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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 14, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas DECEMBER SWOOSH NG County since BOUNCE BACK Pain Away Footwear is offering a discount on a pair of springdriven painrelief shoes before Page 8A New Braunfelsarea teams j fare well in the River City j basketball tourney sponsored I by Canyon Page IB j 27 32 4 sections www I High Low 65 43 s i Details 3B DEAR ABBY 7B CLASSIFIEDS 1D COMICS 6C CROSSWORD 6C FOKUM 4A WEDDINGS 3C SPORTS 18 TV GRIDS 78C s waste a toss By Scott Mahon Staff Writer City Council will continue its review of the sanitation department includ ing discussions with repre sentatives from Waste Man agement about privatizing the cityowned City Manager Chuck Pinto council will not make a decisionon I tion during Tuesdays People from Waste meet the council to talk about tiie focus will not be on mak ing a decision about privati Pinto We will be looking at of includingroutes work mans automa In I dont think the council has an opinion about privatization Earlier this council said it would make a final decision on whether to privatize the serv ice sometime in January Watfelyfaiwgement officials have beqn meeting witticoun cil over the past months to dis cuss how they would take over the service if the city priva tized The cityowned service employs approximately 40 and workers from the department have said they were disappointed that coun cil has taken so long to make a the anticipa tion But Pinto said there would be changes within the depart regardless of whether the service is I think every community in the except San Anto has privatized their waste See Page 7A FRONTand CENTER Just like the good oF days Elizabeth plays the harp Saturday night for visitors stopping in the parlor of the Museum of Texas Handmade Photos by DAVID Furniture for the Candlelight visitors enjoy a live Nativity scene accompanied by Christmas Candlelight Christmas tour chills warms hearts By Scott Mahon 1 Candles splits bright Saturday Averting as News some converged on the citys historical museums for the 16th annual Can This years Sophiehburg Candle light Tqur was held in conjunction with Oiristmas activities at Heritage Village and Conservation Plaza and was um jBach museum was decorated in a different and served a German The Sophienburg Museums Chriptnias theme was A Visit to Helen director of this years Candlelight the event was an opportunity for ail three museums to the hol iday season It was ajsoart opportunity for people who had never visited museums to see what were all Marie pfferman of New Braunfels said the custom of serving German food at the event began years we started serving foods typical of the food that Ger man immigrants ate while sailing to America jrom she It became an annual Conservation Plazas decoration themewas Nutcrackers on Parade and served which included and hot a string orchestra entertained The ensemble consisted of youth from Seguin and New Braunfels playing violins and the Theyre all dren who have just started ing how to saM Martha Heritage home of the Museum of Texas Handmade Fur served the main which included split pea For the family of Kay chair woman of Heritage New Braunfels Christmas stories go way She shared a bit of My greatgreatgrandfather and my husbands greatgreatgrandfa ther came here on a ship in she His name was Ernst Von Corteh and he landed near Houston before coming to New He and my husbands greatrgreat grandfather became good Admission this year was for all three Normal admission to each museum is It was a chance for the commu nity to visit the museums during the Christmas holiday season and to see something different at each Specht It was also land pf 3 Christmas present to the Cheer Fund all smiles From Staff Reports Volunteers cant spread cheer without wearing a and smiles were abun dant early Saturday morning as Herald Zeitung employees and community vol unteers helped distribute boxes of food to neighbors in Every the with the help of the feeds 200 families as part of its Cheer Fund pro The Community Service Center in New Braunfels connected Cheer Fund coor dinators with needy The HeraldZeitung for weeks has been collecting Each family received food to prepare a basic meal a canned fruits and goods for baking and a bag of miniature candy We throw in the candy for the said Rosie Cheer Fund coor Friday more than 20 Herald Zeitung employees and their families picked the boxes full of loaves of bread arid the Cheer Fund is a family event for HeraldZeitung Children as young as 5 years old helped prepare the food One young girl had to stand on a stack of newspapers at the printing plant to At 7 HeraldZeitung vol unteers began preparing to distribute the Many community volunteers loaded vehicles and hauled food to fam ilies all over New I love seeing the expressions on the peoples said Darren who has been volunteering with his wife Tam my for several The couple has no children of their and Darren loves to see the chil dren smile with he Tammy is a former HeraldZeitung See Page 7A REBECCA Cheer Fund volunteer Qipria makes a delivery Saturday Precinct 3 Constable GaHndo seeking another term lyRonMalQney would do 4 Staff Writfjr Tve done inKdSctol wtose job to nrnviHft hailiffidoruiriM in tha streets safer and WTK use JMy deal is to pro tectandserve4was going to protect by enforcing clearr warrants and being available to my constituents ajj What Galindo has also done is maJce prostitution conduct UondoJJars wertt of legal Q Jiner machines off NewBraun fels and start a boxing program on Ws own time mat has helped dozens of local some of those kids have gone to state and national amateur championships in their first year of Gaiindo said he has ideas that would enable him to See GAMIUWPage 7A Ibe 19 mwteilf always working I0r you w W
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