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Bedford Gazette Weekend (Newspaper) - May 29, 2010, Bedford, Pennsylvania Saturday amp sunday May 29 amp 30, 2010 a Bedford Gazette weekend Bedford a. 3crews search for destructive Ash borers. Continued from Page 1 Pennsylvania department of agriculture Survey Crews will hang nearly 6,000 purple panel traps throughout 21 counties to kelp detect further spread. Counties have been selected according to risk factors risk for introduction of the Beetle acid position of High value High Quality Ash Trees. Crews will Rno Nitor the traps All summer acid remove them by the end of August. Adults Are dark Green one half Inch in length and one eighth Inch wide and Fly Only from Early May until september. Larvae spend the rest of the year beneath the bark of Ash Trees where woodpeckers try to pick them out. When they emerge As adults they leave a shaped holes in the bark about one eighth Inch wide. While the pest was Only recently discovered in Bedford county entomology program manager Sven Erik Spichiger also with the state department of agriculture said it is Likely that the Emerald Ash Borer has been Here at least three years. Quot it can be very difficult to detect until the population level is High Quot he said. Shuhayda echoed that statement. Quot until it s bad you Don t see it. They keep on even after the tree is dead Quot he said calling the Beetle a Quot Lazy the Emerald Ash Borer was first detected in Pennsylvania in the summer of 2007 in Butler county and subsequently was this is the Ash tree located along Tannery Road in Breezewood where the invasive pest was initially discovered. The bark is dotted with a shipped holes where adult Emerald Ash borers emerged and the softer White Wood beneath is covered with a shaped lines from the larvae. Gazette photos Jennifer Howard adult Emerald Ash borers As shown in the Sample vial Are dark Green one half Inch in length and one eighth Inch wide. The Wood Boring beetles were recently discovered in Bedford county. Found in Allegheny Armstrong Beaver Indiana Juniata Lawrence Mercer Mifflin Washington and Westmoreland coi ties. Quot the Emerald Ash Borer is spread through two different mechanisms. One a natural spread which takes place during their flight period and they can travel close to two Miles a year. But that s not the spread we re most concerned about Quot Spichiger said. Quot they can spread at any time of the year when it s human assisted so if you Cut a tree in the Winter and move it it s just As Likely to move to the new state and Federal Emerald Ash Borer quarantines restrict the movement from the quarantine area of Ash Nursery Stock Green lumber and any other Ash material including logs stumps roots and branches and All Wood chips. Due to the difficulty in distinguishing Between species of Hardwood firewood All Hardwood firewood and Wood chips including Ash Oak Maple and Hickory Are considered quarantined. The state recognized this week As Emerald Ash Borer awareness week and encouraged residents to play an Active role in safeguarding the hard Woods Industry. To help prevent the Beetle from spreading residents and visitors should use Only locally harvested firewood Burn All of the firewood on site and not move it to new locations. Quot certainly with spreading we expect Clarion county to be hit this year and probably Huntingdon county As Well because of the Lewistown Mifflin county infestation. Erie and Crawford counties Are both abutting quarantines in other states so we expect the Northwest Corner to be filled in Quot Spichiger said noting that he would not be surprised if infestations were discovered in Fayette Greene and Somerset counties too. The Emerald Ash Borer is native to China and Eastern Asia and Likely arrived in North american in wooden shipping crates. If was first detected in july 2002 in Southeastern Michigan and neighbouring Windsor Ontario Canada. In addition to Pennsylvania the Beetle is attacking Ash Trees in Illinois Indiana Iowa Kentucky Maryland Michigan Minnesota Missouri new York Ohio Virginia West Virginia and Wisconsin and is responsible for the death and decline of More than 40 million Trees. Quot it s a once-in-100 years kind of pest one that s going to wipe out an entire Genus of Trees. People will know what an Ash tree is once they be had it and be surprised just How Many of them Are in Pennsylvania Quot Spichiger said. Typically the beetles will kill an Ash tree within three years of the initial infestation. There is no known practical control for this pest other than destroying infested Trees. Quot we will not be rid of the Emerald Ash Borer a it s Here Quot Spichiger said. Quot property owners if they have a select few Trees special to them there Are chemical treatments available. They would be Wisest to Contact tree professionals and receive advice available through the cooperative Spichiger said property owners with a Large number of Ash Trees will be left with difficult decisions if the beetles take Over. Quot the Trees will succumb and die and they will either have to treat or move and replace Quot he said. Quot it s a financial decision More than anything people who suspect they have seen an Emerald Ash Borer should Call the department s toll free pest hotline at 1-866-253-7189 or email . Information is also available online at by searching Quot Emerald Ash police. 