The Amherst news-times, 2003-05-21, page 1
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r u h cn o x m cr w a -f fw more homes; stressed schools page 6 bayside wins tourney p 91 amherst news-tim v rn a. plane flips on landing; pilot dazed but not hurt by jason hawk nows-timos reporter in last thursday's late after noon hours, diane wicdcnhcft watched helplessly as faltering westbound aircraft split the dif ference between her house and barn plowed furrow through lawn at 115 11 quarry road, near garfield road intersection new russia township. "i was working front of barn, i heard fly ing low. he came around back side my flew just above roof-level,", said wicdcnhcft. first wondered when going to go up, gain altitude. didn't hear any sputtering or coughing, weird noises. flying way too it became obvious that wasn't make it, ran into colled 911 before even hit," she said. time completed call, there were already cars stopped cither plane, which had flipped upside down slid roadway, "people talk their cell phones making emergency calls. (the pilot) standing there, looking very calm se date for having crashed his yard," investor guilty; stole $118,000 nows-timo9 it's friendly city with neat, clean rows houses peace ful leaf-shaded streets, where many leave doors unlocked windows open. maybe that's why nobody ex pected amherst's quiet long street neighborhood, mer bay village man would de fraud who prosecutors called "little old lady" out life savings. exactly what lor ain county common pleas court jury happened 35-year-old jeffrey ambrosio bilked 80-year re tired army nurse virginia mil ton $118300 convinc invest risky busi ness venture then running roughshod money. according prosecutor steve list, money spent within 36 days personal item3 included $5,846 monthly mortgage payment, "i'm basketcase right now, don't want rehash past" milton told news times week delivered verdict declaring guilty felony counts theft sale wire continued 3 miraculously, pilot, later identified aviator ka cheon man, 32, sturgis, mich., left only, super ficial scratches bruising, slate highway patrol trooper charles jackson. watching fall from sky, man's ixk shock, expected an explosion, there. some cuts hands th"t only thing obvi ously wrong," paramedics arrived scene short later, they braced neck stasis collar complained sore shoulder, "it miracle, really. very, lucky worse," news-times ar rived four state squad several south fire trucks, lorain hazardous materials vehicles formed circle wreckage slowly cleaning debris perimeter. jackson, token off regional airport heading indiana started losing pressure "he pressure, los lot evi dently crash landed this yard here, force caused him flip over," blacksmiths demonstrate ancient art metatworklng historical society grounds milan avenue sandstone settlers blacksmith fair saturday, hundreds amhorstonlans ehttl,,'flhiihlhhibphhk ammjym 1 single-engine cessna (above) sits across pavement township, af ter plowing 30-foot fur row 11511 road. home owner wiedenhoft (right) saw lose altitude nearly barn. amazingly, walked away releasedjrorh allen "medical center attertfflrior' " treatment. speak loaded ambulance." transported medical center, oberlin, reportedly treated leased evening, troopers found no evidence degree intoxicated, also indicated strike while plane's wings, have be removed fuselage could onto flatbed truck. . crews workcu night remove wreckage, chief wayne 'northcim three firefighters place 33 bags absorbent ma iron's hot monstrations participated robnactmont tourjhat protiled city's founding perso(iahtjes,and foqos lifestyle. , ? ' terials along roadway ditches about 50 gallons fuel tiozard. personnel refused comment crash, confirm cargo been carrying. hearing draws praise merc months joint plan help build wal-mart superstore tossed its ear, different commercial velopment is being discussed officials. council members opened floor resi dent input possible housing development shopping plaza leaders heritage company "mini avon commons" oak point cooper foster park roads. think community sperate jobs, good opportunity expand our em ployment base," mayor john higgins, opposed earlier year supports smaller, higher-class commer cial center. "first all, versatile than wal mart has variety. second, great deal amherst, third if we do right, we're -end up parking lot." proposed pro ject, dccrficld straddles border includes plans 253 high-value ($150,000 townhouscs $195,000 $225,000 single family units) homes 35 acres retail space developers may include large department store, grocery sporting goods among others. few will built half area couched limits. how decides zone area, though, deter mine whether moncymaking business unproductive lot. currently consider move rczone portion 1-1 industrial zon c-2 zoning allow growth theory shore leaky revenue stream influx income tax "with light end develop ment want," attorney anthony giar dini, pointed herit age property under current zoning, without revenue-producing sults city. "heritage done quality projects, including greater cleveland area. are all first-class project vide areas, refer mini version you see commons." unconvinced dents aired concerns creased traffic, safety issues children, aesthetic decline, added noise deliveries trash pickup. furnished petition containing 52 signatures opposition rezoning, wednesday similar produced hi 3,081 signa tures asking issue placed november ballot referendum vole. those names checked tlvc board contjtwtd p9 t
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-05-21|
|Date of Original||2003-05-21|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|