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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY Unicorns blast Austin Travis Rebels 6547 at home See Paqe 5 ISO CENTS COUNTDOWN 100 DAYS NswBraurttoto 1848 New Braunfels WO 16 10 cj SOWEST MICROPUBLISHINB E LlR EL PASO A PASO jx 7990 HeraldZeitung 10 pages In one section Tuesday Deo Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of POSTER 3 years Home of FOSTER No 22 Inside Sports the United Way meets goal SUimmliscli Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeHungl The New Braurfels Herald Ztitung extends the following birthday wishes to Wayne A Rahe JJD Foster 12 David Owens Juanita Reese Florlne Schldcher Lena Tim mermann Ceretta Damn Ouadalupe Gonzales Nicole LeiberDietz Donations to HZ Cheer Fund Continue Area citizens have begun to iiubmit donations to the Herald Zeitmgs annual Cheer Fund campaign which provides food to needy local families for the Christmas holidays Anyone wishing to donate can do so in person by coming by the HeraldZeitung office at 707 Landa or call Cheer Fund Director Carol Ann Avery at 6259144 v Volunteers for food delivery are needed Avery said Anyone wishing to sign up for delivery can do so by calling Avery Todays donations include Peggy William Thurston Lawrence Jasinski Gary Pamela Michael Tilly Roger Patsy Vann Helen F Bloxom in honor of the Round Table Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Reno Schumann Womens shelter to benefit from event A special benefit for the Comal County Womens Shelter will be held Dec 20 from 8 to 12 at Garys Landa Sta tion on Landa St A special jam night will be hosted by The Stingrays which will include several other local musical performers Cost of admission will be one can of food An auction will be held during the evening with proceeds going to the womens shelter Harvest from the Heart on tap Deo 23 Molly Joes will be host to a community meal Harvest from the on Dec 23 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Some people are expected to be served said Robert Konkel of Molly Joes Catering Volunteers are needed to help set up the meal on Dec 23 HoraldZoitung photo by MICHAEL DARN ALL New Braunfels members of Comal County United Way celebrated yesterday morning on the Plaza by placing the burst over the top of the thermometer The burst signifies the meeting of the 1994 United Way campaign goal of Fourmonth countywide effort pays off big By CRAIQ HAMMETT Staff Writer oiks driving around the Main Plaza downtown will notice Way poster with its red levels of dbna gushing over the top A total of and more will do that The last four months effort produced another goal reached for the thousands of volunteers and people who donated to the United Way of Comal County Last years goal was Weve reached 110 percent of the objective said Drive Chairman Don Maxwell It may go slightly Maxwell said more than 100 volunteers and many unnamed others helped with the drive throughout the county It was a countywide drive and I could not have done it with out their hard said Maxwell in his WHS B third year with the fund COUrtty Canyon Laks members of ths Comal County United Way celebrated the end by placing the burst over their thermometer United Way kudos Thanks to employe wand worajonof the rsunfsls their donation of to thto campaign This wide drive and I could not have done it without their hard Don Maxwell Campaign Drive Chairman of fpation drive effort JoeWorlofthe United Way of Comal County said five years ago the goal was That total has nearly tripled in five years Wori said about 88 percent of the dona tions stay in Comal County Wori said the local chapter gives about percent to the United Way of America Maxwell said that percentage is for administrative support that is used to trans fer funds back to the county Maxwell said many county residents work in other counties but can designate their donation go to Comal County We receive back more money than the one percent said Maxwell Wori said many companies also hit the 100 percent total to employee participation something vital to the drive efforts Bulverde members of the Comal County United Way celebrated the campaigns end by placing the burst over their thermometer The locaj United Way serves 29 different agencies in Comal County Five years ago Wort said tiiat number stood at about 20 An increase in the need for services hajfos ttrffl B need far at the United thermome ter and it ii if Comal Courty rest denti are meeting that need Last vear1 gotl WM some ksi than this ooal IWsCTF w The County United Way met lilt J19HFP IS Unhed Wiy to do msmbsrs of the Ccmal County United Wsy oslebrstsd thf otmpslgjie Fraser recall now underway By TECLOJ GARCIA Staff Writer A reported effort is underway to recall District 4 Council Member and Mayor Paul Fraser possibly end ing weeks of speculation that district citizens would circulate petitions to unseat Fraser As reported in the HeraldZeitung three weeks ago Fraser and his lawyer were aware a recall was possible then Fraser said Monday night he was told petitions were circulating in his district in support of his recall but could not offer evidence as he just learned of the apparent recall last night David Wallace chairman of the citys Charter Review Committee and a staunch ally of Fraser said he wastold of the petitions and said the situation was a political one Its a shame Its going to tear this city he said District 4 resident and former council member Betty Lou Rushing said she thought Fraser was doing a good job are all starting to act like a bunch of spoiled chfl Elderly woman killed in three vehicle accident From staff reports A 72yearold woman was IdlleB fn a three vehicle accident night at the intersection of Bulverde Rd and Highway 28 1 Regina Mae Owens a passenger in a vehicle that attempted to cross 281 westbound died at Brooke Army Medical Center later that Saturday night Two other people were injured in the crash but were released from area hospitals According to Department of Public Safety reports Owens was in Geo Metro driven by Everett Cockrell traveling west on Bulverde Road when it attempted to cross 281 It failed to yield right of way to a 1989 Buick traveling south on 28 1 The Metro was hit broad side on the passengers side by the Buick The Buick bounced off the metro and collided with another vehi cle traveling south on 281 Council tackles traffic problems in local neighborhood By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer New Braunfels citizens are discovering one of the side effects of stable growth and prosperity in a city increasing traffic problems As builders continue to build homes within the city limits at a record pace the number of automobiles added to the existing streets and neighborhood access roads increases as well Monday the New Braunfels City Council again dealt with another traffic problem that faces a local neigh borhood The council voted to table the motion to extend Ridge Hill Drive to Loop 337 on the citys west side The extension would give drivers access to Kerlick Lane and Mission Hills Drive from the Loop 337 This is something many residents of that area would like not to see happen although the citys master plan calls for the road to be extended Residents have divided over the issue as have others with similar traffic problems plaguing their neighbor hoods in other parts of New Braunfels those who say they do not want more traffic through their neighbor hood and those who say the extra traffic is a part of over all growth and people should accept it Mayor ProTern Chris Bowers opposed tabling the isfftto because jff bp nooomnjffhffd by delaying a vote on the issue Were growing and there needs to be some access in tint he said Itoe is no way youre going to sat isfy in whfcfr the PBTPflpd motion to table to further study traffic in hood and to gather feedback from resident For subscription advertising or news information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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