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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Gettysburg, PennsylvaniaVol. 113, no. 177 b ack t o s school s specials Call your rep today to advertise All of your school specials 334 1131 85� / 69� Page a6 Coroner Driver died of heart attack before crash a head on collision that occurred Early saturday morning in Strabane township was the result of a heart attack that killed a new Oxford Man said the Adams county Coroner. According to Pennsylvania state police Stephen Nelson 65, was travelling North on Oxford Road in a 2013 Hyundai accent at 6 31 a. M. When he swerved into the oncoming Lane and struck a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze operated by 59 year old Biglerville resident Alan Ecker. Ecker suffered serious injuries As a result of the crash and was subsequently transported to York hospitals trauma Center for treatment police added while Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene. When reached by phone sunday evening Adams county Coroner Patricia Felix told the times that it was the heart attack that killed Nelson and caused his car to swerve. Once he suffered that medical emergency that in turn caused the crash Felix noted. Both vehicles sustained severe damage and were towed from the scene said police who added that they were assisted on the scene by United Hook & ladder fire department Adams regional Ems and Hanover paramedics As Well As several state police troopers. A York Hospital spokesperson con firmed sunday that Ecker is in stable condition. By Ken Knox times staff writer d Arryl w heeler / g Gettysburg t Imes debris state police corp. David Bittinger sweeps some debris off the Road so the state police photographer can take some photographs following a fatal crash in the 1900 Block of Oxford Road at about 6 30 a. M. On saturday. O Pinion second chances Page a4 d Arryl w heeler / g Gettysburg t Imes friends Ann Birely is pictured with Ruby a purebred Doberman that was found last month As a stray and was unclaimed. Getting to know. Ann Elizabeth Birely age 60 lives Gettysburg from Thurmont my. Educated at Cato tin High school Howard Community College in Columbia my. Family married. I also have a son daughter in Law granddaughter stepdaughter and step granddaughter and grandson. Job i worked for the state of Maryland for 30 years As registered nurse and am currently retired. The first 20 years i practice at Spring i eld Hospital Center a state psychiatric Hospital. The last 10 years i worked for the of fice of health care Quality the licensing and certify cation Agency for health providers in Long term care. I started volunteering at the Adams county Spca in november 2009. I became a member of the Board of directors and served As Secretary from 2012 2015. I am currently serving As president. Jobs Reward knowing that there Are times that you do truly make a positive difference in Peoples lives. Very first Job was at Hunting Creek fisheries in d Arryl w heeler / g Gettysburg t Imes Blaze fire fighters get ready to enter the Home at 415 table Rock Road on sunday As part of a training exercise. Numerous fire fighters from several departments took advantage of the Opportunity to participate in an All Day training exercise and to learn new techniques for fire fighting while helping St. Francis Xavier Church get rid of an uninhabitable House. Learning experience it is not often that dozens of fire fighters Are on the scene of a House fire before it begins. That is because they rarely have the Opportunity to Burn Down a House As part of a training exercise. Volunteers from Gettysburg Heidlersburg United Hook and ladder Barlow Cashtown Dover township and Franklin county air unit 10 fire departments participated in an All Day training exercise on sunday that eventually led to the destruction of the former St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church rectory on table Rock Road. The Church stopped using the building last year when it was deemed uninhabitable. The education the fire fighters Are getting out of this is tremendous said Edward Mizenko a Gettysburg fire department Volunteer and Pennsylvania state fire Academy instructor who led the training. The fire started in the attic. Hay Bales and pallets were placed inside to fuel the flames. Gettysburg fire department Public information of i cer Russell Mccutcheon explained that fire fighters know How Long the items Burn and How Many to place so they serve their purpose but do not make the Blaze too Large. By Alex j. Hayes times managing editor fire fighters train at former sex rectory d Arryl w heeler / g Gettysburg t Imes tips an instructor talks to the fire fighters before they enter the Home on sunday. D Arryl w heeler / g Gettysburg t Imes honors Sebastian Hafer enjoyed a ride around town on sunday As part of the ceremony to Honor him As Veteran of the Quarter for the american legion Post 202. Hafer honoured As Veteran of the Quarter Gettysburg resident Sebastian Bas Hafer was honoured sunday by the american legion Post 202 during a ceremony celebrating him As the Veteran of the Quarter. Hafer was escorted in by a motorcade led by a pack of legion riders and later watched As his life literally flashed before his eyes while various speakers recounted his honors and accomplishments during a Power Point presentation of photos. Legion auxiliary member Anne Marie Wypijewski spoke at length of Hafers military career noting that he was a squad Leader during his Basic training and was held Back As cadre so he could train the next group before he attended of i cer candidate school at fort by Ken Knox times staff writer see Hafer on Page a2 see Birely on Page a2 see train on Page a2 s ports Hanover new Oxford set to clash in spa finals Page b1 Gettysburg Pennsylvania monday july 27, 2015 wow. Gettysburg times. Com 75� g it r Ead y t o v o the i n a gust 2015 counties

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