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May 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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America celebrates Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8. To honor these women, respondents were... More...

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Local

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Light and variable winds... More...

Finding purrfect home

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

Police

Police are investigating a burglary in Broad Top Township.  The incident occurred at 214... More...

Editorial

Mothers of the year

Columnist

I am confident that most people reading this either has or had a wonderful mother.  At least I... More...

The problem with delegates

In a typical election year, a party’s front-runner — usually an establishment... More...

Decoration Day

According to the Encyclopedia of Alabama website, Decoration Day is "an annual observance at many... More...

Worship

Church News

MT. UNION Church’s pre-ordered anniversary books will be available for pick up on May 12 at... More...

Vital Statistics

Deaths

BAKER, John T., 66, of Altoona, April 26. Interment at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.  BAKER,... More...

Bedford County Divorces

The following couples have filed for divorce in Bedford County Court:  Sara E. Fleetwood and... More...

Blair County Divorces

Dawn F. Frischkorn and William S. Frischkorn, both of Altoona.  Brad C. Todd and Rebekah L.... More...

Woman sentenced in bank heist

A woman charged with conspiracy to commit robbery was sentenced in Bedford County Court to state... More...

Document reopoens questions about what Paterno knew when

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that... More...

Top of th' Morning

Schellsburg Cultural Series begins its 2016 season Saturday... More...

Obituaries

Stephen L. Unger - 2018-01-19
Obituary Correction - 2018-01-19
Margaret G. Baker - 2018-01-18
Belva Mae Logeston - 2018-01-18
George E. Hutzell - 2018-01-18
Mabel Baker Jordan - 2018-01-17
Kenneth W. Watkins - 2018-01-17
Kurt W. Moorhead - 2018-01-17
Eva Mae Strenski - 2018-01-16
Obituary correction - 2018-01-16
Ronald E. Fochtman - 2018-01-15
Donna E. Snyder - 2018-01-15
Patricia R. Wilson - 2018-01-15
Lois C. Miller - 2018-01-15
Marcia E. Thompson - 2018-01-15
Clifford J. Simmons - 2018-01-15
Wayne L. Thompson - 2018-01-15
Audrey L. Stavola - 2018-01-13
Hortense E. Keays - 2018-01-13
Margaret M. Maslanik - 2018-01-13
Audrey L. Stavola - 2018-01-12
Merle Abe Barton - 2018-01-11
Jennifer Sue Kania - 2018-01-11
Sean Thomas Reilly - 2018-01-11
Ray Vincent Chathams - 2018-01-11
E. Irene Duppstadt - 2018-01-11
Eleanor W. Shambach - 2018-01-11
Ashley Sue Adolphson - 2018-01-10
Madelyn Oldham - 2018-01-10
Ruth Mary Gladfelter - 2018-01-10
Catherine June Simmons - 2018-01-10
Tom Bowser - 2018-01-09
Janyth Kay Thomas - 2018-01-09
Terrence D. Hann - 2018-01-09
Betty Jane Hess - 2018-01-09
Christopher V. Brockey - 2018-01-08
Catherine E. Matulnes - 2018-01-08
David Mark Becker - 2018-01-06
Dorlin Waldo Hay - 2018-01-06
Rodney L. Hasting - 2018-01-05
Robert A. Berger - 2018-01-04
Shirley J. Kensinger - 2018-01-04
Gregory G. Weyant - 2018-01-04
Linda D. Kurtz - 2018-01-03
Stephen L. Unger - 2018-01-03
Elvin F. Marshall - 2018-01-03
Erma L. Bulger - 2018-01-02
James Alan Feather - 2018-01-02
Robin Feathers - 2018-01-02

Regional Classifieds
  • 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
  • IMMEDIATE OPENING AVAILABLE! Bedford Health Care facility seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, computer literate candidate who enjoys working with people. Position is 30-35 hrs/wk including some evenings. Pay is determined by skills and experience. Send resume and references to hrdesk@embarqmail.com
  • 2-BEDROOM, 2-BATH second floor apartment w/l.r., d.r. kitchen, laundry room, $900/mo. Most utilities included. No pets. Located above Cove Creek Outfitters, apply within.
  • Looking for Servers, Bartenders & Kitchen Staff. Apply in person at Blue Knob Club House or call 814-239-1024
  • PET GROOMING & BOARDING Stottlemyer's Groom ÔN Board 2-1/2 miles from Bedford on Egolf Road. Hours by appointment only 814-623-2374
  • 772A Notice of Intent to Remediate to an Environmental Standard Pursuant to the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act, the act of May 19, 1995, P.L. 4, No. 1995-2 (Act 2), notice is hereby given that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., on behalf of Agracel Inc., has submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, a Notice of Intent to Remediate the property located at 550 Sunnyside Road, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. This Notice of Intent to Remediate state that the site is a former exercise equipment manufacturing facility. The site has volatile organic compound impacts to soil and groundwater associated with historic operation as a manufacturing facility. The proposed remediation measures may include removal of underground storage tanks, engineering and institutional controls in the form of maintaining onsite building slabs and asphalt parking areas, and an environmental covenant to prevent contact with impacted soils and groundwater. The proposed future use of the property will be non-residential. Agracel plans to use the site-specific standard at the site. Act 2 provides for a 30-day public comment period for site specific standard remediation. The 30-day comment period is initiated with the publication of this notice. Until 10 days from the published date, Bedford Township may elect to be involved in the development of the remediation and reuse plans for the site. Bedford Township may also submit a request to Agracel during this 30- day comment period to develop and implement a public involvement plan. Copies of these requests and of any comments should also be submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection at 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110.
  • 2 Mobile Homes for rent in the Everett Area. References and Security Deposit Required. These are both no smoking and no pet homes. Applications can be picked up at Gary's Homes.
  • 2 Bedroom Apt near Bedford-Second Floor with balcony & Off street parking, Stove, Refrigerator, & laundry hook up included, No Smoking, No Pets, $500/per month plus security deposit, No utilities included, Call 814-585-2125
  • LOOKING FOR DRIVER, must be at least 18 years old, 40 hours per week, must be able to work Saturdays. Must have clean driving record. Send resume to P.O. Box 345, Bedford, PA. 15522.
  • High-Paying Postal Jobs! No Experience Required! Don't pay for information about jobs with the Postal Service or federal government. Call the Federal Trade Commission toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit www.ftc.gov to learn more. A public service message from the Bedford Gazette and the FTC.

State/National

SpaceX lands 2nd rocket at sea

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX... More...

Chess club hopes for members, interest in centuries-old game

SCRANTON,... More...

At least 1 hurt by bricks thrown onto Turnpike

LEVITTOWN,... More...

Local Sports

County athletes win six boys titles at WCC

Bedford’s Cook named outstanding male with three victories

ALTOONA — Bedford County had a strong showing in the boys competition at the West Central... More...

Curve get rained out

ALTOONA — Friday’s series opener between the Altoona Curve and the Richmond Flying... More...

Wrestling coaching moves take place at Berlin, McCort

The Bedford boys track and field team completed their dual meet season undefeated at 13-0 with wins... More...

State/National Sports

Kang hits two homers in season debut, Pirates win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jung Ho Kang homered twice and Francisco Liriano continued his dominance at... More...

Hackenberg to work as Jets hold minicamp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christian Hackenberg is used to all the scrutiny, the varying... More...

Steelers open rookie workouts

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Sean Davis goes through drills during NFL football rookie minicamp,... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Brad Eshelman to Brad Eshelman, Bedford Boro, $1.  Shawn L. Diehl* to Corey E. Clark*, W.... More...

Blair County Deeds

James and Diane  Keyser to Janet Ebersole, 112 S. Beckman Drive, Altoona, $134,000.  ... More...