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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Altoona, Pennsylvania Page a2 tests Altoona Mirror saturday March 17,1990 from Page a1 the samples and the tests must be preserved just like evidence in a court Case. They Are sealed with snap on Caps and evidence tape to prevent tampering. If a youngster continues to deny his drug use even when confronted by the test the Sample will be sent to a Laboratory for a More detailed analysis close said. The department has started testing for the so called a drugs of choices of Blair county teenagers marijuana the tetrahydrocannabinol or the agent cocaine amphetamines barbiturates and heroin. How do the kids like the program one youngster became so angry when asked to take the test he a a trashed his room close said. In addition to the drug tests All county probation officers As of Friday were equipped with Small capsules containing yellow crystals which detect alcohol use. Juveniles on probation will be asked to blow into the Small tube shaped plastic capsule. Within moments the probation officer can Tell by the color of the crystals if the youth has consumed alcohol and if it was a Small or Large amount. The county probation department bought the testing equipment with a $15,400 Grant from the state juvenile court judges commission. Mccalpin outlined the problem his officers face a very few of our kids Are arrested for drug violations but Many in looking at their backgrounds have significant drug and alcohol problems. use anything they can get their hands on a Mccalpin said. He described a game kids play called a vegetable in this game kids grab any Type of pills they can find and go to a party where they Deposit the pills in a bowl creating they then begin consuming the pills not knowing what they Are pulling from the bowl Mccalpin said. Mccalpin and close Arentt sure How Many tests run this year. The teenagers directly under close will but tested once a week or More if drug use is suspected through their first two months of probation. After four months of being clean the testing will be done Only once every three weeks. Those who violate their probation which includes prohibitions against drug and alcohol use usually end up in the detention Home in Altoona. The goal of the new drug testing program Mccalpin emphasized is not to fill up the detention Home but to get to the Root of a youths problems and do something about it close agreed. In the past he explained officers May have suspected kids of using drugs. Now know for sure and that is a big step in dealing with a very severe problem that larger numbers of Blair county teenagers Are experiencing they said. R i i i i i s10 off Home amp car stereo repairs present this Coupon when you bring in your unit. Expires april 30th Greenwood electronics 1635e pleasant Valley blvd. 943-4981 i i i i i i Gorbachev not recognize us now. The time will dome when they will recognize us a the lithuanian president said. In addition to the Prospect of the soviet Union breaking apart Gorbachev also faces the possibility of a mass exodus from the ruling communist party in the coming months. The strains within the party became apparent at the latest meeting of the policy making Central committee to prepare the Agenda for a full party Congress scheduled to open in Moscow on july 2. A Leader of a progressive communist faction known As democratic platform Friday warned that the party could break up into several groups unless it abandoned the Leninist doctrine of democratic centralism under which decisions made at the Center Are binding on All party members. Vladimir Lisenko told the Central committee that the party should give up its attempts to control soviet society through a network of party cells and transform itself into a Westem style parliamentary party. Democratic platform which claims the support of at least 40 percent of the party a 18 million members has called for completely free elections of delegates to the 28th Congress As a condition for keeping the party intact. It wants individual party members to be allowed to choose their delegates from among Kutztown party turns into riot Kutztown a a three Day party celebrating the end of midterm exams turned into a riot As several Hundred students pelted police responding to a noise complaint with Beer bottles eggs and firecrackers. About 500 Kutztown University students were involved in the Melee which spilled out from the Briar Cliff apartments into the Street where they burned furniture according to Kutztown police chief Edmund Pilarski. A it Wasny to a party. It was a riot a he said. Two students were arrested and one was injured according to police. Police were called to the housing Complex on a noise complaint about 11 30 . Thursday and discovered several Hundred students Many intoxicated celebrating Spring break Pilarski said. Officials said the riot began when students began congregating outside after a volleyball match. Many ran into the houses and threw bottles and other items from the windows at the officers. Others brought furniture outside and began Small fires he said. A female student whose name was not released was injured when a car ran Over her foot. University officials said she was treated and released from a local Hospital. A police car and other cars were damaged according to Pilarski but no police officers or firefighters were injured. The apartments House both students and non students. The owner ted Kenish said the Only damage to the houses was a single broken window. The students quieted Down about 4 ., Pilarski said but students a got Rowdy again Friday morning when they have no respect for their Peers or the town Folk. It was like the riots in new York or Watts. Television Crews arrived to cover the riot. Pilarski said that although University students have traditionally held Large parties to celebrate their Spring vacation a a it a never been at this magnitude a a they have no respect for their Peers or the town Folk a he said. A it was like the riots in new York or Kutztown University spokeswoman Susan Shelly said a the University is calling it a she said administrators were being told about the riot and have not decided to take any action against the students. A a it a certainly being dealt with Here a she said. University officials said they would investigate the riot and discipline those involved. Students Lawrence Mack 20, of Boonton n.j., and Gordon Armstrong 20, of Maplewood n.j., were cited for disorderly conduct. They