New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 7, 1991, Page 6

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 07, 1991

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas May 1991 CRIME WATCH NEW BRAUNFELS STATION RttTu i t NX Make Plans For Mothers Day 381 Landa 6293311 Erop Boell CONSTRUCTION Roofing Remodeling Additions Framing Decks Licensed and Bonded CITIZENS 315 Landa in New Braunfels 512 629BANK Member FDIC LOCKSMITH COPELANDS LOCK New Braunfcls Canyon Lake 6290022 8993008 flowers Always A Wise Choice 146 Castell 6255522 STEVE TUNNELL TUNNELL INSURANCE AGENCY 6251494 145 CaatLll New Texas If Youre Not Who Is Security Systems by COMMUNICATION BYHTKMH 18008354827 Your Symbol of Security A NEWSLETTER FROM THE SAFE CITY COMMISSION A crime free city is the dream of the citizens of every The people of New Braunfels share this common due to many different this ideal society is not possi this dream of a safe city must not be abandoned for it is a proven fact that crimes are preventable and crime rates can be Community people helping people and common goals can control A safer city can become a The Mission of the Safe City Commission A SAFER CITY THROUGH A REDUCTION OF Goals of the Safe City Commission To identify specific criminal activity and seek a viable solution to To establish City wide goals and programs to reduce and minimize To establish a City wide network of information and education about crime prevention programs and community To seek the cooperation of local and State elected officials in the fight against identified To open lines of communication and cooperation with all citizens by creating Neighborhood Watch Zones throughout the To create a City wide emphasis of being proud to participate in the City of New Braunfels efforts to make the City a safer place to live and To keep all activities of this program free from political campaign and WHAT IS A NEIGHBORHOOD crime prevention program designed to reduce neighborhood It combines two areas of citizens responsibility action taken by you calling the police during or after the act of a crime or suspicious activity action taken by improving the security of your Neighborhood Watch has proved to be an effec tive means for getting citizens to take positive steps to protect themselves and their neighbors against The actions required to make a neighborhood safe from burglars also reduces the possibilities of street street robberies and acts of Awareness and involvement are keys to the success of a Neighborhood A watchful neighborhood with minimum crime is a more secure and safe place in which to If security and safety have disappeared from your please realize you can change it for the better if you are willing to get involved and form a Neighborhood A Neighborhood Watch Program will make you feel more safe and in control of your PLEASE TAKE ACTION encourage you to contact the SAFE CITY COMMISSION MIKE GRIST AT 6253425 for information to start or reactivate a Neigh borhood Watch in your In if you desire information on SAFE CITY COMMISSION please call the same We will work with you in helping to develop a Neighborhood Watch and other activities to reduce crime in our The Safe City Commission is a program which will live or die through its citizen The citizens of New Braunfels must understand that the program is one in which and they will The Safe City Commission has the ability to be utilized in any or The effort is designed to bring friends and together with the Police and elected officials in a City wide crime prevention Neighbors helping citizens and Police working hand in face to toward a safer New will be a reality through the efforts and commitment of the people of New Braunfels and of the Safe City Consumer Tips DoortoDoor salespeople are prohibited by local ordinanace from soliciting at a resi dence or business where a No Solicitors notice is posted at or near the Solicitors may not attempt to collect money or property or take orders for merchandise including show tickets or books of coupons to be traded in for goods or If an unwanted salesperson refuses to leave after having seen the posted the resident or busi ness owner may call the police department for Residents who elect to allow solicitation at their homes are additionally protected by both State and Federal law against unscrupulous Since these sales are often made under a coolingofF period offers the purchaser time to The Texas Home Solicitation Sales Act pro vides three 3 days to cancel a purchase of insurance or services over Both the sales pitch and actual purchase must be made in the purchasers If negotiations are begun at the sellers place of the resident is not pro even if the contract is signed and payment made in the Federal law offers additional protection by allowing three days to cancel when the sales pitch and purchase are made anywhere besides sellers place of Under Texas real estate purchases over may be canceled when the sales pitch and purchase made in the home of the The law does not apply when the buyer is represented by a lawyer or if a broker helps negotiate the Some real estate transactions made away from home may be canceled a lawyer can advise which The purchaser must provide written notice of cancellation to the sellers business address by midnight of the third business day following the All doortodoor salespeople are required by law to provide purchasers with a Notice of Cancellation form and to inform them of their right to The form must contain the company s name and address and date of It is a good idea to mail the notice certified return receipt requested and retain a copy for your The seller must refund all return any documents signed by purchaser and anything traded in within ten 10 days of receipt of cancel lation During this period he must also indicate if he wants to pick up the merchandise or leave it with There is no obligation to ship the goods back to sell only to make them available at the If the seller docs not ask for the merchandise within twenty 20 it is the purchasers to If he does want the purchaser must take good care of it until it is picked Neither Federal nor State law apply to mail or telephone sales or to sales made in connection with immediate