amherst news-times - a"'heftst pirn, iiiihmihmim iim u21 f nri ' do you recognize the thief in this picture? by john lasko reporter joe, 50, who lives within school district, knows first hand what it's like to have his identity stolen right from under him. joe has asked not use last name for fear thieves stole and racked up $30,000 credit cards may some way retaliate against however, wants story told hopes of catching those individuals place make sure no one else deal with pain anguish he dealt over past month. it all began on monday evening, dec. 3, when received a phone call an employee home depot "a couple days later, i started receiving that never applied was bills (for purchases) made," said, choking back tears. "it getting pretty scary thing because someone had my personal information. where they got from, nobody knows." store, wanted know if just recently opened account made large transaction card, which at their store elyria. "some individual gone into in-store credit, information.. .name, address, numbers, social security number, work phone, everything," said. "it's been snowballing there. various stores area akron-canton area." federal trade commission classified most theft cases two categories is victim called new fraud. ftc defines type fraud as information open accounts consumer's name. continued page 9 camera lowe's improvement shows man police believe local man's card debt. south bags $162,000 grant repair quarry road windfall money ohio public works district will help officials repairs roud. awarded total $8.4 million 9, comprised lorain, medina huron counties; $4.9 went fund 27 projects throughout lorain county. 'this 'deficient infrastructure repair.' worse project usually gets money," said county engineer ken carney. "we then rank accordingly, so age important, condition in, how effects people, health problem, transportation problem or joint between cities." village month, 2,050 foot long section road. second time approved grant. 'the we were 2004," explained mayor ronald schmitz. "when finally grant, trans-european came re-do change directions ended giving back." british corporation proposed buying cleveland quarries property turning luxury resort. cost' construction be $275,000, $113,000 picked village's general fund. construct four-inch thick asphalt base, recycled base nord limits intersection state route 1 13. berm rise feet each side roadway using stones. interesting project," carney ."between high ranking 60, low 51, ranks 57. highest county." 12 hktt x 'f aaabkkahnbbabbbhwaahnww p 'vw"siar hbmaaaamaaabbbaakahhaaf' fa' rm bbbbbbbbbbbaffk1 $wflnmbfmabbbaaabbbbbb bbbabbbbahbabailabbbbal-fcl! m bbbbbaijaabbaaabbabbba ifa!" jf jjjhjjh cuddly caring kiridergartners sixth graders st. joseph stuffed animals teddy 'n' me creations company december service project. toys donated blessing house, children's respite care facility pay materials, students sold 100 advent calendars chocolate surpris es fair program through catholic relief services. kindergartners also $70 pennies collecting since start year. rachel bennett, matt gross, pando, michael lesiecki, ben veneman, sheridan champe, liah miller are working teddies. (photo diane peabody) ft ffi e q 5 63 t 3j o trash talk; little blue starting third week february, allied waste management revolutionize residents throw away trash. blue, plastic' containers wheels, mini residential dumpsters, showing residents' doorsteps soon free charge residents. come sizes. 96-gallon distributed city average- sized family. medium 68-gallon primarily senior citizens single-family residences. dave kidder, market development manager management, these eliminate need resident keep utilize old plastic aluminum garbage cans, pick-up drag curb. plus, much easier maneuver roughest terrain weather. "the container typically hold about three your average cans people put out today," kidder tubs four five today." carts emptied every automated collection vehicle, similar commercial dumpster would emptied, thus virtually eliminating manual labor doing 50 years. presently, employees, driver helper assigned particular route. after daily only employec.the driver, more than 8 receive receptacles.