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Page 6A --The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -..- Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 Sign up for any Amenca's Choice or Local DigitalChoice Calling Plan starting at for monthly access and get: UNLIMITED night and weekend minutes 300 anytime minutes FREE Kyocera 2325 phone with a two-year contract LONG DISTANCE included from your home airtime rate area. Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. IZ WWw. ver zoowireiess cx m 8-3 Sat.- Phone: 462-5631 315 Main St. o Wireless broadband access will be made to work in G-ville ... Continued from Page 1 of the Intermediate Unit I. W. Pa. project, outlines that his agency's In- ternet 2 capability serves 25 school districts in southwestern Pennsylva- nia. "We have a lot of poor school districts in rural Pennsylvania, but with the Internet 2, the academic progress (of students) has been good," he reports, arguing: "They just need estimates that only 40 percent of the least densely populated counties have high speed access. Dr. Rahul Tongia, a systems scien- tist in CMU's Department of Engi- neering and Public Policy, propounds, "Let's target the guys who are left behind (in Internet access)." He also points out that CMU's students have shown an "overwhelming response" to be involved with the Glenville ini- access to what other students (in ur- dative. ban areas) have in the state." , For his concluding wrap-up, Project Hui Zhang, a professor in CMU s Originator John Whitehili stresses, Department of Computer Science, is At Glenville, we (in CANA) want to curren@ working with the new Na- create a large network for that com- tionai Science Foundation's Broad- munity and to make it work. Dr. band Access project. Ultimately, with (Louis) Manley (a Glenville land pro- therighttechnology, heenvisionsthat muter and retired physician) is here over 100 million American house- and interested in seeing things move holds and one million small busi- ahead (from the business and jobs nesses will be participating in a glo- creation perspectives). He has land bal network in the future. "The ben- ready to be used on demand (for in- efits of this are to create an electronic coming technology businesses). democracy and end electronic terror- In the main, Dr. Bruce Maggs, di- ism," he believes. "We (the U.S.A.) rector of CMU's CANA center who must make advancements in order to chaired the meeting, underscores that keep ahead of Korea and the other the bottom line is making a success of nations (involved in the current high the Glenville pilot model. "We want tech industrial and information revo- to be able to cut the access fee in lution)." Olenville," he states, thereby making Marvin Sirbu, another CMU it financially feasible for every gov- spokesperson, relates how Carnegie ernmental unit, business, and house- Mellon is expanding its broadband hold to get instantaneous wireless Internet access both on and off the broadband Internet access. Plan now toattendtheGCEDA's campus. "We're trying to make it work For more information, see related Annnual Community Awards in Carnegie Mellon's off-campus CANA advertisement on the "GSC Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 4! apartments," he says. Nationwide, he News" page 5B. ing relationship with United rather UnitedBankgInc, Announces C ARSSer ce than following portfolios at several institutions," said Steve Wilson, Ex- to boost FDIC Coverageto over $1 Million ecutive Vice President of United United Bank, Inc. (United), a sub- access to greater FDIC insurance cov- United can now offer the highest level sidiary of United Bankshares, Inc. erage in excess of $1 million dollars, of security for the investor with a (NASDAQ:UBSI)announeed ay ThroughCDARS, Unitedcandistrib- larger cash portfolio. We think it will anewservicethatwillprovidegrealer ute customer funds among other be very helpful to consumers who access to FDIC insurance for con- FDIC-insured banks, allowing cus- saving for retirement, a home mort- sumers, small businesses, nonprofit tomers to manage all their CDs gage or college tuition, as well as to organizations and corporations with through one banking relationship. All small businesses, non- profit organi- large cash reserves. The Certificate of statements come from United and no zations, and churches," he added. Deposit Account Registry Service confidentialinformation ever is trans- CDARS enables United to offer its (CDARS) provides a secure savings ferred to other banks. In addition, the customers the convenience of local and investment option for customers CDARS system will deposit the same relationship banking with the secu- looking for additional FDIC insur- amount of funds at United that is rity of investing in government- ance above the $100,000 currently backed investments. Also, by helping covered. United is the first statewide transferred out to their banks, boost- to keep deposits in the local commu- financial institution in West Virginia ing the amount of local funding avail- nity, CDARS helps