1 state police will be conducting dui checkpoints throughout the county Over of memorial Day weekend. Motorists should anticipate an increase in state police visibility and enforcement begin ring today. Troopers will be participating in both stationary and roving dui enforcement efforts within Bedford county. Toliese efforts in addition to Reg Vilar patrols Are augmented to thwart individuals from operating vehicles while under the i hence of drugs alcohol. Drivers who Are under the influence 9tn cause crashes that r result m serious in,plrii�8i and or deaths. State police would like to remind the Public that a dui charge is second degree Misdemeanour and potential penalties include a maximum jail sentence of two years loss of Driver s License fines mandatory drug alcohol education and probation time and fees. Two Loysburg women were involved in an altercation in South Woodbury township. State police said Cristy Lon Singer 31, of Loysburg pushed shoved Lindsey Smith 21, also of Loysburg and appeared in Public while under the influence of alcohol and caused a disturbance at 8 28 . Wednesday at a location along Park place Road. Charges were filed at mag Sterio District judge Brian Baker s office. A Central City Man was injured in a two vehicle crash in Schellsburg Borough. Neil e. Hawkins 30, of Central City was travelling West on route 30 at 11 45 . Tuesday when his 2007 Toyota Foj Cruiser crossed the Center lines and struck a 2010 Subaru Outback parked along the opposite Side of the Roadway state police said. Hawkins was not wearing a Seatbelt and suffered an injury of unknown severity. He was transported to a pm Bedford memorial for treatment. A no one was ii ured when ail Sun struck a Deer on the a Rpike in Napier town Friday state police said. Ortega and the following six passengers were wearing Seatbelt and no injuries were reported Michelle Lopez 19 a 12-year-old female a 17-year-old female Mario Martinez 20 and a 5-year-old male All of Auburn Hills Mich. And Ruben Miranda 25, of Lakewood . State police Are investigating a theft that occurred in Napier township. Someone stole scrap aluminium fix m the parking lot of Shawnee Vinyl Bedford Between noon May 22 and 8 . Monday. Anyone the information should Call state police apr. Jeffrey Hetzel at 623-6133. A women s change purse was found in East st. Clair township. The lost property was located in the parking lot of the Fisher town Community building at 10 15 . Thursday. To claim the change purse Call state police at 623-6133 with a description of the item. A child was injured in a two vehicle crash in East Providence township on thursday. State police said Kristie a. Diehl 33, of Everett attempted to turn left onto French Creek Road from a private driveway when her 2002 Pontiac grand am entered the path of a 2007 Pontiac grand prix travelling South on the Roadway. Amy s. Ritchey 38, of Everett was driving the second vehicle and escaped the 6 54 . May 27 crash without injury although she was not wearing a Seatbelt. A 9-year-old female in Diehl s car was also i buckled and she suffered one minor injury police said. Diehl who was cited for the crash was wearing a seat Belt and did not report any injuries. Both vehicles were disabled and towed from the scene paint the town purple a continued from Page 1 Kahl will be making a 60-mile run today to raise Money for relay for life of Bedford. He will Start at 6 . From the Kenn Metal Headquarters in Latrobe and travel along route 30 Back to Bedford where he expects to arrive late evening. Kahl is a Kenn Metal employee having moved to Bedford about three years ago from Arkansas and is an avid runner. Quot my mom had breast cancer when i was in my 20s and passed away a few years Latey he Selid of Why he feels the Lay for life is so important. Quot it s a Good cause organization and they do a lot of stuff for people locally and throughout Kahl has raised More than $1,000 for the local event so far. And As of Friday additional event sponsors and pledges had raised $19,000 for the cause and 14 teams had signed up to participate. Quot we re hoping for a net goal of $50,000 this year Quot Mccullough said adding that the committee would also like to have at least 25 teams participate. All proceeds Are donated to the american cancer society to for research education i advocacy and patient services such As the Quot look Good. Feel better Quot program which provides makeovers for women who have undergone cancer treatments. Relay for life events Are held globally each