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Indiana Gazette (Newspaper) - May 5, 1990, Indiana, Pennsylvania 3nfriana Gazette saturday May 5 Page 5 Ohio River Bridge finally opens people attending the opening Celebration walk on the new veterans memorial Bridge connecting Weirton w with Steubenville Ohio on Friday afternoon the new four Lane Highway spanning the Ohio River will join expressway Steubenville Ohio a officials from two states say a newly opened Ohio River Bridge might still be the dream it was for 30 years had an Ohio lawyer not made a nuisance of himself from time to time no doubt about it there were some politicians who hated to hear from Nate mayor David Hindman said they knew who he was when he applied pressure All those times he could be quite vociferous when he wanted to know what was being done to get this Bridge Stern joined Ohio gov Richard Celeste West Virginia gov Gaston Caperton and Sens Robert Byrd and Jay Rockefeller both in fridays dedication of the million six Lane veterans memorial Bridge most of the approximately 500 people attending the ceremony huddled under umbrellas in the Middle of the Bridge but about 30 veterans representing servicemen from world War i to the Vietnam War remained uncovered and at Atten Tion after the ceremonies the Bridge was opened around allow ing the first regular traffic to Cross Hindman said completion of the Bridge and a 22 bypass will put Steubenville within a 30minute drive of Pittsburgh he Hopes that will spark an economic Renaissance in the Eastern Ohio steel town Stern 76 and or Eli Dragisich of Weirton headed citizens groups know Nas catch22 in Ohio and West Virginia respectively which pressured state and Federal officials to Complete the Bridge Stern said in an interview that at times he thought he live to see the Structure finished this is an area the two states have neglected this is Eastern Ohio and the Panhandle of West Virginia but this is a very Sweet very special time for us its a time for a lot of people in both states to heal some wounds and forget the Battles weve fought Over this he said Stern said delays since ground was broken on the Span in 1972 have More than doubled the original Indiana pop handles 100 traffic mishaps state police assigned to the Indi Ana station investigated 100 traffic accidents during april including two crashes that claimed a total of two lives there were 52 people injured in the crashes troopers also investigated 16 i Landrun wrecks Accord ing to it James r Tripp station commander troopers issued 622 traffic arrest citations and handed out 708 written warning cards for lesser traffic Law violations or for operating faulty equipment police cited 13 motorists for driving under the influence and netted 31 traffic arrests during specialized traffic Law enforcement police also assisted 37 Drivers during april under criminal investigative duties police handled 180 offences that led to 79 arrests Clearing 91 Inci dents value of recovered property totalled million Cost estimate he said persistent badgering by himself and others was All that kept the project from falling apart on some Occa Sions gov Richard Celeste recalled the commitment Stern coaxed from him eight years ago when he ran for his first term As governor Nate Stern told the truth when he said he said i promised to Complete the Highway 22 expressway by pass project if elected the truth is that was the Only Highway project i promised anywhere in Celeste said Celeste on Friday announced that Ohio transportation director Ber Nard Hurst has arranged to open bids on contracts for the last two uncompleted sections of the 22 Indian families search for Young Graterford Paap Manitoba Indian Mary Ann Hobson hugged and kissed her son in a Cemen walled stairway at the state prison Here a reunion sparked by the tribes desire to reunite families who were split asunder by a Well meaning but destructive Canadian Foster children program Philip Perry then hugged his Sis Ter and brother whom he had seen Only once for two weeks in the past 11 years the four Manitoba Canada natives stood close together wiping tears from their eyes Friday the family Trail of tears began 19 years ago at the Swan Lake Reser vation in southwestern Manitoba when the parents were forced to give up their children the 23yearold Perry is one of 355 Manitoba indians the Canadian government separated from their parents As children according to officials of the Dakota ojibway child and family services inc the children were brought to the United states where they were adopted the Indian organization says but were never Able to fit in we have been finding our Chil Dren some in prison on the streets of cities some have committed said Morris Merrick executive director of the organization founded in 1981 by eight tribe councils to look for the missing children Merrick pointed to Perry and his family As the typical result of the Foster children program which the province of Manitoba stopped in 1982 after a judges study