Tuesday, September 18, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas 4A September Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch Preview funds become scholarship money exposure In another sweep of Cypress Bend police arrested a 24yearold New Braunfels man on a charge of indecent Police reports say the man was observed in the parks bathroom about doing obscene He was alone in the Police took him to the Comal County where he was booked on charges of indecent a Class B No bond was listed in the police The man is the fifth to be arrested at the park in the past three months on charges of lewd or obscene In earlier police arrested three one of them from New In two men were arrested in the park on lewd behavior trespass A 36yearold New Braunfels man was arrest ed Sunday at the 200 block of Kowald and charged with criminal police The man initially was arrested and accused of trespassing when officers discovered he allegedly was carrying a rifle and shot and changed the charge to criminal officers He was taken to the Comal County Jail bond was set at Vehicle burglary Police are investigating the burglary of a car at the 600 block of North Business her purse and some jewelry were stolen from a 1977 The jewelry is esti mated at and the contents of her purse were estimated at The theft took place between 4 and 6 Police reported no forced entry into the burglary A man arrived at the New Braunfels Police Department Friday to report a theft from his He said a television was stolen from his 1997 The television is valued at Police are still investigating the bur Meetings SCHERTZ CITY COUNCIL regular 7 council Municipal 1400 Schertz COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 7 Canyon High NEW BRAUNFELS INDE PENDENT SCHOOL DIS TRICT 7 The Education 430 West GUADALUPEBLANCO RIVER AUTHORITY board of directors 10 933 East Court NEW BRAUNFELS INFRA CORPORATION regular 7 Municipal Conference Room MARION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT board of trustees 7 Marion Careers 214 Huebinger WATER ORIENTED RECREATION DISTRICT Canyon Lake Action 1941 Farm to Market Road NEW BRAUNFELS RIVER ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE regular Municipal conference room COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular Commissioners Comal County SPECIAL TO THE HERALOZEITUNG A scholarship fund for the chil dren of New York City uniform people who lost their lives while performing rescue duties will be the beneficiary of the Business Trade Show Sneak Preview tick local chamber officials announced The American Chamber of Commerce executives sent out three options for chambers around the country to and of the we felt that the Staten Island Chamber of where so many police and firefighters would be the most Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce President Michael Meek The chambers 13th edition of its Business Trade Show Sneak Preview night was cancelled on The chamber offered refunds to those ticket holders or an option to donate the monies to a designated disaster relief In the chamber orga nized a blood drive with the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center that was held in the civic center parking lot on Nearly 500 tickets were handed out to donors by 1 Thirteen hours 152 pints had been setting an unofficial record for Coma County in a sin gle day by one unit City raises for NYC rescuers FROM STAFF REPORTS The city of New Braunfels orga nized a donation drive for families of firefighters and police officers who died trying to rescue thousands of office workers at the World Trade And the people in New Braun fels responded with well wishes on a banner that will be sent to the mayors office and with People arriving at the Main Plaza Saturday dug deep into their pock ets and stuffed checks and dollar bills into the firefighters boot held at each of the By the end of the five the city raised to send to the city of New I cant say thank you Councilwoman Debbie Flume I had no idea that we would get anywhere near that sum of I want to say thank you to each and every person that City Finance Officer Chet Lewis said the city would send the money and the banner to New York to help the families of the firefight police officers and other rescue workers who died trying to save lives at the World Trade Display of patriotism By dawns early Chaplain Bill Alldaffer of Guadalupe Valley American Legion Post 35 posts one of more than 50 American flags Sunday on the Main CHRIS Chamber takes higher education plan to 4B board 1A federal wire secu rity and immigration As a member of the immigration committee and the crime subcommit Ill be in the thick of Smith I think its important to act responsi bly and change the laws to make it easier to apprehend and punish ter Some of the key compo nents of President George Bushs plans are to make it easier to obtain a wire tap of phone and Internet increase bor der security and immigra tion and increase the pow ers of customs Smith chatted with con stituents in San New Braunfels and Austin addressing con cerns about the safety of air travel and the need to bring terrorists to a reck I like that he Were not after revenge were after a reck And the war to find these people wont be over It will be a sus tained effort to ferret them drag them from their For the shock of a series of terrorist attacks on the United States start ed early on as he was driving to his office in the Rayburn As he passed the he heard a noise and noticed smoke billow ing from the military head I thought it was odd to have a fire at the he And the smoke was much darker than in a house But I didnt con nect it to the World Trade Center until I went to the parking The garage security stopped telling Theyve hit the I I was just Smith Thursday brought the resolution to allow President Bush to retaliate and use all necessary force to locate the terror ists and bring them to jus Smith And he he was disappoint ed in some of his fellow Congressmens I think we should have given him all necessary power to act against any terrorist he But the compromise was to give him power only to act against this particular I was disappointed in people who didnt give him all he wanted and The countrys response will be he I think it will take sev eral he Well attack militarily well attack through economic sanctions and well have air strikes to destroy the means terrorists BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The Greater New Braun fels Chamber of Commerce plans to ask the Infrastruc Corpora tion to give its stamp of approval to a plan for higher education facilities in New The chamber isnt neces sarily asking for funding at this President Michael Meek But it does need approval of the plan from New Braunfels City Council before Asking the 4B Board to approve the plan is one step toward passing the plan to Mainly what we want at this point is their Meek We have to have a preapplication into the EDA Economic Development Administration by So we want them to encourage the city council to approve Meek said he went to the Seguin 4A Board this past week and received unani mous approval for the pro The education facility will be at the New Braunfels Air port in Guadalupe County and could benefit students from both Comal and Guadalupe According to information from the chambers Higher Education Task the planned center could serve 800 to students in its first Once the process Meek said the chamber will ask for matching funds from Meeting WHO New Braunfels Corporation WHEN 7 Wednesday WHERE New Braunfels Municipal conference room the 4B but that process might take six eight He plans to provide suggestions for fund ing the program at that he At least one council mem ber has questions about the chambers plans to develop a postsecondary vocational education center based at the New Braunfels Councilwoman Debbie Flume said she believed the community should focus on high school education before the city expands to a higher education Weve really dropped the ball for these she I need more information before I could discuss their but I am concerned about 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