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Page 6A -- The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Oct. 14,2004 Refrigerators Dishwashers Gas Ovens Electric Ovens STOCK ,-. Microwave Freezers Washers Dryers Store Hours: 8-5 Mon.-Fri. ,, 8-3 Sat. Ovens Jr!r, r315 W. Main St. - 462-5631 mmo Continued from Page 1 available in the Heflin Student Union's Ballroom. Meal Plan or $5.00/person for guests. Game-Time The Pre-Game Festivities begin at Morris Stadium at 2:15 p.m., with the Homecoming Court's coronation cer- emonies and the recognition of the Montrose and Williams Award win- ners. Then, at 3 p.m., the Homecoming Football Game against West Virginia State University will be kicked-off. "Go Pioneers!" TheGSC Marching Band will per- form before, during and after the game. Normally, GSC Band alumni are asked to join the band at the colorful half- time show. Pig Roast is back Immediately after the game, the traditional Pig Roast, sponsored by the Pioneer Athletic Club (PAC), is being reactivated under the Morris Stadium's Pavilion. The coaches say, "Don't miss this tasty meal, especially because the proceeds go toward ath- letic scholarships." Meal charges: $10.00 per single, $15.00 per couple, and $5.00 for children 12 and under. The evening will beculminated with the 8-11 p.m. 2004 Homecoming Dance in the Verona Mapel Room at the Heflin Student Union (HSU). Other events scheduled later in Homecoming Week are as follows: Wed., Oct. 13 -- Camourflague Day ~ 8 p.m. Movie Night "Spiderman 2," free popcorn and soda, in the Heflin Student Union's Ball- room. Thurs., Oct. 14 -- 60's Day -- 12:15 p.m. Karaoke at PG's; 8 p.m. Bonfire/Pep Rally/Spirit Contest at the Morris Stadium's Practice Field. Fri., Oct. 15 --- Spirit Day -- 2-6 p.m. Homecoming Carnival at the HSU's former bookstore area; 10 p.m. Late Night Tacos at PG's. Prior to this newspaper editibn hit- ting the news stands this week, the following events had already taken place: mmm Continued on page 6 Heading businesses under the names of Bellarico's New York-Style Pizza, Pizza Premo and Sub-Express, people drive in, order a fast sandwich and eat it going to work. The sub is like a travelling meal." Also, the renovated food service Mon., Oct. 11 -- Pajama (PJ) Day on campus; 8 p.m. Bingo Prizes: soda, snacks, CDs, electron- ics and more at PG's. Tues., Oct. 12-- 80's Day-- 1 ! :30 a.m. Campus Wide Picnic; 1:30 p.m Sandy Sowell Game Show Mania in the Amphitheater; and at 7 p.m. MTV "Rock the Vote," featuring Syrus from in the Fine Arts Audito- rium. 9 000 Continued from Page 1 the Best Western to rest up for the day until their transportation problem could be solved. He is thankful that the Braxton County Board of Educa- tion provided a bus to get them to the Glenville facility at no charge. "The bus driver said that he wouldn't take any money, and this was his donation to our troops," Mr. Robinette explains. "That courtesy really helped us." "We, then, had pizzas brought in from Pizza Hut for them and offered them a place to rest up," he says. They were at the Best Western from about 1-5 p.m. -- resting, relaxing and be- ing entertained by the TV. Continued from Page 1 the Bush Administration every year," Mr. Burke argues, noting that "only the large agri-business farmers have had it good under Mr. Bush." Continuing, he adds, "As to our next president, we need an intelligent, knowledgeable and caring leader like John Kerry has proven himself to be." ARC Continued from Page 1 Glenville worldwide. Ifs a time capsule to bring in the future. Additionally, the (I.L.) Morrises have brought us this Distance Learning Center (where the ARC update meeting in Glenville State College's Ad- ministration Building was held on that day)." Mr. Whitehill, who had pushed this project to the news forefront, started it as an M.B.A. graduate student in e-com- merce at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University. He also gives much credit to Dr. B race Maggs who heads CMU's Com- puter Science Depot for backing the establishment ofCANA, a non-profit arm of CMU's Appalachian outreach program. The Glenville project; which is a com- bined Glenville State College and CMU endeavor, is being funded jointly by a $250,000 grant from the ARC and Ben- edum Foundation. Anne Pope, of the ARC, and Mary Hunt, of the Benedum