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Page 6A --The Glenviile Democrat/Pathfinder --- Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 Sign up for any America'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. m www. v ,onw re/e 'so corn 8-3 Sat. - Phone: 462-5631 315 W. Main St. o 462 Wireless broadband access will be made to work in G-ville ... Continued from Page 1 estimates that only 40 percent of the least densely populated counties have of the Intermediate Unit I. W. Pa. high speed access. project, outlines that his agency's In- Dr. Rahul Tongia, a systems scien- ternet 2 capability serves 25 school tist in CMU's Department of Engi- districts in southwestern Pennsylva- neering and Public Policy, propounds, nia. "We have a lot of poor school "Let's target the guys who are left districts in rural Pennsylvania, but behind (in Internet access)." He also with the Internet 2, the academic points out that CMU's students have progress (of students) has been good," shown an "overwhelming response" he reports, arguing: "They just need to be involved with the Glenville ini- access to what other students (in ur- tiative. ban areas) have in the state." For hisconcluding wrap-up, Project Hui Zhang, a professor in.CMU's Originator John Whitehill stresses, Department of Computer Science, is "At Glenville, we (in CANA) want to currently working with the new Na- create a large network for that com- tional Science Foundation's Broad- munity and to make it work. Dr. band Access project. Ultimately, with (Louis) Manley (a Glenville land pro- the right technology, he envisions that moter 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)." Glenville," 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 Intemet access both on and off the broadband Internet access. campus. "We're trying to make it work For more information, see related m Carnegie Mellon's off-campus CANA advertisement on the "GSC apartments," he says. Nationwide, he News" page 5B. United Bank, Inc.Announces CDARS Service to boost FDIC Coverage to over $1 Million United Bank, Inc. (United), a sub- sidiary of United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI) ann~need ~y a new service that will prov2de greater access to FDIC insurance for con- sumers, small businesses, nonprofit organizations and corporations with large cash reserves. The Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service (CDARS) provides a secure savings and investment option for customers looking for additional FDIC insur- ance above the $100,000 currently covered. United is the first statewide financial institution in West Virginia to provide this service to its custom- ers. For the first time since FDIC insur- ance coverage was increased more than two decades ago, United has a new tool to provide customers with access to greater FDIC insurance cov- erage in excess of $1 million dollars. Through CDARS, Unitedean distrib- ute customer funds among other FDIC-insured banks, allowing cus- tomers t.~ manage all their CDs through one banking relationship. All statements come from United and no confidential information ever is trans- ferred to other banks. In addition, the CDARS system will deposit the same amount of funds at United that is transferred .out to their banks, boost- ing the amount of local funding avail- able to be put to work in the local communities. "We are proud to bring the conve- nience and efficiency of the CDARS program to our customers that would prefer to keep one fully insured bank- Area Briefs cont'd ... Continued from Page 1 foundation grants to get the beautification moving ahead as time goes on. In a comment to the Democrat and Pathfinder, Fealy remarks: "This Parkersburg news article praised our efforts among people throughout this region. Our Glenville city's beautification and modernization is being devel- oped on a sound footing, and the general public is in the know. That should help us greatly." Gilmer County's EDA hears news' of its development efforts At this Thursday's noon Gilmer County Economic Development Association's regular monthly meeting, some good news will, no doubt, be discussed. First of all, the CANA-GSC broadband Internet access project will be featured on the program of this October's West Virginia EDA Council statewide meeting. "The project's Carnegie Mellon University administrators will explain the value of having rural wireless broadband access to the Internet and how e-commerce can spin-off from it," Jim Fealy, the local EDA's executive director says. Secondly, Mr. Fealy has been notified that he was awarded a highly selective tuition waiver -- the equivalent of a scholarship --- to attend the Community