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t ' ii. serviceman visits troops page 5 amherst news pat elchonlaub seven honor on friday, sept 12, city dig nitaries and school officials gathered at steele high to inductees named the gallery of success. every two years, schools select from alumni several indi viduals who have excelled in their post-graduation pursuits, usher them into gallery. since tradition began 1986, 81 graduates been inducted. first was veterans view sept. 11,.wa& 'don't forget dead, heroes' by jason hawk nows-timo3 reporter denning question baby boomer generation was: where were you when president kennedy shot? x is faced with a new question: 11, 2001? answer holds special meaning for am herst's american legion post 1 18, last thursday hall grounds celebrate two-year anniversary deadly airborne attacks that en ded world trade towers york city, pentagon washington, d.c., an open field shanksville, pa. "i home, my daughter called me. i' couldn't believe il i shocked. re member tragedy all we could do pray," said bill hcnning, served aboard u.s. navy light cruiser during war "after you've served, think better perspective look these things. it's so important, there are people arc forgetting already sacrifices made europe ii, korea, vietnam, even 11. tragic our memories short." other local had more direct contact terrorist attacks, like former commander doug taylor, army's 101st division vietnam. "my sister's son working day, he he'd seen plane fly right over his head hit building." it wasn't long before taylor familiar awesome destructive power nephew witnessed firsthand. turned tv planes flown jeffrey mltoff miss marion l. steele, class 1903. this year's awards honored eichcnlaub, stewart mitoff, david s. bourne, matthew has, jeff wilhclm, paul sliman, jerry buchs. eichcnlaub 1960 graduate school, returned system coach her daughter's chcerlcad ing team nord junior towers," said. "the way buildings fell, me, unbe lievable. (the terrorists) must studied find out best make crumble, can still see mind how they just toppled." tom hauck, 33rd infantry regiment, second battalion between korean and, vietnam wars, also intimate event. work cast side cleveland, heard about it, went parking lot watched being diverted back hopkins airport," remem bered. "actually, i'm pretty sure saw crashed pennsylvania as passed through lime. strange afterwards, wc pieced together why." veterans, horrors war, perhaps among those knew impact fateful day would lives americans. "it goes show never know terror will strike be here today jump up bite us," taylor. "it's shame lost because some tyrant middle east someone something us?" same senti ments justified swift reprisal, impression terrorists, really should gone after immediately," "i'm glad uiat eventually waged afghan lstan...i faith armies, one we'll catch win justice." hauck can't continued damon bourne school. she serve 20 earning state championship titles compet national level. has volunteer concession stand dealing distributors, checking inventory, stock stand. fered support athletic boosters bingo program. hennlng commemorate 2001 nation's eastern seaboard wednesday's coromony, which organized 118. cops welcome law most recent contribution creation comet cor ner store, tiny closet library grew full-fledged merchandis venture. eichcnlaub's dedication raised enormous amounts mo ney sports uic parent teacher organization. mitoff innovator pioneer held medicine, - time sllman amherst's own, created program nor network arizona, ikj received cryolifc award. graduating herst 1978, obtained degrees microbiology nursing, while trauma unit columbus hospital recog nized need organ tissue donations. minister welcomed st. peter's news-times he's here, but feels home. "one neat parts coming family connection," st pe ter's united church christ pastor rev. mark pembcrton, preaching may officially stalled nov. 9 service. father in-law bap tized church, pa rents lived elyria avenue across street families distant relation him attend almost com home," pembcrton far na tive missouri, kansas gra duated washington university hitting west coast seminary berkeley, calif. eureka ministry, annual crop walk against hunger set very soon, members community churches social organizations streets, pound pavement raise dough 2003 walk. service event money relief, development refugee assistance efforts than 80 countries worldwide, volunteers help address root causes poverty powcrlcssness. promotes aware ness, sponsorship raises critical funding overseas programs, sunday, 28, gather ut old stone methodist 2 p.m. put prac tice theme, "walk walk." information register for, participate hi, or sponsor relief effort, call chairperson jeweu (440) 988-7213. iip m buchs took position educa tion manager lifeline ohio, inc., worked inform public donors. 1980 posthumously inducted success fatal rock climbing accident 7 pemberton homeless then youth fore making decision pas tor parish. senior avon lake, met wife, barbara, lorain native. 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|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-09-17|
|Date of Original||2003-09-17|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|