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Chronicle Telegram (Newspaper) - December 18, 1999, Elyria, Ohio Saturday compute to cart Home edition scores details in sports Elyria Valley forge 66 Elyria Catholic 52 mid View 64 Padua 48 Keystone 57 Wellington 31 Oberlin 54 52 chronicle e e g r m 35c today s chronicle missing something Charlotte s Derrick Coleman strips the cars Mark Bryant during the hornets 99-86 win Friday. Sports 01 going or. Paul Murry holds out his Long locks just before they were chopped As part of a fund Raiser. Local and state b1 new place to Dine owner Butch Mielcarek left and manager Michael Mielcarek have opened Ghou Lardi s n Lorain. B1 toe to toe democratic presidential rivals vice president Al Gore left and Bill Bradley fire shots in a new Hampshire debate. A3 food line venezuelans take food from containers damaged by floods. The death toll has topped 200. A3 email the chronicle at visit our web site at the site is updated monday through Friday Index accent auctions Bridge business comics Community dear Abby deaths 645 Horoscope 945 lottery xxx movies 645 oped 645 opinion xxx people 645 sports 645 to xxx xxx xxx xxx two give up in jail standoff St. Martinville la. A two of the cuban inmates hold ing hostages at a Louisiana jail surrendered leaving six others holed up in the Warden s office Friday with seven captives. The two gave up shortly before Midnight thursday. They also freed three female inmates and a Deputy with the standoff at the St. Martin Parish jail in its fifth Day authorities also said they had regained Access to the jail control room where electronic locks to cells and video and Public address systems Are located. The inmates had previously held the control room. We have control of everything except that Small sheriff Charles Fuselier said referring to the Warden s office. The standoff began monday when cuban inmates armed with homemade knives took hostages while being escorted to an exer Cise area. As of Friday the cubans held the Warden a Deputy and five female inmates. The cubans convicts who have completed their . Sentences but Are being held indefinitely behind bars in a state of Legal limbo Are demanding that they be released and said they Are willing to go anywhere. Among those holding the hostages were two convicted killers Lazaro Elisanto Orta Good deeds great Guys Joe hero de Brennan explains How he rescued and 18-year-old woman whose car overturned into the Black River on Friday. Wellington Man helps woman trapped in car Jeff Mohrman the chronicle Telegram Wellington a Welling ton Man waded into the frigid Black River on Friday morning and rescued a Wellington High school senior possibly saving her life. De Brennan of Pitts Road was on his Way Home from hav ing breakfast at a Wellington restaurant with his wife Terri when he noticed a car Over turned in the River along Pitts Road. Kate Wyckoff 18, was trapped inside with water up to her shoulders. I heard her screaming help said Brennan the co owner of Brennan s Auto body in North Olmsted. Brennan s wife called 9-1-1 on a cell phone while Brennan raced to the car. He said that he opened the Back door and tried to get Wyck off out but noticed she was tangled in the seat Belt. Mark Rosemark a Wellington firefighter arrived a few min utes later and went into the water with Brennan. Fire chief Robert Walker gave Brennan a see Rescue a6 Gretchen Thomas chronicle Good citizen Hawthorne school principal Loretta Jones and Kyle Wren show off his certificate for turning in he found. 4th-grader turns in he finds in school Mike Sakal the chronicle Telegram Lorain what would you do if you found lying on the floor Kyle Wren 10, a fourth grader at Hawthorne elementary school found himself in that situation thursday and he did the Noble thing. After finding the Money near the Bottom of a stairway at the end of the first floor hallway in the school he promptly took the Cash to the school office and turned it in to Secretary Deanie Sui Kait. I was just leaving the Library before i found the Money Kyle said. I wanted to turn it in. I thought the Money belonged to one of the his Good deed did not go unrecognized. He was praised during that morning s peer mediation Assembly in the school s gym and also was awarded a certificate of citizenship and we still do have Good people in this said Loretta Jones the principal of Hawthorne elementary school. Turning the Money in was an honest thing to do. See Kyle a6 21 fire departments get Grant Money Jeff Mohrman the chronicle Telegram Amherst on the Day that the last of six firefighters killed in a Massachusetts warehouse fire was buried 21 fire depart ments in Lorain county received Money for equipment designed to prevent similar tragedies Here. The departments and the Lorain county hazardous mate rials response team Are splitting in Grants provided through project match. The project was an initiative created by the Community foundation of greater Lorain county the Nord family foundation Nordson corp. And the Stocker foundation. The program offered up to of match Money to area fire departments. The four foundations expected a Good response but nearly every department in the area responded. I was astonished at the see match. A6 Joe Mcintyre life Saver capt. Ron Czellath of the Lagrange township fire department demonstrates a High tech breathing apparatus during the project match awards Celebration the apparatus alerts others by blinking and beeping when a firefighters goes Down. Who has been in immigration and naturalization service Cus Tody since 1997, and Anthony Deveaux in ins custody since 1998. Fuselier said the hostages were shackled to chairs but were otherwise being treated Well As see standoff a6 Man charged with scam Acqueline Palfy the chronicle Telegram Oberlin when Dorothy Smith s insurance policies were cancelled in november she knew there was a problem. The 91-year-old kept meticulous record s and had the cancelled checks to prove her payments to David Noonan jr., her former insurance agent who said he had returned to the Job. But Noonan she later Learned did t work for her company and the discrepancy led to Noonan s Noonan arrest wednesday on charges accusing him posing As an insurance agent and steal ing More than from Smith. Noonan 34, was freed on Bond and his attorney . Bud Way entered a not guilty Friday in Oberlin municipal court. He probably thought a 91-year old woman was easy prey. I did t think i was. He probably figured none of us would keep the kind of records i Smith said. Oberlin police detective Dave Jasinski said Smith wrote 11 checks totalling s7.386 to Noonan for insurance policies she did not receive the county sheriffs depart ment also is looking into similar allegations regarding Noonan and a Carlisle township woman sheriff s detective Mike Lopez said. In that Case Lopez said Noo Nan cashed nearly in checks from the elderly township resident. Deputies Learned about it when the woman s son in Law filed a complaint because her insurance was cancelled he said. She made out checks to him and then he kept the Lopez said. Lopez said he expects More Vic Tims to come Forward after learn ing about the allegations. See scam a6 downed limb knocks out Power to 500 Mike Sakich the chronicle Telegram Elyria about 500 Ohio Edi son customers on the West Side of the City were left without electric Ity late Friday because of a Bro Ken tree limb a company spokesman said. A tree limb lying on a live wire along Murray Ridge Road near Lowell Street caused the wire to Burn out knocking out Power about p.m., the spokesman said. A Crew of Ohio Edison workers repaired the wire late Friday and the Power was restored shortly after 1 . Today the spokesman said. Several customers who attempted to gasoline at convenient food Mart no. 736 at 8703 West Ridge Road were unable to do so because the pumps also were Down during the outage

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