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Chicago Heights Star (Newspaper) - April 5, 1990, Chicago Heights, Illinois The Star rolling along whether for touring or simple exercise bicycling is one Way to go prime time april showers dimensions feature focuses on brides and their preparations your Community newspaper Chicago Heights area edition 106 pages�?9 sections thursday april 5, 1990 50 cents per copy 89th year no. 103molyneaux pleads guilty to tax charges by Whitney Scott the Bloom township High school District 206 Board of education monday hired two new special education teachers and dismissed other staff members for the next school year. The Board approved the employment of Judy Fiala As the new transition teacher for educable mentally handicapped and trainable mentally handicapped students and Dawn Stirn for the new position of communications disorders teacher learning disabilities and deaf endorsements. Both will be office at Bloom Trail High school. Historic Globe Story a see Page by following a discussion in closed session the Board approved a Resolution honorable dismissing Tony Banks the result of a a necessity to decrease the number of certified staff employed in the District due to decline in dismissed for Lack of proper certification was second year teacher Marie Garnett. Pending achievement of proper certification prior to the Start of the 1990-91 school year a recommendation will be made to the Board of education for her rehiring. Others whose contracts were not renewed were Earlie Boughton Janis Kiedaisch Gerald Kisiel and Ronald Peterson. In another matter the school Board unanimously approved the Advance of $5,000 for the restoration and repair of Bloom High schools historic Globe one of five made in 1942 during the world War ii Effort. These rare historic globes 50 inches in diameter and weighing 500 pounds were secretly commissioned by the . Army at a Cost of $3,200 each in 1940s dollars. Blooms is one of the three surviving globes made by a Chicago Heights firm Weber costello. One of the globes was Given to president Franklin d. Roosevelt As a Christmas present in 1942. The others went to Winston Churchill in London the office of War information and the United states army air Force. This last Globe was Given to Bloom High school by Weber costello when the company closed its doors. It has please turn to Page a-2 by Jim Flanigan with a sparse crowd in attendance the South Chicago Heights Village Board monday unanimously approved an ordinance that finalizes the annexation of a two acre plot in the Miller Woods area of unincorporated Cook county. The meeting was clearly in contrast to one held four weeks earlier when residents of Miller Woods attended in Force to protest the annexation of the land at state Street and 32nd Street. At the March 5 meeting the Village Board accepted the recommendation of the zoning and planning commission paving the Way for mondays action. Village attorney Gregory Crouse outlined a list of restrictions that will be placed on Carrier electric company inc., the company that will be buying the land. According to Crouse. Carrier will move from its current building next to the South Chicago Heights Village Hall at 2713 Jackson ave. The land use will be restricted to an office and warehouse and must have a dust free parking surface. The ordinance prohibits the building of any barn pole structures and requires that the business trucks be parked inside the building. In addition Carrier must submit completed building plans prior to construction and also must submit a plan for landscaping the area. Mayor David Owen said the restrictions were placed on the annexation in response to concerns voiced by Miller Woods residents. A a we be placed quite a few Condi. Tons on this so that we can keep Strong control of this Quot he said. A it shows that we re trying to be a Good practical experience third Grade students at Longwood school in Glenwood Are learning a practical math lesson by operating a school Supply store. Skills the students Are using to operate the store include adding subtracting 8tar photo by Phil Foo keeping simple records and making change. Pictured from left making a transaction Are Brendan Campbell and Jeff Deguilio both of Glenwood and Jasmine Young of Chicago Heights. Rally slated sunday in protest of closings a rally for concerned Chicago Heights Catholic parishioners will be conducted at i . Sunday at the shrine at 21st Street and Portland Avenue behind St. Rocco Church. The rally will Start off with the praying of the Rosary. A choir May perform. Parish representatives will speak. Angelo Ciambrone a St. Rocco parishioner said the rally is being spearheaded primarily by members of St. Rocco and St. Joseph churches two of the three Chicago Heights churches ordered by the Chicago archdiocese to close by july i. The third is St. Ann. It. Carmel school which is affiliated with St. Rocco Church also was ordered to shut Down but the archdiocese May arrange to keep its gymnasium open for youth activities. Three other Chicago Heights churches will remain open. A we still do not accept the three Parish closings a Ciambrone said. A we still want to meet with his Eminence Cardinal Joseph Bernar Din a dist. 206 makes staff changes admits to taking bribes from contractors by Pete Reynolds Chicago Heights Public works Boss Ernest Molyneaux admitted in . District court wednesday that he had received monthly bribes from convicted South suburban mob Boss Albert Tocco. Molyneaux 51, who has served As superintendent of streets and Public improvements for 15 years admitted the bribes during arraignment on tax fraud charges