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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - February 18, 2005, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Established 1812 192nd year 27 february 2005 uses 04772000 single copy 75 cents county lacks Money for emergency radios there want a fire or Parade but firefighters and ambulance Crews from across the county brought fire equipment onto Juliana for a show of Unity Breezewood was one of eight fire companies to Park fire trucks or Rescue units along Juliana Street before attending a county commissioners by Elizabeth Goyle Gazette staff writer a group of almost 30 fire and ambulance personnel told the Bedford county commissioners tuesday that the antiquated radio system they use to respond to emergencies could imperil property and they voiced aggravation that after eight years of planning by emergency services person Nel and county the commissioners have yet to find Money to make to million in improvements to the communications system they say Are after a 45minute meeting with the county top representatives of the Bedford county fireman association left As you can probably were still Alum Bank Community fire com Pany assistant chief Brad har Baugh told the commissioners after the he opened the meeting by asking the commissioners when they planned on finding the necessary were a Little lost As to How we got missed this year on the Harbaugh told the the improvements began As an estimated million pro said Bedford county emergency services director Dan who didst attend the a couple years the project proposal and Price tag were trimmed to about the current system is using equipment and radios that Are 15 to 26 years Datesman we knew this system was pieced together Back eight years ago when this Everett fire chief Duane Bow Man told the we knew it was bad Back its even worse Bedford fire chief Rocky continued on Page 5 pair caught after Chase by the Gazette staff state police apprehended two Pittsburgh men sunday after a High Speed Turnpike Chase and a search through the Woods of Napier town ship two were identified As Darrell and Duwayne Karey they were taken into Cus Tody along Obrien Road shortly after 7 the men were driving West on the Pennsylvania when they were clocked on radar at 93 Mph and then at 116 troopers from the Everett station attempted a traffic Stop but the operator later identified As Barham refused to about four Miles West of police threw Stop Sticks onto the deflating the tires of the 2004 Chrysler the men fled the car on heading into the Woods on the North Side of the turn Pike Between the Jean Bon net tavern and Kin tons state police said 12 cars responded from and the two Somerset land and Pennsylvania state police helicopters were on the scene within an the Sert team also arrived at the scene in late after i think we tightened the perimeter pretty said one All vehicles on route 31 were stopped near the Entrance to Bedford Materi als to Check that the Fugi Tives had not managed to steal a vehicle or Carrack police said there was a sighting just before dark and the two men were one within minutes of the on the South Side of the Turnpike in a Small junkyard along Obrien police said the men May have crossed the Turnpike in a the with recklessly endangering another criminal fleeing or attempting to elude Possession a Small amount of giving police false ident Ifica driving with a sus Pended speeding and reckless he was arraigned before magisterial District judge Brian Baker and jailed in lieu of posting straight Cash police said it was determined that Barham also is wanted by the Allegheny sheriffs Depar unrelated Al Carey was conspiracy and drug posses Sion his bail was Man arrested on meth charges by Elizabeth Coyle Gazette staff writer the first meth lab in the seven count area covered by Pennsylvania state police troop g was discovered thursday night in Bedford county due to the alertness of a cop trained by the Bedford county drug task David of main was charged thursday with charges of Possession precursors to meth Possession with intent to manufacture a con trolled substance and attempt to manufacture a controlled in Stop on 0 tie of the Burger King in Bedford followed an extensive investigation into old hams activities and a Call to police about a shoplifting Oldham went shopping at the Everett food liner thursday afternoon while paying for some allegedly smuggled out several pack Ages of Suda fed cold the theft alerted Everett Borough police chief Wayne Emerick not because of the stolen items but because what they could after interviewing personnel at the Emerick said his training made him suspect something he recognized the significance of the Suda fed that was taken because of his training with the task the chief said Friday during a press conference Friday at the state police he contacted state who said Oldham had been under a description of Oldhams car was Bedford Borough officer Doug later stopped the car about said District attorney William authorities secured a search War rant for Oldhams Home and his both of which netted material and ingredients used for manufacturing Higgins police immediately located evidence of a methamphetamine manufacturing Higgins the state police vice unit was contacted and its Clandestine lab response team was called for the first time this year to clean up a meth lab the Oldham Home was evacuated and the area secured through Friday morning while lab material was Higgins state police Daniel Krauss said the benefits of training police to look for signs is paying a few years this might have been a he state John who represents the Northwest Corner of the state working its Way into Rural a Rural District makes it very attractive to these he its easier to manufacture the product which produces a Strong odor in Chicken for and Trail its also easier to dispose of the materials on Back he Evans authorized legislation that put some Teeth in the Law and gives Law enforcement More tools to work it was signed by the governor last forty percent of the meth labs in Pennsylvania last year were in his Dis its 30 times More powerful than crack cocaine and once its hard to Evans he is working with state attorney continued on Page 5 what is used to make methamphetamine the materials included the the manufacturing of a highly addictive drug cooked by using easily Avail materials and Ingrodi these items were listed by Pennsylvania state ingredients ammonia acid thinner Rock Salt tablets batteries flares equipment filters gloves cans plate foil clamps Corning dishes flight 93 local engineers entered memorial Competition by Danielle Hart Gazette staff writer focusing on the sacred ground of the flight 93 crash site in several artists and engineers with ties in Bedford county were among the design entries submitted for the flight 93 memo and while the four local renderings were not selected As finalists earlier this each entrant said that it was an Honor to participate in the Competition and were impressed with the Quality of the contest and the four entrants the Gazette Learned about were Bedford artists Wayne Hyde and Kurt Engineer Royce and Chas a Bedford county arts Council member living in North it was Nice they were Able to open it Bronze figures were part of the entry by Manns Choice sculptor Wayne Competition to said Royce Coughenour of just didst have to be a professional it was open to Many Coughenour is an Engineer with his own Coughenour engineering in he said his firm usually focuses on local but if his submission had been he would have had a full Crew to create the i saw the Competition on the Channel 6 news one and i was thinking of How to Honor the victims and Coughenour adding that he had been to the site a number of times before the Competition was after deciding to create a he went to the first Wal through with 80 other potential entrants at the crash they were Able go closer to the fenced in crash i was just reverent in thought and Coughenour they say its hallowed ground it really its just a peaceful using the hallowed As a focal Coughenour design maintained the natural Beauty of the a visitors Center would be constructed on the Ridge line with visitors Able to look but Over the site from a he noted that the building was also designed to be partially underground to tie into the mining inside the visitors Center would have been a museum with a timeline of events or turning Points from the temporary now in would remain for visitors to leave their personal an existing build ing would be reconfigured to Honor the who first responded to the crash and a private area closer to continued on Page 5 this photo shows a detail of the entry submitted by Kurt Bonello of Chaneysville for the flight 93 memorial the entry was based on Bonello concept of a runway that should have
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