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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - August 12, 2005, Bedford, Pennsylvania
August 2005 Bedford 5 archaeologists dig into route 56s continued from Page 1 phase 2 level of were trying to determine if the Sites Are eligible to be listed on1 the National pock its unlikely the site thus far would qualify for the National Register of historical he if to found a lot of materials exotic to the area that people were trading with other it might make it More signify Coppock theres not much to know about the occupation of the Allegheny the artefacts found so far Are from about years ago during the archaic cop pock on the two proper the Heberling team found several Hundred artefacts which Are relatively the team conducted a preliminary excavation called shovel testing to see if they i Gazette Coyle Afton a penh state student working at an archaeological dig along route West Clair sifts soil As Bill Carama iia of originally of new shovels it into the the dig is part of pen dots preliminary engineering phase of route 56 Pleasantville Mountain relocation can find artefacts in a wide if anything of significance is it moves to a More intense As part of the state department of transportation preliminary Crane said the dig on the two properties has turned up two arrowheads or and a tool called a prismatic Blade used for a variety of Pur poses including skinning an and the Crane said it looks like the native people to the area were there fora Short period of this is probably just a sea Sonal he the team is limited to a 20meter area adjacent to existing route that the Only area that will be there could be a burial ground Here and we cant touch Allene owner of the Bowser declined to com ment on the but said the Crew had been very the team also includes James Breneman of a native of Saxton Bill Caramana of a native of new Paris Katie Reed of state College and Afton a Penn state student from the Crew had been working four 10hour they Are scheduled to wrap up at browsers archaeological test have been conducted along the Road for the past several Crane the team will return to the Rowzer property in the near Coppock said the report to Penn Dot should be completed by the end of the once that is in hand and other parts of the preliminary engineering have been pen not will proceed to final design with the Peggy West Over curve said Moni Ca project manager for its very unlikely that Heber Ling Crews findings will delay the project at i cant think of a single project weve Ever held cop pock the artefacts uncovered will belong to the property owners or to Penn Dot if the depart ment buys the right Otway for the Coppock some May take lightly the importance of the archaeological dig for projects like Road building but Coppock said it provides information that otherwise would be lost like any other endangered Plant or animal when there there gone he said of these its just another endangered resource we should examine and get what we can from it so we can learn from it before its Coppock Shuster discusses issues on Bedford visit by Sharyn Maust Gazette managing editor Bill Shuster sees illegal immigration As the most contentious Issue facing Congress this fall no Quick Date for troops to be out of and too much attention paid to caftan versus Trade issues with on a visit to Bedford Fri Shuster discussed some of the topics of the current con Gressional i like to remind people that i am their customer service representative to the Federal Shuster the customers right now Are talking about gasoline prices because they affect he win i Shister believes the Energy Bill passed july 29wlwbe it wont drop the Price at the and it could have been particularly if it had been passed four or five years he critics say the Energy Bill subsidizes Large Shuster said it will facilitate construction of new refineries the last one was built 28 years ago but also Spur mine reopening and natural Gas in encouraged by the attention to renewable Energy he also on july Congress passe the Central american free Trade another piece of legislation that some fear will Cost like the larger thus Ter said caftan is like pour ing a can of soda into an Shuster optimistic about local Economy Bill Shuster said Friday he is optimistic about Bedford county economic the Economy is stuck a but i think believe there will be significant turnaround sinister i see More people wanting to move to a Small town and not All govern ment offices need to be in Washington he but i want to see private sector jobs in our arid id like to see a diverse Economy Here one with sinister he talked about Bedford having a Quality labor and the labor Force working together with management gives us the ability to com Loui Isdr 0ld f which be of the diverse at the end of Congress passed the new Federal Highway and it contains Spe Cial Money for two Bedford county one will provide million to improve the intersection of business route 220 with roads that Lead to the existing business Park and the one under i hear there is some interesting the new Park Shuster also in the Highway Bill is million for the relocation of route 220 at the Bedford Shuster said he is hearing positive things about the pending Springs but were not going to spend the Highway Money moneys in Shuster Mark Langdale and his potential investors in the renovation pro olympic sized Pool when compared to the two treaties Arent com Shuster caftan reduces tariffs Over time to six fledgling democracies ones that support us with troops in incidentally in Central he see them As markets for far products that the six previously imposed on imports in an attempt to maintain their own agricultural what galls me is All the attention on caftan when the elephant in the room is Shuster they have been trading unfairly and we Haven been Tough he legislation to strengthen monitoring of chivas Trade policies was passed the same Day As the Republican leadership brought it to the floor to satisfy those wavering on caftan and complaining about i let the White House know i vote for a Trade Bill until China is dealt Shuster the once gave China favored nation trading China is not an emerging Economy Shuster last China did revalue its the which had been fixed at per Dollar for a the fixed rate made chinese exports cheaper but forced chinese companies to pay More for Shuster noted that this May have provided cheaper consumer goods but it Hurt companies like there is no such thing As free Trade everybody subs but it has to be a reasonable and we cant sit Shuster he said he Learned recently that the chinese government is using pirated software con they promised not to do but without the putting More Effort and Money into enforcement and penal there is no Way to know that is on Shuster said the Only people who should be