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Valley Independent, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1983, Monessen, Pennsylvania Legionnaires disease common Hospital Mon Valley CHICAGO tors say Legionnaires first at an American Legion convention In July 1976 Is more common now than previously realized Legionnaires disease symptoms Include often producing kidney and liver problems It can be fatal disease Is much more common than has been previously Dr Robert R Mudcr of Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Medical Center said at a Thursday news conference In Pittsburgh Cases of Legionnaires disease arc there to be found if only hospitals will look for them Mudcr and col- leagues said Thursday In the Journal of the American Medical Association Administrators who believe their hospitals arc not at risk for outbreaks of naires disease may be dangerously they said most cases of naires the mode of transmission remains the researchers said association of con- of portable water supply systems with cases of Legionnaires disease has focused attention on the hospital water system as a potential reservoir of team studied adult pneumonia in a community hospital Mercy Hospital of during three non- consecutive months In 1981 They found 14.3 percent of pneumonias were naires disease The hospital had no previously documented cases of the disease In a survey of the water distribution system 64 percent of sites sampled were found to be positive for the most prevalent causative organism The researchers compared the findings with studies at their own VA hospital where legionnaires disease was known They found organisms implicated In 47 percent of all acquired pneumonias and 65 percent of sites tested in the water system yielded pneumophila The higher incidence at the VA hospital could be ed by Its population patients are generally elderly men with a history of heavy cigarette smoking Ad- age male sex and cigarette smoking are established risk factors fnr said Obituary Death Notice Irwln Sr 70 of III Fourth St died suddenly Wednesday June 15 at in Mon Hospital Carroll Twp Friends Hill be received Friday from 2 lo 4 and 7 to 9 p.m In the Howard W Crory Funeral Home and on day until I p.m at which time will be held with the William B pastor of Grace of- Burial will be In Mon Valley Memorial Donora The Howard W Crory Funeral Home Is In charge of arrangements Joseph of Monessen died June 16 1983 at at the Health System Friends are bring received Friday from 2 lo 4 and 7 to 9 at the Raymond D Dalfonso Funeral Home 441 Reed where a blessing service will be held Saturday at Mass of Christian Burial will br said at 10 at SI Roman Catholic Church In Monessen with Rev P Lino as celebrant In- terment will follow In Grand- view Cemetery The parish rosary will be said at the funeral home Friday at 8 p.m Raymond D funeral director Is in charge of arrangements Osmo Larmi Osmo K Larmi of 1224 Nash Ave died suddenly Thursday at p.m shortly after being admitted to Mon Valley Hospital He was 69 Mr Larmi was born Aug in Monessen a son of the late Herman and Helma Jolki Larmi He was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church Monessen Mr Larmi retired in 1972 from Page Steel and Wire Monessen with 31 years of service Survivors include his widow Helen Sabol two sons Osmo Jr of Pilot Rock Oregon and Arthur of Mountain Home three daughters Mrs Michael Wyman of Detroit Mich Mrs John Mulvihill of and Ms Carol Skibo of ten seven a sister and a brother Laina Brand and Raymond Larmi both of Monessen Friends will be received in Rhome Funeral Home Inc 1209 Grand Blvd Monessen on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Funeral ar- rangements will be ed tomorrow Memorial con- may be made to SI Paul Lutheran Church through the funeral home LottO HARRISBURG State officials said KELLY Rws M 74 of Thursday they had verified Twp died sjx of from Wednesday June IS 1983 in week's Pennsylvania Lotto Mercy Hospital which produced a Friends will be received of winning day from 2 and 7 p.m tickets James C Slump A record 15 people who bet Funeral Home Inc on winning combination Twp where of will split vices will be held Saturday lne jackpot Each June 18 at with the receive a Rev Gordon Whitney of- menl Of after 20 Burial will be In js