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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - September 10, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Established year 11 Bedford Everett september 1971 largest Bedford Parade viewed by throng old timers said it was the longest Parade they had seen in most who viewed the two hour Bicentennial Parade agreed it was one of the Best they could grand marshal lieutenant governor Ernest Kline watched As a menagerie of old steam engines and marching units passed the judges stand at the intersection of Juliana and Perm special crowd pleases included the string band from Philadelphia and the Golden triangles of prizes were As follows marching units and Roy Rogers Ranger ettes of Forest Jack and jills of Perm Amateur Hyndman Brothers of the bed Ford bowery Bedford so Optimist commercial floats Bedford county Oil Bedford Republican Everett drum and Bugle free statement of cum Black diamonds of Central stars of Community Alta Cadette of Fishertown Community Claysburg american Lloyd Calhoun of Everett re 3 won Best historical entry with his old steam engine while Bellwo Dantis won the prize for Tophigh school county bands were not prizes were announced and awarded prior to the Start of the Bicentennial pageant saturday evening at the police Issue Stem warning on main bikes the Bedford police department will begin an immediate crackdown on minibike being operated on Borough streets in violation of the state vehicle under the minibike Are defined As motorcycles and must display registration they also must be inspected and operators must be at least 16 years of age and possess a y operators helmets must be worn by Drivers when bikes Are operated on streets defined As Public police reported juveniles Are operating minibike in the Borough in flagrant violation of juveniles arrested will be taken into juvenile police Bicentennial Bunting flaps gently from overhead As George Washington John Boyd leads the Bicentennial Parade through the Bedford Honor guard is behind the the saturday afternoon Parade required two hours pass the judges stand and May have been the longest in the history of More Page the Parade was aired Over web gov not using county Landfill Little Guy taking advantage the Little the traditional appears to be taking advantage of the big Guy at least in the Landfill business in Bedford a sanitary designed to serve the entire county and operated by county opened in july at a strip mine tract in Broad top Bedford sanitation service and Feight the two big haulers serving Bedford and at first walked at making the Long trip to the Broad top but then yielded to pressure and have been using the youth arrested on drug charge near Koon dam state police said they arrested a youth from Cumberland in Possession of marijuana in the Koon dam police said the was believed to be one of but the others had they credited beefed up patrols in the Southern area of the county with the they said a number of traffic arrests have been made by the the arrest on the drug violation was made along a Back Road near the since the boy is a his name was not one other Hauler from the Manns Choice area reportedly uses the Landfill but other collectors of garbage continue to use other spots in apparent violation of the solid waste management whats fair for one should be fair for commented Mike who operates Bedford sanitation service with his father Francis William whose husband operates the Landfill for the notes haulers serving Hopewell and Saxton use other dumping spots despite the proximity of the Landfill to one dumping spot is along 56 just West of Robert Behe of the regional department of environmental resources of Altoona said no other county spot has been authorized As a he that he has received few complaints concerning unauthorized dumping in the closing outlaw landfills apparently is no easy a Landfill at Ore Blair county continues to operate after reportedly being or dered a hearing concerning the operation resulting in Only a Light Behe said one of the problems is getting local residents to testify against local he said the situation often pits personnel from his department against the land the county in the has its Broad top township supervisors rejected a Lone bid for Road improvement because it approached or almost double the anticipated county commissioners had agreed to pay Road improvement expenses like Felt the bid was Richard attorney for the said they will make minor improvements such As grading and installation of tile before Steele said the two mile Road leading from 915 two Miles East of Hopewell burglars strike two Homes one loses burglars struck at two county Homes Over the Holiday and made off with in one of the the in Cash and was stolen from the Fred Hyde residence some time state police thieves entered the Hyde located along 31 at re 1 Manns by forcing a in the other an undisclosed amount of Money was taken from the Jesse Day Home along 96 in the burglary was reported sunday to the Landfill would present problems unless improved before she noted seven separate makeshift signs erected giving directions to the land fill have been torn Down during hours of commissioners said they have prepared a new per manent trucker stops to Aid woman she robs him a Young woman was the subject of a search by state police thursday and a helpful truck Driver was out the woman relieved the trucker of his Money at gunpoint wednesday state police identified the Holdup victim As Warren Eugene of re 1 he was travelling East on about four Miles West of Bedford near Lichvar scrap Yard bet Ween 11 and when the incident police police said Miller observed a vehicle parked on the South a Young woman was standing behind the vehicle they and she flagged him Miller thought she was in some sort of police and stopped his the woman approached the pulled a gun and stole

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