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Daily Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1986, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford Gazette we to ivc cents established tit to Cusps May Somerset firm announces nozzle Plant Here Green Garden of Somerset announced plans wednesday to build a Plant in the Bedford Green Garden was purchased last december by Jack Ketcham of bed Ford re and the new Plant will be located on property he owns along the Imle town by expanding an existing building on the known As Blue Gate the new operation should Start in september and will employ 16 Green Garden manufactures Hose the state is still studying Bridge pen dots District 9 office said this week that it is still re analysing its original engineering studies of More than 50 state Bridges in bed Ford county that it feels need weight limits the latest deadline for posting was to be May Penn Dot said it has reached some alternatives like allowing one truck on a Bridge at a time for Small spans that would carry Only local larger and particularly the Narrows Bridge East of is still under if posted As originally full loaded triable trucks would not be Able to use the Bridge on route a soil inspection at the Landfill was Der had been scheduled to Check test pits at the county Landfill in Broad top on the state is trying to determine if there is sufficient soil on site to expand use of the the county commissioners said that due to a delay in getting permission from the Landfill property James the test pits could not be dug in Simon agreed to the digging after it was agreed a Small Backhoe would be used in sections already filled and a new Date for the Der inspection int set a vehicle ran Down five state police said the hit run happened overnight tuesday along route 30 on mile level East of bed the vehicle was thought to be red in it flattened five mailboxes and a shoppers steel pipe was stolen in West Providence Between May 6 and someone removed a 15foot Section of 6inch pipe from the property of Charles Everett re state police said the pipe was valued at two cars collided South of new no one was injured in the Accident tuesday state police said Janet of new was driving South on she failed to keep her car on the right Side of the Road and it hit an oncoming Auto driven by Linda of new Southern Cove Volunteer firemen responded to a minor flue fire in Waterside wednesday the fire Call to the Max Rodland residence Drew 15 firemen and two a spokesman reported there was no firemen returned from the scene at weather skies will be Cloudy with scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm thursday through highs thursday will Range from w to winds will be southeasterly Ai 10 to lows thursday night will Range from m to highs Fri Day will Range from to the Chance of rain will be 50 per cent thursday and w percent thurs Day night and Friday skies will be mostly Cloudy with scattered showers and saturday through lows will he in the is through the highs saturday will he in the highs sunday and monday will he in the was to the lower end sprinklers and related the local Plant will con Sist of injection molding and Light Assembly Ketcham said plans Are already being made to double the size of the local Plant for while the cur rent facility in where 60 people can easily be the company president said new manufacturing space must be added in addition to the Somerset Green gardens sales Are expected to triple in according to the surge stems from a proprietary Spray nozzle the firm is making for an Ohio fertilizer corporation named the that corporation is heavily promoting a line of liquid Lawn fertilizer called Green and As its de Mand so does the demand for the nozzle that will be made at bed the Green sweep nozzle will be the Only one of Green gardens pro ducts made Here at Ketcham called it a nozzle that is excellent for training and Ketcham noted that orders on hand already Are sufficient to operate the Bedford facility for the first year and probably Harry currently manager of Blue Gate will be in charge of production at the new Ketcham said he Felt very comfortable about locating in i am pleased to be building my second business in the county and be work ing directly with my friends and neighbors Ketcham took an Early retirement from Hedstrom this year after purchasing the Somerset three of Green gardens new Board of directors Are Bedford county including his wife and Kay vice presi Dent of administration for Green Garden will be making an application through the county Industrial development authority for a Southern alleghenies planning and development commission Industrial the loan using Federal and state can pro vide up to half of a projects finance to a maximum of the amount of Green gardens application is not set at this county economic development director Joe Lurie Gorbachev says toll at West lies this Robin has made a Home for itself in the yellow Light of a downtown state College traffic City officials say they will allow the Bird to remain for the sum it int disrupting the functioning of the signal or said Lee acting Public works director for the a laser photo Moscow a soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev said wednes Day night that casualties from the chernobyl nuclear disaster had risen to nine dead and 299 hospitalize but the worst is behind he accused the West of telling a veritable Mountain of lies about the Gorbachev 25minute speech on state television was his first Public comment on the explosion and fire april 26 that spewed radioactivity Over Europe and forced the evacuation of people from the Vicinity of the ukrainian Power he said radiation still was dangerous around the 80 Miles North of Gorbachev said the probable cause of the which he repeatedly referred to As our was a Power surge and Hydrogen he also announced that the soviet Union will moratorium on nuclear testing to aug 6 and invited him in Europe or to discuss halting All nuclear the United states dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Gorbachev began the soviets testing moratorium last the Accident at chernobyl showed again what an abyss will open if nuclear War befalls for in Herent in the nuclear arsenals stockpiled Are thousands upon thousands of disasters far More Hor Rible than the chernobyl he the soviets at first said two people died in the and later official statements said six people died of radiation and it was not soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev appeared on National television wednesday