Founda- tion, strongly support this project, hoping the pilot project will lead to others in the Most of the troops were heading to Appalachian area, as was reported in last Maryland en route to service on the ~ week's page 1 story in this newspaper. Iraqi front. "CANA is looking at establishing wire- With tears in her eyes afterwards, less broadband technology in Haiti, Maine the affable Mr. Pungitore relates that area at Go-Mart is in the upscale Asst. ManagerRhondaMilleraffirms, and other places, but our real home is here Omni has 300 locations from Texas Tuscan brick design. "This is a cheer- "We really hked" these young people m" Glenvalle," " Mr. WMtehill" ' propounds. to Maine and from the Deep South to ful and colorfu! look," he relays, and we thank them for the sacrifices Also speaking to the tech-savvy group Minnesota. Of Glenville s Go-Mart, he praises that they are making for us. They are; was State Delegate Brent Boggs (De.- Why start a pizza and sub company the food service workers, They are doing a lot for us, so giving them Braxton-Gilmer). "With this project, we're in a very c0mpetitive market, though? good, because they know how to serve some rest at this period of their delay working on a brighter future," he states, Tbergs ays-d 3m a good -feod" ........ :"' " " was~:t~,, onl~.~ we~d do for ~adding, "Our next step has been to ~ w , IO-,.M[arts gerlgralthem. She, then,points that each t'kskaResearcbZoneforGilmerandBlm-- :hast movmg naUon, me elttsbu h mann er concurs "Th - rg, g , , e public really one of the 52 signed a thank you" t0 counties, making our area the first in area chief executive states, empha- seems to like Sub-Express and Pizza note to the staff of the Best Western the state to take advantage of this law. slzmg, "Pizza is the No. 1 fast food Premo. They are quality products at for their concern and hospitality. In This designation will allow us to apply for item in America today," reasonable prices. Finally, there's that most came from all over the grants for this governmentally-under- mm Billy's wife, Marge, who was also a legislator, likes John Kerry because during the debates, he's been a proven affirmative and optimistic advocate of America's finest ideals. "His emphasis that the future needs America to be a better place for the middle and lower classes is the right direction to be going," she asserts. The Debate Party was arranged by the Gilmer County Democratic Executive Committee and the county's Demo- cratic Woman's Club. After starting up this business in something on the menu for everyone United States, they stressed that they ; served two-county area." 1994, it grew rapidly, due to its niche in the family." got a very positive opinion of West "This Research Zone will help Glen- the sandwich and pizza markets. On last Friday, A1Sergi, theowner- Virginia and Best Western, because ville State College and attract more people "Our subs are toasted and baked, so manager of The Boss-97 FM Radio of the unexpected, yet warm welcome here to this rural area," he adds. "We, in it's a great-tasting and a hot sand- Station from BraxtonCounty, set upa given to them at the hotel. Gilmer and Braxton counties, will he- wich," he explains, pointing out that live remote for the Grand Opening. come a model for small West Virginia nottoomanycompaniestakethetimeDon Pungitore concluded the Ily tO make hot sandwiches, remote's airing at noon by saying, Buy Ioca an~ beeunities" lable to comeWant mYback andgrandchildren tOto thrive here in Moreover, Don mentions that Sub- "This has been a successful Grand a better economy. I thank CANA and Express and Pizza Premo, whichare Opening. Sub-Express is a quick bite keep the tax .GSCfurtheirleadershipinthisimportant available in Glenville's Go-Mart, are to eat and we're happy about feeding Interact initiative." "perfect forconvenience stores where a busy America." base growing Continuing, he notes that helping him visit update cont'd... Kight, Gilmer County commissiouer, Tom "~-:) to get the Research Zone off the legisla- tive back-burner were State Senators Bill Sharpe and Joe Minard and fellow Del- egate Bill Stemple. In moderating the forum, GSC Associ- ate Vice-President for Technology Larry Baker, who is the technical chief for the CANA-GSC grant project here, then called upon a variety of speakers to dis- cuss