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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Kokomo, Indiana Kokomo Tribune u police and fire officials Hope for just another Day Mike Al Togher Tribune staff writer local officials say they dont anticipate any major catastrophes due to the so called y2k but they Are concerned about the usual part goers bringing in the new millennia we might have some minor glitches Here and there but nothing said Larry director of the Howard count Kokomo emergency management everybody going to be More excited about the new millennium coming in and a lot will be the major concern is the if it is below Zero it will be a com pounded Smith said his officers will be on standby beginning at 6 31 to make sure everything goes he also will keep in Contact with the state Emer gency management we have to Call the state every two hours starting at Midnight numbers to remember in Case of any problems As if its an emergency Call 911 other agencies Kokomo police 4595101 Howard county sheriff 4571105 Indiana state police Peru 4527821 emergency management 4562242 through the first and then every six hours january third and youre not going to see any thing major happen until maybe the next working Day when everybody will be kick ing on their Smith one concern is if there is an Accident where a Utility pole is hit and electricity goes out everybody will think its he with the new years celebrations elevated due to the new Mil police expect More traffic and Well have extra four additional patrol cars just to Han dle potential alarm Calls due to computer problems with alarm and about 20 additional personnel will work through the morning just in said Kokomo police chief Charles we will be watching out for people celebrating too much and driving Hackett said the assistant chief and two inspectors will be celebrating the new year at City Hall with mayor Jim Trobaugh in Case of any were going to be pre said Howard county sheriff deputies will also be More visible during the big were looking at putting out four additional patrols and the administrative staff will be Here at Midnight and after make to make sure the computers do what there supposed said sheriff Jerry 1 think everything will be absolutely Kokomo fire chief Pat Donoghue assured residents that fire officials and equip ment Are y2k compliant and we will not encounter any disruption of our ser he weve already contacted the utilities and they dont expect any problems and the water company will Call us at 11 and will keep in con tact with i expect it will be the no event of the said wow full Talpt have plenty of flashlights and extra Bat teries on hand just in Case of a Power if the Power does plan to use alter native cooking devices in accordance with manufacturers never use open flames or grids never stockpile fuel or flammable Generator safety Only use a Generator or other fuel pow ered machines outside the Carbon monoxide fumes released by generators Are odourless and can quickly overwhelm you use the appropriate sized and Type Power cords to carry the electrical overloaded circuits can overheat and cause a never run cords under rugs or carpets where hear might build never connect generators with another Power source such As Power the reverse flow of or can electrocute an unsuspecting Utility the from 14 official ribbon cutting ceremony at located on the North Side of Joseph Hospital health Tours will be refreshments dbl Joseph our tradition of caring new Joseph surgery Center the new Joseph surgery Center will change the Way you think about preadmission private rooms for each and private consultation rooms for the physician and family have been added to our new one of the Best parts of the surgery Center is that Many patients Are Able to recover in the place they Are most comfortable at Joseph Hospital health Center is pleased to invite you to tour the areas first surgery where Goodmedicine is getting Esbri Sycamore sir Tel in leave the glasses or contacts behind re Fri laser seminar 21 the Hampton inn Kokomo reservations required Joe offers lasik laser vision correction for farsightedness and Faust is one of a select group of surgeons in the nation to be trained to implant the revolutionary new corneal rings to Correct mild near sight unlike laser vision May be Faust Eye Center and Faust offer i i r j who want to reduce their dependence or entirely glasses or Contact lenses sunday monday tuesday december store wide red tag Sale i All previously Ihms in every example of your savings original Price clearance Price take an extra 25 off your Price Kokomo Maul 4578121 Tenney original priota rail Tot altering which May not a null in actual Vertre j6 of Dao Ambar it Only and cannot Taa App Ltd to prior savings off original inter Malata markdown May Hava Haan taken on original radio Slont on original priced Marchand Laa aha Otlet until took More Hadlaa Milf Olen May vary a lightly from Ona Japan nay to open daily 109 sunday 126 v

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