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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - September 12, 2015, Titusville, Pennsylvania The Titusville Herald Titusville pa., saturday september 12, 2015 Page 3 Herald photo i Stella Ruggiero Carl Eldred 79, of Centerville shakes the hand of Jesse Vanderhoof a Home depot lumber and building materials supervisor and also the team depot Captain who oversaw a Bridge building project at Eldred a Home. The Bridge connects Eldred who has als to his property where he likes to Hunt Turkey and Deer. Vanderhoof and other Home depot volunteers also built a special tribute to Eldred a military career. Bridge years in the service Eldred said. Burned into the Wood Anchor is the name . Bennington the aircraft Carrier that Eldred did four consecutive nine month Tours on during Vietnam. The Carrier was decommissioned in 1970, and then scrapped in 1994. A hand painted american Flag. Signed by All the volunteers who helped with the project is incorporated in the tribute Garden As Well. In 1954, As soon As Eldred graduated from Titusville he joined the Navy. After 20 years of Active duty he finished As a master electrician and went into the Fleet Reserve where he put in another to years after travelling around the Globe he was ready to spend More time with his Young family and retired from the military in 1983. Following his military career Eldred worked for about a decade As the Plant manager at Queen cutlery before going Back to a life of travel providing refurbished medical equipment to missions hospitals overseas. As for the Bridge at the couples Home which connects the eld reds Yard to their Back acreage it had been washing away Over the years and it was no longer Safe for Eldred to Cross in his track chair. Eldred who enjoys Hunting Deer and Turkey mentioned to his neighbor Steve Chamberlain that he wanted to replace the Bridge before the Winter. It was around this time that Chamberlain who works for Home depot Learned about the company a Celebration of service Campaign a an initiative that seeks to improve the Homes and lives of . Military veterans and their families. The Campaign is in its fifth year. On Friday about 16 volunteers from two local Home depots Laboured to build the new Bridge. The whole project would run about $6,000, with materials and labor Accord birthdays birthdays of sept. 13 . Shafer Titusville Noreen Parry Broomfield Colo. Gladys Beach Titusville Chris Wilson Titusville sue Hawk finn Miramar Isle Fla. Sara j. Byler Sherman . Alen Bennett Erie Marie checker Titusville Amerens Barker Long Beach Calif. Betty Collins Titusville David m. English Titusville Eleanor Lowrie East Titusville Randy Hathaway Guys Mills Jenna Michelle Rubaker Centerville Kathleen Vancise Hydetown birthdays of sept. 14 Mike Stiller Canton Ohio Dale Bennett Erie Travis Dale Beach. Pleasantville Floyd a Blue Quot Mietus Cherrytree Tonya Madden Titusville Cane l. Anthony Titusville Bruce Turk Sparks Nev. Steven g. Ricke Orlando Fla. Amanda Eggleston Titusville Steve Lamb Titusville Greg Marsh Titusville Jackie Barker Titusville Freeman w. Byler Spartansburg Shaun Locke Titusville Laney Grace Miller Tennessee Tyler Harrison Freedom disgraced lawmakers now face criminal probe Lansing Mich. A two disgraced Tea party republicans Are gone from Michigan a legislature but their troubles May not be Over As attention turns to a criminal investigation of misconduct including a plot to conceal their extramarital affair with an email of false and explicit claims. Todd Courser resigned Early Friday rather than be kicked out of the gop led House after asking a reluctant aide to Send the email to Republican activists and others in May claim ii ? he had been caught with a male prostitute. The email was intended to make his affair with Cindy Gamrat appear less believable if it was exposed by what Courser said was an Anonymous blackmailer demanding his resignation. The self smear email called Courser a a Obi sexual porn addicted sex deviant and a gun toting Bible thumping. Freak Quot and Gamrat a Gamrat sought leniency saying in part that she did Brevi ties j 070 Bivins a a a a a a immediate opening newspaper carriers needed Many routes available walking or motor applications Amilale at the Titusville Herald a a a a a a not know the email s Content Only to become the fourth lawmaker Ever expelled at the end of a Marathon session that ended before Sunrise Friday. A i just want to go Home and be with my family a Gamrat of Plainwell said later at her lawyers office. Lawmakers have used state police and the attorney general to investigate further. A House business office report uncovered dishonesty misconduct and a misuse of Public resources by the pair of self described social conservatives but cited no specific crimes except possible Campaign finance Law abuses. State police Are investigating the alleged blackmail and this