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Progress, The (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Deaths of the area the Progress does not charge for death notices members who were confirmed and received As members of the new Millport charge recently were from left Michael s. Mcdonald Christopher a. Peacock Doris Ann Passmore Matthew m. Peacock Gretchen m. Witherow Chris a. Collins and Leean m. Mcdonald. Standing in Back is Rev. Carol Gathagan. Chris Leean Michael and Gretchen were also baptized. Service held new Millport. The family of the new Millport charge of United methodist churches with Rev. Carol Gathagan pastor held its easter Sunrise service at the it. Zion methodist Church. They celebrated the baptism of Chris a. Collins Leean m. Mcdonald Michael s. Mcdonald and Gretchen m. Witherow. Also confirmed and received As members were new Millport charge Doris Ann Passmore it. Zion charge Chris a. Collins Leean m. Mcdonald Michael s. Mcdonald Christopher a. Peacock Matthew m. Peacock and Gretchen m. Witherow. The confirmation class was in charge of the easter Sunrise service. About 100 people attended the Sunrise. A reception for the new members was held in the sunday school rooms. At the regular Church services the new members each received a new International Bible As gifts of the new Millport and it. Zion churches. Daily lottery number drawn May 4 090 big 4 5196 wild card lotto 1,5,10,13,25,32 wildcard 15 weather Wise today expect patches of fog. Showers Are Likely today with a Chance of Light showers into sunday. Progress land Outlook mostly Cloudy today with 70 percent of showers. Morning thunderstorms Are possible High in mid to upper 50s, winds Southwest at 10 to 15 Mph. Mostly Cloudy and cooler tonight with 40 percent Chance of showers Low 45, winds Northwest at 5 to 15 Mph. Tomorrow will be mostly Cloudy and cooler with 30 percent Chance of showers High 50 to 55. The extended forecast for monday through wednesday partly Cloudy and Cool monday Low 30s, High 50s. Tuesday will be partly Cloudy and Milder Low 35 to 45, High 60s. Chance of showers wednesday Low 45 to 55, High 60s. National weather service Sunrise 6 12 Sunset 8 22 regional report at 7 . In the Clearfield Philipsburg area it was 53 degrees. Elsewhere temperatures were Altoona 51 Erie 45 Dubois 58 Bradford 57 har Risburg 49 Williamsport 49 Scranton 48 Philadelphia Pittsburgh 61. 51 Dubois Job Center lists openings pay Dubois the Dubois Job Center operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania de eastment of labor and Industry As the following Job openings available. Interested applicants Are re Quested to apply in person at the Ubois Job Center located at 207 Beaver drive Dubois. Salaries Are commensurate with skill and education and no fees Are required. A Sample of available positions is As follows video tape is available a copy of the lbs broadcast Why Charlie Brown Why is now available on video tape As a lending tool for schools through your american cancer society. It May be used in a school setting for general classroom discussion on cancer treatment and prevention or in situations where a child with cancer is reentering the classroom. The tape of the program May also be useful in a patient education setting for parents siblings and children faced with cancer. The . Is proud to be the National underwriter of Why Charlie Brown Why Reading program scripts and teacher s resource guides. The lovable and familiar peanuts characters establish a Comfort zone for children and teachers to consider issues of Long term illness hospitalization and of being sick and getting better. For More information Call the . Office at 765-6988. Pre school Center directors meet the Board of directors of the Clearfield pre school Center met recently for its april meeting. New member Mary Lou Wilson was welcomed to the Board. Officers elected for the coming year were president sue seamen and Secretary treasurer Judy Nelson. Also elected were new Board appointees Eleanor Hunt Joan Shimmel and Barbara Yingling. Mrs. Mccartney announced that registration for the 1990-91 school year will be held wednesday from 9 . To 3p.m. And 6 30 to 8 . At the pre school Center. Spring concerts and graduations will be held May 23, 24, and 25 during regular class time. The last Days of school will be May 29 and 30. In the Dubois area sales agent for insurance full time pass state examination paid commission licensed practical nurse part time $6.50/hr. Doe dry Wall installer and finisher one year experience paid by number of feet installed cashier checker part time $3.70/hr. Carpenter full time experience wages discussed. Out of area jobs available Are waiter waitresses full and part time experience $2.04/hr. Plus tips tractor trailer truck Driver for Over the Road a. Class 3 License current inc physical and two years Over the Road experience paid percent of Load. The Pennsylvania state civil service commission is currently recruiting for corrections officer trainees. Anticipated openings Are in Camp Hill Graterford Greensburg Mercer and Waynesburg. Trainees Start with a base salary of $17,200/year plus a full line of fringe benefits. For additional information Contact the local Job Center. . Notes May activities the single adult leadership team of Clearfield announces its May meetings