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who's who on 'who' list - pi (j, '- c o ? . : er x r- cn ; t t. amherst n fl) d i ro ei r w varsity wins first outing page 8 ews-tim a mother's quest thanksgiving visit latest in guatemalan adoption struggle for hume hill woman by jason hawk news-times reporter there is nothing more excit ing the life of mother than seeing her baby girl time. and frustrating agony wondering whether that will be taken away. facing drive resident jennifer amon, single hoping to adopt six-month-old named jossclin before unicef officials can close country would-be american parents. this thanksgiving, amon traveling central america jossclin, told she hopes com plete process january, provided doesn't intervene. "they're saying babies arc being stolen women paid have sell black market, but they haven't given any proof," said last week, condemning united nations organization policies designed keep children within their own culture rather "exported" states. "the problem fighting symptom, not problem," said,. truth guatemala, either you very well off or are eating metfoo guatemala v jn qcea qjssrdbdjtf hdft&i&s caribbean sea 0 mi ofrn f j pacific ocean josselin at center battle with over adopting removing them from native culture. worries preventing fami lies kids means consigned poverty. out trash cans. little in-between. if aren't adopted someone outside country, most likely end up state-run orphanage. that's happy life." lack sociel safety nets also concerns the; 43-year resident; thai many mericarf suffer without protection welfare, free schooling, limited expensive health care. mother, turned find sibling four-year-old biological daugh ter, ardic, after failed attempts artificial impregnation. domestic agen cies closed doors her, insisting birth mothers opt open screen.candidates yoilng married couples. continued 3 ma can't dampen spirits five-vbrisrklfinhan gninfi mawfis hnr wau hnmn kinrtnrnnrtnn qhnno primary scolj friday, gray, showery skies wash smile face. quarry capitalists wanup foot public bill trans european pay roads, security forces, new fire station costs rate, developeis $1 billion lefsure resort vacated cleveland quarries may run ou,t good feet put ward. securities international spokesperson neil pike did cross pond" england attend special rczoning meeting south wednesday night, he managed wave proverbial carrot under commu nity leaders' noses proxy. consenting requests change 917-acre golf, retail, high-end residential; tourist destination's working name beaver lodges (to preserve property's historical con text), project heads unveiled schematics show sweeping, grandiose sky line dominating amhcrst-area horizon. aiming court cynics, pike's firm announced it would maintain public-access roads perpe tuity, provide fund its internal force, construction one stations quarries' boundaries. moment, those prom ises appear no-strings-attached where taxpayer dollars concerned, stressed township trustee lynch. "i've never heard anybody ask abatements this," 28 elected appointed present meeting. "on surface least, seems benefits offset cost." additional changes european's plans include provi sions connect road's 2 'do math: isl billjon investment 750.obp square taxable retail space r$,000' neyv homes hjgh-lricome:taxpayers -reo lire siauons we thankful for...' harris know fall holiday turkeyfest sure, turkey tastes good, fourth graders powers elementary school there's just meal. students mrs. bartek's class set jot down all things which they're season: "i am my family because love me. i'm friends another thing teachers help me school. school, like learn." cheyanc conrad grade things, including family, friends, life, pots, education, health, existence universe. 'i'm take care dog keeps company. teacher helps learn. jesus does right me." tyler hcavls everyone. god him wouldn't anything. bortek mcasiln teach us need know. thank ful turtle fish compa- 12 council debates oks contracts supervisors mounting piling atop deteriorating deficit, city leaders asking themselves slew proposed raises police, utilities, department break camel's back. while finance committee chair ed cowger insists continues spend, about $2 million annually takes in, leg islative body decided monday night proceed cost living increases employees. piggy bank only holds so much money," said, questioning city's ability support higher wages. "after dip times...you're going reach, bottom." recently, members ohio patrolmen's benevolent association received two-percent raise retroactive jan. i, four percent 2005 2006, rounds state-appointed fact-finders conciliators. police chief lonnie dillon, captain dennis soger, lieiw tenant joe kucirek cpnjract since 2003 along sewer plant superin tendent demyon, utili ties superintendent ron mcrthe, clerical staff rep resented afsme union, asked same deal written into three-year contracts. suggestion slide debate; at-large councilmember nick brusky preferred one-year year-end evaluations, while, others option flexibility fiscal; crunch. "employees rewarded performance unci how bargain," said. "this way. hard work get it." counctlmembef joseph gambish evalu ation was faulty changing administrations other factors could leave door favoritism, game. do business," mayor dove taylor, siding against yearly reviews. want .be. fair make sure what entitled to," page?
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2004-11-24|
|Date of Original||2004-11-24|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2004-11-24|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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