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Daily Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford ii Gazette established vol 178 67 Twentyfive cents 017680 december 1982 school enrolment Down throughout county enrolment in All of Bedford county six school districts Down this with the Everett schools losing twice their customary comparing figures for october 1981 and Everett lost 115 a drop of percent described by the administration As that districts fastest rate of decline in the past 10 in the five other the decrease was not As the Tussey Mountain schools showed a drop of percent 45 Bedford declined percent Claysburg Kimmel percent Chestnut Ridge percent 23 and Northern Bedford less than one percent four according to a Gazette last fall there were students enrolled in the six this fall the total was for a drop of 269 or per nearly 43 percent of the total drop occurred in the Everett a significant number of families is moving probably looking for jobs or said Everett superintendent Rodney weve been saying All along that the Everett District has some unique when the top of to morning around Here topic a Bedford county will receive in Ceta funds this fiscal after a dispute of almost three the county commissioners of Southern alleghenies planning and development commission voted 54 last week on the division of million in Federal funds for the fiscal year that started the allocation is based on 75 percent of what the counties received last with a seven formulas had been proposed for dividing the Money other proposals included number of number of Low income adults and an equalization Factor that would have split the Money the Money will be used by the counties for Cetas intake services enrolling eligible work experience programs for youth no occupational classroom training classes leading to a High school equivalency and testing to determine aptitude and the regional commission will receive million total for Ceta programs this fiscal year last weeks action involved Only a portion of Ceta also is about to undergo another name change to the Job training partnership act the split vote was unusually close for the Southern alleghenies executive with a number of splits of commissioners from individual including Alva Hosteller for and Gary Ebersole the formula on which the 75 percent was based was drawn from one last year in which individual counties submitted proposals for programs on a competitive the new allotment gives Cambria the most just Over and Fulton the a barn at the Northern Edge of the county burned sunday Claysburg followed within minutes by Imler and East responded at 9 to the Robert Mccoy on fourth mile South of Duncanville and roaring Spring firemen were summoned to Supply water an hour according to unofficial reports that the firemen were battling winds and frigid temperatures and attempting to keep the Blaze from spreading to the no other details were available at press four persons received minor injuries in an Accident on Hospital Hill state police said Ruth of Bedford re was driving East on route 30 and attempted a left turn onto the upper Snake Spring Valley she turned in front of a westbound car driven by Judith of Everett re the cars collided Headon in the West bound police treated at the Hospital were the and Elicia of Everett re and Sonya of Everett re one person was Hurt in a reared collision sunday the Accident occurred on route 220 one mile South of state police said John of had stopped on the West a southbound car driven by Craig of Bedford re left the Road and hit the rear of Cessna Bischof suffered minor facial elsewhere topic a negotiations have been Commonwealth court has stayed an order requiring negotiators for the school Board and striking teachers in Washington county California District to bargain around the clock in the both sides left the Washington county courthouse about 4 the which had sought the order to break off sent the teachers Union a request to resume on the Board wants to conduct negotiations in a relaxed its lawyer teachers Union spokesman Pat Brady said the teachers had not decided whether to teach on and would not comment on califor Nia is one of four districts where teachers continue on strike in the state of punch and cookies in the United mine workers president elect Rich Trumka will assume office following a Coalfield inauguration full of pomp and circumstance and a reception featuring punch and organizers a Miner and lawyer from has scheduled the ceremony for the first time in history the ceremony has been scheduled for the Trumka is trying to keep a lid on details of the but the Union allegedly is expecting anywhere from to peo a spokesman said Trumka Hast decided yet which Union member he will ask to swear him District deaths obituaries on Page formerly of Echo Vale of Orville of Berlin Shirley formerly of Star route weather mostly sunny and a Little High 30 to South Westerly winds increasing up to 15 Mph in the Low around mostly sunny and High 40 to its not an attempt to stifle Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter said Friday that a Resolution calling for a uniform National drinking age of 21 is not an Effort to limit the freedoms or opportunities of 19or it is an Effort to protect spectres announcement coincided with the Start of the Holiday season and National drunk and drugged driving awareness he made the announcement at a press conference called by William who is the author of a Resolution asking 35 states and the District of Columbia to raise their minimum drinking age to 21 to match the Ages in other the new Jersey state Assembly votes monday on a Senate approved Bill raising the states drinking age to solving a Border problem with Penn Economy is generally its really bad he said Everetts enrolment had been going Down at a rate of two to three percent Over the last eight or nine but this october figures were Well above that the total fell from to there were drops of 48 elementary students and 67 High school students since october while its too Early to be fewer students will mean probably lower state subsidy and cuts in items which will take More definite shape during budget preparation next the Everett area school Board has already put a hold on a school nurse declining to fill it until the 198384 picture becomes Tussey superintendent George Clapper noted that District has sent fall furlough notices to two teachers in the elementary where there Are 40 fewer students this year than at Northern superintendent Lanny Ross said a continuing decline in the Elemen tary grades is projected for the next few pointing to eventually one less Section in each of grades k Bedford superintendent Robert Davis noted 62 fewer students in k but said that spread Over eight is not of major grades 712 showed a loss of superintendent John love of Chestnut Ridge likewise said the decrease of 29 elementary students was not enough to he grades 712 showed a gain of in the elementary grades showed a decrease of 14 students and 712 decreased by summary of changes Between october 81 and 82 by District Everett was now