veterans honored iyji pa visiting 'tfil history v. .-. j f vt if pc-o 23 amherst n ews-times d.kh.v),'l.l',',l::i;.w.tfi1 it families of powers elementary school students are invited to the pto meeting on wednesday, nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. at school. for more information, call kristen dimacchia (440) 864-2173. lions club will hold its second annual lasagna dinner benefit special olympics and lions. meal be 5-7:30 thursday, 18, junior high details, see page 3. vfw post 1662, located 165 cleveland ave., have a fish fry on' friday, 19. tickets $10 each is served from 5-8 event open public. information or tickets, 988-8102. free thanksgiving held family fellowship church, 780 cooper foster park drive, 5-6 sunday, 21. services 6:30-7:30 public features music. sponsored by ministerial association. child immunization clinic tuesday, 23, 1 :30-4 vfw, st. any with children. 3 details. our complete bulletin board send news items to: newsth0oberiinnews.coai p.o. box 67, amherst. o s c w 2r 2 - mo ui m r z jr q. speeding (i . 11. ulaa jt 7 michael rosebeck just one police officer ready hand out traffic in an effort keep speeders line. jason hawk news-times reporter watching cars hurtle down west martin street monday rattling windows all way, was clear why people who live quiet suburban stretch angry afraid. drivers use as drag strip feel need speed. short time traffic, only saw every five slowing close posted 25 mph limit. others clocked twice that twice, passing suvs were moving fast enough shake sedan parked curb. another time, maroon gmc truck ran roughshod over curb attempt cut curve without slowing. day 'why do start wars?' painful memories swam eyes four area men tried thursday describe horrors vietnam war young "every us has friend whose name this wall," said veteran lee deek, pointing lorain county memorial where hundreds fourth-graders gathered. "we grew up them, went them. they little older than you are, veterans," deek said. he personally knew 98 names inscribed memorial's granite slab. don attie described how drafted into army protect fuel depot, pete continued 1b uj ii u enemy number " """b""""'i b"iiim 1.,, ii. i hi ' j1 i. , .1 nil that's precisely problem prompted phone calls city council members past year. "right now, we've been lucky there haven't injuries accidents," darin wiswell, resident often sees cars, trucks, hit 40 his block. he's several apple orchard neighbors complaints forcing consider some drastic steps control including possibility using "speed humps." don't mean speed bumps? longer well-known bumps, humps 10 14 feet stand three inches high. councilman phil van treuren asked mayor david taylor last (x ? jrv' photo shows children flak helmets soldiers wore describing own experience gunner supply convoy fay week evaluate whether would useful streets considering tight money these days cost-effective. turns can't afford invest humps, residents can petition them installed their expense. likely $2,000 $5,000 hump, needed along other hot spots make difference behave. might not right answer," "but least want opinion 2a y .a v a. i"' dl '' '1 iff r's ( 11' v"'. j' : schools firelands boe talks cash crisis no doubt air ask voters again spring tax question much. trying prevent $2.6 million deficit 2012, job made difficult failure earlier month issue 7. four-mill property increase won 11 votes but failed 10-percent margin erie county. know too well we 70 ed be," superintendent greg ring told mem bers thursday. mills lost ground. because november levy had passed, started bringing january. treasurer barbara bechtel five-mill generate $1.5 year six-mill bring $1.8 those numbers could shift recalculates values between now may. scheduled work session monday, 29, look 5a library trustees discuss buying modular buildings still reeling a-painful defeat polls, looked uneasily night future. first come together since election day, when 4,188-to-4,541 vote split killed library's 1.1-mill bond issue. talked about renovations, relieve elbow-crowding library, demolish rental properties way parking. first, scrutinized harsh loss handed voters, what future attempts pass levies. "they didn't against us. couldn't support time," trustee james yorks generated $1 next 28 years pay building expansion 6a i!