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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - March 12, 2016, Bedford, Pennsylvania Adopt from humane society a Page 15sports, pm. 9 Fleury nets 350th win As pens top Blue jacket Obama works on Cuba diplomacy a Page 6 a Gazette w Bedford a. 75 let published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 211 no. 148 March 12 amp 13, 2016 saturday amp sunday Spring Forward set your clocks ahead one hour before bed on 31 sunday. Af3 celebrate Bedford county Day saturday. A ceremony will begin March 12 at the Hall at Kinton s Knob 6441 Lincoln Highway Bedford. This years program is titled a some misconceptions about Bedford county history a presented by Larry Smith. Smith recently completed the 150th anniversary history of Blair county and is working on the 250th Bedford county history Book. The program also will include music by the varsity singers from Bedford area High school. Jamey Clark and Ellen Espenshade will sing a the Blue Juniata a a theme song for the society from their Early meetings As Well As a old Colony the boys scout from troop 4481 will present the colors and Lead the pledge of allegiance. Bedford county commissioner Josh Lang will speak and Tammy Hess will present a certificate to the society on behalf of state rep. Jesse Topper. The Celebration commemorates the formation of Bedford county on March 9, 1771. Copies of the county Flag produced in 2008, Are available for Purchase at the society. For More information Call 623-2011 or email . Deaths. Obituary Page 7 Bingham Lawrence e., 74, of Bedford died Friday March la 2016. Arrangements by the Timothy a. Berkebile funeral Home in Bedford. Foor Charles 73, Bedford. Scott Carol a. A cow cow a 51, of Quaker Valley Road new Paris died thursday March to 2016, at Conemaugh memorial Hospital. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home 299 Ray town Road Everett. Obituary in mondays edition. Vas in us Gedfon Gazette wow. Gedfon Gazette com 0 "89430 6001c? 3 03 Hyndman Hee Haw delights audience Gazette photos Lucille Kentner at right Jim Raupach left and Caleb Shaffer right Swap jokes during the a general store Quot skit. While the two did not sell anything there was definitely some witty conversation Between them and their customers. Below Friday night was the opening night of a Rhynd Many a version of Hee Haw a presented by the Hyndman Londonderry Lions club. The cast was a a picking and a grinning a with left Christian Balney and right Nick Slough. The wills Mountain dodgers thundered across the stage with a foot stomping perform Ance. Area wrestlers work i through Consolation rounds at Hershey Gazette photo Ryan Spring Chestnut Ridge Junior wrestler Morgan Deremer celebrates with Lions coach Greg Lazor after winning a 152-Pound Consolation bout on Friday at the class a state tournament. Dere Mer s 6-4 Victory ensured him of winning his first state medal. See Page 8 for More coverage on the Pisa wrestling championships. Bulldog Backpack program gains non profit status by Erin Thompson Gazette staff writer a program that supplies meals to Claysburg Kimmel students on weekends recently gained non profit status organizers said recently. The bulldog Backpack program gained 501 c 3 status through the Christ lutheran Church in Claysburg according to Terri Lingenfelter a coordinator for the program. Christ lutheran Church is part of the Claysburg East Freedom mini8terium, which approached the school last year about starting the program Lingenfelter said. Through the bulldog Backpack program teachers place prepacked bags with two breakfasts two lunches two fruits and two snacks in the backpacks of children in need on Friday afternoon to last the weekend. The program started just before thanksgiving with about 70 students and has since grown to nearly too. Since the program is fuelled solely by donations a we knew we were going to have to seek outside Grants and most of those Grants require nonprofit status a Lingenfelter said. The program costs about $17 per student per month to sustain organizers estimate. With the 501 c 3 Federal tax exempt status a i believe that businesses who May not have made donations in the past May be More willing to a Lingenfelter said. The program started with a $1,000 donation from the Ministeri us and has since operated with other donations of food and Money from the Community. A we really have some Good support from the Community a Lingenfelter said. A Community members businesses and churches have been extremely generous in providing food financial support and workers to pack the bags and so since its inception the program has also gotten a positive response from teachers who have done fundraisers for the program and from parents. Lingenfelter said the program recently sent evaluations Home in the students backpacks. A the parents who responded had very positive comments. Some were very thankful for the additional help that the Backpack gives the student Over the weekend a she said. To make donations to the program Contact Matt Hall at 239-5144 or email . Food donations must be individually wrapped such As chef boy Ardee meals pop tarts and juice boxes. Contact Erin Thompson at 623-1151, ext. 150. Follow on twitter Ethompson Bednaz. Farm to table Boh of i Mimi lid. \ a top chefs local foods a whiskey amp seers live music sunday March 20th, 2-5pm at the historical society s Hall at Kinton s Knob a Somerset dental associates 814 444-0850 same Day denture amp partial repair dentures made Start to finish in one week financing available senior citizens discount done to Waite time. Help your family now Call me about your

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