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. t t- comets advance in tourney page 6 german services for all f : amherst news-tim r w o x h - m j candidates file v. primaries by jason hawk news-times raportor kissing babies, handing out bumper stickers, and shaking thousands of hands will occupy 19 residents seeking public office the next eight months. democrat republi can political hopefuls met deadline to primary elec tions with lorain county board elections last thurs day, mayoral, city coun cil, law director scats. option run remains open independent candidates, who must at least 75 days before november general elections. democratic mayoral incum bent john higgins, 618 s. lake st., ran uncontested 2000, announced news- times that he pursue a bid stay office, where has served six years. also three terms as ward one council from 1981 1987, four president 1987 1995. two have already stepped up challenge including longtime treasurer kathleen litko vitz, 555 cherry valley dr., her candidacy october. she fcn 1980 1 985 been am hcrst's ch:icf financial officer 13 years.. only (jic demo crats wiljl survive party prima ries take on republican candi date david taylor, 202 dv just this month would contend. taylor representative 1970 1972, was planning commission service di rector 1972 1980, when appointed safetyservice until 1982. presi dent dietrich, 355 candy lane, candidate position 2001, ex perience opposition year rivals. current member steve p'simcr, 611 brcnnan is giving his chair seek president's scat. republicans dennis walters, 150 orchard hill peter kastanis, 108 lcavitt rd., thrown their hats into ring. court tors at-largc spots, in- continued 7 local soldier answers call arms movie nows-timos reporter doesn't play or god, matter but careful viewers spot an herst man depicting both un ion confederate private big screen ameri civil war epic "gods generals" debuts theaters worldwide. among 5,000 extras hired fill ranks film's ar mies milan avenue resident tim branscum, responded casting rccnactors granted time off job federal aviation administration cbcrlin during fall 2001. made trips shoot ing destinations included staunton, va., sharpcsburg, md., spending several weeks site movie's taping. 'there's probably scene my family friends be able me, near end stonewall jackson's men begin charge against right flank union army," branscum told week. "when order given ad vance, i'm front center camera few seconds." shooting many 15 hours thou sands buffs camped tents night marched day under direction sev eral assistant directors trainees, sporting authentic uni forms, weapons, supplies. according that's not history buff provided set. they took them intimat. understanding uic period, its customs, tactics, people, motivations, said. im ci vil reenactor, plays con federate generals." support rezoning assist superstore students st. joseph school gather some places are studying, around globe, world map, pinpoint students' families study geography lessons, too what's happening world? where? why? arc way becoming authorities events participating national geographic challenge. over parents children newspaper, television, magazine internet news stories, locate maps. discuss hu physical characteristics how relate events. keep journals what learned. recent evening work shop, learned interpret through ball toss flatable identi fied shared facts about found globe. depth article oil spill coast spain helped understand affected geo graphy case, pol lution, wind waves causing harm marine life fishermen whose jobs de pend sea. being en couraged read fiction identify setting novel. then place colored dot graphic map library, showing explored the. leisure reading. different web sites were posted do extra exploring enter online quizzes. participants again april turn their' receive achieve ment certificates prizes school. cr.tics might ascribe "creaky wheel" theory, if outcry special lorajin hearing monjjay prop osed 'wal-mart store cooper fostc park road any indica tion,1 land owner carnegie development find alternate which builcji. waving "no rez,oning" signs booed carne gie (representative bob bcrryhill lhc advocated converting coqipcr foster residential zones commercial use, move loctds say severely devalue property well noijw traffic problems. said developer could speak wal mart corporation, attempted address homeowners' cerns promising make concessions tending perimeter buffer zone frim 50 feet 90 erecting eight-foot mound fence. iberryhilps try concilia tion garnered no warm response mcm bprs, either, cited concerns such impositions velopment force adja cent residents, low-wage lack unionization wal-mart infam ous, corporation's alleged nonconformity fair labor act, carnegie's hesitancy tci develop poorer, less eco nomically stable areas ciity. ' more "mature" lor ain won't sustain siorc, contended bcrryhill, admitted location's proximity route 2 c-xits proposed ohio 5 angry prospect having constructed back yards, seats chambers monday berryhill tries plead case rezone portions area use. eastman drive balk project sympathizers even behind "enemy lines," group protesting amherstlorain border. letter .16 east drive, lorain, week confirmed amhcrsto- nians alone ob jections multi-million dollar. road. document, signed members west side neighborhood preser vation group, indicates resi dents close project's lands feel unfair, property, bad surrounding businesses jobs. 'this rich neighbor hood," wrote represen tative kimbcrly michael. "for most us, our homes ore wc tlic process taking large portion we wotkcd lives for." detraction, ori
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-02-26|
|Date of Original||2003-02-26|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|