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Intelligencer (Newspaper) - December 5, 1999, Doylestown, Pennsylvania Look for coupons we to inside today s paper. Coming monday study finds risks in babies sharing parents Beds sports b 1 Navy beats army 19-9, in 100th annual meeting sunday december stores vending machines cd West pulls out Victory in state semifinals the Bucks scored 19 Points in the final six minutes. Next up the state championship game saturday against Erie Cathedral prep. By Mike Sielski staff writer Bethlehem they did it the hard Way but they did it the Central Bucks West Bucks scored 19 Points in the final six minutes of regulation to beat Bethlehem Catholic 26-14, on sat urday in the semifinals of the Pisa class Kaaa football tournament the win moves West which has Complete coverage of the Central Bucks West game in sports Page 1 won the class Kaaa championship each of the last two years into the state title game against Erie Cathedral prep this saturday at Hershey Park stadium. Erie Cathedral 14-0 beat Woodland Hills 27-23, Friday in the other semifinal game. Despite committing three turnovers on saturday West now has won 44 consecutive games dating Back to november 1996. The 44th was played in front of about spectators at Murray h. Goodman stadium at Lehigh University believed to be the largest crowd to attend a Pisa playoff game since the tournament s inception 12 years ago. Trailing 14-7, the Bucks tied the game with 5 minutes 45 seconds remaining in the fourth Quarter on a 24-Yard touchdown run by senior fullback Dustin Picciotti 30 car Ries 166 West forced Bethlehem Catholic 11-3 to punt on its ensuing pos session and Junior Dave cambium returned the punt 77 Yards for the go ahead touch Down with to play. The Bucks finished off their comeback after West senior lineman Rob Bowser recovered a Bethlehem Catholic Fumble on the Golden Hawks next play from scrim Mage. With left Picciotti scored his third touchdown of the game on a 15-Yard run. The future what lies ahead As we enter new four Day series explores a new Century s possibilities the year no Relief seen for congested roads by Steve Wartenberg staff writer if there was Ever anybody who could predict the future it was Jules Verne the author of such science fiction classics As around the world in 80 leagues under the sea and a journey to the Center of the Earth predicted and Uncan Nily described space flight Automo Biles convenience stores fax machines and the electric chair to name just a few of his Many insights into his future and our present but even Verne knew his limitations. Whatever i invent whatever i he wrote will always be Short of the truth. There will always come a time when scientific creation will surpass the that time has already come and gone. Who including Verne could have imagined in 1900 the concept of cloning a sheep or the world wide web let alone Las vegas Xena War rior overnight delivery to just about anywhere in the world drive through banking and eating although not together pizza delivered to your door Madonna monday night foot velcro stain resistant carpet the birth control Pill and test tube babies Frozen Yogurt and Low fat ice Cream one hour Martin izing and breast augmentation surgery. And yet with Vernes words of warning and our own limitations in mind we will now attempt to do what even this great French writer thought impossible predict the future. Our future see future Page a 9 inside today societal changes. New look for education teens predict the future a1962 look at 2000. Page 8 Page 8 Page 9 Page 9 this week monday advances in Medicine growth of genetics changes in our Region tuesday computers computers. Down on the farm wednesday the arts to come the 21st-Century god mass transit May be the Only Way to ease the Burden. But trains and buses have not caught on in the suburbs. By Steve Wartenberg staff writer sorry to be the bearer of bad news but if s going to get worse before it gets better. Then again it May never get any better and continue to get worse and worse. There will be More cars More people driving these cars More Miles and just about the same amount of roads roads that Are reaching then life expectancy and will need to be repaired in the near future. You do the math More congestion longer com mutes and additional Road rage. Fifty years ago highways were being built faster than you could shake a said Andy Warren Penn Dot District administrator. This has changed and in the future they will cease to grow especially in this area for a lot of reasons environmental cultural it gets worse. In the past 20 years the population in this area has grown about 20 percent the number of registered vehicles is up 30 percent and the Ber of Miles travelled is up 70 percent what about the number of Miles of highways that s gone up 3 percent Warren said. Our whole land use pattern in this area is based on the fact that people need to have cars available to them at All said Lynn Bush director of the Bucks county planning commission. Cars cars cars they re everywhere and affect every phase of our lives. If you re looking for a Silver lining in this com Muter Cloud you can take some Solace in the fact that Warren who lives in Newtown has to com mute daily to St David s on the main line. If i leave before 7 in the morning it takes me 45 he said. If i leave Between 7 and it takes 55 minutes and if i leave after it takes Over an hour. Every night coming Home there s a two to four mile backup see roads Page a 8 t i inside weather rarity sunny High 63, Low 48 Complete weather on Page a 24 of fill ambs 13 thirteen people died saturday when their Van crashed into a tractor trailer on an icy Highway near Albuquerque . Story on Page a 13 Index a 5 Uhl Metic fisc h c a at v 4 Mem .e1 out ofies a 7 c2 tote the cd of 1 Tel Tifei a 2 vol. 106, no. 287 salons newspapers inc. Classm Etc Tettat disease costs him health Money the give a Christmas program pays for More than just toys for neighbors in need. By Harry Yanoshak suf Fenter leans on his Cane and steadies the office chair so it won t slip. He apologizes for being late and for wearing the Black loafers with the busted stitching at the Welt he risked a traffic ticket getting Here to pick up a food package Dri ving Down East Street Road with a sluggish 1987 Chrysler that should have been inspected five months ago. The car needed a jump Start this morning. Yeah i used to be a big William said As he looked at his bandaged stiff hands and legs. Now look see Christmas Page a 6 give a Christmas --------1999------- countdown offers Brief of Ameri can history for each year of the 2oth Century. Tho feature atm continue to the end of the year. Stipps he Sard 1971 March 29 in a court martial at fort Benning ga., 1st it. Wiiiiam Galley is found guilty of murdering 22 vietnamese civil ians in the my Lai massacre of 1968. O april 20 the supreme court upholds busing and redistricting As tools for integration of schools. June 30 the supreme court rules the new York times can resume publication of the top secret Pentagon papers detailing America s involvement in the Viet War ending a restraint request of attorney general John Mitch ii. July 25 the 26th Amend ment to the Constitution granting 18-year-Olds the right to vote in All elections is officially Rati fied. Oct. 1 Disney world opens in Orlando Fla. Dec. 4 in the largest recall in Auto history general motors recalls nearly 6.7 million chevre lets because of engine mount problems. An illuminating experience Michel Crantek 2, and his brother Sam 4, of pipers Vilk Are fascinated with a Luminaria Candle at Friday s Christmas tree lighting festivities at the Buckingham township building

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