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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - May 16, 1991, Cumberland, Maryland Cumberland giants9 coach resigns times news Bill Parcells leaving after eight seasons see 3c vol. 53 a no. 115cumberland, Maryland thursday May 16, 1991 35 cents thursday thursday mostly sunny and continued warm. Highs in the 80s. Partly Cloudy tonight with lows in the 50s. Partly sunny Friday with Chance of showers and thunderstorms and highs in the 80s. Weather 8 a in summary new Premier Edith Cresson was named wednesday As Frances first female Premier to replace Michel Ricard. A St a roller coaster nearly seven years ago. Paul Tsongas appeared to be at the end of the political Road and possibly at the end of his life. A a whistle warning the Pentagon should Issue a surgeon general style warning to would be whistle blowers that would read exposing negligence in military Medicine can be dangerous to your health. A to t Rolley debate the tourist trolley acquired by Allegany county has been on the streets a couple of weeks and already is controversial. A in visits counties Maryland it. Gov. Melvin a. Steinberg visits Allegany and Garrett counties and says state has a plan to Cope with drug problems. A in to participate West Vaco said wednesday it is committed to participate in the Epa pollution prevention initiative. A in Schwab visited the Schwab company is visted by a delegation of Industry officials and representatives of the . Department of Commerce and the state department. A in resumes seat it was without fanfare and for a routine Agenda that key ser councilman Gary Rice resumed his seat wednesday after his return from the persian Gulf. A in teams seeded Beall Southern and Northern High school baseball teams have been seeded for the Maryland baseball playoffs. A 3c signs letter Allegany Community College Cager tyra Keplinger signs a letter of intent to play basketball at Shepherd College. A 3c Detroit wins Detroit squandered an 18-Point Lead to the Boston celtics then rallied behind Bill Laimbeer a shooting for a 116-111 Victory wednesday that put the pistons a win away from the Eastern conference finals. A 3c Minnesota wins the Minnesota North stars took the first game of the Stanley cup finals on wednesday evening scoring a 5-4 Victory Over the Pittsburgh penguins. A so chuckle they Call it the White House because so much whitewashing goes on inside. Elos Angeles times Syndicate Index almanac. ?0 or Gott. ?0 Ann Landers ?0 local news .1-2b Astrograph ?0 scoreboard 60 Bridge 7c sports 3-60 automotive. 1-4d stocks. 4a comics. 70 Heaters. ?0 crossword 70 tween 12 amp 20 2c deaths by weather a editorial 6-7a want ads 5-8d another big deficit has state fretting layoffs tax hike possible solution Butch Antolini times news staff writer Annapolis yet another projected budget deficit this time totalling $109 million has left Maryland a state leadership searching for answers As to How they will balance the already depleted budget. On tuesday just six weeks before the the end of the 1991 fiscal year it was revealed that a continuing decline in sales tax Revenue along with a drop in income tax receipts has led to the latest in a series of Multi million Dollar shortfalls. Maryland treasurer Louis l. Goldstein said he has a never seen anything a like it during his 50-plus years of Public service. An immediate freeze has been placed on All new state purchases except for the essentials and the Schaefer administration and key members of the general Assembly have agreed to come up with a plan of action by next week. Allegany county general Assembly delegation chairman Casper r. Taylor or. took part in series of meetings about the Issue along with other top state officials. He says the picture certainly Isnit a pretty one. A everything was Laid out on the table a or. Taylor said in an interview with the Cumberland times news. A what we Are faced with is a recession that is worsening in Maryland and All along the Atlantic coast. A there is a continual decrease in consumer spending and it has reflected in significant drops in sales tax withholding tax and Money spent on the lottery. There is no pocket Cash out just Arentt or Taylor said a number of alternatives Are being considered to try and bring the budget into balance within the next 45 Days. The taking of monies from the Rainy Day fund and program open space would make up for about half of the deficit a but the real problem will be coming up with the other $50 to $55 million. See state deficit�?3a Cumberland to Pittsburgh air service times news Jim Goldsworthy Airport about ready for us air express daily commuter flights scheduled to begin june 3 Butch Antolini times news staff writer Cumberland remodelling work is on schedule at the greater Cumberland regional Airport terminal building in order to accommodate the upcoming arrival of Crown air ways us air express. Start up of the commuter passenger flights to and from the greater Pittsburgh International Airport is slated for monday june 3. Five daily flights will be offered with a slightly reduced schedule on the weekends. Don Smith Airport manager said wednesday during the Reg ular monthly meeting of the Potomac Highlands Airport authority it Phat it that renovation of the first floor of the terminal building is proceeding ahead and should be wrapped up by the end of next week. Crown airways us air express a civil As for promotion of the new commuter service the matter a has been left up to the authority and members of the Community a according to Phat chairman Paul c. Herring. Not much Media advertising is expected except for that done by local travel agencies and the Burden for getting the message vans a Ress is expected to occupy the facility on May 27. To out has been placed in the Lap of the Phat after discussion concerning promotion of the commercial flights it was determined that Cumberland times news publisher Donald f. Miller would assist