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Chronicle Telegram {Newspaper} - 1990-04-28,Elyria, Ohio By. A inside Story Flats fire a fire which gutted a defunct steel Plant across the Cuya hoga River from Tower City closed the Hope memorial Bridge for the weekend while authorities Check it for structural damage. The fire sent a plume of smoke Over the City Friday morning. Story Page c-1. Indians the tribe s three Home runs and Bud Black s pitching team up to beat the twins 7 2 saturday sports Page 2 Cavaliers Rick Mahon of the 76ers plays his role against the co is in the Aba playoffs sour Day sports Page 4. Aba Dovid Robinson of the spurs is lobbed for Rookie of year honors saturday sports Page 4 Basei Ali Admiral King puts a halt to the undefeated baseball season for the Elyria pioneers. Saturday sports Page 8, richest ceo the head of Mccaw cellular communications inc. Earned a whopping s53.9 million last year. Page a-6. Olm staid Maeis school Board member in ured in a plane crash is eager to get Bock to work Page c-2. To Rufies Lorain county the Community foundation of greater Lorain county honors area he spangles Page b-5. Elyria Elyria s Beta Sigma i Marks 50 years. Poge c-3. Elyria woman reports rape at aids shelter. Page c-1. Ortli Olmsted policeman s action saves family from fire. Pogec-1. Oberlin Oberlin students wage Boycott on local grocery store. Page c-1. Shuttle Eye in the sky opens astronauts prepare to come Home. Page a-4. Rally anti abortionists Hope for huge rally turnout in Washington while Connecticut moves to Ollow abortions despite outcome of Roe is Wode Page a-4. She a 25 cosmopolitan Maga line hits Quarter Century Mark. Page b-7. Cleveland Volunteer social worker beaten in an assault eight Days ago Dies Poge a-3. Can bomb Security guard injured by bomb mailed to Pat Robertson. Page a-2. Index accent bl-2 Etc b5 Bridge a Horoscope b7 get mics e7 religion b0 dear Abby b2 theater b7 deaths c2 to b6 editorial b4 forecast Rahi Chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. High 80 to 85. Details on a-3. I i a Oberlin 6 plead innocent by Glen Miller it staff writer Oberlin the so called a Oberlin six Quot pleaded innocent Friday in municipal court to a variety of charges stemming from an april 13 protest outside the Home of Oberlin College president s. Frederick Starr. Terry Gilbert of Cleveland one of the attorneys for the six told Oberlin municipal judge Martin Heber Hng he will seek dismissal of All charges because the charges were a motivated to suppress free speech and first amendment More than 120 people mostly students crowded into the Small courtroom for arraignment proceedings while about 75 quietly waited outside in a hallway. Heberling set May 15 pre trial conferences for All six defendants. A free the Oberlin six a Gilbert said during the student rally that followed the court appearances. Defense lawyer Terry Gilbert of Cleveland standing left addresses Oberlin municipal court judge Martin Heberling during the arraignments Friday of six people some of which Are it Kimberly Barth seated behind him. Charged in connection with a protest at the Home of Oberlin College president s. Frederick Starr. The protesters Are Steven Decastro who said he is an of graduate from Towson my. Paul Dalton an Oberlin resident of 229 w. College St. Sanehisa Watanabe a Sophomore from Tokyo Japan Claude Moller a Sophomore from new York City Jacob Freydont Attie a Sophomore from los Angeles calif., and Dan kiss a Sophomore from Douglasville a. All Are charged with failure to disperse and obstructing official business. All Are requesting jury trials. Decastro also is charged with turn to Page a-4 Biopsy set for growth on pol heirs vocal cords Washington a freed hostage Robert Polhill has a growth on his vocal cords a doctor disclosed Friday As a silent Polhill said through his wife he hoped soon to be welcoming others Home from Captivity in Lebanon. Polhill in a statement read for him by his Leba Nese bom wife final said he and his family hoped his release sunday marked a the beginning of the end to the hostage situation a a Biopsy is to be performed soon probably Early next week to see if the growth on his vocal cords 13 a tumor or an infection said or. Russ Zajta Chuoc Deputy commander of clinical services at Walter Reed army medical Center where Polhill is being treated Polhill a wife described him As a physically weak but mentally very very she read his statement to the american people and answered questions outside the Hospital where her husband arrived thursday for a stay that doctors said could last As Long As three to four weeks after his release Polhill spent three Days m another army Hospital m Wiesbaden West Germany before being flown to Washington. Hostages get Medicine Nicosia Cyprus a despite their obsession with Security the shiite moslem militants holding Western hostages in Lebanon sometimes bring in doctors from