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cops targeting speeders o h c f u) x r cd hj (t o' co i m n w r- in , 3t -i t- 50 u 3 & a amherst news-tim '( gallopers win pony title page 6 ssi city bucks w. nile virus so fcit by jason hawk nows-timos reporter authorities believe the symp toms suffered 46-ycar old obcrlin-arca man may mean he has contracted west virus, placing lorain county's first suspected case of 2003 amherst's back yard. an initial blood test indicated had been exposed to at some time, but second is necessary con firm it new exposure. county health department released information last week suggesting that 2,000 mos quito samples taken past month, only obcrlin and north ridgcville have returned tests positive for am herst among lower-risk areas. "the concentration spread fairly evenly ar ound county, we think, traditionally docs not problem with mosqui tos," said commissioner ken pcarcc. "it's generally bet ter drained compared cast cm part -the county...wc'vo coses encephalitis come from past." despite his confidence resistance dis ease, pcarcc there were two confirmed cases year. 2003, de portment preemptive steps safeguard northwestern infection, including mosquito trapping, larvaccidc ditches rainwater catchbasins, ac tively spraying "adulticide" lost wednesday thursday. latter process involved dispersing highly diluted na tural pesticide called deet found household insect killers such as raid, work ers used about one ounce chemical (which harmless humans) per acre air compressor. resulting micron-sized droplets .directed 12-20 feet into several neighborhoods, trees where carrying species "hang out," said. adulticide, according pearce, will hopefully disable eventually starve mosquitos dissolving sensitive bond their legs leaving them un able land feed. already existing populations done dirty locally, during routine inspections, workers deceased bird appears infected virus. "we're starting sec deve lop need take precau tions, because birds fly, tos people move ound," pearce. sure resi dent who did obcrlin, results we've received there, jo say person picked up bock yard isn't casy...and if wc luve activity area, then it's safe sume immediate neighbored communities risk exposure." year, 14 serious continued on s hold your hat, dorothy residents henrietta township just miles spotted this forming funnel moments before jumped east set down near terra lane overpass routes 2 58. weather experts formations odd they weren't accompanied severe storms, rain, or traditional "train" sound usually signals formation tornado. national service firmed reports structural damage baumhart road, police wore no injury property re ports limits. bicentenr(l fest sunday dick goddard parade marshal birthday bash weekday thunder clouds arc expected roll away cleveland weatherman god dard sweeps through town herst's ohio bicentennial marshal. plans are under way make ohio's 200th success amherst, weekend celebration kick off sunday, aug. 10, 1 p.m., historic downtown district route begin washington street, cross avenue forest right park avenue, continue hall. leading be honor guard, which 5 i8oj 200j strike band recruits marion l. steele marching doing extra duty summer. practiced basic skills joining main body group practices week; get those knees high, kids! won't fight tax pact playground lor ain proclaimed it? supremacy, talking black eye. auditor diane eswine met thursday night local govern ment representatives discuss terms lawsuit settlement takes state funding small area puts lorain's threadbare pockets. "we came out suit than anticipated ning," told news times. asked pay l23rd incurred legal expenses, estimated $1,956.52. addition required help $500,000 lump sum year foot $127,562 bill 2004. 'in total, smaller ex pected hand over $1.14 mil lion next years, based es winc's preliminary review documents. means contribute $296,169,52 flagging budget, $29,000 looking $1.9 deficit going pago attracts builders, money nows-timoo roportor chances someone built house edge decade ago, sur rounded neighbors. 90 percent residential sales, probably reflects real estate climate here," brian masters swcda associates leavitt road. company seen big increase interest years. "in couple few commer cial industrial transfers, hard why is. rates are, home sales credible,'' marketed totalled 168 2002, said, records show additional 63 various developers city, 41 houses al ready building inspector ron kr nowal, rate above par beat sea son's records. "if you look trans fers, lot builders bought iand, doesn't leave much opportunity anything else," masters; "home hot here, long agents can selling higher-priced residences, remain way," reason, snld, elementary literally. "our clients again schools. rank highest priority," safttyscrvjce director shcrrill mcloda agrees quality educational system city's greatest draw. good live li utilities, employees, streets, plowing," she reason lo cate though, our school system. dedicated, loyal teachers, makes difference," also advantageous net- pafl
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-08-06|
|Date of Original||2003-08-06|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|