or. Smith and Allegany county economic development officials in spreading the word to Media outlets located throughout the Region. Also approximately 5,000 color brochures Are being printed for circulation to area business and other outlets for distribution to potential users of the airline. See�?airport�?3a South end Access Road Paramount Butch Antolini times news staff writer idea draws support at a amp of canal Parkway hearing Cumberland the message sent to the a amp of canal Parkway steering committee on wednesday was Clear a solve the transportation problem now and continue to press Forward for development of the National Park which Borders the historic waterway. A Public hearing on transportation alternatives to ease overcrowding of the roadways in South Cumberland and an in school Board will Cut budget Patrick Gregg times news staff writer Oakland Garrett county teachers May have to Settle for a three percent salary increase next year As this county a school Board now plans to go ahead with budget cuts. When the Garrett county Board of education presented a proposed $10.8 million budget to the Board of Garrett county commissioners two weeks ago it also presented a prioritized list of budget cuts it would make if the full amount was not funded. A May 9 letter to the school Board has indicated that by see school board�?3a Nova Tive proposal to re water the a amp of canal and undertake a Multi million Dollar development of the locale surrounding it from downtown Cumberland to the can Doc recreation area was held at the John Humbird elementary school. More than too people turned out for the hearing which for the most part featured speakers praising the concepts. While there is some dispute Over How the Maryland state Highway administration should proceed on providing better traffic Access around the Virginia Avenue and state route 51 Vicinity proceeding on revitalizing the waterway used in the mid to late 19th Century to transport goods mainly West Virginia Coal to the Washington dc., area was unanimously supported. A the most important thing is play Ball our traffic problem a said John Estes a resident of South Cumberland. A address the traffic problem now and not then people Are also interested in the re watering of the canal and we Are for that. The interest needs to be placed on the terminus of the canal instead of spending All the Money on the most Eastern part of the canal. This has been a forgotten part of the a amp of canal and it be forgot ten any Donald Goldbroom speaking on behalf of the Maryland conservation Council said the statewide environmental coalition a is firmly in support of the canal redevelopment but is just As firmly opposed to alternative four of the transportation irian a a limited Access two Ane Highway known As the canal Parkway. Representatives of the Allegany county chamber of com see South end�?3a attorney wants suit dismissed newspaper May not get information a laser photo president Bush and Queen Elizabeth la react to thousands of fans who roared their approval As the world leaders stepped onto the playing Field at Baltimore a memorial stadium wednesday evening. The Queen watched her first major league baseball game with the Baltimore orioles taking on the Oakland athletics. Cumberland the attorney for the sheriffs department has asked the court to dismiss a f Reedom of information suit filed by the Cumberland times news concerning a Jailbreak last August. The news Ikea p e r has Mcmullen Rought suit in Allegany county circuit court seeking Access to an investigative report in order to publish a Story about the dismissal of two corrections officers who were on duty the night of the escape. In his response to the times news suit county attorney John j. Mcmullen or. Said publication of such a Story would a seriously jeopardize the two sex officers right to a fair and impartial hearing on their dismissals. Mcmullen said the investigative report sought by the newspaper contains information relative to the Job performance of Michelle Puderbaugh and Gary Huffman on the night of aug. 29,1990. Inmates Edgar Kerns and James Barnes escaped from the county jail that night with the Aid of officer Sandra Kay Beeman. Barnes and Beeman have received prison sentences As a result of the escape and Kerns has yet to be tried. A supplemental report made available by the state police said Beeman was the Only jail employee involved in the escape. In his response to the times news suit Mcmullen said a custodian of Public records a in this Case sheriff see�?attorney�?3a important step doctors find Gehrig a disease Gene Boston apr doctors have zeroed in on a Gene that causes Lou Gehrig a disease an Early but important step toward understanding and eventually treating the lethal disorder. The researchers described their work As the first major Advance toward unravelling the cause of the disease since it was identified 122 years ago. Two teams of scientists working together narrowed the location of the Gene to a single Small stretch of one of the 23 chromosomes that carry All of the body a blueprints. They Hope to isolate the culprit Gene figure out How it goes wrong and then design treatments to Correct the defect. Until now Lou Gehrig a disease a Amy trophic lateral sclerosis or als a has been an almost Complete mystery. No one knows what causes it or How to Stop or even slow its lethal progression. A this is an important first step toward developing a treatment for als a said or. Lawrence z. Stern research director of the muscular dystrophy association which helped finance the research. The disease strikes about 5,000 americans each year and patients typically die within five years. The disease destroys nerve cells in the brain and spinal Cord resulting in muscle wasting paralysis and death. It is named after Gehrig the new York Yankees first baseman who died of it in 1941. Other victims include former sen. Jacob javits

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