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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - September 18, 1981, Bedford, Pennsylvania Combined with the Everett Republican established 1812 168th year 58 september 1981 Bedford plans negotiations with Boro police tips 017720 single cop ten cents Bedford Borough expects to begin negotiations in the next 30 Days with its new employees it was reported at tuesdays Council where the councilmen also decided they should take some action to negotiate a new contract with the police Borough superintendent John Montgomery told Council that negotiations could begin by the Start of october with the american federation of county and municipal which last week won a bargaining representation election by the unanimous vote of the boroughs ten Street workers and sewer authority pm Montgomery said he also was informed of some has formally dropped an unfair labor practice charge it had filed against the of some had claimed the Borough fired an employee some months ago because he was involved in the unionization Montgomery said an employee was let but that the dismissal was Job related and the Borough was not even aware at that time that an organizing Effort was under the Borough received a letter from John Swann of who informed Council that he represents the police department in contract swans letter asked who was representing the Borough for the four councilmen present decided to Contact William Flannery about the police of the Harrisburg firm of Lewis and represented the Borough in its of some the police depart ment has sent several letters to the Borough since Early this requesting the opening of and the Borough has not the current agreement expires at the end of the in a related councils police committee reported that it did not meet Over the past at the August the com Mittee had been directed to bring in a recommendation this month on filling a vacancy in the police a committee member indicated there would be a meeting on the vacancy the monthly police report showed that of the More than duty hours of the seven officers in 117 of them were some due to mayor Dick Letrent but others to the department being one officer Council was informed that it May Cost to to repair the dam at fort Bedford Montgomery said he was dumb founded at the size of the but explained that a new Enterprise Stone and Lime who inspected the dam said there were cracks in it that eventually would Lead to All the rip rap pulling Loose on the downstream a Large area of and subsequently a Section of has washed Montgomery said he had a Surveyor run some on the dam to get a better idea of the which should provide a better at councils Montgomery said he would have the Engineer inspect the dam at the East end of the Borough workmen have repaired a washout along that dam several times this sewer and water lines from the Sunnyside Road area Cross the River at the lower As the mayor the fort dam is just for the lower one is More important if we lost we would lose our Well have to keep that in mind in deciding the priority of Council tabled a Bill for sewer repair at the Anderson which was passed along by the Bedford heritage the commission said it was run Ning Short of funds and asked the Borough to consider paying the Montgomery the Council decided that it wanted to see a financial statement from the commission before acting on the As mayor Letrent what Are they doing with the rents they collect the Council approved an agreement with Developer Dale who is feeding a portion of Oak Wood drive to the and one with Bedford township to have the township maintain the boroughs half of the Oak Wood is split Between the two and to facilitate blowing and other the township will maintain the Street in return for the portion of state liquid fuel funds the Borough would receive for it Council also approved the ordinance to vacate an incomplete Alley Between East Penn Street and Central Way in the 200th property owners along the strip of land had petitioned to take it you know just at Parade time raindrops started pelting hut spectators were prepared with raincoats or a Quick jump into their cars along route the Parade kicked off the Shawnee Valley Kire company annual Street fair and of which continued through labor Day with nightly teen food carnival entertainment and firemen Kire and ambulance companies from several counties were represented in the which was led by the Chestnut Ridge High school the Phoenix firemen and the Fishertown Community band provided More marching and the Jaffa shrine miniature motorized unit and horse unit Abc approves Bloomfield school Sale the Northern Bedford school Board on tuesday night voted to sell the old Bloom Field school building to sole bidder David Miller of new Enterprise re 1 for the vote was 80 in favor Luther Steele Board president Gene Bidd Esaid the bad was within the Range of the buildings recently appraised an executive session preceded the Miller reportedly will use the building for storage the Board also approved setting up a Public Sale of items stored in the with Larry Beach of new Enterprise to be the auctioneer and proceeds to be placed in the general District superintendent Van Horn described items to be sold As including 250 or More folding teachers Shuster unpopular poll Washington a Bud is one of the seven least popular according to a poll of House members published wednesday by syndicated columnist Jack the Everett lawmaker was the Only pennsylvanian whose name was mentioned in National which identified dozens of congressmen in nine different categories a few of which were Shuster had no comment about his name appearing on the least popular but his press Robert said neither he nor the congressman was surveyed for the Anderson Ginger one of