Wednesday, July 3, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 3, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Area Business park for Schertz 0 SCHERTZ See below Fourth places 5A Still the same Commission again likes R2 for annexed tract By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer After a twohour public Planning and Zoning Commission again recommended that City Council allow only R2 single and two family zoning on a newly annexed The approximately 240acre tract was annexed into the city last In the Commission first recommended the residential zoning classification for the which is adjacent to Morningside FM and Green Meadows But after that Planning and Zoning District Judge Robert whose mother owns several acres next to Green ap peared at the April 22 City Council Page 5A He asked for various zonings on his familys including R3 R2 and two and Cl local Several nearby property owners objected to Pfeuffers request and City Council sent the matter back to Planning and Zoning because Pfeuffer and the others had not participated in the Commissions April 2 about 70 neighboring residents crammed the halls of City Hall Tuesday Four representatives mainly from the Green Meadows subdivision talked about the disad vantages of and com mercial property being situated near their Fred Clark representing four owners of property within the annexed including the See Page 16A Sports NB Blue beats S A Arsenal 10A Summer storm brings scattered outages By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Mother Nature put on an early Fourth of July fireworks display Tuesday and her lightning caused several elec trical Rains drenched an area from the citys West End south to Solms and as far as Northcliffe sub Some vehicles stalled in the low water crossings two cars were washed into the Dry Comal Creek from North Live and one was completely according to New Braunfels Police Rain reported from south of town was inches and an unofficial report had Other areas reported less than an inch of Our trucks were high enough See Page 16A Curren shocks McEnroe in straight 10A New Braunfels HGPAICI New Texas 130 Wednesday 1985 25 Cents 32 Sections Reagan welcomes exhostages home WASHINGTON lAP President saluting the end of the terrorfilled odyssey of TWA Flight says the homecoming svont be complete until seven Americans still held captive in Lebanon finally are back Reagan expressed a deep felt sigh of relief at nearby Andrews Air Force Base Tuesday aa he welcomed 30 Americans back to soil 18 days after their flight was hijacked by Lebanese Theres only one thing to and 1 say it from the bottom of my heart in the name of all the people of our country Welcome Reagan said as scores of relatives of the former hostages looked But the festive air of the occasion was muted somewhat by what the president clearly saw as the un finished business of Lebanese Alluding to the murder of Robert a Navy diver who shot to death the day after the Reagan There will no His murderers must be brought to En route to the arrival ceremony at Reagan and his wife stopped at Arlington National Cemetery and laid a wreath at Stethams They beat Robbie Stethem without then shot him to Reagan said a few minutes later at Our joy at your return is but so is our pain at what was done to that son of He expressed bitterness about the continued detention of the seven Americans who have been kidnaped in over the past 16 months and remain in They must be the president The homecoming wont be complete until all have come The seven are Terry Associated Press Beirut bureau chief David ad ministrator of the American University Hospital in Beirut Inside Americans held in Lebanon Since 1985 David May 28 in directof of University Hospital of Beirut David Jacobsen Terry March 16 in Associated Press Beirut bureau chief Martin L 8 in director of Catholic Relief Services in Lebanon Joliet Jenco native Since 1984 Peter 3 in librarian at American University of Beirut Benjamin May 6 in Presbyterian minister William March 16 in Embassy official Also missing 4 Frenchmen and a Briton Cfucago Tnduna Source Chicago Tribune news repots These plus Thomas an American University are the remaining American Remaining Americans in note says Lebanon Radical Shiite Moslem gunmen reacted today to plans to close Lebanons airport after the hijacking of a TWA jet by threatening seven Americans still in Islamic the shadowy Shiite extremist warned in a communique that seven Americans abducted since March 1984 will face a black fate if the United States attacks The handwritten communique was delivered to the News of a privately owned local news and telephoned by anonymous callers to two private Beirut radio It was the second Islamic Jihad threat in as many In a statement delivered to the Beirut office of a Western news agency the organization said its lovers of martyrdom were ready to launch new strikes against the United States The latest Lebanese govern ment denunciation of the Reagan administration came today from See Page 16A William a political officer at the embassy the Benjamin a Presbyterian minister Thomas dean of the Agriculture Department at the American University Peter a university librarian and the Martin Lawrence head of Catholic Relief Services in Peggy Andersons said she was led by the administration to believe last week that the seven would be released along with the hostages of the TWA Declaring Im sorry and Im sad that the seven remain in Say told ABC I no longer believe what these people ad ministration officials are She added that she and other See Page 16A Its not easy hitting the bullseye with a but Drummond Lindsey did despite wearing glasses and a fake The frisbee toss was one of the games at the recent Playground Program Carnival at New Braunfels Middle Held the last day of the city parks departments playground the carnival featured games and sno Water Watch Comal cfs up 236 Canyon inflow 395 cfs down 21 Canyon outflow 600 cfs down 200 Edwards Aquifer up Canyon Lake level down Todays Weather It just might rain on your or whatever you have planned for the July 4 A 50 percent chance for rain today will drop to a 40 percent chance tonight and Tem peratures should reach the low 90s and drop to the low 70s Winds will remain between 1015 holiday The HeraldZeitung will publish a Thursday morning edition on July 4 so that our employees may enjoy the holiday with their Our offices will be closed Our circulation telephone lines will be open from 7 to 11 Have a happy holiday CLASSIFIED 47B COMICS 6C CROSSWORD2C DEAR ABBY 3B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT FOOD 18B HOROSCOPE OPINIONS 4A SPORTS 1012A STOCKS 2A TV LISTINGS 6C WEATHER 3A Business proposition Developer seeks rezoning for tract near Clemens High By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SCHERTZ Eleven acres near Samuel Clemens High School may soon be the site of a large office or retail business complex if a San Antonio developer has his Joseph Ruscin came before the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission in a joint hearing Tuesday to request rezoning of the land from a multifamily dwelling district to a neighborhood service Ruscia is an architect representing McMinn of San owner of the Ruscin said that because of the location of the school they are not interested in anything other than the neighborhood service Were not interested in any sort of business dealing with he The land is across from the high school on Elbel Road between Greenfield and Live Oak Ruscin explained that he had studied the area and concluded that building an apartment complex on the Jang would not be feasible because of the rents they would have to charge and the occupancy levels they wouldhave to The main concern of the City Council and the public was what type of businesses would be located on the What I want to know is just what are you planning to build next to our high school asked City Councilman Raymond Ruscin said that they had no leases or commitments from any businesses but hope to lease office space or lease to small retail Although Ruscin is planning a complex of from 25 to 40 business or office the building would create less traffic than an apartment which could house up to 300 Bill of 161 Valley asked if the construction of the complex would create drainage problems especially if dirt had to be moved from a ditch near the City Manager Jimmy Qitaaore explained that the which provides drainage for fee would be left as it The Planning and Zoning Com mission has 10 days to make a recommendation to the Council sad the Council is expected to act the rezoning request at ife next July