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Daily Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford f Gazette Bedford county own daily newspaper Independent since 1805 wednesday clean air Bill wins Senate passage state police Are again As King for help in an attempted the incident happened March 22 in Imler when a Man tried to Force a 12yearold girl to get into his the bearded Man was described As Between 40 and 50 years of 185 he was driving a White possibly a the Only new information from police was that there were fuzzy Dice hanging from the cars rear View anyone with in formation about the suspect or vehicle is asked to Contact state a Panda is missing in bed Ford the stuffed toy animal was reported stolen off a Patio in the rear of the Helen Bowser Bedford re the Patio Panda disappeared Between March 23 and according to state a woman and child suffered minor injuries in an Accident state police said Carol of Bedford re 7 and Melanie were treated at the Miller was driving East Pensyl hollow Road monday afternoon and had to swerve to miss a Deer on the her car hit an a Manns Choice Man was Hurt in an Accident near the the one car crash occurred about 2 state police said Gregory was to he was driving West on 4010 old route 30 when his car ran off the North Side of the Road and hit the a White Beretta is wanted for the Driver was described As a woman in her Early with Light Brown state police said her 198789 car should have a broken taillight and other damage to the left police said the car was southbound on route 26 at sunny Hopewell when it Slid off the Road and into the Yard of Walter Hopewell re there was damage to a tree and the Accident happened at 3 a sideswipe hit run occur red on old route the Accident took place at monday on 4009 in East Clair state police said Kevin Eicher of Claysburg was driving South when his car was struck by a northbound pickup that did not the was White in color and had a Cap on Washington a the Senate overwhelmingly approved sweeping air pollution controls on factories and Power plants tuesday after a decade of struggle Over whether to strengthen Federal clean air the new which Are estimated to Cost the Economy billion a year when they go fully into were approved by a vote of president speaking in Indianapolis in Advance of Senate called it a historic vote that would affect generations to come As we work to build a safer after the presidential Mary of main Street in died arrangements by Dalla Valle funeral service Are obituary in thursdays today mostly Cloudy and cold with Snow highs around Northwest winds at 10 to 15 partly lows near tomorrow partly sunny with a 30 percent Chance of rain highs in the the Outlook cold with a Chance of Snow flurries Friday and partly sunny Sun highs in the lows from 25 to 30 Friday and from 15 to 25 saturday and spokesman Marlin Fitzwater were pleased and Well work for passage in the Senate approval shifted the clean air debate to the House where a similar Bill is being writ ten by the Energy and Commerce John d the panels said he plans to have the committee vote by weeks end and expects floor action next differences in the Senate and House measures will then still have to be worked Senate majority Leader George acknowledged the new requirements would be expensive to but argued the costs of inaction will be higher than the Cost of this health experts have estimated air pollution May account for premature deaths every he we can no longer said who has sought Federal controls on acid rain for nearly a decade and made the clean air Bill his top priority As democratic the american people want a they demand he con but to Many particularly from the the vote represented an agonizing Choice Between cleaner air and concern about the Impact of the new controls on employment and electric Bills Back this Bill will absolutely decimate my state of declared Alan whose state has Utility plants that rely on highs fur Coal As Well As Coal miners whose jobs will be jeopardized by new measures to combat acid Dixon was among Only the 11 senators who voted against the i cannot vote for legislation that will destroy the livelihood of thousands of hard working men and women that will bring economic ruin to communities throughout appalachian and midwestern said Robert who unsuccessfully had sought financial help for Coal miners affected by the the final vote came after a Brief flurry of excitement Over an at tempt by Don r at the last minute to change the permit requirements of the Bill and make it easier for businesses to Max called the 34 Page amendment an ambush that would hamper enforcement of the new requirements and hinder civil suits against the amendment was narrowly Defeated by a vote of soviets in new talks peace in Lithuania is topic Washington a soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze arrived tuesday for wide ranging talks with president Bush and Secretary of state James Baker Iii and pledged to hold honest dialogue with secessionist Shevardnadze is expected to give Bush and Baker a message from soviet president Mikhail administration officials Hope it will spell out mos cows Promise to Deal peacefully with the Independence movement in the Baltic while Shevardnadze remarks on arriving at Andrews air Force base had a conciliatory the foreign minister the significance the Kremlin attaches to the soviet Constitution and Laws in the face of the lithuanian you must understand the importance of that question for the soviet Union and the soviet Shevardnadze said As he set the stage for talks with Baker beginning wednesday afternoon and with Bush on our main weapon in resolving any Issue is honest he and this is the dialogue we Are looking Forward to with the lithuanian people and the lithuanian Shevardnadze was met at Andrews by Deputy Secretary of state Lawrence the foreign ministers Agenda Here reaches beyond Lithuania to the War in Angola Between and soviet backed to ways of limiting cruise missiles in a arms control treaty