withheld for federal West Newton Cemetery The James C Slump Funeral The winning numbers form Home Inc Is In charge of ar- a diagonal line from the per right to lower left corner of the bet which lottery ROSS Kevin D of officials speculated may McKean Ave Donora was COunt for the large number of pronounced dead on arrival winning tickets Tuesday June 14 1983 at The winners arc Thomas p.m at Greene County New Kensington Memorial Hospital Westmoreland Jean Way after he Workman Julia ed In Ten Mile Creek at PHI Barbara near Rhoads Berks Friends will be received In Lester Wenhold the Percy E Law Jr Funeral perkasie Bucks and Home Donora on Friday Bessie Narvon from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Funeral services will be held Saturday June 18 at II at St Paul Church Donora with the Rev Nathaniel Walker officiating Burial will be In Cemetery The E Law Jr Funeral Home Is In charge of ar- rangements June 13 ADMISSIONS Belle Vernon Dale L Cenerosky Lloyd Norms J Hussar Teresa J Shetterly Velma E Wright Karen R Charlerol Robert M Raymond Setaro Jr William C L Mary Ann Donora Agnes K son Karen L Beverly A Elrama Janet E K City Irwln Ab- Joseph J Elizabeth A John A Skoczlas August A Dale A Paul J Davis May A Charlton Dawn R Mary A Ethel E New Eagle Ruth E North A Pittsburgh Mary Lou Washington Irene A West Brownsville Margaret A DISCHARGES Belle Vernon Adelmo Charlerol Dolores N Coal Center Traci Lynn Donora Walter J Sloan Kevin L Lawson Joseph Hannah Lofink Anna B Judy M Monessen Susana Mary Ann Crawley Fred P Michael P Allridge C June II ADMISSIONS Belle Vernon Frank S Baker Carl A Dunlop Roland P Basile Nancy J Ambrose A Gerdish Edna L Charlerol John G Donora Carol M Louise M Monessen Lois L Mazur Vicki J Viola S Massey Bernard R Erla F Washington Mac E Doris C West Newton Robert DISCHARGES Belle Vernon Doris M Brownsville Catherine M Flick and infant William F James W Johns Jr Joan P Betty II Verno Michael Chanko Esther G Deborah Donora Roberta M Linda Gastonville Daniel S Barbara Olive II New Eagle Roberta M Grace I Perryopolis David E ln row from left Nicole Emerick Second row Jason students who just completed social fom Ashley Ginglardi Mrs Chan Justin fourth grade at English and mathematics Kathleen Molesky Patterson John Tonarelli Elementary School were Pictured above front Natalie Indof and Brian and David Kirshner cited recently for having an PERFECTION These school year as were fourth grade students at cited for perfect attendance Elementary as well as perfect spelling School achieved perfection in Pictured above with their two areas during the teacher Mrs Kathleen THE VALLEY INDEPENDENT Friday June Westmoreland checks on dogs unlicensed The Pennsylvania ment of Regional Dog Law Super- visor Adrian Zappa and James M state dog have announced they will be conducting checks for unlicensed dogs In Westmoreland County within coming weeks experiencing numerous problems with dogs running at large Many are said The law stales that all dogs over six months of age must be licensed and kept under control by the owner at all times our job to enforce the Supervisor Zappa said job is harder when we must prosecute but we have to do it Dog owners need to understand the license protects them as must as it does owners A license could mean the difference between ting a lost dog back or Fees for dog licenses are for spayed and neutered dogs and for all other dogs Licenses can be obtained through the county treasurer's office or an authorized agent extra is charged for license acquired through an ed Senior C5 or older pay only for non tive and for all other dogs and must apply in person to present proof of ape Owners of guide ing dogs and aid dogs for the handicapped are not subject to license but must license their docs Owners should be prepared to show some proof of and neutering when applying for a dog license for unlicensed docs or free roaming dogs can be up to plus court costs depending on the nature and degree of the Zappa said Molesky firs row from sieve Britten Malt left Rick Kevin Kozicki Brian Jana ce Malko Mrs maro Brian Hess and Jason Jennifer Ruffing and Vince Rvan Back row Donora police busy with arrests Donora Police were busy yesterday as seven people were arrested on aggravated assault charges in less than 24 hours It all