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   Valley Independent, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1986, Monessen, Pennsylvania                               r umeiy Summer Food Prevails. 'Magic Number Thorobreds In 8-8 Tie. Page 8 oecncn Mon Volley Festival. Pages 11-13 V INDEPENDENT The Daily Newspaper For Everyone in the Mid-Monongahela Valley Area Weather Outlook cloudy with chance of showers. Low In the 60s. cloudy and humid. High in the 80s. 85th NO. 15 684-5200 WEDNESDAY JULY 1986 20 Pages PER COPY News At A Flood probe unit The state House Select Sub- Committee which this spring probed aspects of last Novem- ber's election day flood in the Mon Valley has been given expanded powers by the legisla- ture to survey flood victims to assure if the state aid they have received is adequate. who chairs the oanel said that the sub- committee will begin making a door-to-door survey of flood victims today in the Point Marion area He said he expects the survey of some flood victims to reach the mid-Mon Valley area m about one month National Strike in Detroit DETROIT -About Detroit municipal workers walked off the job early today in a contract while officials in plagued by almost 40 tons of rotting have asked a judge to order striking trash collectors back to work Suit against NASA WASHINGTON The first claim filed against NASA by crew seeks 1 million from the agency and former rocket mana- ger Lawrence Mulloy in the death of shuttle co-piiot Micnael Smitn Shift on policy WASHINGTON Presi- dent Reagan is looking for new ideas to shift administration policy toward South Africa and stave off congressional pressure without giving in to new 'Senate demands for tough economic sanctions Reagan met with Republican lawmakers Tuesday and asked for suggestions International unharmed' Philippines A church worker said today rebel emissaries assured her an American missionary and 10 Philippine nuns kidnapped in the strife-torn southern Philippines were and unharmed She caiH Tiponhahons were continuing for the release of the Rev Brian Lawrence and the nuns Assist in Bolivia LA Bolivia About 100 U S. soldiers and six Army helicopters equipped with machine guns have arrived in Bolivia to take part in raids against the nation's jungle cocaine-processing officials say Bolivia and neigh- boring Peru produce nearly all the world's the source of the drug Development funds shared oy area towns By BOB GARDNER A number of mid-Mon Valley com- munities will share in worth of federal urban county com- munity development block grants which have been earmarked for California Borough 000 for a downtown improvement project consisting of new landscap- ing and the placement of new curb- ing and sidewalks two blocks down Wood Street from its intersection ment of Housing and Urban down Third Street from Wood to PLAYS IT temperatures climbing into the 80s and high humidity expected to return today and Michael of is playing it cool these days with his home-made go-cart son of Frank and Barbara Rischitelli of took a brief pit stop yesterday before racing away from the heat Independent Photo Fred Hrvia Teens are placed on notice over curfew in Charleroi Young people who persist in others long after tt Charieroi have been jrat on notice by borough officials. Which is another way of saying thai effective immediately the borough's cnrfew for those under age 18 is going to he enforced the fattest are not going totoferafe tliis late-night said Mayor Matthew CoweB. had far too many centptamte particularly in the WJt aboBt these young hoys sod roamiag making Jtofee and. t meaas that those wirier age 18 be sti the streets and u their nomoT at tfeat time there are some fT work haw fee far wme reason after the mayor streets. had better have iegfttaate proof lor why they are The ttftvar he was same of the complaints he received and what iftcrnvat-Mt a of tiie areas involved. and are rtrasfag through making and in some cases just fooling Cowell recafled. reaHy disturbing see ami Hyeawtds doteg these kind of tilings. Some of them aren't even from feeigUmrtumte wfeere they're cansing the and that realty me. What are tfcey doing so far away from Page The according to Robert assistant executive direc- tor of the Washington County Redevelopment repre- sent Washington County's annual allocation and can be used for such projects as public facility construc- tion and fire equipment purchase and clearance street and sewer stream and embankment planning and ad ministration Initial word of the fund allocation was received yesterday from U S Rep Austin J Murphy who said am quite pleased to see that Washington County is receiving this amount in community development block grant especially in light of the Reagan Administration's re- cent cut of million in the com munity development block grant program Moncngahela and California will receive a lion's share of the funds among affected mid- Mon Valley while Donora not included in the cur- rent year's according to Umstead Washington County's three com- missioners were out of town today at a conference and were unavailable for comment on the grant Here's the list of mid-Mon Valley communities who will share in the together with the amount of their allocation and the project the money will fund- California adjusts to 'tuition pattern' By JEFF OLIVER It's going to cost more for Penn- sylvania undergraduate students to attend California University and the 13 other state-owned universities. A tuition hike of for Penn- sylvania undergraduate students at- tending the 14 state-owned univer- sities was annroved Tuesday bv the State System of Higher Education at a meeting in Hartisburg And listening to California Univer- sity P Walking talk about the it could be possi- ble that such increases become an annual affair for the state univer- sities. certainly has been the said Dr Watkins of the yearly noting that California's tuition went up last year it is a pattern nationally I would guess that there are some states in a whole lot worse shape than we are. You're talking about a national problem Although I'd like to see could well continue Watkins said that the leaders from all of the state universities have spent considerable time m recent months meeting with SSHE Chancellor James McCormick and Woimo I in an ef- tional raising their yearly costs from to Resident graduate students will pay more each year Non- resident graduate students will pay an additional Rates for resident