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Ashtabula Star Beacon (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Ashtabula, Ohio Teen lets you know who your friends really Are in teen currents c1star Beacon thursday december 9, 1999 published daily in Ashtabula 35 cents Bill draws ire by Frank Obernyer staff writer guns drawn on a dogs Day Simon frustrates Council inactivity on acute Mil no a n Bill West Star Beeton Ashtabula City police sgt. Thomas Clemens keeps a wary Eye and his firearm ready wednesday while dealing with a cornered pit Bull that attacked two children near the intersection of Lake Avenue and West 41st Street. Ashtabula sheriffs Deputy Paul Dibble offers his assistance. Ashtabula measures to create the clerk of Council position As mandated by the voter approved City charter change on nov. 2, have stalled in the City solicitors office and Many Council members Are not Happy. Mondays pre Council and Council meetings came and went but no measures were forthcoming from the solicitors office. At the pre Council meeting City solicitor Thomas Simon said the Holdup was because Council must consider and answer three questions before ordinances can be drawn up. Simon asked if clerk of Council should be an advertised since it will be a new position for the City. He also wanted to know if City residency should be required. Finally he wanted d to know what provisions should be made for covering the clerks duties in the absence of the clerk. At wednesdays City Council organizational meeting Steps were taken by Council to make Deputy Council clerk la Vette e. Hennigan clerk of Council at the same pay she receives now. The president of Council would be the department head and approval authority for the legislative office. The City auditor would be required to attend All committee meetings Ana Council work sessions. In addition Council decided the auditor will act As the clerk of Council in the absence of the clerk the duties of the clerk of Council were reorganized the position of Deputy clerk of Council non certified and certified will be removed and the payroll ordinance will be amended accordingly. Weather deaths Page a6 classified d4 comics be ufos style a movies c4 opinion a4 sports .b1 Clisby Catherine j. Paolo Carol i Fyhr Maude k. Rylance Ronald Hill Emily k. Smith. Una m. Lamirand Irvin d. Spanzy Rose m. Loomis Mary Etta mostly Cloudy High Low 50� Low 40 to 45 details on Page a2 Sunrise 7 41 . In feat 5 06 . Days before Christmas if m pit Bull attacks see Simon Page a7 Conneaut ready a if he comes out snapping he s Gonna get shot he already attacked two kids a sgt. Jim Henry City children by Shannon Lee staff reporter Ashtabula it was not a routine walk Home from school for a few children wednesday afternoon. They were attacked by a pit Bull dog. One boy was hospitalized and several other children were attacked when the dog started following them at West 40th and Lake Avenue. A the dog was Friendly to us at first a said april Jewett 13, still shaken up from what occurred. A the dog jumped up on Stephanie and when i realized what it was i said hey this is a pit Bull a the girls walking Home from Thurgood Marshall school were then chased for another Block to w.41 Street and Lake ave. A i wondered Why the kids were late coming Home from school. Then i heard it on the police scanner so i came out to see what was said Dorothy Johns concerned Parent of attacked kids. See pit Page a7 Hal West / Star James Delpriore Ashtabula City animal control officer captures a pit Bull wednesday near the intersection of Lake Avenue and West 41st Street. The dog is suspected of attacking two children in the area. To name Public safety director by Mark Todd staff writer Conneaut City manager Robert Herron confirmed wednesday he is poised to appoint Conneaut a first Public safety director since the arrival of charter government. Herron said police chief Rocco Russo will take on the Job sometime Early next year. A we plan to reorganize the safety departments a he said. A a we re in the preliminary stages right Russo would retain his police chief title adding safety director duties to his responsibilities. As director Russo would be in charge of the City a police and fire departments Herron said. A new position Deputy police chief would be created to oversee the departments Day to Day operations Herron said. Conneaut a charter gives the City manager the sea Conneaut Page a7 millennium exceeds Epa goals for Fields Brook cleanup by Frank Obernyer staff writer Ashtabula representatives from the . Environmental Protection Agency and the state department of health praised millennium inorganic chemicals on schedule completion of their portion of a superfund remediation project saying it will serve As a Model for the rest of the Fields Brook cleanup. A we Are confident All contaminated materials have been removed a said Terese Van Donsel . Epa project manager. A we Are very pleased. Millennium never tried to do or negotiate for less than what was required. Their focus was to work with us to find workable solutions to the challenges which we faced. A they achieved a great degree of Success exceeding our regulatory requirements. Millennium set a Good example on How to team up with government agencies when dealing with environmental clean up projects a she said. A millennium now May use their entire property at this site without final documentation of the clean up process still needs i be completed Donsel Sai it millennium the Epa and the Ohio Epa Are working on 8m millennium Page a7 75 it. Pine roping $14.95 alternative dining a personal Antiques after hours 4-8 Holiday Craft show Carington Stop into Usa cellular for Plant Winter Sid a sportswear Robinsons Garden Center chef service 440-964-6876 Santa 6-8 canned Good Park a Ureng Home 2217 w. Ave. Service or a rate review a tent Sale 80-70% off. Dvo _ gift certificates available. Collection for gilds e club thursday dec. 9th, 11am 6 pm receive a free Snow scrapper sports a sports Lake ave., Ash. Dance lessons with Brenda adv. 4119 main Avenue 440-087-8282 adv. 7pm Friday at Wulc �97-5353. A my color calendars $21.95 i buy houses. Cash 440-964-5084 birth care Bingo is a it s1000 cd a in 2 tor Mwry Thurauf adv. Mailboxes Etc. 998-2244 adv. Adv. Bag Den 984-7248. Adv. Adv

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