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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - May 25, 1990, Bedford, Pennsylvania Hum pm combined the Everett Republican established 1812 177th year 41 May uses 04772000 single copy 35 cents talk focuses on shopping cent i 30 traffic worries county panel traffic Light proposed by Developer by Beth Gray staff writer possible problems with the proposed plans for a new route 30 shopping Center were aired before the Bedford county planning commission monday traffic in the Vicinity of the which Dirienzo development wants to build along route 30 just West of Hospital emerged As the greatest Contention Between the planner commis Sion and other problems perceived by the planning staff and the which can make suggestions about the project but Lack much control Over in clude possible need for the Developer to Post a Bond with Snake Spring township to cover various sewerage of a soil erosion and sedimentation control inadequate storm water drainage on the possibility that the site once was an Indian Campground and therefore could be of historical Rick Noca of Dirienzo was on hand to try to respond to the commissions concerns about the shopping which the Developer would like to have open by Early next various commission members pointed to heavy traffic on route 30 which could be expected to become heavier with the centers location youre not facing an ant development we have a route 30 said the commis Sions executive Larry i dont want to go on record As being in favor of on Page 8 by Rich Cholodofsky staff writer the Snake Spring township supervisors were asked by a shopping mall Developer monday to seek installation of a traffic signal on route 30 in order to control traffic at the proposed Rick a representative of Dirienzo development told the supervisors during their regular monthly meeting that the company would pay everything associated with the including electric Bills and if Penn Dot the Sig Nal would be placed at the easternmost of three planned entrances to the shopping Noca said the Only Cost the township would incur was Basic maintenance such As changing state regulations prohibit a private company from requesting a traffic he said All re quests must come from the because we Are basically ready to we Are asking the super visors to do whatever is necessary to approve the we think it is important to have the signal operational before the Center is which we think might be in the Early part of next Noca the supervisors tabled the re quest for i would like to take time and i want to get a letter from the per son holding an option on the land on the opposite Side of the Road about what his plans for the land said chairman Charles Nycum said that if development of the land is going to occur in the near it would be Wise to make a wider Center turn Lane and have the signal for both sides of the the supervisors will discuss the request with their a resident in attendance advised the supervisors to ask Dirienzo to pay on Page 8 they never give up on the Chase by Sharyn Maust associate editor police from two and a school administrator and his chased a teenage Fugi Tive across the Ray town Branch of the Juniata and through the Hills and Fields of Snake Spring township monday the youth was captured without resistance after several hours of running and hiding and generally flunking a course in escape and avoiding detection in the opinion of a Vietnam the fugitive was identified As Jim Noel of he was wanted in the Crofton area of Anne Arundel county on a felony theft state police at Everett said a felony theft is one Over but they did not know what the youth had we hear whatever it it was Worth but we dont one officer in this Hanson was Given a citation for the theft of Worth of gasoline from the Sidel ing Hill Plaza of the it was that theft at about monday that led to a five hour troopers on the Turnpike spotted Hanson car westbound near Ashcom and Pul led it Hanson jumped out and fled on leaving behind two female juveniles who were later identified As his Hal sister and her police said the car was not and the youths said they were going to Pittsburgh to visit Han sons in jeans and a Blue t ran Down the embankment toward the with a trooper on his but when the youth jumped into the River and started to the trooper the River was High from recent one witness said the youth either gulped water or was scared because he threw up after reach ing the North Bank of the about Bill the senior High supervisor at the Everett Christian saw the Young Man later identified As Hanson walking near the school and thought it when the youth went past the Corner of the Edwards said he checked to be sure the Young Man haunt come into the then he saw the youth along route trying to Edwards said he didst think More about and the teenager disappeared toward then a state police Cruiser came to the school to ask if anyone had seen the Edwards said he looked again in the direction he had last seen the Young suddenly the youth reappeared from some weeds and came toward the school it Edwards opened a door and went he looked scared and the closer he the More Wor ried he Edwards they were about four feet but i get close enough to get my hands on each time Edwards made a the teenager stepped sideways or moved with i had no intention of harming but i thought i could help him and the police if he surren on Page 5 water fix up will be costly Bedford rates May double Kim Swartzwelder of a student at the Bedfor Deverett area vocational technical school receives a plaque on thursday night honouring her induction into the Bedford county Scholastic Hall of Fame from Edward president of the Bedford county educational photo by Lyn Skillington Hall class inducted by Lyn Skillington staff writer Everett Twenty one of the county outstanding High school seniors were honoured thursday night during the second annual induction ceremonies for the bed Ford county Scholastic Hall of the Hall of Fame was the first project of the Bedford county educational which was started last year to promote the appreciation of