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Indiana Gazette (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Indiana, Pennsylvania The Indiana Gazette 1990 4 computer Hacker sentenced to probation Syracuse a prosecutors said the Light sentence Given a computer Hacker whose worm shut Down a nation wide network would not deter them from cracking Down on computer abuse Robert t Morris 25 was sentenced Friday to three years probation fined and ordered to perform 400 hours Community service although the Justice department had asked that Morris be Given jail time attorney Frederick Scullin or said he believed the sentence was fair this is sort of a unique he said i dont feel its going to be any sort of a Scullin said future computer hackers May face stricter sentences would be hackers Are now on notice that the department of Justice will vigorously prosecute future computer criminals and seek severe penalties regardless of what their motives he said District judge Howard Munson said there were no previous cases that could be used As a Model for sentencing in january Morris became the first person to be convicted under the 1986 computer fraud and abuse act for break ing into a Federal computer network and preventing authorized use of the system the former Cornell University graduate student was found guilty of creating a worm program on nov 2 1988 that invaded an estimated computers linked to the internet research system used at Nasa military facilities and major universities once in the system the program replicated itself wildly paralysing the network under Federal sentencing guidelines mor Ris faced up to five years in prison and a Fine but his attorneys argued that the Case did not fit the guidelines this is not your Garden variety fraud attorney David Obrien said this crime was not motivated by malice it was not motivated by an intention to do harm it was an Experiment albeit a reckless irresponsible stupid defense attorney Thomas Guidoboni said the sentence was reasonable but he will file an Appeal to Challenge the Law under which Morris was convicted i dont believe or Morris deserves to be a Felon for what he Guidoboni said Morris did not speak at the sentencing and did not talk to reporters afterwards when the sentence was announced he smiled and hugged his Robert Morris a scientist at the National computer Security Center in be Thesda said he does not consider his son a criminal woman in historic photo wants to forget Kent state by the associated press a Long awaited memorial Symbol izes the desire to record what happened at Kent state University 20 years ago but the woman whose photographic image became an enduring Symbol of that Era would rather forget the photograph portrayed an anguished Mary Ann Vecchio then 14 kneeling beside the lifeless body of one of four students slain by the National guard on May the photograph won a pulitzer prize for John Filo a student photographer now Deputy picture editor at sports illustrated Magazine it has become a classic recording of the violent Shock of the Vietnam War and its repercussions at Home but the photograph hounded vec Chio into seeking seclusion it really destroyed my life and i dont want to talk about the 34yearold Casino worker in Las vegas told the Orlando Sentinel this week she want interested in discuss ing the memorial dedicated Friday on the Kent state Campus to the four slain and nine injured students in the Antiwar demonstration big Deal it has nothing to do with my Vecchio said her image cant be shaken Loose from memories of that sunny after noon her arms raised her faced in a Grimace kneeling Over the bleed ing body of Jeffrey Miller who had been shot in the Mouth after lobbing a teargas canister Back at the approaching guard students were protesting presi Dent Nixon bombing of Cambodia and the continuation of the Vietnam War Vecchio was a runaway from the Miami area at the time and she believes her later ruins with the Law were due to what the photo came to symbolize the Florida gov Claude Kirk said she was planted there by the communists and people wrote let ters that she was responsible for murdering All those vec chios Mother 63yearold Claire said from the House in opa Locka where she raised Mary Ann and five other children can you imagine a 14yearold girl having to Deal with that Vecchioo father Frank a maintenance worker for the Dade county port authority before he died recognized his daughters face in the photo he traced her to Indianapolis and had her returned Home later Vecchio was sent to a Juve Nile Home and she was arrested for Petty crimes such As loitering and marijuana Possession the press hounded her she said Ive been miserable since Kent she said five years after the shootings not for any political reasons but after All the publicity Ive received i feel the police have been unnecessarily harassing Vecchio soon tired of the annual remembrances and refused to take part she married a plumber from Ken Tucky in Las vegas 11 years ago and family drops custody bottle for beaten dog Lowell mass api the family of a teenager convicted of beating his dog with a Plank dropped their bid to retain custody of the animal after animal rights activists flooded a court with protest letters applause broke out in the Low Ell District court Friday when lawyer f Andrew Turley said the family of owner Kevin Deschene had decided to drop their claim to 19monthold Champ a German Shepherd Collie More than signatures were brought to the court de manding the family be denied custody because of photographs a neighbor look in november that showed Deschene beating Champ with a 4foot wooden Plank Deschene 19 was sentenced last month to year in prison for a Misdemeanour complaint of Cru Elty to animals six months of the conviction were suspended the photographs