iiiqiheb south amherst has now village council president, member - page 6 lilwiuiaa police and fire committee considers ambulance contract renewal 7 sttortq- lady comets open softball season over magnificat 8 ro d 3 x o tj 33 c w 03 z r to h n x) i m q 2 r- cn news-tinu 4 z- s t- : j nearly 1 5,000 names submc group led by councilman is one step closer repealing tax county administrator jim cordes, local liberty founder jason sobiski of amherst, a score records employees spend monday morning counting sales petition signatures in downtown elyria. hawk news-times reporter opponents recent quarter-percent hike did not find the 10,063 they needed place issue on november 2007 ballot. found 14,936. "i think that based response got going door door, this will never go into effect," said crosse road leaders grassroots campaign reverse hike. " amherst. "we ended up with lot more than anyone thought wc could... if had gone another three weeks, we could have gotten more," he said. handful volunteers joined celebrate second floor administration building elyria as officials counted signatures. "they've ignored voters' rights (his respect, people spoken," volunteer ted bansck, who helped distribute collect petitions. concerned residents just like bansck including about 50 from where anti-tax fight was headquartered spent all march collecting at area storefronts such drug mart. city nick brusky businessman, movement continued dale eagle gets two life sentences for slatt murders it's often time heals wounds, but year after murder fomicr township residents, injuries hearts family members arc still fresh. sr., 63, four states, w.va., sentenced prison without chance parole marcli 27 deaths robert tanna slatt, attempted their son, steele high school graduate bobby slatt. following emotional statements tearful members, marion circuit court judge david janes ordered serve consecutive sentences, plus an additional 15 years. fatally shot rural driveway may, 2006, years-long dispute property rights. lie also multiple times, wounding his face causing severe vision loss. miraculously survived recuperated hospital. eagle's sentencing last week, told fonner neighbor forgave him crimes took lives parents. though apologized actions, attorney, james zimarowski, stated would file appeal behalf eggstra! read it mom, look what easter bunny left me tiny tots rush hidden prizes egg hunt manor retirement center saturday, 31. 150 attended event, staff filled 1,500 eggs preparation. rolled engine kick off hunt. senior citizens greatly enjoyed watching kids eggs. speedbump bridge work project delayed week while final details arranged railroad everything hitch, wouldn't be business usual jackson street. demolition infamous street been marginally are finalized officials, revealed week. earlier month, mayor taylor announced initial removal bridge's main beam occur april 2, old jacked away starting monday, 9. process hold "once down, piece cake. we've torches cut right through steel, site superintendent charlie baker. according engineer chuck cvitkovich. contractors hit speed bump arranging specific schedule executives norfolk & southern railroad, news-times. administrators extremely protective trains run under bridge, placing safety restrictions constniction efforts played out past seven current agreements stipulate must railway flaggers present during constniction, operate certain distances tracks, comply regulations intended prevent debris falling tracks below bridge. addition prep 10 welders b&b construction build scaffolding among shower sparks.