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Gettysburg Times (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
By John Messeder times staff writer for the first time Ever Franklin townships budget includes a $ 50,000 expense for contracted police services. Supervisor chairman Dan Fetter said thursday night the move was prompted by increasing citizen complaints about such offences As speeding and traffic control. We could do All these studies put signs up put lights in he said referring to often made suggestions for additional signage. Its going to do no Good if theress nobody there to enforce it. Fetter declined to name the department being considered saying Only were in discussion. The service would include 15 hours a week on a random schedule and there would be extra charge for court appearances. They asked us where wed like them to sit and we said the whole township he said. It will require an inter municipal agreement and a township ordinance before it takes effect said township solicitor Walton v. Davis. The township ordinance in each of the municipalities will authorize the appropriate officers to sign the inter municipal agreement and the inter municipal agreement will in turn authorize officers from the other municipality to provide Law enforcement services and make arrests in Franklin township. Fetter said hiring local police services could Lead to adoption and enforcement of a see Franklin Page a3 vol. 106, no. 268 Gettysburg Pennsylvania saturday november 8, 2008 50� advertise in the times Call 717 334 1131 e mail news Gbur times. Com sports Gbur times. Com web wow. Gettysburg times. Com classifieds. B9 b11 comics. B8 crossword. B9 deaths. A2 Horoscope. B8 lottery. A3 opinion. A4 sports. B1 b5 inside weekend edition n of. 8 47 s hopping d ays to c Christmas c Todori s on Lincoln Square in Gettysburg open every Day 9 am to 9 pm Latschar to leave ups controversial Gimp superintendent will head Gettysburg foundation b ill s Chwartz / g Gettysburg t Imes Gettysburg foundation president Bob Wilburn and Gettysburg National military Park superintendent John Latschar discuss the new visitor Center in this april 2008 file photo. Latschar will leave his position in March 2009 to replace Wilburn who is resigning. P Hoto c Courtesy of g Gettysburg a dams c Hamber of c Commerce Gettysburg chamber names new president the Board of directors of the Gettysburg Adams chamber of Commerce named Carrie Stuart above the Chambers new president on Friday. By Alex j. Hayes times staff writer a familiar face will Lead the Gettysburg Adams chamber of Commerce when president Peg Weaver retires at the end of this year. The Chambers Board of directors promoted Carrie Stuart current membership director to the presidents position. She has a spark she has a passion for the chamber and some fresh ideas Board president Jon Holmes said in a Telephone interview Friday afternoon. She knows How the process works and knows the people in Community. Stuart was chosen from a Pool of 38 applicants. Holmes said two people were called Back for a second interview. It was a mix of local people people across the country and people outside the country Holmes said. Holmes said the chamber will see some changes even see Stuart Page a5 municipal police will patrol Franklin twp. They asked us where wed like them to sit and we said the whole township. Dan Fetter Franklin township supervisor fog morning showers mostly Cloudy 67o/ 40o Page a8 be t t t t i ing t to know she has caring hands and an adventurous spirit. Meet her in mondays times. By Scot Andrew Pitzer times staff writer after a 14 year run As the Battlefield Boss at Gettysburg National military Park supt. Or. John a. Latschar is stepping Down. The Park announced Friday that Latschar is resigning March 1, to take Over As the president of the Gettysburg foundation the Parks nonprofit fundraising partner. Gettysburg foundation president Robert c. Wilburn is resigning in March As Well to pursue other career endeavours. I consider myself one of the Luckiest Guys alive to be superintendent of the Battlefield and the Eisenhower National historic site for 14 years said Latschar. This is the kind of Job that you Wake up every Day and feel Good about. But being Able to take a retirement Job with the Gettysburg foundation makes me feel even luckier i can pursue those great passions and my love of this place from a different perspective by moving from the Federal government Side to the private sector. When asked if he would be getting a salary raise in his new position Latschar replied a bit of an increase. He declined to elaborate. Ive been instructed by the Gettysburg foundation Board of directors that now that ism on the private Side questions like that Are up to the discretion of the Board of directors Latschar said regarding his new salary at the foundation adding that the wage is commensurate with responsibilities duties and experience. According to the foundations most recent tax filings Wilburn made an annual salary of $ 392,735. Latschar said his current salary As the superintendent at Gettysburg is Public information and the $ 149,000 figure is based upon several factors including years see resignation Page a5 More coverage Page a5 by Scot Andrew Pitzer times staff writer a colonial Era farmhouse that straddles the Pennsylvania and Maryland Boundary has been transformed into an overnight lodging business. Theress a lot of potential Here co owner Bea Waybright says regarding the 716 Mason Dixon Road farmhouse named the Mary Penn bed and breakfast after the state line that it sits upon. The farmhouse built atop a 244 acre plot of Farmland was also named in Honor of the late Mary Waybright Mother of co owner David Waybright. She was diagnosed with cancer and told by doctors that she had six weeks to live Bea recalls of Mary b. Waybright. I asked her what she wanted to see done with her House and i suggested a bed and breakfast. She looked at me and said that will be perfect because it will preserve this House As a piece of history. So this is carrying out her vision. The original Stone portion of the two Story House was assembled in 1743 in what the owner thought was Prince Georges county my. But when the land was surveyed in 1767, the Mason Dixon line was drawn straight through the Center of the House. The Stone Bottom floor was built in the 1740s, before the Mason Dixon line was surveyed. In the late 1700s, a Brick Story was added by the second Homeowner William Stewart. The Way rights purchased the property in the late 1970s, and Davids Mother lived there until 2007, when she passed away. See House Page a3 historic bed and breakfast sits in two different states b ill s Chwartz / g Gettysburg t Imes the Mary Penn bed and breakfast is located along the 700 Block of Mason Dixon Road in Cumberland township near Gettysburg. Pictured from left Are co owners David and Bea Waybright. Friday football Squires Roll canners fall in District 3 class aass sports Page b1
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