the an Derson researchers credited with conducting the refused to say How House members were selected for different were not at Liberty to say who our contacts Are or How the data is Fannon an ardent has had ideological differences with but aides to democratic and Republican congressmen in the Pennsylvania delegation said they were puzzled by his inclusion in the least popular group among All 435 other House members named As least popular by Anderson were Richard Phil Texas John Harold John Ash Ohio and John categories identified by Anderson were most least of native Best backroom most least biggest models of integrity and special interest Everett class reunites for Golden anniversary sixteen members of the Everett High school class of 1931 travelled from All parts of the United states to attend their 50th class reunion held july 15 at the coach room in from the left Malrie Laufer Isabel Gates kill Devil former faculty Evelyn Zim Merman Harrisburg Ferne Williams Everett Leone Kegg new Pil second Row Catherine Henry san Barbara Blackburn Everett Ruth Snyder foor Leota Barney Clearville Kae Johnson Clearville Myra Cleo Snyder Everett re third Row Bruce Everett Percy Everett Daniel Everett Ned Orange Glenn Everett i 3 Winifred eleven members were unable to attend the eleven classmates Are six of them in the last five and one since the fifty years haunt dimmed the memories or the conversation of the 1g classmates of the Everett High school class of 1931 who gathered for a reunion july at the coach room in the reunion room was decorated with the class Blue and with Centrepieces contributed by the Everett Flower Myra Cleo Dunkle won the door stories and pictures of graduation and the 40th and 45th reunions were and plans were made for the next reunion in two Bruce foor served As master of the class of 1931 had a Busy schedule during last month in final exams May 19 to 22 were followed by a class banquet held at the Union with principal Shappell and class advisor Henry As this banquet was a first at Everett High baccalaureate May 24 at the Trinity reformed Church had six local ministers assisting with the Henry directed the class take my presented May 27 at Stuckey readings by Derrick Maxine and Leonard were Given during Charles Rockel of Altoona was the speaker for held at Stuckey theatre May diplomas were presented by Sha Pelland John Schleigh of the school in his last year at coach John Heikes had a successful continued on Page 8 Library 200 aluminium cafeteria trays dating from naval radio school at Bedford three old pianos and a Small Gas Date of the Sale is to be in personnel the Board okayed Cindy elites of Bedford As health occupations teacher at a salary of she is a graduate of Chestnut Ridge High Altoona school of nursing and Pennsylvania state University and has two years Hospital work sex the resignation of Connie health and physical education was Jones said she will pursue a career in furloughed teacher Kathy Clark has been offered the action on the matter is expected at next months in other the Board proved at per ton Hall Lime Oil from Low bidder bark Man Oil at per repairs to the cupola at the Smith school by contractor James Guyer of new Enterprise re 1 at for borrowing funds As necessary and reinvesting any surplus funds on a temporary to take advantage of tax and interest Van Horn reported a total enrolment of students k12 a Chart showed that three elementary classrooms have 30 or More a Fei Leial budget director David Stockman urged support for president reagans economic policies during a visit to Altoona speaking to a group of Over 500 people at a fund raising dinner for 9th District congressman Bud said the economic plan must be Given time to beat inflation and curb High in Terest Stockman said the Reagan administration remains committed to balancing the budget by but warned that More cuts in Federal spending would be needed to achieve the and seventh Grade has the most he also noted that the state department of labor and Industry has ordered two corrections at the Smith repair of the emergency lighting unit and a self closing boiler room Van Horn outlined the administrative policy on Exchange students and no if a foreign student is of senior class standing and meets local program a Courtesy diploma is an no student spending a year at a foreign school is not required to spend his or her senior year at but will be issued a diploma if the transcript from the other school plus competency exams show he or she has met graduation Todd Alan a is presently attending school in great Britain As an Exchange lab installs action line the Pennsylvania liquor control Board Plab has installed a 24 hour Tollfree action effective that will allow citizens from All Over the Commonwealth to Lodge a complaint if they know or suspect that a licensed establishment is making illegal sales to the number to Call is 1800932 the citizens action line has been installed to augment the special minor patrol which was recently1 established by the Plab to initiate routine open inspections of All licensed premises in Pennsylvania suspected of Selling liquor to All Anonymous or will be the Plab is also making available to the Public printed posters for display posters describe the offence and list the Tollfree action line these will be sent to any police department in the any any business or school that wishes to join the Plebs fight against underage drinking in All requests for printed posters should be sent to special minor room Northwest office Penn Sylvania Shirley finishes army training Marshall Shirley son of and Craig Spencer of 1007 Church has completed one station unit training out at the army infantry fort he is a 1980 graduate of Tussey Mountain High

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