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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - December 24, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Established f812159th 25 Bedford inquire Everett Home nursing bequest Given plan regains first Ray town dam paid for drive in by Sally Frear a Home health nursing program that died in november when county Hospital was forced to because of rising costs May yet become if the efforts of a Volunteer com Mittee pay the working under the direction of the Russell pastor of the Blairsville lutheran is moving ahead with plans to have a Home nursing care program in operation Here by the which would cover the entire would operate As a Wing of the Community nursing service of now in its 29th year of it would provide a service Many feel has Long been needed in the and what is indeed operating now in Many of the counties surrounding bed the operating with a staff of specially trained registered and practical brings what has been referred to As the hospitals without under the supervision of a skilled nursing care is provided to Home bound patients on an intermittent Par time the program includes physical therapy services provided under medical maternity and child health and health counselling and it serves All it brings health services to the Eckert said this with convalescent and Homes for the aged already the program enables the elderly to stay at where most be happier and still receive the nursing care they the program also relieves doctors of already Over burdened enabling them to turn to More critically ill patients while those not so ill Are treated at Home by Home nursing aides and patients can be discharged from the Hospital earlier because they will receive the additional care they need at and can avoid routine trips to the sometimes Effort for those who have no it provides a big plus to everyone Eckert relieving the keeping the patients in their Homes where most would prefer to and cutting Down on some of the overcrowding presently handicapping health the if successful will operate As a Branch of the Johnstown Community nursing formed in the same service covers on Page 3 the Bedford rotary club monday night gratefully agreed to name the first of a series of Low dams on the Rayston Snafter the posthumous donor of the needed to Complete payment for the club then considered a variety of fund raising in Hopes that two or three More dams May be mayor Studebaker said a Long distance Telephone Call came Providenty to him at less that an hour before the Start of the the caller was a former local woman whose daughter was the recipient of a bequest from Paul a resident of the Chalybeate Road who died several years the Studebaker had agreed to turn Over the to him for the on the condition that a suitable form of recognition be Studebaker proposed that the first dam be officially named the Paul Reighard and rotary members voted Studebaker said a plaque or some other memorial would be put in the had earlier revealed that the first had been obtained through local channels of government after the state had failed to Honor a Promise of the Bill for the dam has not been he but is expected to be less than Studebaker was head of an sex offi Cio committee of local men who pursued the project when local indignation mounted after the effect of the bypass project became the Ray town was arbitrarily widened to 120 creating in dry seasons an expanse of dry Rock and High weeds Studebaker said rotary had to accept the project at this because no further financing was he added that other clubs would probably need to lend a but that rotary should remain in the there was no estimate of How much would be but sub sequent dams might Cost less than he a fourth dam will have to wait until after the completion of improvements at the Bedford Borough sewage Plant East of its discharge now would foul any Lake created by a dam proposed for the area of the Pennsylvania Railroad Studebaker reviewed the laborious Progress of the at the he you knew that Branch of the Juniata was not going to survive with that Little the of highways assured the he that a contingency fund could water streams Over the first of a proposed series of Low dams along the Ray town Branch of the Juniata As it courses through two spare to rectify the Studebaker in a subsequent letter of the department when it became evident the Money might not be Forth coming pointed out that they had spent Over in shrubbery and landscaping on the bypass heavy wire spools were lodged in the dam during highwater last the first dam will be nailed the Paul Reighard dam in Honor of the Many state officials who were exposed to the Studebaker Only fish Warden Bill Mcilnay was really for adding to the problem was the strict regulation of water ways they just dont want you to mess with the natural on Page 4 of a Man whose bequest will be transferred to the com Mittee from the a former Bedford county happenings 12foot cards brighten Christmas clays burgs operation Christmas spirit officially began last sunday afternoon with the lighting of a 25foot Christmas and the illuminating of 12 giant Christmas card greetings from Claysburg businesses and organizations to the the tree and card lighting followed a third annual Christmas caroling organized by the Claysburg Kimmel alumni so Many Carlers attended that several pickup trucks had to be added to the Hay Wagon originally planned As the Public also turned out to hear them in full the lighting ceremony followed at the general refractories the a contribution from the Back Yard of and Dean had been decorated by the Jaycees on saturday afternoon with lights donated by various the 4 by 6foot cards were and erected by the participating the Claysburg Kimmel alumni association launched operation Christmas according to alumni Richard the group Felt the Community needed More of a Christmas program and asked other organizations to assist in the the invitation to help was responded to by Greco of Claysburg and Claysburg Vaysburg Community action and Claysburg rotary general refractories donated grounds and electricity for the tree and cards and also contributed some tree those providing cards were Greco of Claysburg and lower Claar Brethren cd alumni Claysburg Wright milling Claysburg rotary Klevans Central Pennsylvania Claysburg Kimmel High school Claysburg Community action group and Christ lutheran nimble fingered Christmas shoppers got away with Over at Stambaugh Market in new Paris around dinner time bringing to about the total loss in three stores victimized within four Fred Stambaugh said the store was around 5 when the two men in their 20s came posing As one shouted to attract her and she was close to the but distracted for Only a few seconds during the Rush the they where to look for a Money bag in the Back of the Corner dress in Bedford was hit at mid afternoon for and Penn hardware in Everett for about the Stambaugh May have lost As much As three Everett area teenage boys were arrested in the Breezewood area saturday on charges of possessing Joseph fac and David of were taken before District Justice and released on nominal a also of was turned Over to juvenile police also found intoxicating in the spirit of Bedford township super on Page

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