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Wellsboro Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 2009, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania SCHOOL Pool opening Is Diane opening of Packer Pool for the swimming scheduled for 1 p.m. this Jime 5, will be delayed due to federal legislation that went into effect last year prohibiting public pools from opening without required Graeme Baker Act modifications in The law affects any public including those owned by country Virginia Graeme Baker Act is legislation that has placed the opening of swimming pools throughout the United States on director of Parks and said June 3, most recent information I have is that the two pool covers we ordered months agq to meet the federal requirements are on their way to Wellsboro from North Exactly when they arrive I don't soon as we receive the Boyer Pool installers are scheduled to start work Packer Pool is their top work involved is not as simple as removing the old covers and bolting the new covers in The Packer Pool is concave - not In we will be installing a flat cover into a That will require some reconfiguring of the bottom of the Some of the concrete is actually going to be away to complete the cover to retrofit the main drain and the drain in the baby pool was originally scheduled to oe done thiw weeks ago to bring Packer Pool into compliance with the Graeme Baker Act. Then we were told the covers would arrive by this 1. The covers still haven't everything had fallen into place this week as we would have been able to open Packer Pool this our planned opening will be delayed anywhere from a few days to a depending on when we actually receive the two drain are not sure how much time will be needed to complete the drain cover including shaving the concrete and allowing the sealants and caulk to properly Once the installation is it will take 24 hours to fill Packer Pool with water and 24 to 36 hours for chemistry How long a delay this will be depends POOL on page 11-A mSD reduces shortfall by to adopt tentative imal budget next June 9 by Natalie was a exhausting work session on June 2, as members of the Wellsboro Area School District Board of Education worked to eliminate a do the board took a straw poll and reached a to cut a consumer science teaching position at the middle the health care program at the high the fledgling child care course at the high an football security at most sporting events and reduced supplies and The board opted to keep a fourth grade the STAR not to reduce the schedule oy one home and one away game for each sport to continue to provide transportation for the band and cheerleaders to the five away football games and to maintain security at football games and special events band and chorus board cut from the proposed 2009-2010 leaving a shortfall of Despite more than an hour of no agreement was reached on how to reduce that figure to a zero millage tax a goal board has repeatedly stated at paist decision came after Superintendent PhU Waber read a memo luging the board not to accept any of the recommendations put forth by the as a urge the board to not accept our proposal and consider as an option the most recent updated of tne preliminary final budget said process and proposals at least one audience BUDGET on page 11-A Lowe's to follow Tractor Supply in Jason to officials in Richmond Tractor Supply could open this The proposed Lowe's Home Improvement supply store is on a predictable the township code said Lowe's has Only paid 50 percent of their building permit He cannot release the building permit for the 111,173-square-j^t store until they pay more and file a copy of their highway occupancy to the Tioga Lowe's Home Centers Inc. dosed on a million lot in Richmond Lowe's bought the property from Pioneer Mansfield Co. which had purchased it on the same day froin The site is the of Ponda Rosa a Lowe's said the store would bring about 120 jobs to the are when it Tne jobs would be mostly full time cind would have competitive wages and she When me store is ready to those en page 11-A lifts off this American Championship Series regular Pastrana negotiates the course at the 2008 Pastrana is the top action sport star a name for himself in the world of Freestyle X Games and his crazy Between landing flips In jumping out of an airplane without a or performing on Nitro Pastrana devotes his time to rally his dominance in Rally America events for the last several Pastrana has never won Learn more about this year's race and competition on page 13-A. Sandell set to show speed at World Rally drivers Patrik Sandell and Emil will partner with and North Coast Subaru on June 5th and 6th for a title run in the highly competitive Trail Pro Rally 2009 in A top finish on the slick Susquehannock in a field notables like Travis Ken Block and Tanner would firmly establish the duo as among the best in World predicts good things for confident that Sandell and will place in the top of the Sandell is a technical expert with an impressive He's already won two consecutive Production World Rallies in 2009 and he was the Junior World Rally Champion in 2006. is an extremely demanding event and would only consider putting the most skillful drivers out We're 100% behind these the performance division of North Coast builds and preps rally cars for its team drivers Who and Patrik both of will be competing in their first American rally - in Wellsboro - this formerly of and currently with Autosport and Ryan Lenger of Lenger Racing are credited with lending their support and ideas to the these Mr. Dimiters given our drivers the competitive During a June 1, Sandell said this was the firet time he and will he competing in the United is absolutely why they had chosen as their first rally in which to Sandel J is the rally that is most popular with the he and his would have been in a World Rally event but since there w one this they to come to Wellsboro for is going to be different We will be driving a different car that I am uot used The pace note is going to be tlie World Rally Championship we have two times on stage to write down our pace notes and then check and you get pace notes from the organizers and only have one run to check them so that will be new for laughed when asked if might be helpful in his selection for the X cannot do it by The only thing I can make happen is to win on page 11-A Mansfield awarded funds for 10 Diana will create green relieve traffic congestion and make it easier for students to walk and bike to school with the investment of million in 80 transportation including projects in Richmond Township and according to an announcement by Governor Edward G. the projects which have received construction funding are several in Richmond Township and Sharing million in Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiative funding are Bradford and Tioga counties through the Northern Her Regional and Planning Development the Rural Planning Organization for those The money will be used to install mobility and safety improvements to 10 along corridors in Richmond Township and Athens spokesman said June 3, the monies designated to the organizations for these projects are to be used for construction purposes construction can he community must hire a consultant to design the involved He indicated that federal dollars could be usee design communities submitting applications for these funds have already completed mobility analyses and the amount awarded was based on those in making the investments will help us weather the current economic storm and make lasting community improvements for future These investments will stimulate the economy by putting people to work creating sustainable communities that will improve our quality of life and send a dear message that Pennsylvania is a great place to live in smart transportation and creating safe routes to schools offer travel options that help reduce reliance on fossil By building more rational connections within communities we can reduce vehicle use pedestrians and These small steps wiil help and the nation combat climate change and reduce reliance on imported the governor transportation initiatives improve communities by linking transportation investments to local land use planning and The Pennsylvania Community Transportation Initiative is intended to planning and construction projects that creative and ways of addressing various transportation challenges through strong local partnerships and with careful consideration of community transportation is the we all must be said AUen D. are working toward real We are examining all modes of and our existing local street building ather of context working with PROJECTS on paga 11^
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