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December 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Beautiful stocking stuffers

Maternity department staff at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital specially outfitted these newborns... More...

Special Sections

Local

Start new year with new pet

The Bedford County Humane Society has pets ready to celebrate 2016 in a new home. Left is Gypsy, a... More...

Christmas moon

The nearly full moon is seen among Christmas lights at a holiday display Thursday, in Lenexa,... More...

Weather Today

Periods of rain, mainly in the afternoon. Cooler with highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to... More...

Editorial

Twelve days of Christmas

Columnist

We are now in the “Twelve Days of Christmas,” as the song goes. When I was young and... More...

Sharing vital information

Guest editorial

It's been nearly a decade and a half since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks stunned America,... More...

Old Photo Album

The lovely smiling young lady is Sharon Steed who graduated from Everett High School in... More...

Worship

Church News

JOYFUL Notes will host a night of fun and music from 7 to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31,... More...

Local reps. urge Wolf to sign budget

Local lawmakers are urging Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a spending plan which was delivered to his desk... More...

Pope urges prayers for peace in Middle East

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent U.N.-backed peace... More...

Top of th' Morning

Church Walk set for... More...

Obituaries

Janet (Arnold) Deneen - 2018-12-15
Ray E. Koontz - 2018-12-15
Terry Joseph Malec - 2018-12-14
Rylie A. Weyandt - 2018-12-14
Janet L. Wright - 2018-12-14
Linda B. Francis - 2018-12-12
Clyde H. Whetstone - 2018-12-12
Lee Gordon Hughes - 2018-12-12
Linda B. Francis - 2018-12-11
Troy Levi Ott - 2018-12-11
Paul M. Stone - 2018-12-11
Jenna Lee Myers - 2018-12-11
Phyllis J. Mitchell - 2018-12-10
Kenneth W. Bowser - 2018-12-08
Clara Ruby Hastings - 2018-12-06
Gerard L. Harclerode - 2018-12-06
Sachiko Horton - 2018-12-06
Hartman W. Black - 2018-12-04
Marjorie G. Hankinson - 2018-12-04
Anne S. Combs - 2018-12-04
Angela Kaye Keenan - 2018-12-04
William W. Titter Jr. - 2018-12-04
Samuel R. Howsare - 2018-12-04
Mason ‘Gene’ Jay - 2018-12-03
Angela K. Keenan - 2018-12-03
Carole R. Molovich - 2018-12-01
Carole R. Molovich - 2018-11-30
David Lee Thompson - 2018-11-29
Carl Eugene Deremer - 2018-11-28
Calvin T. Pittman - 2018-11-28
Richard E. Hershberger - 2018-11-28
Arthur Louis Larson - 2018-11-27

Regional Classifieds
  • The Bedford Area School District is advertising for an anticipated vacancy for a Computer Technician. Interested applicant should possess a post high school degree in technology and/or demonstrated proficiency in technology related practices and experience. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently are also required. All applicants must obtain the following clearances for employment: Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check. Please send a letter of interest, resume, three letters of reference: Mr. John Diehl, Director of Technology/CIO, Bedford Area School District, 330 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522, by December 21, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Diehl at 814-623-4208 or email diehlj@bedfordasd.org. A ÒJob Description' is available upon request. The BASD is an EOE.
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  • GC FEASTER CARPENTRY (814) 979-1978 Shed Repair Garage Doors Building Remodeling And All Your Carpentry Needs Fully Insured HIC# PA118791
  • Local News, Local Sports, Local Town & Government We do it best! Everyone reads the Bedford Gazette. Shouldn't your ad be here. There's no better place to advertise, (814)623-1151.
  • 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
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  • Bedford, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom House, newly remodeled, hardwood floors, off street parking, small pets considered. Lease/Security Deposit. Call 814-652-0198
  • Administration Support Staff/Student Services Position Full time 12 month position available in the Forbes Road School District for an Administrative Support Staff/Student Services position. Ideal candidates will possess an Associate's Degree or the equivalent, excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing and strong attention to detail. Responsibilities include greeting and directing visitors, answering phones, managing visitor badge security system, receive, record and monitor attendance 7-12. Compose a monthly newsletter to be posted in the local paper as well as on social media. Serve as cafeteria secretary to print and distribute menus, assist in preparing for audits, complete PA reports based on information supplied by nutrition specialist and send account notifications for parents from POS staff regarding students who are in debt. Serve as athletic secretary to assist director with scheduling, phone calls and PIAA regulation compliance. Collect, Monitor and distribute student keys to ensure students are arriving on time and not leaving early. Interested persons should send applications, resumes and clearances to Mark Loucks, Superintendent, mloucks@frsd.info 159 Red Bird Drive, Waterfall, PA 16689. Deadline for applications is December 21, 2018.

State/National

Guatemala band needs visas

PASADENA,... More...

Surf’s up! in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Happy holidays, bro.  The combination of record-setting temperatures and... More...

Reenactors make annual crossing

WASHINGTON CROSSING,... More...

World

Queen’s message: Good can triumph over evil

SANDRINGHAM, England ( AP) — Queen Elizabeth II used her Christmas message Friday to proclaim... More...

Local Sports

Local wrestlers to take part in holiday tournaments

The high school football prediction season is over. In the state finals I had all the games right... More...

Western Pennsylvania Football Conference

94 Years (1923-2015) of Scholastic Football Excellence  2015 Regular Season Conference... More...

State/National Sports

Relentless Brown fueling Steelers offense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Their lone off day of the week nearing an end, Darrius Heyward-Bey and... More...

Steelers’ defense marvels at Pittsburgh’s prolific offense

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers’ offense has put on a show over the last six weeks like... More...

Serena Williams wins AP Female Athlete of Year for fourth time

Serena Williams spent a good portion of 2015 deflecting questions about whether she could complete... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Justin and Alisha (Bartek) Bilger, of Williamsburg, welcomed a son to their family on Dec. 16. Levi... More...

Deaths

CONNER, Joseph M., 88, of Clearville, formerly of Towson, Md., Dec. 17.  FEIGHT, Kyleigh Dawn,... More...

Bedford County Marriages

The following persons have applied for marriage licenses in Bedford County:  Haylee Weyant and... More...