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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas tOK AOC FORUM LOOSE LIPS Is the CIA revelation sinking President Bushs ship Argus Hamilton offers witty insight on the White Page 4A SOUTHtffST HI ROrUffLJ 2627 f VAWDFJJ OR EL FflSO TX HUSTLED New Braunfels Unicorns volley ball team edges out Dripping Springs despite a lackluster Page 5A Serving New Srauntels and Comal County since 275 14 2 sections CK I WWW Mostly sunny High Low 84 58 DetailsIB DEAR ABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS 68B COMICS 3B 3B FORUM 4A APPLAUSE SPORTS TV GRIDS 4B Council t spurns civic site on river By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer There will be no civic center near the New Braunfels City Council decided Council dismissed the which had received rave reviews from council members when it was presented earli er this because the city was unable to acquire nearby land neces sary for the The proposed option was thought to be the most attractive of four civic center expansion It would have been built on a twolevel parking garage and located between Bridge streets near the tube chute oh the Comal It would have fea tured a view over Landa Schlit terbahn and the Owners of vacant land near the pro posed site on the Comal simply would not speak to who hoped to acquire land formatting City Manager told city should go forth with the expansion of me current decision that eliminates three of the four proposed Expanding the current facility could limit The structure near the Comal River would have been as large as square while a proposed expan sion of the current facilities would be square There are some logistical concerns wittiexpanding the existing squarefoot Mayor Adam Cork 1 Moving the civic center would have freed up million in citydowned infrastructure near the existing The space would have been used to city hall The properties wpuld have sustained the citys need for city office space for architects working on the project have Pinto hopes to present to council a proposal for expanding the civic center at its current site by the he It has not been determined whether expanding the existing facility would be cheaper than building a new the civic center is said nec essary if the city is to be competitive in attracting conventions and Unknowns in determining funding location arid parking have tied up the FRONT and CENTER Moll Industries employee Zoila Riviera trims excess Moll is a plasticinjections manufacturer and per plastic from an interior part before printing a label on formed its ribboncutting ceremony Plastics manufacturer unveils operations By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Zoila Rivera was laid off from her man ufacturing job when a plastic injections closed its doors in New She spent three years there and has been on unemployment for the past she Its kind of hard finding a job around she Flextronics left people out of including 270 rulltime New Braunfels The city lost about man ufacturing jobs between the first quarters of 2001 and Rivera and about 130 of her Flextronics found fulltime jobs when Moll also a plastics injections mold opened in She took a pay cut because she dropped from a supervisor to an operator but shes happy to be back to help ing her husband support their four chilr Moll officials hosted a ribboncutting ceremony for the plant Tuesday See Page 3A BY THE NUMBERS 230 Employees Average hourly pay rate Square footage TmHIiwrT Total capital Nointerest loan given by New Sraunfels Burton named new dkector of Sophienburg Bonne Burton has been named executive director of the Bujton games 19 tfii museum jjjorn the Unjyejsjy of New Mexico Bureau of Business and By Ron Maigney Stiff yyriter Bonne Burton Joyes learning about history and culture and teaching others about both That win make her new job as executive director of the SppWenburg Museum and Archives an editing mm reptaees MieheUe who left the position in the SkpMertarg Museum ArjphJves is an esceJient fecity with a greai group of deJ ieated employees md Burton emted to he here parttei pate in their new Burton recently relocated to New Braunfels from where she had worked with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of New She was on the staff of me planning depart ment of New Planning Resource and worked on the Native American Health Research the Native American History Database and the Center for Southwest Research at the versity ojF New She has a degree in anthropology See BURTON Page 3A Tome of a book sale has volumes By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer About books will be up for grabs during the Friends of the New Braunfels Public Librarys annual book sale Thursday and Books of all types will be including titles on the Civil World War railroad and Books on electric trolleys and old Southern Pacific and Mis souri Pacific timetables are And there are puzzles and vintage records up for A small group of volunteers have been sort collecting and cleaning the books all Books have been pouring in every said Mauna who is helping with the book All proceeds go to the Friends antici pate more than in profit Everything we get goes back to the Porter The organization will give away National Geographic magazines and encyclopedias to Bibles also are After nonproflts will be allowed in to pick out any books they would Children from local organizations will be allowed to choose two books each for and counselors will be invited to choose books for their The program is meant to allow more children access to Library Director Louise Foster said Theyre trying to get books into the hands of as many children as pos sible to encourage them to be life time Foster Items that are not sold are thrown away after the It breaks our Margaret Brazle We much prefer to sell FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE Hours Thursday 9 to 7 Friday 9 to 5 Brownbag sale to Friday Fill a bag for Prices 1 50 cents 20 cents 50 cents 50 cents Audio 50 cents 1983 Gregs Automotive and Truck Center 679 Soyuin 6256824 We repair them all 2003 Custom
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