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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - January 9, 2016, Bedford, Pennsylvania A Yum drug lord Al sports pm. 6 despite setbacks i la \ i a by r Moi Chapo recaptured Everett Rifle athlete signs Kane plans to run a Quot 111 if a la amp a by p i few a Page 5 a with naval Academy a Page 3 a Gazette weekend Bedford a. 75<� published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 211 no. 94 january 9 amp to 2016 saturday amp sunday tax filing issues could jeopardize Aid confusion May interfere with health care benefits elks will conduct a Christmas tree pick up. The Bedford elks will be picking up Christmas Trees in the immediate Bedford area on sunday Jan. To. The elks ask that you please have your tree out by 9 . Dairy producers May apply for the Pennsylvania Dairy of distinction program. The application window is open from now until april 15. The award is based on the idea that attractive farmsteads enhance consumer Confidence in the wholesomeness of milk and stimulate milk sales and Public support for the Industry. Dairies receiving the highest scores in each of to Pennsylvania districts will be awarded an 18-Ineh-by-24-Inch Dairy of distinction sign to display in front of their farm. Roadside judging will take place in May and farms will be evaluated on factors that can be controlled by the Dairy producer. Judges will look for clean and attractively finished buildings neat landscaping ditches roads and lanes and Well maintained fences. They also will take into account other aspects of the farm such As manure management and the cleanliness of animals the barnyard and feed areas. To obtain an application Call 814-863-3913 or visit the program website at Huml a Dod Huml Christmas decorations Are being removed. Overhead Christmas decorations Are being taken Down on Jan. 17. If anyone is interested in helping with the removal they Are asked to report to the front of the Dpi office at 8 . To assist. Deaths. Obituaries Page 14 Cole Mable Sharon 68, of Alum Bank died Friday Jan. 8, 2016, at Penn Knoll Village in Everett. Arrangements at Edward Blackburn funeral Home Alum Bank. Obituary in mondays edition. Dull Marion l., 87, Manns Choice. Creen Eleanor j., 80, Everett. Poet Audrey Hei dom88, Alum Bank. Seiller Rev. A. Darlene 88, Saxton. Bedford Gazette 424 w. Penn St. 814-623-1151 r89430b6c by Ricardo Alonso Zal Vidar associated press Washington apr about 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under president Barack Obama s Law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year putting their subsidies at risk if they want to keep coverage. The preliminary figures were released by the irs late Friday afternoon a time when the government often reports unfavourable developments. A spokeswoman for the department of health and human services doubted there will be a major Impact. Has believes most of the people affected no longer have health Law coverage. Still ifs a potential complication As the Obama administration strives to increase enrolment for 2016 in the face of rising premiums and sceptical Consumers. Tax issues highlight the difficulties of the health Law for the very people ifs intended to serve. The Law provides tax credits to help people pay premiums for private insurance. Nationally that Aid is averaging around $290 a month roughly three fourths of the typical Premium. By funnelling financial assistance through the income tax system democrats were Able to Call the overhaul the largest middie class tax Cut for health care in history. But they also spliced together two really complicated areas for Consumers health insurance and taxes. Confusion has been the result for Many. Consumers can receive the tax credits in Advance if they qualify. But when they file taxes the following year they must account for the subsidies on their tax returns. A continued on Page 5 map file photo health care tax forms 8962 is seen in Washington. The Obama administration says about 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under the presidents Law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year. Identifying if you have a silent killer in your Home Gazette photo Erin Thompson Bill Zimmerman owner of Zimmerman a in Everett displays an at Home radon test kit which can be purchased at some hardware stores. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer according to the department of environmental Protection. By Erin Thompson Gazette staff writer the state department of environmental Protection is using january to encourage Pennsylvania residents to get their Homes checked for something that is a silent and potentially deadly killer. Studies by the . Environmental Protection Agency have found that among annual deaths due to lung cancer about 22,000 of them Are connected to exposure to High Levels of radon a Gas caused by decaying uranium in the soul. The Only Way to detect High Levels of the invisible odourless and tasteless Gas is through testing said Donna Miller a sales representative for True value hardware store in Bedford. Since one in 15 Homes in a continued on Page 5 Quaker museum seeking donated artefacts records by Erin Thompson Gazette staff writer members of the Dunning Creek friends meeting Are still seeking artefacts for a Quaker museum that is slated to open this summer according to Jerry Miller who is one of the members leading the museum efforts. The museum will be housed at the Fishertown friends meeting House on Valley Road in East St. Clair township. A everything is starting to come together a Miller said. The friends Are currently working on signage for the museum and a Welcome video. Miller said he Hopes to be Able to arrange for tour buses to take people to and from the museum. The museum recently received a donation of an a ancient display Case a made of Glass and Wood As Well As genealogy reports from local families. Dunnings Creek friends meeting recently received a $5,000 Grant from the Blackburn family association a non profit organization dedicated to preservation of the Quaker heritage to Purchase equipment for the museum. Miller said previously that the Fishertown friends meeting House maintains most of its historic value but has undergone some upgrades such As adding electricity. Organizers of the museum efforts said museum goers will be Able to look through genealogy records to find out whether their family has ties to the quakers in Fishertown. Some items that will be on display at the museum include a progression of Church pews. The Dunnings Creek friends a continued on Page 5 volunteers again Spur red Kettle collections by Cassidy Ann Sherman Gazette staff writer Bell ringing proved successful for Bedford county chapters of the salvation army local spokesmen said. Pastor Raymond Short of the Bedford chapter would not divulge a number about How much the organization brought in this year but said that this year the chapter exceeded $20,000 in donations and he is pleased to see How helpful local businesses have been throughout the Holiday season. A i greatly appreciate the openness of the Bedford save a lot and the Bedford giant Eagle store and the Everett Walmart for allowing our Bell ringers to be on their premises a Short said. In the past Short said that Campaign amount is usually pretty consistent with what they bring in every year. The unit had about 350 volunteers and about 700 combined Volunteer hours contributed. According to a press release from the East Freedom Claysburg salvation army chapters the volunteers with that unit were Able to raise about $6,661.67 at their efforts at the Walmart in Duncansville and in the Claysburg area at the c amp s Market. Many organizations helped contribute to the collection such As the individual volunteers churches Claysburg boy scouts clays Burg Kimmel Fla and Claysburg rotary. The press release also stated the chapter raised about 50 percent More than the previous year. Elsie Meloy head of the Everett unit said that she too did not want to give out How much they received however she said she was very thankful for How generous the Community has been even for a depressed area. A i would say the Community has been very generous and the volunteers have been fantastic and the Community has been just so giving a Meloy said. She said the organization usually takes a Large percentage to help local families in need. Terry Elliott of the Hyndman Buffalo Mills chapter said that they had about 20 volunteers however one person stood out because of his service As a Bell ringer. A Jimmy Elliott is 82 years old and in a very proud of what he did a Elliott said adding he sometimes worked As Many four hour shifts for six Days a week. He said he was unsure How Many volunteers gave their time in his chapter but is grateful for All that did and gave to the collection. A for the Quality and the Quantity As far As the finances Down Here i feel people were pretty generous and i can to be any happier with the amount of Money that we raised a Elliott said. A continued on Page 5 allowing us to carry out your loved one s last wishes is the greatest Trust you can show. /4�m& funeral Home j 99 ram town re. Everett. A 15537 814 652-6636 com funeral Chapel 715 Church Smet Saxton. A 16678 814-635-2211 wow Akers c. 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