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Daily Review (Newspaper) - April 25, 1986, Towanda, PennsylvaniaThe daily review Friday april 25, 1986 a three Donald Crisman owner of the Cable company which services the Troy area reports he is pleased with the results of an a amnesty Quot program his firm conducted to enable Cable a a thieves to turn themselves in before finding themselves faced with prosecution for theft of services. According to Crisman president of Troy area communications and communicable inc., during the amnesty period which ended april 15, 43 persons who had been receiving Cable television services illegally without paying for the pay channels turned themselves in. Not Only did these individuals escape prosecution by stepping Forward Crisman said but they also saved themselves from having to pay an a a activation fee which they would have been required to pay if they had not taken this action and were later found to be receiving Cable services illegally. Crisman relates that Many people who have been illegally receiving Cable channels have not been aware they Are violating both state and Federal Laws. As some examples he noted that video cassette recorders and Cable ready television sets Are often Able to convert mid band and super band channels to receivable Cable . Channels. By receiving these channels and not paying a fee to the Cable company these a a innocent thieves Are in essence stealing television Cable services and thus Are committing a criminal offence others he noted wilfully steal the Cable . Service through methods such As using illegal or unauthorized connections altered devices or unauthorized devices As some examples. According to Crisman the 43 individuals who called the Cable service in the Troy area during the recent amnesty period Are now paying for the services they were previously a getting for this represents approximately $2,000 in revenues to the Troy area Cable firm he related. Crisman said that the amnesty program will be taken one step further in the coming months if anyone Calls the Troy area Cable service to report they have not been paying the Cable . Fee but should be and if this notification is received before the Cable company personnel find this out for themselves these individuals will also be provided amnesty from prosecution and will not be required to pay the a a activation fee which will be necessary once planned a a traps Are installed in the Cable lines. The a a trapping of Cable lines he explains involves the placement of a piece of equipment in the lines which does not permit the Premium television channels from going into a household of a non subscriber although persons who continue to step Forward and admit they have not been paying Cable fees they should be paying will be offered this a a break by the Troy area Cable company persons who do not report themselves As being Cable thieves and who Are later discovered As being illegal receivers of Cable television stations will be prosecuted. If they decide they wish to continue receiving the Cable services they will be required to pay the $15 activation fee As Well As the fee for their Cable service. Crisman said his firm is pleased with the response the Public has shown to this amnesty program to Date. He Hopes that this cooperation will continue so that everyone who is receiving these Cable television services will be paying their fair share of the costs incurred in providing them to area subscribers the service area of Troy area communications and communicable inc includes Troy Borough Troy township the Columbia Cross roads Powell Burlington and e. Troy areas. State democratic chairman airs attack on Larouche candidates Harrisburg apr Pennsylvania democrats will mount a a frontal attack against candidates who Are trying to mask their connection to Lyndon Larouche the state party chairman said thursday. Chairman Edward Mezvinsky said the party would not repeat the mistake made in Illinois where candidates backed by Larouche a Virginia publisher who holds Radi Cal political views won two statewide primaries. A a we re going to be Tough a Mezvinsky said at a news conference. A a we re going to go on the frontal attack and we re going to expose he said he has notified the 67 county party chairmen that they have to a a restlessly expose the candidates and come up with a list within two weeks. Larouche a reclusive publisher in Virginia holds a number of extremist views including that Queen Elizabeth ii of England is involved in illegal drug Trade and that Henry Kissinger is a soviet agent. His National democratic policy committee claims it has about 130 candidates running in Pennsylvania a May 20 primary. Their platform Calls for mandatory screening for aids mandatory quarantine of aids victims a War on illegal drugs and Bankers who launder drug dealers Money and a crash