Herald Standard in Uniontown, Pennsylvania 24 May 2013
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Herald Standard (Newspaper) - May 24, 2013, Uniontown, PennsylvaniaHerald 0ttnfttf Friday May 24,2013 b3additional write in votes change Little in Perryopolis races by Miles Layton the addition of Absentee ballots for Perryopolis Borough councils election did not change tuesdays primary results. Former councilman George usher Charles a a buds Petrosky Frank Masney or. And incumbent councilmen Paul Black captured the democratic nomination for a Chance at a four year term on Council. They Defeated longtime Democrat incumbents Pete Gardner and Ron Lombard. Republican incumbent Chris Massey ran unopposed to Clinch his party a nomination to a two year term on Council. Black was also his party a Choice for a two year term. The winners of the democratic primary for a four year seat will run unopposed in the fall general election unless there is a write in or Independent candidate. The democratic and Republican candidates for a two year term will face off in the general election. Black is a candidate for a four year and a two year term. According to the Fayette county election Board if Black wins both races he then chooses which term he wants to fill. Election Board said if Black chooses the four year term Council would then appoint someone to serve the two year term. With 100 percent returns reported including Absentee ballots for the four year term the top vote getter was usher with 210 votes or 22 percent of the ballots cast Black with 196 votes or 20 percent of the ballots cast Petrosky with 183 votes or 19 percent of the ballots cast Masney with 161 votes or 17 percent of the ballots Gardner with 125 votes or 13 percent of the ballots and Lombard with 99 votes or 10 percent of the ballots cast according to unofficial results. With 100 percent of the returns reported including Absentee ballots for the two year Slot Black captured 92 votes or 28 percent of the ballots cast usher with 86 votes or 27 percent of the ballots Petrosky with 64 votes or 20 percent of the ballots Masney with 52 votes or 16 percent of the ballots and Lombard with 29 percent or nine percent of the ballots Case. The results Are unofficial until the election Board certifies the continued from by North Pittsburgh Street and route 119. Gerald Browell a Vietnam Veteran and former superintendent of the Connellsville area school District will serve As master of ceremonies for the program at the memorial. Other program participants include the Connellsville area High school chorus which will sing the National Anthem and the Rev. Steve Lamb of the Albright United methodist Church who will offer the invocation and the Benediction. Siple along with Nancy Jones president of the vow Post 21 ladies auxiliary will place the Wreath at the veterans Monument. Connellsville area High school student Ali Beal vow Post 21 voice of democracy contest Winner will read the Gettysburg address. The Connellsville area High school band along with the Molinaro band will perform musical selections during the program. After enlisting in 1966, Winn who will give the memorial Day address served As a drilling reservist and served in assignments ranging from platoon sergeant to platoon Leader in signal battalion. Winns military awards and decorations include the legion of Merit meritorious service medal and the army commendation medal. He began teaching the a Roth program in 2000 at Westinghouse High school in Pittsburgh. Three years later he then moved on to Albert Gallatin where he instructed Young men and women for 8 i years before starting the program at Connellsville area. Winn is married to Laura l. Lucy formerly of Mobile Ala. To prepare for the Parade participants must line up on the City a West Side at 9 30 . The Connellsville a Roc program veterans commission Honor guard Molinaro band classic cars Active duty military recruiters and Pennsylvania army National guard vehicles american legion riders rolling Thunder riders Blue Knight riders and Connellsville elementary bands will assemble on South first Street. The second Section participants will line up along North first Street. They include american legion posts 301 and 762, vow posts 21 and 265, along with auxiliary vehicles from the organizations and the Connellsville area High school band. The Connellsville Junior High school band will line up on North second Street and the retired enlisted association chapter 98, pow Mia and retirees and auxiliary patriotic trucks and Fayette Ems will gather on South second Street. The Connellsville area High school patriots and scouting organizations align on South third Street while the Albert Gallatin air Force a Roth will gather on North third Street. The Liberty Baptist Church and Dairy Queen floats As Well As county City and state officials the Connellsville area education association the county fair Queen and City Queen and Catholic daughters of the american revolution will assemble on North fourth Street. New Haven Hose Volunteer fire co. Bagpipers marchers and vehicles will align on South fourth Street while the Connellsville township Volunteer fire department and Bull skin township Mfd vehicles will assemble on North fifth Street. Finally the South Connellsville Morrell and Springfield township Volunteer fire companies horses and other units will assemble on North sixth continued from by consists of individuals who have and will continue to place an increasing Strain on both the court systems and Community agencies throughout the county a said Timothy j. Merlin executive director of the Agency in its proposal. A revoking offenders who Are not complying with court requirements in addressing their life problems and re sentencing them to additional jail time is not addressing their Core issues but instead is creating a revolving door for recidivism. Keeping these offenders in the jail setting is not addressing their mental health and or substance use disorders nor is the jail system preparing these offenders to live within the according to the proposal the facility will provide an on site probation officer to assist with drug testing and scheduling for those in the program substance abuse and mental health related services and Case management and collaboration with outside support services to provide educational services