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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - March 31, 1990, Cumberland, Maryland Woman who hired teen to kill her husband can be sued by the boys parents states High court rules. See Page 4 Duke Arkansas Georgia tech and univ clash today in Denver Colo during College basketball a ultimate weekend a the final four. Duke has a record of 28-8 and Arkansas has a 30-4 Mark. Georgia techs record is 28-6, and univ is 33-5. See sports major changes in camping policy and campsite reservation system begin monday april 2, at Rocky Gap. See Page ii Cumberland times news vol. 52 a no. 76 Cumberland Maryland saturday March 31, 1990 30 cents the weather today mostly Cloudy showers Likely highs in the mid-60s. Tonight rain Likely lows in the upper 40s. Wrap up on Page 2. Truce collapses Beirut Lebanon apr after weeks of sporadic clashes a cease fire Between rival Christian forces collapsed Friday in thunderous Battles that killed at least 26 people and left Beirut and the surrounding Hills in flames. The fighting began at Daybreak and continued through the Day. Residents of the men Region overlooking Beirut reported heavy shelling. The residents reached by Tele phone from Cyprus said they and been in bomb shelters since Dawn. Plant working Washington a the state department said Friday that Libya still May be Able to produce chemical weapons at a Plant damaged by fire two weeks ago. A important uncertainties remain regarding both the cause and extent of the damage at rata a said spokesman Richard Boucher. A therefore no definitive conclusions have been asked if libyan Leader Moa mar Qadhafi had set the Plant about 60 Miles Southwest of Tripoli ablaze Boucher replied a i can to Rule that the . Official called for the dismantling of rata without regard to How that was achieved. Execution stayed san Francisco a a Federal appeals court judge on Friday blocked next tuesdays scheduled execution of convicted double murderer Robert Alton Harris saying he May not have gotten competent psychiatric Elp at the time of his trial. A it is reasonably arguable and we cannot determine from this record whether Harris received competent psychiatric assistance a said judge John Noonan of the 9th . Circuit court of on trucking. 71 Chevy truck Cal. 4 spo., 4 new tires Asis. New owner Happy with this one classified ads Worl Call 722-4604on inside pages county a school budget discussed done to forget the wrist a you think you have it Tough changing a few clocks to coincide with Daylight savings time which begins sunday that a nothing compared to Vince Bohrer of Harvey a jewelry store 41 Baltimore Street who has his work Cut out for him altering the readings on numerous timepieces. Times news Michael Sawyers measures intended to stimulate Farmers role in preserving land editor s note a this is the second of a two part series focusing on Maryland a innovative program open space and agricultural land preservation plan. Delegate George Edwards a Garrett Allegany served As co chairman of a joint legislative committee which developed some Long reaching measures that if passed by the general Assembly and signed into Law by governor William Donald Schaefer will create massive funding increases for Public land purchases recreational development and agricultural property preservation. By Butch Antolini times news writer Annapolis a stimulating Farmers to take a More Active role in agricultural land preservation is the intent of two ills which Are before the Maryland general Assembly for a vote. Delegate George Edwards r of Grantsville has proposed two measures to try and make it More attractive to Farmers to preserve their Farmland rather than to let the real estate fall prey to private and commercial developers. The agricultural land preservation act of 1990 and the agricultural land preservation easements valuation Bill Are aimed at changing the appraisal process to better reflect farm value to enhance ease ment Purchase reimburse Farmers for the appraisals if they sell the easements to the state and to certify county agricultural land preservation programs and allow them to certain More land Transfer tax revenues if they Are certified. A we really want the Farmers to get interested Ana involved in it a Edwards indicated. A if we done to do something the program May be threatened in future years and that a Why we have proposed some of these Edwards says a certified county agricultural land preservation program will be allowed a to use either to percent or $30,000 of the Agricula continued on Page 3 by Butch Antolini times news writer Cumberland discussion Over Allegany county a school system budget for the coming fiscal year was again the main topic of discussion during fridays regular Public meeting of the Board of commissioners. James Neilson a retired school teacher appeared before the commissioners to express his unhappiness with the Way the educational budget has been funded during the past several years by the county commissioners and the Lack of Money earmarked for assisting retired school system personnel with health care benefits. A in the last two Board of education budgets there has been a request for partial payment for hospitalization benefits for retired personnel a Neilson stated. A and twice you have Cut it out and then blamed the school Board. A do the residents of this county know you totally fund hospitalization for your retirees Ana that each and every one of them have a paid up life insurance policy a Neilson asked. A my entire career i Felt like a Bastard because of the Way the state and local government looks upon teachers and their roles a Neilson added. A and since in be been retired i feel like a second class citizen. A is no to it time our efforts Are recognized and we Are treated like first class citizens a Neilson queried. A you need to put education in priority and quit passing the commission president Arthur Bond said budget requests for the 1991 fiscal year Are presently a six