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May 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Habitat crews push through rain on first ‘blitz build’

EVERETT — Despite this week’s gloomy weather, Bedford County’s Habitat for... More...

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The Password

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New spring, new homes

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Police

A Schellsburg man was not injured in a crash in Somerset... More...

Editorial

Old Photo Album

Ron Snider was 13 years old when he and his pony won the pony race at the 1957 Bedford Fair. Here,... More...

Shale gas levies

While the November general elections are a long way off, we expect proposals for a shale gas tax to... More...

Happiness changes

I t’s funny how our ideas of happiness change as we grow. When I was little, my mom would... More...

State/National Sports

Alvarez, Marte homer to lead Pirates past Blue Jays

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a tying two-run homer off Sergio Santos in the ninth... More...

Penguins make a rally, but Rangers gain 3-2 win in OT

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Derick Brassard scored 3:06 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a... More...

Nets beat Raptors 97-83

NEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams had the Brooklyn Nets speeding toward a Game 7 when suddenly... More...

Worship

Bert Cooper

Alum Bank

Bert Cooper, 77, of Alum Bank, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.  She was born on Oct. 22,... More...

Betty Jean May

Hyattsville, Md.

Betty Jean May, 78, of Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Hyndman, died April 30, 2014.  She was... More...

Andrew Ernie Nelson

Bedford

Andrew Ernie Nelson, 65, of Highland Drive, Bedford, died on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at... More...

Fire displaces Bedford family

A Bedford family of four rushed out of their burning two-story home Friday afternoon after they... More...

United Way distributes funds to agencies

The United Way of Bedford County distributed more than $100,000 to charities and human services... More...

Top of th' Morning

There’s still room for a Valley Forge trip next week.  The Bedford County Historical... More...

Obituaries

Jay W. Claycomb - 2017-09-21
Isabel S. Cramer - 2017-09-20
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

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  • 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

Group wants monument for 9/11 first responders

NEW YORK (AP) — As the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum nears, a... More...

Slots revenue down

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Slot-machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos fell 3.6 percent in... More...

American economy bounces back from brutal winter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American economy shrugged off the end of a brutal winter last month,... More...

World

Landslide in Afghanistan kills 350

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a... More...

Egypt in energy crisis as elections approach

CAIRO ( AP) — Egypt’s crippling energy crisis is threatening to mount, creating an... More...

Local Sports

Bedford boys capture WCC, Northern second

ALTOONA — One of the big track and field barometers for the postseason is the West Central... More...

Early homer good enough to give CK a win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Friday’s first pitch became the most important for Claysburg,... More...

Everett picks up win, Northern splits with SF

Everett 8, Forbes Road 7  EVERETT — Everett topped Forbes Road on Friday, 8-7. ... More...