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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - February 27, 2016, Bedford, Pennsylvania Tell jmj. In. 4 Tuffe i Bedford Tsa sports pm. 6 chamber holds hip m a 4. My Iii t Quot v students Advance Everett girls fall ribbon cutting a 0 in a a my a i to 5 a Page a in District final a Page 15 a to. My . Gazette weekend Bedford a. 75<tpublished continuously since 1s05. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 211 no. 136 february 27 amp 28, 2016 saturday amp sunday Joel Black to join chamber staff As up girl scout information sought. Local girl scout groups Are invited to submit current information and photos for this years a Salute to girl scouts to be published in March. Information can be mailed to Bedford Gazette girl scout Salute 424 w. Penn st., Bedford a. 15522 emailed to or dropped off at the Gazette office. The deadline to submit items is 5 . On feb. 29. People pictured in photographs must be identified in the order they appear. Poll worker training session to be offered. New poll worker training session will be offered by the Bedford county elections office on March 9 at 6 . At the Bedford county courthouse room 101, first floor. The training is open to any registered voter of Bedford county with a desire to assist at the voting precincts on election Day. For More information Call 623-4807. Hope for Hyndman charter school students will attend school on a Snow makeup Day. Students will attend school March 29, the last Day of easter break to compensate for missing feb. 16 due to inclement weather. Deaths obituaries on Page 13 Allen Marie Wood 92. Bedford. Evans june e., 97, fifth Avenue Everett. Hinish Virginia r., 98, of Ray town Road Saxton died on Friday feb. 26, 2016, at Home. Obituary in monday s Gazette. Arrangements by Akers funeral Chapel Saxton. Soul Andre e., 93, Everett. Rhodes Lois l. 91, Bedford. Tenley Betty Jean 90, Riddlesburg. Tosten Jordan a a Jordyn k., 20, of Everett. Visit us Neww wow. Bedfor Gazette. Com o 89430 6001 by Andrew Carr Gazette associate editor the Bedford county chamber of Commerce will Welcome a Bedford native to the newly created position of vice president. Joel j. Black of Bedford will Start in the position on March i and is looking Forward to helping bolster the business Community in the county he said. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and currently completing an mba from Liberty University Black brings a combination of outreach communication and organizational management experience to the Post As Well As a True spirit of servant Lead Joel j. Reship chamber Black president ceo Kellie Goodman Shaffer said. Black who has worked As a District outreach specialist with rep. Jesse toppers office since 2014, said he has always been motivated by Community service being involved and volunteering and Hopes that in his new position that he can help Foster the growth and Prosperity of the business Community. Quot As a Bedford county native i am honoured to be Given this Opportunity to promote the Community i love a he said. A i look Forward to working for the chamber throughout the Community to continue the Success and growth of Bedford after graduating College Black said he had the Opportunity to return to the area and work with toppers office and is looking to help make the Community somewhere people want to raise families. A i see Bedford county As a very a continued on Page 5 celebrating Lent with fish Fry Joyce Wright of the Linier area Volunteer fire department serves a fish Fry dinner to Dick Long of Imler. Fish Fry dinners Are served every Fri a a y through March 25. Gazette photo Erin Thompson from left Dorothy Ler Mineau of Beaverdale Cindy Kelly of Altoona Erie Bittner of Osterburg and Sarah and Herbert Brown of Pavia enjoy their fish Fry dinners at Imler fire Hall on Friday. Fish Fry dinners will be served on fridays through March 25. More photos of the event on Page 15. Gazette photo Erin Thompson Stu am working together for four year degrees Saint Francis University and Allegany College of Maryland have expanded on a successful collaboration that enables area residents to More easily earn a bachelors degree. The partnership which has benefited business administration and computer science graduates since 2012, now assists am biology human service and psychology majors in their quest for a four year degree. Associate degree programs Are typically completed in two years by full time students. The Stu am arrangement provides a 3-to-l sequence that lets am students pursue a bachelors degree with three years of courses at the Community College and a final year of coursework at Saint Francis. Distance learning opportunities such As online courses make degree completion More convenient and traditional sections of needed courses Are offered by Stu in Altoona Johnstown and state College in addition to its Campus in Loretto. The private University further supports am transfers within the collaboration by coordinating this arrangement through its adult degree program which has substantially lower tuition and no customary fees. The 3-to-l Transfer opportunities Are open to am students of All Ages at its campuses in Bedford and Somerset counties and in Cumberland my. Graduates Are Able to Complete 98 a continued on Page 5 there a a smart Aleck behind Dugans pub signs by Jerry Lynott the Wilkes Barre times Leader Luzerne a. Apr the 100-hour work weeks started to mount and Charlie Dugan looked for a Way out of the bar business. He passed a civil service test scoring extra for his service in Vietnam and of All things ownership of Dugans pub. But he did no to get a Job so we went Back behind the bar and frequently outside Over the past 22 1/2 years to the sign in front to Post inside jokes musings on the human condition and personal and borrowed words of Wisdom Long before the Advent of face Book twitter and social Media. Sadly though there a no comprehensive collection of what a nearly caused accidents from Rubbe peckers on main Street produced Calls from people angry Over the messages or brought tears of Joy loss or laughter. Many of them Are committed to memory with footnotes supplied by Dugan on their origins. A a it a whatever pops into my head a Dugan 67, said while sitting at the bar left nearly vacant with the exit of a thursday night crowd. Head ventured out earlier in the cold to Tell his wife How much he loves her punctuating his words with his inimitable wit instead of apostrophe comma or period. A a Guy can love a million women a Man loves one woman a million ways Happy Valentines tame but True he a been caustic comedic and consistently original in his copy with few known repeats. His veterans Day tribute always reads a Honor those who gave their lives so you can live yours a he said. But callers keep him honest. One sign from a while Back read something like a a it a better to walk your dog than wok your dog a Dugan recalled. Sure enough someone dialled the bar to let him know head said the same thing in 2004, he said. A people take it really seriously a Dugan said. An astronaut walks into a bar a really an astronaut walked into Dugans and loved the atmosphere. Dan Bursch was in the area visiting with family of his wife a sister and they stopped in one night. When he was with Nasa Bursch and fellow space shuttle astronaut Carl Walz held the record for the longest space flight spending 196 a continued on Page 5 a the times Leader via a Charlie Dugan owner of Dugan s pub poses for a photo in front of his bar in Luzerne a. On feb. 19. For nearly a Quarter Century Charlie Dugan has gone outside to the sign in front of Dugan s pub to Post inside jokes musings on the human condition and personal and borrowed words of Wisdom and All Long before the Advent of Facebook twitter and social Media. Consider your options s4&en& in s46en& funeral Home j funeral Chapel 299 Uit Summ a mkt m is Church Street new Reft a 15537 i w Saxton a i667r 814 652 6636 of i 814 635 /211 com c. 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