to seven million dollars in excess of projected revenues and said a we Are not going to pass that Buck on to the Neilson had also talked about Allegany county teachers salaries ranking 23rd out of 24 jurisdictions Bond noted that a the people in Allegany county Are 22nd in wealth throughout the state. A ifs a Little hard for All the rest of the people of this county and i done to mean anything derogatory towards our teachers because they Are very dedicated and the Best around to try and Bear the Burden for increasing education budgets a continued on Page 3 baby girl succumbs to Burns Cumberland a baby girl who was rescued from a burning apartment building tuesday night on Manns Terrace died Friday at children a Hospital Washington. Sixteen month old Brittney Nichole Kerr died of serious Burns sustained in the Blaze according to the Scarpelli funeral Home Cumberland. Her sister Catherine Ann Kerr four was pronounced dead at the facility thursday morning. Both girls experienced a major trauma suffering Burns Over the majority of their bodies and inhalation Burns from the intense heat and smoke. They were carried from Shaffer apartments 897 Manns Terrace by Cumberland firefighters and flown to Washington by helicopter following initial treatment at memorial Hospital. The bodies will be transported to the funeral Home on Virginia Avenue. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. Or. Michael j. Brenner . Rep. Beverly Byron Sally l. Buser a a a David w. Edgerley Harold r. Zassenhaus today a chuckle lets face it the Only ones who can really throw their weight around Are body builders. International Board named to serve Frostburg state almanac. 5 Ann Landers. 5 Astro graph. 5 Bridge. .10 comics. .10 crossword. .10 deaths. 8 or. Gott. .5 editorial Page. .9 local news. .11-12 markets business. 6-7 scoreboard amp racing. .16 sports. 13-16 tween 12 amp 20. .5 want ads. .17-20 Frostburg a five member advisory Board has been named to serve Frostburg state University a International studies program. Comprised of individuals with experience in the teaching and practice of International affairs the Board will provide advice on curricular and faculty development co curricular programs internships graduate school programs and career opportunities. The Board is scheduled for its first meeting in late april at the University. Selected As Board members Are or. Michael j. Brenner chair . Rep. Beverl Byron Sally l. Schoenbeck Buser David w. Edgeley and Harold r. Zassenhaus. Brenner a nationally known professor of International affairs at the graduate school of Public and International affairs of the University of Pittsburgh is directing the schools International affairs concentration. In addition he has authored Many books and articles on International economics nuclear proliferation and . National Security. Byron is serving her sixth successive term in the . House of representatives. As a member of Congress she serves on the House armed services committee and from 1983 to 1986 chaired the House special panel on arms control and disarmament. When she was elected to chair the military and personnel compensation subcommittee in 1987, Byron became the first woman elected to chair an armed services subcommittee. She is also a member of the armed ser vices investigation subcommittee As Well As numerous other House committees and subcommittees. Buser is a foreign language teacher at Allegany High school and president pro tem of the Western Maryland foreign Braddock Middle school student finishes fourth in geography Bee Cumberland a an eighth Grade student at Braddock Middle school the sole representative from Allegany county placed fourth Overall in the National geography Bee Maryland finals Friday at Prince Georges Community College Largo. Chris Kidwell son of or. And mrs. Floyd Kaylor of Klosterman Avenue Lavale competed with too other students in grades four through eight statewide. He was one of to finalists selected by a panel of judges according to mrs. Paula Swayne a social studies and . History teacher at Braddock. Kidwell won the geography Bee at Braddock last month. Individual school winners take written tests provided by the National geographic society and the Maryland geography Alliance and Are notified of their eligibility for state Competition. The first place Winner from each state and territory will travel to Washington on May 23 and 24 for the National Bee first place prize is a $25,000 College scholarship while the second and third place win ners get $15,000 and $10,000 awards respectively. Swayne and mrs. Kaylor accompanied the youngster to Friday s Bee. A a we re really pleased with his performance a said Swayne a Chris was the Only student from Allegany county and some of the other counties sent to or 15 students. He did a students were broken up into five groups and two winners were named from each division following to rounds of Competition. Continued on Page 3 language teachers association. She is also a member of the american association of French teachers and has travelled extensively to Quebec province in Canada France and Spain. Buser earned her Bachelor of arts degree in French and her masters degree equivalent from flu. Edgerley serves As director of the Allegany county department of economic development. He is responsible. For managing the work of a wide variety of experts composing an interdisciplinary team to promote economic growth within the Western Maryland county. Edgerley has been instrumental in Trie successful local and state Effort to attract International business to Allegany county. A graduate of flu he earned his undergraduate degree in economics political science and social science. Edgerley also received his master of business administration degree from mount Saint Mary a College. Zassenhaus is the executive director of Maryland a office of International Trade under the continued on Page 3 soviets occupy Lithuania government building see Page 2

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