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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - June 19, 1987, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Combined with fhe Ive Reft Republican 1812 174th year 44 june 1m7 2000 single copy 35 cents Murphy to reopen downtown Everetts main Street business District is colourfully decked out Mon Day with american flags on the new Streetlight Brand new flags were purchased by the Everett area better business association and put up in time for Flag Day on Glasgow flies High in top gun school by Vicki Henry staff writer san Fred Snake Glasgow lives each Day in the danger Hying f14 fighter planes As a graduate of the navys elite top gun flight training a radar intercept of feels right at Home soaring at Mach 2 More than 1500 Mph feet in the skies above California just like the movie top gun Starr ing Tom Glasgow life reads much like a Hollywood movie he even can be spotted standing in the background during a nightclub scene in the movie top Well remembered locally for outstanding fullback performances at Northern Bedford county High school and Shippensburg universe Glasgow traded in his Gridiron at and the boredom of a 9to5 for excitement As a Navy fighter for football and flying have parallel one the former new Enterprise area resident turned Down a football scholarship offer from the naval Academy As a High school senior in he just want interested in the military at that but after his 1979 graduation from Glasgow found life with both feet on the ground just a Little too a desire to learn to Fly and see the world lured Glasgow into the navys flight training in August he headed to pen and the Navy aviation Fred Glasgow officers candidate school to begin 13 weeks of intense the training resembled that seen in the movie an officer and a Glasgow but the grueling physical and mental tests imposed by the program did not hinder his in november Glasgow became a commissioned Glasgow received his wings in january following a year of Basic and advanced flight training in and then was selected to go to san for training in one of the military top air planes the the f14 flight training took one full in january As a member of the vf1 fighter Squar Dron Glasgow realized his second to see the the Squadron left Home port aboard the aircraft Carrier kit to Hawk for a 6amonth deployment to the Indian and stopped for port visits in the and Home bound for California in july Glasgow commanding officer announced the lieutenants appoint ment to train in the top gun pro i Felt Complete Glasgow top gun is what everyone Aims once you make you feel you have to make a name for yourself on the ground As Well As in the air in order to the aim of the top gun program is to take the top naval pilots and teach them How to Fly at their this is the Best flying youll Ever do in your Glasgow for five weeks during november and december Glasgow Learned those top flying techniques in the sky Over Miramar fighter town in and graduated with a renewed self it makes you feel Good to know other people have Confidence in you because of that Patch top gun in Signia on your Glasgow attributes his Success in flight training to the inspiration of my and my the Navy lieutenant says his Many years on the football Field taught him a lot that he also has been Able to apply to in i always strive to do my it meant a lot of but it taught me a lot about physical and mental sacrifices necessary to succeed at something like in december Glasgow left continued on Page 8 by Nancy Wylie staff writer Murphy plans to reopen its downtown Bedford variety store by August under a new bargain the retail store has been closed for Ivy and word of its com Eback brought cheers from business and development people who have been searching for a were absolutely delighted said Myrna director of the Bedford area chamber of com it will make such a difference to the other people just dont come downtown without that variety Many shoppers would visit Mur phys for Little items and then go into other shops she but since Murphys closed the other stores have seen a difference in the number of people Bedford mayor James Edwards was very its going to be a shot in the i just Hope things will pick up economically for the you need a Lead the plans for bargain world Are Good agreed Joseph head of the county economic development in just tickled somethings going in weve waited a Long the state Job service office at 107 Richard is taking applications for four or five positions at the store a working manager and several Job office manager Karen Carstensen also is Happy about the new store every Job but the main Impact will be to help draw More people downtown and get More dollars circulating in bed she according to Murphy architect Daniel the bargain world Chain of smaller scale variety stores had operated primarily in Southern Mckeesport based Murphy which now is owned by Ames department presently has 142 Murphy stores in operation and plans to reopen three bargain worlds this the former Murphys Mart such As the one in the bed Ford Are run separately under the Ames bargain world will carry Lowland medium priced items such As some Small