Page 1 of 5 Jun 2010 Issue of Bedford Gazette Weekend in Bedford, Pennsylvania

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 5 Jun 2010 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 5 Jun 2010 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) - June 05, 2010, Bedford, PennsylvaniaCelebrating Hometown life inside merry go round memories sports Abc earns District 5-a championship pm. 8 weekend extra gardens chose Gazette weekend Bedford a. 75 published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 205 no. 217 june 5 amp 6, 2010 saturday amp sunday Ridge grads urged to keep an open mind a Quot global evening Quot is planned to assist an International Effort. The foundation for International Community assistance Finca is conducting a fundraiser on Friday Jime 18 starting at 6 . At the Bedford county arts Center. Finca gives Micro Loans to people of developing nations to Start businesses. The Cost is $35 per person and includes a gourmet meal prepared by Carol Snyder of cinnamon Sage and Light classical guitar music. Contact local supporter Alyson Dehmcke at 977-9960 or via email at . Reservations will be taken through june 11. If you have received an invitation to Bedford county s voter Hall of Fame. Reception please a sep. Registrar of voters Margaret Koenig said the invitations were sent out by the Pennsylvania department of state to those who have qualified for the Hall of Fame. The reception will be in room 101 of the county office Complex at noon on june 18. Those who have received invitations Are requested to a sep to her office at 624-2608 no later than june 9. It s important that anyone who is attending notify her office Koenig said. The dutch Comer history group will discuss the Bowser Homestead at a meeting sunday june 6. The meeting will be held at 2 . In Frank Antonson s classroom room 206 at Bedford Middle school. The meeting is being held at the school so the group can Avail itself of the computer technology available. The elevator also will be available to reach the second floor room if needed. Among other items at this meeting the group will especially focus on the Bowser family its Homestead and the names Fetter Crisman Wieghard and Holderbaum into which the original browsers married. The changeover in ownership of the Homestead from the browsers to the Schnab Leys and poor Baughs will also be discussed. The Public is invited. For More information Contact Frank Antonson at 623-9632.deaths. Obituaries on Page 16. Cessna James v. Quot son Quot 80, of Everett. Clark Jessie i. Ritchey 84, of Saxton Lawler Rose Marie 63, of Manns Choice died Friday june 4, 2010. Arrangements by Blackbu rii funeral Home Pleasantville. Obituary in monday s Gazette. Pearson David w. Or. Quot Davey Quot 59, of the Martins Burg area. Ney David h., 80, of Everett. O Shurak Margaret d. Dumbauld 87, of Bedford. Sprowl Florence k., 90, of Everett. Gazette photo Jennifer Howard Justin Taylor attempts to adjust Ferow senior Coty Wertz s Cap a or head something was on crooked Taylor said As the two were clowning around before the graduation ceremony at Chestnut Ridge High school Friday evening. By Jennifer Howard Gazette staff writer Fishertown a Chestnut Ridge graduated 131 seniors under a blazing Sunset Friday evening completing commencement just As a few dark Clouds began to Roll in Over the Lions football stadium Quot attention everyone. There will be a two minute speech limit due to atmospheric conditions Here this evening Quot said superintendent Joseph Kimmel offering a bit of humor. Quot i repeat there will be a two minute speech parents and seniors alike have become familiar with automated Calls from Kimmel when school is delayed or cancelled. Quot education does not end with tonight s commencement but the automated Calls do Quot continued. This year s senior six speakers reflected on the topic of Quot education and the open Lindsey Everhart acknowledged several historical leaders who had the courage to maintain an open mind leading to today s technology. Quot who knows what will Rock our world 20 years from now have the courage to be the spark that ignites the great discoveries of the future Quot she said. Quot one chapter in our Book is coming to an end and another is beginning. Enter this chapter with an open mind and Don t forget where you came from Quot said Katie Koontz. Quot education has Given us the tools to reach the Moon Quot said Thomas Young. Quot we have the Opportunity to shape a Bright unlimited future a and we valedictorian Ariel Peck talked about her ability to push Forward while keeping an open mind to become a starting soccer player. Quot my efforts paid off and it Felt amazing to accomplish something i thought was out of reach Quot she said. Quot we have All faced challenges Quot said Helen Snow. Quot it s not about believing in everything you hear but challenging everything you she encouraged her classmates to have tolerance kindness and compassion for others. Quot it s important to cultivate an open mind Quot said salutatorian Jay Cassidy. Quot embrace new discoveries have the willingness to investigate new a continued on Page 2county signs tech contract saves $47,000 by Elizabeth Coyle Gazette associate editor the Bedford county commissioners approved two contracts their consultant said will save the county about $47,000 per year for at least three years. The commissioners