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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

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

William W. Weaver - 2017-09-22
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

Regional Classifieds
  • 444A BID NOTICE Coalmont Borough is accepting bids for snowplowing and ashing of seven-tenths of one mile for the 2017-18 winter maintenance season. Bids will be opened at the borough's October 4 meeting. Council has the right to accept or reject any and all bids received.
  • Yard Sale Sandy May & Heidi Pannebaker, Middle town Park (3 miles east of Saxton on Rt. 913) Friday, Sept. 22 Saturday, Sept. 23 9a.m. to ?
  • Live Estate Sale, September 29 & 30. 123 Smith Lane, Lloysburg.
  • 441A NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Supervisors of Wood Township at a regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 o'clock P.M. (EST) at the Wood Township Municipal Building, 298 Spring Street, Robertsdale, Pennsylvania, will consider enactment of the following Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WOOD, COUNTY OF HUNTINGDON AND COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA TO DESIGNATE THE DIRECTION OF TRAVEL OF CERTAIN ROADS IN THE TOWNSHIP. A copy of said Ordinance may be examined at the office of the Supervisors of Wood Township, at the Wood Township Municipal Building, 298 Spring Street, Robertsdale, PA by contacting Supervisor Lockard at 635-4077. In addition, a copy of said Ordinance may be examined in the office of The Broad Top Bulletin, 900 6th Street, Saxton, PA 16678. WOOD TOWNSHIP SUPERISORS BY RICHARD A. WILSON, ESQUIRE 222 Penn St. Huntingdon, PA 16652
  • EVERETT- 2 Bedroom. First Floor Apartment. Heat, water, sewer & trash included. Small pets considered. Lease/security deposit required. 652-0198
  • BUSY SIGN SHOP Full/Part Time Fabricate signs in shop, install, and service signs. Basic carpentry skills and electrical knowledge helpful. SKE DESIGNS 623-7500
  • Saxton Treasure - Emporium - Crafts, Antiques & Furnishings Vendor spaces available! Winter Hours: Tue-Sat: 10-4; Sunday 12-3 Closed Monday 800 Main Street, Saxton, PA (814)635-2152
  • CLEAN IMAGE POWER WASHING LET US GIVE YOUR HOUSE A BATH! ¥ Complete House Washing ¥ Gutter Cleaning ¥ Deck Staining & Restoration ¥ Roof Cleaning Licensed & Insured Free Estimates! 814-410-3693 PA107061 www.cleanimagepowerwashing.com
  • ACCOUNTANT position available immediately. This is a top level position including benefits and competitive salary requiring a degree in accounting with three years of experience. We are looking for an individual with experience in accounts receivable, P&L statements, budgets, and payroll. Computer literacy and supervisory skills also a must. Respond to: Box 1805, in care of the Bedford Gazette, 424 West Penn Street, Bedford, PA. 15522-0671.
  • CLOSE-TO-EVERETT Roomy 2nd floor apt. 1 or 2 adults. Off street parking. No pets. Security. $435/month 814-652-5226.

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...