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kokinda first in conference page 6 .... ' hockey tops tourney paj iiii i 1 .. of" o uo x n r co h c it cd - m c) amherst news-tim v- s a m. r- police deliver 87 tax bills by jason hawk news-times roporter talk about "taxing" situation. officers arc hand-delivering the last of subpoenas this week to local re sidents who still have not filed 2001 returns. "some people look at paying their taxes just like they florist bill. it's priority," said city trea surer kathleen litkovitz, who's experienced similar problems during her 14 years office. outstanding returns represent an estimated $250 each, or $21,750 missing come city, according accountant laura kemp, handles many delin quent files. offenders received (at least) three increasingly insistent letters from amherst's income office, and additional let ter law director ken neth stumphauzcr, strongly urg ing residents pay up. now are being directed sub poena appear office san springs building on park avenue, where will be given opportunity make up lost time through monthly payment plans. still, despite seemingly high number non-filers, litkovitz that collection diminutive when compared rates sur rounding cities. continued 8 infantry camp, retell stories saturday sunday, feb. 9, his torical society sandstone museum center host group civil war re-cnactors action. 8th ohio volunteer fantry, unit regional portray actual group, camping out historical society's sands tone grounds off milan avenue. formed 1861 cleveland-area volun teers, witnessed engaged combat until group's tlircc vear enlistment expired 1864. distinguished itself famous battles, cluding gettysburg, fredericks burg, antietam, were part gibraltor brigade, brigade composed men ohio, indiana, west virgi nia noted for valor persistence heat battle. members note is often representing such national historic significance available, so encourage take advantage visit. visitors hear harrowing tales battle courage soldiers. more informa tion, directions, contact 988-7255. ten-year-old 'businessman' learning ropes future nows-timos reporter most kids hope dads build them tree fort kyle hill little luckier. he'll soon able safely say he's one few america whose dad built him skate attic. "my intent turn into business put charge it," andy "dad" hill, wants give son fun place hang out, but also teach concepts. fathcr-and-son duo visited 15 parks michigan over past year researching de signs project. then christmas break, cleared 2,800 square-foot attic family-owned pcnton's farm market north ridge road township, purchased $6,000 worth lumber, began construction eight-foot halfpipc, six-foot "spine" (double-backed ramps), shorter ramp which skaters can flip foam-filled pit. whole idea behind project experience, kind laboratory," older told news-times. "we're going spend next four tweaking operation, working bugs, marketing it, making as safe possible before open public.that gives learn leader, responsible, good decisions." hills' vision using club model, apply join receive instruction, safety training, en-vironmcnt-in -which practice sport tradi- tionally viewed dangerous, although claim statistically no hazardous than sports football, basketball, hockey. "making allow us keep moni tored sate," kyle's dad, he mrs. always floor downstairs marketplace sell fresh produce. "clubs application process, medical screening pro cess, liability acceptance process. we'll running right underneath kyle's. what's upstairs monitored safe." tommy hobson young fifth grade students st. joseph school won poetry-writing contest poems published "a celebration poets" year. chloe hig gins, michelle lydia witte. higgins, had poem year, wrote "owl storm." salt officials asking help savage winter meteorologists has yielded second-highest snowfall area's recorded history. letter mayor john gins week, streets depart hlgglns poets pen early fame winner titled "wolf." both higgins been writing poetry several years, because fun. k "snow fall," relaxing pxm season hob son's attempt poetry, something started hopes setting new goal life. witte's selection, "kalaza- stockpile ment corbin asked $25,000 purchase after storms battered ambers tonians created conditions pleted city's stockpile. "we 900 tons couple moofoo," humorous dreamlike city. witte vet eran poet, another way express herself. chosen among thousands entries all schools levels fourth uirough sixth grade. students' works advanced level competition, 'top ten poet," days ago, we're out," said. "it's problem, especially if we get hit hard again piucliase more," , emergency meeting monday night, council lydla wltte carries prizes $2,000. publishers anthology merit create record fears, dreams day's students. attended af terschool workshop with teacher librarian diane yale pcabody, critiqued revision final submission. unanimously voted approve corbin's request urn reinforcement arrives week's low tempera tures bring significant accumulation, shopping plaza gets support wal-mart got big thumbs down officials, different joint venture lorain getting least very interested nod government two communities cur rently negotiations 189-home, 35-acrc commercial retail development oak point between lake street main near rt 2 interchange. "this isn't large-scale proposing. neighborhood center," mcgill, president heritage pursuing "what proposing complimentary what already commun ity, small businesses grow area." perched boundary am herst lorain, 10 residential plots located within borders. while owns only percent land, nearly prop osed retail, stuck parfang lots.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-02-05|
|Date of Original||2003-02-05|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|