on tuesday approved a contract with info con for its on line data processing service that is Worth $235,709 Over the life of the contract. Info con stores and provides the online services for tax assessment the court administrators judges offices prothonotary recorder of deeds Register of wills sheriff and tax claims. The new contract will be a 4 percent saving Over the previous agreement that had run on a year to year basis. The major difference will be that the county will use a server it obtained through the reassessment to store information instead of storing it at info con s office in Ebensburg. The sheriff photo Handgis permitting also won t be a Cost because the state is due to take on that task eventually. Rob Dugan marketing director for info con said was wiling to take a Cut in his company s contract. Quot it is the right thing to do for the county. I Don t have a problem with that Quot said. He also had proposed a five year contract a continued on Page 2 anger grows Over Oil spill Pensacola Beach Fla. Apr the smell of Oil hangs heavy in the sea air. Children with plastic shovels scoop up clumps of goo in the Waves. Beachcombers collect Tarballs As if they were seashells. The by catastrophe arrived with the tide on the Florida Panhandle s White Sands Friday As the company worked to adjust a Cap Over the Gusher in a desperate and untested bid to arrest what is already the biggest Oil spill in . History. The widening scope of the slow motion disaster deepened the anger and despair just As president Barack Obama arrived for his third visit to the stricken Gulf coast. The Oil has now reached the shores of four Gulf states a Louisiana Mississippi Alabama and Florida a turning its Marshlands into death zones for wildlife and staining its beaches rust and Crimson in an affliction that some said brought to mind the plagues and punishments of the Bible. Quot in revelations it says the water will turn to blood Quot said . Hahn director of coastal zone management for Louisiana s plaque mines Parish. Quot that s what it looks a continued on Page 3 map photo residents hold up signs As president Barack Obama visits Camardelle a a live bait and boiled seafood restaurant shop to meet Veith residents regarding the by Gulf coast Oil spill in grand Isle Louisiana Friday. Private employers hold Back on hiring in May Washington apr a swell in temporary government hiring for the census drove almost All the Job Market s gains last month a a huge disappointment to Wall Street and a sign that private employers Aren t yet confident enough in the recovery to Start adding workers with gusto. Daunted by the european debt crisis and a falling . Stock Market at Home american businesses added just 41,000 jobs in May the fewest since january. The government hired 10 times As Many for the National census but those positions will begin to disappear As summer arrives. At least on paper the 431,000 total new jobs was the biggest gain in a decade. The unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent from 9.9 percent mainly because hundreds of thousands of people gave up searching for work and were no longer counted. Quot on the surface they look great Quot Joel Naroff president of Naroff economic advisors said of the numbers. Quot but that Beauty was Only skin deep. The private sector is not out there hiring like Wall Street interpreted the numbers As a big letdown a sign that the recovery if not derailed is at least stalling. The Dow Jones Industrial average Sank from the opening Bell and tumbled 323.31 Points its third worst slide of the year. The Index closed below 10,000 for the second time in two weeks. All the major indexes were Down More than 3 percent. The new employment snapshot released Friday by the labor department indicated that Many private employers Are still wary of bulking up their work forces. And it suggested the economic recovery May not bring help fast enough for millions of americans still unemployed. The slowdown in t unusual for an economic recovery. Hiring can slow in one month then accelerate the next As was the Case after the 2001 recession. But that recession was relatively Brief and mild. The great recession wiped out so Many jobs that it will take unusually Strong hiring to bring substantial Relief. And neither the Federal Reserve nor the Obama administration expects that to happen soon. A continued on Page 5 Bedford Gazette 424 w. Penn st. 814-6231151 see our and on Page 8 of the weekend extra buying or Slung pall us Bedford county s largest real estate company weather today the forecast 0 "89430 6001 33owardannai Johnston realty phone 18141623-8622 mostly Cloudy. Widespread showers and thunderstorms mainly in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 80 percent. Tonight widespread showers and Temide storms mainly in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tomorrow a showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 90 percent. Sunday night mostly Cloudy. A Chance of showers in the evening. Cooler with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent. The Outlook a monday mostly sunny highs in the mid 70s. Monday night partly Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Tuesday mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Tuesday night partly Cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s

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