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August 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Kane to plead not guilty on leak charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is scheduled to be... More...

Top of th' Morning

Hospital Day is today.  The event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at UPMC... More...

Special Sections

Local

Happy Hounds!

These peppy pups are available at the Bedford County Humane Society. First up are Rusty, right, and... More...

Weather Today

Patchy fog in the morning. Sunny in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers... More...

New law waives fees on background checks for volunteers

A new state law supported by Rep. Jesse Topper waives the two $10 background check fees for... More...

World

News Briefs

Thousands of Iraqis stage rally   BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of Iraqis braved the... More...

Panama Canal to bar biggest ships

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Panama Canal Authority said Friday that next month it will temporarily... More...

Local Sports

Bedford crowns five winners on fan night

Those who attended Friday night’s racing at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway were treated to... More...

Altoona uses a three-run seventh to top Richmond

ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve came from behind in the seventh to defeat the Richmond Flying... More...

Harbaugh homers

Local native Brodie Harbaugh is a member of the B Hale Boilers who advanced to another Pony League... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Jonathan and Amanda Morningstar of Breezewood are pleased to announce the birth of a son. Dietrich... More...

Deaths

ADAMS, Reta C., 96, Pittsburgh, formerly of Bedford and Berlin, Aug. 1. Interment at Pleasant Ridge... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  David J. Howsare and... More...

Pick up a copy of Monday's edition to read about ...

Saturday's successful Hospital Day, the crowning of a new Little Miss Claysburg, the induction of a... More...

New business park caps BCDA year

A record crowd filled the Eisenhower Room at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort for the Bedford County... More...

Saxton to host Central District convention

SAXTON — Saxton Volunteer Fire Company is hosting a regional convention... More...

Obituaries

Michael E. Caro - 2018-04-21
David B. Miller - 2018-04-21
Wanda N. Foor - 2018-04-21
Eugene M. Smith Sr. - 2018-04-21
Barbara Lee Hammonds - 2018-04-21
Roy E. Adams - 2018-04-20
Richard A. Roarabaugh - 2018-04-20
Donald F. Miller Sr. - 2018-04-19
Michael Shane Robinson - 2018-04-19
Misty D. Bush - 2018-04-18
Howard W. Drummond Jr. - 2018-04-18
Walter R. Griffith Jr. - 2018-04-18
Peggy E. Furda - 2018-04-17
Marie Wittmer - 2018-04-17
Graveside Memorial - 2018-04-17
Richard Sciranko - 2018-04-16
William Waltman - 2018-04-16
Larry G. Bishop - 2018-04-14
Victoria S. Pembrooke - 2018-04-14
Cyril J. Wolfhope - 2018-04-14
Ronald Lee Cashdollar - 2018-04-13
Kay Larue Walter - 2018-04-13
John F. Palovchalk - 2018-04-13
Daniel L. Colledge - 2018-04-13
Mary England Crowder - 2018-04-13
Cory Dane England - 2018-04-12
Sarah Ann Robine - 2018-04-12
Annalee Fluke - 2018-04-12
Ruth N. Price - 2018-04-12
H. Doyle Calhoun - 2018-04-11
Jane M. Hershberger - 2018-04-11
Connie Jean Seville - 2018-04-11
Betty M. Checkeye - 2018-04-11
Charles Edward Snelson - 2018-04-11
L. June Cook - 2018-04-11
Robert R. Clark - 2018-04-10
Kenneth J. Wambaugh - 2018-04-10
Margaret Snowden - 2018-04-10
Obituary Correction - 2018-04-10
Twilet Arietta Corle - 2018-04-09
Cathaline Manges - 2018-04-09
Floyd Redinger - 2018-04-09
Mary England Crowder - 2018-04-07
Jean B Dixon - 2018-04-07
James M. Hood - 2018-04-07
Dolores L. Dibert - 2018-04-06
Rita L. Leap - 2018-04-06
James Melvin Crawford - 2018-04-05
Gloria E. Wilson - 2018-04-05
T. Jean Hall - 2018-04-05
Tayler Ann Claar - 2018-04-04
Helen R. Miller - 2018-04-04
Nancy Smith - 2018-04-04
Nancy J. Clark - 2018-04-04
Sharon L. Fleck - 2018-04-04
Robert L. Ritchey - 2018-04-04
Carol Ann Close - 2018-04-04
Kevin L. Lafferty - 2018-04-03
Doris L. Leonard - 2018-04-03
Jean L. Holbert - 2018-04-03
Thelma R. Blankley - 2018-04-02
Helen D. Turner - 2018-04-02

