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Daily Review (Newspaper) - June 30, 1986, Towanda, PennsylvaniaI budget sea Belt Law decisions face lawmakers the Boston red sox acquire Tom Seaver a Ezeh Izi mostly us tuesday mostly sunn1 a Complete weather on Page ? eight chuckle life has gotten so expensive lust make one claim on your life insurance and your premiums go up. 106th year no. 42,206 monday june 30, 1986 25 cent police say senator East s death a suicide Greenville. . Apr . Sen John East an academic and ardent advocate of conservative causes who had planned to retire after one term because of illness was found dead at his Home sunday an apparent suicide police said East 55, a Republican and protege of North Carolinas senior senator. Jesse Helms was found by an aide in the garage of his Home shortly after 8 am said a police statement or. Lawrence Harris who conducted an autopsy said East died of asphyxiation by Carbon Mon Iode. A the manner of death has All the appearance of suicide based on the autopsy and the scene a he said the senator who was confined to a wheelchair was found lying on the floor beside the car said police detective Clifton Weatherington he added a the car doors were closed. There was no Hose attached to the a a note was found at the scene the contents of which Are. Considered a personal communication Between senator East and his family a said the police statement. President Reagan secluded at his Mountaintop ranch near Santa Barbara calif., hailed his Long time conservative ally As a a True East a loved his country and was motivated by a deep sense of duty to his fellow Man Quot Reagan said in a statement. A the was a quiet and effective legislator who never wavered in his belief in principle and in his determination to keep our country Strong a Reagan said Helms called East a death a a tragedy of monumental a the Senate has lost a Brilliant and effective voice for Freedom a Helms said in a statement. A the was a profile in at least one other . Senator has committed Sui cide. Sen Lester Hunt of Wyoming shot himself in ins office in 1954 a the had been making plans to go Back to teaching and had been reviewing Galley proofs of a Book. East a press Secretary Gerry Woodruff told lbs news East who taught political science at East Carolina University in Greenville before his election last week agreed to rejoin the faculty in january. East was picked by Helms to run against incumbent Democrat Robert Morgan in 1980 Helms political machine raised the Money for television ads that boosted East Toan upset Victory in that bitter race. The announcement of his retirement touched off a gop primary tight in which longtime i s rep James Broyhill a moderate Defeated David Funderburk backed by East and Helms , endorsed by East after the primary faces former governor Perry Sanford in the november election see a Senate a Page 10 with execution two Days away serial murderer s Fate undecided Miami apr with Theodore Bundy scheduled to die in Florida a electric chair in two Days the question of whether he was sane when he killed two sleeping sorority Sisters is being debated again a a lot of people say a How can you do this if you re not mentally ill a he a not mentally ill a said or al Carlisle a Utah state prison psychiatrist who interviewed Bundy before his 1976 sentencing for kidnapping in that state Carlisle concluded Bundy had a two area men die in crash two men Are dead and one remains hospitalized following an Accident on route 467 in Orwell township that occurred at 12 30 saturday morning. According to state police Randy Brown 26, of Box 266, Rome re 2, was the Driver of a vehicle that was travelling East and failed to negotiate a right curve in the Roadway. Police said that the vehicle left the Road and collided Headon with two Trees. Brown and a passenger in the car Rickie Lantz 26, of Box 15, Leraysville re i were pronounced dead at the Accident scene by Bradford county Coroner Gene Farr. Another passenger John Lantz Box i5, Leraysville re 1, was taken to memorial Hospital to Wanda by the hops ambulance. Last night he was listed in stable condition in the intensive care unit at that Hospital. A narcissistic personality a and found satisfaction and Relief from frustrations through carefully planned violent acts. Bundy facing a wednesday morning execution has undergone several psychiatric examinations in connection with the Utah trial and 1979 trials in Florida that resulted convictions for the strangulation of two Tallahassee College students and the slaying of a 12-year-old Lake City girl besides those three convictions. Bundy is considered the chief suspect in at Bast 16 slayings in Washington Utah and Colorado the Fri once said he was wanted for questioning in 36 homicides. One psychiatrist said the nature of the Jan. 15, 1978, Tallahassee murders in which the victims were bludgeoned bitten and sexually assaulted seemed to indicate insanity 4 computer has answer to Many a question Ever wish there was someplace you could go to find answers to your perplexing questions on what services Are available to the Public chances Are that guidelines computer being operated Here by Mike Pleil has got the information you Are looking for. For Complete Story see Page three. Review photo by Martin Luda is Sage House project a Challenge to youngsters by Sara Ellen Amster an inexperienced