Altoona Mirror in Altoona, Pennsylvania
5 Dec 1977

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5 Dec 1977

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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Altoona, Pennsylvania 35,947city edition y a t weather the circulation of the Altoona Mirror i Akk la tonight a Windy flurries. Low near�?z, Evv Vul i Iii Olla Viv 20�?Ts. Mph to or i 11 f. Hurc 1fvol. 03�?no. 148 Thone 944-7171 Altoona pa., monday evening december 5, 1977. A Price Twenty cents authority faces financial crisis chairman w Arns unless the redevelopment a become a a paper authority a relocation officer acquisition of Hority of Altoona is Given or. Hancock said. Fleer and Secretary Money for administrative Pur go j0 Council the authority received Money poses it will shortly cease As Phe authority instructed it administrative staff when j an operating authority Allan to. Hancock to make his re organi 1 had Federal Urban renewal Hancock chairman said this nation proposal to City Council projects or. Hancock said morning. Or Hancock prefaced his pro sow however with the phase or. Hancock suggested that Mosul at this mornings regular oui of Che school project and the City restructure the City meeting by saying that he had imminent closeout of the planning commission and redo Felt for some time that the City Ventre project the Only. Navine administrative funds come from elopement authority into a plan should review the Structure of the state department of Dinning and development commis is authorities. He said the re Trinity affairs which is funding Sion with a common Board. Development authority had the Hamilton Park project. The combined Agency he said reached a decision a making funding because administrative could have two distinct Cie Money m Short Supply. Funding for the operation of rents one for planning and within the next 60 Days per in redevelopment authority the other for acquisition Geloca haps sooner he said the author virtually ceased when the Teflon and execution of projects a May be forced to Layoff All development projects were wind the alternative is to allow of its employees except two or Down and the the Terai Goethe redevelopment authority to this would involve its architect Cement supplanted the project 1 Grants with the housing and Community development act Grants to the cities he said. I a of i i he continuation of the work a Quot a i q tix a of the authority or. Hancock j m. J j. V Al jute Fluma said. A is really no longer in our j / j hands but in City councils hands since the Mcd funds Are Given to them. Our administrative capacity is fast coming to an in asking for authority to present his proposal to City Council or. Hancock said Quot it is up 22-year-old Altoona Man was which was pushed into the rear to us to inform them that it is the i re car an immediate problem and not a police cited Donald rower for Lon Fer a turek of. Nothing is done by City Council. Admitted Early sunday morning Ine Accident. His car was mod said the authority will be a flowing an Auto Accident. Brately damaged As were the come a paper Agency. John Dandle la of 1907 pleasant Ruay and Erb vehicles. Authority member Hampton Valley blvd. Suffered dislocated a. Ave Junjak and Una j in Sau recognizes a Clad cervical mid in Surv Jumal a Koa that the City has Many prob neck and a Terv Cal Cord injury r Frazir 52 of got Lemn. A a and Here is another at de cites new projects in an Accident at 25th Avenue Durbin noted that while Sedan 3 a a 1 Cap Road Tje a y a Tje end a of s it it Bldr vow dog to police or. I rawer projects r is at Tje beginning a aching a sad Nve re a us on Juniata Gap of 0,hers. If the Effort is not my drove Over the West pr0pery organized and stoic Man 22, seriously Hurt a listed in serious condition this 0f morning in the intent be care unit of Altoona Hospital where he was hats j us a bit More even a Little earlier might have done the trick into school was Ommi today despite the snowfall and poor Toad conditions this morning. This scene of area students St niggling across pleasant Valley Boulevard and laggard Street was typical of conditions the arca today although the forecast indicated a wanning trend slush later. So weather Story on Page 3. Hospital officials reported. Ile was Quot 10 r c i a a. A passenger in a car driven by a a a. Quot a est Friday a a we j i a Kyn. La. Of Quot �?T.�?