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Pa2e 6 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder • Refrigerators • Dishwashers • Gas Ovens Electric Ovens -- Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004 --- IN STOCK • Microwave Ovens • Freezers • Washers • Dryers Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. ° 8-3 Sat. imJ property; directions to the damaged Continued from Page 1 home or property; and telephone num- bers where you can be reached during Around this region, Braxton was the day. .the hardest hit county, with 998 appli- If you feel that you're eligible, you cations for $122,281 in total housing mustapplyviathisabove-notedphone assistance and another $15,346 in number. Help may include: tempo- other assistance being okayed. Other rary housing or repair assistance; low close-by counties getting housing as- interest loans to homeowners, renters sistance are as follows: Calhoun, 26 and business owners; and grants to applications for $37,909; Clay, 75 individuals and families. applications, $82,739 (plus $5,435 in In addition, counseling is also avail- other needs assistance); Lewis, l0 ableforthosesufferingfromdisaster- applications, $5,626; Roane, 65 ap- related pressure, worry or strain. Indi- plications, $150,315 (with others ap- viduals may request counseling by plications totaling $26,755); and Wirt, callimz 1-800-232-0020. More disas- six applications, $2,086. ter information is available on the If you sustained losses or damage Internet at and the from the storms that began on May 27 Small Business Administration at and you live in Gilmer County which was declared a "federal disaster area," Finally, on March 1, 2003, FEMA you may be eligible for federal and became part of the U. S. Dept. of state disaster aid, the FEMA officials Homeland Security. FEMA's continu- have affirmed, ing mission within the new dep,art- As a first step, and by this Fri., Aug. rr/ent is to lead the effort to prepare the 6th's deadline, you must apply for nation for all hazards and effectively relief or information by phone at I- manage federal response and recov- 800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585 cry efforts following any national in- for the speech and hearing impaired), cident. FEMA also initiates proactive When applying, have the following mitfgation activities, trains first re- documents at hand: yourSocial Secu- sponders, and manages the National ritynumber(includingyourspouse's); Flood Insurance Program and the U. address and zip code of the damaged S. Fire Administration. Machinist classes at RCBI to get underway Enjoy our Mexican atmosphere while you eat at ... Senora Gloria speaks: "White you're ia ulwn try out my 'A uthenticallv Mexican menu !' Gracias !'" Welcome! We're OPEN! Come Visit Us! ) 304-462-4306 Lieut. Gen. Craddock earns Army's 'fourth star' cont'd ... U. S. Senator Robert C. Byrd (Dem.-WV), issued a statement in support of the promotion, saying "General Craddock comes from a long line of West Virginians. His (great) grandfather, Joe Nelson Craddock was one of the most respected and influen- tial citizens of Harrison County, founded a local newspaper and served as mayor of Clarksburg." He is the son of the late Bantz Whiting and Mary Elizabeth Johnson Craddock, the grandson of the late Bantz Woodell and Hallie Jean Whit- ing Craddock of Gilmer County. His paternal grandfather Craddock was a prominent attorney in Glen- ville. His maternal grandparents were the late Rev. and Mrs. Grover Johnson. Rev. Johnson served as pastor of the Glenville Methodist Church (now Trinity United Methodist Ministries). Several cousins and other relatives Area Briq cont'd ... Continued from Page 1 Continued from Page 1 The General is a 1967 graduate of Doddridge County High School. He was commissioned as an Armor of- ricer upon graduating from West Vir- ginia University in 1971. Twenty years later, he was in command of the 4th Battalion 64th Armor, 24th In- fantry Division during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After being pro- moted to four-star LT. GEN. general and with B A N T Z 33yeaxoofservice under his belt, he has now been as- signed as commander of the U. S. Southern Command in Miami, FL.-- a post that he will assume in early November, according to the statewide news wire. An outstanding career soldier, he has received the Distinguished Ser- vice Medal, Silver Star, Defense Su- perior Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit with two Oak Leaf clusters, and 1he Army Achievement Medal. Thcpromotion announcement was made on the floor of the U. S. Senate on Thurs., July 26. With the two counties that he rep- resents located at about the half-way point between Charleston and Fair- mont-- both high tech centers in the state, Del. Boggs argues that the Re- ~ ~ ~ ~ search Zone designation will help Want to become a attract new businesses to these two nationally-certifledmachinistandearn "have-not" counties. The state's Re- good wages with benefits? search Zone law, which would pro- If so, the Robert C. Byrd Institute vide tax incentives to new businesses for Advanced Flexible Manufactur- locating there, must be linked to an ing (RCBI) has an innovative,institution of higheredt~cation. Del. nationally-certified option for you,~ Boggs stresses that Glenville State according to Rick Marian, pro~am College would play a crncial role in manageroftheRCBIMachinistTech- the proposed Gilmer-Braxton Re- nology Program. search Zone. Already, in conjunction Classes begin August 23 in the withtheCenterforAppalachianNet- 2004-05 RCBI Machinist Technol- work Access of Carnegie Mellon ogy Program, which has been de- University in Pittsburgh (a high tech scribed as "fast-paced, hands-on train- center in itself), GSC is leading an ing with academics." effort to establish a system of afford- Classes will be staged at each of the able wireless broadband Internet