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comets prepare for avon page 9 r- i- o c ko x a: co m cn 3 cd h w () s, amherst news-tim - cm spikers are undefeated brothers dig character; find treasure in the ground by jason news-time3 reporter who remembers imitating karate kid's crane kick, or teen wolfs van-top surfing antics? when some youngsters started characters their favorite movie walt disney flick "holes," an adaptation of louis sachar's children's novel they got very productive results. "they watching 'holes,' and theme is that kids arc supposed to a hole every day, five feet wide deep build character," said balsam drive dad dar ren conley. ' continued on 11 money suit okayed; meeting planned city council's logistical can nons loaded, fi nally gunning engineers failed jackson street bridge project. at monday night meet ing, council members put affairs order readied what may become multi-year legal campaign against brunk horst engineering, which was hired design 2000. three independent measures were voted through unanim ously, appropriating $100,000 fees court costs giving law director kenneth stumphauzer power pursue lawsuit. not atten dance due illness, but told news-times two weeks ago city's case engi neers possible other un named parties sound. "we'll be prepared try case, i don't care have defending (it)," he said. "i hoping would enlightened solve this our needs," stum phauzer didn't give us any choice." assistant scott serazin, filling monday's meeting, unable comment filed. serazin did deliver notice from indi cating town has been scheduled thursday, oct. 23, discuss plans re bridge. presenting multiple scenarios new project will firm hntb, last year conduct analysis brunkborst neering's performance. time, hntb discov ered 53 flaws brunkhorst's work. present include provisions remove unfin ished structure rebuild scratch. open public, tentatively slated lake place chambers hall. cent moved increase sea- hawk pil. walter gould po&co chip! lonnio dillon shake hands outside olde pizza work ing day together. attended high school wally gives up beat; heading south retirement nov. 5, one amherst's finest hand his badge, holster weapon, file final report. principal isn't new; she's here 1 years october finally ka casper chance catch her breath. since dog day3 august, new)y-appotnted &t sl joseph catholic burial neck-deep ki first logistics, joked she things ironed out (and withot brad conley became amateur archaeologists ter, found lot more, 'holes" inspired back- whether breaking bar fights, patrolling streets, chasing off pesky neighborhood raccoons, responding robbery, 30-year police department veteran ptl set mark younger officers during ca pulling too much hair, either). casper's task sort mess created major scheduling changes ginning year, start changed 8 84h. 9:10 lrl, release time almost 4 pjm., wreaked havoc st. joseph's busing routine as well. hard fa culty, families mi tide, think we've relaxed jacob yard digging. goal charac together, worked side force 30 years. reer, even refused promo tions stay where action is. "most people can't say if had do it over again, wouldn't change thing," gould, joined 1973 age 21. spent more comfortable with we are," those problems behind, now ready get back basics math, milk, sci ence, recess, alphabet soup. lorain native, 'tended st stanislaus admiral king school, fore getting degree john's college cleveland (now ursaline college). pr9 10 decades uniform amherst, look pride. although pretty close calls, never badly injured ended intensive trying mk ix karen e frau cls tape after enduring television print media scrutiny con troversial video tape, am herst nounced week closed door disagree ment speeding ticket. july 12, part-time officer pu. ron brothcrton turned lights enacted traffic stop fellow off-duty, full ja cob perez's silver pontiac grand route 2 near oak point road exit argument followed, heatedly ac cused perez reaching speeds 100 mph, using profan ity, refusing driver's license. "don't you know my car?" asked perez, later admitted written state ment, denied approach mph mark. officcr-in-charge sgt cawthon called die scene engaged discussion brothcrtcn how handle alleged infraction. good thing for, uh go system?" questioned brothcrton. "you've total picture here." thinking picture, responded brothcrton, appeared upset tape. "if joe blow citi zen, car towed right now, he'd going reckless operation." confrontation ended, remained tick eted, brotherton dered spend shift training assess speed-pacing techniques. according chief lonnie dillon, reported duty incident unrelated injury. "just video, clear plausi ble traveling mph," news-times. "in brothcrton's estimations, felt speeding, there no legitimate clock situation evidence observation, probable cause make stop." past, argued "differ ences opinion" resi dent complaints should led, said, dis cussions escalated control. thorough review dashboard camera footage captain den nis scgcr, "several others," de cided isjuance citation left discretion. dillon' contacted via telephone gave him option citing both ckless operation, declined. also stated brother ton could ticketed failitc license, opted "it's cbvkxis; u $ne comes lie wasn't mph. it's nca appa rent all oq
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-10-15|
|Date of Original||2003-10-15|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|