personal Fire Prevention Bureau In August of the New Braunfels Fire Department Prevention Bureau created and implemented an Environmental Inspection Operating within the city limits of New the program was deve loped in an effort to insure ordinance compliance concerning the over growth of Brush and the accumulation of One of our goals in this program is to try to make the citizens of New Braunfels aware of the potential hazards associated with these Keeping your and brush trimmed back serves more than just making your property look It also is a way to lessen the possibili ty of a grass or brush Grass and brush fire whether located in an unpopulated rural area or a heavily populated residential area can be hostile in If the fire has a sufficient amount of grass or weeds to bum it can spread very rapidly and cause severe damage if not total Many fences and other types of property have fallen victim to what started out as an insignif icant grass Keeping grass and weeds cut to a height of less than twelve inches reduces the amount of fuel available and the potential for a fire to become out of Another advantage of keeping your grass and weeds cut back and trimmed is that you lessen the possibility of your property becoming infested with unwanted and fire ants to some This is a benefit that we all can By reducing the possibility of infestation by these you increase the personal health aspect of your The danger of snake bites and other health concerns would be greatly reduced if there was no inviting habitat for It is clearly a benefit to you the property owner to keep your property in a fashion that not only looks appealing but also reduces the risk of accidents involving fire and You work loo hard for the property you And the health of you and your family members is The New Braunfels Fire Prevention Bureau is committed to the preven tion of fire and dedicated to reducing loss of If you have any questions concerning the Environmental Inspection prog ram please call at area code 5126207921 MondayFriday John Hcrbcr Fire Inspector Summer Vacation Tips Dear Resident As summer we know that many of you will be taking a In order to make it as pleasant and worryfree as the Safe City Commis sion has compiled a list of helpful Notify the Post Office to hold your mail or make arrangements to have a neighbor pick it Notify your newscarrier to discontinnue newspaper Unplug your telephone or make sure the message for your answering machine docs not say youre not Notify the New Braunfels Police Department so they can have the patrol officer in your area keep a close watch on your Leave a key with your neighbor and have him check your house Ask him to readjust your drapes and turn lights on and off at different Throw away Make sure lids on all flammable like paint or are tightly Turn off gas water heaters and unplug as many major appliances as If you have valuables in the take them to your bank for storage in a safe deposit Deposit extra cash in your bank Make sure any broken door locks or window locks arc Move all lawn garbage cans and yard furniture to your basement or storage If you have a gas make sure it is turned off at the Before water and mow the Arrange for the lawn to be kept if you are going to be out of town for an extended If you have further please call the Safe City Commission at 6253425 or come by 424 Castell The Hillside Area Neighborhood Crime Watch Group has been extremely busy Cash Hermes and Elva Wenzel have been gathering contributions to satu rate the area with Neighborhood Crime Watch Mike Safe City Commission Roy Her Ray Doug Fire stone Marcus Milt Ferguson were among the many businesses who made contributions to the Not pictured were representatives from Wuests and With the help of the city street 44 signs have been erected in an area from West San Antonio Street to Walnut Avenue to WestColl Street to Academy Some of the programs offered to the public at no cost Crime Risk Management Lighting and Its Use Electronic Alarms Safes Robbery Prevention Home Security Inspections Business Security Inspections Physical Security and Environmental Design Lock Terminology and Mechanical Security Checks and Credit Cards Neighborhood Watch Operation Identification Internal Theft Prevention Con and Fraud Games Shoplifting Prevention Help End Auto Theft HEAT Stickers ODORLESS DRY CLEANERS AND LAUNDRY 133 Seguin Now 78130 6253321 Owners Rusty Viorici Meyer MUFFLER AND HITCH CENTER 1 Complete Exhause Systems Repair Custom Dual Exhaust Trailer Hitches S Towing Accessories Pick Accessories Free Estimates Fast Service Modem Equipment 1 Experienced Exhaust Technicians 1208 Highway 81 Wesl New Biaunlels Texds RICK Owner Need Vacation Cash Call Us For A Loan to Security Finance 142 Castell 6296044 Natural Gai Ugh ting ERIE Division ol Inc iU II Rocky Beach Parking Comping 9642952 Mies Loop 337 past 3cd croulng River New TX mailing address Box 764 New TX 78132 Magneto Hydro Dynamics simple solution to hard water problems 100 90Day Money Back Guarantee Environmental Concepts 6203018 Business 512 6291219 Residence 512 6294042 Robert West BUILDER 1308 Gruene New Texas 78131 painting repairs maintenance 512 6204611 Texas Commerce Bank BraunfoU Working For Your Success 24 HOURS A DAY Main Bank Motor Bank Downtown on the Plaza Corner of Castell Coll Monday Thursday MondayFriday Friday Saturday 354 Ntw TX 78130 912 2S 1411 MUL MCLAUGHLIN Owner HOLE DIGGER SERVICES POST HOLES ANCHORS FOUNDATIONS PILINGS INTERIORS PHONE 6253477 943 WALNUT NEW TX 78130 Automotive Audio Remote Control AlarmInstalled Theft Etching Window commercial Sanyo Free estimates on repairs SECURITY SYSTEMS SECURITY GUARDS SECURITY GATES INVESTIGATIONS Texas 5199 Old Hwy 78 Texas 5575940 18008487449 Law Office Of Kimbel Brown Attorney At IMW Former Assistant County Attorney Civil and Criminal Practice Since 1981 6253455 20 NEW TX FULLY LICENSED BY TEXAS SUPREME UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR SOUTHERN WESTERN DISTRICTS NOT BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE TEXAS BOARD OF LEGAL DICK CLU Agent 398 Landa New Texas 78130 OH 51I6560B1 SI ATE FARW INSURANCE COMPANIES JOUI HMWrXS i Good Stale ;

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