by neighbor Jim Molloy were widely publicized Deschene said he was disciplining Champ for tearing up Gar Bage this was a very difficult time for Kevin and the Turley said after the hearing Friday they had Champ for eight or nine months they loved that Kim Deschene kevins sister was arrested after fridays hear ing for alleged witness intimidation against Molloy said Lowell police sgt Steven Smith Barbara Deschene kevins Mother also was arrested Friday on an unrelated charge of alleged larceny in a welfare fraud Smith said Allan Davidson the executive director of the Lowell humane society who has been caring for Champ since nov 28 said his office had received More than letters from people across the country asking that Champ not be returned to the Deschene family even Doris Day sent a Tele Gram the Day before yesterday asking us to keep the dog away from the family and put him in a Loving Davidson said Day is an Active animal rights campaigner the new Home will provide him with the love and care he Davidson said he would not disclose where the dogs new Home saying he feared reprisals from the Deschene family Esther Nowell president of Protection of animals in Wake Field society or paws was one of the Many animal rights activists who attended the hearing i feel that Justice has been is Nowell the first time in my memory a Man has gone to jail and is having to actually serve time for cruelty to animals then Hes says he wants the dog Back its not Turley said the family dropped the custody Battle because they were afraid that when they got Champ Back in their Home the circus would never they want to get on with their Turley said wounds on champs head and thighs have healed but the psychological effects will be with him for the rest of his life Davidson said Harrisburg a Here arc the winning numbers selected Fri Day in the Pennsylvania state lot Tery daily number 090 big 4 Harrisburg Cap wild card lotto will he at least 3 million because no player ticked All six winning numbers drawn Friday night lottery officials lottery director Jim Scroggins said two players picked five num they live in a quiet Elm shaded Mobil Home Park filled with retirees Vecchio returned to school for her High school diploma and has worked her Way to a management position at a Casino supervising an army of Cashiers others whose lives were tied to the Kent state killings hoped to ease their pain at the memorial Dedica Tion Friday we Hope to promote an Atmo sphere of said Flor ence Schroeder whose son Bill was another of the students killed told about people gathered for an hour Long ceremony former sen George Mcgovern said the memorial should encourage reconciliation be tween the United states and Viet Nam which do not have diplomatic relations the War in Vietnam is unfit said Mcgovern the demo cratic presidential candidate in 1972 the killing has stopped but the arrogance that produced it survives and so does the agony the guilt and the the memorial on 2vi acres Adja cent to the parking lot where the students were killed includes a Granite Plaza with four pylons Simi Lar in shape to elongated grave stones a smaller Waist High Marker was erected in Honor of the slain students in 1971 hers plus the wild card for 99 players picked five numbers for 448 players picked four num Bers plus the wild card for players picked four numbers for and players picked three numbers plus the wild card for wednesdays super 7 will be at least million Scroggins said the winning numbers Friday in the Pennsylvania wild card lotto game were 0105101325 and 32 the wild card number was 15 Dean Kahler Center one of the nine students wounded by National guardsmen on May 4 1970 places a Candle on the recently dedicated May 4 memorial at Kent state University in Ohio on Friday a laser photo losses May Force greyhounds hand Washington a Grey hounds third Quarter loss of nearly million May make the bus line More anxious to Settle the 2month old strike by its Drivers the Union Hopes bargaining talks stalled since mid March when the company walked out Over strike violence were to resume today at the nation Al mediation and conciliation ser vice we certainly Hope with this financial situation they come Back to the table ready to said Nick Nichols a spokesman for the bus Drivers and other workers who have been on strike since March 2 greyhound spokesman George Gravley said the company would have no new proposal on wages to present today the company has said it is offering million Over three years although the amalgam ated Council of greyhound local unions contends the bus line is inflating the figure besides wages the two sides also need to resolve a dispute Over the replacement Drivers greyhound has hired since the strike began the company wants to let those Drivers keep their jobs and put a like amount of Union Drivers on a waiting list the Union wants its members to keep their jobs the company announced Friday in Dallas that it suffered a million in the first Quarter and blamed part of it on expenses to Cope with strike related violence there have been More than 30 shootings at buses and terminals schools protest Low reimbursement continued from Page one More reasonable number in his efforts to bring this Issue to the attention of politicians or Kirk Patrick said that state sen Patrick Stapleton d41st of Indiana was the first one who showed real inter est i believe that the state should work toward a 50 percent funding for the districts to sen Sta Pleton said adding that for Basic education funding in Pennsylvania to reach the 5050 goal taxpayers should anticipate an increase in personal income tax sales tax or corporate taxes at the state level he added that school districts must also learn to tighten their belts and really look at their statewide the funding for Educa Tion under