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August 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

July jobless rates spike in most states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 30 U.S. states last month, even as employers in... More...

Dollar General enters bid war for rival chain

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s top dollar store chains are betting big that their... More...

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Local

Glimpses of Bedford County

Agency assures victims care, compassion

Your Safe Haven, established in 1996, is located at 195 Drive-In Lane,... More...

Ridge classroom

One classroom of Chestnut Ridge Middle School fourth graders was omitted from the Back to School... More...

Uninvited Bedford man facing charges

Bedford Borough police have charged a Bedford man in six different incidents that began in... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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The long goodbye

I t surprised a lot of people when the coroner in Northern Virginia ruled Jim Brady’s death a... More...

Talking tax to middle class

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s middle class is getting a lot of attention from... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers looking to expand no-huddle on the road

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers have done a good job with... More...

Slumping Pirates surrender six early runs, fall to Braves

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first... More...

Phillies beat Mariners behind a three-hitter from Williams

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Jerome Williams took a threehitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco... More...

Vital Statistics

Blessed events

Christopher and Lindsay (Clark) Turnbull of Everett welcomed a daughter to their family Aug. 7. Mae... More...

Pa. group: Health registry needed for drilling

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican... More...

Kindergarten class size a concern for Tussey Mountain

SAXTON — The size of the kindergarten class at Defiance Elementary School is a concern the... More...

Three fawns poached, dumped along Bedford Twp. road; reward offered

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for information on the illegal killing of three fawns... More...

Top of th' Morning

Crews responded to a Saxton fire Monday evening.  Saxton, Six Mile and Huntingdon County... More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Bingham - 2017-02-21
John E. Criswell - 2017-02-21
Grace A. Weimer - 2017-02-21
William M. Strayer Jr. - 2017-02-20
Dale L. Price - 2017-02-18
Nancy Green - 2017-02-18
Sandy M. Crawford - 2017-02-17
Sharon Sinclair-Snyder - 2017-02-17
Mary Jane Whitesell - 2017-02-17
Margaret F. Entrekin - 2017-02-17
L. Faith Horner - 2017-02-17
Jennifer (Angelo) Meck - 2017-02-16
Mark (Marck) Robinson - 2017-02-16
Ruby V. Shroyer - 2017-02-16
Thomas L. Spencer - 2017-02-14
Paul M. Calhoun - 2017-02-13
Richard A. May - 2017-02-13
Brent Allen Pensyl - 2017-02-13
Glen M. Johnson - 2017-02-11
Lois Mae Sollenberger - 2017-02-11
Stanley W. Corley Sr. - 2017-02-10
Michael Brady Rininger - 2017-02-10
Cheyanne Marie Powell - 2017-02-10
Dacota Emily Powell - 2017-02-10
Mark B. Atkinson - 2017-02-09
Shirley M. Conner - 2017-02-09
S. June Gosnell - 2017-02-09
Harold Grant Bishop - 2017-02-08
Arnold R. Miller - 2017-02-08
Minnie E. Miller - 2017-02-07
Derek Shane Burr - 2017-02-04
Mary Amelia Machtley - 2017-02-04
Erma Ruth Ling - 2017-02-04
Ronald W. Bingham - 2017-02-03
Carlton F. Rinker - 2017-02-03
Gary Francis Suggars - 2017-02-03
Roger A. Dodson - 2017-02-02
Geraldine A. Logsdon - 2017-02-02
Brenda J. Sacratini - 2017-02-02

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  • EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER COMPANION seeking part time, two or three days a week. References. Phone 814-847-2536, leave message.
  • Love In Action International Ministries (LIAIM) A 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-denominational organization focused on establishing and operating children's homes in Latin America, is currently seeking a Director of Development. The primary duties of this position are to lead marketing efforts, discover new funding opportunities, maintain current funding networks, and organize fundraising events in support of the operational, growth, and home office functions of this ministry. The primary work setting is at LIAIM's home office in Altoona, PA; however the successful candidate should expect some out of town travel. Candidate should possess the following qualifications: ¥ Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills across verbal, visual, and written models. ¥ Preferred: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or non-profit leadership/development ¥ Computer expertise in Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook, Access, as well as other marketing, fundraising, and publishing applications; Internet proficiency and experience with various social networks. ¥ 3+ years of experience in fundraising ¥ Highest degree of ethics and integrity ¥ High level of initiative; able to work independently and with a team ¥ Strong relationship building and solicitation skills ¥ Goal setting, planning, and execution ¥ Business math skills ¥ Passion for the mission of this ministry and strong desire to promote it For more information about LIAIM, our vision and mission, and a full Director of Development position description, visit our web site at www.liaim.com Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume that includes both personal and professional references in PDF form to Gary Zimmerman, Director of LIAIM at: liaim@aol.com Starting salary range is $45,000 to $55,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • HIRING! Valley Community Services is hiring several Home and Community Habilitation Staff to provide supports in the home and community setting in the Bedford County Area. ¥Services offer competitive wages and flexible scheduling. HCH Staff help individuals with intellectual disabilities improve and maintain daily living skills and participate in community activities. Must be dependable and have good communication skills. High school diploma or a GED and valid PA driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required, so is the ability to obtain background clearances. Experience preferred but not required. If interested, please contact Kelly Fetsko at 814-418-3425 or kfetsko@valleycs.org. EOE
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State/National

Man saved after scenic crash

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Police believe a man may have fallen asleep at the wheel before his car... More...

New utility line faces opposition

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is... More...

Convict judge’s daughter facing fraud charge

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan... More...

World

Iraqi forces retake key dam

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq’s largest dam from Islamic... More...

Terrorist fighters to be topic of summit

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. administration says that President Barack Obama will host a... More...

Mexico to offer 4.9B in electric projects

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical... More...

Local Sports

Beisinger, Ridge team wins at BCAA tourney

Chestnut Ridge’s Hunter Beisinger won the individual championship at the annual Bedford... More...

Bison tennis sweeps

Bedford opened the 2014 girls tennis season in fine fashion with a 5-0 shutout of Johnstown. ... More...

Senior Pirates throttle Yankees

STATE COLLEGE — The Pirates jumped out to an early lead on the Yankees at State College and... More...