before . District judge James Holderman. Dressed in a Gray business suit and flanked by his attorney Alan Brunell Molyneaux pleaded guilty at the arraignment to two counts of filing false income tax returns for the years 1985 and 1986. The allegations were contained in a criminal information filed last week by assistant . Attorney Chris Gair. They represent the first fruits of a Long term Public corruption investigation launched by the government in an Effort to end the influence of organized crime in Chicago Heights City government. The first phase of that investigation ended successfully late last year when Tocco was convicted of racketeering extortion conspiracy and tax fraud stemming from the illegal collection of Street taxes from Auto thieves chop shop operators and owners of Auto Salvage Yards involved in the cutting of stolen cars and the Sale of illegal parts. Tocco 60, of unincorporated Bloom township faces sentencing later this month. Tocco had contracted with the City of Chicago Heights As its garbage collector for seven years. Molyneaux a guilty plea is part of his agreement with the . Government to cooperate in the continuing investigation. At the request of fed eral prosecutors Holderman set sentencing for Molyneaux for sept. 6. Cair told the judge that the requested delay is related to Molyneax a cooperation in other cases. Gair said the government has not yet decided what recommendation for sentencing they would make to Holderman but in open court the judge warned Molyneaux that he faces a possible six year prison term and fines amounting to $500,000. Molyneaux failed to list some $36,700 in alleged bribery income on the tax returns he and his wife filed for 1985 and 1986. He admitted under questioning by Holderman that he intentionally did not report the income received from several Chicago Heights contractors nor did he report the pay offs received from Tocco. Outside the courtroom Gair declined to identify which City contractors were involved in the bribery scheme nor would he elaborate on please turn to Page a-2 South Heights oks Touchy annexation Airport Impact Gusij Dean foresees economic benefits As elected and appointed officials continue to debate the merits and location of a third regional Airport others study the Issue a or watch and await developments with anticipation. A series of four stories starting today will focus on some of those persons and their views of the project. College of business in support of a third metropolitan Airport landed in the South suburban Region. A More people should View it As the catalyst for making our geographic area truly an International City a Juska continued pointing out that a third Airport would a make the area a world class business and cultural and educational he noted that a third Airport regardless of where it will be built will not Only economically Benefit the immediately surrounding Region but will also boost the downstate agricultural Industry and manufacturing plants throughout Illinois and neighbouring states. A in the whole economic develop please turn to Page a-2 by Kimberly link a the Airport is an essential part of a very Large economic scale program. The potential benefits to the Region and to the entire metropolitan Chicago area in the Long run far exceed any negative May exist. A so says Jerry Juska governors state University assistant Dean of the i i Daley awaits funds for study of his site by Anita Pfeifer the Federal aviation administration wants to see the proposed Lake Calumet Airport As part of an existing study for a third regional Airport but cannot Force the City to do so. The City of Chicago is waiting for a a Proval of its request for $5.1 Mil quo conduct a master plan study it Lake Calumet Airport. The Lan is a follow up to a Fea id released by Chicago 4srd m. Daley in Febru-4, up air gated Chicago a % Village of Burnham a of Calumet City As the 7 up Fie aha it. Tho arc might with it a storm protest by residents of Hege Wisch South Deering Calumet City and Burnham who oppose the destruction of their Homes for a third Chicago Airport. Officials and residents in communities surrounding the proposed Airport site have also joined in the protest a decision on the City a request for the study funds is expected to come before the end of the month. A a a a said . Transportation Secretary Sam a we have no Power to make them Skinner who was in Chicago for a do anything or not do anything a said meeting this week could decide a who Farrar a release the funds to the City for the study recommend the Chicago plan be merged with the Bis Tate study or deny the funding request altogether said Robert Marx spokesman for the Federal Agency. Marx said Skinner a former Chicago attorney a has a very personal interest in the proposal for a third Airport. A the Secretary has been involved because of issues in Chicago and the need for a third Airport Quot Marx said. A a he a trying to be the Good broker to get the parties involved to find a solution to increase but neither Skinner nor the Faa can require Chicago to be a part of the Bis Tate study. A i cannot imagine that we could Force them to do anything a Marx said. Fred Farrar spokesman for the Faa in Washington . Said the Agency a position that the Lake Calumet Airport be considered As a fifth study site is Only a recommendation the final decision to join the study rests with Chicago officials Farrar Star photo by Phil Faao Jerry Juska assistant Dean of the College of business at governors state University became involved in studying the Issue of a regional Airport about two years ago. ,

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