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Daily Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1990, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford Gazette Bedford county own daily newspaper Independent since 1805 wednesday Bedford school taxes raised the maximum by Nancy Wylie staff writer a million general fund budget and maximum allowable 10 percent increase in property tax revenues were tentatively approved by the Bedford area school Board in 90 votes tuesday the budget and the new tax rate of 80 Mills will be reviewed june 19 and final adoption votes taken june this years tax rate of 112 reflecting the previous assessment ratio and area produced about million in Revenue and is the equivalent of 73 Mills under the new formula adopted by the state Law allows revenues to go up 10 percent next school that about or seven additional each Mill of real estate tax is now expected to generate in As compared to per Mill under the old reenacted were the two per capita taxes and the 1 percent real estate occupational privilege and earned income an earlier draft of next years not discussed in Public totalled according to the administrations the total was reduced to by cutting Bedford Borough police filed three indecent assault Char the charges were brought tuesday against John Alfred of South Thomas Street in police also charged Glass with three counts of in decent police said the charges Stem from May 15 and its alleged that while Glass was babysitting a 5 year old he fondled the child and exposed himself to the All were filed in the office of District jus Tice Cyril Bingham and were mailed to three persons were injured in an Accident near taken to the Hospital tuesday afternoon were Brad and Timothy both of Everett re and Roy of Everett re the younger Colledge was said to be the most seriously state police said the crash occurred on Colledge was eastbound and his car failed to negotiate a right curve on the wet it crossed into the oncoming Lane and collided with smelters jeep a car and pickup collided in front of Bedford Presley of Bedford re 2 was treated for a Cut to the head after the Accident tuesday his passenger was not and the Driver of the other vehicle did not require state police said Galloway drove from the shopping Center into the path of an eastbound truck driven by Robert of Cham three persons complained of minor injuries after an Accident at the no one required treatment Fol lowing the monday afternoon col state police said Norman of Bedford re 7 attempted a left turn from route 30 onto route 326 and turned into the path of an eastbound car driven by Bonnie of a Bedford couple was treated after Accident Friday Francis and Jessie suffered multiple bruises and abrasions in the Acci Dent at Sunnybrook acres South of on Page 6 District deaths obituaries on Page of clays urged Shirley of six mile weather today but the Sun is scheduled to make a partial highs in the mid but with a chill Clear and cold Low around tomorrow but with the Clouds highs in the upper 60s to Low the Outlook a Chance of showers Friday and lows in the 50s and highs in the 70s both partly sunny and warmer lows from 55 to 65 and highs from 75 to special de action Page 6 from the site improve ment category of the general fund budget for items such As new windows and heating changes for several an elevator and other Access improvements at Bedford High District superintendent Robert Davis said it would be necessary to borrow Money for those improvements in a capital similar to financing arrangements that were made for the refurbishing of Bedford High schools the tax hike will affect residents of various parts of the District quite where area discounts had been the Lar those taxpayers will generally see the biggest tax in some properties in Bedford Borough and in nearby parts of Bedford township will have a tax Cut or no according to a list of Sample others in Bedford township will have in in crease of about or of two representative properties in Snake Spring one apparently a Busi Ness whose tax Bill had been will go to about a jump of a Home for which the Bill was last will go to a according to the a representative property owner in Manns Choice Borough whose tax Bill was last year will see an increase of to in Hyndman a tax Bill that was last year will go up about to another property with a tax Bill of will see a Rise to up according to the lagging state support was again mentioned As a major reason Why local taxes Are going Davis noted that Bedford did not raise taxes last the District expects to receive in Basic state subsidy next an increase of or just 2 percent enough to pay Only about on third of the teachers contractual salary in Davis in operating costs Are up about percent for next Davis All types of state funding Are expected to total million for the District next while Federal funding will be about and local revenues Are on Page 6 cruising fills nothing to Tussey faces budget bind by Rich Cholodofsky staff writer around and around they Why they do it no one no one except the cruisers that cruisers come to the streets of Bedford every weekend to Circle a downtown Block Over and Over again because they say there is nothing else for them to theres absolutely nothing to so its cruising the said Bonnie a Cruiser and organizer of a meeting for cruisers and anti cruisers in the recreation Pavilion at on two weeks ago i met some one i might never have met theres no place to go where youre not considered i Learned this town is theres no life for anyone under 30 or said she said she realized the Lack of activities for be Fords Youn Ger residents while away at col Central Pennsylvania business school in cruisers Are primarily thought to be but who took time out from cruising last Friday to explain Why she said in my car it ranges from 33 to a Mother and her daughter go with instead of getting a Babysitter she the daughter just sits there with the rest of us and has a Good said who is we do it on weekends for something to were looking for about three weeks ago i saw someone out Here i haunt seen since my High school Fox Harris Fox Harris said she usually cruises on saturday nights with several friends from the friends Cove she said cruisers begin their orbits around 8 in the summer and 9 in the and continue until about the route cruisers drive in staff cuts Likely to avoid tax increases Public opposes Bonnie Fox Harris cruises on a Rainy Friday downtown Bedford is the Block with stoplights at each we go in one direction a couple of times and then go the other Way a couple of Fox Harris she said