Development Institute's late September-early October training session in Charleston. Several of the topics that will be learned are as follows: commu- nity development principles and its process, downtown revitalization, and workforce development, among others. "This is training in grassroots commu- nity and economic development, so Glenville and Gilmer County will even- tually benefit from my attendance at this weeklong WVU Extension Service- sponsored seminar," he points out. Thirdly, the EDA got a $2,000 Region VI Workforce Investment Board grant to bolster our local development initiatives, he reports. In a related matter, he mentions that Craig Worl, of Hard Rock Land Company, will represent Gilmer County on the Region VI Workforce's board of directors. Finally, the Annual EDA Community Awards Dinner, which has been set for 6:30 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 4 at the GSC Ballroom, is expected to bring out the whole community to celebrate this year's development and volunteer success stories, he says. Plan now to attend the GCEDA's Annnual Community Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 4! Glenville State Bluegrass lest weekend Continued from Page 1 weekend Lewis, leader c Headlining the festival was "the nent Lewis Family, a voice with a heart," Mac Wiseman, an pel group, took the stage ~ internationally known country and musicians, including bluegrass recording artist. With the daughterand GSC Bluegrass band backing him up, beth "Lizzy" Long, Wiseman played two sets on Satur- Glenville State College day, singing everything from "Me rolled in the BluegraSS and Bobby McGhee" to his own clas- program here. sics, like "Jimmy Brown, the News Thisyear'sBluegrass[ Boy." rored last year's in "The performers this year did twice top-notch talent as much as we ever expected from big crowd, and the them," says Buddy Griffin. the event was s This must have been especially true the GSC promoters. ofbanjogreatJ.D.Crowe:Croweand In addition to the his band, the New South, clocked in "worked t withfoursetsbetweenFridayevening ing to Buddy Griffin, and Saturday night, and organizations from On Sunday afternoon, the big mo- nity got involved with: ment came when the International and fund-raisin Fiddle Championship got underway. Course, for example, Entries for the contest were estimated and unlimited use at 14, and the stiff competition among port performers and all of these talented amateurs made across the stadium, the judges' choices difficult, cartswhene Ed Carries, a Nashville fiddler, was end. named champion and was handed a Buddy Griffin $1,000 check to go along with that name the people distinction; second place went to re- long, and still miss one turning champion, Elizabeth all, we had an out Langford of Ohio, and Elkins native for the festival, and Billy Ward was named the third place financial assistance winner, event." A surprise performance ended the We can't wait. Kanawha Drive pastor's arguments lack ing relationship with United rather Dear Editor, than following portfolios at several Yes, the Pope lives in luxury. So institutions," said Steve Wilson, Ex- does the Governor of West Virginia. ecutive Vice President of United. So does the President of the United United can now offer the highest level States. of security for the investor with a WhatisthePope'ssalary?Whenhe larger cash portfolio. We thinkit will dies, do his legal ~ get any of the be very helpful to consumers who #e thi-ng that he is allowed, and in most saving for retirement, a home mgrt: cases, uired toUse in life? Did the gage or college tuition, as well as to Pope, in fact, dictate that any of the small businesses, non- profit organi- zations, and churches," he added. CDARS enables United to offer its customers the convenience of local relationship banking with the secu- rity of investing in government- backed investments. Also, by helping to keep deposits in the local commu~ nity, CDARS helps make more credit available locally. ~ United Bankshares stock is traded on the NASDAQ (National Associa- tion of Securities Dealers Quotation System) National Market System un- der the quotation symbol "UBSI." luxurious surroundings he purchased for his personal benefit? The Pope has nothing, as Pope, that he can sell to give to the poor. Let me tell you something. You may or may not know that Father Ed's brother is also a priest who has an orphanage in East Timor, a danger- ous place indeed. He lives in what we would call abject poverty. He would give everything he has, including his life, for the sake of those orphans. Ask him what he thinks of the Pope. Pastor Keenan's lack of logic never failstoamazeme.IfbeingPopecauses 