referred to it As cultural when Perry was 4 years old the Manitoba government took his four older siblings and him from their Home because of his fathers violent behaviour his two older Sisters were adopted by aunts and his oldest brother was taken in by other family members but Perry and one brother who was a year older were not adopted immediately the brother Robert and Perry would spend the next suspect found at Hospital Williamsport Paap a prison inmate was captured a Day after giving two Lycoming county Deputy sheriffs the slip at his Jersey Mills area Home while looking for evidence he said he needed for a pending court trial Victor Edwards of Waterville was picked up at divine Providence Hospital on Friday he was seeking medical treatment for an injury according to the sheriffs office deputies and two state police units had been combing the mountainous area in Western Lycoming county in search of the fugitive when he escaped custody Edwards was not considered to be dangerous was wearing a White shirt Blue dress trousers and Only one prison issued shoe said David b Bernard the county chief Deputy sheriff his other foot was Bare according to the Sun Gazette Edwards has been alleging since last year that he suffered injuries when beaten by guards during riot ing at the state correctional institution at Camp Hill and is unable to put any weight on one foot Bernard and Steven r Hall an other Deputy sheriff escorted Edwards to his Home in the Pine Creek area North of Waterville on an order issued by judge Kenneth d Brown the District attorneys office agreed to the trip according to the order Brown said negligence was not involved in the escape we have an excellent sheriffs the judge said it an escape Doest happen often but through the years there Are Occa Sions when inmates escape its not something in upset the court order granted a request to allow the inmate to travel to his Home to obtain documents that allegedly would indicate he purchased items he is accused of stealing Jay Stillman the county Public defender assigned to Edwards Case previously had gone to the mans Home to look for the documents but was unsuccessful eight years running away from a series of Canadian Foster Homes Perry said Friday we would go Home or wed sneak into the Art museum in Winnipeg before it closed and sleep he said when Perry was 12 he and his brother were brought to Pennsylva Nia to live with a Mondale Lacka Wanna county family who gave the boys the Perry family name the boys tried to love their Foster parents Perry said but his brother and the family father could not get along after a string of runaway at tempts his brother was taken away and Given to another family to adopt me and my brother were inseparable when i was Perry said when he left i was lonely everything just went the brother who took the last name of Martin entered the army but was soon drummed out because of drug and alcohol abuse Perry said Martin was found dead of a Shotgun wound to the Chest in 1987 an apparent suicide when my brother died that Hurt me a Perry said he said his life began to crumble he went through a series of Low paying jobs and ended up being convicted of aggravated assault in 1988 he is serving four to eight years he said he never really fit in the northeastern Pennsylvania Community people didst know much about he said they think in chinese or but through it All Perry kept in touch with his natural family they talked periodically and he visited them for two weeks in 1986 after he got out of High school id like to get Back he said the Only real family i have is his remaining brother Larry Hobson said the Indian organization is trying to work out a prison Transfer that would bring Perry rustic Lodge 2025 route 286 South Pennsylvania 15701 sunday Buffet our hours of will be extended to for mothers Day sunday May 13 were look ing Forward to seeing you reservations advised 4658180 auction Sale tuesday May 15 550 South fifth Street Indiana a unique real estate zoned re two structures Structure Brick dwelling one and Story basement first floor has Large latin Kitchen dining room Entrance Hall Large living room and family room second floor has three bedrooms and Bat i Gas hot air heat City wafer and sewerage excellent porch on North end of dwelling consider mis Home for your family lots of liveable area you will be surprised seeing is believing All in Good state of repair Structure one Story Concrete Block building 40 it by 60 it two Large overhead doors Ideal storage for cars Small trucks boats Etc plan to inspect building to see if it fulfils your intended use both buildings Are situated on a Comer lot approx 72 it by 145 it Grant St on South fifth St in front Alley at real both buildings and lot will be offered As an entirety anyone needing a Nice Home and o Large storage building should attend a terrific property say goodbye to cramped quarters attend Sale and buy offering of a lifetime plan to inspect monday May 1 4 78 or any Ottier time by appointment terms 6000 