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April 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Russian writer visits area for first time since 1996

SCHELLSBURG — Twenty years can seem a long stretch between visits but a Russian writer who... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford sets third week of water... More...

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Weather Today

Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds... More...

Man enters plea in meth and simple assault cases

A Breezewood man entered a plea in methamphetamine and simple assault cases instead of going to... More...

5th annual Rails to Trails Triathlon set for Sunday

The fifth annual Rails to Trails Triathlon will start at 10... More...

Editorial

May the 4th be with you

Columnist

I never had a great interest in space or space travel, though I did like learning about the solar... More...

Greater scrutiny, not less

Guest editorial

Despite unaddressed concerns from his administration about this year's influx of Syrian refugees,... More...

Old Photo Album

Chestnut Ridge FFA members were featured in a 1988 calendar supported by local agricultural... More...

State/National Sports

Nicasio’s strong start lifts Pirates over Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Juan Nicasio struck out eight in seven scoreless innings, Josh Harrison hit... More...

Howard hits 11th-inning homer as Phillies beat Indians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Howard led off the 11th inning with a home run, leading the... More...

Pens’ Crosby ready to rebound for Game Two

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Step it up, Sidney Crosby. The Pittsburgh Penguins can’t win this... More...

Worship

Church News

RAINSBURG Methodist Protestant Union Cemetery Association will host its 51st annual meeting and... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Lisa R. Foor* to E. Providence Twp Mun Auth, E. Providence Twp., $10,000.  Paul L. Ruhlman... More...

Blair County Deeds

Rocco E. Jr. and Patricia Depiro to Donald Mc- Cready, 1516-1520 13th Ave., Altoona,... More...

Local agencies receive United Way funding

EVERETT — The United Way of Bedford County Inc. celebrated the end of its 2015-16 fundraising... More...

Allocations for the United Way campaign

Allocations for the 2015- 16 United Way campaign include the... More...

Holocaust project focuses on what Americans knew and when

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When Beth Moody saw a recent ad on Facebook that the United States... 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
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  • 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

Pa. probes possible fracking, quakes link

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in... More...

Huge fireball in gas explosion burns homes, fleeing man

GREENSBURG,... More...

State Briefs

One-time Rendell aide pleading guilty in campaign cash sting   HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A... More...

Local Sports

Locals win 11 events at NB Invitational

Bedford beats Everett for boys title, three girls teams in top seven

LOYSBURG — The boys team race in the Northern Bedford Invitational came down to two Bedford... More...

Cook finishes fourth in javelin at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA — Bedford senior August Cook finished fourth at the Penn Relays in the high... More...

Bellwood tops Northern in eight-inning thriller

LOYSBURG — To say Bellwood Antis had its toughest test of the season so far on Friday is no... More...

Vital Statistics

Births

Fred and Amber (Hazenstab) Heaton, of Hollidaysburg, are pleased to announce the birth of a... More...

Deaths

BLANCHARD, Aurelia Jean, infant, of Martinsburg, April 19.  CLAYCOMB, Ray A., 49, of... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  Jennifer Ann Messer and... More...