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   Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1999, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                THE DAILY HERALD Number 159 March 50 Per Copy News Notes Right Off The Top There are a lew things in life I hold My my and the playing of As a kid in High I thought of Soldiers Park as a place we dressed up hvke a year to honor the veterans living and After serving in Opera tion Desert I have a new appreciation for ways to honor who fought and in some cases died for our When I was in Gaines the monu ment to honor the veterans of all wars was beauti I wish ours was that What is Soldiers Park Now it is a place where teenagers hang smoke and What a way to honor our Are the kids saying thanks for fighting and dy ing so we can break the law and destroy what our town has to honor you The borough doesnt seem to do anything about If you have read past col umns from the mayors desk you would under Why be worried ab out kids who are breaking the law by smoking Are they cold Who I would like to see the crosses that honor Tyroners who died in service to their country displayed all the That couldnt happen because the kids han out aM woulM stroy that Keep the kids out or maybe they will move to the new park where the dty hotel used to and get out of My JDH Citizens Committee The Warriors Mark Township Supervisors are seeking township volun teers to serve on a citizen committee to research funding sources and com munity uses for the War riors Mark Elementary Township resi dents interested in serving on this committee should contact township secretary Mark RD Box 16686 or call Spaghetti Supper A spaghetti supper will be held March 27 from 5 to 7 at the Sinking Valley Farm Tickets are for adults and for children under age The supper benefits Greg who was tly injured in a logging acci For tickets in call Matt Hoover at 6842873 or Frank Long at WEATHER Today Mostly High 40 to Northwest wind 10 to 15 Tonight Increasing Low In the lower Sunday Cloudy with a chance of High in the upper Chance of snow 50 percent LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Friday in the Pennsylvania State Lot tery Daily 188 Big 0408 Cash 08122730 and BA Advances Elena Van Ormer 30 of BellwoodAntis shoots over a Brentwood defender in Fri day nights PIAA Class AA interdistrict game at the Al toona Van Or mer scored seven points in the winning The Lady Blue Devils defeated the Lady in over With the Bellwood is now Brentwoods sea son ended at Next BA will play the winner of the game between the third place finishers from Districts 7 and The site for the game has yet to be Photo by Steve Planning Prom Mardi Cms While winters ice and snow still bites the TAHS teens have turned their thoughts to the spring 1999 This years theme is Mardi Gras Representing the junior class which hosts the prom in honor of the senior are seated from left Jes president Jessie secretary and Jennifer prom Back Stefanie vice president and Jes sica The prom is being held at Lakemont Park with the Afterglo to take place at the Prom Advisors Paula Binus and Michele Mar asco are seeking parents willing to help out with the Proms Afterglo on June 4 beginning at at the Summit Athletic It continues through the wee hours of Saturday Parents interested in helping are asked to please leave a message at the high school main office this week by calling Photo by Virgie Accidents From Falling Furniture Common By PAULA STORY Associated Press Writer PITTSBURGH AP The death of a 2yearold boy killed when a television set fell on him underscores the need to stabilize frontheavy TVs that excitable children officials As many as people are treated at emergency rooms each year for injuries caused by tipping including Many are small children who become excited while watching a grab a television and pull itontopof safety officials said On Robert Procter of Pittsburgh was watching the po pular childrens program Tele tubbies when he apparently tried to get closer to the ro tund characters who sing and share biiig It seems as though he went to hug the TV in an effort to hug the the TV came down on top of said Edward who worked for ab outan hourat Childrens I lospilal of Pittsburgh to try to Anyone who has young child ren will that this is a sce nario that could happen in any one of our lie said The Consumer Produi I Safety Commission lias warned of the dangers of tipping furniture since lrom lo people most of whom are hildren are treated in the United h year for in juries when f until lire 01 televisions tip over or fall on six of them die These injuries and deaths fre quently occur when children climb fall or pull themselves up on such items as bu chests and television the safety panel In there were 163 acci dents involving fallen including six In the