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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Bedford, Pennsylvania Confederate Flag removed a Page 14 a sports pm. 6 Bedford Claysburg legion teams Advance in playoffs Daley addresses daughters a Page 13 a Gazette weekend Bedford a. 75cpublished continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 210 no. 245 july la amp 12, 2015 saturday amp sunday Wolf to explore tax hike alternatives a carnival will be held on the Lawn of the Bedford senior Center today. The event will be held from to . To 2 . July la at 205 s. Richard St. Activities will include face painting games photo opportunities and More. Proceeds for the carnival will help offset the reduction in funding to the senior Center. Briar Valley Road in Bedford township will be closed next week. Bedford township supervisors said the Road will be closed july 16 starting at 6 30 . Until the work is completed. The Road will be closed from the intersection with business route 220 to the Point where resurfacing stopped last year. This will include the intersection of shed Road and Briar Valley the supervisors said. Catch the action for the final two Days of the Alum Bank fire company antique and classic car show weekend in Pleasantville. The car show begins today with registration at 9 . A separate motorcycle show will also be held other events will be a to . Tractor cruise an antique tractor and hit miss engine display and a Parade of equipment scheduled for 1 30 . Also on saturday the fire company has its Chicken Barbecue starting at la . The Day continues with antique classic and farm Stock tractor pulls beginning at 3 . White Shadow performs at 7 . And the big ending for the Day is the fireworks display. Sunday begins with a pig roast at la . Followed by a Parade of equipment at 12 30 . And a pedal tractor pull at i . With youth through adult classes. Admission and parking Are free. Deaths. Obituaries on Page 14 Calhoun Helen Arlene 76, of Ellicott City my. Calhoun Roy e. A Sonny a 81, of South Breezewood Road Breeze Wood died Friday july to 2015, at select specially Hospital Johnstown. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett. Obituary in monday s Gazette. Feather Opal 87, of Imler. Hankinson Dion v. Quot buddy Quot 82, of new Baltimore. Harrisburg a. Apr gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that he would listen to ways to wipe out a Lon term deficit and increase education Aid without raising sales or income taxes but he also insisted that the deficit be addressed honestly and without what he Calls a smoke and state de Secretary to visit Everett by Elizabeth Coyle Gazette managing editor Pennsylvania Stop educator will make a Stop in Bedford county monday As part of a statewide tour of school districts. Secretary Pedro Rivera will visit Everett area Middle High school monday on his a schools that teach tour. According to the department the meeting will be a round table discussion with educators administrators and school Board members a to discuss How the District plans to utilize and leverage the increased funding governor Tom Wolf has proposed in his 2015-16 state budget through a commonsense Severance tax on natural Gas Everett superintendent Danny Webb said he believes his District was selected As a Stop partly a continued on Page 3 wolfs comments to reporters following a speech to the Pennsylvania american legion convention at a downtown Harrisburg hotel came on the 10th Day his administration is without signed budget legislation that gives it the authority to pay All of its Bills in the new fiscal year. A key sticking Point identified earlier in the week by Senate majority Leader Jake Gorman was Wolf a insistence on an income or sales tax increase to support state spending. Asked if he could get what he wanted for education and the deficit without raising income or sales taxes Wolf a Democrat said he was not sure. A i done to know How you do that but id like to see a Wolf said. A there might be some ways and id be Happy to work with ways to do it. He added that budget makers must be honest about a Long term budget deficit that has prompted rating Agency downgrades and left a continued on Page 3 Tornado with 105 Mph winds ravages a. School Hamburg a. Apr the National weather service confirmed Friday that a Tornado with estimated wind gusts of 105 Mph hit an Eastern Pennsylvania elementary school ripping off the roof and ravaging classrooms. The Tornado hit the Blue Mountain adventist elementary school in Hamburg on thursday night As severe storms socked Central and Eastern Pennsylvania with Strong wind and heavy rain forecasters said. Preliminary information showed the Tornado which was up to 225 feet wide moved along a 4,000-foot path forecasters said after surveying damage Friday. It snapped Hardwood Trees and dragged debris through a soybean Field before hitting the school and a Campground. The weather service described the damage to the school As the roof was completely removed and turned into a pile of twisted Metal. Pieces of it ended up in 75-foot Pine Trees hundreds of Yards away. From above classrooms looked like tattered dioramas with chunks of insula Tion and other debris piled up and tables and chairs tossed about. The building was reported As a total loss the weather service said. The schools principal Rachel Wardecke was the Only person in the in tiding at the time. A continued on Page 3 of a a a photo Adam Watson fun and games at firemen s convention six mile run team no. I participated in the Bedpan race this week a part of the Huntingdon county firemen a convention being held through saturday in Saxton. Saturday s activities Start with breakfast from 6 to to ., firefighters contests starting at 8 . And a lunch special from la . To i . The Concession stand opens at i pan. The convention Parade starts at 6 pan. At Liberty Street at Seton. Amusement and games open after the Parade. The Queen pageant follows the Parade. Bill would drop big Rig driving age to 18 Washington apr parents May hesitate to hand teens the keys to the family car but Congress is proposing to allow Drivers As Young As 18 to get behind the wheel of big rigs on the nations interstates Federal regulations currently require Drivers be at least 21 before they can drive com Mercial trucks across state lines but a Bill introduced this week by Republican senators would allow contiguous states that join together in a compacts Quot to drop the age thresh old to 18 for interstate trips. There is no limit on the num Ber of states that could join the compacts. A continued on Page 5 out for a Doggie paddle Gazette photo Elizabeth Coyle kayaker Rachel Hager and Ryan Papuga both of Fishertown paddle their kayaks on Shawnee Lake with Springer Spaniel trigger appearing to be Captain of one of the kayaks Friday afternoon. Homewood at Spring Home estate great location i great value human county a Premier retirement Community great amenities Safe War pail a a i Donl mme a pros rim i Tail May car in View am Bael Pwu i of Wpm hmm Somerset dental associates idly denture amp partial a a tart to finish in one available discount

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