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September 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Top of th' Morning

Bedford paving work will take a hiatus for Fall Foliage... More...

Special Sections


Sportsmen to host picnic October 11

Fall picnic for sportsmen will be hosted by the Hopewell Sportsmen’s Club at 1 p.m. Oct. 11... More...

Fall in love with a new best friend

Pets available at the Bedford County Humane Society this week include Ash, at right, an adorable... More...

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Tonight: A... More...


Thanks, officer


If you have been pulled over by a police officer, you probably have said, “Yes, sir,”... More...

Ready for first festival

In working on the entertainment portion of the preview sections for the Fall Foliage Festival, I... More...

Following Jesus’ example

Guest editorial

Pope Francis arrived in Washington on Tuesday on the wings of popularity ratings that undoubtedly... More...

State/National Sports

Shoulder injury sidelines Shazier

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — The defensive void left by injured inside linebacker Ryan Shazier is so... More...

Ogletree benefits from a strong offseason

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree still isn’t satisfied.  Ogletree... More...

Pirates hold off Cubs, 3-2

CHICAGO ( AP) — As hard as he is for opposing hitters to figure out, Gerrit Cole insists he... More...

Deed Transfers

Blair Co. Deeds

Mary Steele, by executrix, to Charles and Lorena Estep, 618 N. 12th St., Antis Township, $67,500.... More...

Vital Statistics


Jeffrey Jr. and Bethanni (Dodson) Rhoat of Hopewell welcomed a daughter to their family on Sept.... More...


ABBOTT, Alice L. (Black), 90, of Peabody, Mass., and formerly of Defiance, Sept. 14. Burial in... More...

Blair County Divorces

Christy Lovell and Christopher Lovell, both of Altoona.  Kirstin L. Markel and Adam J. Markel,... More...

Racin’ tractors

Joe Hillegass of Schellsburg, left, finishes aboard his 1964 Allis-Chalmers ahead of Dan Callihan... More...

Pope mingles with high and low in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Sweeping through the landmarks of America’s biggest city, Pope Francis... More...


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Walter D. Carlin Jr. - 2018-02-22
Ronald John McEldowney - 2018-02-22
Harold C. O'Brien - 2018-02-21
Sharon Diane Helsel - 2018-02-21
Obituary Addition - 2018-02-21
Betty Louise Whiteside - 2018-02-20
J. Louise Gardner - 2018-02-20
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-20
Ruth D. Smith - 2018-02-20
Jan Randolph Knavel - 2018-02-19
William O. Mowry - 2018-02-19
Jay H. Shroyer Sr. - 2018-02-19
Frank P. Wertz Jr. - 2018-02-17
Raymond T. Boore - 2018-02-16
Randy Lee College - 2018-02-16
Belva Eileen Ewig - 2018-02-16
Robert Joseph Chnapko - 2018-02-16
Evelyn Grace Ebersole - 2018-02-16
Dorsey Roy Wertz - 2018-02-16
Carl E. Elliott - 2018-02-13
Ms. Florence E. Smith - 2018-02-13
James R. Barnett - 2018-02-12
Harold A. Shriner - 2018-02-12
Harold Eugene Diehl - 2018-02-09
Robert H. Grubb - 2018-02-08
Norma J. Emerson - 2018-02-07
Norman A. Hush - 2018-02-07
Denise Dawn Lawson - 2018-02-07
Christopher R. Ranker - 2018-02-07
A. Darlene Walters - 2018-02-07
Thomas E. Croyle - 2018-02-06
Melvin Ray Emerick - 2018-02-06
Mark G. Leibfreid - 2018-02-06
Thelma Mae Dunkle - 2018-02-05
John O. Sparks - 2018-02-05

Regional Classifieds
  • FOR RENT: Small Store Front. Aprox. 900sq ft. sewage, water, trash and parshal heating. $500/month. Call 814-977-2766 or 814-977-7847
  • HELP WANTED Pallet Handler. Full Time. Must be able to be on feet all day and be able to lift 70lbs Mon-Thurs, Day Shift. Call (814)624-5298 or (414)897-1306. If not answer, please leave message.
  • 1993 FORD TEMPO- Inspection current, some rust, new distributor, new starter, $1,200, call 623-1912.
  • Very Nice, One Bedroom Second floor, Clean and Bright. Many Extras. No pets. $550/month. Call- 814- 977-0146
  • CLASS A - TRUCK DRIVER Position requires tanker endorsement and at least 1 year tractor/trailer driving experience and/or certification from accredited driving school. Pick-up raw milk from local farms and deliver to processing plants. Travel within a 100 mile radius of Bedford, PA - HOME EVERY NIGHT! Benefits include health and vision insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Interested applicants call 814-847-2742 H. EUGENE KOONTZ TRUCKING, INC.
  • Process medical claims from home! Use own computer! Find out how to spot a medical billing scam from the Federal Trade Commission, 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC
  • For Rent - Bedford Area ¥1-BD APARTMENT ¥2 & 3 BD MOBILE HOMES ¥MOBILE HOME SPACE ¥3-BD HOUSE - BEDFORD Security deposit. No pets. (814)623-1992
  • 844A BID NOTICE The Chestnut Ridge School District will accept bids on the following up to the time specified on March 16, 2018, at which time the bids will be opened at the business office in the Chestnut Ridge Middle School, Fishertown, PA 15539. The public and bidders are invited to attend the bid opening. 1. Electrical Supplies - 9:15 a.m. 2. Maintenance Supplies - 9:30 a.m. Sealed bids should be clearly identified and mailed to Mr. Dennis K. Shaffer, Business Manager, Chestnut Ridge School District, 3281 Valley Road, Fishertown, PA 15539, phone 814-839-4195, extension 2003. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Dennis K. Shaffer Acting Board Secretary
  • Cove Creek Salvage ¥ Buyers of all types of scrap metals ¥ Now offering Container Service ¥ Cash paid for late model wrecked cars & trucks ¥ Removal of junk vehicles available 814-847-0026


News Briefs

Speaker Boehner resigns from Congress   WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging Congress into deeper... More...

Bobblehead, umbrella, mug or magnet? Pope souvenirs abound

NEW YORK (AP) — “WE SELL POPE DOLLS,” blared a sign held up by a 7- Eleven worker... More...

Argentine family finishes 6-month papal pilgrimage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It took 194 days and 12 border crossings, but a family from Argentina on... More...

Local Sports

Cook rolls again as Bedford rips J-town

To simply state that the 2015 Bedford Bisons football team is good would be a bit of an... More...

Heck’s pick-six helps Northern top Claysburg

CLAYSBURG — Austin Heck was the single-most momentum changer on Friday night.  The... More...

Chestnut Ridge blanks Bald Eagle Area, 26-0

FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge Lions sent their homecoming fans away happy, utilizing a... More...