and activities. May 7 regular meeting with speaker pastor Dennis Reedy of Christ United methodist Church Clearfield. May 14 special service at first Baptist Church in Clearfield. Teaching series titled life in the pressure it begins at 7p.m. May 19 dinner at Captain s table restaurant in Clearfield starting at 5 . May 21 regular meeting with speaker pastor Guy Glass of the first Baptist Church of Clearfield. May 28 memorial Day picnic at Bob Alexander s House in Bigler. Starts at 2 . Note . Has moved its meeting place to first Baptist Church ill n. Second st., Clearfield. Regular meetings Are held every monday evening at 7 . For More information Call Mike Keirn at 765-8200. Tree project Osceola Mills the Osceola Mills cub scouts recently participated in a tree planting project in memorial Park. The project was in memory of Bud Webster and Frank reams and Trees were donated by Dee Debbie and sue Webster. Fred b. Hughes Farmville a. Fred b. Hughes 89, of Farmville va., formerly of Clearfield died tuesday May 1, at Farmville. He was born May 13, 1900, the son of Martin and Annie Mae Hughes. Survivors include his wife Alta three children Fredrick Martin of Eugene ore., Edna Jean Archer of Green Bay va., and Rebecca round of Kingston . Five grandchildren seven great grandchildren and a brother Raymond of Clearfield. He was preceded in death by his parents and two Brothers Alec and William. He was a former member of the first United presbyterian Church of Clearfield and the Clearfield fire department. He was a retired labor organizer for the International United Brick and Clay workers Al Cio and was a lifetime member of the Lions club and the roof. Memorial service will be held today at 1 . At Crown Crest memorial Chapel. The Leavy Valigorsky funeral Home inc., Clearfield is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests contributions be made to the american cancer society and the Farmville fire department in Farmville a. Erie mrs. Erie s. Miller 84, a resident of Mountain Laurel nursing Center. Clearfield and formerly of Millheim died Friday May 4, at Clearfield Hospital. Born june 5, 1905, in Madison Burg Centre county she was a daughter of Thomas f. And Teresta Hazel Wise. For Many years she and her late husband John Maurice Miller owned and operated a farm in the Madisonburg area. She was preceded in death by her parents her husband and two Brothers. She was a member of the West Side United methodist Church in Clearfield and a former member of Madisonburg United Church of Christ. She was a member of the Centre chapter 307 order of Eastern Star in Centre Hall. She is survived by three children Dale e. Miller of Madisonburg Melvin g. Miller of Spring Mills . And mrs. John Euetta Lambert of Clearfield six grandchildren four great grandchildren and one brother Paul Wise of Millheim. Services will be held monday at 10 30 . At the Bennett and Houser funeral Home inc., Clearfield with or. Raymond d. Fravel officiating. Interment will follow in Centre county memorial Park. Friends May Call at the funeral Home on monday from 9 30 to 10 30 . The family suggests contributions be made to the West Side United methodist Church memorial fund or to the Christ United Church of Christ Madisonburg a. 16852, or to the Charity of the donor s Choice. Dean a. Woods or. West Decatur Dean a. Woods sr., 51, of Morgan run West Decatur ., died Friday evening May 4, at Altoona Hospital. The Heath funeral Home of Osceola Mills is in charge of arrangements. Grace e. Potts West Decatur mrs. Grace e. Potts 65, of West Decatur ., died Friday May 4, at Allegheny general Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born in West Decatur on aug. 5, 1924, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Flora Wisor Parks. Is. Potts was employed by general Cigar co. Philipsburg in the packing and shipping de eastment and was a protestant y Faith. She is survived by one son Robert Lee Wisor of Spokane Wash. Foster children Sandra Swansegar of Philipsburg and Helen Thomas of Austell a. Four Foster grandchildren and these Brothers and Sisters Beatrice Daugherty of Dubois mrs. Mary Steib of nys calif., mrs. Lee Erma Confer of West Milton Verna Fundanish of Coalport Merlin of Clearfield and Clair of Oil City. She was preceded in death by her parents two Sisters one brother her first husband Arnold Wisor and her second husband William b. Potts. Services will be held on monday at 2 . From the Bennett and Houser funeral Home inc. Of Clearfield with the Rev. Audrey j. Sheerer officiating. Interment will follow at Wood Side cemetery at Spring Valley. Friends will be received on sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . And until the service on monday. Meeting slated Luthersburg the Luthersburg appalachian Saddle and harness club will be meeting at the appalachian Corral on tuesday at 7 30 . All members and anyone interested Are urged to attend. Show schedules and other activities will be planned. For More information phone 236-3093. Uniec prepares annual report plans meeting Community Calendar the monthly meeting of the Central Pennsylvania chapter of the american association of critical care nurses will be held on tuesday at 7 30 . At Nason Hospital. The topic will be differentiating Supra ventricular and ventricular tachycardia. Or. Walter Anaesthesiologist will