began at midnight aSan taken to Washington County and was Valley Briefs meeting was Washington County Jail McKean Ave resulting in three arrests Vassily of 943 Ave and Margie Ann 43 of Monessen were charged with during the fight Joyce Goode 22 of 262 Rear McKean Ave Donora was arrested yesterday at on charges stemming the same incident n set Coffee linked to cholesterol rise Births Lancaster County Navy plane crash kills 14 Hawaii -A Navy submarine tracking jet nn a routine exercise crashed in rugged terrain on Kauai scattering wreckage 3.000 feet down a ridge and killing all 14 men of- say in f I i J Naval Broad ncar Mrs Anna A of Road Vernon Twp died dav June 14 1983 at p.m In Mon Valley Hospital Carroll are be- at Barbers Point Naval AirSta hroad ncar crashed Thursday onto a ridge on the Island of Kaual Rugged funeral rain and tropical foliage fore- Mass of cd team lo wait until St Roman Church Twp In- A military source who will follow In Weil ed not he Newton Cemetery The Con- believed the fraternity of Christian Into the and Holy Name Society of St will with Navy ships recite the rosary at the In the exercise off funeral home Friday nf p.m The Leonard J The source said the pilots ski Funeral Home li m charge of ony problems Browne Mr and Mrs Bruce New a June 13 Mon Valley Hospital Foster Mrs Robert a daughter June Mon Valley Hospital Molesky Mr and Mrs Thomas a June Mon Valley Hospital Mrs Scott a daughter June 13 Mon Valley Hospital George Mr and Mrs Elias a June Mon Valley Hospital Asks term cut Nurses pact at Brownsville Tentative agreement on a new contract has been ed between Brownsville Hospital and its nurses David hospital public relations and PITTSBURGH nel said the two- The lawyer for a Mercer year pact has been ratified by County stockbroker who the 80 nurses represented by pleaded guilty to defrauding the Pennsylvania Nurses 54 clients out of Association and is expected wants a to reduce his to be ratified by the hospital client's prison term because board within the next few he suffers from days President Judge John Q current pact expires Stranahan of Common Pleas June 30 Court imposed a to 22 Included in the bargaining year term last month on John unit are registered H Turner 44 certified registered who was arrested In 1982 for and head allegedly persuading clients lo Invest In phony bank Under the new the nurses will receive a Pittsburgh attorney cent salary increase on July 1 Samuel Reich said lengthy Imprisonment for Turner cent on July I 1984 Several would be Improvements In fringe and Turner could be benefits also arc Included in BOSTON they said ing half a dozen cups of coffee The which look into every day could increase account age physical police lea vino the area amounts of harmful activity cigarette smoking at when rocks were cholesterol in the blood and and alcohol thrown at the police car Of- double the risk of a heart at- found an inconsistent pattern began a man a Norwegian study in levels of a good type of who they saw running away People living in northern cholesterol from the police car Norway who drank more than U.S studies have had con- When Joseph Greco at- nine cups of coffee daily had findings on the to apprehend the cholesterol levels 14 percent subject he was higher than those who did not Two studies by the Boston Police said Greco's glasses drink said the study in Collaborative Drug the New England Journal of Surveillance Program also Medicine found people who drank more Researchers at the than six cups of coffee per sity of Tromso day had a two limes greater studied 14.581 people living in risk of heart attack than thc coastal municipality of pie who did not drink coffee Tromso They said they were But the Framingham surprised by their finding Heart Study Group that levels of harmful the U.S counterpart to the cholesterol increased with Tromso study found coffee each cup of coffee drinking does not increase association is strong cholesterol levels or heart and consistent and its tack magnitude makes coffee one would say that in the of the strongest determinants United Stales we have not of serum cholesterol in the been able to find a present they ship between coffee drinking wrote in the New England and heart and Journal of Medicine the bottom said Dr magnitude of the William P director of the