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January 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown Bedford Inc. honors its community of volunteers

The people that make the city of Bedford great, are the individuals and businesses that contribute... More...

Special Sections

Local

Take a pet home today

Pets searching for a place to call home this week at the Bedford County Humane Society include... More...

Weather Today

Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night: Mostly cloudy.... More...

Bank robber gets 5 years

The Six Mile Run man who robbed Hometown Bank in Everett but was caught a short time later a couple... More...

Editorial

Now, we wait

Columnist

- I stopped to visit my friends Ron and Joanne two weeks ago, during the January deep freeze, and,... More...

The right to clean water

Guest editorial

Think about how many times a day you go to your bathroom or kitchen sink and turn on the... More...

Barbie’s new look

So Barbie has a new look. Three new looks to be exact: tall, curvy and petite. While I applaud... More...

State/National Sports

NFL to conduct study on why concussions went up

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in... More...

Panthers once tried to trade for rights to Manning

CHARLOTTE,... More...

Kelly gets six-year deal with Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly has agreed to a six-year contract to stay on as coach at... More...

Worship

Church News

CHILI Cookoff will be hosted by St. Peters Lutheran Church, Graybill Road, Osterburg, from noon to... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Joanna Lee Moyer* to Joanna Lee Moyer, Mann Twp., $1.  Joanna Lee Moyer* to Joanna Lee Moyer,... More...

Blair County Deeds

Emma Brolley, by executrices, to Caressa Cuff and Jacky... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  Aisha Beal and Lenard... More...

Attempted robbers sent to state prison

Two Everett men who tried to rob Linda’s Little General Store in Hopewell last year, but were... More...

Public can comment on HOPE school charter

The public will have an “ample” amount of time to comment about the renewal of the... More...

Pharmacy robbers sentenced

Two men who robbed the Fishertown Pharmacy of pills in the fall of 2014 were sentenced in Bedford... More...

Top of th' Morning

Boy Scout information... 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

Google parent may soon top Apple’s market value

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones... More...

State Briefs

Bus driver charged with abusing students   NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A school bus driver... More...

Couple robbed at gunpoint, home set ablaze; adult daughter missing

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police searched Friday for the adult daughter of a couple who were... More...

Local Sports

Lions roar again at Thomas Tournament

Defending champs have six semifinalists, lead team standings

Conner Buttry needed less than a minute to reach the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament semifinals. ... More...

Friday’s Results from the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament

2016 Thomas Chevrolet Tournament  Team Key and Standings... More...

Semifinals, consis will prove big in team race

After the first day of wrestling at the Thomas Chevrolet Wrestling Tournament, Chestnut Ridge has a... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Matthew Burket and Andrianna Black, of East Freedom, are delighted to announce the birth of a... More...

Deaths

CLAY, Stella H., 95, of Cresson, Jan. 21. Committal at St. Mary Cemetery, Gallitzin.  CONNER,... More...