New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 21, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 21, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2003 :!****»* «?.: ruf- aa KC ii UVi6/05 • I p' Gip ;l F»H£‘ f: C VWDI :..L 4<-:n T i '/<)•• . 1111 It I ii NG NEWS 40 YEARS Most Americans remember where where they were when they learned JFK had been shot. Read local folks' stories. Pages 4A, SA COUPON BRAKE REPAIR Brake Solutions in New Braunfels is offering $10 off brake service work with coupon before Jan. 15. Page 2A Vol. 153, No. 6 16 pages, 2 sections CLICK Serving New Braunfels and Comal county since 1852. DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 4~8B COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM    4A LOTTO    2A SPORTS 6,8A TV GRIDS 3B 500 WWW. _ herald-zeitung.com I 8 56825 00001' High Low 78 57 Details .... 1B I MPI \ I Kl NNI PM I \ \ Pl, I Mi Gone, not forgotten IAI ; r 4Bups funding for job growth By Dylan Jimtnez Staff Writer New Braunfels’ economic development board is shifting its funding from streets and quality-of-life projects to job growth. The Infrastructure and Improvement Corporation Board of Directors (4B) decided Thursday it would spend about 55 percent its $2 million annual budget — $1.1 million — on business development and job training. The board’s 2002-03 guidelines reflected a 51 percent planned allocation to street repair. 1 The New Braunfels Zoning Board of Adjustments denied the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music a parking variance Coverage coming Saturday. jhr |)hnio<|M|)h. KiPmi by N*Vv Yod- I un»‘s phuUxii.tphtu (umrcjt1    iii IHM Pi- become ;mi iron of Kennedy and his presidency    Ute lo im iii tlif ( Pol Olin (* ‘,1k mly it I rn John I Kennedy tooi of In • •    pl lot oc) mph lins come to he known as The Loneliest Job Forty years have passed since the fateful day in Dallas that chanced the world. Those memories never fade. 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Jib was on (lie utile! side I hex were wax'inc I HI xx.is in die nevi i ai ll sluxxlx xx el ii iiclh I'va tis, ex et \ one snnlinc and waving, ll xx as pisi |ox mis." Mill I lie lasl est o i I s Soc KENNEDY Pane 5A The shift was based on new state legislation that emphasizes that 4B money primarily should go to job growth efforts. Board member Monroe Miller said the board could fund infrastructure improvements and training when it creates jobs. The board also can fund quality-of-life projects, Miller said. “Other than that, there isn’t much to work with,” Miller said. The board’s 2003-04 budgetary guidelines include 55 percent for business development and job training, 35 percent for prior commitments, 5 percent for qual-ity-of-life improvements and 5 percent for marketing and professional services. Business development would include business incentives to lure companies to New Braunfels, infrastructure improvements at the municipal airport and the civic center. Job training would include further investment in the Central Texas Technology Center. The board already has invested $1.1 million in construction of the technical college set to open in summer 2004, but might have to invest more if Guadalupe County backs away from the deal. Guadalupe County had a “verbal’’ commitment for $100,000 to the center, Miller said. But now they are questioning that investment, he said. Prior commitments include the library bond and street projects. Quality-of-life improvements include parks and athletic facilities. The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Inc. would conduct marketing and professional services. City’s Festtage kicks off tonight with downtown lights 11 rn:: Gracious giving Wfdi Christmas comet generosity to local charities. Find out how these groups fore Airing the coming holiday Staton, By Dylan Jimtnez Staff Writer e When Main Plaza ignites tonight with thousands of Christmas lights, Santa will ride a glowing path to the heart of New Braunfels. For the past nine years, a Chamber of Commerce committee has raised funds to sponsor the downtown lighting ceremony, said Judy Young, event organizer. The funds have helped keep the Christmas lights hanging and lighted around buildings and bandstands. The chamber partners with New Christmas lights will be lighted about 6:30 p.m.; Santa Claus to make appearance on a fire truck Braunfels Utilities, the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation department and about 25 volunteers to make the lighting happen. Volunteers fluff and hang garland, while NBU crews, Comal County personnel and many downtown shipowners hang lights and other decorations. “The downtown lighting is a true community effort,” Young said. The event marks the kickoff of Festtage. Festtage is an umbrella marketing campaign that includes 15 to 17 New Braunfels Christmas events that happen from now to Christmas. “it really does showcase all the great customs and traditions in our community,” Young said. Young anticipates about 4,000 people will attend the downtown lighting event. But if anyone misses the chance to visit with Santa, he will return for other Festtage events. “We have lots of Santas,” Young said. After Santa arrives downtown tonight, “German” Santa will be at the Sophienburg Museum Dec. 5, and Cowboy Kringle will be in See PISTTMI. Page 3A W New BiKuntels, I X ; MERCURY I I I Jeep MS* W’MMMt MM M    ms    MT    MV    gz    MC    r Used Cars & Trucks BOO 725- 15 15 Look in tho 'classifies Fri. A Sun.' for our prs-ownod Specials! J ;

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