telling the soviet people that nine persons have died and 299 Are hospitalized As a result of the chernobyl nuclear a Clear if the six included the first two previous official statements also bout people were Gorbachev s total of nine included seven who died in hospitals after the the soviet Leader extended the Kremlin condolences to the families of victims for the first time and pledged to take care of speaking calmly and he proposed greater International cooperation on nuclear Power and seemed to go most of the Way toward meeting meeting Western demands for swifter reporting of future a although the chernobyl Accident occurred in the Early hours of april the soviet Union did not acknowledge it until the night of april after High Levels of Radia Tion were detected in in his speech wednesday Gorbachev suggested a prompt War Ning system for expansion of the International atomic Energy Agency and a conference to discuss Accident warn a system of prompt warning and Supply of information in the event of accidents and faults at nuclear Power specifically when this is accompanied by the escape of should be established in the framework of this he referring to the International likewise it is necessary to adjust an International both on a bilateral and multilateral for the speediest rendering of Mutual assistance when dangerous situations he thanked by name two american Robert Gale and Paul who Are helping perform Bone marrow transplants on disaster victims Moscow he did not men Tion a third specialist and an israeli doctor who also Are he responded to Western criticism of the delay in reporting by alleging that authorities did not notify Congress and other governments of the 1979 nuclear Accident at three mile Island in Pennsylvania for 10 Plant officials at three mile Island notified Pennsylvania state authorities of the Accident within hours and confirmed it to the although full information was not yet Gorbachev unilateral nuclear on Page 13 Hyndman must Cut services or go further in debt Zygai Darbogast Gazette correspondent Hyndman the possibility of service cuts to the Community of Hyndman May become a reality if Steps Are not taken to reduce monthly according to Jack Community services consultant with the department of Community members of the Borough Council were apprised of this situation at a special Council meeting on a prepared by projects a deficit by the end of he compiled the figures by using the boroughs Check the journals and a copy of the the letter states that the combined fund excluding the employee Benefit fund and the pen Sion if the projected budget expenditures Are made will show deficits in the general Revenue sharing and water the estimated total balance of outstanding taxes due is salary and salary overhead for employees is estimated for april through december 1986 at and Street Light expenses for that same time period will be about the total figure is approximately and this does not in clude unknown insurance Cost in As of april there was a balance of about in the Revenue Shar ing representing the remainder of the february the general fund balance As of april was minus leaving a net balance in both funds of approximately Blair believes these figures Are that the Borough should Stop right where they get a figure for the end of May and look at what level of services that must be he also said that insurance must be Public property should be maintained and the Borough must Deal with the Basic safety and welfare of the but added that there Are certain things that do not have to be among the options discussed to save Money was raising the removal of some streetlights which Cost the Borough Over each month doing away with the police which is one of the most expensive costs to the and Dropp ing some Borough services along with some in an Effort to get the Community views on the the Council is in the process of mailing letters to All describing the problem Hedstrom chairman picks Blair Airport Hollidaysburg the Parent company of a Bedford firm has announced plans to build a hangar at the Altoona Blair county Airport in the company is Jepson of whose president is the major stockholder and chairman of Hedstrom the Blair county Airport authority announced this week that it had agreed for Jepson to build a hangar at Martinsburg to base one of its corporate Blair county commissioner John Eversole said he Felt the hangar could end up be ing the Keystone of an air Industrial such a Park has been the dream of the Airport pointing out that it is included in the Airport master the Jepson facility could spark the Eber sole a Hedstrom official said this that construction of the hangar Only Means a base of one of Jepsonn corporate Hedstrom had been counted on to be a contributor to the proposed bed Ford county it was not known if the whose previous officials have supported a new Bedford would or would not contribute to the local fund the decision to place a Jet in Martinsburg was based on the Blair county facility having a suitable runway and instrument Lan Ding system and having them in place the proposed Bedford Airport does not have an ils in its current nor do the plans foresee corporate Jet use a passenger the hed of a pickup Chews the Driver As he Fords a flooded interaction to Oklahoma i estimated s to 5 inches of Radii soaked the sooner state capital wednesday a laser photo and asking for their the letter basically states the Borough faces a minimum of a shortage by the end of and decisions have to be made As to what services will be ii asks residents to let us know what you would be willing to give the choices Are half of the polices services or other Borough services water ser paving and plow with a space to answer yes or on Page 13 soviets expel another Diplomat Moscow a the soviet Union announced wednesday that it had expelled a Diplomat for allegedly hatching a spy plot with a Cia recruited soviet it was the second expulsion of an american Diplomat in two embassy spokesman Jaroslav Verner said the Erik left the soviet Union on he said Sites was a member of the staff of the military following Normal embassy Verner refused to comment on the soviet made in a dispatch from the official Tass news in White House spokesman Larry Speakes confirmed that Sites had been expelled but also refused to discuss spy Sites expulsion comes during a period of heightened ten Sions caused by the april 15 air raids on a halt in arrangements for a new superpower Summit and Strong soviet attacks on u arms control

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