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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Gettysburg, PennsylvaniaVol. 113, no. 131 l looking Back livestock on route 15 Page a5 s ports fifa Boss resigns As pressure after scandal rises Page b1 65� / 55� Page a6 retirees boast 230 years of service at Gas twelve names were listed on the Board of educations Agenda representing 230 years of service at Gettysburg area school District. Whether a custodian or a teacher All 12 individuals retiring from the District were equally recognized during the school Board meeting monday night. Carol Connolly who worked 20 years at the District and most recently As a learning support paraprofessional at the High school joked that she knew it was time to retire after history teachers used her As an eyewitness account for their classes. Timothy Dunn a Middle school learning support teacher commended the support he received during his 16 years at the District. There were a lot of people who helped me immensely Dunn continued. The District is in great hands. I feel comfortable leaving. With a 34 year career at the District Kathleen Phiel spoke with emotion about the great experiences that she not Only encountered in that time but also the memories the District gave her children who have All led successful lives. Phiel a fifth Grade teacher at Lincoln elementary school said she Felt very fortunate to spend 34 years at Gettysburg area school District with Many outstanding teachers. For 22 years Deborah Manning has worked at the District. Somehow every year i get the Best kids Manning a Reading specialist at Lincoln elementary school said with a smile monday night. Ive enjoyed every building Ive worked in. Other retirees on the list included sue Bucher Secretary to the assistant High school principal with 15 years at the District Judy Ditzler 13 years As a High school custodian Debra Ketterman fourth Grade teacher at Franklin township elementary school with 31 years at the District Sally Little 14 years As the athletic by Vanessa Pellechio times staff writer v Anessa p Sellechio / g Gettysburg t Imes retirees Gettysburg area school districts Board of directors recognized retiring staff and faculty for their service during their meeting monday. Colonials urged to be curious generous j in h ale / g Gettysburg t Imes colonial Caps new Oxford High school graduates from left Sophia Heyser Brianna Worley and Amanda Wood display their decorated mortar boards after tuesdays commencement. Hey serbs proclaimed and so the adventure begins. Wor Leys said it seems to me that we have a lot of Story yet to Tell. Woods bore the latin words for i came i saw i conquered. Its time to improve our selves instead of our Sel fies student speaker Abigail Britton told her fellow graduates tuesday during new Oxford High schools commencement. Our generation is one of the first to grow up with social Media she told the class of 2015, recounting How they got into myspace in Middle school loved Facebook until their parents logged on decided twitter was the coolest and now strive to Post the perfect self portrait on inst Gram. The danger Britton said lies in growing so obsessed with this false version of reality that it becomes harder and harder to remember who we Are. More of our time needs to be put into relationships and experiences she said and More of our Effort needs to be put into changing our world than updating our statuses. Invoking Lingo from twitter she asked her classmates to think hard about what they want the has tags of their lives to be. She suggested labels like courage acceptance and kindness. We Are part of one of the most in Al uen tial generations the world has seen Britton said a generation that refuses to accept inequality and injustice. But we have so much further to go. Student speaker Jensen Sneeringer praised graduates families saying you did something right to go from teaching us the alphabet to being Here tonight. She urged classmates to visit your parents and grandparents and shamelessly ask for advice. Sneeringer called on the class to give without demanding Back noting that there is no such thing As a minor contribution. History and world civilization teacher Sean Bair thanked the class for the Opportunity to speak. He reminded them that you did not make it Here alone and asked members to Rise and applaud their families teachers and friends. Curiosity and generosity matter Bair said because they will help you live a More Ful filled life and make by Jim Hale times staff writer pick of the Patch j Ohn a Rmstrong / g Gettysburg t Imes strawberries 2 1/ 2 year old Emmett Reed knows exactly which strawberries he wants from Nanci Reyes from Boyer nurseries at tuesdays South Central Community action programs women infants and children program wic Farmers Market festival. Emmett his brother Oliver and Mother Samantha Reed from Abbot town enjoyed the sixth annual Farmers Market festival to promote locally grown foods for participants. Gas Board approves paving projects Gettysburg school administrators Are hoping to pave a new path for Long term sustainability of Black topped areas throughout the District. On monday night the Board of education moved Forward in approving bids to new Enterprise Stone & Lime company inc., for $ 853,700 for paving and sea coating in various parking lots and Black topped areas. School Board member William Hewitt cast the Lone no vote while David Priel was absent from the meeting. The project includes $ 754,100 of paving work and $ 21,000 of sea coating at the High school and Franklin township elementary school As Well As the administration building and James Gettys elementary school. James Gettys elementary schools playground has $ 78,500 Worth of paving work to be completed according to Agenda documents. Other bids came in from Kinsley construction inc., and c. E. Williams sons inc., at higher costs. Funding for the projects will come from the general fund five year paving plan committed fund balance at $ 386,000 and $ 467,700 will be used from the capital projects fund i Deyear committed fund balance. Hewitt questioned if anyone looked into the option of filling in the cracked Asphalt at the High by Vanessa Pellechio times staff writer Man gets partial con i nement for charge a Gettysburg Man who pleaded guilty to possessing firearms when he was prohibited was sentenced last week to serve nine to 23 months and 29 Days of partial con i nement at the Adams county prison. Jacob Adam Martin 31, originally pleaded guilty to the offence when it was graded As a felony in the second degree but both defense counsel and Adams county District attorney Shawn Wagner agreed the persons not to possess firearms charge should be a Misdemeanour of the first degree after careful review of the firearms act. Kristin Rice chief Public defender representing Martin said there is a subsection of the firearms act that says a person is not allowed to possess a firearm if he or she has been involuntarily committed to mental health treatment. Or. Martin never meant to threaten anyone Rice said citing his Lack of medication with a bipolar disorder As the cause for the charges. Martin is also sentenced to serve five years of probation concurrently according to Adams county court of common pleas president judge Michael George. As part of Martins sentence he must Complete a mental health evaluation and treatment As Well As participate in the of by Vanessa Pellechio times staff writer see Martin on Page a2 see Gas on Page a2 see grads on Page a2 see retire on Page a2 Gettysburg Pennsylvania wednesday june 3, 2015 wow. Gettysburg times. Com 75� times mail publishes monthly Call your sales rep today 334 1131 w w w. G e t t y s b u r g r e e n a c t m e n t. C o the Battle news. C Heck i n t Oday s g Gettysburg t Imes f or y our c Opy of the s Pring Battle news news graduation Section is coming june 12th Call now to place your and and congratulate the class of 2015

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