stylist puts down roots - page 6 leers cool invaders 11 news-times a an 7 look- ahead vfwpost 1662 in amherst will be hosting their annual new year's eve party to ring 2009 on dec. 31. doors open at 5 pm. porterhouse steak dinner served from 5-8 p.m. there cash bar, dj, champagne and favors. sausage sauerkraut midnight. tickets are $25 per person or $40 couple. this is members guests. for call the post 988-8102 commander 440-315-2401. city picking up christmas trees beginning monday, jan. 5, through friday, 16. asking residents place tree lawn after removing all decorations. steakfry night races fundraiser high school junior class prom-to-dawn committee held 17, 2009, eagles. $20 includes dinner, draft beer soda. joni 864-2980 laura 988-3955-to purchase tickets, sponsor horse race, more information. following mondays identify start of weeks during which bulk item pickups occur 2009. should mark calendars: jan.12, feb.9, march 9, april 13, may 11, june 8, july aug.10, sept.,14, oct.12, nov. 14. here additional items that picked curbside your pickup day week: household furniture, carpeting, tables, swing sets, television refrigerators freezers with removed freon removed, window air conditioning units (freon removed), dehumidifiers washers dryers. office, located oberlin, close early today, wednesday, 24, closed thursday, 25, allow employees spend holiday family friends. office business as usual. send press releases, bulletin board items, sports stories letters newstheoberlinnews.com. t b5! z f bcic thhk bilhhhihiihbfllh season superintendent steve sayers gets believe santa claus," much delight stu-the act last friday sing-a-long dents teachers. see photos 8. harris elementary school. he raps classic "i (photos by john lasko) steele nabbed drug sales narking lot cops, task force officers tail teens car lasko reporter trouble was busted police department, along officials lorain county week trafficking marijuana within limits. acted anonymous tip department received earlier month about were apparently happening around general vicinity involved unidentified 16-year-old juvenile. "we e.nded corroborating some information further investigations," lieutenant joseph kucirek said. acting information, county's able set surveillance die juvenile suspect who, time, riding town passenger another juvenile's car. followed pair they turned parking deerfield marketplace shopping center, off oak point road. "the got out vehicle started walking towards parked several feet away him," then walked over ford taurus, driven man identified 19-year-old jeff sturgeon entered side. couple minutes later, pulled next vehicle. witnessing this, sturgeon's went third sat inside seat. when observed what appeared hand-to-hand exchange between driver vehicle, back sturgeon, handed him drugs, his original other juve- continued 3 teen drinkers refuse cops one not only parents, but also law caught underage drinking saturday, while parents business. concerned neighbors passersby contacted numerous juveniles entering exiting sleepy hollow drive residence evening. 'this going quite time," goers noticed arriving outside, took evasive actions conceal behavior. proceeded turn lights curtains. 'the could them windows; possible usage there," repeatedly knocked front door. none would let in. ignored verbal commands. once teenagers wind situation, quickly responded scene. speak cell phones. townships asked pay deputies tuesday, sheriff phil stammitti announced lay 12 full- eight part-time effective 26 make $1.1 million budget cut department. "we're trying do best we can have," 55 cover nearly 355 square miles throughout county, including sending vil lage south if own duty time call. "it's good way operate enforcement agency because you can't less," means township increase response times.