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December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

PennDOT to host Route 30 bridge project meeting

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The community is invited to a public open house, which will be held at the... More...

Top of th' Morning

The annual area bird count is... More...

Special Sections

Local

Police

A Saxton man was charged with harassment in Liberty Township on Dec. 19.  John A. Stout-Swope,... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny. Much cooler with highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night:... More...

Fugitive of the week

Jonathon/Jonathan Lee Emerick, 34, is wanted on a Bedford County warrant for failure to appear. On... More...

Editorial

Sad reality of depression

Guest editorial

With festive holiday lights and decorations almost everywhere we look, and joyous Christmas music... More...

Different Strokes —

Cartoon commentary
Full Story

Bill comes due

The fall of Aleppo just weeks before Barack Obama leaves office is a fitting stamp on his Middle... More...

State/National Sports

Tomlin may sit stars, but other Steelers will play

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger might get his wish to spend the... More...

Tomlin chides Bradshaw for “cheerleader” comment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t mind Hall of Fame... More...

Penguins, Crosby rally to knock off Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored a goal for the fourth straight game and added two... More...

County budget passes; no tax hike

Bedford County commissioners unanimously passed their 2017 budget for the county, as well as the... More...

Area residents give 2016 mixed reviews

EVERETT — No sooner is Christmas over, the thoughts of many people turn to reflecting on the... More...

Wolf puts hold on tax abatement program

Governor Wolf ’s administration announced Tuesday that the Keystone Opportunity Zone... 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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  • 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

State issues advice on charitable giving

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s the season for giving, but the state of Pennsylvania also... More...

State briefs

Three die in western Pa. fire   MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner... More...

Examiner says man’s shooting death a homicide

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A medical examiner has classified as homicide the death of a western... More...

World

At Pearl Harbor, US, Japan seek absolution from the war

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — In a historic pilgrimage, the leaders of Japan and the United... More...

International news briefs

Israelis: US was behind UN rebuke... More...

Local Sports

Ridge boys hold off North Star at tourney

BOSWELL — After a shaky first half, the Chestnut Ridge Lions emerged from the half with a new... More...

Tyrone girls rally to topple Tussey Mountain

TYRONE — After grabbing a 23-14 lead against host Tyrone in the first round game of the... More...

Golden Eagle boys down Titans

TYRONE — Tyrone jumped to a 20-2 first quarter lead and never looked back as the Golden... More...