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cooks retired from schools page 6 r o m x : - cc n y1 co ih ia 3 h t- amherst news-tim v, rv golf team tryouts set 5 tv sparks fire to twp. home when researchers say that too much television can be danger ous, they're not kidding. according chief wayne northcim, it was the responsi ble for blaze destroyed at 7136 obcrlin road last thursday afternoon, evict ing three stunned township residents. amherst, south and firefighters converged on site near ohio turn pike overpass less than 10 mi nutes later after receiving a 911' call neighbor who had noticed smoke pouring out of t windows, but emergency personnel were able do little put before gut ted house's interior. however they quickly worked douse flames engulfed structure's outer walls. "apparently up between two twin beds in one rooms. some sort electrical began," said northcim. home's owner, joseph borocz, bathroom visitors bureau breaks ground by jason hawk news-times reporter old saying about double-edged sword may have new weight amherst. local politicians, activists, business owners gathered wednesday afternoon break lorain county bu reau, which will built am herst foot turnpike interchange, is intended bring tourist dollars. "i sincerely believe this reau increase tourism traffic into our county," executive director pat cano, claiming sept. 11, 2001, industry saw jump visits rural communities. she also historical sites increased 48 percent all trips. vice president rex engle, county's direct sales travel expenditures total $335.5 mil lion annually support 1 1,000 jobs. "we expect lot revenue generated bed taxes, most flow elyria," he said. would certainly currently potential provide opportunity fpr development lodging, re staurants other related industries. geographi cally, tills area places tourists only seven or eight miles lake erie entertainment district elyria." continued 2 firefighter works remove flaming portion an oberlin residence completely gutted thursday. residents sustained heard popping noises emerged investigate, borocz spotted immediately evacuated house, lus son, donny tollcy, wasn't so lucky, sustainedcupied hom6'; prc bums his lower body sent the. time fire. officials rex. tuated route 58 engle paul young dig first shovel- tha inter- fuls ot dirt groundbreaking ceremony change. their hoadquartjrs, bo si- emerging, taken room community health partners where treated released. . borocz's sister, oc- serious burns, has since been released hospital ized care. family now stayint iurrcla lives, 'this turned over insurance companies because we feel tlicrjc.wasno) malicious intent involved," "it appears very sad accident." williams pleads guilty girl's death man accused killing 12-year-old miranda ward pylc-south august taking sponsibility her death. jonathan darnell williams, 44, west street, understood consequences pleaded felony charges vehicular homicide, leaving scene crime, tampering with evidence common pleas court wednesday. remains free $20,000 bond no sentencing scheduled yet, although faces year prison. seventh-grade student middle school, 11 -year-old cousin jolynn hardic rid bicycles side 6:20 p.m. aug. 28 al legedly struck them, state highway patrol reports. examined released, transported emh reg ional medical center elyria, pronounced dead. coroner ma tus told autopsy revealed cause severe head trauma, dragged estimated 320 feet suffered multiple bone fractures. matus fact neither girl wearing hel met made difference, protective gear exists pre vent such fatal incidents occurring. "in case, i'm sure bike helmet helped least. flimsy mm li airt ip i rn foil ff" m0 driveway nnt meant withstand colli- mcam wmsma com pan dei s fra council oks cruiser touchy ba lancing safety service against spending again ignited inferno week tension councilman ed cowgcr police lonnic dillon sparked plans purchase crown victoria cruiser. ' point calling "an idiot," defended beliefs monday night's city meeting de partment must downgrade responsibilities cruisers more 100,000 replace outmoded models ones. citing projected $1.9 million deficit city's 2004 operating budget, fired back refuse vote another car purchase, believed vehicles purchased department earlier arc sufficient. at-largc nick brusky's objec tions voted down 5-2 buy $29,000 ford model through purchas program, claimed department's 20 regis tered already enough guarantee coverage. cowgcr's fig ures misleading. don't know what vehi cles you're talking about, sponse cars," "we're using 1975 transport van situations." mayor john higgins, depart ment's vehicles, older cars used admi nistrators, seasonally-used motorcycles, prisoner trans port van, 4x4 utility cle, animals as k-9 unit. purchased, are placed demanding heavy wcar-and-tear situations, responding cods calls require speeds excess 100 mph. recalled instance 1978 officer dennis ger's lost wheel during pursuit, endangering ficer's life. previous occasion, dil lon mile cutoff, while seemingly low average motorist, arbitrary number, ,but standard across nation. cruis ers almost exclusively mileage, pun ishing quires hard stop-and-go travel, equivalent twice amount mem bers july 21 investigated program proposed allow nearly dmrge agree advertisers decal logos branding cruisers, does qualify participation,
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-07-23|
|Date of Original||2003-07-23|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|