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meteors go down in smoke - page 6 gildner resigns from council r rri l. to (q w v z h 33 c iz a si m : i n 1 tn amherst news-tim jmiier. hp d s aj -d ro .m tragjedies served as wake-up calls parent connection meets find tools protect kids modern dangers by jason hawk news-times reporter parents shouldn't have be scared. dut they arc. ' today's face so many harmful pitfalls: drugs, alcohol, sex, guns the home, driving safety, choking games, suicide, internet dangers, dui. about two dozen concerned par ents gathered on park avenue last wednesday night form civic group aimed at creating combat of youth. "wc want give people place for help," said dani alticri marinucci, president wcstside network. "we're not here scare you.. we're help you." 2001, 12 wcstlakc teens were arrested attending homecoming while intoxicated. over following years, community suffered deaths four students result car crashes, huffing, and alcohol use. tragedies marinucci other parents. began meeting regular basis, sharing information their kids, passing word drinking parties dangerous activities community. "it's too damned scary out there, wc didn't lose any more kids," she told residents week's meeting. that need take care our own houses what's going irfdcm,vlrtourcwiikidiore up to." continued pago 5 homo 29 sands drive was dostroyod firo around a.m. saturday. propane tanks fuel dr. home fire there little firefighters could do save an village mobile total destruction early morning hours "the way arc constructed, there's really nothing you can put it out. burned, front looks unharmed, but entire back half shed are just gone," city chief wayne northcim. detector alerted frederick dalmert a.m., according report released monday. upon arrival, command leader greg knoll found feet residence already heavily engulfed flames, with also visible home. several 20-pound cylinders increased arc's heat after blaze caused one safety valve pop bleed, northcim said. doused debris cleaned course hours. had pull all building's ceilings check embers onc-foot-widc pocket running length roof, he . investigators placed cost destmction $60,000 property $50,000 person it's biggest sugar rush year! mako suro tho oyo holes aro large enough see, (or uso coloring). always make costume color light include reflective patches or strips. ahoy! pirates monsters will popular halloween fare yo ho ho, bundle costumes. street this year, matey, is yc best handin' candy, lest walkin' plank. most o' experts predict, bound captain jack sparrow, swashbuckling pirate popularized actor johnny depp "pirates caribbean" movies. local merchants saying mark return basics kids. "they're looking stuff," says jeff griggs, associate manager super kmart cooper foster road. "this far, been friday 13th michael myers old movies." costumes selling steadily, seemed reverting blood, guts, gore 1980s horror aim motif, says. scarier stuff, seem like most. is, it," drag mart mahar. "but real cartoon characters." thing both retailers agree candy. when comes trick-or-trcating goodies, chocolate trail. hands down, reese's peanut butter cups clear winners. "they chocolate. tliat's big haul, good find," laughs griggs. 8 firoproof homemade follows: mix nine-ounces boric acid, (our ounces borax, quart hot water. saturate fabric allow dry. repeat washing costume. wonr clothing short prevent tripping. police ask trick-or-treating safe everyone goblins, ghosts, ghouls getting ready town, police. "we'll ns officers possible. get presence out, sure sec us, nice, children," dennis scger. thousands youngsters hit sidewalks biggost seger company flood roads bicycle patrols, motorcycle auxiliary officers, lie formula has generated extremely holidays past decade. few safety-related incidents, significant oct. 31 threats coming tainted candy late 1990s, scger "with force we've able keep well-protected each year," "parents children, watching them, things tend run smoothly here." city's bash begin sunday, 29, department's annual contest parade. judging 4 p.m. sans springs building, 480 ave., parade immediately after. case inclement weather, canceled held station, 14 church st. despite opposition, daylight curfew final vote now eleventh hour. 5-2 majority vote, council's controversial proposal jumped another hurdle monday night. objections members, ordinance shuffled third reading, expected undergo anal, scrutinizing nov. 13 before being enacted. "i'm glad did pass originally us," longtime opponent ed cowger, who represents amherst's second ward. still kinks plan, attempted convince his fellow elected officials, lawmakers " councilman wary considering legislation restrict movement its citizens. cowger asked safety-service director clotz produce records showing number vandalism incidents which prompted lonnie dillon new law occurred during school year. "i think would us know perspective," at-large representative nick brusky, consistently voted against curfew, provide geographical breakdown incidents. orchard hill resident paula judy, championed rights since issue first introduced may, believes loopholes idea, judy worried protection participate non-traditional online schools; ymca pulls deal, searching location head glenn haley no recreation center amherst, though years pining one. question is: time soon? answer: maybe. week, officials greater cleveland revealed scrapped plans lisn building. "we if (site) purposes," media audra kessler. july, ceo wanted invest millions former telecommunications headquarters, located intersection leavitt road avenue. goal, crowd 70 public meeting, establish permanent lorain county closures facilities elyria lorain. those rec centers closed february, citing prolonged financial difficulties extensive damages flooding. organization four-month, multi-million-dollar renovation much 48,000 square programming center. included full-scale gymnasium, likely provided child care, latchkey programs, aerobics, voters guide inside edition 2006 league women 7 election. non-partisan voting issues ballot ohio. we hope readers use tool informed decisions polls.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2006-10-25|
|Date of Original||2006-10-25|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2006-10-25|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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