Tuesday, February 17, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas by Bennie Page 4 Boerne burns Page 5 New Braunfels New Texas 32 One Zeitima 10 Pages Tuesday February 25 Cents Stammtisch To the person who anonymously sent us the letter full of insult and sign you name next Nobody here appears to have any idea who you You dont sound like the kind of person any of us would associate so take your disguised clean up your grammar and come by in person next The local Alamo Area Council of Governments Job Training Part nership program JTPA offers free employment services to Comal County There is no charge for the JTPA can help train and more im portantly show you how to get and keep a Eligibility requirements include being at least 18 years of age and out of a county citizen or alien allowed to work permanently in the United States and able to meet income Coming Sunday will be a story about JTPAs program here and how one man found work and success through this worthwhile federal Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces annual wine and cheese party for winter visitors will be from to today in the Civic If youre visiting our fair stop Its free and a fine opportunity to meet some of our Canyon Lake Action helped 24 people with emergency needs in January and February to The centers Crisis Committee Program has prevented utility service cutoffs and provided food to those who had nothing to As the centers staff puts Hard times do hit some of our Canyon Lake neighbors on New Braunfels City Secretary Veronica Sarkozi was on eof 14 people graduated by North texas State Universitys Dentori Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Each graduate spent some 200 hours of individual home as well as eight twoday The propgram is the only university level program of its kind in This is a big if you didnt and our congratulations go out to CORRECTION The list of public records provided by the county clerk 15 listed Pat Voigt as having been convicted of driving while In the convicted party was Pat Voigt We were asked to make that although the record did San Antonio Contemporary Piano Competition was held last week at University of Texas at San Among the winners were New Braunfelsers Stacey who took first place in the eighth grade She is the student of Carole Allison Tilly took an honorable mention in the same while sixth grade pianist Amy Cook took an honorable mention as Amy and Allison are students of Olga Congrats to the contestants and New Braunfels can be proud of its ivory Mail your reservations now for the annual Celebrity Waiters the proceeds from which benefit the Leukemia Society of America and its research The funraising affair will begin at noon Friday at the Holiday Waiters and waitresses will be some of New Braunfels finest trying to earn large tips to give to the leukemia Past luncheons have featured bankers and other big so make a then sit back and relax and have them wait on you a Its lor a good NB Chamber dissolves crime task force panel Of RYU Posts implanted along Gruene river bridge approach are expected to alleviate congestion during peak tourist Gruene river bridge is posted for safety By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer It may still be but New Braunfels Police Department and public works employees are getting ready for a flood of summer The public works department has installed posts along Gruene Road in an effort to prevent traffic congestion near the Gruene And police officials have more plans for keeping the bridge open to through This was something that the New Braunfels City Council said Hector New Braunfels assistant city It was turned over to the public works theyve been working at it about two Tamayo called the post project a citywide effort between the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation the public works department and The Rivers Advisory Board also had a hand in the The board made several recommendations last summer about ways to control the flow of pedestrians and vehicles across the Gruene Bridge is one of the citys most popular sites for tubers and rafters during summer We had people walking on the parking along the river and people being pulled out of the Tamayo adding that congestion made it almost impossible to get any kind of emergency vehicles across the He said he feels certain that without the posts that congestion would John McEachern said the posts are just one of several needed projects that will ease the congestion in the For pedestrian we plan on establishing a pedestrian he We had a lot of problems last summmer with people walking on what we call the wrong side of the A portion of the bridge was designated as a pedestrian walkway last but McEachern said the walkway needs more We try to get the people in a managable sort of like a cattle he McEachern laughed about the crowds on the bridge but added they can cause serious We find that if we dont get the pedestrians contained on the they sprawl all over They get up there and lie down to sunbath and they leave all their equipment on the he Cars can hardly get through Were trying to get the people from Gruene to the con cessionaires along the river without any The newly