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antiques show thursday amherst news amber lowandowski lauren forthofer booze, drug use still haunt school, frosh survey says by jason hawk news-times reporter they know it's wrong. bad for them. against the law, and that it creates a criminal culture. but of steele high school freshmen despite having all facts straight, 14- 15-year-old kids are drinking taking illegal drugs. analysis, conducted in late january released to last week, shows 349 ninth-graders 57.9 percent have used alcohol 24 tried "just because wc nice city doesn't mean things don't happen here," said resource officer john balog, who administered using federal byrne grant. "when you look through these results, gets scary." more than half - 54 -of students reported immediate family mem bers drink, 84.5 believe can lead domestic problems. among respondents, 37.5 had already witnessed alcohol-related dis putes their homes. "we definitely me, one kid especially age drugs is too many," fears numbers habits forming seventh eighth grades. problem, he believes, children arc invincible; balog district asks township, city, village asked pay mortality rates fallen' as emergency response times been trimmed, growing population ever-present threat terrorism prompt ing ambulance heads ask help. "terrorism isn't an east coastwest coast thing anymore. fbi will tell terror cells over country," sandstone joint representative david williams told news-times. citing potential local targets like davis-besse nuclear power plant sandusky, air traffic control facilities j shlrin lotsi emily mckitrick some just can't 'say no' recent blind freshman showed that; 57 alcohol. 8 alcoholic beverages before or at school. 4.6 missed beverages. 32 tobacco. far, far from tiuth. "it here. we've killed here drinking, me that's scary part," said. "i get hallways. call i ever want schoolers died doing drugs." fact, police continued on page oberlin, water supplies, railroad installations, ohio turnpike, need remain vigilant hasn't waned memories world trade center pentagon attacks september 2001 grow dimmer. realize ter rorists could be traveling our roads with unsafe materials sudden we biohazard lorain county," after asking council financial contribu tion toward equipment training costs. "none us afford let guard down. think we're new york. city." his request additional 12 amy dawson chelsea wobser practice makes perfect ops not jst playing around gay havyk silhouetted thejloorway ramshackle white farm house oak point road, diane mahar screaming inside, her two boyfriends fighting. brandishes knife begins hacking other. "he's killing him!" yells hoarsely. "get here! why aren't here?" yard, four officers are. skirting homestead, picking way doorway 9mm pistols raised. "come away house, come outside us," shouts ptl. luther smith, continues yell, darting into the, building waving arms frantically. seems take forever men uniform inch forward. takes minutes secure property move house. smith finally reaches keeping him self shielded assesses situation inside man slash victim. michael rosebeck step behind smith; being ignored cash $15,000 fight amherst, south township. "that way, we'll prepared." 4 measurc'was listed district's 2004 annu al report, which was submitted march 14. document boasts ambu lance under seven 95 cases (the organization's tar time five minutes), average timo within 4.7 minutes. benchmark is. even lower lengthens significantly township entity's size, 1)6 lifecare ambulance, inc., baseball dtal justin armburgor the,winner is... (left above) rock gymnasium during final pfe, spring break hours third annual idol competition. vocalist made name herself rendition jewel's "foolish games," earning shot southwestern conference crown. amherst's winner pitted others swc april 21 westlake. other contenders performed i'll be" edwin mccain, "only you" ashanti, "at last" etta james, luckiest" ben folds, fool" leann womack, on" mario, "st. patrick's day" mayer, "let 'er rip" dixie chicks. contracted provide service district, handles about 30,000 calls help ocross county each year, many 20 day, paramedics same time, taxpayer costs were cut $45,000 2003 government voted drop former provider north. central ems favor liftcare, this entire meager $8,750 coverage, said, footing $5,230. "we're much less improved safety people 14 tim r- m . hj en r casslo pior above, lulher advances aban doned home pistol ready (not shown) scream. left, inspects while stand rescue equipment. bottom, detective dan jaslnski helps debrief role players. hippity hoppity saturday, barb bowman gives daughter jessica instructions tha start mini-hunt egg hunt those three maude nefding park. see pag 2 pictures easter hunt. 1 6 ( p o g l 2-1 fs s z ' uj -c 5 n joremy newton 'ax;
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-03-30|
|Date of Original||2005-03-30|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-03-30|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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