Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung: Saturday, October 23, 2004 - Page 1

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                OCTOBER SPORTS FOOTBALL Canyon Dripping Springs 17 Burnet New Braunfels 16 Bryan Josephs NBCA Marion Somerset 7 Navarre SA Cole 7 Page BA FORUM COLUMN Woodall writes about how debates left many wondering if either presidential candidate can do the Page 4A Nevv Braunfel8 and Comal County since 16 2 sections CLICK SOC P Mostly cloudy High Low 84 70 Details1B DEARABBY 41 COMICS 21 CROSSWORD FORUM 4A OBITUARIES U SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 41 LULAC denounces firings ByRonMakMwy StaffWriter A Hispanic advocacy group raised questions Friday about whether New Braunfels fol lowed its own personnel poli cies in recent firings of street department In a press conference on the city hall George a director of the District 15 League of United Latin American Citi zens in San stopped short of saying he believed there was a racial component to the firings of 10 Hispanic street department workers in August and Septembev but he said the allegations against many of them were Many of the firings involve allegations that the workers either took home items from houses inundated during the 2002 flood and bought out by New Braunfels under a feder al didnt cooper ate with a city investigation into the Alejos said his investigation revealed that many of the things the workers allegedly took were given to them by a subcontrac tor and were of little or no I challenge the city to pro duce any evidence of Ale jos These things were See Page 3A MANDY Santiago Lagunas gets interviewed by Univision anchor Jackeline Cacho during a press conference held by FLU SHOT CLINIC Seniors wait hours in long line for chance to receive vaccine By Leigh Jones StaffWriter When Lawrence and Lillian Weber arrived at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center at 8 Friday for the flu shot the waiting line was already wound around the I knew my wife couldnt stand in line that so we went home to get her Lawrence She would probably still be in line if I had left her Like many people in line ahead of the Webers usually get their flu shots from their but thanks to the their physician did not get his vaccine order I bet theres a lot of people here who never got a flu shot Lawrence Now that theres a everyone thinks they need Comal County Nurse Karon who helped direct human traffic with the help of a bright yellow twoway said this years crowd was only slightly larger than People who arrived early seemed to have the longest wait time roughly two But as the morning wore the line began to move more Unusually warm and humid weather made the outside wait unbearable for Health Department employees and senior citizen center volunteers moved the most delicate patients to the front of the but many people who had to wait had walkers or were in By 10 Preiss said her nurses had given 500 one quarter of the doses allot ted for the By lunch half the vaccines were The afternoon crowds were much smaller but displayed a bit more One angry he could not get a shot because he did not live in Comal got so frustrated he shoved one of the health department Preiss has two more clinics scheduled for the next two weeks one at the Canyon Resource and Recreation Center and one at See Page 3A seniors wait in a line to receive their flu shot Friday At about the line went completely around the Comal County Senior Citizen after waiting her turn in a line that snaked its way around the sen ior citizen Laura Williams finally receives her flu shot from LVN Tiffany Photos by DAW HeraldZeitung Public hearing on contract to be held at 4B board meeting AT A GLANCE What 4B board meeting When 26 Where Municipal 424 CastelJ By Scott Motion StaffWriter After postponing last weeks meet the New Braunfels Infrastructure and Improvement 4B Corporation will convene a public hearing Tuesday and consider approving a new two year contract for economic develop ment with the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of In the 4B corporation signed a twoyear contract with the chamber for economic The chamber received approxi mately a year in 2002 and 2003 from the 4B corporation for economic In November the 4B board signed a oneyear contract with the chamber for The chamber contributed an additional The current contract expires and the chamber will propose a contract one 4B board member said Friday he doubted a twoyear contract would be Im not sure Im comfortable with a twoyear said Jay It might be better just to stay with a oneyear As for the contract amount See Page 3A Tax freeze cons debated By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Which is muchdeserved tax break for seniors or a legislative millstone that threatens to financially bury younger tax payers who will pay for it Proponent Wayne Rudolf and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Jay Millikin pre sented both sides of the issue at this weeks League ofWomenVoters election Rudolf has spearheaded an effort to bring to senior and disabled New Braunfels and Comal County homeowners a property tax freeze allowed by the legislature under the September 2003 comtitiitionalarnerulrneni known as Proposition The long extended to seniors by Texas school is viewed as a poten tial budgetbreaker by Comal County and New Braunfels officials one that Mil likin and others say is flawed legislation that unfairly shifts the property tax bur den to younger homeowners and busi See Page 3A COMINGFRIDAY Tour of Faith Another pro filed in our weekly sertaofchiuehosin Comal Early voting record turnout first week By Ron Maloney StaffWriter A record first week of early voting will close today with open polls in the Comal County Courthouse and at the Educa tion Center on Mill Early voting hours at the courthouse today in the county and City of New Braunfels elections are 9 to 3 New Braunfels Independent School District early voting is continuing at the Education Center at 430 Mill from 8 to 5 Comal County elections worker Cyn thia Jaqua said had cast ballots in the county elections as of Friday after As of 525 had voted in the NB1SD City figures were not Jaqua said ballots were cast in the first week of early voting in the pres idential election four years 41 guaranteed 1f Sefluin New Braunlels Universal City La Verne San Marcus MA Btt CIA Seguin Office   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 155 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication