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local math teacher earns top honor page 7 i city to extend bike path pi 3' t1 2 , amher time mayor says he'll seek job again muni bhs by jason hawk now8-timos reporter where democracy is involved, there's just no rest for the weary. with this year's elections ab out wrapped up, amherst getting geared up next political sea son, and another round of election bids. john higgins announced girl, 5, injured falling tree limb home after surgery nows-tlmos rpportor five-year old lorain girl who was critically at her babysitter's roscdalc drive in on friday, nov. 8, released from hospital past weekend .expected . make a full recovery, accord ing janice guhl, spokesper son rainbow children's hospital. 'she's made miraculous recovery now good condition," guhl said, little emily mace quickly upgraded over course one week "critical" "good" status. said that per sonnel were able right what she called "on ex tremely critical condition" be fore damage irreversible. "she had neurosurgery team look when came trauma several surgeries, they arc very pleased progress," said. emily, daughter brian lori lor ain, taken helicopter cleveland hospjtal diagnosed with,, severe head shortly af ter 40-mph winds pre ceded last week's storms blew 20-foot, ' .24-inch diameter tree, which hit behind. "it "just freak acci dent," emily's babysitter. "i tried get there -throw myself save her, but it happened too fast." babysitter standing camp christopher offers students challenging times environmental education out-, door fun names games when1 sixth graders st. joseph school traveled christopher, cyo bath, early october. accompanied teachers chris bopp elaine manges, 35 teamed two other catholic schools three days cabin living, night hikes, campfires hands-on experience science math. "the kids loved going into water during pond study," bopp, added ths got wet below as well es above he will reelec tion, meet challenger kath leen litkovitz spring democratic primaries. litkovitz, currently treasurer, bid mayor's scat month. higgtns declared his cam paign clean one. "at my age, don't sec any ad vantage slinging mud," think negative politics dis- about 12 feet away uic heard, large crack turned timber small been playing back yard, ac cording police' reports. pushed off immcdk ntcly 911. north cen tral e.m.s. paramedics responded mcdivac transport observed injuries, includ a-depression hair line back, re ports state. later investigation revealed interior tree's trunk rotted weakened its defense against already dangerous weather. unable withstand strong gust, toppled. according babysitter, branches, not trunk, landed back. die o week, underwent four hours intensive surgery, doctors removed blood clots mcndcd fractured skull bones, mother "we expect complete covery soon," also dicated expecting lingering dam age do foresee need physical therapy. "we're fortunate people 911 call reacted expertly did," "when decision lifcflight hospital, saved life sure," continued pago 6 rain fell their aquatic adventure. using hand held microscopes, discovered: microorganisms live ponds. favorite cave study learned how subterranean dwellers have less color deeper you go dark. humorous side, some kissed legendary mummy tomb cock luck. high spirits worked dur survivors gome comprised challenges trivial, croto ball shipwreck games. especially liked ship- 5 ruptivc entire community inhibits involvement." while running has hard feelings toward litkovitz. reason say bad things mrs. litkovitz," "it's run. long takes proactive campaign works benefit city, that's fine." campaign's issues, participate public library's weekly story jlme learn all canine friends week. below, li thi environment, firsthand christopher. lot them consider. "certainly encouraging develop ment, upgrading our utilities, compliance protection agency impor tant," enticing new bu sinesses sources revenue amherst, increasing general income community, important issues com much tfiat doggie library? race. referenced record six years office well. we've gotten consider number done few years," "we've hard, continue work if elected." administration's greatest complishments, brarian cheryl ashton reads helps thoir amherst's streets are bikes walking routes incredibly dangerous, unofficial pedestrian safety committer told council members monday night. committee, concerned citizens, sented rep-", including surveys conducted ..il july an amateur survey grading level city's streets. speaking behalf mittee, shupe elementary principal greg ring explained only eight percent harris hlggln3 book pooch pals, above, own pup costumes. walk school, cent bike. shows 71 parents distance far, 67 ot traffic concerns great road surface condi tions concern 37 those parents, nd 30 woulu let children ride because unsafe social factors. surveyed jutt childrcns' lack skill problem, seven ss'.d storage en issue, 1
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2002-11-20|
|Date of Original||2002-11-20|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|