nearing completion in Geneva and to trying to set a Date for Gor Baches Summit meeting Here with Bush in Bush and Gorbachev Hope to sign an Accord at that meeting to limit their Long Range nuclear bombers and sub claims that the Overall cutback would amount to 50 percent were being a senior Bush administration speaking on condition told the associated press that United states would wind up wit Only slightly fewer deployed warheads than in the current when warheads kept in storage Are taken into he the total actually would exceed today the official said the principal virtue of the treaty from the standpoint would be to Force a reduction in Long Range soviet is 18 Margaret Tut the state department said the treaty would Cut the ss18 Force in half and reduce the total deployed soviet missiles by roughly 50 per the treaty is based on e on Page 3 commissioners keep feuding on College topic by Beth Gray staff writer some dissension that has been brewing behind the scenes be tween county commissioners Gary Ebersole and Kim Coon emerged As Public bickering in discussion of the Indiana univer sity of Pennsylvania project the Sharp which t prompted an admonishment from commissioners chairman Dick followed discussion of the right of the commissioners to know what one another and what other county officials Are at Issue is the county intent to lease space in the Bedford county Library to up for classes expected to begin next an Arran gement that the two Republican commissioners ultimately approved at the weekly meeting with Democrat Ebersole abstain Coon spearheaded the Effort to bring a Colleg level offering to the while saying he is in favor of higher has raised questions throughout the monthlong process that appear aimed at hindering the bed Ford county educational foundations during a Public forum oppor Broad top township Resi Dent Lawrence Miller asked to know the contents of Ebersole reported 12page letter of Legal questions regarding an up lease that Ebersole had forwarded to county solicitor Tom last week it was Learned that the 12 pages consisted of photocopies of Laws and some Ebersole refused to Dis close the contents of the saying it was a private matter be tween Ling and the taxpayers have a right to know whats in and what the solicitor Miller the taxpayer pays you were entitled to Coon also asked to know since the contents of the letter had likewise been denied to him and Ebersole related that the letter concerned my interpretation of what was in the county i wanted to know what his Lings interpretation that All on Page 12 possible Salvage Yard has residents worried by Lyn Skillington staff writer Defiance six mile run residents protesting a proposed Salvage Yard in their Community presented a petition to the Broad top supervisors tuesday night asking for John Mark Zimmerman Han ded the supervisors a petition signed by about 60 six mile run residents who want to keep a proposed junkyard off of property owned by James Hodge along legislative route in the the citizens said the junkyard would decrease their property values and pose hazards to their Young the township super visors told the that they supervisor Bernard Hofnar said the township Doest have any ordinances to keep a Sal Vage Yard out of any part of the he noted that land use ordinances should come out of a township planning commis Sion and be part of a township wide land use the township currently has neither a planning commission nor any land use about 20 six mile run residents who attended to protest the possible Salvage Yard were divided about whether they wanted to see land use planning in the several appeared to favor implementing ordinances that would regulate businesses such As Salvage while others were afraid the Effort would snowball and create unwanted on Page 12 Barclay Manor Road debated steepness has township reluctant to take it Over by Sharyn Maust associate editor engineers from Bedford Bedford Borough and Developer Arnold smythe will meet As soon As possible to deter mine if a Road in the Barclay Manor development is so Steep that the township wont take it Forbes located on the Ridge Southwest of the was the scene of a Large washout in sundays rain the water carried mud from the develop ment Down Oakwood and into the Borough on John and Thomas streets As far As the but the problem Between the township and Developer Dale Arnold surfaced before that when the township supervisors did not Grant a building permit to John who is about to build on his Hillside the did not deny the permit in As they told Arnold and Arnolds Dean at tuesdays township supervisors chairman Kermit Frazier said the storm water Issue needs to be he said the state and township Engineer Ron stauffer recommended a maximum Road Grade of 12 per no one knew the Grade of Forbes but it could be As much As 18 or 20 percent near the several people Crabtree said the Road is the first if you Are taking the position that the township wont accept the theres no reason to spend further Money on the storm water drains or developing the Road to specifications to turn it Over to the he supervisor Russell Fetter indicated at the meeting that his opinion at is that the Road is too Steep and be accepted by the township when it is Crabtree pointed out that the 1964 township subdivision ordinance Doest specify 12 percent or any other it just says what is acceptable to the us he added that there Are grades of More than 12 per cent on roads the township has taken Hibbs drive off the Springs Mountain Road further South in the township is an example of a Steep Street in a development Frazier said there was a Lack of communication on Arnolds for he said he had not seen a map of the development plan until five weeks ago when Arnold showed one to it was Here in the but since we dug it the map in the files didst show the Frazier Arnold said Topography should be on the master and i brought out a Topography map a year he referring to on Page 12

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