could face fines up to $300 and possibly a 90-Day sentence. No hearing Date has been scheduled yet by the Kutztown District Justice office. Pilarski said a third student was arrested by Reading state police but officials there said they did not arrest or cite anyone. Windows shot at in 14 vehicles people armed with by or Pellet guns shattered windows in 14 cars overnight thursday in Altoona and the Tyrone area police said. Altoona police reported the following windows were shot at Between 11 30 . Thursday and 9 Friday rear window of a 1986 Buick belonging to Melinda Fortney which was parked in front of 203 Aldrich ave. Right front window of a 1989 Subaru belonging to Jean Myers of 606 e. Logan ave. Middle window on the left Side of a 1983 Dodge belonging to Ray King of 104 e. 1st ave. Left Side passenger window of a 1978 Ford owned by Martin Walters of 2101 9th ave. Right rear Side window of a 1988 Chevrolet belonging to Daniel bums jr., of 2126 5th ave. Drivers Side door window of a 1989 Dodge belonging of Frank Dic Esicio of 317 Ruskin drive. Drivers Side window of a 1987 Ford belonging to Nancy Stefanini of 2601 Quail ave. Passenger Side window of a 1989 Mitsubishi delivery truck belonging to Covino Home furnishing of 2102 Fath ave. State police at Hollidaysburg handled six similar complaints Friday. They say windows were shot out of the vehicles by unknown people using by or Pellet guns Between 4 45 . Thursday and 6 Friday. The incidents took place West of 15th Street in Tyrone Borough and along state route 1015 in Ironville and state route 1013, just North and South of Sickles Comer in Tyrone township in Blair county. The victims were Shelda j. Mas Saro of Reston va., the owner of an 1984 Chrysler Dennis Rozick Tyrone re i the owner of a 1980 Pontiac Susan d. Miller Duncansville owner of a 1979 am Judy a. Of Boyle Altoona re 3, owner of a 1986 Pontiac Janice Luther Altoona re 3, owner of a 1989 Mercury and Judy f. Norris West 15th Street t Rone 1984 Ford. Police Are asking anyone with information to Call 696-0261. Vol. 105�?no. 273 of our 118th year Altoona Mirror uses 015-100 published Dally and sunday a Cape Holiday. Second Clara mall privilege aul Hortian and Mon Delaa Poa Taga paid at Altoona. A. Copyright 1990 the Altoona Mirror competing candidates by direct secret ballot. Conservative party bureaucrats prefer the traditional method of indirect elections of delegates at District conferences a process that is much easier to control. The conflict was resolved at the Central committee session that ended Friday with a Compromise District party organizations will be allowed to decide for themselves How to organize the elections. The party Secretary in charge of organization Georgy i Razumovsky said at a news conference that direct elections from single seat electoral districts should be the he added however that party conferences could be held from Page a1 in areas where elections were difficult to organize. The democratic platform is itself divided Between party members who would like to set up their own social democratic party immediately and those who want to make a last attempt to transform the communist party from within. The plenum also agreed to Convene a conference of russian communist party members next month to consider setting up a party representing the russian federation the largest of the soviet unions 15 constituent republics. Russia is the Only Republic that does not have its own communist party organization. Custo m car Wash Complete aut otwvif�9 an waxing 0 soft Chamois cloth brushes 0 Interior vacuuming 0 window cleaning 0 hand Towel drying . 8 am to 6 pm Sun. 10 am to 5 pm checkout our Complete menu of automotive detailing services 2802 pleasant Valley blvd. Altoona. Pm. 814 944-6995 of Kicki Sonal expense in the trial of Kicki said his Legal fees have reached $59,000 a a and the meter is still As far As receiving a salary for the past year since he has been suspended of Kicki said. A until my conviction i continued to he said he helped to recruit people for advisory committees on criminal Justice Domestic relations and Pris Runoff from Page a1 Park dam. And he said he was going to examine what Lynn called a swirl holes in the dam. Ebersole noted any work to direct the water flow coming through the Gates at the breast of the dam would need state approval. In 1978, the state legislature passed a Law requiring the counties of Pennsylvania to prepare storm water management plans. These plans would propose ways to limit the Runoff caused by development protecting downstream neighbourhoods from flooding. The lower portion of Lakemont along Logan Boulevard was flooded last june and residents maintain that High water has become More frequent because of development upstream along Brush run As it flows through Logan township. A new mall is being planned for the 17th Street interchange of new route 220, causing concerns that even greater amounts of water will be directed into Brush run. A How much longer do they put it off a Lynn said with respect to the development of a county storm water program Ebersole a answer a i just told them the county will do All it can but the state Hasni to funded storm water other members of the Lakemont group who met with the commissioners were William and Joan Kemp and Danette Bixler George. Kios special Low prices health Tex 20% to 60% off regular retail boys and girls infants thru 14 Osh Kosh 20% off regular retail infants to 6x-7 a Polly founders a dresses set Qaq sizes 2 to 6x. upper level from Page a1 on. He said he still gets an average of three notices a week on imprisoned people who Are seeking Early release Pardon or work release. He provides input from his files. He also said an opinion he issued on the Penn Cambria school District teachers strike several years ago was reported missing and he is attempting to reconstruct it from his copies. Upon leaving the clerk of courts office Friday chair in Tow of Kicki said he would be Back monday to continue the tedious task. Claysburg we be got you covered the ranch House a family i part reliable housecleaning guaranteed. Cd up Call 943-maid a i ii merry maids a Over 250 seats a banquet or reservation information a 1-800-962-5902 814-239-2207 814-695-8825 the better Choice for atmosphere Quality amp Price a 2 salad bars a full dinner menus a daily specials breakfast lunch dinner a steaks seafood Chicken a much much More Martinsburg Ore Hill Altoona a a a a a a a fri., sat. Amp Sun. 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