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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 2, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS BASIBALL Smithson Valley in doordie playoff against Austin Page 6A LIFE Officials are releasing a new food pyramid aimed at help ing Latinos eat 1B Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 146 18 2 sections CLICK I a 30 chance of storms High Low 85 66 Details28 DEAR ABBY 4t COMICS 31 CROSSWORD Jl FORUM 4A OBITUAHKS 1A SPORTS 6A Preparing for play Protesters rally across Texas for policy changes Demonstrators urge immigration reform By Anaballa Garay The Associated Press Photos by DAVID Children on a field trip to the area from San Antonio play in Landa Park onTuesday City officials have pfahrted several updates to the Chanting the people are in a in Spanish and No human being is illegal in marchers kicked off a day of rallies in Texas on Tuesday as part of demonstrations nationwide demanding immigration Events were conducted in Austin and El Demonstrators urged law makers to work on immigra tion policies that create a path to citizenship for law abiding undocumented giving officials an August deadline to come up with Protesters in Dallas were focusing on an ordinance before voters in the suburb of Farmers Branch that would make it illegal for Jandlprdjtta rent 7 park projects planned over next several months By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung With summer fast officials at the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department are developing new looks for sev eral of the citys parks and recreation Theres lots of stuff going its a exciting time for said park planner Wade We have a good team who are working on multiple includ ing the Landa Park play ground and the hiking and biking trail at the HEB soccer the citys first official park has been with the parks and recreation department for 18 He said things have changed since his first day on the I have a pioneering I so when I walked into an empty it didnt set me back he said recent I went about legally pillag ing items and got my desk from state surplus See Page 9A to illegal They began marching at a Catholic taking up more than a They held signs that said No disinte gration of families and si se puede it can be Police on motorcycles and in patrol cars traveled along side the Others protested the poli cy of detaining immigrant families at the Don Hutto facility in near They carried signs that No concentration camps in As the protesters a small plane circled over head pulling a banner that USA love it or leave Two trumpet players and a man carrying a bass drum led the marchers in The sound mixed with the ringing of bells by ice cream vendors as the crowd moved Page 9A Commissioners have full agenda this week ABOVE Casey travels down a slide head first while playing in Landa Park onTuesday LEFT Preston climbs the ladder to a set of double slides while playing in Landa By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung County commissioners are expected to discuss up to 15 items on its agenda during Thursdays regular Items up for considera tion and possible action include the following Approving and award ing a contract for uniforms for the Comal County sheriffs Proclamation naming Saturday as a Cinco de Mayo celebration day in Comal Acceptance of an Office Depot rebate check for more than after the countys participation in the United States Communities Govern mental Purchasing City aims to give bridge national notoriety By Susanna Aaha The HeraldZeitung The Faust Street which spans the Guadalupe River in New soon could be listed in the National Register of Historic On March the New Braun fels City Council passed a resolu tion nominating the bridge for the National Register of Historic Listing in the National Register will be a tangible acknowledg ment of the historical significance of the Faust Street said Victoria the citys grants The bridge has some strong potential as an educational tool with an historic Brown said the bridge already is a registered Texas Historical Landmark and said it was desig nated as such at the same time Comal County gave it to the city around Id years The National Register of His toric Properties is the nations official list of cultural resources deemed worthy of Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of the National Register is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to and protect our historic and archeo logical The Faust Street Bridge at its 1887 one of the first permanent tollfree See Page 9A Approval of various lineitem transfers in the 2006 budget and approval of budget amendments to move money from the 2006 budget to the 2007 budget to cover remaining encum brances from this past Authorize the request of bids for items including a 70 ton chiller for the Comal County building on Landa Street and traffic control devices needed by the road Commissioners also are expected to present several county employees with Walk Across Texas awards and hear reports from coun ty staff and resi if The four commissioners and Judge Danny Scheel See Page 8A The Faust Street Bridge as it looked while under construc tion in New Braunfels officials are working to get the ridge list ed on the National Register of Historic Photo submitted First Commercial N A IN 1111 i 11 111 It i 1525 Vu liramitils 8302213900   

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