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Progress, The (Newspaper) - April 28, 1990, Clearfield, Pennsylvania The Progress vol. 84-no. 101 our 77th year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., saturday april 28, 1990 18,856 copies daily 30 cents 38 pages Der Calls May 10 meeting with Clearfield authority. Penn est by Laura i. Pietro regional editor getting together to try to resolve differences will be the Clearfield municipal authority the state department of environmental resources and Penn est representatives. The May 10 meeting was announced Friday afternoon by Susan Haskins Der spokeswoman. It is a meeting to try to find an economical solution to the problem is. Haskins said. The problem of the Cha needing solved she defined As including the following the Issue of water conservation including leak detection the filtration Plant design a water allocation permit sought by the Cha for the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. Also water needs of the Cha system and alternative water sources. The meeting will include representatives of various Der bureaus the Cha and its consultants and Penn est. Hopefully it will result in a solution in terms of going Forward from Here is. Haskins said. She was Uncertain of the meeting s location but said it could possibly be in Harrisburg. The announcement of the meeting comes on the heels of Der Clearfield Borough recreation committee announced this week that the four Borough playgrounds Are officially open with slides and swings installed for the summer. There s also a few new surprises awaiting area residents. At the Reedsville playground a new Jungle gym with swings and a picnic table have been installed. At Kurtz nature Park in East end the committee has installed photo by Clair Law two picnic tables and a full size basketball court will soon be under construction there. Yesterday the committee dedicated a sign at Kurtz Park. From left Are Clyde Ransel committee chairman Jim Moyer committee vice chairman and David Kurtz representing the Kurtz family of Clearfield who dedicated the Park to the Borough in 1942. Twp. Officials hear updates at county Spring convention i i 1 m 1 i by Marian Pahr staff writer Bigler the state department of environment resources has a maximum of six months to make a decision on a solid waste permit application submitted by clean Earth of Bigler to incinerate up to 2,000 tons a Day of Petroleum contaminated dirt. A Public hearing can be requested by Public officials or individuals on the application during the 60-Day Public comment period which began when Clearfield county and Bradford township where the proposed site is located received copies of the turn to Page 6, col. 1 european leaders gather by Sally Jacobsen associated press writer Dublin Ireland a Western european leaders Are gathering for talks on Calls for a closer political Union among their countries in response to the dramatic changes in Eastern Europe. Security was tight for today s Summit of the 12-nation european Community and an elite anti terrorist unit was deployed. British prime minister Margaret Thatcher is a prime target of the Irish Republican army which narrowly failed to assassinate her with a bomb in 1984. The Ira is fighting to rid Northern Ireland of British Rule and unite the province with the Irish Republic. The Summit originally was scheduled to discuss German unification and approve plans to draw East Germany into the trading bloc. Also on the Agenda for the meeting at 13th-Century Dublin Castle was a plan to forge closer relations with the emerging democracies in Eastern Europe turn to Page 6, col. 2 by Jane Elling staff writer Luthersburg being better educated is what your Job is really about and making your township a better place to live Are reasons for attending said president Lester Wachob As he welcomed some 133 persons to the Clearfield county association of township officials Spring convention yesterday at Luthersburg Community Center. This included 40 supervisors 39 auditors 17 secretaries 13 tax collectors and 24 guests. See picture on Page 6 after a social hour and reports from Jean Hayes Secretary and Twila Peterson treasurer state and county officials spoke to the group. State rep. Camille Bud George d-74 of Houtzdale said the same problems continue to face us and he named environmental concerns and preventive measures for saving the area s natural resources including water. He noted the need for More businesses and jobs in the county health care concerns and education for our he also stressed the need for cooperation and working together. Clearfield county commissioner William Wise said elected officials Are serving 83,000 county citizens noted the county s solid waste plan is moving in the proper direction and thanked the volunteers who assist the county in serving on commissions and boards. Jerry Duke planning director then went on to discuss the future solid waste plan saying the townships will receive information in june and the supervisors will be helping make he noted the county generates 53,000 tons per year and this is three and one half pounds per person per Day. Or. Duke said the three ways of disposal Are landfills a com photo by Michael Woolford Clearfield and Curwensville Public libraries have new computer cataloguing systems called intelligent shown at Curwensville working on the computer is Curwensville mayor Bill Bennett with librarian Doe Augustine at the right. Library employee Patty Conner is in Back. Area libraries smartly outfitted with new system foreign Exchange students like life in Curwensville Clearfield and Curwensville Public libraries Are smartly outfitted for the new decade. They both have new computer cataloguing systems that allow Library patrons to scan a Library map Check on any Book in the Central Library District which includes Centre Clearfield Juniata and Mifflin counties and even Check a Community bulletin Board. The new system called the intelligent Catalon features a computer Catalon that replaces the card Catalon and a silent Printer. To make the search for information easy the computer has Large color coded Plain English keys and it actually talks through the process via a set of headphones or a Telephone transceiver installed on the unit. The project was funded by the Library services and construction act through the state Library of Pennsylvania. By Rebecca j. Williams staff writer i like it Here very much say Gema Valentines and Emi Takenaka of the Curwensville area. It is very different than Home they added. See picture on Page 6 Home for these senior foreign Exchange students is Spain for Gema and