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Calumet City Star (Newspaper) - May 27, 1990, Calumet City, Illinois Recycling continued from Page Al which owns Cid receives permits to handle the waste and the City is notified of those permits. In a letter dated May to chemical waste notified the City it received seven special permits from Illinois environmental Protection Agency to accept incinerator Ash incinerator refractory dry scrubber solids incinerator slag refractory and filter press sludge from three different companies. The permits were authorized Between dec. 20, 1989 and March 27 of this year. A Story in the May 17 edition of the Star was the first notice City officials received regarding a shipment of contaminated Corn from Iowa to Cid. The 350 tons of Corn was filled with a naturally occurring Mold that causes cancer in human beings when ingested or inhaled. The aflatoxin tainted Corn arrived at Cid for disposal As a special waste on May 18 and 19. A i move we Send a letter to chemical waste management respectfully requesting they let us know what hazardous waste they re taking in from other states beforehand a Donahue said. In other business aldermen were divided on paying a final Bill to Calumet City heating and plumbing co. Inc. Charges were made by aldermen on both sides of the vote that politics was at the heart of it. Calumet City heating and plumbing is owned by state rep. Frank Giglio a Calumet City. Giglio also serves As Thornton township democratic committeeman. The company won a $124,000 bid for catch Basin and Inlet repair replacement work in the City and so far has received $52,967. It was seeking payment of $77,833 for three invoices at thursdays Council meeting. The controversy came As one Alderman asked Why the company was getting preferential treatment in the payment of the Bill. Bills with the exception of those for emergency work Are paid on a 30 to 90-Day Cycle. A one of those invoices is just dated today Quot said Alderman Irene Donahue Ward 3. A nobody else gets paid that fast. Memorial Day rites set the american legion Calumet memorial Post 330�?Ts Observance of memorial Day on May 28 will continue a Long standing tradition of remembering dead servicemen from All wars. The Parade has been eliminated from this years program. The ceremony which begins at 10 30 ., will be conducted in front of the american legion Home 950 legion drive Calumet City. The program is open to the Public and refreshments will be served at its conclusion. The ceremony will begin with a musical selection by the Thornton fractional North High school band. Lupe Escalante past commander of Post 330, will serve As master of Cere grads continued from Page Al does no to give you carte Blanche like it did 20 years ago a he said pointing to an extremely competitive Job Market. A you May have to go to graduate Herb Hrebic owner of stack the deck an educational publishing House in Tinley Park says employers Are also seeking people with Good Oral and written communication skills. The ability to think speak and write Are skills that All agreed Are essential for College grads entering the workplace even for those who majored in technical Fields such As engineering. A communications skills Are crucial a says Hrebic a former English teacher at Quigley South High school. A they open a lot of doors that would otherwise be closed to Hebric also plugs the nations College students saying unfavourable comparisons to their counterparts in Japan Are unfair and that american students Are As a Bright and imaginative As Leo Goodman Malamuth president of governors state University says current College grads should consider their newly minted diplomas As Only the first hurdle in their education. Monies and will preside Over the opening ceremonies at 10 40 Soloist Albertina Dietz member of the american legion auxiliary unit 330 and veterans of foreign wars auxiliary unit 8141, will sing the a Star spangled banners accompanied by the High school band. At 10 50 ., an invocation will be Given followed by introduction of the american legion Honor guard commanded by Frank Bolda. Who will be assisted by John Fliter. The Honor guard will Lead a Salute to the country a military dead. Speeches Are also scheduled to be Given by Calumet City mayor Robert c. Stefaniak a representative of the veterans of foreign wars Post 8141, Ray Sellers of the Vietnam veterans of America chapter 153 and Dave Springsteen commander of american legion Post 330. The ceremony will continue with a tribute to Gold Star mothers. Marilyn Schultz of the veterans of foreign wars auxiliary unit 8141 will sing a sleep Soldier after the song wreaths will be placed at a memorial and Albertina Dietz will sing a god bless at 11 45 The ceremony at the Post Home will conclude As the Honor guard departs to holy Cross cemetery for memorial services at the veterans plot. 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Alruna to Lukata Ara a Bact to limitation Purcha a of at Layat 7 night total Alay at Standard rata through a participating Traval Agency q1990 Cal tac communications. Corp. A i feel we should be fair to All vendors Quot said Donahue who along with aldermen Michael Zimmerman Ward i and Marge Lundy Ward 6 voted against immediate payment of the Bill. Alderman Joseph Gambino Ward 7who brought the Bill before the Council said it was for contracted work and did not belong in the regular Bill Cycle. Additionally Gam Binous motion was to pay the company Only if the Money was available. Gambino charged that thursdays vote was part of a political vendetta held by some aldermen and an example of wounds that have not healed from the 1989 City election. Police ready for annual a Torch run police officers from More than 20 South suburban Federal and state police agencies Are warming up for the Illinois Law enforcement Torch run for special olympics. Leg 9 of the run will travel throughout the South suburbs june 12 and 13, beginning in Sauk Village and concluding on the second Day in Kankakee. Thornton police chief Thomas Meloni head of leg 9, said area organizers have already generated $6,000. Last year leg 9 was the biggest Money raising Section in the state event which is staged to raise Money for the Illinois