make more credit to provide this service to its custom- able to be put to work in the local available locally. ors. communities. United Bankshares stock is traded For the first time since FDIC insur- "We are proud to bring the conve- on the NASDAQ (National Associa- ance coverage was increased more nience and efficiency of the CDARS tion of Securities Dealers Quotation than two decades ago, United has a program to our customers that would System) National Market System un- new tool to provide customers with prefer to keep one fully insured bank- der the quotation symbol "UBSI." Glenville State Area Briefs cont'd ... Continued from Page 1 Bluegrass Fest weekend weekend with a ban foundation grants to get the beautification moving ahead as time goes on. Continued from Page I Lewis, leade In a comment to the Democrat and Pathfinder, Fealy remarks: "This Headlining the festival was "the nent Lewis Family, Parkersburg news article praised our efforts among people throughout this voice with a beart,"Mac Wiseman, an pel group, region. Our Glenvillecity's beautification and modernization is being devel- internationally known country and musicians, including. oped on a sound footing, and the general public is in the know. That should help bluegrass recording artist. With the daughter and us greatly." GSC Bluegrass band backinghim up, beth "Lizzy" Long, Gilmer County's EDA hears 'good Wiseman played two sets on Satur- Glenville State Coll day, singing everything from "Me rolled in the BluegraSS nevvsI o//ts developn?ent efforts and Bobby McGhee" to his own clas- program here. sits, like "Jimmy Brown, the News This year's BluegraSS AtthisThursday'snoonGilmerCountyEconomicDevelopmentAssociation's Boy." rored last year's in regular monthly meeting, some good news will, no doubt, be discussed. "The performers this year did twice top-notch talent First of all, the CANA-GSC broadband Interact access project will be as much as we ever expected from big crowd, and the featured on the program of this October's West Virginia EDA Council them," says Buddy Griffin. the eventwass statewide meeting. "The project's Carnegie Mellon University administrators This must have been especially true the GSC promoters. will explain the value of having rural wireless broadband access to the Internet of banjo great J.D. Crowe: Crowe and In addition to the and how e-commerce can spin-off from it," Jim Fealy, the local EDA's his band, the New South, clocked in "worked their executive director says. withfoursetsbetweenFridayevening ing to Buddy Griffin, t Secondly, Mr.Fealyhasbeennotifiedthatbewasawardedahighlyselective and Saturday night, and organizations fro tuition waiver -- the equivalent of a scholarship --- to attend the Community On Sunday afternoon, the big mo- nity got involved Development Institute's late September-early October training session in ment came when the International and fund-raising. Charleston. Several of the topics that will be learned are as follows: commu- Fiddle Championship got underway. Course, for exam nity development principles and its process, downtown revitalization, and Entries for the contest were estimated and unlimited use workforce development, among others. "This is training in grassroots commu- at 14, and the stiffcompetition among nity and economic development, so GlenviUe and Gilmer County will even- all of these talented amateurs made across the stadium, tually benefit from my attendance at this weeklong WVU Extension Service- the judges' choices difficult, carts sponsored seminar," he points out. Ed Carnes, aNashville fiddler, was end. Thirdly, the EDA got a $2,000 Region VI Workforce Investment Board named champion and was handed a Buddy Griffin grant to bolster our local development initiatives, he reports. In a related $1,000 check to go along with that name the people matter, he mentions that Craig Worl, of Hard Rock Land Company, will distinction; second place went to re- long, and still miss represent Gilmer County on the Region VI Workforce's board of directors, turning champion, Elizabeth all, we had an out Finally, the Annual EDA Community Awards Dinner, which has been set Langford of Ohio, and Elkins native for the festival, and for 6:30 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 4 at the GSC Ballroom, is expected to bring out Billy Ward was named the third place financial assistance the whole community to celebrate this year's development and volunteer winner, event." success stories, he says. A surprise performance ended the We can't wait. Kanawha Drive pastor's arguments lack Dear Editor, failstoamazeme.IfbeingPopecauses 40. Does it not Yes, the Pope lives in luxury. So one to be sexually or otherwise im- thinks that any oH does the Governor of West Virginia. moral, then all Popes should have devote his life to tic So does the President of the United been immoral. Were they? He should States. print a list of all the Popes who were as his opinion, not asJ What is the Pope's salary?When he known to have been i mmora.L ahd the As I have said dies, do his legal lmirsget