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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                June 2005 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A OBITUARIES Paid advertisements LOTTIE FROELICH KRONKOSKY Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Lottie Froelich Kronkosky who passed away June at the age of TAX CONTINUED FROM Page 1A into surprising report individual sales tax informa he The rising sales tax revenue trend is good news for city departments asking for more personnel and equipment in this years but Pinto still plans to be careful with his Using a five year average of the citys finance department will forecast cash flow potential and budget for some capital equipment purchases that wUl not actually be author ized until staff is sure the money is in the While New Braunfels had the biggest percentage sales tax increase over last it was not the only Comal County city to show positive numbers in with increased its receipts per cent over last year and 17 percent for the calendar Garden Ridge found itself in an unusual showing zero sales tax receipts on the comptrollers We just got our informa tion so were not sure whats going said City Administrator Nancy Well be looking into April not Garden Ridge is up per cent for the calendar Comal Countys perform ance mirrors increases across the The million Comp troller Carole Keeton Stray horn sent to transit systems and special purpose taxing districts was up percent over last the states revenues are up percent for the DAVID Navy Ron and his Robert look over photos taken aboard the USS John R Kennedy aircraft CRUISE CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Acevedo saw aircraft carrier up dose thought of He was an easy and he didnt take any time to deliberate Perry He Sure Acevedo had to arrange transportation to Norfolk and back from We provide them with three hots and a Perry He had to make his own way to meet the The trip at two days and one included a berth not far from his son Since Im an I put him up in a room adjacent to mine in the junior enlisted Perry He had it comparatively Acevedo probably would have slept in the bilge to get a ride on board the I had seen it but I had never traveled on Acevedo When he took me to the it was It was feet something like 252 feet And acres of sovereign territory that went to sea to kick terrorist his soninlaw finished for He took me inside before he went to Acevedo con We went to his office and his and that was as far as we could Actually taking a cruise was an entirely different It was so you didnt even feel the Acevedo You could see it was moving they said it was traveling 24 knots but it was a smooth Even the mundane aspects of Navy life were Acevedo We got to see a tanker Both ships have to be going at the same and they do it all in the same Acevedo Its unbelievable they can do that without Acevedo got to visit the conning tower and see Navy planes off We got to see the launch from the top deck up there where the controls Acevedo It was really All in Acevedo the cruise was an experience he would never Those people on the JFK really put on a snow for Acevedo Its something you only dream Acevedo will probably be dreaming about it for a A lot of people dont know what a Tiger Cruise he They hear aLout but they will never get to HELP CONTINUED FROM Page 1A HuU asks council to spend money to help her constituents Do something he Our properties are flat Once the consultant begins analyzing the Short said he expected a plan of action within 45 While the five area residents who spoke in favor of the project were relieved to see their situation finally not everyone was pleased with councils deci sion to spend the evenly between the Local activist Wayne Rudolph chas tised council for what he perceived as an attempt to disguise major expendi Never before in the history of the city has this he There was no public discussion when you decided to divide this money up and not much Cypress lUpMs Proposed ImprovementZone My concern is that this leads to you scratch my back and Ill scratch yours and all the money will be Rudolph particularly was suspicious of the timing of the decision to use the surplus within each district council made the decision shortly before last months City Manager Chuck Pinto said Tues day councils allocation of the funds was not without They have done this not too long he Sometime in 2001 or they did the exact same thing with money left over from he old 4A In other business council giving financial incentives to ALert Roofing and Building Systems per the New Braunfels Industrial Devel opment Corporation Boards recommen dation Created two new Neighborhood empowerment Zones one at the Municipal Airport and one between I 35 and FM adjacent to and south of Canyon High School the Champions Village Subdi vision to the Monday through Thursday automated garbage collection pilot pro gram and Tabled a decision to begin the con demnation process for land identified