week obtained a warrant for records from a phone company related to a prepaid or a Burner a phone from which Courser and Gamrat said they received threatening text messages a spokesman for attorney general Bill Schuette said the office already was investigating and will work in coordination with state police. Courser 43, a married father of four and Gamrat 42, a married Kotlier of three were both in their first terms. They were outspoken about their Christian Faith and morals and had set out to shake up Michigan a Capitol. But they clashed with the Gap leadership and were booted from or voluntarily left the Todd Courser a Tyrity caucus. Despite their districts being far across the state from each other the two combined operations and shared three staffers a an unusual arrangement. Though a relationship Between them was rumoured around the Capitol the scandal exploded last month when a staffer who was fired seven weeks after refusing to Send the email gave the Detroit news a secret audio recording of Courser saying his goal was to a inoculate the Herd Quot a an apparent reference to coursers supporters. Gamrat apologized and held a tearful news conference. An apologetic Courser initially was More defiant posting scripture Laden confessionals of Many thousands of words on his Facebook Page and issuing an audio statement decrying a Quot Lansing mafia he said was conspiring against him. As it became Clear he could be expelled he grew More contrite. In calling for both legislators expulsion rep. De me Broom a Republican from Vulcan in the Lipper Peninsula who chaired a disciplinary panel said they had no one to blame but themselves for their plight a these two members have obliterated the Public Trust. Each Day that they continue Here they reduce the Public Trust in this institution a he said. Frig to Jesse Vanderhoof a Home depot lumber and building materials supervisor and also a team depot Captain. Vanderhoof was the one who oversaw the entire project. The Bridge was funded through the Home depot foundation he said. The Aldreds have four children Bonnie Hull of Titusville Peggy Hatch of North Carolina Sandy Rose of Texas and Steve Eldred of Georgia. Home depot partnered with Centerville United methodist Church to help bring the Bridge project to fruition according to a press release. Arizona police question Man in freeway shootings Phoenix apr police swarmed a convenience store near interstate to detained a Man and seized his White Chevrolet Tahoe on Friday raising Hopes of a Resolution to the freeway shootings rattling Phoenix. A Man and woman were taken into custody for questioning but Arizona department of Public safety spokesman Bart Graves said Only the Man was of interest to investigators. The Man was booked into a Phoenix jail on unrelated charges Friday night Dps officials said. They did no to release his name or the charges but they said their investigation into the freeway shootings a has not been a Call to the Maricopa county sheriffs office which runs the Phoenix jail seeking information on the Man booked Wasny to immediately returned. Graves had said earlier Friday that investigators were questioning the Man a about a number of things besides the freeway shootings but he declined to disclose what that entailed. The Dps spokesman also said the Sun was being examined for any evidence that might connect it to 11 confirmed shootings on the City a freeways in the last two weeks. Witnesses said Law enforcement officers seemed to be waiting for the Man to appear and moved in quickly surrounding his Sun with unmarked vehicles. A what you saw occur today is a result of a lot of troopers on the Road a lot of detectives on the Road a lot of undercover and marked vehicles just a lot of work by our detectives trying to solve this Case Quot Graves said. The Man who was later questioned for hours by authorities complained that officers had been aggressive with him aggravating his Back injury. Speaking to Fox to in Phoenix Kosaz to from the Back of a squad car after being apprehended he said officers surrounded him and his Mother guns drawn after he bought a pack of cigarettes and a drink. Josie Duarte had thought something was Odd when she arrived for work at a nearby dental clinic earlier Friday and noticed to unmarked cars along with a marked police truck parked behind her office. She Only realized what was up when she saw the same cars swarm the parking lot of the Chevron station and convenience store. Marco Mansilla watched it unfold while getting Coffee at an adjacent Mcdonald a. The lot was suddenly teeming with Law enforcement and when he tried to leave an officer told him to a go Back in the store. Its not Mansilla said he asked in officer a what happened is that the sniper Guy a he said the officer declined to answer saying Only a enjoy your on his Way Back to his window tinting business across the Street Mansilla said he saw Tho Man sitting inside a police car while four officers w etched Over the woman who was in Handcuffs. A she was in Shock a Mansilla said. Weather today showers Likely. Cloudy with a High near 60. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is Losi. Tonight showers Likely. Cloudy with a Low around 54. Northwest wind 7 toll Mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunday showers Likely. Cloudy with a High near 60. West wind around to Mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts Between a Quarter and half of an Inch possible. Sunday night a Chance of showers. Mostly Cloudy with a Low around 43. West wind 3 to 7 Mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an Inch possible. Monday mostly sunny with a High near 71. Monday night mostly Clear with a Low around 47. Tuesday sunny with a High near 75. Tuesday night Clear with a Low around 52. Wednesday sunny with a High near 78. Wednesday night mostly Clear with a Low around 56. Thursday mostly sunny with a High near 80. Thursday night mostly Cloudy with a Low around 59. Friday a Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly Cloudy with a High near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30% 9/11 Public to revisit ground Zero where the memorial Plaza now opens to everyone on the anniversary. Around the country Tho Date was marked with what has become a tradition of Towel of Flag Wreath laying Bell tolling and in new York Reading the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror strikes at the world Trade Center the Pentagon and a Field near Shanksville Pennsylvania. One woman at ground Zero collapsed during the ceremony apparently overcome by grief bystanders helped her to her feet. Family members praised first responders thanked the armed forces and prayed for Unity and Security they also sent personal messages to their lost loved ones a you Are the reason that i Wear this uniform and stand Here today a air Force technical sgt. Sparkle Thompson said of her Uncle Louie Anthony Williams. In Washington president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stepped out of the White House for a moment of silence at 8 46 a.m., when the first of four hijacked pianos hit on sept. La 2001, striking the world Trade centers North Tower. Later Friday the president told troops at fort Meade in Maryland that he hoped sept 11 would inspire thoughts of what binds the country together while vice president Joe Biden praised new yorkers resilience in remarks to bikers and police officers taking part in a 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride. The flight 93 National memorial near Shanksville marked the completion of its $26 million visitor Center which opened to the Public thursday. At the Pentagon defense Secretary Ash Carter and other officials joined in remembrances for victims relatives and Pentagon employees. Other Observance were held around the country. Some americans honoured the anniversary in their own ways. A i done to go to the memorial. I done to watch it on to. But i make sure Ever it year i observe a moment of silence at 8 46,�?� electrician Jeff Doran said As he stood across the Street from the Trade Cen tar where the signature 1,776-foot one world Trade Center Tower has opened since last sept. In the memorial Plaza opened in 2011 but was closed to the Public on the anniversary until last year when an estimated 20,000 people flocked there to respects in the evening. Moved by the influx organisers decided to open it More quickly after the ceremony this year some victims relatives Welcome the openness after years when the site was largely off Umilta for construction. A a it a a Little More comfortable for people to be Here Quot said Alexandria Perez who lost her aunt Ana Centeno. But to Erick Jimenez a brother of 9/11 victim Eliezer Jimenez jr., a every year its a Little less personal Quot though he still appreciates being with others who lost loved ones. This years anniversary comes As Congress is weigh my whether to Start provid my financing for the memorial Plaza and whether to extend programs that promised billions of dollars in compensation and medical care to sept. La responders and survivors. They re set to expire next year. A people Are still dying because of what happened Quot both on battlefields and from illnesses that some respond ers have developed after exposure to toxic dust sgt. Edwin Morales said Asle arrived at ground Zero in remembrance of a Cousin firefighter Ruben a a Dave Correa. Jyothi Shah read names of victims in memory id Quot her husband Jayesh san vital Shah then paused with a message for the Public. A my kids and i would but to humbly thank everyone who has helped us through the last 14 years to be Able to gently go through the Sor rows. The suffering the pain a she said. A thank you All very much the City the nation the friends the family Quot

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