speak. There is a $3 fee for non members. All interested health care employees Are Welcome to attend. The Public is invited to take part in the Clearfield vow s Light a Bike program tomorrow at the Post Home. Strips of reflective tape will be distributed to be placed on bicycles free of charge to make them Safe for summer Riding. The event will be held from 1 to 4 . The ladies auxiliary will also participate in the program. Hope fire co. Issues report Philipsburg Hope fire company of Philipsburg reports at a recent meeting that 12 fire Calls were responded to in april for a total of 29 hours and 9 minutes. These were broken Down to one vehicle fire seven grass and Woods fires one flue fire one Structure fire and two false alarms. Incidents occurred in Philipsburg Borough Rush township and Decatur township. They also reported six vehicle accidents three of which were on interstate 80, one on it. 53, and a mock Accident at the Philipsburg Osceola senior High school parking lot. It was also reported that the company s fund drive for the new Rescue truck is still under Way. Personal Joseph Eggers of Clearfield is in the Hershey medical Center cardiac care unit room 480-3 in Hershey a. He would appreciate hearing from friends and relatives. Dubois United electric cooperative inc. Will distribute its 1989 annual report to 15,719 members throughout its service area. The report is titled Uniec the Power in your a consumer owned Utility United electric was formed when two existing co Ops Jefferson and Clearfield merged in 1966. Uniec provides electric service to Rural areas in 10 counties primarily throughout Clearfield Jefferson Clarion and Elk. The cooperative is a nonprofit organization. Uniec s Board of directors and management staff Supply the business and financial summaries that comprise the annual report. This year s 10-Page edition contains messages from Uniec manager Donald a. Widder and from the Board president Secretary and treasurer. It also includes the 1989 financial statements. The cooperative had total assets and net Worth of $41,990,000 As of dec. 31. The largest share of its $13,464,427 in revenues for 1989 came from the Sale of electric service to its members but a major portion of Uniec s total expenses of $12,576,342 were for wholesale electric costs. Other expenses included system operation and maintenance taxes depreciation and interest paid on Loans from the Rural electrification association and the National Rural utilities cooperative finance corporation. Excess revenues each year for this nonprofit Utility Are returned to every eligible member. In december 1989 Uniec issued those refunds to its members and estates of deceased members. Capital credit refunds totalled $269,857. According to Uniec treasurer Donald Songer 1989 was another sound financial year for the cooperative. The Coop met or exceeded All of last year s financial goals set by the Board Songer said. In his message Board Secretary Paul Corbin looked to the future saying the vision of our Coop s next Century must Center around our members and understanding their individual he continued we must encourage member participation on the Board and on advisory committees. In the 1990s, the younger members will need to take an Active role in running the Board of directors president James r. Young said Uniec s Power is economic Power. He called Uniec a positive economic Force in the local Economy. He stressed that in the decade ahead Uniec s Board management team and employees will offer time Talent resources and More to local communities. We will select our priorities carefully for maximum Impact Young explained. Our efforts might support a worthy fund drive such As members United the Coop s Aid to members having difficulty paying their electric Bills or running for office supporting future Farmers of America or leading the chamber of Commerce he said. Our Job at the Coop is to make sure electric Power is there to create economic Power for you in the annual report or. Widder described his expectations. He told members the cooperative is engaged in Long Range planning and analysis and explained the Cost of Power plants and purchased Power and the need to do More with Widder concluded his message by saying if we Are going to be the Power in your future our product and service must be As competitive As we can make the annual report also includes the member admittance card for annual meeting 1990, scheduled for May 19 in the Dubois area High school auditorium. The report contains photographs and biographies of candidates in Uniec districts 7, 8 and 9, which Are up for election As Well As the clip and mail reservation Coupon for the Lions club Chicken Barbecue dinner distributed to members and their families following the annual meeting. Graham supervisors looking for Way to pay for water line project by Marian Fahr staff writer Morrisdale Graham township supervisors at a special meeting last night in big run Park considered How the township can provide a $25,000 match Tor a $75,000 Grant for a water line Extension. After discussion of about one and one half hours a motion was passed to try to obtain More information on the subject and possibly hold another special meeting to proceed with a Resolution to apply. The application for the department of Commerce Grant must be submitted by