providing Quot a Chance for the Community to fight Back against cancer Quot and raise awareness Mccullough said. It also provides a Way for people to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer and remember loved ones lost. The event will begin with a survivor s Lap to celebrate the victories achieved Over cancer followed by the Luminaria ceremony when participants remember loved ones lost to the disease. Of st Terri is. A fight Back cer Emony where personal commitments a to save lives by taking up the fight against cancer Are made. Other activities will include games live music entertainment and More. Fire trucks and a race car will be on site As Well As an old car that participants will be encouraged to beat up and Spray paint for fun As part of the fight against cancer. Concession stands will also be open. Mccullough said the event is 24 hours Long because Quot cancer never sleeps so neither do additional teams and volunteers Are needed for the local event from 10 . June 18 to 10 . June 19 at the Bedford High school track. Donations and sponsors Are also needed. For More information visit the website . Org Pabe Ford. Age amp experience with so Many investment options for your retirement 1 think most important is knowing who to Trust. At my office we think our 24 year history and results speak for themselves. Dearment financial services Donald w. Dearment amp Daniel w. Dearment. Registered representatives registered representatives of and securities offered through Lef Enid equities corporation member of find Aisic Dearment financial services is not an affiliate of legend pc i tidies corporation registered Branch office 500 East Pitt Street Bedford a 15522 phone 623-1100 800-552-5808 k 6 Golden Eagle inn Mark Zumbro will be playing piano fridays amp saturdays starting at 5 30pm reservations required 131 East Pitt Street Bedford 814 624-0800stainless steel Sale for a limited time get stainless steel for free on select models of be appliances Call for a quote 814-623-6211 j be profile e3 Maytag \ m a Jenn air. 6 months interest free payments Sqq 0 to qualified buyers a appliance 1951 115 e. Pitt st. A Bedford a 623-6211 a monday Friday 9 5 saturday 9 -1 a your Nui Iber one servicing dealer a Griselda h. Ortega 39, of Auburn Hills Mich., was trav Ewing West in the right Lane when three Deer entered the Roadway and her 2007 Gumc Yukon struck one at 2 05 .Ilan charged t Green Lane a. Apr Lihe Pennsylvania attorney general s office said Michael Artin of Pennsburg allowed i treated or partially treated sewage to be discharged into the Perkio men Creek Between March 2004 and August 2009. Martin was operator at the travel Pike sewage treat 0ent Plant in Montgomery unto. He was fired months a. Martin is charged with ords tampering and related Quot counts. He was arraigned so released on $30,000 use red bail. Our office will be closed monday May 31st to allow our employees to enjoy memorial Day. The office will reopen for business on tuesday Une 1 at 7 . Display advertising publishing Day deadline mon., May 31. No paper tues., june 1th�rs., May 27 at 5pm wed., june 2fri., May 28 at 1 Lam th�rs., june 3fri., May 28 at noon fri., june 4tues., june 1 at 5pm advertising deadlines classified Reader ads publishing Day deadline mon., May paper tues., june 1 fri., May 28 at noon wed., june 2tues., june 1 at 11am drive safely Bedford Gazette 814-623-1151 �800-242-4250 fax 623-5055 email topics by John Mobus severe muscle injuries such As crush injuries suffered in earthquakes car accidents and explosions and muscle damage from excessive exercise or statin drug interactions can cause life threatening kidney damage. Treatment has been limited to intravenous fluids and dialysis but a new study in the proceedings of the National Academy of sciences suggests that the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen tylenol May protect the kidneys from damage. But acetaminophen in overdose can seriously damage the liver. A a a a a a a stations a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol Levels have been successfully fighting heart disease for years. A new study found that the same drugs Cut the risks of cataracts in men by almost 40%. The study covered Over 180,000 patients Between the years of 1998 and 2007 and was published in the annals of epidemiology. A. A. A. A. A. In another study published in proceedings of the National Academy of sciences researchers have identified an antiviral Small molecule that is effective against numerous viruses including hiv-1, influenza a Filo viruses pox viruses Aren viruses Buny viruses and flav viruses. These viruses cause some of the world s deadliest diseases such As aids Nipa virus encephalitis ebola Hemorrhagic fever and rift Valley fever. Even better the compound a Rhodamine derivative that the researchers have dubbed lj001 could be effective against new yet to be discovered viruses. 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