electrical dry in expensive shoes and some clothing for women and Taimuty was in Bedford thursday to present plans and drawings to William chairman of the architectural review Board for the Bedford historic the Board at its june 16 meeting will consider Murphys proposal for a Long Black and yellow bargain world sign on the front of the building at 100108 Juliana a smaller in the same Pittsburgh would also be placed on the facade and would everything under Taimuty he said there Are no plans for any changes in the buildings exterior other than perhaps some fresh paint on the store area would be Square about of the first floor would be devoted to Merchan Dise and related and the remainder of the floor could be storage the second floor would remain new firm operating Springs by Sharyn Maust associate editor the Bedford Springs hotel is being operated by a new management firm this year and a new Robert who believes the hotel has excellent White works for lodgings of West a firm that signed on with the Springs in White is an associate of the firm and said he came to Bedford to inter View manager found that he liked the hotel and the and decided to take on the assign ment Hes moving his wife and two children Here from former manager Bill Pace has moved into marketing for the apr lodgings unlimited has been in the hospitality Industry for 17 currently operates 13 hotels and motels and is in a joint venture to build a new hotel in King of White said lodgings has specialized in distress management with oneyear con but this is different its probably three the current Springs owners apparently negotiated with several firms to manage the hotel some of the firms reportedly were to be in lodgings is not the com Pany that made an appearance last summer planting Large Flower gardens in front of the hotel but not signing it also is not an in Vestor but is assisting in the develop according to one of the former James recommended lodgings unlimited this White said the Springs is simply a hotel that is not he said it was not one of the distressed properties that lodgings has worked the company feels it has Poten in Here to spearhead the of our thrust is positioning a and devising a priority list to get a property to deliver a certain level of there Are no Blank White we set up a business plan for the asset the he admitted that sometimes the answer is As to whether a hotel or Motel Cun continue to sometimes we have to say it should be something White that he never Stroes to a his background is 18 years in hotel with the Ben Hilton franchises and Holiday inn before joining lodgings owned by Morris As a director of operations four years in the hotel location overcomes a lot of and the Springs is Halfway Between lots of that an White guests make a value perception and that its conscious and they experience a hotel As soon As they walk in the door and by the time they get to their Treyve determined if what they Are paying is Worth at some they decide if its a Good a bad value or he sex even the Springs on Page 5 Robert White uses at the in trance to the Bedford Springs where he took Over As manager this White works for the hotels new ment lodgings manage Alt selected 198788 Dairy Princess by David oilman staff writer Loysburg Cathy of Bedford re joined a growing list of Beautiful Young ladies who have represented the Bedford county Dairy Industry Friday evening when she was selected the 198788 Bedford county Dairy who will be a senior at bed Ford area High school in the competed for the Crown against four other Bedford county Young ladies Nicole of who was chosen second alternate Cathy the bed Ford county Dairy has the Royal Cape wrapped around her by her Heidi Ait wag crowned the new county Dairy Princess Friday night during the an Nual at Northern Bedford High the 17yearold of Jean Alt of Bedford re will he a senior at Bedford High school in the fall and plans to attend Law her family Huq acres in friends Cove and milks 50 16yearold Angie Kennedy of new third alternate and 16yearold twins Pennie fourth alternate and Jennie first of Bedford re the contestants were judged on their speaking ability and knowledge of the Dairy few in the crowd were surprised when judges Dorothy Ruby Edwards and Harold keys awarded the top spot to her co contestants had already voted her the miss congeniality the re haired daughter of Jean was almost professional when she presented her playing the part of town Myrtle she made sure her audience knew the secret of real she hardly missed a beat As she told everyone about the benefits of milk and the new White Lite 2 per cent who plans to attend the University of North Carolina before going on to Law also handled her question with ease the government says there is a surplus of milk in the United what would you do to solve this problem the Alt is a Lack of we need people to go around promoting milk and encouraging people of All Ages to drink More Alt will have a Chance to do just that As she succeeds the popular Heidi Oneal As Bedford county Dairy in her Farewell thanked the members of the county Dairy promotion commit tee and her two Janele on Page 5
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