special olympics. The area 20 games of the special olympics were hosted in Chicago Heights last week and featured nearly 2,000 special athletes. Meloni said a group of officers who will participate in the run delivered the flaming olympic Torch to the athletes during opening ceremonies for that event. Donations for the fund Raiser May be sent to the Torch run for Illinois special olympics in care of chief Thomas Meloni Thornton police department 700 Park ave., Thornton 111., 60476. Those wishing to sponsor a police officer or a specific department in the run May Telephone Meloni for More information at 877-4440. Calumet City continues Sale of 1990-91 vehicle stickers Calumet City 1990-91 vehicle stickers Are currently on Sale in the Calumet City clerks office. The stickers must be purchased and displayed by May 31. Failure to do so could result in a citation and Fine. Additionally a late fee will be assessed on All stickers purchased after May 31, said City clerk Michelle Freyman. Reprinted forms have been mailed to All residents in Calumet City who have previously purchased a vehicle sticker. Residents Are asked to bring the forms with them when they come to the clerks office at 204 Pulaski Road to Purchase a new sticker. Vehicle stickers May also be purchased through the mail. Residents should mail the form along with a Check for the Correct amount to the clerk. The sticker will then be returned via the mail. Persons who have not received a reprinted form in the mail Are asked to come to the clerks office and fill out an application. Applications can also be mailed to residents upon request. If the form contains incorrect information residents should Correct the mistakes in the shaded areas provided on the forms. Persons who receive duplicate forms for the same vehicle should bring in All applications to the clerks office so that the records can be corrected Freyman said. Senior citizens age 65 by May i of this year Are eligible for one free vehicle sticker per household. The sticker Price for cars and motorcycles is $15. The Price for truck stickers varies according to the weight of the vehicle. A late fee of 50 percent of the Cost of the sticker will be assessed on All stickers purchased after May 31, Freyman said. Stickers May be purchased at the clerks office from 9 To 5 . On monday through Friday and from 9 To 7 . On Friday. Freyman also announced the office will be open late on May 29, 30 and 31. On those Days stickers May be purchased from 9 To 8 . The Calumet City police department will begin to ticket persons who do not have valid vehicle stickers displayed on the front Windshield of their vehicles on june i. See Airport As profit Center dist. 149 continued from Page Al leaves of absences were approved for teachers Bernard Dowling through the end of the current school year and Nancy Schmoll from aug. 27 through nov. 2. By Dan Culloton state funding for improvements planned at the Lansing municipal Airport will help the facility become a profit Center for the Village an Airport official said last week. A i think that this Airport can provide for this Community a said Robert Malkas Airport manager. The Illinois department of transportation a latest airports plan sets aside nearly $11.4 million Over the next five years for projects at the Lansing Airport at Burnham Avenue and Glenwood Lansing Road. Under the plan the state would give the Airport $2 million for improvements in 1991 and $9.4 million Between 1992-1995. A it shows the result of a number of years of planning and the states response to what we Are planning Here a Malkas said. The $2 million would be used to build a new apron around the North terminal acquire land for future development on the South Side of the Airport and overlay the parallel taxiway to its East West runway. That Money also will pay for a new automated weather observation system and a study of the airports Impact on the environment. The $9.4 million would be used to pave the airports North South grass runway to acquire land at the end of the Little used strip for Protection and to buy the land on the South Side of the Airport for future development. The airports new master plan which costs $104,000 itself will detail All of the projects scheduled for funding Between 1992 and 1995. The plan currently is being formulated and should be ready by next year Malkas said. A it will be an All engulfing Type of thing a Malkas said. A it will show the number of things we can do in the next 20 Malkas would like to see the area around the Airport developed into a the Village is current considering purchasing a Large portion of land surrounding the Airport that is owned by a California Man. Malkas said Robert Johnson who owns nearly 600 acres around the facility is interested in Selling to the Airport land on its Southern Border. Johnson is interested in Selling Between 280 and 300 acres Malkas said. A a he a been trying to sell it for years a Malkas said. A the will do whatever it takes to get out of Here As fast As he the Airport will Only use As much of the land South of the Airport that it needs for the second runway. The remainder of the property will be left open for Airport compatible commercial and business developments. The Airport will not add another runway after it paves the grass strip Malkas said. A a we be come As far As we can go a he said. A we can live very Well with two hard surface runways at this the environmental study that would be funded by the state will Deal mostly with the Impact of the second paved runway Malkas said. A the feds and the state before they fund that project will want that study a Malkas said. The proposed weather station would provide pilots with minute to minute updates on barometer readings wind conditions and special circumstances a like construction a at the Airport Malkas said. Malkas said the improvements will bring new businessmen and their Money to Lansing and surrounding communities. The new improvements will not bring jets to the Airport Malkas said. The airports runways Are too Short and not Strong enough to handle the larger faster and louder planes. A a we re not frowning on jets we re just discouraging them a Malkas said. 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