Sheds Star In North Hornell Village Board Discussion – News – The Evening Tribune – Hornell, Ny

“Correct,” Bebout confirmed. “What would satisfy you so that we don’t have to move 300 sheds in the village? In other words, we can’t legislate someone as a good neighbor,” Libordi said. “Well, I figured I met you people halfway because right now the zoning law says (six feet) and I’m more than willing to go along with the three-foot (rule),” Bebout said. “When I talked to Mr. Rusby and he came up and looked at it and agreed it should be moved, there was no sense in moving it twice because he was talking about going to the planning board and asking for a three-foot setback instead of a six-foot setback and I said I’d see what happens.” Falci countered Bebout’s claim by noting that Rusby saw the property prior to checking the local law, which was approved in 2008.
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Engineer sheds new light on Boston molasses disaster | Boston Herald

In January 1919, a giant storage tank in the city’s North End ruptured, sending 2.3 million gallons of molasses pouring down city streets, killing 21 people. Ronald Mayville, a senior structural and metallurgical engineer with Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger in Waltham, has researched the disaster for years in his spare time. He tells The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1wZdmKQ ) the walls of the tank were at least 50 percent too thin and the type of steel used was brittle because it contained a low amount of the chemical element manganese, making it more likely to crack.
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Great Falls man gets 25 years for string of burglaries – Montana Kaimin: Mt State Ap

(AP) A Great Falls man who was found guilty of stealing tens of thousands of dollars in tools and personal items has been from garages and storage sheds has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. The Great Falls Tribune reports ( http://gftrib.com/14RCn3L ) District Judge John Warner called 31-year-old Robert Andrew Paliga a career thief during Monday’s sentencing and declined to suspend any of the prison time for the burglary and theft convictions. One victim testified that he lost $12,000 in tools and personal items from a storage shed while another said nearly $6,000 in tools and other items were taken from his garage. Only a small percentage of the items stolen in 2013 and 2014 were recovered and the victims testified some of the stolen property was irreplaceable. Paliga told the judge he was not responsible for all of the thefts. ___ Information from: Great Falls Tribune, http://www.greatfallstribune.com
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