which suggests least a two- Castelli said the new fold increase in the risk of dings may be explained by a coronary heart Norwegian tradition of rants further certain types of very rich foods with coffee High cholesterol levels arc linked to a diet high in animal fat and dairy products She was charged witn were broken and he received Charleroi Area School assault and several cuts Board will meet in special disorderly conduct Goode state police and officers session Monday at 7 whose bond Monongahela p.m in the high school also remanded to the Monessen New library Purpose of and Carroll meeting is to adopt a during the assist Donora Police on any other business which it'll Legion Davis 19 of 121 might properly come before Highland Ave was the board Another disturbance was charged with aggravated rep assault on a police officer and at 789 McKean Ave and two more arrests were made Curtis Dean 25 of 943 Heslep Ave and Lori Harris 24 of 438 Wise St both Donora were charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct Bond for each was set at Police also had several calls from Highland where complaints were received about loud music and noise coming from a graduation party After issuing a warning set at residents donors who wish to he conduct a public drive Monday June 27 from I to 7 p m at the California Fire be warrant same incident ed with recklessly ing and disorderly conduct was also lodged in the Washington County Jail Volunteer Police said Greco went In Firt will a after Davis was lodged in the Saturday at ty jail The lieutenant was treated for a scratch on his eye and lacerations on his shoulder and and released Stooges festival with the ex- ception of were ar- before Magistrate June was ar- before Louis Quail p m at the Charleroi Area School auditorium Tickets will sold at the door f or adults and for children and will bo available rehabilitated Ihc new contract Daily lottery HARRISBURG The winning number day In the ly lottery was 930 School menu CALIFORNIA AREA Monday Hot pork wich with mashed buttered fruit milk Tuesday Creamed turkey sandwich with mashed buttered green fruited milk Wednesday Ham and cheese Tater celery fruit milk Thursday Chicken carrot later fruit cup milk Friday Pizza with cheese and fruit milk FORECAST lo T AM 3000 n Un Weather Outlook THE DISTRICT Scattered thunderstorms ending tonight around midnight Low in the low 60s sunshine and the chance of a shower in the afternoon or evening Saturday High In the low 80s Lake Shore Partly cloudy with showers possible tonight and Saturday Overnight low near high Saturday around 75 Mountain Areas Partly cloudy with showers possible tonight Saturday Overnight low 55 High Saturday near 75 LOOKING AHEAD Warm with periods of sunshine and possibly Sunday through Tuesday Lows Hill be from the middle 50s lo middle 60s Highs will be In the 80s THE NATION Rain showers are ex- tonight In thr Pacific thr middle Mississippi Vallry the East Gulf Coast and thern Maine weather will remain fair In general temperatures will In- Atlanta Chicago Cleveland Dallas Houston Kansas Little Los Miami Neu Nrw York Phoenix San Seattle SI Washington BV tax collector Belle Vernon Borough tax collector Jovce Kissler luis announced that her office at 29 St will be open three evenings each of last two weeks in June Kissler said she uill open her office Tuesday day and Friday p.m for the convenience of borough residents so that they may take advantage of the discount on real estate and per capita In hospital Ralph N Cain of Belle non is a surgical patient in Shadyside Hospital 15232 BVA report The Belle Vernon Area School District tion has announced that report cards for secondary students were mailed Friday June 10 Those parents not a final report should contact the Belle non Area Senior High School at extension 40 Deaconess Day i Antioch Baptist Church Belle will observe Deaconess on Sunday with a special program at 4 p.m The public is invited lo at- Rev Luther Wormack pastor of the church Nancy Garner is president of the Deaconess Board Democrat women Charlerol Federated Women's Democratic Club will hold Its monthly meeting June at p m at the Senior Citizen's Center All members arc ed to ns this will be the last meeting before mer vacation begins
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