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Progress, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Clearfield, Pennsylvania 95 39 Our 88th Year Moshannon February 2001 50 Cents 20 PAGES Climbing the walls Francis eighth grade science students climbed the wall at the Clearfield YMCA recently as an ending to their study on Forces and Joan John Lytle and Matt Lovesky lent their time and talent to make the field trip a Shown climbing are Amanda Megan Fannin and Ryan students at the Clearfield Mosquito ready for Creek Sportsmen annual coyote hunt By Lori Dehn Staff Writer FRENCHVILLE Its coy ote time The 10th annual Mosquito Creek Association Coyote Hunt will kick off next with hunters from all over the state coming to take part in the Its one of the biggest activ in the says Mosquito Creek President Ray Its growing every And this its bigger than with an expanded hunting This the hunting area is said Were not sure if thats a good idea or Last hunters were limit ed to Clinton and Elk which forced partici pants to spend their time local We originally had three rea sons for said The first was to help a local sheep farmer whose stock was being threatened by but the sportsmen also hoped to give hunters a winter activity hi the slow time following deer season and before spring who is also presi dent of the Industrial Development also saw the event as an opportunity to give local businesses a No matter where they participants will have to come into the area if they want their quarry in hopes of walking away with the top Hunt set 2325 Registration can be done at the Mosquito Creek Club from noon to midnight on 22 6 to 10 on 23 and 6 to 4 oh Registration is for Nonmembers can join the organization for another More than hunters par last An award of will be given for each coyote After the awards are distrib the remaining registration fees will be distributed to the winning If only one Turn to Page 1 termination top Huston February meetings By Aletta Singley Staff Writer PENFIELD Turmoil in Huston Township gov has led to the termination of its secre and the resignations of a supervisor and A special meeting was called by the Huston Township Supervisors Monday night to take an official vote on the said Chairman Bob The official vote was taken this past Monday because secretary Connie Mason was first fired after the supervisors regular meeting on 6 had been In at the end of this weeks supervisor Doug Kalgren submitted his written effective In his he said he took the job to be the voice of the people but can no longer be a part of the back squabbling and less than childish Whelpley said supervisors discussed the termination during an executive ses sion at the 6 and a vote was taken on her Supervisors Doug Kalgren and Joe DeSalve voted for the Whelpley said he abstained from voting dur ing the executive session because he was not sure the actions were As he called for comment from the supervisors when they returned to regular session during the 6 but no comment was At Mondays Whelpley said Kalgren and DeSalve again voted for the ter Whelpley said he voted against Masons I feel she is capable and hasnt done anything wrong to warrant the said Accused machete killer may be extradited today By Lori Dehn and Rebecca Williams Staff Writers An attorney for accused machete killer Eric Jerrome Fante says the 37yearold Memphis man is extremely who has confessed to killing Avinash Kaushal at the gas station in Snow Shoe on Sunday could be back in Centre County by this Warren New public defender Bizub confirmed this morning that a extradition hearing has been scheduled in where Fante is currently being held on charges of eluding police and possessing a weapon following a 10mile car chase Monday along Interstate Were going to said con firming reports that Fantes extradition will not be Hes a very religious Bizub said of his Muslim who also goes by the name of Abdul Rahman He studies the He says hes gotten inspiration from his Hes been studying the Koran for years Hes guided by it in his But Bizub acknowledges his clients actions seem to be at odds with that He has a lot of the attorney And those problems cross a lot of state Fante is currently wanted in Georgia for the murder of Dorothy last Street was found on her back doorstep of her home with deep machete wounds to her head and neck on the same day Fante is accused of killing Georgia police are also interested in Fantes possible involvement in a robbery at knifepoint and an attempted breakin at a South Carolina seeks Fante on charges of grand theft auto relating to the vehicle he drove in his interstate crime Fante is also wanted in for the attack on Annette at the Sweetwater Western Store Saturday Richeson is still hospitalized with critical wounds to her hands and Fante confessed to the Street murder and Richeson attacks in his statements to New Jersey Sweetwater police did not return calls this morning following statements made to the media about Fantes revelations during interviews with Tennessee authorities Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar said in a press conference Tuesday that he would not reveal that kind of sensitive I dont know what rules are for prosecution and police talking to the press in other Gricar told The Progress this Im not allowed to make statements to the so I wont make comment one way or the other on what theyre Bloodmobile to be held Monday at Curwensville CURWENSVILLE The supply of blood type 0 negative is con An urgent appeal was issued yesterday for types A A B negative and 0 positive by the American Red Cross Greater Alleghenies Region Blood Services in donors can respond Monday at Curwensville Civic Center from noon to 6 at a bloodmobile sponsored by the Curwensville Womans The visit is one of two conducted by the club each According to Marianne Spampinato of the Johnstown amounts of blood types listed in the appeal are well below the pre ferred For donor eligibility call Claudia Read Read seeks reelection as Controller Claudia Clearfield County has announced her candidacy for re election on the Democratic tick According to her candidacy Read said she has modernized the con trollers office over the past three Archaic accounting and payroll systems that ran independent of each other have been replaced with one Fund Accounting Not only does the new system tie together payroll and it also computerizes and links all the other funds the office was run ning with manual Read said she fulfills the respon of her office by taking an active role in the daytoday Her current duties include performing as secretary for the salary and prison she has Turn to Page 1 Turn to Page 5 Valentine winners Photo by Pete Kutsick Dorothy and Charles Sklar of Ramey were treated to a limousine ride and dinner for two at a restaurant last night for being the winners of the annual Valentines Day promotion sponsored by the Classified Advertising Department of The Prizes were offered by VIP Limousine Zalno Simpson Street Fashion The Hair Premier by Arrowhead Restaurant and Undercoffer Weekend Events is a weekly feature of The Progress published to alert readers about community events of general To have your event please submit the information in writing to the Clearfield newsroom or any office of The Progress by noon each Late submissions may not be The following events are planned this weekend in Friday Dinners Harmony Basketball Boosters will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 47 Friday at the Harmony Area High School Donation is for adults and for children 12 and Takeouts will be A fish fry will be held Friday beginning at 6 at the Houtzdale Members and guests are Saturday Breakfast The Cooper Township Sportsmen will serve breakfast on Saturday from 710 Ham or home juice and coffee are Cost is Flea market Mosser Memorial Park Development Committee will sponsor a flea craft sale and auction Saturday at Westover fireball located off state Route 36 in The flea market and craft featuring 30 confirmed will be held from 9 to 5 The auction will begin at Some of the items up for bid include a propane heater and kitchen Food will be sold during both Rabies clinic Sentry Fire of Burnside will sponsor a rabies clinic and soup and bake sale from 11 Saturday at the locat ed along Route 219 in Veterinarian William Wise will administer the shots at a cost of per Game feed The Cooper Township Sportsmen are giving away one bag Members coming for corn should Taring a Must have a Turn to Page 5 reaches in Curwensville win Page 9 swim teams capture District 9 championships Page 9 Inside this issue Birthdays 3 Church news 7 Classifieds 1215 Comics 19 Daily Police Log 18 columns 4 Heloise 8 Hospitals 16 Lottery 18 Obituaries School menus Sports Weather Area News 18 7 911 17 18 Have a good day When fathers tell jokes By Katelyn Coder Grade 2 Clearfield
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