iranian funded hospitals to care for Aihong captives informed sources say american Robert Poi Hill freed sunday suffered from diabetes but apart from loss of weight a growth on his vocal cords and malnourishment during his 39 months in Captivity he clearly was Given medication it underlined that the hos Tage holders make some Effort to Aid ailing captives. Y to sell prep House Rescue plan keeps pre school program rest in peace it Gnit Krebs Bay Village Council president Richard Martin drives the final Nail in the coffin of the Westlake Landfill during a a funeral services Friday. The Landfill which was ordered closed by the Ohio environmental Protection Agency had been the subject of complaints by neighbouring residents who have complained about debris insects and the smell. By Amy Richards it business editor Elyria a a Rescue plan has been developed for the Elyria family Myca which has experienced increasing difficulties Sta ring afloat during the past few years. Among the actions to be taken is the closing and Sale of the prep House a facility just South of they where a preschool program has been operated the program in which More than 80 children now Are involved will be moved into the y building and expanded to include the use of facilities including the swimming Pool. The entire plan will permit the y to Cut both operating and capital expenses according to John Bobel vice president of the organizations Board of directors and Dick Hyde a Massachusetts consultant hired to assist in the financial management of the facility. The plan will not include any Community wide fund raising drives which have in the past fallen Short of their goals. A i can to say that this will put us in the Black right away a Bobel said Friday. A but it will put us the yellow instead of the red. And i can predict that Elyna will have a Myca in the future a Bobel said. A i could t make that prediction a few months Bobel conceded that the closing of the prep House might upset some parents but added that the move roust be made to Cut expenses and keep the y itself open. Operating the prep House he said costs the y ?12,000-$19,000 annually. The prep House will be put on Market and the monies realized from the Sale will be used to reduce they a debt Load which currently exceeds $450,000. Turn to Page a-2 jury finds trucker innocent by Steve Novak it staff writer Elyria an Elyria municipal court jury deliberated Only one Lour Friday before finding a Richfield truck Driver innocent of the 1989 traffic death of a 55-year-old Motorist. Trucker Ronald Cirolia a face broke into a slow smile As the jury read the verdict and pronounced him innocent of the Misdemeanour charge of vehicular homicide. The charge stemmed from the sept. 7 collision that took the life of John Hollingsworth of Litchfield. Ronald Ciroli in fatal crash throughout the two Day trial Ciroli and his lawyer Paul St. Marie maintained that Cirolia struck was pro turn to Page a-4 poisoned mom loses bid to get help for son teen sent to detention Home by Julie Wallace it staff writer Elyria a the 15-year-old boy who last week pleaded guilty to felonious assault and attempted felonious assault for poisoning his Mother was placed Friday in the custody of the department of youth services where he could remain until he is 21. The sentence was handed Down despite pleas from the boys Mother to allow the youth to enter a private counselling facility instead of state custody. A the detention Home is not the answer a said the Mother Sarah Crumby said. Quot i feel he needs psychological help he has cried out for help. The answer is get Ting him the treatment he needs a if you can pay for murderers and alcoholics to get help i feel my son should be the boy was returned to the Lorain county juvenile detention after the hearing and will be transported to the youth commission facilities monday. The youth told Domestic relations judge Joseph Zieba that he was sorry for his actions and has grown closer to his Mother since the incidents. A i can understand what she is going through for All that i put her through a the boy said. Elyria police said the youth placed Mercury Chloride a White substance which looks like turn to Page a-4 Spitzer will pay $ 1 per signature by Lawrence Budd a Tsi Aff writer Elyria a Casino promoter Alan Spitzer is wagering another $9,528 in his drive to bring Casino gambling to Ohio Spitzer the organizer of the let us vote committee that paid petitioners in the original drive is offering $1 for every valid signature gathered during the Grace period granted Friday by Secretary of state Sherrod Brown. Petitioners will be positioned near polling places May 8, and going door to door across the state from april 30-May 10, in Hopes of collecting 9,528 signatures needed to put the Casino Issue on november ballots. A i would like to see us have turn to Page a-4 a a nov 1

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