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Delaware County Daily Times (Newspaper) - April 06, 1990, Chester, Pennsylvania A a a 4 c Dei Ware teams Srof Apt?4/w0 j j a a Barbei Lacounty editor Bonnie holy a 622-8811 briefly Date recycled Ridley Park a last week to Pilot recycling project in the third precinct cancelled because of rain has been rescheduled for saturday. Volunteers will visit the Homes in the precinct distributing recycling information in preparation for the april 18 initial recycling pick up in the precinct. The Borough Hopes to use the information gathered from the Pilot program in planning for mandatory statewide recycling under act 101. Odor source unknown lower Chichester a the source of a natural Gas odor detected wednesday in the Vicinity of Sun Oil to ten Plant could no to be found by Sun officials or Peco technicians dispatched to the site a township police officer reported. A Osun Oil checked and be checked and they did no to come up with anything a said sgt. Gerald Durbano who called in the complaint about 4 . Durbano characterized the smell As noticeable but not Strong and said it dissipated a within a couple of ?� arrests defended Chester township a arrests \ made on Tolston Street Are not racially continue the vice it a a times staff photo by Robert j. Gurecki cleanup workers at the site off Oil spill in Clifton Heights. Motivated and will chairman of the Board announced last night. Of supervisors supervisor Nathaniel Ellis to remarks stemmed from accusations of harassment and racism made by criminal defendants against the township police department he said. A Osome seem to feel that they Are being arrested because of their color a Ellis said. 1 done to want to hear this a in to Black and your White it if you tre violating a drug Law our police Are doing a Good Job and they tre going to come and get ?� a of done to care if you tre Black yellow Green or Gold a Ellis said. A oif there was a drug Alley in Chester township it would be on Tolston Street a he added. 400-gallon Oil leak contained near Darby Creek 400 by Harry Maitland Daity Timas staff writer Clifton Heights a about Gallons of fuel Oil leaked from a pipe at a commercial site but a Pond prevented the Oil from entering nearby Darby Creek authorities reported yesterday. The Oil leak occurred at the 9teloral corp. Building in the old Kent Mill Complex according to Clifton Heights fire chief Edward Vedanta. It was discovered about 6 . Wednesday he said. According to Francesca Dicosmo of the . Environmental Protection Agency Epa personnel went to the location to make an inspection when notified by local nil rial the firm has two underground fuel Oil storage tanks to fuel heating boilers Dicosmo said. The line running from a Bailer to a tank ruptured about 2 ., she said. The Oil flowed into the Trench and continued through a pipe that runs to the Concrete holding Pond which collects rain water Dicosmo said. A fortunately it caught the Oil leak and prevented contamination of water in the Creek a Volante said. Members of Clifton Heights fire co. Assisted at the scene. A contracting firm Pitcoc was hired to clean the Oil spill Dicos Uio said. The clean up operation continued until Midnight and resumed yesterday. Suction equipment was used to remove the Oil which was floating on top o water in the Pond. The Tiel was pumped into a tank truck. Volante said the Oil will be disposed of a tan approved we the do 1 site the pipe that broke As replaced Dicosmo said. The old textile Mill com it Lex has been divided into a variety of Small business and Light warehouse Straf s , 3 others face sentencing by foe Hart daily times staff writer Philadelphia a the mafia a of Capo of Delaware county and three associates will face up to 65 years in jail and $500,000 in fines when they Are sentenced today by Federal judge Robert f. Kelly. Santo a Ochester same Idone 70, of Bro Khaveh and St. Petersburg Fly i the Philadelphia mob to suburban Captain was convicted in january of racketeering Loans harking illegal gambling extortion and conspiracy. Also convicted on the same charges were Gary s. Iacona 46, of Parkside Mario a of Murphy Eufrasio 61, of Palermo . And Francis a. A of Hank Peticca 49, of Chester. Idone was additionally found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. The four ran a video poker gambling ring in bars throughout the county through Iacona to vending company Star amusements. Their Headquarters was Iacona to Auto Center at sixth Street and Concord Avenue in Chester. Idone the first la Cosa Nostra Leader from Delaware county Ever to be indicted and convicted reported directly to mob Boss Nicodemo a Little Nicky Scarfo according to testimony at the trial. 3 t a 1�? it a j x a a tree a .,9 m t my a already been punished enough for his crimes. He and his family have been harassed he is facing financial ruin and Iacona was so despondent after his conviction that he contemplated suicide the document states. A letter from his 26-year-old daughter Theresa graphically details the Impact Federal prosecutors will ask for a Overy conviction has had on Flut substantial prison terms and fines according to sentencing memorandums filed by the government yesterday. But Iacona at least jul ask for a probationary sentence according to a memorandum filed by his attorney former Chester City councilman Timothy Gorbey. Gorbe a Bulky document a which includes 163 character references from Iacona to family friends neighbors and employees a contends Iacona has family. A othe very thought of my dad spending any time anywhere but in our own Home is so inconceivable you just done to know a Theresa Iacona wrote to Kelly. A Oit crushes my heart. I cry every time the thought crosses my mind. This is just tearing my family to ?� other character references described Iacona As a selfless Man devoted to his family who would do anything to help people in need. Among those attesting to Iacona to character Are Linda cart ii Ino an assistant Chester City solicitor and City Simeral director Frank kids be. Anthony Iacono the assistant superintendent of the Chester Upland school District described Iacona on cd stationery As a of considerate person a family Man and one who cares about his com Munty and other people a a former Chester treasurer Samuel Poliafico also called a of family Many on City stationery. A Ogary has never done anything illegal or anything against the Lav to the Best of my knowledge a Poliafico wrote. Idone in his pre sentence memorandum filed by attorney John Rogers Carroll continued to deny that he was associated with Iacona to video poker business

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