camper and athlete she was frightened by the very Prospect of the trip a 10 full Days of roughing it in the mountains hiking with heavy backpacks and Rock climbing All with other teenagers she did no to even know. But after some convincing she resolved to go joining a Short crusade for Confidence that could easily last a lifetime. Wilderness Challenge a project of Sage House in Towanda is designed to improve the self esteem Confidence and human relations skills of its participants. The programs Counselor will take about 25 Bradford county teenagers Ages 13 to 18, on three outdoor expeditions this summer. High school guidance Counselor refer prospective campers to Sage House ordinarily a group Foster Home for the program. According to Chip Hollister a wilderness program Counselor the teenagers come from a variety of backgrounds. They Are Honor students and athletes wealthy and economically disadvantaged underachievers and overachievers. Some of them simply have no plans for the summer. A a they re not problem kids a Hollister said. Instead he explained the teenagers May Lack Confidence or they May need to learn to be responsible people and to cooperate with others. A the wilderness is a Good medium for learning human skills that can help in everyday life. The teenagers learn How to get along and work things out with eight or nine other kids their own age and they learn How to make decisions that take everybody a needs into account a he said. The program is funded by the county this year. For participants the trips Are free of charge. As a trip progresses the Young participants begin to plan and organize their daily activities. A they gain More and More responsibility for the trip As it goes along making group decisions and dividing tasks a Hollister said. A the Counselor become less directive and the kids Are More in control. We give them the skills to handle every situation safely and compe at the beginning of every trip the teenagers engage in games and exercises that help them to get to know and Trust one another. A at the Start they done to know each other and they re wary a Leslie Fisher another coun Selor said. The games involve a Trust Falls in which one teenager Falls from a raised platform into the arms of others. In another exercise sighted teenagers Lead blindfolded teenagers through the Forest. The Trust exercises help in Rock climbing later when climbers must Trust others for safety Fisher said. Hollister said the program also focuses on problem solving abilities a a How to use All elements of a group to make a he said a the kids achieve As a group but not everything is group oriented. Rock climbing gives the individual a Chance to feel the ability to according to the Counselor the program seeks to erase All class distinctions and labels. A we had two kids who considered themselves real jocks a Fisher said. A they thought they were Superior but when you re working hard a cools does no to matter. Its kindness and consideration that Hollister agreed adding a i think the wilderness Breaks Down All their preconceptions. Everyone son equal turf judged Only by Fisher said a the human qualities come out and All of the labels fall away. Class distinctions disappear. We re All Grubby after 10 Counselor finish the trip with an exercise called the Cheyanne initiation teenagers sit in a Circle and pass a Candle from one person to the next. As the Candle circulates each must name one positive attribute about the person next to her or him. A a it a a positive Way to rap up a Fisher said. The program imparts More than just Confidence and Trust. It teaches valuable wilderness skills. On some of the trips the teenagers ride bicycles and paddle canoes. See a Camp a Page 10 Dave Smith memorial run nets $3300 for society this weekend s third annual 24 hour Dave Smith memorial run held at the Sayre High school athletic track raised $3,300 for the american cancer society surpassing the $2,500 goal set for this years run. A to tal of 246 Miles was completed by the seven regular runners and alternates also surpassing the goal of 240 Miles. Those who participated include Dale Smith Dave a twin Borther Chris Davis Dave Duggan de Osborn Steve Orner Tim Richey Tom Williams Randy Felt and George Rogers. De Smith brother of Dave Smith who lost his six year Battle with cancer three years ago and for whom the run was named said that fridays rainfall hampered the runners performance soon after the run began at 3 p.m., however the runners remained persistent and continued despite the downpours the runners completed one mile relays throughout the night finishing shortly after 3 saturday a it rained real heavy right after the Start red Smith said which made it difficult for the runners to continue. However All runners who began the run completed As did some alternate runners. During the opening ceremony held Friday or Thomas Bednarek of the american cancer society described the annual event As a the most special event in Bradford also on hand for fridays opening were Bradford county commissioner Robert Horton Sayre businessman Sid Glaser the Rev Edward Hook and the Bradford county nurse of Hope Susan Gardner. De Smith said that anyone wishing to still contribute to the runs fund May do so by contacting the Bradford county chapter of the american cancer society in athe Sparent concerned that Day care gets bad