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d 1 - i gambish loses council job page 3 award nominees named paqe 5 amherst news-time a u) x c ro ? h : to r cqm rinruj " 33 q 35 o 3j ibhh n rn 5- r- w world's largest retailer not welcoi j no word from westlake developers after lorain mandate sinks wal-mart 59 41 percent tn or mo ui angry residents southern and northern neighborhoods won approval passing motorists during series of protests. by jason hawk . news-times reporter the backers plan bring huge amherst-lorain border are remaining silent this week, follow ing sound 18-pcrccnt-margin defeat 37-acrc rezoning referendum on election day. while were muz zled issue 24, those in turned out force deliver 8383- 5813 vote message: isn't welcome here. "they thought it was wrong loca tion," explained attorney gerald phillips, who led anti-wal-mart legal front behalf resident coali tion called west side preservation group. "we gave people choice. they exer cised that choice for now will have go somewhere else," he said. robert bcrryhill, spearheaded push westlake-based carnegie development, did return numerous calls about future plans target site cooper foster park road near route 58 intersection. remains unclear whether com pany make appeal ref erendum vote. "like tell all my clients, you need keep constant vigil," said phillips. "you can't ever let down your guard. obviously rejected once city brought back. guard." labor heads arc celebrating but relaxing quite yet following public outcry. "i'm very excited," union organ izer joe thayer, recent weeks helped several protests against rezoning. "i truly believe has backup plan. don't think any their supporters expected lose, much less 2,500 votes." sheet metal workers rep had pre dicted five-percent victory receiving boisterous support at an outdoor rally nov. 5. thayer unions standing opposition only store, rumored proposal place big-box sheffield lake as part continued 9 2005 voters placed great stock year's election, where local state issues loomed area legislative scats shape next two years beyond. some ways, held weight minds amhcrst-area national elec year history. names individuals elected offices shown italics. results ward three race may change, pend provisional ballots automatic recount. ' -all unofficial until certified county board elections. clly president john dietrich (d): 2,960 one terry traster 459 sobiski (i): 358 brian klima (r): 198 amhorst ed cowger 674 mark costllow 430 steve p'simer 421 four ''-jennifer wasllk 691 at-largo matthew barrett 2,153 nicholas brusky ,993 bui vanderwyden (d)r 2j003 "joseph ,913 hullman 1,302 troasurer kathleen utkovitz 2,406 ." lane boring 1,327 auditor david kukucka 2,389 dunn 1,270 -: education cronald yacobozzi: 3,753 -'nicholas dimacchia: 2,792 "jsandy freedman-vore: 2,642 james berthold: 2,376 christopher bauer: 2,063 sean smith: 1,529 south village council" barbara becker, 267 rodney davidson'. 259 green: 246 dennis burdue: '240 leshinski: 199 james: 176 township trustee abraham: 1,111 ynell lynch: 1,028 .brownhelm dane lelmbaclv. 1,370 fredbarck: 1,194 timothy balas: 1,016 marine shows kids rough truth iraq editor's note: tliis is first piece past, present, affecting veterans amherst. 'tales battlefront' run through beginning new year. sun-blasted?. urashs. strewn battlefields iraq, midst enemy attacks, encouraging words monthly care packages with address what kept staff sgt. michael valenti's head up. seven months fighting off insurgents, al-qaida ambush es, explosive roadside traps, u.s. marines officer offered heart-felt thank hand ful steele high school stu dents last thursday. "it good know there so many young here supported marines," told ninth- tenth-grade special needs sent letters valenti his companions iraq. teacher, gina welch, stake project. glad baby brother home," she said, grabbed around shoulders. "he's safe now, that's best thing could ask for." 38-year-old military man volleys profound impact companions' morale. third mailing august never reached company because unit already pulling tour duty ended. welch's eight students 10 other classes marveled pictures desolate country al anbar province north baghdad, stationed along euphrates river. region iraqi "state" borders jordan, syria, saudi arabia. most freshmen sophomores taken patrol famous river northwest baghdad uncertain be recalled another middle east. homes there, explained, made concrete, rubble debris litter roads. main sweep insurgents resistance-made explosives, especially roadsides soldier transports vul nerable. platoon looked loose wires, freshly-dug dirt, differently-textured patches ground. booby traps triggered cell phones transistor radios, others traditional timers remote charges, scout planes would fly over 8 chastises pledge behavior service way americans can contribute, students. lauded sever involvement leo club, food drives, collecting eyeglasses charity, making donations hurri cane victims. irritated marine. became upset when learned recite allegiance stand. took strong stance "disrespect." "if you're (stand ing), then wrong," cameraman news live's daily in-school television broadcast. despite grassroots groups, executives planning add more than 60 million square feet retail floor space 2006 (an per cent increase). wants open 355 370 stores united states 13 months. internationally, giant launch 220 230 stores. nine-vote difference separates seekers anyone believes her doesn't count pay attention. nine sepa rate candidates remain neck days general election. recount decide if republican incumbent costilow ward, former councilman p'simer, democratic ticket, win back scat up unsuccessful bid primaries. better," costilow, holds edge tuesday votes p'simer's "half peo ple like lot me. i'm just happy little better half!" both insisted bad blood between them, ran cam paigns rather mud-slinging. among topics influenced jackson street bridge (located three) proposed amendments property maintenance code failed prior also agree closeness determined partisan voting. "even though party means nothing me comes issues, voters," wish person." "it's negative get turnout we did" touchscreen ballot machines drew larger crowd typical non-presidential "there too pulled lever." confident 'hello, name is...' pen pals learn worlds aren't different amnerst cities adults view split culture, economics, crime finding unites them them. "does prove matter go7" laughed teacher jan urankar, watching laugh week. fifth- sixth-grader st joseph met frank jacinto educational facility marshall face-to-face rtimc thursday, writing forth time3 hunched desks, catholic uniforms day indistinguishable learners quizzed tricky math questions. veyy differ ent communities which live, widereyed u-ycamds nick perez jordan skinner dis covered drawing visits cedar point. sixth graders even pared notes perez's science (he's learning reproductive system) skinner's fair room, zack darmafau (lorain) kuhn (st. joseph) chatting r.f" '. , nliliilsfflll st. work together.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-11-16|
|Date of Original||2005-11-16|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-11-16|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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