past two Child rens Hospital has seen eight children injured by falling televi Barksdale believes many more near misses go unre Last his own 16monthold son grabbed a 15inch television that began to I was merelo catch the Harksdale Authorities said Robert Proc ters mother was homeat the lime of the accident but not where she could see he toddler when Hu tchvision crashed on lop ol him from a presshoard wood stand just over 10 indies The Allegheny County or oners office said Hie Ixiy died from Iranmalic blow lo the Ihis was not a real stable TV said I omi linj deputy coroner Paul Mar away said authorities are slill looking into In boys which appears lo he accidental I lie investigation over the TV Will besenl down lo Winter Storm But May Not Occur By MARK LEBERFINGER Daily Herald Editor Its a case of You Make The Call for the weather forecast during the latter part of the weekend into Monday as a major winter storm may develop over the A low pressure system over Texas on Friday night is expected to make an eastward but where it goes from there is anybodys guess at this according to a mctcrologist with the National Weather Service forecast office in State carly to tcl1 mctcrologist John Lacorte told The Daily Theres a lot of uncertainly about the storm which may affect mostly on Sunday and into Monday in the worst case The according to is that there arc many ques tions about the exact tract of the storm Portions of West Virginia and Maryland currently have the best chance to see signific ant But if the storm tracks east and then pushes northeast up the atlantic even more significant snow could fall across central and western northern West Virginia and west ern On the other if the storm tracks eastward and then off the atlantic any significant snow may be confined to parts of West Virginia and Maryland and eastern according to the weather Were seeing solutions on both sides of the computer Lacorte These kind of storms always keep us hopping The snow could begin by late tonight or early Sunday morning in I Depending on the track of the a winter storm watch could be issued for Murder In Maryland Man Sentenced To Life In Blair Teens Murder SNOW AP A Maryland man was sentenced to life in prison plus 25 years on Fri day for the killing of a 16yearold Blair County Jermaine of Salis was convicted last month in Worcester County Cir cuit Court of firstdegree robbery and assault and battery in thedeath of Krista Anne Ruggles of District Court Judge Thomas Groton called a repeat sex depraved and a sex ual predator before handing down the maximum Ruggles father and sis and two high school friends who were vacationing with Rug gles at the timeof the tear fully asked Groton to show no Each day I try to move on and it ends in said Kristas Carol who had to be helped stand and walk into the Maybe tomor row Ill try Wright was sentenced to life in prison for the firstdegree murder plus 15 years for rob bing Ruggles of her purse and other belongings and 10 years for The sentences will be served Wright will have to serve at least 3D years before he is eligible for The girl was last seen alive with Wright in June of shortly af ter she and several friends met him at an Ocean City dance Wright told the judge he did not believe he was given a fair trial and denied killing or raping the the well probably sec what weight the stand could Maraway The 27inch television at the boys home weighed 64 more than twice the weight of an average 2year Kenn president and chief executiveofficerof Itsy Bitsy Entertainment which licenses Teletubbies in theUnited said he hopes the popular ity of the television characters will draw attention to the My whole life work is dedi cated to making groat stuff for and llu1 idea that somebody could die as a result of the fun or excitement is so Vis dman I lopefully me con sumer protection agency will come out ami lets ilo something The CPSCiHumuldrens Hos pital recommend placing elcvi sions the hark of low fur against a wall Wheels on TV stands unsi able on Ami ohjei Is lempl children to lunje or like remoles or video la pes si ion kinI he placet I lui inline or braces 01 braces can make Inrniline more secure ksdale parents travel llieir homes on yoni u I knees kit Is eyeueivol lenlial All lie anil warnings in the world won1 siilisiiiuir lot v i IK Well1 ilrls li u lie Additional Power The Tyrone Community Players recently updakd its service in the YMlAs Historical 1 hcatic a CosI ol Tlu completed by CTiris included additional wiring and outlets as well as sullicient power lo operate and enhance the sound equipment inside the a new electrical box was installed on the outside In the Walk puls the finishing ouches to the electrical box lot Photo by Virgie Serving Antis Snyder Tyrone Warriors Mark   

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