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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 5, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS THURSDAY July 2001 12 pages in 2 sections pages in Z sectu HERALDZEITUNG 202 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Starspangled gala New Braunfels dons patriotic best for Fourth fireworks BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Flags flew proudly in down town New Braunfels July as the Sophienburg Museum threw a huge party to cele brate Independence Starting at 9 the Community Band pla3red one patriotic song after setting the stage for the white and blue parade and the musical program that More Fourth Seniors party We promise a hometown with a hometown program organiz er Anna Lee Hicks Townspeople and visitors gathered at the bandstand to listen to the greet drink lemonade and show patriotic About 200 people gathered in one of the towns most historic The parade started with fire trucks and members of the New Braunfels City Council and Comal County Commissioners Accompanied by the merry music of the Fey Familys Wurlitzer Military Band the parade wound through the complete with a horsedrawn oldfashioned cars and a tiny train full of The Daughters and Children of the American Revolution rode by hi their decorated with every ver sion of the American The John Lowry of First United Methodist Church gave the Marine Corps JROTC from New Braunfels High School presented the James a recent graduate of Smithson Valley High sang The Star Spangled The crowd grew silent as Mike Clark presented the Prest Wood relating what each fold Singers from around Comal County entertained the The Smithson Valley Barbershop Quartet sang sev JESSIE Anxiously awaiting the start of the Fourth of July parade in downtown New Braunfels Wednesday 12yearold Sandee Phelan shows off her patriotic eral songs before the parade and performed America dur ing the musical The chorale from The New Braunfels Theatre Company performed Voices of Freedom and the Community Band fin ished with God Bless America and The Stars and Stripes The city finished its celebra tion with a concert at the dance slab and fireworks in Landa Above Boy Scouts of all sizes and ages carry a flag of enormous proportions during the parade in downtown New Right The rockets red glare amazes crowds at Landa Park during the annual fireworks show presented by the city and Comal ISD studying attendance boundaries BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer Comal Independent School District trustees gave the green light Tuesday for a triple team of administrators to study new attendance New superintendent Jim inter im superintendent Anthony Constanzo and Arnold president of Texas School will conduct the Gates consulting along with Con stanzo and will start the study in midJuly and complete it within 45 to 60 The study will cost per not to exceed based upon identified cri according to the CISD resi dents voted in 1999 for two bond propositions worth million dol lars for a new high school near Canyon Lake and three ele mentary Bond mon ey also would be spent on technology upgrades and infrastructure improvements at other district District 5 trustee Charles Burt One of the discussions in the community what did we promise the voters I think that should be on the list of criteria Trustees told Gates the criteria should include Locating the districts new high school north of Canyon Lake as far east as Sat tler and as far west as five miles west of Cranes Mill Road Availability of land Current and projected student popu lation future schools and Land purchase for the next two to five six to 10 years and 11 to 20 Trustees said they wanted campuses divided up three ways prekindergarten through sixth seventh to eighth grades and ninth through 12th Trustees an acceptable alternative plan would be prekinder garten through fourth fifth and sixth seventh and eighth grades and ninth through 12th See Bond Meeting WHAT Community meeting concerning the Comal Independent School District 1999 bond WHEN 7 WHERE Bracken Methodist 20377 FarmtoMarket Road 2252 in Garden FOR INFORMA TION Call Groundbreaking opens new chapter of Westside story CHRIS Tom Alan Cristina Naomi Rosalva Jose Mary Esther Monroe Juan Luis Sonia Carlos Doug Toney and builder Gary Shuck break ground on the Westside Community BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer liberty and the pursuit of Carlos Campos called the phrase from the Declaration of Independence an apt fit for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Westside Community Center early Wednesday at Krueger Lane and the Interstate 35 South access Its truly fitting we break ground today on the 225th anniversary of a document that spoke to the worth of a Campos This is our and we live out our creed in building this Those same ideals are the goals of the Westside Community which will offer a diabetes education family literacy techni cal classes and creative arts Construction will start in August and take about 10 months to com The facility will house a a kitchen and three classrooms and will be built by Timbercon Construction from San supporters and community leaders gathered inside First Presbyterian Church to celebrate Independence Day before heading outside to watch white and blue shovels break ground at the site next to the See New Americans embrace citizenship BOSTON AP most of the nation celebrated Americas 225th birthday on Wednesday with fireworks and thousands of immigrants marked Independence Day by embracing their new On board the USS Constitution in Boston 19 immigrants were sworn in as American Leila who moved from Lebanon in said she was drawn to citizenship by her desire to as well as a desire to be just like her I have two daughters that are American now nothing separates she Military veterans from the citys Chinatown neighborhood celebrated the day by raising an American Immigrants Kin and Liu Jing sang a Chinese translation of The StarSpangled We want to get people to recognize were patriotic to the country we said Raymond president of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association and member of the American Legion Post In Miami 22 children became citi zens in a followed by a concert by salsa star Willy Chirino and a fireworks INSIDE Key Code 76 Holiday accident JESSIE Four people suffered injuries in a twocar collision Wednesday at FarmtoMarket Road 3159 and Texas Two were transported by helicopter to area hospi Their conditions were unavailable at
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