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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - October 23, 2010, Bedford, PennsylvaniaCelebrating Hometown life inside Creepy critters sports Everett earns first win pm. 4 weekend extra peace poster winners name Gazette Mke Kend Bedford a. 75i published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 206 no. 28 october 23 amp 24, 2010 saturday amp Sunda first county budget requests made emergency repairs will begin monday on the route 30 Bridge Over the ramp at the West end of Everett. Penn Dot announced that repairs Are needed because an oversized vehicle recently hit the Bridge. The work will include replacing the exterior beam and repairing the adjacent beam on the Bridge. Tie work by new Enterprise Stone amp Lime will take about a month and Cost approximately $400,000, according to Penn Dot. Traffic will be restricted to a single Lane during the work and a signed Detour May be in place during. Some of the operation. Minor restrictions May be necessary under the Bridge during work hours. Trick or treat night set for East Providence township. East Providence township will Host their trick or treat night on thursday oct. 28, from 5 to 7 . More Parade trick or treat listings Page 2. A bum ban is in effect for Londonderry township. Londonderry township supervisors declared a bum ban on Friday due to increased dry conditions and recent Windy weather. Three Brush fires were reported in the township within the past two Days. The ban effective immediately will remain until further notice. The deadline is approaching for Holiday mail for military personnel. The postal service has issued deadlines for mailing items to military personnel for guaranteed delivery by dec. 25. The recommended mailing Date for the most economical postage to overseas military destinations including Iraq and Afghanistan is nov. 12. The postal service offers Domestic rates and discounts for priority mail Flat rate boxes. The Cost for mailing a Large Box is $12.50, regardless of weight. Other deadlines for mailing items to military personnel can be found on the website . The Bedford county vet Erans affairs office has announced new business hours. Beginning nov. 1, the office will extend their services by remaining open Over the lunch hour from noon to 1 . The office will be closed on monday oct. 25, through thursday oct. 28. Deaths. Obituaries on Page 7. Day Donna l., 54, of Everett. Ramirez Andre Elpidio 10, of Everett. , Tara Dawn chamberlain46, of Everett. By Jennifer Howard Gazette staff writer Bedford county commissioners heard the first round of budget requests on Friday and several More departments Are scheduled to make proposals next week. A year to Date View of the county budget was not available but based on a Quick look at the treasurer s account commissioners chairman Michael Herline said quot it looks Okay quot and is in line with where it should be. Quot last year was kind of an anomaly because we were dealing with the state budget situation so it s hard to compare it to looking at this year s budget quot added Barry Crawford finance director. Quot compared to what the numbers Are they re decent. It s never a great situation but they re decent compared to where we five budget hearings were scheduled for Friday including the jail tax assessment office veterans affairs a Extension and Public defender. All of the department chairs budgeted conservatively in line with their 2010 budgets. Quot we have not contacted department Heads indicating to them to Cut a certain percentage. My impression with the ones coming in today Friday so far they realize the crunch in the income quot Herline said. Quot it does t Hurt to ask for what they need or think they a continued on Page 3 Gazette photo Elizabeth Kohler Everett area Middle school students joined together on Friday for their first Ever White out Bull dog rally in an attempt to raise awareness of bullying at the Kichool. The rally was made possible through a Grant won by Bedford county youth action Council members for the school bullying concern for Everett students by Elizabeth Kohler Gazette staff writer Everett a Everett area Middle school students have joined together in a movement to White out bullying at their school. A group of nine Middle school students who form the Bedford county youth action Council Boyac at Everett received a Grant from the unified family services system for their winning proposal to quot White out bullying quot in their District. According to Genie Kline staff advisor All local districts were awarded a $500 Grant through unified family services system to undertake a student driven project this fall that would address one or More of the issues the students identified As being a priority in their schools and communities. However a Friendly Competition ensued among the districts and the Boyac earned an extra $100 for their school with their White out bullying proposal. Quot we Are overjoyed quot said Mitchell Kovel member of Boyac. Quot we were extremely Happy when unified family services gave us the Money plus the a continued on Page 5 Sestak Toomey clash on jobs ads Pittsburgh apr Pennsylvania s candidates for . Senate clashed Friday Over the Best Way to save More jobs during the recession and both refused to take responsibility for the negative tone of the Campaign during their second and last debate in a close and increasingly expensive race. Democrat Joe Sestak and Republican Pat Toomey met at Pittsburgh to station a Phi for an hour Long debate in which they often tried to interrupt each other and were scolded occasionally by Moderator David Johnson for not directly or quickly answering a question. With the possibility that still undecided voters will tilt the tight race they continued a theme of trying to paint the other As too extreme. While Sestak linked Toomey to the Tea party backed Republican and Senate hopeful Christine o Donnell of Delaware Toomey hitched Sestak to . House speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. A continued on Page 3ridge hosts grandparents Zachery Baldinger poses for a photograph with quot Molly the cow quot during a grandparents breakfast at Chestnut Ridge. The Chestnut Ridge school District hosted a grandparent breakfast for preschoolers and their grandparents on oct. 15. More than 165 preschoolers and grandparents attended the breakfast provided by the Bedford county literacy Council Bulc. Director of programs Michelle Marker and area manager Troy Golden both with the nutrition group shared information about healthy eating and provided nutritional information to take Home. The nutrition group also brought along quot Molly the grandparents were treated to an incredible years lesson with their grandchildren. Puppets quot Dina Dinosaur quot and quot Wally quot introduced themselves to the crowd and helped the children share the rules of quot Dina the incredible years is a county wide program made possible through a United family social services fuss Grant. The program is designed to help Young children learn social skills and self control through lessons delivered by Lively and energetic puppets. Grandparents also made a learning activity for their grandchild. Rhyming books were distributed to the preschoolers and a photos submitted Gene and Marie Gilpin participate in a colouring activity oct. 15. Chestnut Ridge school District hosted a grandparents breakfast for preschoolers and their grandparents. 15 childrens books were Given away to grandparents in attendance. Preschool at Chestnut Ridge is funded by title 1 and Prek counts. For More information about the nutrition group Bulc fuss the incredible years or preschool at Chestnut Ridge Call Central elementary at 839-4195. Bedford Gazette 424 w. Penn st. 814-6231151 b9430 6001 03mmmmmmmtmrn a a install a any size any style a Ufa tim warranty los Uiato a Vinyl frames Douma or triple pane paw12102height s windows ashram a itt Zyk an weather today the forecast Patchy Frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Not As Cool with highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 m p h. Tonight mostly Cloudy. Not As Cool with lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Tomorrow a partly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night mostly Cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. The Outlook a monday mostly Cloudy with scattered showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent. Monday night mostly Cloudy with a 50 percent Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Tuesday mostly Cloudy with a 40 percent Chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. Tuesday night mostly Cloudy with a 40 percent Chance of showers. Mild with lows in the mid 50s
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