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haglund earns state honor - page 12 teams raise cash for family pi 3 fc amherst news-timl i f-, ed tre f 8 la j, )f j u ri board outlines pay-to-participate pian by paul morton associate editor students will have to pay $400 participate in extracurricular activities next year under a contingency plan approved the of educa tion monday night. without comment unanimously plan, which would charge per student per. aftcrschool activities, from high school football marching band junior chccrlcading. it is because go into effect only if, 5.9-mili levy fails may election. "if passes, will, be business as usual," said superin tendent robert doynton. play pro gram result attempting avert an $8 million deficit 2009, follow ing defeat five-year, 5.9 mill november. among $2 cuts planned arc $579,000 staff contracts and team transportation expens es. boynton athletic pol icy committee derived at amount after education found additional $100,000 cut boosters donated $75,000. that left $400,000 made up par ticipants. "you take number ticipants, approximate continued on pago lovebirds see future together, then now jason hawk news-times reporter love not blind. just ask dick virginia williams. couple met letter 1945 while dick, young naval technician, served aboard medical ship during last years world war ii. month-long shore leave, woman who sent him her photograph asked date. seven days later, he had ring virginia's finger, 27 later they were married. been together 60 years, celebrate their anniversary april 4. with help experimen tal surgery, both able gaze each other's eyes same attract- macula fovea i, s ji n va. optic disk lamina cribrosa retinal vein artery williams' suffer macular degeneration, affects portion rear eye. cd them more than half-century ago. "eyes are very important. if you can't read or function, somebody else has your eyes," 82, suffers debilitating ail ment called age-related macu lar syndrome. his sight began failing four ago, edgcwood drive man endured laser surgeries heal macula, spot center retina helps convert light clcc- 7 4, williams 60th anniversary. recent months, jsqupfe history piloting new procedure treat vision los, annual egg hunt saturday maude neiding m rarely takes kids 30 seconds sweep lawn clean start gobbling down treasures. 10,000 plastic eggs "hidden" around park this weekend, coat ground field easter colors. steele i-eo club members stuffed candy treats past morning spread goodies plain view through out saturday, march 26, starting 9 a.m. volunteers placed nearly 200 pounds hollow shells, pur chased donations fraternal order eagles. main street also fur nished 250 filled coupons local merchants can redeemed stores. leo distribute three different areas varying age groups, including toddlers threc-yeapoids, four- six-year-olds, seven- 10-year-olds. event sponsored lions much-loved tradition amherst's youngsters, allowed rush designated scoop many 11 they'll quick, though; "it few minutes," presi dent marty plato. "willi several hundred people expected hunt, parents advised arrive plenty time." there's word that, bunny make return appearance special younger set. president ken moore photogenic bring cameras. donation, polaroid snapshots. "easter comes relatively early year," "with way our winter been, could scooping off snow. but on, rain shine...or snow." addition activity, collection boxes set used eye glasses, recycled distributed third countries. residents encouraged unwanted glasses hunt. parking limited, resi dents adjoining side streets consideration nearby homes driveways. 'living wal-mart' topic talk stone was once wal mart founder sam walton's top 10 enemy list. wal-mart store manager secretly taped one stone's semi nars try ruin giant retailer, rather helping smaller owners survive wal-mart. stone, professor emeritus eco nomics iowa university, present seminar, "living wal-mart: how small retailer survive," thursday, 14, lorain county joint vocational school. presentation news- times its sister papers, obcrlin news-tribune wellington enterprise. should particular interest amherst, since plans build cooper foster road lorain, bordering amherst. study about working isu extension econ omist, studying sales jix data. data analysis hs tell communities what having economic "leak ages." connection led shopping malls effects downtown businesses. 1980s, media cover research, chambers commerce across contact inquiring wal-mart's business. these deal arrival areas, wrote report 1988, detailing retailer's impact retail. became basis -seminar, presented every united states, canada, australia, zealand, mexico, puerto rico, brazil, china. quoted article "inside state," online university publication, beginning son, rob, corporate attorney regularly. related story textiles clothing class touring bentonville, ark. plant. "sam walton walked by," said. "when heard state, said, 'i know state. that's where professor's giving me all trouble."' jvs include overview big box retailers, primarily wal- mart, operate; discussion impacts stores, based studies iowa, texas, mississippi, above, stephen bernard, jamio aponte kevin klekota might thinking forks measuring tools project. above right, patrick avery mike betka determine circumference pie. bottom tommy hobson use protractor work math problem day tastes better pie do peanut butter cream pie, protractor, taps , calculator com mon? st., joseph ia celebrat seventh eighth graders vrought favorite pies hands-on, lips-on, demonstra divide creamy fruity equal slices classmates. teacher blaine manges held second .celebration teaching measure circumference, diame ter radius tractor, calculator, tape important phe nomena 3.14. earned "just desserts" ai end day. ' got apple, chocolate-peanut swirl, banana-chocolate chocolate french silk pics. i1; . 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|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-03-23|
|Date of Original||2005-03-23|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-03-23|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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