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Thursday, Nov. ! 8, 2(N)4 -- The (;lenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Page 9A ,ms, I I sI ~1 in lare .=tail ces Tie- 741 2-2 BR 4ef pt., 53- :lef file 75 Sis. ef ~al )er ~lk Is. dt oh. if IR e. ~tll ef le kq ill .,f ~a T i J ! Want a discount on your flood insurance premium? During the Flood Management calve a discount on flood insurance, completed by the Canaan Valley In- Resources Workshop on Sat., Nov. FEMA defines a community as el- _stitute and the Gilmer Watershed 13, a presentation was made to a ther a county or a city. Coalition, the tax parcel digitization diversified audience that included Phiilipi residents now receive a of Glenville completed by the representatives from the Gilmer ten percent discount on their flood College's Land Resources Depart- County Commission, the City of insurance premiums because of the merit under the direction of Rick Glenville, the regional development city'sentranceintotheprogram.The Sypolt and a request to the Army authority, watershed association amount of the discount depends on CorpsofEngineersforananalysisof members and the general public, the number of points earned and can the watershed being considered by Attendees at the conference spon- range from five to forty-five percent, theGilmerCounty Economic Devel- sored by Glenville State College, the A quick review during the confer- opment Agency Canaan Valley Institute, and the ence indicated that Gilmer County As part of the effort to coP.sider Gilmer Watershed Coalition heard may already have accomplished or applying for the CRS program, The details of FEMA's Community Rat- started enough activities to meet the Gilmer Watershed Coalition is seek- ingSystem (CRS)from Robert Perry, initial review requirements and gain ing to contact all residents who cur- the state coordinator for the National acceptance into the program. Activi- rently have flood insurance policies Flood Insurance Program. By apply- ties which may qualify include pre- and those that might be interested in ing and joining, a community can, vious buyouts of flood susceptible purchasingfloodinsuranceifthecost through efforts in several areas, earn property arranged by the county com- was lower. Call Darren Felt at 462- points which enable residents to re- mission, the recent LiDAR mapping 7545 for further information. On By Jessica Wiant pan, Finland, Austria and many other In "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "Without our traditions, our lives countries from Israel to Mexico be- Tevyc's ttaree eldest daughters, uuld bc as shaky a.,,.., as a l]ddlcr un fore it debuted in Nov, York in 1964, kmowing they have no dowries, con- the roof." Tevyc. a humble Jcv, ish American reviews only added to the sider their fates, and boisterous num- milkman frum the Russian village of show's acclaim. The play seemed fit- bcrs like "lTw Bottle Dance," feature Anatevka says in the theater classic ring lot American audiences: it itlus- the townsmen domostrating their Fiddteron the Rooj~ And so begins a tratcd the universityofthe generation skills. With 14 musical numbers in tale of love. laughter, de, orion and gap. youthful dissent, revolutionary all. Fiddler mt the Reef tells a fasci- defiance.., and changing traditions, doctrine and the oppression of mi- hating story and provides ample cn- One of the longest running shows norities when traditions were crum- tcrtainmcnt. A critic may have said it on Broadway, Fidd/eron the Roc)Jis bling and times werealsochanging in best in lhe ycarolFiddlcron theRoaf now on a national tour. The tour v,ill the United States. debut in New York City: "Fiddler on stopattheWVUCrcativeArtsCentcr Changing times conflict with the Roof has an ingredient most rou- en Thursday. Dec. 2 at 7:30 pro. This Tcvyc's traditions, which arc dis- steals ignore: content. It is concerned musical pn,ductiun magically weaves playedJn historical and ethnic detail- with basic reality, with the human music, dance, poignancy and laugh- how to cat. how to wear clothes, how condition, with compassion and hope. tcrintoanclcctrifyingcxpericnccthat to pray and how to marry. When his Itisconccrnedatoncewithatimeand willabsorbyouratlentionontheplight daughters choose starers who defy a place and with the rimless and uni- of Tevye and his family of five ntarry- his idea of a proper match, Tevye versal." ing age daughters. Fi~MlerontlieRoof comes to realize, through a series of TickctslorthcDcc.2,perfonnanccs has touched audiences around the incidcntsthat are bothcomic and bit- arc on sale at the Mountainlair and world with its theme of tradition-a tersweet, that his children will begin Creative Arts Center Box Offices, at theme that cuts across race, class, and traditions of their own. w.ww. tic', or by calling nationality and has remained relevant Despite these important and pew- 293-SHOW. as decades go by. The show deals crful themes, comedy, dance, music Fiddler on the roof is part of the with the growing anti-Semitism of and song are also inportant elements WVU 2004-2005 University Arts Czarist Russia, secret love, weddings of Fiddler on the Roof. Called"one of Series, a production of WVU Arts & andrejection. Beginning as a book by th great musical comedies of our era" Entertainment For more intormation "tile Jewish Mark Twain." Sholom byNewsweekmagazine, the musical- visit WVU Arts & Entertainment Aleichem. inprc-WorldWarlIChina, thrcatcr classic features st~ch memo- onlineat,.edu orcall tile story of Tcvyc sold more than rablc songs as "Stmrise, Sttnset," "1.[1 293-SHOW. 6,000,000 copies. Were A Rich Man" and "Matchmaker, The musical production visited Ja- Matchmaker." Air Service in Rural Co Senator Jay R~keti:ller (D-WV) helpsmeelthechallengcofgivmgour build upun and strengthen existing recently announced that several key small and rural communities access, programs like Essential Air Sere, ice provisionsaimedatbcncfitingair~cr- to the nation's air transportation net- and the Small Community Air Ser- vice in small and rural communities work." ~,aid Rockclcllcr. the top vice Dcvch~p|ncnt.'" ~,cre included m the Aviation Invest- Democral on the Senalc Subc(~lnmii- The hill. which authorizes appro- mcnt and Rcvimli/ation Vision Act. Ice on Aviation. "'When it comes to priatiom, for Ihc Federal Aviation The legi,,lation passed the Senate last air scrvicc.,,mall and rural comment- Administration for fi.,,cal year 2004 ~cck. and wilt .n.w Ix: rcp.ncilcd tics in West Virginia. and across, :he ,throu,o_h 2006. will: widrthc hill passed by the House of cou~try~ are the firstm bear,lt~ bruin * !ncrease~ the IL-dcral share of the Representatives bcli~rc it g~to !h,c Lol_bad.cconL~ic times.andthc.l~st to Co',t, ui h,clatz~rt pr,.~.i~t~.Tor