any of the ways in which their immorality af- seems to admit, it that he is allOwed, and in most fected their pronouncements on mat- faith, either, but cases, required to use in life? Did the ters of faith and morals, holds the same Pope, in fact, dictate that any of the If being a Roman Catholic priest St. Paul, the policy luxurious surroundings be purchased causespedophilia, then allgoodpriests change. for his personal benefit? The Pope should be pedophiles. Is the propor- It seems that has nothing, as Pope, that he can sell tion Of pedophiliac priests higher or has placed BoettnefS to give to the poor. lower than in the general population? category as Hitler's Let me tell you something. You What proportion of married persons may or may not know that Father Ed's are pedophiles or have incestuous re- lot of people. brother is also a priest who has an lations with their own children? If orphanage in East Timor, a danger- there are any, his logic fails, in both directions. ousplaceindeed.Helivesin whatwe Does the policy of celibacy of the may irritate, would call abject poverty. He would priesthood have a scriptual basis? It demonstably false give everything he has, including his does if you believe that the letters of irritate an life, for the sake of those orphans. St.PaulthatyoufindinyourBibleare than that which is Ask him what he thinks of the Pope. scriptural. Read the first letter to the Pastor Keenan's lack of logic never Corinthians, Chapter 7, verses 32 to 4P tions, (NA_PSA)-More than twenty years national health concern. "It is not easy to manage HIV while levels that potentially lead to disfigur- At arecent medicalconference, HIV/ than two percent have passed since the fast cases of Women with HIV confront numer- trying to maintain what isconsideredto ing body changes or cardiovascular AIDS researchers discussed the latest eluded rash AIDS were identified in women in ousgender-'specificissuesintheirdaily beanormaiwoman'slife,"saidLoraine disease, discouraging many women treatment advancements with a focus sion, fever and 1981. Since that time, women have lives. In addition to dealing with the Del-Rose, an HIV patient who has been from continuing with their medica- on minimizing side effects. Data from a As H] become the fastest growing segment extra challenges of striking a positive for 16 years. "But significant tions, study of the anti-HIV drug Viread porti ofnewlydiagnosedpatientswithHIV, work-family balance, women are advances have been made in treatrnent "FemaleHIVpatientshaveaunique(tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) dem- in the female the virus that causes AIDS, according forced to cope with the mental and options-with simpler, easier to tolerate set of challenges in their lives when it onstrated that patients taking a similar to the Centers for Disease Control physical stressfromcombiningintense drug regimens that have helped im- comes to battling HIV," says Dr. Ed- anti-HIV drug, stavudine, experienced at r (CDC).Eachyear40,000peopleinthe medication schedules and potentially prove my quality of Life." win DeJesus, a leading HIV/AIDS 82 percent higher increases in LDL or get tested and U.S. are infected with HIV-30 percent significant side effects. The stresses of Women with HIV such as Del-Rose physician at Infectious Disease Con- "bad" cholesterol than those on Viread. of these are women. As women con- such a juggling act can lead to in- have recognized that minimizing side sultants,Orlando, Florida.''Convenient Lipodystrophy (large accumulations of their doctors tinue to comprise a greater proportion creased anxiety and depression among effects through tolerable HIV treat- treatments with fewer side effects not fat in the stomach, back or neck) was men including the of AIDS cases in the U.S., rising from women. In fact, the prevalence of de- ment is an essential way to manage the only improve a woman's quality of observed in one percent of patients re- eight percent in 1986 to 26 percent in pression is four times higher in impact of HIV in their lives. Some life, but help women adhere to their ceivingViread, compared to l 2 percent minimize 2001, this once-ignored patientpopu- HIV-positive women than in therapiescancausesideeffectsinclud_ drug regimens, and ultimately prolong of patients taking stavudine. Adverse tial lation has emerged as a significant HIV-negative women, ing increases in lipid and cholesterol their success." events i~i iZiiiiii~ili!iJiiiiiiiii;!iiii:!!ii~i !z~ii ...... iii~iii!i;i!i~i~il ...... ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael Bunner 17 Garton Plaza Weston 269-7985 PHYSICAL THERAPY Glenville Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy GSC Physical Education Bldg. Glenville 462-8933 20 E. Main Check out l St. Glenville - our ad in the paper for this week's I III II I HOSPITALS Stonewafl Jackson Memorial Hospital 230 Hospital Plaza Weston 269-8000 462-8612 office hours. 230 Hospital Plaza Weston 269-8000 P C A D:vls:o HEALTH CARE CENTER 809 Mineral Road-Glenville, WV.26351 (304) 462-7322 Dr. Glenville "' Also