cruisers wave to one another and honk their but rarely get out of the car to talk to someone Treyve recon Fox Harris concedes that cruising can create a traffic As Borough officials have she said the traffic situation is one that Many cruisers seem to some nights Bedford Borough police have blocked off some o the streets cruisers but Fox Harris said that Only results in a larger Block for cruisers to businesses Are but if there that against it maybe they should help sponsor something for us to Fox Harris in an attempt to rectify ten Sions Between cruisers and anti Fox Harris has set up the meeting in Colerain township on thursday for both on Page 8 by Lyn Skillington staff writer Saxton the Tussey Mountain school Board passed a tentative million budget tuesday but it will work Over the next four weeks to Cut nearly from the budget that otherwise would require a 22 percent local property tax in a reduction of even half of that magnitude will Likely result in staff cuts at the districts four said Walter after the Curfman said the proposed plan already represents a Cut in the proposed program because one teaching position want expected to be theres not much other place to Curfman were showing the concern of the Board for the said Jackson Board during the More than three hour in order for us to make a reduction in this budget things Are going to have to Hap and cuts will have to be made that will not be its not going to be but dras tic Steps will have to be taken if the budget comes through with no millage putt approving a tentative budget 30 Days prior to the Date required for passage of the final budget june 30 turned out to be a Tough pre Summit issues unsettled Washington a lagging talks to Cut troops and tanks in Europe got a pre Summit boost tuesday but a Hal dozen Tough strategic weapons issues remained unsettled As negotiators pressed against a fast approach ing the held for a third Day under tight secrecy at the state focused on the two main arms control areas and soviet conventional forces in Europe and the two superpowers arsenals of glob girdling nuclear bombers and sub two Days before opening his Summit with Mikhail Gor president Bush met with leaders of the state department and Cia for an up Date on deep economic and Politi Cal troubles in the soviet the Only no Summit appoint ment on Bush schedule was the presentation of diplomatic credentials from new including Aleksandr Bessmer Nyoh of the soviet arrived in Ottawa for a 29hour visit and talks with Canadian prime mini Ster Brian this is a time of dramatic change in the the soviet president said after escorting his from their Yushin 62 the soviet appearing tired after a Long expressed Hope for a level of co opera commenting on political developments Back Gorbachev told reporters he was somewhat concerned by Boris Yeltsin Victory Over Gorbachev own candidate in parliamentary elections for the presidency of but he also said Yeltsin had had to adjust his position quite seriously Over the past few Days and has adjusted to the bet on Capitol Hill in Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole said Gorbachev was in a much weaker position than when he last 2v4 years Bush has Points of and Gorbachev has Dole alluding to shortages of consumer eth Nic unrest and Yeltsin political Well be watching Dole if Gorbachev brings More than two he on Page 3 Security for Gorbachev tight protests expected Washington a a big Bunch of people with big guns will protect Mikhail Gorbachev during his Summit a soviet spokesman said saying ethnic protesters could keep the Kremlin leaders guards dozens of by groups ranging from lithuanian american War veterans to afghans and turkestan an might become a headache for Gorbachev soviet press spokesman Vladimir Ustimenko neither the secret service nor the which will work together on Summit furnished details of Protection arrangements on the eve of Gorbachev arrival for his second Washington but the soviet leaders free Wheeling style in Public already has been in evidence and his Security detail wants to be if officials knew of any Gorbachev surprises a Day before his they we rent saying the last time he was Here to hold a Summit with the presi Dent Ronald Reagan in december 1987 Gorbachev halted his motorcade to take an Impromptu walk to meet the local on Page 3 soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and his talk with spectators during a walk through an outdoor pedestrian mall in tuesday a Mere technicality to comply with state the Board first voted 5 3 to turn Down the adm Nistra Tio proposed 199091 voting against the initial budget were members Frank Harry William Chester Isenberg and voting for the spending plan were Roger Glenn Snyder and Thomas David Thomas was the crowd of nearly 100 District residents who had turned out to voice their displeasure with the proposed tax increase applauded boards during a nearly on hour Dis on Page 8 Valley fires raise Sparks for company by Rich Cholodofsky staff writer Centerville a disagree ment Over jurisdiction Between the Cumberland Valley fire and the Bedford Road fire in Maryland has sparked tension be tween the according to Cumberland fire chief Doug Nave reported to the Cumber land Valley township supervisors tuesday during their monthly meeting that Bedford Road has requested the Cumberland Valley company not answer Calls in the Southern part of the according to the Dis agreement came As a result of Cumberland Valley firefighters being sent away after responding to a Structure fire at the Wanda Miller residence last when you consider its our i dont think its wrong for us to be Nave much of the disagreement stems from Bedford roads close proximity from the Pennsylvania state Bedford Road is Able to arrive on the scene quicker than Cumberland Valley for Calls in the Southern part of the after the Wand Miller Inci Nave proposed an agree ment Between the two companies asking that Cumberland Valley be alerted to All Calls in the Bedford refused to saying it did not want to relinquish any of its Ter according to Nave pointed out that the cum Berland Valley company is responsible for the township so it should be notified and be present for All Calls in the As far Asim As a township you better be Down there because you Ore chairman Joe Tittle told Nave said if Bedford Road persists in its demands to keep the Cumberland Valley company out of the Southern portion of the he will ask the super visors to write a and maybe begin Legal i dont want to lose our relationship with Bedford Road on Page 6 v

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