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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Bedford, Pennsylvania No judges take top honors a Page 2 a sports pm. 11 men s Mcaa final four finalized Wendell inducted into la Roche Hall of Fame a Page to a Bedford Gazette Bedford a. 75<t published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest newspapers. Vol. 210 no. 158 March 30, 2015 monday Asa mulled program end before leak St. Thomas the apostle Catholic Church and knights of Columbus will Host a Blue mass for All first responders who serve the area. The event will take place at 6 30 . April 7 at the Church located at 215 e. Penn St., in Bedford. The mass honors first responders who currently serve the Community and their families along with people who have served in the past. Living dramatization of Leonardo a Vinci a the last supper is planned. The dramatization will be presented at St Johns reformed Church 1698 Woodbury Pike in Loysburg on april 2 at 7 . In the Sanctuary. The presentation will close with the sacrament of holy communion distributed to the congregation by several of the sunday was a Busy Day for firefighters across the county As four Brush fires were reported. The first Brush fire occurred at 122 Pine Ridge Road in Liberty township at 12 04 . Saxton six mile run and several Huntingdon county companies responded. The second Brush fire reported at 2 48 ., happened at 2736 Hyndman Road with the Hyndman area Volunteer fire company responding. At 2 59 ., the third fire was reported Back near the Saxton area at 2219 Sandy Hill Lane in Carbon township. Saxton six mile run Southern Cove Everett and a few Huntingdon county fire companies responded. The fourth Brush fire of the Day happened at 1734 Allegheny Road in Manns Choice. New Baltimore and Shawnee Valley fire companies responded. Dave Cubbison director of emergency management for Bedford county said he would like to remind residents of a few rules of thumb for burning Brush. Do not bum if it is Windy or dry. Do not bum near a wooded area. Always keep a water source nearby when burning and do not leave a burning fire unattended. Deaths. Obituaries on Page 9 Heidorn Marl 62, of Bedford died saturday March 28, 2015, at a pm Bedford memorial Hospital. Obituary in ivies Day a edition. Arrangements by Louis Geisel funeral Home Bedford. Heller Kadyn j. Lazor infant West York. Hickey Evelyn c. Labute79, of Davidsville. Querry Lois May 72, of Martinsburg. Webb Elwood j. F., 83, of Fishertown. By Ken dilanian for the associated press Washington apr the National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store american calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice current and former intelligence officials say because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counter terrorism benefits. After the leak and the collective Surprise around the world Asa leaders strongly defended the phone records program to Congress and the Public but without disclosing the internal debate. The proposal to kill the program was circulating among top managers but had not yet reached the desk of Gen. Keith Alexander then the Asa director according to current and former intelligence officials who would not be quoted because the details Are sensitive. Two former senior Asa officials say they doubt Alexander would have approved it. Still the behind the scenes Asa concerns which have not been reported previously could be relevant As Congress decides whether to renew or modify the phone records collection when the Law authorizing it expires in june. The internal critics pointed out that the already High costs of vacuuming up and storing the a to and from information from nearly every Domestic landline Call were rising the system was not capturing most cellphone Calls and program was not Central to unravelling terrorist plots the officials said. They worried about Public outrage if the program Ever was revealed. After the program was disclosed civil liberties advocates attacked it saying the records could give a secret intelligence Agency a Road map to americans private activities. Asa officials presented a forceful rebuttal that helped shaped Public opinion. Responding to widespread criticism president Barack Obama in january 2014 proposed that the Asa Stop collecting the records but instead request them when needed in terrorism investigations from Telephone companies which tend to keep them for 18 months. Yet the president has insisted that legislation is required to adopt his proposal and Congress has not acted. So the Asa continues to collect and store records of private phone Calls for use in terrorism investigations under Section 215 of the Patriot Art Many lawmakers want the program to continue As is. A continued on Page 2 Northeast despite Gas costs resists pipelines by Rik Stevens associated press Concord . Apr there is near Universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its Energy Supply to rein in the nations highest costs and that cheap abundant relatively clean natural Gas could be at least a Short term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions How and where proposals to build or expand natural Gas pipelines Are met with an up swell of citizen discontent. At the end of last year a Massachusetts route selected by Texas based Kinder Morgan generated so much venom that the company nudged it North into new Hampshire a where the venom is also flowing freely. During this Winters town meetings a centuries old Staple of local governance in new England people in the nine towns touched by the route voted to oppose the project. That Northeast direct line is one of about 20 pipeline projects being proposed throughout the Northeast where savvy environmental and political forces Combine with population density to provide a formidable bulwark. There a another reason the loudest protests Are All coming from the Region they re where the Gas is waiting just East of the Gas Rich Marcellus shale Region. A everyone seems to know the Northeast has a pipeline capacity problem but not Many seem to be willing to make Many concessions to fix that problem a said Andrew Pusateri senior utilities analyst for Edward Jones. And these Are folks who pay a lot to stay warm in the Winter and keep the lights on in summer. According to the . Energy information administration new englander paid $14.52 per thousand cubic feet of Gas in 2014, compared to $10.94 for the rest of the nation. Iso new England which operates the regions Power Grid said in its 2015 regional electricity Outlook that natural Gas availability is a one of the most sent Ais challenges Quot the Region faces As More Coal and Oil units go offline. The Kinder Morgan plan would take Gas from the plentiful Marcellus shale Region of Pennsylvania and it through a 36-Inch line from Wright new York to Dracut Massachusetts. Along the Way it would Cut across a 70-mile stretch of Southern new Hampshire tickling the Massachusetts line about 90 percent of the project would be along an existing Power Une corridor Homer Shannon and his Wile raised three children on their suburban plot m Windham new Hampshire w Here the pipeline would pass a few Hundred a continued on Page 18 from farm to table Gazette photos Mindy Gates at left chef Nick Letzo of 10/09 restaurant in Bedford garnishes Buffalo sliders with caramelized onions. Above Susan Kroft left and Betsy Kroft right talk with Mandisa Horn of Horn o plenty restaurant about the benefits of fermenting vegetables such As the sauerkraut Horn was serving with corned beef. Below More than 200 people attended the second annual farm to table showcase. More than 200 attend showcase by Mindy Gates Gazette staff writer the second annual farm to table showcase was held at the Bedford county historical society shall at Kintonis Knob on sunday. More than 200 people came out to experience a taste of Bedford county a agriculture restaurants history and culture All wrapped up into one event. A continued on Page 17shawnee Viny Central a Dtta Ireal estate services Lac \ Chr Latocher Burn ton Iii. Richard St. St. 200 Bedford. A 1ss2j Phons in ms-1440 Coli a us Iau toll Moi my we 440 foe in umm cub Wngo it Rupee we Gemeil Tomp Tamm window Pete siding than ii Doon honest pricing Quality workmanship Call 623-1836 fitness Why exercise posting exercise routines on pint fest is not the same As working out let a personal Trainer 1 get you started1

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