program to build the Star wars missile defense shield. Steven Douglas a Havertown Delaware county consultant who avoids shaking hands for fear of catching aids is the Larouche candidate for the democratic gubernatorial nomination. George elder a Farmer consultant from Mercer county is the candidate for the Senate democratic nomination. The Larouche organization also has candidates in 17 congressional democratic primaries. Mezvinsky said the democratic party has experienced trouble identifying Larouche candidates in state legislative and state party committee races. Mezvinsky said the Larouche candidates refuse to debate and claim they have Money and outside organizers to wage Active campaigns. The chairman said the Larouche candidates feed on fear and prejudice particularly in areas suffering economically. A we want to bring them out of the closet a Mezvinsky said calling on the candidates to make their affiliation Clear to voters. Fred Henderson spokesman for the National democratic policy committee in Pennsylvania said the group is not announcing its local candidates because it does not want to subject them to harassment and intimidation by the democratic party and the Media. But the local candidates Are not hiding their affiliation and have sought debates with democratic candidates who for the most part have refused Henderson said. He said the Ndoc has about four to five candidates in state legislative races 40 to 50 for democratic state committee and the rest for committee person positions mostly in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Robert Packer Hospital recognizes volunteers with a theme of a reaching out for the brass ring a the annual Volunteer recognition banquet was held thursday in the Patterson auditorium of the Robert Packer Hospital. Elbert Shepson is congratulated by Richard Ault vice president of Hospital administration for the Robert Packer Hospital at a Volunteer recognition luncheon recently. Shepson was one of two Hospital volunteers recognized for Over 14,500 hours of service. Missing from photo was Betty Riker. Daily review photo by . Donahue from left Robert and Larry Brown receive a outstanding cooperators awards from Ira Haire chairman of the Bradford police fire and court news county conservation District during awards ceremonies. Daily review photo by Bill Ralph conservation District presents awards by Bill Ralph the 10th annual banquet of the Bradford county conservation District and the agricultural stabilization and conservation service was held at the Wysox fire Hall tuesday evening. The 124 guests enjoyed a roast beef dinner provided by the ladies auxiliary of the Wysox fire company and listened to interesting presentations. Guest speaker professor Ernest Bergman of Penn state University the event was part of the activities being held by the Hospital in conjunction with National Volunteer week april 20-26. Following the luncheon awards were presented and entertainment was provided by the volunteers. This included skits a videotape presentation and a group sing. Master of ceremonies for the luncheon was Richard Ault vice president Hospital administration with the Rev. Frank havens Hospital chaplain giving the invocation. Recognized for the highest number of hours of service were Betty Riker and Elbert Shepson. They each received their 13,500, 14,000 and 14,500 hour guards. Dorotha Hall received her 8,500 and 9,000 hour guards. Others recognized for their High hours of service were �?6,500 hour guard Ann Smith Helen Truesdale. �?6,000 hour guard Grace Kirkland. �?5,500 hour guard Dorothy Johnston. �?3,500 hour guard Ted Canfield Bea Durham Mary Stravis. �?3,000 hour guard Florence Brown Hazel Davidson Fanchon Mcclarin. �?2,000 hour guard Armentia Coe Edith Glaser Phyllis Hopkins Edna Robinson Dorothy Ryan Robert Webster. �?1,500 hour guard Molly cac Chione Mariella Keir Monette Martin Dorothy Yanuzzi Edith Yerabek. Heinz tax Reform plan in bad shape Washington apr sen. John Heinz r-pa., said thursday the Senate finance committees tax Reform plan was in a intensive care and that he was Uncertain whether it could be resurrected behind closed doors. Unable to overhaul the Federal income tax system in Public finance committee chairman Robert Packwood r-ore., moved the panel into closed session thursday to take the Issue Back to a Square Heinz a committee member said the members face the problem of retaining popular tax exemptions while attracting enough Revenue to meet president Reagan a goals. Reagan making tax Reform his top legislative priority has proposed cutting the top tax rate for individuals while eliminating most deductions and exemptions. He also wants to remove 6 million Low income americans from the tax Rolls. The Senate bickering has entered on which deductions should remain. A tax Reform was mugged and hit Over the head and