ACM to host info sessions.

Allegany College of Maryland will host virtual information sessions at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 13 for area high school juniors and seniors interested in the college’s P-TECH Pennsylvania program. Preregistration for the info sessions is required and available at allegany.edu/ptechpa. P-TECH Pennsylvania offers students the chance to take technology courses at their own pace, or enroll in a two-year, 31-credit certificate in cybersecurity through the ACM Bedford County Campus. Funding through a donation by Everett Cash Mutual Insurance covers the cost of tuition, registration fees, and textbooks for the 2021-2022 academic year. Interested students may call 814-652-9528, ext. 6202, or email tkravets@allegany.edu, reach out to their guidance counselors or visit ACM’s P-TECH Pennsylvania website at allegany.edu/ptechpa.

Graduation deadline is May 6.

To be included in this year’s Graduation Edition, each homeschool and private school graduate will need to submit a graduation form and photo. Forms are available by sending an email to vhenry@bedfordgazette.com. The deadline for submissions is May 6.

Veterans are invited to take part in parade.

Veterans are invited to participate in the Oscar Jordan VFW Post 7375 Memorial Day parade in Hyndman on May 31. Rides will be provided for veterans who would fee more comfortable riding. A service will follow at the HOPE for Hyndman Charter School. For more information or to sign up, send a letter by May 28 to Bob Willison, 3636 Hyndman Road, Hyndman, PA 15545. The parade will form at 9 a.m. along First Avenue and begin at 9:30 a.m.

Hyndman sets Bulky Waste Day.

Hyndman Borough Bulky Waste Spring Clean-up will be held on Saturday, May 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for borough residents only. Take all bulky waste to Hyndman wastewater treatment plant, 120 Shaffer Road, (at the end of Cunningham Drive, stay to the right on the paved road). No electronics, hazardous waste, or items containing freon. Used motor oil can be dropped off at Huffman’s Garage, 243 Fifth Ave.

Spaghetti dinners to be served.

Takeout spaghetti dinner will be served May 13, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Hornet’s Nest, Hyndman. The dinner will be served by the Wills Mountain veterans and Oscar Jordan VFW Post 7375. Advanced price is $8. Tickets are available at Hornet’s Nest or by calling 814-842-0003 or 814-310-1124. Take out spaghetti dinner will be served by the Knights of Columbus of St. John’s Parish in New Baltimore from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16. Cost will be $9 for anyone ages 12 and older and $3 for children ages 3 to 11. Pre-order online by sending an email to dwambaugh@dioceseaj.org or by calling 814-733-2210 by May 10. Provide name, phone number, preferred time of pick-up and the number of adult and child orders. Payment should be made at time of pick-up. Walk-ins will be accepted.

Classes begin May 11.

Freedom From Smoking classes will be held every Tuesday, May 11 through June 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Building, 203 S. Juliana St., Bedford. An extra class will be held June 13, during “quit week.” The classes are offered free by the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA. Free nicotine replacement therapy in the form of patches or gum and mints will be offered. Due to social distancing guidelines, class size is limited and wearing a mask is required. Registration is required. Call 814-977-4455 to register or for more information.

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