�, a 16th st., state police said. The 1978-Model Trigon Sedan was travelling North on Blair township route it approaching a Quot a Ltd route 22 when the car failed to taxes demos taking Gamble in the car Lilied tour Iki Strin Mir a nth 1 l7 a a a a a i of i curve my truck i i i a lured be said the City could Nejapa i a curve Ana sin k Avenue hitting the rear of a car is of Inri in. Wir Xien Guardrail along the West a.i-., David a Bov i is if 555 Lun ,7 ,. Quot i a a j among the prefects the a. ,. T Boyle h id stopped Bority has in the preliminary a he Accident on Urru at i a is for a Stop sign at the intersect stage arc the sex a no sunday. Dam be to the car lion. Enriot of Juniata Gap Ruad w is moderate image to both tars a Light. From Cherry Avenue to Chestnut Only one other injury was re or Brazier a is again arrest Avenue the Keystone new town parted in traffic accidents on re lit sunday Tor Drunken in.0wn project in fast Juniata Blair county buds of Ltd the week driving it 4th Avenue and nth be connector Between sin end. Street Juniata. Me was arraigned Joo a and the downtown pleasant Valley blvd. Union ave. 7c�?T magistrate Dom business District. Thornas Russo 30, of 212 2nd a a Miniti and released on his a Niton Park project is be suffered minor abrasions of 2 recognizance Atter posting in be execution stage with it the neck saturday in a three car of single family Homes currently m Den at 8 4 p m at pleasant us ave., 14th st., Juniata under construction. In addition. Valley Boulevard my Union ave a car owned by Albert m. Shaf the utilities within the project nut. Far. 52, at Altoona re 4 was Are being installed by the de according to police or. Russo heavily damage j saturday in an Velsper and this requires re and Patricia a Erb 29, of 1532 Accident at la i a in on 4th continued on Page 3, column i pleasant Valley blvd were div Avenue and 14th Street. Juniata. My in the right Lane on the Boule according to police. Bonnie l. A i d and had stopped at a red Johnson 33, of 1650 Princeton Light at Union Avenue. A third Road Greenwood was driving t a driven by Donald i rower we 0 1 re Avenue and turned 16. Of new Paris Al i came from no it it nto huh Street and into lie had and hit the Russo car continued on Page 3, column i by David a. Milne Harrisburg up a Pennsylvania democrats Are risking their party a control Over the states government in a bet that the Public will understand the need for tax increases republicans who would Lido to take control Over the governor s office and the legislature in next years election Are wagering thai the people done to want to any More taxes. Period. And on the eve of the legislature s latest attempt to pass a tax increase program Here is How both sides explain their positions. Background the legislature passed a $5.1 billion general fund budget that increased state spending by 6 percent. But it spent All of the Money available Anil hit nothing for 31 slate aided colleges universities and Obei institutions the Basic problem was that the legislature had to make up for a $156 million Dean u Tell Over from last year Anil Situ million Worth of new spending for Public schools and Tho Philadelphia school District. Now the legislature is considering $202 million in lax increases und $82 million Worth of budget tuts to provide Money to fund those 31 institutions. The democratic is oms i he de mounts argue that taxes have to be raised if the state wants to Contu Quot hic expensive social and educational programs the legislature Lur. Est Ablahed Over the Cau. A i he state s budget grew front $3.1 billion in the 1971-72 fiscal year to $5.1 billion today a democratic analysis of the $2 billion Worth of int reused spending shows that nearly 51.6 million went for 30 education and social service programs i Ilese included Public s Bool subsidies special education for the retarded did to Tom Publ schools aul to mate owned colleges and Orn Muune colleges and higher education scholarships also welfare Benefit and payments to the elderly and disabled benefits for the poor operation of mental institutions and treatment of the mentally ill. Day care and aul to nursing Homes. Democrats say some of these increases t ame through Legal 1 live action the rest Throe ii tout t decisions Economo Fortes and changes Iii Federal Laws and regulations a none of which the legislature a i c ont rot. The de mounts say Tho from 197172 to the present Allut Bel areas of state government grew by $400 million. That san increase of Only i k lieu pm annually the number of state employees which increased by in cent annually during toe Scranton administration and l l percent a year Iii the Shah 1 Bas Inci posed Only i it pen in annually tit tin Shapp administration. Iii fact the demo rats Sav the number of slate too Kris bits 10 Molly Dei lined by i 6 percent Sun e july 1975 Hie do Mot rats say tax int leases Are needed to for Normal increases tit state government not because the 1977-78 fiscal year budget is bloated an analysis of the present budget show the general government budget a who h goes to mute government s overhead costs such ass lanes. Utilities and supplies a actually was Cut by $e2 million. A aiding to tile democrats tins budget will require a Jhel oni Lilied on Page 3, column 2 Yamill detention problem critical hijacked Airliner Kyj lodes Iii midair kill Init All aboard Hollidaysburg hot rvs n live or director of the Blair county juvenile parole and probation office today said the county a do Tenti n situation re Mains a pretty with the Blair county jail being the Only institution in which to detain local juveniles. The county was hoping to be Able to use Seneca North a pro a Vasej detention facility near Williamsburg but As Ai this morning that facility still could nut be used because at insurance problems. The county commissioners won