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massey signs with falcons page 8 amherst news ail david taylor fire chief will retire 31 years on force by jason hawk news-times roportor anyone who has lived in am herst for a few knows that during his tenure as chief, ralph zilch done much more than, well, zilch, to im prove emergency services. after amherst's department, 17 of which he served announced earlier this month would resign from the position due medical considerations. "it's just time, simply told last week. past tlircc decades, and other firefighters have worked hard - make difference. "when i came on, it was two bays four trucks. now we've got seven 12 vehicles out there protecting city. grown lot, both cquipmcnt-wisc .and training wise," said. city officials agree. "he's fine job. he's new ward map won't be much-disputed maps drawn administra tors 2000 census were ruled obsolete week missed its deadline file documents lor ain county board elections. letter safety service director sherriu mcloda rt. 58 pave job start spring nows-timos announced' ear lier tin's ohio depart ment transportation crews rcpavc pothole-plagued rt 58, or leavitt road, starting spring. foot 20 percent bill, $84,632 $265,000 project "odot policy prioritizes pavements state routes. when we looked at all routes, is one popped up most needing done," department planning administer ken wright news-times. although no date slated u been bid kokosing construction, expected finished june 15 minimal interfer ence local traffic. council members, amidst confusion concerning extent exact location paving project's reach, currently con sidering an ordinance approve contract odot. republican roportar may give rin gling brothers & barnum bailey run money. upcoming mayoral elec tions, scheduled begin party primaries may, offi cially became thrcc-ring event third candidate declared seek office. lifelong resident former politician educated our made sure we're best standards where technology preparation concerned," said safetyservice shcr rill mcloda, times she'll miss having command department. "you so you've had someone reliable years," she "he went needed information help any public project." zilch's official day fice march 1, mayor john higgins appoint captain wayne northcim terim until perma nent head can selected. "the first thing i'll do inspections somewhere between eight 10 hours per then we'll go over standard rules procedures ha ven't reviewed men while," northcim, also sang praises. "things weren't real good elections marilyn jacobcik confirmed city's voting dis tricts longer redistri buted year, red rawn 2005 municipal primary delay happened months stiff opposition pretty bad, honestly" utilities superin tendent ron mcrthc. "wc clas sify roads poor excel lent, i'd say it's very shape. are potholes everywhere." mcrthc tliat road could survive another winter, work continue patch creasingly deep sinkholes, but tltat course action not preference. roadwork com pleted, crumbling pavement causes definite hazard mo torists along northern section near cooper foster park police lonnie dillon. "that terrible," week, accidents attributed alone. obvious problem rough residents' vehicles, especially if you aren't familiar crca. people side end major expense because conditions there," taylor, 202 cherry valley dr., wants mayor, ticket should uncon tested primaries, face surviving democratic candidate. far demo crats, incumbent treasurer kath leen litkovitz, their intentions run. "my biggest concern fiscal responsibility down here before came. split, brought everyone together gotten us some great equip exists manner docs today cause professionalism," intends officers create one-year five-year plans establish goals ment, including equipment needs. permanent selected ad minister appropriate test yet set, five arc eligible tc take it, captains greg knoll", "snczck, assistant chiefs norman "smokcy" stover jim wilhclm. regardless cho sen, departure doesn't mean he'll disap pear rrom sight stay volunteer, mem bers jennifer wasilk nick brusky, alleged herst's administrative members purposefully shaping boundaries incorrectly order gain political advantage elections, royal mlhallc crownod king, while morgan mattey en joys being queen winter homecoming festivities stselo high school. hockey hot year lack thereof," said, al though declined comment issues further into race. "i think wc need cipline spending. open book everything gone through lot ney, lost revenue, creased sewer rates, situation gen eral fund going slide deficit. right don't iiavc restraint how handle they sgt. brian brancatelli consults nounced step (ire call assured avenue address summer. an- remain active volunteer. 6. proposed re jected board, gerryman dering charged inconsis tent missing street names, according drew map. couple tim my priority." busi ness money ley 37 sales production trwnelson's stud welding division. feel business community experi combined, than qualified job," breadth knowledge. i've negotiated corf tracts unions life. believe fair. gives me opportunity used what form committee rcdistrict wards properly, allowed do," argu ing old next election accurately reflect composition. singing oldies puts cop limelight uie village people, rock band rudy illusions does ficer playing bass guitar. motorists might ex cited pulled him speeding weekend party-goers happy hear own patrol man wally gould pluck away four-string crowd pleasing golden tunes such "brown eyed girl" van morrison, "tutti fruiti" little richard, "pretty woman" roy orbison. "being takes weekend. really helps balance that" jkj sets wed nesday night obcrlin vfw carlisle township. f c-5 r ) c: m ,-( f, r- i-, 3 j 0 o " 7) 9 fu co () rw same situations government uiat did ness. perfect fit." stranger workings government, cither. terms representative 1970 1972, commission 1972 1980, 1980 1982. continued "although technical errors erased, fundamental flaws never cor rected," her fellow councilmembers against adoption newly created recent weeks. competition couldn't itself rest feb. 4, lorain named ohio's 1 second consecutive miller lite cruise-arama canton civic center. "over years, always taken music seriously. wanted good, play band, uiis like dream come true mc," gould, joined three ago, played gig nearly every since. lie's bass, drums, keyboard de cades junior school, mass st joseph catholic church, po lice dare 5. w.a.t. started back pago
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-02-12|
|Date of Original||2003-02-12|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|