rap Speaks for program by Lillian Ackley several parents of children enrolled in the Bradford county Day care program at Athens main elementary school Are concerned because they believe that the Day care program has somehow received an undeserved bad reputation after considerable discussion the group selected Mary havens of Sayre president of the we care Parent organization As their spokesperson to try to Correct the mass of misinformation that seems to abound. Mary is the single Parent of two Beautiful Little daughters Nicole six who is developmentally delayed and Colleen a Bright four year old both of whom Are enrolled at the Day care Center in Athens a i get very upset because a lot of people say How could you Send your child there a i get angry about that because my children get very Good care at the Day care Center a Mary said. A i have never had one complaint. As far As in a concerned the Day care Center is the Best thing that Ever happened to Nicole because she is developmentally delayed. She has been attending the Center since she was 2�?~2, and she has received the Best care of any place that i could of put her a i think of Day care As sort of a mini-Kinder-garten.�?�. A Reading readiness skills Are taught and the children begin to learn to print and count and learn the social graces. A a in a very Happy with the teachers. They give the children both academic and social preparation for kindergarten. The children Are not just allowed to sit and do nothing they Are required to perform the learning tasks assigned them. The teachers Are firm but very kind and the children learn my four year old has been ready for kindergarten for More than a year now due to the teaching she has re Mary pointed out that children enrolled at the Day care Center receive a hot balanced meal and two nutritious snacks each Day As Well As teaching and supervision and the Cost of the service is geared to the parents income Mary who works in the advertising department at Harding Brothers Plant in Elmira said she presently pays $9 a week for the two children when she worked at a lower paying Job she Only paid $5, and when she was unemployed she paid nothing Mary commended the teachers and workers at the Day care Center for the Way in which they work to meet the needs of each child. She said Nicole with her particular problems has been a special Challenge to them and one they have met very Well. She pointed out that Nicole was evaluated at the Wang ambulatory child care Center affiliated with Massachusetts general Hospital and found to be developmentally delayed with slight mental retardation al fear though no particular cause was found for her condition she displays several characteristics of autism which makes it extremely difficult for an individual to relate to others it was discovered that Nicole was different when she was an infant and Mary enrolled her with the blast Home educational program. The teacher who came to their Home to work with Nicole suggested that she be enrolled in the Day care Center so that she would be with other children a i Wasny to Woking at the time and was kind of Leary about doing Mary said a but i did and it was the Best thing i have Ever done for her she had come a Long Way she a still got a Long Way to go. But if i Hadnot put her in Day care she would be a lot worse off than she is now before i put this child in Day care she was frightened of any strange adult who came in she had a lot of autistic characteristics and just did no to want to mingle with other people. Now she really has i Cornea Long a Nicole is a child who withdraws when she has a problem Quot Mary continued. A but i have never had her come Home from Day care with a problem she always comes Home Happy with no problems what Soever and for a child like her that is unusual. They really do wonders with her a Mary was Quick to Point out How Ever that the benefits of the Brad Ford county Day care program Are not just for the special child like Nicole the Normal child is not overlooked either a i think of Day care As sort of a mini Kinder Garten a she said a Reading read iness skills Are taught and the children begin to learn to print and count and learn the social graces such As saying a please and a thank you a a As head of the we care Parent organization Mary feels that the Day care teachers work Well with the parents by sharing with them their teaching plans for the child however she also feels that some of the parents Short shrift the teachers and their children As Well by not providing the support which could conceivably enhance the program and possibly prevent spread of its unearned reputation. A we done to get a lot of Parent support a Mary said sadly a we have six meetings a year and sometimes Only three or four parents show up at a meeting it is very disheartening you try to do things but you just done to get the Parent in nevertheless the we care group with the assistance of Stu dents from Bradford county to tech recently put up a $1,200 outside playground for the Center. A it is Beautiful a Mary said a it has already been vandalized but its still a i really Don t think any Parent who needs Day time care for a preschool child needs to hesitate for a moment about placing them in the Bradford county Day care Center a she said a i know i am glad mine Are there a

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