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December 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bedford Borough manager breaks down 2017 budget

The 2017 Bedford Borough budget, which was passed in a special year-end meeting of the borough... More...

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Local

Weather Today

Partly sunny. Scattered showers in the morning. Highs around 50. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts... More...

28th Annual Christmas Bird Count scheduled

The 28th Annual Christmas Bird Count will be conducted by the Bedford County Bird and Nature Club... More...

Daughters meet for Christmas luncheon

The Bedford Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed... More...

Editorial

Hard-headed governor

Guest editorial

Political hardball is an American tradition. After Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama as president... More...

Different Strokes —

Cartoon commentary
Full Story

A public service

Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Pamela J. Welsh* to Pamela J. Hall, Bloomfield Twp., $1.  Allyce M. Strickenberger* to Timothy... More...

Vital Statistics

Dumpert, Lamp wed in Bedford

Breann Rose Dumpert and Matthew Paul Lamp were united in marriage in a double ring ceremony... More...

Miller, Silver to wed in June

Jeffery and Janice Miller of New Paris, along with Jerry and Lori Silver of Hyndman, are pleased to... More...

Brallier, Rice engaged to wed

Lisa and Dave Brallier are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Aaron James Brallier,... More...

Residents donate at Christmas Eve drive

Residents of Bedford showed up on Christmas Eve day to help the community by donating much needed... More...

Photo contest entries sought

The Bedford Area Photography Club, in conjunction with the Bedford County Library, will be hosting... More...

Top of th' Morning

Boosters set Alumni... More...

Obituaries

Larry F. Stabnau - 2018-01-20
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

News briefs

Kremlin plays down attack possibility   SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Kremlin on Monday... More...

New Year’s poll: Americans are hopeful for a better 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Emotionally wrenching politics, foreign conflicts and shootings at home took... More...

Alaska volcano erupts, sends up ash cloud

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has erupted... More...

World

South Korea’s ruling party splits over impeached president

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of lawmakers split from South Korea’s ruling party... More...

Fans mourn George Michael as charities reveal his work

LONDON (AP) — Grieving fans on Monday mourned the death of George Michael as British... More...

Local Sports

Tis the week for high school holiday tournaments

In the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, there are usually tournaments for high... More...

This Week’s Schedule———

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27  Boys Basketball  Portage Christmas Tournament  HOPE for... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers reach for victory over Ravens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The clock ticking and a season filled with promise evaporating, Steelers... More...

Role players growing up on job for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The image of Antonio Brown’s seemingly elastic left arm fighting off... More...

Carr, Mariota break legs; teams clinch playoff berths

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As Derek Carr fell to the turf with a broken leg, a celebratory day in... More...