Page 1 of 2 Jan 2016 Issue of Bedford Gazette Weekend in Bedford, Pennsylvania

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 2 Jan 2016 in Bedford, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Bedford Gazette Weekend.

Browse Bedford Gazette Weekend

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 2 Jan 2016 Bedford Gazette Weekend in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - January 2, 2016, Bedford, Pennsylvania Born i no record highs sports pm. 6 mummers a tip Quot a a a g % / for weather the Gazette s top to Parade in Philip w%2m to a Page 2 a sports stories of 2015 a Page 3 Gazette weekend Bedford a. 75<tpublished continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 211 no. 88 january 2 amp 3, 2016 saturday amp sunday new Laws in 2016 show states diverging Laws coming into effect vary on guns voting Blue Knob is preparing to open Jan. 2. According to its website the resort is preparing trails to open the season though it did no to say for certain whether they would be ready. As of Friday evening the resort did no to fist any of the trails As being opened but asked patrons to a Check Back the website is . A Broad top Man was arrested for shooting at Utility lines Friday. According to state police James Dennis Bush is accused of firing two separate rifles rom his front porch at 839 six mile run Road about 12 01 . Bush fired the rifles in the air where one of the bullets struck a co cast line causing about $10,000 to $12,000 in damage police said. Fish 42, is facing criminal mischief and related offences. He was jailed on $60,000 Cash Bond. A whole hog sausage orders Are being accepted. The roaring Spring Lions club will take order until Jan. 21. Delivery is feb. La and orders can be picked up Between i and 3 . Al the roaring Spring Lions Shawnee Park off route 867, roaring Spring. In order regular Loose or hot Loose sausage for $3.50 per Pound or regular stuffed or hot stuffed sausage for $3.75 per Pound Call 766-2150, 937-3142, 224-4228, 695-3776 or 224-4618. Deaths. Hiner b. Marie 97, Bedford. Leydig Dorothy a. A Dotty a 81, Buffalo Mills. Mock Phyllis a., 68, York. Rowser Carol e., 69, Bedford. Sparks Richard j., 69, of milk and water Road Everett died Friday Jan. I 2016, at a pm Altoona Hospital. Complete arrangements in tuesday s edition of the Bedford Gazette by Dalla Valle funeral service main Street Everett . Wagner Ethel m., 69, of Everett died thursday dec. 31, 2015. Complete arrangements in tuesday s edition of the Bedford Gazette by Dalla Valle funeral service main Street Everett . Whetstone r. Richard 81, Chambersburg o 89430 60010 3 by Geoff Mulvihill associated press Trenton . Apr Laws taking effect at the Start of the new year show states diverging on some hot Button issues. Restrictions on carrying guns eased in Texas for example but got tighter in California. It is easier to Register to vote in Oregon but there is another step to take at the polls in North Carolina. The opposing directions in the states reflect a nation with increasingly polarized politics. In the debate Over gun control both sides say their arguments Are strengthened by a string of mass shootings this year. That includes the december attack at a county health department gathering in san Bernardino California when a couple who investigators say pledged allegiance to the Leader of the islamic state group killed 14 people. Ever town for gun safety a group backed by billionaire former new York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to be a counterweight to the National Rifle associations lobbying of state lawmakers. Both groups Are expected to be Active in Legislatures in the coming year. Whether to raise the minimum wage has become another hot topic in states Auld cities with the Issue getting no traction in the Republican led Congress. New voting Laws meanwhile could help shape the outcomes in state and Federal elections in the coming year. Democrats and others who want to boost voter participation have been pushing to expand Access to the polls while conservatives have pushed for measures aimed at preventing election fraud. Each Side says the other is using legislation to help their favored party in elections. A look at some of the More notable Laws taking effect in january guns Texas the second most populous state joins 44 a continued on Page 5 map file photo a demonstrator helps hold a Large Quot come and take it Quot Banner at a rally in support of open carry gun Laws at the Capitol in Austin Texas on Jan. 26, 2015. Texas the second most populous state is joining 44 other states in allowing at least some firearm owners to carry handguns openly in Public places. New year baby arrives by Elizabeth Coyle Gazette managing editor Everett a if there is a better Way to Start out the new year the new Mcgourley family would be hard pressed to Tell anyone what Way that might be. Stephanie and Aaron Mcgourley of Hyndman said hello to a a 9 Pound 3 ounce baby boy at 2 48 . At a pm Bedford memorial Hospital the facility a first baby of 2016. A i done to think he looks by he a 9 pounds a Stephanie said smiling a but he a a hefty Stephanie said her due Date was Jan. 2. She and Aaron had a doctor appointment about 2 . Dec. 31, not knowing she was about to go into labor. Her water broke while she was on the examination table at the doctors office not far from the Hospital. That was kind of fortunate she said a continued on Page 5 a a .0 in St la Gazette photo Elizabeth Coyle Stephanie and Aaron Mcgourley pose with their new baby boy Friday surrounded by gifts they receives As parents of the first baby