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July 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

911 telecommunicator retires after 30-plus years

Guests, well-wishers, and coworkers met at the Bedford County office complex Friday to greet and... More...

Special Sections

Local

Finding a purrfect home

Abbey, below at left, would love to claim a seat on your couch. She is 3 years old and has been... More...

Weather Today

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. West... More...

Police

A West St. Clair Township man was charged with assault.  Joseph P. Lamerise, 41, was charged... More...

Local Sports

Claysburg advances to CCAL title series

Post 522 defeats Somerset, 11-1, in decisive semifinal round game

CLAYSBURG — Just like Thursday, Claysburg Post 522 opened up a big lead in the first inning... More...

Wannyn, Haus, Smith among Bedford winners

If rubbing is racing, so is pushing and bumping.  That was the case during Friday... More...

Remembering Dale Grimes

The loss of another close friend occurred on Thursday when Dale Grimes passed away at the age of... More...

Law enforcement reacts to Dallas incident

In the wake of a deadly shooting in Dallas Thursday night, where five police officers were killed... More...

Dallas suspect amassed bombs, guns in arsenal at suburban home

DALLAS (AP) — An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five... More...

Top of th' Morning

Expect traffic delays on Chalybeate Road.  Bedford Township work will take about four weeks to... 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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  • 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

June hiring surge of 287,000 suggests rebounding economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employers shook off two months of weak hiring by adding 287,000 jobs in... More...

Study of cancer therapy halted due to deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study of an experimental treatment for leukemia was abruptly halted this... More...

Pa. budget talks enter weekend

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers were headed toward an unusual weekend session... More...

Editorial

Hello, telemarketer

Columnist

My late friend Pam worked as a part-time telemarketer, and was the only person that I knew in that... More...

Dallas’ heartbreak

Guest editorial

Our hearts are... More...

Unlikely place for attacks

Commentary

DALLAS — As terrible, heartbreaking events go, this is worse. The snipers who fired on a... More...

State/National Sports

Pirates top Cubs, move back into second place

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including an RBI single during a decisive... More...

Raonic ends Federer’s shot at Wimbledon history

LONDON (AP) — There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his... More...

Colon, Scherzer are among All-Star replacements

NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon and Max Scherzer are headed to the All- Star Game, picked as... More...