Japan for Emi. More specifically Yokohama for Emi and Valencia and Barcelona for Gema All three locations very metropolitan As compared to Curwensville. Emi said she was very surprised to arrive in Curwensville and see so much Green. The rolling Hills were quite a Surprise. Gema agreed saying she is used to life in the City. Both girls Are Here As part of the american Institute for foreign study s academic year in America and each had to go through testing to be eligible. Not Only that but they had to be proficient in English to qualify. According to Bonnie Peck the Law Day events planned tuesday May 1, is Law Day the Day set aside by presidential decree in 1958 by Dwight d. Eisenhower to recognize the american judicial system a a Tara notes water service to be off Winburne Cooper township municipal authority water service will be off in the Knox run area from Kephart Gas station to the Grassflat Reservoir monday tuesday and wednesday from 9 . Until 5 . For line construction. Cording to Mark Falvo Law clerk to Clearfield county president judge John k. Reilly or. Or. Falvo said a tentative schedule for the Day has been established and some changes May be expected due to the amount of people expected to attend Law Day at the Clearfield county courthouse. As of Friday afternoon 285 students plus chaperone were registered to attend the event. There is a mock trial scheduled or. Falvo said but due to the size of the audience and the room in the courtroom there May have to be two trials. Scheduled for the Benefit of the students is a trial titled the com inside this Issue 66 birthdays will be celebrated this weekend in Progress land. See Page 16. Space Telescope resumes operations shuttle Crew prepares to land. See Page 8. Bearcats upset bosons in key league contest. See Page 9. Emergency management issues safety tips for thunderstorms. See Page 7. Area news 2,3,7 classifieds 12,13,14,15,16 comics 17 dear Abby 5 editorials columns 4 v from 9 . Until 5 . Tor _ forecast Page 16 us. . a construction. Turn to Page 6, col. 6 & in8 the Public is i ged to attend turn to Page 6, col. 6 Welcome Clearfield county Region sports Hall of Fame class of 1990 Heloise 17 Hospital news 16 lottery 11 obituaries 11 sports 9,10 Star tracking 3 television 2 today in history 17 have a Good Day did you hear about the two silkworms who had a race they wound up in a tie. Saying that the Cha must adhere to the requirements of a consent order and agreement on filtration. That order requires the Cha to provide filtered water to customers by sept. 1,1991. The Cha has been seeking to extend the order so that it can determine if the West Branch of the Susquehanna can be permitted As a secondary source. The River is being sought As the Back up source for the main Supply at Montgomery run dam. The Effort to construct a 220 million gallon capacity Moose Creek dam to replace the 17 million gallon capacity dam there was curtailed earlier this month. But this action left the Cha seeking another Back up source preferably the River. Der said this week it May take longer to permit the River than it would to construct a filtration Plant by sept. 1,1991. The Cha wants to know if the River can be used so the filtration Plant can be located at the Best distance to filter water from Montgomery run and from the River. Is. Haskins said she believes that the requirements for the Cha to restore the Moose Creek turn to Page 6, col. 1 turn to Page 6, col. 5 members of a second Grade class of the Moshannon Valley elementary school on thursday planted five seedlings that were donated by the Pine Grove Nursery of Clearfield. Class members in the first Row Are Sarah rebar John Green Jess Kitchen Gary Clark Ryan Albright Tamee Graham Clearfield county conservation District manager and Brandon Stodart. In the second Row Are Jake Long David Nevling Rhonda Curry Shannon Blake Mandy Swanson Lindsay Shedlock. Crispell jury selection set Weatherill to appear monday a Date for jury selection for one of the defendants in the Case of Ella Brown of st. Marys has been set according to Clearfield county District attorney Fredric Ammerman. Daniel Crispell 18, of Berwick accused along with Christopher Weatherill 17, of Brookville in the stabbing death of mrs. Brown who was found oct. 27, 1989, in Sandy township will have a separate jury selection june 18 and go right to trial or. Ammerman said. Or. Weatherill is scheduled to appear in court on monday at 1 30 . Before judge Reilly on a matter concerning his Case or. Ammerman said though it is not known exactly what the appearance will Deal with. Both defendants appeared for preliminary hearings feb. 5 at the municipal building in Dubois before District Justice Wesley read. It had been decided at that time that separate hearings would be held due to statements made by each defendant. The decision to keep proceedings separate in this matter has continued according to or. Ammerman so separate trials turn to Page 6, col. 3 turn to Page 6, col. 3 Community concert Campaign getting under Way on monday a goal of $15,000 has been set for this year s Clearfield Community concert association membership Campaign that officially gets under Way monday. This year s logo is the thrill of live the entertainment package headlined by the Glen Miller orchestra will also feature per meeting slated on recycling the Clearfield Borough recycling task Force will hold a recycling meeting on May 8 at 7 . From room 1 of the Clearfield county courthouse. The evening will include a talk from the state department of environmental resources Clearfield county and the recycling consultants for Clearfield Borough. A variety of subjects will be covered that concerns area residents and deals with coming mandatory recycling. The Public is urged to attend. Formantes by duo pianists Anthony and Joseph Paratore and by harpist Carrol Mclaughlin and pianist Bill Marx. Through its earlier mail Campaign the association has already collected $6,602 representing 357 members. Mary Wighaman membership chairwoman is predicting a sell out and urged those who have not renewed their memberships to do so As soon As possible. Campaign Headquarters will be located in the cast building 112 e. Locust st., Clearfield. Workers will be available to take memberships monday through thursday from 9 30 . To 5 ., Friday from 9 30 . To 6 . And saturday 9 30 . Till noon. The Telephone number is 765-4474. Mrs. Wighaman announced the following membership Structure $18, adults $9, students and $45, family and All students. Other categories Are $20, individual Patron $40, business Patron $60, 2664

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