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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - June 25, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Tui my established 51 Bedford opening sat Standard Register adding three new loading docks state transportation Secretary Jacob Kassab will attend ribbon cutting ceremonies marking the formal opening of the million Bedford bypass project june Milton Shapp and Ernest Kline have been extended along with a number of area of Bedford development Council and appalachian thruway association leaders Are jointly planning the scheduled for 11 at the North end of the Extension to five Miles North of l most of the project has been open to traffic for several and work on the leg to Cessna is expected to be Complete next week for the formal the 220 portion of the project is one of the first sections of the envisioned appalachian thruway to be it connects with the two Lane 220 about five Miles South of Bedford and sweeps through the West end of the Community and North past the Turnpike interchange to with recent improvements to 220 South to the Maryland the project in effect extends the thruway for nearly 40 Miles through Bedford the thruway is planned As an expressway to and then North into new York Northwest of the on former open a massive Cloverleaf interchange joins 220 and 30 the Lincoln 30 passes North of the District on an elevated connecting with the old route at the East of the Miles connects with the old route just West of the new in new Enterprise Stone Lime was the contractor for All but the South leg of the that built by Vipond and Vipond of was the Only portion completed As a two Lane Roadway on four Lane right of invited officials include numerous local and county officials Penn Dot District Engineer Thomas Colantino appalachian thruway association president Robert Heiny of Williamsport transportation commission member Colson Jones of the Standard Register company Plant at Bedford is adding three additional loading docks and is using a Railroad siding installed earlier in the Plant Thomas Fitzpatrick said increasing shipping volume is the reason for the new docks which were begun two weeks ago by the Noonan company of the docks will represent a 36foot Extension from three existing loading docks constructed in 1966 when other major improvements including an addition to the Plant itself and air conditioning and humidification were made at a total Cost of More than the plants conveyor system was replaced in 1969 70 As of a continuing program to update implant the new loading docks will be completed by the end of next according to Al Job superintendent for the project also Calls for an Access ramp for use by implant vehicles to be built at the East Edge of the another improvement partially Complete is a trailer parking area at the Southwest Corner of the the area will be Black topped and will accommodate 10 the rail started in january and completed by Early represents a foot Extension to a Spur line that crosses below South of the Standard Register Plant to the hed Strom company Plant to the immediate Fitzpatrick noted the new siding enabled Standard to make the first use of railroads since the Bedford Plant was built in its really More important for receipt of raw he the siding necessitated construction of two Railroad loading docks at the East Side of the Standard now has 10 the newest in Bedford was the sixth Plant built by the firm that now also has plants in York Ohio Hanford and Fayet and Ridge ambulance officially formed woman in Driver uninjured As car hits Home Dorothy of re 1 Imler escaped with a bump on the knee when a car careened of one half mile South of and slammed into her House at 10 caving in a Wall in the Kitchen where she was the Driver of the Robert also re 1 was uninjured in the state police said Bailey was travelling at an apparent High rate of Speed when he lost control of his the car crossed the Center of the High ran off the Road and into the police police said they will charge Bailey with reckless damage to the Ake Home was estimated at and to the fined for pot Barbara Lynn of 2028 p formerly of was fined and placed on two months probation for Possession of marijuana in county court judge Alum the Chestnut Ridge ambulance association officially was formed Here at a meeting tuesday night at the fire the new the third to be organized in the county after funeral directors announced they Woyu quit the ambulance will become operative Early next it will serve the Chestnut Ridge area As follows Alum Bank new Paris and new Paris Osterburg and Osterburg Imler Reynolds Dale and Camp rates have yet to be but chairman Robert Felton said they will be comparable to those of other new a financial committee headed by Edward Fred Oldham and Felton will appoint area chairmen to conduct a House House canvass for members within two weeks after cards Are association members have decided to obtain a used ambulance and will be advised by Lynford Conner of Everett in its selection and Jay Bowser and Joe Felix Are co chairman of the equipment Pleasantville funeral directors Edward Black Burn and Jack Geisel Are donating much of the necessary Stanley Claycomb was named chairman of the building committee that is seeking a Headquarters building in Pleasantville or immediate surrounding Drivers for the association will serve on a Volunteer but will be trained and equipped without charge to persons desiring to serve May Call Felton at 839 he noted Leon of the Ray town ambulance has volunteered to provide basis first Aid in a Legal committee under co chairman Walter Slick and Jack Geisel was appointed to Contact an attorney to prepare a document to in corporate the association As a nonprofit John Stoner of Camp pleasant was chosen the next meeting is scheduled at 7 june 25 at the fire Hall in local Man Hurt in flaming crash that killed one a new Paris Man was listed in satisfactory condition in memorial Hospital Here monday with injuries suffered in a flaming bus tractor trailer crash Friday night that killed a new York the local Man injured was Robert re 1 new killed was Adolphus of Jones was driving an empty greyhound bus on one mile East of Flintstone and was struck Headon by the Maryland state police reported that Jones was extricated from the wreckage with considerable flames erupted after the crash and Smith burned to death in the cab of his both vehicles were state citing the trouble freeing said the situation could have been disastrous had the bus been carrying truck fire damage was estimated at in a truck fire at Breezewood june 1971 Everett has is registered Ray town ambulance service has its three vehicles and officially has been registered with the executive director Leon Mcginnes said plans now Call for leasing a building along South Street Extension for use As a Headquarters and garage for two of the Breezewood firemen agreed to House one ambulance in their new fire the building formerly was used As a repair Center by the Barkman Chevrolet Agency and is owned by John who is donating the first six months another step before the service goes into operation july 1 will be applying for a nonprofit corporation application will be made through the court two of the one a 1963 Cadillac and the other a 1965 were picked up monday and Are being checked Over mechanically at the town Hill garage owner Wayne Salkeld is chairman of the equipment committee for the Ray town service and is donating necessary the first a 1965 already was processed through town Hill garage and currently is being painted without charge by Everett body shop operator James Shauf assisted by Arden biscuit Cornell Auto body shop of Everett will paint a second ambulance without charge and the third will be painted As soon As possible by Shauf and colors will be Brilliant Green and Green bodies with White vehicles also will be at a meeting wednesday night of ambulance service discussed Progress of the service toward meeting the july i starting Date when a number of county funeral directors will quit the ambulance he noted first Aid training is continuing for a group of 44 Volunteer a dozen Are from both Mcginnes and Herb acting chairman of the Ray town urged residents to return membership cards As soon As we want to be ready by the first of the month and need As Many membership cards returned As possible so we know where we Are Finan Richard Snyder executive director firemen quelled the Mcginnes

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