life skills parenting classes and other needed services. A currently All of these services Are fragmented throughout the county and Many clients have a difficult time keeping and managing All the appointments and services they need to attend a said Merlin. A was a result Many offenders Are unsuccessfully discharged from services and go untreated or under treated thereby increasing the likelihood of relapse and continued re entry Back through the revolving door of the criminal Justice system and mental health and substance abuse services. A the proposed Day reporting Center will provide All these service onsite at one location which will increase client retention reduce recidivism and increase offender accountability through increased service attendance and court surveillance at the program Ambrosini meanwhile said that a Grant is being applied for on behalf of the county to defray the remaining Cost of the program. A this program is going to help people turn their lives around a said Ambrosini. A a we re looking for remarkable in addition to Ambrosini and Zapotosky commissioner Angela m. Zimmerlink also supported the measure. In other action the commission also conducted the following business a hired Michael Bochnak or. As a summer labourer and Lauren Vannosdeln As a summer clerk at an hourly salary of $7.25. A promoted John Fritts county children and youth services cys casework supervisor to casework manager at an annual salary of $53,456. A hired Leigh Ann David and Gretchen Rumbaugh As cys caseworkers at an annual salary of $29,484. No higher cancer rate at Conn. Pratt Plant Hartford Conn. Apr an 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at Jet engine manufacturer Pratt amp Whitney in the state ended thursday with University researchers saying they found no statistically significant elevations in the rate of cancer among workers. The researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago said they identified 723 workers diagnosed with tutors Between 1976 and 2004 at the United technologies corp. Subsidiary. The tutors were malignant benign or unspecified and included 277 cases of brain cancer. The researchers also reviewed 11 chemical or physical agents on the basis of known or suspected carcinogenic potential that could affect the Central nervous system or other organs. The $12 million study commissioned by Pratt amp Whitney was overseen by the state department of Public health. Comparisons among Pratt amp Whitney plants showed a slightly higher incidence of tutors and cancer among workers at the North Haven Plant the researchers said. But further evaluation found no association with estimated workplace exposures. Pratt amp Whitney spokesman Ray Hernandez said a we Are pleased that employees have answers to their questions and there is no correlation Between cancer and the workplace. The principal University of Pittsburgh researcher Gary Marsh said employees can be reassured that working at Pratt amp Whitney before 2002, the Start of the study period a does not increase your risk of developing brain cancer and does not increase your risk of continued from by admission rates Are $3 for children Ages 17 and younger and senior citizens Ages 62 and older and $5 for adults Ages 18 to 61. The Pool is available for party rentals. The third Greene county Public Pool Mon View Pool in Greensboro is expected to open at 1 . Saturday june 1. The Pool will be open Only on weekends throughout the summer operating from 1 . To 7 ., but will open daily while the Day Camp program is in session from june 17 to july 26. Admission rates Are $2 for children Ages 17 and younger and senior citizens Ages 62 and older and $4 for adults Ages 18 to 61. The Greene county department of recreation said All Pool admission rates remain the same As last year. County children attending Day Camp will still pay a discounted rate of $2 a Day to visit any of the pools during Camp hours. Season memberships Are available for Purchase at All three Greene county pools. Swimming lessons Are available for $25 per person. Pool hours Are subject to change depending on staff availability or inclement weather. For More information Call the department of recreation at 724-852-5323. The Shady Grove Park swimming Pool in Lemont Furnace will not open this year. According to owner James Tesauro the Pool is not Able to meet the requirements of the revised americans with disabilities act which states that All pools must be accessible to people with physical disabilities. The Ada update which took effect Jan. 31, applies to All Public swimming pools hotels and motels health clubs recreation centers Public country clubs and other businesses that have swimming pools wading pools and continued from by a about three years ago talk of needing a new playground helped to Spur a conversation about creating a teen advisory group a he said. A today we have a new playground that will be a wonderful addition to the the major donors for the project included pc Bank Myca Board of directors Walmart Allstate Superior Ford Lincoln Palmar family studio 41, Uniontown Lions club John Renne Chesnut Ridge rotary and Weeger Agostini continued from by Howard Road a Means said. A hopefully we can deflect some of the traffic from the closed Bridge onto a newly paved Road. It wont be a dirty Dusty Road they plan to discuss the dates and figures during the june 17 municipal meeting. The projects will be completed during the summer months while schools Are not in session officials said. Lewis also addressed a prior Issue in which township residents were ensured that the supervisors were not at fault for problems with the garbage removal in Winter weather. A there was a Large turnout for that meeting and we hopefully put their minds at ease about the problem a said Lewis. A there were other areas that experienced similar problems and they were solved rather the next meeting is scheduled for june 3 at 7 . In the municipal building. Board approves arming College cops Providence . Apr state education officials have approved allowing the University of Rhode Island to its Campus police officers. The states Board of education voted thursday evening at a meeting at the Uri Campus. The proposal would leave it to Uri officials to decide whether to the University a police Force. 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