drop of 115 k6 was now drop of 48 712 was now Down Tussey was now loss of 45 k6 was now drop of 40 712 was now drop of Bedford was now drop of 67 k6 was now drop of 62 712 was now Down Claysburg was now Down 15 k6 was now Down 14 712 was now Down Ridge was now drop of 23 k6 was now loss of 29 712 was now up Northern was now Down four k6 was now drop of nine 712 was now up let it by the associated press an unexpected snowstorm sunday decorated the Eastern Seaboard with Snow up to a foot deep from Virginia to Maine and Christmas shoppers were urged stay Home while plows worked to reopen clogged streets and heavy falling at the rate of 4 inches an hour in the Washington plastered the nations capital and the big cities of new and but areas farther Inland were spared deep there were scattered blackouts and driving was at least 10 inches of Snow fell at Dulles International Airport outside of about 9 inches accumulated in 15 Miles North of and in other communities in the Central and Southern part of the the storm spread a Broad Swath of sleet and Snow from Northern Mississippi to muscle got an Inch of Snow and anywhere from 4 to 10 inches fell overnight from Eastern Kentucky to coastal new Winter storm warnings were posted from Virginia to Eastern where a foot of Snow was expected on Cape but skies were mostly Clear in the Mississippi Valley and Rivers continued to recede from flood Levels last week that caused at least million in damage and drove people from their the storm which developed off the coast of the Carolines during the in a Ballet in the Daniel 13 right almost grabs this pass but for the defensive efforts of Anthony during a game at Bostons a laser photo Snow night brought a Sharp contrast to the Balmy weather of a week earlier when virginians were enjoying barbecues with temperatures in the mid70s and the ice melted at the skating rink at Rockefeller Center in new police in where 5 in Ches of Snow was on the ground by were urging motorists to stay off the icy Bridges and its a said Dan a police the Bottom line if you do thave to in which also got 5 inches by police said the Snow combined with High winds caused numerous traffic roads in most of Virginia were Slippery and scattered Power outages were reported in Roanoke and in Rich in Eastern Power was out in parts of Perry and Harlan National Airport in Northern Virginia near was closed temporarily but was operating at full capacity by mid officials in Western Fairfax was reported operating on full we were caught off guard As far As How far North the storm would said Jeff Bowman of the National weather service in we had predicted it would move West to but it moved in a More East northeastward brushed coastal new eng land and the North Atlantic polish martial Law to end polish Leader Woyciech Jaruzelski prepares for a to address to his nation to announce suspension of martial Law by the end of the Poland a the Basic Rigours of martial Law will be suspended before the end of the internment will and there will be a partial Wojciech Jaruzelski announced sunday the communist party chief and head of the martial Law said in a nationally televised speech that his regime Hopes to end military Rule in the reasonably near but he indicated that in the mean it would retain some of the extraordinary Powers it assumed last Jaruzelski spoke on the eve of the first anniversary of the Day he pro claimed martial Law to begin the destruction of the Independent labor Union the Union was outlawed on and last the government concluded it was no longer a threat when underground leaders were unable to rally a nationwide protest Jaruzelski said the21man Council of National redemption is of the opinion that conditions have Arisen for suspending martial the suspension of martial Law Means that its Basic Rigours will cease to function before the end of this the Poland meets monday to take the legislative action necessary to put the military councils decision into Jaruzelski spoke Only in general terms of the restrictions that would be lifted and those that would re Only regulations that directly protect the fundamental interests of the creating a protective shield for the Economy and ensuring the greater personal safety of Citi should remain in Force wholly or in part As a temporary he the National 5560 lion layoffs confirmed right now it looks like 5560 people will be Laid off until said the Greif vice president for Terry on fridays visit to the lion manufacturing sewing he said layoffs would affect about 54 Active workers and several More presently on the inactive Friday will be the last workday for the its Tough to say How Long the slowdown in production will he but predicted workers would be off through january and into depending on when the clothing Industry Economy picks Smith said layoffs at All seven Greif plants would affect 15 to 25 percent of the with roughly equivalent percentages in the he is that lots of our big retail customers want to delay their deliveries until Sfeir own Cash flow situation we have goods inhouse and we have the but were having to hold shipments longer than adding to Griefs we have inventory backed up in our warehouses at and so we have to slow Down the customers Are waiting for to see their december sales we do not really expect to lose we had been running ahead in factory Smith said the company knew in november that layoffs would be but delayed the decision to see if thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday sales helped their retail it Hast really worked out that he business is slower in a lot of but our customers Are Overly Smith said the layoffs would be by Plant seniority within each the work Quality and production at Everett have been he calling the layoffs certainly no reflection on this Plant at normally its about april that sewing factories Crank up to Start making fall and Winter Gar at the its the season for Spring and summer Wear needs special and the Public wants the fight against crime to be stepped anarchy will not be he no one in Poland or abroad should labor under any illusion that the current decisions will allow a further Jaruzelski made no mention of a letter from Solidarity Leader Lech Walesa in which the hero of the in dependent labor movement listed his conditions for cooperation with the government to solve the nations deep and prolonged the written 4 and made Public by Walesa called for amnesty for All Solidarity members jailed or fired from their jobs for Union it also demanded restoration of the Gdansk agreements of which for the first time in the soviet bloc recognized the right of workers to form unions Independent of communist party Jaruzelski said there would be a partial and underground Solidarity activists should seize the Chance to come into the Solidarity was suspended when Jaruzelski declared martial Law last and thousands of its leaders were All but about 300 have been but the new labor Law that outlawed their Union restores control of new unions to the theres Charlie Brown Hes going Christmas univ 12 Pavs to go

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