sign a contract with Seneca Nona until they can see Che certificates of insurance governing the proposed facility end Charles Powell the owner of Seneca North had not produced those insurance certificates Cambria objects the Blair county juvenile office until the Middle of last week was Able to use the Cambria county detention Home but on thursday Cambria county officials no longer wanted Blair county juveniles a and or. Hole to remove them. Or Hyle said Over the weekend Blair county parole and probation officials called the Cambria county detention Home Iii an Effort to have a Blair juvenile admitted but Cambria turned Down Blair a request the youngster had to lie detained and or. Hyle proceeded to determine what should be done with the youngster. The youth was committed to the Blair county jail. May use prison or. Hyle has also discussed with the county commissioners ind with jail Warden Richard Cunningham the possibility of est wishing a juvenile urn in the Couri jail but or. Hyle said that request still h is to be discussed with the prison b Arf and it must he determined we it will have to he Dine at the jail to continued on Page 3, column i Singapore i pm a i in witnesses outside Deni 11 Ted gunmen hum led a reported the plane Mala Man airlines jetliner and set ending for an fought a gun Battle aboard the Landing but suddenly plane but the Craft exploded Iii sharply upward followed i midair and plunged into the blinding Flash and a loud swamp tidelands of Southern explosion Malaysia killing pm aboard Cash i Jato Sulaiman Bulak depots chairman of the airline said All it was at least the second id diet sons aboard the Boeing crash of a Bija led aircraft on 737 Jet Wen killed he Dei lined sept 15, 9i4 a Hijacker to sos whether in knew who demanding to be flown to Hanoi the hijackers were or Bow Many there were Oiler airline sour is said they May have Bren members of the japanese red army guerrillas but a japanese government spokesman in naga port Saigon and aet Riff a grenade in was de Hight Hie plane a ached at apparent Plum rang 175 Miles not the to polled it Saigon killing All 71 Jie Isons aboard the airline said it was investigating reports that malaysian Agre culture minister Dato nil All Haji and tin a Titian ambassador to Japan Mario ran to Inchaustegui May have been aboard most it the passengers were it milled to by either Singapore or malaysian a Mizens Iii Hie Mirror today broken heart a it can be fatal kidnapped woman found murdered Boehm collection formally donated Flash win to remain unbeaten. De Nicola Blanket award Winner .41 area Netts. To clarified ads ,. .51-55 comics. 38-50 crossword Puzzle. 20 editorial. 8 Page 23 Page 33 of age la Page 46 age 16 la 15 horoscopes . Markets Sporl Iii ii the doctor says. Is toddy with god 8 women s features Iti Tokyo i Likely. Landing i Bumpur but to Landing broke out it was ordered lashed mow lied App in is to Kuala Ker orders from it s or gunfire plane it pore but re Landing mini fiends innocent of Hil Kim homicide headed Tor Kuala i Bumpur the airline Tine sources said is from the Plant Ted tile King As i red army opera a japanese audion there was Little the hijackers were of be red army Whit to. Makes an an Euing to a storied am on Mulberry i parole Offe or Kenneth i wed stopped his a urn inned on Page 3, column 3 scene of in u Idem Stem mini of 26 at 7th Avenue near Street Burns is barged driving at an unsafe Speed in a re Ici est manner and striking a bicycle rider cd Hampton he is charged when it flight sort j Miles in route capital 1 Singa Apt was be seize 65 a City North for of Al ire k eau Joo r Driver Lichi for trial Tunod k g Irman. Ii of Box a malaysian policeman examines the door of a malaysian airline Jet liner after it clashed into swampy tidelands of Southern Malaysia on sunday killing All aboard. The Boeing 737 h id been hijacked while in route to Kuala Humour. Up my hijacked As he approached Kuala i Bumpur and at that Point the Pilot and the control Tower argued Over whether the plane j47a, Tyrone re 2, will face trial Dormu arraignment or. Peoples a flair i ours y court in charges s of this must let a done lie. Use the of criminal to no Ido with a no in de i end in it is charged with crime vehicle accidents lev lung Dock a hum Ide of per jul injury re Mesa div bus us was represented by at or my Allric to report the Ai Deri i of cult Ltd Viand he toll a Ponce duty to give information judge Imp ii a he wanted Render Aid and unauthorized to plead no guilty to the charge Transfer or use of registration and wanted a trial by jury. Platen guilty pleas dim net jus. E James w. Mor judge i Cmpbell and president a a 1r1 5 Previte Jerry should land in Kuala Lump i judge Robert c. Habera Torii today he a by ,u5 or Ortung and found for refuelling the plane made heard several guilty pleas pre enough evidence to convard Ute an attempt to land until rented by the District attorney--1 lot a Airt. A a shooting was heard in the Cabin Attice w is urged foil Wirig of the plane i me Arnold Senberg 2 c of continued on Page 3, column 4

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