it is in intensive care a Heinz said. A a we la have to see if there is a consensus on some Way to heal the patient. I done to Heinz a remarks came on a television interview program taped for broadcast in the next few weeks by Pennsylvania stations. One of the presidents Basic demands is that the new system bring in the same Money As current Law. But Heinz said a a it a simply not Clear where the finance committee can get the revenues in order to meet the presidents Heinz noted that the committee already has failed to endorse one Revenue Raiser Packwood a plan to repeal part of the deduction for state and local taxes. In 14 Days of Public meetings the committee has displayed a penchant for retaining rather than eliminating special tax benefits for business. So far the panel has extended benefits that would Cost $29 billion More Over five years than Packwood a original crime prevention pays off encouraged by a crime prevention meeting held by Waverly police chief Larry Preston and a crime prevention officer at Spring View apartments in the Village of Waverly Cynthia Kinney reported to Village police that someone had been in her apartment and removed a sum of Money. The crime prevention meeting was held at 7 april 22 at 10 36 . April 23 the burglary was reported and at 6 35 that evening an employee of Spring View David l. Shumway 18, of Tioga Center was arrested for alleged burglary and Petit larceny Shumway remains in the Tioga county jail in lieu of $1.000 bail. The investigation was conducted by officer Farley and investigator Derrig mrs Kinney stated that because of the crime prevention meeting she reported the missing Money which led to the arrest. Waverly pm backing Bass contest a catch a Lunkert Bass fishing contest is being sponsored by the Waverly police department and will be held june 21 through 23. The contest will Benefit the Waverly police department sponsored youth programs and crime prevention programs. Applications which can be obtained at numerous businesses in Waverly must be in by june 19. They can be dropped off at the Waverly police department. Awards including trophies and t a Well known soil and Plant nutrition specialist gave an informative and sometimes humorous slide presentation of soil conditions and farming methods in Europe South America and China. Ira Haire chairman of the Bradford county conservation District presented a outstanding cooperators awards to Robert and Larry Brown of Rome re 2 and to William Davis of Troy re 2. Forst Farmer Dean Starner received a certificate of appreciation from service to the association. The agricultural stabilization and conservation service presented a certificate of recognition to employee Susan Shank for her 15 years of devoted service. Bradford county conservation District manager Michael love Green gave a slide presentation showing the accomplishments and goals of the Agency. Lyle Harding was master of ceremonies for the evening. Penn York recognizes a amp a Penn York opportunities executive director George Loomis left presents a plaque to Ike Berry of Proctor and Gamble for the company a support of the organization. Daily review photo by Jackie Page Drivers who did t pay cat in trouble Harrisburg apr Auto registrants who did not pay the catastrophic loss fund fee last year will have their registration suspended unless they pay the funds executive director said wednesday. Karen Mormak cat fund executive director said late payment notices Are being sent to More than 9,400 persons whose payments have been overdue since september october and november last year. If no payment is made within 15 Days vehicle registration will be suspended Mormak said. The cat fund pays up to $1 million in medical expenses for victims of vehicle accidents after their medical expenses reach $100,000. Currently 60 people Are receiving benefits through the program Mormak said. Personal Trust Cleveland apr people who want to simplify their financial affairs May find a personal Trust a Good solution says Theodore w. Jones of National City corp., an Ohio holding company. A Trust Jones says is a written agreement which provides for a Bank or an individual to manage property for the Benefit of another person or persons. Shirts will be Given for both the largest weight Small Mouth and Large Mouth Bass caught in two be Perate categories age 15 and under and age 16 and Over. Anglers Are not limited to a specific fishing location. Weigh in station will be located at Wrights sporting goods 39 Barker place Waverly. There is a Small fee for registration. For further information Contact the police department. Only 2 Days left 29th anniversary Sale open Friday 9 00 to 9 00 saturday 9 00 to 5 00 ends 5 00 pm saturday Lark furniture Golden mile Wysox a free parking owner of Troy Cable co. Says amnesty Sucre

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