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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Cumberland, Maryland Legislation to improve an agriculture land preservation Law that is failing clears Maryland general Assembly. See Page 6 Keysers John Kruk shows up at Spring training for Philadelphia Phillies looking almost svelte and More like an and for a health club than fat Man at circus. Kruk worked out and lost weight that he had to lose. See sports urn a proposed operating budget for coming fiscal year was reviewed tuesday by Board of education. See Page 19 Cumberland times news vol. 52 no. 79 Cumberland Maryland wednesday april 4, 1990 30 cents weather today Cloudy 50 percent Chance of Snow showers. Highs in mid to upper 30s. Tonight Cloudy lows in Low 30s. Wrap up on Page 2. A i in i in ii Iii i fiefs ii bomb kills 33 Amritsar India a a bomb believed set by sikh radicals exploded in midst of a hindu Celebration tuesday and killed at least 33 people police said. Enraged hindus went on a rampage afterwards and five police officers were reported injured. Most of casualties from bomb blast were hindus but some sikhs who had been watching procession were among victims. Police said 68 people were injured in explosion. The bomb went off As about 100,000 hindus celebrating birth of a god King marched through a crowded vegetable Market in exchanged Beirut Lebanon a rival Christian armies exchanged grenade and automatic weapons fire tuesday in a Battle for supremacy that has killed More than 800 people in two months most of them innocent civilians. Police reported one person wounded. Christian sources said Nasrallah Sfeir maronite Catholic patriarch planned to ask Pope John Paul ii to help end fight for control of 310-Square-mile enclave North and East of Beirut where i million christians found Washington a fines against fast food restaurants and other businesses Are climbing toward $3 million Mark for thousands of child labor Law violations uncovered in a three Day Federal sweep officials said chuckle Yawn either bad manners or a Good opinion depending on your Point of View. Los Angeles times Syndicate keep on trucking to Chevy truck i cvi., 4 so4 new tires ass. New owner Happy with this one classified ads work Call 722-4604on inside pages almanac. .24 Ann Landers. .24 Astro graph. .24 Bridge. Comics. .28 crossword. .28 deaths. Or. Gott. .24 editorial pages. .8-9 local news. .19-20 living. .7 markets business. .26-27 Polly a pointers. .24 scoreboard amp racing. .32 sports. .29-32 state news. .6 Tri state news. .22 tween 12 amp 20. .24 want ads. .33-36 stealth fighter a Pentagon released tuesday classified figures for super secret f-117a stealth fighter Jet that set Cost of plane at $106.2 million. The plane reportedly has been operational since 1983, but Pentagon refused to acknowledge that it existed until november 1988. A previously released photo of plane was carefully selected to conceal real dimensions of planets Radical swept Back form. See Story on Page 4. A laser photo state joins efforts to assist Airport by Butch Antolini times news writer Annapolis Maryland aviation administration maa has established a plan of action to try and assist Allegany county officials in getting greater Cumberland Airport Back on its feet again. Just last week Allegany county Board of commissioners terminated its lease with Nicholson air services for repeated violations of operating agreement including failure to pay several months rent at Airport in Wiley Ford . Nicholson a provided commuter flights through a wholly owned subsidiary known As Cumberland airlines in addition to serving As airports fixed based operator which is primarily responsible for operating profitable fuel farm and aircraft maintenance facilities. But during last six weeks a number of strange developments among which was reported Sale of Cumberland airlines to a Little known and highly suspicious Florida holding company coastal Maine and repossession of Nicholson a entire air Fleet by a Baltimore Bank sent warning flares out and sealed Fate of financially troubled Nicholson operation. For past several Days Allegany county has been working to try and come up with some answers to murky Airport picture. On tuesday in a meeting held at capital Complex in Annapolis representatives of governor William Donald schaefers office and maa administrator Ted Mathison met with county commissioners m. Thomas Wilt and Ronald May Cumberland mayor George Wyckoff and members of Allegany county general Assembly continued on Page 5 Golf course design work presented to lawmakers by Butch Antolini times news writer Annapolis a final design work on Jack Nicklaus signature Golf course and other facility improvements at Rocky Gap state Park were presented to Western Maryland lawmakers during a briefing conducted tuesday by Maryland department of natural resources. Barring any unforeseen roadblocks construction on 18-Hole championship Golf course and development of new recreational facilities which include four larger pavilions two fully equipped playground areas a Multi purpose games court a regulation softball Field and improved fishing Access to Lake Habeeb is expected to Start in june according to Der assistant Secretary for capital programs Michael Nelson. Very soon Der will be advertising that they have applied for six construction permits which if issued will allow Multi million Dollar expansion project at Rocky Gap to begin. Nelson says utmost in concern for a environment of Park has been taken into consideration in developing new plans and after two years of work Der feels they have a very viable and workable product which will have a a minimal environmental Impact on popular Allegany county recreation site. A when we started out with this project we intended to build entire Golf course in southwestern portion of Park a Nelson stated. A what we found out is that would have been very very environmentally challenging and we would have had to have taken some 30 acres of non tidal wetlands. So under this plan we have nine holes to East of Park Entrance Road we be moved away from Elk lick run and other streams and we be minimized amount of Trees which need to be end result shows us that just a Little Les i than one acre of non tidal wetlands will be effected. A Robert b. Dannecker. An engineering specialist for Der who has worked