ac- RCBI Manufacturing Technologycess in the Glenville area-- an added Centers in Huntington, Charleston, asset to prospective Research Zone Bridgeport and Rocket Center,businesses. For additional in%rmation, call The Council for Community and Rick Martin at 800.469.RCBI (7224) Economic Development referred the or e-mail issue to the state's In frastructure Com- machinistprogram @,mittee. .J 315 Main St. Your Community Showcase, • 462-5631 The County's Community, Tourism and Resource Center Announces ... The Gilmer County Family Resource Network (FRN), which operates the Community Showcase, proudly invites the general public either to visit our downtown Glenville office personally (to see for yourself) or to vi sit our two new county webpages that were recently developed under a $10,000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant and administered by the W. Va. Development Office. These two lnternet sites are specifically designed to extend the reach of our county's assets to outsiders, to engender pride in our people, to generate economic growth among our small businesses and to encourage tourists to visit our county. Type these Gilmer County websites into your computer as follows: • -- This is a "Gilmer County Virtual Tour" to stimulate ] tourism and knowledge of our county's significant places; and • -- This an e-commerce and e-business center for this county's crafters, artisans and small businesses which need the wider exposure. If you don't have a home computer, come visit our office to see these new locally-created and updated webpages! You'll be surprised at what little known, yet important facts you'll find. Sponsored by -- The Community Showcase, 115 East Main Street (between the bank and post office). Glenville Donna Waddell, Executive Director • 304-462-7545 47 East Main Street, Buckhannon WV 304-473-0011 Thousands of books to Satisfy Everyone's Reading Needs! Religious • Fiction ° Romance • Cooking • Quilting • Sports ° Crafts • Ham Radio Books & Software Plus much more! Cleaning Your Family's Air Civil War Presentation by Victor Thacker July 9th at 7:00 pro. Open Everyday of the Week, Except Sundays 10:00 am. til 6:00 pm. It is well worth the drive. Plan to stay awhile & browse the many rooms of books, including our children's room, made just for Kids! I (NAPSA)-It's important to clear conditions, causing lost time at work ganizations, including the EPA. The ance Manufacturers' recommended unit' s energy efficiency rating. The the air about indoor pollution. That's orschool.Fortunately, there are ways higher the number, the faster and room size guidelines (see EPA is developing an Energy Star because what you don't know may to help your family breathe a little more efficiently the unit filters the, standard for air purifiers. The pro- cause problems for you and your easier. For instance, in-roomairpu- air. -Technology-Checkthetypeoftech- gram measures energy efficiency family, riflers can help eliminate many of • HealthConsiderations-Consider nology the unit uses- HEPA, by dividing CADR into watts (see According to the American Lung the contaminants in air that cause whafailments concern you, what air- HEPASilent(tm) or electronic precipi- Association, 87 percent of Ameri- healthproblems.Thehighnumberof borne pollutants contribute to those tator-and how it filters the air. Also, • Noise Level-Don't replaoe air cansdon'trealizethatindoorairmay purifiers on the market, however, ailments, and what type of rilter best check the warranty. Anumberofreli- pollution with noise pollution. be more harmful to their health than can make it difficult to choose one handles thosepollutants.Besidesthe ablemodelsareoutthere.Thecompany Manufacturers may promise their ot/tdoor air. In addition, the Environ- that's right for you and your family, standard particle filter, somecompa- Blueair, for example, makes purifiers products are "whisper quiet," but mental Protection Agency (EPA) Here are a few tips to consider: nies also have filters fordust, pollen that use what's known as be sure to confirm claims by re- saysindoor air pollution can be up to .FilterEfficiency-Checkthe unit's and heavier, odor-causing contami- HEPASilent(tm) filtration technology questing operating noise valuesex- 100 times worse than outside air. Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR). nants such as smoke, to capture 99.97 percent of the tiniest pressed in decibels. Blueair units Many doctors say that breathing Thisconsumerstandardmakesmean- • Room Size-A unit's published airbornepollutants(at0.1micron).Their are designed to run as low as 32 harmful indoor air can aggravate al- ingful performance comparisons and room size rating should correspond units also have a 10-year warranty, decibels-as quiet as a laptop com- lergies, asthma and other respiratory is recognized by majorconsumeror- to the Association of Home Appli- ° Operating Cost-Be aware of aputer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT THESE PROFESSIONALS AND RND OUT HOW TO OBTAIN GOOD HEALTH. I I I1 I II I I I1 I I Michael Bunner, D.D.S., M.S. Office Hours Garton Plaza By Appointment eston, WV (304) 269-798 HOSPITALS Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital" 230 Hospital Plaza Weston ° 269-8000 230 Hospital Plaza Weston • 269-8000 GILMER PRIMARY CARE A DIvisiON OF MINNIE HAMILTON HEALTH CARE CENTER 809 Mineral R0ad.Glenville, WV.26351 (304) 462-7322 ( ,1 I FAMILY PRACTICE Dr. Carl Nichols Main Sti'eet Glenville • 462-8612 OPTOMETRY Dr. Mark Cinalli ~L_ II [ I I I ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael Bunner 17 Garton Plaza Weston • 269-7985 PHYSICAL THERAPY Glenville Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy GSC Physical Education Bldg. Glenville • 462-8933 College and Howard Streets Glenville • 462-5366 WE NELD NEW LISTINGS PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (304) 462-7309 FOR MORE INFORMATION. m