installed posts are a more permanent substitute for the wire that was strung up along the river last summer to prevent people from parking along the McEachern said while the wire was a little it was effective in deterring people from parking Three policemen duty at the bridge also deterred people from causing problems along the Funds for manning the bridge summer weekends have not been approved by the city McEachern said he is concerned that lack of law enforcement officials may contribute to crowd In if police presence is going to it would start a little before the first holiday of the season which would be Memorial he Last the city funded one fulltime police officer and twc reserve officers to work at the bridge during summer Man injured By JIM WEBRE Staff Writer Rather than duplicate efforts by City of New Braunfels to establish a viable crime prevention task Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Monday voted to not organize a task force of its Chamber president Jean Pfeuffer announced the decision to modify the chambers program of work for I would like permission to dissolve the committee as a chamber function and suggest that Chairman Brumbelow contact city of ficials to determine how the chamber can best assist them in their Pfeuffer Brumbelow Tuesday said the chambers rationale for withdrawing from the program proposed by police Chief Burney Boeck and authorized by the city council was we didnt feel like we needed to duplicate the things the city was There is no reason to run Mayor Ed who is to appoint a panel and a volunteer director for the New Braunfels Task Force on Crime Control and said he has not named anyone to the The problem is finding someone to serve as the I It is going to take a lot of time and he Boeck suggested in his presen tation to the council that a retired person might be called on to lead the effort to establish a network of neighborhood watch groups and coordinate anticrime programs throughout the Boecks plan is one modeled after similar task forces in other cities where citizens have organized such things as watch citizen public awareness programs and other anti crime Boeck said Tuesday he was unaware of the chambers with drawal action but that he would continue to hope that a blue ribbon panel could be formed to appoint special subcommittees to address the plan he hopes will make the community more involved in preventing criminal Its going to be a lot of but I think the rewards will be worth the chief City Manager Joe Michie said he wants to get moving on this as soon as Boeck said he hopes the task force See Page 2 Pacharzina is candidate I I Pacharzina Local businessman Robert Pacharzina became the sixth can didate to file for one of three atlarge berths on New Braunfels City Council to be decided in general elections April who filed this morning in City was unavailable for comment as of presstime The owner of The Plant Ha us on North Pacharzina has been involved recently in designing a new See Page 2 CISD teachers say money top concern By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Comal ISO teachers rank pay raises and financial issues as their top professional according to a survey conducted by the Comal Educators Kay Joslin president of the Texas State Teachers Association District presented the results of the survey to CISD board members Monday and said teachers want to work with the board and ad ministrators into improve education and the teaching I want to emphasize that this is positive action and we want to not she saidOf the 14 issues on the teachers most dealt with financial security and in creasing were franWy The Menu b the areas of 7 she t The survey was sent to of the roMgnJy mjemfeers of the eduMors1 that mere Teachers were given a list of concerns and asked to rank them in orde of im Nine teachers added concerns that the teacher appraisal observance should be scheduled in One teacher suggested the statemandated teacher appraisal system be The biggest areas of concern following annual pay raises were protection of accumulation of sick a point that CISD board members took objection Checking how much money we spend on sick its Leroy CISD board president He added he feels teachers occasionally abuse sick That bothers me very Wailing said she feels sick leave is rarely abused and might be used less frequently if teachers had an in centive not to miss fe what were trying to do is give the teachers a reason to See A New Braunfels mechanic was injured Monday when parts of a truck he was working on fell on Robert was taken to McKenna Memorial then transferred to Humana Hospital in San Antonio where he was listed in stable condition with chest Mikes appeared conscious and in pain at Comal Elementary School Monday According to Billy Ward of Control Mikes the mechanic was working on a truck about 10 Monday at the companys property on FM 482 at Friesenhan directly across from Comal Elementary when some part of the truck fell on Control is a private company specializing in brush Ward Mikes reportedly crawled across the farmtomarket road to the elementary school where a teacher found him and called New Braunfels emergency medical service for according to a school