Regional Classifieds
  • Interested in working with fresh ingredients? Horn O Plenty is expending our team, hiring cook/servers with competitive wages. Apply www.myhornoplenty.com or within.
  • The Bedford Area School District is advertising for an acticipated vacancy for a Secondary English Teaching position at the Bedford Middle School. Secondary or Middle Level English Certification Required. All applicants must obtatin the appropriate clearances for employment. Qualified applicants will send a letter of Interest, Resume, completed PA Standard Teaching Application, copy of PA Certification, and three letters of reference to: Mr. Kevin Windows, Principle, Bedford Middle School, 440 East Watson Street, Bedford, PA 15522 by May 4, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Windows at 623-4200 or email windowsk@bedfordasd.org. The BASD is an EOE
  • 991A INVITATION FOR BIDS The Snake Spring Township Municipal Authority (SSTMA) will receive sealed bids from qualified bidders for the New Administration Building and Garage Project until 3:00 p.m. prevailing local time on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the SSTMA office, 624 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA 15537. Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud at the SSTMA board meeting at 7:00 p.m., held at the Snake Spring Township Municipal Building, 373 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA for the following contracts. Contract No. 1: General Construction Work involves site construction including trenching, grading, some utility installation, oil/water separator, fencing, concrete and asphalt paving; building construction include concrete retaining/foundation walls, concrete slab-on-grade, wood framing, metal siding and roofing, insulation, man doors, overheard doors, windows, interior partitions, built-in casework, ceiling, flooring, and paint; miscellaneous work to support other contracts as required. Contract No. 2: HVAC Construction Work involves the instillation of an in-floor hot water radiant heat system and boiler in the garage area and a heat-pump forces air ducted system in the administrative area, as well as general ventilation systems. Contract No. 3: Plumbing Construction Work involves installation of plumbing fixtures, wall hydrants, trench drains, copper and pex-type water lines, sanitary lines, traps and vents. Contract No. 4: Electrical Construction Work involves installation of a new metered electric service and power distribution system including panels, disconnects, branch circuits and receptacles; installation of LED light fixtures (both interior and exterior) and switching including emergency/exit lighting; miscellaneous work to support other contracts as required. A non-mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Snake Spring Township Municipal Building at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC, 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. Payment for the contract Documents will be $106.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax. Digital Copies are available in PDF format on Compact Disk at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost. Ass checks should be made payable to Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC. Payment is non-refundable. A $10.00 ($5.00 for Digital) fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner of negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in the amount equal to ten percent (%10) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder's entrance into a contract if given the award. No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specififacation or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances. The Successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (%100) of the Contract Price on the forms provided, with a surety company listed in the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Prevailing wage rates will apply to this contract. The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters. All contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the Public Works Employment Verifications Act. The Act requires the contractor to verify employment eligibility through the e-verifiy program operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security as a precondition of being awarded a contract for this project. The contract documents contain information and verification Form regarding the Act. The Owner shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or shall reject all bids within 60 days of the date of the bid opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 60-day period; PROVIDED, however, that if the award of the contract is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds or the award of the grant or grants, the Owner shall reject all bids or award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder within 120 days of the date of the BID opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 120-day period. Thirty (30) day extensions of the date for the award of the contract may be made by the mutual written consent of the Owner and the lowest responsible bidder. Bidders for this contract shall be completed projects similar in character and scope and will be required to provide with their Bid a Qualifications Statement for prime contractor and all subcontractors. Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those persons whose names and address are on record with Stiffler and McGraw Architects, LLC as having obtained a copy of the Contract Documents. The SSTMA reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Wayne Feight, Board Chairmen
  • BEDFORD BOROUGH: 2BR Townhouse, nice, carpet throughout, laundry area. Garbage/lawncare/snow removal. Security deposit. Non-Smoking. NO PETS. Credit reference. (814)310-2382.
  • 108A MEETING NOTICE Bedford Airport Authority Board Meeting scheduled for Friday April 20, 2018 12:00 p.m. Ed's Steakhouse
  • DECKSIDE LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS FOR A HEALTHY LAWN ¥ FERTILIZATION ¥ WEED CONTROL ¥ PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL ¥ LAWN AERATION First Treatment Mar/Apr Call for Details ¥ SPRING CLEANUP ¥ MOW/TRIM ¥EDGE/PRUNE ¥ MULCH/PLANT ¥ POWER WASHING ¥ WINDOW WASHING ¥ DECK REFINISHING **FREE ESTIMATES** 814-977-3022 Credit Cards Accepted Res/Com Insured PA111248 BU13424
  • Full Time Pickup and Delivery Driver, Part Time Delivery Driver, and Full Time Second Shift Mechanic 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
  • Fresh and rotted horse manure for sale. $10.00 a backhoe bucket scoop. Call 814-652-6294
  • 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
  • FULL OR PART TIME CDL A DRIVER WANTED. Dry van trailers. 2 years driving experience and farm experience are preferred. Home most nights. Away 1-2 nights a week. Health Insurance and Retirement. Paid vacation and holidays. Located in Everett. Call 814-327-5244

State/National

Prosecutor: Man killed by police had stolen 81 handguns

CAMPBELLTOWN,... More...

After raucous debate, GOP’s 2016 field back at work

ATLANTA (AP) — The raucous field of Republican presidential candidates hustled back before... More...

Fact Check:

Truth vs exaggeration in GOP presidential debate

EDITOR’S NOTE — An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the... More...

Editorial

The merry, merry month of August

Columnist

Each day now brings less daylight. Certain migratory birds are not as numerous as they were earlier... More...

Old Photo Album

This photograph is partially identified. It is identified as the Rose family in a Rose Yarnell... More...

Kane must step down

Guest editorial

For the good of the commonwealth and its citizens, Attorney General Kathleen Kane must... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates outlast Dodgers on Alvarez’s walkoff RBI

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinchhitter Pedro Alvarez lined a bases-loaded single over a fiveman... More...

Steeler rookie Dupree ready to make an impact

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree can’t wait for... More...

Banned from Worlds, Phelps sets top time

SAN ANTONIO ( AP) — Michael Phelps held up one finger, leaving no doubt he’s No.... More...

Worship

Church News

CLOTHING giveaway will be held Aug. 8 at the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren. The... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Shirley Doyle to Michael R. Doyle, W. Providence Twp., $1.  Mary E. Bullington* to William D.... More...

Blair County Deeds

Michael and Kelly Hoover to Joel Rockwell and Trista Warburton, 117... More...