40. Does it not one to he sexually or otherwise im- thinks that any one moral, then all Popes should have devote his life to been immoral. Were they? He should should remain celibate print a list of all the Popes whQ were known to have been immoral, and the AS I have said and ways in which their immorality af- seems to admit, it i: fected their pronouncements on mat- faith, either, but as ters of faith and morals, holds the same If being a Roman Catholic priest St. Paul, the policy causes pedophilia, then allgood priests change. should be pedophiles. Is the propor- It seems that tion of pedophiliac priests higher or has placed lower than in the general population? category as Hitler's What proportion of married persons which certainly got are pedophiles or have incestuous re- lot of people. lations with their own children? If there are any, his logic fails, in both directions. Does the policy of celibacy of the may irritate bul priesthood have a scriptuat basis? It demonstably false does if you believe that the letters of irritate an St. Paul that you find in your Bible are than that which scriptural. Read the first letter to the Corinthians, Chapter 7, verses 32 to Increase In (NAPSA)-More than twenty years have passed since the fhst cases of AIDS were identified in women in 1981. Since that time, women have become the fastest growing segment of newly diagnosed patients with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Each year 40,000 people in the U.S. are infected with HIV-30 percent of these are women. As women con- tinue to comprise a greater proportion of AIDS cases in the U.S., rising from eight percent in 1986 to 26 percent in 2001, this once-ignored patient popu- lation has emerged as a significant +!i~i![ii!i!:: : !: .... iiil~ii!iiil national health concern. "It is not easy to manage HIV while Women with HIV confront numer- trying to maintain what is considered to ous gender-specific issues in theirdaily be a normal woman's life," said Loraine lives. In addition to dealing with the Del-Rose, an HIV patient who has been extra challenges of striking a positive for 16 years. "But significant work-family balance, women are advances have been made in treatment forced to cope with the mental and options-with simpler, easier to tolerate physical stress from combining intense drug regimens that have helped ira- medication schedules and potentially prove my quality of life." significant side effects. The stresses of Women with HI-V such as Del-Rose such a juggling act can lead to in- have recognized that minimizing side creased anxiety and depression among effects through tolerable HIV treat- women. In fact, the prevalence of de- ment is an essential way to manage the pression is four times higher in impact of HIV in their lives. Some HIV-positive women than in the~pies can cause side effects inchid. HIV-negative women, mg increases in lipid and cholesterol levels that potentially lead to disfigur- ing body changes or cardiovascular disease, discouraging many women from continuing with their medica- tions. "Female HIV patients have a unique set of challenges in their lives when it comes to battling HIV," says Dr. Ed- win DeJesus, a leading HIV/AIDS physician at Infectious Disease Con- sultants, Orlando, Florida. "Convenient treatments with fewer side effects not only improve a woman's quality of life, but help women adhere to their drug regimens, and ultimately prolong their success." Atarecentmedicalconference, HIV/ than two percent AIDS researchers discussed the latest cludedrash treatment advancements with a focus sion, fever and on minimizing side effects. Data from a As HIV infection study of the anti-HIV drug Viread portic (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) dem- in the female onstrated that patients taking a similar has never I anti-HIV drug, stavudine, experienced at risk of contractir~ 82 percent higher increases in LDL or "bad" cholesterol than those on Viread. nosed with HIV Lipodystrophy (large accumulations of their doctors fat in the stomach, back or neck) was men includin observed in ore percent of patients re- ceiving Viread, compared to 12 percent minimize side of patients taking stavudine. Adverse tial for improved events of life. ........... i!i !!iiii:i ! ...................... FOR ...... i!ii ...... : ~ ~: ~: R!ilNFORMA ON;I! |BTAIN GOOD ORTHODONTISTS Dr. Michael Bunner 17 Garton Plaza Weston 269-7985 PHYSICAL THERAPY 31enville Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy GSC Physical Education Bldg. Glenville 462-8933 20 E. Main St. Glenville 462-8612 Check out our ad in the paper for this week's office hours. 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