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July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

John H. Holbert named 2015 Fair ambassador

A longtime Bedford County Fair Board president was named 2015 Ambassador of the Year during... More...

Special Sections


Top junior dairy showmen

Jared Helsley was the top junior dairy showman at the Bedford County... More...

Players readying for ‘Dinner’

The Bedford County Players will perform Marc Camoletti’s comedy, “Don’t Dress... More...


It’s Fair week. This week the Gazette asked fairgoers “What is your favorite Fair... More...


Old Photo Album

The Swartzwelder brothers were the sons of Emanuel and Mary Ellen (Diehl) Swartzwelder of... More...

Keep Sunday hunting ban

Guest editorial

Supporters of lifting Pennsylvania’s ban on most hunting on Sundays failed last year to... More...

Americana on a bun

It's July, and we know what that means: time to celebrate the American hot dog. July is National... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates earn sweep of Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best record in the majors since... More...

Everett coach currently TBA

As the high school football season approaches, Everett is in a last-minute effort to find a new... More...

Bryant looking for more success

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger looked to his left, turned to his right and sent a... More...

Behind the scenes — Doris Imler manages much of county fair

After spending about 20 years in the Bedford County Fair office, Doris Imler of Bedford, said that... More...

Holdin’ on

Bedford’s very own Cuyler Hale, 6, showed no nerves as he wrestled his sheep during... More...

Top of th' Morning

To Vietnam veterans and/or family members who have not submitted an information form for the... More...


Louis F. Toke - 2018-11-16
James T. Kalfas - 2018-11-14
Donald Jay Watkins - 2018-11-14
Carl Eugene Deremer - 2018-11-14
Joseph M. Seifert - 2018-11-14
Thelma Louise Hale - 2018-11-14
Laren Henry Rudisill - 2018-11-13
Margaret Irene Snyder - 2018-11-13
Mary Elizabeth Growden - 2018-11-12
Doris V. Shippey - 2018-11-12
Alma R. Mickey - 2018-11-12
Vera C. Gardner - 2018-11-10
Gary J. Grabill - 2018-11-10
Robert (Bob) E. Gordon - 2018-11-09
Margaret Parks - 2018-11-08
Betty Marie Fleegle - 2018-11-07
John H. Keller - 2018-11-07
Julia C. May - 2018-11-07
Betty J. Hasting - 2018-11-06
Walter Thomas Jones - 2018-11-06
Vicky Lynn Smith - 2018-11-06
Ralph J. Bogel - 2018-11-05
Cindy Lou Straley - 2018-11-05
Wilhelmina L. Thompson - 2018-11-05
Allegra F. Morral - 2018-11-03
Mary Magdalene Bussard - 2018-11-03
Daniel Joseph Hyatt - 2018-11-02
Samuel H. Ray - 2018-11-02
Lucille Lucko - 2018-11-01
Myra W. Ritchey - 2018-11-01
Memorial Service - 2018-11-01
Josephine G. Adolphson - 2018-10-31
Robert W. Bechtel - 2018-10-30
Harry W. Foster - 2018-10-30
George Benner Moyle II - 2018-10-29
Obit correction - 2018-10-29

Regional Classifieds
  • 572 Bid Notice Coalmont Borough Council is accepting bids for snowplowing and ashing responsibilities. Less than one mile of streets. Bids will be accepted until Wednesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.
  • 571 The 2019 Proposed Budgets for Saxton Borough are available for review at the Saxton Borough Office. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 4 pm. The office is located at 707 9th Street.
  • Local contracting company looking for lead carpenters with experience in framing, finish work, roofing, and blueprints. 5 years experience and good work ethics required. Competitive wages. Steady work. Call 814-652-6294
  • DS ELECTRICAL Light Commercial & Residential Services DAVID W STIGERS III Certified Electrician Fully Insured **Free Estimates** (814) 285-8073 PA #125152
  • Part Time Delivery Driver, and Needed - Home every night. Must have Class A CDL with Tanker. I year Experience. Full heath benefits. Paid holidays. Safety and Christmas Bonuses. Retirement. Wages discussed at time of interview. Interested candidates please call: Tri-County Bulk Milk Haulers, Inc 814-652-5742
  • CopperShine Auto Detailing Beautifying the Bedford Area, One Vehicle at a Time INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DETAILING Affordable pricing! Now Accepts Credit Cards Call Mark at 814.623.0602 8537 US Route 220, BEDFORD www.coppershineauto.com
  • 1 Bedroom Efficiency Apartment- Main St., Manns Choice. $350/month. Pets additional. Small Farmhouse- 3 bedrooms, appliances. $700/month. No smoking/pets. 814-623-8696
  • McCOY'S ORCHARD Apples: Jonagold, Stayman Winesap, McIntosh, Cortland, Red and Golden Delicious Fresh Cider Homemade Apple Butter & Local Honey Monday- Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday: 9am-4pm Fishertown, Rte. 56 839-4612 or 839-4141
  • HOG FARM HIRING 488 Jay Rd., Clearville Full time and day shift, benefits available. Apply in person or call 814-784-3500, leave message.


U.S. pending home sales slip in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited... More...

Python, 160 pounds, killed in Missouri town

JONESBURG, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a Missouri neighborhood where a nearly 15-foot-long... More...

State briefs

Wolf, GOP leaders meet again   YORK, Pa. (AP) — There’s been another meeting aimed... More...


Bach: Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for... More...

Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

GENEVA (AP) — Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA... More...

Brit singer pulls name from handbags

PARIS (AP) — British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to take her name off the... More...

Local Sports

Bullriders take Fair’s center stage

Sheep, horses, and bulls — oh my!  That very well could have been the story during... More...

Altoona sweeps Richmond

ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve shut out the Richmond Flying Squirrels for the second straight... More...

Turner wins girls title

Kendall Turner, 14 of Chesapeake, VA, won the Virginia State Golf Association 14-15 year old girls... More...