telling us when to get out Are the combat commanders who Are like i deaths of soldiers Dis tasteful and i want to War to be but i want to be sure Iraq is free and democratic for the Long Shuster on he we Are fighting an ideology of Radical extremists who Are not willing to we need to get that terrorism to the level where it is not threaten ing the stability of govern ments around the Shuster said the High pro file Issue of illegal immigration is also one of National since terrorists could slip through the Borders As easily As those seeking a bet Ter life in the i dont agree with the pres ident who is talking about an amnesty historically i dont believe that it is part of the Shuster in not talking about stopping Legal immigration but stopping illegal i Migra Shuster said there Are Many potential immigration Bills in the talking what comes to Congress will be driven by the White this is not going to be a Democrat Republican although some will try to make it there will be a lot of this could be an Issue of the South West versus the Northeast because of different perspectives on Shuster Village receives funding to repair water system by Josh Kowalkowski Gazette staff writer old Bedford Village was visited Friday morning by con Gressman Bill Shuster 9 who announced funding to fix the villages notorious water Shuster presented a Check of for water line develop ment to some local officials to use for the about 50 visitors were met at the announcement with the Sweet sound of the hammered dulcimer played by Jeff Petry As they made their Way to a log House by the Edge of the this is a positive aspect for the Community Here in bed Ford said who is chairman of the sub committee of the House transportation and infrastructure Shuster said he came Here Many times As a kid growing up when his father was involved in the Start of the Vil it has always been a pleas ant and its great coming Back to see How things look Dover 200 years Shuster Shuster said it took a team Effort to tackle this and in the end he ended up with More Money than expected to fix the executive director of the Vil Roger Kirwin said the problem has been known for a there is an leaking water Kirwin and that the primary reason for us meeting Here Kirwin said that Grant Assis Tance was provided by the army corps of engineers and the department of Agri the project requires approximately feet of 4inch and 8inch water hydrants and metering at an estimated Cost of Kirwin said that in his Opin Ion there has been a leaking water system since the Day it was installed in Over the the pipes began to crack and break Caus ing substantial loss of Kirwin Kirwin said Shuster has been instrumental in his desire to improve the Situa Shuster said he has been working with Kirwin and the Village for so kind of thought it was part of the Shuster said of the tendency for an old historic place to have leaking but Roger kindly told me it had to be Shuster said with a he added that he thought this should be enough to close the bid and Kirwin agreed that the Money was its now available to construction companies who like to do the Kirwin Owen Kay chairman of the Bedford township municipal is pleased with the weve been doing what we could be Crist the water Bills have been outrageous because of All the Crist said there expecting to open bids the first week of september and to get the project done before the most contractors Are wind ing up their summer so till be a Good competitive municipal authority member Wayne Bennett authority gives nod to next sewer line by Sharyn Maust Gazette managing editor Bedford Lbw ship municipal authority approved an Engi Neering agreement wednesday that kicks off phase ii of its sewer system phase i of the which will serve just got under Way this that construction will last three to four phase ii will stretch lines to areas such As Camp bunt and Blattenberger in the dutch Corner the project has an Esti mated total Cost of million and is part of the townships act 537 the agreement approved with Mcgraw associates is for a maximum expenditure of with the the engineers will Start designing phase ii this at its meeting the authority dealt with both requests for a water line Extension and complaints about unwanted water for the past several meet the authority has heard requests to extend the water which Are part of the Wolfsburg to Hender son the area of both cab ins and Homes is along the Ray town Branch of the Juniata River and was not included in the original the authority voted to approve the Extension to Henderson Park if it can get state on the flip three Resi dents along shed Road objected to notices just received that they have 60 Days to connect to a water service is now available shed Road Between the township building and the intersection with Briar Valley Road because the authority had to replace its original line from Wells to the storage tank on skin j Ive had it with this are4 theres towns and How can you Tell me to connect to a line that somebody else May want but i have Good said one Man who did it identify i cant believe they Call this a free he authority members explained about tightening rules and the ant pollution objectives of act the townships act 537 plan for sewers was just approved last after the department of environmental Protection imposed a consent order on the the connection letter affects about a dozen Homes and an apartment i dont know where in going to get commented one disgruntled referring to the connection the authority minimum water rate is per Quarter for under it was also reported at the meeting thai drilling for additional water at the Bedford Springs property has resumed the Driller hit a Gusher during the first drilling but now must pump test and improve the Well to Seal out Silt that entered the an Engineer for the Springs hotel project also has asked the authority for assurances that it can provide Gal Lons of water per Day for the authority chairman Owen Crist said that the amount is less than we thought it would be but More than we have until we do new the authority can give a Grant to improve sewer and water lines to the and has told the potential Developer that by january it expects to have the projects news briefs Everett area High school alumni association will meet 16 at 7 in Kellys Scenic View All alumni Are urged to congressmen Bill Shuster announces the funding to fix the notorious water problems at old Bedford Village at left is Bedford township municipal authority chair Man Owen Crist at right is Village administrator Roger Everett free Library is hosting a spot of Everett his tory this month featuring Raymond who had a studio in Everett and bed Ford from the 1940s to the and his the exhibit is sponsored by the bloody run historical society and assembled by Pat
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