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Cumberland Times News (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Cumberland, Maryland Memorial Day 2015 -r4 Cumberland a Rolmes news a serving Western Maryland and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia vol. 76-no. 144 www.6mes-news.com Cumberland Maryland i monday May 25,2015 daily single copy $1 of i sunday $2.00 radar Pennsylvania police get creative to catch speeders Maryland makes it difficult for those with a heavy foot officers have tried painted lines timers and water jugs John Finnerty it Nill Statt Keu it a 11 k Harrisburg a when Brian Blair was a patrol officer in new Hampshire he and other police pointed their radar at passing motorists to clock speeds officers parked on roadsides and watched traffic. Their devices also measured speeds from moving police cruisers. In Hermitage pa., where Blair is now police chief methods typically involve outdated technology and cumbersome Speed tracking systems such As a device that clocks How Long it takes a ear to pass Between two infrared beams of Light set up across a Roadway. Officers sometimes paint lines on a Road and use timers to establish How fast a car passes through the area. And at night when lines wont work officers May use water jugs. An officer starts a timer when a ears headlights hit the first Jug then stops the timer when the second one lights up those tactics Arentt As easy or versatile As radar Blair said but see Pennsylvania a 6a state troopers have been using radar since 1940s rat Koczta Bat the Johnstown Tribune dam it Pennsylvania state police trooper Scott Kovach uses a radar unit to calculate Miles per hour of vehicles travelling North on . Route 219 near the state route 281 exit in Somerset county visit our website a go to the times news website , to View an interactive map where you can Click on different areas to see videos of police discussing How they catch speeding Drivers. Just search for on the radar to find additional stories photos and project a journalists with Community newspaper holdings inc. Properties in four states collaborated to investigate Why Pennsylvania remains the Only state that does not allow municipal police departments to use radar to track speeders with comparisons to practices in neighbouring states contributing to this project were the Cumberland times news. Also covering West Virginia the Tribune Democrat of Johnstown a the Star Beacon of Ashtabula Ohio and in his a state government Bureau in Harrisburg a. Chi is based in Montgomery Ala. Craig Robertson Greg Larry &,iawfy<m1mi-.v Cumberland speeding in Maryland remains a danger Ous and potentially expensive proposition with All Levels of Law enforcement Able to work radar and automated Speed cameras in place in most municipalities. Unlike Pennsylvania where state Law prohibits local police from working radar to perform speeding checks All local jurisdictions in Maryland can ticket for speeding. Cumberland police chief Charles Hinnant said he was unaware that local Law enforcement did no to ticket in Pennsylva a he said one third of All fatal see Maryland �?6a Greg Larry Cumberland a As in Many states radar work and speeding checks Are primarily the focus of state police according to it. Lib Martz of the Mary land state police Cumberland Barrack. A a we be been using radar since the 1940s.�?� said Martz. As with Many tech Martz no logical advances radar was developed during world War ii. See state a 6a Victoria Karnar terms maws Kim and Roy Robertson Cumberland show the service photo of their son airman first class Chad Robertson who said hello to them via the Jum Boron at a recent Baltimore orioles game. At amp to and the orioles provide the Hookup for local families who have loved ones serving overseas. Airman greets parents on orioles jumbo Ron Michael a. Sawyers a Awyer Mitil s in Vul m he Cumberland boy and Kim Robertson had t seen their 26-year-old son Chad since he entered the air Force in january but on May 17 there he was on the 21 by 31-foot jumbo Ron at Oriole Park at Camden Yards airman Robertson stationed in Qatar at the a Deid a base was saying hello in a video to his parents via at amp to military messages a partner see airman a 2a Driver Dies after vehicle strikes residence on Virginia Avenue him Simi pm it it a i regional medical Center after department the vehicle he was driving Steven Raines 59, was taken Cumberland a a Ridge struck a borne on Virginia to the Hospital by a Cumberland Ley , Man was pronounced Avenue saturday night Accord dead at the Western Maryland my to the Cumberland police see Driver a 2a i police log on Page 7b Frankfort graduation Keyser commencement Victoria a Corner times no Frankfort High school graduating seniors summer Miers left and Cheyenne Abe get ready to line up for commencement exercises saturday afternoon at the school in Short Gap . Victoria Koa Mart Imes is Keyser High school graduating seniors Cassandra to the left and Zana Riggleman make final adjustments to their Caps and gowns prior to commencement exercises at the school stadium in Keyser ., saturday evening. Deaths Breinig James Jr., 76, of Romney Eva Raines Steven l., 59, of Short Jap Eva Riggleman Ralph c., , of upper tract Skidmore William ii. 68, of Rawlings. Obituaries on Page 7 ii notice the times news will not by published tuesday in Observance of the memorial Day Holiday Al departments w ill be closed monday except for circulation which will be open for phone Calls Only at 301 -722 4698 from 6 to to a m. Spring into savings with our new share certificates i to Itier Ajril is. I will i Oak nit i my jute ,\ a i 00% Acy 21 avg with share or Ira it cell teak a i 2% a by i month or Ira c a tits ate a i 50% Ary 4k month share or in \ a i in. Ary 0 Mon til share or Iwai it Lith air of a a a my he at in Wco few we. Anon unto. 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