education in Bedford the foundation has since arranged for three institutions Indiana University of Pennsyl Allegany Community col lege and Shippensburg University to offer College classes in Bedford county next but thursday night in the Everett High school the spotlight was on the 21 seniors representing seven county schools who were chosen in vocational and academic study areas to be a part of the 1990 Hall of county commissioner Kim the first president of the told the students each of you possess the Talent to make your dreams a were proud of you and wish you suced the current foundation predicted that the students entering this years Hall of Fame would have an not Only on Bedford but also on the the country and possibly the Anthony president of Shippensburg who spoke before the lauded the county leaders for recognizing academic in this room we have future leaders who will make a differ he they Are students who have exhibited self discipline on Page 5 by Sharyn Maust associate editor Bedford Borough water authority will be considering in the next month at least Mil lion in improvements to its system a Cost that could mean doubling of water the authority monday heard a preliminary report from Tom Levine of Eads engineering firm on the project to build a filtration Plant and at least two storage tanks for treated under a consent agreement signed with department of environmental the feasibility study for the improvements must be submitted in 180 and the filtration Plant must be completed by november Levine said he would Forward his full report to the authority next so it can be submitted to Der before the probably after next months authority the authority is trying to give the eventual con tractor As much time As because the consent agreement Only allows 12 months for con Levine said it appears debt ser vice on the project will require about per it looks like youll need a 100 percent in crease in he the options Levine said he will submit could push the Price As High As earlier estimates were for a million but that was with a smaller filtration Plant and old according to the filtration Plant planned will be Large enough to process to million Gallons of water per current usage is More than Gallons per Levine said projections of the systems needs Are for million Gallons per Day by although the Borough authority project allows for the addition of a new water source Many Volunteer their Praise to Elliott by Bill Clark staff writer at the end of an evening during which Bedford citizen of the year was recognized for his service above John Elliott praised others for their volunteerism and involvement in the i found in Bedford Borough something you dont find in a lot of towns and said were All we All volunteerism makes this a fortunate presenters monday at the Thomas school Hall made it Clear that Elliott has had a significant Impact on the Borough and rotary president Larry Johnson spoke of Elliotts improving life in the Community Over Many As he presented the rotary citizen of the year your acts of con Cern and kindness Are a role Model for All of said Bedford Bedford rotary clubs citizen of the John laughs mayor Jim who at a gag gift he received from his golfing friends during monday proclaimed monday As John evenings recognition looking on is Elliotts Elliott Day in Bedford Council since 1978 and has been its president since John is the reason scouting is what it is today in Bedford said Joy District executive of the Penns Woods Council boys Elliott received a pin for 25 years of ser vice to scouting in Bedford Cyril past presi Dent of the Bedford fire depart praised Elliott for his work in expanding the departments fund commissioner Kim Coon told Elliott the Resolution of recognition adopted by the Bedford county commissioners pales in comparison to the contributions you have made to Bedford Borough and Bedford our lives Are better because of your life Dick Hess presented a citation from the Pennsylvania general Assembly and Robert Jubelirer local represent Chris presented a similar recognition from the state Elliott has served on Borough on Page 5 being sought by the Bedford joint municipal it also is hoping to get More out of its present particularly from the Ray town Branch of the we will be Able to release More water with the plan were preparing with full time operation of the River pumping said Borough manager John but it is still a Stop Gap ultimately we will need a new source for mass we still to at limited develop the River station at Wolfsburg is producing about Gal Lons of water per and probably could produce More except that it must shut Down the River pumps occasionally to run other pumps to lift water to the Smith Reservoir and Supply the highest with new turbidity and lab on Page 8 landfills target Date is june 15 by Lyn Skillington staff writer Hopewell june 15 has be come the new magical Date for the opening of the regions members of the Bedfor Fulton Huntingdon solid waste authority Learned monday Tom authority executive told the Board during a meeting that the contractor pin pointed the new opening Date bar ring unforeseen Badowski said the first liner layer is 99 percent Complete on the initial Fouracre the second Fouracre pad int far be Treyve finished All the soil work and will be ready for the fabric and liner he in construction on the authority offices and the weigh station for the new located near Lan Dondale in Broad top began last Badowski said the Scales in the new building should be operational by the opening of the the authority worked monday night to take care of some Loose ends before the the Board voted unanimously to sign a contract with Bedford county Landfill to operate the new the operator will receive a ton for up to 100 tons per for 101 to 150 for 151 to 200 for 201 to 250 tons and for 251 to 300 the Landfill is projected to receive about 175 tons per Day from the three counties and some adjacent bal had been operating the authority previous Landfill in Broad top township before it reached capacity and was shut Down in

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