and nonresident part-time students were also m- fort to work out what they feel will be the costs for the individual universities chancellor doesn't just pluck a number out of the Watkins said The hike was approved despite two dissenting votes from board members who felt the system could cut costs in other places to avoid a tuition hike The tuition increase is SSHE's seventh in the past decade The tuition for resident undergraduates now rises from to a year Non-resident undergraduates will pay an addi- While each school sets its own room and board Watkins that California verv well be the only who chose not to raise its room and board. Cost for a room on campus remains and Inside Today Classified Comics-Features.........................14 Deaths..................................18 Entertainment-TV.......................19 Family News............................5 Hospitals...............................18 Jack Anderson.....................4 Lotteries.............................18 Social Security Contest...............15 Valley Briefs...............................18 Valley Doings........................... 10 Weather Outlook......................2 What's Cookta'...................... 15 the cost for full meals is per stu- dent just decided at our April meeting not to increase the room and board he noted The tution increases will affect students who attend the umver sity Watkins noted that enrollment at California has been sureme up- ward in recent years Last tne enrollment was and in the number of students attending the university was Failor said the tuition hike allows the system to meet rising educa tional costs increase of the basic fee allows system universities to meet most of their mandatory cost in- creases for the fiscal Failor said in a prepared statement SSHE gets most of its funding from stale apppropnalions Tuition revenue comprises 32 percent of the total educational and operating he said For fiscal year state appropriation was a 5 9 percent increase Murray Gov Dick Thornburgh's secretary of ad- ministration and one of the board menbers who voted against the tui- tion said there was in Page Charleroi Borough 400 for the reconstruction of Shady Avenue from Ninth to Tenth streets and for the assembling of two off-street parking lots in the 400 and 500 blocks of Fallow field Avenue Monongdhela for the cunlmudUua of second phase of the city's downtown rehabilitation program between Fourth Street and Linn Alley Borough for sidewalk and curb reconstruction on Funding. Page Mon Valley help asked by hospital Bv CHKISTOPHKK BUKLKY Mon Valley Hospital has been ask- tr c'lKmif 9n i mmisiralive affiliation witn Greene County Memorial Hospital 'I he according to a spokesman fur Mon is expected to be in the hands of of- ficials from the Waynesburg facility by the end of the month as re- quested Tin iiuinmmtn.t wild Medicare and other financial institu- tions within the medical field has made it necessary for small rural hospitals to seek some outside assistance with administrative said Anthony chief executive officer of Mon Valley Hospital in Crroll Twp County Memorial Hospital is asking some hospitals to submit proposals lo work together on some admin- sitrative duties explained that rural hospitals receive less federal reim- bursements under Medicare than ur- ban hospitals their expenses are just as great as the urban hospitals is becoming a national trend smaller hospital to seek an ad- minstrativt said Lorn Ddrui 1 IHiilK la ing about it in the right way Some smaller hospitals are looking to na- tional corporations pointed out a 1983 Health Policy Institute study by the Page Scene This Morning hip of Belle Vernon celebrating his big day with an apple pie Monongahela lads getting an ear- ly start on fishing expedition Young Jogger In funry uniform near Route 901 approach lo Charlerol-Monesten Bridge Three recounting a-peeling banana New In for Oldies All systems 'Go' for initial newest festival in Monessen Mon Valley residents are invited to come to City Park in Monessen for the first-ever Mon Valky Arts and Crafts to be held this July 18-20 will he history in the making because this is the first annual said Tony one of the organizers of the festival entertainment is and in most cases Crews have been working hard to prepare the park for the festival this are going to give them each a certificate of appreciation for join ing us and getting the festival off on the right foot this said Mascetta. Getting off on the right foot will be the concern of about 100 participants who will take part in the 5-K GRIEVING Three frieodi of a ityear-oid Chester field County youth react to his death after he was struck by a train near late last night Authorities said Charles C. Scoven in was apparently retmiof from swim to the James River with the friends and was wiDdng in the center of the northbound Seaboard Coast Line tracks and got caught between a northbound Amtrak train and a southbound freight train. never seen the park look to remarked Mascetu ci- ty street and park departments have done a nice job. They have been helped by some as wefl people will be able to see some of the brick walkways that Ci- ty Park has become famous for The food and craft booths will open Friday at 10 a.m. Dedication ceremonies will be f _. sioners from Washington. Westmoreland and Fayette counties and representatives from B Mon Valfey communities psrUdpaUog. peeled for the contest which will be held in the Italian located near Shelter beginning at V 30 a m Sunday City Park w located on Grand Boulvard across from the Knights of Columbus Hall entranceway The booths will be located between Shelters three and four facing the stage All entertainment will take place on the stage We have a good variety of enter- tainment ranging from the Country- Western and Blue Grass bands lo Nostalgic Notes i organist tM a strolling mandoiinwt and one of the top bands in Modern according M Maaeat- ta Mascetta said he expecta a larft crowd each adding that be ex- participation to grow adntlaalOB sponsored by Hill's Department Store. The race will begin at end in the center of the park Another part of the fetslval gain- ing intarest is the wine-making con- teat. Over m contestants are ex- day. There is no for the festival Mascetta said those planning toat- UK Knigms ot UMUBQMM i Parking is also available on next to the tennis court and oa Euclid next to tfca part.   

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