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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 July.... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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

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

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... More...

Senior Pirates throttle Yankees

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