governor Robert Casey has increased according to sen Stapleton but District budgets have also increased sen Stapleton said in 198788 state wide funding for Basic education totalled an increase of or percent Over the previous year in 198889 it in creased or percent in 198990 there was a or percent increase and in the proposed 199091 budget there is an or percent increase last year there was a million surplus in the budget according to sen Stapleton the biggest part of that surplus went to education with the next largest part going to human services this years budget is not expected to have a surplus he added which is one reason last years increase is so much higher than the proposed in crease for this year according to John Clark a spokes Man for the department of Educa Tion there is a proposed increase of million in support of Pennsylva Nia schools in the upcoming budget this includes the for Basic education funding a retire men pension plan for teachers medical and dental benefits and some student medical costs he said adding that special education and vocational education costs were also probably not factored into the the state department of Educa Tion released a statement which shows that Leechburg allocation will exceed 100 percent according to the states education formula pars included the need to change this formula in their lawsuit affluent districts Are getting the Lions share of the sen Stapleton said the formula must be the Leechburg school Board closed classes for the protest and will make up the Day on april 16 speakers included state rep Tim Pesci d60th state sen Patrick Stapleton Robert Cinpinski David Kirkpatrick or John Smith director of special education for the Armstrong Indiana intermediate unit William Hughes assistant executive director for research for the Pennsylvania state education association Robert Sloaf president of the Punxsutawney area Educa Tion association and chairman of the task Force on disparity for sea Virginia Steimer president of the Leechburg area school Board and Robert Nigro the company also said it is devel Oping a financial restructuring plan greyhound had maintained it had sufficient Cash to withstand the strike and would make a Elawyer sentenced for theft Pittsburgh a a Dis barred lawyer faces four to 21 years in prison after his guilty plea to theft for stealing More than for a nursing Home Ronald Mckay 55 of White Oak also was fined and ordered to repay Money prosecutors said was stolen from four of Mckay clients and diverted into a corporation that was building a 97bed facility in Mckeesport Allegheny county common pleas judge Raymond a Novak on Friday recommended that Mckay who entered his guilty plea in january be allowed to serve his sentence in a work release program assistant District attorney Joseph a Hopper said Mckay has not paid a dime in restitution to the victims who received from a fund that protects state residents from Legal fraud Mckay attorney Edward j Osterman said Mckay resigned from the Allegheny county bar Assoc a lion last year and accepted Volun tary disbarment Wesley an school slates registration Dixonville the Indiana Wesleyan school Dixonville will hold registration for the 199091 school year monday May 7 through Friday May 18 All students presently attending the Indiana Wesley an school will receive All necessary registration materials the forms should the be returned to the school no later than May 18 new students wishing to attend next year should Call the school at 2542000 to make an appointment for registration students wishing to Register for kindergarten must be 5 years old by the Date required in their local school District they must also have the immunizations required by the state of Pennsylvania there is a registration fee per student at the time of registration anyone registering after May 18 will be required to pay the late registration fee million debt interest payment due May 15 but the company said Friday that it would miss that payment it also said it missed lease and other pay ments due april 30 greyhound did not provide a total figure for missed payments greyhound said it is taking vigor Ous actions to return to profitability during the Peak summer but the company said it expects to lose Money in april May and Possi Bly june the actions include layoffs and a new advertising Campaign to take effect next week greyhound Al ready Laid off about 270 mechanics last month in papers filed with the securities and Exchange commission Grey hound said the first Quarter loss caused it to violate certain agree ments with creditors ruling favors Hospital continued from Page 1 named As defendants in the suit were Indiana Hospital former hos Pital administrator Donald f Smith former Hospital Board chair Man Henry f Hild and former Board members William r Mcmil Len John s Simpson Thomas s Barbor mrs Wanda m Weyandt Harry c Mccreary c Wilmer Johnston Donald s Brody and Roger j Reschini another former Board member Samuel w Jack has since died also named Are two other former Hospital Board members mrs c Fred Hildebrand and George m Evans who currently serve on the Board of directors of Indiana health care corporation another Joseph Kovalchick is currently chairman of Indiana healthcare corporation and the hospitals Board of directors Indiana Hospital is a subsidiary of Indiana healthcare corp also named Are doctors William g Evans Melvin c Williams Rob Ert g Goldstrohm David c Hughes Ralph f Waldo Herbert l Hanna Frank Weiner Henry Mitch Ell and Ralph r Brown another doctor named in the suit Richard n Freda has since died or Goldstrohm and or Hanna Are currently members of the Indi Ana Hospital Board of directors or Hamia also serves on the Indiana healthcare corporation Board of directors

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