Altoona Mirror, February 15, 2001, Page 2

Publication: Altoona Mirror February 15, 2001

Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Altoona, Pennsylvania LOCAL/STATE Now in our 18th Year of Business    ^ (814)695-6062 Leighty’s KITCHEN & BATH CENTER Old Route 220, Newry, PA Mon. & Fri. 8 am - 8 pm Tues., Wed. & Thur. 8 am - 5 pm Sat. IO am- 3 pm ll Altoona Mirror 301 Cayuga Ave., P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, Pa. 16603 Main telephone number: (814) 946-7411 Long distance toil free: (800) 222-1962 I: NEWS I ADVERTISING I News tips: .946-7441 Classifieds: ..... . . . .946-7422 * V Sports: ........... .946-7443. Break page: ... ____946-7411 s' I Newsroom fax: ..... .946-7540 Display ads:..... . . . .946-7411 I * p E-mail: .......[email protected] Fax: .. .949-7002 and 946-7547 CIRCULATION * Customer Service hours: ...........Monday    to    Friday,    5 a.m. to 5 p.m. .........................Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. to    I p.m. Call    (814)    946-7480 or    (800) 287-4480 for any problems associated with * delivery or your newspaper. Home delivery subscription rates: * Monthly...........................$12.00    Yearly......................$132.00 I ■    Delivery    deadlines: Daily............................6:30    a.m.    Weekends........*......7:30 a.m. *    POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Altoona Mirror, P O. Box 2008, Altoona, RA 16603-2008. * „    Published daily. I^enodicalsdass postage paid at Altoona, PA. : *    USPS    015-100    Vol. 116    -    No. 248 of our 127th year ©2001 Altoona    Mirror Si *-Ti- CAMBRIA COUNTY Johnstown police to be tested for drugs JOHNSTOWN — After about a year of negotiating, the City of Johnstown and its police union have struck a deal allowing officers to be tested for drugs. Johnstown City Manager Karl Kilduff asked Police Chief Robert Huntley to arrange the tests with the state health department. Officers also would be tested by an outside agency. Kilduff said he did not know when the tests would be given. “It’s done,” Angelo Cancelliere, president of the police union’s Johnstown chapter, said. “We believe we have a fair and equitable policy for everyone.” Tests for the city’s 49 officers and chief will screen for marijuana, cocaine, opiates, PCP and barbiturates among other drugs. Anyone testing positive will be fired immediately. All members of the police force also will be tested for alcohol. Anyone with a blood-alcohol content of 0.04 percent or higher will be suspended for 20 days without pay. A second offense will result in termination. The legal limit for driving in Pennsylvania is 0.10 percent. Former UPJ student accused of sex abuse JOHNSTOWN — A former student at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown will be tried in May on charges of send-* ing child pornography to other students via the Internet. Nathan Winfield, 20, of Jeannette faces three felony counts of sexual abuse of children. Winfield is accused of sending nude pictures of children as young as 6 years old performing sexual acts. Officials said the pictures were sent in a five-day span that ended Feb. 2. Attorney Art McQuillan said Winfield, a sophomore, has withdrawn from the school. Woman pleads guilty in grandmother’s attack EBENSBURG — A Johnstown woman and a juvenile friend were sentenced to two to four years in county jail Monday for ; attacking the woman’s grandmother last year. Jamie L. Mott, 20, and Christopher Berry, 17, also were placed on five years of probation. Mott pleaded guilty, and Berry pleaded no contest in January to \ charges of aggravated assault and having a prohibited offensive * I weapon. ;:    Mott    attacked    her    72-year-old grandmother from behind with a * razor blade-type weapon May 5. >; The grandmother still has a 4-inch scar and said Tuesday that JI Mott and Berry were “on drugs and running with the wrong peo--; pie” for months. t; Nonetheless, the grandmother asked that Mott and Berry fc receive lighter sentences and serve their time in the Cambria •; County jail, instead of prison, assistant district attorney Heath I; Long said. Mott apologized to her grandmother and told ti e court she has I been trying to change her ways. She said that while in prison, she I has received her high school equivalency diploma, attended anger t management courses and participated in Alcoholics Anonymous and Bible studies. : INDIANA COUNTY j: Pair arrested in spray-painting spree BLAIRSVILLE — A man and a woman have been arrested for I * allegedly spray painting “KKK” and Nazi swastikas on nine * * buildings and three cars in Indiana County last month. * * Jeremy J. Urso, 21, of Graceton and Lisa Marie Streams, 19, of * * Indiana returned from Florida this week and surrendered to * * police. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 28. * I A third suspect, Christopher A. Zeisler, 20, of Indiana was * i arrested Jan. 29. Zeisler said he, Urso and Streams were drunk at * J the time of the spree, which happened Jan. 20 or 21. All three have been charged with criminal mischief. * * Their targets included a 122-year-old covered bridge. Police esti-% mated the total damage at $1,500. I *    The Associated Press LOTTERY HARRISBURG (AP) - Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Pennsylvania State Lottery: Daily Number: 3-6-2 Big 4: 5-6-5-5 Today’s Cash 5 jackpot will be worth at least $250,000 because no player matched the five winning numbers drawn in Wednesday’s game. Lottery officials said 234 players matched four numbers and won $225 each; 7,127 players matched three numbers and won $8 each; and 70,403 players matched two numbers and won $1 each. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday in the Cash 5 game were: 5-11-21-23-39. Saturday’s Super 6 Lotto will be worth at least $52 million because no player matched the six winning numbers drawn in Wednesday’s game. Lottery officials said 54 players matched five numbers and won $4,135.50 each; 4,508 players matched four numbers and won $46 each; and 115,054 players matched three numbers and won $2 each. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday in the Super 6 Lotto game were: 1-7-10-18-26-61. bhop Now Through Saturday! Finance Charge & No payments for One Year No Monthly Payments & No Finance tOOO Charges until February 2002*    aW SPECIAL PURCHASE! Antique White Island Solid butcher block top with pull through drawer, storage shelves, towel rack and more. Value $999 OVER 1/2 OFF FREE Drawer Up-Grade * to self-closing tandem bottom mount drawer • Now thru March 15th Dynasty Cabinets by Omega...All Wood Cabinet line available in Oak, Cherry, Pecan and Maple with twelve different stains in each wood. The BEST ALL WOOD Stock Cabinet Dollar for Dollar in the area! Quotable • FREE Perspective Drawing • Lifetime Guarantee -Dovetailed Drawer Box • Free 20/20 Computerized Color Design I have received hundreds of e-mails from you folks. 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  • Angelo Cancelliere
  • Christopher A. Zeisler
  • Christopher Berry
  • Jamie L. Mott
  • Jeremy J. Urso
  • Ji Mott
  • Karl Kilduff
  • Lisa Marie Streams
  • Nathan Winfield
  • Robert Huntley
  • William Lenoir

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Publication: Altoona Mirror

Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania

Issue Date: February 15, 2001

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