exhaled watching the snowfall as he stood in front of the large terminal window... More...

Special Sections

Local

We’ve been very good

Willy, left, and Nilly Wallack, right, would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. Willy and... More...

The color of Christmas

As I grow older, I am putting more green into my Christmas... More...

A Gift From The Heart

The wrap-up

His final visit to the Everett Free completed, Santa sat quietly in the room that had just minutes... More...

World

Iceland’s hidden elves delay road projects

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — In this land of fire and ice, where the fog-shrouded lava fields... More...

Pussy Riot members released from prison

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (AP) — The last two imprisoned members of the Russian punk band Pussy... More...

Local Sports

2013 Bedford Gazette Football All-Stars

Tussey, Ridge lead selections

It is hard to believe that another year of high school football is in the books. Since August,... More...

—— 2013 Gazette Football Statistics ——

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Player Att.... More...

2013 Football All-Stars Honorable Mention

BedfordAugust Cook, Nate Shoemaker, Dalton Tew Chestnut RidgeBrandon Lasure, Bryan Feather, Braden... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Corey and Tiffany Burket of Queen are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Henley May... More...

Trio makes furry friends top priority

Pets in Need is as informal an advocacy group as one can ask for and a group that is true to its... More...

Ornaments hold history, memories

Through saving keepsakes from their parents and grandparents, Ted and Pat Harold, of Manns Choice,... More...

Top of th' Morning

Follow Santa on an updated NORAD... More...

Obituaries

Elsie Grace Creegan - 2016-04-30
Michael L. Kendall - 2016-04-29
Richard P. Replogle - 2016-04-29
Paul G. Eichelberger - 2016-04-28
Aubrey Dale Gates Jr. - 2016-04-28
Gregory K. Shaffer - 2016-04-28
Paul Dean Meshyock - 2016-04-27
Edith L. Miller - 2016-04-27
Earl Wesley Jordan Jr. - 2016-04-26
Melvin L. Korns - 2016-04-26
Timothy D. Lightner - 2016-04-26
James A. Fockler - 2016-04-25
Mary E. Fluke - 2016-04-25
Ray A. Claycomb - 2016-04-23
Dorothy L. Fox - 2016-04-23
Merle Hinson - 2016-04-23
Lori Lynn Kroom - 2016-04-22
Brandi Lynn Soloski - 2016-04-22
Dr. Patricia N. May - 2016-04-21
Connie Barton - 2016-04-21
Audrey (Heidorn) Poet - 2016-04-21
Harry Jones - 2016-04-20
Shelby J. Horn - 2016-04-20
Darin D. Leydig - 2016-04-19
JoAnn Martz - 2016-04-18
Jack M. Bolinger - 2016-04-16
Mary E. Cregger - 2016-04-15
Betty J. Walls - 2016-04-15
Chester E. Findley - 2016-04-15
Richard D. Greenway - 2016-04-14
John William Dunlap - 2016-04-13
Geraldine Adele Hafer - 2016-04-12
Beverly A. Howsare - 2016-04-12
Evelyn Pearl Caro - 2016-04-11
F. Hope Weaver - 2016-04-11

Regional Classifieds
  • 962A PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE SUNSHINE ACT The State Transportation Commission (STC) will hold a quarterly business meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The meeting will be held in the meeting room at the following location: Bedford Township Supervisors, 1007 Shed Road, Bedford, PA 15522. STC was created by Act 120 of 1970 to evaluate transportation facilities and services, and periodically adopt a Twelve Year Program (TYP) to improve the Commonwealth's transportation system. The Meeting is open to the public to attend. The meeting location is accessible to persons having disabilities. If you need any accommodation due to a disability, please contact the STC Office at (717) 787-2913 at least 24 hours in advance so arrangements can be made.
  • CAREGIVER NEEDED daytime, part-time 12-24 hours per week. Experience is preferred. Snake Spring Twp. area. Phone 814-977-6318 between 9am-5pm.
  • SELL IT FAST - Your home, car or nearly any item will sell quickly with a Gazette Classified ad. Call 623-1151.
  • Laid off? Work from home. Be your own Bo$$! First, call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot work-at-home schemes. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.
  • Local Food Service Establishment is seeking a FULL TIME SEASON MANAGER (March thru mid-September) to handle: scheduling, ordering, overseeing daily operations, etc. Must be available all shifts, including evenings, weekends & holidays. Reliable transportation, Serve-Safe Certification plus criminal & background checks required. Hourly rate + potential bonuses. EOE. Send resume w/references to: Box 02031, c/o Bedford Gazette, PO Box 671, Bedford, PA 15522.
  • ROWE VENDING SNACK MACHINE Excellent working condition, has bill changer, coin mechanism and keys. Perfect for office or any public area. Great money maker! Machine is located in Bedford. Must be picked up. $600 OBO phone (814) 977-2528
  • VINTAGE ADVERTISING SIGNS Soda, Gas, Etc. Cash Waiting Phone 814-742-9821
  • THE BEDFORD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT is advertising for an anticipated vacancy for a secretarial position at the Bedford High School. Interested applicant must have at least three years of secretarial training and/or experience and must be proficient in the use of computers and PC applications. The applicant must also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively deal with a diverse group of staff and visitors. Additional technology training is desired. All applicants must obtain the following clearances for employment: Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check. Applicant should send a letter of interest, resume (including additional listing of technology experience), three letters of reference, and required clearances, to: Mr. Kyle Kane, Principal, Bedford High School, 330 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522, by May 2, 2016.
  • PRESNELL'S HEATING & A.C. NOBODY BEATS OUR QUALITY! Specializing in Oil Heating, Installing; * New American made Oil Boilers * Warm Air Furnaces with Metal Duct Work * Superior Quality Mobile Home Furnaces *Furnace Cleaning & Repairs *Trane Central A.C. and Heat Pumps HONEST PRICES & RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP SINCE 1977! PA #19263 814-839-4278
  • Earn $$$ helping MDs! Process medical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot medical billing scams. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from The Bedford Gazette and the FTC.

State/National

Carnegie medals honor 20 who risked their lives

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men who helped save six people from drowning in New York City during... More...

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 Christmas broadcast to Earth

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing by a part of the Apollo 8 spacecraft he once rode, retired astronaut... More...

Vegas casinos draw tourists with holiday exhibits

LAS VEGAS ( AP) — Las Vegas has mostly shelved its attempt to rebrand itself as a... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Yes, Virginia

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following editorial, among the most famous ever written, appeared in The... More...

Embrace the true spirit

Despite the fact that he has more academic alphabet soup behind his name than anyone else I know,... More...

State/National Sports

Senators roll past Penguins 5-0

OTTAWA (AP) — Craig Anderson made 27 saves for his second shutout of the season and the... More...

Simmonds leads Flyers to 4-1 win

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist to lead the Philadelphia... More...

Bloody Run junior wrestling results

Bloody Run Brawl Wrestling Tournament 6-Under 38 pounds - 1. Nico Kapusta, Hempfield; 2. Kole... More...

Worship

Christmas Eve services set

OLD Log Church in Schellsburg will host a Christmas Eve service at 11: 30 p. m. The church is... More...