closely with Nicklaus people on Golf course layout says in order to compensate adequately for loss of nearly one acre of non tidal wetlands course design Calls for construction of two Ponds on front nine which will total nearly two acres. Dannecker also noted that 50 acres of Trees will be Cut in order to build course and 38 acres of seedlings will be replanted throughout Park grounds to minimize loss. Torrey Brown Secretary of continued on page5 clean air measure passed by Senate of spill a hip by in Josef Hebert associated press writer Washington a Senate overwhelmingly approved sweeping air pollution controls on automobiles factories and Power plants tuesday after a decade of str Over whether to strength Federal clean air Laws. The new controls which Are estimated to Cost Economy $21 billion a year when they go fully into effect were approved by a vote of 89-11. President Bush speaking in Indianapolis in Advance of Senate action called it Quot a historic vote that would a affect generations to come As we work to build a cleaner safer Senate approval shifted clean air debate to House where a similar Bill is being written by Energy and Commerce committee. Rep. John dinged d-mich., panels chairman said he plans to have committee vote by weeks end and expects floor action next month. Differences in Senate and House measures will then still have to be worked out. Senate majority Leader George Mitchell a Maine acknowledged new requirements would be expensive to Industry but argued a costs of inaction will be higher than Cost of this health experts have estimated air pollution May account for 50,000 premature deaths every year be said. A we can no longer delay a said Mitchell who has sought Federal controls on acid rain for nearly a decade and made clean air Bill his top priority As democratic Leader. A american people want action. They demand action Quot he continued. But to Many senators particularly from Midwest vote represented an agonizing Choice Between cleaner air and concern about Impact of new controls on employment and electric Bills Back Home. A this Bill will absolutely decimate my state of Illinois a declared sen. Alan Dixon Dill. Whose state has Utility plants that rely on High Fulfur Coal As Well As Coal miners whose jobs will be jeopardized by new measures to combat acid rain. Dixon was among Only la senators who voted against legislation. A i cannot vote for legislation that will destroy he livelihood of thousands of hard working men and women. That will bring economic ruin to communities throughout appalachian and midwestern states a said sen. Robert Bvrd d ., who unsuccessfully had sought financial help for Coal miners affected by Bill. The final vote came after a Brief flurry of excitement Over an attempt by sen. Don Nickles r-okla., at last minute to change permit requirements of Bill and make it easier for businesses to comply. Sen. Max Baucus d-mont., called 34-Page amendment a an ambush that would hamper enforcement of new requirements and hinder civil suits against polluters. The amendment was narrowly Defeated by a vote of 51-49. The clean air Bills before Congress represent first attempt to strengthen Federal air pollution Laws in 13 years despite widespread agreement among environmentalists and Federal regulators that 1970 clean air act has failed to rid cities of dirty air. The Law was last amended in 1977. About 150 million people breathe dirty air in More than too cities from Lewiston Maine to los Angeles Accord continued on Page 5 traffic enforcement a Maryland and West Virginia state police teamed up in a joint traffic enforcement program tuesday on . Route 48 at Garrett Preston county line. Troopers from both states utilized Vascar and radar equipment to enforce Speed limits watch for drug violations and drunk Drivers and commercial vehicle violations. Left to right Are tic. . Hartlieb and Cpl. . Stewart my. State police special traffic enforcement unit Stel trooper . Ill Mick and first sgt. . Mcbee . State police. Morgantown detachment tic. Lawrence Rosage Mchenry detachment and trooper . Updegraff of Stec based at Pikesville. Times news Jeff Alderton it troopers from two states join together on traffic enforcement by Jeff Alderton times news writer Friendsville Maryland state police and West Virginia state police joined together tuesday in a traffic enforcement program which was aimed at speeding motorists and other violators. Troopers from Morgantown Mchenry and Cumberland detachments and troopers from special traffic enforcement unit at Pikesville participated in joint program which is aimed at commercial truck violations drug violations drunk Drivers and motorists exceeding posted Speed limits on . Route 48 program is an outgrowth of a pc licit and tickets traffic enforcement program which Maryland state police began on March i. A this is a cooperative Effort Between two states for traffic enforcement with also criminal aspects for traffic travelling up and Down route 48. Its aimed to More or less reduce accidents and increase safety a said Cpl. Richard j. Graham of Cumberland detachment. Last week in Allegany county troopers issued 128 speeding tickets and 99 warnings to motorists travelling at speeds greater than 55 Miles per hour according to a spokesman for Cumberland Barrack. Garrett county troopers handed out 972 tickets during month of March said a Mchenry Barrack spokesman. Tuesdays program marked first time in several years that Maryland and West Vir Ginia state police have joined efforts in traffic enforcement on . Route 48. West Virginia state police first sergeant William Mcbee said. A we normally have two units All time on . Route 48. As part of this program we Are beefing it up with two or three extra units during Peak traffic hours in cooperation w Ith Maryland state a basically we Are looking for commercial vehicle violations motorists exceeding Speed limit drunk Drivers and narcotic sgt. Mcbee said West Virginia state police Are also presently cooperating with state police in Ohio in a joint traffic enforcement program in Wheeling. The a pc licit and tickets program is intensive statewide enforcement aimed primarily at motorists exceeding 55 mile per hour Speed limit. Troopers equipped with radar continued on Page 5 lithuanian delegation Gorbachev advisor meet see Page 2

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