May 15. Supervisors Melvin Smeal and Martin Graham approved the motion while supervisor Mafred Rinehart voted no. She had expressed concern about How the township would provide the local match. She said she would like to see the water lines installed but if it Means raising taxes the Public should know the figure represents six Mills. While applying Money for the match instead of having a paving project next year was suggested she noted paving projects Are funded by state liquid fuels Money which could not be used for a Grant match. Secretary treasurer Debbie Hubler said it would involve re budgeting funds. Or. Graham had recommended use of the township s $27,000 certificate of Deposit saying water is More important than having Money sitting. He said next year the township can take $25,000 instead of having a paving project and put it in a cd. Citizen Bill Emigh said it would t look Good for the township if an emergency arose and there were no funds because the cd was gone. Or. Smeal questioned when the township would have to have the $25,000 available. He said if the Grant is received it must be under contract by mid november and the funds expended by june 30,1991. Dave Schoening of the water committee said Matching funds must be committed before the application is filled out. The water committee had tried to find Matching funds from prominent persons without Success. Or. Schoening also said the township s chances of securing Community development Block Grant Money through Clearfield county were reported to be slim to none for this year. The a dog funds can be used As a local match. Another question involved who will fill out the Grant application. Mrs. Hubler said Tom Stojek Clearfield county economic development director declined to do so but or. Graham said or. Stojek is to fill it out. Or. Smeal said uni Tec engineers state College is to fill it out but the Cost is unknown. Or. Stojek will be contacted for advise along with Adams Graney and Assoc., Franklin which did a Grant search for the township at a Cost of $750. Possibly the township will wait until next year to apply and attempt again for county a dog funds which it has applied for unsuccessfully the past two years. Rinehart advised apply or. Graham said Pennsylvania american water co. In t sure if it has the right Type hydrants for the line. The meeting was held at a picnic shelter and the rain pounding on the roof made it difficult to hear. Residents noted this and the cold and wet conditions with resident Pamela Emigh asking if it was t cruelty to the Public to hold a Public meeting under those conditions. She noted when the township building was constructed it was said to be needed to keep the workers out of the weather. Target promotion of mrs. Ing for Grants not requiring local match. A housing and Community de Kent odor swear a elopement Grant of up to $500,000 a i Iov Cui was identified by the consultant Karen Vrtar with the township s chances Bevy Muyer ets ing questionable. A proposal from Adams Graney and Assoc. To apply for this Grant would Cost $2,000 to $2,500. The consultant considered favourable the township s Chance of obtaining a competitive a dog Grant of up to $350,000 and the Cost for applying would be $2,750 to $3,500. The a dog requires no match. Asked if state sen. J. Doyle Corman r-34 of Bellefonte would obtain the match in the state budget or. Schoening said sen. Corman is assisting but did not offer to obtain such funding. The Grants Are being discussed in connection with efforts to extend the water line to the remaining approximately 130 residents of the township without Public water service. The total project Cost is estimated at $1.5 million and would involve 10 Miles of pipeline. The first phase being considered would Cost $302,300 to take the water line along the Deer Creek Road to the big run Road. In other matters a Mutual Aid agreement was signed with Morris township for non emergency special fire police. Questions were raised about Why there is no hydrant on the current Deer Creek water line and or. Smeal said one was requested after or. Graham s brother s House burned Down and earlier. Police log state police in Philipsburg last night arrested a juvenile for criminal mischief and underage drinking following a tree damaging incident on front Street in Philipsburg Borough. Police said the juvenile damaged a tree located near Century Florist. Staffer Kinderel Chris Withaar senior vice president of manufacturing of target sportswear inc., recently announced the promotion of staf Derkinderen to Pennsylvania production manager. In addition to being responsible for production and Quality at Kent sportswear in Curwensville or. Derkinderen will assume similar responsibilities for the company s state manufacturing facility in new Philadelphia. He will also oversee the manufacturing of target goods in Domestic contract shops. Or. Derkinderen joined target on aug. 4, 1986, As Plant manager at state. In mid-1987, he was promoted to Plant manager at Kent sportswear. Prior to joining the company or. Derkinderen was Plant manager for Hartz and company in Frederick md., and worked for Gils International in both Europe and the United states. Or. Derkinderen his wife Augusta and their two sons reside in state College

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