Down at time of sole balance upon delivery o deed sole subject to confirmation by seller other terms and conditions will be Given at time of sole owner mrs Earl Geneva Ray for further details Contact Pete Stewart son auctioneers and realtors a 1 6 Phi Phat strut phone 4630715 Indiana a number auoo09o41 bypass he said the work would Complete Ohio commitment to the project former West Virginia gov Arch Moore said Stern knew How to apply pressure i heard from or Stern from time to time i dont think i was his favorite Public official but he and catch22 were interested in that Bridge and pushed to get it compleat Moore said in an interview last week Byrd blamed the Reagan administration for interruptions in Federal funding which delayed completion of the Bridge he said people in the area applied pressure to restore the funding and Congress put Back deletions made by the administration closer to the Central Canadian prov Ince i think living out Here without any family is what got him in this Hobson said every thing will work out when we can get him Home and he has some family support around but for now Hobson said he will just enjoy the reunion this feels great he looks mrs Hobson smiled of its such a Relief to see him she said Jeff doctors prepare drug abuse program Punxsutawney the Jeffer son county medical society plans to visit area schools during april and May to present a program on drug abuse prevention the program its of to say no to is aimed at students in kindergarten through third Grade it has been approved by the Pennsyl Vania department of education and has been planned and will be administered by the Jefferso Dubois area medical society auxiliary the sessions will include a 14minute video starring a nine week old Puppy following the video the physicians will conduct question and answer sessions with the children the students will also receive color ing and activity books that develop and carry out the programs anti drug message plans Are to present the program to some students in 20 Elemen tary school buildings in Brookville Punxsutawney and Dubois Punxsutawney physicians and their wives who Are involved in the program Are or Joseph and Mary Ann Kernich or Jay and Debby elder or Andrew and Sherry far Kas and or Dennis and Carolyn Rhoades couple cant take child on television Doylestown Paap a White couple trying to adopt a Young Black boy was banned by court order from taking the child on television with them to Tell their Story two Bucks county judges on wednesday signed an order that kept Dolores and Roy Grunstra from taking 15monthold Jessee with them when they appeared on the lbs program this morning on thursday according to the Phila Delphia inquirer instead a videotape of the toddler from an earlier appearance in Phila Delphia was shown thursday the Grunstra from Durham township Are fighting to adopt Jessee whom they have raised As a Foster child since he was 9 Days old but the Bucks county children and youth social services Agency which has Legal custody of the boy says it had found a Black family to adopt Jessee the Agency contends it never considered the Grunstra As adoptive parents for the child the Agency Felt that the situation had just reached a Point where it could not permit the exploitation of this said Brad Jackson at Torney for the social services Agency our concern is to protect a child that is in our Legal custody and we Felt that it is appropriate that child not be exploited in a Media appear he told the inquirer the first hearing on the adoption Case was held april 16 the Agency petition for the order said further television appearances by Jessee would violate the confidentiality needed in adoption cases the order signed by judges Leon Ard Sokolove and John Rufe prohibits the Grunstra from appearing in the Media with Jessee or allowing him to be photographed filmed or videotaped the Grunstra lawyer Richard Moore said the Agency is trying to divert attention away from its actions if they were worried about the child they would have quietly Al Lowed the adoption of this child when we first asked for Moore said Eye physician ophthalmology w Simpson All cards a insurances accepted 26 n 5th Indiana 4631170 age Alert Shes the one forty one Peggy Lewis Domenick Happy birthday Cornerstone gardens greenhouse route 286 Clarksburg a 6393337 bedding plants hanging baskets perennials Lawn ornaments much More Quality plants Large selection reasonably priced est since 1984 come grow with us visit our antique shop daily 108 sunday 105 sunday May Tell mom you love her with love lines mom though i dont often say it i Hope you know that i love you very much love Jim your Choice of sizes 1x1 1x1 Type or print your message or poem in the form below exactly As you want it to appear then select the size of Block you want your message to appear in your message will appear in our special mothers Day Page on saturday May 12 message and payment must be received by wednesday May 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