the virtues of the wireless broadband lnternet access technology. Lee Kraus, v- p of the Information Research Corp. (IRC); Barbara Lay, administrator of Minnie Hamilton Healthoare Center, Reta Cooper, of Motorola; Ed Ward, of WV- Net; Denny Pounds, president of the Gilmer EDA; Bill Sharpe, State Senator;, Bobby Lewis, of the Governor's Develop- ment Office; and several other people from Braxton County -- all praised the new technology being established in Glen- ville. Finally, in the afternoon, most of this group --- headed by Delegate Brent Boggs held a think tank on mobilizing this two-county area to get the most out of the Research Zone designation in the upcom- ing legislative session in Charleston. FP1 " lrW Hearin lmer BOB PHILLIS Owner/Hearing Instrument Specialist WHERE. Gilmer County Senior Center DATE: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004 TIME.- 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. PHONE: 1-800-303-3277 Beltone Hearing Instrument Center 1200 Country Club Road - Fairmont, WV 26554 ON SITE REPAIRS WHEN POSSIBLE/ FREE pack of batteries to the FIRST three people presenting this ad. Discounts at C2004 Beltone Electronics Corporation I Illll I 4~ 4~ ) ) Ask the Q: Does lung cancer run in fatal- these cancers in at least two genera- suggests that smoking even a small don online at, derarmantiperspirants/deodorants with these habits before age 16 developed lies? tions, amount may cause cancer in some the development of breast cancer: cancer at an earlier age than those A: Researchers discovered strong . Theresearcherscomparedthegenes people. Q: Can antiperspirants or deodar- Two recent studies on this topic had who began the habits later. evidence recently that some people of cancer survivors with the genes of The researchers now plan to pin- ants cause breast cancer? different results. One study showed The results ofthe second study sug- carry an abnormal gene or genes that family members who did not, have point th/. exact gene or genes that ', A: Articles in the press and on the no increased risk of breast cancer gest that use of antiperspirants/de- make them more likely than others to cancer. They found a link between increase lung cancer risk. The discov- : Internet have warned that underarm among women who used underar0a odorants and underarm shaving may develop lung cancer. The research abnormal genes and an increased risk ery of specific genes causing other antiperspirants/deodorants may cause antiperspirants/deodorants. The study be related to breast cancer. But it was done by a group of 12 major of lung cancer, types of cancer has helped scientists breastcancer.Thereportssuggestthat included women who used a blade stops short of showing a clear link. resear :h organizations and universi- In addition, the researchers found find better ways to treat and prevent harmful substances in these products razor. Researchers say more studies are ties, including the National Cancer that the people with normal genes these diseases, can be absorbed through the skin or The second study involved breast needed. Institute (NCI). were affected by smoking differently One proven way to lower your risk enter the body through nicks caused cancer survivors. The researchers To learn more about your personal The study involved 52 families with than those with abnormal genes. With oflungcancerandotherdiseasesisto by shaving with a blade razor, found that women who used under- breastcancerrisk, talk with your doc- at least three close members (parents, normal genes, the more the person quit smoking. Call the National Can- However, the National Cancer lnsti- arm antiperspirants/deodorants and tor. For generalinformation on breast siblings or children) who had been smoked, thegreatertheriskofcancer, cerlnstitute'sSmokingQuitlinetoll- tute (NCI) and the U.S. Food and Drug shaved their underarms often were cancer risk and prevention, call the diagnosed with lung, throat or laryn- With abnormal genes, any amount of free at 1-877-448-7848 for one-on- Administration are not aware of any diagnosed with cancer at younger NCI's Cancer Information Service at geal cancer. Of those families, 35 had smoking increased cancer risk. This one help. You also can get informa- clear evidence linking the use of un- ages. 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