as a good location for the citys next fire station because Fire Chief John Herber received new contact informa tion for the propertys CL SAFETY CONTINUED FROM Page 1 A Firefighters learn how to survive in the water at the tube practicing techniques Troncoso and Rem ling used to save themselves from the tech niques used to get them back to dry Steve an instruc tor with the University of Texas Health Science said the training is designed to teach rookie firefighters about the hydraulics of lowhead dams and fastmoving water and the selfrescue techniques every swift water rescue spe cialist will have to use to save his own life during a rescue some some The class on the Comal is coupled with a sixweek Emer gency Medical Technician course that is part of the train ing academy every certified Texas firefighter Were learning some rescue but most of it is Mormino Firefighters who go to assist a citizen some times get washed downstream They need to be able to get We teach them how to work with the If you fight youre never going Training included sixman and twoman rescue tech how to use the current to steer to a safe place to get out of the rigging a rescue boat and other The biggest Mormino is developing confidence with the equipment used in res be it a personal floatation device or a rescue the hooked imple ment used to pull people from the Also he is that firefighters learn to gauge the he has a policy that no firefighter get within 15 feet of the water without having properly fitted floatation gear INDIVIDUAL WRITTEN NOTICE TO ALL PATIENTS Notice of Availability of Charity Care McKcnna Memorial Hospital is required by law to make available a reasonable amount of uncompensated services to persons determined to be Patients eligibility for Charity Care is determined by measuring family McKenna Memorial Hospital guidelines for Charity Care are as follows ANNUAL GROSS INCOME SIZE OF CHARITY CARE FAMILY UNIT GUIDELINES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For families with more than eight 8 add for each additional If you are eligible for the Charity Care Program your patients share of the charges are Charity Care only covers Hospital It doesnt cover any physicians Charity Care will not cover any services deemed If you think you may be eligible for this please ask for an Fill out the application COMPLETELY and return it with ALL the documentation requested on the back of the application to the Charity Care Coordinator at McKenna Memorial Hospital at 600 Union New TX 78130 If you have any questions Please call 830 6069111 Monday am to pm Kg MCKENNA VIM al of swimming abil And he it just makes no sense to put a wouldbe rescuer in the These guys will all be rookies who will be very dependent when they first join the depart ment on guys who have 10 or 15 Mormino They will be on trucks and they will be firston and there are times they just cant go Theyll need to be able to know when they should wait for the technical The training is especially Mormino for fire fighters who cannot Those guys in the watermel oncolored helmets dont They go through this training just like everyone he Omar Zamarron of San Anto nio was one of the guys in the pink He didnt know when he signed on to become a firefighter that hed have to go through swiftwater Id have done it Zamarron Wednesday he had an especially difficult time in a which is where a firefighter is caught on an obstacle with the current push ing against him much like a Zamarron was and TEXAS CINEMA MARKETPLACE 12 651 Business IH 35 830 625 4400 he didnt pretend I have a lot of respect for the he The exercise went badly for but he got through it by listening to the instructions shouted at by fight ing back I was They told me to settle and I got he Im not saying Im doing it but I got Your biggest challenge in the water is overcoming your own This is my Zamar ron pointing to San Anto nio professional boxer and fire fighter trainee James who wants to be world champi on one If I hadnt had him to there was just no Yes and Mormino and another Ore official who attend ed the training said not every firefighter needs to be able to What a firefighter does need to do is listen to instruc tion and apply its techniques and operate as part of a You did Mormi no Good DuBois exhibiting the confidence of a strong He owes DuBois He tried to drown me a couple of Cards Accepted at Box 4BnunwanciMs We Love You Grandma Grandpa Mike Debbie Fitsko rojpose We want to and have a chance to win First Place Second Place Third Place in Gift Certificates from Ernestos Tell us your story in 500 words or Judged on Drop off or email your story to Ernestos at New Braunfels Marketplace 65 Business IH Suite 240 or email sales@ernestos.com All entries must be in by June All stories become the property of Ernestos and permission must be given to publish story fit No purchase Use our entry available at entries also accepted via iwriuramj HERALDZEITUNG KGNg   

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