born in 2018. In front is a diaper bag donated by a pm Bedford memorial with baby items along with gift bags from two local churches. Behind Stephanie is a bag of gift items from Madelyn Rose children a boutique in Bedford. Bedford county a unemployment at lowest level in 10 months by Elizabeth Coyle Gazette managing editor Bedford county a unemployment level hits its lowest Point in to months with statistics from the Pennsylvania department of labor and Industry showing the county gaining about 600 jobs in the past year. The departments Center for workforce information and analysis released the Bedford county labor Market areas seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobless rate of 5.6 percent the lowest since february of 2015 when the rate was 5.5 percent. The rate compared to 5.8 percent in october of 2015 and 6.0 percent last september. The rate compared with 5.9 percent in november of 2014 when there were about 400 fewer in the labor Force �?23,900, according to the state a and about 400 fewer employed residents 22,500. The number of unemployed stood at 1.400 a year ago or about too More than the latest figures. Between october and november of 2015, the state showed the number of residents in the labor Force fell from 24.400 to 24,300 and the number of jobs held dropped from 23,000 to 22,800. The number of unemployed dropped from 1,400 in october to 1,300. According to the states number of nonfarm jobs the total number of jobs in the county increased from 16,600 in november of 2014 to 16,600 this past year. The bulk of the jobs added came in the service sector which covers an variety of subcategories under Trade transportation and utilities such As warehousing and professional and business services. Ashley Yanchunas Industry and business analyst said in december that the Overall signs for the Economy Are positive. A the number of jobs is still increasing the unemployment rate is still going Down Over the past year Yanchunas said last month. A a that a a great sign for the the number of americans requesting jobless benefits Rose last week though that number has fallen 7.1 percent in the past year. The numbers gathered by the state Are rounded to the nearest Hundred. Yanchunas cautioned that in a Small Market area such a continued from Page i Bedford county unemployment 2014 november december 2015 january february March april May june july August september october november a source Pennsylvania department of labor and Industry 5.9% 5.5% 5.3% 5.5% 6.3% 6.2% 6.4% 6.1% 5.9% 5.9% 6.0% 5.9% 5.6% Obama looks into unilateral Steps on guns by Kevin freking associated press Honolulu apr president Barack Obama is looking for ways to keep guns out of the hands of Quot a dangerous few Quot without depending on Congress to pass a Law on the fraught subject of gun control. He says hell meet his attorney general Loretta Lynch on monday to see what executive actions might be possible. Steps to strengthen background checks could come this week. Quot the gun lobby is loud and Well organized in its defense of effortlessly available guns for anyone Quot Obama said in his weekly radio address. Quot the rest of us Are going to have to be just As passionate and Well organized in our defense of our he said he gets so Many letters from parents teachers and children about the Quot epidemic of gun violence Quot that he can t Quot sit around and do Obama recently directed staff at the White House to look into potential executive actions. Currently federally licensed firearms dealers Are required to seek background checks on potential firearm purchasers. But advocacy groups say some of the people who sell firearms at gun shows Are not federally licensed increasing the Chance of sales to customers prohibited by Law from purchasing guns. A source familiar with the administration s efforts said Obama is expected to take executive action next week that would set a Quot reasonable threshold Quot for when Sellers have to seek a background Check. That person did t know whether it would be based on the number of guns sold or Revenue generated through gun sales. The source a member of a gun control advocacy group was not authorized to discuss details before the announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity. White House officials won t confirm the timing. In his efforts to work around a Congress that has often been politically Grid locked Obama has made aggressive use of executive Power particularly on immigration. It has been an increasingly effective presidential tool. And while Legal scholars Are divided on whether Obama has accelerated or merely continued a Drift of Power toward the executive Branch there s Little debate that he a paved a path for his successor. Depending on who succeeds him Many Obama backers could Rue the Day they cheered his Quot pen and phone Quot Campaign to get past Republican opposition in Congress. The unilateral Steps he took to raise environmental standards and ease a continued on Page 5 in sen Feut Tai gut Ai location i great value i Grea a amenities rom Wunz from tic pm in a commonly a Ami for win % we a mme mum Tom Minu a he a min. ,.ak r Rojt Fiji i a Miami i a of ugh bum Tomb slim amp Breme Kab i is victors ave Everett a sp1/ 814-42m34 a Dkl a nce a Patlaj Iaia a w i go &Quot"1 Bedford Gazette u a a w.bedford8.����&Quot> Gazette advertise embark Malcom

Search All Newspapers in Bedford, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Bedford Gazette Weekend Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Bedford Gazette Weekend?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection